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SKINCEUTICALS - Hydrating B5 Gel Hydrating Gel With Hyaluronic Acid
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May 10, 2020
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You’re new best friend HYALURONIC ACID
Hyaluronic acid? Who is she? She’s your new best friend also called “hyaluronan” hyaluronic acid is found naturally in your body, it’s in your eyes, skin, and connective tissue (she does it all.) hyaluronic acid main function is to retain moisture, it can hold up to 1000x times it weight in moisture! So what is it gonna do? It is going to trap that moisture from the air suck it in and slap it right onto your pretty perfect face And keep your skin hydrated, smooth, plump, and cute! Once it does that it’s actually going to tell your sebaceous gland to slow down on the production of sebum, so if you have oily dehydrated skin this will work the wonders you’ve been looking for. Hyaluronic has plentiful of Benefits, it helps wounds especially from acne so it will help heal instead of scar. Sense your body produces hyaluronic acid it’s actually very rare for someone to have allergic reaction to this ingredient! What I’ve done is put together 3 products ranging from $5 to $100 let’s say hi and talk about them! The Ordinary - Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 the ordinary brand has been making its way across social media and I have to say for around $5 you can’t beat it, it has 15 forms of hyaluronic acid & B5 that enhances hydration but one of the negatives is that it has a PH level of 6-7.5 your skin needs to stay between 4.5-5.5 so after using this product you will need a nice toner to bring your skin balance back down to the proper PH. PAULA'S CHOICE - Hyaluronic Acid Booster Paulas choice has been around for A long time! She knows what she’s doing out there 💋 after water hyaluronic is the 3rd ingredient in this product and has been apart of 7 RESEARCH STUDYS SENSE 2003! For a whopping $36 I think if you have the extra coin to try it! Now with this product there are more Pro reviews than there are CONS but on the CON side the main issue seems to be people are having reactions to other ingredients in this product. SKINCEUTICALS - Hyaluronic Acid Intensifier Serum THIS RIGHT HERE! She is one of the top products recommended by dermatologist out on the market she goes for a hefty $100 but lets dive a little deeper, 10% proxy lane which helps the hyaluronic acid levels on your skin stay balanced for a longer time 0.2% purple rice extract, helps preserve hyaluronic acid 1.3% hyaluronic acid (this is the golden number of how much hyaluronic acid you would want in a product) With these ingredients it’s amplifies hyaluronic acid by 30%! Hope this helped you beautiful people out just a little, please follow me for more product knowledge and next time we will dig deeper into KNOWING YOUR CORRECT SKIN TYPE! Stay beautiful stay sexy, you all are perfect the way you are💋❤️
SKINCEUTICALS REVIEW ✨✨✨
Testing out this Skinceuticals lineup 🥰 I really enjoyed all of the products pictured! they felt amazing and my skin is looking glowy, bright and hydrated this evening Skinceuticals pioneered the term “cosmeceuticals”: cosmetic products with biologically active ingredients claiming to enhance skincare efficacy. All formulas are based on optimal concentrations of active ingredients elegantly crafted into functional products- designed, formulated, and tested for effectiveness. 1st pic: SKINCEUTICALS - Phyto + Hydrating Botanical Serum With Kojic Acid discoloration correcting botanical serum with kojic acid that hydrates and soothes SKINCEUTICALS - Hydrating B5 Gel : really nice hydrating serum with vitamin B5 (panthenol), is super silky and great at plumping and softening skin SKINCEUTICALS - Hyaluronic Acid Intensifier Serum : another nice hydrating serum! Felt light but very hydrating, had an interesting color and consistency, layered well SKINCEUTICALS - C E Ferulic With 15% L-Ascorbic Acid Vitamin C Serum : really nice vitamin C serum 😍 also has vitamin E and Ferulic acid. This is a light yet effective antioxidant serum that reduces oxidative damage from free radicals, brightens skin and reduces fine lines/wrinkles. Love it! Also very layerable (everything in this lineup is) SKINCEUTICALS - Hydrating B5 Mask : a clear gel that felt surprisingly rich in a way, it instantly melted onto my skin and infused the surface with hydration! This formula also has vitamin B5 (panthenol) which is incredible for softening, plumping, and soothing. I’ve seen the benefits of this ingredient from some of my hair products as well SKINCEUTICALS - Retinol 0.5 Retinol Night Cream : I applied this on my neck just to test, the texture was felt nice and didn’t irritate my skin at all
Sensitive - Combo Face Routine
