A few months ago, I wrote a post comparing three different snail creams. Because I am a maximizer, I've since went out and tried 5 more. maximizing involves spending more resources to find a better option than the best one found so far. Snail secretion filtrate is one of the cornerstone ingredients of Korean Skincare. It's … Continue reading Snails Madness! A Comparison of Snail Creams by Mizon, Cosrx, Scinic, Caolion, Skinwatchers, and More!
This is my first order from Testerkorea! They don't have the best reputation because sometimes they take a long time to pack orders before shipping and authorities they've been known to have out of stock issues. For these reasons, I've been avoiding them but as posted here, their selection has recently gotten REALLY interesting! The … Continue reading Testerkorea Haul! My Asian Beauty Hair Discovery Begins!
TesterKorea is famous for two reasons: cheap samples of expensive stuff and insanely slow shipping speeds. Due to the latter reason, they've been blacklisted in my mind. Today, while shopping around for the Mondrian Missha cushion, I found myself on TK's pages and was really surprised by the breadth of their selection! Here are some … Continue reading PSA: TesterKorea Now Carries Cremorlab, Whamisa, The Yeon, and a few other Miscellaneous Good Finds!
Please see here for my updated snails comparison post.
In part 1, I wanted to see what the cost savings for buying samples in place of full size products were. In short, it's a lot. In my day job I have a good amount of experience with variability control and wanted to know if the sample packages live up to their advertised volume of product. … Continue reading Samples Part 2
Lately, it’s been pointed out that for some products, the per unit price of samples is cheaper (sometimes significantly) than the full size price. I gathered some data on a few brands and product categories I was interested in. Here are the results. The results by brand largely confirm what I already suspected. The more … Continue reading Samples Project Part 1