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

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

Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant – Review

This is one of the cult products that everyone talks about. I have used one of PC’s salicylic acid (BHA) products before, but I can’t recall which one. I remember it leaving a sticky layer on my face, and for that reason, it didn’t win my heart. Generally, I am more into using wash-off BHA… Read More Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant – 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