In our busy lives, some of us find it hard to take care of our skin properly and we regret it immensely when we look at our dull and tired skin or at the newly-emerging pimple. Time is very short, especially in the morning when we have to rush to be on time. So, I was looking at various types of “multi-purpose” products and I picked this “one step moisture up pad.” If you are lazy and pressed for time like me, read on further.
A daily pad that contains hyaluronic acid to replenish moisture for all day hydration, Regular use of the pads will smooth the skin’s texture, providing a canvas for flawless makeup.
19 USD for 70 pads (135 ml).
My Experience with Cosrx One Step Moisture Up Pad:
Cosrx has two varieties of skincare pads currently. One is this “moisture up pad” and the other is the “pimple pad.” The pimple pad contains salicylic acid as the main ingredient and as the name says, is aimed towards people with acne.
This “Moisture Up Pad” in a huge, tub-like container with a screw cap. There are 70 pads in total and they are soaked in essence. The tub is really very large and it will be occupying a very large space if you are planning to take it on a vacation, but you can take a few pads and transfer it into a new sterile compact container, but without the essence, all the pads will start to dry up.
You have to use your fingers and pinch the pad out. Or if you have sterile tweezers, they will come in handy. The pad is a round cotton pad and sturdier than the normal cotton pads used for toning. It has two sides, one is the embossed side and the other one is smooth.
At first, I used the embossed side and swiped it across my face. It really took away what was left behind after cleansing. And after that, I used the other side. Since the pads were soaked really well, even while using the smooth side, the pad was wet. After using the pad, I straight away apply my sunscreen because it is a moisturizing sunscreen and I find it enough in the morning.
This pad actually made me skip the “toner and serum” part. It really did the job of an astringent toner and also hydrated the skin well. These pads leave a thin sheen on my skin and I find that I had to tap for a minute or so until it is fully absorbed, but they definitely do the job well.
This pad is soaked in essence containing propolis extract (1st ingredient), glycerin (3rd ingredient) and Sodium Hyaluronate. Propolis and glycerin will help in soothing the skin and moisturizing. Sodium hyaluronate is a form of hyaluronic acid, which is a good humectant and will help in retaining the moisture provided by the above two.
This also contains betaine salicylate which is a form of salicylic acid and it will help in mild exfoliation and also has anti-inflammatory action.
It also has lemon peel oil and bergamot, so if you are sensitive to essential oils, you might want to sample it before buying, and these oils could be the factor for the fresh smell it gives.
This works as an absolute all-in-one product for me. Since it has an embossed side, it is easy to exfoliate with it. It also hydrates my skin to the extent I am happy with.
So, if you are looking for a product like this, you might want to check this out. If you are not sure about it, you can get a sample of it which is available by the brand. Overall, I am happy with this purchase. Since I do not use it every AM and PM, this one tub will last me for 3 months minimum.
Pros of Cosrx One Step Moisture Up Pad:
- Easy-to-use multi-purpose skin care product.
- Provides mild exfoliation to the skin.
- Gives the skin a good dose of moisture.
- Contains Propolis extract, Glycerin and Sodium Hyaluronate.
- The pads are soaked in essence and so there is no question of them drying up soon if they are well closed.
Cons of Cosrx One Step Moisture Up Pad:
- It takes a minute or more to get absorbed in the summer. I did not face it while using it in winter.
- Contains essential oils, some people might be sensitive to such oils.
Would I Repurchase Cosrx One Step Moisture Up Pad?
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