Etude SoonJung pH 5.5 Relief Toner Review

This winter has been particularly dry and after trying the Pyunyung Yul Essence Toner (click for my review), I decided to try the Etude Soonjung Relief Toner because it doesn’t have any silicones and has a nice low, acidic pH level. I was looking for something to replace my P50W at night because of the low humidity. And also because I’m a little tired of waiting for 15 minutes between P50W and tretinoin.

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Mia’s review: 

I don’t have anything bad to say. But I’m not raving about it either. The toner isn’t drying but I also Continue reading

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First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser Review

I tried the First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser many years ago but didn’t write a review. A lot of folks that visit this blog are interested in this cleanser so thought I should try it again. It is a fragrance-free, gentle cleanser with a whipped, creamy texture and it lathers nicely.

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Mia’s review: I like the First Aid Beauty cleanser a lot. It is a great low pH cleanser. I’ve been using it for just over a month now. I like the whipped texture and the Continue reading

Biologique Recherche Lotion P50W Review

I’ve been using a P50 lotion for nearly 4 years. I started with the P50V 1970, then P50 , and have used P50V for the past couple of years. I recently decided to try P50W because I don’t really have acne and have skin that is on the drier side and prone to redness. I’ve seen P50W advertised as being for sensitive skin, rosacea-prone skin, and also drier mature skin. And I’ve also seen P50V advertised as being for dry and sensitive skin. Either way, I believe P50W is the gentlest formula.

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Mia’s review:  Over time, I’ve been switching to gentler formulas of P50 because I use it twice a day and also use tretinoin one per day in the evening. I let the lotion P50 sit on my skin for Continue reading