November Final Week K-beauty Launches

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Hi all, these are the new K-beauty releases to wrap up November. Time is flying by.

Most are freshly announced, or only available on their official Korean websites. These products can be purchased through using a buying service like the one provided by One of the first stores with international shipping to carry new releases is Tester Korea. At times, new releases will start popping up in their store within a couple of days, so make sure to check them out!

New Skincare at The Face Shop

Top Row: The Face Shop has three new cleansing oils out. From left to right they are the 'Real Brand Deep Cleansing Oil', the 'Real Brand Rich Cleansing Oil', and the 'Real Brand Calming Cleansing Oil'. They contain coconut oil, palm oil, and olive oil and retail for 18000 KRW each at The Face Shop Korea (the site doesn't allow me to link products directly).
Middle Row: There is a new Chia Seed line out. From left to right these are the 'Chia Seed No Shine Hydrating Water' (22900 KRW / 300 ml), the 'Chia Seed No Shine Hydrating Cream' (22900 KRW / 50 ml), the 'Chia Seed Hydrating Emulsion' (14900 KRW / 130ml) and the 'Chia Seed Hydrating Toner' (14900 KRW / 145 ml). 
Last Row: The 'Green Grape Hand And Body Chiffon Cream', 'Strawberry Hand and Body Chiffon Cream', and 'Gold Kiwi Hand and Body Chiffon Cream' are all 3300 KRW for 100ml of product.

New Skincare at Nature Republic

Top Row: Nature Republic has two new lines out. The first, packaged in green, is the White Vita Floral line. This line contains white flower complex and niacinamide to brighten the face. From left to right: 'White Vita Floral Moisture Cream' (19120 KRW / 50 ml), 'White Vita Floral Emulsion' (16720 KRW / 150 ml), and the 'White Vita Floral Toner' (16720 KRW / 150 ml). Now available at Nature Republic Korea(the site doesn't allow me to link products directly).
Bottom Rows: There is a new Bulgarian Rose Moisture line out. From left to right, top to bottom, these are the 'Bulgarian Rose Moisture Body Wash' (2890 KRW / 300 ml), 'Bulgarian Rose Moisture Foam Cleanser' (1910 KRW / 120 ml), 'Bulgarian Rose Moisture Cream' (4360 KRW / 100 ml), 'Bulgarian Rose Moisture Essence (2400 KRW / 35 ml), 'Bulgarian Rose Moisture Emulsion' (2400 KRW / 155 ml), and the 'Bulgarian Rose Moisture Toner' (2400 KRW / 155 ml).

New brand: BLANC & ECLARE

Jessica, formerly of Girl's Generation, made waves earlier this year after starting her own fashion line, Blanc & Eclare. She recently announced plans to debut cosmetics as well. See more details at omonotheydidn't.

A-True Cleansing Gel

A-true came out with a new cleanser for sensitive skin. The 'Sweet Song Black Tea Energy Cleansing Gel' is supposed to cleanse without drying out the skin with its gentle main ingredients - verbena leaves, mineral and vitamin-rich orange blossom leaf, and 45% black tea from the esteemed 200 year old brand 'Companie Coloniale'. 150 ml retails for 19000 KRW at A-True Korea.

Another New Brand: DuDuBeBe

DuDuBeBe is a brand begun by singer Kim Tae Woo, formerly of the 90's K-pop boy band G.O.D. It's a lifestyle brand with skincare and household goods. The concept is that the goods are suitable for the entire family to use - from children to the elderly. For reference, his daughters and grandmother served as models. Currently the skincare offerings are limited and not much is known about them - there is a mist, serum, and and foaming face wash, available at DuDuBeBe Korea.

BRTC Salmon Fillex Volume Eye Cream

The new BRTC Salmon Fillex Volume Eye Cream contains 55% Salmon Egg Extract (high in vitamins A, B2, D, and E, omega 3, Astaxanthin, Hyaluron, and minerals) to provide brightening and wrinkle care to the under eyes. The cream retails for 50000 KRW at BRTC Korea.
They've also provided an ingredients list below...
Main Ingredient Salmon roe extract, Super Food Complex 10, Blue Phyto Complex 
Superfood Complex 10 (green tea extract, broccoli extract, blueberry extract, spinach extract, grape extract, tomato extract, oat extract, macadamia seed extract, garlic extract, salmon roe extract ) 
Blue Phyto Complex TM (Patent Registration No. 1119337), invention of the name: a cosmetic composition for skin moisturizing and soothing, and its manufacturing method
Ingredients Salmon roe extract, Penta EPO ritil hit the Tetra Ethylhexanoate, glycerin, purified water, ethanol, Butylene Glycol, behenyl alcohol, Cyclopentasiloxane, tree methyl siloxy silicate, sodium acrylate / sodium acrylate with ildi methyl taurates copolymers, iso-hexadecane, 1,2-hexanediol, polysorbate 80, alpha-roll ratio Sabo, phenoxyethanol, titanium dioxide, Fe least one microbicide selected from among chloride, an acrylate / C10-30 alkyl acrylate cross polymer ah, perfume , echil hexyl glycerin, adenosine, potassium hydroxide, disodium this dithiophene Avon, lavender water, borage extract, cornflower flower extract, chamomile flower / leaf extract, D isostearyl malate, red iron oxide, yellow iron oxide, sodium DNA, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, binghasu, salmon oil, sea water, green tea extract, broccoli extract, blueberry extract, Sodium hyaluronidase, spinach extract, grape extract, tomato extract, oat extract, Sargassum extract, macadamia seed extract , rilgeul glycol caprylic, garlic extract

MIZON Snail Repair EX Cream and Eye Cream

This line contains 92% snail secretion filtrate and is fermented as well. The cream (50 ml) is 40000 KRW and the eye cream (25 ml) is 35000 KRW at Mizon Korea.

