Haus Urban Hydrating Facial Oil, $40.00
I was very fortunate to be sent this heaven in a bottle by the owner of Haus Urban to test out. Haus Urban is an indie brand that uses all-natural ingredients for their products. Let me tell you this liquid gold in a bottle. This serum is packed with potent botanicals that absorb into your skin to combat aging and restore skin elasticity. After I use a peel this is a key element to hydrate my skin. It isn’t greasy at all and I love that for my acne prone skin, it doesn’t clog my pores. During these crazy winter months, I have been layering the serum with my Cosrx Pha Renewal Cream and my face hasn’t felt better. I definitely will be keeping this in stock. Well worth the price.
You probably see me on social media talking about my favorite toner Son & Park Beauty Water. However, this double time toner is giving my beauty water a good run for its money. I absolutely love how refreshed my skin feels after using this toner. The willow bark extract gives my face a nice, gentle, natural exfoliation which I definitely appreciate. Also, the added tea tree oil helps soothe any inflammation I may have from acne. I honestly thought natural toners wouldn’t work from my past experiences but this definitely proved me wrong. I also take this toner in a little spray bottle when traveling. My skin leans drier in the winter, so I tend to be using this more than my beauty water for a daily toner as it is less drying.
Unless you live under a rock, you have probably heard about the skincare company called The Ordinary that sells seemingly quality acids for low prices. This line definitely came in and shook the skincare industry up a little bit. I still haven’t tried the entire line, but when fellow blogger Sheryll over at The Wanderlust Project raved about this peeling solution I decided to try it out. If your skin is like mine, YOU NEED THIS IN YOUR LIFE STAT! I was absolutely amazed the first time I used this peel; a blackhead that I had loosened and was easy to extract without scarring. Also, oil plugs were noticeable and easy to remove. For $7.20 you say? Yes. It really is that price and you will notice a difference. If you are new to peels I would be careful trying something this strong. My skin is brighter after using, and my texture has improved overall. Yes, it is a little drying, I follow up with my Haus Urban serum and a sheet mask. You can’t beat it.
Now while these are the only three Non-K-Beauty staples; I am excited to try more in the future. Definitely, check out these brands and try them for yourself.