It’s becoming apparent that I prefer hand lotions that smell like food more than ones that smell like flowers. While on summer vacation in Hong Kong, I got a 3-pack of Welcos Banana Milk Hand Cream, because the generic hand washes we’ve been using at home are giving me a case of the peeling palms. Let’s see how it fares, shall we?
Welcos Banana Milk Hand Cream Special Set
Quick Specs: 60 g x 3 ; made in Korea
I’ve held off on adorable packaging long enough. Perhaps I’ve had theoretical beauty blinders on for so long that I was able to go years without giving much thought to cutesy Korean products, or maybe I just prefer sleek stuff. It’s probably the latter, but I’ve finally given in this year, and the Tony Moly Magic Food Banana Hand Milk I picked up from Charm & Charm (PHP 280 there) is too cute to miss.
Tony Moly Banana Hand Milk; Magic Food Banana
Quick Specs: 45 ml ; also available in 100 ml ; made in Korea
Quick round of empties for today!
Sometimes I have an existential crisis with regards to hand cream. When is it a hand cream and when is it a lotion (perhaps masquerading as a hand cream)? I’ve always assumed that hand creams were thicker/richer so that they could coat the skin on the hands better, but the hand lotions I’ve been using lately have noticeably been lightweight and/or non-greasy. So is it really just a name? That’s something to ponder.
Meanwhile, here’s another lightweight hand cream in the form of EVAS vitamin hand (PHP 139 at Watsons).
At this point, it’s kind of obvious that I like to have multiple products open at the same time. As a result, I suddenly amass a fair amount of empties in one go. It’s mostly skincare products again today with the occasional perfume and makeup thrown in. Click the names of the products to view the full review: