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Cruelty-free Skincare Favorites from Wishtrend

24. May 2021


Wishtrend is currently having its annual Cruelty-Free Brand Week with many discounts and offers, Therefore, I want to show you my current cruelty-free skincare product favorites from Wishtrend, and a quick impression on each of the products and why I love and use them in my skincare routine.

Cruelty-free Skincare Favorites from Wishtrend

If you don’t know Wishtrend, but love Korean or Asian cosmetics and skincare products I can recommend you to check out their online shop. Many of their brands and products are so potent and are loved by many within the skincare and Asian beauty brands community.  For their Cruelty-free Brand week, they offer sales up to 40% from 24th May to 30th of May 2021. Free shipping is also offered for all purchases of 100US$ or more, and a free goodie bag for all purchases. There is also an additional 20% off of orders from 180 US$ or more using the code PAWPROMISE. This brings me to another point: the #PAWPROMISE challenge. This challenge is brought into life by Wishtrend in order to bring more attention to cruelty-free through social media, and Wishtrend is hosting a giveaway alongside this challenge. Here are the details for this giveaway and the #pawpromise challenge (unfortunately, I cannot join myself, because I don’t have any cats or dogs, or other pets with paws :D) :

1. Ask for a high five to your animal friends and film their reactions. (High five success or failure does not matter!)
2. Upload the reaction video post or reels on your public Instagram account. (No stories)
3. Tag  @Wishtrend in the video & caption.
4. Make sure to use the hashtag #PawPromise in the post.
5. It’s a bonus if you are following us @Wishtrend and @WishtrendTV

ONE WTL routine box of your choice + ONE elmt product of your choice

1. Challenge entry can be made from May 21st to 30th (CST)
2. 10 Winners will be announced via Wishtrend Instagram story tags & DM on June 2nd.
3. Your IG profile has to be public in order for us to see the video.
4. Giveaway is open for those living in our shipping countries. Please check for details.


Currently, I’m using some products from Wishtrend in my regular skincare routine, and I enjoy them a lot. So, if you need some shopping inspiration, here are my current picks for you. Of course, all of these are cruelty-free:

Cruelty-free Skincare Favorites from Wishtrend

I’m from Rice Toner (currently on sale for 18.20$)

The number one pick, that I can recommend really a lot, is the I’m From Rice Toner. I will review it this week on my blog, too, because I’ve almost finished using it. This milky toner is a staple in my skincare routine, and I will probably repurchase it on the next occasion. It contains 77.78% of rice extract from Jeju which helps with your skin’s elasticity. Apart from rice extract, it contains Niacinamide and other plant-based ingredients like rice bran extract, Japanese elm bark extract, common purslane extract, and amaranthus caudatus seed extract. The texture differs from the typically watery toners, not only because of the milky appearance, but also it feels slightly creamy, too. I’m using it as the second toner in my morning routine.

Cruelty-free Skincare Favorites from Wishtrend

Klairs Fundamental Watery Oil Drop (currently on sale for 24.80$)

This oil-like moisturizing serum combines Jeju Green Tea Water, Bifida and Rice Ferment Extract and Peptide and feels rich and nourishing, without being greasy or sticky like a facial oil. I think, this is especially great for oily skin types, who have dehydrated skin, and don’t want to use facial oils. I think it is also great for the summer season for dry skin types, for additional hydration in the daytime routine. It gives a subtle but healthy glow, too.


Cruelty-free Skincare Favorites from Wishtrend

Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream (currently on sale for 20$)

This calming and soothing cream containing Guaiazulene is not only famous for the signature light blue color of the cream, but it is also a very thick and rich texture and can be greatly used as occlusive cream as the last step of your nighttime skincare. In the official instructions, it is said, that you can use it on the desired areas in a thick layer. I love using this cream all over my face. It has a wonderful effect and I also reviewed it previously on my blog >>here<<.


Cruelty-free Skincare Favorites from Wishtrend

By Wishtrend Natural Vitamin 21.5% Enhancing Sheet Mask (currently on sale for 2.25$ per mask)

Hands down, I love the by Wishtrend Vitamin C line. I’ve used 3-4 bottles of the serum already and you can find my (old) review >>here<<. But I can also recommend this Vitamin C mask from the same line as gentle in-between vitamin kick for your skin. It’s a very thin sheet mask soaked heavily in essence with 21.5% of a natural vitamin complex (Vitamin Tree Water & Boseong Green Tea Water) and provides a simple and gentle vitamin care for sensitive skin types, for those avoiding the highly concentrated vitamin C serum. The mask has only 12 ingredients, too, which I love.