I’ve posted about many of these products individually, but I thought I’d share how I combine them in my relatively simple routine. For reference, my skin is very finnicky (eczema-prone, acne-prone, and very reactive). 🌤SKINCEUTICALS - Hydrating B5 Gel Hydrating Gel With Hyaluronic Acid The only reason for the docked star, is the prohibitive price. My mom got this for me as a gift when my skin was freaking out. It’s a fantastic hydrating serum that is thick and soothing! I apply after a thorough rinse to damp skin. When I run out, I’ll replace this either with Maelove’s hydrating serum (as the ingredients are similar) or I may try out their popular Glow Maker serum! 🌤DESERT ESSENCE - Organic Jojoba Oil Pat on 3 drops of jojoba oil then use my roller around my eyes and brow bone. 🌤KINSHIP - Self Reflect Probiotic Moisturzing Sunscreen Zinc Oxide SPF 32 Smooth an even layer for extra moisture and sun protection. The initial shine will dry down and give a nice non-greasy glow. +++ 🌙ACURE - Seriously Soothing Cleansing Cream Massage this in for 30 sec - 1 min, focusing on the T zone and where I’m wearing makeup 🌙CeraVe - Skin Renewing Night Cream (repairing) OR MAELOVE - Night Renewer (exfoliating) with DESERT ESSENCE - Organic Jojoba Oil I dot one of the creams around my face, add a few drops of oil and blend together. You can also “lock in” your moisturizer by patting the oil on top, but since these creams are a bit heavier, I like to mix them so everything has a chance to absorb. 🌤🌙Vaseline - Lip Therapy, Advanced Healing Skin Protectant I use this all the time- only wish is it came in the cocoa butter formula! I may try out one of the tins.. but seriously- no chapped lips in the 2 years I’ve been using this! I’d love to hear questions/comments/feedback :)
Skinceuticals hydrating serum
This is a product I can not live with out. My skin literally drinks up skinceuticals hydrating B 5 gel. It is a super light weight hydrating serum that is good for any skin type and tone that needs some hydrating and plumping. I love that the ingredient list is small and there are not a lot of fillers, plus is is paraben and fragrance free! I will use this serum morning and night after my vitamin c in the am and at night after my exfoliating serum. The bottle will last for around 3 months and it is around $80. I have already rebought this 3 times and will keep buying it. I also recommend it to many people and everyone that uses it loves it so I think it is a great product for all types. It is also easily spreadable so you only need a little bit and there is no tacky or sticky feeling after application which is great! SKINCEUTICALS - Hydrating B5 Gel Hydrating Gel With Hyaluronic Acid
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THE BEST PRODUCT FOR DARK SPOTS
SKINCEUTICALS - Phyto Corrective Gel Hydrating Botanical Gel What is it? A cooling gel serum for sensitized skin. Water-based or oil-based? Water-based. Which skin type? All skin types. Perfect for sensitized or overstimulated skin. Key ingredients: Botanical ingredients to soothe inflammation: olive, thyme, cucumber Ingredients list ( Numbers represent a position on list) Main List Water Glycerine (humectant) Propylene Glycol (humectant) Emulsifier Preservative Preservative Ingredients under 1% 7: Sodium Hyaluronate (humectant) 11: Fragrance 15: Cucumber extract (anti-inflammatory) 16: Fragrance 18: Thyme: irritant 19: Eucalyptus (essential oil) 23: Linalool (irritant) Skin-identical ingredients: Glycerin (humectant) Sodium Hyaluronate (humectant). Suitable for acne-prone skin? Ideal light moisturizer for oily/acne-prone skin. I didn’t break out! Irritants? Thyme extract Fragrance (benzyl benzoate) Linalool Does it smell? Vaguely herbal. How does it feel? Absorption Rate? Light texture that absorbs quickly. How does it fit into your routine? Use before day or night cream. Pros & Cons Pros: Effective calming serum. Alcohol-Free. Cons: Morus Alba root extract (to brighten the skin) is the last ingredient. Irritants are low down the ingredients list, but why are they included at all in serum for a sensitized skin? My experience of Skinceuticals Phyto Corrective Gel I was looking for a light moisturizer to repair my pores, battered skin barrier after stupidly over-exfoliating. As a beauty therapist, I should have known better. I was so upset when I experienced adult acne because I had been acne-free for almost a decade. Out of sheer frustration, I went a little crazy with the acid toners, and my skin was now suffering: red, angry, and even more spots. This lovely calming gel serum (it might not be hydrating enough for everyone) calmed down my redness straight away. It has a lovely light, cooling texture. Although my skin is prone to dehydration because of tretinoin, this sank in quickly and hydrated my skin without blocking my pores. I only needed a small amount. What surprised me most is that it reduces my dark spots SO DRAMATICALLY. THE BEST PRODUCT FOR DARK SPOTS I've ever tried.
