May 04 2021

Regenerative power of plant buds in anti-age care

Yves Rocher poznati je francuski brend prirodne kozmetike, kojeg je 1965. godine u La Gacillyu osnovao francuski vizionar Yves Rocher. On je ujedno i kreator koncepta Botanical beauty koji podrazumijeva da svi Yves Rocher proizvodi sadržavaju […]
Apr 19 2021

Biologique Recherche

Biologique Recherche is an exclusive French brand founded in the late 1970s in a family of skin care experts, biologists and physiotherapists Yvan and Josette Allouche. The brand’s business policy is interesting because they do […]
Apr 03 2021

k-beauty essences

The essence as a product category originates from the Korean beauty industry and acts as a base for moisturizing serums and / or creams providing many benefits to the skin. The essences contain soothing, hydrating […]
Mar 29 2021

Chronobiology of the skin

You must have wondered many times – how does the cream know if it is day or night? Chronobiology is not just a marketing ploy by which the beauty industry will reach into your wallet […]
Mar 27 2021

Eucerin ampoules with hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid products are intended for all skin types, and you can start using them as early as the end of the 20s, ie with the first signs of aging. Hyaluronic acid is a humectant […]
Mar 25 2021

Probiotics in cosmetics

Our skin is home to a huge number of bacteria and fungi that coexist on it and protect it from harmful external influences (UV radiation, pollution …). When the balance of good and bad bacteria […]
Mar 16 2021

The Ordinary kofein & EGCG serum

In The Ordinary product line, the only one that treats the exclusive eye area is Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG. This treatment contains caffeine in a concentration of 5% and purified epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) obtained […]
Mar 08 2021

Layering or layered application of the product

Layering or layered application of skin care products is taken from the Korean care routine. Over time, different variants of layered application of the product have developed, and the basic rule to be followed is […]
Feb 19 2021

Avene Hydrance Intense serum

Avene is one of my favorite thermal water-based pharmacy brands. During periods when my skin is dehydrated, sensitive and tightens on my cheeks and I notice that dehydration wrinkles start to form due to dryness, […]
Feb 12 2021

Innisfree Korean natural cosmetics

Innisfree is a popular and affordable brand of natural Korean cosmetics that uses ingredients from the volcanic South Korean island of Jeju, a protected nature reserve. Due to the unique ecosystem on Jeju Island, tropical, […]
Feb 03 2021

what is masked and fragile skin

Unfortunately, it is enough to look out the window, turn on the TV, read the breaking news on your favorite internet portal or just prepare to go to the nearest store to realize that we […]
Jan 28 2021

Resveratrol in cosmetics

Caudalie is one of my favorite brands and I was looking forward to the launch of the new, improved (formula and packaging) Resveratrol-Lift line. The story of the French brand Caudalie began in 1993 in […]
Jan 20 2021

Lancome HYDRA ZEN cream

Although I rarely buy creams in perfumeries, sometimes, I admit, I can’t resist them either. The reason for this lies in the touch of luxury provided by French cosmetic companies in a package with excellent […]
Jan 09 2021

Cult Biologique Recherche P50 lotion

If you use acids in skin care, then you are certainly well acquainted with the P50 lotion, a cult product of the premium French brand Biologique Recherche. As stated on its packaging, P50 lotion exfoliates […]
Jan 03 2021

Ceramides in Dr. Jart + cream

In order to save the damaged skin barrier by excessive exfoliation, I went in search of creams for dry skin that contain ceramides and found a yellow Dr.Jart + Ceramidin cream. Empowered by advanced Korean […]
Dec 21 2020

Tonics with glycolic acid

THE ORDINARY The Ordinary tonic with 7 percent glycolic acid is one of their bestsellers for which there is a regular waiting list. Apart from the fact that it is affordable, and partly the reason […]
Dec 15 2020

A comparison of avocado masks

Origins Drink Up Intensive Mask According to the manufacturer, the Origins Drink Up ™ Intensive night mask provides intense hydration, even to the skin of the hands, which keeps it soft and smooth. Formulated with […]
Dec 04 2020

