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  • USE IT or LOSE IT: CLINIQUE PORE REFINING SOLUTION CHARCOAL MASK REVIEW

    USE IT or LOSE IT: CLINIQUE PORE REFINING SOLUTION CHARCOAL MASK REVIEW
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    Mattifying mask absorbs oil, impurities and environmental pollutants to help detoxify skin. Charcoal powder draws out deep-seated debris to purify pores, while mineral clays soak up excess oil. Skin feels fresh, smooth; pores look noticeably refined. Oil-free. Fragrance free For Dry Combination to Oily Skin Types.

    Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Kaolin, Butylene Glycol, Bentonite, Montmorillonite, Polysorbate 20, PEG-100 Stearate, Glycerin, Charcoal Powder, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Caffeine, Lecithin, Sucrose, Propylene Glycol Laurate, Ethylhexyl Glycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Propylene Glycol Stearate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Dimethicone, Sorbitan Laurate, PEG-150 Distearate, Hexylene Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Galactoarabinan, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Iron Oxides (CI 77499) [ILN41326].

    How to use: Apply a thin even layer to clean dry skin, avoiding eye area. Leave mask on skin about 10 minutes, or until dry and rinse well. Use 1-2 times a week or as needed.

    Is the brand include on these following:  Natural/Organic/Man made or Vegan? Man Made

    Possibilities of acne/allergic or any trouble for the ingredients? Overall it doesn’t

    Is it animal cruelty free brand or NOT? Does it sold in territories that do the testing? Yes. It sold and do animal testing

    How does it smell? Smell charcoal but not too strong see there also mixed it with artificial ingredients

    How does it feel in skin? Feel like it will certainly remove all the white or black heads

    How many times does the testing take? 3 times

    Price: SGD 50.00

    Where I buy? Sephora Singapore


    PRODUCT OUTLOOK

    It packages in plastic glossy green color tube with silver glossy color for the Clinique labels and bold heavy green for the label explanation, as you can see below, you may need a jar to hold the liquid and face brush to apply it, however if you do not have it both of the tools you can use your clean hands and apply it directly from the tube to your finger and then to your face.


    VERDICT

    Ratings 4 out of 5

    Pros:

    It doesn’t dry out your skin

    Reduce excess oil with kaolin and bentonite clays as the primary ingredient

    Rinse easily

    Dry quickly

    Well-formulated BHA exfoliants and non-irritating formulas, that are skin friendly ingredients.

     

    Cons:

    Not all the black or white heads is removed


    BEAUTY EDUCATION

    Heard that Clinique also uses caffeine, lecithin, and few antioxidants into the skin. I wanted to touch a little bit information to be shared to you abiut caffeine. Since, we all wanted a good skincare product

    It’s claimed to reduce cellulite or even caring the puffy eyes. However, there is no research that proven such a things could have happened. Caffeine is related to cellulite just because there is distant relationship to aminophylline that being rumored as an ingredients that will reduce the looks of cellulite in our body. The modified form of this ingredients is  theophylline, and caffeine contains theophylline.

    Caffeine may have soothing and antioxidant properties, especially if our skin are exposed to direct sunlight. This is applicable when we view it as skincare product. It can penetrate skin and has a constricting effect, reduce skin redness but it may cause skin sensitizing.

    For eyes puffiness. There is also no indication that caffeine could help to solve the problem. However, research does show caffeine has an inhibitory action on a key protein in skin that helps it look younger. There is lot’s of beauty article that talked about the goodness of using this ingredients, but all I know is risk. Coffee drinker could suffer from dry skin, premature aging due to glycation, acne/more acne and tannin, which is normally being used as horse tanning.

    I’m a coffee drinker, I can say that ‘yes, I suffer from acne, dry skin and premature aging’. I change my coffee into black tea then to green tea. Green tea serve different result, it does make my teeth white, my body feel rejuvenate and I feel I lot’s more younger than when I drink coffee. Coffee can also trigger depression and anxiety. I hope that by reading my blog, you will get exposure more about the good and bad things for your skin. I hope this information could help you in your lifestyle. You can read on here and here

    Will I recommend the product?  Yes, I will, especially for those of you who have dry to very dry skin

    Will I repurchased the product?  Yes, I will


    COMMUNITY REVIEW

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    Felicia

    Personal shopper and lifestyle writer. Felicia loves to try different products and service, sharing it on Feliccine.com since 2015.
    Skin condition: dry, dehydrated, sensitive with adult acne.

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