Neogen Coconut Milk Pure Mild Cleanser

the claim The Neogen Coconut Milk Pure Mild Cleanser claims to be a creamy and hydrating all-in-one milk cleanser formulated with Coconut oil and Coconut extracts to smoothly remove impurities and makeup while leaving skin moist and supple.     the science Heading the formula are the cleanser’s surfactants. Firstly, Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate is an amino-acid based cleansing agent which

Huangjisoo Pure Daily Foaming Cleanser (Deep Clean)

the claim The Huangjisoo Pure Daily Foaming Cleanser (Deep Clean) claims to remove makeup and effectively clean pores and skin with a 99.5% natural organic formula.     the science This cleanser boasts 99.5% natural, organic ingredients. Represented at the highest concentration in the formula is Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids, a surfactant derived from the amino acids found in

Huangjisoo Pure Perfect Cleansing Oil

the claim The Huangjisoo Pure Perfect Cleansing Oil claims to be the perfect pure cleansing oil that gently removes makeup and sebum without irritating the skin.     the science As expected, a number of oils are included in the Huangjisoo Pure Perfect Cleansing Oil, all displaying high fatty acid content and antioxidant properties. None moreso than Apricot Kernal Oil

J.Estina Crystalline Cleansing Balm

the claim The J.Estina Crystalline Cleansing Balm is said to be a melting balm type cleanser that contains tourmaline to cleanly remove heavy makeup leaving moisturized crystal skin.     the science Represented at the highest concentration in the balm is Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, an oily liquid that functions as an emollient to defend against dryness. It also enhances the spreadability

JKosmmune Enzyme Cleansing Powder

the claim The JKosmmune Enzyme Cleansing Powder claims to be a gentle, foaming facial cleanser uniquely formulated with 99.9% pure beta glucan and papaya-derived enzyme.     the science Corn Starch displays similar absorbency properties to talc so is useful for collecting excess oil from the skin and preventing residual shine. It also provides a silky, dry after feel when

Tia’m Snail & Azulene Low pH Cleanser

the claim The Tia’m Snail & Azulene Low pH Cleanser is a mild gel cleanser that helps to maintain a healthy skin pH while also reducing skin irritation that can be caused by cleansing.     the science Represented at the highest concentration, following water, is Cocamidopropyl Betaine. This ingredient is a gentle surfactant which acts as a cleansing and

Huangjisoo Pure Daily Foaming Cleanser (Brightening)

the claim The Huangjisoo Pure Daily Foaming Cleanser (Whitening & Brightening) claims to be a vitamin rich cleanser that will brighten skin tone and restore luster to dull skin with ingredients such as Green Tea Extract.     the science This cleanser boasts 99.5% natural, organic ingredients. Represented at the highest concentration in the formula is Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino

Neogen Green Tea Cleansing Stick

the claim The Neogen Green Tea Cleansing Stick is formulated with naturally derived ingredients and embedded with crushed green tea leaves for soft exfoliation. It claims to remove makeup, impurities and dirt on the skin to leave fresh, moisturised skin.     the science Only bettered in concentration by the popular humectant Glycerin, the star ingredient, Green Tea, is represented

Su:m37° Skin Saver Pure Effect Cleansing Foam

the claim The creamy Su:m37° Skin Saver Pure Effect Cleansing Foam claims to thoroughly remove pore waste and makeup residue leaving clear and moist skin.     the science This is a first! I was unable to locate an ingredient list on the packaging, the brand’s website nor stockist websites. As such, I contacted the Singapore Su:m37° office requesting the

Roccoco Botanicals Brand Review – Part I

the brand Jacine Greenwood is a cosmetic chemist and the founder of Australian brand, Roccoco Botanicals. Her vision was to create a safe, plant based range of products that manage skin without the risk of acne breakouts or allergic reactions. The brand philosophy dismisses skin peeling for acne treatment, claiming this causes stress and inflammation, reducing the integrity of the