Today, I’m back with a review of a cream that I’ve been enjoying for the past few months. It is the Cicaplast Baume B5 from La Roche-Posay. This is a multipurpose soothing balm for dry, irritated skin. Although it’s labeled as a “balm”, the texture is like a thick cream rather than a typical balm that we are used to. It helps to nourish the skin and sooth skin with the help of ingredients such as Panthenol, Madecassoside, Shea Butter, Zinc, Glycerin and much more.
I think 2017 was the year of Cica-Creams, especially in the K-Beauty industry. I’m sure skincare addicts already know about this product because it is very famous and well known for its healing purposes. More people are interested in product ingredients (which is great!) and creams that include cica, madecassoside, panthenol are being loved. Its anti-bactieral purpose is great for troubled, irritated, acne skin as well, which made me buy the product. I use it primarily during my night time skincare routine because it’s a great product for the skin to be absorbing overnight, helping its healing process. I don’t use it in the morning before my makeup because it can be a bit too heavy at times for an oily skin gal.
Did I see results?
Yes! I’m happy to say that I did see a result with using this product everyday for over few months. It’s definitely not a dramatic result or overnight result that you can spot but I did see that my skin became a lot smoother in terms of texture and it really helped to heal my skin. The days where I was having a bad skin day, this cream has helped me to calm my troubled skin at the end of the day and nourish it. It’s super moisturizing and I would doubtlessly recommend to anyone who’s looking for a new cica-cream! You can purchase it online or I bought mine at a local Shoppers Drugmart I’m almost done with this tube and although I don’t think I will be repurchasing it right away because I already have another cicacream to try out; I definitely will buy this again in the future!
You can buy the product at https://www.laroche-posay.ca/en/cicaplast-baume-b5/3337872412998.html or go shopping at your local drug mart!
Are there any other Cica-creams that you guys tried out? Or want me to try out?
Let me know and I would love to check it out!
Hi everyone! Long time no see
It’s been awhile since I posted a foodie post. Today, I wanted to talk about Raisu. I’m sure foodie lovers out there already know this place or heard about it. Raisu is a Japanese cuisine in Kitsilano, Vancouver. It’s located in the famous, W 4th avenue, where numerous famous restaurants are located at. Raisu is also part of one of the most famous Japanese restaurant group in Vancouver. This restaurant group contains Raisu, Kingyo, Rajio and Suika. All of these restaurants are very famous and known for delicious food in town! They are all worth checking into.
I visited with my family and my boyfriend for our early end of year dinner. This was my first time visiting the restaurant so I was very excited because I had few friends who recommended this place. Raisu is also very famous for their Sho Ka Do Bento, which is limited 15 serving per meal and Deluxe Seafood Bowl. We knew they had very few limited servings, so we made our reservation at 5pm, when they open for dinner time. Because we were dyeing to try them out, we had to make sure we were there when they first open for dinner.
This restaurant had a very nice Japanese vibe to the place and made it seem like an actual authentic restaurant located in Japan. The staff were friendly and the atmosphere itself was very nice as well. It can be a bit noisy at times because they usually greet customers very loudly in Japanese. Although it didn’t bother me, my dad was not a fan of this because he enjoys a quite place when eating. Also, not to mention the food takes quite a bit of time to be served and it is mentioned on the menu as well. I guess preparing for the food takes , but we definitely waited about 30 minutes for our food to be served. Here are some pictures of our food.
Overall, the food was very good but I was a bit disappointed with their famous, Sho Ka Do Bento (second picture). It was delicious but it wasn’t anything special nor did it wow me. I’m not quite sure why it has limited servings but it wasn’t a dish that wanted to eat again for my next visit. However, Deluxe Seafood Bowl (first picture) was very good! The seafood was very fresh and definitely had that authentic Japanese dish flavored to it. Both dishes were displayed beautifully and it was definitely Instagram worthy for all the Instagram addicts out there We also tried the Tonkatsu Teishoku, which was amazing with their sauce and Grilled Duck Marinated Sweet Soy, which I didn’t try because I don’t eat duck but heard it was amazing from my family. I was happy with the food and the service they provided. I definitely want to visit again in the future and would surely recommend to Japanese cuisine lovers out there!
Let me know if there’s any other restaurants that you guys want me to check out! I would love to hear. Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram because I update where I visit.
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