Pau Claris, 110 Barcelona
For Lilin Yang, the Tawainese founder of international Korean cosmetics line Miin, it’s all about the packaging and the brand. Lilian wrapped South Korea’s best offerings in customizable, cute pink packages and bundles product based upon your skin type, needs (i.e. travel), or beauty addiction (hello sheet masks). She even sells a boxed collection of six animal-designed face masks that prove irresistible whether you’re a practical mom or girls at a sleepover party.
Most popular product: Pink Blur Hydrogel Eye Patch from G9 Skin, 29.99 euros for 100g.
To try: Mochi BB Cushion compact for the busy lady. SPF 40, mattifying effect and redness-covering, adaptable apricot-beige color, all in an adorable package (of course). 36€ for 15g.
Check out these other options for Korean cosmetics and other products also.
Monday-Friday 10:30-20:30. Saturday 11:00-20:00.
Get fit with a city-style outdoor bootcamp The outdoor bootcamp offered by Urban Gorillas reflects the healthy lifestyle of Barcelona residents. Using Barcelona as a playground, Urban Gorillas holds its classes outside, in the parks, in the streets, and on the beach. Workouts are intended to challenge the individual, while supporting one another through a community/team spirit. Urban Gorillas prides itself on its social atmosphere, fun workouts and ability to push boundaries. While their group training is their most popular, Urban Gorillas is not a one trick pony. If you have serious fitness goals to smash and want a personalized program, try their personal training. If you and your colleagues are looking for a unique team building experience, their corporate training might be the right fit. Urban Gorillas can also host special events upon request. The Urban Gorillas outdoor bootcamp packages start as low as 30 euros. Get inspired and check out these workout and brunch options in Barcelona. About Meagan BellovinMeagan arrived in Barcelona in 2019, having left behind a full life of family, friends, and career in Austin, Texas. Originally educated as a journalist, Meagan taught children in her local public school system for nearly ten years before moving to Barcelona with her husband and dog. Since her arrival, she has embraced local living, taking Spanish classes, making new friends, and rediscovering her journalism past by writing for The Barcelona Edit.View all posts by Meagan Bellovin
The Pink Peony The Pink Peony beauty salons offer manicure, pedicure, hair removal and waxing services. They pay particular attention to the health of the skin and offer beauty treatments focused on facial care. For skin care, the salon uses the natural cosmetic lines of Dr. Hauschka and Dulkamara. The Pink Peony uses the same enamel brands of salons in the United States: Essie, OPI, CND Shellac enamels. They also have their own formulation products. The Pink Peony combines Asian hospitality with United States customer service and European elegance. Their second location can be found at C/ Mandri, 62 bajos 2. About Meagan BellovinMeagan arrived in Barcelona in 2019, having left behind a full life of family, friends, and career in Austin, Texas. Originally educated as a journalist, Meagan taught children in her local public school system for nearly ten years before moving to Barcelona with her husband and dog. Since her arrival, she has embraced local living, taking Spanish classes, making new friends, and rediscovering her journalism past by writing for The Barcelona Edit.View all posts by Meagan Bellovin
Cupcake, Cava, and Coffee The cheerful Irish owners of La Cava Cakery have paired two great pleasures in life – gourmet cupcakes and cava. The cosy shop, located on a main thoroughfare in Gracia, is a well-designed blend of stylish light fixtures, tall tables and bar stools, plus an Instagram-ready array of cupcakes in a range of flavors from salted caramel and red velvet to the more traditional chocolate and strawberry. Enjoy a signature cupcake with a mug of their specialty coffee or flute of cava. Cupcakes also are available by order to celebrate a special event, birthday, or business meeting. All cupcakes are baked on site using quality ingredients. Check out these other specialty Barcelona bakeries. About NicholeView all posts by Nichole | Website
Music Classes in Barcelona for All Ages Shine School of Music in Barcelona offers quality music classes for students of all ages and all levels, providing a simultaneously structured, creative and fun approach to learning music. Whether you are a beginner with no previous experience, a seasoned musician looking for new musical horizons, or someone just looking to pick up a few new chords, there is a place for you at Shine. With over thirty professional musicians as teachers, each with a diverse repertoire of specialties, the school offers classes in all instruments and in all musical genres. At Shine, each student is an individual with distinct musical needs and preferences and the school prides itself on connecting the student with the teacher best suited for his/her individual needs and objectives. And if you don’t have an instrument and would like to take one home to practice, don’t worry; Shine Instrument Rental can provide you with a number of inexpensive options. About NicholeView all posts by Nichole | Website