BRAND’S® InnerShine® RubyCollagen Essence Drink

HARD TRUTH ABOUT HEART HEALTH

A recent survey has found that Singapore workers are spending more hours at work relative to their regional counterpart, resulting in workplace stress.* Together with the sedentary lifestyle from sitting at the desk the entire day, Singapore workers are facing increased risks of high blood pressure and heart diseases.

*S’pore workplace stress on the rise survey, the Business Times, 27 Aug 2016

Now what has that gotta do with today’s post? Read on..

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Introducing Unique RubySignature™ Formula!

Unlike normal collagen, RubySignature™ formula is created with a unique and precious blend of ingredients derived from natural sources. It contains micro-collagen and one of mother nature’s most powerful antioxidants, astaxanthin (micro-algae extract). Scientifically proven, its anti-oxidant power is 6000 times more powerful than Vitamin C, 800 times more powerful than CoQ10 and 500 times more powerful than Vitamin E.

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Collagen is necessary to support the skin’s structural foundation to improve firmness and elasticity for youthful and supple skin. Astaxanthin serves as the perfect complement by acting as a natural shield against the collagen-depleting procedure. In containing both micro-collagen and astaxanthin, RubySignature™ formula defies the ageing process by performing a vital triple-action of supplying collagen, protecting against collagen degradation and delivering collagen efectively to skin cells..

Infused with natural pomegranate juice, BRAND’S® InnerShine® RubyCollagen makes for a truly delicious treat and an indispensable beauty oral supplement that addresses the heightened needs of aging skin. Designed to easily complement your existing topical skin care routine to form a comprehensive beauty regimen, the BRAND’S® InnerShine® RubyCollagen Essence range is available in both drink and strip formats. Daily consumption will help to ensure that your body is adequately supplied with the essential nutrients for optimal skin support and protection. For optimum efficacy, it is recommended that BRAND’S® InnerShine® RubyCollagen be consumed twice daily to experience the skin age-reversing diference in 6 weeks*.

*Results may vary according to individuals

I had drank this for about a week now. I can’t say it changed me totally but I can see the radiance on my skin every morning when I look into the mirror! (Can’t be sure if that the glow of entering married life or.. LOL) Anyway, I do like this product as it’s sweet and easy to bring around. I’ve already packed it and was suppose to bring to Bali for my honeymoon trip but it slipped my mind..! Tsk!

(Hmm, got drifted a bit….)

Nonetheless, not to late to start when I returned because there were breakouts on my face during my trip (caused by the wedding’s heavy makeup I believe)!! After consuming 2-3 bottles I started to see slight result – my breakouts are healing, skin getting better too.. Who doesn’t love to see a beautiful self? At least I do! Although this drink sweet (might be a lil too sweet if u don’t really like soft drink) but it can be tastier if it’s sparkling!
Seriously, I  can’t help to think that at my age, I really need the aid of collagen drink to help me maintain YOUTH!!! hahaha! If I didn’t recall wrongly, an average person will need 5000mg  of collagen per day and consistancy is the key..! Just drinking 1-2 bottles a day, you’ll get smoother skin, firmer skin, less wrinkle formation.. WHY NOT???

 
Infused with natural pomegranate juice, BRAND’S® InnerShine® RubyCollagen makes for a truly delicious treat and an indispensable beauty oral supplement that addresses the heightened needs of aging skin. Designed to easily complement your existing topical skin care routine to form a comprehensive beauty regimen, the BRAND’S® InnerShine® RubyCollagen Essence range is available in both drink and strip formats. Daily consumption will help to ensure that your body is adequately supplied with the essential nutrients for optimal skin support and protection. For optimum efcacy, it is recommended that BRAND’S® InnerShine® RubyCollagen be consumed twice daily to experience the skin age-reversing diference in 6 weeks*.

About BRAND’S®

Operating across six major markets namely, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and China, BRAND’S® is the market leader in Asia with over 80 per cent market share. The company-owned manufacturing plants located in Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia and China ensures that products meet the highest quality and safety standards. Keeping relevant with consumers’ demands and changing needs is one of the company’s topmost priorities.

About InnerShine®

Developed with a winning combination of scientifically proven health-enhancing ingredients, BRAND’S® InnerShine® is a modern range of beauty wellness supplements to help you promote beauty from within.  Don’t let your lifestyle stand in the way of feeling great and looking fabulous. Let BRAND’S® InnerShine® bring out the best in you.

Now, if you’re keen in getting your hands on BRAND’S® InnerShine® RubyCollagen Essence, head over to BRAND’S®  e-Store! This collagen drink is exclusively available ONLINE only.

BRAND’S® InnerShine® RubyCollagen Essence (50ml x 12): SGD $62.90
BRAND’S® InnerShine® RubyCollagen Essence Strip (15g x 10): SGD $36.00

**The above blog review is proudly sponsored by:

Sample Store | BRAND’S®

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MU MIEUX Collagen Beauty Drink by Mary Chia

Do you know what’s my number one wishlist every Christmas?

Stay BEAUTIFUL & always looks YOUNG, of course!

If you are a frequent reader on tempted2love.com,  I’m sure you are aware I’m a beauty drink lover! I love anything that can replenish collagen, brighten/even skin tone and i think i need skin tightening already! O_o

Why am I so crazy about collagen and maintaining even skin tone you ask? That’s because our collagen and elastin production begins to slow down when we reach the age of… *drumroll* 25!! That’s almost like as soon as you graduate from college? ! By the time we reach 40 (don’t even wanna think about it!) we would have lost 25% of our optimum collagen level! I don’t wanna look like 60 when I’m only 40! Hence the fastest & easiest way to replenish/imporove collagen level is to drink beauty drink!

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Yup! Thanks to Samplestore.com,  I get to try Mary Chia’s Mu Mieux Collagen Beauty Drink!

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About MU Nutrition+

A revolutionary new line of nutrition dietary supplements brought to you by MU.

