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June 16, 2017

Treat Yourself to Etude House: 10 Under $10

Skip that boba milk tea for two and treat yourself to a new goodie from Etude House. From unicorn liners to a hair mask and yes, even sunscreen for all around $10 or less, you just may be able to get one for your bestie, too.



What’s $10 these days? About two Caramel Frappes. Maybe a fast food value meal? Whatever it ends up being, it usually isn’t much. I said usually, but that’s not the case today.


You’ve got $10? I’ve got 10 great Etude House goodies that cost just $10 or less. Worth it.


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1. Etude House Tear Drop Liner $5.50 

If you feel like an ethereal space princess on the inside, the easiest way to look like one on the outside is with the Tear Drop Liner. This liquid product gives your eyes a dazzling flash of reflective shine, thanks to microfine glitter. It’s not chunky or overwhelming; it’s just the right amount of sparkle. Apply to the inner corner of the eye for a subtle flash or all over as eyeliner for a more dramatic effect. The Tear Drop Liner comes in three shades: a white pearlescent pink, a white glitter, and sunshine bronze. The pearlescent and sunshine shades are my personal picks.


Look how gorgeous they look on Little Porcelain Princess:


2. Etude House Keep My Brows Fixer $7.00

Big, natural brows are so in right now. But big and natural can sometimes mean unruly and bushy. Keep those brows groomed and in place with Keep My Brows Fixer. This clear gel really does keep your brows nice, neat, and totally how you want them all day long. The best part is there are no flakes or white cast, just all-day clear hold, which makes it great when used with other coloring brow products. Which brings me to …


3. Etude House Brow Contouring Kit $9.00

While we’re on the subject of brows, this kit is such a great deal. For $9, you get two powder shades, a wax, and a highlighter shade. You can mix and blend your perfect brow shade with the powders, set it with the wax, and then highlight the top and bottoms of your brows to really bring out the perfection that is your eyebrows. And if you’re not sure about how to achieve that perfect shape, don’t even worry! Etude House also has brow stencils available for just $3! They come in both a “natural” shape and “straight” shape guide, perfect to unleash your inner ulzzang.


4. Etude House Dear My Enamel Eyes-Talk $5.50

If you want more pigmentation that you typically find in the Look At My Eyes line, give Dear My Enamel Eyes-Talk a try. These creamy shadows are best applied with the finger in my opinion, as it lays down an easily controlled yet powerful color deposit. It’s available in 12 gilded shades that give your lids a gorgeous, colorful sheen. PK006, PK002, and OR201 are my personal picks from this line.


See how Korean vlogger Lamuque uses the Dear My Enamel Eyes-Talk:


5. Etude House All Finish Lip Tint Remover $4.00

We all know Etude House has some of the best (and cutest) lip tints. We also know that they’re so good at what they do, they’re hard to remove once it’s time to say goodbye. All Finish Lip Tint Remover to the rescue! Squeeze some of the gel on the tip of your finger, massage it into lips, and remove by rinsing or with a wet tissue. The gel will get into the cracks of your lips and remove the left-behind traces of tint that lurk within.


6. Etude House Cherry Jelly Lips Patch $2.50

Don’t let your face have all the fun. You’re all about that sheet mask life, but what’s the major part that gets left out on all the sheet mask fun? Your lips! Don’t neglect your smackers — apply this giant lip-shaped pucker over your own to deeply hydrate and revitalize that pout with hyaluronic acid , licorice root extract, Camellia sinensis leaf extract, and hydrolyzed collagen.


7. Etude House Play 101 Blending Pencil $7.00

This is the next evolution for my beloved Play 101 Pencils. The Play 101 Blending Pencils are a larger, automatic twist-up version. They come in four textures: Creamy, Jelly, Jewel, and Velvet. They can be used as concealers, highlighters, color correctors, lipsticks, blush, eyeshadow, you name it. With 33 shades at your disposal, the possibilities are endless.


Check out how Korean makeup guru Jung Saem Mool uses the Blending Pencils:




8. Etude House Play 101 Blending Pencil Finger Brush $9.80

This little dual-ended brush is the perfect companion for the Dear My Enamel Eyes Talk shadow. Once applied with your finger, use the brush end of this little guy to buff out and blend your shadow into a pretty little smoke. The spongey end can be used to do a killer gradient lip or all-over soft-wash.


9. Etude House Silk Scarf Damage Protein Steam Hair Pack $3.50

Were you blue (and then pink, purple, green, and then orange)? Is your hair in need of some extra care thanks to all the colors of the rainbow that have found themselves in your hair at one point or another? Give your hair a little extra love with this hair pack. Coat your hair in the essence, cover, let it absorb for 20 to 30 minutes, and then comb through for hair that’s a lot softer than when you started.


10. Etude House Sun-Prise Leports Waterproof SPF50+/PA+++ $10.50

Yes, this is technically 50 cents over our imaginary budget, but consider it the tip you’d have left your barista. Etude House Sun-Prise Leports Waterproof sunscreen is a full UVA, UVB coverage product that dries down almost instantly. It’s very well-suited to oily skinned folks and the very active as it is water-resistant (it says waterproof in the description, but I really don’t think anything is actually fully “waterproof,” so I’m going to go with “resistant” here). What I like about this particular product is most sunscreens in this watery sports formulation are usually somewhere around SPF 30 to 35, so I’m happy to see an SPF 50 here. Shake it up, apply, and get active knowing you’re protected!


What are your favorite under-$10 Etude House products?


Coco Park is an author, beauty journalist, blogger, podcast host, and all around oddball living in Montreal Quebec with her family. Originally from the southern USA, she worked for several years in the makeup industry as a professional makeup artist and holds a certificate in esthetics. She is a proud member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Want to know more? Check her out on the Beauty Beyond Basics podcast, on her blog, on Instagram @thebeautywolf, and in her book "Korean Beauty Secrets: A Practical Guide to Cutting-Edge Skincare & Makeup."