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.
During summer, foundations always tend to break down a few hours after application due to the humid weather. Hence, it is always important to apply a loose powder or make up spray to finish the make up and create a barrier to prevent oxidation and discoloration. Here, I have tried the ever-popular Innisfree No Sebum... Continue Reading →
At the start, it was a pleasure to use due to the refreshing citrusy scent! Also, I love how smooth and matt it leaves my skin. However, there was not much pore tightening effects to be seen even after a few weeks, and the oil control effect might not be sufficient for oily skin types.
My skin is usually dehydrated and hence pretty dull. However, it immediately looks brighter and clearer once fully absorbed! I also like how the innis free green tea serum only leaves a slight sticky finish on my skin, and the hydration seems to be working on a deep level as my T-zone was much less oily, and yet cheeks less dry.
Mediheal top selling aqua ring ampoule masks provide deep hydration and whitening. Recommended to use biweekly for oilier skin types and pat in the mask to leave overnight for maximum absorption
To use, apply a toner after cleansing and massage the blooming essence into your skin. The blooming essence contains green tea and various vegetable oils such as ylang ylang flower oil, tea tree leaf oil, lavender oil, that acts as a primer to sooth the senses and hydrate the skin while prepping the skin for the next stage of hydration.
The Caolion Blackhead steam pore pack provides double duty deep cleansing with charcoal and kaolin, both of which are powerful sebum-absorbing particles that aids in eliminating clogged pores in oily skin. I rub this in to a clean, dry face for a few minutes and left it on for a further five before finishing up with a good cold cleanse.