Bits & Bobs of Beauty 10 step Korean Skincare Routine Review by Jasmine – September 2018

I want to start off by saying a super massive Thank you to Ian from BitsAndBobsOfBeauty for sending me this box full of the most amazing Korean skincare products. BitsAndBobsOfBeauty sent me 10 products to test out while doing the Korean 10 step skincare routine. I already followed the 10 step but I must admit not all of my products were Korean.

https://bitsandbobsofbeauty.co.uk is your one stop for some of the best Korean skincare products, especially Korean Sheet Masks that regularly go on offer (buy 10 and chose 10 for free).

BOX20 will get you 20% off your order!!!

If you missed my live unboxing you can watch it here on our YouTube Channel…

The Korean 10 step skincare Routine

  1. Oil Cleanser – Removes sunscreen, makeup, pollution, dirt & oil based products.
  2. Water/foam Cleanser – Removes sweat, dirt and so on.
  3. Exfoliate – To clean pores this can be everyday or as little once a week depending on your skin type.
  4. Toner – To hydrate and balance levels as skin is fragile after cleansing.
  5. Essence – This step helps in cell turnover and hydrates the skin.
  6. Serum/Ampoules/boosters – sometimes like the mask you may want to use more than one as there are different types as they will treat problem areas.
  7. Sheet Mask – Infuses your skin with concentrated essence (you can also multi-mask by doing lip and eye masks under the sheet mask or do one after the other).
  8. Eye cream – Hydrates & prevents puffiness, dark circles and the evil crows feet.
  9. Moisturiser – Will seal in all that moisture goodness from the products used to smooth and plump your skin.
  10. Sunscreen – Protects your precious skin from harmful UV rays. 

The products & their RRP Prices

  1. ENATURE MORINGA Cleansing  Balm – 75g – £22.00
  2. BENTON HONEST Cleansing Foam – 150g – £9.99
  3. NEOGEN BIO-PEEL Gauze Peeling GREEN TEA – 200ml (30 sheets) – £21.45
  4. NACIFIC FRESH HERB ORIGIN Gotten Toner Pads – 70 pieces – £22.99
  5. BENTON FERMENTATION ESSENCE – 100ml – £19.99
  6. HEIMISH BULGARIAN ROSE Mist Serum – 55ml – £16.99
  7. BRISKIN REAL FIT SECOND SKIN Sheet Mask – one – £3.29
  8. INNISFREE JEJU ORCHID Eye Cream – 30ml – £22.00
  9. ROVECTIN CICA CARE Balm – 40ml – £26.30
  10. MISSHA ALL AROUND SAFE BLOCK SOFT FINNISH Sun Milk- SPF50+/PA+++ – 40ml – £16.99

So all in the 10 step skincare routine I was sent would have cost a total of £181.99, If I ordered using our exclusive discount code ‘BOX20’ that would get me a massive 20% discount of £36.40 making the total only £145.59 (an absolute bargain imagine all the sheet masks you could buy).

ENATURE MORINGA Cleansing  Balm – 75g – £22.00 – Cruelty Free

This sherbet like oil cleansing balm is the absolutely perfect way to start your double cleanse part of the Korean 10 step skincare routine and it melts your makeup off so easily without being too harsh on your skin. This cleansing balm will break down makeup, pollution, dirt and many other nasties on top of your skin. The formula not only helps to build natural collagen that helps fight the signs of aging like fine lines, other ingredients help to make your skin feel smooth and soft to the touch. The PH level is at a 6 (our skins natural PH levels sit between 4.5 – 5.5, 7 is neutral and 14 is most alkaline; so a 6 is a good level. To apply use the spatula/spoon that was provided and apply a pea sized amount to dry skin and gently massage into your skin with your hands then add luke warm water before rinsing.

BENTON HONEST Cleansing Foam – 150g – £9.99 – Cruelty Free

This rich creamy cleanser is the second part to the two-step cleanser step within the 10 step skincare routine. This transforms into a luxurious foam when you apply a penny sized dollop to damp skin, then massage in circular motion before you rinse with lukewarm water. This removes sweat, dirt, pollution and grime leaving your skin moisturised and soft. The PH level is 8.5.

