How to use the Hitachi HadaCRiE Cool and Final Verdict on it

So we have come to an end of reviewing this beauty device by Hitachi which is Japan’s TOP selling beauty gadget!

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Unsurprisingly, this ionising device certainly deserves to be ranked the MOST popular and sellable product because of all the amazing effects it can offer!

As we have seen previously on my review on how Hitachi HadaCRiE Cool has helped to minimise and tighten my pores as well as to remove a substantial amount of blackheads on my nose and cheek areas!

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Besides these visible results, what I have noticed after using Hitachi HadaCRiE Cool is that my skin feels much softer, smoother and more supple! Applying make-up is now an easy feat with smooth glides over my face. My skin feels cleaner and less oily on the T-zone areas too as I have combination skin type (Oily T-zone and slight dryness on other areas)

I guess it didn’t earned its name for nothing! 😉

To ensure that you achieve the best and optimal results that this little godlike device is able to pamper your skin with, here’s a tutorial video on how to use the Hitachi HadaCRiE Cool the proper and right way!

Psst, it’s also my first ever video I’ve done, so pardon the unprofessional-ism. :p

Stay hello to a more radiant glowy skin today with HadaCRiE Cool! :)

HadaCRiE Cool is sold at Gain City Marina Square & Changi City Point and Parisilk 46 East Coast Road #01-01 East Gate, retailing at $499! :)

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Hitachi HadaCRiE – Cleansing Mode Review

2 weeks ago, I’ve reviewed on the moisturising mode that Hitachi HadaCRiE has to offer and now I’m back with my review on its cleansing mode!

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Following the same steps as before, choose the ‘Cleansing’ mode and start gently massaging your skin right away!

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Here are the results 2 weeks into using this wonderful beauty gadget! For cleansing and removing of dirt and impurities, I’ve used Hada Labo Arbutin Whitening Lotion.

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I belong to the combination skin type, with oily T-zone and occasional dry-skin around my nose area. Sometimes I peel for no apparent reason. 😦

Also, due to the Singapore’s climate and food culture, open pores and black heads are often common problems of the ladies here and I am not that lucky to be excluded.

But I’m considered to have a thoroughly cleansed skin after removing my make up and washing my face as compared to other users because the dirt extracted are very minute! I don’t think it’s any issues that lie with the beauty gadget, but perhaps the make-up remover and cleanser I’ve  been using is really effective! Since Hitachi HadaCRiE works for the rest, logically it should work for me too right? 😉

But one pleasant effect is that my pores have been minimised tremendously, leaving a few open pores and blackheads. For a 2 week usage, I think Hitachi HadaCRiE has proved to be awesome so far! I can safely vouch that it does work towards achieving that flawless skin every girl can dream of!

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If you are looking at just a ‘cleansing’ beauty device, Hitachi also offers FaceCRiE (NC-5610 and NC-5510(S)).

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Comes in 4 pretty colours! 🙂

Hitachi FaceCRiE Ion Cleansing Machine is used to enhance your daily toner as a deep pore cleansing skincare product. With its ionized and conductive rubber, you just simply need a facial cotton and toner, then turn on the machine to massage on the skin lightly, dirt stay in the pores can be easily pull out and wash off. And leaving you a total-fresh skin which are ready to absorb the skincare lotion and moisturizing cream more effectively.

Hitachi FaceCRiE Ion Cleansing Machine: provides 4 instensity mode to be choose by switching the power LED level has auto off function after 3 minutes (it is suggested to use for 3 minutes per treatment) operated by 2 AAA alkaline batteries.

Skin Care 101

As ladies, we do know the importance of beauty and vanity. However, beauty is not just about stacking and piling tonnes and tonnes of make up on your face, which may result in repercussions, doing more harm than benefiting your skin and eventually, beauty.

Beauty begins with simple skin care tips that you should pay attention to and beauty also refers to natural beauty. Of course, it would be difficult to search for a lady with 100% flawless skin, but that does not mean it is impossible to work towards that.

