My Favorite Korean Beauty Trends 2014

Ever since the Hallyu wave came crashing upon us, all eyes have been on the Korean beauty scene, with many fans wanting to emulate the looks of gorgeous celebrities. The BB Cream invasion came and took the world by storm. Korean TV show My Love From Another Star caused tubes of YSL’s Rouge Pur Couture No. 52 to fly off shelves. Such is the power of the Koreans and their influence.

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In this blog post, I will be sharing my favorite Korean beauty trends of 2014.

Vivid Lip color

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Cheon Song Yi is known for her natural makeup, highlighted by vivid, bright lip color. Wearing bright hues of red, pink or even orange are a self-expression of your confidence and beauty.

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I’ll admit that I am not that adventurous when it comes to lip color. In fact, I seldom wear anything on my lips. But these damn Kdramas made me wanna try wearing them out more often. That’s me in Etude House’s Dear My Blooming Lips Talk in PK004.

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Wearable Korean Fashion Trends 2014 Spring/Summer

Koreans are leading the fashion world with their creative, unique and trendy styles. I’m often envious at how they carry out each individual style so well when all I would resemble is a mismatched clown when I try to emulate them. There is just something about these Korean celebrities…. I guess, this is what you call the X factor.

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This is G Dragon for Vogue Korea, everything about him in this photo screams PERSONALITY. Chunky statement necklace, bracelets and rings. Eye shadow on a guy and is that a black rose by his left ear? Seriously? Yet somehow he still looks so put together.

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Plucker Up With Etude House’s Chocolate Kiss Collection

2014-02-06 16.12.58Received a lovely surprise from Etude House, reminding me that Valentine’s day is just round the corner. I don’t really celebrate V day but for those of you who do, then you must check out this lovely Valentine’s day themed collection by Etude House.

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[Giveaway] Etude House Princess Etoinette Winter Collection

20140108_143344Received this lovely surprise last month featuring the latest 2013 winter collection for Etude House’s Princess Etoinette. Those of you who remember the previous collection would recognize the gorgeous signature victorian, royal style packaging. As you can see in the box above, I was given the Princess Etoinette Season 2 Eau De ToilettePrincess Etoinette Season 2 Crystal Shine Lips & Princess Etoinette Blooming Perfumed Hands.

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Korean Beauty Brands & Products To Look Out For…

Korea has swept the world off its feet with not only its music, addictive dramas, incredibly talented plastic surgeons but also its beauty products. Coupled with quality products and absolutely irresistible packaging, the Korean beauty scene here has been transformed over the years with more and more entering the Singapore market. Here are some brands which you should check out…

Rosy Tint Lips by Etude House

Check out the gorgeous lip tints from Etude House’s fall collection. See if you are game enough to wear these strong, deep colors.

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Latest Korean Beauty Aesthetic Trends?

Keep yourself abreast with these articles, especially if you are working towards looking like a Kpop star.

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A New Plastic Surgery Trend in South Korea puts a Constant Smile on Patient’s Face [Video]

New V-shape Facelift that took Korea by Storm

South Korean Singer Kim Bum Soo Discusses His Recent Eyelid Surgery On His Radio Show

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South Korea to Tax Cosmetic Surgery Jobs

Korean Singer Solbi, “I Thought That Plastic Surgery Would Change My Life But I Was Wrong”

Girls’ Generation And Actor Jang Dong Gun Lose Lawsuit Against Plastic Surgeon

Popular Plastic Surgery Apps Cause Concern in South Korea

Why South Korean High Schoolers Want Plastic Surgery

21-year-old Student Triumphs as ‘Miss Universe Korea’ Misses out on ‘Miss Congeniality’ Title

The K-Pop Plastic Surgery Obsession with V-shaped Face

[Review] Etude House Almighty Foundation Precious Minerals Any Cushion SPF 50++/PA +++

First, it was the BB creams, then we had the CC creams and now, one of the latest Korean cosmetic fads are BB creams in a cushion compact. Innovative, much? So what results would I achieve from this BB cushion compact? Would it be much better than the usual BB cream in a tube? Read on to find out…

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The shade I tried on is Honey Beige W24. It may look sticky on the cushion sponge but upon application, it turns matt pretty quick. I was also delighted by the coverage it provided. As you can see from the below comparison photo, it managed to conceal most of my blemishes rather well. It did a good job with my dark eye circles for a BB cream.

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20131005_091914_resizedIt’s compact sized casing fits well in my palm, I could just bring it out for a quick touch-ups in a small purse. Another plus point, I guess 😉

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The Almighty Foundation boasts of 6 multi-functions: Suncreen, Sebum Control Powder, Moisture Essence, Whitening Essence, Cooling and Foundation.

Loving the light, natural sheen it gives off like that of a CC cream. If you have just ran out of BB or CC cream, maybe you would like to stop by an Etude House store to check this out.

Everything Korean Now Available At MFP!

The Koreans have taken over the world by storm. Find out more about the latest trends and happenings in Korea at no other place than My Fat Pocket. Check these top 10 Korean-related articles from MFP which I had handpicked for you 😉

BTOB Reveals New Track ‘When I Was Your Man’ For The First Time Live On Radio

Leading Lineup of K-Drama ‘Passionate Love’ Confirmed

“19 And Over” Rated Music Is On f(x)’s Sulli’s Playlist

Cosmopolitan Korea Reveals More of Lee Hyori’s Au Naturale Photos

Lee Hyori couldn’t hide her surprise after seeing SPICA’s Boa on the recent episode of ‘Lee Hyori’s XUnni.’ 

Kpop/Kdrama: New Idol Casting Is International

Korean Stereotypes: Blood Type Personalities

Seoul Shopping: 11 Best Places to Go Shop for Korean Fashion!

 Fashion Spotting in Apgujeong, Seoul, Korea

How do you Hook Korean Men?

 

Fashion Trends With The Koreans

The K-wave has hit Singapore, leaving us wanting more of everything Korean. From the K-dramas and pop stars,  to the exquisite Korean cuisine and even fashion. Wanna look like a Korean hottie? Why not get some inspiration from what the folks in Korea are wearing now.

I love everything about that sassy lass above, from her finger tattoos to the gorgeous lace dress she’s wearing. Everything about her just screams chic. Wanna recreate this look? Here’s a guide for you. I’m digging the lacey heels below.

For more, head to Fashion Spotting in Garosugil, Seoul, Korea

Seriously, I think only the Koreans can make anything look fashionable. Bell-bottoms are back? I think I would look like a fashion disaster in those but not these Koreans. They just know what to pair them with to give out that awesome trendy chic vibes.

Complete your bell-bottoms with a pair of platform heels that are all the rage right now. And you are ready to rock the streets!

Can’t get enough of Korean-inspired fashion? There’s more at Fashion Spotting in Myeongdong, Seoul, Korea

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