First Beautifan Review and Giveaway

Sunday, August 24, 2014
[Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I received the product for a review purpose, but the opinions are my own based on my experience.]

Hi again, my dear bumblebees! So if you've read my previous post, you'd probably know that I've been selected to be the part of Beautifan team, a cosmetic review website that was published for providing unbiased and honest review to people. Please note that all of the products that I'll be reviewing for Beautifan were provided by Ibuybeauti. You can actually read my review below on their website, here's the original post, I hope that in the future you'll check their website frequently because there are so many other lovely beauty bloggers who will share their own product reviews. It's really interesting to finally be able to join the team and meet new friends from different parts of the world :D

So here is the first product from them that I'm going to share with all of you ^^ It's from my favorite Korean beauty brand, Etude House, and their wonderful skincare collection, Wonder Pore.

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Etude House Wonder Pore Brush.

I have been using Wonder Pore products (the toner and facial foam) since the beginning of 2014, and I've been wanting to try the other Wonder Pore products since that time. Back then my skin was sensitive, because I just got through a doctor prescribed medication to heal my acne. However, my skin type has changed now, it's not that sensitive anymore, I have stopped taking the antibiotics as my skin has become better. I've learned that the key to have a smoother skin is to cleanse it properly too, you don't want those clogged pores to stay on your skin, right? Clean the clogged pores and your skin will thank you. Using a facial brush is one of the method to exfoliate it.

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The directions on how to use and dry the brush.

Even though there's no English explanation on how to use this brush, I think the illustration is well described. If not, let me quote the translated directions from Ibuybeauti:
  1. Wet the brush
  2. Make enough bubble onto the palm
  3. Gently apply it to the face like drawing circles
I was confused with the bottom right illustration, but it turned out to be the effective way to dry the brush.

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The brush packaging.

There's no doubt Etude House is my favorite when they always managed to package everything as cute as possible. Even it's only a facial brush. It's made of hard plastics and the bristles are white and synthetic, which I think it can turn into whatever your facial wash color if you use it long enough and it can change color into yellow-ish as well if you use it for cleansing makeup base such as BB cream or foundation. I myself, double cleanse my face everyday, so I only tested this to cleanse the BB cream due to the review purpose. When I found out the BB cream turned the bristles yellow-ish, I immediately washed the brush again so yea, it's still white until now.

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There are tiny holes just in case the water drips.
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The bristles from above.

I was a bit skeptical with the quality of the brush at first glance, the bristle looks similar to the toothbrush. Well, seeing the picture of this product, it doesn't look that soft, don't you agree?

In fact, it is very, extremely soft! I was shocked too when I touched it for the first time. It's really unfortunate for me being not to be able to compare it with other facial brushes because this is my only facial brush. However, it doesn't feel like toothbrush at all.

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Dry and wet.
Kindly click on the picture to zoom in, dear bumblebees!

The bristles are super soft, gentle to the skin and it can create bubbles too when I tried using it with my mom's facial gel. Although this brush isn’t helpful in removing waterproof makeup, I’m amazed by how it can cleanse the BB cream thoroughly (I am using Wonder Pore Whipping Foam) when I tested it on my hand. I like the brush holder too, it is designed perfectly for a steady grip.

I dropped the brush accidentally a couple of times, and there’s no scratch whatsoever found on the surface. The packaging is also very travel-friendly, and I’m glad that there’s some holes on the container so that the excess water can drip and/or the wet brush can dry out more quickly.

Why I think the brush is worth it:
  • Cute and convenient packaging
  • Durable
  • Soft bristles, gentle to the skin
  • Effective in cleansing makeup base residue
  • Affordable price considering its durability
Tips: Because the bristles are white, I recommend you to cleanse the point makeup and base makeup first with cleansing oil or water before using this as I noticed that the bristles can change color. Unless you're okay with yellow bristles later, then it's fine.

Price: USD 6.99

Lastly, have you joined their giveaway? There'd be 35 winners so your chance to win is bigger! Join Beautifan's first giveaway and spread the word! The giveaway is open worldwide, and the products that they will be giving away are 5 Mamonde Real Skin Founder, 10 Clio Virgin Kiss Lipnicure and 20 Etude House Dear Darling Tint. This giveaway will run for the whole month of August and winners will be chosen randomly via Rafflecopter. Good luck!

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45 comments on "First Beautifan Review and Giveaway"
  1. This sounds like an intriguing product! Thanks for sharing the information about the give away, doll~ By the way the name of your blog is so cute <3

    She Will Be

    1. Aww thank you, Sylvia.. That's so sweet of you ^^

  2. Aku punya ini! <3 Udah beli dari 2 bulan lalu, tapi belum kepakai sampai sekarang **doyan belanja doang, makenya males LOL**

    Aku setuju banget soal packagingnya etude, mereka selalu bisa menarik perhatian konsumen yang cinta dengan segala sesuatu berbau "cute" like me #headdesk

    Melihatmu mereview ini, jadi pingin pakai, cuman itu barang entah ke mana XD;; **keseringan beli barang dan melemparnya ke tumpukan kardus**

