A’pieu x Doraemon collection- First impression review + demo

A'pieu Doraemon collection reviewWe thought Garfield was cool enough, then A’pieu collaborated with the one and only, DORAEMON.  Like WHAT!!! The collection was sold out in the first three days and was so hard to get my hands on it online.  I thought at that point that it would never come back in stock, so I tried my luck with a Korean buying service.  I asked them if it was in stock and when they checked for me, it was also out of stock in physical stores.  Two weeks after, I saw it come back in stock on Testerkorea and asked the buying service again if it was in stock and they said yes.  So I bought it through the site since the blusher was not in stock during that time on testerkorea.  Fast forward a month and a half later, the parcel finally arrived to my house and here we are.  Since that time, A’pieu came out with a part two of the Doraemon collection and of course I bought that as well but I will not come for a long time.  So let’s just start with the cushions I bought, my first impression on these and a demo of the blushers so let’s go! *\( *ω*)┓.

Also if you haven’t seen my review on the A’pieu Air Fit BB cushion review, click here.  If you want to see the rest of the first Doraemon collection,click here.

A'pieu Doraemon

A'pieu air fit cushion Full name of product:
A’pieu Air fit BBoyan cushion (Doraemon edition)
[어퓨] 에어 핏 어퓨 쿠션 뽀얀 (도라에몽 에디션)

Limited edition/ permanent?:
Packaging is limited edition but you can find the cushion in the permanent line.

Description of product:
-Photoshop cushion to give an instant bright milk like skin tone improvement
-Used 36% rice extract instead of water, milk protein to give moisture for silky skin care
-gives high git natural skin tone improvement
-contains aloe extract and tea extract for sensitive skin

SPF 50+/ PA+++

5,800 ₩

Amount of product:

Duration before expiration:
12 months (1 year)

Where to buy:

Shade available:
Only this white color is available, although they do have their regular Air cushion skintone shades which comes in three shades.

Bran can, Cyclopentasiloxane, the chilhek silme methoxy cinnamate, zinc oxide (CI 77947), cyclohexanone siloxane, a chilhek silsal florisil rate, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Butylene Glycol di ruffles rate / Freight digital camera, not blood -8 dimethicone, methyl methacrylate cross polymer, Butylene glycol, glycerin, niacinamide, rengeul pentyl glycol, synthetic fluorinated graphite sample logos, diphenyl siloxy phenyl trimethoxysilane chikon, aloe vera ipjeup , tea tree leaf extract, fermented rice water filtration, Mulberry Root extract, raspberry extract, blueberry extract, milk protein extract, Acai palm extract, digital cameras frills reel carbonate, not three tilpi / p Fiji -10/1 dimethicone, methyl siloxane tree Sicily Kate, distearoyl dimonium hectorite, magnesium sulfate, sorbitan source Te rate, aluminum hydroxide, stearic acid, dimethicone, dimethicone cross polymer, echil hexyl glycerin, adenosine, a tree in Tok Chicago frills reel silane hydro jeneyi suited castor oil sources Te rate, caprylic rilgeul glycol, citric acid, caprylic hydroxyl samik acid, disodium this dithiophene this, phenoxyethanol, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, spices, mica ( If CI 77019)

쌀겨수, 사이클로펜타실록산, 에칠헥실메톡시신나메이트, 징크옥사이드 (CI 77947), 사이클로헥사실록산, 에칠헥실살리실레이트, 티타늄디옥사이드 (CI 77891), 부틸렌글라이콜디카프릴레이트/디카프레이트, 피이지-8디메치콘, 메칠메타크릴레이트크로스폴리머, 부틸렌글라이콜, 글리세린, 나이아신아마이드, 펜틸렌글라이콜, 합성플루오르플로고파이트, 디페닐실록시페닐트리메치콘, 알로에베라잎즙, 티트리잎추출물, 쌀발효여과물, 상백피추출물, 라즈베리추출물, 블루베리추출물, 우유단백질추출물, 아사이야자추출물, 디카프릴릴카보네이트, 세틸피이지/피피지-10/1디메치콘, 트리메칠실록시실리케이트, 디스테아디모늄헥토라이트, 마그네슘설페이트, 소르비탄이소스테아레이트, 알루미늄하이드록사이드, 스테아릭애씨드, 디메치콘, 디메치콘크로스폴리머, 에칠헥실글리세린, 아데노신, 트리에톡시카프릴릴실란, 하이드로제네이티드캐스터오일이소스테아레이트, 카프릴릴글라이콜, 시트릭애씨드, 카프릴하이드록사믹애씨드, 디소듐이디티에이, 페녹시에탄올, 포타슘소르베이트, 소듐벤조에이트, 향료, 마이카 (CI 77019)

