NYLON x VANITY TROVE November Edition

HAPPY NEW YEAR READERS!

I know.. it’s already 2016 but it’s never too late to share good things.

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Today I’m sharing with you what I’ve got in NYLON x Vanity Trove November Edition!!

11 items in one trove and none are sample sachets!!

1. Intercosmo Il Magnifico Mask Spray x 2 (12ml)

2. LANEIGE Water Bank Essence_Ex (10ml)

3. Curél Moisture Lotion II (8ml)

4. Curél Moisture Face Milk (8ml)

5. Curél Intensive Moisture Cream (4g)

6. Bioderma Sensibio H2O (20ml)

7. Shiseido Professional The Hair Care Luminoforce Mask (50g)

8. Cosme Decorté Liposome Treatment Liquid (14ml)

9. Bioré UV Aqua Rich Watery Gel SPF 50+/PA++++ (15ml)

10. MegRhythm Steam Eye Mask (1 piece)

11. The History of WHOO Gongjinhyang Gift Set: Seol Whitening Skin Balancer (20ml), Whitening Lotion (20ml), and Whitening & Moisture Cream (4ml)

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Let’s take a look at my ALL TIME FAVE makeup remover!!

BIODERMA Sensibio H2O

This micellar water effective remove makeup and is gentle to eyes and great for sensitive skin. You can easily remove eye & lip makeup at one go too! You can read more from here..

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Curél, Japan’s No.1 Brand for Sensitive Asian Skin is formulated from Kao’s extensive dermatological science research. From face and body to scalp and hair, Curél’s hydrating and moisture-retaining ceramide care targets the actual causes of sensitive Asian skin and provides highly effective solutions to improve skin condition.

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Who doesn’t know about Biore!? Biore is probably one of the most popular known brand when you mention sun protection/makeup remover.

Biore Aqua Rich Watery Gel contains unique Aqua Micro Capsules with UV block ingredient to provide superior SPF 50+/PA++++ protection while keeping skin cool and refreshed. It is enriched with Hyaluronic Acid & Citrus essence to hydrate and soften skin. Its water-based texture spreads easily and get adsorbed easily without a white cast. Suitable to be used on face and body.

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Next item is from Kao too, it’s MegRhythm Steam Eye Mask. It relieve and relax your hardworking eyes! Treat your eyes to a steam bath, soothing them to a comfortable and relaxed state.

If you’re not used to having something covering your eyes while u sleep, you might not like this. In my opinion, you just have to get used to it and you’ll love how it relax your eyes, especially the lavender scent! I fall asleep almost immediately (or am i too tired?).

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Who doesn’t know about Laneige!? Laneige Water Bank Essence_EX is one of the best selling product over at Laneige boutique! It give moisture to your skin and can keep skin hydrated up to 24 hours while improving skin’s texture!!

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A new generation of skincare unlike any you have experienced before.

  • Contains a newly developed liposome using two varieties of phospholipids that contain beauty ingredients that actively target and work on the stratum corneum.
  • Formulated to be biologically similar to the skin, the treatment liquid is able to penetrate instantly into the stratum corneum, achieving an immediate effect on the appearance and vitality of skin.
  • Addresses dryness, irregular skin texture, roughness and dullness, giving firmness, translucency, softness and long-lasting moisture to skin.
  • Suitable for all ages and skin types, including sensitive skin.
  • Oil-free, paraben-free and allergy tested.

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I’m sorry I didnt take a good picture of this product!! But clear enough it’s a gift set!

We have Seol Whitening Skin Balancer, Whitening Lotion and Whitening & Moisture Cream in trial size!

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Ok, I’m sua-ku! I don’t know about this good stuff at all! How can like that?

IL MAGNIFICO, it’s a innovative multifunctional treatment that offers 10 benefits! A mask hair spray that combines the consistency and properties of a mask, with the convenience and speed of a spray

10 BENEFITS

  1. Repairs damaged hair
2. Controls frizz
3. Heat protection
4. Easier ironing using a straightener
5. Offers shine
6. Hair color protection
7. Facilitates detangling
8. Adds body and volume
9. Prevents split ends
10. Long lasting hairstyle

MAGNIFICENT RESULTS

  • 100% softer, silkier hair
  • 93% untangling effect
  • 83% easier combing and straigtening

This spray can be applied to both wet or dry hair directly without rinsing, in this way it can be used anywhere and at any time! Speaking of CONVENIENT!

 

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If you prefer the wash off hair mask, they’ve got you covered – Shiseido Luminoforce mask!

