Sunday, June 2, 2013

Review: Holika Holika Apple Shine Peeling Sheet

Hello everyone! :D
I'm back with another review~ 
Happy June! What have I accomplished in the past month of May? Absolutely nothing ~_~ need to start being more proactive. ;_;

Anyways this product was sent to me by Holika Holika Canada for review!
^^ I'm really excited to try it out since I have never tried this type of exfoliator before! At first I thought it was a mask of some sort, but it's actually a exfoliating pad that you slip on your fingers!

Keep reading to see my review and more pictures :D
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Lovely green apple design. :D
I had no idea what a peeling sheet at first. o.o

 "Lustrous and vibrant-looking skin created by country-fresh apple and grain ingredients.
Contains rich concentrations of organic apples, other fresh fruits and grain, which leave your skin looking smooth and lustrous.
Removing the dead skin layer can make your skin as lustrous as a freshly picked apple.
Fruit and hyaluronic acid contents help your skin retain moisture, while removing dead skin cells, to promote supple, vibrant-looking skin."
-Holika Holika Canada Website
Back, I'm pretty sure the date on the bottom is the manufacturing date and not the expiration date haha ~_~

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Hurray for English instructions!

The scrubbing pad on the inside.
It's double sided so both sides can be used. It also has lot's of serum inside the package which I had to squeeze out on to the exfoliator. 

And me using it. x)

The scrubber itself is quite small, about the size of my palm, but it fits my two fingers perfectly. I really like how it's designed so that it can be worn, really easy to use! The inner lining is made of plastic, and the outside is a fabric-like material, similar to sheet masks. The little green scrubbers are made from a rubbery material, not harsh on the skin at all.

There's a lot of serum inside the package so I had to squeeze it out on to the scrubber to use it all. It was quite messy as I got some on my shirt and table, but I'm quite clumsy sometimes haha. Holika Holika says the serum contains extracts from fruits and grain, and hyaluronic acid which is supposed to help skin retain moisture. You can check out the list of ingredients here if you're interested. 
The serum is this liquidy transparent and white mixture, very drippy. When it dries, it actually become a white powder which is quite interesting, but it also stained my shirt powdery white too. xP

I really enjoyed using this product! It was quite relaxing scrubbing away at my dead skin cells, and the scrubbers are quite gentle too, did not make my skin red or dry. I used it for about 10 minutes until most of the serum were used up. After I washed the extra serum off my face my skin felt so smooth and airy, if that makes sense. xD But I couldn't stop touching my face! argh It was just so soft and smooth. =w= 

The serum had a hand sanitizer scent, I think they were trying to go for a green apple smell. But it smells really artificial, and a bit like alcohol too. I didn't really like it, but it wasn't too strong either, I hardly smelled it when scrubbing my face.

I really liked using this peeling sheet, it was quite fun too. It's the first time I'm trying out a product like this, so I can't really compare it with anything else, but it really did make my skin really soft and smooth like a baby's bottom. :D The only thing I didn't like was the scent.

  • Easy to use
  • Exfoliates for smooth and soft skin
  • Scrubbers not harsh on skin
  • Not drying 
  • Smells like hand sanitizer
  • a bit messy if not careful

I'm really glad Holika Holika Canada sent this to me to try! Thanks!
If you are interested in this product or their other products click here!

Have you tried an exfoliator like this? I don't use an exfoliator currently, so any recommendations? ^_^

Thanks for reading!
Have a happy month of June~
See you next post!


  1. Chee it looks really cute like finger glove or something lol and it's green <3 I never use that kind of exfoliator before but I might cause it looks so interesting :D thank you for the detailed review ^^

  2. Lauren renturquiseJune 2, 2013 at 5:14 AM

    wah, so cute like a glove :3

  3. too bad that it smells like hand sanitizer, i always think that it will smell like apple xD

  4. ew. i dont like stuffs that smell like hand sanitizer, but it seems like a good product !

  5. heey, this one is cute!! if it's smell like a sanitizer then I suppose it contains alcohol? I wonder

  6. Not too crazy about the smell, but I've never tried an exfoliator like this so I'd give it a shot soon! Love Holikaholika at Pmall, but it can get so pricey compared to the Holikaholika online prices... D:

  7. Fräulein SchneeJune 2, 2013 at 11:36 AM

    I never tried such an exfoliator. Seems to work great, hehe, except of the stains on your shirt.

