3 Products I finished During the Japan Trip

I brought several things during my trip to Japan, but the decision made purely based on whether it’s travel friendly size and whether I can finish the product during the trip so I can finish them up. Nothing special. What’s important is that I have every single product that I need for my routine. Among the products that I’ve brought with me during the trip, I’ve finished three. Sadly, these are not my most favourite products. Find out why by reading the review below.

  1. Sunday Riley Blue Moon Tranquility Cleansing Balm


I know this balm come as a highly raved product from a skincare brand that is highly loved by so many. But I’m sorry, I’m not feeling it! It’s really pricey at USD 50 for 100ml, it’s really quite expensive. The texture is a bit gritty, I don’t feel the extra tranquility experience when I’m spreading it around my skin because it’s not so easy to work with and the scent isn’t that lush. I’ve had better experience with Clinique and The Body Shop Cleansing Balm. I feel really lucky that I got this as a share jar so I’m not stuck with a whole jar of cleansing balm that I didn’t like. I got my from Skinhab on Instagram.

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3 Products I finished During the Japan Trip

Skincare Graveyard: Ole Henriksen Empower Featherweight Moisturizer

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It’s easy for me to love a product. One, apart from periodic sensitive attack shown by feasible redness and broken capillaries as well as dryness, I don’t have much problem with my skin. So that means most products work just well for me.

However, when I say I don’t like a product it tends to be for quite a specific reason. That specific reason why the Ole Henriksen Empower Featherweight Moisturizer goes right into the skincare graveyard is because of the scent. Oh it’s so meh. It smells so chemical and not in a clean pleasant way. It’s just off. For me, after all these skincare trials and errors, sensory experience play a big part when it comes to skincare.

As it happened to be, the scent isn’t the only reason I’m not liking this product. It’s said to be a weightless moisturiser that will quench thirsty skin and boost skin’s youthful vitality and glow.

It does feel lightweight but it doesn’t get absorbed easily which means layering it with an oil is impossible. Which means it’s not in any way featherweight! I’ve tried using this both day and night, for my dry skin this isn’t hydrating enough. On top of that, I didn’t see any glowing effect.

But, hey if this products work for you, it might not be the right one for me but it’s for you. Go ahead and continue using it. But for me … this is the end of the road for you and me.

Skincare Graveyard: Ole Henriksen Empower Featherweight Moisturizer