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Monday, December 11, 2017

LESS PORES IN 2 WEEKS ?! || Review: J.One Cosmetics


J.One Cosmetics might not be widely known in Indonesia but it has gained sensational popularity in the US since its launch back in 2015. J.One Cosmetics is actually Ha Ji Won, a renowned South Korean actress' brand. Originated from South Korea, the brand has been enjoying many rave reviews from beauty bloggers overseas. However, how would it work on my skin? Read my verdicts below!

Sunday, December 3, 2017

[Violet Brush x Blackxugar] Korean vs. Western Makeup: Daily Korean Makeup Key Points


Finally another collaboration! This time, I'm collaborating with Adhelia from Blackxugar and we're doing the comparison of Korean and Western makeup. Since I'm used to Korean makeup, I'll be doing the Korean makeup part and Adhel will do the Western makeup part so make sure to watch both videos!

Sunday, November 19, 2017

VioLog#6: Busan's Hidden Places #1 Seaside Cafes


Living in Busan for almost 2 years already makes it weird if I don't really know the hidden gem, like cafes for example, in Busan. Well, that's the background on why I started this vlog series, Busan's Hidden Places. Through this vlog series, I'm going to take you around cool places in Busan which are not widely known among tourists and in this first episode, I'm taking you to the beautiful and cozy seaside cafes!

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Halloween Makeup Tutorial: Bloody Vampire


It's October which means Halloween is coming! It's the time of the year when I make a makeup tutorial out of my comfort zone and I believe this year's is the most different. I present you, the bloody vampire!

Saturday, October 14, 2017

VioLog#5: Chicor, Korean Version of Sephora


Have you ever heard of Chicor before? How about Sephora? I bet every single one of beauty enthusiast knows Sephora but not Chicor. Well, Chicor is kinda similar with Sephora but it's located in Korea. How does Chicor looks like? I'm taking you around Chicor for this time's VioLog!

Friday, October 6, 2017

Pink by The Sea


This year so far has been a peak year for my hair. I experienced a lot with my hair color and style, including this pink hair. I bet you would have known if you follow me on Instagram that this out-of-the-box bright pink hair is not my most recent one. Anyway, finally here's a fashion-related post after a while.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

How To: Purplish Pink Hair


Per your request, here is the video on how I dyed my hair by myself at home! I also showed you my little tips on making your hair color more even and making the whole process a little bit easier. Watch the video below!

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Re-Review: V10 Plus Water Based Peeling Facial Mask


Getting rid of dead skin cells regularly is necessary for soft, smooth, and bright skin. There are several ways to get rid of dead skin cells and one of them is through peeling. If you're thinking of chemical peeling which is costly and has to be done by professionals only, stop right there! V10 Plus offered a peeling mask which is water-based and very gentle on the skin. Three years ago, I have reviewed and raved about this product (read here) but after those three years, will it work the same? Read more below!

Thursday, September 21, 2017

VioLog#4: 2 Days (not) Around Busan


As I promised, I will be posting a new vlog once in a month and beauty-related videos once in a month so stay tune on Saturdays because I'll be posting new videos every two weeks. This time, I will be taking you to Busan's famous tourist destinations with two of my best friends! Watch the full VioLog below ^^

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Review: V10 Plus Acne Treatment Series Serums


It's quite rare for me to review skin care products, especially something that I use daily because it can be said that I'm a loyal type of person. Once I found the skin care products that suit my skin, I usually stick to those. However this time, I decided to give these serums from V10 Plus because I love their Water-Based Peeling. I could say that this serums were grouped and sold as a packaged after long consideration. Read more below!

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Makeup Tutorial: Three Shades of Brown


The summer break is over and another semester has started and autumn is just around the corner. I promised myself to be more active in blogging and also my YouTube channel so here's a new tutorial, perfect for the autumn season ^^

Saturday, August 19, 2017

VioLog#3: Lost in Seoul || 3 Days Around Seoul


Back with another vlog! About a month ago, me and my friends went to Seoul for three days spontaneous slash unplanned slash impromptu trip for three days. Follow me to my trip in my recent vlog below ^^

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Makeup Tutorial: Smokey Rosy Mauve


As far as I remember, it's been a while since the last time I posted a smokey makeup tutorial. This time, I bring you my depiction of smokey makeup. Watch the tutorial below!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Hair Care A-Z: Korean Magic Perm

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Have you ever envied Koreans with smooth hair that stays in place no matter what? What is their secret? Let me answer it for you, the Korean Magic Perm.

Friday, July 21, 2017

VioLog#2: Going Purple • Korean Hair Salon


After a year, I'm finally back with another vlog. I thought for some time but I finally decide to name my vlog series VioLog, abbreviation of Violet Brush' Vlog. Let me know what you think about the new series name below!
Well. enough talks. This time, VioLog features my hair transformation process. A lot of you asked me when I will go purple again and finally, now's the time!

