That's unfortunate, I had a pretty good experience with Chihiros. There is a local distributor for their stuff where I'm from but I ordered directly from them since it was cheaper even after shipping.
I didn't order from AliExpress though, I got mine from their online store on Tmall, which I think is operated by the brand themselves. AliExpress and Tmall are all owned by Alibaba of course but you might have better luck ordering from a different platform.
In any case I hope you've managed to get a light that you like.