Touch in Sol No Poreblem Primer has been marketed as a Korean celebrity top kept secret for creating a poreless, blemish-free complexion. It is touted to have green tea extracts that create a protective skin barrier and infused with collagen to keep hydration in the skin to give a flawless, dewy glow. Having struggled with... Continue Reading →
To use Manyo Factory Galac Niacin 2.0 Essence effectively, apply 4-5 drops on an entire face daily morning and evening, after cleansing and toning. Massage gently until fully absorbed.
Vitamin C serums are nature’s powerful antioxidants that fights fine lines and signs of aging by stimulating collagen production and protecting the skin from free radicals and environment stressors. It often creates an even, brighter complexion by blocking excess pigmentation, tightening skin and fading acne scars. I use By Wishtrend Pure Vitamin C 15% Serum as a topical treatment every morning on my T-zone where its oily and has enlarged pores, acne scars and also on some dry patches on my cheeks. After washing face and toner, I apply 1-2 drops on the area and pat lightly for 1-2 minutes until fully absorbed.
Either apply 1-2 pumps of Mise En Scene Perfect Serum / Lucido L Argan Oil Rich Moisture as a pre-treatment on towel dry hair before blow-drying, or as a leave-in serum on dry hair, focusing on hair ends and unruly strands to give proper shape to hair.
Some by Mi AHA BHA PHA 30days Miracle Toner works as a gentle chemical exfoliant with AHAs BHAs PHAs from extracts of papaya, citric and lactobionic acid, helping to deep cleanse sebum-clogged pores, moisturize and regenerate skin cells for an optimal complexion. It also contains niacinamide for brightening, as well as salicylic acid, witch hazel and tea tree leaf oil for anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effects.
With an unique, patented 5D Hyaluronic Acid Formula, the Torriden Dive-In Serum stands out from the rest with its combination of 5 types of differently-sized HA molecules, including Hyacross hyaluronic acid elastomer that forms a 3D breathable moisture layer on the skin which enhances its natural barrier, along with low molecule hyaluronic acid particles that penetrate and boost the moisture levels in the deepest layers of our skin. This is further combined with D-Panthenol, a sub-nutrient of vitamin B5 to aid in the repair of skin roughness, redness and fine lines, helping the skin attract and retain the extra moisture. Also, with malachite mineral extract, ceramide, allantoin and Witch Hazel to further protect the skin from oxidative stress, free radicals and environmental pollution.
Huxley is the new revolutionary K-beauty brand that awakened many on the actual possibilities of harvesting oil and moisture out of desert plants for usage in skincare. Cactuses are the only dominant plants that can get enough water and nutrients in the harsh, dry conditions of the dessert to survive and thrive- so how do... Continue Reading →
The Mizon Snail Repair Intensive Ampoule has a transparent, watery consistency that absorbed quickly into the skin, leaving my skin moist, smooth and refreshed. Since it is free of parabens and fragrances, it felt extremely comfortable on the skin and left a non-sticky finish. I usually apply ampoules in this sequence at night – wash, tone, ampoule, essence/serum, moisturiser, spot treatment. 2-3 drops usually does the work, and it is a good base to work on before slathering on the moisturiser.
The COSRX Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser is a mildly acidic gel cleanser at ph5, which claims to gently deep cleanse the skin to remove excess sebum and dead skin cells while maintaining skin pH balance. It contains Betaine Salicylate, a natural BHA exfoliator that unclogs pores, tea tree oil that controls oil, reduces acne, blemishes and improves complexion, as well as citric acid (AHA) for anti-aging benefits. This cleanser seems to be big on plant-based extracts, containing essences from lotus leaf, evening primrose and Japanese cedar leaf, which aids to naturally purify, hydrate, and brighten skin all at once.
The first time I saw the Holika Holika Pig Nose Clear Black Head 3-Step Kit, I was really doubtful despite the ultra-cute packaging. Next, wet your nose thoroughly before sticking on Strip 2 to ensure that it sticks evenly and closely to your skin. The strip will not work perfectly if there is insufficient contact area. After 15 minutes, ensure that the strip hardened enough before removing it. Note that the strip will not work if it had not dried completely. In my case, I saw many of the mini and medium-sized blackheads stuck on the strip upon removal-