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7 Recommended Beauty & Wellness Spots in Korea!

Are you planning for a pampering  trip with your girlfriends / mum or sisters soon?  I was just in Korea last month for a Beauty and Wellness trip and had the privilege to experience the best of Beauty and Wellness that Korea has to offer. Today’s post will cover 7 beauty spots and services that we visited which I highly recommend! Maybe you can KIV some spots for your next trip! 😉

(1) K-Beauty Makeover at Beauté 101

Beauté 101 is one of Korea’s top 1-stop shop for all your beauty needs; hair, makeup and nails. Need to prep for a night out in Korea? Fret not – just be in your outfit for the night, factor 2-3 hours with them and you’ll be ready to rock and roll in style, with your tresses, makeup and nails done. I also recommend checking out the nearby alleyways for cute spots for OOTDs like we did! For a basic hair styling, makeup and nails package like I did, it costs 242,000 won (S$298), add another 100,000 won (S$122) to upgrade to a party/special package. Located in Gangam, check out their Facebook page here and be sure to reserve in advance for your slot.

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(2) Luxe Facial Spa at Sulwhasoo Flagship Store

If you’re travelling with your mum or favourite aunt, may I suggest and recommend booking a luxe Facial Spa at Sulwhasoo Flagship Store – Korea’s equivalent of La Mer, whether it’s products, place or service, it won’t disappoint. On the ground floor, you’ll find exhibitions of past and present products and packaging. If you think that the ground floor is astounding, you’ll be further impressed by their second level where #interiorgoals abound. You’ll find a gift wrapping segment followed by an array of current ranges of products which are free for testing followed by a private lounge area where you can sip tea and enjoy testing out the products one by one, including the famed Sulwhasoo – Harmonizen Regenerating Cream which costs 650,000 (S$800). Yes that’s right you didn’t read wrong. After shopping (according to the local staff, the store is very generous with their samples and price after discounts for tourists is even better than airport). Before you’re ushered off for your spa, enjoy a vial of ginseng ampoule (drank, not applied), complemented with a cuppa green tea to balance the bitterness of the ginseng. Following which, you can proceed to their spa level and then into individual rooms which are designed like hotel rooms, with individual shower room. The facial spa begins with a foot soak followed by scrub with their special ginseng body scrub that’s not for sale and only available at the spa – talk about exclusivity! There’s even an iPhone cable charge in the spa room, super thoughtful. After the facial, which ends off with Sulwhasoo’s very thorough skincare regime, you can prep your tresses and apply their in house Sulwhasoo makeup foundation and blusher at the private makeup room. I also love that their staff speak basic conversational english pretty well. Visit them at 650, Sinsadong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea.

In case you’re wondering what’s in the Sulwhasoo facial, these are my notes – I can’t recall the entire skincare regime at the end as it was too extensive!:

Hot feet soak
Ginseng scrub
Facial portion:
Remove makeup
Cleansing oil
Hot towel
White ginseng scrub
Sleeping mask
After facial skincare:
First treatment essence

(Visit their site if you’d like to find out more about their Beauty Ritual)

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(3) Soak, spa & massage at women’s only Spa Lei

Lei Spa is a popular women’s only spa, and rated #7 out of 230 spas and wellness places in Seoul on TripAdvisor. As we were fully made-over after our Beaute101 experience and we were a little short of time during our visit to Spa Lei, we didn’t (want to) experience a full soak, sauna and massage which will ruin our hair and makeup, lol. We did however enjoy a drink and hot feet soak at both their outdoor and indoor foot spa. While their staff speak very limited english, I was very impressed with their 3 floors of facilities ranging from saunas, spa, massage, sleeping rooms, TV rooms, outdoor terrace, cafe, nails services and more – I can imagine it’s a place to hang out with my girlfriends for a whole day just doing sauna, spa, massage, meals, nails and more. For as little as 2000won an hour, it’s no wonder Spa Lei is a hit with both local and tourists alike. Do note that privacy is a huge concern, so you will need to keep your phones in the locker as no phones are allowed in the spa.spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0000 spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0001 spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0002 spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0003 spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0004 spa-lei-women-only-spa-in-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0006

(4) Skincare and Makeup Shopping at Myeong Dong

If you count yourself a K-beauty lover, no trip to Korea would be complete without visiting Myeong Dong where there’s an endless supply and promotion of all things Korean skincare and makeup. If you’re a fan of new skincare brands, then you must pay a visit to Olive Young who stocks brands that are more under the radar before they are established enough to have their owns stores, such as CNP, WakeWake and ElishaCoy. If you’re like me and a fan of established skincare and makeup brands such as Laneige, EtudeHouse, Clio & TheFaceshop, then it’s best to plan your trip to coincide with Korea’s sales season which is start of October and the next one would be early next year, visit Visit Korea website or Korea Grand Sale website for updates. If you’re planning to buy in bulk, my local friend suggests visiting Duty Free at Lotte Mall for really awesome bulk discounts.