Monday, July 10, 2017

Review: LAQLANC's Perfect LED Pearl Base


Makeup base might not be included in everyone's makeup routines but it surely could be used to get a certain finish. In this case, LAQLANC launched a makeup base, which I bet you could guess from its name, to achieve dewy look Koreans love very much. Well, does this makeup base work as well as other LAQLANC's products?

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Review: LAQLANC's Weightless Perfect Cover Fit BB Cream


Korean cosmetic brands are not Korean brands if they don't include BB creams on its product line-up since BB creams are the first phenomenal cosmetic product from Korea. Given, LAQLANC also release BB cream with its launching. How does this BB cream from LAQLANC differs from other brand's BB cream? Read more below!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

LAQLANC's Perfect Powdery Cover Cushion vs Moisture Water Shower Cushion


Cushion foundation has been a hit since it was launched a while back and lots of brands have been competing to create cushions. This is why cushion can be found in almost every Korean cosmetics brands' line of products and LAQLANC is no exception. Upon its release, LAQLANC introduced tow types of cushion for two different skin types. Read more below!

Monday, July 3, 2017

Review: LAQLANC's Real Honey Lip Oil


These are the products that have been staying in my bag these past few weeks, LAQLANC's Real Honey Lip Oil. My lips get dry very easily and it's quite hard for me to find the perfect lip product. Out of all the lip products I have tried, so far, these are the most moisturizing ones. Take a closer look on these babies below.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Introducing LAQLANC (+Giveaway)


LAQLANC is a new-comer in the Korean cosmetics industry. It brings the high-end product concept with a motto of "Habits of a Beautiful Life".

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Makeup Tutorial: Get Colorful This Summer!


I'm finally back to blogging again with new motivation and reformed objectives. Since summer is coming real soon, I made this fun and colorful makeup tutorial that would be perfect to get you energized this summer!

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Purplish Blossom


I used to love winter but now that I have experienced spring, I love spring more. It's like watching the "dead" trees coming back alive. The weather is getting warmer, flowers bloom and the dull winter days seem to be colorful again. Time moves and season changes, then it's already my second spring. It's been a year.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Dad Does My Makeup!


"My Boyfriend Does My Makeup" was pretty popular a while back among youtubers. So I decided to make one but with a twist, my dad!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Soft and Smooth Lips with Laneige's Lip Sleeping Mask


Some of you have probably known that my lips get dry very easily which can be annoying when applying lip makeup. I was quite skeptical at with Laneige's Lip Sleeping Mask at first because so far, there isn't any lip care products that can handle my dry lips that well. However, I recalled the amazing effect of Laneige's Water Sleeping Pack and finally decide that it won't hurt to try.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Combat Dry Skin with Laneige's Water Sleeping Mask


During winter, your skin is most likely to get dry or really dry, especially if you have dry skin in the first place like myself. Of course, extra moisturizer is a must during winter but if you do need an extra hand for your dry skin, Laneige's Water Sleeping Mask could be a good choice.

Monday, February 27, 2017

A'Pieu x Rilakkuma Air Fit Tension Pact vs. Air Fit Cushion XP


Following the revolutionary cushions, Korean makeup brands are releasing another advanced version of cushion, which is tension or tension pact. Tension is currently such a huge hit in Korea but I think it's less popular in Indonesia. However, which one works better than the other? I got the Rilakkuma edition of A'Pieu's Air Fit Tension Pack and Air Fit Cushion XP and tried both at the same time. Which one works better on my skin? Find out below!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Clean Your Face With Chocolate?


It can't be denied that chocolate is almost everyone's ultimate comfort food. But using chocolate to clean your face? Interesting, isn't it? Well, it's not actual chocolate, it's the Chocolate Cleansing Bar from Korean cosmetics brand, a;t Fox.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Valentine's Makeup Tutorial: Romantic Rose Gold Makeup


February, the month of love, is finally here! It only means that Valentine's Day is not much away. Who have a date on this Valentine? Well, here's a rose gold makeup inspiration for your date.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Chinese New Year Makeup Collaboration (+Tutorial)


Chinese New Year -slash- Lunar New Year is less than a week away! Who's excited? Well, I am! Of course, being a female, the Chinese New Year celebration wouldn't be completed without the distinctive makeup for the occasion, right? My friends and I collaborated to present you three makeup tutorials for you, hoping to give you makeup inspirations for this festive occasion.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Korea Fall/Winter Haul


Starting the fall semester, I came to learn on how to shop online in Korea and as you can guess, I bought like a lot. Korean online shops have so many unexpected discounts which allow me to buy the beauty products in lower price compared to buying at the road shops. But wait, the authenticity? No worries, because it's guaranteed that the products sold are original and authentic products.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Winter Skin Care Routines [2016]


Welcoming winter means the weather is getting dry and so does my skin which also means, changes in my skin care routines. Here's my updated skin care routines per your request, though I didn't include some that I've mentioned in my previous skin care routines post.