The market is flooded with new products all the time, but which products have stood the test of time? I’m always interested to see what products people have repurchased, because those are the real favorites. Surprisingly, the last time I did a blog post on items I repurchased was way back in 2011!
In this post, I will share the skin care and hair products which I have repurchased.
If you are interested to see what I repurchased in 2011, here are links to the old posts:
Face wash net (link goes to my review)
I always, always use a face wash net when washing my face. It creates a rich, creamy lather. These are available at Daiso and other 100 yen stores, and I’ve repurchased them countless times.
Cotton Labo Mekuru Cotton Large Size (link goes to my review)
This cotton sheet is made up of 5 thin layers, so that they can be split to make lotion masks. I like this brand so much that I bought tons of backups when I lived abroad.
MKB Cleansing Oil
This is a store brand cleansing oil from Matsumoto Kiyoshi (a drugstore chain in Japan), and it is surprisingly good. It rinses clean, doesn’t have a strong scent, and dissolves makeup well.
Rohto Hadalabo Gokujun hyaluronic acid essence (link goes to my review)
This is a well-loved essence which I have repurchased countless times. It moisturizes well and is very affordable!
Lush Brazen Honey Fresh Face Mask (link goes to my review)
This is still my favorite mask from Lush, which I use to pamper my skin. Fresh Face Masks go bad pretty quickly, so I suggest freezing them if you can’t use them up.
Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray (link goes to my review)
Ever since I cut my hair, I have been loving salt sprays to add texture. The Bumble and Bumble one is still my favorite.
Lush Sea Spray (link goes to my review)
Since I can’t buy the Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray in Japan, I like to buy the Lush Sea Spray.
Nivea Sun Protect Water Gel
This has been my go-to sunscreen, both for my body and for my face. I like that it dries down quickly and doesn’t leave a residue on my skin.
Seabreeze Deo+Water deodorant (link goes to my review)
This has been my go-to deodorant for a very, very long time. It is hard to find antiperspirants in Japan, so I stick with deodorants.
Shirt Cool (link goes to my review)
A favorites post in the summer time always includes a mention about Shirt Cool. This is a menthol spray that you apply to your clothes, and it keeps you feeling cool for about 30 minutes. It is a lifesaver in the hot, humid summers!
Gatsby Ice Deodorant Body Paper Ice Citrus (link goes to my review)
I go through about a pack and a half every summer. Although there are several brands which sell cooling wipes, I found that the Gatsby Ice Deodorant one has the strongest cooling sensation. I also usually have a smaller package to keep in my purse.
Bath and Body Works Twilight Woods (link goes to my review)
I like Bath and Body Works products a lot, and I tend to buy a few every time I’m in the US. With so many new scents coming out all the time, there are very few that I have repurchased. The Twilight Woods scent is one of the few that I have bought multiple times.
Bath and Body Works Aromatherapy Energy Orange Ginger (link goes to my review)
This is the other Bath and Body Works scent that I have repurchased. It is fresh and energizing!
Wow, I’m surprised to see that there are some products that I’ve never reviewed, even though I’ve bought them multiple times. Looks like I have some reviews to write!