Always remember that cosmetics can only do so much and if you don’t wish to scare the hell outta people after removing your make up, or if you are ashamed to remove your make up and go bare faced in public, it simply means that you are acknowledging your skin problems. Why not then target  these problematic areas by developing good skin care habits? They are not difficult to nurture and do not require deep pockets. Just really simple steps which can go a long way!

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Here are some useful great tips you should try!

1. 3 basic skin care steps – Cleanse, Apply Toner and Moisturise on your face

Need I say more? This should already be at your fingertips!

You may wish to read my reviews on Kose Supreme Sekkisei and Laniege where I’ve shared some of the reviews as well as info on these 3-step basic skin care tips!

You may not frequent facials or may not slap on sheet masks every now and then, BUT THESE 3-STEP SKIN CARE ARE RULES OF SKIN LAW (if there’s ever such a thing) and YOU MUST DEFINITELY FOLLOW! If you are guilty of otherwise, knock your head 3 times!

2. Facial Treatments

Now, these are not compulsory and essential compared to point 1, but it is highly encourageable! You need to pamper your skin every now and then apart from the fundamentals. Personally, I believe frequenting beauty salons for facials and what more if you fall into the trap of sales talk and gimmicks, causing you to sign up lots of expensive packages, are not compulsory. Putting things into perspective, look at things this way, if you take good care of your skin, you need not burn huge holes in your pockets, right? Well, that is apart from serious skin problems caused naturally/genetics or severe acne problems etc. Plus, results might not be immediate after attending facials or sometimes, they are just pure useless.

I’ve rarely, if not, hardly stepped into beauty salons for facials and have always been using sheet/clay/wash off masks at the comfort of my own home. Well, you may say that these masks are not as effective as those potent ingredients beauty salons can offer, but you can’t deny that certain masks do work! Read my beauty reviews and you will know! 🙂

If sheet masks are not your cuppa tea, you may try to DIY masks using natural food ingredients. There are many websites which offer natural remedies, just google it and you will know! But my advice is, to conduct extensive researches (forums,blogs,beauty consultants etc) on these DIY steps before applying anything on your face and take them with a pinch of salt. You have to be extra careful on whatever you are putting on your face.

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3. Beauty is only skin deep

I don’t mean “Don’t judge its book by its cover”, but that you may look gorgeous after piling up on your make up, but after removing them, you scare yourself sometimes too! 

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT. 

And I truly believe that. I’m not a fan of fruits but yes, I hate to admit that they do benefit your skin, apart from other health benefits. 

Fruits which you may wish to try :

a. Kiwi and Pomegranate: Kiwi helps to ensure healthy, clear, beautiful skin by preventing wrinkles and blemishes. Pomegranates which are filled with antioxidants helps to fight against free radicals, control acne as well prevents wrinkles.

b. Banana: It is rich in iron, magnesium and potassium and contains lots of vitamin A, B and E and hence works as an anti-aging agent.  Furthermore, bananas contain natural fats and complex proteins to smooth and soften your skin  For DIY masks, you may wish to try mashing banana as facial! 

c. Lemon, berries, oranges : Such citrus fruits contain high dosage of vitamin C as well as antioxidants which help to clarify and rejuvenate your skin. Oranges are also known to slow down ageing process. Those who are obsessed with skin whitening, lemons will do the work for you!

d. Apples are rich in pectin which is a starch that is essential in preventing unsightly acne from popping!

e. Papaya: Known to be one of the best fruits in achieving great skin would be papaya! Loaded with lots of antioxidants and an enzyme known as papain, it helps to kill dead cells as well as to cure skin impurities! You may also wish to consider drinking payaya milk instead of consuming the fruit itself, or you may want to try applying the flesh of papaya on your skin and wait for the miracle to happen!

f. Mango: Power-packed with vitamin-A and rich antioxidants, it fights against skin aging, regenerates skin cells and restores the elasticity of skin.

g. Tomatoes : Aids in skin whitening, tomatoes contain lycopene which helps to protect your skin from free radicals and boosts your skin’s natural sun protection factor (SPF). Also, the vitamins and minerals found in tomatoes clarify you skin and prevent blemishes!

