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All About Vitamin C ❤️ . (🇹🇭 first comment) If you don’t already incorporate Vitamin C into your routine, you really should! Vitamin C, (also known as ascorbic acid) is a very powerful antioxidant that neutralises free radicals that can damage our skin cells, reduce collagen production and just makes your skin look dull and unhealthy. . Why do you need it? Its a superstar anti-aging ingredient as it stimulates collagen production, making the skin looker firmer and more luminous. It also brightens and evens out skin tone, treats UV damage, enhances the performance of your sunscreen and protects the skin from environmental damage - its basically a hero ingredient! . How do you use it? There are sooo many Vitamin C derivatives out there, just look for “ascorbic acid” or anything with “ascorbyl” or “ascorbate” on the ingredient list. The one with the most scientific research back-up is L-ascorbic acid, but its also worth looking into the other derivatives as they’re constantly being developed. Concentrations between 3% to 20% should be the most effective: the higher the concentration, the faster you’re likely to see results, but bear in mind that potent formulas are more likely to irritate the skin. I use my Vitamin C stuff in the morning as it helps boost up UV protection, but you can basically use it whenever you want to! . Side note: Vitamin C should not be used in the same routine as glycolic acid, salicylic acid or retinol. They should also be kept in air-tight packaging or pumps away from sunlight, to prevent the antioxidants from breakdown.


(🇹🇭 first comment) This is the second @katesomervilleskincare product I’ve tried, and its really growing on me! . The ExfoliKate Cleanser is a daily foaming cleanser that removes impurities and makeup residue without over-stripping the skin. Its got lactic and glycolic acids which gently exfoliates the skin, clearing dead cell build-up leaving a smoother and clearer complexion. Pineapple, pumpkin and papaya enzymes help soften the skin and prevent it from over-drying. . I use this as a second cleanse at night after removing my makeup. Its Foreo-friendly, lathers up really well and doesn’t give a tingling sensation despite it containing 2 acids. Its also got a relaxing spa-like scent that’s not too overpowering. . I think its got all the qualities I look for in a second cleanser: it gives a thorough cleanse, works really well with my Foreo, and doesn’t leave my skin feeling dry and tight. My face feels squeaky clean (but soft) after, and the thorough cleanse has really kept my breakouts at bay! . ******* Overall rating: 4/5 Value for money: 4/5 Suitable skin type: all skin types


All about Hyaluronic Acid ❤️ . (🇹🇭 first comment) I wanted to change it up a bit and do some posts on my favourite active ingredients - just some stuff about what they do and where you should put them in your routines. A lot of you probably know all this stuff, but I figured it might be helpful for some! . First up is my go-to active: hyaluronic acid (HA). HA is naturally produced in our bodies, and can bind 1,000 times its own weight in water. HA molecules come in a variety of sizes: if a product lists ‘sodium hyaluronate’ in the ingredients, the molecule is small enough to penetrate deep into the skin, while ‘sodium hyaluronate cross polymer’ works on the skin’s surface to give a plumping effect. . Why you need it: It works like a magnet for water, and helps the skin retain moisture leaving it to look plump and hydrated. It also diminishes lines and wrinkles, and has antioxidant properties. . . How you use it: HA is suitable for all skin types, even sensitive or breakout-prone skin. Its incorporated in A LOT of skincare products these days so its really to incorporate in your routine. I like a big daily dose, so I always use hydrating serums with HA in all my routines, where I apply it as a base serum before moisturisers. For the best effect, look for HA products with both short chain and long chain molecules as they work on both the top layer and deeper layers of the skin!


