Review: Layer Covering Stick Foundation (3CE)

3CE Stylenanda Kbeauty Review Layer Covering Stick Foundation Pink Ivory

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It’s been a while since I tried something new from 3CE but they’re one of my favourite kbeauty cosmetic brands (I’ve tried skincare from them too but, personally, I would stick to their makeup). They have been releasing a lot of colour based collections lately – most likely because their Mood Recipe line was so popular – and I’ve been loving the development of their packaging too.

When I was searching up some of their new products on StyleKorean, I saw that there was a new collection – the Easy Touch-Up Base Make-Up Edition, which is centred around easy-to-use formulas that work together to create a flawless base in the simplest ways. All of the packaging uses nude and blush shades and the range consists of foundation, concealer and two cheek palettes (contour and highlight).

Once again, this 3CE review will be split into two but, first off, I’ll be reviewing the Layer Covering Stick Foundation. As per the name, this is a stick foundation with a solid, balm type formula and a buffer brush on the other end. I personally really like this type of product, mostly because it’s so easy and quick to use, but there are many that don’t suit my skin type. In fact, even some raved about, top-selling stick foundations have not worked for me but instead, I found that kbeauty formulas work a lot better.

This is currently selling on StyleKorean for USD$17.60 (50% off from the full price of USD$35.20) so definitely jump on quick if you want to pick this up. Before that though, let’s get right into this review!

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Review: Gradation Bold Blush (3CE)

3CE Stylenanda gradation bold blush peachy beach

I have been so obsessed with blush. I think this has to do with the recently spreading trend of the ‘hangover beauty’ or byojaku trend from Japan. I’m aware that this has been around for a really long time but, recently, I feel like it’s spread to Korea and internationally as well. Of course, since I do live in Sydney where our trends are quite… basic and safe, I do have to dilute this style a little bit. I tend to focus the blush right under my eyes and then subtly blend it out the sides. For this look, I’m looking for strong pigmentation, a creamy, blend-able formula and a wearable colour.

Easy enough, right?

During this trip to Korea, I ended up buying quite a lot from 3CE – actually, I think they were the third top store that I shopped in. The reason for that is that I actually fell in love with their colour pigmentation products, one of which is this gradation blush. I swatched it in store one day and almost immediately knew I had to buy it.

Read on for my review!

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