[Review] DCS Nutriderm

If you are in your mid-20s and think that you are too early to for anti-aging products, think again.

According to the experts, our skin starts to age naturally by mid-20s. As dermal fibroblasts begin to age, they produce decreasing amounts of collagen and elastin which results in skin laxity and wrinkles.

Youthful, glowing skin needs to be maintained to prolong its youth thus it’s never too early to start incorporating anti-aging products as soon as we can.

From the brand that harness the volcanic power of Jeju, Korean skincare brand DCS (Dermatology Cosmeceutical Solution) has come out with its latest anti-aging range, NUTRIDERM, to help keep away fine lines and early signs of aging.

With rare Korean ginseng Berry as one of its ingredients, this NUTRIDERM range is not only gentle on the skin but also kind on the wallet. Prices range from $33.50 for a toner to $53 for an ampoule.

Rare Korean Ginseng Berry

The Korean ginseng berry can only be harvested once every four years over a seven-day period, giving rise to its rarity and value. Its powerful anti-aging properties make the Korean ginseng berry a prized ingredient in Korean skincare.

The secret to the Korean ginseng berry’s restorative power lies in its high concentration of ginsenosides. It contains twice the number of ginsenosides as compared to the more well-known and frequently used Korean ginseng root. Ginsenosides have excellent anti-oxidant properties which helps to protect the skin from daily environmental stress by fighting free radicals that cause skin aging.

Our skin develops wrinkles when it loses the elastin, collagen and hyaluronic acid found within over time. On top of protecting our skin from the outside, the Korean ginseng berry increases the hyaluronic acid found in our skin cells, making our skin more plumped up and supple.

Volcanic Seawater

Other than the Korean ginseng berry, another key ingredient that gives skin its dewy nature is Jeju’s volcanic seawater. Just like all DCS product ranges, the anti-aging NUTRIDERM range is also infused with the pure, skin-loving water from Jeju Island in Korea. The volcanic seawater is highly-valued for its rare mineral content such as Selenium, Zinc and Iron, all of which are crucial to skin health because they help to repair and regenerate the skin from the external environmental stresses. The volcanic seawater has been highly purified of pathogens and heavy metals by passing through volcanic basalt rock for thousands of years.

We can now all be like one of those many Koreans women with beautiful and healthy mul-kwang-pi-bu (dewy, glowing) skin, with skincare products infused with nutrients-rich water, like in NURTIDERM.

Nature-Based Ingredients

On top of the Korean ginseng berry and Jeju’s volcanic water, NUTRIDERM products contain other nature-based ingredients such as marine collagen, licorice extract, vegetable worm mushroom extract and pomegranate extract. Hypoallergenic and gentle on the skin, nature-based ingredients provide your skin with the care it needs without stripping the skin’s natural moisture.

NUTRIDERM range consists of four products to incorporate into your daily regime: Ultra Nutrition Toner (S$33.50), Ultra Nutrition Ampoule (S$53), Ultra Nutrition Day Cream (S$41), and Ultra Nutrition Night Cream (S$41).

I had the opportunity to try out two of the four products in the NUTRIDERM range, namely Ultra Nutrition Ampoule and Nutrition Night Cream.

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[Review] NeoStrata Skin Active Line Lift

 

NeoStrata Skin Active Line Lift

NeoStrata Skin Active Line Lift

Recently, I’ve noticed my forehead lines appear deeper and more obvious. That really worries me and hence I decided to give this NeoStrata Skin Active Line Lift a try, which was first launched two years ago.

NeoStrata Skin Active Line Lift is a 2-step treatment – comprising of Aminofil™ Activator (Step 1) and Finishing Complex (Step 2) – that are specially targeting deep wrinkles and lines. It can be used around the eye areas to treat crow’s feet and undereye lines.

NeoStrata Skin Active Line Lift Duo is said to help build skin’s natural volume and visibly reduces the appearance of deep lines and wrinkles resulting from UV induced photo-damage and repetitive facial expressions.

This duo treatment is specially designed to help reduce :

- Forehead lines
- Frown lines
- Laugh lines
- Crow’s feet / undereye lines
- Smoker’s lines (around the mouth)

The Step 1 precision roller ball allows easy application directly to deep expression lines and helps massage the potent formula into skin.

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Clarins First Anti-Aging Masterclass

 

Some time back, Clarins held its first ever Anti-Aging Masterclass.


Photo credit : Clarins

Being a nature-loving company, Clarins chose Open Farm Community (OFC) as the venue for this event.

OFC is a relatively new restaurant opened this year near Dempsey (130E Minden Road to be precise). It is very much based on “farm-to-table” concept where they grow their own vegetables and spices and use as much as what their backyard farm can produce. This is the first time I’ve ever been to such concept restaurant so it’s a novel experience for me.