(🇹🇭 first comment) This duo from @theweekendskin is probably a match made in heaven! The Rest Up Purifying Serum* is a hydrating serum that helps calm the skin, and the Commodity Emulsion* is a gel moisturiser with brightening benefits. . I use the Rest Up Purifying Serum as the first layer, cause its got a much lighter consistency and sinks in in seconds. The ingredient list is targeted towards calming irritations, reducing redness and acne defence with niacinamide, cammelia senesis leaf extract and honey. Its a great base serum, my red patches did fade away, leaving a clearer complexion. The hydration it gives is also sufficient for my dry skin! 😋 . I then follow with the Commodity Emulsion, which has a light gel consistency. The ingredients go hand in hand with the Rest Up Purifying Serum, with rice ferment filtrate which is rich in peptides and aloe vera which is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Its oil-free but quite hydrating, and the rice ferment filtrate (basically sake) makes my face feel super soft. I haven’t noticed any major brightening effects, but my skin does look less dull and a bit more ‘alive’. If you have dry skin, I would recommend this for the day, as it might not be rich enough to be used at night. . I would recommend getting both products as a duo cause they work together very nicely ingredient-wise and they’re relatively affordable. They would also suit oily skin quite well cause they’re both quite light and they don’t sit on the skin for a long time. . *gifted but opinions are 100% my own ********* Overall rating: 3.8/5 for both Value for money: 4/5 for both Suitable skin type: All skin types for both


(🇹🇭 below) My @lixirskin collection keeps growing! To be honest, I initially dove into these cause I’m a sucker for cute minimal packaging. Turns all of their products have been hits for me so far and they’re all good value for money. I’m looking forward to try some more! . Let me know what products you want to see reviews on and I’ll make it happen - already did the Universal Emulsion and Night Switch Retinol! 😘 . คอลเลคชั่น Lixir Skin ของแคทออกลูกออกหลานมาเรื่อยๆค่ะ 😂 บอกตรงๆว่าตอนแรกที่แคทลองผลิตภัณฑ์ของแบรนด์คือเพราะแพ้แพกเกจจิ้งล้วนๆเลย แต่ปรากฏว่าที่ลองมาทั้งหมดโอเคมากๆ แล้วคุณภาพค่อนข้างเกินราคา อยากลองตัวอื่นๆให้ครบ 😋😋😋 . อยากอ่านรีวิวตัวไหนคอมเม้นด้านล่างเลยค่ะ ตัว Universal Emulsion กับ Night Switch Retinol เคยเขียนแล้วนะ ไปอ่านได้ 👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻 . พิกัด: @beautycrazeshop


(🇹🇭 first comment) The @paiskincare Rosehip Bioregenerate Oil has been in my collection since forever, but I never got around to using it consistently. I started reaching for it on a daily basis last month, and its been a truly fantastic rediscovery! . The Rosehip Oil has got Rosehip CO2 extract, which is rich in omegas, vitamins and antioxidants that help repair the skin and protect it from environmental damage. It also claims to heal acne scars, and brighten your complexion. . I apply a couple of drops after my serums, let it sink in for about 5-10 minutes, and layer my night cream on top (tbh I was turned off at first cause I used it after my moisturiser and it pilled). You could also mix it directly with your face and body moisturisers if you can’t be bothered to wait, although I enjoy the layered effect more. . Its bright orange (don’t worry it fades upon application), not super thick, and it has a weird (but tolerable) smell. It does take a while to sink in, so I wouldn’t recommend going to bed right after application unless you fancy an orange stain on your pillow. . To me, its one of those products where you can’t really pinpoint exactly what it does, but your overall complexion looks and feels healthier. It definitely improved hydration, countered some minor irritations my skin was having at the time, and just made my skin super soft and bouncy in the morning. Thumbs up to this one - its definitely worth the hype! . ******* Overall rating: 4/5 Value for money: 4/5 Suitable skin type: all skin types, even sensitive and acne-prone skin


(🇹🇭 first comment) Sliding into the weekend with my August favourites! In no particular order... . @paiskincare Rosehip Bioregenerate Oil: I got this a while back to use with my body lotion, but recently discovered it works wonders on the face (duh!). . @lixirskin Soft Clay Rubber: My new favourite clay mask! Its soft and buttery like ice-cream and leaves my skin clean and hydrated. . @mzskinofficial Hydrate and Nourish Day Cream: Been reaching for this a lot cause I’m always in a hurry in the morning and this is a one-stop service with retinol and sun protection. . Moroccan Argan Oil Treatment Shampoo: This stuff blew me away! It leaves my hair super soft and silky without the need for a conditioner. . @katesomervilleskincare ExfoliKate Cleanser: Used as a second cleanse, this leaves my face feeling squeaky clean without stripping it of hydration. Also works great with my Foreo Luna 2! . Individual reviews are all coming soon! .


