Nivea Extra Bright Make Up Clear (Micellar Water)

How long has it been since I last blogged about ANY beauty products? LOOONG time it is!

Well, today I’m back with a GOOD DEAL!!

Nivea’s Make Up Clear! If I’m not wrong, this should be their latest skincare range! However it’s not the “latest” that attract me!! It’s 13rushes cleansing brush that lure me into buying it!!!

Seriously, it doesn’t matter if you’re a light or heavy make-up person! As long as u do make-up (even if you don’t), I think this is a great kit to start your cleansing regime! For just S$18.90, Nivea has got you covered with Micellar Water + 3 in 1 Mud Cleanser !!

Best of all, every cleansing duo set comes with a FREE 13rushes Cleansing Brush (worth S$21)!! You think I’m kidding??

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See! A similar brush is retailing at US$15.22 (approximately S$21.01) on 13rushes website!! Probably the best cleansing deal in town!!!

 

Why buy when you can get it for free!!!?? Soft brush, very densely packed fine bristle! Doesn’t feel prickly at all!! Just touching it feel so shiok!! Totally worth it!!

Besides the brush, the next thing that got me into buying this set is the micellar water makeup remover!

I’m sure girls out there are totally good friends with micellar water!! It’s quick! It’s clean! It’s great for sensitive skin! &I’m sure you know which are the few brands that already have micellar water under their umbrella.. ie: Bioderma (a more atas brand as compared) and Biore (probably launched less than a year ago?)..

So is this comparable? Let’s ask our model~

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Here’s Miss Sexy.. She’s doll up using Rachel K’s BB cream and pressed powder, Canmake Blush, Revlon blue eye shadow, Marc Jacob waterproof liquid liner, Mac mascara & SK-II lipcolor.. I know.. She’s goddess!

So here I’ve covered half her face with cotton pad soaked with micellar water..

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Press and hold for about 3-5 seconds, and…. ta-daaaa…!!

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I’m impressed! Quite clean with just one wipe!

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After a few more wipes, totally good to jump into bed!!! Yes, one cotton pad for my hand’s makeup!

3 in 1 MUD Cleanser sure got me curious! Does it works like a mask or cleanser?

So now you understand? Indeed it’s both a mask and a cleanser and of course a makeup remover!

3 Effects in 1 Use:

  1. Apply as Mud Mask Absorbs make up & unclogs pores
  2. At the touch of water, massage as make up remover Removes 10 types of makeup*
  3. Cleanses as foam with whitening effect Removes impurities from deep pores for 10x fairer, water-like looking skin
  4. *Oil, talc, colorants, silicone, sun filter, dirt, fragrance, minerals, alcohol, chemicals

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Now if you wanna grab a set too (doesn’t matter for the brush or for the great deal), just head to major retailers islandwide, while stocks last!! I got mine from Changi Airport terminal 3’s Watsons!

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Handmade Bamboo Salt Soap (Charcoal)

I almost thought it was those agar-agar (gelatin) mooncake when I was presented this a dozen of this at Idoori!!  How naive!! Must have been my tired mind not functioning well!!

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There are many kinds of bamboo salt soap as you can see from above picture..

The one question that pop in my mind when I was being introduced to Bamboo Salt was…

“What’s so great about these Bamboo Salt soap man?”

Bamboo salt removes heavy metal and toxic materials from the body and provides mineral to the circulation systems. Bamboo salt help removes foreign objects from the skin and bring anti-bacterial effects. Its rich mineral and various positive effects to the skin will improve your skin tone effectively – it’s excellent for Acne, Excema, moisturizing, cleaning pore & soften skin!

*ehem* Cleopatra & Yangguibi were known to use salt during their baths!

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  • Bamboo salt is made of sea salt roasted in the bamboo pipes.
  • Bamboo salt is formulated from a proven 1300 year old traditional Korean remedy.
  • Bamboo salt is the newly-reborn salt (containing natural compounds with its own original function of salt) roasted in the furnace (device used for high-temperature heating) at over 800 Degree Celsius! It uses bamboo, pine tree, pine resin and loess, which unifies the five elements with removal of impurities and harmful heavy metal substances existing in natural sea salt.

