Showing posts with label Korean products. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Korean products. Show all posts

REVIEW: Swanicoco Biocellpure FGF Pure Ampoule R

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Hola Amigas! I know I have been MIA for quite a while! Life happens! But I am back with a little review for Y'all! I am almost done with my cute little bottle of Swanicoco's Biocellpure FGF Pure Ampoule R. I received this a while back in my PR package as part of their Project Swans2.

I have been using this product for almost 3 months now and I am nearing on finishing it too. My first impression - it looks so fancy and luxurious with its golden box and bottle! I have always been a fan of a cute and unique packaging. Beautifully packaged things just make me think that the product is actually of high quality - made with love. And this product did not disappoint me! It indeed exceeded my expectation.

This was actually my first ever ampoule and I love everything about it. From the packaging, the dropper style applicator and to the product itself. It has a faint rose smell which is really pleasant to my sensitive sense of smell. The liquid is milky in color and has a runny consistency.    

Here are the simple yet amazing ingredients of this product:

sh-Polypeptide-11, Tocopherol, Allantoin, Carbomer, Arginine, Adenosine, Olibanum, and Rosa Damascena Flower Oil.

As Beauty Tap describes this product:

FGF (Fibroblast Growth Factor) plays a vital role in composing our skin and revitalizing our dermis. FGF heals damaged dermis, increases collagen, strengthens skin layers for a healthier balance, and protects skin! On the other hand, EGF (Epidermis Growth Factor) works to protect the outer layer of your skin. Luckily, Swanicoco’s FGF-1ppm (parts per millions) Pure Ampoule contains both FGF and EGF, and is best for those who are concerned with skin elasticity! This ampoule is created with gentle ingredients that will deliver nutrients to your skin, and give your complexion a youthful glow.

For a lady that's nearing the end of her 20's and welcoming the big 3 this year, I am in need of a product that will keep my skin's elasticity while keeping it moisturized and healthy. I found this as the "just what I needed" product.

I use this twice a day, in my every morning and every night time skincare routine since I really like this product. I use one drop each to my forehead and both cheeks. I love how it absorbs quickly into the skin and doesn't leave any residue or stickiness behind. I am amazed that it does not felt oily either. I love how my skin felt so soft and smooth after application. It indeed helps me achieve a youthful glow! 

Do you guys have a favorite ampoule? Let me know in the comment below!

You can buy this product at Beauty Tap for $53

Disclaimer: This product was sent to me complimentary by Swanicoco as part of their Project Swans 2.  All opinions are my own.

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Swanicoco Shining Luminous Mask Pack Review

Thursday, December 7, 2017

This is my third mask review series I have for my PR from Swanicoco. Today's mask review is for Natural Bio Cosmetic Dr.Syul Swanicoco Shining Luminous Mask Pack.

This mask is one of the 5 masks I received from Swanicoco. To check the other masks and other skin care products included in my PR package, you can visit my blog post about it here.

About the brand:

Swanicoco is a South Korean Beauty Brand that is known for their naturally-based, fermented and safe beauty products. They become the top natural cosmetics company in the Republic of Korea for their ceaseless bio development research to create a natural biosystem. Interestingly,  the word “Swanicoco” means that they pursue the elegance of a “swan” (feminine), and “coco” means “coconut” (as they offer botanical natural cosmetics).

Mask Claims:

  • Whitening / Brightening
  • Firming
  • Improves Hydration
  • Improves Elasticity
  • Regulation of secreted sebum
  • Helps in Collagen production
  • Stimulates the synthesis of hyaluronic acid
  • Maintains the acid-base balance of the skin
  • Supports skin-regeneration processes

Key Ingredients:

  • Collagen Amino Acids - helps to prevent anti-aging effects
  • Ascorbyl Glucoside -  helps to provide skin radiance and allows for a natural, healthy skin glow.
  • Copper Tripeptide-1 - Anti-Inflammatory and Antioxidant
  • Pentapeptide-20 - helps revitalize skin’s building blocks
  • Niacinamide - improves the appearance of enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, fine lines, dullness, and a weakened skin surface


It smells like a herbal root of some sort. The mask is drenched with essence but not drippy at all. The sheet mask was a bit big for my face and adherence was just okay. I left it for 20 minutes. My skin felt a bit sticky but not too much. My face felt moisturized and hydrated. However, I did not notice a great brightening effect. My face was left with a slightly dewy finish.

It retails at $2.00 here.

Here is the full list of ingredients:

You can also check my reviews of other Swanicoco masks2GF Bio Mix Mask Pack and Swanicoco Golden Time Leap Mask Pack.

Disclaimer: This product was sent to me complimentary by Swanicoco as part of their Project Swans 2.  All opinions are my own.

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2GF Bio Mix Mask Pack Review

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

On one of my previous posts, I showed you my PR package from the brand Swanicoco. Over the next few days, I will be posting a detailed review of each of the products I received from them. I will be starting off with the masks.

For today's mask review, I will share my experience on using the Nature Bio Cosmetic Dr. Syul by Swanicoco 2GF Bio Mix Mask Pack.

About the brand:

Swanicoco is a South Korean Beauty Brand that is known for their naturally-based, fermented and safe beauty products. They become the top natural cosmetics company in the Republic of Korea for their ceaseless bio development research to create a natural biosystem. Interestingly,  the word “Swanicoco” means that they pursue the elegance of a “swan” (feminine), and “coco” means “coconut” (as they offer botanical natural cosmetics).

