I tweeted a few months ago asking for facial SPF recommendations prior to the crazy heatwaves, and I had some really great responses. The product that was recommended the most was the Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence specifically by Nia and Caroline, so I had a look online to see where I could get it from. It was available to buy from Amazon as well as YesStyle which was recommended by Toni. I have never bought anything from YesStyle before but when checking their website, they had a really impressive sale on back in May so I decided it was time I finally placed my very first YesStyle Beauty haul order.
YesStyle are somewhat of an online department store as they sell Asian fashion, beauty and lifestyle products. They do ship to the UK, and it’s free delivery on orders over £30 so I made a £30 order as I wanted to test what the shipping was like, and to see if there were any customs fees or hidden taxes. It was so straightforward and my delivery arrived in about 12 days from ordering it, and it arrived by DPD with no fees on delivery.
I’m not sure if there would be fees on more pricier orders, but my £30 order didn’t appear to pick up any extra fees which is pretty amazing since it’s travelled across the globe and delivery was free anyway as I spent over £30. As I was a new customer I also got 10% off my order which made it even better, especially when some products were already reduced by upto 60%.
Obviously the first item I bought within my YesStyle Beauty Haul was the Kao Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence which was only £7.37 on sale with 60% off (£19.01 full price). The reviews for this product both on the website and on Amazon are seriously positive so I can’t wait to give it a try.
I’ve been trying a few different facial SPF products this summer to see which is my favourite. I usually always go for La Roche Posay but I feel like I could be missing out from finding something better, so I had high hopes with this one especially if it was as good as the claims as it has an SPF of 50+.
The second item I bought was the Shiseido Eyelash Curlers which were only £8.02 (full price £20.67) which blew my mind. I’ve been waiting for these curlers to come back into stock on the Cult Beauty website but they sell out so quickly. They’re around £20 to buy in the UK, so I can’t believe I got them for £8 and the box even includes replacement pads.
I tried the Shu Uemura Curlers everyone raves about but I didn’t like them at all, but I’ve seen people say that those that didn’t get on with the Shu Uemura curlers, will like the Shiseido Curlers. I’ve tried so many curlers and right now the Lilly Lashes Curlers are my favourite, but I’m so happy I can finally try this curlers especially as they were so affordable.
Whilst perusing the skincare section, the COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patches were in the bestselling section with over 9800 reviews, and they were just £2.86 (full price £7.39). My skin has been behaving amazingly well which I know will totally jinx everything and I’ll wake up to a field of blemishes all over my face tomorrow but my super blemish prone skin as definitely behaved since I removed the foods I’m allergic and intolerant to from my diet.
These are essentially spot stickers that you apply over the top of a blemish to disguise the blemish so you can apply makeup over the top, helps the blemish to heal and protects the blemish from external bacteria.
Another allergy issue I have is with latex where my skin blisters within minutes on contact so all plasters are a complete no-no so I don’t think these will work with my skin but for £3 I wanted to try them out of curiosity but there’s no mention of latex or Styrene-Butadiene within the ingredients so I might be OK. I will definitely do a patch test with them before trying them on my face after getting patches of awful blisters on my forehead after using a Kool ‘n Soothe headache cooling pad for only half an hour.
The next item is a strange one but it’s something I’ve been wanting to buy for sometime now. I love using sheet masks and love that Bio-Cellulose masks stick really well to the face so you can walk about whilst masking. However paper sheet masks have the tendency to fall off and I’m really not great at just laying there doing nothing for 20 minutes. So I bought the Litfly Reusable Silicone Mask Cover for just £2.99 (full price £3.24).
Admittedly it looks hella scary but it’s essentially a mask you put on over the top of your sheet mask to keep it in place by hooking over your ears, as well as intensifying the results from the mask by ensuring it’s a tight fit. In the UK these silicone mask covers are pretty pricey so to get one for under £3 is fantastic. I’ve bought some DIY condensed face masks and I can’t wait to give them a try so I’ll report back very soon.
Then I chose the Pyunkang Yul 1/3 Cotton Pads for £3.95 (full price £4.07). I have used the DHC Cotton Pads and I loved them but they’re quite pricey in the UK, so I thought I’d try another type of the cotton pads within my YesStyle beauty haul.
There are so many different types to choose from, but these were the ones I went for as they’re lint free, and they claim to need only a third of the amount of toner you’d need with normal cotton pads. I have a couple of acid toners that soak into cotton pads too much like the Nip and Fab Glycolic Fix Extreme Toner, so I thought these would be perfect so I don’t waste too much product.
They also can be used as face masks by saturating them in product so I can’t wait to see how they perform. £3.95 is still pricey for cotton pads but you get 160 in the box, and I buy my cotton pads from Superdrug and they’re £1.49 for 51 pads so £3.95 isn’t too bad at all.
The last two products are from a brand I’ve been dying to try for such a long time as everyone raves about their products, and that’s Laneige. I don’t think we can buy Laneige products within the UK, and if we can it’ll be from a retailer that raises the price considerably.
The product in particular that is raved about the most is the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask which cost me just £3.75 (full price £4.07). I can’t believe how affordable it is, as I’ve always assumed it’s more of an highend brand as it’s usually something people buy as part of Sephora VIB sales, but it’s almost as cheap as Carmex! I have such high hopes for this little balm, so I really hope it’s as amazing as everyone claims it to be.
The very last item within my YesStyle Beauty Haul is the Laneige Water Sleeping Mask £2.54 (full price £6.56). Now this is a mini 15ml size but still, a £2.50 price tag is crazy for such an hyped up brand. This is one of the brand’s bestselling products so I am excited to give it a try as I’m all about the hydration, and this sounds like heaven for my dry skin.
YesStyle stock so many Laneige items, I’m already putting things in my basket ready for my second order so I imagine there will be another haul coming very soon and I’ll have reviews of everything once I’ve given everything a good try.
Have you ever ordered from YesStyle before?