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BENEFITS OF BAMBOO SALT

Enhancement of metalbolism – Salt takes a lead in metalbolism that decomposes food and discharges waste. When a metalbolism does not go smoothly, your blood becomes more acidic and you are easy to be attacked by various diseases due to low immune functions.

Helps production of red blood cells and clean blood vessels – If the human body is lack of salt, this leads to indigestion and anemia, due to iron deficiency and poor production of red blood cells. Not forgetting to mention, salt prevents arteriosclerosis and hypertension.

Production of cells –  Bamboo salt recovers dead/destroyed cells in a fast way. If we take good quality salt with clean water, it activates our body and helps remove skin problem such as liver spots, freckles & acnes.

Detoxification & Sterilization – Salt keeps cells & blood vessels from harmful substances or bacteria & increases antibiotic resistance of human body.

Supply of minerals – Bamboo salt purifies blood vessels of human body and helps digestion, prevents protein discharge in urine by improving intestinal functions. Salt provides minerals essentials for the human body as well.

Stop fever and bleeding – Salt on bleeding regions caused by abrasion provides immediate coagulation (clot) of bleeding.

Help digestion – Salt helps remove the impurities on the wall of stomach and intestines and it enhance bowel movement and functions by preventing abnormal fermentation in bowels.

Balance of body fluid – Salt controls moisture level in the body, keeps the metabolism balance between acidity and alkaline and absorbs and delivers nutrients in the blood.

9 TIMES BAKED BAMBOO SALT – This method enhances the amalgamation of minerals from the bamboo and the yellow clay into the sea salt. However, it is thought that bamboo salt has effectiveness when baked more times, 9 times being the best. The alkaline salt has a high oxidation reduction potential (ORP) and its alkaline nature helps to neutralize the acidic toxins in the body.

Enough of the theory, let me show you some visuals of the Charcoal Bamboo Salt that I was given to try~

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Charcoal Bamboo Salt absorbs deep into pores to draw out dirt & oil. It frees up congested pores and help to eliminate acnes, blackheads & bumps!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 9 times baked bamboo salt
  • Green tea
  • Coconut oil
  • Palm oil
  • Tocopherol
  • Vitamin E
  • Glycerin
  • Lavender oil

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If you had realized, which I think you should have, the top part of the soap is darker colour as compare to the base. The darker colour part is where the salt all gathers. It’s rough textured on top and smooth at the base.

The rough part works like a scrub to me.. It gently exfoliate my skin leaving it smooth yet squeaky clean!

After a few use, you can see the dark grey part is almost gone… The textured feel slowly gets milder and milder.. BUT that doesn’t mean that all for the salt!

If you look again INTO the soap, you will see bits of lil black dot inside the soap! That’s salt too – yes I had licked it, it’s salty but not as salty as the dark grey top part..!

And you thought this is only a face soap? NO. It’s a multipurpose soap! It’s good for body wash & hand wash too..! Although you don’t see lotsa foam formed but this is more than enough to give you that squeaky clean feel already.

I had been using this soap on my face for about 2 weeks (by the time you read this post, perhaps 3-4 weeks already) I’m glad to see my acnes reduced and skin feels smoother!

Kinda regret for not being patient enough to use this soap bar everyday in the initial stage because it was only after a while I realized my stubborn whiteheads/acnes are recovering..! If I had start using them more diligently when I got them then I would have solve my skin problem earlier!

I’m currently sharing the other half of the soap with my fiancé and he’s loving it too!! I would definitely recommend this soap for you guys to try! If you’re keen in other flavors, here’s a quick look for you!

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Where to buy: Idoori/Qoo10

Cost: S$9.90

 

**The above blog review is proudly sponsored by:

LJ GLobal Pte Ltd | Idoori

NYLON x VANITY TROVE Aug/Sep Edition

18 exclusive items in ONE trove worth $150 is now only at $38!! Good bargain isn’t it!