Many of us today are often unable to obtain all aspects of our nutritional requirements based on our day-to-day dietary intakes. Living in today’s modern society, we are also exposed daily to high levels of electro-magnetic waves from electronic gadgets and equipment that we use on a daily basis; this on-going exposure to environmental free radicals and the consumption of processed, genetically-modified foods creates imbalance within our body which can result in long-term detrimental effects on our health and overall well-being.

The MU Nutrition+ range of supplements is designed to address common concerns such as:
– Pre-mature ageing due to loss of collagen and key vitamins for skin and organs
– Improve body’s detoxification abilities
– Enhance gastro-intestinal health by introducing beneficent bacteria (Probiotics)
– Improve overall metabolism and blood circulation
– Block/displace excess fat, sugars and carbohydrates consumed through daily diet
– Enhance overall organ functions
– Increase energy levels and vitality
– Improve immunity

Like any good lifestyle habits, there is never a better time to start than NOW – start taking responsibility of your health and wellness today.
Because good health is the greatest wealth of all!

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This collagen drink comes in a box of 8 and each bottle contains 3000mg of BHN Collagen and 10mg or Ceramide.. Just drink 1 bottle before going to bed and you are way to beautiful skin! For best enjoyment, chill it first and remember to shake well!

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IMO, this collagen drink is pretty sweet and need not worry about any fishy smell (because they used fish collagen) or slimy texture.. It’s like drinking ribena (just a different color and flavour one perhaps..) I really enjoyed drinking my collage drink every night!

Have already completed half the course and if you ask me how I look now.. I would say I still looks the same! However there’s one thing I did notice… My skin feels more supple and make up seems to last longer now… Supple skin means good result for everything you use!!

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Now my blog readers…. Since it’s Christmas, let me share a GOOD NEWS!!!

Sample Store Exclusive! From now till 31 January 2015, Get 1 box of MU MIUEX Collagen Beauty Drink at only S$88 (UP S$108)! BONUS PERKS! Complimentary Collagen Facial worth UPS$145/session for 1st 100 readers!!

To enjoy the Bonus Perks, all you need to do is quote my name (tempted2love.com or Audrey Eng) & “Sample Store Exclusive”! Call 1800-250-2001 for redemption now! Simple as that!!

Offer valid from 1 Feb – 31 Mar 2015, available at Mary Chia / Urban Homme outlets island-wide! ! Yup, offer extended!! HURRAYYY…

**The above blog review is proudly sponsored by:

The Sample Store | Mary Chia

Trulife Product Launch

After a hectic week (endless meetings), what do you wish for the most??? For me, I just wanna sit back, relax and think of nothing else!! … & seems like someone out there sense that I need to rejuvenate soon before I’m burn out!

Thanks to VanityTrove, I was invited to an exclusive Trulife new product launch event & get to enjoy a complimentary (customized) spa service by Willow Stream Spa last week!!

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Correct! Event is held at Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont Singapore – 几 atas 一下有没有 ! 😀

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Just look at the view… @_@ I assume it’s Raffles Hotel in front..

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Arrived pretty early actually.. 🙂 But before I go into more details of this event.. how many out there actually heard of Trulife (万代)? How about Poli Medical?

Trulife (万代) is actually another quality brand by Poli Medical Company Pte Ltd!

Loosely translated, “万代” means multi-generation in Chinese. TruLife is a trusted brand of nutritious health products and health foods, developed for the modern multi-generation family’s health needs..

TruLife is a contemporary health-care brand which aims to answer the health and lifestyle needs of today’s society. From the young adult who has just stepped out into the workforce, to the busy all-rounder mother who juggles multi commitments, to the active mature consumer into travel and leisure, everyone needs to keep their bodies in peak condition to enjoy life’s offerings. We understand that the today’s society thrives on convenience. With this in mind, our products have been developed and manufactured on this premise.

Through diligent observation and efforts into research and innovative product development, we develop products that contain a combination of herbal and western ingredients, producing optimal results for targeted body function.

Now you know? Well, at least NOW I KNOW… 😀

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At the entrance were all the event host.. Names that I can recall are Dylan Hu (Director of Poli Medical Company Pte Ltd), Debbie from Vanity Trove & staff from Asia PR werks. Friendly bunch of people who helped me with the registration when I got there.. 🙂

Well, being early means you gotta wait longer. T_T But good thing is that there are food to fill my stomach before it starts “rioting” in me..

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I must say, I definitely love their satay!! There were many who love the fish as well.. Infused water were served during the event.. It’s my first time trying infused water and I like it! (P.S.: I don’t consider restaurant “lemon” water as infused water ah pls!!) Maybe I can start finding some infused water recipe (will share with you guys in another post!!)

Now, can I go straight to the highlight for the day already?? I can’t wait to share it already!!!

So the product they’re launching is/are……… *drumroll* (make a guess??)

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Wah… Bird nest???

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NOPE NOPE!! Not Bird Nest (I wish it was~ LOL)! These bird nest are Trulife existing products. It’s suitable for pregnant women and after childbirth, infants, children and growing teenagers, elderly with poor digestion, people suffering from fatigue or weak digestion, people recovering from long bouts of illness. I will not elaborate more about this since it’s not our highlight of this post…

They’re launching…….HEALTH SHOT – supplement drink that helps you to REJUVENATE From Within!

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Yes, from the above picture on the right, you can see what they actually display on our tables – the product and its ingredient – 真用心!! At least I’m seeing “LIVE” ingredient then some googled images. This helps me understand the product better and the scent of these ingredient are still pretty strong, especially the prune!!

One thing to note before I go on further… With no added sugar, these supplement drinks are suitable for diabetic too!! *HURRAY*

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Start of the event is actually to educate us about Trulife and it’s heartwarming to know that Trulife has been around for three generation already! Yup, Dylan is the 3rd gen & you can read more details about him HERE!

We were also given the opportunity to try the product while he explains & go through the slides.. (I believe not all supplement drinks are new launch.. read on to see what I mean..)

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TruLife Collagen Cell Renew ($56.60/box) with 15,000mg of pure Micro Marine Collagen Peptides is a tasty functional drink which targets fine lines, locks in moisture and brightens complexion to leave you with suppler, firmer skin. It has seen clinically proven results of a 50% increase in moisture loevel of the skin and a 13% decrease in UV spot area. Some may even see these result within 10 days of consuming this high potency concentration. Collagen Cell Renew also helps battle skin aging and whitens skin. Its impressive collagen level is complement by zinc and vitamins for overall health benefits.