LUMINOFORCE focuses on the decline of lipids inside the hair which makes hair coarse. Shiseido’s original “Reducing Hair Coarseness Technology” boosts the suppleness and shine to enhance the beauty of color-treated hair.

Lipid Repair Agent (Olive-derived Squalane as a softening ingredient) – An ingredient derived from olives which closely resembles the properties of naturally occurring lipids found in hair. Has superior penetration and high affinity.

S-Hyaluronic Acid (Sodium Acetyl Hyaluronate as a moisturizing ingredient) – An ingredient with superior moisture retention that keeps the hair well-hydrated.

Evening Primrose Oil and Arginine – LUMINOFORCE imparts gloss by repairing the hair inside and out.

Evening Primrose Oil: Imparts gloss by protecting the hair surface.
Arginine: Repairs melanin holes found inside the hair to control the scattering of light and enhance the luster from within.

Fragrance “ORCHARD BREEZE” – A refreshing, soothing fragrance inspired by an orchard breeze, featuring a floral fruity note. It is a fresh and juicy fruit fragrance imbued with the gorgeous and natural aroma of the noble rose.

Intensively repairs damaged hair to keep a suppleness and shine that complement the beauty of color-treated hair.

Just use once or twice a week. After shampooing, gently remove excess water. Take an appropriate amount of the Mask and work through the entire hair. Leave for 3-5 minutes, and rinse thoroughly.

Now that you’ve seen the items in this trove, are you excited to yours too!!!? Head over to Vanity Trove website to find out more or click HERE to purchase your NYLON x VANITY TROVE now!!

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**The above blog review is proudly sponsored by:

Vanity Trove | Nylon

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NYLON x VANITY TROVE October Edition

Time for my favourite session!

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Today I am going to show you what I’ve got in my Oct edition Nylon trove!!

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Again, I have a trove full of goodness!! We have sample size, travel size and even FULL size product!! Wow…Nearly all are popular brands!!

  1. Tsubaki Extra Moist Shampoo (40ml)
  2. Tsubaki Extra Moist Conditioner (40ml)
  3. Neogence Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Lotion (180ml, full-sized)
  4. Za True White Ex Essence Lotion (20ml)
  5. Bioré Aqua Jelly Makeup Remover (20ml)
  6. Shiseido Professional The Hair Care Fuente Forte Toning Serum (10ml)
  7. Benefit POREfessional (3ml)
  8. Curél Sebum Care Lotion (8ml)
  9. Curél Sebum Care Moisture Gel (7ml)
  10. Senka Perfect Watery Oil (20ml) and Perfect Whip (35g)
  11. CNP Laboratory Anti-Pore Blackhead Clear Kit
  12. VDL Beauty Cleansing Foam (25ml)
  13. Bottega Verde Body Cream With Red Grape Extract (50ml)

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I’m sure most of your out there are no stranger withh Tsubaki! Tsubaki is one of my favourite hair care brand! I love their conditioner – it give my hair shine and smoothness that last! In Oct’s Nylon Trove, we are getting this 40ml Extra Moist set!

Hair can get moisture from inside and scalp can be soft too! Why?

Here’s why!

  • Camellia Oil and Rice Malt infusion technique – Includes Camellia Oil and Rice Malt S (fermented extract of camellia oil, rice malt and sorbitol : softener and moisturizer for hair and scalp). Apply it thoroughly over scalp and massage. Your scalp gets relaxed and the hair is moisturized from the inside. Feel a blissful improvement in texture.
  • Super rich moisturizer can keep shape of hair – Dry hair can also maintain the smooth style. Moisturizing ingredients: sustainable hyaluronic acid (acetylated sodium hyaluronic acid and sorbitol)
  • Elegant aroma filled with selected camellia nectar and fruit

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Shiseido Professional The Hair Care Fuente Forte Toning Serum addresses concerns such as dryness and itchiness. Replenishes the scalp with moisture and creates a healthy scalp environment for growing beautiful hair.

Recommended for :

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Next up! Something good for those who find removing makeup such hassle!!

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Bioré Aqua Jelly Makeup Remover was one of my die hard favourite before Biore Micellar Water Remover was launch!

You can check out my previous post from HERE to see it’s effectiveness!

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Senka Perfect Watery Oil (20ml) and Perfect Whip! This is the third Shiseido product we have in this Trove!

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Senna Perfect Whip creates 5 times density of foam then conventional cleansers. So that it penetrates into your pores easily and removes impurities and dirt in an effortless way

As for Senka Perfect Watery Oil, I bet you can tell its a makeup removing oil.. Don’y you love the simplicity of in-shower make-up remover? Perfect Watery Oil will be your ideal choice. It helps you to remove waterproof make-up and can be washed away instantly without any greasy feeling!

