Avène Cicalfate+ Restorative Protective Cream and Cicalfate Lotion – Review

Both of these products have similar purposes, protect and repair skin, but the formulas vary and offer different benefits. I use this product for a variety of skin issues: cuts, minor injuries, after dermatological treatments, or after picking a spot. It is an excellent choice for angered or injured skin (not deep wounds though). It… Read More Avène Cicalfate+ Restorative Protective Cream and Cicalfate Lotion – Review

La Roche-Posay Hyalu B5 Hyaluronic Acid Serum – Review

Here’s a review of another fantastic product by La Roche-Posay. The formula is pretty straightforward; two types of hyaluronic acid for optimal hydration, panthenol (vitamin B5) soothes and helps to repair the skin, and madecassoside, the active ingredient in Centella Asiatica, is anti-inflammatory and helps to stimulate collagen production. We can also find good old… Read More La Roche-Posay Hyalu B5 Hyaluronic Acid Serum – Review

Kanebo Global Skin Protector SPF 50+ – Review

Here’s a review of another lovely, Japanese sunscreen. This product is similar to many other sunscreens from Kanebo; it offers protection of SPF 50+ and PA++++(4), the highest level of UV protection found in Japanese sunscreens. The formula includes a mix of zinc oxide and chemical filters, there’s alcohol, but a large amount of hydrating… Read More Kanebo Global Skin Protector SPF 50+ – Review

Shiseido Future Solution LX Concentrated Balancing Softener – Review

I know I always say in my reviews that I wouldn’t bother using toners which require cotton pads unless they include exfoliating acids, but this product is different – it isn’t just a toner. This toner, or softener as such products are called in Japan, contains an interesting mix of ingredients. There are many components… Read More Shiseido Future Solution LX Concentrated Balancing Softener – Review