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Naruko Narcissus Total Defense AA Foaming Wash

Posted on: January 19, 2013

Naruko Narcissus Foaming Wash 1

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I hope you didn’t get bored with my Naruko reviews because I have more Naruko reviews to come, or may be, I will get uninspired and bored to write Naruko review first (“ b). In fact, my room was stuffed with Naruko products when I decided to cut down my budget on skin care this year due to my other financial plans. As a skin care veteran, neither I will comprise the skin care quality.

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Naruko Narcissus Foaming Wash 6

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This is the Narcissus New formula ( Normal – Dry Skin types ) in 2012. Besides this Totol Defense AA foaming Wash marketed as gentle cleanser, Narcissus DNA Repair Foaming Wash is another cream cleanser from the Narcissus series, which claimed strengthening skin self-defense against environment stress and revitalize skin energy. Just my left brain had reacted better against fancy marketing words, all I want for cleanser is gentleness, hence I get this basic formula.

Naruko Narcissus Foaming Wash 3

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The white mousy content is very alike with other Naruko cream cleansers despite the different fragrances, all suitable for normal – dry skin.

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Naruko Narcissus Foaming Wash 4

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Naruko claimed this new formula will foam up better than previous formula, so I was expecting bubbly wash actually. The fact is, non-well-foaming is the nature of amino acid surfactants (eg Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate & Sodium Lauroyl Oat Amino Acids). Every time I have to use more amount (1.5-3cm) in order to generate “sufficient” foam for acquiring sensation pleasure. Even though with such generous amount, the foaming process was still under my initial expectation. To be frank, this deters me from re-purchasing though I like the gentleness. Unless I will be diligent using foaming sponge/net, then it will be easier to lather.

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Cleansing Test

(Shimmering lipstick and pencil eyeliner)

Naruko Narcissus Foaming Wash 5

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It irritates if the foam contacted with eyes accidentally but overall it has very mild citrus scent, mild foaming and mild cleansing power. Probably too gentle to certain people. I liked this cleanser didn’t make my skin feeling dry after using cleansing oil. If you are looking for a foam wash that can cleanse stronger, I hope my simple test here will save your money. If you are expecting very mild cleanse for all skin types, I think this is fine.

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Although it seemed to be “useless” in cleansing, I would still consider to re-purchase Naruko Rose cleanser for dry skin if can’t find better option, especially for morning facial wash. From my rating, clearly my first preference will be Rose scent, follow by Narcissus then Magnolia last. Did they improve my skin? My answer is prevention is better than cure. This Naruko Narcissus Total Defense AA Foaming Wash is selling at RM29/120ml online – Naruko Malaysia.

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Rating : … )))    Good   Good. May buy again.

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Ingredients:

Purified Water (Aqua), Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate, Sodium Lauroyl Oat Amino Acids, Kalanchoe Spathulata Extract*, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root extract*, Alpine Skullcap (Scutellaria Alpina) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract*, Masterwort (Pucedanum Ostruthium) Leaf Extract*, Gingko Biloba Leaf Extract*, Alps Wormwood (Artemisia Umbelliformis) Extract*, Leontopodium Alpinum Extract*, Alpine Willowherb (Epilobium Fleischeri)Extract*, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract*, Narcissus Tazetta L.Var. Chinensis Roem (Narcissus Tazetta Bulb Extract), Allantoin, Ceramide, Glycerine, Propylene Glycol, Glyceryl Stearate & PEG-100 Stearate, Sodium Lactate, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Essential Oils of Mandarin, Tangerine, Sweet Orange (Citrus Sinensis) and Ylang-Ylang (Cananga Odorate)

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*Phytoferulin – consists of 11 plant extracts.

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