FIRST IMPRESSION: Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum

Finally! Let’s test the super-pretty super-hyped blue serum from Klairs: Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum. This is my review.

Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum AKA “the blue serum” is an effective anti-aging serum loaded with a few selected powerful ingredients. No additives, dyes or perfumes. Used at night immediately after cleansing to reach maximum effect. Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum is packed with peptides and antioxidants. The product is anti-aging treating the appearance of wrinkles and lines. For firm, fresh looking skin and retained elasticity. Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum also soothes and calms irritation and redness, and helps troubled skin from what I’ve red in online reviews.

My expectations on Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum were pretty high since this serum is so hyped in social media. But unfortunately Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum isn’t really what I expected. No wow feeling what so ever.

Review Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum Blue Serum from Korea. Korean skin care K-beauty Europe blog

The blue serum comes in a dark stylish glass bottle with a black/white label. When you open the bottle, the edge at the top is blue to enhance the impression, very nice indeed! A+ for packaging. Inside the lid there’s a classic glass type pipette, no fuzz. Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum looks like blue water. No noticeable scent at all.

The first time I tried Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum, I simply poured a few drops into my hands, but don’t you guys! Because the texture is so thin like water, the serum is runny and the last thing you want is to waste product since the bottle is so small! Instead, drop a few drops of product directly on your face and then use your fingers to spred the serum across the face. I have issues with this thin water like consistency to be honest. It makes it hard to apply, and you must be quick with the application not to waste product. Quite frankly, I prefer thicker type serums. I have dry skin and I feel I have to use many drops to get the entire face moisturized when this product absorbes very quickly and “disappears” into the skin. There’s no sticky feel at all and the skin do feel slightly hydrated.

Review Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum Blue Serum from Korea. Korean skin care K-beauty Europe blog

Review Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum Blue Serum from Korea. Korean skin care K-beauty Europe blog

I really want to like Klairs blue serum, it’s so pretty! But I don’t really see or feel any major results on my skin unfortunately. We’ll see what happens within the next month! A big plus for the pure formula with only a few effective ingredients and no unnecessary additives at all. The serum is also suitable for sensitive skin and troubled skin and it soothes and calmes redness and irritation. Many who rated this product high have seen results on red, irritated, flaky skin, or they are happy to finally have found a serum suitable for hypersensitive skin. Maybe that’s the biggest strength of the blue serum?

I would only recommend Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum as a complement to Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream or if you have very sensitive or troubled skin. But I wouldn’t recommend this product as an anti-age serum on its own. Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum is far too expensive and difficult to apply and I don’t really see any results in my skin.

There’s no doubt that Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum is an exciting and very pretty product. But I don’t see any effect on my wrinkles, lines or overall glow, unfortunately.

After many nights of use, I’m not very impressed by Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop because the serum still costs like 25 euros for such a small bottle of 20ml. I had expected so much more out of this oh so pretty blue serum. I’ll continue to use Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum until the bottle is empty. And then I’ll share my full experience and results after 1-2 months of use. Until then, I can’t give Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum more than just over average ratings as a first impression review unfortunately.

Product: Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum
Price: 20ml / 25 euros
Formula: Packed with peptides and antioxidants, eg from blueberries. Anti-aging treating wrinkles and lines. Calms and soothes irritated, troubled skin and reduces redness.
Skin type: ALL, but especially mature or sensitive skin as well as red, irritated troubled skin.

FIRST IMPRESSION Rating 3.3 / 5

FIRST IMPRESSION: Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum
4 (80%) 1 vote

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Korean skin care for sensitive skin, troubled skin, irritation and redness

My friend with very sensitive skin tries Korean skin care for the very first time. Oh no – it went kinda bad!

I have a friend with extremely sensitive skin. Buy now I really understand how incredibly sensitive her skin really is and that she gets redness and irritation from most products. My friend has seen my, my sister’s and my other friends results using Korean skin care. And of course she was curious to try a face cream from Korea. She is 45 years old and has super-sensitive combination skin.

Well, my friend with extremely sensitive skin tried Korean skin care for the very first time. I don’t know what to say! I gave her a sample of Tonymoly The Chok Chok Green Tea Watery Cream. She thought the scent and texture was wonderful but unfortunatly she felt redness within 10 minutes and had to wash everything off. If we find some suitable korean skin care products for her, she’ll probably join the testing panel as the “hyper sensitive” one. In the meantime, I thought I’d write a post about Korean skin care products specifically targeted towards sensitive skin.

