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It’s Skin Tiger Cica Gel Cream & Moisturizing Balm (+ giveaway!)

It's Skin Tiger Cica Gel Cream & Moisturizing Balm | A Girl, Obsessed

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One thing I’ve really been enjoying lately is trying out different Korean skincare brands. There’s just something about the products that these types of companies make that my skin really takes to, plus their packaging and ingredients are always so unique. I recently got contacted by a skincare brand called It’s Skin to review some of their products, and I jumped at the chance to see how they would work out for my skin type and if they hold up to their claims.

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The two products from It’s Skin that I was most excited to try out were the Tiger Cica Gel Cream* and the Tiger Cica Moisturizing Balm* because of one specific thing. Centella asiatica, also known as “tiger grass”, is an ingredient showing up more and more in skincare lately, and is the prominent item in both of these moisturizers. It’s a plant that grows in China and is known for it’s healing, soothing properties. The name “tiger grass” is inspired by Asian tigers rolling in Centella asiatica to soothe wounds. The cool thing about Centella asiatica is that it’s really good for sensitive skin (which I definitely have). It’s gentle and soothing, and that’s something I’ve absolutely experienced with both products.

The Tiger Cica Gel Cream* is a light, soothing gel that strengthens the skin barrier, and restores and moisturizes skin. I’ve been using this for the past two weeks as my daytime moisturizer and it’s been working so great for me. It’s very light and soaks into the skin almost immediately, while still leaving the skin feeling soft and hydrated. There’s also a great soothing benefit which helps calm the redness on my cheeks and forehead. One thing that I really like is that this doesn’t make my skin look oily after a few hours, which is a problem I sometimes have with other daytime moisturizers.

For my nightly routine, I’ve been using the Tiger Cica Moisturizing Balm*. This has a creamy, silky texture without feeling greasy at all. It’s very rich so it’s perfect for nighttime use, especially since I sleep with a fan on. I’ve noticed that with this moisturizer, I wake up to incredibly soft skin that hasn’t been dried out from the constant airflow. This balm works great for all skin types, especially for sensitive to dry skin. Again, I definitely noticed that this helped calm the redness that my skin usually has, and was always a soothing final step during my skincare routine.

It's Skin Tiger Cica Gel Cream & Moisturizing Balm | A Girl, Obsessed

Along with the two moisturizers, the team over at It’s Skin also sent me some of their other skincare items to try out. They make these Cookie & Hand Creams* that are literally like dessert for the hands. Cookie & Hand Cream is rich in nutrients to nourish, refresh, and brighten the hands and body. They come in delicious scents like Vanilla, Mint, and Strawberry, and fun cookies and cream packaging to carry wherever you go. Each hand cream contains soft cookie chip pieces that melt when massaged – leaving the skin soft and smooth but never greasy. With the look and smell of actual cookies and cream, these hand creams contains super moisturizing and nourishing ingredients like Macadamia Seed Oil, Shea Butter, Mango Seed Butter, and Sweet Almond Oil.

It's Skin Tiger Cica Gel Cream & Moisturizing Balm | A Girl, Obsessed

As well as skincare, It’s Skin also has some cute makeup items to choose from. They offer Macaron Lip Balms*, which are delightful balms that are lightly scented and formulated with shea butter and cocoa butter to keep your lips soft, nourished and healthy all day. Then there’s the Macaron Cream Filling Cheek Colors*, a sweet peach scented cream-to-powder blush that comes in 6 shades: Cassis BerryCherry BlossomApricot Jam, Coral Chou, Rose Caramel, and Apple Cinnamon. These cream-to-

It's Skin Tiger Cica Gel Cream & Moisturizing Balm | A Girl, Obsessed

powder blushes also work as a moisturizing lip balm, which makes the cheeks look lovely as it softly melts onto the skin like a sweet macaron filling.

It’s Skin is a leading cosmetic brand in Korea that strives to enhance skin’s natural beauty. Developed by dermatologists from Seoul University, the modern skin care solutions combine natural ingredients and state-of-the-art science with innovative and fun packaging. It’s Skin products can be purchased online at their website, and select products can be found at Sephora and CVS.

And now for something especially fun! The team over at It’s Skin has been kind enough to offer a fun giveaway for you guys! All you have to do is enter below, and in one week 2 winners will be selected to win a set of full-size It’s Skin products. Each set will contain: (1) Tiger Cica Moisturizing Balm, (1) Macaron lip balm, (1) Cookie and Hand Cream in Strawberry, and (1) Cookie and Hand Cream in Mint (worth $88 in total). This giveaway is open to US residents only.

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The winners will be picked one week from today! Good luck everyone!




















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  • christine

    i’ve never tried k-beauty but i’m super curious

    March 8, 2018 at 9:54 pm Reply
  • Julia Zhuravlova

    great post dear! have a good day!

    March 9, 2018 at 2:12 am Reply
  • carla

    The Mint Cookie lotion smells AMAZING!

    March 9, 2018 at 3:22 am Reply
    • carla

      And I’ve only tried a few K-beauty products.

      March 9, 2018 at 3:23 am Reply
  • Kayla Whitter

    I’ve never tried Korean skincare, but have definitely considered it! It’s just not something I’ve gotten around to doing yet.

    March 9, 2018 at 9:19 am Reply
  • Anna

    I’ve never tried Korean beauty products before. I’ve heard a lot about them from other bloggers though!

    March 9, 2018 at 12:25 pm Reply
  • Madelyn

    I have tried it….I used to order from Memebox….but I am ready to do some more dabbling!

    March 9, 2018 at 3:40 pm Reply
  • Natalie

    I haven’t tried any Korean skin products yet, but I’ve been reading so many great things!

    March 9, 2018 at 7:28 pm Reply
  • Cindy A.

    I have tried Korean sheet masks.

    March 10, 2018 at 7:17 am Reply
  • Helen

    I have never tried these, but they look interesting.

    March 10, 2018 at 11:49 am Reply
  • Grace

    I’ve never tried any Korean skincare products. Sounds interesting!

    March 10, 2018 at 2:43 pm Reply
  • Nancy

    No I have never tried Korean skincare before but I am always on the lookout for any good skincare products.

    March 10, 2018 at 7:38 pm Reply
  • Kim Pincombe-Cole

    The only Korean beauty products I’ve tried before is K Beauty sheet masks ~ which I loved!

    March 11, 2018 at 3:09 pm Reply
  • Kelsi

    I’ve never tried Korean skincare before.

    March 12, 2018 at 9:16 pm Reply
  • Allyson

    I have never tried but i want to try this all!

    March 12, 2018 at 11:13 pm Reply
  • Jeremy

    No have not tried this.

    March 13, 2018 at 10:03 am Reply
  • Tammy Woodall

    I haven’t tried Korean skincare products yet.

    March 14, 2018 at 7:19 am Reply
  • Patty Wright

    I have never tried Korean skin care before but have heard they have the best. I would love to try some. Twitter name Patricia Wright

    March 14, 2018 at 12:27 pm Reply
  • Caitlin

    I LOVE Korean skincare – I got into it during my study abroad in Korea. I haven’t tried IT’S SKIN specifically, but I would love to! These sound like great products.

    March 14, 2018 at 2:18 pm Reply
  • Julie

    I have not tried Korean skincare before but I have tried Korean makeup.

    March 14, 2018 at 5:07 pm Reply
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