Also, no street shopping is complete without street snacks!I will be writing a separate article on recommended Korean food spots, but thought I should add this in as well. Speaking of street snacks, On my first night in Korea, I’d met up with my friend, Livia for Chimac dinner. Livia works at Charis and she gifted me with a Klairs Mochi Bb cushion, a lightweight foundation – you can get it from my Charis online store here~  Also, I have to mention that you can get lots of awesome Korean snacks at Big Mart at Myeong Dong, opens till 12am!

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Second night at Myeong Dong (we were there most nights since it was a stone throw away from our hotel!):myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0005 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0006 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0007 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0008 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0010 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0011 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0012 myeong-dong-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0013

I also recommend staying at Lotte City Myeongdong Hotel which is a 10 minutes walk away from Myeong Dong shopping streets. A relatively new hotel with impeccable and friendly staff service, good breakfast spread, comfortable bedroom and great housekeeping service.

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Apart from Myeong Dong, I also recommend paying a visit to Gangnam where you’ll find Style Nanda and many shop fronts with lovely visual merchandising in their windows and having a cuppa coffee at Coffeesmith, just to people watch – the dudes are particularly handsome there, haha.

Style Nanda store:

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Club Clio, got the colour I wanted in Celeb Rose which ran out at Olive Young!:gangnam-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0006 gangnam-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0007 gangnam-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0008

If you have more time, you should also check out Hongdae where there’s more Korean makeup and skincare shops (no surprises, LOL) and more street fashion!

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Walked into Labiotte for their wine lipsticks!


Got one of these lipsticks, which is a lovely coral and hydrating formula:hongdae-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0004

Burnt orange and browns colours are all the rage this fall!:
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Love these new 3CE liquid lips shades in Lazy, Obsessed & New me, except I’d already bought like 8 lipsticks by this time, so I didn’t purchase any, lol! #onemouthonlyhongdae-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0008

Was super tempted to get this, but would be too creamy/shimmery/oily for SG’s humid weather, so I did not – but if I was staying in Korea would go for this!:hongdae-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0007 hongdae-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0011Also, Chuu official has nice lip tints!hongdae-street-shopping-korea-beauty-wellness-must-go-review-enabalista_0010

(5) Wellness Treatment at KwangDong Oriental Hospital

Have I mentioned that we’ve been treated to only the best in Korea during our trip? The same can be said of our visit to KwangDong Oriental Hospital – we were there on a Friday morning at 9.30am and there were already customers at the counters paying for their oriental medicine dosage/satchets after their check ups. My wellness session with KwangDong Oriental Hospital started with registration, followed by consultation with the doctor, interpreted by a very eloquent lady named Jenny – the doctor then administered my virgin acupuncture experience (pretty painless in fact) on my stiff shoulders and aching calves followed by a cold stone facial spa and hot herbal foot pack – it was an incredible and unique experience to have a cold and hot sensation simultaneously on the opposing ends of my body. I love my experience at KwangDong Oriental Hospital and hope to bring my parents there some day.

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(6) Relaxing Spa Session at Herb Island

Last but not the least, if you’re a fan of whimsical European style, I recommend visiting Herb Island and experiencing the Spa session after lunch and staying until the evening when the place is lit in the night. The Spa session starts off with tea and registration followed by a foot soak, a hot pack experience while laying on a cloth over dried hay (I imagine that’s how Jesus felt when he was a baby in a manger, lol) and ending off with massage (choice of back or feet, I picked feet). Also, the shops are super pretty, if you’re a fan of aromatic oil, scents and tea, it’s a place you can stock up on supplies!

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If you enjoyed reading my Beauty and Wellness recommendations, stay tuned to my next post on Korean Food recommendations in Seoul! 😉

If you’d like a chronological update to my Beauty and Wellness Korean Trip visit my Dayre days 272-278 starting here.

