Name: Soothing and Moisture Aloe Ver 92% Soothing Gel
Brand/Company: Nature Republic
What: Face and body moisturizer
Made in: South Korea
Source: Personal purchase
Description: 92% Aloe Vera leaf extract. Skin firming and moisturizing effect (the fast-absorbing gel provides a refreshing feel to the skin). Soothing and moisturizing effect (provides soothing and moisturizing effects to sensitive skin). Makes skin healthy (keeps the surpace of the face and body healthy).
I’d been eyeing this product ever since I saw it featured in this video by a TheBeautyBreakdown, a beauty YouTuber. By that point my eBay cart was already full of other kbeauty products though, and I could not justify adding this product as well. So I saved it for later. When I went to my local Chinese market 2-ish weeks ago, I saw stacks of these on a shelf near the check-out line, and when I saw the price (1/3 of the price online), I just had to grab one.
And am I ever happy that I did! If you have read my Beauty Products I Can’t Live Without post, you’ll know that I mentioned that I would be searching for a new moisturizer, because the one I’d been using for about 2 years was nice, but not quite the perfect fit for me. Well, I think I found my ideal moisturizer!
While my previous one (Iceland water moisturizer for combination skin by The Saem) has a nice scent, and has lased me very well (I still haven’t run out yet, actually). But my issue was that it left my skin feeling sticky afterward. Yes, it felt moisturized, but I also felt a layer of residue on my skin for about an hour or so, if not longer, and that just wasn’t a very nice feeling.
This aloe moisturizer on the other hand, even though I need to apply two or more layers (though I’m assuming I’ll need less in the Summer), leaves my skin feeling soft, natural, moisturized, and NOT sticky. The scent is also more pleasant for me, and I also find that my complexion has improved since I’ve started using it. My tone appears to be more even, with much less irregular coloration, or red parts. I’m assuming this has something to do with the soothing properties of the aloe gel, but I’m no expert. In either case, however, I absolutely love this moisturizer and will be heading to the Chinese market again very soon to buy another tub or TWO!
As a bonus, here’s the video with EXO (kpop group) promoting the gel!
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