Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Skincare Range

Hello loves!

I just want to share this skin care set I bought during my visit at Jeju, South Korea last year. I bought this at their Duty Free for less than US $40.00 and I think that that was just a super great deal because I love every single product included!

Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Skincare Range

The set includes four products—a toner, cleanser, and two clay masks. I'll be mentioning my thoughts about each of them. I also included the product descriptions from their boxes. :)

 Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Toner

Info from the website:
What it is
Daily toner for oily skin 

1. Sebum control technology™: Controls excessive sebum to keep your skin looking fresh and soft. 

2. A wipe-off type toner that removes residue left on the skin after washing the face 

3. Shake well before use: The mineral powder inside helps treat pores and absorbs excessive sebum. 

What is Jeju volcanic clay? 
Jeju volcanic clay is made from minerals released by volcanic explosions in Jeju. It's categorized as a preserved alkaline resource and is effective in removing sebum and other impurities.

What else you need to know
Free from: parabens, synthetic fragrance, colorants, mineral oil, and imidazolidinyl urea
How to use

1. Shake well so that the mineral powder is mixed in well. 
2. Apply toner to a cotton pad. 
3. Gently wipe it around your face, avoiding your eyes and mouth.

I think this toner is okay if you're just looking for an oil-free product that will help clean your skin thoroughly after washing without being harsh. It stays true to its claim of getting rid of the excess oil on my face, BUT it doesn't help controlling it. So yeah, I think it's good if you're after the cleanliness part.

Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Cleansing Foam

What it is
Absorb sebum and purify pores with Jeju's volcanic cleansing foam 

1. A pore-cleansing foam containing Jeju volcanic scoria that strongly absorbs sebum and purifies clogged pores 
2. Volcanic scoria--One of Jeju's natural ingredients 
Jeju volcanic scoria is an alkaline substance with pH level similar to the human body. It is an ingredient free from impurities. 

*Pore cleansing foam vs. Pore scrub foam 
-Pore Cleansing Foam: Daily Pore Cleansing--Removes dirt from pores 
-Pore Scrub Foam: Pore Cleansing (1-2 times a week)-- A gentle scrub foam that removes dirt and dead skin cells from pores.

How to use
Apply a small amount of foam into your hands and work it into a rich lather. After massaging your face with the foam, rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Wash away pore-clogging impurities with Jeju volcanic scoria! 
Volcanic scoria is a pure, and fairly rare, ingredient formed from lava as it cools after a volcanic eruption. 
It has a powerful sebum-absorbing capacity and washes away impurities while moisturizing skin, leaving it cleaner and healthier than ever before.

I really like this cleansing foam. I REALLY LIKE it. After I remove my makeup, I use this with a face cleansing brush and it really takes care of the rest of the dirt and makeup remaining on my face. When I use my toner, I don't see anymore dirt! The cotton is still clean.

It doesn't leave my face dry as well and even when it gets close to my eyes, I don't feel any sting. AND it tastes sweet too! I don't recommend that you actually taste it though. Haha! A little goes a long way too so a 150ml tube like this one can actually last you a long while!

Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Clay Mask

What it is
3-in-1: Removes Sebum + Brightens Skin + Treats Blemishes! Soothing and Moisturizing

Great absorption of sebum thanks to Jeju volcanic clay!
Clean Jeju volcanic ingredients, made from hardened lava, deeply cleanse pores to purify your skin.

1. Amazing absorption of sebum and impurities
The fine, porous structure of Jeju volcanic clay strongly absorbs sebum inside pores.
Remove impurities and give your skin a clear and complete look. 

2. Creates good conditions for skin and makeup
Our clay mask, containing volcanic scoria from Jeju, absorbs sebum and impurities to create clean skin. It delivers minerals deep inside your skin, brightens and clarifies your skin tone, and creates an ideal texture.