Korean skin care for sensitive skin

Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream From Korea Korean skin care K-Beauty Europe

Klairs blue line
Klairs is a Korean brand that profiles themselves as a gentle skin care brand without unnecessary additives, parabens or dyes. I would probably say that most if not all of Klairs products are suitable for sensitive skin. Klairs blue line is specifically developed for irritated skin, redness, sensitive skin and troubled skin. The face cream Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream is a favorite among users, and the cream soothes and calms redness and skin irritation. Their newest serum from Klairs: Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum helps redness, irritated, flaky and troubled skin to heal and restore balance. The serum is also anti-aging. Klairs Rich Moist Soothing Sheet Mask also works very well on sensitive skin.

Innisfree The Minimum line for sensitive skin, troubled skin, irritated skin and redness K-beauty Europe Blog

Innisfree The Minimum line
Innisfree The Minimum line is specifically developed for sensitive skin. In this line you’ll will find Innisfree The Minimum Facial Cleanser, Minimum Toner, Minimum Ampoule Essence, Minimum Moist Cream, Minimum Fresh Cream and Minimum Sun Cream. In other words, all products you may need in your skin care routine. All products have a so-called hypoallergenic formula and are specifically designed for sensitive skin.

Korean skin care snail products Mizon Tonymoly for sensitive skin, troubled skin, irritated skin & redness K-beauty Europe Blog

Korean Snail products
Korean snail products are very gentle, soothing and healing and therefore suitable for sensitive skin. They often contain extremely high content of snail secretion filtrate, sometimes over 90%. Examples of popular well-proven good quality Korean snail products include the Tonymoly Intense Care Snail Hydro Gel Mask, Mizon Snail Recovery Gel Cream and the serum Mizon Snail Repair Intensive Ampoule. Mizon Snail 80 Intensive Repairing Serum is the latest snail type product from the Mizon brand.

More Korean products for sensitive skin
Here are some more K-beauty tips on products suitable for sensitive skin. Nature Republic Aloe Vera Foam Cleanser, Benton Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel, LJH Lee Jiham Vita Propolis line and the LJH Lee Jiham Tea Tree line. Many of Sulwhasoo’s products also work well for sensitive skin, for example the classic Essential line.

It’s tricky to find skin care products for hypersensitive skin. Although the product might be gentle in itself, one can still be allergic to an ingredient. Everyone reacts differently, sometimes it’s just a matter of trial and error.

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FIRST IMPRESSION: TonyMoly I’m Real Mask Sheet Broccoli

Let’s test TonyMoly I’m Real Mask Sheet Broccoli. A very affordable and cheap Korean sheet mask from just 1.50 euros / pc, worth every penny!

TonyMoly I’m Real Mask Sheet Broccoli brings new life, vitality and energy to tired dull skin. Rich in antioxidants from broccoli extract that protects your skin against external stress and environmental pollutions. Absorbs quickly and deeply hydrates the skin. Revives the skin and provides vitalizing energy boosting the skin’s elasticity. TonyMoly I’m Real Mask Sheet Broccoli is free of paraben, talc, benzophenone, ethanol amine tray and color.

Review TonyMoly I'm Real Mask Sheet Broccoli sheetmask from Korea | K-beauty Europe Blog

Me and my sister both tried the TonyMoly I’m Real Broccoli Mask Sheet. Just when she I opened the packaging she felt a faint kinda plastic scent, but just briefly. However, I didn’t. When applying this sheet mask onto the face, the scent is very mild and pleasent.

Review TonyMoly I'm Real Mask Sheet Broccoli sheetmask from Korea | K-beauty Europe Blog

Review TonyMoly I'm Real Mask Sheet Broccoli sheetmask from Korea | K-beauty Europe Blog

This sheet mask has a good fit close to the face and didn’t move or slide off. You can sit or do stuff while using this sheet mask. TonyMoly I’m Real Mask Sheet Broccoli feels very relaxing, refreshing and cooling on the skin. This sheet mask isn’t heavy or oily in any way and suitable for all skin types. TonyMoly I’m Real Mask Sheet Broccoli deeply hydrates the skin. When the mask was removed, my skin felt thoroughly hydrated, soft and pleasent (a little sticky). A good quality sheet mask at a crazy cheap and very affordable price. From just 1.50 euros / pc with free shipping from Korea. Thumbs up and certainly a new K-beauty favourite for me! High ratings for TonyMoly I’m Real Broccoli Mask Sheet.

If you’re looking for a refreshing and hydrating sheet mask with a very faint, mild, green scent, then TonyMoly I’m Real Mask Sheet Broccoli is perfect!

