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Korean skin essences

The Time Revolution First Treatment Essence by Missha is one of my very first Korean skin care products. I remember purchasing it from Amazon and I bought it together with the Time Revolution Night Repair ampoule. After a couple of days of use, my skin looked transformed. Not in a big way. My acne scars, large pores and discolorations were all still there. But my skin looked  well rested and youthful. I am amazed by both products and I would be repurchasing them again and again. 

Update:20/02/17 There are so many wonderful products to try, to be honest, I will not be repurchasing the above products any time soon. Even if I do, I would go for the Night Repair ampoule, not the first treatment essence....

At the moment I don't use the Night repair ampoule because I use Sulwhasoo Herblinic ampoule which I absolutely love. Both the Time Revolution essence and ampoule have incredible ingredients and at the end of this post I include a brilliant video for you to watch if interested in the ingredients.

Now about Innisfree Green Tea Fresh essence. I was interested in this product because I read that Green tea extract balances oily skin. I will give you a link to read the article about that. So, excited at the prospect to balance my extremely oily skin I bought this essence and the Innisfree Green tea Fresh cream from eBay and could hardly wait to get them - I had such high expectations.

But when they arrived, I used them two days in a row and never again. Now I use them only on my neck and shoulders. Why? Both products are insanely moisturizing. I mean, insanely. How is that even possible? You might say, well, moisture is great, but I bet  you wouldn't want the residue that these products leave. After use, my face looked wet throughout the day!  Throughout the day I had to pat my skin because it was so shiny, wet, and sweaty looking. I wasn't sweating but it looked as if I was. All day long! Not nice...

On one hand I was very disappointed in the products, but on the other hand, I had never tried anything this moisturizing before so it was an interesting experience. Now I use both products on my neck, decollate and shoulders and my skin loves them. It is quite amazing really that at the end of the day, my skin is so soft and moisturized as if I had just applied a cream and as if I had drank lots of water...which I don't.   Click here to read the article on Green tea for acne and oily skin from

A wonderful essence I want to mention is The History of Whoo Qi & Jin Essence. I received several samples and fell in love with the whole line of products. The essence felt wonderful. I am nearly done with Missha Time revolution essence and I plan on getting The History of Whoo essence instead. So stay tuned, I will write about it again sometime in March 2017. Update 20/02/17 I am using The History of Whoo essence and I am loving it. Absolutely lovely product! Stay tuned for a review.

Going back to the wonderful Missha Time revolution essence. I know that both the essence and the night ampoule have incredible skin benefiting ingredients and to hear more about those you might enjoy the video from Chronically Fabulous- a wonderfully smart and friendly YouTuber. Watch the video below- but get yourself a notebook and a pen. This lady is so knowledgeable and explains it so well :-)


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