Happy Friday everyone!
Through many years of finding the right cleanser for my skin type i’ve gather some of my go-to/favourite products i’ve been repurchasing. And in continuation of “cleaning” I thought it would be nice to share some old and new goodies.
Honestly, this is probably my favorite time of the day…getting home from work/going out and just removing all the makeup and allowing my skin to breathe. I want a gentle but effective cleanser that I know will do the job without stripping away any of my natural oils.
Before I get started, I just wanted to stress that this is NOT a sponsored post as i’ll be linking a lot of the products in one source. It just so happens that i’ve purchased all these products from StyleKorean.
Now lets get into it…
So starting off with removing my makeup…
(Banila Co - Clean it Zero Resveratol; two layers of eyeliner and two rounds of gentle scrubbing)
For the longest time i’ve been in love with Banila Co – Clean it Zero Resveratol. The texture was great, although the smell is a little too perfumey for my liking but overall it did the job. It didn’t clog my pores and it removed my waterproof makeup with ease. A little goes a long way especially around the eye area, I didn’t need to agressively scrub away my mascara and eyeliner. Easily a 9/10 for me…it is a little on the pricey side with it being $20.00 USD sometimes on sale for $18.00 USD and within a year I would probably need to purchase 3 – 4 (which isn’t too bad but with the conversion rate it does get quite pricey)
(Heimish All Clean Balm; two layers of eyeliner and two rounds of gentle scrubbing)
An alternative that i’ve been hearing about was the Heimish All Clean Balm. You are probably thinking, the price is relatively the same with Heimish being a dollar less. BUT I don’t actually purchase the balm on it’s on only because StyleKorean offers the Heimish All Clean White Clay Foam and All Clean Balm in a set for only $25.23 USD. I love the both of this combined. The All Clean Balm works exactly the same as the Clean it Zero with the pro side of not being too perfumey. The texture is slightly different as you can tell from the picture above; it does solidify quickly into a wax like texture. I do find that along with it being not too perfumey, it also removes my eye makeup a lot easier without looking like a panda hahah.
(Heimish All Clean White Clay Foam)
Now onto the Heimish All Clean White Clay Foam. I love these two duos together. Right after removing my makeup I use the White Clay Foam as a cleanser. The texture is so gentle; my skin feels soft and clean without the feeling of my natural oils being stripped away. (that awful feeling of my skin cracking after cleansing) A few times i’ve gone in with a toner to see if it had removed all my makeup, and I can definitely say there was no residue.
(belif Creamy Cleansing Foam Moist)
Another cleanser i’ve have been enjoying is the belif Creamy Cleansing Foam Moist. I actually find this a similar to the Heimish All Clean White Clay Foam with the slight difference of it being thinner and lighter. This is now part of my morning skincare routine along with the whole line of belif products. I purchased this in a travel to go set just to test it out and right now it has worked for me. It leaves my skin feeling soft and nourished even after removing my makeup. The last few weeks i’ve noticed my skin texture feeling more plumped, brighter and healthier without the dullness. Belif products are actually available at The Face Shop in Canada.
(Neutrogena Blackhead Eliminating Scrub)
Now onto the last product…the scrub. It isn’t a korean brand only because I have yet to come across a facial scrub that I enjoy. I’ve been using Neutrogena Blackhead Eliminating for years now and i’m hoping it does not get discontinued. Although I am not using this for the purpose of eliminating blackhead, I do enjoy using this once a week to do a full facial scrub, removing any inpurities and dead skin. It is quite lightweight with little beads that are not too abbressive for the skin.
I hope everyone had a great week! I know here in Toronto it has been and will be a soggy weekend, other then that have a great weekend, stay safe and dry!