Cetaphil Night Moisturizer for Redness Prone Skin / Pro Moisturising Night Cream – Review

This moisturiser is also known under the name ‘Cetaphil Pro Moisturising Night Cream’, that’s the name chosen for the European market. I’ve purchased this product from Amazon, and for some reason, they sell the American version in Europe. There are no formula differences, though.  This product is a well-formulated moisturiser ideal for dry and redness-prone… Read More Cetaphil Night Moisturizer for Redness Prone Skin / Pro Moisturising Night Cream – Review

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

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

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