[Review] Round Lab 1025 Dokdo Toner

This is a new brand in the K-Beauty market that has gotten noticed and won several awards, that’s why I decided to try this one. So let me start to give my thoughts on this.

PACKAGING

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It comes in a 200 ml clear plastic bottle with a flip cap and it has such a clean and simple packaging design. I really love this kind of packaging.

TEXTURE & SCENT

It has a watery texture which soak right into the skin without any noticeable fragrance.Β It is moisturizing enough to prep your skin for other products to layer on top of.

CLAIMS

The 1095 Dokdo toner is claimed to helps exfoliate and moisturize skin for healthy, dewy skin with comforts.

MY OPINION

After 4Β months trying this product, I can say that it gives very good amount of moisture to my skin. This product also good for those with sensitive skin (like me).
It is a watery refreshing toner which does not leave any stickiness to your skin.
I am really in love with this toner and I will put this one into my favourite toner list.

REPURCHASE?

I will definitely repurchase and keep this on my skincare stash even while I am trying another toner. I even recommend this product for those of you with normal, combination and sensitive skin. You should at least give it a try.

RATING

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 (5/5)

[Review] COSRX Galactomyces Whitening Power Essence

I have been a fan of COSRX since they produced products that mostly create possitive effects on my skin with an affordable price. I have tried their snail essence, oil free ultra moistirizing lotion, and low pH good morning gel cleanser.

I have been using their snail essence and very happy with the result, so I continue with this Galactomyces essence. Whether this product is a hit or miss please check the full review below.

PACKAGING

As we talk about the packaging, like any other COSRX product, they are being consistent with the white simple box and I like it. I find it clean and simple. While the essence itself packed in a clear plastic bottle with pump, so it is safe for me as a mother of an active kids.

TEXTURE & SCENT

The texture watery but not as liquid as MISSHA First Treatment Essence or SK-II FTE. I have to pump twice to get a proper amount to cover all of my face and neck. It also does not have any fragrance and it is a double plus point for me.

WHAT IT CLAIMS

Anti aging, reduce wrinkles, hydrates skin, reduce hyperpigmentation, make a glow and radiant skin, whitening effect, lighten acne scars.

MY OPINION

Honestly after using it more than a month, I still not see a significant result. For hydrating effect, I do feel it once I put it on my face, but it does not stay long. As for any other claims, I also did not feel it in my skin.

The plus points are how they absorb quickly into my skin and how it does not contain any fragrance. While the plastic bottle also considered to be a plus point for me.

RATING

🌟🌟🌟 (3/5)

REPURCHASE?

I will try another essence or back to COSRX snail essence.

[Review] SKINFOOD Bitter Green Clay to Foam

Today I’m going to review one of the best cleanser I’ve been using : Skinfood Bitter Green Clay to Foam. For me my best ranking cleanser should be at first does not stripped my face. That is the most important for me.

So let’s get started.

PACKAGING

I’m in love with the color of their packaging once I saw it online and make a rush decision to give it a try. The green color feels relaxing for me. It reflects the ingredients of the foam, which is contains of 5 main ingredients : wheat sprout, kale, celery, broccoli, and cabbage as mentioned on their packaging.

I bought this online from a local online shop and get a IDR 150.000 price (USD 11.5).

ABOUT THE PRODUCT

As I search on the internet, SKINFOOD’S Bitter Green Clay to Foam contains Amazonian clay to absorb pore-clogging impurities. It said to be quicker than a mask and more thorough than a foaming cleanser. 

TEXTURE & SCENT

The texture more like a clay mask. But it turns into bubbles after we put some water.

I like how it smell so refreshing with a proper amount of scent so it doesn’t bother me as an unscented skincare lover.

MY OPINION

There are several possitive points I give to this product. I like how Korean product (including this one) could provide you a good quality with a very affordable price. This cleanser clearly does no strip my face and I give a very high point for this. Even though there’s a slight scent it does not bother at all. As a second cleanser after a cleansing oil, I feel that this product have a good cleansing task. My skin feels very soft after I apply this product. It feels lightweight, non greasy and soothing. 