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VDL Beauty Cleansing Foam – A moisture type cleansing foam that gently removes makeup and impurities while maintaining the skin’s moisture balance.

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ZA True White Essence Lotion, it’s a lotion + essence + emulsion ─3 in 1 skin whitener Reduces dark spots and evens out skin tone in just 7 days!

Not sure if you can see in about picture but the lotion is filled with white micro beads.. These are the micro capsules that holds the whitening essences!

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Next up is a full size toner from Neogence!

Neogence Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Lotion – uses Hyaluronic Acid+Tornare, it supplies large amount of moisture to the skin, and at the same time maintains hydrous conditions after cleansing the skin, which helps to facilitate effective absorption. It has purified ingredients, is alcohol-free and soothes dry skin after undergoing a medical beauty treatment or sunbathing.

Next up is CNP Laboratory Anti-Pore Blackhead Clear Kit!

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I’m sorry I can’t show u a closer look of the packaging because I threw them away already! OOPS!

This is a 2-Step mask set that makes the nose appear cleaner. The Blackhead Clear Mask (Step 1) gently removes blackheads and sebum, while the Pore Tightening Mask (Step 2) effectively tightens the pores for a cleaner and smoother appearance.

Step-1 – Blackhead & sebum removal

Natural ingredients gently dissolve blackhead and sebum, and help lift unseen sebum via maceration. By wearing the mask, which is designed to prevent pore expansion for 10 minutes, skin irritation is minimized and you’ll be able to see the crusting of sebum and blackheads popping out of skin. It will leave your nose smooth and glossy.

Step-2 – Powerful pore tightening

With Witch Hazel extract tightens pores effectively. CNP Anti-Irritant Complex ingredients are safe for sensitive skin

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And you think after all this skincare, you are good to go? NO!! We need a good makeup base in order to make us look more flawless!

Benefit POREfessional quickly minimize the appearance of pores & fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin! Apply this silky, lightweight balm alone, under or over makeup. Translucent, oil-free formula complements all skintones and helps makeup stay put. Contains a Vitamin E derivative, known to protect skin from free radicals!

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Last but not least.. We have Bottega Verde Body Cream With Red Grape Extract to pamper your body!

Now that you’ve seen the items in this trove, are you excited to yours too!!!? Head over toVanity Trove website to find out more or click HERE to purchase your NYLON x VANITY TROVE now!!

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**The above blog review is proudly sponsored by:

Vanity Trove | Nylon

My stash of… Lipcolors!

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After a LOOONG wait! Here comes the post on my stash of lip colors!!! Some of my favorites are listed tooo!! Man! Can’t wait to share with you!!!

Etude House Fresh Cherry Tint! ✿◕ ‿ ◕✿ – #02 Cherry Pink

Type: Tint

What I like: Natural and pinkish shade on my lips!

What I don’t like: If i have to say one, its probably gonna be the color is too light?

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How it look: As you can see, the color is pretty sweet! Sweet pink! It’s quite runny (that’ how a lip tint suppose to be!) and sheer!

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See how natural it blends and doesn’t looks drama! It feels like applying water on your lips, color water perhaps? Hahaha! I actually did a post on this lip tint before because it performed better than expected!

Next up is my first ever RED lip color!! Seriously RED!!

Shiseido Lacquer Rouge ✿◕ ‿ ◕✿

Type: Lacquer Rouge

What I like: Super sexy! I like how the red has that bit of gold shimmer that enhance the whole lip color.

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What I don’t like: I don’t know.. perhaps the color is too opaque I have to be careful every min..??

How it look: SEXY!!!! hahahah!! I’m not touching details on this as you can read it from my previous post here

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But I’m more than glad to show you how the color looks like on my lips!! 😉

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Definitely a great color to use for party and prom!

Bobbi Brown ✿◕ ‿ ◕✿

Type: Lip gloss

What I like: Nude shade and it has shimmer!

What i don’t like: It gives my allergy!!!!

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How it looks: This is a nude color and it’s glossy nude with a little shimmer. It looks much darker (browner) in the bottle. When applied, the color lightens.

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Ok, here comes my favourite!! *excited*

M.A.C Lipstick ✿◕ ‿ ◕✿

Type: Lipstick

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What I like: I thought I will never understand why people will go crazy for M.A.C until my first application of this lip color! It’s smooth! It’s lasting! It’s simply worth every cents it cost! All it takes is just one stroke and you will fall in love with this precious darling and (yes!) it’s one of my favorite now!