Fresh juices and yummy finger food by OFC


Photo credit : Clarins

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Guerlain KissKiss Roselip & Rose Aux Joues Tender Blush (Bloom of Rose Collection)

Some time back I posted on Womenlovebeauty Instagram on Guerlain Fall 2015 Bloom of Rose Collection.

I’m gonna share with my readers more on the two new stars in this Fall Collection -

KissKiss Roselip, a hydrating & plumping tinted lip balm, and
Rose Aux Joues Tender Blush, an innovative colour-revealing blush that gives your cheeks a natural pink flush.

KissKiss Roselip


Photo credit: Guerlain

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[Review] Change can Happen Overnight with Philosophy The Microdelivery Overnight Anti-Aging Peel

 

Wake up to a smoother, younger and radiant skin. Sounds impossible? Philosophy has now made it possible!

Philosophy is known for their 3-step skincare regime – CLEANSE1, PEEL2 and TREAT3.

Earlier this year, Philosophy has launched their new The Microdelivery Overnight Anti-Aging Peel in the US and it has finally reached our shores! In this post, I’m gonna share with you their 3-step skincare regime and my thoughts on their products after trying out for two weeks.

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[GIVEAWAY Result] Philosophy Purity Cleanser + Renewed Hope in a Jar

Thank you to all readers who have participated in the Philosophy Purity Cleanser + Renewed Hope in a Jar giveaway contest.

Here are the 5 lucky readers :

 

Congratulations! Please send me an email at sales@womenlovebeauty.com with your full name and mobile number latest by 11 October 2015 for the product collection details.

 

[GIVEAWAY] Philosophy Purity Cleanser + Renewed Hope in a Jar

 

Womenlovebeauty is here to  sweeten your week!

In conjunction with the recent launch of Philosophy’s new Microdelivery Overnight Anti-Aging Peel (my review on that is coming up soon), the generous people at Luxasia is giving my readers a real treat! 5 lucky readers will be walking away with Philosophy’s products consisting of a Purity Cleanser and a Renewed Hope in a Jar moisturizer (worth S$96)!

To qualify for this giveaway*, you just have to:

1.  Follow me on Instagram @Womenlovebeauty AND also like my Womenlovebeauty Facebook page; and

2.  Go to Instagram and comment on this giveaway post with your Facebook name. It’s that simple! Good luck!!

Closing date : 8 Oct 2015, 11.59pm and winners (and further details on collection of products) will be announced on 9 Oct, 4pm.

*This giveaway is only available to my readers residing in Singapore.

[Review] My JMF Multi-Level Peeling Treatment Experience

 

I was recently invited to experience the JMF Multi-Level Peeling treatment at Annabelle Skin. Since I was told that this is a customised facial treatment, I was more than delighted to give it a try.

Annabelle Skin is located at one of the corners on the 2nd floor of The Adelphi (nearest MRT station : City Hall).

Walking in, the reception area is relatively small but cozy.

I was asked to fill up a questionnaire with questions regarding your medical history, lifestyle and allergies etc etc… After that, I was introduced to my therapist, Grace, who will be doing the facial treatment on me.

Before the start of my facial treatment, Grace lightly removed the makeup on my face and did a skin analysis to assess if my skin condition is suitable for the facial treatment.The skin analysis showed that my skin condition that day was slighted dehydrated but still suitable for the facial treatment.


Skin analysis performed on a customer

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Anna Sui Autumn Collection 2015 Magic Trick – Secret to Amazing Skin

 

This Fall, Anna Sui has (magic) trick up its sleeve. Just one swipe reveals radiance and achieves perfection. Realise your second skin with just one product.
Revealing the secret to amazing skin is their new Protective & Illuminating BB Creams, together with their Loose Face Powder N.

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SK-II Presents Beauty Bound Asia Contest on YouTube

 

Luxury skin care brand SK-II presents Beauty Bound Asia on YouTube – the region’s premier digital search and creator cultivation program for emerging online beauty talent. It is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interact and learn from the world’s best beauty creators, beauty brands, and digital experts. Contest runs from 25th Aug to 7 Nov 2015.

With exciting time-based challenges, mentorship programs and workshops curated and led by top beauty influencers in Asia and industry experts, Beauty Bound Asia is a ground-breaking initiative designed to help discover and cultivate the next generation of online beauty experts.

Beauty Bound Asia will be open to all legal residents of 11 cities where the contest is taking place including Tokyo, Seoul, Osaka, Taipei, Hong Kong, Manila, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, and Sydney. As part of this program, YouTube and top YouTube stars will be supporting this initiative by offering skill-building workshops for Beauty Bound Asia finalists.

 

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