No More Wondering

Friday, October 30, 2015
[Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I received the product for a review purpose, but the opinions are my own based on my experience.]

Happy Halloween, bumblebees! What are you guys planning to do this weekend? I'll be as usual spending quality time at the salon. Two months left 'til new year, I still have no idea whether my 2015 resolutions have been all completed. But one thing for sure, I've visited the places I've always dreamed since my teenage year. Couldn't be more grateful :)

Anyway, back to skincare review. I'm now more careless about my skin, I don't really wear toner nor moisturizer in real life. Promise I will change this bad tendency before it becomes a habit. That's the reason why it took me awhile to review this product that was sent by Jolse. It's my all time favorite Korean brand and their famous skincare line, Etude House Wonder Pore. I believe this was a new release in early 2015. Well, actually, I got this awhile ago, and even brought it to LA.

Etude House Wonder Pore Tightening Essence
Etude House Wonder Pore Tightening Essence.

Descriptions: This is a pore essence that tightens pores for smooth and firm pores. Cleans pores, tightens pores, controls moist/oil balance, weak acid pH control. Therefore, makes fine smooth pores.

Directions: After using Freshner, get appropriate amount and spread on your face.

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Product's ingredients. I notice a few types of silicones.
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Cute drawings as expected from Etude House.

Packaging wise, it's always adorable and the plastic bottle is sturdy and made of high quality plastic, I love the pump packaging because it works wonder to prevent leaking. There was no leakage problem while I was traveling with it. 

Onto the texture and performance, the essence is thicker than I expected it to be. Surprisingly, it absorbs super fast and leaves no greasy residue on skin. It's a gel-like cream and able to cover small pores on my cheek. Another great thing, the alcohol smell isn't as intense as their Freshner. There's no stingy sensation upon application though it has alcohol in its main ingredients.

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Thick gel texture.
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Blends out so easily and instantly smoothen my skin.

The essence moisturizes my skin well without making it feel sticky. It has some kind of oil control as my oily combination skin turns matte within a minute after application. I like to use it as a primer too as with it my pore looks less visible. Then again, it's only meant for skincare :P 

Price: USD 15.82

Perhaps, one of these Wonder Pore products might appeal to you:
Practically holding my breath when IU released this song just a day before my birthday! I was twenty three then, and lemme tell ya I can relate a lot to this song. There were many times when I didn't know what I wanted to be or do. It was difficult to envision my life in 5 years, which is confusing! Am I having an early quarter-life crisis?

IU - Twenty-three.
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25 comments on "No More Wondering"
  1. Etude House packaging always looks fun and happy to me. This sounds like a nice product! IU's new song is so catchy!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

  2. I love Etude House' Wonder Pore line! I used to have the toner but it didn't really work out for me, I will try out this product *V*

    Korean Skincare Haul @ bijou-heart

  3. Your skin is beautiful! I have always been curious about this product so thank you for the review :)

  4. Aku gak cucok pakai ini, olesin ke hidung doang kan waktu pertama kali coba, dan... Hidungku muncul 1 jerawat yang gedeeeeeeeee banget T____T

  5. I love the look of this and even more knowing that it would help matte out my oily skin!
    Great review!



  6. Your skin looks flawless! Bottle looks so cute and it sounds like a great product! x

  7. It doesn't seem like your skin needs much help, but I'm wondering how it would work on me as I have very oily type. Maybe I'll get me some ;)\
    Ivona from

  8. I'm dreaming about getting wonderpore cosmetics from Etude House! They're amazing!
    Wonderholic♡姫 | GIVEAWAY+ Contest - free SheIn dress!

  9. Amazing skin!

  10. Your skin looks radiant! I am not familiar with this brand, but it sounds lovely. Fab review!

    Keisha xo
    The Chrysalis Gal

  11. Your skin is beautiful. I have tried the product and love it!
    xo, Ivana

  12. Regret not picking up Etude House products when I was in Asian~ You have such amazing skin!

     Miriam ♥ A whole lot of serendipity

  13. Oh I love it this product is a very good product!

  14. a primer that makes your pores disappear? Sounds good to me! Will definitely be consifering getting this!:)


  15. I've never heard of this product before, it looks really great though~! <33

  16. Cute product.. :) Your skin looks amaziiiing... :)

  17. I've always wanted to try Etude house products because I've heard such great reviews. This product sounds so perfect for my skin type since I have large pores. Thanks for the rec! Btw I love the top you're wearing :)


  18. cute shots <33

    cheer, michelle ~

  19. Wonderful post, I can't get over how perfect your skin looks! It sounds like a great product, I'm so eager to try Etude House, I have so much on my wishlist! xD your blog is adorable, I'm your newest follower on GFC! :D xx

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  20. This sounds like a fun product to try and I love the packaging.

    P.S. I hope you will join our Christmas card exchange. All you need to do is email me your mailing info.

  21. Wow it looks nice. Wanna try it too

  22. Have been wanting to try this product.. I guess I'm going to try this soon, Thank you for your review!

  23. Wow, these product looks so great! Thanks for sharing, I love discovering new ones :)

    Check out my blog if you want:

    Tamara xxx

  24. Nice review! I've been wanting to try something from the wonder pore line! Maybe I'll check out this product :)