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This is a limited edition color – neutral beige of Naked Proof Cremesheen Lipstick – one of the lipstick from Illustrated by Rebecca Moses Collection (Lip Bag by Rebecca Moses: Nude x3)

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What I don’t like: NOTHING!

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How it look: Looks really natural yet not boring! The nude is slightly brown-peachy tone and it can cover the darkened area on my lips (due to chapping) without looking too gross! Girls who doesn’t like glossy look or pink shade probably will love this (at least I do..)! Though it’s not glossy, it is not matte finish either.. That’s another reason why I love it!!

On days when I’m on my casual style, this is definitely my must-wear!!

M.A.C Tinted Lipglass ✿◕ ‿ ◕✿

Type: Lip gloss

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What I like: Smooth application and color is really cheery!!

A unique lip gloss available in a wide variety of colours that can create a high gloss, glass-like finish or a subtle sheen. Designed to be worn on its own, over Lip Pencil or Lipstick, Tinted Lipglass is the perfect product for creating shine that lasts. It’s pigmented, very shiny and can impart subtle or dramatic colour. It contains Jojoba Oil to help soften and condition the lips. Tinted Lipglass is packaged in a convenient bottle with a sponge tip applicator that provides a quick, smooth, even application.

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This is another limited edition color – Drawn To Chic from Illustrated by Rebecca Moses Collection (Lip Bag by Rebecca Moses: Nude x3)! Ehem!! Also another favorite of mine!!!

What I don’t like: It feels a lil sticky when applied but after a while, you’ll get used to it.20140215-002657.jpg

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How it look: Obviously this is not nude!! It looks so HOT PINK in the tube but was lighter when applying on lips! This color brightens you up (kinda makes u look fairer, IMO), makes you look bold yet feminine!

If you are a glossy girl,. you will love how this lipglass shines on your lips!

Not that I wanna repeat this but it’s like I finally understand why M.A.C is so well-loved by girls of all age!! Like OPI, you will never understand why people love it so much until you try it once!! …..and get hooked on it. T_T

Laneige Snow Crystal Pure Lipgloss ✿◕ ‿ ◕✿ LR107 Veil Rose

Type: Lip gloss

What I like: Color is light and sweet. It is scented lip gloss and shimmers~!!

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What I don’t like: Not as lasting as I thought..

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How it look: It’s pretty sheer (more low profile) as compared to M.A.C’s color but they have this light fragrance that M.A.C doesn’t have. That explain why it was one of my favorite nude color before I receive my Christmas gift (Lip Bag by Rebecca Moses: Nude x3)!! 😉

If you want highly pigmented color, this is definitely not for you! However, if what you want is just a little shine on your lips then get this!

Laneige Snow Crystal Pure Lipgloss ✿◕ ‿ ◕✿ LR09 Cherry Pink

Type: Lip gloss

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What I like: This is slightly more pigmented as compared to the previous color. SLIGHTLY only! LOL…

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How it look: Pinkier lips as compared to Veil Rose and I think it looks sweet too! I prefer this color over Veil Rose because the color is more visible! I mean, that’s is why you put on a lipstick/lipcolor right?? Else a lip balm or lip gloss will just do the trick (this doesn’t include nude color)!

VDL Tintbar Triple Shot ✿◕ ‿ ◕✿

Type: Tint Bar

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What I like: I totally love the idea of this triple shot tintbar!! It can create a gradient lip color in juz one lipstick!! Yesh, now there’s no need for me to bring around so many lip color to create those gradient lip look! And you don’t need special technique to put this color on!!! They are not only look amazing on your lips, they are very moisturizing too!! They feel like lip balm on your lips and it’s not sticky too!!!

What I don’t like: Not many color options

How it look: I’m gonna show you the first color I put in my shopping basket…. Btw, the price I got them during the sale was 1 for S$2X (can’t remember) and 2 for S$40! So of cuz, woman’s instinct (!!!), grab TWO!! I think the original price was $28 for one. Correct me if I’m wrong… Ok, back to the color that I wanna show u!

601 Triple Peach

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This is more to an orange tone lip color. Natural yet not boring (because of the gradient effect!!)

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Totally in love with it!! If you’re a light color person, I think you should keep one of this in your stash! It’s gonna enhance your lips sooo much!!

And the next color is ….

502 Triple Bergundy

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Before I apply I thought I’m gonna have some brown dracula-like lips! Because the dark color look so brownish!!! However the sales person promised that it’s actually a pink tone then i tried it on my hand… True enough… It’s pink!!!

