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Shiseido IBUKI Softening Concentrate

What it is: A deep-infusion formula that delivers powerful ingredients into the skin for a softer, smoother feel. What it is formulated to do: By supplying skin with generous moisture, this deep-infusion formula helps deliver the most effective ingredients into the skin for an immediate soft, smooth feel. It also enhances the benefits of other skincare products while creating an even palette for cosmetics. What it is formulated WITHOUT: - Parabens - Sulfates - Phthalates
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Sensitive skin?
Can anyone with sensitive skin tell me how they reacted to this?
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
(Boston, MA)
on IBUKI Softening Concentrate
4 answers
answer 1
I have very sensitive skin so I can tell you for me it worked very well. What I did was try a small amount on the inside of my wrist at the store just to make sure. I do apply it all over my face and have found that it has not causes any skin irritations. Hope this helps~
answered 7 months ago
(san francisco, ca)
answer 2
yes this stuff is great. it really helps other products absorb. and i have very sensitive skin, this is calming. no long term effects I think but I look better using it.
answered 7 months ago
(Boston MA)
answer 3
I have such sensitive skin, I can't use water to clean. I previously use la Roche posay, but the Ibuki line is great. I will even try the cleanser since this product works well. Husband bought moisturizer for me as well and my skin looks great.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
(Alberta, Canada)
answer 4
Please be very cautious if you have sensitive skin. This product has a pretty high alcohol content, which means it STINGS when I tried it on my hand (although I did not try it on my face after the sting on my hand...)
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
(Boston, MA)
How do you use this?
Do you apply with your fingers or with a cotton pad?
asked 8 months ago
(Wichita, KS)
on IBUKI Softening Concentrate
3 answers
answer 1
I apply it with clean hands after washing my face. I would not recommend using a cotton pad or any other tool to apply. The consistency is very fluid so if you used a cotton pad or any other tool it would mostly be absorbed by the tool. (side note - I suggest you pump a small amount at a time because a little goes a long way)
answered 7 months ago
(san francisco, ca)
answer 2
Either will work. I received a free sample of the Shiseido facial cotton when I purchased the Ibuki line, and it worked really well to apply it, but I didn't worry about purchasing it when I ran out. It's not so liquid as to run through your fingers, and I think it's actually more economical (you need less because none of it gets soaked into the cotton pad). I usually don't even need a full pump to cover my whole face. Just make sure your fingers are clean so you aren't redepositing oil and dirt onto your face.
answered 8 months ago
(Edmonton, AB)
answer 3
We recommend using the Shiseido Facial Cotton to apply this product:
answered 8 months ago
When/how do I use
How do I use this?
Which order do I use the following?
Face wash
Softening concentrate
Refining moisturizer
Eye cream
asked 6 months ago
(Huntington Beach, CA)
on IBUKI Softening Concentrate
1 answer
answer 1
Wash, softener, serum, moisturizer and eye cream
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
(New Jersey)
Use with retinoid?
I want to use this with a prescription retinoid, but I don't know when to put it on-- before or after?
asked 3 months, 1 week ago
(Lancaster, PA)
on IBUKI Softening Concentrate
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