[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] A’pieu Waterful Bamboo Soothing Gel

A’pieu Waterful Bamboo Soothing Gel Review

A’pieu Waterful Bamboo Soothing Gel Review:

The world of soothing gels is fit for any taste and any skin type. I first thought that this would be just a copy of the famous Aloe gels, but I found out that each type of gel has its own abilities and utilities and I know that this one can match an Aloe gel in some. I also know that it is less good at some things, but better at others.

Since soothing gels tend to be an affordable product, they are a staple in most people’s beauty cabinets, and definitely a staple in mine. If you haven’t used a Bamboo soothing gel, I’m sure you will get to know some cool stuff about it if you keep reading.

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[REVIEW] Etude House 98% Watermelon Soothing Gel

Etude House 98% Watermelon Soothing Gel Review

Etude House 98% Watermelon Soothing Gel Review:

As a person who lives in tropical country, heated skin is usually being a terrible problem especially in summer. If you are Korean skincare lovers, you probably know that aloe vera soothing gel is very popular since last year and I thought that soothing gel is the best product to solve heated skin problem. But for my oily-combination skin, I felt that most of aloe vera soothing gel products were too moist, some of them even made my skin feel sticky and greasy especially on my T-zone. So I browsed through online shops and found this product. It is soothing gel type too but made from different main ingredient. Instead of aloe extract, it is made from watermelon extract. Yes, I am talking about 98% Watermelon Soothing Gel from Etude House!

I’ve ever read that watermelon is a great ingredient for acne prone skin. The extract of watermelon helps to heal acnes, smooth the skin texture and give a fresh skin without feeling greasy since it has powerful antioxidant rich in Vitamin A & C and Lycopene which are good to regenerate skin too.

Etude claimed that this soothing gel is made with 98% watermelon extract from Yangpyeong. I don’t know where Yangpyeong is. Usually I notice that most of Korean skincare made with natural ingredients from Jeju island, LOL. However, I have a high expectation with this product. Now let’s check how 98% Watermelon Soothing Gel works on my skin!

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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] Missha Near Skin Phyto Azulen Cream

Missha Near Skin Phyto Azulen Cream Review

Missha Near Skin Phyto Azulen Cream Review:

I tested these products (this cream and it’s two sisters) in the store as soon as they came out and by that one touch I could tell right away they are all highly moisturizing creams. They also all have different focuses, and this one focuses in long term (day long) reducing of the skin temperature while being appropriate for sensitive and dry skin, or skin that needs special care.

But what is Near Skin? It’s one of the Missha collections, however it’s almost like a sub-brand of Missha since Missha’s name doesn’t even appear on the packagings of these products. Near Skin focuses on derma cosmetics, so if you would like to try Missha products to deal with specific skin troubles this is the collection you should be looking at.

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[REVIEW] My Beauty Diary Alps Edelweiss Ultra Repairing Mask

My Beauty Diary Alps Edelweiss Ultra Repairing Mask Review

My Beauty Diary Alps Edelweiss Ultra Repairing Mask Review:

I am such an avid fan of My Beauty Diary. No words can describe how much I adore this brand. I was out in the sweltering heat for the entire day in sunny Singapore and was afraid of the damage it would do to my skin. Although I applied sunblock (SPF50+ PA+++), I did not want to take any chances. I decided to use this mask to hopefully neutralise the damage to my sun-soaked skin.

I got this in a box of 8 at my local Guardian because I was attracted to its romantic packaging and its pastel purple tones. It looks so sweet and when it comes to sheet masks, the more the merrier!

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[REVIEW] Benton Snail Bee High Content Skin

Benton Snail Bee High Content Skin Review

Benton Snail Bee High Content Skin Review:

I bought this product because I ran out of my toner and I wanted to try something new. I remembered one of my friends saying that Benton products are amazing for her skin so I was curious about how it will react with my skin.

Plus I never tried snail products before so it was really something new for me and when you look at it , it has a pump so the first thing that comes to your mind is the word hygienic.

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[REVIEW] Tsaio Witch Hazel Oil Control Mask

Tsaio Witch Hazel Oil Control Mask Sheet Review

Tsaio Witch Hazel Oil Control Mask Review:

I am an advocate for natural acne and skincare treatment. I did not realise how wonderful witch hazel was until I started using My Beauty Diary’s Witch Hazel Oil Control Essence Mask. Pimply me was so excited that I decided to do some research on the benefits of witch hazel. Due to its astringent properties, it is one of the most effective natural treatment for acne, and can even fight against skin cancer. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties help protects against free radical damage from stress, poor diet and pollution. Is witch hazel awesome or what?!

I got this Tsaio sheet mask last Christmas and have kept it in my mask stash because I was always buying new masks to try. This gem was hidden under dust and it is time for it to shine.

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[REVIEW] New 2017 Missha Homemade Moisturizing Mungbean Modeling Mask

Missha Homemade Moisturizing Mungbean Modeling Mask Review

Missha Homemade Moisturizing Mungbean Modeling Mask was purchased by Cosmeperks.

I want to say here in this section that if you have seen this product on Missha’s webpage you might have been deceived by the photo into thinking the size of this mask’s pack was bigger! I know I was! However I hope my photo was a little more enlightening than theirs. More on this later.

This mask is a jelly-type modeling mask that comes in three flavors, with three completely different effects. Of course being summer I chose the moisturizing mask (maybe even not in summer I would choose it). The gel part of this mask (or essence) is common in all three flavors, then the powder is the different agent, which I found cute and practical. I know modeling masks are very popular among foreigners, but in Korea they are actually just starting to kick off, and it’s an expected-to-be trend for the end of this season. I urge you to find out how Korean products are “discovering” these masks!

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