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As compare to the Triple Peach, this color is more playful and feminine! The gradient is more visible too!

Side track a bit! I think another name for gradient lips is called ombre/bitten lips, some even call it Korean lips! Just google and you can see a list of tutorial teaching you how to create gradient lips! But now, with VDL’s Tintbar Triple Shots, all I need to do is apply this lipstick per normal! The only “technique” I need to know is how to hold the lipstick right so that you get the darker colors on your inner lips! Not too tough right?? LOLX!!

I’m so happy I found this!! I believe very soon other brands will come out with something similar (or even better)! Here’s one more pic to show you the difference in color between them, on my hand..

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Update on 28 Jun 2014: Can’t resist this awesome concept, I bought a new COLOR on Qoo10!!! Yeahhh~!!

501 Triple Red

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I thought it will be dramatic red.. But fortunately they’re pretty sheer hence won’t be too shocking to put them on..

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They actually looks pretty natural right? It’s slightly lighter than Triple Burgundy yet color still visible and sweet.. 🙂

Well, no lips are not suitable for colors, you just have to take good care of them! How I do it? Easy!!

  • Drink more water – it will make your lips supple.
  • Do your weekly lip scrub – to exfoliate dead skin.
  • Apply lip balm before sleep – it’s the BEST time to heal chapped lips. With a good lip balm, you can see improvement overnight!
  • Don’t peel your chapped lips – you will make it worst!
  • Do not use your tongue (saliva) to lick your lips just because your feel they are dry – your are making it even drier by doing that!!

Keep to this 5 points and very soon, your lips will look sexy and healthy!

Before I end, do check out my previous post HERE on lip treatment! Hope it will be helpful for you ! 🙂

Click HERE for part 2 of my lip stash!! 😀

The Little Black Beauty Box X Tangs !!

Are you aware that The Little Black Beauty Box has changed partner?

Yup, it’s no more Robinson but Tangs! Oh well, to me, as long as it continue to bring in new/interesting/amazing samples for its subscribers, I don’t really care who’s the partner. Of course, the price must be justifiable! LOL..

So today, I proudly presents my first Tangs x LBBB ! Quite happy with my new LBBB!

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But before i go further, I have to apologise!! All images that you are gonna see here, the color is a bit “cool”.. It looks totally fine on my cam but somehow when I transferred them to my iPhone and upload them here.. hmm… colour runs?

Anyway, I had tried my best to adjust the color to as true as possible but.. oh well.. bear with it!

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Ain’t you excited to seeeee so many goodies in a lil box like this!? Looks like they have hunt for variety of samples for us.. From skin care to hair care to makeup to fragrance! Wow~ How thoughtful!

I will not be going through every single item in my box but still I will show you picture of it..

First thing that caught my attention is….  BELIF! For the first time I actually see one sample box includes a decent travel size of Belif product! Best part, this is the cleanser that I would usually get when I wanted Belif!

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This cleansing foam uses a foaming action to softly wash away impurities from your skin. Formulated with Soapwort, Sweet Flag and Wormwood to remove toxins, this cleansing foam produces clean skin without dryness after washing.

Soapwort, rich with vitamin C and natural foaming agents, cleanses the skin gently. It has been used instead of soap for centuries. Sweet Flag, has appealed to women for generations, is known to make hair and skin beautiful, silky and smooth. Wormwood, possesses breakout-prevention properties and excels at removing toxins.

The other 2 Belif products are sachet masks pack..

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The next item here I think there’s no need to further explained! It’s so popular even my mom knows about it.. Yup, It’s Laneige Water Sleeping Pack EX..

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Shiseido White Lucent

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Clarins Shaping Facial Lift Total V Contouring Serum

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This is better than the face lifting cream from Bioessence, IMO.. This doesn’t give me a TIGHT feeling and doesn’t feel heavy for my skin.. Most importantly, you can see result!

Michael Kors Sporty Citrus

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Guerlain Foundation

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Guerlain invents the most perfect second skin: Lingerie de Peau. This intangible foundation becomes one with the skin like a second sensual covering to make it more beautiful than ever. Its secret: the Bio-Fusion micro-mesh, an unprecedented combination of smoothing and shaping stretch fibres and natural linen and silk fibres in complete affinity with the skin. The foundation glides on like a silk stocking. The “little nothing” becomes everything…

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Sublimely transparent, the complexion becomes as soft and radiant as silk. The curves of the face are tightened and imperfections are erased. The nine shades of the range are so skin-fusing and natural that they leave no visible colour on the face, simply a glowing, long-wearing tone that leaves the skin looking natural. Regular size Lingerie de Peau is about 30ml pump bottle and has SPF 20 – PA+. Though not the strongest sun protection but better than nothing!

