Hello friends, how are you doing? I am back with an ampoule* that has flipped my perception of hyaluronic acids. Be prepared to get your wallet burned after reading this post.
Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule, in Short:
Where to Buy the Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule 100?
In the US, you can purchase this ampoule from Amazon*. This is the biggest ampoule I have ever tried, and I can say this truly is a bang for your buck. As you can see from the photo, I have been using this ampoule for over a month every night, yet I still have a lot left. The ampoule comes with two one-day Hyaluronic Kit, which makes this even more worth your money.
In the US, you can find it for roughly $32.98, and it comes in a 3.38 fl. oz / 100ml bottle.
You can also shop for Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule from trusted Asian websites such as StyleKorean*, YesStyle*, and StyleVana*. (*affiliate links)
The Wellage Brand
Established in Korea in 2001, Hugel, Inc. is a global leader in medical aesthetics providing botulinum toxin and HA fillers. It brought its skincare technology and expertise, creating the derma cosmetic brand WELLAGE.
From the Wellage website:
WELLAGE delivers high-purity, highly concentrated clinical-grade active ingredients profoundly and effectively into the skin to bring a brilliant effect.
It is a skin specialist at your home to provide clinic-level aesthetic skincare daily with no hassle.
WELLAGE helps you fill the skin with substances you’re currently lacking. Turn back time and regain the skin’s health and the innate beauty in the most natural way.
WELLAGE’s’ continuous moves towards innovation to keep the skin healthy in its most natural conditions. But it also takes the lead in advanced dermatological science for the skin.
WELLAGE promises Healthy Beauty and Skin Wellness for everyone.
You are most beautiful when living in the moment.
WELLAGE promises better skin by:
Providing highly functional skincare solutions
Using original patented customized ingredients
Having a high-concentration product lineup focused on ingredients
Using a DDS technique to ensure the effective delivery of active ingredients
Bringing back the natural health of the skin
Products consist of ingredients that are essential for the skin structure;
Safe formula free of harmful ingredients;
All products are tested for skin irritation (hypoallergenic)
Delivering a whole new level of skin science
Providing almost the same skincare benefits as cosmetic treatments
Technological prowess with patented ingredients originally developed by Hugel through continuous R&D
Undertaking R&D in collaboration with hospitals and bio manufacturers in Korea and abroad
Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule 100 Claims
Wellage has been super popular with their WELLAGE Real HA Hydrate One Day Kit 1ea. However, that kit can be very wasteful due to its one-time use. Hence, they released the ampoule version.
The product claims that it helps skin retain moisture, reinforces the skin barrier, and improves the skin’s elasticity.
Who Is the Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule For?
The Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule is an ampoule that targets people with dull, dry, and tired skin and those who want to boost skin hydration and moisture.
Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule 100 Ingredients
Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule 100 Ingredients List (last checked 2023)
Purified Water, Propanediol, Pentylene Glycol, Glycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Panthenol, Dioscorea Japonica Root Extract, Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract, Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract, Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract, Piper Methysticum Leaf/Root/Stem Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Panax Ginseng Berry Extract, Solanum Melongena (Eggplant) Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Alpinia Galanga Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate (1,000Ppm), Hydrogenated Lecithin, Methylpropanediol, Sodium Acrylic Acid/Ma Copolymer, Butylene Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Citrate, Glycosyl Trehalose, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, Adenosine, Citric Acid, Raffinose, Lecithin, Polyquaternium-51, Beta-Glucan, Saccharide Isomerate, Cyanocobalamin, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Sucrose Laurate, Glycine, Serine, Arginine, Histidine, Lysolecithin, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate (0.1Ppm), Tocopherol, Benzyl Glycol, Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans (0.0056Ppm), Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate (0.000002Ppm), Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer (0.001Ppm), Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hyaluronate (0.0001Ppm), Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid (0.0005Ppm), Hyaluronic Acid (0.00001Ppm), Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol.
Ingredients referred from YesStyle*.
Humectant/Moisturizing Herbs Brightening Active
Key Ingredients Explained
As the name suggests, the key ingredient for this ampoule is Wellage Hyaluronic Acid. But hold up there because the HA concoction in this ampoule is unique compared to other brands. This brand is no joke regarding their investment in R&D. This ampoule contains HA-AMINOSOME™, a composite of WELLAGE’s key ingredients, REAL-HA™, and amino acid synthesized into liposomes. Wait, what does that even mean?
When I first saw the ingredient list, my jaw dropped looking at this hefty list.
Okay, let’s start with their patented ingredient first, which is none other than the HA-AMINOSOME™ concoction. For easier understanding, I have included the photo below:
The liposome is a spherical vesicle that mimics the cell membrane and carries the active ingredients allowing a better delivery system. In other words, the benefits of the active ingredients penetrate the skin’s deepest layer.
This makes a lot of sense, as this product has too many ingredients; I first wondered, “How will my skin drink up all these in a go?”. This product contains eight Hyaluronic Acids with different molecular sizes that penetrate different layers of the skin.
Glycerin, spotted as the 4th ingredient, is a well-known humectant to retain the skin’s moisture. It can also boost skin hydration, relieve dryness, and refresh the skin’s surface. It’s also an emollient, which means it can soften skin.
Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract is one of the most popular ingredients in Korean skincare products due to its powerful antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It’s a fantastic ingredient for soothing red and inflamed skin, making it a great asset in caring for acne-prone skin.
Centella Asiatica is a plant powerhouse when it comes to skincare. Centella:
- improves the hydration of the skin’s barrier;
- reduces skin redness;
- decreases trans-epidermal water loss;
- allows the skin to return to optimal pH after exposure to irritants;
- increases collagen production;
- improves skin firmness and elasticity;
- reverses photo-aging of the skin;
- speeds up wound healing;
- helps treat rising acne or irritated skin.