Acne Scars? Hyperpigmentation? Maybe you can have a look at this...
Most of the money I spent on skincare is actually not on solving acne problems because for people like me who have a lot of pimples, post-treatment is the most important because the acne scars and the pigmentation will stay there for a really long time if you don’t do anything. It is really hard to remove them all in a short period of time but there are some good products in the market that can help to make them disappear faster. SKINCEUTICALS - Phyto Corrective Gel Hydrating Botanical Gel This gel from Skinceuticals is so famous and I also have used it for a long time. This is my third bottle actually. It has a green apple colour and a very light herbal scent, and the texture is quite sticky just like glue. I don’t see how my redness goes in a few weeks but after two bottles most of the new acne scars are away and the dark spots become paler. It works well for me but the price is a little bit high to afford. There are actually not many choices in the market to solve this problem. Since the brand is really famous and this product is very effective for me I will still use it until I see a better and cheaper dupe. LA ROCHE-POSAY - Effaclar Duo (+) I usually use this gel with a toner and a cream in a regular routine but this La Roche-Posay DUO+ can be used alone as a light moisturiser and is another product I love. It addressed not only my acne problem but also dark spots on my face. It has a very classic La Roche-Posay fragrance and is a super light lotion. When I have some spots coming out, I prefer to use this alone because this one is enough for both issues and it is super cheap and can be bought in nearly all pharmacies. For the first few days it worked very well on my face since it has niacinamide in there to fight the hyperpigmentation but I don’t find it that useful to fight the dark spots in the recently days, maybe it is because my acne scars and the inflammation has been there for a long time and I need to take time to solve it. But overall these two products are amazing and the brands are very famous and trustworthy to rely on and I do recommend you to try on these if you haven’t.
YOU NEED MUGWORT IN YOUR SKINCARE ROUTINE🤩
if you have yet to hear about this essence or the ingredient ‘mugwort’ and you claim you love skincare...haha no!😂 No no, I’m kidding but legit this is such a beautiful product. It’s a liquid but this packs a PUNCH 🤛🏽 of hydration to my skin. It’s a weightless formula that’s helps almost supercharge your skin and prep it for other active ingredients If you haven’t heard about mugwort, it’s the korean tea tree so amazing for acne yet WAY less irritating, so someone with sensitive skin who wants something cooling yet light but helps clear up acne, this is an amazing place to start💕 And one more highlight, there is only one ingredient in this bottle, and it’s just PURE MUGWORT. So literally you are not getting any fillers or other products to enhance the formula but it’s just the great mugwort ingredient itself 🌿 try something with mugwort in it this year and see your skin transform! I'm from - Mugwort Essence
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Krave Great Barrier Relief This is a thicker serum so if you have oily skin I think you could probably wear it alone as a moisturizer, I have combination skin but I am always battling dehydration so I layer this after other serums before my moisturizer. This serum works wonders for me. When I started testing this out I was having one of the worst breakouts I have had in months. I simplified my routine and added this in. My breakouts started healing quicker than usual, my skin felt less irritated and my redness reduced immensely. I also noticed that the marks left behind by those blemishes were less red and seemed to fade upon continued use. I am blown away by this serum and at $28 this is something I always want to have on hand.
Krave-Great Barrier Relief
Cosrx galactomyces tone balancing essence!
