The $12 beauty box worth the waitlist: 3B April 2015 Review

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I reviewed the very first 3B (Beauty Beyond Borders) box back in December and found it to be filled with things I actually wanted to try or use. In the months since, I've used the makeup wipes a lot as I do blog photos and the K-palette eyeliner totally changed my outlook on liquid liner and wings--it literally made me a wing addict and changed my ...

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The [fan-]b is back (and I’m going sponsor-free)

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A photo posted by Tracy E. Fanserviced (@fanserviced) on Mar 28, 2015 at 4:25pm PDT I've returned at last from Germany and my work there is forever done, woo! While there I helped to run an international conference for 3,000+ academics, which is why I've been so quiet for so long. It was truly exhausting and complicated and I'm so glad to ...

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SHINee releases CFs for The Saem; SCREAMING ENSUES

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Apologies for being AWOL from fan-b--this is the busy season at work and I'm literally either working, eating quickly, or sleeping these days. I'll be back (back, back, back like SHINee in Sherlock) in early April, but I have to throw these new SHINee commercials (CF = commercial film; "CF" is used by the Korean media) for The Saem at you before ...

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My Completely Age-Inappropriate Birthday Kbeauty Haul

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I turned 32 last month, and while many of my friends from high school and college are on their second or third child my life has taken a somewhat different course. I'm enjoying my prolonged youthful rebellion tbh, and this haul reflects my love of nice grownup things and of fantastical foufiness. I got all of this from TesterKorea. I ...

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How to Translate Korean Cosmetic Ingredient Lists

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I occasionally post translations of Korean ingredient lists here, but it occurs to me that other people may want to be able to translate ingredients and simply haven't been given tips for how to do it. Some US-based Korean beauty shops like Peach & Lily do a magnificent job of translating every single list into English and creating a sticker ...

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The Korean Beauty Blogger and the $6 Sephora Sheet Mask

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As a person [who is not Korean but] writes a blog about Korean beauty products I was fascinated when I saw a row of $6 face masks at the Herald Square Sephora while doing some birthday shopping. A photo posted by fan serviced by fanservice (@fanserviced) on Jan 14, 2015 at 6:57am PST The reason the masks caught my attention were because ...

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