Saturday, December 8, 2018

COSRX Natural BHA Skin Returning Emulsion Review


Hi Everyone!

It has been a long time since I wanted to publish this review first because I need to start saying this is my favorite product from this brand and I wanted to use this product for a long time before publishing a review because I am always trying to be the most honest and objective respect to my reviews. By the way, this is not a sponsored review I bought this product with my own money online. I started to use this product because I tried a sample that I received with another purchase and after investigating I decided this could be a good product for me.

I have sensitive combination skin now my year was oily sensitive skin and now is combination sensitive skin so I need very careful about which product I integrate to my routine and how. I need to remark that each type of skin is different and has is own necessities, in fact, my skin changes all the time depending on the weather or my cycle.

This is my first time reviewing a product with BHA so today I need to talk a little about BHA and AHA. If you are a skincare seeker like me probably you already know about what I am talking about but this is but If you are new in all this about acids and skincare this could be useful. 


This is an emulsion and now comes the question...

What is an emulsion?

One emulsion is a type of skin care product that is designed to be less dense than a serum and more lightweight in comparison with a cream, lotion or ampoule. But I need to let you now that some essences and emulsions are very similar respect to consistency and concentration, so for me, the emulsions and essences are like very similar. The emulsions and essences are like brothers.

So, in summary, an emulsion is one skin care product that is lightweight and has in a minor concentration of active ingredients and usually is super watery with quick absorption. Respect to key ingredients that depends on the brand and the product.

The emulsions are designed for this type of skin that need lightweights products between the layers of skin care routine because otherwise could be too much. This product helps to complement and balance the skincare routine. 

The bar code~

What are AHA and BHA? 

The first you need to know is that both terms made reference to acids because AHA and BHA are acids. And probably you are asking yourself, How an acid could be something good for my skin? And the reply is simple all is about exfoliation. Both acids help to accelerate the process of exfoliation in our skin like is called like chemical exfoliation. But don´t scary about this, because this is something good. Our skin is renewing every day.

AHA = alpha hydroxy acid and yes is an Acronym.  

These acids are derived from natural sugar fruits and help to increase the process of renewing our skin through the exfoliation. You can see that in very low concentrations but when they are over %4 with a pH acid like 3-4 this product helps to break down the dead cells our skin. The AHAs are better for normal to dry skin because thanks to their chemical composition these are water-loving so despite to provide exfoliation to the surface of our skin they help too provides a moisturizing effect because they are water soluble. 

Examples of AHAs
 Glycolid acid (That is derived from sugarcane) Lactid Acid (Derived from milk), Malic acid (derived from pears and apples), Tartaric acids (derived from grapes) and citric acids.

BHA = beta hydroxy acid

To difference immediately this type of acids with the AHAs, the BHAs are oil soluble while the AHAs are no. The type of BHAs penetrates more deeply in the skin to a difference to the AHAs that are more focused on the surface.  

Examples of BHA
 The very know Salicylic Acid and the Citric Acid and I know I already mentioned that the second one was an AHA but all depends on the formulation. Right now is very known that could be depending on the formulation could be considered a BHA or AHA.


( ̄▽ ̄)ノ And yeah this short class is almost ready

The acids are photosensitive, so is super important  (*ㅇ△ Φ☆)ノ use sunscreen. The sunscreen is not optional is an obligation If you decide use AHAs or BHAs.

Summary:

- AHA: These acids are designed for normal to dry skin or if you are interested in reduce the sun damage or want provides to your skin antiaging effects. 

- BHA: These are designed for oily, acne prone to combination skin where your focus is to reduce the excess of sebum, blackheads to line a maintain a skin more balanced.

Now back to this review and closed the class about acids... this product contains 100 ml which is great (ノ^ヮ^)ノ*:・゚✧

Features, Directions and Ingredients

Ingredients

Centella Asiatica Leaf Water, Butylene Glycol, Alcohol, Dimethicone, Betaine Salicylate, Betaine, 1,2-Hexanediol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Allantoin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Centella Asiatica Extract, Lecithin, Xanthan Gum, Zinc PCA, Panthenol, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil ,PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Arginine, Ethylhexylglycerin, Ethyl Hexanediol

Key Ingredients: Centella Asiatica Leaf Water 79,37% and Betaine Salicylate (BHA) 1%

Caution

COSRX Natural BHA Skin Returning Emulsion 100 mL

Formulated with 79.37% Centella Asiatica Leaf Water and 1% BHA, this lightweight lotion is designed to prevent further breakouts while soothing and hydrating the applied area. As a lightweight hydrating emulsion, this is the ideal moisturizer for those who want to mattify their oily skin surface, while keeping their skin hydrated. It's excellent for combination to oily skin types. 

