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Amazing green tea calming serum

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skincare.guy
About a month ago or so, I purchased the Beauty of Joseon - Calming Serum : Green Tea + Panthenol
on a whim due to the ingredients profile. Little did I know, it’d become one of my favorite serums. It’s a calming, moisturizing, and brightening serum that contains 76.49% green tea leaf water and 2% panthenol. Green tea contains EGCG (catechin) which is composed of tannins and polyphenols. These provide potent antioxidant and skin soothing benefits to the skin by helping to inhibit the synthesis of melanin from UV rays and remove free radicals that promote aging. This in turn helps improve the appearance of sun damaged skin. Other key ingredients in the formula include glycerin, centella asiatica, algae, mugwort, sodium hyaluronate, propolis, betaine, and allantoin. This has a lightweight and runny gel texture that immediately sinks into the skin while also restoring hydration to it. Once absorbed, you’re left with a smooth hydrating layer that just makes your skin look plump and bouncy. I preferred using this mostly during the day to maximize its antioxidant properties but it was also a great supplement to my evening routine as well. This serum quickly became a staple in my routines as it helped keep my skin calm and hydrated. The redness around my cheeks quickly disappeared upon application and my pores throughout the day looked as if they were flattened (smoother). I could even see that I wasn’t producing as much sebum as usual too. As far as brightening effects goes, my skin looked more even toned and less dull. Green tea surprisingly contains a large amount of vitamin c which contributed to how well this provided my skin with a healthy radiance. There’s also no fragrance added to this so there’s no discernible scent which is great for all my sensitive skin folk. Overall, I loved this serum and I’m quite sad to say that I’ve now emptied it. I already plan to repurchase this but I want to try out their other two serums first. Green tea has always been one of my favorite ingredients in skin care but it’s hard finding a serum without heavy fragrances or the right texture for my skin type. This is a winner for me. Have you guys tried this yet? If so, any thoughts? Rating: 5/5 🌟 #CherieCreator #BeautyOfJoseon
Jul. 20
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BlancaglossThe ingredients all sounds so great!!!
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🐌Snail Mucin, 🐝Propolis & 🍵Green Tea serums!
$17 each 1oz Beauty of Joseon is an affordable Korean skincare brand with a focus on clean ingredients & effective formulas paying homage to the 'Gyuhap Chongseo' 📜 The 'Gyuhap Chongseo' which is referred to as the encyclopedia of the Joseon Dynasty, was written by Yi Bingheogak, a female Silhak scholar born in 1809. The Joseon Dynasty ruled over a united Korean Peninsula for more than 500 years, from the fall of the Goryeo Dynasty in 1392 through the Japanese Occupation of 1910. In addition to various methods of housekeeping, methods of shaping eyebrows, cleansing for smooth skin & caring for hair were recorded in this book. People of the Joseon Dynasty regarded flashy adornment to be obscene & low class. As a result, women from noble families focused more on creating beautiful skin rather than on applying makeup. ​ Now onto the serums! These are a great price at $17/1 oz Very natural, dye & fragrance free. Virtually odorless. Beauty of Joseon - Repair Serum : Ginseng+Snail Mucin 🐌 63.36% Korean ginseng water & 3.01% Snail Mucin This one & the Glow Serum tie for my favorite. My skin is so even & radiant! This is great for acne as well. It also contains Niacinamide, Matsutake mushroom extract & cacao seed extract. I think a great aspect of this serum is the triple punch of Hyaluronic treatments. It has Hyaluronic acid, hydrolyzed Hyaluronic acid, & Sodium Hyaluronate. Sodium Hyaluronate, like hydrolyzed Hyaluronic acid, has a lower molecular weight than Hyaluronic acid, meaning it can be more easily absorbed into your skin, allowing your skin to accept the benefits deeper. It