[REVIEW] Benton Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel

Benton Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel Review

Benton Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel Review:

As being a Korean skincare aficionado, and having skin this handful, looking up Benton’s window is pretty much inevitable. “It’s only logical” as would Spock say. Also browsing their website and seeing description of a product like this:

ALOE PROPOLIS SOOTHING GEL is for all types of skin including sensitive and troubled skin. The product contains Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, rich in polysaccharides and Propolis Extract, well known for its soothing properties. This soothing gel prevents skin damage, leaving skin refreshed and hydrated.   

Aaaand I was sold.

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[REVIEW] Tosowoong Enzyme Powder Wash

Tosowoong Enzyme Powder Wash Review

Tosowoong Enzyme Powder Wash Review:

A few months ago, every forum, every chat board or social network were buzzing about this Tosowoong Enzyme Powder Wash. After reading ingredients list, I said NO. “There’s no way in he…I would put SLS or denatured alcohol on my face. Heck NO! But after I had read some trusted reviews about really convenient pH of 5.5 of this cleanser, I decided to give it a try. After all, it’s the cost of less than 10$ so it wouldn’t move the Earth towards black hole if it didn’t work. So, here we go.

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[REVIEW] COSRX Centella Water Alcohol-Free Toner

COSRX Centella Water Alcohol-Free Toner Review

COSRX Centella Water Alcohol-Free Toner Review:

I bought this product to complete my stash of centella products. After reading the ingredients list I figured out exactly where and when I need it. It was soon in my shopping cart and I checked it out pretty fast.

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[REVIEW] Cosrx Centella Blemish Ampule

COSRX Centella Blemish Ampule Review

COSRX Centella Blemish Ampule Review:

Yes. I pretty much love to see centella in an ingredients list. Somehow, I always have that personal and non-objective feeling that it is all about wonder plant. Herb that can heal all my skin issues and God knows there are few. Tiger grass, as it is called, promises to soothe, calm the inflammation and strengthen skin barrier. So no wonder my cherished K-brand COSRX came up with the whole line of centella products. This one is Centella Blemish Ampule – little centella bomb to fight blemishes.   

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[Review] From Nature Age Instense Treatment Essence

From Nature Age Instense Treatment Essence Review

From Nature Age Instense Treatment Essence Review:

Talking about first essences and fermented cosmetics in Asian market there are so many great and less great products that one possibly could write a scholar essay upon that subject.

Well, talking about great first essences this one is certainly the first on my list of favourites of all times: From Nature Age Intense Treatment Essence. My obsession with this product originated in fact that this was my first first essence ever bought. At first, when it finally came to me and I unboxed it, it just stood there in my skin care cabinet because I was so afraid of the reaction of my skin to fermented product yet I was so eager to try it. I postponed it so long and then I took the leap of faith. Boy, oh boy! Did I love it! I do own other first essences in my stash, but this one is somehow first to grab in routine.

From Nature is a Korean brand well positioned on “green brand” part of the market. Not so overhyped in the West, but nevertheless great and effective. Their efromnature website is nicely organized and seems informative, but unfortunately only in Korean language.

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[Review] Dr.Jart+ Premium BB Beauty Balm SPF 45 PA+++

Dr.Jart+ Premium BB Beauty Balm SPF 45 PA+++ Review

Dr.Jart+ Premium BB Beauty Balm SPF 45 PA+++ Review:

I came across Dr.Jart+ products two years ago. I saw so much hype about BB creams of this particular brand so I had to try it out. After long ingredient list research, I bought Dr.Jart+ Silver Label Rejuvenating BB Cream, but then I saw this one: Dr.Jart+ Premium BB Beauty Balm. I purchased it for summertime, as it is darker, golden tone shade.

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[Review] Tony Moly Make HD Silk Argan Oil | Damage Care

Tony Moly Make HD Silk Argan Oil Review

Tony Moly Make HD Silk Argan Oil Review:

One of the nicest things when shopping Korean cosmetics are gift samples in package. Of course, not all web shops or eBay or Amazon sellers do that, but ones who do are very generous and one can easily find some new favourite products amongst.

That’s the case with this product – Tony Moly Make HD Silk Argan Oil. It was included as a sample in several online purchases of mine and I decided to give it a try. After the first use I decided to buy myself the full size product. And the rest of the samples I used up just until the package came.

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[Review] Pyunkang Yul Mist Toner

Pyunkang Yul Mist Toner Review

Pyunkang Yul Mist Toner Review:

I have been looking for the mist that will alleviate my skin’s need to get thirsty, angry and dull during the day. I swear I don’t have the same skin in the morning and in the afternoon. It’s two creatures of different kinds. One is nice, supple and well nourished, and the other is, well, nothing of that.

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[Review] Swanicoco 2GF Bio Mix Mask Pack

Swanicoco 2GF Bio Mix Mask Pack Review

Swanicoco 2GF Bio Mix Mask Pack Review:

I like sheet masks. Using them is fun and if it’s a really good mask the result often calls for ‘WOW effect’. Although that effect is temporary, it’s always fun looking at your face in the mirror after taking off the sheet of your face and touching that ‘chok chok’ skin of yours. Isn’t it?

Or maybe I am just a little bit goofy. Nope! Still loving my sheet masks.

So this one in particular caught my attention. This is bio-cellulose mask dipped in mix of Nobel prize winning ingredient, precious metal, amino acids and herbs. Claims that mention skin barrier recovery, collagen boosting, nourishing skin, increasing skin elasticity. All the magic words are there. What else than to quickly click “Buy now”.  Also doesn’t hurt that the brand itself has the reputation of very effective and with wide array of products of proven results.

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