My fellow followers would probably know that I had featured this product in my Instagram posts and Periscope for a while now. I figured, I might as well make a proper review out of it.
I used this product once years ago, long before I embarked on a full-on skincare journey. I loved it then but I didn’t have the commitment in being diligent, yet.
Few months ago, I got invited into an intimate gathering held by Jurlique Indonesia. There, I got the chance to try its infamous Rosewater Balancing Mist again. I was reminded why I loved it in the first place. I was given a 50 ml bottle as a PR Sample and I finished it up quite easily.
Without a second thought, I made my way back to the store and got myself a 100 ml bottle.
Let’s get to it, Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist.
Ah.. KYPRIS.. My newfound love.
Ever since I discovered the brand, reading through the inspiration, the story behind it, the philosophy, its efforts and support in sustainability, I’m sold. I’m infatuated with it deeply. Read all about it here and you’ll understand why. KYPRIS awakens my inner desire to come back to nature, to appreciate and cherish what it has to offer. To simplify. To give and to take. To compliment myself. To feel beautiful.
The founder, Chase Polan, is one charismatic being. Incredibly passionate in what she does in creating this luxurious holistic skincare line filled with organic, wild crafted, and sustainably grown botanicals. Listening to her, the way that she talks; fluent and articulate. Wow, she is truly a goddess of modern day.
To quote, KYPRIS is “Beauty with a Soul supported by Science”.
This review will be about its Clearing Serum.
It seems, “Double Toning” is all the raaaage lately. It just means using two toners, an exfoliating toner and a hydrating one. I’ve been doing this for more than a couple of years now, not knowing of this term until a while ago. Or maybe it has been there for a long time, I’m just the one who doesn’t read enough :p
So when famous names in the beauty world started to rave about this particular step, I was like patting myself on the back. I’m on the right track here.
It just sort of comes natural to me, to put a hydrating toner on top of exfoliating toner, which is usually more acidic and tends to be drier on the skin. Just to keep things balanced. It’s logical.
My first (accidental) encounter with exfoliating toner is none other than First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads and I still use it to this date. Second one, which apparently is also an exfoliating toner, is the Blemish Patrol Pads from the same brand. I can’t say enough about these two workhorse wonders. There are also a few others that I’ve tried.
Set that aside, I’m adding the cult-favorite PIXI Glow Tonic to join my arsenal.