I'm pretty fortunate to not really have many issues with my skin but one thing which does vex me are the tiny clusters of freckles on each of my cheeks. Hubster actually finds them cute and doesn't understand why I don't but I just don't care for them. I do think they look cute on other people but not on myself. I've tried various whitening products and while I'm aware that they won't actually get rid of my freckles completely, I like that idea that they can at least diminish how they look while giving my complexion more luminosity. I mean who doesn't want more radiant skin.
Sulwhasoo is a Korean luxury beauty brand with a holistic approach to skincare that is based on traditional herbal medicine. The Sulwhasoo Snowise EX Brightening collection aims to clarify and even the complexion with an exclusive Snowise Tri-White Complex which includes white ginseng saponin, white cloud grass and white polysaccharides that was developed after 10 years of research.
Product Claims: A spot serum that targets and reduces the appearance dark spots and blemishes.
Key Ingredients: White ginseng saponin to prevent melanin generation by UV rays, mulberry root extract to purify and protect the skin from harmful elements and rheum undulatum (rhubarb) extract to prevent freckles.
Packaging: A pump dispenser housed inside a luxe feeling creamy white bottle.
Price: $170 for 1.1 fl. oz.
My Impressions: The product has the consistency of a milky lotion with a mild pleasant herbal scent that is reminiscent of ginger. I apply it after my toner and follow with moisturizer. One pump is enough to cover my face. It absorbs readily into my skin leaving it feeling cool and lightly hydrated. I had no issues with irritation of any sort and my skin tends to be sensitive. After almost a month and a half, my freckles have faded abit and my complexion overall appears brighter and clearer. I'm quite impressed with the results but I'm not sure if I'd purchase this right now as it's a tad pricey. I am definitely interested in trying some other products in the Sulwhasoo line as I do like how they draw on herbal remedies to nourish and balance the skin. Their Cleansing Oil and Overnight Vitalizing Mask are going on my list.
The Sulwhasoo Snowise EX collection (SRP $60 - $200) is available at Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus and through the company's website.
What are your skin concerns? Have you tried any whitening products? What were your results?
Disclosure: I received a complimentary press sample of this product. I was not provided any compensation and all opinions expressed are 100% my own.