This summer hasn’t been too blazing in Italy so far. Unfortunately, though, the hottest days are yet to arrive, which supposedly will happen this weekend. When it’s boiling outside, I struggle to function, so I always look for different ways to stay cool and fresh, like drinking ice-cold water or spending as much time as… Read More Shiseido Ultimune Defense Refresh Mist – Review
Many of you may know Mesoestetic for their stalwart Cosmelan treatment, one of the most effective depigmenting treatments without hydroquinone. But they also offer a wide range of products, and today’s review will be about their ascorbic acid serum, which I would call the closest dupe for the famous CE Ferulic. The serum is an… Read More Mesoestetic AOX Ferulic – Review
What would be a blog like mine without a review of the one and only SK-II Essence? This product has been an irreplaceable staple in the routines of many people globally for years. Despite its price, many keep buying it. The product includes a patented Saccharomycopsis ferment filtrate, called by the company Pitera. The patent might… Read More SK-II Facial Treatment Essence – Review
The It’s skin Power 10 serums have been on the market for ages, but only recently they have gained popularity. The formula of this product is a hybrid of hydrating and brightening ingredients. The hydrating ones are good, old glycerine and the increasingly sought-after polyglutamic acid. It is similar to hyaluronic acid, but polyglutamic acid,… Read More It’s skin Power 10 Formula WH EFFECTOR – Review
Are you struggling with dry hands? Follow these three easy steps to restore your dry hands: 1. On damp, clean hands apply a few drops of a hydrating serum with skin-soothing components like the La Roche-Posay Hyalu B5; click here to shop from Amazon worldwide [aff] 2. Then, use a thick hand cream with ingredients… Read More How to Restore Dry Hands?
Products in the video: Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid available from Amazon worldwide [aff] Head & Shoulders Clinical Strength Shampoo available from Amazon worldwide [aff] Earth’s Care Acne Treatment Mask available worldwide from iHerb.com De La Cruz Sulfur Ointment available worldwide from iHerb.com Avène Cicalfate+ Restorative Protective Cream available from Amazon worldwide [aff]… Read More How to Treat and Prevent Maskne?
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
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
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
This product is upsetting on so many levels, the best way to describe it would be: the price is steep, and the results are meagre. The main ingredient in the formula is fermented green tea extract; thanks to this ingredient we are supposed to see the betterment of ‘the look of elasticity, clarity and texture’… Read More Amorepacific Vintage Single Extract Essence — Review
I am not sure what to say about this product, there are a lot of claims, but not many results. My first issues arise with the ingredients of this serum. It is supposed to be spot and blemish (in my understanding hyperpigmentation) clearing, but there isn’t enough in the formula to deliver these effects. We… Read More CosRx AC Collection Blemish Spot Clearing Serum – Review
These are my favourite everyday masks. I mean I use the Sensitive Skin Sheet Masks the most, I always have them around, and they never fail me. The formula of the essence is relatively simple; it is focused around moisturising ingredients such as glycerine. But it is not the only ingredient worth mentioning; we can… Read More Muji Sensitive Skin Sheet Mask – Review
Tranexamic acid (TXA) is going to be the new hype in the West in the upcoming years. There are a few brands that have started playing around with the ingredient, and more are to follow suit. However, today I will review a pxroduct by Shiseido who were first to experiment with topical tranexamic acid in… Read More Shiseido Aqualabel Bright White EX Serum – Review
The SA Smoothing Cleanser is similar to the American equivalent the Renewing SA Cleanser, though there are few ingredient differences. The SA Smoothing Cleanser is a sulphate-& fragrance-free salicylic acid cleanser. It also includes niacinamide, ceramides, hyaluronic acid, and quite a bit of glycerine. It’s suitable for all skin types. I think a product like… Read More CeraVe SA Smoothing Cleanser – Review