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Bringing a total of 24 full-sized skin care and makeup products, YesStyle’s Kosmetopia Advent Calendar is the most exciting K-Beauty advent calendar of the year. For those who missed the chance to get one for Christmas, come check out what’s inside with our weekly unboxing!
In the first drawer, you’ll find the quirky V10 Blackhead Powder Cleansing Tea Bag by cruelty-free brand BRTC! The enzyme powder cleanser boasts a pH 3.55 formula infused with hibiscus to eliminate blackheads and other impurities inside pores. Also formulated with ten types of vitamins ideal for deep cleansing and exfoliation, it leaves skin smooth and revitalized. Soak and lather with your palms, and then massage gently onto skin.
As winter hits, skin becomes prone to dryness, making it harder for skin care to be absorbed effectively. Day 2’s Gently Vita Exfoliator is from cruelty-free and dermatologist-approved brand SKIN&LAB. Infused with cellulose and Vitamin E capsules for safe and mild exfoliation, this peeling gel clears out all the gunk in pores with minimal irritation, while also soothing and softening skin.
On Day 3, you get one of the all-time bestsellers from THE PLANT BASE. The Waterfall Moist Balanced Hyaluronic Acid is composed of 100% hyaluronic acid and free of 19 common skin irritants such as parabens, mineral oils and artificial fragrances. Experience the maximum effect of hyaluronic acid, a fantastic ingredient that delivers intense moisture to help keep skin soft, glowy and youthful-looking. Check out a more detailed product review here.
Suitable for sensitive and acne-prone skin, the Polyphenols in Propolis 15% Ampoule by raved-about cult brand By Wishtrend can be found in Day 4’s drawer. Powered by propolis, houttuynia cordata extract and antioxidant-rich flavonoids, this ampoule helps suppress inflammation, improve the appearance of hyperpigmentation, and strengthen the skin barrier. Tip: Mix a drop with your foundation for a glowing, hydrating and long-wearing finish.
Day 5 is Secret Key’s Starting Treatment Essential Mask Sheets, the sheet mask version of the brand’s famous Starting Treatment Essence. Winter skin tends to be dry, rough and dull-looking, and these sheet masks are packed with galactomyces ferment filtrate, which is known for its powerful anti-aging and complexion-brightening effects. The original edition mask also features aloe vera for moisturizing benefits and cucumber extract to soothe irritations.
Inside the sixth drawer is the Jeju Lava Seawater Eye Serum from innisfree, one of Korea’s most renowned beauty brands. Filtered from the island’s volcanic bedrock over millennia, Jeju lava seawater is rich in antioxidants and packed with minerals that not only boost hydration but also combat signs of aging. Outfitted with a cooling metal applicator for optimal use, this serum leaves the skin around the eyes firm and revitalized.