🐝🍯Cosrx Ultimate moisturizing honey overnight mask
🌻About the Brand
COSRX is a cult-fave Korean brand that uses safe and natural ingredients to create minimal yet functional products catering to the needs of all skin types. With more than ten years of experience under its belt, COSRX has actively worked in research and product development to address the needs of its clients. Its client-based, communication-maximizing approach to developing cosmetics and skincare makes its products among the most coveted in the world.
🌻What to Love
CLAIM TO FAME: An overnight 3-in-1 mask with bee-derived ingredients
🌻FAST FACTS: Made with 85% propolis extract and beeswax; mild but effective formula intensively moisturizes and nourishes skin; soothes, calms, and rejuvenates skin while you sleep; leaves the face soft, supple, and hydrated; can be used as an overnight mask, a wash-off mask, or a hydrating cream
🌻PERFECT FOR: Dry, fatigued skin
🔸WHAT YOU GET: (1) tub of Ultimate Honey Overnight Mask
🔸NET WEIGHT: 60ml
🔸INGREDIENTS: Propolis extract (85%)*, butylene glycol, glycerin, betaine, 1,2-hexanediol, PEG-60 hydrogenated castor oil, arginine, cassia obtusifolia seed extract,* *dimethicone, ethylhexylglycerin, carbomer, sodium hyaluronate, beeswax, allantoin, panthenol, sodium polyacrylate, adenosine
🌻How to Use
🔸As a sleeping mask: For the last step of your skin routine care at night, apply an adequate amount to the entire face and leave on until the next morning.
🔸As a wash off mask: Apply a generous amount and spread out evenly. After about 15 minutes, wash off with lukewarm water or wipe off with toner.
🔸As a cream: After the last step of your skin care routine, apply as a cream and follow with makeup.
*The word Propolis is reputed to have been coined by Aristotle, from the Greek words “pro” (before) and “polis” (city), meaning, “Before The City”, or “Defender Of The City”.
Propolis is a resinous mixture that honey bees produce from tree buds sap flows. When they combine the sap with their own discharges and beeswax, they create a sticky, greenish-brown product used as a coating to build their hives. as well as function as a natural disinfectant against bacteria.Using Propolis in skin care products provides a similar defense for our skin.
SCIENCE &HEALTH BENEFITS
Propolis is the focus of many scientific research projects surrounding it’s healing properties.
As an antimicrobial, preliminary scientific studies show that some types of propolis have in vitro antibacterial and antifungal activity and that is why it may be very effective when fighting acne. Propolis is also known in science as an antioxidant, an emollient and is being studied for skin cancer treatment and cancer prevention. Our innovative process of propolis keeps up to 98% of its natural features and uses its properties to naturally restore and maintain skin structure.
Propolis is commonly used for its healing, antiseptic and restorative capabilities. Propolis will assist in balancing, healing and soothing problematic skin. It also accelerates the rate of cell growth and decongests pores. Propolis protects against bacteria and functions as a great anti-inflammatory agent.
Propolis has been used for medicinal purposes since before 350 BC.
The ancient Greeks used propolis to treat abscesses, Assyrians used it to help heal wounds and tumors, and Ancient Egyptians used propolis for mummification.
Alongside enjoying the great effects of honey & milk baths, the gorgeous Egyptian Pharaoh Cleopatra started using propolis, a mystic, powerful ingredient that was used during the embalming process. Propolis was known for its preserving abilities and effective treatments, and she applied these traits to her skin.In ancient Greece, Hippocrates, the most admired figure in the history of medicine, would use propolis to heal infections and wounds.
It’s no wonder propolis is one of Hey Honey’s foundation ingredients!
**Cassia Obtusifolia seed extract- it’s primarily used as a skin conditioning agent because of its high content of polysaccharides. In vitro tests have isolated the plant’s polysaccharides (Galactomannan) and shown them to mimic hyaluronic acid. Furthermore, studies demonstrated it to effectively repair dryness, provide long lasting suppleness & moisture, exhibit film-forming capacities and retain water on the surface of both skin and hair. In can also function as an anti-inflammatory and treatment for acne. You may find this botanical ingredient in cosmetic products such as sunscreen, foundation, facial moisturizer/lotion, anti-aging treatment, cleanser, hand & eye cream, skin fader/lightener, facial masque and toner.
My Experience/Effectiveness :
When I am feeling that my face is dehydrated/dry. This is the first product I can think of and can rely on.This is one of my fave product. Im using it as my last step in my night routine as an overnight sleep mask and its superbly non-sticky and not uncomfortable during bedtime.It is super light, easy to spread and easy to soak up on my skin.Next morning after I wake up my skin feels smooth, soft plump & hydrated. I’m deeply in love with it;)
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