October 10, 2012

KORRES Wild Rose Collection

Wild Rose Oil is a natural source of vitamin C, which demonstrates significant ability to reduce the look of fine lines and skin discolorations. Wild Rose Oil also forms a protective film on the skin that prevents damage caused by drying, and improves skin texture.

First up in KORRES Wild Rose collection is the Daily Brightening & Refinishing Buff Cleanser ($28.00), which is a gentle skin brightening cleanser that exfoliates skin naturally using a dual-action process to uncover even, luminous skin.

I instantly fell in love with the amazingly creamy texture of this daily exfoliating cleanser, and I also really appreciate how the rice grain and cherry stone do not magically vanish once I start rubbing my face, allowing for a gentle yet deep cleansing action. This cleanser leaves my skin fresh while instantly brightening my complexion, which will be hugely appreciated in the dull winter weather. I was surprised that this is actually gentle enough for daily use, even for my super dry and ezcema-prone skin! Oh, and did I mention the amazing scent, just like a fresh bouquet of roses?

The product I was the most excited to try in the Wild Rose range was the Advanced Brightening Sleeping Facial ($54.00), because... a sleeping facial - really? Have you ever heard of such a thing? This product is more than a mask, and more than a night cream - it is an overnight facial-in-a-jar with Vitamin C from Wild Rose Oil that works while you sleep to renew dull, tired skin by morning.

This sounded like the perfect remey for my dry skin, and I was not disappointed - I even saw results by the third use! I absolutely love the weightless soufflé texture that instantly melts into my skin to leave it extremely smooth, soft and moistured by morning, and best of all, this product won't leave your face - or pillow, or hair! - even the slightest greasy!

I was also blowned away by the Instant Brightening Eye Treatment ($42.00), which never fails to leave my eyes looking brighter and more luminous - yes, after just one application! The velvety, never greasy and quickly absorbed cream is a dream to use, and it makes me look awake in an instant.

Luckily, I don't have to deal with dark circles - yet - but this product is said to help to add radiance to the delicate eye area while minimizing the appearance of dark circles and fine lines. Rose-gold toned optical brighteners add instant luminosity, revitalizing the eye area so eyes appear brighter and more incandescent after just one application.

The only thing I don't like is the applicator - the hole is a bit too big when you only need a small quantity of product. Otherwise, I swear I still can't believe how luminous my eyes look when I use this - now, nobody has to know when I woke up at 6:00 in the morning!

Overall, I am hugely impressed by these Wild Rose products and I can't recommend them enough! Be sure to also check out KORRES Wild Rose Face & Eye Serum - wich I reviewed here - and the 24-hour Moisturising & Brightening Cream.

KORRES products are available at selected Shoppers Drug Mart and Sephora retailers nationwide.

Disclaimer: One or more products were sent to me for consideration to review. I am not affiliated with this company and the fact that the products were free absolutely does not influence my opinion.


  1. seems like great products! I would love to try out the eye cream! :)

  2. I love these products too! I think these are the best Korres products yet!

  3. I love Korres!! Haven't tried these products but I am sure I would like it :)

  4. Looks good!

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  5. @Miranda : You should, it really makes me look more awake!

    @Tracy@Beauty Reflections: I agree 100% - I had such high hopes for their Pomegranate collection after trying these that I ended up disappointed ahah!

    @Supergirl: I'm sure too (:

    @Venus Loves Virgo : Oh awesome, thanks for letting me know! Now I might just go see it!

  6. These all sound really lovely, rose products are normally a winner in my book xx

  7. I really, really want to try the sleeping facial, sounds amazing! :)

  8. What a great post! Very detailed. I really want to try this set :) I really love Korres skin care! I'm currently using their mushroom serum or something and it's really nice!

    Love the texture of the sleeping facial... whipped texture is easier to dab on :D

  9. Korres is a Greek line, right?

    I've been hearing about this brand lately, I'm glad you posted about this.

    Thank you!

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  11. All of these products sound amazing. Specially the Sleeping Facial. I've never tried Korres before but heard good things about it. Added up this 3 products to my wishlist. xx


  12. @Sian : I agree 100%!

    @ OPI Addict : I must say I was scepical at first but I have been proven wrong and now, I'm addicted!

    @Rainy Days and Lattes : Aww thank you so much, I'm glad you liked my review! I think these Wild Rose products are the best KORRES products I have tried so far. I haven't heard of their mushroom serum though, sounds interesting!

    @20 York Street : Yes, you are totally right!

    @Venus Loves : Aww thanks Venus! (:

    @Judy : I am absolutely over the moon with the Sleeping Facial, it's definitely one of the best product I have tried for my dry and eczema-prone skin!

  13. I can tell that the cleanser has nice texture. It's a property I always look for in my cleansers. Wow. You are lucky to not have dark circles. They suck :O)

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  14. @GirlieBlogger@Beauty Fashion Blog Seattle: I agree, I can't stand cheap foamy cleansers!

  15. I REALLY like Korres, but I'm never able to finish the products before the expiration date :(

  16. @Angelica : It really does - miles away form that icky chemical rose smell!

    @lindah: Oh really? I don't really care for expiration dates, except maybe if the product has gone bad, of course!

  17. loved your post. i also tried it out and mostly likes the cleanser.... i guess im much older than you (35) and my skin needs the extra TLC already. i also posted on my blog if you want to check it out