Thursday, August 8, 2013

Review: Orizee Yuzu & Shiso Hydrating Cream

Hi everyone, I'm really excited to write my first sponsor review! I was recently contacted by Orizee to try out their moisturizer. I was given enough of a sample to use for a week and no other compensation was given. This post will be my honest opinion.

About the Company
Orizee is the first Canadian natural skincare line formulated by the enzymatic power of SakeKasu maximizing skin performance.

They are located on Granville Island and everything is made by hand! They are extremely socially conscious as they are gluten free, cruelty free, and paraben free. For a higher-end brand, they are very reasonably priced.

About SakeKasu
SakeKasu is the nutrient dense, probiotic fermented rice paste that results from sakemaking. It is abundant in essential amino acids. Benefits include: promoting collagen production, brightening the skin, anti-aging, and offering nourishment.

Yuzu and Shiso Hydrating Cream
120ml | $36

I was really excited to try this moistrizer because the description said it would help reduce dark spots. Unfortunately I think what I have on my face are not dark spots but moles. I will be getting laser treatment on it but I am always on the lookout for less extreme alternatives.

This creams contains a ton of healthy and nourishing ingredients including: SakeKasu Extract, Pacific Red Algae Gel, Avocado Oil, and much more!

My Experience

After using it for a week, I can't say I've noticed a huge difference. However, my skin doesn't have any prominent problems so it would be hard to see a difference with any moisturizer.  The smell of this cream was quite unique, it was kind of medicinal smelling but at the same time it smelled good.

The consistency was very nice and it felt soothing on the skin. One thing I noted however was that it took a long time to sink in. And when I woke up in the morning, my face just didn't feel clean. Does that make sense?

I've been using my Dermalogica lotion for the past 3 years or so. I don't think I will be replacing it any time soon. However, I would definitely recommend this Orizee Cream for anyone who is looking for a natural alternative, or wants to support a local business! At $36, it really is quite affordable!!

Looking at their product list, I think I would be interested in their bamboo polish sometime in the future.

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  1. almost looks like ice cream in the bowl. I love the aroma of yuzu. sounds amazing! :D

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