The Helen Park Jalousian Anti-Wrinkle Cream* is a (seemingly) widely popular anti-wrinkle cream in Korea. I say ‘seemingly’ because all of the rave reviews that I can understand/is in English are from websites that are shilling this product.
The active ingredient is Adesonine, which is “effective for wrinkle care.” Their claims for wrinkle freedom are kind of extreme, and it’s a shame that I don’t have much to show you whether or not it works to that level. Here’s some of the information I found at a Qoo10 listing for this product:
I won’t even pretend I can understand that enough to attest to its effectivity. I can, however, show you how it’s worked out for me! Now, the company claims that the cream a) gives you “baby skin,” b) makes makeup stick well to the skin (“as it contains 2 types of oil”), c) keep the skin moist for a long time, and d) CAUSE JEALOUSY. Because your skin is so resilient. I suspect this is where the term “Jalousian” comes from, correct me if I’m wrong.
The cream “makes your skin smooth and elastic.” This is the prescribed method of using the cream, which is—dare I say—really typically Asian:
Anyway, this particular cream is really light and a bit bouncy, a bit jelly-like. It sinks in to the skin really well and is easily absorbed. It comes in a pot like this, which isn’t the most ideal for hygiene, but just make sure you apply your skin care with clean hands and fingers. I mean, you already should be!
I don’t have long-term effects just yet, but I haven’t been using this cream for very long. There is a slight reduction in those pesky little face bumps and the fine lines around my eyes, but it could just be the effect of a great moisturizer. I just know that it’s pleasant enough to use. The claims for this product are pretty lofty but if it turns out it’s working out for me, maybe you’ll see it in a Favorites Post soon!
On another note, I was so not attracted to the packaging. It’s such a shame, since Helen Park’s logotype is so cool! See:
I have no information regarding Helen Park’s animal testing policy.