Beauty buzz

Beauty buzz

To make sure your beauty is at least skin deep, we've put a range of facial cleansers to the test.


Thursday, 30 August, 2012, 7:20pm

WOW Factor

Stay cool this summer

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

This week: facial scrub (under HK$200)

Scrub off dead skin - and the worries of the day - to keep your face fresh and glowing this summer.


Barbie Beauty Exfoliating Pore Refiner (HK$78/ 80g)

The best thing about this product is that it you smell subtly of roses afterwards. It also effectively and immediately leaves your skin feeling soft.


1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

WOW Factor

Dermagram Blemish Control

For deep-cleaning without that dry, taut feeling, consider trying Dermagram's Blemish Control Solution Vacuum Gel Cleanser (HK$170/115ml) - coconut oil promotes rapid purification while removing oil and even tightens pores.

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

WOW Factor

Brush away blemishes

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

WOW Factor

Nude and natural

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

WOW Factor

Super care for hair

15 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

This week we test: men's face wash

Start and finish your day with a clean palette. Cleansers are designed to rid the skin of dirt, grime and pollutants, and lead to outbreaks and a fresher appearance.

Neutrogena Men Face Wash (HK$79.90/100g)

It leaves the skin feeling a bit dry, but overall a good product. Skin feels clean, with a masculine scent. Contain salicylic acid to prevent acne.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

The WOW factor

Seasonal protection

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Make-up remover

Benefit - Remove It Make-up Remover (HK$200/177.4ml)

Claim: This oil-free product is designed to remove even long-wearing and waterproof eye make-up with a no-rinse formula suitable for sensitive skin and contact lens wearers.

Chanel - Sublimage Essential Comfort Cleanser (HK$625/150ml)

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

TOUR of beauty

Whether you are travelling to sun-drenched beaches, snow-covered mountains or cities that never sleep for Christmas, good skincare will be topping your wish list. FACES consulted the experts for tips to keep your skin radiant while you are on the road and in the air.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

This week we test: face wash

As the temperature drops, your closet isn't the only thing that needs an overhaul. Your skin will need more moisture to keep it soothed and balanced. Start from the beginning and update your cleanser.

Neutrogena Deep Clean Ultra Foam Cleanser (HK$99.90/175ml)

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Sensitive skin cleansers

REN Hydra-Calm Cleansing Gel (HK$330/150ml)

Claim: leaves sensitive skin thoroughly cleansed, refreshed and soothed, without irritation, tightness or discomfort. Gently removes dirt and pollution without harshness.

Aveda All-Sensitive Cleanser (HK$290/150ml)

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

This week we test: cleansing oil

Taking off your make-up is almost as important as putting it on - cleansing your face thoroughly helps to prevent spots and blemishes (plus it keeps your pillow smudge-free).

Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Oil (HK$210/200ml)

It removes some make-up quite well, but was not so great at getting rid of mascara - and left a residue. 6/10

31 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

The WOW factor

Hello summer

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am