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Best skincare products for the Moon in Aries ♈

Moon in Aries is a tough time (the nearest: from October 26th till October 28th), but there are substances that can work magic for your skin. And they are: Vitamin C, Vitamin A (in the form of retinol as well) and propolis. They are seriously a 'must', if you want your skin to glow. But don't forget about hydration, calming ingredients and SPF, as solar energy is still a kind of fiery energy — dry and very hot.

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Propolis Energy Calming Ampoule

All-purpose propolis with one of the best balanced formulation. Nurishing, so might preferably be used as a night care.

Propolis Energy Calming Ampoule product review
Propolis Energy Calming Ampoule product review
Propolis Energy Calming Ampoule product review
Propolis Energy Calming Ampoule product review
Propolis Energy Calming Ampoule product review
Propolis Energy Calming Ampoule product review
Propolis Energy Calming Ampoule product review
Propolis Energy Calming Ampoule product review
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Immortelle


Oily/Resilient

Is a simple propolis not enough for you? Then you should consider buying @bywishtrend Propolis energy Calming Ampoule. It contains, alongside with Propolis Extract, Houttuynia Cordata Extract, Zinc PCA, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract, Panthenol, Perilla Frutescens Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Lactobacillus Ferment, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract. Impressive, isn't it? No wonder, the serum is so dense and nutritive. It seems to me that Propolis Ampoule will be a good choice for winter to maintain healthy skin. If it is too rich for you, you may dilute the substance in some essence or cream. The Propolis TMI Box I've received also includes a pin, a roll of patterned tape and sample packets of the Propolis Energy Boosting Essence and the Balancing Cream. The cream, by the way, is my love-love 🧡💛🧡

Propolis Energy Calming Ampoule

By WISHTREND
Propolis Energy Calming Ampoule

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Full Fit Propolis Synergy Toner

A lighter option for a busy morning. Goes well with everything.

Full Fit Propolis Synergy Toner product review
Full Fit Propolis Synergy Toner product review
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Immortelle


Oily/Resilient

COSRX Full Fit Propolis Synergy Toner — my everyday skin energetic ⚡ Having a look at an empty bottle, I suddenly realise that I haven't reviewed my precious propolis yet, despite the fact that its photos were taken in advance. COSRX advertises this toner as being powered by 72% black propolis extract, having anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effects while boasting healing properties and dewy finish. The active ingredients are: - Propolis Extract; - Honey Extract (don't be afraid of it, there's a teeny-tiny concentration, only to improve circulation a bit); - Cassia Obtusifolia Seed Extract; - Panthenol; - Sodium Hyaluronate. Sounds promising, doesn't it? In fact, the propolis toner, any toner indeed, is not a magic wand to work wonders. It won't heal your acnes alone. It won't make dull skin glow with health, either. They are too complex states to be changed by one product only. But Propolis toner is ideal to maintain your skin in good condition with minimum skincare routine on a work day. Take this toner, top it with some good moisturizer or a mask and that's it! Kind of comfortable casual shirt for your skin not to bother too much and feel safe. I often pair it with Skin1004 HYALU-CICA sleeping mask to have soft hydrated skin next morning, unless I don't I annoy my face with heavier weapons. I really like that this toner is something in between dense hyaluronic ones and runny problem-skin oriented. I'm anxious to try out the whole propolis serious as I suspect it may prove to be a good skincare basis for my oily skin.

Full Fit Propolis Synergy Toner

COSRX
Full Fit Propolis Synergy Toner

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C-Niacin Toning Ampoule

A mild, naturally derived vitamin C suitable for beginners. Won't dry your skin even a bit.

C-Niacin Toning Ampoule product review
C-Niacin Toning Ampoule product review
C-Niacin Toning Ampoule product review
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Immortelle


Oily/Resilient

After trying a green tea line and hyaluronic acid line I became a fan of Isntree. And now I'm in love with their vitamin C - Niacin ampoule. Being minimalistic in design (everything as usual) and content it has nothing old or just strange within the ingredients. Only best and working. Besides sea buckthorn, the ampoule can boast turmeric extract and incense, that are not less potent. Both have proven healing effect and anti-aging properties. This serum itself is watery and very very light. You won't feel it on your face after a moment. However, the active ingredients will do their work. So, vitamin C ampoule can be applied in any routine, wearing makeup or not. OWERALL EFFECT Three weeks of using is not enough to say something definite about hyperpigmentation. But it has already improved my skin tone a bit. This serum helped me with my pores and dull complexion. It also has some hydrating effect and positive effect on my acne. All in all, this vitamin C ampoule is comfortable to use and wear. No discomfort noticed.

C-Niacin Toning Ampoule

ISNTREE
C-Niacin Toning Ampoule

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Freshly Juiced Vitamin Charging Serum

A stronger variant with non-sticky texture.

Freshly Juiced Vitamin Charging Serum product review
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kittyglitter


Dry/Sensitive

I received this product for free from Picky and Dear, Klairs in exchange for my honest review. Light weight serum thats none greasy and quickly absorbs. Its super gentle and a great starter vitamin c serum. I can apply this daily without irritation of any kind.

Freshly Juiced Vitamin Charging Serum

Dear, Klairs
Freshly Juiced Vitamin Charging Serum

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Hyper Retinol EX 1.0 Serum

Basic, non-troublesome retinol.