TruLife Collagen Cell Renew uses only low molecular weight collagen peptides of deep sea fish origin ensuring that your body only absorbs the highest grade of collagen available today.

I believe this is the NEW launch product.. 🙂 It taste sweet but not horrendous kinda sweet. It’s acceptable! It’s a lil sour too but not to worry, the sweetness can cover that! Another thing you probably can’t see from the picture is that this drink is a lil thicker than water. It’s like some kinda thick syrup..

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Next up is TruLife Berry EyeHealth! This is something that’s already available on shelf before this event I believe..

Trulife Berry EyeHealth is a vital eye supplment specially formulated to help your eyes maintain clear eyesight, relieve eye fatigue, keep them bright and sparkling (You can’t neglect the window to your soul right!?) and target common problems such as cataract and symptoms of glaucoma.

Made from high concentration of billberry and wolfberry known for their restorative properties, these powerful antioxidants protect against free radical damage and nourish the eyes by giving them maximum nutrients.

This taste very yummy! Berries are yummy!! If you think berries gonna make this drink sour.. Nah~ you’re wrong! It’s still sweet!! Has a lil herbal scent but still acceptable!! This is not like the collagen drink so thick hence it’s very easy to drink~! ❤

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Next up, the Herbal System Detox is 10-day detox programs which helps your body in its digestive process and lessen oil absorption giving your body a clean and clear start you can feel.

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Do you wish you could enjoy your meals and not gain weight?? I’m not sure this can really help but it says that its a natural alternative to dieting that allows you to indulge your appetite and stay lean with less effort!!

Today’s modern lifestyle is riddled with stress. Impurities from the food we eat can also leave your body feeling unhealthy and weak. TruLife Herbal System Detox uses 6 Natural active ingredients (Green Tea, Folium Sennae, Herba Plantaginis, Lotus Leaf, Hawthorn Fruit, Cassia Seed) with Prune Extract and Vitamins to combat today’s life challenges – fast detoxification,Herbal System enhances digestive health and lessens oil absorption after meals!

Herbal System Detox also improves kidney and liver functions, helps stimulate regular bowel movement to prevent toxin accumulation and increases metabolism!

This has the worst scent/fragrance/smell (whatever you call it!!) among the them… Doesn’t look very tasty already. Smells so bitter (herbal) somemore, not even a bit of sweetness! T_T.. Just looking at the color of it I’m so hesitate to try.

To drink or not to drink.. To drink or not to drink… To drink or not to drink… (O_o)

…. Bravely, I gulp it down..!

I mentioned earlier that no added sugar right? So what kinda taste are you expecting?? Bitter? Sour? Horrible till no words can describe??

Actually it’s sweet more than bitter. In fact, after trying, I wouldn’t even say it’s bitter..! It smell and taste totally different. Texture wise, it’s not as thick as the Collagen Cell Renew so it’s actually pretty ok for me.. But I think to finish all 10 bottles continuously I will need some motivation.. LOL!!

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After the tasting session, we were also being briefed/educated by Yingjie (holding a TCM degree!) the importance of Ying & Yang in our body.. It was a pretty interesting session!! Did you know that too much of either one is not good for your body. Balance is the key word!

After all the talking.. we were being lead to our massage room to enjoy our customised serviced by Willow Stream Spa!!

From below pic I’m sure u can tell which massage I opt for..

 

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Foot Detox!! It was really GOOOOD!! I even fell asleep half way….. Zzzz…

After the session, we all head back to the seminar room for a closing and you know what, we were all being given a goodie bag!! ^___^ What’s in the bag?? It’s a 10-days supplement drink catered according to the spa service we requested and a Tri-Kit Pack!!

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(From left to right: Dylan, Me, Yingjie & Angel)

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It was a fruitful night and I’m glad I was invited to this event… Thank you to the awesome team who made this happen!!

**The above blog review is proudly sponsored by:

TruLife | Vanity Trove

 

 

 

ITOH Collagen Drink

How many of you actually consume collagen daily? Be it collagen drink or collagen jelly or even capsules..! For me, I enjoy consuming beauty supplements because I see the result! They are more effective than facial! However, I don’t have that “vitamin M(oney)” to invest long term and I always forget about it! Hence my once-a-day routine becomes once-every-3 days! T_T

BUT now…. with ITOH Collagen Drink, hahaha~~ I can have it 2 – 3 times a day instead of once every 2 – 3 days! Drink when I remember!! Haha!

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So what makes this collagen drink so special that you can consume more than once per day?

Itoh Collagen contains 3000mg of Collagen per sachets, that can be dissolve to any drink or soup. Using a special technology to extract collagen from Pig cartilage and Pig Skin and conform to a powder form. Low Molecular powder enhance the absorption of collagen, to capture all the benefits that collagen contributes.

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Itoh Collagen is color-less, tasteless, non-sugar, non-fat collagen powder that can be taken throughout the day!

A person is recommended to have 5000mg of collagen per day, however, depending on age and the condition of your skin around the face and eyes, some individuals notice better results when taking 10,000mg per day. Now you know why you can enjoy your collagen sachet 2 – 3 times a day?

Do you know when you should/can start taking beauty supplement?

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Yes, at age 25, your collagen level decrease rapidly and this is when you need your beauty supplement!! If you do not have sufficient collagen, wrinkles & fine lines will form! >_< 我不要~

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With enough collagen, your skin will be radiant & elastic and your skin will absorb the beauty products better when you apply them!! ( * v * )

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So the next morning, I head down to the coffee shop to have my breakfast and tried my collagen powder! I ordered my usual Ice Lemon Tea (before the food came) and start to mix the collagen powder in it..

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I’m glad that there is no weird taste added to my tea and it delivered their promise – taste-less collagen powder! My ice lemon tea still taste like how it should be! No weird plastic smell or rubbery taste..  but….. erm…

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I don’t think it is color-less??? my lemon tea became lemon “milk” tea… HAHAHAHA!! It looks a bit gross here but the taste is still my ice lemon tea! Just have to keep stirring to dissolve/mix the powder better..

