[REVIEW] Graymelin Propolis 80 Energy Ampoule

Graymelin Propolis 80 Energy Ampoule Review

Graymelin Propolis 80 Energy Ampoule Review:

One of those fashionable ingredients with enough hype to cope with is definitely propolis. Beeswax, bee saliva, and herbal sap mixed by bees to build and repair home of theirs, hives. Not so romantic to analyse it like that so I’ll skip to skin care use of it. Skin soothing, with anti-oxidative power ingredient. Nothing super powerful, but very alluring mixed in hanbang manner.

I already mentioned Korean niche brand Graymelin as the next big thing. Honestly, I was firstly lurking other popular propolis ampoules, but this one definitely prevailed as the ingredients list is way closer to my liking than any other.

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[REVIEW] Graymelin Pure 100% Beta-Glucan

Graymelin Pure 100% Beta-glucan Review

Graymelin Pure 100% Beta-glucan Review:

For all of you my fellow rosaceans, you know how the fight is tough and constant. We are in everlasting quest for some immuno-boosters and any kind of skin shields. Thus, when someone offers you pure beta-glucan for your skin, you will not pass on it, I am sure. So neither did I.

Graymelin is Korean indie skin care brand praised by many popular bloggers. Graymelin call themselves Skin’s Beauty Natural Cosmetics Brand and they tend to deliver. Apothecary chic as someone named them, or “the next big thing”. This product is around for at least couple of years, but always fresh and intriguing to write about.

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[REVIEW] Benton Aloe Bha Skin Toner

Benton Aloe Bha Skin Toner Review

Benton Aloe Bha Skin Toner Review:

I am a bit toners and FTEs junkie. I mean, yes, I am skin care junkie from head to toe, but there is something about these liquid wonders that make my wallet itch. I have all sorts of them: pH adjusting, hydrating, with or without snail mucin, all types of fermented everything… Well, you get the picture. This one in particular is with aloe vera, hyaluronic acid, snail secretion filtrate, and very interesting BHA – salicylic acid.

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[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] 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] 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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[Review] IOPE UV Shield Sun Sensitive Cream SPF 25 PA++

IOPE UV Shield Sun Sensitive Cream SPF 25 PA++ Review

IOPE UV Shield Sun Sensitive Cream SPF 25 PA++ Review:

Every year I tend to realize that I’m fed up with my old sunscreen and try to find something new, something that will turn on that wow factor. OK, every year I do find something like that and stick to it until the next summer. Then the chase is on again.

Except this one. I returned to this one this year again. It’s IOPE UV Shield Sun Sensitive Cream. This one has me.

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