*Please note the list of ingredients might not be full accurate since it is from translation.  There is some weird phrases in there so I have also included the Hangul as well.*

A'pieu air fit cushion reviewProduct packaging:
The cushion compact comes in the standard BB cushion case, with Doraemon’s face printed on the front.  With a lot of print nowadays, it is usually just a cheap sticker or a print that scratches off easily.  Luckily for us, this Doraemon print is not one to be scratched off and will not rub off.  This is one high quality print for sure!

IMG_8807The side of the compact has Doraemon ❤️ A’pieu.  Super cute (。・ω・。)ノ♡.


Inside has a nice sized mirror which is covered with a plastic when you first get it. I usually don’t rip it off since I never really use the mirror.  There is also the standard air puff which I find okay in texture but prefer my Etude House ones a little more.

IMG_8813You pop open the cushion by opening the lid which keeps it from drying out.

How to use:
Use this white base underneath your foundation or BB cream for a brightening effect.  I would not use this alone unless you are using this for Halloween and want to be a vampire hehe. You could also strategically place the white base in the center of your forehead, nose bridge, tops of your cheek and a little on your chin and then blend it out with your foundation/ BB cream. If you have a light hand (unlike me), you could use this as a subtle highlighter as well since it is completely matte with no shimmers but there is a dewy finish to it so it looks very natural.

IMG_8815Color/ pigmentation:
If you were to use a lot of this product, it is a very stark white on the skin as you can see in the picture down below.  However when you fully blend it out, it looks very natural with a hint of brightness.  This would not be a replacement for my BB cushion since I need a bit of coverage to even out my skin tone but it seems to be a nice brightener for my yellow undertones.  I would definitely not recommend this product for anyone that has a a skin tone darker then MAC NC30 or higher.  If you guys are looking for a BB cushion base that could work for your skin tones, check out Etude House Precious mineral Magic cushions that comes in a pale pink, pale peach and a mint shade.

A'pieu air fit cushion swatchTexture/finish:
Texture of this BB cushion base is very light, easily blendable and highly moisturizing which is great for the cold days that we have here in Canada for 9 months out of the 12.  There is absolutely no shimmers in the base and after you blend it out, it has a dewy finish.  Once it dries and sets after about 30 minutes, this has a satin finish and becomes less dewy.

There is a very faint soapy fragrance but not strong enough to smell when you open up the cushion and there is also no scent when applying onto the skin.  Smell-o-scale= 4/10

-very moisturizing; dewy finish
-very pigmented and needs only little for full effect

-only work with selected light skin tones
-can’t be bought in stores (unless you live in Asian); have to be bought online


Stars given out of 5:

Overall thoughts:
My first impressions on this product is only so so.  I’m not the biggest fan of the effect since it is so stark white, but I bought it mainly just to get the Doraemon case.  I would have gotten the regular BB cushion set but I already had three of the same thing, so it would not have made sense to get two more of the same thing.  I wouldn’t repurchase this product since there are ones out there that have slight color in them that would look much more natural. Overall the product is decent but nothing out of the ordinary.IMG_8774Full name of product:
A’pieu Air cushion blusher (Doraemon edition)

Limited edition/ permanent?:
Limited edition

Description of product:
Cushion type blusher with non sticky application for long lasting wear.
5 color fruit complex, moisture glow powder, aloe extract, tea tree extract


5,800 ₩

Amount of product:
10 g

Duration before expiration:
12 months (1 year)

Where to buy:

Shade available:
doraemon collage
BR01, PK01, CR01

Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, diphenyl siloxy phenyl trimethoxysilane chikon, digital cameras frills reel carbonate, Butylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol di ruffles rate / Freight digital camera, not -10 avoid dimethicone, glycerin, pentyl rengeul Glycol, Dimethicone blood -8 page, methyl methacrylate cross polymer, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), ipjeup aloe vera, tea tree leaf extract, lemon extract, pear extract, kiwi extract, tomato fruit / leaf / stem extract, grape extract, not blood-8, dimethicone, synthetic fluorinated graphite sample logos, dimethicone cross polymer, magnesium sulfate, distearoyl dimonium hectorite, aluminum hydroxide, hydro rates in Te jeneyi sited a source of castor oil, stearic Rick acid, echil hexyl glycerin, a tree in Tok Chicago frills reel silane, silica, hydroxypropyl-bis palmitate Tama Eid M. yieyi, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, citric acid, disodium this dithiophene this, phenoxyethanol, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, spices, yellow iron oxide (CI 77492), Red No. 226 (CI 73360), Mica (CI 77019)

*Again the English ingredients list is from Google translation so I can not guarantee that it is fully accurate.  I have also included the Hangul list on the bottom.*

[전성분] 정제수, 사이클로펜타실록산, 디페닐실록시페닐트리메치콘, 디카프릴릴카보네이트, 부틸렌글라이콜, 부틸렌글라이콜디카프릴레이트/디카프레이트, 피이지-10디메치콘, 글리세린, 펜틸렌글라이콜, 피이지-8디메치콘, 메칠메타크릴레이트크로스폴리머, 티타늄디옥사이드 (CI 77891), 알로에베라잎즙, 티트리잎추출물, 레몬추출물, 서양배추출물, 키위추출물, 토마토열매/잎/줄기추출물, 포도추출물, 피이지-8, 디메치콘, 합성플루오르플로고파이트, 디메치콘크로스폴리머, 마그네슘설페이트, 디스테아디모늄헥토라이트, 알루미늄하이드록사이드, 하이드로제네이티드캐스터오일이소스테아레이트, 스테아릭애씨드, 에칠헥실글리세린, 트리에톡시카프릴릴실란, 실리카, 하이드록시프로필비스팔미타마이드엠이에이, 카프릴릭/카프릭트리글리세라이드, 시트릭애씨드, 디소듐이디티에이, 페녹시에탄올, 포타슘소르베이트, 소듐벤조에이트, 향료, 황색산화철 (CI 77492), 적색226호 (CI 73360), 마이카 (CI 77019)



This blusher packaging is a little bit different from the full size Doraemon BB cushion case. Dorami’s case is a little bit smaller, measuring at 6.3 cm in diameter compared to standard BB cushion cases measuring at 7.1 cm.  I honestly didn’t think these blusher would be any good, but didn’t hurt trying.  Even if they were any good, I was just going to wash them out and use them as a travel friendly BB cushion for my purse.  Win win situation hehe.

IMG_8779Unlike the standard BB cushion cases where you have to press the button on the side to open up the compact, this one is just a snap on.  I wouldn’t worry about it popping open in your bag since it is quite sturdy.  Print wise is also the same as the Doraemon one, very nicely printed into the plastic and will not scratch off.

IMG_8780Inside is a decent sized mirror with a super adorable, mini sized air puff.


Here’s a comparison to the normal, standard sized air puffs.  So cute right!! (*・▽・*)

IMG_8784I did not get all three of the shades since I was skeptical of the bronzer cushion shade.  I have seen other Korean vloggers demo-ing it but I didn’t think it gave a precise enough effect to purchase for myself.

IMG_8790Here’s a size comparison from standard BB cushion sizes and the blusher size.

I didn’t think much of these cushion blushers since they are just a watered down liquid blush.  Boy was I wrong… When I apply these onto my cheeks with the air puff, little gives a very long way as you will see in the demo down below.  Although these are very light and watery, they are quite pigmented, especially on the cheeks.

IMG_8786CR01 is a bright coral color.  A very straight forward shade, not much to explain.

IMG_8788PK01 is a warm toned, rosy pink shade.

These blushes are completely matte with no shimmers and applies very dewy on the skin.  These set in 30 mins and dries down to a more satin finish and becomes less sticky.  These would work best with people with dry skin like me but would be questionable for those with oily skin types.