Overall, I’ve quite satisfied with ITOH Collagen and I think this one of the collagen drink I will recommend to those taste-sensitive consumers. This one really has NO weird taste~!

If you are keen to try, you can head to Samplestore to redeem 3 days supply or you can purchase them directly from Hannah! Don’t wish to wait for delivery? Go to your nearest Guardian Pharmacy now and grab a pack for $49.90/Box (14 sachets per box)!

Before I forget.. a few key points to highlight!

  • This supplement is suitable for everyone except vegetarian.
  • Best time to consume this supplement is before sleeping or with an empty stomach.
  • Result is usually visible after 1 – 2 weeks, may varies with individual.

**The above blog review is proudly sponsored by:

The Sample Store | ITOH

I love *NEW* Sample Store

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The new Sample Store package! 1st thought? “My goodness! Have i redeemed so much??”

I like the new packaging and revamped Sample Store website! It’s easier to look for samples at their website now and the packing is no longer that flimsy envelope! It has improved to a resealable bag where I can reuse! Reuse for keeping what items I don’t know yet but it’s gona be useful!! 😀

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So now… let me walk you through the samples I had redeemed!

Otsuka Placenta C Jelly Strip (mango Flavour)

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For skin moisturization & fairness! The hottest beauty & diet innovation from Japan! Each pack of exotically Mango flavored Skin C placenta jelly contains 15000 mg of premium placenta extract, which has been processed using a special manufacturing process to eliminate any peculiar odors.  Individually packed portions of jelly are convenient and easy to eat, especially if you don’t like taking tablet or powder form of diet supplement.  Unique enzyme decomposition processing allows the collagen, placenta peptides and hyaluronic acids to be easily absorbed.  This placenta and collagen beauty diet supplement is both safe and diet-friendly.

This product is sugar-free, caffeine-free and preservatives-free.

  • Low molecular weight collagen peptide: provides essential amino acids to replenish and restructure the skin from within
  • Elastin
  • Low molecular weight hyaluronic acid: a glycoprotein essential for the structural integrity of dermal matrix and a stimulant of collagen synthesis
  • Placenta extract
  • Swallow’s nest extract
  • Ceramide
  • Vitamin C: a vital factor for collagen synthesis

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JELLY! Taste great and made me wanna grab a 2nd stick immediately! Too bad it is only advisable to consume 1 pack per day (as dessert or snack is fine)..!

It comes in other flavour too… Passionfruit & Pear!

Retail price: $16.90/7pcs

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Well, here’s the next product I redeemed!

Avalon Mango

EMPOWERING THE SECRET TO HEALTHY, RADIANT SKIN | The latest Technology from Japan, Best Tasting Collagen Ever!

Beauty is no longer the exclusive domain of women. Healthy and radiant skin is coveted by both sexes of this new age generation.

AVALON™ Japanese Fish Collagen uses the most premium ingredients, such as Japanese fish collagen of molecular weight of less than 3,000 Daltons and believed to be the best for absorption by the human body. In addition, it is the only collagen product in the market to be fortified with Probiotic complex – a combination of strains of beneficial bacteria. These work together to balance intestinal microflora and facilitate the rebuilding of healthy intestinal system to boost absorption of collagen peptides and L-Vitamin C, doubling the effectiveness of anti-aging and anti-oxidant properties, leaving us with radiant skin to reveal beauty from inside out.

Available in 3 refreshing flavours (Mango/Lemon/Blueberry), AVALON™ makes consumption of collagen a pleasurable daily affair. Besides, every serving is individually packed for great convenience, catering to busy individuals who want to keep healthy glowing skin while they are on the go. You can consume it right off the sachet or mix with your drinks! With no added sugar, AVALON™ Japanese Fish Collagen is one great choice for diabetics as well as weight watchers.

It is never too early to start on collagen as the natural production of collagen in our body declines when we are 20 years old. Thus get your daily dose of AVALON™ Japanese Fish Collagen today to start enjoying the awesome benefits of it!

Retail price: $58.90/30pcs

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Third item in the bag!

Kérastase MASQUE CHROMA CAPTIVE  |  Shine intensifying masque for color-treated hair

  • Nourishes and moisturizes, leaving hair soft and supple
  • Preserves color depth and shine for up to 40 days with use of Chroma Captive 3-step system
  • Polishes the hair fiber from root to tip, leaving it smooth for maximum light reflection and shine
  • Features Linseed Oil proven to reduce color fading by 33% to 50% (instrumental testing)
  • Protects against anti oxidant aggressors and premature color fading
  • Gives the ultimate UV protection

SYSTEME CAPTURE:

  • Zinc Gluconate:Captures and locks- in color deep within the hair fiber by creating strong ionic bonds between coloring agents
  • Linseed Oil: Derived from the flax plant, this water repelling oil polishes and smooth the hair fiber from root to tip, leaving hair smooth and shiny for maximum light reflection
  • Vitamin E and UV Filters: Help fight against oxidative aggressors that lead to premature color

How to use?

  • Apply a quarter-sized amount to clean, towel-dried hair
  • Massage through from roots to ends, focusing on the most sensitized areas
  • Leave on for 5-10 minutes and rinse thoroughly

Retail price: $69.00

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Now for the last item!

Abbott Revitalens Ocutec Multi-purpose Disinfecting Solution

Cleans, Rinses, Disinfects, Removes Protein, Stores and Conditions soft (hydrophilic) contact lenses, including silicone hydrogel lenses – All Steps in One Bottle.

RevitaLens OcuTec® Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution is indicated for the care of soft (hydrophilic) contact lenses, including silicone hydrogel lenses. Use this product, as recommended by your eye care practitioner, to:

  • Chemically (NOT HEAT) Disinfect
  • Clean
  • Rinse
  • Store
  • Remove Protein
  • Condition

Retail price: $13/300ml

So now…. are you ready to redeem your free samples??