I have used many more products from various brands sold on Wishtrend and you can also browse through my archives for more reviews and impressions. Also, although I use my affiliate links, which give me a small commission if any purchases are made through these links, I would not write this post, If I’m not really loving these products. Through my skincare journey within the last years, Wishtrend and the products they offer have always been really great for my skin and I enjoyed trying out new products from their brands. They have so many innovative ideas and have developed and improved so much through all the years, and they definitively deserve to be known all around the world. So head over to Wishtrend and have fun shopping!


Cruelty-Free Brand Promotion on Wishtrend

Period: May 24th – 30th (CST), 2021

Sales up to 40% (differs by brands and categories)

Free Goodie Bag for all purchases

Free Shipping: Free Expedited Shipping over $100

Promotion Code: PAWPROMISE (Get 20% OFF $180) 


What are your favorite cruelty-free skincare products?




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W2Beauty Black Friday Offers 2017

23. November 2017


And here is another KBeauty related Black Friday offer which I cannot resist to share! This time it is about the sales at W2Beauty. I’ve been shopping at W2Beauty since I started with KBeauty in 2013 and I was always happy with shipping and communication from them. Also, since the website was relaunched it is so much more informative and easy to navigate, too. Maybe, you would like to check it out for yourself. As for my Wishtrend Black Friday Post from yesterday I included some items at the end which I recommend you to have a look at :)

W2Beauty Black Friday

Let’s get right into business and talk about the codes:

Take 50% off all
Romand | Eclado | SanDaWha | Swanicoco 

Just use code: blackfriday50


Take 25% off all
Clio | Goodal | Hanyul | Innisfree | Iope
Laneige | Mamonde | Missha | Nature Republic
Peripera | Skinfood | The Saem | Tony Moly

Just use code: earlyaccess25

The Black Friday codes can be stacked, but they cannot be combined with any other sales or codes.

W2Beauty Black Friday

And here are my product recommendations to look at:

Innisfree Orchid Eye Cream: Probably, you cannot here it any longer, but I love this jar of eye cream! It is a lot of product, and it may seem unhygienic because it is not in the tube, but that formulation is so great: rich and creamy, and yet I can apply it even on top of my lids and it doesn’t feel heavy or greasy! Plus that purple packaging! *_* You can get it  >>here<<.

SanDaWha Camellia Flower Hydrating Mist: Are you looking for a mist with few ingredients and a lovely scent of Camellia japonica Flower Extract? Then you should take a look at this mist from SanDaWha! I don’t use mists often, but I love this one! It is available >>here<<.

Tonymoly Perfect Lips Shocking Lip: A lip tint with a great color pigmentation and long-lasting stain. One of my favourite every day tints! Get it >>here<<.

Swanicoco Vita Triple Cover Swan CC Pact: The favourite cushion of mine I tried this year. It gives a beautiful finish and a nice glow! Go >>here<< to grab it!

These products have been reviewed here aswell.

Also, if you do not want to buy anything right now here is a code valid until end of the year:

berriesholiday: 30% off of Swanicoco, SanDaWha, Eclado, Cellnco, Romand, Moksha, and La Bellona products, as well as 30% off of 107 Oneoseven and Oseque, both of which will be coming soon to the W2Beauty website. Discount does not apply to sale items.

Did you buy any products from W2Beauty during the Black Friday sales ? What would you love to get? If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to write me a comment or contact me via Instagram.

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Wishtrend Black Friday Offers 2017

22. November 2017


Did you wonder why I haven’t written any posts on the monthly Wishtrend coupons, yet? Here is the answer: there are no regular monthly coupons this month. You will probably wonder why, but on the other hand, maybe this post title already explains most of it: November is that time of the year when the huge Wishtrend Black Friday Offers and Discounts await us. And also Wishtrend has prepared some AMAZING deals. I also started to think about what items to stock up and we have still few days left to make up our minds. As I heard, yesterday the site already has been down due to the incredible amount of traffic!!!