Luna night oil with retinol

Sunday Riley Luna night oil is a bright blue color and thus attracts attention. The expressive blue color and the fact that the manufacturer points out that the product is with retinol interested me and […]
Dec 03 2020

Masks with AHA acids

Glycolic and lactic acid are the most abundant acids in cosmetic products. Both belong to the group of AHA acids and are found in tonics, creams and masks. Glycolic acid can be used by any […]
Nov 30 2020

DermEden anti-age night cream

In the DermEden Laboratory in Paris, a dermocosmetic product line – DermEden – has been developed since 2008 under the supervision of Dr. Bachot. The entire development and production of DermEden products takes place in […]
Nov 20 2020

Dermalogicin oil purifier

Dermalogica was among the first in “Western” cosmetics to launch oil for the so-called pre-cleaning. These are products that dissolve make-up, sebum, remnants of creams with spf, glue from artificial eyelashes … After their use, […]
Nov 15 2020

Favorites: Novexpert Rupulp mask

I bought the Repulp mask from the Novexpert laboratory for years, but because of the multitude of new products I have to try, I forgot about it. However, when I recently saw it on the […]
Nov 12 2020

Favorites: Caudalie Beauty elixir

Beauty elixir is a cult product and one of the bestsellers of the French natural cosmetic brand Caudalie. His creation was inspired by the century-old elixir of youth used by Hungarian Queen Isabelle. Caudalie Beauty […]
Nov 10 2020

3 The Ordinary Oil for Skin and Hair Care

The skin, especially during the winter months when we spend more time indoors in a heated space, needs oil to maintain a healthy balance. Its deficiency makes the skin dry, which can lead to the […]
Nov 06 2020

Chemical exfoliant GLOW UP

Chemical exfoliants, although they sound a bit scary, are milder for the skin than most mechanical exfoliating beads. In the right ratio (5-10% AHA acids) they are extremely effective, but also gentle on the skin. […]
Nov 04 2020

Comparison of facial cleansing balms

Drunk Elephant Slay ™ Makeup-Melting Butter according to the manufacturer removes all impurities from the skin, even waterproof make-up. Contains fruit extracts rich in antioxidants and oils that nourish and soothe the skin. It is […]
Nov 01 2020

Oil blend in The Ordinary “B” oil

The Ordinary “B” oil contains purified microalgae extract, which soothes redness and hydrates, and is dissolved in a mixture of squalane (which strengthens the skin barrier and retains moisture in the skin) and natural oils […]
Oct 27 2020

Why does everyone love Weleda Skin Food Cream?

Weleda Skin Food Cream is world famous. Apart from being natural and multi-purpose, it is also cheap, and many Hollywood stars convince us of its effectiveness. My skin is currently perfectly receptive to this cream […]
Oct 23 2020

Peptides in skin care products

Peptides are compounds formed by linking at least two amino acids to a peptide bond. By binding a larger number of amino acids, oligopeptides (2 – 20 amino acids) are formed, an even larger number […]
Oct 20 2020

Eucerin anti-age spray with hyaluronic acid

Eucerin hyaluronic anti-age spray, according to the manufacturer, provides immediate and long-term care for dehydrated, dry and sensitive skin. Hydrates and soothes the skin, making it smooth and radiant. Ingredients: Aqua, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, […]
Oct 17 2020

Drunk Elephant Hydration Serum

Tiffany Masterson, the founder of Drunk Elephant, started this brand wanting to create care products that she wanted to use herself, but could not find on the market. This is how the product line with […]
Oct 15 2020

Biotherm Aquasource Aura serum

Biotherm Aquasource Aura is a two-phase 90% natural concentrated serum consisting of an aqueous and an oily phase. The purpose of the serum is regeneration, ie skin renewal, its intensive hydration and achieving a natural […]
Oct 12 2020

