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CELETEQUE DERMOSCIENCE HYDRATION PRODUCT REVIEW




Hello beautiful ladies!

I'm back with the review of Celeteque DermoScience Hydration products I bought last September first and the exfoliating facial wash a week after. I started using it from the day I bought it. And I am so happy that I have finally established a skin care routine where I can let my skin feel that she is well-taken care of. What's even more happier is knowing that Celeteque is a Filipino brand under Unilab! And as a filipino, it is my utmost desire to support local brands. <3

They have five product lines: anti-acne, anti-aging, brightening, hydration, and sun care. All products are dermatologist-tested on filipino skin for filipino skin, non-comedogenic so it does not block or clog pores and hypoallergenic unlikely to cause an allergic reaction. The product line I bought is under hydration. It claims 90% softer, smoother, and moisture-balanced skin that usually took two weeks of regular use to see visible results. 

And today marks my second week of using it! I can see visible results already. Just keep on reading to find out the results of Celeteque DermoScience Hydration products  on my combination skin type:



Celeteque DermoScience Hydration 
Facial Wash 
Review



About the Product

Ingredients: Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, 
Glycerine, PEG-7, Glyceril Cocoate, Sodium Lactate, Panthenol, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Lactic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Chamomile Extract, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Fragrance, Bisabolol, Butylated Hydroxytoluene, CI 19140, CI 16305.


How it works: It has a combination of mild cleansing agents and Natural Moisturizing Factor (NMF) also found in the skin to gently yet effectively clean while improving the skins moisture level.


Price, Size and Store: 
  • It cost P149.00 in Watsons since I bought the travel basic which includes toner and moisturizer with 25ml each. Roughly, it cost P50.00/25ml. 
  • P89.00/60ml in Watsons 
  • P140.00/100ml in Watsons 
  • P320.00/250ml in UL Skin Sciences Inc. 

About my Experience 

Pros: It is the most used among the four and it will be the first one to be consumed for sure. I used it day and night. 

On the second week, it's the only product I used in the morning to see how effective it is. And I was so amazed that my skin never turned dry the whole day. No flaking on both sides of my nose and on my eyebrows. The moisture of my skin is balanced. Not too dry and not too oily. Normal skin here I come! 

And it is indeed gentle on my skin even to my pimples but I'm not prone to acne, it's just the sign of the incoming red days. They were four, but the two clear up on their own after six days. 


Cons: My combo skin type especially the dry part has nothing against this product. 


Conclusion: As a newbie, it's good to start off with  mild cleansing agents and as a filipina, it's also good to start off with products tested on filipina skin. So, as long as we're compatible with each other, I'm gonna keep it on my daily skin care routine. 


Celeteque DermoScience Hydration 
Gentle Exfoliating Facial Wash
Review



About the Product

Ingredients: Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Acrylates Copolymer,  Cocamidopropyl, Betaine, Glycerin, 


How it works: It has Dual Vitamin Nourishing Beads infused with Vitamins E and C that gently burst to help nourish and protect the skin. It has sphere-shaped microbeads for gentle yet effective facial exfoliation. 


Price, Size and Store: 
  • I bought this at P90.75/60ml in Mercury Drugstore 
  • P150.00/100ml in Watsons 

About my Experience 

Pros: It is my favorite part of my skin care routine. I love the feeling of the microbeads when I massage it on my face, it is sooo relaxing. As much as want to used it everyday, it can only be used every other day. 

On my very first exfoliation, I can feel that it's really working. It tightened my pores and removed the dead skins on my nose and on my eyebrows. 

A day after my second exfoliation, I noticed the appearance of my blackheads on my nose lessen. And there's nothing more satisfying result than to get rid the annoying blackheads that has been staying on my nose for years. 


Cons: My combo skin type especially the oily part has nothing against this product. 