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Today I’m gonna be showing with you not only what’s in the box BUT also EXCLUSIVE discount code for NYLON x VANITY TROVE Aug/Sep edition!!

First, let take a quick look at what’s in it!! 18 items in ONE box!! That’s more than awesome!!

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We have hair care, skin care, body care & even cosmetics in this edition! Pretty well covered ya!! Not to mention, they are all pretty popular brands!

Summary of what I have in the box:

  1. Illamasqua Hydra Veil (8ml)
  2. Illamasqua Glamore Lipstick (full-sized)
  3. Astalift Moisture Foam (12g)
  4. Kosé Pure Advance Deep Clear Mask (8g) x 2
  5. Hada Labo SHA Lotion (30ml)
  6. Etude House Back to School Kit
    1. Moistfull Collagen Sleeping Pack (30ml),
    2. Moistfull Collagen Peeling Wash (10ml)
    3. Real Art Cleansing Oil (15ml)
  7. Belif Hungarian Water Essence (10ml)
  8. Belif The True Cream (10ml)
  9. L’Oréal Extraordinary Oil (30ml)
  10. John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Colour Protecting Moisturising Shampoo (50ml)
  11. John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Colour Protecting Moisturising Conditioner (50ml)
  12. BRTC Make Over Mask (20g)
  13. Adidas Climacool Antiperspirant (35ml)
  14. Follizin The Cleanser (50ml)
  15. Follizin The Moisturiser (50ml)
  16. Bed Head Hard Head (101ml)
  17. Astalift $10Voucher

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JOHN FRIEDA

This advanced formula addresses the way brunette colour fades on three colour dimensions. With daily use it helps lock in rich, glossy colour and multi-dimensional tones. Formulated with crushed pearls and sweet almond oil, this moisturising formula protects and preserves brunette colour as it rehydrates and replenishes dry hair. Suitable for all shades of colour-treated brunette hair.

This shampoo lathers up very quickly! Not sure whether it has enhanced my brunette colour hair but I still enjoy shampooing my hair John Frieda as it not only smells great, my hair feels smoother too!

L’Oréal EXTRAORDINARY OIL

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Japan’s #1 Hair Treatment – Extraordinary Oil is the ultimate miracle hair oil treatment. 1 Miracle Drop, 6 Extraordinary Benefits- Nourish, Soften, Smoothen, Shine, Proetct, Strengthen. Hair is luxuriously nourished and richly protected, leaving it sumptuously smooth and brilliantly shiny with an ultra lightweight non-greasy finish. Hair color is protected against fading with exceptional nourishment.

Now with additional UV Filter – who says hair doesn’t need sunblock!! Without sun protection, you’re putting your hair at risk for faded color due to oxidation, lack of moisture, and overall distress! These short-term effects make strands look and feel dull and dehydrated, but the longer-term problem is premature hair aging (eg: hair lost – remember how thick your ponytail used to be??))!!

Distribute 2-3 pumps onto palm and apply:
1. Before shampoo and conditioner to restore, nourish and prep hair for washing
2. On towel dry/ dry hair (before blow drying) to protect hair
3. Throughout the day for continuous nourishment and shine

FOLLIZIN The Cleanser (50ml)  & FOLLIZIN The Moisturiser (50ml)

The 2 common surfactants found in shampoos – SLES (Sodium Laureth Sulphate ) and SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulphate) are known to be harmful to the follicle and scalp skin. L SLES dissolves the natural oils on your skin and can denature skin proteins which not only causes irritation, but also allows environmental contaminants easier access to the lower sensitive layers of the skin. Another lesser known fact is that SLES is a direct cause of dry fuzzy and split hairs. As SLES is also absorbed into the body through the skin, it can mimic the activity of the hormone OESTROGEN in our body 2thereby contributing to hormonal imbalance which is today’s major cause of Male and Female Pattern Hair Loss.

Both Cleanser and Moisturizer are gentle yet thorough cleanser formulated for all scalp and hair types. . SLES, SLS and PARABENS FREE!