Cosrx “whitening” Galactomyces 95 Tone Balancing essence has been a staple in my skincare routines for about 2 years now (and I’ve only gone through TWO bottles)! This essence is very unique, in my opinion, with its ability to brighten and even the skin tone while banishing redness. This product claims to brighten and even out the tone of dull, tired, skin with 95% galactomyces ferment filtrate. It also has hyaluronic acid and pantheons to boost moisture levels and plump the skin. The key ingredients in this gem are galactomyces ferment filtrate, niacinamide, and adenosine which are what is featured in the insta-famous SK-II essence. This is a perfect lightweight jelly texture that absorbs into the skin quickly. It does not tingle, feel irritating, or anything like that, maybe slightly cooling. My skin definitely drinks it up in the morning, and it banishes all redness right away leaving my skin bouncy. I do feel like this significantly helps even the tone but also lighten any acne scarring or PIH I may be struggling with. I think this essence would be great for any skin type that is in need of extra hydration and an even skin tone. I think this works well even with sensitive skin to banish redness. Cosrx suggests that you apply after cleansing and toning with about 2-3 pumps for your entire face. I like to smooth it in and then pat in to finish. I find it helps the following products in my routine to absorb better, as well. This product is free of any fragrance, alcohol, or any other irriatants. I typically purchase this product from Amazon for $19.50 per 100ml/3.38 fl oz. I find the price incredibly reasonable for how long this product will last, and the great results it delivers. I highly recommend this product.COSRX - Galactomyces 95 Tone Balancing Essence
COSRX-Galactomyces 95 Tone Balancing Essence
Best Vitamin C Serum
This serum is my absolute favorite, it tones and evens out skin tone which is why it’s perfect for redness, especially for me since i’ve had a lot of redness after some acne has gone away and left a mark. It also smells amazing and has a non-sticky texture that just absorbs into the skin. Slightly on the more expensive side but worth it in my opinion, would recommend. FARMACY - Very Cherry Bright 15% Clean Vitamin C Serum with Acerola Cherry
FARMACY-Very Cherry Bright 15% Clean Vitamin C Serum with Acerola Cherry
A-Passioni by Drunk Elephant❤️
❤️This is A-Passioni Retinol Cream by Drunk Elephant. It is meant to increase skin cell turnover which helps with fine lines and breakouts. 🐘I have sensitive combo skin with hormonal breakouts and WOW. Although this is a strong retinol and did give me some peeling at first, this is such a game changer. 💕I find this helped me get rid of a lot of acne scars as well as decreased my breakout healing time. It also prevents breakouts from happening for me. ☀️The key to this is to incorporate small amounts very slowly and build your way up to regular use. This can cause peeling and skin purging for a few weeks but it is worth it! I’m seeing parts of my face clear that I haven’t seen that way in probably a year or two. 🐘I use with a lot of hydrating products afterwards including a moisturizer and facial oil. I find this also pairs nicely with occasional exfoliation. 💕This has a ton of ingredients in it (I mean a TON) so that’s why I’m giving it 4 rather than 5 stars because there’s no way they are all necessary. I would repurchase though! DRUNK ELEPHANT - A-Passioni Retinol Cream
DRUNK ELEPHANT-A-Passioni Retinol Cream
A few regulars in my rotation lately. The missha Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence Mist is the mist form of the classic essence. It's so incredibly gentle and dispenses such a fine mist. I find this so hydrating and calming when my eczema/perioral dermatitis are acting up. I've literally sprayed this straight into my eyes (I'm clumsy) and if anything it felt soothing. Bought this myself and will buy it again. The tula aqua infusion power liquid is a hydrating serum that includes hyaluronic acid as well as probiotics. I just love how well it hydrates and absorbs into my skin without feeling thick or sticky. I've been using the bioclarity clarifying masque frequently lately, but just the tiniest dollop on my chin instead of all over my face. The clay and tea tree oil in this super smooth detoxifying mask seem to calm inflammation and itchiness from the dermatitis on my chin whenever it chances to act up. Bumps look more flattened the day after using and it gets rid of redness. This is one of my favorite clay masks lately!
TULA SKINCARE-Aqua Infusion Power Liquid
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