How to Use

1) After washing the face, prep the skin with toner. Then massage on a light amount daily in the morning and evening to the entire face. 
2) Reapply to areas that are significantly oily or dry. 
3) When using in the morning, always put on sunscreen.

This has a great dispenser

The texture is lightweight and watery

Before and After

Before and After
After 9 months using COSRX Natural BHA Skin Returning Emulsion 

This is how looks my skin today after 9 months using the COSRX Natural BHA Skin Returning Emulsion

PROs and CONs

PROs
- It fulfills what it promises
- The moisturizing and soothing effect 
- First provides a great luminosity to the skin
- Quick absorption
- Helps to reduce the redness
- Helps to heal faster the pimples and scars of pimples
- Provides a good control of sebum
- Lightweight 
- The quantity is good 100 ml
- Only need to use a small amount of product for your full face
- Good and hygienic dispenser

CONs
- In many countries, you only can buy this product online (like me)
- This product can not be used by people allergic to aspirin or Betaine Salicylate


Conclusions

First I need start with the packaging, the packaging is simple and minimalist like almost all the products from this brand and I like that. When I search about this product I found mixed opinions about this one but I decided try for myself this one and see how good or bad this product was. My first impression was oh my God this is super watery and lightweight I was expecting something different but the consistency is very good is very watery and the absorption is quick. The second I noticed was that my skin felt soothed.

I work every day for many hours and after return to the house sometimes due to the stress or bad alimentation or bad sleep or all the before mentioned my skin becomes super sensitive and I can start to watch some redness around my nose and my mouth and is not cute. Using this emulsion helped me to reduce the redness especially on my cheeks.

Provides a moisturizing effect and good luminous effect after using for several days. This helped me too to help faster the pimples scars and that is super good. This product contains a key ingredient that is Centella Asiatica that is a powerful anti-inflammatory ingredient and the Betaine Salicylate that is in a minimal concentration but helps to improves the skin complexion. 

After several months using this product, I must confess that this is now a must have in my daily routine. My skin is sensitive but this doesn´t caused me an allergic reaction and I love it how my skin looks after using this product. This product is definitely something I am going to repurchase because is a great emulsion. My skin looks more healthy and cute and this is something I am not going to stop using in the near future. 


RATING
★★★★

And well that was for the review of today (*≧▽≦) I know this was a long review~
And I not only reviewed the product but I shared some definitions.  
I hope you can find this review useful


Bye Bye!!

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Ever-pretty

"Advertorial Post"




Hi Everyone!

I can´t believe is already December. I felt this year was so fast sometimes. Sincerely It was like January, February, March a pair of blinks and I was already in June, a pair of blinks more and I was already in August that I felt It was the most tiring month after that was Sepoctonovember because these months were so quickly that I felt like was only on month blended. And now we are in the last month of this year 2018 and I feel this month is gonna be a click too. Today I am here to share some amazing long dresses from this exciting website ever-pretty.com and I guess is great share webs about beautiful long dresses because we are so close to the holidays. I started with this long white simple dress that I like. One of that details that I love it is how marks the waist perfectly that is a good thing about this dress.


The cut and the style of this dress is awesome I love it the long skirt and the stunning colors. If you are looking for beautiful long dresses this place is for you. By the way, I would like to know how you like to spend Christmás Eve Night? Sincerely this year I would like to spend my night with good food and family that is all that I ask for this year. I keep working and I don´t wanna to work on Christmas Eve Night: I have not felt pretty well so I hope I can spend that night with my family at least. I remember that time when I was so interested in using the best of the best for this day. Now I am only worried to be with my mom and my brother. Back to the dresses, I remember the last year I used a cute white dress for Bew year Eve night.




I needed close this post with a gorgeous black dress. My first option almost always about dresses is black. Probably someone could say that is the easy choice but in fact is not. If you want to use the black color you need a good dress with the right accessories is all the outfit. This dress looks so sexy and girly. I must confess It has been a long time since the last time I used a long dress like these on my post. But is just because I prefer the medium length or the short one. Like always I am interested in your opinions so please feel free to share in the comments. I would like to know If you knew this website or which are your favorites styles in dresses. I want to know these and all you want to share with me about this post in the comments. I hope you can find this post useful and you can visit this website If you are looking for a pretty dress. I hope you have a nice day thank you so much for visit my blog.