I try to search for the cons or the negative point but I could not find one. So I’m going to skip.

RATING

🌟🌟🌟🌟 (4.5/5)

REPURCHASE?

Yes definitely. 

[Review] MISSHA Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence

I always want to try this product since a looong time but never been decided to buy since the pros and cons from every review I have read. But then I decided to give it a try and here I am making a review about Missha Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence after use almost half of the bottle.

PACKAGING

The packaging comes with a frosted glass bottle in the silver box. I like the silver box and the frosted glass bottle itself because it makes the product look exclusive and expensive. The only problem is that it made of glass. I just could not imagine if I put it on the edge of the table and slip, then the whole product only become memory. So, I think it will be better if they don’t put it in a glass bottle.

ABOUT THE PRODUCT

This product full of 80% fermented yeast concentrate which could absorbs into skin instantly and energize the skin. It claimed to be improving fine lines and skin tone.

This is the first step in the skin care routine after cleansing. Use your palm and absorb gently and evenly onto your face.

TEXTURE & SCENT

The texture is watery almost the same with SK-II FTE but the color is more clear compare to SK-II which is more yellowish. I am so happy because it is an unscented product. 

MY OPINION

I use this after cleansing and apply toner so it is not practically my first step of skin care routine after cleansing for me. From their claim of the product’s effect, I feel the my skin tone more even now. Besides that this product surely hydrated and yet it feels so light also. You also could use this as a mask by pouring it to the square cotton pad then put the cotton pad in your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes.

From what I feel after use half of the bottle, I feel this product have been fulfill most of their promises. Now I know why this product been very popular. You will feel more great result if you combine this with the MISSHA Time Revolution Night Repair Ampoule. I will review this product soon.

Almost all of it is a hit, the only miss is the glass bottle. I really hope that Missha will think about it and come up with a non glass bottle. Maybe they could use the SK-II FTE packaging for reference.

RATINGS

🌟🌟🌟🌟 (4.5/5)

REPURCHASE?

Yes definitely I’m going for my second bottle right after I finish this.

[Review] Mizon All in One Snail Repair Cream

Hi! Welcome to mamihika.com. I would like to review one of famous Korean skincare product : Mizon All in One Snail Repair Cream. I just tried this product now because I was very loyal to one US skincare brand I’ve been using since year 2000 in the point I don’t want to try another skincare product. But since the last 5 years I start to open my heart for other brands and products. Some was a hit and some was a miss. 

I was interested in trying this product because some of beauty blog site recommend this product as one of the best Korean skincare cream. There are lots of possitive reviews about this product, so I give it a try. I bought this product for IDR 205.000 (USD 16) in a local online shop. Here is my review on Mizon All in One Snail Repair Cream.

FIRST IMPRESSION

Amber glass jar with black cap covered with an orange metallic box as its packaging. I don’t really like the box since it makes the product look cheap. But I find the amber glass jar makes the product looks expensive. For those who like to travel or having an active kids like me, this is quite troublesome.

I don’t really pay attention on every ingredients of my skincare so I also won’t discuss it detail here. I just know from my browsing activity about this product before decided to buy it that it contains 92% snail extracts. Imagining part of snail touch my skin is a little bit awkward at first. But since I try not to imagine anything and just try it, I find it normal now.

This product has been said hydrates, helps improve the appearance of fine lines, and helps reduce the appearance of acne scarring and blemishes. Ideal for oily and acne-prone to combination skin types.

MY THOUGHTS

I like how light the texture is (more like milky gel than cream). This product is unscented and it is definitely an added value for me.

But the cons are : i did’t see a significant impact in my skin, even after two weeks of usage, I feel my skin tend to be dryer. I have stop and reapllied it, but the same thing occurs. My skin got drier.

I think you need to add another hydrating cream after you apply this product 

RATING

🌟🌟🌟 (3/5)

REPURCHASE?

Nope. I definitely going to try another product that feels more suitable for my skin.