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16 August 2010

Review: Cellnique Paramedical Part 2

Check the Part 1 here

Advanced Bio Renewal Serum
Price:  US$ 51

Description (from Cellnique):
A unique BioCELL eL formulation which helps reveals a fresh, radiant and healthy looking skin. It promotes cell desquamation which accelerates cell renewal; dissolves pore clogging debris to keep skin clean and clear. It is also effective in reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Benefit (from Cellnique):
- Promotes cell renewal
- Improves skin texture
- Reduces signs of aging
- Antioxidants

Ingredients List (from Cellnique):
Purified Water (Aqua), PEG-100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Sour Milk (Lactic Acid), AHA (Glycolic Acid), Idebenone (Hydroxydecyl Ubiquinone), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Grape (Vitis vinifera) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, OMC (Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate), Saccharide Isomerate, Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) Oil, Vitamin E (Tocopheryl Acetate), BHA (Salicylic Acid), Dimethicone, Lecithin, Beta-sitosterol, Hydrogenated Phosphatidylcholine, Caprylyl Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Allantoin, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Imidazolidinyl Urea.

My Thought:
It has yellowish cream texture and a very strong chemical scent that i don't like. It doesn't absorb well to my skin and it also leaves a sticky feeling on it, I have to pat it onto my skin for a while. Although it was suggested that this serum could be used in the morning, I don't cause my skin will be oilier with this on. But I do find that my pores size has reduced even though it's not that visible.

- Hygienic bottle
- Reduce pore size

- Leave a sticky feeling
- Strong chemical scent
- Pricey

Rating: 2/5
Repurchase: No.

Intensive Hydrating Oasis Gel
Price:  US$ 41

 Description (from Cellnique):
A highly concentrated Aloe Vera gel-based skin soothing and calming formulation designed for all skin types. This soothing gel is further enhanced with the infusion of Witch Hazel, Horse Chestnut, and Marine Collagen to deliver an ultra effective moisturizing function.

Benefit (from Cellnique):
-  Anti-inflammatory
- Soothing and hydrating
- Promotes wound healing
- Anti-irritant and astringent

Ingredients List (from Cellnique):
Purified Water (Aqua), Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Carbomer, Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis), Marine Collagen, Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) Extract, Horse Chesnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) Extract, Triethanolamine, Allantoin, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben.

My Thought:
This is the lightest moisturizer I've ever tried. It has clear and very watery gel like texture, I don't find any scent from it. It's absorbed really well to the skin and leave my skin smooth and hydrated. But the packaging is not the easiest to work with, it's hard to control the amount of the product from the pump and sometimes it doesn't even pump out any product at all. I'm not sure about the wound healing that it claims cause when I had fresh acne scar on my skin, this moisturizer doesn't do much to it.

- Hydrating
- Smoothing
- Hygienic bottle
- Very light, not sticky

- The packaging
- Pricey

Rating: 4/5
Repurchase: Probably yes.

Advanced Bio Renewal Masque
Price:  US$ 51

Description (from Cellnique):
This unparalleled scrub masque is formulated with bio-captured fresh fruit enzymes and acids complex. It works effectively in exfoliating dead cells, optimizing cellular renewal performance and deep pore cleansing, thus revealing a softer, fresher and healthier skin.

Benefit (from Cellnique):
- Exfoliates dead skin cells and deep pore cleansing
- Optimizes cell renewal performance
- Slows down aging process
-  Instant lightening, brightening and whitening effects

Ingredients List (from Cellnique):
Purified Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Kaolin, Glycolic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, C12-20 Acid PEG-8 Ester, Polysorbate 20, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Papaya (Carica papaya) Enzyme (Papain), Phenoxyethanol, Trithanolamine, Caprylyl Glycol, Titanium Dioxide, Citric Acid, Pomelo (Citrus grandis) Peel Extract, Pineapple (Ananas sativus) Fruit Extract, Acrylate / C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Fragrance, Disodium EDTA, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Potassium Sorbate.

My Thought:
This is my most fave product out of the 6 products that I've tried. The texture is clay type with very fine bits in it. It has a fruity scent which reminds me of Pineapple Tart (Kue Nastar) and I really love it. It makes my skin feel really smooth after I rinse it and I feel like I can't stop touching my face :D. I believe that this mask has also made my skin look brighter and fairer as I find that my current foundation looks a bit dark on me now. It's definitely a new love for me :).

- Whitening
- Smoothing
- Pleasant scent (for me)
- Mask & exfoliator in one

- Can be very messy
- Pricey

Rating: 4.5/5
Repurchase: Yes!

Free Samples!
Cellnique also offers free samples of Advanced Bio Renewal Masque to my readers. First 50 readers that register on their website and enter the following will be entitle to receive the sample:
1. Complete the registration form.
2. Where do you hear about us?:
3. Company: your blog's url (if any - and you might stand a chance to do a product review)

T&C: Valid ends 1 week after this post is published and sample delivery within 4 - 6 weeks. Substitutions of sample will be made if sample is out-of-stock.

Disclaimer: The product was sent to me for review purposes. I am not affiliated with the company. This is my honest opinion, product that works on me doesn't mean it works on you and vice versa.


Blair said...

Kay loves this mask too: Advanced Bio Renewal Masque!

I'm super interested in anything that makes me fairer (my goal is to be fairer than snow! LOL)

London's-beauty said...

the mask one seems pretty good! pretty expensive. ha . Thanks for the honest review. :)

Kasia_B said...

The moisturising gel and the mask sound really interesting! I struggle with large pores too :\


Dizzy said...

YAY part 2! These look nice, but It's so expensive!

Anastacia said...

Oh! Really! I'm so in love with Advanced Bio Renewal Serum... Works so nice for my acne skin but the scent, I agree with you!

Tammy said...

Hmmm these are very interesting products! I'm quite intrigued by their claim that it promotes scar healing. I'm kind of on the fence on this topic because a friend of mine in pharmacy told me that as long as you keep the would moist, there is always less chance of scarring regardless of what product you choose to use as a moistening agent.

The Beauty Bargainista said...

sounds like a pretty good line! I will have to go check it out! :) Thanks for the awesome review! :)

RicAdeMus said...

Hi Dina! Being a guy, the one that helps heal wounds interests me--but only if I get to keep the scar. =)

Fruity Lashes said...

great review. the renewal serum and masque look quite appealing. especially the pineapple tart scent you talked about makes me want to sniff it lol. hopefully i get a sample to try it out

Ahleessa said...

You got a lot of products from Cellnique to try out. It's nice huh!... hehe~ Thanks for the review!

Shop N' Chomp said...

The Oasis Gel sounds like something right up my alley! Great reviews on all the products =D

Anonymous said...

nice review! I like the mask too - it's the first mask i ever tried that had this fruity smell! XD

Anonymous said...

I read both posts for your reviews and I'm so happy to know of how honest you are in them. It's not one of those reviews where I find someone liking everything... even if they point out a major flaw in a product -___-' So thank you for your indepth and honest review!!
I am so tempted to try the mask out!