Thank you Carolyn and Korean Tourism Organisation Singapore for making the trip to Korea possible!

Belated Updates | Etude House Curl Fix Mascara, Bling Me Prism & AW 2015

Have you seen my previous post on my belated CNY 2016 happenings and updates?  So, while working on that post, I realized that I’d already published the Etude House Berry Delicious event that I’d earlier scheduled to be part of the post. But while going through my blog drafts folder, I found 2 Etude House related folders that I’ve yet to publish, so here they are! 🙂

Etude House Curl Fix Mascara & Bling Me Prism

So I’d missed this event update from a year ago and I’m not sure if Etude House still carries the Curl Fix Mascara and Bling Me Prism. T_T
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Etude House Autumn Winter & Wisma One Year Party

Etude House celebrated Wisma’s flagship outlet’s first year party (Time flies! Check out my entry for its opening party here!) and we saw Clarence Lee create wearable autumn looks.
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Etude House Fall Winter 2015 Enabalista_0007Etude House Fall Winter 2015 Enabalista_0004 Lovely Halloween 2015 palettes. Etude House’s seasonal palettes are mostly always with very lovely, trendy colours and very value for money! Etude House Fall Winter 2015 Enabalista_0005 Etude House Fall Winter 2015 Enabalista_0006

Etude House Fall Winter 2015 Enabalista_0009 Etude House Fall Winter 2015 Enabalista_0008 The super popular Play 101 Pencil, a Pony x Etude House collaboration that’s now almost indispensable in many girl’s makeup pouch! Some colours are meant to be eyeshadows, others more as a lip and cheek product, it’s best to test and try them out in stores before making a purchase! 😉

Thank you Etude House Singapore for inviting me for the events! <3

An exciting skincare compilation blog post coming up next, stay tuned!

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Stylista Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop

Hi Loves!

Stylista Bloggers Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop 0262 weeks ago, Stylista squad held our first Korean Beauty & Fashion workshop and here’s what went down!

Thanks to our location sponsor Park Regis Singapore, we held a cosy and intimate workshop session at their Melbourn Room on level 2. I recommend this hotel for business travellers as it’s conveniently located 5 min away from Clark Quay MRT station, plus you can also enjoy the night life nearby after work. It’s also great for a local staycation over the weekends as it’s newly refurbished and fully equipped with swimming pool, gym and dining restaurants. 
Park Regis Singapore 001Before the event took place, we had a quick tour around the hotel and it’s lovely! Once entering the hotel at ground floor, you’ll find seating spaces, restaurant and bar to hang out and chill.
Park Regis Singapore 003At the check in lobby, you’ll find free flow refreshment drink and a long counter that comes with seats to cater to the business travellers that come in from long haul flights.

There are 202 rooms and they come in 4 types; Park,  Merchant,  Quay & Regis (Suites). Park and Merchant are the standard rooms, with Park facing the office buildings while Merchant has a view of Clark Quay. Quay rooms are on the second floor with direct exit to the pool. Regis refer to the exclusive suite rooms.

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Park Regis Singapore 012 Park Regis Singapore 013 Park Regis Singapore 010 Park Regis Singapore 007 Park Regis Singapore 006Regis rooms are suite rooms located from the 2nd to the 7th floor, they are bigger and some come with attached balcony, as in the one above that we viewed.

After the tour, we got back to the function room to prepare for the event.  Thanks to Floral Garage Singapore for sponsoring the floral arrangements for the table setting and baby breaths for our attendees’ goodie bag!

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Stylista Bloggers Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop 001After preparing the goodie bags, attendees started filling up the seats and it was time to begin! Stylista Bloggers Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop 013The workshop started off with a skincare segment with Atlas Medical Clinic’s new skincare range, here we have our lovely attendees  testing out the products during the demonstration led by Vinna.

Next up, we shared about key Korean skincare and makeup looks, trends and tips using our makeup partner, LANEIGE products.

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Following which, Alene and I shared about Korean fashion trends, culture and tips and we invited our friend Sydney and founder of fashion label, Style Of Leda to share about the brand and inspiration behind it.Stylista Bloggers Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop 017

We also had the pleasure to hear from Lorraine, co-founder of Atlas Medical Clinic and Atlas Medispa about Korean facial and skincare technologies.Stylista Bloggers Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop 018After Lorraine’s sharing, the workshop portion ended and everyone was free to mingle, ask questions and check out the booths by Atlas Medispa & Style of Leda.
Stylista Bloggers Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop 009 Stylista Bloggers Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop 007 Stylista Bloggers Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop 011 Stylista Bloggers Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop 012A big THANK YOU to everyone who came down to spend a lovely Sunday afternoon with all of us and making our very first Stylista workshop such a sweet memory! We hope that all of you learnt a thing or two about Korean beauty and fashion trends, enjoyed the session and will make full use of the items and vouchers from the goodie bag!

