SkinCeuticals Advanced Brightening UV Defense SPF 50 – Review

In my last review of Skinceuticals’ serum, I said that I wasn’t planning to review more products from this brand this year, but I hadn’t had any idea they would release such an exciting product.  This sunscreen contains a mix of titanium dioxide and chemical filters including L’Oréal’s proprietary Mexoryl XL. The formula also includes… Read More SkinCeuticals Advanced Brightening UV Defense SPF 50 – Review

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

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

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

Paula’s Choice C15 Super Booster – Review

This vitamin C serum, like many others on the market, is inspired by SkinCeuticals’ CE Ferulic Serum. However, as this is PC’s product, the formula is alcohol-& fragrance-free and loaded with skin-benefiting ingredients. The main ingredients of this serum are: ascorbic acid (15%), ferulic acid, and vitamin E. Other, noteworthy components include hyaluronic acid, bisabolol,… Read More Paula’s Choice C15 Super Booster – Review