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Magnolia reminds me of spring, but yet here I am with a review for this product at the beginning of autumn! It also lies some time back that I used this I’m from Magnolia Wake Essence, but I loved it so much, that I decided to write a review for it now.
I’m from is a Korean brand with the motto “a good cosmetics with a good ingredient”. They are using natural ingredients in their cosmetics and want to be honest and quality provider. They have three promises to their customers, being 1. open composition, which means known ingredients, 2. Honest Farm, meaning honest ingredients with a true origin, and 3. being free of harmful chemicals. I have tried the I’m from Ginseng Serum and the Honey Mask before and enjoyed using both of the products.
The I’m from Magnolia Wake Essence is an essence for brightening and hydration and gives the perfect energy in the morning. As the name suggests, it contains 69% magnolia water from the Sobaek Mountains of Korea. Of course, from the first glance, the packaging is especially attractive. The magnolia pattern and the light pink colors are very pretty and fit perfect for spring, or to give you a spring mood.
What I also love is that this essence is free from parabens, steroids, and artificial coloring- plus I’m from is a cruelty-free brand!
Ther cardboard box is also so pretty and detailed:
Last, but not least, you will find the ingredients listed on the box as well. The I’m from Magnolia Wake Essence contains mainly magnolia extract, but there are also ingredients like Niacinamide (brightening), Sodium hyalulonate and glycerin (hydrating), and a bunch of plant-based ingredients listed.
Magnolia Kobus Branch/Flower/ Leaf Extract, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Methyl Gluceth-20, Alcohol, Water, Niacinamide, Dimethicone, 1,2-Hexanediol, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Sodium Hyaluronate, Veronica Officinalis Extract, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract, Alchemilla Vulgaris Extract, Primula Veris Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Eclipta Prostrata Extract, Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Polyquaternium-51, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Methyl Stearoyl Taurate, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium Edta, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance
You can check the ingredients via SkinCarisma, too. The list also contains alcohol and silicones. Both are not a direct problem for me personally, but if you have observed to react sensitively to products containing silicones or alcohol you should avoid this product.
Doesn’t the milk-glass bottle with the pink essence look totally cute?! You can apply the essence using the included dropper attached to the cap. It is advised to use this essence in the morning routine. Simply apply few drops and pat into your skin after cleansing and toning.
I loved the lightness of the essence and the fact that it smelled nice and flowery. I still need to use a moisturizer on top, but the essence makes the skin soft and makes the appearance of the skin more even and bright. I personally used up the I’m from Magnolia Wake Essence in a record time, because I liked it so much.
As you see below, the texture is clear, but not very runny. It leaves also a nice glow but absorbs very quickly and without a greasy feeling or tackiness.
I bought my I’m from Magnolia Wake Essence from Wishtrend. It retails for 20.93 US$. You can use the code HEYSEPT for 5% discount. You will find all the information about the product >>here<<. You can receive a 5 US$ referral coupon if you are a new customer, too. It’s easy as this: If you use my invitation code 17939205 upon registration you’ll receive a 5 US$ voucher immediately. There will be a specific field in your registration form called “friends invitation program” where you can put the code mentioned above. This way new customers can get 5 US$ off, which is great to save some money on your first order. Also, check out my Coupons and Discount page for the latest deals.
There is also a Magnolia Sleep Mask available from the same line, but I haven’t tried it yet. Have you tried anything from the I’m from Magnolia line?
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Just as a short reminder: All products mentioned and reviewed on this blog are of my personal opinions. This product here was sent to me for reviewing purpose by http://www.wishtrend.com/ which doesn’t influence me in providing my honest opinion on the products.