Wishtrend Black Friday

If you don’t know Wishtrend, but love Korean or Asian cosmetics and skin care products I can recommend you to check out their online shop, especially for some of my favorite products. I will put a list at the end of all the products that I have reviewed before, and also give some recommendations on what to grab if you have the chance. Furthermore, they have really a great affiliate program for blogger and I can advice you to join it if you are one. If you know Wishtrend already: there has been a change to our shopping experience at Wishtrend, apart from the Black Friday Offers:

Drumroll………. You can now stack coupons and maximize your savings! That’s something I’m super happy about!:)  

Now let’s talk about the more important stuff, the Black Friday Offers:

Wishtrend Black Friday


Special Benefit 1:

If you had over to Wishtrend you will find many products highly discounted (up to 80%) and also some great 1+1 offers.

Special Benefit 2:

Free shipping is achieved with a lower purchase already.

Purchase USD69 USD59 –> Free Standard Shipping

Purchase USD159 USD139 –> Free Expedited Shipping

Special Benefit 3: COUPONS

There are some special gifts for certain amounts of purchase, too.

Special gift for purchase over USD99: bfgift99

Special gift for purchase over USD169: bfgift169

Special Benefit 4: COUPONS

Purchase over USD139, FREE Expedited + 3% off: 2017bf139

Purchase over USD169, FREE Expedited + 5% off: 2017bf169

Purchase over USD219, FREE Expedited + 8% off: 2017bf219

Remember now you can be smarter with your purchase. Stock your promotions to get the best deals!
Wishtrend Black Friday
Usually, Wishtrend also has a great friends invitation program: you can receive a 5 US$ referral coupon if you are a new customer. The principle is easy as this: If you use my invitation code 17939205 upon registration you’ll receive a 5 US$ voucher immediately. There will be a specific field in your registration form called “friends invitation program” where you can put the code mentioned above. This way new customers can get 5 US$ off, which is a great to save some money on your first order. I don’t know though, if this coupon can be used during the black friday sales (I guess it cannot be used since there is already so much discount…)

Wishtrend Black Friday

Last but not least, if you do not know where to start and what to put in your card I have some recommendations for you: I selected 4 products that I enjoyed during this year, and I have reviewed all of them before and used them for a longer period of time without any regrets. Please keep in mind though, that every skin and skin type might react in a different way. My dry but yet very insensitive skin might react in another way as your skin, whether it may be dry, too, or any other skin type. If you have any questions to the products feel free to contact me (write me comments here or reach out to me via Instagram).

By Wishtrend Mandelic Acid 5% Skin Prep Water: If you do not know whether harsh chemical peelings like AHA and BHA are suited for your skin you should go for this mild chemical exfoliator containing mandelic acid. Mandelic Acid is a mild AHA, which is perfectly suited for sensitive skin types. It didn’t feel irritating at all and makes the skin texture so much more even. This is one of my favourite deals because you receive 2 bottles of this for the price of one! That makes a discount of 50%!

I’m from Ginseng Serum: This serum combines so many ingredients I love and is my favourite serum during the day. Ginseng extracts, Ginseng oil, green tea, licorice….so many great plant-based ingredients and that hanbang scent! So lovely! The serum retails for 18.72 US% instead of 28.80 US$.

By Wishtrend Green Tea & Enzyme Powder Wash: I can only repeat myself and say how much I love the Matcha scent of this powder wash! It is a great exfoliator for every now and then and really great for travelling, since it comes as powder and has only to be mixed with water or toner for use. This cleanser retails for 17.20 US$ instead of 22 US$.

Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin C Serum: I have used three bottles of this serum and it is – hands down – still one of my all-time favourites! I love the warming sensation and the oil-like consistency of the serum and it makes the skin look more healthy and smooth than before. LOVE! You can get this for 14.95 US$ instead of 23 US$ during the Black Friday Week. Or you can get this together with the Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin E Mask (which is lovely and has a wonderful cream-to-liquid consistency and acts brightening) for 30 US$ instead of 50 US$.

I hope that these quick last minute-recommendations will help you to decide what to buy during Black Friday on Wishtrend. As promised at the beginning, here are finally the reviews for products available on Wishtrend that I did in the past. You might like to check these out, if you are interested in purchasing these. Have fun shopping!