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Overall, looks quite natural on my skin and doesn’t feels very thick.. Shall update here again when I tried them out on my face some day!

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Aveda Smooth Infusion

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Sulwhasoo trial kit

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I’ve got an exactly the same kit from one of the sample box previously.. Haven’t got the chance to use so can’t comment much about it too.. LOL!

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To end this post, here’s a quick look of the LBBB voucehers! Some of it are quite worthy leh!

BONUS image (maybe not):

July LBBB!

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LBBB A New Beginnning

This is a SUPER LATE post!!! I kept it in my draft and happily forgot about it until now!! Goshhh….

Now here’s my January Little Black Beauty Box! I’m actually not that excited already when I opened up the box. I think this is not the first time they throw in perfume samples to fill the box (at least that’s what I feel – using perfume sample to fill the box)..

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The White Lucent Power Brightening Mask. An original brightening mask inspired by iontophoresis, a beauty treatment that saturates skin with a generous amount of brightening ingredients. Through the power of Ion Force Technology, the brightening ingredients are absorbed deep within the skin for highly effective results. Remove the mask and see your skin refreshed, bright and even toned.

The unique shape of our mask is the result of a long and meticulous design process that led to its simple and effective form. Made with highly elastic new materials, it fits any face perfectly, allowing the formula to reach deeply into every part of the skin.

I had used this mask and erm.. the brightening effect.. I guess I need more to see the effect.. LOL..

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White Lucent Total Brightening Serum. The ultimate brightening solution for even-toned skin with perfect radiance. A brightening serum that combines Shiseido’s advanced brightening technologies to achieve ultimately bright skin. Shiseido’s exclusive new complex, ProBright 4MRtm, has been developed based on the latest research for a superior combined effect* of overall brightening, and flawless, perfectly radiant skin.
The light, dewy texture absorbs quickly from the skin surface to deep within.

It refines the skin surface for a lustrous look. Provides generous moisture, for optimum clarity. Prevents and diminishes visible dark spots, for spotless skin.

Next up, Laneige Snow BB Soothing Cushion!

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Laneige has always been one of my favourite brands! Not only their skincare range is hydrating enough.. I like their packaging too!

This is not my first time using Snow BB Soothing Cushion (You can check my my previous post HERE). In fact I have a full size one in my makeup pouch!

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Something from Kose. It’s the Sun Protect Gel, in short, sunblock.

This gel block out UV rays and lock in moisture with SEKKISEI Sun Protect Gel’s new “ultrathin cohesive veil” formula.

  • Sun protect gel made with oriental plant extracts that creates smooth and translucent skin by preventing spots and freckles caused by sunburn.
  • Thin and soft “ultrathin cohesive veil” locks moisture inside of skin for long hours, while protecting it from UV rays.
  • SPF50/PA+++ thoroughly blocks UV-A which causes damage to plumpness of skin, and UV-B which causes sunburn.
  • Can be used as makeup base. Tones skin, and enhances and supports application and lasting effect of foundation.

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I don’t know how comfortable this will be but that’s what written on it. Nuse Ultra Comfortable Face Cream. This nourishing cream with its delicious, creamy texture, replenishes, soothes, repairs and protects the skin from external aggression. A delicious treat for pampered skin all day long.

The skin is intensely nourished (91%*) and its comfort is restored (86%*). Sensations of discomfort and tightness are reduced (91%*).
*Use test carried out under dermatological supervision over 28 days of application on 21 volunteers  % of volunteers who agreed with the claim.

Next are all about perfume whereby I will just skipped them.

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This is a pot of eye shadow. It will tightly attached on skin and maintains clear makeup all day. It also creates light and clear shimmering with brush.

How to use?? Apply a proper amount with brush or with your finger tips.

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It comes with a safety seal so that the powder will not “leak”.

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If you have notice, It doesn’t comes in a powdery form but instead they are like little balls.

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*dapped more*

Still look light…

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NOW, this is too much! LOL… I did this on purpose just to show you that you have to blend well if you are using ur fingers. If not the chunks of ball will just be unevenly spread out.