The thing that’s special about  this shampoo is that they uses:

SuGENE Technology – Breakthrough plant genetics technology that has an appropriate degree of maintaining moisture balance on both the scalp and hair through hygroscopic action. It also acts as a natural preservative.

Rose Oil – a natural astringent that protects the scalp and hair from losing moisture, it is also ideal for irritated skin. Rich in trans-retinol acids which are important for the skin’s collagen production. Provides for more elasticity and natural smoothness for both the scalp and hair.

BED HEAD TIGI HARD HEAD

Be Bold and get spiked up! Dries quickly… defies gravity. You don’t have to have a Mohawk just a serious desire for your hair to stay put!

This lil hair spray here has 5 stars support factor! Super strong hold and firm, hold spiky styles and dries quickly! Suitable for short to medium hair..

Ingredient:

  • Mica – Shine, light reflects off hair
  • Octylacrylamide Acrylates/Butylaminoethyl
  • Methacrylate Copolymer – Mega hold without weight or extreme stiffness with gloss, helps to protect hair from fading & sun damage
  • Sorbitol – Gloss & moisture retention, so hair won’t dry out

I’m getting my friend to try this out!! If it’s good, I’ll let u know!!!

Now that hair is covered, let’s head over to body care!!

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ADIDAS CLIMACOOL ANTI-PERSPIRANT

A unique formula featuring advanced fresh capsule technology activated by movement so that the harder you go the better it works. Anti-white marks.

If you’ve been working up a sweat lately, you know that nothing feels as great as that post-workout high. But unfortunately, that glow also has a price… which is your very own custom, post-workout “fragrance”. The answer to feeling (and smelling) fresh even after a killer spin class is an anti-perspirant deodorant that works just as hard as you do – like the athlete-tested Adidas Climacool Anti-Perspirant Spray. The advanced capsules in its formula aren’t just citrus-scented, they’re also activated by friction, sweat and humidity. When you move, the capsules break, releasing a burst of freshness so that the harder you work, the better this next-level deodorant performs. Perfect for chatting up that cute guy at the water station after your workout! – See more at: http://www.cleo.com.sg/body-awards-2015/best-long-lasting-deodorant-adidas-climacool-anti-perspirant-spray-her#sthash.FICKC76N.dpuf

Winner of CLEO Body Awards 2015! Something worth a try ya!!

Now for skin care (Hurray)!! We are spoilt for choice in this edition’s trove!

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Etude House Back to School Kit

Collagen Moistfull Sleeping Pack: Formulated with Baobab Leaf Mucus and hydrolyzed Marine Collage, this overnight leave-in treatment creates a protective barrier on your skin, locking in vital moisture while you beauty sleep for a youthful, water bouncy skin. After moisturizing, smooth evenly on face before sleeping. Cleanse in next morning with warm water.

4-Free Formula : No Parabens, Benzophenone, Mineral Oil, Talc

Collagen Moistfull Peeling Wash: Formulated with Baobab Leaf Mucus, hydrolyzed Marine Collagen and Natural Jelly (Konjac) beads, this hydrating exfoliator gently refines without over drying the skin. Gently massage into cleansed and towel-dry skin using circular movements for 1~2 minutes. Rinse well with warm water. Use 1~2 times a week is enough..

4-Free Formula: No Parabens, Benzophenone, Mineral Oil, Talc

Real Art Cleansing Oil: Moist textured Cleansing Oil formulated with Argan and Babassu Oils gently removes tough waterproof makeup (ie: Eyeliner, Mascara, Lipstick, BB Cream, Eye Brow) while protecting and moisturizing skin. Apply 2~3 pumps to dry hands and massage onto dry skin. Emulsify by adding lukewarm water (the oil will turn milky white) then rinse thoroughly.

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ASTALIFT MOISTURE FOAM – This creamy moisture foam contains anti-oxidants – Astaxanthin and Lycopene – and hydro-soluble collagen leaving your skin fresh, radiant and luminous always. Key ingredients are Astaxanthin, Lycopene, Collagen, Damask Rose, Shea Butter & Jojoba Seed Oil!

