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Old VS New: PM Essence

🏞 I love love love essences and toners and I actually use three different ones in the morning and three different ones at night, so six in a day. I know, I know...I never claimed to be a minimalist. But I am a huge proponent of the seven skin method where you pat various layers of toner/essence into the skin. I think it makes the skin so soft and glowy and plump. 🏞 But anyways...I tend to reserve my richer toners/essences for nighttime and for about six months I was using the Blithe 5 Energy Roots Vital Treatment however I just ran out so I’m replacing it with my CosRx Propolis Synergy Toner. Here’s my comparison: THE OLD 🏞 Blithe 5 Energy Roots Vital Treatment is a thicker consistency hydrating toner containing (as the name suggests) several roots including ginseng, lotus, and burdock. This essence is packed with antioxidants and made my skin incredibly soft and bright. I would definitely repurchase but I’m working on finishing up what I have now. THE NEW 🏞 CosRx Propolis Synergy Toner is a much more lightweight toner than the Vital Treatment. This product contains an impressive 72.6% Black Bee Propolis and 10% Honey. This product is not quite as hydrating as the Vital Treatment but it leaves my skin glowy and clear. The antimicrobial effects of the honey have really been helping with my fun bout of quarantine acne without drying my skin out.
Apr. 9
Suza_CWhich one do you prefer?
Apr. 10
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COSRX Propolis Synergy Toner
🐝 COSRX Propolis Synergy Toner 🐝What is it? A lightweight skin soothing and hydrating toner made with 72.6 % Black Bee Propolis. 🐝Call Outs: Free of: Parabens, Sulfates, Synthetic Fragrance, Alcohol, and Mineral Oil Cruelty Free Minimal Ingredients 🐝Who’s it for? Suitable for all skin types (except vegan skin types). This toner is great for anyone with redness, dryness, flaking, irritation, or acne. 🐝What’s in it? This toner has a very minimal ingredients list which is actually printed on the front of the bottle (which I really appreciate). The key ingredients in this are 10% Honey Extract and 72.6% Black Bee Propolis both of which are antimicrobial (good for acne prone skin), anti-inflammatory (good for irritated skin), hydrating (good for dry skin), and rich in antioxidants (good for dull skin). 🐝My thoughts? My skin loves honey and propolis and my brain has a sick fixation on toners and essences so I knew when this product launched it was on my list to try. This might be my favorite texture of all the toners/essences I own. It is on only a hair more viscous than a standard watery toner texture. It has a great slip when applied to the skin. It isn’t sticky at all and sinks in quickly leaving my skin soft and glowing. My favorite way to use this toner is actually at the end of my routine (before moisturizer) mixed in with one of my oils for a more emollient feel. This feels AMAZING on the skin and leaves my skin looking amazing.

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