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SCOUTED: Mini Perfume Cushions by Demeter!

Cushions are the hot thing in Korea right now. Everyone's using a cushion compact and it has diversified beyond foundation products. I've seen eyeliner cushions around - Hera and Banila each have their own eyeliner cushion versions.

These didn't excite me because it didn't really seem helpful to dispense eyeliner in cushion form. Eyeliner needs to be solid and thick, whereas cushion products are good for evening out and blending.

However, I will make an exception on senseless cushionification for MINIATURES.


Last Friday, I saw said cushions and thought they were colorful keychains at first. I paused to swatch the solid perfume sticks below it, before realizing that the 'keychains' above were cushion versions of the sticks. They're only about 2.5cm in diameter and little sponge is just killing me with its cuteness.

Icelandic Aurora (green) smelled pretty good! I like the cushions more than the sticks because they're minis- haha! More reasonably though, the sticks have a waxy underlying smell which turns me off.

Here's a better view of the cushion:

Price: On sale in Watsons for KRW 12 000 (original price KRW 15 000)

Buy prospect: Medium - I see myself buying it but I'm not in a rush to. I don't really see the need for a cushion perfume but it is too cute for words.

Initial assessment: The variety of scents smell nice. Staying power is medium, which is a pleasant surprise. Then again, I'm in the relatively drier Korea so sweating perfume off isn't as huge an issue as in the Philippines.


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