Saturday, 28 February 2015
What I bought in Seoul | Beauty Haul
The shopping in Korea is really good, the pricing on all of these things was pretty much Primark range, and is still good quality! A lot of these bits are for other people, but I did get a few things for myself like the Etude House pore minimiser. There are soo many beauty shops in Korea it's insane, people will stand at the doorways with a free gift in a basket and give you the basket and the gift when you go inside.
However, the shop assistants then stand right next to you and just look at you while you shop, occasionally giving commentary on something you're looking at which is soo irritating. If you don't buy anything you get a pissed off look (and I wasn't sure whether or not to keep the free gifts so I always handed them back). I also had one assistant standing on the street grab my arm as I passed and literally DRAG me into her store, and another grab my hand and started swatching a product on me without any 'do you mind?' or context whatsoever. Definitely very different to Japan and the UK!
Face masks are also crazy popular, you get entire stores dedicated to them and I even saw ones designed to go over your boobs! xx