Thursday, August 30, 2012

HadaLabo Gokujyun Moisturising Cream review

Damage:
$17.70 for 50g from Sasa.com
They sez:
"HadaLabo GOKUJYUN Moisturizing Cream is infused with super hyaluronic acid which deeply penetrates into skin. It keeps on moisturizing and replenishing skin, meanwhile enhancing skin’s water-binding ability, leaving skin supple, smooth and radiant. The gel texture helps to further nourish skin. Weak acid, no fragrance, no colorant, no oil and is alcohol-free."
Nunu sez:
I needed a lighter nighttime moisturiser for the Summer months and since the Hadalabo hyaluronic acid lotion is my HG lotion I thought I'd give their moisturising cream a try.
The name is a bit misleading, it's not really a cream in the traditional sense, but it's not exactly a gel either, it's more like...a thick lotion, it's rather runny and absorbs easily with no greasiness. What an awesome run-on sentence!
It feels really light but leaves my skin really hydrated, soft and bouncy. There is some initial stickiness after application but the feeling goes away after a few minutes.
There's really no bangs and whistles with this moisturiser, no whitening properties, no spf, no anti-aging, no fancy ingredients, but it does what it promises to do well.
The packaging is a bit of a dud, it is just a simple white plastic jar and for some reason the label on my jar got rubbed off -_____-"
Caveat emptor to those who freak out when skin care come in jars - yes you will have to dip your fingers into the jar.




Finally nailed this move a few weeks back!
Sorry about the lack of posts, it's been a busy Summer, will try to get back into the groove of things soon. In other exciting news, I'm off to Hawaii for 10 days in a couple of weeks! Apart from spam musubi (I don't eat pork), is there anything else you recommend I try out there? It's probably a tourist trap but I'm going to a luau on my second night there, tres excited!

14 comments:

  1. This moisturizer was very sticky for me, the HA just would not absorb! But it was very moisturizing =)

    Hawaiian ahi poke - it's basically diced raw tuna but very local and good if you like sashimi! Coming from Vancouver, I'm sure you do!

    OMG you have some amazing pole dancing moves!!!

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    1. On me it was sticky too for the first few minutes but then it seem to absorb fully?
      Omg I already have poke on my list from seeing the Hawaii special on Food Network! I love sashimi!

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  2. Are you going to oahu? you NEED to try kahuku shrimp trucks and Leonard's Malasadas in original. omgah sooo sooo good! :)

    tweet me if you need more suggestions.. that's my hometown!

    @sheerloving

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    1. Oahu is in Honolulu right? Yep we're going to be there! I have no concept of how big the island is, is it within....walking distance?? Omg I'm such a geography fail, I blame it on growing up in Africa!
      Will def tweet you!

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  3. Holy crap you've gotten so strong!! Damn, pole dancing IS a good workout!

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  4. congrats on nailing that move... pole dancing must be really good exercise, you have a really good figure :D oh, have fun in hawaii!! ^___^

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  5. I agree with Kiliani and try garlic shrimp from Giovanni's truck. It's the best out on the North Shore. Leonards Malasadas are a must too! It's a portuguese donut--so yummy! I don't like regular donuts but will eat malasadas. If you're staying in Waikiki, try Marukame Udon. I just went there and it was yummy and inexpensive. Please be sure to let me know when you're here. Hopefully we can meet up.

    *Kat*

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    1. I'm going to Kona and Honolulu! I'm still not very clued up on the geography of Hawaii (only recently did I learn that it's actually a series of islands and not a single island called "Hawaii" xD)
      I'm going to be there from 21-31 September! I hope we can meet up

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  6. you should try the kanebo all in one
    similar texture but promises tons of more things XD

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    1. Oooh! I must try! I hope Sasa has it!

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  7. i was gonna order this next to try!!!

    p.s. just noticed most of my photos of products hv ghetto paper towel background bwahahhahahaha just for youuuuu

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  8. Great review! I always hear good things about HadoLabo skin care. =)

    And wow, check you out! Sexy and strong! I hope you have an amazing time in Hawaii and eat tons of great food! I would want to eat everything from everywhere I see on Food Network there too, hehe.

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