Friday, February 26, 2016

Updated Skin Care Routine + Product Review: Leiania House of Beauty Primea Beauty Kit

I think I am probably stuck up on a current skin care routine. Hmm. Though it may sound a little weird (believe me, I never thought I'd use them on my teenage years), but I tell you, I am currently using age defying products. I am just 19 years old with a severe case of pimple and acne marks who love me so much that they do not ever want to go away. Like ever. I want a dermatologist to take care of everything, but my meager student budget won't let me. Now, I'm depending on my future salary. Lol.

While I do not expect these products to work for me, I started to notice the big difference on my face. And who would have thought that I will be at this point when I'm already counting on them to keep my skin moisturized and hydrated! Well, they are probably the best skin care set ever.

Bought for: Free (Price indicated below)
Age Defy Kiwi Fruity Facial Wash 100ml (P285)
Age Defy Tamarind & Kiwi Fruit Toner 100ml (P245)
Vitamin C & E Collagen Serum Concentrate 30ml (P275)

The Primea Beauty Kit consists of the facial wash, toner and serum--all packed in nice bottles especially the facial wash. They might not be sold for the cheapest prices but you can guarantee its effectiveness and quality. Each are made with 100% natural and active organic ingredients.

Age Defy Kiwi Fruity Facial Wash is non-drying, mild facial wash which significantly improve skin elasticity, hydration and smoothness. A gentle facial cleanser with skin exfoliation benefits from natural AHA found in Kiwi fruit and soothing properties in fresh aloe vera extract. Olive leaf extracts has strong free radical scavenging capacity with its most active flavonoids (rutin, catechin and luteolin) these has antioxidants effects that is almost 2.5 times higher than those of vitamins C and E. It is purifying, antiseptic, has anti-inflammatory activities with great anti-aging benefits.

I wanted to take photos on the description and ingredients but it's so small I can't capture it so...I'll just type it out here for everyone's reference.

Ingredients: Aqua, *Kiwi Fruit Extract, Aqua and Lauroyl Sarcosinate, SulfoAcetate, Lauryl Glucoside, Methylsulfonyl Methane, PEG 150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate, *Olive Leaf Extracts, Vegetable Glycerin, Sodium Lactate, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid, Panthenol, Geranium, *Fresh Rosemary, Sandalwod Essential Oils. *Organic Ingredients

This is probably my most favorite out of the three. This does not lather like hell but you can still feel that your skin is well-cleansed once dried and won't leave your skin parched. It smells fruity which I did hate at first, but I got used to it eventually. It's actually gentle with a PH of 5.5-6.0 which is effective in preventing and treating dry skin.

I use this facial wash every morning and night and I just love how brightened, moisturized and hydrated my face always becomes. It has the power to make my face soft and smooth as it can get and has added properties to even out skin tone and is perfect for acne/problem skin.

Age Defy Tamarind and Kiwi Fruit Toner significantly improves skin elasticity, hydration and smoothness. This fruit and botanical rich face toner contains powerful hydrating, smoothing, moisturizing and anti-aging actives from Kiwi Fruit Extracts And Tamarind Seed Extract which contains high levels of AHA and Vitamin C with Tamarind Extracts found to outperform Hyaluronic Acid in skin moisturization and the smoothing of fine lines and wrinkles, which is a great benefit in skin care.

Ingredients: Aqua, *Rosa Damascena Flower Distillate, Witch Hazel Extracts, Fresh Cucumber Extract, Fresh Tamarind Extract, *Kiwi Fruit Distillate, Caprylic, Capric Glucoside Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Olive Exters, Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid, Grapefruit Essential Oil. *Organic Ingredients

So I am using this one every after wash. I love how moisturizing this toner is without the drying properties of alcohol. I don't like the scent at first but just like the facial wash, I eventually got used to it. However, it's very moisturizing that my face oils up pretty fast. It is but alright as I could apply face powders after (during the day) or just let it stay like that overnight. After all, no one would be seeing me and say "Hey, your face resembles an oil slick already!"

Upon application, I notice that it slightly bubbles on my face but fades after seconds. Is it how it cleanses my pores? I sometimes think I need not to use any facial wash prior to toning my face because it really does a great job in keeping my pores unclog.

For: Normal, Oily, Combination, Acne-Prone, Dry, Mature Skin.

Vitamin C and E Collagen Serum Concentrate is a rapidly absorbes serum concentrate packed with many anti-oxidants, Vitamin E rich, high amount of natural Vitamin C boost for collagen sythesis and production., zinc minerals and Vitamin D for a healthy skin glow! Green Tea Extracts combined with Rooibos, hypoallergenic and antibacterial properties, is rich with the enzyme superoxide dismutase (an excellent anti-aging substance a powerful anti-oxidant. Superoxide dismutase  is necessary for the  production of  healthy skin-producing cells, fights wrinkles by neutralizing the free radicals  that cause them, a wonderful skin nutrient to slow the skin's aging process.

Natural Ingredients: *Rooibus and *Green Tea Distillates, *Fresh Aloe Vera Extracts, *Peppermint Distillate, *Orange Peel Distillates, Vitamin C L-Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Lactate, Vitamin E Natural Tocopherol, Sorbitol, Vegetable Glycerine, Sodium Carbomer, Phenoxyethanol. *Organic Ingredients

Being a serum, it's very lightweight on the skin yet sticky upon application which subsides after a minute. Also, a little goes a long way so 30ml would probably last me for two-three months. Again, I find the smell a little off-putting but that's just one of my concerns. Another one is that the product is actually leaking out of the nozzle so you better store it upright. Additionally, it's not really moisturizing on dry skin (unless when really paired up with the toner).

On the brighter side, this serum works really great in keeping my oil at bay. There are times when I feel like I want my face to rest from everything and I just use a facial wash and this one and when I wake up, my face is not that oily compared on usual days. You can also feel your skin's suppleness and you will really look glowing and all brightened up because of this serum!

I would not change my mind. Never. This is still the best skin care set (in the organic world) that I have tried after I went back to what I love and hate about these products through this review. Not only they compliment each other but my skin type too (which is very oily, pimple-prone and has large pores). Continuous use helped me alleviate the redness around my nose and cheek area. It also lighten up some of my minor pimple scars! I bet you can never tell how much I love this set as the facial wash is already half-emptied. Lol! I really recommend it to any skin type and to all ages. Experience its wonders now and see for yourself why I love Primea Beauty kit!

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