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And yup, this is the amount of perfume samples I have in my drawers… ! LOL! I should be able to finish them before they turn yollow… =X

 

The Little Beauty Black Box

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Above picture explains all!!!!! The Little Beauty Black Box!! Your ultimate beauty indulgence! A pampering experience like no other. Each month, the LBBB present you with a gorgeous array of beauty surprises in a dedicated theme, from skincare to cosmetics, all for just S$19.90 including delivery. As each box is packaged and delivered by hand, there are just a limited number of TLBBBs per month so that each subscriber will get only the very best of this indulgent beauty experience, brought to you exclusively by Robinsons together with styleXstyle! Early subscribers will also receive a mystery gift, as well as a day of pampering and a personalised beauty consultation at a workshop conducted by our esteemed make-up gurus. And the journey does not end there – inside every box are invitations to personalized skincare consultations exclusively at Robinsons, vouchers, free gifts and more!

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So how it works??? SIMPLE!! Just head over to StyleXStyle and choose your preferred plan. If you aren’t already a member of styleXstyle.com, you’ll be invited to join them (registration is completely free!) before purchasing your subscription. Once you’re a member, proceed to buy your very own TLBBB, and start your beauty journey with Robinsons.

Every subscriber enjoys free shipping within Singapore. There are no hidden shipping or handling costs to receive TLBBB. During your subscription, it will be delivered every month to your doorstep, completely free of charge.

When your Beauty Box arrives, discover the products they’ve selected for you. Try them, use them, love them! Then let them know which ones you liked or hope to receive next. Your feedback will inspire their upcoming boxes, so share your thoughts!

One important thing I like about LBBB is that they give you OBVIOUS preview of what you will be expecting in the upcoming box. Like for August box, i already know it’s gonna be a Shiseido box when i subscribed in July – the only thing i didn’t know is that … It’s such an excellent box!!!

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Seee!!! They aren’t sachets or samples!! They are good travel size products! & you know what? This series (IBUKI) of skin care products are not available in Singapore yet!! But fred not, it will be available after 30 August!! 🙂

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The preview message for this Shiseido Box:

HELLO GORGEOUS!

Is your skin ready for anything? In the month of August, we prepare you for anything that comes your way! Come what may, we shall always put our best face forward! Summer exuberance is here to stay!

Shiseido produces some of the most well-loved skincare and makeup items that are guaranteed to give you that summer glow!

Research shows that stress and lifestyle factors causes skin surface cells to shrink, and causes recurring skin problems.

Shiseido’s exclusive Shape Memorizing Cell Technology returns cells to their ideal condition and inhibits future shrinkage, to boost skin’s resistance.

Building skin’s resistance is the quickest route to smooth, trouble-free skin. And your own cells have the power to boost your skin’s resistance to stress. How? By memorizing their ideally moisturized state, and maintaining it.

It’s not easy to change your lifestyle for you skin. So Shiseido changed skincare for you lifestyle. Ibuki line builds skin’s resistance to UV rays, dryness and daily stress by infusing it with long-lasting moisture. Now you can support your skin’s own inner power to resist problems and stay ideally balanced!

WHAT IS IBUKI?
Ibuki is a Japanese word for inner strength – a buried resource that endures tough conditions and emerges beautifully.

Think of nature’s ability to resist harsh winters, and bring out new life in the springtime. Like nature, your skin protects and nurtures the strength inside, even as your environment changes. But a fully packed schedule, and a demanding, fast-paced lifestyle can be rough enough on your skin to weaken it.

What are “stress” to your skin? Mental stress, UV ray, dryness, lack of sleep, night life, air pollutants and unbalanced diet can cause stress to your skin..

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SHISEIDO IBUKI Gentle Cleanser – An extra gentle cleanser that lathers quickly into a creamy and rich foam to remove impurities and harmful excess sebum without stripping away skin’s essential moisture. Skin feels refreshed and silky-smooth to the touch.

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SHISEIDO IBUKI Softening Concentrate – This will enhance the effect of moisturizer and penetrates quickly without leaving any sticky feeling.

By supplying skin with generous moisture, this deep-infusion formula helps deliver immediately effective ingredients into the skin for a softer, smoother feel. Skin’s moisture level is restored, leaving it plump and hydrated!

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SHISEIDO IBUKI Refining Moisturizer – Get smoother skin with his multi-functional moisturizer. Skin texture is more refined with less visible pores after use.

This multi-action formula intensively corrects the appearance of unevenness such as visible pores, breakouts/ blemish marks and skin roughness. It renews the skin’s surface, revealing an incredibly smooth, uniform texture, while keeping skin hydrated all day long.

