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Review: Physician’s Formula The Perfect Matcha 3-in-1 Melting Cleansing Balm

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Physician's Formula Makeup Remover Balm

I’ve been waiting to do a review on the The Perfect Matcha Melting Cleansing Balm by Physician’s Formula! I usually use organic coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil to remove makeup. I decided to try something new. A balm sounds luxurious and lovely. If you missed out, I introduced it right here. This is the first product out of the bunch I’m reviewing! Look forward to the others soon! Here’s more about the Melting Cleansing Balm below!

About Physician’s Formula The Perfect Matcha 3-in-1 Melting Cleansing Balm

Directions:

  1. With the included spatula, scoop a small amount and apply to face.
  2. Massage into the skin with gentle upward and outward circular motions.
  3. For eyes, apply to closed eyes in a downward and outward sweeping motion.
  4. Rinse off with water or wipe off with a warm, damp washcloth.

Ingredients:

CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, SORBETH-30 TETRAOLEATE, PEG-5 GLYCERYL TRIISOSTEARATE, PEG-10 ISOSTEARATE, POLYETHYLENE, FRAGRANCE/PARFUM, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF POWDER*, PHYLLOSTACHYS EDULIS SHOOT WATER**, NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT***, CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL, WATER/EAU, PHENOXYETHANOL, SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE, POLYGLYCERYL-10 OLEATE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, LACTIC ACID, SODIUM BENZOATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, MALTODEXTRIN, YELLOW 5 (CI 19140), BLUE 1 (CI 42090). *MATCHA, **BAMBOO, ***LOTUS

My Review:

This is what I think about this cleansing balm. When I removed the top lid, there was a spatula. The directions did state to use the included spatula. That is what I did.

Physician's Formula Makeup Remover Balm
Opening the Cleansing Balm

I thought the product looked interesting. I love matcha in my skin care products. It removes toxins and fights free radicals. Awesome for acne-prone skin because it reduces sebum production.

Physician's Formula Makeup Remover Balm
Lovely minty green color.

Here’s the product melting in my hands. Make sure to use the heat between your palms to melt the product then gently apply it to your facial skin.

Physician's Formula Makeup Remover Balm Sample
Sample. What it looks like.

The cleansing balm feels really nice. It’s soft, balmy like the name. It removes makeup, such as liquid foundation, primer, powder foundation, lip color, eyeliner. The only makeup I had a tad harder time removing with this cleansing balm was my mascara. It took more time for the product to break down the contents of the mascara. I needed to use more product than suggested. A ‘small amount’ tugged at my skin. Tugging the skin is terrible for the skin. I don’t want wrinkles in the near future. After all of my makeup has been melted off, I used a face wipe to remove the makeup gunk.

I like this cleansing balm, it feels elegant on the skin compared to using just oil. The only downside is the price. I believe it’s around 8-13 dollars depending where the product was purchased. The size of the product is only 1.4 oz! So I’m thinking about trying other cleansing balms instead of purchasing this one again after I’m done. I chose Physician’s Formula because I like matcha, it’s vegan, and it is cruelty-free. If you’re wondering why it’s called 3-in-1, it’s because the product melts away makeup, deeply cleans away impurities, and leaves the skin hydrated. It sure does!

Have you tried Physician’s Formula The Perfect Matcha 3-in-1 Melting Cleansing Balm? What did you think about it? Share your experience!

Love, Jen

Update: Clarisonic Mia Prima Facial Brush

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Unboxing the Clarisonic Mia Prima
My update on the Clarisonic Mia Prima Facial Brush

I made an update on the Clarisonic Mia Prima Facial Brush about 3 weeks ago, but it’s time for another update. It’s almost close to 2 months…not quite yet. I think it’s time though. I’ve been using the facial brush religiously in the morning and at night. Here are my results so far…

I wanted to try the this facial brush because I thought it would help with some acne and exfoliation. At the beginning, it went well. I noticed some results. The results weren’t spectacular, but I noticed something different in my complexion. Since I’m nearing 2 months, I’ve noticed that it’s not as effective compared to what I’ve experienced in the past. I’ve mentioned that this facial brush is much weaker than the one I previously used. It is. Maybe that’s why it’s not working the same as the one I used before.

So, the facial brush isn’t living up to my expectations. It’s not helping much with my acne-prone skin. I could easily use a facial scrub and get the same results. Facial scrubs tend to be a lot cheaper too. The Clarisonic Mia Prima Facial Brush was around 100ish plus tax. I can feel a thick layer of dead skin cells on my facial skin as the days go on. It does make my skin feel a tad cleaner, or is it from simply moving the bristles across my face?? I find the oscillations and vibrations pretty pointless and has no effect on my complexion.

As of right now, I’m thinking about giving up the Clarisonic Mia Prima Facial Brush. I’ll give it a couple of more weeks. If nothing changes, it’s going back. If I’m paying this much for something, it should work. I’m definitely leaning towards moving onto a facial scrub instead.

If you missed out, here’s my introduction of the facial brush. Have you used the Clarisonic Mia Prima before? Did it work for you? Share your thoughts on it! Look forward to my Skin Care Routine and Makeup Routine soon. I haven’t posted them up yet because I wanted to do an update on the Clarisonic Mia first. 😊

– Jen

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