(🇹🇭 first comment) And we’re onto the final part of my @leegeehaam_global Try Me Review Me series with @stylekorean_global! Sorry I haven’t had the chance to do reviews of other products - they’ll be back up tomorrow! . The Grow Hyal B5 Toner has 5 types of hyaluronic acids to give the skin an intensive hydration boost, prepping it for the layering of other skincare products. Its also got vitamins B5 and B3 to help retain moisture and strengthen the skin’s barrier to prevent water loss. . I use a couple of pumps of this AM and PM as a base for my skincare products, and my skin drinks this up in seconds - I don’t think its meant to be used in place of a hydrating serum, but you can probably get away with it if you have don’t have dry skin. You could also use an acid toner before, and layer this on after. I was expecting a runny, watery consistency given that this was marketed as a toner, but it turned out to be quite thick and more like an essence than a toner. It glides onto the skin, doesn’t smell of anything, and doesn’t feel tacky at all. . Whatever you wanna call it, I think its a good product for anyone with dry skin as it really prepares the skin for your routine. My skin feels soft and supple, and products layered onto this absorbs so much better. You also get a lot of product in one bottle, so you can be generous and apply this on your face, neck and décolletage - I would go as far as applying this on my arms to prep it for body creams/oils! . ********* Overall rating: 3.8/5 Value for money: 4.5/5 Suitable skin type: all skin types especially dry skin


(🇹🇭 first comment) Here goes part 2 of the @stylekorean_global Try Me Review Me @leegeehaam_global series! . The Grow Vita Propolis Ampoule has 50% propolis extract, which is a healing and anti inflammatory agent that helps with cell turnover. Its also got niacinamide and various other vitamins that promote smoother and brighter skin. In a nutshell, its a nourishing serum that helps promote a healthy glow. . I’ve been using this on its own AM and PM hydrating serums and before moisturisers, or mixed with my essence for better absorption. A little goes a long way - the consistency is relatively light and non-sticky, it mixes well with other products and has a very light floral fragrance. . I found it gave me an instant glow, and my skin looks healthier and brighter immediately after application which makes it perfect for morning routines. My skin also feels softer and bouncier, and it drinks up products layered on top. I think its a bit too early to notice any long-term effects that the serum promises (shrunken pores, even-toned skin), so I’ll keep you posted if I notice any difference! . ******** Overall rating: 3.5/5 for now Value for money: 3/5 Suitable skin type: all skin types


(🇹🇭 first comment) So here’s the first part of my three-part @leegeehaam_global review series featuring three products sent to me by @stylekorean_global (and my contribution to #maskmonday 🤗). . The Leegeehaam Grow Matcha Clay Pack is a matcha-based clay mask packed with antioxidants. The matcha purifies and detoxifies the skin, and the kaolin clay removes dead skin cells and impurities that are clogging your pores. Its also got bergamot fruit oil, lavender oil and rosemary oil that help soothe and calm irritated skin. . The smell of the Grow Matcha Clay Pack reminds me of green tea ice cream mixed with citrusy notes. The consistency is quite thick, but super smooth and easy to spread. I apply a thick layer to my freshly cleansed face and leave it on for 10-15 minutes - you can use it once or twice a week if you have dry skin, and maybe 2-3 times a week if don’t have a problem with dryness. . My experience with this is that it doesn’t tingle, but it dries and tightens around the face super quickly, so I wouldn’t recommend leaving it on for too long. It turns into a milky consistency when it reacts with water, and washes off quite easily. . My skin felt noticeably cleaner, and it wasn’t as drying as I was expecting it to be (although I had to follow with a hydrating mask). My skin feels softer instantly after washing this off (before the hydrating mask), and my pores appear to be smaller and less clogged. It also got rid of excess oil and eliminated some minor red patches that I had going on at the time. . I would recommend this to anyone looking for a good detoxifying mask, especially if you have oily or combination skin! . ********* Overall rating: 3.8/5 Value for money: 4/5 Suitable skin type: all skin types especially oily/combo skin