These blushes also have a slight soapy, floral scent to it just like the Doraemon base.  Smell-o-scale= 4/10


IMG_8797These swatches look very similar, however the demo down below will show them in a truer form.

How to use/demo:
After your base make up is done (concealer, foundation/BB cushion, etc), apply these on your cheeks with your air puff.  Sounds easy enough right?  We’ll see about that HAHA.  Oh dear….

IMG_8650Here’s my face with no blush.  I have on eyebrow powder, eye make up, concealer, BB cream and have contoured a little bit.

IMG_8656Take your blusher and tap a little onto your air puff.

IMG_8657This is actually too much I have found.  A little goes a really long way, so I would suggest you guys to tap a little of the blusher on the edge of the cushion for a better control, unlike me down below. Train wreck, here we go~

IMG_8643Starting with the coral shade first~

IMG_8658Smile and tap.  I usually like to bring my blush a little bit towards the sides of my cheeks as well and not just on the apples of my cheeks.

IMG_8666Like I said up upon, TOO FRINKIN’ MUCH.

IMG_8667Wipe a little bit away, fix it!!


IMG_8665After.  I like the effect it gives, a very dewy finish with a natural glow to the cheeks.

IMG_8670Onto the pink shade…

IMG_8671Tap tap tap…IMG_8674F*** This problem again!  I don’t want to look like Pikachu damn it.tumblr_mg8kk55qAV1qc2jhfo1_500.0


IMG_8698After…  I like them both but would use the pink shade during fall and winter and the coral shade during spring and summer.

IMG_8699Closer look with the coral shade as well.

IMG_8701Which shade do you guys like?

IMG_8695Why do I feel like I have this Chibi Saturn vibe HAHA.  Yes I am yearning for more Sailor Moon Crystal so I could relive my childhood since I had no clue what the plot line was when I watched Sailor moon as a kid.imagesCould someone kindly refresh my memory as to who Chibi Saturn is again? I only remember she turned evil kind of?  I don’t remember!! 
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-very natural looking

-dewy finish; highly moisturizing
-use is straight forward

-slightly messy to use; needs precious application (or use less)
-need to be bought online (unless you live in Asia and have access to A’pieu products)


Stars given out of 5:

I do like this product and you definitely need very little, however you need to be careful when apply this blushers since they can go everywhere very quickly.  Once application is perfected, these could easily be one of my favourite cream(ish) blushes since it gives a dewy finish while keeping my skin moist.  These could be oily skin type’s worst nightmare since they would slip and slide everywhere with the finish it gives.  You could set these with a powder blush but kind of defeats the purpose of a cushion blusher in my opinion.  Overall these are good products but still on the fence if I like them or not hence the three star rating.

What do you guys think about these cushions? Which ones which you get for yourself?  Which shade of the blusher is your favourite?  Comment down below and tell me what you think. ( ̄・Θ・ ̄)

This Post Has 6 Comments

  1. 정시은

    I’m soooo envious ! I couldn’t find it anywhere in stores here in Korea T.T It looks soooo cute !

    1. Christina

      Whoo really? They have it online still if you want it. There is also the part 2 of Doraemon collection :), you can check that out~

  2. Midori

    Those blushers look stunning on you! Dewy perfection.
    P.S. I love your eye makeup too hehe!

    I so feel you on the Sailor Moon bit. When I watched it as a kid, I thought it was so cool and I found Tuxedo Mask to be this amazing character. However, now that I’m re-reading the manga, I feel like that guy screws up too much and too often for my liking. xD

    1. Christina

      Hehe thank you :). I was trying individual lashes for the first time and I like them! I’m still trying to find lashes that work with asian lashes since the ones in the drugstores are built more for people with bigger eyes and lid space.

      I really need to rewatch the whole sailor moon series. I’ve been watching the new Sailor Moon crystal and squeal like a little girl when tuxedo mask shows up, but I have to agree with you. He is hella screwed up HAHA

  3. Meow

    The packaging itself is already a winner!

    1. Christina

      It is :D. Sadly this was a limited edition cushion case but there is a limited edition Doraemon collection at the moment you can also check out!

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