Say hello to the newest member of The Silk Rose family – the Klairs Creamy & Natural Fit Concealer! Created by our favourite sensitive-skin friendly brand, Klairs, this wonder-product banishes dark under-eye circles and hides unsightly blemishes and discoloration, without irritating your skin. What more could you ask for?

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Why We Love This Product

Where to begin? This concealer is light, creamy and very easy to apply. It offers medium coverage, which should cover most redness and dark spots, but the texture makes it buildable if heavier coverage is needed in darker/more stubborn areas. The hydrating formula is soothing and comfortable for the skin, and the end result is a nice, natural finish – no cakiness whatsoever. Its ever so slightly pink undertone is perfect for covering dark under-eye circles and the creamy formula doesn’t settle in those dreaded fine lines.

This concealer is the perfect complement to the Klairs Illuminating Supple Blemish Cream. Our go-to BB cream that incorporates a unique smart colour technology making it suitable for any skin tone. An all-in-one, it acts as a sunscreen, moisturiser, primer, and foundation. Not only does it hydrate and smooth out uneven skin tones, its low-irritant formula makes it perfect for covering those blemishes without worsening them. We recommend applying this after you’ve thoroughly blended in the Klairs Creamy & Natural Fit Concealer, covering any dark spots and redness.

The Klairs Creamy & Natural Fit Concealer is hands-down my favourite concealer at the moment, it ticks all the boxes (and then some!). Which is why we just HAD TO make this our first ever concealer on The Silk Rose.

We hope you love using it as much as we do, and would love to hear your thoughts on this wonder-product!

Last week, we talked about the benefits of gentle yet effective solutions for our skincare woes. We looked at the Mizon Bee Venom Calming Fresh Cream, and discussed why its our go-to gentle moisturiser, which lead many of you (quite rightly) to ask us “what gentle heroes should we be using for the rest of our skincare routine?”

Well, don’t say we never listen to you, because here is a deep dive on our favourite tea tree range, that is super gentle and kind to your skin.

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Growing up, I used to mistakenly think that the tougher the problem, the more drastic a solution is required – especially when it came to my skin. When I had bouts of bad skin (be it acne or blotchiness), I used to resort to seriously harsh skincare solutions. I would douse my skin in the strongest, most drying, stripping chemically creams and potions on the market, in the hope of alleviating my skin woes. It never worked, ofcourse. All it did was prolong my misery and sometimes – unhelpfully – trigger new skin problems. Thankfully, as I have grown older and wiser, I have come to realise that tougher isn’t always better. Sometimes gentler solutions can be just as effective if not more so. And nothing in my skincare stash embodies this sentiment more than the Mizon Bee Venom Calming Fresh Cream.

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Oh, how I love collagen – the elusive biological building blocks of healthy, firm, youthful looking skin. Alas, as I’m getting older, I find that its increasingly becoming more of a one-way affair. I’m way more into collagen then collagen is into me. And like most unrequited loves, the less collagen I have, the more I want it. Which is why I’m eternally grateful to Mizon for creating the next best thing –  the Mizon Collagen 100, an ampoule containing highly concentrated marine collagen.

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Ampoules – the most mysterious member of the Korean skincare routine. These little skincare gems are supercharged serums that deliver targeted hero ingredients to meet different skincare needs – from pigmentation to anti-ageing, and blemishes. With a lovely, light water-like consistency, they easily absorb into the skin delivering their nutrient-packed goodness. We at The Silk Rose are big proponents of ampoules – we use some as skin-boosters as and when we need a quick me up, but there are also some that have become permanent fixtures in our skincare routine, and the LJH Vita Propolis Ampoule is definitely one of them.

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Let’s face it ladies, we’re all pretty pressed for time in the mornings. Between showering, getting ready and frantically downing some coffee preparing breakfast, we have little time to prep our skin for the day. Although we know its important to cover all our skin bases in the morning (cleanse-tone-nourish-moisturise-protect), we often end up skipping some vital steps due to the mad morning rush.

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One of the many things I love about Korean cosmetics is the commitment to innovation. Some of the newest, coolest and sometimes strangest (nipple masks, anyone?) cosmetic ideas were created in Seoul – and one of my favourite Korean cosmetic creations has to be the Goodal Phytowash Yerba Mate Bubble Peeling. This revolutionary exfoliator is packed with nutrients, gentle on the skin and very effective at removing dead skin cells (tick, tick and tick).

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