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Foods which you may wish to try :

a. Whole wheat : Another ingredient in some foods that is really good for your skin is selenium. This is found in whole wheat cereals, breads and baked goods. It helps to improve the skin at a cellular level and keeps you looking young and beautiful.

b. Salmon : along with other fatty fish, walnuts and flaxseed, is high in healthy fatty acids that are key for achieving healthy skin. Essential fatty acids such as omega-3s help keep cell membranes healthy by keeping out harmful substances as well as allowing nutrients to enter cells and exit with waste products. Omega-3s also reduce the body’s production of inflammatory agents that can damage the skin.

c. Carrots : They are an excellent source of vitamin A, which is a required nutrient for healthy skin. They also contain high levels of antioxidants, which prevent free radical damage of skin cells. Vitamin A is required for developing and maintaining skin cells, and a deficiency of the vitamin can cause dry skin.

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You should also :

a. Hydrate yourself with plenty of water : at least your individual minimum intake — will help keep your skin young and healthy-looking. Water in caffeinated or sugary beverages does not count; water intake must be from pure, clean water, which rejuvenates skin cells. Water both hydrates cells and helps them move toxins out and nutrients in.

b. Drink Green Tea : Besides the other health benefits which green tea offers,  it is rich in antioxidants that reduces inflammation and protect cell membranes. It has been proven to reduce the damage of sunburns and overexposure to ultraviolet light, which in turn reduces the risk of skin cancer. Green tea is also high in polyphenols — compounds that eliminate cancer-causing free radicals. Some believe that drinking green tea helps to lose weight too!

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4. Detox every once/twice a month by eating only fruits and drinking water the whole day to keep your skin healthy and to wash out those toxins. It aids in constipation as fruits and water works hand in hand to soften the stools.

5. Applying sunblock : Whether or not you are a fan of fair skin, preventing sun and uv rays from damaging your skin should apply across the board. Plus, uv rays cause acne scars to darken as well. Click here to read on how to choose the right sunscreen.

6. Try indulging in a long, relaxing shower or bath at least once a week. This helps to soothe the skin as well as a form of destressing method. Lesser stress, lesser acnes!

7. Exfoliate : And I don’t mean just your facial skin. Try exfoliating your whole body skin as well to remove dead skin cells, leaving your skin smoother, more supple and fairer! Also, since we are encouraged to exfoliate our face before applying any mask as it helps to open up pores, logically, exfoliating the body skin would assist in the absorption of body moisturisers!

8. If you’re a make up fan and can’t leave without concealing, remember to change your foundation sponge regularly if you are a compact powder user. A dirty sponge not only result in uneven application of the powder, it may also increase the chances of you contracting acnes as bacteria gets built up in it!

9. Remove all make up thoroughly at the end of the day. I’m quite sure most of us are guilty for not following this rule of skin law, at least once in our entire lifetime. I too, am guilt-stricken purely out of laziness, but have since avoided such bad habit and will still force myself to quickly remove my make up before I head to bed. Make up clogs pores through impurities which would result in a breakout. You may read my reviews on makeup removers!

10. Of course, good skin care is also a matter of healthy lifestyle choices as beauty is only skin deep. Smoking does a lot of damage on the body including the skin—not only does it contribute to premature aging and wrinkles, it is also the leading cause of more serious health risks like emphysema or lung cancer. The right way to protect the skin in this situation is to simply give up the habit. People have to keep in mind that what they do on the outside affects underlying conditions in the body. This is also why a balanced diet rich in fibre, lean protein, good fats, vitamins and minerals also promotes healthy young-looking skin. Stress affects a person’s peace of mind and makes the skin vulnerable to skin problems like acne breakouts. Managing stress can help a person not only feel good, but look good.

I hope you babes will find these tips useful in achieving your perfect flawless skin!

As the saying goes, “There is no ugly women only lazy ones!”

xoxo
Jean 🙂