feels hydrating & nourishing. It absorbs very well & is not sticky or tacky. Beauty of Joseon - Glow Serum : Propolis+Niacinamide 🐝 59.94% Propolis extract & 2% Niacinamide This is the most hydrating of the bunch, & also the thickest texture of the 3. I don’t have a lot of experience with Propolis serums, but this was not sticky at all, It feels so lush while still being very lightweight & well absorbing. Propolis is resinous mixture that honey bees produce by mixing their saliva & beeswax with exudate (pollen, nectar & saps gathered from botanical sources) Therefore the chemical composition & nature of propolis depend on environmental conditions & harvested resources. Bees use it as a sealant for small unwanted open spaces in their hive. This serum also contains 2% Niacinamide, Sodium Hyaluronate, cacao seed extract, Tamanu oil, tea tree extract (not oil) & Chinaberry extract. Beauty of Joseon - Calming Serum : Green Tea + Panthenol 🍵 76.49% green tea water & 2% Panthenol Great for sensitive, oily or acne prone skin. This ties for second place with the Repair Serum as the most hydrating, but this one wins most lightweight texture & absorbs the quickest. Very soothing with Irish Moss algae & sugarcane +this one also contains Propolis. All 3 have cacao seed extract & Sodium Hyaluronate. ​
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What I threw in my Hospital bag🏩
Because I have a neurological disease, I have to go to the hospital pretty often & stay for days at a time. There have been times where I had to leave so suddenly or I wasn’t conscious, that I didn’t get to bring any skincare beyond the lip balm in my pocket. In the past I used to just throw every moisturizer sample I had in my backpack, but as you may have guessed, being in a new environment under stress is not the best time to test new products on our skin. So this most recent time I had to be quick, but managed to grab some helpful items... A “hospital skincare” bag will never be perfect, for me it’s about maintaining comfort. You may have noticed I didn’t bring a cleanser, I recommend you bring one if you can with a few of your own face towels (towels in the hospital are so scratchy & have been bleached) Me not bringing a cleanser is just realistic for me because I likely will not be up at a sink... I brought: BIODERMA - Sensibio H2O wipes Biodegradable & free of Silicone, Petroleum products, Sulfates & Alcohol. These are a really nice gentle face wipe. I haven’t used to remove makeup though. SHISEIDO - Urban Environment Oil-Free UV Protector Broad Spectrum Face Sunscreen SPF 42 Don’t forget to still wear sunscreen even if you’re chillin inside! This has never irritated my eyes, so for me it’s a great option to apply with out a mirror. CAUDALIE - Grape Water Face mist at the hospital is a must! This is my favorite. Full review is my first post.🍇I would love to bring my travel size but I ran out. LANEIGE - LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask shade: Gummy Bear 🐻 Great for keeping my lips moisturized under my mask😷& overnight. Full review in previous post. sun bum - Signature SPF 30 Sunscreen Lip Balm Less important with my mask on, but I highly recommend this mineral sunscreen lip balm with non-nano zinc for all skin tones! Its free of fragrance, parabens & petroleum products& it’s less than $5 SHANGPREE - Marine Jewel Nourishing Mask & MAY COOP - Raw Sheet are two of my favorite sheet masks, check out my full reviews on both in previous posts. Beauty of Joseon - Calming Serum : Green Tea + Panthenol 🍵🍃I also bring this calming serum, it’s over 76% green tea leaf water & 2% panthenol (a B5 provitamin) I’ll be doing a full review soon on this & the other 2 serums Korean skincare brand Beauty of Joseon has to offer. HERBIVORE - Rose Quartz Facial Roller To relive tension in my face... I give this 4 stars because mine kind of squeaks at me & that’s not super relaxing lol. SHANGPREE - Diamond Luminous Cream A very rich Niacinamide cream I’ve been using. Full review of this K-beauty gem coming soon!💎 Briogeo - Farewell Frizz Rosarco Milk Leave-in Conditioning Spray Mainly for some aromatherapy🌹
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