Unboxing: Althea Favorites Pink Vibes Only

October 03, 2017


Aside from me being obsessed with K-Drama, I recently got hooked on k-beauty products as well. I blame Edward Avila and Joan Kim's youtube channel for that. And since I'm such an easily influence little viewer of them I immediately got obsess with the Korean products they use. Thankfully, there is a website called Althea Korea that sells k-beauty items at a lower price and good thing about it, their products are shipped directly from Korea making it legit authentic.

With this site, I won't need to worry about getting different brands all over the internet because this website offers lots of Korean brands and like what I said earlier, everything is straight from where it belongs - Korea.

Well, to be honest, I was more on western makeup over Asian that I don't even entertain buying Asian brands just until recently when I came across the Youtubers I mentioned above. Watching their reviews encourages me to try Asian brands and I also fell in love with the Korean look when I was in their country. So with that, I finally gave in and found myself browsing for some k-beauty products in Althea.


The very first thing I purchased from Althea is the Althea Favorites: Pink Vibes Only box. I decided to purchase a box over picking items I would be interested in is because I can get a lot of products at a very good price. This box only costs me P1200 that originally price at P2600. From me trying items I haven't heard before and spending a little amount for all of it is definitely a great steal, right?!

Here are the items found in my Althea Favorites:


 No. 1 Secret Key Tattoo Cover Cushion Pink Edition #23

This Tattoo Cushion has a high coverage that makes the skin smooth and clean as it efficiently covers skin troubles such as freckles, redness and acne scars with just a flush of a small amount of product. It also has a high moisture and nutrition that is perfect to maintain the moist in the skin the whole day without getting dry.

  • Natural water shine makeup
  • Light and natural skin
  • Glossy and natural glow
Price: From the regular price of 950. It's only 650 pesos now.


No. 2 Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

Purpose: Lip Sleeping Mask give your lips gently dissolve dead skin cells and made of smooth elastic lips during the night.

How To Use:
  • Before bed time, apply a thick layer on the lips, using the provided spatula.
  • Leave it on overnight and wipe the excess off the lips with tissue or cotton pad the next morning.
  • Recommend usage: Twice or three times a week 
Price: From a regular price of 950, it's now only 740 pesos.


No. 3 Son & Park Air Tint Lip Cube in Rosy Coral 

A typed lip color with high pigmentation and creamy texture which is applied lightly on lips. The Air Tint Lip Cube makes you achieve two different looks with one texture.

How To Use:
  1. Dab lightly onto your lips as a matte finish tint.
  2. Apply fully onto your lips as a vibrant serum rouge.
Price: From 669 to 482 pesos now.


No. 4 Holika Holika Piece Matching Shadow in GPK02 Cotton Candy

When I was in Korea, I noticed that most Koreans love putting glittery eyeshadows, having shimmer eyelids are like an on-the-go look for them and I actually find it really cute. So while I was in Myeongdong, I bought myself some single eyeshadow with shimmer so I could mimic that Korean vibe on my makeup look. I was glad that the Althea box I purchase also has glittery eyeshadow that I can add to my growing k-beauty collection. 


No. 5 Hello Skin Jumiso Rich Nourishment Mask

The Jumiso Mask have been carefully selected by Seoul Business Agency for the excellent value. It is made from Korean herbal ingredients and black ginseng extract and has Argan Oil that nourishes and protects your skin. It also contains two types of ceramide similar to the skin lipids, which helps strengthen skin elasticity. And it has dual fermentable ingredients using the two fermentation methods that make a healthy looking skin.

How To Use:
  1. Use the mesh to open the sheet
  2. After applying the sheet on the face, remove the mesh only.
Price: From 140, it is only 110 pesos now.

This Althea Favorites: Pink Vibes Only is currently sold out but if you wish to get your hands on these products you can purchase it separately on their website. I have yet to open all this but will surely make a review once I tried all of them.

And aside from the box I also added in my purchase are:


Holika Holika Pig-Nose Clear Blackhead 3-Step Kit

This is a 3-step kit perfect for pore control. The first step opens your pores which allow for removing blackheads easily. The second steps remove blackheads. The third step to minimize pores.

Indications and Usage:

After cleansing, place step-one on the nose for 15-20 minutes. Remove it slowly and wipe off any blackheads or impurities from pores. Wet nose with water and place step-2 on the nose. After 10-15 minutes, slowly remove it from the edge. After step 1 and 2, place step-3 on the nose. Remove it after 10-15 minutes and gently tap on it for better absorption.

Price: From the price of 160 pesos, it's only 80 pesos now.


The SAEM Cover Perfection Tip Concealer in no. 2

The perfect cover concealer for dark circles with UV protection, moisture and brightening effects.

Price: From the price of 400, it's only 320 pesos now.

Purchasing in Althea Korea is such a good steal if I were to ask because aside from getting the products at a lot cheaper price compared to the other online shops, the shop also caters a lot of Korean brands that it will make it easier for us to get different brands in one shopping. And another good thing about it, they offer free shipping above P999 and the much convenient Cash-On-Delivery just to make it the perfect go-to shop for your k-beauty obsession!

Credit: Information about the products I stated above are from Althea website.

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2 comments

  1. Wow! What a great steal! I want to purchase, too. How long does the delivery take to our province (Cavite)?

    Thanks.
    Elaine http://www.iamulyssaelaine.com/

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    1. Go try it, nakakaadik actually, especially if you love makeup so much. :) I actually don't remember but it's not more than 10 days or so. Anyway, I didn't know you blog pala, nice seeing you in blogging platform Ulyssa! :)

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