February 5, 2014

Review: SK-II Facial Treatment Essence!

Posted by roseannetangrs in Reviews | Skincare

Hey Everyone!

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To be honest, this review of my beloved SK-II Facial Treatment Essence has been a long time coming. I’ve been using the SK-II Facial Treatment Essence for about a year and a half, but I don’t think I’ve ever really done a full review on it before. Yet, it’s been in my past and current favourites as one of my must-have skincare products. Today, I thought I would get on that. I love this stuff so much and have been using it a lot and have already gone through two bottles! I’ve stocked up in my drawers as well because seriously girls, it’s really worth the hype. I’ve also done a cool little banana experiment that I saw in a video on the SK-II facebook page and thought I’d try it to see if it really worked!

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So how did my love for this all start? Well I received this product about a year and a half ago, close to two years and yes, I was skeptical at first. I mean everyone says that this ‘miracle water’ changes your life but of course trying many products, I was hard to convince. The SK-II Facial Treatment Essence looks so much like a toner and I thought it was until I realised that it is actually a concentrated “serum” instead. It looks and feels just like water but it has an interesting Pitera smell and when I first smelled it, it wasn’t that pleasing to the nose. However, it does grow on you and if you use the treatment essence regularly, you really don’t smell it anymore.

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For the two weeks or so, I was kind of disappointed with it. I saw no improvements at all in my skin and was really bummed out because everyone was crazay about it. Then, one morning I looked in the mirror (during the third week), I saw a MASSIVE improvement in my skin. I had a glow that isn’t an oily glow but a glow from within. I know it sounds super cliche but it was like my skin was wearing a natural highlight. It’s really hard to explain but I’ve never met and have yet to meet another skincare product that produces the same result. It’s really special and something that I highly recommend as it does really give you glowing skin. From the bottom of my heart.

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From then on, a lot of people started noticing changes in my skin. Even you guys in my videos noticed my skin just glowed and it’s all thanks to the SK-II Facial Treatment Essence. As a beauty blogger, I’m constantly trying new skincare products too but when I have a break, I find myself always returning to SK-II and loving it all over again.

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So while on facebook, I saw a video of this test where a scientist puts a slice of banana into three petri dishes each with different liquids – water, essence e and SK-II facial treatment essence. Surprisingly, after an hour and a half, the bananas showed less oxidation and browning when in the SK-II Facial Treatment Essence than in water and essence e. That shows that the essence protects your skin the best and actually prevents skin damage from external pollutants.

So I was like, hey why not do the test for my review! I have three petri dishes, water, another essence which I call essence ‘x’ in my video and of course the SK-II facial treatment essence. I filled the petri dishes with the respective liquids.

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Then, I cut a slice of banana into each of the petri dishes! I left it to soak for 45 minutes to see what would happen and if that video is actually true!

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After 45 minutes, I have to say they weren’t just for show! It was so cool to see this! The banana soaked in the SK-II Facial treatment essence really did turn brown less than the other two! I don’t want to reveal what I put for Essence X because that’s well plain mean haha (or rather muahahaha jk).

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Well, I don’t really need to do this experiment to know that this stuff really works. I mean, seriously..it’s been close to two years girls. This stuff is AMAZING.

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So amazing, I decided to do a video review. I filmed this a while ago and finally had time to put it up now after Chinese New Year and moving to a new place so here ya go! If it doesn’t show up, play it on youtube! Sometimes there may be a glitch!

Hope you have a fabulous rest of the week!

Love,

Roseanne

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