Kose Softymo Super Cleansing Wash with Hyaluronic Acid – Review

Japanese cleansing foams are one of the best cleansers out there; they remove everything and don’t strip the skin of moisture. The ingredients list is simple: ingredients that serve to cleanse the skin as well as glycerin and two types of hyaluronic acid to moisturise it.  This foam is fantastic. If you massage it on… Read More Kose Softymo Super Cleansing Wash with Hyaluronic Acid – Review

Clinique Redness Solutions Soothing Cleanser – Review

This is my favourite face cleanser from Clinique, gentle and filled with skin-benefiting ingredients. This cleanser includes many moisturising ingredients such as squalane, which is second in the list, glycerine, cholesterol, cucumber extract, and several skin-soothing plant extracts. Clinique bring our attention to their ‘patented, skin-soothing lactobacillus extract’, which is listed as lactobacillus ferment (clinique.co.uk).… Read More Clinique Redness Solutions Soothing Cleanser – Review

CosRx Advanced Snail Peptide Eye Cream – Review

The Advanced Snail Peptide Eye Cream is one of the newest additions to CosRx’s lineup, and as always CosRx didn’t disappoint.  The main ingredient in this product is snail secretion filtrate constituting 72% of the formula. Snail secretion filtrate is mainly known for its skin-rejuvenating properties; it calms the skin, takes away redness, and helps… Read More CosRx Advanced Snail Peptide Eye Cream – Review

Hada Labo Shirojyun Arbutin Whitening Cream – Review

Here is another review of a moisturiser from the Hada Labo family.  The main active ingredient of this moisturiser is arbutin, which is known for diminishing hyperpigmentation and overall brightening the skin tone. There’s also a vitamin C derivative in the form of magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, which shares similar functions to arbutin. As in all… Read More Hada Labo Shirojyun Arbutin Whitening Cream – Review

Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte Crema Mani / Hand Cream – Review

Florence is known for its antique pharmacies offering various goods from perfumes to skincare. This hand cream comes from the gift shop of the Abbey of St. Minias on the Mountain (it. Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte), which is home to one of the oldest temples in Florence the Basilica of St. Minias on… Read More Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte Crema Mani / Hand Cream – Review

Vichy IDEAL SOLEIL Pocket Ultra Light SPF 50 – Review

I don’t know what is going on at L’Oréal’s laboratories, but it seems like nothing good. Here’s a review of another light sunscreen, this time by Vichy.  The product contains exclusively chemical filters, as all L’Oréal sunscreens, it’s formulated with Mexoryls. It also has alcohol and fragrance, the latter in a tiny amount.  European sunscreens… Read More Vichy IDEAL SOLEIL Pocket Ultra Light SPF 50 – Review