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  • Pyunkang Yul Calming Mask Pack
    Pyunkang Yul,  sheet

    Pyunkang Yul Calming Mask Pack

    the claim The Pyunkang Yul Calming Mask Pack is made from bamboo fibre and is said to soothe sensitive skin with Tea Tree, Centella Asiatica and Honeysuckle Flower extracts and strengthen the skin barrier with Ceramide NP. A slightly acidic essence ensures a pH index compatible with healthy skin.     the science Bamboo Water is packed with amino acids and flavonoids and also provides antioxidant protection against UV radiation. It helps to reinforce the moisture barrier, and in doing so, reduces bacteria penetrating to additionally improve acne and recover damaged skin. This function is supported by soothing star, Centella Asiatica Extract, traditionally used in Asian medicine for its healing…

  • hydrating toner,  moisturize,  Vegreen

    Vegreen Cream & Toner

    the brand EWG green, vegan, cruelty free, fragrance free & environmentally responsible, I was excited to try VEGREEN for the first time recently. Their name is derived from the combination of “vegetable” and “green”, that represents their skincare philosophy. To create skincare that is natural, safe and eco-friendly is the brand’s objective. The products I received include their toner and cream⁣⁣.     Vegreen 730 Daily Moisture Cream With a minimal formula of 11 simple ingredients, this cream promises daily skin moisturising for all. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣  730 represents the number of (twice daily) applications in a year. This is indeed a simple cream which makes sense when you’re claiming universal…

  • Hyggee Balance Essence
    essence,  Hyggee

    HYGGEE Balance Essence

    the claim The HYGGEE One Step Facial Balance Essence is a multi-functional product that combines the effects of toner, essence and cream to help effectively hydrate, moisturise and protect skin.     the ingredients Betula Platyphylla Japonica (Birch Sap) Juice, Macadamia Integrifolia (Macadamia) Nut Oil, Octyldodecanol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Squalane, 1,2-Hexanediol, Pentylene Glycol, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Seed Oil, Water, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Lactobacillus Ferment, Lactococcus Ferment Lysate, Bifida Ferment Lysate, Streptococcus Thermophilus Ferment, Glycerin, Sodium Chloride, Glyceryl Caprylate, Butylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Phospholipids, Ceramide 3, Cholesterol, Arginine, Phytosterols, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol     CosDNA returns a favourable, all green…

  • I'm From Rice
    hydrating toner,  I'm From,  moisturize,  scrub,  serum

    I’m From Rice

    the rice line A brand inspired by traditional remedies to alleviate skin concerns and promising transparency, honest ingredients and materials without harmful additives, the rice line is one of the most popular by I’m From. Included are the toner, cream, serum and mask. Typically presented, all have consistent packaging, glass packed with paper labels making them immediately identifiable. The organic rice range formulae are also cruelty free and free of additives like stripping alcohols, fragrance and essential oils. Rich in amino acids, fatty acids, vitamin E, B and ferulic acid, Rice Extract has anti-inflammatory and calming effects, tightening plus short and long term skin hydration. It’s great for sensitive and…

  • Primera Miracle Seed Essence
    essence,  Primera

    Primera Miracle Seed Essence

    the claim The Primera Miracle Seed Essence claims to brighten and improve skin texture with over 93% Lotus Seed Extract.     the ingredients Nelumbo Nucifera (Lotus Seed) Germ Extract (93.1%), Niacinamide, Glycereth-26, Glycerin, Adenosine, Sodium Hyaluronate, Saccharomyces Ferment, Methyl Gluceth-20, Citric Acid, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Citrate     CosDNA and EWG reports return all green safe ratings for the Primera Essence.     the science The hero ingredient, Lotus Seed Extract offers multiple skin benefits. Packed with antioxidants, flavonoids, fatty acids, proteins, vitamins and minerals, it can improve the appearance of pores and texture, hydrate and firm for an overall more youthful and fresh look. It contains natural AHAs…

  • Bellflower Sunscreens
    Bellflower,  sunscreen

    Bellflower Sunscreens

    the products A physical and chemical sunscreen to provide sun protection, moisture and anti-aging effects.     Bellflower Watermelon Fresh Sunscreen SPF50+ PA++++ The Bellflower Watermelon Fresh Sunscreen is a light and fresh chemical sun cream without white cast that moisturises via Watermelon and Centella Asiatica Extracts plus Sodium Hyaluronate. It’s very affordable, retailing for around USD$14 for the 50ml tube. ⁣   Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Behenyl Alcohol, Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, Niacinamide, Citrullus Vulgaris (Watermelon) Fruit Extract (11,700 ppm), Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Silica, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Polyisobutene, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Centella Asiatica Extract, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Sorbitan Oleate,…

  • I'm From Rice Cream
    I'm From,  moisturize

    I’m From Rice Cream

    the claim With ceramide from rice bran extract, vitamins B and E plus minerals, the I’m From Rice Cream claims to improve tone, barrier strength and oil balance.⁣     the ingredients Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Water, Water, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Synthetic Beeswax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate, Vinyl Dimethicone, Pentylene Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Behenyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Bisabolol, Cetearyl Olivate, Panthenol, Sorbitan Olivate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Xanthan Gum, Adenosine, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ceramide NP, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Tocopherol, Phytosphingosine, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydrogenated Lecithin   ⁣   Both the EWG and CosDNA assessments…

  • Urang Brightening Blue Oil
    oil,  Urang

    Urang Brightening Blue Oil Serum

    the claim A product that claims to brighten, heal and protect skin, the Urang Brightening Blue Oil Serum is all natural, vegan and EWG green.     the ingredients Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Seed Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Alpha-bisabolol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Oil     The four ingredient formula returns an all green safe assessment from CosDNA and EWG resources.     the science Green Tea is a potent antioxidant that helps neutralise free radicals, reduce inflammation, clear cell damage and repair wrinkles. Rich in Catechins, a group of natural compounds called Polyphenols (EGCG in particular) that protect against UV radiation and environmental stressors, green tea also helps to…

  • Mokosh Skincare
    first cleanse,  Mokosh,  oil,  wash off

    Mokosh Skincare – An Introduction

    the philosphy Mokosh is an Australian skincare brand based in Fremantle, WA. In creating natural products for face and body, it aims to remove the non-essential elements from traditional skincare, bringing together natural, potent, healing botanicals in a simple, multipurpose range. Their award winning formulas are designed to deliver pure, concentrated nutrition to skin, restore balance and promote a return to natural, radiant state. Mokosh was founded by former medical scientist, veterinarian and pathologist Marion O’Leary. All ingredients are vetted for ethics and effectiveness before being packaged in refillable and recyclable glass.   “Nature is where the wisdom lies, and our society has lost touch with that. We are at…

  • Klairs Gentle Black Fresh Cleansing Oil
    first cleanse,  Klairs

    Klairs Gentle Black Fresh Cleansing Oil

    the claim With a fresh, non-oily finish, the Klairs Gentle Black Fresh Cleansing Oil removes all makeup, oil, dirt residue and dead cells and also controls sebum production. Sunflower, Grape, Jojoba and Black Currant Oils keep skin moisturised and balanced while antioxidants and vitamins deliver skin health. Recommended for combination-oily skin.     the ingredients Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, PEG-20 Glyceryl Triisostearate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil     CosDNA returns a favourable hazard rating for the Klairs cleansing oil.     the science Sunflower Seed Oil is a well absorbed, lightweight oil without residue that’s…