Good Genes serum with glycolic acid

The Sunday Riley GOOD GENES glycolic acid treatment, according to the manufacturer, deeply and instantly removes dead skin cells and visibly brightens dark spots created after sun exposure. This treatment with a high concentration of […]
Oct 05 2020

Dermalogica daily enzymatic peeling

When I started researching the American brand Dermalogica, one of the products they recommended to me, and is also their bestseller, was Daily Microfoliant (enzymatic peeling). Since I love exfoliants, I gladly tried it. This […]
Sep 29 2020

popular hyaluronic serums

Hyaluronic acid is an ingredient found naturally in the skin and maintains hydration levels because it has the ability to bind water (1000 times the amount of its weight). With good reason, hyaluronic acid is […]
Sep 19 2020

Glow Recipe Facial Cleansing Balm

The co-founders of Glow Recipe – Sarah Lee and Christine Chang made the world-famous South Korean trends and innovations in skin care available to everyone through their product line in which they combine fruit extracts […]
Sep 18 2020

How and with what against skin blemishes?

Hyperpigmentation is a simplified professional name for spots on the skin, ie areas of different shapes and sizes with an increased amount of melanin pigment, and the formation of which can be caused by various […]
Sep 13 2020

Comparison of Pixi and Filorga eye patches

Filorgini OPTIM-EYES eye patches are a triple action treatment in an innovative texture to revitalize the eye area in 15 minutes. According to the manufacturer, they act on dark under-eye circles with the help of […]
Sep 11 2020

15% vitamin C in Aprive boost serum

After the summer, my skin is full of blemishes and freckles and extremely dry. One of the products I definitely reach for is the one with vitamin c which is a powerful, clinically proven antioxidant […]
Aug 31 2020

Liquid exfoliants with AHA and BHA acids

Exfoliants (liquid chemical peels) with AHA and BHA acids have recently become very popular and an indispensable part of morning and evening care routines. Depending on the acids they contain, they remove dead skin cells […]
Aug 13 2020

The Ordinary cleaner with squalane

The Ordinary squalane cleaner is used by applying a small amount of the product to the fingers and rubbing until it takes on an oily texture. It is applied in a circular motion to dry […]
Aug 06 2020

Jowaé hydrating floral mist

Jowaé moisturizing water is inspired by the Korean care routine, ie products that are used after cleansing the skin and as its preparation for further care. This moisturizing mist combines the refreshing hydrolate of Japanese […]
Jul 30 2020

Glow Recipe Watermelon 3in1 lip balm

GLOW RECIPE is an American brand based on Korean cosmetic principles that, as in this product, combines fruit extracts with active ingredients such as acids. GLOW RECIPE LIP POP lip balm removes dead skin cells, […]
Jul 23 2020

The Body Shop soothing aloe vera gel

No matter how much I take care not to burn myself in the summer and that my skin does not turn red, somehow it always happens that the sun burns at least a part of […]
Jul 17 2020

LRP Anthelios spf 50+ shaka ultra light fluid

La Roche Posay Anthelios SPF 50+ fluid is extremely light, liquid and transparent in texture, intended for sensitive and sun-allergic skin. According to the manufacturer, it is resistant to water, sand and sweat, and what […]
Jul 12 2020

The Ordinary NMF + HA moisturizer

I have become a real addict to The Ordinary products because with clearly stated ingredients on the packaging, which force you to learn and study their effects and effects on the skin, they are affordable […]
Jul 07 2020

Made in Croatia – immortelle night cream

Immortelle has been the most sought-after Mediterranean plant used in the cosmetics industry in recent years. It is also called a plant that never withers, even when harvested, and its beneficial effects on the skin […]
Jul 01 2020

The Ordinary Marine Hyaluronics serum

I’m not a fan of hyaluronic serums because they create a sticky film on my skin, it’s just such a texture of hyaluronic acid. That’s why I didn’t like The Ordinary 2% hyaluronic serum, so […]
Jun 29 2020