(🇹🇭 first comment) Korean skincare brands like @leegeehaam_global have taken the world by storm. I’ve been seeing the brand raved about by so many skincare bloggers on Instagram, and I’ve always wanted to give their products a try. Luckily I was one of the accounts chosen by @stylekorean_global to review these three products (Thank you Stylekorean! 😘), so I’ll be posting detailed reviews of these throughout the next few days. In the meantime, here’s a quick introduction to them! . Grow Hyal B5 Toner: this one’s a gel toner with 5 types of hyaluronic acids (yay!) that helps plump up and hydrate the skin, preparing it for the layering of products. . Vita Propolis Ampoule: their famous multi-tasking serum with propolis extract and various vitamins. Its targeted to even out skin tone, improve dullness, and give you the Korean glass skin glow. . Grow Matcha Clay Pack: this one’s a green tea based detoxifying clay mask that cleanses and refines pores without dehydrating the skin. . Stay tuned for detailed reviews! 😘


(🇹🇭 first comment) I had the chance to get my scalp and hair checked at @phytothailand last month, and they kindly gifted me 3 products that suit my hair type and scalp condition - turns out I have a slightly oily scalp, and dry hair strands (which tbh is not really a surprise 😂). . The Phytojoba Intense Hydration Brilliance Shampoo* is a coconut-based shampoo formulated to cleanse the hair without stripping the scalp of its natural oils, and give it intense hydration. Its got jojoba oil and wood cellulose that helps moisturise and detangle the hair, and cornflower and mallow extracts to help soften and restore its elasticity. . The Phytobaume Hydration Express Conditioner* detangles the hair without weighing it out. Its got Gleditsia extract that helps with density and radiance, red algae extract that gives both moisture and volume, and elderflower extract to help soften the hair making it easy to style. . I’ve been washing my hair more frequently these days, using both of these together - it says on the website you can use this combo everyday. Both the products have a fruity smell from the coconut, which I love. (The smell also secretly reminds me of pineapples, which I found weird cause its not on the ingredient list. 😂) . The shampoo lathers up quite well for an organic product, and it leaves my scalp feeling super clean, eliminating any excess oil/product build-up. The conditioner gives enough hydration for my dry hair, and it really doesn’t weigh it down even though I use a good amount. You can also rinse it off immediately, so it does save some time! . I think this is a good combo for frequent/everyday washes cause it doesn’t dry the hair out and doesn’t irritate the scalp. I’d really recommend getting your scalp and hair checked out if you have a Phyto counter nearby, cause you’ll end up getting products that you can really reap the benefits of! . ******** Overall rating: 4/5 for both Value for money: 3.5/5 for shampoo, 4/5 for conditioner Suitable hair type: dry/coarse hair . *gifted but opinions are 100% my own


(🇹🇭 first comment) I’ve been using The Ordinary’s Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG for a long while, and I’ve really been liking it. (I know a lot of you guys swore off Deciem products from the whole shenanigan, but oh well, a good product’s a good product.🤷🏻‍♀️) . The Caffeine Solution is basically coffee for your eye contour: it has a 5% concentration of caffeine purified EGCG from green tea leaves and HA, it wakes up the skin, and shrinks the blood vessels around your eyes making them appear less dark and puffy. The EGCG is also an antioxidant so you also get protection from free-radicals with this product. . I use this as an under-eye serum AM and PM, and follow up with an eye cream cause caffeine can be dehydrating and I’m always super cautious with products that can be drying. Its got a clear, slightly thick consistency that is easy to spread and sinks in easily, and its also fragrance-free. A little goes a long way, so a vial will last you ages cause you’re only using it on a small area. . I love the consistency of this, and I’ve noticed my dark circles have really improved, even though caffeine is not a brightening agent. You can see the effect it has on tired eyes almost instantly, and with prolonged use it really does help make your eye area look more ‘alive’ and less puffy. . I would recommend this to anyone with dark circles, especially if you haven’t yet incorporated caffeine into your regimen. Its also a good starter product if you’re looking into eye serums cause its great value for money! . ******** Overall rating: 3.8/5 Value for money: 5/5 - you get ALOT of uses from one affordable vial Suitable skin type: all skin types