*Super volcanic clay vs. Original volcanic clay
- Super volcanic pore clay mask: Great for treating pores!
- Volcanic pore clay mask (Original): Great for controlling sebum!

What else you need to know
Free from: mineral oil, animal-originated ingredients, artificial fragrances, imidazolidinyl urea
How to use
After washing your face and applying toner, gently smoothen the product over your entire face. Avoid using the product on your eye and lip areas. Rinse off the mask with lukewarm water after 15 minutes. (Use 1-2 times per week)

This is actually what I was after. I can't remember where I read it but Jeju Clay Masks are a must to try when you're in Jeju. I wasn't able to go around the shopping areas to find more brands that has Jeju clay, so when I was in Duty Free and saw this, I immediately bought the set!

And I wasn't disappointed! This clay mask is so good! It makes my face cleaner, it takes care of excess oil, I feel like my face got softer after I wash it off, and I also feel like my pores got cleaner and smaller too! I actually just finished the whole tub and I use it at least once a week to unclog my pores from all the oil, dirt, pollution, and products I put on my face. It's really good so I'm not surprised why this has so many good reviews online and why it's a bestseller!

And since I've finished the Jeju Volcanic Clay Mask, I'm now using another bestseller...

Innisfree Super Volcanic Pore Clay Mask

What it is
6-in-1 Pore care: 
Shrinks pores + Controls sebum + Exfoliates + Deeply cleanses + Brightens tone + Cools 

Winner of 22 Global Beauty Awards 

1. What is the Super volcanic pore mask?

Jeju volcanic clay is made from minerals released by volcanic explosions in Jeju. It's categorized as a preserved alkaline resource and is effective in removing sebum and other impurities. 
(Contains 6,020 mg of Jeju volcanic clay) 

2. Strong removal of sebum thanks to the Super volcanic capsules 
As the capsule bursts, the mask exfoliates and removes dead skin cells. The AHA ingredient chemically exfoliates and smoothes out skin. 

3. Clear, Contracted, and Refreshed Pores! 
The strong absorption of sebum and cooling effect of the clay refreshes the skin and contracts pores.

What else you need to know
Super volcanic clay vs Original volcanic clay 
-Super volcanic pore clay mask: Great for treating pores! 
-Volcanic pore clay mask (Original): Great for controlling sebum!

How to use

After washing your face, gently apply toner on your face to even out your skin texture. Then, apply the mask over your entire face, avoiding your eye and lip areas. Rinse off the mask with lukewarm water after 10 minutes.

I think the difference between this one and the Jeju one is that this has more volcanic ash in it... I'm not sure with this theory but if you check the ingredients list, the volcanic ash content appears earlier in the list in the super volcanic clay mask compared to the other one. And for reference, the first to appear in the list means it has the most percentage in the product.

I also use this at least once a week. I honestly can't tell the difference yet. Both products yield the same results, which is cleaner and softer skin. My pores also feels cleaner and  my skin feels like it can "breathe" better. Excess oil is removed without my skin feeling dry. So it's all GOOD! I'm a fan!

What I love about the brand, Innisfree is that even if it's still considered a drugstore brand, it still tries to be environmentally friendly which is reflected in their ingredients and also their campaigns. Check out these info from their website:

Since I'm so satisfied with ALL the products in this set, I want to try more products from Innisfree. I also think that I will buy another tub of clay mask once I run out. <3 font="">

And those are my thoughts on these four products. Which of these would you like to try?



  1. I've heard so much good from this line! I would personally love to try the toner, huge fan of mattifying toners!

    1. I recently like using mattifying toners too. Before, I just looked if they are oil-free and that's about it. Go try this one, you might like it as well. :)

  2. Ermergerd, gusto ko ng buong skincare set sa innisfree!!!! Esp dahil yung sa mga mini-series/advertorials nila haha.

    1. Yes! All of them are really good! Innisfree is slowly becoming a must-try Korean brand for me. Haven't tried any product from them that I didn't like.