DUFT & DOFT is a Korean beauty company that specializes in fragrances and skin care products. I received a sample of the Stockholm Rose Nourishing Hand Cream as a bonus included in a large CVS.com order, so I got a chance to try out a lotion that I would probably never buy for myself. Here are my honest thoughts on this hand cream, who I think might like this hand cream, and who might not want to invest in this particular hand cream.
During my trip to Japan last fall, I tried to keep an eye out for the most popular cosmetics (specifically, I was mainly interested in face masks and sunscreens). Biore UV Aqua Rich Water Essence was definitely one of the most commonly spotted products on many shelves, so it seems like it’s pretty popular. The bottle itself looks just like “aqua” and the name reminds me of that dumb (but oh-so-funny) Zoolander commercial.
Gatsby is a Japanese-based brand that makes hair gels, shave gels, and other men’s grooming products. When I heard about this brand in the past, I always wondered it if was indeed an ode to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous novel, The Great Gatsby. It turns out that it really is: read the company’s about page to read the full story, but basically, Gatsby’s founder was inspired by the lifestyle of the novel’s title character.