Hyper Retinol EX 1.0 Serum product review
Hyper Retinol EX 1.0 Serum product review
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skinwithe1


Oily/Sensitive

💜Its a gentle lightweight yellow milky texture that is non greasy and absorbs into the skin easily and contains encapsulated retinol 0.1% to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and boost collagen production , 0.3% retinyl palmitate that combines with retinol for anti aging benefits and 0.6% bakuchiol helps improve skin firmness and elasticity 💜Has 5 peptides to smooth fine lines and wrinkles,improve skin firmness and strengthen skin barrier and niacinamide to minimize pores and improve skin texture 💜Has 5 ceramides to strengthen skin moisture barrier and moisture loss 💜Has TECA to soothe the skin & reduce skin inflammation. 🌙I use it at night twice a week 🌙I apply retinol to dry skin then follow up with my moisturizer. I always make sure to follow up with sunscreen in the morning so that my skin is well protected 🌙Its a moisturizing gentle formula so I didn't experience any dryness or irritation but I did experience a bit of purging as my skin was tolerating the retinol but after that my skin cleared and I did notice an improvement in my overall skin texture which I loved

Hyper Retinol EX 1.0 Serum

ISNTREE
Hyper Retinol EX 1.0 Serum

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Retinol 2.5% Serum + Vitamin E

One of the most potent retinols on the market, yet budget friendly. It is strong, mind it.

Retinol 2.5% Serum + Vitamin E product review
Retinol 2.5% Serum + Vitamin E product review
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vinci


Oily/Resilient

A high-strength Korean retinol serum that requires no prescription to use. 🧴 Key Ingredients. Pure Retinol 2.5%, Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin E, B3 (Niacinamide). The brand claims it promotes ‘intensive wrinkle care’. (Putting this here from the comments, from someone who works in the cosmetic industry: “It is 1 form of retinoid and not pure retinol at 2.5% because the designed maximum traction allowed is 1%. Unfortunately, many brands mislead customers with misleading claims. They often use the term retinol with 1 high percentage when there is 1 percentage retinal or encapsulated retinol which is not pure retinol.”) 💧Form & Fragrance. A 30 mL light amber liquid in an opaque bottle dispensed using a dropper. Consistency is runny. Free from paraben, gluten, formaldehyde, sulfate, artificial color, and fragrance. 🙋🏽 Experience. Spreading this gives the feeling of putting on a thin layer of oil on skin as it glides smoothly. The brand claims it is free from oils. Just the same, I personally think that is a positive point. It is fragrance-free, but I could tell this has a light scent like maybe aloe. Patch test is important since it has a high amount of retinol at 2.5%. I started slowly on it (every 3 days, then every 2 days, until it became nightly) and have been using it for six months now and counting, and in all that time it did not irritate my skin. But to err on the side of caution I would advise against having this by first-time retinoid users. Milder percentage ranging from 0.1-0.3% are already potent and effective as backed by studies and board-certified derms. I chose to give this a try because it is a Korean product and the price is absolutely afforable. The days of glow it gave me the first few weeks as I awoke from night sleep was desirable. On the third month I thought the effect plateaued or maybe I got used to it that it felt like it. Retinoid is a photosensitive substance so while using it exposure to sunlight or UV rays can cause skin irritation. Be sure to wear sunscreen daily. 💲 Price. ₱457 ($8.24~) for 30 mL bottle from Cos de Baha official store in Lazada PH. An afforable Korean product option compared to known US brands offering the same active that’s about up to seven times this price.

Retinol 2.5% Serum + Vitamin E

Cos de Baha
Retinol 2.5% Serum + Vitamin E

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Dive-in Low-Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Serum

A good Hyaluronic serum is a good base for the upper tough guys)))

Dive-in Low-Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Serum product review
Dive-in Low-Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Serum product review
Dive-in Low-Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Serum product review
Dive-in Low-Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Serum product review
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Immortelle


Oily/Resilient

I like hyaluronic acid serums for winters in our climate. However, I ts really difficult to find something lightweight and not too thin at the same time. I didn't expect much, but Torriden really managed to meet my demands. Witch Hazel in it's contents gives similar feeling as the Elizavecca's hyaluronic serum. I like this soothing component in both. But to be honest, Dive-in can give more of hydration than that of Elizavecca. Torriden hydration effect reminds me of my favourite hyaluronic by Isntree. Moreover, Torriden absorbs better than Isntree and doesn't feel heavy at all. The package is simple and practical - highlighting the tender colour and transparency 💙 My overall judgement is: definitely worth trying for those with oily skin.

Dive-in Low-Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Torriden
Dive-in Low-Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Serum

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Madagascar Centella Soothing Cream

Your outer shield 🛡️

Madagascar Centella Soothing Cream product review
Madagascar Centella Soothing Cream product review
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Immortelle


Oily/Resilient

One of my spring favs. Why so? Picky site indicates that this cream is not recommended for my oily acne-prone skin, due to stearic acid in its contents. Yet, I like Centella too much, not to try this cream out. And I do not regret. Well, packaging this time is even better than I expected — stylish, simple and convenient. I really like the heavy tube. However, as for consistency, I was scared at first, as it turned out that the cream was like some thick jelly and it was absorbing very slowly. You need to work well with your hands, message or something, to make it absorb fully. Nevertheless, the result worth it. Especially for those searching for a dewy but not greasy finish. Glass skin in action. 🧡 Still, this is a kind of heavy cream and you will feel it on your face. However, I find it even good during our windy springs in Western Ukraine. Unless the cream is sticky, which it isn't. And yes, Centella Soothing Cream is a really working, hydrating peptide cream. I always choose Skin1004 among others when I feel like having something double hydrating and healing. Despite, all my concerns the cream doesn't clog my pores. So I can recommend to try it for those with oily or combination dehydrated skin.

Madagascar Centella Soothing Cream

SKIN1004
Madagascar Centella Soothing Cream

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Ayvaglamskin

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I would love to review to By Wishtrend
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