Though I didn’t pair the Hydrating Golden Mist with the sunscreen in the same way, I really enjoyed how lovely it felt on the skin. It’s packed with hydrating aloe vera, witch hazel, and hemp seed oil. The spraying mechanism is perfect, so it feels like a mist lightly dusting your skin rather than a harsh spritz attacking your face. It has a slightly tropical scent with hints of coconut and citrus, which I really enjoyed.
While scented products may be unpopular for some folks, I didn’t find that the scent lingered too long or felt too overpowering. Though I’m tucked away in my house these days, I can definitely see how refreshing this spray, especially with its scent, would be on a hot summer day.
My favorite product of the launch, however, may just be the Hydrating Lip Balm. I’m big on moisturizing lip products, which is why I keep several lip balms in my desk area (including this balm now). It’s formulated with shea butter, four oils (olive, coconut, jojoba, and hemp seed, to be exact), and aloe vera, all of which are great for moisture. It also has Terminalia arjuna bark extract and red marine algae, both of which, King says, can help with strengthening the skin’s barrier.
I definitely felt the moisturizing effect when I rubbed a teeny amount on my lips. After thoroughly washing my hands, I just dipped the tip of my pointy acrylic nail into the malleable, butter-like formula and then applied it straight onto my lips. To melt the thick balm, I just rubbed it between my lips and used my natural body heat.
I didn’t feel that I needed to reapply the lip balm too frequently, and a tiny amount does go a long way, which gets an A+ in my book. Though the thick formula is packaged in a tiny, quarter-sized tin, I’m sure that this will last me several months because of how little product is needed to feel truly moisturized.
Similar to the lip balm, the Hydrating Eye Cream is also infused with Terminalia arjuna bark extract, aloe vera, and jojoba and hemp seed oils. I didn’t have to use too much underneath my eyes, and it felt deeply moisturizing. (Admittedly, I don’t really use eye creams, but I think this one does exactly what it needs to do.)
All in all, Kinlò not only knocked it out of the park with its non-whitening tinted mineral sunscreen but also provided three other products that feel fantastic on the skin. Hydration and protection is important to the brand, and that’s clear from the thoughtful ingredients and amazing results.
To get your hands on the products, which retail for $6 to $20, head to kinlo.com.
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