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Review: Hada Labo Arbutin Whitening Lotion

One drop locks up an ocean. 

That's the first thing that comes to my mind whenever I think of Hada Labo. A very catchy slogan when Hada Labo first launch its best selling Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing line in Singapore. At that time, many raved on Super Hyaluronic Acid Lotion and I did get one myself; it does what it promises and last me for a couple of months!
Thanks to Hada Labo & EK Media for the opportunity to review the latest Arbutin Whitening Lotion! Well-timed for a review of whitening product as I just started looking for something with whitening properties and yet I didn't want to add anymore steps to my skincare regime. Having a product with more than one benefit just makes my life simpler:)

What makes this different from the previous range is the 2 new added ingredients: Arbutin & Vitamin C. This allows the product to have 3 distinct benefits:
1. Deep Moisturizing 
2. Intensive Repair
3. Double Whitening
You might ask how does these ingredients help? To start off, arbutin is an extract from natural plant bearberry with natural whitening properties. It helps to fight dark spots, smoothes and clarifies to optimize skin's radiance and translucency. Next, Vitamin C helps to reduce the appearance of dark spots and repairs dull skin caused by constant exposure of UV rays to give clearer, fairer skin. Last but not least, I'm sure many of you know what Hyaluronic Acid does? It is to hydrate intensively, keeping skin soft and supple.

With all these properties, constant usage of  it will give fairer, moist and bright skin.
One last thing, it is free of fragrances, mineral oil, alcohol & colorant; which means it is suitable for all skin types! :)
Moisturiser is the last step in the skincare regime, in case you're not sure what goes first, here's the correct steps to follow:
1. Cleanser
2. Toner
3. Serum
4. Eye Cream
5. Moisturiser

It's pretty simple to use this, all you have to do apply it on your palm and gently pat onto skin until thoroughly absorbed. It's time for my review, I have combination plus sensitive skin, sounds weird right? My skin is messed up, probably due to the medications I took in the past. I have oily tzone and dry sensitive cheeks which appear red all the time so I'm pretty skeptical about trying new products.

When this product came along, I took the chance to try it as I have been out in the sun more often than before and my skin seems to appear dull and slightly darker which I dislike! Just like what I've mentioned earlier, Hada Labo Arbutin Whitening Lotion promises to give fairer, moisturised and brighter skin, something that I've been lacking for the longest time.

2-3 drops of this is enough for my face; it is lightweight without fragrance and gets absorbed into my skin faster than the usual moisturisers I use. The non-sticky formula leaves skin feeling supple and matte, so it's great for girls with oily skin too! After using this for a week, I have to say I'm happy with it. Now my skin appears to be slightly brighter and more moisturised, don't have to worry about flakes of dry skin of my cheeks anymore. Plus, it doesn't cause any breakouts on my sensitive combination skin which is great! Even my sister is using this now(must be after hearing my raves on this)!

Still wondering if this will suit you? No worries! Starting from 1st November, you can redeem a FREE 20ml travel size bottle of Hada Labo Arbutin Whitening Lotion from Hada Labo(sg) Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/hadalabosg). Grab them while stock lasts! :D

*You can get Hada Labo products at Watsons, Guardian, Sasa, Fairprice, Unity and other departmental stores nationwide too!

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