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Head to Sample Store now and register an account to start redeeming your samples! Remember to write a review for products you had tried in order to earn back the points for next round of redemption!!

Sep Bellabox: Pink Me Up!

Hi All!! Are you excited already after seeing my subject?? Yes, it’s Bellabox time again! After soooo long! hahaha This months box is pretty amazing.. I LOVE IT!

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Seee! So many items this month! First thing that caught my attention is….. *drumroll*

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THIS! JJOYY Bubble Peeling Pad! I had never seen this! Have you… ? I went to do a web search per the website provided and realise.. this might be another good stuff I will fall in love with!

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Since the skin cells around the skin are soft tissue, if roughly treated it will cause trouble in stimulation. But it needs to be removed in 28-days period cycle to prevent dead skin cells being clogged up on the surface of the skin. If clogged, it will cause darkening and dehydration, which leads to wrinkled and dried skin!

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Oh did I mention? This exfoliating pad can be reuse up to 3 times after first use. Just have to hang it in your bathroom when your done with it. Saw from some site that this pad can be used on other area where dead skin cells can be found.. ie: heels? elbow?

Amazing product ya? Let me try it tomorrow and I’ll tell u how I feel about it!

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Next, facial scrub from LA CLINICA FOR SKIN & BODY!

LA CLINICA FOR SKIN & BODY is a 100% Australian owned and operated family business established by Ms. Rita-Marie Hopfner in 1995. LA CLINICA is a cosmeceutical skin care line with a focus on visible results, efficacy, safety and organic ingredients. Its luxurious, high performance products cater to all skin types and conditions. The range was created to treat skin problems without the side-effects that can result from harsh ingredients that may create secondary skin problems, sometimes worse than the original condition.

This facial scrub uses the same exfoliating particles as a micro-dermabrasion machine. The formulation is enhanced with glycolic acid and vitamin C, suitable in a skin whitening regime. Exfoliation removes dead skin cells to allow your moisturisers and other skin care products to penetrate and work more effectively. Regular exfoliation is vital in preventing skin from looking dull, dry, scaly and lifeless. Regular use of this scrub will help you achieve a smooth, refined and radiant complexion.

This product contains active ingredients:

Glycolic Acid – Smoothes and rebalances the complexion by promoting the exfoliation of dead skin cells and unclogging blocked pores. Outer layers of the skin are gently peeled away to reveal refined, fresher, younger looking skin for a more radiant appearance. Considered to be the most effective and suitable fruit acid for skin treatment products. Naturally derived from sugar cane.

Vitamin C – Reduces inflammation & photoageing via its powerful anti-oxidant activity. Strengthens skin conditions to help repair and rejuvenate the skin.

White Brilliant Complex – Possesses multiple tyrosinase inhibitors to block the overproduction of pigmentation and regulate further pigmentation production whilst brightening the complexion. Exclusive to LA CLINICA FOR SKIN & BODY.

After cleansing and toning, apply this scrub onto wet skin, avoiding eye area. Lightly massage with fingertips using small circular motion. Continue for up to 2 minutes. Rinse off thoroughly with warm water and LA CLINICA facial cloth. Follow with GLY C REFINE Skin Refining Facial Mask. If you are having GLY C REFINE professional peels at a salon, exfoliate 48 hours after salon peel and use Skin Refining Mask 96 hours after salon peel.

For more LA CLINICA information, visit HERE!

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Next.. I keep reading it as “india”… Blind me! >_<

This renew cream is by Indio! This cream exfoliate, soften and soothe fine lines! A remarkable formula designed to address skin density degeneration. Polypeptides are the key to skin renewal as they signal for collagen production. AHA’s dissolve spent bonds to aid cell turnover whilst facilitating the bodies hydrating mechanisms. Embrace skin restoration with this active exfoliating cream, which contains potent ingredients such as Indian Lotus & Hibiscus Extract, designer polypeptide Matrixyl. Uniquely blended with AHA’s, (glycolic & latic acids), Squalane and niacinamide (vitamin B3) to produce a powerful anti-ageing, skin rejuvenating product.

This cream is suitable for any skin types especially red or dull-looking skin, avoid premature aging with this skin-rejuvenating product.

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Next next.. something cute! In layman term, it’s just a highlighter/eye shadow/eye shimmer! In The Balm’s term.. it’s “Mary-Lou Manizer”!

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It’s a seemingly innocent honey-hued luminizer that catches everybody’s eye. This highlighter, shadow and shimmer diffuses light so your skin looks softer and younger while adding a subtle glow.

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Pretty acceptable color!

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Need to intro this meh? Lotion lor! Vaseline Vaseline Healthy White Perfect 10!

If below are the effect you one, you probably can give it a try!

Skin lightening, even skin tone, UVA & UVB protection, minimal dark mark, radiant complexion, firm skin, reduced fine lines, visible skin regeneration, intensive moisture, and enhanced nourishment.

This lotion contain a patented technology that consists of potent antioxidants, AHA, Pro-Retinol and Vitamin B3, 1 pump of Vaseline’s Healthy White Perfect 10 gives you an amazing 10 skin benefits!

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Recoliv is the all-natural collagen product formulated with the most potent antioxidants found in olives and grapes. The collagen found in recoliv can slow down processes that impair your skin’s metabolism, thus improving skin elasticity and firmness.

1.Optimized collagen for your skin

With new German technology, the collagen has undergone a special enzymatic treatment to produce specific bioactive collagen peptides which optimizes the stimulation of fibroblasts in the skin. Having an extremely low molecular weight of 2 kDaltons, it is easily absorbed and delivered directly into the dermis, which systematically increases collagen production.

2.Optimized antioxidants for your skin

The olive and grape extracts provide a unique “total” profile of red wine and olive polyphenols with standardized content of hydroxytyrosol and tyrosol. Special extraction and purification processes have been developed to preserve the characteristics of grapes and olives, ensuring the total profile of polyphenolic compounds is retained to yield maximum benefits for your skin.

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Benefits:

“recoliv” possesses antioxidant activity that is:

  • 2 X more than Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)
  • 6 X more than catechin (found in green tea and berries)
  • 10 X more than lycopene (found in tomatoes)
  • Improves skin elasticity, increase moisture retention in skin and reduce wrinkles
  • Brightens and evens skin tone
  • Olive extract can enhance protection from UV damage
  • Antioxidant activity greater than green tea and berries
  • High ORAC value (measurement of antioxidant activity) per sachet
  • Sugar and fat free

I think i should try it soooon! Wonder its “grape flavour” is it nice!! 😀 geeez!

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Last but not least…… A lip polish from Sugar & Butter! Flavour? Vanilla Latte!

Indulge your lips with our lush, creamy cane sugar lip scrub. Whipped up and blended with luxurious shea butter and nourishing oils, this lip polish will leave your lips feeling smooth, soft & supple! Enjoy a sweet blend of Vanilla cream blended with real coffee grounds.

All you have to do is scoop out a small amount then gently massage in circular motion with your ring finger on your lips for 30 seconds and Voila! You are left with a gorgeous kissable pout!

Tip: Let the lip polish sit on your lips for a minute to soak in the nourishing Shea butter and Coconut oil. Wipe away with a soft damp wash cloth.

I tried it last night.. the Vanilla scent was SO STRONG!! It was similarly like a lip mask.. not too bad.. Only thing is… I find it too sweet (the scent)!

…. Hang on! Don’t go yet! I believe I have not tell you this…..

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This month’s bonus item is…………. Dr. Morita’s EYE MASK! Yeah!! My pampering masking session starts NOW!!

So, that’s all for now! I’ll be doing my Bellabox special gift box soon! Getting sleepy~ Z_Z

 

June Trove – Summer Crush

VANITY TIME!! Yey!!!! Sorry this month was a bit late (very late actually!) got my box for almost 2 weeks and now finally i have the time to do up my post~! Busy week~~ Hectic week~~

But that’s not important.. .now let’s see what we have here this month!!!

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A few goodies are already waving at me!!!! Gosh!! Which are the few that hooked your attention!!? (hahaha!)

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BRANDS Inner Shine Berry Essence with Grape Seed Extract! i got this essence in my previous trove too! i think it was my August Trove~ i haven try this one but i am sure every bottle taste the same!! hahahaha!! It’s very sweet and yummy (if i did not remember wrongly!)

A little brand history about Brands..

In the early 19th Century, King George IV ‘s flagging health had inspired the Royal Chef, H.W. Brand, to create an essence of chicken beverage to boost His Majesty’s physical condition.

After retiring from the Royal kitchen in 1835, Mr. Brand concocted BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken for commercial sale as food for convalescence and invalids. Renowned in the British Empire, BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken found its way to the Far East in 1920s, and had since gained popularity all over Asia.

Sought after for its wholesome goodness, BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken has since sold over 150 million bottles worldwide, which is more than 2650 Olympic sized swimming pools.

In 2004, BRAND’S® scientific expertise and research led to the launch of BRAND’S® InnerShine®, which unlocks the secrets to nature’s finest ingredients and helps women to care for their beauty needs through superior health nourishment.

BRAND’S® InnerShine® Berry Essence is bursting with the goodness of seven types of premium berries, specially selected from Europe and America. This combination of seven berries is an excellent source of antioxidants, which neutralize harmful free radicals in the body and prevent degeneration of eye cells. It contains Zinc and is fortified with Vitamin A, C & E, providing the required nutrients to benefit ocular health.

Pardon my ignorance.. i always thought BRANDS is a local brand! =X

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Introducing the NEW Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel SPF 30 PA++ that combines a moisturizer and sunscreen in a lightweight gel format. They’ve got you covered – be it from the sun or the dry air conditioned environment.

This Hydro Boost provides long-lasting hydration for soft and supple skin. Together with SPF 30 PA++, it effectively shields skin from photo-damaging UV rays for a lasting, healthy glow.

This should be applied every morning after you use your toner and essence/serum. Make sure to apply it 15-30 minutes before sun exposure! What can be better? one less step to do for my morning rush~!!!

I shall try it sooon and keep you guys posted again! ^_^

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Touch In Sol Pure Dew Water Drop BB Cream

This BB Cream is covered with moisturized through bursting waterful capsule when rolling on your skin. It is safe to use on sensitive and trouble skin with SKIN FILM SYSTEM for the excellent calming skin. With W/S Type and water proof , it long last from sweat and water for all day long. Water radiance textures, bright color and excellent coverage for skin flaw but also features gorgeous skin radiance through water holding system. 3D Matrix Nature Moisturizer is intense and long-lasting moisturization without greasy.

Receiving this makes me feels young!! Touch In Sol core target audience are ladies 20 to early 30s..

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Kerastase Elixir Ultime!! Their first versatile beautifying treament enriched with a complex of four precious oils. Maize, Argan, Camellia and Pracaxi oils combine to create a luxurious Elixir for all hair types.

The alchemy of four precious oils to beautify hair A new legend is born, the secret of magnificent looking hair is revealed! With a few drops of Elixir Ultime hair feels silky and weightless, as if transformed. Applied before cleansing, hair feels instantly nourished & applied before styling, hair feels incredibly supple and protected.

If you ask me, i think this is the best hair oil I’ve used so far!! Because this hair oil comes at the right time! Recently i did a perm aand it caused my hair to be super duper dry and frizzy! It feels as if my hair is gone crazy~!! (okay, i exaggerate a bit..) It’s only the hair ends that i can’t stand it… Partly because i cant wash my hair… i feel even more troubled! BUT suddenly i remember i have this hair oil, i immediately pull it out from my stash and start using it!

1st impression, eew.. oil~

2nd impression, hmm~ *deep breath* nice fragrance!

3rd impression, Wow.. my hair.. is… O_O cured!! (omg, like so drama!)

But it actually did help to makes my hair more touchable now and less frizzy tooo! No more like merlion! LOL!! My hair have a healthy shine (not OILY shine!) and looks/feels better condition! i can’t help it to keep applying after every few hours cuz the scent is sooo nice!

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Astalift! This is not my first Atsalift… but.. i cant seems to recall what i’ve used.. hmmm~ So what to we have here??