    1. Huaaa pake dong jangan dianggurin.. Iyaaa, kalo packagingnya kurang lucu biasanya aku gak gitu tertarik belinya :P

    2. #toss sama dunk, belinya biasanya karena packagingnya lucu abies XDDD~

      masih mencari barangnya di mana, ini nyokap seenak udel pindahin kardus2 uhuhuhu... barang sekecil itu, aku taruh di kardus yang mana juga lupa u___u aku penasaran ama lembutnya itu lho~ dulu waktu beli ini gegara temen2 bicarain soal clarisonic, dan mahaaaal! akhirnya alternatif ambil si etude LOL

    3. HAAA sayang banget sih kalo ilang T.T semoga ketemu yah! Aku juga pengen beli Clarisonic, tapi harus nabung dulu :D

    4. Akhirnya aku pakai juga >____<v

      Sampai sekarang belum kebeli juga sih clarisonic, mahalnya aduuuh~ bikin hati ngenes XDD~

  3. This product would be great for everyday deep cleansing. I might check this out too. Thanks for the review!


    1. You're welcome, Luisa. Hope you'll like it as much as I do.

  4. I'm kinda afraid to use this kind of brush to clean my face because I have a very sensitive skin. Is it like... really really soft and there's no sticky hair brush that makes itchy feeling?

    1. Ah, though I'm not really sure if the brush will suit a very sensitive skin despite its extremely soft bristles, I think it'll be okay as long as you don't brush it too hard on the skin.. Yes. It is very very soft, however because it's my first facial brush, I'm not able to compare it with another one that might probably suit a very sensitive skin better. It can tickle a bit when it reaches the nose part at first, but now I am used to it so I don't mind with that feeling anymore.
      Just for a comparison, my skin is slightly sensitive and thin (that's what my beautician said hehe), but I don't find any trouble with this brush up until now ^^

    2. Hehehe ok thank you. I think I should search for a softest one ;D

  5. Aaa~ the packaging looks adorbs!! <33

    cheer, michelle ~

  6. Love this product, wish we could buy cute products like this in the UK! :)

    Following your blog - love it!

    Lyndsay | Fizzy Peaches

  7. This look so interesting, I still haven't tried a cleansing brush but I need to!

    Clare from Tweet xx

  8. Oh this sounds like such a lovely brush! I've always wanted to try a brush like this xx

    Gemma |

  9. This product looks amazing for face's deep cleaning!

  10. I'd really like to try a face brush too..
    I also have my eyes on Pobling. It looks great too!
    nice review!

  11. I love these kind of bushes, I think it feel so good, to be all scrubbed fresh and clean! I'll have to check this one out!

  12. Etude House really does have some of the cutest packaging around. Thanks for the heads up on the giveaway!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

  13. sounds great ..i have acne problems :(

  14. Hmmm, I may have to check this out. The bristles definitely do look like a toothbrush haha. It's good that it's soft though!

    xx Cara

  15. Haha I dislike Etude House for the exact same reason you like it! The cutesy cutesy packaging is a little too much for me. I think adding in another product to my already very full skincare regime would just make me get up at a very unreasonable hour every morning. Lovely review, though! Rosemary x

    1. So damn true OMG :D Sometimes I buy something that's not even necessary just because of the cute packaging.

  16. Oh this looks gorgeous and I love how I always see new products that we don't have over here - it's so lovely to see different brands!!

    I love facial brushes as I think they helps cleanse the skin a lot more and in turn reduce breakouts and just generally make skin look smooth so thank you for your posts!! :)

    Layla xx

    1. Couldn't agree more, it makes such differences with facial brush. My pleasure, Layla.

  17. It's wonderful that you're doing a giveaway .. also, I've changed my blog name from Find Me Those Heels to A Glass Of Ice! Have a lovely week, Michelle :)
    - I follow back on Bloglovin' -


  18. This looks like such a cool product. So glad you were able to do a review. Can't wait to see what else you try :)

    xx 365hangers

  19. This product is very conveniently packaged! The brush does look tough so I'm surprised it was soft!


  20. Looks great. Love the packaging as well.

  21. Wow Dear, the product seems amazing! I love how cute the packaging is. ^_^

    With Love,

  22. Almost like a disposable version of Clarisonic! And for a measly fraction of the price, I'm sold!
    Thank you for taking the time to swing by love, hope to see you back soon!

    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture Blog

  23. the packaging looks so cute

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  24. Thanks for sharing ^^

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    Thankyouuu ^^

  25. I love these brushes - they work great :)

  26. I've always loved etude products!! Never tried this before but this seems interesting!
    I wonder if the bristles will do fine on my acne-prone skn, it's breaking out alot lately :'(

    check out my new blogpost!

    1. Hi Diane! My skin is kinda prone to acne (blackheads and whiteheads to be exact), but it does a good job at reducing the whiteheads because it can cleanse the base makeup residue so well.

  27. Such a cute packaging! Etude House is quite popular in Singapore too. Lovely review, Mitch!
    Luxury Haven

  28. I saw this brush too but was hesitating to get it because the brush looked harsh!! It's such a shame I didn't get it >.< I really need a deep cleansing brush for removing bb cream T__T Thanks for this review

    Mindy ♥

  29. This brush looks like an amazing addition to any cleaning regimen!