Pure Heals Centella Scar Treatment wins Cosmo Beauty Award for Best Acne Treatment

This award-winning trouble care treatment (30 ml) is available at Pure Heals Korea for 34300 KRW, and comes with a Propolis 80 Sleeping Pack, and samples of their Centella 90 Ampoule. (Holiday gift set maybe?)

Beyond Himalaya Christmas Collection

For a look at the items available in the Beyond Himalaya Christmas Collection go here.
The Himalaya Deep Moisture Cream (110 ml) is 35000 KRW. 
The Himalayan Hand Cream Gift Set (3 items) is 10000 KRW.
The Himalayan line is here.
The Waterfull Body Gift Set (body wash + body emulsion) is 14000 KRW.
The Perfect Touch Lip Gels (6 shades) are now 12000 KRW each. [Here]
The Perfect Touch BB Cake (2 shades) are 21000 KRW. [1][2]
The Perfect Touch Brush Liner (4 shades) are 9000 KRW. [Here]

Primera Diffusers

Primera now does home fragrances and has a new collection of diffusers out here.  (The site is in English). They're 25000 KRW each. 

New Skincare at Innisfree
See all that is new here.
Left Column: Green Tea, Pomegranate, and Lime bubble modeling masks are 5000 KRW each (2 uses).
Middle Column: Two nail products - Innisfree Quick Dry Top Coat (4000 KRW) and Innisfree 1 Second Nail Essence (8000 KRW). 
Right Column: The Innisfree Extreme Safety Sun line has a Gel and a Cream. They offer SPF 50+ PA+++ protection. Both are 18000 KRW for 50 ml.


Make Remake (the brand that only does cleansers) teamed up with Cool Enough Studios to create a set of cleansing accessories. The hair bands and towels come with a pouch free and are cute and fuzzy in hues of mint and lemon. They will be available at Tomaru stores and online at MakeRemake Korea. The towels cost 12000 KRW and the bands are 18000 KRW here.

3 Concept Eyes Drawing Lip Pen Kit

3 Concept Eyes will have a new 12 color lip pen kit available beginning Dec. 1. The official site is at Stylenanda. Stylenanda ships worldwide. 

Innisfree Always New AutoLiners

These retractable pencil eyeliners automatically sharpen themselves. They come in 5 shades - 01 Windblown Sand Road 02 Boing Boing Boing Pine Cone Road 03 Leaf Covered Road 04 Whisper Whisper Chestnut Burr Road 05 Blackest Night Beach Road.
Each retails for 9000 KRW at Innisfree Korea.

Skinfood New Eye Makeup

Skinfood 'One For Eye' shadows contain 1.8 grams of eyeshadow and 3 grams of eye gel (liner). The line comes in 4 shade: 01 Extract 02 Brew Up 03 Toasted 04 Blend. On sale now at Skinfood Korea for 13000 KRW.
Skinfood 'Lash Faker' lashes come in 3 varieties, a 13mm, an 11 mm, and individual lashes. They are now available at Skinfood Korea for 3000 KRW.
The new Skinfood 'Root Curl Mascara' comes in black and brown for 12000 KRW each.

Re:cipe by Sloganic x Harry Mason Limited Edition Lip Colors

Back in May 2015, Re:cipe by Sloganic had teamed up with jewelry designer Harry Mason to create a collection of peel off gel nail polishes. They teamed up once more to design a set of lip colors called the 'Color Melting Lip'. They are tinted lip balms (think Dior Lip Glow) that contain macadamia seed oil, squalane, tomato oil, paprika and a botanical oil complex to condition the lips. They come in a single kit for 69800 KRW and there are 4 shades - 'olive' 'honey' 'rosehip' and 'acacia'. They will come available on Dec. 3 here.

LapCos x Disney Lip Balms and Nail Polishes

Lapcos has added new 'Disney Moisture Lip Balms' to their Disney makeup collection. They are rose scented and come in pink, coral, and clear. They retail for 12000 KRW at Lapcos Korea. There are also 11 new types of nail art decals and 2 new holiday nail polish sets (at link provided).

More New Makeup Bits from A'pieu, Nature Republic, and The Face Shop

A'pieu's Lasting Lip Tint, containing hyaluronic acid, cherry blossom, and tomato extracts, comes in 6 colors - RD01 Lasting Red, RD02 Daily Red, RD03 Haley, PK01 Every Pink, OR01 Catch Orange, and CR01 Stay Coral. They retails for 3800 KRW at Apieu Korea.

Nature Republic's new 'Botanical Hyper Liners' come in black and brown. They retail for 7920 KRW at Nature Republic Korea (the site doesn't allow me to link to products directly). 

The Face Shop Melting Color Lip Creamer Pencils come in 8 shades - 1 Strawberry Ice, 2 Candy Violet, 3 Grapefruit Pink Tea, 4 Rose Quiche, 5 Gel sing Coral, 6 Gelling Punch, 7 Forever Mandarin, and 8 Red Nouveau. They retail for 8000 KRW at The Face Shop Korea (the site doesn't allow me to link to products directly). 

If anyone has any questions about any of these products or want to know more about ingredients.... shoot me a note or tweet me @unsightlygimp. If you have a tip or news byte to share with me I'd also appreciate it. Do you have your eye on anything? I'd like the A-True cleansing gel for my dry skin.

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