SKINCARE

Want to know which skincare products truly work and which should be avoided? You can find our truthful opinions on a wide range of products from eye cream and moisturizer to UV screen and cleanser. We make an effort to pinpoint pimple-safe products as well as those that can potentially clog pores.

Check out this category if you want our honest assessment and recommendation of skincare products.

 

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Curel Foaming Wash

Have dry skin? Curel Foaming Wash gives you 6 reasons to love it (REVIEW)

A while ago, I was on a journey to find skincare that is gentle enough to suit my dehydrated skin? One product I’ve tried is Curel Foaming Wash. Made in Japan, this pump foaming wash is specially formulated for those with dry and sensitive skin. What made me purchase this not-too-cheap drugstore cleanser is its claim to help skin retain …

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Purito Volcanic Konjac Sponge

What is Konjac Sponge? Is it another marketing gimmick? (REVIEW)

Have you heard of Konjac sponge? I thought it was a marketing gimmick when I first received the press sample, and hence didn’t use it until a year later. I mean how different can it be from other facial sponge? But I was wrong. I find Konjac sponge very effective in getting rid of skin impurities and unclogging pores. Read …

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Dr. Ci:Labo Aqua Collagen Gel

Dr. Ci:Labo Aqua Collagen Gel is so good it’s definitely worth the price tag

Dr. Ci:Labo Aqua Collagen Gel is so good it took me just one week to fall in love with this Japan-made moisturizer. This is an exception rather than the norm because I normally need more time to confirm a product’s goods and bads. For instance, after 3 months of testing, I’m still unable to confirm whether Melano CC Essence is …

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Marks & Spencer Lavender Body Cream

Marks & Spencer Lavender Cream is my favourite summertime body moisturiser. Here’s why.

Every night after my shower, I would slather a generous layer of Marks & Spencer Lavender Cream all over my body. This body moisturizer boasts a soft lavender scent that is known to lower anxiety and relax the mind.  In this unprecedented time of great uncertainty, I find this lavender cream especially useful in balancing the mood and promoting a …

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Gly-Luronic Acid Serum

MUAC Gly-Luronic Acid Serum | Pimple-free complexion that’s smooth like a hard boiled egg

MUAC Gly-Luronic Acid Serum is a great skincare product I’ve discovered in 2016 and am still using it now in 2020. If you are looking to achieve younger-looking skin and pimple-free complexion, check out this review. Did you know that Gly-Luronic Acid serum is my go-to pimple-buster? It kills pimples fast while helping me achieve firmer and more radiant skin at the …

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Nivea Extra Whitening Skin Therapy Serum

5 Years Later and still loving Nivea Extra White Repair & Protect Essence (REVIEW)

Updates (2020): Nivea Extra White Firming Serum has been rebranded as Nivea Extra White Repair & Protect. I’ve tried the newer version and have included updates to this review.  Hooray! We have another affordable body sunscreen in the market that we can use on a daily basis. If my earlier review of Vaseline Healthy White Serum didn’t convert you into …

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Meishoku Whitening Eye Cream

Meishoku Whitening Eye Cream: Does placenta-based skincare work? (Review)

Have you ever tried applying placenta to your skin? Today, we’ll be reviewing Meishoku Whitening Eye Cream, the first skincare I’ve used that contains placenta. Did the fine lines around my eyes improve? Is the cream sticky? And whose placenta are we talking about by the way?  Read on and I’ll share everything I know after trying this eye cream …

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Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask – A Nourishing Lip Treatment that’s cheaper than you think

Remember how I accidentally used Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask on my face instead of over the lips? Well, that took me quite an effort to cleanse the product off my face. For the same reason, this lip mask is very effective in clinging on to the lips and keeping them moisturized for hours.  I’ve had the chance to use Laneige …

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19 Beauty Products Emptied – Love all but two (Vol. 4)

Hey, check out the 19 beauty products I’ve emptied recently. As usual, most of them are products that I LOVE because that’s how I managed to empty them easily. For easy reading, I’m going to list these beauty empties by product categories (e.g. skincare, makeup). Within each category, I’ll present them in the order of how I would use them …

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Clinique Dramatically Moisturizing Lotion

I didn’t like Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion in my 20s, but now I do!

Within one week, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ (DDML) restored my dry and irritated skin to a flake-free and supple one. This basic lotion that I didn’t like in the past is now one of my favorite moisturizers. I’m even rating it a 5/5 which means I would definitely be repurchasing it.  When I received the Clinique Holiday Set two …

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