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Acwell Licorice PH Balancing Cleansing Toner - Review | Korean Skincare

     Licorice root ( Glycyrrhiza glabra ) extract in skincare  is best known for it's brightening properties, fading dark spots and to reduce hyperpigmentation and uneven skin tone, inhibit the production of melanin in the skin cells. so, the key ingredient is the LICORICE. My reason for purchasing this toner is for all of its's benefits. Licorice can be for all skin types including: oily-combination, acne-prone, dry-sensitive and goes well with all actives of our skincare routine. Brand Claims: Daily pH-balancing toner that uses licorice root water to hydrate skin and refine skin texture by removing dead skin cells and impurities. LOW pH CLEANSING FACIAL CLEANSING WATER DEEP CLEANSING WITHOUT IRRITATION Availability :, macaroon beauty Full Ingredients list: Water, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice)Root Water , PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Dipropylene Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Poloxamer 184, Phenoxyethanol, Rheum Palmatum Root Extract , Psidi


We have two types of exfoliants to remove dead skin cells: Physical exfoliants (scrubs) & Chemical exfoliants (exfoliating acids).  

Physical exfoliation aka scrubs shows instant result and temporary whereas chemical exfoliation shows slow and bit longer result. which one of either we must follow, otherwise other skincare layering won't work.

Cosrx BHA blackhead power liquid comes under chemical exfoliant as it contains BHA (Beta Hydroxy Acid) : Salicylic acid. BHA loves oil, so it works on oily, acne-prone skin type.

Availability: Nykaa, Amazon

Brand Claims:

✋Minimizes pores, removes oil, cleanses deeply while moisturizing. 

Full Ingredients list:

Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Water, Butylene Glycol, Betaine SalicylateNiacinamide1,2-Hexanediol, Arginine, PanthenolSodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Ethyl Hexanediol.

  Sodium hyaluronate and panthenol which 💥Just 10 Ingredients. 

-67.8% Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Water + 4% Betaine Salicylate :Clears clogged  pores & improves skin tone and texture.
-2% Niacinamide : Reduces marks from spots & boosts radiance and works on uneven skin tone

PH: 4.85

How to Use: 

1. It can be used after cleansing, as a toner / essence. Pump the essence on to the cotton pad and gently swipe, but I generally use palms instead.
2. wait for 2 mins.
3. If you are a beginner for chemical exfoliation, use once a week. Gradually increase to 2-3 times a week. check if your can bare the strength.
4. Must use sunscreen in the day time.
5. Happily goes well with hyaluronic acid, centalla asiatica and Vitamin E.

💥Should not use during pregnancy / breast feeding.
💥Avoid using other acids/ actives like Vitamin C, Retinol, AHA's and PHA's in the same routine.

Quantity: 100 ml, Price: 1590/-
Packaging: sturdy plastic bottle comes with a pump dispenser. easy to use and travel-friendly
Consistency: watery texture and absorbs quickly into the skin.
Shelf life: 12 months after opening.

My Experience:

Finally, it is one of the great chemical exfoliant available. which made my skin smooth. The results I can see from the next day. I used Klairs blue calming cream and klairs rich moist soothing serum after this essence  

Face wash > toner > Cosrx BHA > serum > sleeping mask. 

This is how I used this essence, which you can be used it as toner. Love how it made my skin extremely clear out. I can see no Blackheads and uneven skin tone.

Recommend for oily, acne-prone skin type. Not suitable for dry & sensitive skin.

Little pricey but worthy. I'm unable to finish the bottle before the shelf life.

                                                                  My Rating: 4.9/5  

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