‘ASTA’ in Japanese means tomorrow and ‘LIFT’ refers to the uplift of one’s inner emotions as beauty shines through. The result is a meaningful brand promise that offers renewed skin.

Created by FUJIFILM, ASTALIFT is an award-winning brand that offers carefully-researched skincare and supplement products with proven efficacy.

Not many know that oxidation – the leading cause of freckles and skin ageing – is responsible for colour fading in photographs. FUJIFILM has applied its advanced understanding of the process of anti-oxidation technology to create ASTALIFT’s award-winning anti-ageing products.

What’s more, Collagen – an important structural protein in human skin – is also the key ingredient for photographic film. FUJIFILM, harnessing its nearly 80 years of collagen research, has effectively channeled this area of expertise to ASTALIFT’s products.

FUJIFILM has also applied its proprietary knowledge of nanotechnology – for exposing and colour developing in film – to allow high concentrations of ultra-fine skin-nourishing ingredients to be delivered effectively and deeply to targeted levels of the skin, while preserving their efficacy. FUJIFILM’s strengths in image analysing technologies – gleaned from our vast experience in the photographic and medical fields – have also been used in skin tone reproduction technology to enhance one’s looks in the cosmetics field.

Inspired by skin cell research. Powered by proprietary nano technology.

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I’m sure many of you are no strangers with Hada Labo & Belif!

Both are pretty hydrating product! A supple/hydrated skin is a health skin! Hydrated skin can absorb products better hence not wasting money!!

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I’m very excited to show you this!!

Kosé Pure Advance Deep Clear Mask – The clay-based mask and scrub combined have a dual effect on the skin, getting rid of blackheads and unwanted dead skin cells.

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It’s pretty easy to spread and I  absolutely LOVEEEE the srcub in this mask! It’s like forever not going to dissolve and I can just go on & on & on scrubbing..

I applied a thin layer on my face and probably less than 5 mins, it’s dry and I can feel the skin tightening! I washed of with luke warm water after that and my skin feels clean and soft! Blackhead weren’t all gone but I was able to remove quite plentiful.. 🙂

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If clay-based mask is not for you, don’t worry! In this edition of trove, we have sheet mask as well!!

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BRTC Makeover Mask Temptation – Double functional for whitening & wrinkle improvement!

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Those ingredients aside!! Look at the mask!! SO CUTE! So eye-catching!!! I can see myself as some dynasty’s empress dowager when using this – back to the future you say??!!

Now, the ingredient! This mask is obtained from 100% natural cotton fibers sheets! The key ingredients are Swallow Nest, Papaver Rhoeas Seed Extract & Coptis Chinensis Root Extract!

If you don’t like dowager style, they even have Cleopatra sia!!

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This is too cute!! I shall share the my look on IG when I used it!!

Now last but not least! ….

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ILLAMASQUA’s HYDRA VEIL – Part hydrator, part primer, Hydra Veil instantly hydrates and smooths skin through a self-levelling, futuristic clear gel. Microalgae, Vitamin C and B3 work together to help maintain skins hydration levels, creating a healthy looking, balanced finish. Plant extracts also provide a calming and refreshing feeling, leaving skin fully prepped to apply your chosen foundation.

GLAMORE LIPSTICK (full size) – Let your lips speak volumes. Indulge in colour-intense lipstick with a highly pigmented formula, available in a choice of flawless finishes, from creamy matt to iridescent finishes. Illamasqua Lipstick glides on smoothly and doesn’t give up without a fight for the perfect all-night pout. A must have for professional make-up artists, and those who want to make a statement.

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!!

Now for the long awaited moment….

*DRUMROOOOOOLL*

DISCOUNT CODE!! Enter “Audrey10 upon check out to enjoy 10% OFF!!!