We have a sample bottle of the Jelly Aquarysta & Essence Destiny!

Jelly Aquarysta: The epitome of all ASTALIFT’s products – Jelly Aquarysta, is a unique anti-ageing phenomenon for every woman. The uniquely named Aquarysta is derived from AQUA and CRYSTAL, which symbolises the light as water texture of the clear jelly, and the crystal-clear, moisturised skin it brings.

It is the first product to be used right after cleansing / washing in your daily skincare regime, and before lotion and emulsion (It’s a Pre-Lotion Serum). This extraordinary revolutionary skincare formula targets visible signs of premature ageing: dark spots, lines and dull skin, delivering visibly younger, more luminous and ‘replumped’ skin.

Essence Destiny: Formulated with high concentrations of nano-Astaxanthin, nano-Lycopene, highly-permeable Resveratrol, Royal Jelly, skin firming Elastin and Collagen to effectively deliver anti-ageing goodness deep into the skin.

Use regularly (like your usual essence) to feel the bounce and suppleness on skin. See your skin return with vigour and enjoy luminescent skin.

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3 samples from Apivita!! A cleanser, a face mask & a sun screen for oily-combination skin!

How many have heard Apivita btw?? I think its quite common in US isn’t it?? (or is it not??)

APIVITA was born in 1979, and was the first natural cosmetics company in Greece. Its sources of inspiration are: the society and the products of the bee, the rich Greek nature and the holistic approach of Hippocrates. The name `APIVITA` means the life of the bee and it stems from the Latin words APIS (bee) and VITA (life). APIVITA`s name reflects identity and our philosophy for an organized, productive and sustainable development modeled as the society of the bee. Our logo is inspired by the Bees of Malia, a rare piece of Minoan jewelry from the 18th-17th century BC. The two bees, together, form a union, symbolizing fertility and harmony. They are also surrounded by an open circle which represents the lyre of Apollo, symbolizing devotion, sustainable development and belief in ancient Greek culture.

Light Texture Face Cream for Oily – Combination Skin SPF30: 83% natural ingredients

  • High protection with SPF 30 and UVA 17
  • Offers effective protection against UVA and UVB radiation with photostable combination of sun filters and sea lavender
  • Helps regulate skin oiliness and offers matte effect with propolis, licorice, horse chestnut, vitamins B3 and B7
  • Protects against photoageing and free radicals with propolis, sea lavender, lycopene and vitamin E
  • Enhances skin defense and maintains skin’s natural moisture with sea lavender and panthenol

Exclusive innovation: APIVITA replaces water in the suncare range with organic green tea infusion to enhance the antioxidant action of the products (protection from premature aging and free radicals).

Excludes synthetic ingredients that may pose harmful effects to your health and the environment. Free of Parabens, Alcohol, Silicones, Mineral Oil, Propylene Glycol, Ethanolamines, Colorants, Phthalates, PCM, NM!

How to use: Apply the product before sun exposure. Apply sufficient quantity* (2mg/cm2). Re-apply frequently to maintain protection, especially after perspiring, swimming or towelling. Reducing this quantity will significantly lower the level of protection. Avoid long exposure to the sun, even if using a sunscreen. Keep babies and young children out of direct sunlight. Over-exposure to the sun can present a serious threat to health.

*half of a teaspoon for the face

  • It is suggested for oily and combination skins
  • Ideal for men’s skin

Deep Cleansing Mask: 89% natural ingredients

  • Cleans deeply, removes excess of sebum and tightens the pores
  • Rejuvenates the skin, leaving it soft and radiant
  • Ideal for oily, combination skin types, for men and teenagers

Exclusive innovation: APIVITA replaces water in the face mask range with green tea infusion to enhance the antioxidant action of the products.

Excludes synthetic ingredients that may pose harmful effects to your health and the environment. Free of Parabens, Silicone, Propylene glycol!

How to use: Apply a generous layer evenly onto cleansed face. Leave on for 10 minutes and then rinse off well with water. Use weekly 1- 2 times or as often as needed depending on your skin type.

Purifying Tonic Lotion for Oily/Combination Skin: 98% natural ingredients

  • Natural cleansing agents remove dirt and excess oil without drying the skin
  • Propolis offers mild antiseptic and antioxidant action
  • Citrus tones and refreshes skin while juniper essential oil offers rejuvenation
  • Lemon and tea tree essential oils regulate oil secretion and offer a matte look

Exclusive innovation: APIVITA replaces water in the facecleansing range with green tea infusion to enhance the antioxidant action of the products.

Excludes synthetic ingredients that may pose harmful effects to your health and the environment. Free of SLES, SLS, Mineral Oil, Parabens, Silicones and Propylene Glycol.

How to use: Gently massage daily onto damp face and neck. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water.

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ULTIMATE COLLA-GEN!! Wah.. One i’ve been waiting for~!!!

Ultimate Colla-gen is developed and blended in Korea according to stringent Korean good manufacturing practices (GMP) regulations for health supplements.

√ Korea’s No.1 preferred Collagen.

√ Ultimate Colla-gen offers Korean nano molecular collagen derived 100% from fish scales & laboratory tested to be more than 50% smaller than other commercial brands, ensuring efficacious absorption & utilization by the body.

√ Available in 2 formulations GOLD- for nurturing Bones and Joints and PLUS- for nurturing Skin, Hair and Nails.

√ Each sachet is only 38Kcal and contains 5,000mg Nano Collagen plus 6 other nutrients.

√ Halal certified in Korea, Ultimate Colla-gen taste light and refreshing on its own with no fishy after taste.

√ Ultimate Colla-gen is developed and blended in Korea according to stringent Korean good manufacturing practices (GMP) regulations for health supplements.

√ No preservatives. No trace metals. No sugar. No empty promises.

√ Produced in GMP environment – a compulsory standard enforced by US FDA.

√ Packed into individual sachets, convenient and hygienic.

Empty one sachet of Ultimate Colla-gen into a glass of cool water or juice, mix well and drink. For people taking medication, it is preferable to leave a 2-hour period between Ultimate Colla-gen and any medication. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please seek medical advice before taking Ultimate Colla-gen.

Taste good or not?? let me try a pack tomorrow and keep you guys posted!!

Update on 26th June 2013:

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Drinking my first pack today! pretty excited.. The fact that it’s not slimming powder makes me feel that it’s gona taste better! Lots better!

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When pouring the powder, you can already smell the mild sweetness and you know this is gona taste good! It totally smells like those Vitamin C tablets (ie: Redoxon perhaps) or even Eno Fruit Salt.. 

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The powder turns pink when u pour it into your drink (or juice) but its not gona change your drink color.. so dun worry! Overall, i think it’s pretty yummy and may taste better if you actually added it into juice than plain water. Plain water is tasteless and this powder does not taste as sweet as what you are smelling..

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Lexus & Collagen drink is my breakfast for today!!

So that’s all for today! This is a relatively short post, short as in i did not do much review but will update them once i get to use any of the product!! Stay tune!

Oh and…. i mentioned i did a perm last week right?? Here’s my new look!

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*This pic is greatly edited by iPhone app just because i looked too worn out! But the perm is great!! You can visit Athens facebook page HERE or their webpage HERE!! Will update my experience soon! =D

April Bellabox – Flawless Beauty

Got it!! Got it!! rec’d my April’s Bellabox on Wed! 😀 Super happy!! interesting item in this month’s box..

This month’s box feels abit heavy.. made mi even more eager to open up and see what’s inside..! when i opened it up.. the first thing i saw is a Lemongrass House S$5 voucher!! I’m so glad!! i love Lemongrass House!!! Gona make a visit to LGH after ‘ma payday!!

Seeing the voucher made mi look fwd to seeing something fr LGH! After i unwrapped my bellabox(!) indeed…! there lies a miniature bot of shower gel!! Lavender Scent! Tried it immediately that night (as i just returned home, yet to shower!! *stink* hahaha!!) i nvr really wanted to try any lavender scent items because i think it’s too common.. everybody loves lavender..But after i tried this lavender shower gel.. i changes my perception! This is NICE! It does not have this typical floral lavender scent.. i can really feel the “de-stress” magic (lavender is famous for its destress ability)!! I feel so relax and enjoy using this shower gel..! It made mi so look fwd to my next shower time!!! hahahaha!! i think i’m gona spend that S$5 voucher getting something lavender!! Lavender essential oil perhaps.. what do you think?? *grin*

Next happy item i got is this!! Benefit’s Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow! Its a lightweight liquid foundation to FLAWLESS Skin!! HAHAH! Heard that this is Benefit FIRST liquid foundation! is it true!?? I like the way this foundation comes.. pump bottle instead of tube pack. but probably tube pack will be better when your foundation is running out.. u know y! haha! we can SQUEEZEEEE all the way for tt lil drop of foundation but we cant squeeze a pump bottle!! This travel size foundation is enuff to last me for at least a year! LOL! i shd start making good use of this already!! (Regular size 300ml: USD34)

KINOHIMITSU Collagen drink!!!!! I’m gg crazy for this!!! this is the most exciting product i got in this month’s box!! Spare mi those nutri-fruit bar!! i HATE it!!! taste bad! smells bad!! had heard a lot of good review about this beauty drink but no chance to really explore it further.. and now! i’ve got 2 bots of this beauty drink!!! aaaw.. <3<3<3

Kinohimitsu have various type of beauty drink.. Collagen, BB, Collagen Diamond 5300, UV-Bright, BodySlen, BustUp! For this collagen drink, if you are facing problems like forehead frown lines, wrinkles, noticable neck line, laugh lines, sagging cheeks & double chin (!!!! i hv double chin!!), eye bags… YOU SHOULD get one!!! The ingredient includes Collagen (fish), Perilla Seed Extract, Silk Protein, Soy Isoflavone, Apple, Lemon & Lychee Condensed Juice! Just have to drink one bot bef gg to bed at night or in the morning before breakfast… if u asked mi, i would prefer to take it at night as 10pm – 2am is the precious beauty slp time whrby ur body starts to repair your whatever damaged cells!! Be aslp by 10pm .. dun wake up before 2am!!! have at least 7-8 hours of slp..! and u will be stepping closer to ur FLAWLESS SKIN!

I’m definitely gona grab more of this (or maybe other kind) SOON if the price is right!!

Next we have here is a mask!! looks different from other mask pack.. I read some review on this mask and it seems like a pretty good stuff!! 好料!!What caught my attention is the MOISTURIZING EFFECT!!! it seems pretty good in doing that…! Read more from HERE.

Last in the list, i find it quite .. not much of a use is this Moa Green Balm.. It is said to be some organic healing cream?? Móa’s miraculous healing powers soothe, nourish and renew dry, itchy skin conditions like, eczema and psoriasis, bumps, bites, grazes and minor burns.. Probably i can just throw this in my bag for any “Just-In-Case” incident!! it will be handy i guess.. plus its not very bulky!

In da box.. there’s also some promo notice and beauty tips! i think this beauty tips are quite achieveable.. u shd try it too!

Sleeping Beauty: Swedish scientist have discovered that beauty sleep really is essential to looking attractive. Aim for at least 7 hours sleep a night to be your beautiful best.

Prevent fine lines: Give skin a boost with a glycolic acid peel to speed up cell turnover. Glycolic acid is a natural exfoliator and moisturiser that helps to ‘unglue’ dead skin cells whilst drawing moisture into new skin cells.

Disguise dark circles: Didn’t manage to get those 7 hours sleep? Never fear, there is always concealer. The trick to hiding dark eye circles is to counteract them with a toned concealer – try one that is yellow based and one or two shades lighter than your foundation.

Prime: Primer is perhaps the most important step to creating flawless skin, not only do they even skin tone, smooth out fine lines, wrinkles, and even reduce the appearance of pores but also diffure light meaning your skin glows with natural beauty.

Prevent Shine: Buy yourself a very big brush! A large brush will help to achieve an airbrushed look and control shine thoughout the day – dip a large, fluffy brush in loose translucent powder and apply lightly all over