  8. lol ikr? I thought it was just going to be a sheet of paper that exfoliates, but it's really cute. :D As always thanks for reading Misa!

  9. haha yep that's what I thought too when I first opened it x3

  10. Ya I do think they were trying to go for the apple scent, but it's really artificial -.- Thanks for reading Rini :D

  11. lol I don't like hand sanitizer smell either, it's a interesting product though ;3

  12. ugh yes it does! It's actually the second ingredient in this D: I didn't really check till, now. I'm surprised it's not too drying though. Thanks for reading!

  13. I know what you mean, I few times I have visited I only bought one or two things there. It is a bit over priced, so I mostly get mine from online stores too! Thanks for reading June :D

  14. Haha I wasn't being careful, it was very liquidy so it kinda dripped everywhere. -.- Was really fun to use :D

  15. Hah, it looks so cute, with that apple-shaped packaging :-) Sounds like a pretty good exfoliator too.

  16. I've never seen an exfoliator like this. It seems really interesting. Thanks for the review! The apple packaging is super cute. I might just have to give this a try,! XD

  17. Raimar ღ Guevara ღJune 2, 2013 at 2:18 PM

    Oh looks really nice this product the package is really cute!


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  18. I don't exfoliate often because my skin gets irritated really easily. But as usual, the cuteness has to be admired. xD

  19. That was very interesting. I would've never expected to look like that. Great review. Sounds fab except for the scent. hahaha

  20. I got interested about this product because I have serious issues with blackheads so I think that worth the try hahaha
    Thanks for Holika Holika asking you to do this review! :D

  21. Aww I hope it's not high in alcohol, cuz the scrub pad seems like a great idea! I might look around for one of these...I wonder if they have a non-apple one? Thanks for the review =)

  22. cute! i like the concept!

  23. I love the idea of this! Sounds like it would be really exfoliating. I'm using the Missha D Tox at the moment. I absolutely love it. It's a bit like the infamous Cure one.

  24. I know right? It's an apple xD Asian products are so cute ;3

  25. Ya it's really convenient too! Love the little rubbers :3 Ohh I heard of the Cure one, does the Missha one also create that peeling skin effect?

  26. Me too! It's easy and fun to use :D thanks for reading!

  27. Too bad the second ingredient is alcohol Dx
    But I didn't find it drying though. I think this is an apple line of theirs with other apple type skin products, not sure is there's other fruit types xD Thanks for reading Tiffany!

  28. Ohh it might work for blackheads too! But they also have another black head product specific that I'm going to review soon :D. Thank you for reading!

  29. Ya I was quite surprised too! It's a very interesting product! :D Thanks Kim

  30. Oh, I don't exfoliate that much either, this is the first one I've used in a long time haha.
    Indeed, these products always amaze me with their cutness x3

  31. Yep I love the packaging too! Except it was a bit hard to open haha
    Thanks for reading !

  32. Yep it really made my skin super soft *A*
    I love it! Thanks for reading !

  33. First time trying an exfoliator like this too! Very convenient, you should try it :D
    Thanks for reading ^^

  34. Definitely like the idea of the scrubber being included. Definitely want to try this now. But nooo I like good smelling products and Korean ones tend to smell good too.


  35. The little green scrubbing pad is so cute! The scent sounds a bit displeasing though >_<
    I think I prefer peeling gels to exfoliators~

  36. Yes it does! I love doing it. Its so satisfying seeing all dead skin come off

  37. Haha I do like Korean products for this smells too, but some are a bit overwhelming like this one, particularity when it`s like alcohol. :/ But I love this for this for its exfoliating effects :D Thanks for reading Mary!

  38. It is cute x3 and rubbery! I want to try a peeling gel too! I heard the Cure one is pretty good. Do you have any recommendations? ^^

  39. I think the Cure one is the most raved about! I'd want to try that one ^^

  40. that remind me of the holika holika make-up starter :)

  41. Oh I heard of that one! Does it exfoliate too? :0 I thought it was just a spray!
    Thanks for reading Mizu~

  42. oh the starter have same type of sheet like this and it works as the make-up base..u r welcome :D