A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Glossybox x Koh Gen Do event at Sephora Times Square. Unfortunately I was unable to stay and indulge in getting my makeup done and expert beauty tips, but I may have had a glass of champagne or two. I left with the special edition of Glossybox x Koh Gen Do and I have been dying for some time to really learn more about the brand and actually try it out. When I went to their site, this is the first thing I found:
I fell in love. This is a skincare and makeup company I would like to support. In addition, they don’t do animal testing, use artificial fragrances, or employ any petroleum-based ingredients. Already I was feeling good about Koh Gen Do. Then I was finally able to cut some time away from my normal scheduling to try the products. The box contained: Aqua Foundation, Cleansing Water, Manifanshi Face Powder, Manifanshi Makeup Color Base, Manifanshi Moisture Foundation, Pure Cotton, and Manifanshi Natural Lighting Powder.
I started with the Cleansing Water, which was applied with the Pure Cotton. I have never experienced something so luxurious. The Cleansing Water is a makeup remover and cleanser in one. My face instantly felt refreshed and cooled, and I was left with absolutely no redness, which is never the outcome for my sensitive skin. And the Pure Cotton? It’s like a miniature pillow for your face. It’s gentle, soft, and really added a spa-like experience to my morning routine. I’ve already ordered some for my daily use. It’s that good.
Next up, I prepped my skin with the Makeup Color Bases, which the most fun for me to use. I’m constantly at war with my skin’s tendency to go red, so these were live savers. Each color has a different purpose, so it’s very personal and purpose-driven. As someone who has studied professional makeup in the past, these were heaven to experiment with.
For the day, I used the Moisture Foundation with the Face Powder. It’s been a little windy and cold in the morning, so this was a good fit. It left me with a radiant, clean foundation without looking too overdone. For the night, I switched over to using the Aqua Foundation and Natural Light Powder. To be honest, I didn’t see much difference in the powders. In the foundations, I found both incredibly moisturizing, but the Aqua one left a little more glow on my skin.
So now that I’ve tried a good selection of the Koh Gen Do line, I feel good in recommending it to you. The line truly represents how I feel about beauty; that it radiates from the inside out. It’s full of natural ingredients, ones that are truly gentle on the skin and respect personal skincare issues, like my redness. I also want to thank both KGD and Glossybox for throwing a wonderful event and allowing me the pleasure to indulge in such luxurious products.
Have you ever tried Koh Gen Do?