Product: TonyMoly I’m Real Mask Sheet Broccoli
Price: from 1.50 euros / pc when buying multi-pack
Formula: A sheet mask packed with antioxidants that protects the skin against external stress factors and pollutions. Gives new life and energy to tired dull skin.
Skin type: All

FIRST IMPRESSION Rating 4.7 / 5

FIRST IMPRESSION: TonyMoly I’m Real Mask Sheet Broccoli
5 (100%) 1 vote

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My current Korean skin care routine, 100% K-beauty!

During the summer I’ve started using some new Korean products in my skin care routine I’d like to share with you guys.

In case you’ve missed my big unboxing HAUL last week, check it out! You may have already seen some of the new products in my current Korean skin care routine from that post. Among other things, I’m currently testing the Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop, AKA the blue serum from Klairs. But honestly, I’m not really that impressed by this serum! Do I dare to ditch this super hyped product or not, don’t miss Saturday’s review to find out. Another newbie in my skin care routine is the Heimish All Clean Balm, supposedly a better version of the original Banila Co Clean It Zero cleansing balm. My review is coming up shortly. Some other favorites of mine from the LJH Lee Jiham Vita Propolis line you’ve already seen, but worth mentioning again. These propolis products are so wonderful for mature, dry and combination skin! SU:M37 Losec Therapy Eye Cream is a super great eye cream which I absolutely love!

My current Korean skin care routine 100% K-beauty Europe Blog

My current Korean skin care routine

  1. Heimish All Clean Balm
  2. Missha Super Aqua Refreshing Cleansing Foam
  3. Skinfood Rice Mask Wash Off or
  4. Skinfood Black Sugar Mask Wash Off a few times a week
  5. Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop (night)
  6. Missha Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence Intensive Moist
  7. Klairs Rich Moist Soothing Serum (day)
  8. LJH Lee Jiham Vita Propolis Ampoule (night)
  9. SU:M37 Losec Therapy Eye Cream
  10. LJH Lee Jiham Vita Propolis Cream
  11. An occasional Sheet mask from Klairs, Tonymoly or Innisfree
  12. A’pieu Ginger Sugar Overnight Lip Mask (night)
  13. Holika Holika Wine Therapy Sleeping Mask (red wine) sometimes
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I was a bit hesitant on whether or not to use Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop serum before or after the Missha Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence. But Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop is supposed to be used at night immediately after cleansing to achieve maximum effect, so that’s what I’ll do for now. Don’t miss my review on Klairs blue serum this saturday.

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K-beauty blog is back after the summer, let’s test some more Korean skin care!

Hope you’ve all had a great, sunny and restful summer. Many have returned to work by now, well me too! Here are this week’s plans in the K-beauty blog.

I havn’t done a whole lot this summer, or maybe I have! We didn’t actually travel anywhere this summer but we did move around between friends and family. Our home renovation have been in focus all summer. I’ve been purchasing kitchen appliances, carpets, blinds, lamps and more…

So what are my plans for the K-beauty blog this week!? By the way, did you discover any new, fun korean products this summer? Please share in the comments. This week, I thought I’d finally share my review on Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum. I’m not that impressed with this blue serum actually, if I dare to say so! On Saturday I’ll share my thoughts and tell you why! There will also be a review on TonyMoly I’m Real Mask Sheet Broccoli which you can buy cheaply here. I’ll share my current korean skin care routine, and I’ll also give you tips on some great products suitable for sensitive skin. And of course there will be a lot of updates on Instagram too. Hope you’ll join me.

Have a great week everyone.

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K-beauty tips & korean products from my Instagram @k_beauty_europe

We’ve had a lovely summer this year in Sweden! More sun than usual and less rain, at least in Stockholm… Love it!

It’s my last holiday week this week. My daughter is starting her preschool next Monday. Back to work in a few days I guess. This week I have a birthday party coming up for my husband, maybe I’ll give him some Korean sheet masks? A long-awaited stone countertop for my new kitchen will finally be installed, and of course I’ll make time for instagraming. Make sure to follow me for more K-beauty related tips, hauls and more @k_beauty_europe

To post something this last holiday week, I thought I’d summarize some of what’s been happening on my Instagram account  this summer @k_beauty_europe. My giveaway of Klair’s Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum was great, and so many of you participated which made me very happy. THANK YOU ALL! More giveaways coming up soon enough, I promise! I’ve also been posting about some great Korean products durring this summer and here’s more information on a couple of them, in case you’re curious about trying them out …

K-beauty tips from Instagram

Skinfood Gummy Bear Jelly Hand Line
A cute line of products from Skinfood for your hands. Everything comes in the form of gummy bears. How about hand cream, hand gel or clean gel for your hands? Perfect to through in the bag. Different colors and scents of kiwi, grape, apple, raspberry, pineapple and orange. This products costs about 6-7 euros / pc with free shipping from Korea.

