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Dr. G Brightening Mild Peeling Gel Review


A vital part in caring for your skin is exfoliation. I am a firm believer in exfoliation because it helps rid the skin of unwanted dead skin cells. Exfoliation also helps to accelerate cell turnover. We shed skin, it's a natural bodily function and process but as we age, this process begins to slow down. Dead skin cells that build up on the surface of the skin can cause a myriad of skin related issues such as acne, dullness and dehydration. Due to my sensitive skin, I must be very careful in how I exfoliate my skin because some products that exfoliate can cause irritation and increase skin's sensitivity. 

Dr. G is a very popular brand in Korea and although I had heard great things about the brand especially when it comes to sensitive skin and acne prone skin, I had never tried any of their products. Founded by respected Korean dermatologist Dr. Gun Y. Ahn who suffered facial burns as a child, the brand uses scientific training, state-of-the-art technology and high quality ingredients to create products for sensitive and troubled skin. The G stands for Gowoonsesang which means"Beautiful World" and Dr. G is the world's second largest medical skin care group in Korean with over 15 clinics. 

I decided to try one of the most loved and celebrated exfoliators in Korean (and in Asia for that matter), the Dr. G Brightening Peeling Gel in Mild. I got this product from BBCosmetic, a online retailer that ships worldwide. 

Purpletale's Once Upon a Neck Cream Review


For the past few months, I have been testing the Once Upon a Neck Cream from the brand Purpletale and wanted to share my review. I received this product courtesy of the lovely Young-Ji Park, the founder and creator of Purpletale. For those of you new to the brand, Purpletale is a popular Korean beauty brand that creates simple and easy to use products that are rich with ingredients to make you look and feel beautiful. I have reviewed their Ode to Hydration Cream here if you'd like to read that review too. When I was first approached by the company I immediately fell in love with the simplistic packaging and the beautiful, purple glass containers. I also love the Purpletale philosophy on skincare which is all about using products that contain results driven ingredients. 

Returning to Youtube + Giveaway


After debating back and forth for weeks now, I have decided to return to Youtube. I began my Youtube channel in 2010 with a haul video and spent the next 2-3 years making videos.  I left Youtube because of some life changing events and turned here to my blog to share my reviews. I recently hosted a meet up in Los Angeles with some lovely ladies that I have met through Instablogging on Instagram and that event made me reconsider my presence on social media. So after some soul searching, I decided to return to Youtube!

The video above is about the meet up event that I hosted while in LA the first weekend in November. I had such an incredible experience meeting all the wonderful people I have become close with and we got so many wonderful goodie bags! Speaking of....I had one left over bag that Naruko US graciously gave me for my meet up so I have decided to host a giveaway! I know that many of you were not able to attend the meet up but since I have an extra bag, what better way to make my Youtube return then with a giveaway.

Here is what you will win! One lucky winner will receive the full size Rose Hand and Foot Intensive Nourishing Lotion, the full size Lupin Toning Essence EX, the full size (5 piece) Alps Eldweiss Soothing and Calming Masks, the full size (10 piece) Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask and a deluxe mini of the Ancient La Creme Cream. The retail value for this prize package is $115 dollars!

This is an international giveaway!
This giveaway will end December 31 at midnight PST.
The winner will be emailed and has 24 hrs to respond or a new winner will be chosen.
This giveaway is hosted by Pdxbeautiful
I am not responsible for any adverse reactions to skincare items.
If you are under the age of 18 years old, please get you parent/guardian permission. I will need your contact information to ship out the prize.

The winner will be emailed!

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Thank you again for your continued support. Although I am nervous, I am super glad that I have posted my first video after such a long absence. If you have any future video ideas or topics, please leave me a message below in the comments section.

Stay Beautiful ❤️