Stylista Bloggers Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop 027Not forgetting our hair sponsor Chez Vous for the hair services vouchers, Polished Hand + Foot Spa for mani+pedi vouchers as well as Kenny Bite Production for capturing the event happenings!

Last but not the least, the event would not have been possible without my squad and fellow bloggers: Celine, Vinna & Alene.
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Stylista Bloggers Korean Beauty & Fashion Workshop 008With a heart full of love and gratitude, I’d like to also give special thanks to my sisters & friends Jia Hui, Lu Jia, Ying Ling, Christabelle, Clarabelle, Leanne, Smita and Leon. Thank you for your prayers and encouragements. Thank you Jesus that you’ve made it all possible. It hasn’t been an easy journey to organize and prepare for an event like this for the first time but it’s made possible because everything fell into place with thanks to our sponsors and in accordance to God’s perfect timing. The Stylista squad definitely has a lot to improve on and we’ve definitely learnt a lot from this. If there’s only one thing you can take away from my post today, I hope it’s this:

You will never be fully prepared to fulfil your goals. Whether you fail or succeed, the act of taking a risk will stretch you. And it’s in taking that step of faith, out of your comfort zone that you will learn much and be closer to your goals. Don’t stop dreaming and never give up. One day you’ll look back and be thankful that you didn’t give up.

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The Faceshop Natural Sun Eco Bloggers’ Party & Skincare Review

Hi lovelies~

I hope you’re having a good week!

The haze situation is getting a bit better, especially with the recent rainy days here in Singapore.

Guess what? Summer is gonna come upon us soon, now that March is ending…

To prepare you for sunny summer, I’d like to introduce you to The Face Shop’s Natural Sun range to protect your skin from the sun rays when you’re out!

Are you ready? 😀

Ready or not, check out the photos from the bloggers’ event followed by my reviews~

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It was a very lovely bloggers’ event.
We were each welcomed to a table with the event lineup,
fresh sunflower tagged with our name, personalized table namecard.

The food at the Backstage Cafe (@backstagecafe) was delicious, I strongly recommend the meat platter!

It was lovely catching up with my home-girl Sheena, we both attended the same church and kids camps when we were younger!
She’s come a long way and was even crowned Singapore’s The Face Shop Top Girl 2013 and had a photoshoot with korean actor Kim Hyun Joong!
Check out her blog here.

It was also a pleasure meeting Audrey, the sexy gal of Wah!Banana youtube channel and fellow bloggers Kathleen, June & Cassandra! 😉

~Products Review ~

The Face Shop Natural Sun Smart Cushion ReviewThe Face Shop Power Long Lasting Sun Cream Review

The Natural Sun Eco Power Sun Cream SPF 45 PA+++ Long Lasting is a a smooth and creamy sun cream.
The cream is beige and provides moderate coverage which is build-able, on days when you feel lazy,
it’s enough to put this on for sun protection and head out!The Face Shop Natural Sun Smart Cushion Review 2

For a more flawless finish, after applying suncream protection, you can add on this Natural Sun Eco Smart Cushion with SPF 50 PA+++.
It’s still sun protection and isn’t a foundation, though it definitely looks and can double up as one.

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I like applying both together for a moist and dewy look, which is definitely a good look out under the summer sun at the beach!

The Faceshop Smim

The SMIM Fermaented Concentrate Total Treatment is one of The Face Shop’s best sellers.
This is touted to be an all in one essence that helps you achieve brighter and younger looking skin.
It improves your skin texture and boosts the absorption of other products.

This weekend, The Face Shop is having a sale!


If you won’t be heading down to Marriot, fret not, head down to any stores with this coupon for a
15%discount for their Natural Sun Eco Range and 10% off all purchases with a min spending of $30! 😉


For more photos from the event check out The Face Shop photo album here.

Follow The Faceshop Singapore FB page here for their product updates and promotion!

Thanks Alethia and The Faceshop for the invite! 😉

Thank you for reading~ <3