*4K GIVEAWAY* . (Thai residents only this time, sorry folks! Doing an international one next time 😘) . (🇬🇧 below) วันนี้มีอะไรสนุกๆมาเล่นอีกแล้วค่ะ ❤️ คราวนี้แคทร่วมทีมกับทางร้าน Skin Lab (@xtrastrong_beauty) ทำ giveaway ตัว Evolve Hyaluronic Serum 200 ซึ่งเป็นหนึ่งในผลิตภัณฑ์น้องใหม่ไฟแรงของทางร้าน (ไปอ่านรีวิวเต็มๆได้ในโพสต์โน้นนะ) . . คราวนี้แคทจะเลือกผู้ชนะ 5 คน (ใช่ค่ะ 5 คน!) จากการสุ่มชื่อ ซึ่งผู้ชนะทั้ง 5 จะได้รางวัลเป็น Evolve Hyaluronic Serum 200 10ml คนละขวด กติกาดูด้านล่างเลยค่ะ . . วิธีใส่ตัวเองชื่อ 1 ชื่อ: ไลค์โพสต์นี้ + ฟอลโลว์ @scentsandserums และ @xtrastrong_beauty + แท็กเพื่อนที่ชอบสกินแคร์ 3 คน (ใส่ได้หลายคอมเม้น แต่ชื่อห้ามซ้ำนะจะ) . วิธีเพิ่มชื่อตัวเองอีก 3 ชื่อ: อัพรูปนี้ใน ig stories ของคุณพร้อมแท็ก @scentsandserums และ @xtrastrong_beauty (account ต้องเปิด public) . หนึ่ง account ใส่ชื่อตัวเองได้มากสุด 10 ชื่อนะคะ ❤️ การ follow แล้ว unfollow หลัง giveaway เล่นครั้งหน้าไม่ใส่ชื่อให้นะ ❤️ แท็กเพื่อนปลอม เพื่อนบอท เพื่อนซ้ำไม่นับนะ ❤️ . Giveaway หมดเขตวันที่ 31 ส.ค. 2561 ประกาศผลวันที่ 3 ก.ย. เวลา 3 ทุ่มค่าาา ผู้ชนะทั้ง 5 จะได้รับการติดต่อจากแคททาง direct message และมีเวลา 24 ชมเพื่อส่งที่อยู่ค่ะ . . I’m collaborating with @xtrastrong_beauty to do a giveaway of one of their star products, the Evolve Hyaluronic Serum 200! You can check out my post on this for a full review. . 5 (yes, 5!) winners will be picked from a random number generator to win a 10ml bottle of the Evolve Hyaluronic Serum 200. . . For 1 entry: like this post + follow @scentsandserums and @xtrastrong_beauty + tag 3 friends who love skincare in the comments below. . . For an extra 3 entries: repost this on your stories and tag @scentsandserums and @xtrastrong_beauty (account must be public). . Maximum of 10 entries per person. 18 and over only. This giveaway is not affiliated with Instagram. . Giveaway ends on 2 September 2018 and the winner will be announced on 3 September 2018 9pm Bangkok time. Good luck!


(🇹🇭 first comment) I’ve really been loving @lixirskin products (and also their packaging) lately, and I’m so glad they’re coming up with more products! . This is the Universal Emulsion – a multi-tasking moisturiser that works as a day cream, night cream, and a primer. You can use it on your face, eye contour, lips, neck and decollete, and also on your hands. . The Universal Emulsion contains squalene, shea butter, soybean oil, evening primrose oil and HA, all of which are all moisturising heroes. It has a rather light consistency that is super easy to spread around and to mix with other products, but it’s too light to the point where you can’t use it as a night cream. A lot of people seem to have a problem with the smell, but I think its very tolerable compared to my other products. 😂 . I use this as both a day cream and night cream, especially when I want to mix in some active ingredients into my moisturiser: the Universal Emulsion blends seamlessly with the Lixir actives, and with stuff from other brands. I dispense the product onto my hands (along with whatever active ingredient I want to mix it with), warm the product up before lathering it on my face and massage it in gently. . I was surprised at how hydrating this was, given the consistency, and it really seals in the moisture throughout the day/night. It also gives the skin a slightly dewy look, giving it a healthy glow, which makes it perfect for daywear when you want to show off your skin. I think it does live up to its claims, and it really is versatile. I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a no-fuss “anytime” moisturizer that actually works great on the skin! *** Overall rating: 4/5 Value for money: 5/5 Suitable skin type: all skin types


(🇹🇭 first comment) These are the two hydrating serums I own from @biologoque_recherche - I don’t think I’ve seen a lot of reviews of these babies to be honest. . The Serum Extraits Tissulaires moisturises the upper layers of the epidermis, soothes it and prepares it for more potent treatments. Its perfect for younger skin and oily but dehydrated skin as it helps balance oil levels and rehydrates dry areas. . The Serum Amniotique E repairs, regenerates and protects the skin with more intense hydration. It also strengthens the epidermis and has subtle anti-aging properties, and its suitable for very sensitive skin. I would say its perfect for very dry and more mature skin! . They’ve both got really similar ingredients with the main hydrating agent being cellular oligopeptide - the only difference is that the Amniotique’s ingredient list is a bit more complex, with amniotic fluid, glycerine and a few other hydrating agents. . I use these (one at a time, obviously) in place of or before my HA serums both AM and PM. Their consistencies are almost identical, where both are watery and super light. . From my experience with them, I would say that they are both decent hydrating serums and do a great job at rehydrating the skin and making it feel softer and more refreshed, and they act as great bases for other serums . Because I have dry skin, my preference leans more towards the Amniotique as the Tissulaires can sometimes feel too light on my skin, especially at night. My skin feels more hydrated and supple with the Amniotique, and the hydration lasts so much longer. Its slightly more expensive, but I think the richer ingredient list and prolonged hydration is worth the slightly higher price. However, if you don’t have a problem with dryness or wrinkles, the Tissulaires should be sufficient! . ********* Overall rating: Tissulaires 3.5/5 Amniotique 4/5 Value for money: 3.8/5 for both Suitable skin type: Oily/Combination skin for Tissulaires and Dry/Mature skin for Amniotique


(🇹🇭 first comment) @3rific_skincare is a (relatively) new organic skincare brand developed and produced in Japan - they currently have three products: a face cream, serum and oil. I love that they’ve only focused on these 3 products and making them awesome, and not a whole line of “okay” products. . The Radiance Revitalizing Cream* is an anti-aging and firming moisturiser that can be used day and night. Its produced using plant stem cell technology, and has argan, apple and “Haskap” berries, and is targeted to improve the appearance of the skin by smoothing wrinkles, balance hydration levels and also has anti-pollution benefits. . Its got a super light and bouncy gel-like consistency that spreads easily, absorbs quickly, and has a light floral scent. I use this only during the day, cause its too light for my dry skin at night. You can probably get away with using it day and night if you have oily skin. What I really noticed from the Radiance Revitalizing Cream is that its really mattifying, but it doesn’t dry the skin out, which makes it perfect for days where you want your foundation to last but not look cakey. Its also very light and feels like nothing on the skin, but yet the skin is getting the hydration that it needs. Although I can’t say much about its anti-aging properties (cause that’s not a problem my skin faces), the tightening effect of this is noticeable, so I guess its doing something. . Overall, I think its a brilliant day cream cause its light, hydrating, and is oil controlling which makes it perfect for summer weather. Its also great for when you don’t want your foundation to slip around cause its mattifying, plus it doesn’t hurt to add some anti-pollution benefits to your AM routine! . ******** . Overall rating: 4/5 (for use as a day cream) Value for money: 4/5 Suitable skin type: combination/oily skin . *kindly gifted but opinions are 100% my own


(🇹🇭 first comment) My long overdue July Favourites! In no particular order... . @zelensskincare Intense Defence Serum: I used this every single day throughout the month, and I just have a little left. I’m in love the consistency, its got all the right protection properties, and mixes well with other ‘booster’ products. I also use it as a calming/healing serum and it’s worked wonders! . @lixirskin Universal Emulsion: Perfect no-fuss moisturiser I’ve been reaching for both day and night. Again, this blends in seamlessly with other active ingredients and really seals in the moisture. . @theouai Rose Hair & Body Oil: I found my way back to this amazingly scented oil. I use it on my body after body cream and wake up to the softest skin. And did I tell you it smells AMAZING? . @lush Ro’s Argan Body Conditioner: Just did a review on this - I love the yummy smell and I’ve been using it as an AM body moisturiser cause it doesn’t feel sticky throughout the day at all. . @amira_thailand Pink Quartz Jade Roller: I know I’m sooo late on the jade roller bandwagon, but I’m totally on it now. I leave mine in the fridge, and it gives an amazing cooling sensation and helps my skincare products absorb way better!