By Wishtrend Green Tea & Enzyme Powder Wash

By Wishtrend Mandelic Acid 5% Skin Prep Water

Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop

I’m from Ginseng Serum

Klairs Rich Moist Soothing Serum

Jungle Botanics Natural Body Glow Nutshell Scrub

Jungle Botanics Forest Leaves Cooling Shampoo and Warming Treatment

COSRX Oil-Free Ultra Moisturizing Lotion

COSRX Propolis Light Ampule

Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream

Klairs Freshly Juiced Vitamin C Serum

Chica y Chico Astazet 4.0

Delight 18 I.U Whitening Cream Glutathione

ElishaCoy Moist Up Hyalurone Ampoule Toner

Skinmiso Pore Corset Serum

Lailly 7 Seconds Make-Up Booster

Pongdang Mulbit Glow BB Cushion

COSRX BHA Summer Pore Minish Serum

COSRX AHA/BHA Clarifying Treatment Toner

I’m from Honey Mask

Boutique Bebe Hair Salon Protein Treatment

COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patch

ElsihaCoy Aloe & Lavender Mask Sheet

Berrisom My Lip Tint Pack and Lip Tint Cleanser

OST C20 Pure Vitamin C21.5 Advanced Serum

Confume Argan Treatment Oil

Pongdang Donkey Milk Emulsion

Klairs Rescue Moisture Kit Part 1 and 2

Berrisom My Lip Tint Pack

CareLab Powerful Pudding Mask

Klairs Gentle Black Deep Oil Cleanser and Sugar Facial Polish

Rojukiss Multi Vita Cleansing Powder

Klairs Rich Moist Soothing Sheet Mask

Damoae Therapy Shampoo and Tonic

Skinmiso Rice Foam Cleanser

Klairs Illuminating Supple BB Cream

O.S.T. Pure Vitamin C20 Serum

Wish Formula Panda Eye Essence Mask

ONL Saladit Essential Juice Sheet Masks

Do you have any favourite item from Wishtrend? What would you love to try from their products? And will you grab this chance and buy something during this years Black Friday Sales?

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Review: Naruko Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask

23. May 2017

I’ve heard so many positive opinions about the products from Naruko that I was feeling so blessed when I was send a couple of sheet masks to test out for myself. The first mask I tested was the Naruko Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask, because it contains snail extract, which is always something you cannot go wrong with. Here is my opinion about this sheet mask:

Naruko Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask

Naruko is a Taiwanese brand and it has a steady amount of followers that love their products. I guess that many people simply do not know the brand because they are not as well spread as other brands like Etude House for example. Yet, Taiwanese sheet masks have always had quite a good reputation in my eyes. And this mask doesn’t let you down either.

Naruko Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask

Let’s first appreciate the packaging design. The pink color pops up directly and the snail illustration is really crazy and cute on the same time. It shows a big snail with a whole town inside its shell and even a small snail-like a crane building up new houses…You will directly know what the key ingredient of this mask is supposed to be: snail! I talked about the benefits of snail extract several times and it helps wonders for irritated and  damaged skin and acts very moisturizing. 

Naruko Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask

No wonder the Naruko Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask is directed towards replenishing moisture and repairing damaged skin. The ingredients list of the mask is listed in english on the backside of the sachet:

Purified Water (Aqua), Algin, Snow Fungus (Tremella Fuciformis) Extract, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Butylene Glycol, Carbomer, Glycerin, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit extract, PEG-45M, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Snail Secretion FiltrateAllantoin, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Avena Sativa (OAT) Kernel Extract, Triethanolamine, Beta-Glucan, Sodium Polyglutamate, Fragnance, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate

You can also check the ingredients via COSNDA. The list contains some potential acne triggers and irritants but I personally didn’t observe any breakouts or irritations. On the contrary, I was pleasantly surprised about the texture first. This mask has the thickest and most chewy texture, that you really believe it is some snail slime you are putting on your face. Actually, the texture is mostly influenced by the algin, which give the essence that viscosity. Then there is so many moisturizing goodness in this list: snow fungus extract, sodium hyaluronate, glycrin, aloe extract, cucumber way that this mask won’t deliver moisture to dry skintypes

Naruko Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask

My only personal downside was the fit of the mask, which wasn’t perfect, but this downside is negligible. The moist and chewy texture makes up for all of it and leaves the skin perfectly pampered. Naruko Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask is definitely worth a try. You can get a box containing 10 pieces of this mask from the  official Naruko store for 22.99 US$ with free shipping or from for 16.15 US$ plus shipping costs.

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Naruko Snail Essence Intense Hydra Repair Mask

Just as a short reminder: All products mentioned and reviewed on this blog are of my personal opinions. This product here was sent to me for reviewing purpose by which doesn’t influence me in providing my honest opinion on the products.