August 15, 2018

Centella Asiatica Is the Hot K-Beauty Ingredient of the Moment — Why You Need It Now

Got acne? Redness? Sensitivity? Aging skin? Meet your new skincare bae, Centella asiatica.

About the product

What Is It:


COSRX Centella Blemish Cream is one of the most gentle and effective ways to heal scabs, scars, hyper-pigmentation, and active breakouts in acneic skin. Treat your troubled skin to this velvety smooth healing balm and you’ll reveal a calmer, brighter, more radiant complexion!

Instead of formulating this product with regular water like most products on the market, COSRX ensures maximum effectiveness by using Centella Asiatica Leaf Water as its base. Not content with just leaving it at that, COSRX has also added Centella extract to further calm and soothe inflamed angry skin. The beefed-up Centella presence also works to heal and reduce the appearance of recent scarring, alleviate sensitivity, and leave your skin protected from internal and external stressors.

Centella has been used in Asia since antiquity for its healing and anti-inflammatory properties, it is a very well-documented, scientifically proven method to fight inflammation and promote healing within the skin.

COSRX also turns its attention to your skin’s first defense against acne and infection, your moisture barrier. COSRX Centella Blemish Cream hydrates skin, fortifying its moisture barrier all while relieving skin’s reactivity. Its dense balm-like texture has velvety finish without any hint of sticky oiliness.


Our insight:


Find out why COSRX is the go-to K-beauty brand for dealing with hormonal acne here.


How to use:


After washing, toning, and applying your serum/essence step, apply a thin layer of the cream to the entire face. You can also add a little extra to focus on areas prone to blemishes, acne scarring, and/or oiliness. Suitable for both day and night usage.


Ingredients:


Centella Asiatica Leaf Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Zinc Oxide, Dimethicone, Betaine, 1,2-Hexanediol, Viola Tricolor Extract, Elaeis Guineensis(Palm) oil, Elaeis Guineensis(Palm) Kernel Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Centella Asiatica Extract, Zinc PCA, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Xanthan Gum, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract


Brand info:


A true breakout star in the highly competitive world of K-beauty, COSRX’s popularity spread by word-of-mouth through the blogosphere rather than marketing. Founded with the simple mission of good, effective skincare ingredients, as little of the bad stuff as possible, open communication with their customers, minimal marketing, and affordability, COSRX believes in spending their money on ingredients and effectiveness rather than packaging and promotions. To that end, they focus on their ground game, listening to customer feedback to refine and formulate their products and provide better service. From their cult favorite One Step Pimple Clear Pads to their Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser, COSRX epitomizes the future of K-beauty.


Reviews & Comments 1

seoyerim

The only problem with this cream is that it's thick and gives a bit of a white cast. But as you keep rubbing it in, it becomes a great moisturizer. This calms my redness in my cheeks very quickly. It's not sticky, which I appreciate. Also, a LITTLE goes a long way! The thickness of the cream works great with the cold weather!

annapark

I agree with the white cast. I use it as a spot treatment on my blemishes at night. I just pat on a thick layer on my blemishes and it really helps calm them overnight. I like that there's no alcohol, unlike other thick pink spot treatments.

August 15, 2018

Centella Asiatica Is the Hot K-Beauty Ingredient of the Moment — Why You Need It Now

Got acne? Redness? Sensitivity? Aging skin? Meet your new skincare bae, Centella asiatica.

About the product

What Is It:


COSRX Centella Blemish Cream is one of the most gentle and effective ways to heal scabs, scars, hyper-pigmentation, and active breakouts in acneic skin. Treat your troubled skin to this velvety smooth healing balm and you’ll reveal a calmer, brighter, more radiant complexion!

Instead of formulating this product with regular water like most products on the market, COSRX ensures maximum effectiveness by using Centella Asiatica Leaf Water as its base. Not content with just leaving it at that, COSRX has also added Centella extract to further calm and soothe inflamed angry skin. The beefed-up Centella presence also works to heal and reduce the appearance of recent scarring, alleviate sensitivity, and leave your skin protected from internal and external stressors.

Centella has been used in Asia since antiquity for its healing and anti-inflammatory properties, it is a very well-documented, scientifically proven method to fight inflammation and promote healing within the skin.

COSRX also turns its attention to your skin’s first defense against acne and infection, your moisture barrier. COSRX Centella Blemish Cream hydrates skin, fortifying its moisture barrier all while relieving skin’s reactivity. Its dense balm-like texture has velvety finish without any hint of sticky oiliness.


Our insight:


Find out why COSRX is the go-to K-beauty brand for dealing with hormonal acne here.


How to use:


After washing, toning, and applying your serum/essence step, apply a thin layer of the cream to the entire face. You can also add a little extra to focus on areas prone to blemishes, acne scarring, and/or oiliness. Suitable for both day and night usage.


Ingredients:


Centella Asiatica Leaf Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Zinc Oxide, Dimethicone, Betaine, 1,2-Hexanediol, Viola Tricolor Extract, Elaeis Guineensis(Palm) oil, Elaeis Guineensis(Palm) Kernel Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Centella Asiatica Extract, Zinc PCA, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Xanthan Gum, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract


Brand info:


A true breakout star in the highly competitive world of K-beauty, COSRX’s popularity spread by word-of-mouth through the blogosphere rather than marketing. Founded with the simple mission of good, effective skincare ingredients, as little of the bad stuff as possible, open communication with their customers, minimal marketing, and affordability, COSRX believes in spending their money on ingredients and effectiveness rather than packaging and promotions. To that end, they focus on their ground game, listening to customer feedback to refine and formulate their products and provide better service. From their cult favorite One Step Pimple Clear Pads to their Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser, COSRX epitomizes the future of K-beauty.


Reviews & Comments 1

seoyerim

The only problem with this cream is that it's thick and gives a bit of a white cast. But as you keep rubbing it in, it becomes a great moisturizer. This calms my redness in my cheeks very quickly. It's not sticky, which I appreciate. Also, a LITTLE goes a long way! The thickness of the cream works great with the cold weather!

annapark

I agree with the white cast. I use it as a spot treatment on my blemishes at night. I just pat on a thick layer on my blemishes and it really helps calm them overnight. I like that there's no alcohol, unlike other thick pink spot treatments.

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