The Silk Crystal Total Lifting Mask

the claim The The Silk Crystal Total Lifting Mask claims to be a ‘one-of-a-kind’ mask infused with patented Silk Crystal® protein that self-contracts to fit snugly against your face and instantly moisturises, lifts and firms your skin.     the science Firstly, the sheet itself is made from Fibroin, a fibrous silk protein that promotes a rigid structure and tensile

Su:m37° Secret Essence

the claim Enriched with fermented extracts from over 80 plants, the Su:m37° Secret Essence transforms skin to give it a smooth, baby-like softness. It is said to hydrate, tone, soothe and leave skin feeling revitalised and glowing.     the science It’s not exactly a short ingredient list although not unexpected given the product boasts over 80 fermented botanical extracts.

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

Hivita Luminous White Age Defy

the claim The Hivita Luminous White Age Defy is a luxury moisturiser formulated with a patented blend of 100% natural ingredients to deliver a skincare system clinically proven to decrease pigmentation, reverse sun damage, lighten age spots, reduce wrinkle and protect against pollution.     the science Within a 100% natural formulation, following water which is present at the highest

Thank You Farmer Miracle Age Repair Toner

the claim The Thank You Farmer Miracle Age Repair Toner claims to be a smooth, rich milky toner that combines the function of toner, serum and emulsion in one product. It boasts a concentrated texture for rich moisture and nourishment to bring radiance to rough, lifeless skin.     the science Labelled as a brightening and anti-wrinkle treatment, there are

Sulwhasoo Clarifying Mask Ex

the claim The Sulwhasoo Clarifying Mask Ex claims to clear, calm and reinvigorate skin, giving it a soft radiance, leaving it clear and translucent.     the science In order to deliver skin “translucency”, there are several lightening, protective and brightening actives in the formulation. Polygonatum Officinale Rhizome/Root Extract is also known as Solomon’s Seal and is one of the

Goodal Keratina Anti-Aging Double Toner

the claim The Goodal Keratina Anti-Aging Double Toner claims to make the face look bright and resilient by gently exfoliating dead skin cells from the outermost layer whilst also providing an optimal skin base. Rich in anti-oxidants and Vitamin C, wild strawberry helps achieve a bright complexion. The fast-absorbing moisture formula prevents the skin from drying up and enhances the

Innisfree Perfect 9 Repair Eye Cream

the claim The Innisfree Perfect 9 Repair Eye Cream claims to be a complete anti-ageing eye solution. It contains 9 active ingredients from the Jeju Island elixir complex™ to firm and brighten skin and also combat the symptoms of ageing: dryness, wrinkles, flakiness, darkening, blemishes, enlarged pores and reduced elasticity.     the science This concentrated eye cream contains 9

Missha Time Revolution Night Repair Ampoule

the claim The Time Revolution Night Repair Science Activator Borabit Ampoule by Missha claims to help create flawless skin by promoting skin’s natural powers of improvement whilst also brightening and incorporating anti-ageing benefits of wrinkle repair and increased elasticity.     the science The key to this serum is the presence of its powerful fermented ingredients. At a basic level,

Su:m37° Miracle Rose Cleansing Stick

the claim The Miracle Rose Cleansing Stick by Su:m37° claims to generate plenty of foam and remove waste without skin irritation, leaving the skin soft.   the science Su:m37° is a premium skincare brand in Korea whose products incorporate a high content of natural ingredients. They specialize in fermented skincare, hence the 37 in their name, representative of the ideal