For Dry Skin

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 …

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SANA Namerakahonpo Cream

SANA Namerakahonpo Cream – An impressive moisturizer that heals flaky skin within days

  Have you been suffering from dry and flaky skin? Check out SANA Namerakahonpo Cream, an impressive moisturizer that nourishes the skin marvelously and healed my dry patches within days. As much as I love this rich cream, there’s one potential weakness that you should take note of.  Although SANA Cream may not be entirely safe on my pimple-prone skin, …

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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser – A cleanser I would only use in the morning

  I bet you’ve heard of Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser. It’s a classic skincare brand that has been around for ages and is highly-recommended by dermatologist worldwide. My partner has been a loyal fan of Cetaphil Cleanser and urged me to give it a try many years ago. I did but only sporadically until recently when I made myself use …

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Aloe Calming Toner

How The Body Shop Aloe Calming Toner refreshes dry skin with gentle ingredients

  Interested in an alcohol-free toner? Today, I’ll review The Body Shop Aloe Calming Toner, a product formulated for those with sensitive skin. Although I don’t have sensitive skin, I thought my drier skin these days could benefit from a gentle toner. Let’s take a look and see how well this Aloe Calming Toner performs against my age-induced dry skin. …

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L'Oreal Micellar Water

Review: L’Oreal Micellar Water (Normal to Dry Skin) vs Cleansing Oil?

  Editor Note (Dec 2019): This post was first published in June 2019. After using L’Oreal Micellar Water for a few more months, I’m starting to love it. Hence, I’m updating the pros and cons to reflect for renewed perspective.  Ever since I reached my 40s, I found myself constantly battling dry and flaky skin. One thing I did recently …

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Astalift Jelly Aquarysta

New Launch! Astalift Jelly Aquarysta now has 10% extra nano-ceramides to improve skin moisture

Hey peeps, here’s a quick beauty update. Astalift has just launched a reformulation of its Astalift Jelly Aquarysta. If you are looking for an anti-aging and hydrating skincare solution, check out this unique jelly product.  So, what have been improved in this new formula?    3 Key Improvements to Astalift Jelly Aquarysta (Nov 2019 Launch) The first improvement of Jelly …

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Curel Makeup Cleansing Gel

Let’s compare Curel Makeup Cleansing Gel with a cleansing oil – which cleans better?

  The reason why I bought Curel Makeup Cleansing Gel was because of the brand’s philosophy, which is to “to provide solutions for sensitive skin”. Although I do not have sensitive skin, I was hoping that such a product would be gentle enough on my age-related dry and flaky skin.  Can this makeup cleanser remove makeup effectively? Is Curel Makeup …

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Biore Mild Cleansing Liquid

Biore Mild Cleansing Liquid | Cleans Better than Shu Uemura?

  Good stuff, babes. I’m gonna share a review of a cleansing oil that works faster than Shu Uemura in removing makeup, but costs only a fraction of the price? Yes, we are talking about Biore Mild Cleansing Liquid. I will include an experiment to compare its makeup removing ability against Shu Uemura. The result took me by surprise!  I’d done the …

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Chifure Lipstick S

REVIEW: Chifure Lipstick S hydrates your lips without hurting your pocket

  I couldn’t believe how cheap Chifure Lipstick S was when I saw it being sold at Aeon Rycom Mall in Okinawa. It was elegantly displayed alongside other well-known Japan brands such as Shiseido, Kanebo and Integrate. At ¥350 (before tax) for a Japan-made lipstick, Chifure Lipstick S was unarguably a steal. I couldn’t resist the temptation and grabbed two – one …

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DHC Color Lip Cream

What I thought of DHC Lip Cream after 5 years (Incl. Swatch of DHC Color Lip Cream)

  Hey guys, let’s talk about one popular beauty product from Japan – DHC Lip Cream. I first reviewed this product in 2014. Since then, some things have changed. For instance, they now have tinted ones – DHC Color Lip Cream – which I’ll show you the swatch in a bit. I’ve also found out a few cons of this …

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