A’pieu x BONOBONO collection
Skin care from A’pieu in super cute packaging which looks like the Japanese cartoon character Bonobono. In this line there are cleansing products of all kinds. The collection also includes makeup. Costs from about 7-8 euros / pc with free shipping from Korea.

TONYMOLY Luminous Goddess Aurolighter
Nobody can has missed the trend of highlighters in rainbow prism colors? Here’s Tonymoly’s contribution, the Tonymoly Luminous Goddess Aurolighter. A highlighter creating a rainbow effect. The packaging is so pretty. Costs about 13 euros with free shipping from Korea.

IOPE 10-corso-como Collection Air Cushion
Limited edition cushion foundation and collaboration between Korean brand Iope and 10 Corso Como, a shopping center in Milan. Iope is leading in cushion foundations and the packaging is just so pretty. The product promises 3D glow effect and is available in 4 different shades. Costs from 35 euros with free shipping from Korea.

Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask
Glow Recipe has really managed to hype this product to the max in social media. To the extent that it has been sold out several times already. I just love the pink packaging. And I mean watermelon, who can resist! A sleeping mask used during the night for extra nutrition. Calms and hydrates the skin deeply. Moisturizing for soft, healthy looking skin with glow. Expensive and very difficult to get hold of. Sold at Sephora for about 40 euros, or 50 euros on Ebay.

Thefaceshop Simpsons collection
This fun line from Korean brand Thefaceshop in collaboration with FOX is a must for all Simpson lovers. We’re talking sunscreen, hand cream, deodorants, body oil and sheet masks. The products cost about 3.50-8 euros / pc with free shipping from Korea.

If there’s anything Koreans are good at it’s packaging! There’s something for everyone. From sophisticated design, to playful colorful packaging of all kinds, still always good quality skin care. Love it!

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DISCOUNT on Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop 20ml

Right now the blue serum is only 20 euros with free shipping from Korea, shop now ➥ 

I just found Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop 20ml at a very nice discount price from one of my favourite sellers. 20 euros with free shippng from Korea, full price is 28 euros!! Take a look if you’re curious about the blue serum from Klairs, only a few left. Link in the webshop ➥

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Giveaway closed! The winner of Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum is…

My Instagram giveaway has ended. And the winner of Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum – The Blue Serum is…

Thank all of you who joined my giveaway on Instagram. I’m overwhelmed! I wish I could send Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum to each and every one of you. But there will be more giveaways shortly with more hand picked Korean products just for you, I promise! Keep an eye out. Here’s the lucky winner of Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum. Congratulations!

♥ Congratulations to winner: @littlemissbeautygroupie

Psst, I’m throowing out a link for Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum in the webshop – same seller I’ve used myself.

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GIVEAWAY: Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum

Time for my own first giveaway to you dear readers. My way of saying thank you for hanging out with me!

Do you remember that I promised you guys a giveaway when we ranked highest on Google for the Swedish blog a while ago? Well, now is the time! Did you see that I ordered 2 bottles of Klairs blue serum in the latest unboxing video? One was actually for you guys! I thought about which product you would appreciate, and why not give away the latest hottest item from Korean brand Klairs, the blue serum. This product is hyped like crazy on social media, photogenic and so so pretty, and just newly launched in Europe this summer! I’m talking about Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum. Join my giveaway for the chance to win your own bottle!

GIVEAWAY Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum the blue serum Anti-aging treating wrinkles lines all skin types Korean skincare K-beauty Europe

Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum is a powerful anti-aging serum. 95% of the ingredients in Klairs Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop Serum prevents and treats early aging, wrinkles and lines. An effective night serum which improves and strengthens skin quality. For fresh looking skin with glow. Pure formula with a few ingredients, highly concentrated and effective product. Apply as the first serum immediately after cleansing for the best effect. Suitable for all skin types, even sensitive skin.

Join my giveaway:
♥ Follow me @k_beauty_europe on Instagram
♥ Find and like the giveaway image on Instagram
♥ Tag 3 friends you think should try K-beauty
♥ For an extra entry, repost my giveaway image on Instagram and tag me @k_beauty_europe

This giveaway is open until friday at 6 pm. The winner will be announced on Friday evening. Good luck everyone <3

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