Pixi eye patches against puffiness

Pixi detoxifEYE patches, according to the manufacturer, currently act on puffy and dark under-eye circles and soothe and nourish the skin of that area. The composition contains caffeine, which stimulates microcirculation, thus reducing puffiness, while […]
Jun 16 2020

GLOW RECIPE night nourishing avocado mask

Glow Recipe night mask with avocado, encapsulated retinol and PHA acids deeply nourishes, regenerates and gently exfoliates facial skin. The founders of the brand are two American women of Korean origin who want to bring […]
Jun 12 2020

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen spf 30 cream

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SPF 30 cream has a transparent texture that is easily smeared, absorbed, and leaves the skin velvety and smooth, probably due to the silicone in the composition. It is completely transparent, hence […]
Jun 07 2020

Paula’s Choice exfoliant with 2% BHA acid

Exfoliants with AHA and BHA acids have recently become popular and an indispensable part of morning and evening care routines. Ever since I introduced them to my routine, I no longer skip them because the […]
Jun 05 2020

Kiehl’s sheet mask with a blend of Amazon oils

Khiel’s sheet face mask contains a concentrated mixture of oils obtained by cold pressing the fruits of Amazonian plants. According to their official website, these are oleoresin (resin) copaiba which contains a large number of […]
May 30 2020


You often ask me about SVR SUN SECURE BLUR SPF50 cream which provides very high sun protection and which does not contain octocrylene and parabens. With its foamy color texture, in addition to being non-comedogenic, […]
May 29 2020

Vitamin C in cosmetic products

One of the first associations we associate with colds, flu, and immunity is vitamin C. Although half a century has passed since Pauling’s book on the effects of vitamin C on colds, every now and […]
May 26 2020

The Ordinary “Buffet” serum with peptides

The Ordinary product line has brought a revolution to the cosmetics market. Efficient, simply designed products with prominent main active ingredients on the packaging and business policy of not investing in marketing have made the […]
May 20 2020

Ultrasun SPF50 cream against wrinkles and hyperpigmentation

All birds on the branch (or at least those “addicted” to cosmetics) already know that there are chemical and mineral filters for sun protection, or products that contain only mineral, only chemical, or a combination […]
May 17 2020

vitamin C exfoliating foam and spray mask

I always like to choose products that are different and innovative, including this vitamin C mask in spray and foam texture. The packaging states that it is an exfoliating foam and a mask with a […]
May 12 2020

The Ordinary Hyaluronic Serum

The Ordinary hyaluronic serum with 2% pure hyaluronic acid and vitamin B5 is a hydrating booster intended for all skin types, especially dry. After testing, I concluded that this product is definitely not their favorite, […]
May 06 2020

Favorites: Lancome OIL MAKEUP REMOVER From the eyes

Among the products I always come back to is the LANCOME BI-FACIL two-phase oil eye make-up remover. Lancome is one of the few brands whose preparative cosmetics I buy. In perfumeries, I mostly buy only […]
May 03 2020

C.E.O. GLOW face oil with vitamin C and turmeric

C.E.O. GLOW from the American brand Sunday Riley is an oil for facial, neck and décolleté skin with vitamin C, evening primrose oil and turmeric, which, according to the manufacturer, evens out the complexion, hydrates […]
Apr 28 2020

The mask that introduced me to the world of sheet masks

IROHA intensive anti-age mask introduced me to the world of sheet masks. Apart from being one of the first masks I started using, I love it primarily because it also has a neck care part, […]
Apr 26 2020


I have tried several HADA LABO TOKYO products, and the daily anti-age cream from their red line is intended for skincare over the age of 40. The packaging states that the main purpose of this […]
Apr 24 2020

The Ordinary Peel with 30% AHA and 2% BHA Acid

Surely you’ve noticed blood-red smiling faces and the image of glowing skin that follows on social media? So I also noticed this miracle of a product called The Ordinary Peeling Treatment with 30% AHA and […]
Apr 19 2020

Elizabeth Arden cult capsules with ceramides

Elizabeth Arden launched ceramide capsules in 1990, a product that is considered a cult today. I have been buying it for years and whenever I need skin rejuvenation I include it in my care. These […]
Apr 15 2020

the second step in the care routine – skin cleansing gel

Since I am currently performing a multi-step care routine, an indispensable part of the morning and evening ones is the double cleansing of the skin. I wash my face first with oil or cleansing balm, […]
Apr 13 2020


Probably the most famous micellar solution in the world, the French Bioderma Sensibio H2O is intended to remove impurities and make-up residues from sensitive skin. One Bioderma Sensibio H2O micellar solution is sold worldwide every […]
Apr 09 2020

HADA LABO TOKYO anti-age handkerchief mask

HADA LABO TOKYO anti-age sheet face mask contains a patented intensive hydrating combination of three hyaluronic acids SUPER HYALURONIC ACID ™, retinol that acts on wrinkles and collagen that firms the skin. The manufacturer states […]
Apr 06 2020

product of the month- boscia skin cleansing oil

Skin cleansing oils, after I introduced them into my daily care routine, are the main reason why my skin has never looked better. They are a mandatory first step taken from the Korean care routine […]
Apr 05 2020


Hada Labo Tokyo is a Japanese product line that has the “Japanese cosmetics number 1” label on the packaging. It is produced in Japan, and distributed to Europe via Poland, while in Croatia you can […]
Apr 04 2020


Garnier Fresh-Mix handkerchief mask provides intense, instant hydration, and fills and reduces wrinkles with hyaluronic acid in the composition. On the packaging, the manufacturer points out that the formula (hyaluronic acid of natural origin) and […]
Apr 01 2020


Garnier moisture + aqua bomb super hydration mask in a handkerchief is intended for skin that needs intensive hydration. The manufacturer states that it provides 24-hour hydration and that the package contains as much as […]
Mar 31 2020

The Ordinary lettuce oil for face and hair care

Lettuce oil is a real discovery for me, especially from this manufacturer, because the price of 75 kuna is really affordable. It is rich in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, and in […]
Mar 29 2020


Drunk Elephant ™ lip balm, as stated on the package, can also be applied to the eye area. I have not used it for skincare around the eyes, however, due to the composition of the […]
Mar 24 2020

Drunk elephant ™ hydrating night mask

Who about what, I about masks. I couldn’t resist the new Drunk Elephant F-Balm ™ Electrolyte Waterfacial hydrating night mask either. The packaging states that thanks to the mixture of electrolytes in the composition, it […]
Mar 13 2020

The lip balms I have been using this winter

Lip balms are always at hand, in several pieces, especially in winter. I don’t like dry lips or even lipstick on them, just good nourishing care that I don’t have to reapply too often. Of […]
Mar 10 2020

GOODBYE TONYMOLY – my last purchase

TONY MOLY is a South Korean brand founded in 2006, whose sheet masks have recently been on the shelves of dm. These adorable packages lured me to buy and use, too, before I researched the […]
Mar 09 2020

Rose cream – a hit souvenir from Dubrovnik

In Dubrovnik, tourists, mostly Asians, stand in line to buy rose cream, which is produced in the monastery of the Little Brothers and sold in one of the oldest Croatian pharmacies. The pharmacy of the […]
Mar 06 2020


A good cleanser is worth its weight in gold, especially if it suits your skin type, and yet if the scent and texture are what you love, don’t change it lightly. One such menu is […]
Mar 04 2020

Product of the month: watermelon night mask

Watermelon, or its extract, is traditionally used in Korea for cosmetic purposes due to its beneficial effects on the skin. Thus, the founders of Glow Recipe transformed the Korean custom of using watermelon in skin […]
Feb 28 2020

Popular and affordable Garnier micellar water

Garnier micellar water for sensitive skin, according to the manufacturer, gently removes makeup, cleanses and soothes the skin in one step. The bottle is marked No. 1 (number 1) micellar water. This calculation is based […]
Feb 24 2020

Avocado night mask for the care of the eye area

Glow Recipe night mask with avocado and retinol for eye care is the second product of this American brand that I have tried. The founders of the brand are two American women of Korean origin […]
Feb 12 2020

GLOW RECIPE banana moisturizer

GLOW RECIPE is currently a very popular American brand of clean cosmetics, with basic fruity, innovative ingredients, imaginative colorful glass packaging and cheerful, fun visuals. They strive to produce clean, fruity care that will help […]
Feb 10 2020

You asked, read! Moisturizing cream up to 50 kuna

You sent me a lot of questions about other products from the Galenic Laboratory of the SDŽ Pharmacy, so I decided to try a few more creams from their line. I recently wrote about their […]
Feb 06 2020

Product of the month – MIDFLOWER sheet face mask

I am always a bit skeptical about the effect of sheet masks, because in addition to giving short-term or almost no results, disposable packaging additionally creates waste. Therefore, when I received a package of 5 […]
Feb 02 2020

Kiehl’s serum – a price that the composition does not justify

Kiehl’s is an American brand popular all over the world, and it is especially impressive that it has existed since 1851. It used to be one of my favorite brands, but today it is no […]
Jan 29 2020

Acids in facial skin care? How painful that sounds!

There are a multitude of acids in cosmetic products, and for most people, just mentioning the acid that should be applied to the skin raises concerns. However, acids do not necessarily have an aggressive effect […]
Jan 27 2020

Sisley’s expensive mask and some remarks

Masks are one of my favorite cosmetic products and I have been using them regularly since the early 30s. In winter, I put a mask on my face almost every day and it is part […]
Jan 24 2020

Quality ingredients and good price – APRIVE cosmetics

I always look with joy, but also with a dose of admiration at the enthusiasts who decide to produce cosmetics and place them on the Croatian market. The cosmetics market is extremely competitive, so starting […]
Jan 20 2020

Pixi bridges – do we need face mists?

Pixi Hydrating Milky Mist hydrates the skin and retains moisture in it thanks to the hyaluronic acid in the composition. The manufacturer states that it refreshes and revitalizes the facial skin, and the combination of […]
Jan 15 2020

Anti-age cream for an acceptable 69 kuna

Are only expensive creams effective? The price we pay for the cream includes the purchase of the whole experience; beautiful box, luxurious packaging, big shiny logo, hope that we will look like the models who […]
Jan 13 2020

Why is Glow Tonic a Pixi brand bestseller?

Pixi Glow tonic contains 5% glycolic acid, which removes dead skin cells and consequently reduces pores, removes impurities and excess sebum. It also works to reduce acne and hyperpigmentation and brightens the skin, leaving an […]
Jan 05 2020

Product of the Month – Drunk Elephant mar lettuce oil

Tiffany Masterson, the founder of Drunk Elephant, started this great brand wanting to create care products that she wanted to use herself, but could not find on the market. This is how the product line […]
Dec 27 2019

Essence – is it worth including in day care?

The essence is a combination of lotion and serum, whose primary task is to further hydrate and protect the skin from harmful external influences. Unlike tonics, the essence contains significantly higher amounts of active ingredients […]
Dec 21 2019

The Body Shop hydrating mask made of honey

I am always looking for a good hydrating mask, in winter it is a mandatory part of my care. The actual effects of the mask are visible after continuous use and with just a few […]
Dec 20 2019

Review: La Roche Posay HYALU B5 serum

The very name of the HYAL B5 product speaks of what kind of serum it is. Hyal in the name means hyaluronic acid, and B5 is a vitamin that is known for its beneficial effects […]
Dec 13 2019

Farsali Rose Gold Elixir – oil with gold particles

I decided to buy Farsali Rose Gold Elixir abroad at the French Sephora point of sale, motivated by constant Instagram bombardment and listing the elixir as a secret weapon and a must have product of […]
Dec 09 2019

Kiehl’s micellar solution with plant extracts

Kiehl’s is a brand that I regularly bought abroad or at airports before it reached the Croatian market. I have to admit that I would never have decided to buy this micellar water had it […]