Sunday, May 30, 2010

Sulwhasoo: Basic Line


I cannot stress enough how much hydration is important for your skin! It is the key basis for keeping your skin firm and glowing, and of course preventing aging! This is a mini-set I got with the anti-aging eye cream. After trying out the samples, I purchased the full products to keep this review honest and authentic!

I would like to start off with the Sulwhasoo Balancing Water and Balancing Emulsion:

~Balancing Water (Toner)~

Potent Ingredients: 


~Aids in hydrating the skin and protects the skin barrier as it functions by preventing water loss~

~Balancing Emulsion~
Potent Ingredients:
~Mountain Peony~
~Inhibits the degradation of hyaluronic acid by increasing moisture to the skin~ 

~Yai Jiu Hua~
~Facilitate the circulation of the skin, which gives a new radiance through soothing the skin~


I have been using these two products for a year, and I am IN LOVE with them! It keeps my skin firm and hydrated. I always look at ingredients, it is very important when it comes to skin care because why would you want to put harsh chemicals on your face? Sulwhasoo uses high quality ingredients, they are all natural and medicinal herb based. They do use fragrance, but I assure you the fragrance is from the herbs :) The smell is very warming and soothing.

The Balancing Water is a Gel-Type substance, and absorbs easily on the skin. You can feel the hydration immediately. As well, it has Licorice, which is listed in the first few ingredients, which helps to brighten the skin! The Balancing Emulsion is amazing. It is white, with no color added. It is runny, but goes deeply within the skin. It not only hydrates your skin, but tones it as well. The Honey Suckle is known for toning and evening the skin complexion! What I love about this Emulsion is that it is great for oily skin too! It will not make your skin look greasy, but keep your skin hydrated, and looking fresh.

Sulwhasoo Revitalizing Serum and Anti-Aging Eye Cream:

~Revitalizing Serum~

Potent Ingredients:
~Machilus Tree~
~MDGA (very potent and strong in antioxidants) ingredient containing natural antioxidants and helps promote skin cell regeneration~

~Anti-Aging Eye Cream~

Potent Ingredients:
~Yai Jiu Hua~
~Regulates skin circulation of the antioxidant enzyme activity within the skin~

~NMF components of honey (natural moisturizing factor) which keeps the skin moisturized~

 ~Korean Red Ginseng Saponin~

~The enzyme of the Korean Red Ginseng Saponin penetrates to the dermal of the skins wrinkles by stimulating collagen synthesis to improve elasticity~


The Revitalizing Serum has done wonders to my skin. It is a Gel-Type serum, when applied to the skin, firms and reduces any trace of roughness! It is enriched with a potent natural anti-oxident Machilus Tree. It does not make my skin sticky, or oily. However, hydrates and firms my skin amazingly!

I have been using the Anti-Aging Eye Cream for 4 months. It is excellent for wrinkles. With its nano-technology, all the ingredients are absorbed right into the deepest layers of the skin. As for dark circles, I recommend a treatment. This is for deep wrinkles and hydration. It has 6 year old Red Korean Ginseng, which has properties like no other. It is highly potent anti-oxident and anti-aging. It smells a lot like herbs, which is very refreshing. The result, less wrinkles and deep hydration!

A bonus is you can use the eye cream for lips and smile lines :)


  1. I've always heard great things about this brand!! Would love to try it some day~ :]

  2. u have stopped blogging after a few posts! sad cos i love this product.
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  3. Hello Hope In A Blog :) Welcome & thank you for dropping by! I will continue to blog, there were many products that I used and I wanted to give an honest review to each of them! Please stay tuned :D To all, the love of Asian (Korean) cosmetics <3

  4. Great informative blog!!!

    I tried the Balancing Water and Balancing Emulsion and they are the best products I have every tried!!!!! Leaves skin smooth and hydrated!!!!

    I am going to purchase the First Aid Serum and the new eye cream from Sulwhasoo!!! :D

  5. Hey Stacey :D

    I totally agree with you! The best toner and emulsion I have ever tried too! It keeps the skin soooo hydrated, especially best for this winter season!!! I always come back to these two products, but currently I am trying out the Hwa Hyun line and I am loving it so far - keeps my skin radiant and plumped/firm!!!

    Heard great things with the First Aid Serum and Rejuvenating Eye Cream!!! The good thing with their eye cream is that it is now an all-in-one: puffiness, wrinkles, and dark circles. The Anti-Aging Eye Cream was only for wrinkles, so glad they upgraded it!!!

    Keep me updated :)


  6. hi ksc...i am also using sulwhasoo with good skin is much smoother now.. butt still lack of glow....i wanna ask you can i apply Rejuvenating Eye Cream on smile lines and lips..u sure??if yes pls tell me how to apply it on smile lines

  7. and if yes do you think any cream can work on smile lines..mine are prominent and i want to get rid of them

  8. Hi Nami! Sorry for the late response!!! <3

    I'm super happy you are seeing great results - Sulwhasoo never disappoints! Yes you can apply the eye cream around the lips and laugh lines, just gently dab and lightly massage the laugh line area - use your ring finger and pull away to allow the 'lifting' technique. Always apply your creams outwards - to allow lifting of the skin - it will help significantly! :)