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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Review :: Nature Republic Soothing & Moisture Aloe Vera 92% Gel (네이처리퍼블릭 알로에베라 92% 수딩젤)

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네이처리퍼블릭 알로에베라 92% 수딩젤

전성분 : 알러에베리잎추출물(92%), 에탄올, 글리세릴폴리아크릴레이트, 디프로필렌글라이콜, 부틸렌글라이콜, 글리세린, 프로필렌글라이콜, 1,2-헥산디올, 폴리글루타믹애씨드, 배타인, 고쥼하이알루로네이트, 카렌둘리꽃투출물, 스피어민트추출물, 레몬밤추출물, 카보머, 피이지-60하이드로제네이티드캐스터오일, 트리에탄올아민, 페녹시에탄올, 정제수, 향료, 디소듐이디티에이.

Weight : 300ml / 10.56 fl.oz.
Price : 3.300 원

Known as the Million Seller Cosmetic, Nature Republic maybe one of the most popular brands for their Soothing & Moisture Aloe Vera Gel. I've been seeing many brands of those things recently, but Nature Republic one always seems to be the best choice. Since Aloe Vera Gel becomes hugely popular here, I keep wondering as it sounds so fun to give it a go. I mean, I've been spending my wholelife buy lotions years after years and as Aloe Vera Gel should be fresher for these days.

A multifungsional product such as a giant tube of Aloe Vera Gel is definitely one of my favorite. In part it doesn't do a good job for a purpose, possibly it works in some ways. Meaning no money is wasted. There are 8 ways to use Nature Republic Aloe Vera Gel :

Moisturizing cream or mask pack. Mix with oil and put on.

Base make up. Mix make up base(or foundation) and this shooting gel in the ratio of 2:1 and put on.

After shave cream. Relax the sensitive skin and gove good moisture.

❹ Hair treatment. No sticky! Natural hair styling.

❺ Relax swollen eyes. Put this gel on a piece of cotton, and place the cotton onto eyes.

❻ Nail essence. Put on nail, this gel makes healthy nail.

❼ Body care. Put on the whole body, this gel makes soft skin.

❽ Mask pack for relaxing sunburns. Put on a mask sheet and leave for 15 minutes.

I used to think nothing is more refreshing for a skin care daily basis than applying one scoop of Aloe Vera Gel onto the skin. Unfortunately, everything does not happen what it exactly supposed to be. When it applied, it was instantly moisturizing my skin (Indeed, all lotions do). However, it only lasts for 1-2 hours before my skin begin to dry again. I decided to use it one way and another, additionally, using Aloe Vera Gel to take care of cuticles sounds like a great idea.

What's good?

Budget friendly.
A tube last a long time.
Many ways to use it.
Easy to buy.
The fragrance is not too strong.
Nice packaging.

What's bad?

- Feel a little greasy right after applying it.
- The moisture doesn't last long as a body moisturizer (whereas that is the main reason I bought this).
- Alcohol is the second main ingredient.

Repurchase? No, I prefer using oil since I have a very dry skin. But hey, this is a best-selling product, isn't it? Anyhow, many people using it as their favorite body care. I guess Aloe Vera Gel works amazing for most people, somehow it just doesn't work for me.

This is a personal review. Skin care depends on our skin types. Try out and find your best one ☺

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My skin is very dry

Right after applying

Fully absorded

Right hand : without

Left hand : with Nature Republic Aloe Gel

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Review :: LUS (Lovely Your Skin) Essence Mask Sheet

LUS (Lovely Your Skin) Essence Sheet Masks

"The special treatment give the enjoyment to your skin!"

My friend, Riessa kindly sent me 4 different types of sheet masks from LUS (thanks, Riessa!).  There are red ginseng, marine algae, cucumber, and coenzyme Q10.

Red Ginseng Essence mask

"Sheets with abundant extract of red ginseng give your skin moisture and soft, it is great for skin resillent and looking healthy skin by giving nutrition when drying."

Marine Algae Essence Mask

"The marine Algae extract which is effective excellent skin absorbency gives the rough and tired skin softness and whiteness."

Cucumber Essence Mask

"Concentrated high moisture and nutrition for cleaning one's skin, helps ones get over from skin fatique and stress."

Coenzyme Q10 Essence Mask

"Enriching moisturizing coenzyme Q10 ingredients replenishes directly your skin and it helps to increase elasticity and soften skin cells."

I decided to give red ginseng the first serve. Ginseng skin care always seems to be the best. Okey, first of all I want to tell you about the scent since that is the most thing caught my attention. It smells exactly like tonic. I'm not sure either  they do not contain any fragrance or it just disappeared by the ginseng.

I had thought that the ginseng-tonic-scent is gonna be hard to handle, nevertheless it is not as strong after minutes the mask stuck directly on my face. So that doesn't matter anyway. But a new problem was coming up next. My face start to feels stinging as the essence absorded into the skin. However I keep it there to see the result, then after around 30 minutes I take it off. Fortunately it worked pretty fair, my skin becomes healthier, moisturized and surprisingly brighter. It also does not leave greasy feeling unlike many other sheet masks often do. Altought it does its purpose to moisturizing (and brightening for extra), but remember about it is not gentle enough for my sensitive skin make it one of those things I'm not setting up to repurchase.

What's good?

Great for moisturizing.
Brighten the skin.
Does not feels greasy.
Budget friendly.

What's bad?

- Stinging.
- The fragrance smells like tonic.

Repurchase? I guess not. I will looking for another sheet masks.

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Review :: OHUI Clear Science Soft Peeling

OHUI Clear Science Soft Peeling Gel

Smooth exfoliating product in gommage type. Hypo allergenic peeling scrub that is mixed with enzyme capsule and seaweeds extracts. Removes old dead skin cells and creates transparent and smooth skin.

How to use (Official) :

❶ After washing your face, dry yourself and apply moderate amount on face like drawing circle gently.

❷ Give light rolling and rinse with warm water.

*Use once or twice a week.

Suitable for : All skin types.

Peeling gel is basically a soft gel exfoliator which doesn't contain any scrubs on it and very popular in Korea. Peeling gel best suit for sensitive skin because it works like a charm to remove dead skin cells without stimulating. So glad I found this, since scrub is a big no no for me.

How I use it :

Wash away make up with cleansing oil/face wash, get a small amount of peeling gel and massage onto the skin, it will turns out to clumps (they said that is the dead skin cells rolled up from the peeling gel). It's dry very fast, I have to rubbing it a little bit in hurry. Then rinse with clean water.

OHUI is a high-end brand in Korea, that makes everything clear why I only have a sample instead a full size tube of this peeling gel (haha). It has a mild scent, I have no idea how it smells like, almost unnoticeable. The color is similar to aloe vera. First impression? My face had changed from dull to glowing within seconds. Woah. It also got brighter, but doesn't smoother than before.

What's good?

Very gentle.
Brighten my skin.
Mild scent.
Didn't irritate or cause break out.

What's bad?

- Pretty expensive.
- Didn't make my skin smoother.

Repurchase? No. I was looking for a peeling gel which has the same result with a lower price and already purchased one from another brand.

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