Amazing green tea calming serum
About a month ago or so, I purchased the Beauty of Joseon - Calming Serum : Green Tea + Panthenol
Sensitive skin face serums
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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.
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🌹
Vita B3 + C The Best to brighten Dull skin
Swipe left for texture shots 🔙 This Royal Vita Propolis 33 Ampoule by Dr. Ceuracle @dr.ceuracle_global Dr.Ceuracle - Royal Vita Propolis 33 Ampoule is Amazing!!! This is a Korean brand and product⭐ The name is given with the ingredients it has! This small ampoule works great on skin without requiring a large amount in single application. Only two-three drops go a long way and they work great by giving the skin a natural radiant glow and brightened complexion. ✨Ingredients breakdown: 1. 33.5% Propolis extract + Royal jelly extract (Propolis is made by bees to protect their hives from external factors) - This has rich Anti-oxidant properties. Also it helps amazingly to relieve Irritated, sensitive skin with eliminating redness and rosacea. 2. Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Panthenol (Vitamin B5) and Ethyl Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C derivative) - This concussion is very well known for boosting radiance and brightening complexion, also this helps in getting rid of Hyperpigmentation and dark spots. 3. Rose Centifolia flower water - Helps in calming and hydrating irritated skin. ✨My experience: 1. The formula is so unique it starts as watery consistency and applies like a lightweight oil similar to Squalane. 2. Doesn't feel greasy or heavy. 3. Doesn't irritate or burn skin. 4. Gives that instant glow because of the oily consistency. 5. Works amazing over the time by brightening dull skin and leaves skin looking plump and healthy. 6. The bottle is very small but you don't require a lot of product. So it goes a long way. Apply this as the last step in your routine or before moisturiser and it won't even feel on the skin. Over all I loved the skin science behind this formula, it's very unique and effective!! ❤
Dr.Ceuracle-Royal Vita Propolis 33 Ampoule
Amazing skin soothing serum
One of the best soothing serums ever! Fight me! The Krave - Great Barrier Relief is a skin soothing serum that restores your skin barrier while also evening out your complexion. It’s one of my all time favorite products from Krave Beauty, and I’m pretty sure you all know why. It’s nourishing formula contains so many skin beneficial ingredients such as it’s star 10% tamanu oil, safflower oil, rosehip seed oil, natural moisturizing factors, ceramides, phytosterol, squalane, and niacinamide. These all work in synergy to brighten, repair, and replenish what your skin is currently lacking. This has a lush emollient creamy texture that easily glides and effortlessly sinks into the skin. It leaves behind a slight dewy finish but it’s not greasy or heavy feeling at all. This does have that earthy pungent scent that’s associated with tamanu oil but I quite like it. There aren’t enough words to describe how much I love this serum. I’ve used it in so many times when my skin’s being reactive and sensitive rather it be from an allergic reaction to over exfoliating my skin. It just works and works quickly to help soothe any form of irritation my skin’s feeling. Not only does it soothe, but with consistent use, I’ve seen my skin tone become brighter and more even. That’s thanks to the rosehip seed oil and niacinamide in the formula. It’s also helped diminish the amount of breakouts I get as well as reduced the redness around my cheeks. I would like to say that this would be great for all skin types but there are those who are sensitive to tamanu oil so remember to patch test before trying anything new to reduce the risk of a reaction. Overall, I love this serum and it will be a forever repurchase for me. I’ve already gone through two bottles and plan to repurchase two more to have as backups in case of any skin emergencies. It’s just the best to bring my skin back to normal from any reaction. Feel free to share your thoughts on this below. Do you guys love it as much as I do? Rating: 5/5 🌟 #CherieCreator #KraveBeauty
Krave-Great Barrier Relief
Honeymoon Glow Night Serum
Let me start by saying, I have been drawn to the brand Farmacy for a while due to their Sephora Clean certified products, packaging, and product concepts. I was excited to get this sample to try out this night serum and test it’s impact on my skin. Having tried other brands night serums with AHA and seeing drastic results, the bar was set pretty high. However, Farmacy’s price point for this product is a bit more friendly than luxury brands. While this sample only contained enough for two trials, I was bummed to see minimal results. My skin texture was relatively unchanged, there was no decrease in dark spots, and no change in tone. Keep in mind, consistency of product use can drastically impact results. But if you’re looking for impressive overnight results, this isn’t for you. The residue is slightly tacky which was something I did not like about the product and also caused a bit of irritation, such as a burning sensation on one of my cheeks and overall warmth on my face with patches of redness. To end on a positive note: this product smells like sunflower🌻 Retails for $58.00 FARMACY - Honeymoon Glow Serum
FARMACY-Honeymoon Glow Serum
Krave Beauty - GBR worth the hype?
I would say.. hell yeah! I can't express how much I fell in love with it once I recieved it. Skin feeling irritated? can't be tamed pimples? Hyperpigmentation? It's a serum that helps work it's way around you skin and fix those problems. The formula is made with a whole bunch of nourishing ingredients and most especially the key ingredient, Tamanu oil. Tamanu Oil - it is a Antioxidant-rich ingredient that helps moisturize the skin while treating and healing skin concerns such as redness, acne, dark spots, age spots, fine lines, wrinkles and dryness. If you feel like cleaning up and repairing your skin barrier this is the way to go, I would reset my skin by cleansing - toner - GBR just because you can also use this for a moisturizer! The sky is the limit with this little guy, kudos to krave for creating such an amazing product 💘
Krave-Great Barrier Relief
|| Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence || This is known to repair, hydrate, brighten, and tone your skin. COSRX calls this a “multivitamin” for your skin and I can not agree anymore with this!! The texture is just like everyone says it is, a lil sticky. However, once it starts sinking into the skin, the stickiness subsides and you’re left with a nourished and hydrated complexion. I do feel that it definitely plays a part in minimizing my redness. Because I havent used this long enough, I can’t really say much of it’s long-term benefits of reducing dark spots, but I see so much potential in this product. I don’t really think there’s a scent and for $21, I would HIGHLY recommend this. COSRX - Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence
COSRX-Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence
Cosrx snail mucin essence
COSRX - Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence The texture is quite thick, like a gel and sticky in a way- like snail slime basically haha. I mainly use this in combination with my Nuface Device, which is a micronutrient toning device that needs some kind of primer under it. This works very well for that, I don’t feel any zips, it absorbs well at the end but doesn’t disappear during the treatment. This feels quite cooling when I apply it on some irritation which I love. It’s simply hydrating and soothing for me, after 3 weeks I haven’t noticed anything else about it. Love how affordable the huge bottle is since I use quite a bit of primer for my nuface. This doesn’t pill at all even though it feels thick at first, but actually absorbs well after a couple of seconds!
COSRX-Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence
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