Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Lotion – was it really Perfect x Simple?


With a name as long as that, I was beginning to wonder if this lotion would live up to its name.  I’ve heard a lot of good things about this lotion and I was incredibly happy when I got the chance to sample this lotion for myself.  The people at Hada Labo sent me a tiny 9ml bottle of the Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Lotion to sample and they were also kind enough to include a 3g sachet of the Moisturizing Cream.

The Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Lotion is to be treated like a toner.  So I applied it after cleansing my face.  I currently use the Dermalogica toner which does not require a cotton pad, so similarly with the Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Lotion, no cotton pads were required.  I simply poured a small amount into the palms of my hands and patted it onto my face, starting with my cheeks, then forehead, then nose, chin and neck.  Because the lotion is rather watery at first, I had to perform this patting motion for about 30 seconds at least, before it actually got absorbed into my skin and surprisingly, after that, my skin felt really soft and supple to the touch!

Here’s a list of benefits listed for this amazing lotion:

* Instantly hydrates skin and helps preserve its optimum moisture balance.
* Replenishes and locks-in moisture for complete hydration. Skin feels significantly soft and supple.
* Helps improve dry and dehydrated skin, leaving it silky smooth.
* Skin pH balanced. Low irritation.
* Free of fragrances, mineral oil, alcohol & colorant.

The sample bottle of 9ml lasted me about 10 days, and I used it twice a day, morning and night.  I find this incredibly economical, because the 170ml bottle of Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Lotion retails for RM40.90, which means one bottle could last me about 19 weeks or so, which is close to 5 months.  That’s what I call stretching your ringgit!  It’s easily available too, at all Guardian pharmacies nationwide.

Another thing which I absolutely love about this Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Lotion is that it’s completely FRAGRANCE-FREE.  It actually feels like applying water to your skin and after that I use my moisturizer as per normal.  By the way, the Moisturizing Cream sample that I was given was also to be applied using the patting motion, but I only had enough for about 2 uses, since it’s only a small sachet.  It’s also fragrance-free though.

Bottomline, if you want a toner/moisturizing lotion that truly works and you don’t want to burn a hole in your pocket, the MY Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Lotion is your solution.  With 1 bottle sold every 4 seconds in Japan, you’ll never go wrong, I’ll bet!

Have you tried the Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Lotion yourself, and what was your experience with it?

By the way, Hada Labo has also released an Arbutin Whitening Range, which I bet would appeal to all you people out there who would give an arm and a leg for porcelain WHITE and FAIR skin.  Go check out their Facebook page now. :)

Steals and Squeals!

Hey y’all…I know I have been MIA for the longest time ever.  It’s not that I have eliminated shopping from my system (horror!!).  It’s just that, well…I’ve been keeping a rather low profile on the shopping front and haven’t been shopping just as much as I would have liked.

Nevertheless, I am back now…hopefully with more frequent updates and news on shopping, bargains, reviews and whatnot.

The weekend’s almost here, and today, I have TWO hot shopping highlights.

The first one is for all of you out there who are into mineral makeup.  Your favorite mineral makeup store, Loving Minerals, is on sale, baby!  From now through September 15 2010, just use the code LMHRD to enjoy a discount of 10% off your total order.  Whether you need makeup for Hari Raya, or even if you are stocking up for Christmas or New Year, now is always a good time to get your makeup fix!

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Next, I’m so loving the new GAP Black Magic pants.  It looks really good in the advertorials…I’m wondering if it’s because the model is tall and slim…in any case, I’m waiting for October when I will get my RM50 birthday discount voucher (YES!  Because I am a GAP member), and just maaaayybe, I’ll drop by and give the Black Magic pants a try-on. :)

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