Chifure Whitening Essence VC Review - mybest

Chifure Whitening Essence VC definitely gets a lot of love on the Internet, but among that love is some that complain it doesn't feel great to use. If texture is a big issue for you, it's that kind of information that could keep you from purchasing it.


That's why we decided to purchase it and test it out for ourselves by researching and gauging its moisturizing ability, texture, and more. This is what we learned.

  • Last updated: 12-12-2019
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What's in Chifure Whitening Essence VC That Makes it So Great?

What's in Chifure Whitening Essence VC That Makes it So Great?

Chifure Whitening Essence VC contains a plethora of high-quality ingredients for a reasonable price. Inside are vitamin C derivatives for whitening; dipotassium glycyrrhizate to prevent skin irritatation; and hyaluronic acid, trehalose, and oil-soluble licorice extract for moisturizing effects.


It's also safe for people with sensitive skin to use since it contains no artificial dyes, fragrances, or alcohol. You can also purchase refills after the initial bottle to save money in the long run.

Putting Chifure Whitening Essence VC to the Test

Putting Chifure Whitening Essence VC to the Test

We had a group of editors put Chifure Whitening Essence VC to the test. We specifically tested for:


Test ① Moisturizing ability
Test ② How it felt to use


We also purchased 24 other Japanese whitening serums, essences, and ampoules and tried them all. If you want to see how Chifure Whitening Essence VC compares to the other products, check out the article below.

Test ① Moisturizing Ability

Test ① Moisturizing Ability

First, we tested its ability to hydrate our skin. Dry skin can become more damaged from harmful UV rays than moisturized skin, so a good whitening essence should give your skin a lot of hydration.


We used a special device to measure the moisture levels of our skin before application, applied three drops of essence onto our hand, and looked at hydration levels over the course of 8 hours.

We Couldn't Believe the Amount of Hydration We Got from Such a Cheap Product!

We Couldn't Believe the Amount of Hydration We Got from Such a Cheap Product!

Our skin stayed moist and supple over the course of 8 hours without drying out one bit. The hyaluronic acid in this formula gave it a thicker texture that securely veiled our skin.


We loved the fact that it whitens as well as moisturizes, and we think you could get even more use out of this essence if used in a combination with toner and lotion!

Test ② How it Felt to Use

Test ② How it Felt to Use

Next, we wanted to see how it felt to use. This included rating its texture, fragrance, and container. Since you're going to use it everyday, you'll want something ultra easy and comfortable to use.

It Has a Great Fragrance and a Thickness That Makes it Easy to Put on

It Has a Great Fragrance and a Thickness That Makes it Easy to Put on

We'll admit: it didn't feel the greatest out of all of the other serums we tested. It felt very moist when we put it on and then felt sticky and heavy as it soaked in. If you're willing to wait it out, though, your skin soon becomes smooth and supple. It also doesn't smell too strongly!


The packaging isn't exactly the most attractive, but we think you should give the product inside a chance. In fact, it makes us feel like we got a pretty good deal!

The Final Verdict: High Quality for a Low Price Earns it 1st Place!

The Final Verdict: High Quality for a Low Price Earns it 1st Place!

Considering the quality, quantity, and price of Chifure Whitening Essence VC, we just had to give it first place overall in our test of 25 products. All you need is one pump to get enough product for your entire face.


It feels moist and sticky as it seeps into your skin, but after a bit of time, your skin will feel smooth and supple. We also liked that it has ingredients that prevent skin irritation. If you're trying to save money while giving your skin some well-deserved care, we definitely recommend this!

How to Apply Chifure Whitening Essence VC

How to Apply Chifure Whitening Essence VC

We recommend using Chifure Whitening Essence VC after all of your skin lotion has soaked in! That will make it even easier for this serum to penetrate your pores.


Dispense 1-2 pumps of product into your hand and spread it evenly over your face and decolletage. You should massage it in gently rather than patting it on, since that could cause skin irritation. We also recommend layering in areas you're particularly concerned with.


You can use this in the morning if you're worried about drying out, but use a bit less than you would at night. You can also press it in with a tissue to make sure your makeup won't run off.

Use Chifure Whitening Essence W for Double the Skin Care!

If you want even more protection for your skin, try Chifure Whitening Essence W! It has all of the same moisturizing ingredients as VC with the addition of arbutin as a whitening ingredient.


It feels like a gel and spreads easily on skin with little product. However, we will say that the sticky feeling we had with VC also applies to this product, and the sticky feeling doesn't go away. But it's the most moisturizing serum we found!

Summary

We put Chifure Whitening Essence VC to the test and we were more than impressed with the results. Though it felt a bit sticky initially, our skin felt bouncy and smooth after time, and we came out of the skin care experience more moisturized than we started. We highly recommend this product!

Translation: Shannon McNaught

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