Mask Claims:
  • Firming / Wrinkle-Care
  • Moisturizing
  • Nutrition

Key Ingredients:

The 2GF
  • Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) -  a molecular chain of amino acids that stimulates skin growth at the cellular level and may also help increase collagen production. 
  • Fibroblast Growth Factors (FGF) - responsible for stimulating fibroblasts in the skin to make more fibroblasts (proliferate) and manufacture more matrix (hyaluronic acid, collagen, elastin).
These two Growth Factors both have the primary function of repairing the skin and producing collagen. By combining these two growth factors, a product that focused on wrinkle-care, elasticity, and anti-aging is created. 


This is a bio-cellulose mask. I always enjoy this type of mask since it has better adherence and better moisture retention plus the essence can penetrate more efficiently. There was no noticeable smell and the essence was just enough. I left it for about 25 minutes and enjoyed the slightly cooling effect on it on my face which is soothing. 

 I removed it, my face is still wet. It took a while before it dried completely. I felt that my pores are a little tightened, my skin brightened and it felt smooth as well. I love this mask and would like to try this again.

Here is the full list of ingredients:

It retails at $4 here.

Stay tuned for my other masks reviews from Swanicoco!

Disclaimer: This product was sent to me complimentary by Swanicoco as part of their Project Swans 2.  All opinions are my own.

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My Swanicoco PR Package - The Closer Look

Monday, November 13, 2017

Have you ever received a PR package from a brand or a company? If you are a blogger or simply a product reviewer like me, you know that receiving a free box of goodies is always a good thing! Especially if it's from a great brand that you have been wanting to try. I recently received my first PR package from Swanicoco and I'd love to share you guys what I received.

If you are not familiar with the Swanicoco Brand, here's some background:

  • It is a Korean Beauty Brand that claims to be nature-based.
  • They are committed to ensuring that each Swanicoco product is consists of 90% to 100% natural ingredient.
  • Swanicoco harnesses Korea’s high-tech biotechnology to provide products with not just time-honored botanical ingredients but those that are science-based, ranging from epidermal growth factors to snail mucin to fermented ingredients.
  • Originally founded in 2000 by Seong Chunseon as a way to treat her family’s sensitive skin.
  • Today, Swanicoco boasts a collection of over 150 products, ranging from skincare and color cosmetics to hair and body care and, of course, Seong’s fermented soaps.
I recently found out that they have a so-called Project SWANs where they send curated products for chosen reviewers. I was so happy to stumble upon this post on their Instagram account and more thrilled when my application has been approved!

After 2 weeks from the approval notice, I received the much-awaited package. Although my box came in soaking wet for some reason, I was glad that the products inside were all safe. I was amazed to see an amazing assortment of full-size products!

These are the products I received:

💗5 different sheet masks: 

     ⏩Dr.Syul Swanicoco Shining Luminous Mask Pack 

Yes! This PR package cost around $140 in total!😱😍😄 I am so grateful! Review of each product will be coming soon here on my blog. Stay tuned!

Disclaimer: These products were sent to me complimentary by Swanicoco as part of their Project Swans 2.  All opinions are my own.

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Mishe Report Club Campaign: First-Do Spot Patch Set Review

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Being a person who loves Korean beauty products and trying free stuff,  I was thrilled to be part of the Mishe Report Club by Mishe Beauty.  Mishe Beauty offers a variety of Korean Beauty products ranging from Skin Care, Hair Care and Bath & Body. The newly launch Mishe Report Club allows Korean Beauty enthusiast like me to browse through the ongoing campaigns and apply to products I'd like to try for free. If selected for the campaign, the product would be directly sent to you, and all you have to do is try the product and post the review after.

Fortunate enough, I was selected to my first campaign right after I registered and applied for products to try. I was chosen for the Artpe First-Do Spot Patch Campaign. Yay!

I received a box with 3 sets of different sizes of patches. 4 pieces of 23mm Micro-Pyramid Spot patches, 9 pieces of 14mm Micro-Pyramid Spot patches and 12 pieces of Clear Spot Patches.


It's a set of micro-needle acne patch that delivers treatments to eliminate blemishes and minimize the spread of bacteria. Each clear adhesive patch utilizes micro-needle to provide salicylic acid, green tea extract, and hyaluronic acid to help control troubled skin and blemishes. Salicylic acid treats blemishes and prevents the formation of new breakouts, green tea extract works on the skin-dwelling bacteria involved in the development of problem skin, and hyaluronic acid keeps skin hydrated. (as detailed in Mishe Beauty's website).

It's good to know that this product is free of Parabens, Synthetic Colors & Fragrance. It's ideal for Oily and Acne-prone Skin Types.

My Experience:

This product arrived just in time when my not-so-friendly pimples are coming out. I immediately tried using it the night of the day I received the products. It is best to use this product before bed time since it has to be left for at least 8-12 hours. It should be applied to clean and dry skin, choosing the right patch size that can cover the pimples or blemishes and pressing it down for 10 seconds. It is not advisable to put any cream or moisturizer to your face before applying the patches since it may reduce its ability to adhere to your skin. You can use the same patch on the same spot but not more than 3 times. I use my patches twice only before I disregard them. I remove the patches every morning upon waking up.

Within 3 night of consecutively using the patches, I noticed that my pimples had dried out faster and since it's isolated, it prevented the bacteria to spread to the surrounding skin that will likely to cause another pimple or in a worst case scenario, breakouts. It doesn't dry out my skin as well as you may expect from a product with a Salicylic acid, thanks to the Hyaluronic acid that it also has. 

Before, During and After photo

Overall, I am pretty much satisfied with this product and will consider buying more of these in the future.

If you want to try this product too, you can buy this at Mishe Beauty's website here:

Disclaimer: These products were sent to me complimentary by Mishe Beauty's Report Club for testing and reviewing purposes. But all opinions are my own.
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