[REVIEW] SK-II Facial Treatment Essence

SK-II Facial Treatment Essence Review

SK-II Facial Treatment Essence Review:

When talking about first treatment essence, the brand SK-II would definitely come to mind as it was one of the earlier skincare brands to carry FTE under its wings. SK-II is a luxury brand and there are a lot of glowing (pun intended) reviews about its Facial Treatment Essence (some even call it ‘Miracle Water’ or ‘Miracle Potion’), that claims to have more than 90% Pitera™. If you don’t already know, Pitera™ is SK-II’s signature natural bio-ingredient that is packed with vitamins, amino acids and minerals that will aid in transforming your skin to crystal clear, as well as boosting skin’s texture, radiance and firmness.

I first got this FTE from the SK-II Pitera™ Welcome Set, which also includes a mini size of SK-II Facial Treatment Clear Lotion and SK-II R.N.A Power Radical New Age Cream. It is a great value for money trial set for those who wants to get a taste of the SK-II world, but not quite yet ready to splurge on their full-sized products.

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[REVIEW] Scinic First Treatment Essence

Scinic First Treatment Essence Review

Scinic First Treatment Essence Review:

First treatment essences are an essential in every multi step Korean inspired skincare routine. Today the market is flooded with first treatment essence from different brands all promise to have more than ninety percent galactomyces ferment filtrate extract. I have the Missha first treatment essence and I have also tried the SK2 first treatment essence, so when I saw that Scinic has a first treatment essence for an unbeatable price I had to try it out.

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[REVIEW] Scinic Honey All in One Ampoule

Scinic Honey All in One Ampoule Review

Scinic Honey All in One Ampoule Review:

Early on in my “skincare journey”, the Scinic Honey All in One Ampoule definitely piqued my interest when I first heard of it. As I was sorely missing a good hydrating/moisturising step in my quest of rebuilding my skincare regime, the claims of being an “all in one” product was too good to pass up. So despite the huge size of possible disappointment, I decided to just go for it. But with great power (claims), comes great responsibility (to deliver)…

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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] New 2017 Mamonde Floral Hydro Ampoule Toner Narcissus

New 2017 Mamonde Floral Hydro Ampoule Toner Narcissus Review

Mamonde Floral Hydro Ampoule Toner Narcissus Review:

I purchased this product, thanks to the suggestion of Nigama from Cosmeperks, and I fell in love with it when she showed it to me. It’s blue (which makes it look clean) it’s hydrating, it’s an ampoule, and promises long lasting hydration just by looking at it first glance.

Then it also has a very simple and cute design, honestly better than the one they used in their new masks (even though they tried to match the designs, it just really didn’t work that way). It looks very appealing, and it responds to my weaknesses for flowers. So I have been using it for a while now and I have reached a conclusion.

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[Review] Cremorlab Snow Falls Essential Mist and Mineral Water

Cremorlab Snow Falls Essential Mist and Mineral Water Review

Cremorlab Snow Falls Essential Mist and Mineral Water Review:

When I went to the store I couldn’t decide which one to take, so I bought both of them. True story! I noticed a few differences, other than the size and color and the smell, but they were really similar so I couldn’t decide. After using the both of them for a while I can say with all clarity what the differences are, even though they were really small in the beginning I think I can help you tell these two products apart now.

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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] Naruko All-in-One High Potency Brightening Complex

Naruko All-in-One High Potency Brightening Complex Review

Naruko All-in-One High Potency Brightening Complex was purchased by Cosmeperks.

Naruko, with its ever performing sheet mask squad, has gained my respect in a very short span of time. Most of their products are well performing at a decent price range, at least their sheet mask does. Which made me consider getting some real skin care product from them honestly, especially their brightening line so imagine my excitement to try Naruko All-in-One High Potency Brightening Complex!

To be perfectly honest though, I thought it was very brave of Naruko to have produced something that claims to be all-in-one. And frankly, I am a little skeptic about this product, after all, Jack of all trades master of none right? But then again, it’s Naruko we’re talking about so my expectations are quite high!

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[Review] Benton Fermentation Essence

Benton Fermentation Essence Review

Benton Fermentation Essence was purchased by Cosmeperks for review purposes.

I am not gonna lie and pretend that I do some thorough research before I decide to buy a product –guess I’ve had enough readings IRL. If the mass says it’s good, I take their word for it, rush through the mall (or add it to my cart), close my eyes and pray that it would work well enough with my skin. I guess us girls, would have to admit that we’ve reached this point in trying to chase that chok chok skin.

Amongst the rising super ingredients in Asian Beauty is Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate –I have seen quite a lot of products having this as their main ingredient. In fact, I have already acquired a GFF Essence in the past and it was quite good. But then, it wouldn’t be much of a skincare journey if I stop with something that is just quite good, right? Now allow me to breakdown for you another galactomyces product from a well-known brand – Benton Fermentation Essence.

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