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SHISEIDO IBUKI Protective Moisturizer SPF 15 – This multi-action daytime formula protects against UV and other environmental hazards with soft reflecting power intensively corrects the appearance of unevenness such as visible pores, breakouts/ blemish marks and skin roughness. It renews the skin’s surface, revealing an incredibly smooth, uniform texture, while providing lasting hydration.

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Pureness Oil-Control Blotting Paper – Handy sheets freshen skin and erase shine on contact. A powerful oil-absorbing ingredient, Hydroxyapatite, provides the power to absorb sebum, as well as lipid peroxide effectively.

TO USE:
・Press powder-coated side against skin. Repeat as needed.

UPDATE on 23 August 2013:

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When i say blotting PAPER… It really is a piece of paper!! Not like those blue “elastic” sheet from (Johnson & Johnson) or translucent like tracing paper kind thin sheet! THIS-IS-REALLY-PAPER but probably a little more flimsy~ LOL!

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As I’m here posing stupidly, my blotting paper is already working~

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See the oil on my forehead?? Absorbing power, disgustingly 4 stars! (Hahaha! BTW, sorry for the poor image! I have to focus on the blotting paper in order to see the “oil” thus my face ended up like so dark..)

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Pureness Refreshing Cleansing Sheets (Oil-free & Alcohol-free) – Cleansing, refined to its simplest form. Ultra-soft 100% cotton sheets maintain skin’s natural balance while whisking away impurities, makeup and oil that can clog pores and lead to imperfections. Quick. Easy. Portable. Instantly refreshing.

TO USE:
・Remove one sheet and wipe gently over face. Reseal package after use.

UPDATE on 23 August 2013:

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Cleansing sheet is approximately my palm size but definitely enough for one face! It smells very good (probably a typical Shiseido scent) and isn’t that sticky as compare to the previous cleansing sheet i tried!

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My waterproof gel eyeliner is wiped clean in a few seconds. No sticky sensation nor skin irritation. For a more efficient but not recommended way of removing my makeup, i cover my face with the cleansing sheet and start wiping like I’m trying to towel dry my face.. I can see my BB cream came off, eyeliner all cleaned up.

It’s good but not good enough for me to purchase it again..Cleansing sheet is never my cuppa tea. I still feel that my makeup is not removed after using it.. 😦

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ZEN Eau de Parfum – A breath of floral freshness layered with amber and wood, conveying sweetness and femininity in a new, modern language.

Experience Zen, and discovery bursts open. Shimmering energy enfolds you, encircling your body with sensations, possibilities freeing you from within. Release the pure joy of living as the woman you truly are.

Zen awakens from its traditional stillness. Full of energy. Full of life. Full of sensuality. This life force presents a new incarnation of Zen. A Zen that projects the essence of a modern woman – drawing the truth from her inner reaches on a breath of floral freshness, layered with amber and wood.

– From meditation to expression-

Zen encompasses a simple, spiritual style. Yet, the other side of Zen shows you a life filled with radiance and delight. now, open your heart to the enery and joy of living. Rejoice in being a woman embodied in fragrance. Through Shiseido ZEN, you will see the new side of Zen that is “strong, dynamic, and glamorous” for the first time.

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Translucent Loose Powder – Perfect for all skin tones. Satin-smooth finish. Maintains a satin smooth finish that keeps pores and uneven surface texture concealed. Encapsulated Super Hydro-Wrap Vitalizing DE and Bio-evening primrose oil provide instant hydration. Melts into skin and perfectly matches any skin tone, providing an “invisible” look. The end result is flawless, natural looking skin! Improves the finish of foundation and makeup wear.

  • NON-COMEDOGENIC.
  • DERMATOLOGIST-TESTED.

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You might not be able to see here, but like all cosmetic, this small powder came with safety seal too..

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And the powder puff is so SOFT & SMOOTH!

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Lacquer Rouge – Inspired by Japanese Laquerware, one coat provides intense color and deep luster. This rich liquid lipstick leaves lips as smooth as lacquer. Applicator fits closely against the lips for a comfortable, even application that does not bleed. Lacquer Rouge improves dry, rough or peeling lips with continued use, leaving them smooth and deeply moisturized.

  • Contains Super Hydro-Wrap Vitalizing DE.

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That’s very red… (for me)…

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It has gold shimmers too… that reminds me of a nail lacquer from OPI 007 collection!

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(before)

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(after)

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See the gold shimmer?? Gives you a mature look yet a hint of fun! (well at least it’s not maroon red)

Overall, I’m very HAPPY with my Shiseido Box!! It’s worth more than $19.90 and came better than what I expected!! It won my heart!! Curious what’s for September already?

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