amore-pacific

Amore Pacific

Amore Pacific is the ultimate in luxury skincare (with price and performance to match).  Harnessing the expertise of Korean skin care, Amore Pacific uses Asian botanicals as main ingredients in anti-aging and soothing skin care systems.  Some of the ingredients include green tea and Korean red ginseng. 

I tried various products from the lineup  - and honestly, they were all amazing.  I selected some of my favorites that I think provide the best value.  The On-the-go cleansing tissues are a great entry product to the line.  I love a good towelette, but some can be harsh.  These are incredibly soothing but at the same time can stand up to stubborn mascara and lipstick. Formulated with water-emulsified botanical oils to moisturize; won’t strip skin.  They even have skin care properties and can tone and brighten skin.

Amore Pacific Treatment Cleansing Oil was another highlight.  I am new to the cleansing oil scene, but a big fan already.  You apply it to dry skin, and use damp fingers to dissolve the makeup.  This process also made me do a short self-massage, which is popular in South Korea as part of the skin care ritual. Stimulating blood flow and lymphatic drainage can eliminate puffiness and dull skin.  My skin was always really balanced and not at all oily after cleansing.  It does contain olive and sunflower seed oil - while lightweight and moisturizing, might not be great for oily skin.

For hydration, I liked the Moisture Bound Rejuvenating Collection which is anti-aging, but for all skin types.  After two weeks of using Moisture Bound Rejuvenating Cream, I definitely felt my skin was more radiant.  But the biggest effect was how insanely soft my skin was… my makeup went on better and my complexion was so smooth.  I also tried the Gel formula - I wish all skin care lines provided a refreshing and oil-free formula for those without dry skin.

For my eye cream, I preferred the more intense Time Response line, which attacks aging more aggressively.  The Time Response system uses advanced technology for 24 hours of continuous time-release application of the botanical ingredients.  Stabilized Bamboo Sap is used in lieu of water, increasing product potency.   Amore Pacific Time Response Eye Creme will always have a special place in my heart for making huge strides against my nasty dark circles.  I was able to use it all over my eye for major hydration and it never irritated my skin or eyes.

Overall, this is an outstanding line, with serious ingredients and results to back up the luxury price point.  I was able to meet some of the team at Bergdorfs on FNO, and they couldn’t be nicer.  Always fun to support a company with awesome people.

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  1. Moisture Bound Rejuvenating Cream
  2. Time Response Eye Creme
  3. Treatment Cleansing Oil
  4. On-the-go cleansing tissues
Mise en Scene: Black Pearl~

Annyong haseyo!~ I’m baaack!! :> how’s everybody doing? I had a busy week last week and I’m going to have an even busier week next week. Anyhoo~~ I noticed my hair isn’t shiny and healthy as before I started coloring it. And since I am planning to have it long and grow it full length I don’t want to get a trim :)) Luckily when I received the prize from Korea Cosmetics I get to have a few samples of Mise En Scene Black Pearl Night Serum!

About the Brand:

  • It’s under Amore Pacific (other brands under it are: Hera, Laneige, Innisfree, Etude House, Espoir) talk about BIG TIME!~ Mise En Scene is a total hair beauty brand. According to their website (http://en.amorepacific.com)

Shin Min Ah (Played Mi Ho in My Girlfriend is a Gumiho) is their endorser!~ With her beautiful long black hair~

Let’s get started with the product!

Mise en Scene’s Black Pearl Serum! For smooth and silky hair :>

I got two sachets of Mise en scene Black Pearl Serum.

It’s all in Korean @.@ I really need to study Hangul~

It’s clear consistency serum does not feel sticky at all! It’s really smooth. When applied on hair the product instantly gets my hair feeling silky :D

I use it at night before I go to bed!~ Since photos are most convincing…Here’s a BEFORE photo shot, hair is comb:

My hair has a lot of fly away or tikwas :)) XD Looks dry too! :(

*on the upside the Etude House’s Bubble Hair Color lightened  for full review click here: http://erikajjang.tumblr.com/post/6473841643/hot-style-bubble-hair-coloring :) now the hair color is more visible :)

Now here’s the AFTER photo shot, hair is also combed:

Tadaa!~ Next day I see instant results! Smooth silky soft hair! :D Less fly away :) I love this product so much :)

I apply most of the product on the roots since it’s the most damaged T.T Leave on for the night and wake up to better looking hair :)

PROS:

  • Gives life to my damaged hair.
  • Not sticky/ gooey, feels nice on hands.
  • Doesn’t make hair oily.
  • Got my hair feeling silky again :D
  • Has a nice scent that is not too strong.

CONS:

  • Not available in the Philippines :((

Erika’s Weather Forecast: To end my post I’m leaving you with a gorgeous photo of Shin Min Ah!~ kekeke stay beautiful everyone!~~

Just received this Email, waiting for my confirmation to DDF (so excited) and Sadick (which interesting enough wasn’t interested in my posting of them, strange) , in any case receiving emails as such is a great reason why you should join Sephora’s Beauty Insider Program.

If you live in cities like New York you can always go to branded stores such as Amore Pacific, Suger, Aveda Macy’s (but only for Le Mer) or any host of places or doctors.

The great thing about Sephora is that they have a huge selection all under one roof, which means more times then not more enticing consumer oriented events, and a wider host of promotional items.

But if your like me you have your favorites ;-) (Two of mine Perricone & DDF acne treatment)