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Althea Haul

This past few months, I have been on Korean skin care products haul lately  thinking that it will hopefully make my skin problems be solved. Once again, I have purchased three items from Althea that aims for pore tightening, blackhead and whitehead removal, moisturizing, and help in my acne and acne scars.

I wouldn’t put much detail on each product since I would make individual posts that is more detailed with their pros and cons. I have already started trying them but I’ll give it for maybe 2 to 3 weeks more to know the products’ effect. Having this post, I just want to share what I bought and know your opinions if you have already tried them.

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Hobing: Korean Dessert Cafe

Hobing is a Korean dessert cafe that mainly serves bingsu (Korean ice dessert). They also have toasted bread, coffee, smoothies, Tteok-bokki (stir spicy rice cake) and Rabokki (stir spicy rice cake with noodle).

Bingsu is a Korean shaved ice dessert that usually have toppings like red beans, rice cakes, fruits, and more. The bingsu are placed in bowls and appears to be a snow-ice mountain like. This is usually enjoyed during summer.

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Ye Dang Korean BBQ Restaurant

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Over the weekend, I have tried Ye Dang Korean Restaurant. Ye Dang serves authentic Korean dishes from their banchan (side dishes) to their main dishes!

Upon entering their restaurant, you will be greeted by the owners and staff saying the usual “Annyeonghaseyo!” or “Kamsahamnida!” once you are already done eating.😊

The serving of food was fast enough considering we ate during the peak hour (around 12:30pm). The serving of banchan were generous enough that I think I can already be full with the side dishes only. As I remembered, the banchan were some vegetables (spinach, I think), green onion pancake, kimchi, kimchi radish, sweet potatoes, some sweet anchovies (dilis), and fish cake! Every side dishes was delicious indeed. (more…)

Rucy’s Vanity: Whitening Body Lotion & UV Suncream

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Rucy’s Vanity is another Korean cosmetics brand that offers a more reasonable price to its consumers. They are affiliated to Derm Plus Korea Co., Ltd., the manufacturer of Rucy’s Vanity in Korea. According to their website, it targets “budget-conscious Filipino consumers, which value both affordability and quality of their skincare and cosmetic products. Market, plays an important role of a bridgehead in the Philippines and we’re expecting to make a full-fledged stay in the industry.” (more…)

Review: It’s My Peeling Wash

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Got this ‘It’s My Peeling Wash’ from the online shop, Althea. One tube contains 100ml and originally, this costs Php191. However, Althea got this on 49% discount. So I have this wash for only Php162! What a steal deal, right?!

It’s My Peeling Wash is an exfoliating wash. Exfoliating is a good way to remove dead skin cells that helps to have healthy skin. Having a regular exfoliating habit to your skin care routine will likely help to reduce skin discoloration and pigmentation. (more…)