Conclusion: Exfoliation will always be in my skin care routine from now on. Though, not everyday. And as long as this 'Gentle' Exfoliating Facial Wash can help on removing my blackheads, I'm not gonna move on to 'stronger' chemical and or physical exfoliators which is recommended to those with oily skin type. 


Celeteque DermoScience Hydration
Alcohol-free Toner
Review


 
 
About the Product 

Ingredients: Water, PEG 6, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Panthenol, Polysorbate 20, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Disodium EDTA, Witch Hazel Extract Fragrance.

 
How it works: It contains Witch Hazel Extract to soothe the skin while it removes the last traces of stubborn dirt. 


Price, Size and Store: 
  • It cost P149.00 in Watsons since I bought the travel basic which includes facial wash and moisturizer with 25ml each. Roughly, it cost P50.00/25ml. 
  • P81.75/65ml in Watsons
  • P129.75/125ml in Watsons 

About my Experience 

Pros: It looks like water and feels like water when you apply it on your skin but true to its claim it removes the last traces of stubborn dirt. 

I used it on my face, neck and on the back of my ears, usually every after facial wash and before the moisturizer. However, I noticed that my pores became visible in small sizes, so, I stop using it in the morning and just use it at night for I thought it was the reason behind the visible pores but my assumption was wrong. 

In fact, toner helps to wipe away excess oil, close the pores and tighten cell gaps after cleansing. I just realize it when I stop using moisturizer. Still, I'm not using toner in the morning unless I have to go somewhere. 


Cons: My combo skin type has nothing against this product. 


Conclusion: I did a research about toner, if its okay to not used it twice a day and I stumbled on Beauty Lessons with Dra. Belo where she recommends cleansing, exfoliating, and applying a serum in the morning and cleansing, toning, and applying vitamin A cream at night. 

Therefore, I'm gonna keep the toner on my skin care -night routine. 


Celeteque DermoScience Hydration 
Moisturizer
Review 


About the Product

Ingredients: Water, Dimethicone, Glycerine, Panthenol, Hexylene Glycol, Carbomer, Aloe Vera Extract, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Citric Acid. 


How it works: It has a unique hydrogel formulation that provides the skin with optimum hydration without the greasy after-feel. It's triple moisturizing system contains Glycerin, Pro-Vitamin B5, and Aloe Vera that works deep down to provide lasting relief from skin dryness. It also has dimethicone that seals in the skin's moisture.


Price, Size and Store:

  • It cost P149.00 in Watsons since I bought the travel basic which includes facial wash and toner with 25ml each. Roughly, it cost P50.00/25ml. 
  • P150.00/50ml in Watsons 
  • P250.00/100ml in Watsons 

About my Experience 

Pros: I really appreciate the light and cool feeling that this moisturizer is giving me every time I put it on my face. It is effective in moisturizing my skin, in just one application. 


Cons: As what I have mentioned above, it is effective in moisturizing my skin. However, it over-moisturizes my skin that resulted to excess oil. I know exactly it's the moisturizer, not me, not on the amount of my application. Because I first noticed that my skin looks oily and my pores is visible in small sizes on the second day of using all my basic skin care routine. 


Conclusions: I still continue using it but only at night. As of September 12, my pores is not so visible unlike before and the moisture of my skin is now balanced. Not too oily, not too dry. 

But if you're gonna ask me if I will re-purchase it, I will not. I'm gonna try another moisturizer that will be compatible in the oily part of my combo skin type. 

Or, I will not use moisturizer at all. 

In addition to what I've read from Dr. Vicki Belo's recommended 3-step Skin Care Routine, she recommended that we should 'skip moisturizer altogether' because moisturizer makes us retain dead skin cells on our face. 



And that's it for my Celeteque DermoScience Hydration products review. 

I really wish I had a before and after photo to show the improvement of my skin from dull-looking appearance to softer, smoother, and moisture-balanced. But I wasn't able to take before photo. 



If you want to try it, know your skin type first, because what's work for me may not work for you. 


If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment. I would love to know your journey to skin care, too.

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