D’Ran Cosmetics Part 1: Tea Tree Series

There’s one question that often comes up in the female expat
community.
What is a good Korean skincare product for troubled skin?  

While browsing the Cosmo Beauty Expo I was invited to the D’Ran
Cosmetics booth to learn about their product lines and see how they were
influencing the Korean skincare industry. I’m so pleased to find this
brand and you can imagine my excitement when they gave me products to
try to see what I thought of them. After 2 days I loved the results so
much I immediately recommended it to my friends who attended the
expo. My husband even commented that my skin looked radiant and he was
wondering why it suddenly changed. So here is Part 1 of my review of the products
I’ve been using by D’Ran and how my skin has reacted thus far. 

This post is all about the tea tree series. I’ll have another one out soon reviewing a couple other products from various lines, so check back for more!

WONDER Tea Tree Spot Treatment

My go-to product has always been the tea tree oil so I loved the fact this line is full of the active ingredient and makes my skin feel fresh and elastic. I started using this product alone and was immediately impressed with the results. I caught one pimple at the first sign of appearing and applied the gel right away. It drastically reduced it’s appearance throughout the day (applied 2 or 3 times during the day). Instead of growing the zit was only visible for a day or 2 before
it disappeared. Usually a pimple lasts about 5 days before going away and I’m left
with a red spot for a few more days. This reduced the lifespan and redness of the pimple while quickly healing it.

The ingredients include 58% tea tree leaf extract which acts as the anti bacterial agent and willow bark extract which is anti-inflammatory. It also includes other various root extracts. The product is free of parabens and mineral oil which are 2 ingredients I choose to avoid. Make sure to apply it with your finger or place the product on a Q-tip before putting it on your face. If you use the wand directly on your face you will put bacteria back into the product, and  no one wants to do that.

WONDER Tea Tree Essence 

I’ve noticed the essence (texture of a serum) is really helping
reduce my red spots that are left from pimples, and have prevented more from
occurring. My skin is usually in good condition, but I do tend to break out if I eat
fried food. So in the name of research I ate a giant burger and fries last
week, then waited for the pimples to arrive! I’ve been using the tea tree serum in the morning under the
snail cream then apply my makeup as usual. One week late, no pimples. Not even a sign of
one. I have to credit the tea tree essence for keeping my skin healthy and in check this week (though I’ve been eating junk). The product is also packed with an awesome ingredient list including tea tree extract, willow bark, and many other oils and extracts that I can’t pronounce. It leaves my skin fresh and primed for a face cream and/or SPF then my foundation.

Big thumbs up for both of these products. I highly recommend them and will be repurchasing them in the future. Check out the full list of ingredients, products, and details about the Wonder Tea Tree Series on their website.  

D’Ran Cosmetics are available for purchase online as well at their counters. Here are their Seoul locations (plus, they are in the Incheon Duty Free shops! Score!) Check Meme Box USA, too, for a few of their products.

롯대백화점 청량리점
서울특별시 동대문구 왕산로 205 롯데백화점 청량리점 1층
Lotte Department Store Cheonyangri, Seoul
1F, 214, Wangsan-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, 02555,Korea

행복한백화점
서울특별시 양천구 목동동로 309 중소기업유통센터 4층
Happy Department Store, Mokdong, Seoul
4F, 309, Mokdongdong-ro, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul, 07997, Korea

갤러리아면세점63
서울특별시 영등포구 63로 50 63한화생명빌딩 1층
Galleria Duty Free 63, Seoul
1F, 50, 63-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, 07345, Korea

아임쇼핑 인천공항 동편 면세점
인천광역시 중구 공항로 272(운서동) 인천국제공항 12Gate
Im shopping Incheon Airport Eastside Duty Free
Gate 12, 272, Gonghang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon, 22382, Korea

If you try them out, let me know what you think! Be sure to pop over to my Instagram to check out my new series of “30 Second Reviews”, and let me know if there’s a product you’d like to see reviewed. Thanks for all your love, support, and encouragement in the comments! I love hearing from my readers~

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