Ginsenosides are believed to be the major biologically active components of ginseng, responsible for many of the benefits of ginseng for the skin. Ginseng, in skincare:
- Improves the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles and eye wrinkles by suppressing the degradation of collagen;
- Protects against UV radiation-induced skin damage, known as photo-aging;
- Increases hyaluronic acid generation, therefore, helps keep skin hydrated and plump;
- Treats acne;
- Fades hyperpigmentation.
Want to learn more? Please read our full Guide on Ginseng Benefits for the Skin.
Next, I also spot numerous soothing ingredients. This includes Panthenol (6th ingredient), Aloe Extract, Adenosine and Beta-glucan.
It also contains multiple plant extracts, such as Tumeric, Eggplant, and many more, adding antioxidant goodness to the skin.
Ingredients not included in Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule 100:
Despite its lengthy ingredient list, I do not see fragrance, alcohol, paraben, or essential oils in this ampoule.
No complaints about the packaging. Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule comes in a dropper bottle made of heavy glass, making it feel luxurious, but at the same time, it’s not the kind of bottle that will break easily.
This ampoule is fragrance-free, which is a huge plus.
The texture is unique, but in a good way; It is very runny but has a little body. I am usually more used to ampoules that have a thicker consistency. Thus, I find this texture more like an essence. Nonetheless, I adore this texture; my skin absorbs the liquid quickly without any heaviness or stickiness (other Hyaluronic Acid essence/ampoules give a slightly sticky/tacky finish).
I’m not going to lie; I struggled a little when taking the texture photo because it’s so runny!
My Personal Experience with the Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule
I live in Singapore. The weather here is hot and humid.
My experience is nothing short of astounding; I am out of words.
My dehydrated skin drinks this ampoule happily; my skin has never been this soft and plump-looking. I was scared of the long ingredient list, but my sensitive skin loves this product, and my dry patches are gone for good.
Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule leaves my skin so hydrated I miss it when I’m not using it.
How to apply Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule?
- Double cleanse with The Face Shop Rice Water Bright Rich Facial Cleansing Oil followed by the Pyunkang Yul Low PH Pore Deep Cleansing Foam;
- Gentle exfoliation (optional);
- Toner, Essence, Serum;
- While your skin is still damp, put three drops of the Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule on your clean fingertips;
- Gently massage the face with the ampoule;
- Give it time to sink into the skin before applying moisturizer;
- Sunscreen in the AM or Sleeping pack in the PM.
- very hydrating
- layers well
- no scent
- easily absorbed
- not tacky
This ampoule is so underrated! If you read this post, please get this product*, and you’ll thank me later.
I recommend Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule to everyone with dehydrated skin, whether oily or dry skin.
Will I repurchase Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule 100?
I enjoy this product and am almost certainly repurchasing it.
Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule vs. Isntree Ultra-low Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Serum
I have tried numerous Hyaluronic Acid focused products, and I like Isntree Ultra-low Molecular Hyaluronic Acid Serum* for its skin benefits and value. But the Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule takes my hydration game to another level. The runnier consistency feels more pleasant and less suffocating to the skin and gives my skin the same amount, if not better, hydration level.
Shop for the Wellage Real Hyaluronic Blue Ampoule 100
As I write this review, it is sold out on YesStyle and StyleKorean, so I will stock up when it becomes available again.
Lastly, I was not paid for this review or received it as a gift.
As always, you do you, be kind to your skin and yourself! Remember that every person’s skin and skin type is different, so what might work for me might not work for you, and vice versa. So before adding a new product to your skincare routine, it pays to do a little research first.
Pay special attention to ingredients that you might react to. Doing a patch test is always a good idea. Unsure? Best to consult your dermatologist.
Want to add even more Hyaluronic Acid to your skincare regimen? Read my fellow muse’s review on the Jumiso Waterfull Hyaluronic Sunscreen.
Show Me Proof
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- Yang, Yong, Changhong Ren, Yuan Zhang, and XiaoDan Wu. “Ginseng: an nonnegligible natural remedy for healthy aging.” Aging and disease 8, no. 6 (2017): 708.
- Kim, Young Gon, Maho Sumiyoshi, Masahiro Sakanaka, and Yoshiyuki Kimura. “Effects of ginseng saponins isolated from red ginseng on ultraviolet B-induced skin aging in hairless mice.” European journal of pharmacology 602, no. 1 (2009): 148-156.
- Hou, Joon Hyuk, Hyunjung Shin, Kyoung Hwa Jang, Chae Kyu Park, Bonsuk Koo, Hyeji Shin, Soon Hong Yuk, and Ki Yong Lee. “Anti‐acne properties of hydrophobic fraction of red ginseng (Panax ginseng CA Meyer) and its active components.” Phytotherapy Research 33, no. 3 (2019): 584-590.
- Song, Margaret, Je-Ho Mun, Hyun-Chang Ko, Byung-Soo Kim, and Moon-Bum Kim. “Korean red ginseng powder in the treatment of melasma: an uncontrolled observational study.” Journal of Ginseng Research 35, no. 2 (2011): 170.
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- Haftek, Marek, Sophie Mac‐Mary, Marie‐Aude Le Bitoux, Pierre Creidi, Sophie Seité, André Rougier, and Philippe Humbert. “Clinical, biometric and structural evaluation of the long‐term effects of a topical treatment with ascorbic acid and madecassoside in photoaged human skin.” Experimental dermatology 17, no. 11 (2008): 946-952.
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