Rohto Hada Labo Shirojyun Premium Whitening Jelly Essence & Whitening Jelly Sheet Mask – Review

These two products have the purpose of brightening the skin, and the main ingredient in both of them is tranexamic acid. (TA) Tranexamic acid has been studied as a skincare ingredient for decades now. It has been shown that it has anti-inflammatory functions, it mitigates skin damage caused by UV rays, it helps with post-inflammatory… Read More Rohto Hada Labo Shirojyun Premium Whitening Jelly Essence & Whitening Jelly Sheet Mask – 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

CosRx Light Fit Real Water Toner To Cream – Review

When I first saw this product, it reminded me of the Bio-Essence Hydra Tri-Action Mask, which was quite popular a few years ago. Mainly it was because both products have an exciting dew-creating gimmick. Technically, when you apply either of the two products, water droplets are supposed to create on the surface of your skin,… Read More CosRx Light Fit Real Water Toner To Cream – Review

Kanebo Allie Extra UV Facial Gel SPF 50+ PA++++ – Review

This sunscreen is not the most cosmetically elegant product out there; there are certainly better options available. Despite that, I like this sunscreen, and I am willing to repurchase it next year and let me tell you why.  This sunscreen contains a mixture of chemical filters and zinc oxide. Let me tell you upfront that… Read More Kanebo Allie Extra UV Facial Gel SPF 50+ PA++++ – Review

Lancôme UV Expert Aqua Gel SPF 50 PA++++ (2019 Version) – Review

This sunscreen is the 2019 version of the UV Expert Aqua Gel. I’ve picked up the gel version, as I’d thought a gel sunscreen would be light and more suitable for hot, summery weather. Similarly to the Lancôme UV Expert Milky Bright, which I reviewed a few months ago, this product provides high protection against… Read More Lancôme UV Expert Aqua Gel SPF 50 PA++++ (2019 Version) – Review

Etude House Soon Jung Panthensoside 5 Cica Sleeping Pack – Review

This mask was released during the period when Korean brands were introducing cica lines. Just like most of the other products, this one also contains cantella asiatica – the ingredient that we all love and look out for.  This product has a thick and creamy, gel-like consistency, but it absorbs pretty well. A little goes… Read More Etude House Soon Jung Panthensoside 5 Cica Sleeping Pack – Review

TARGET PRO BY WATSONS Essential Hot Cleansing Gel – Review

This cleanser is from Watsons’ Target Pro line, which is supposed to be a clinical/pro one with a lot of eye-catching ingredients. The products are meant to treat the skin and strengthen its barrier – that’s the general concept of the line. There are three ingredients written on the tube ‘Diamond Sirt, Ceramide and Thermal… Read More TARGET PRO BY WATSONS Essential Hot Cleansing Gel – Review

Innisfree Daily UV Protection Cream No Sebum SPF 35 PA+++ – Review

I think this is one of the oldest Korean sunscreens; I had been postponing buying this sunscreen for years, as I knew it would be just like many other mineral-only sunscreens – drying and ashy.  This sunscreen contains titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, not micronised, as well as iron oxides that help to protect from… Read More Innisfree Daily UV Protection Cream No Sebum SPF 35 PA+++ – Review