NEOGEN BIO-PEEL Gauze Peeling GREEN TEA – 200ml (30 sheets) – £21.45 – Cruelty Free

By exfoliating impurities and dead skin cells from your skin leaving your skin clear and smooth. After double cleansing slip one of these pads on your fingers crossed cross side down then gently rub in circular motion then turn over the pad and swipe across your face to pick up the remaining debris. This is step 3 in the Korean 10 step skincare routine but you don’t need to do it all the time this step may only need done once every 3 days or maybe even once a week depending on your skin condition. The main ingredient is green tea which is a powerful antioxidant that prevents premature aging and is also a anti-inflammatory that will help soothe irritated skin.

NACIFIC FRESH HERB ORIGIN Gotten Toner Pads – 70 pieces – £22.99 – Cruelty Free

You will receive 70 toner enriched pads made from 100% cotton packed with witch hazel water to remove all remnants while replenishing the moisture in your skin after cleansing & exfoliating. For best results use as step four and swipe one side all over your face then using the other side lightly tap the remaining product from the cotton pad into your skin.

BENTON FERMENTATION ESSENCE – 100ml – £19.99 – Cruelty Free

This essence would be used as step 5 of the Korean 10 step and it  contains a fermented yeast that can bring suppleness and brighten the skin. Thanks to a high concentration of fermented ingredients there will be a visible boost to your skin elasticity As well as moisture levels. The PH level is between 6.5 – 8.5 and apply by lightly patting into the skin.

HEIMISH BULGARIAN ROSE Mist Serum – 55ml – £16.99 – Cruelty Free

This product contains 88% Bulgarian rose water this is step 6 and you just need to spray onto your face from 20/30cm away and allow your skin to absorb it.

BRISKIN REAL FIT SECOND SKIN Sheet Mask – one – £3.29

I absolutely love Korean Sheet Masks and this one literally feels like a second skin layer. When you open the mask there are two fabric pieces making it easier to apply the mask. This radiance mask is made from coconut and this mask is packed full of ingredients like pearl extract and hyaluronic acid along with other ingredients to make your skin glow.

INNISFREE JEJU ORCHID Eye Cream – 30ml – £22.00 – Cruelty Free

Eye cream is step 8 in the Korean 10 step and this one is out of this world I absolutely adore it. The active ingredient is the JEJU ORCHID that is full of antioxidants that deliverers unimaginable sleekness to dry skin and this anti-aging Eye cream helps to tone and smooth the sensitive skin around the eyes. To apply lightly pat into skin.

ROVECTIN CICA CARE Balm – 40ml – £26.30

This product is perfect to use as step 9 from the Korean 10 step as the ingredients help soothe irritated skin and it can also be applied onto spots to help. The other ingredients help to make your skin supple and makes it brighter. This product is perfect as it is multi use and locks in all the goodness.

MISSHA ALL AROUND SAFE BLOCK SOFT FINNISH Sun Milk- SPF50+/PA+++ – 40ml – £16.99 – (Cruelty Free but only the Korean Branch not Chinese)

Sunscreen is your final step in the Korean 10 step skincare Routine but obviously you only need to apply during your morning regime and reapply throughout the day but remember you wont need to apply at night. This sunscreen moisturises as it protects from the harmful UV rays and it feels lightweight.

You can also watch my short video of how to apply the 10 step skincare routine by clicking play below…

My Verdict

When Mel (Boxession’s Founder) told me I was going to receive some products from BitsAndBobsOfBeauty I was ecstatic and immediately stopped using my skincare products. I wanted to see how well these products would work and omg they have been a god send as I had a massive pimple under the skin that was refusing to go away; but after one day the spot had come to a head. I feel my skin looks and feels more pampered than before. I was already a big 10 step fan but using all Korean brands have just improved the results 10 fold. The balm cleanser is definitely a must buy and also Bits and Bobs of Beauty increased our 15% discount code to a 20% off discount code (BOX20).

Thank you for reading my review and happy shopping because surely you will be heading over to Bits and Bobs of Beauty to stock up on some Korean Skincare Products.

Jasmine Xx

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