Bye Bye!

Sunday, December 2, 2018

[JOLSE] VUE DE PULANG Blur Stick 12g Review


Hi Everyone!

It is already December and I am happy to be here writing this new review. This is the product is from a brand that is new to me VUE DE PULANG and I had the chance to try this brand thanks to one collaboration with Jolse. This is a primer in stick format so I needed a new primer and the packaging an all that offers this brand sounds very promising.

It has been a time since I published a review about a primer but the primers are products that last a long time due I only need a small amount of quantity for my entire face. The importance of primer is because reduce the appearance of large pores and makes our skin softer before the application of foundation or BB cream. Like always all the opinions in this review are based in my own experience with this product.

Back Box



Ingredients

Dimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hydrogenated polyisobutene, Vinyl dimethicone / Methicone silsesquioxane crosspolymer, Isononyl isononanoate, Ceresin, Calamine, caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Synthetic wax, Ethylene/Propylene Copolymer, Green tea extract, Dumong fruit extract, Drum stick seed extract, Lotus flower extract, Grapefruit extract But are not limited to, Peel oil, Lemon peel oil, Mexicana Juniper oil, Ylang Ylang flower oil, camellia oil, Microcrystalline wax, 1,2-hexanediol, titanium dioxide, polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate Stearalkonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Isoceteth-10, Aluminum Hydroxide, BHT

Caution

VUE DE PULANG Blur Stick 12g

Hide flaws, pores, lines with easy-to-use stick-type primer so make the flawless and smooth skin. Pink calamine power calming tired skin with long-lasting makeup that erases worries about your skin.

Back Side

Manufactured Date & Expiration Date

How to use

Apply to your skin after finish with your skincare routine and before applying the foundation or BB Cream. Apply just in the zones where you want to reduce the sebum and the appearance of pores like the T-zone and around your mouth and nose and blend with your fingers. This product can be used as an eyeshadow primer too so you can apply on your eyelids and spread smoothly with your fingers.

This is how looks the sticks


Before and After on my wrist

Test on my cheek~


PROs and CONs

PROs
- Cute packaging
- Reduce the sebum
- Reduce the appearance of large pores
- Long lasting effect
- A multi-use product can be used as an eyeshadow primer
- Subtle tangerine aroma
- Good price

CONs
- In many countries can be only purchased online (like is my case)
- This product is not suitable for dry skin. 

Conclusions

I really wanted to try this product because sounded so promising but I used like two weeks after I received because I was so busy with work. I have to work for so many hours and like I am constantly busy I don´t have to be retouching my makeup but in the lunch break. I used this product around 6 Am and I was to check my makeup around 12 Pm and for my surprise, my makeup was on point, nothing of dry patches or around my nose with an excess of sebum in the corners. My cheeks are really a problem because the pores there a large and that is not cute but this helped me to reduce the appearance and my skin looks smooth and soft. My makeup was on point even when I returned home to 5Pm. So the long-lasting effect is real and I checked this by myself.

The packaging is so cute remember to me the wonder pore line of Etude House but this is so sophisticated with an empowered woman in front the and holographic material of the box is super cute. 

This primer has a soft tangerine aroma but is very subtle and I love it that because I am very susceptible to aromas because I suffer from allergies. This product contains calamine that is one of my favorites ingredients because this helps to reduce the redness. I must confess that I was a little worried because this stick contains several extracts of different plant oils and like my skin is sensitive I was worried to have a pimple to the next day but the reaction was completely positive. 

I could buy this product because is easy to use, easy to carry, easy to blend with my fingers. I have a sensitive combination skin and probably this product is not suitable for dry skin because could be too much dryness this product provides a matte and healthy effect is not too much mattifying but If you have dry skin probably I could recommend another primer but not this because like you can see in the test the skin looks very matte. By the way, If you apply a juicy cushion or BB cream after use this primer the effect is super cIte. i love it how smooth and pretty looks my skin. This is super convenient and easy for carrying in your makeup bag.


RATING
★★★★


If you want to try this and other great Korean Cosmetics visit (♡°▽°♡)


If you want to buy the VUE DE PULANG Blur Stick 12g

(≚ᄌ≚) And this wall for the review of today! 
Now I want to try more products from this brand because the quality is another level.
I hope you can find this review interesting~ Happy day!


Bye Bye!!