Kose Softymo Super Cleansing Wash with Hyaluronic Acid – Review

Japanese cleansing foams are one of the best cleansers out there; they remove everything and don’t strip the skin of moisture. The ingredients list is simple: ingredients that serve to cleanse the skin as well as glycerin and two types of hyaluronic acid to moisturise it.  This foam is fantastic. If you massage it on… Read More Kose Softymo Super Cleansing Wash with Hyaluronic Acid – Review

Dr. Jart+ Every Sun Day Moisturizing Sun SPF 50+ – Review

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about this brand, so here’s another review of Dr. Jart +’s product. This sunscreen contains a mix of chemical filters which provides us with good anti-UV protection of SPF 50+ and PA++++ (4). The sunscreen contains a lot of skin-benefiting ingredients like adenosine, ceramide NP, and niacinamide, to… Read More Dr. Jart+ Every Sun Day Moisturizing Sun SPF 50+ – Review

Sensai Silky Bronze CELLULAR PROTECTIVE CREAM FOR FACE SPF 50 – Review

Sensai is Kanebo’s luxurious brand. Outside of Japan, it includes products from other brands of the company, as it is the case with this product, which isn’t available in Japan. I think it’s based on one of Kanebo’s old Allie UV sunscreens. This sunscreen includes micronised zinc oxide and a mix of chemical filters to… Read More Sensai Silky Bronze CELLULAR PROTECTIVE CREAM FOR FACE SPF 50 – Review

SkinCeuticals Hyaluronic Acid Intensifier (H.A) – Review

 This post concludes my reviews of SkinCeuticals’ products for 2020, as I don’t plan any more for this year.  The H.A. Intensifier is more than just a hyaluronic serum; it contains a lot of ingredients that work to revitalise the skin. The main component of the formula, besides hyaluronic acid (1.3%), is Proxylane (10%), which… Read More SkinCeuticals Hyaluronic Acid Intensifier (H.A) – Review

Clinique Redness Solutions Soothing Cleanser – Review

This is my favourite face cleanser from Clinique, gentle and filled with skin-benefiting ingredients. This cleanser includes many moisturising ingredients such as squalane, which is second in the list, glycerine, cholesterol, cucumber extract, and several skin-soothing plant extracts. Clinique bring our attention to their ‘patented, skin-soothing lactobacillus extract’, which is listed as lactobacillus ferment (clinique.co.uk).… Read More Clinique Redness Solutions Soothing Cleanser – 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

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

Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte Crema Mani / Hand Cream – Review

Florence is known for its antique pharmacies offering various goods from perfumes to skincare. This hand cream comes from the gift shop of the Abbey of St. Minias on the Mountain (it. Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte), which is home to one of the oldest temples in Florence the Basilica of St. Minias on… Read More Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte Crema Mani / Hand Cream – Review