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What skincare to buy in Japan/Korea

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nah1974 Fri 06-Oct-17 14:41:52

DH is off on a work trip to Japan & Korea soon. What skincare should I be asking him to bring back? I'm early 40s with normal-ish skin. Thanks

OutandIntoday Fri 06-Oct-17 15:27:04

Watching with interest - I'm in a similar position with my DH, though only S Korea bit, and it seems too good an opportunity to miss.

Normalserviceissuspended Fri 06-Oct-17 15:29:21

I would avoid it all- skin whitening products cant be good for your skin.

Ollivander84 Fri 06-Oct-17 15:31:43

hmm it's not all skin whitening
I would have a google of best Korean products and see what pops up
I like etude house face blur primer, hera cushion for makeup, biore watery essence

PerditaNitt Fri 06-Oct-17 15:35:12

You can get a lot of Japanese brands of skin care on Amazon these days, which takes the fun out of buying things while there. That said, I would highly recommend the sheet masks which are available in a greater variety in Japan versus Amazon. I bought one of each of the kracie brand five packs and some of the daily sheets which are in packs of 30. People rave about the mascaras there but I wasn't too bowled over. Also love perfect whip facewash (but I like foamy face washes). All of these things can be bought from normal drugstores rather than department stores.

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