Good things comes to those who wait!!! (^_^)

 

**The above blog review is proudly sponsored by:

Vanity Trove | Nylon

Covermark Moisture Veil Creamy Liquid Workshop

Who will come to Orchard at such early morning on Sunday!? ehem, Me…  Although a lil tired but I’m more of excited to attend this workshop!! So what workshop made me so excited?

It’s Covermark’s NEW Launch – Moisture Veil Creamy Liquid Workshop, held at the heart of Orchard – Takashimaya!

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Yeah!! I’m the earliest and I get to pick where I wanna sit!! Muahahahaha! But as you can see, this workshop is catered to a small group.. Hence sitting anywhere is fine la!

In the training room, they had displayed most of their product nicely and (oh man!) all of them look so class!

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Above products are some face mask, toner, serum, moisturizer..

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And here’s the cleansing oil, cleansing milk, cleanser..

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Now for the star product!! Moisture Veil Creamy Liquid Foundation and loose powder!

You must be thinking.. “Nah~ just another regular foundation.. Effect is good only for the first few mins/hours.. End of the day I still prefer my all-time favourite.. ”

I admit, I had that thought tooo! But this workshop totally blown my mind away!!! FAR away! (LOL..)

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Did you read the poster!?? BEAUTIFUL GLEAMING SKIN as time passes!! How is it possible? Doesn’t it oxidized?? Let’s read on find out more..

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Moisture Veil Creamy Liquid – Combines the moisturizing effect of a cream foundation & the lightness of a liquid foundation in one product.

  • Velvet smooth creamy liquid foundation for radiant finish
  • Soft & light touch for full skin coverage
  • New technology: Cover skin imperfections with light, pure pearl granules & “water mirror” (Pure Bright Pigment & Moisture Watering Complex)
  • Suitable for brightening dull skin and covering spots
  • Prevent spots and freckles caused by UV rays (SPF38 PA+++)
  • Includes natural plant extracts: Korean Ginseng, Reishi Mushroom, Aloe Vera

At first glance, I’m attracted to the point whereby it brighten dull skin and cover spot!! Not only that, it prevent spots and freckles caused by UV rays tooo!! Can’t wait for the workshop to start!! ^__^

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Currently, this foundation has 8 color tone! I can’t remember all 8 color code, but after reading this post if you’re tempted to get one too, head to their counter and talk to the promoter.. They will (and must) pick three color and apply onto your jawline.. The color that blend best will be the tone you should take.. I’m a MO20!

So back to the workshop.. While waiting for other attendee, I camwhore a bit w my “bare” face.. Only applied BB cream and eyeliner.

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I know this is irrelevant but I super love their mirror, it can be table top mirror or hand held mirror just within a second.. And it’s so pretty – gold with a bling!! *heartz*

RIINNGGG~~ the class is starting!! Here’s our trainer for today, Ms. Wani (hope I got her name right!!)

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So like the benefits I mention above, do you know why your skin can stay beautiful as time passes? It’s because of Covermark’s “coverage by light” technology!! Moisture Veil Creamy Liquid catches light, beautifully reflecting them and making skin look brighter as time passes. The Pure Bright Pigment attracts and reflects light making the skin look illuminated from within! “From within” ok!! That means when people see you, they will comment u have good skin rather than good makeup!! Sounds better right!?

Not only that, Moisture Watering Complex traps moisture, forming a veil of moisture and protecting the skin from dryness! Hence your skin will look supple and makeup will stay too!!

After all the talk, let’s do a hands on now!!

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Yes, pretty bare face~ Just BB cream and eyeliner!

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And now we’re gonna remove them with Covermark Cleansing Milk!

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Pump appropriate amount and spread onto 5 area like above pic and then massage in circular motion to remove your makeup!

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After applying toner, serum and moisturizer, it’s time for makeup base! Covermark have two kinda makeup base. Moisture Clear Base and Connecting Base.

Moisture Clear Base is good enough if you’re gonna be in air-con room (non-direct sunlight)! Because it will not make your face too oily later…

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Here… This is how the promoter should do the matching for you when selecting the right foundation color tone.. I suppose you can tell which one it matching one for me right??

After selecting the tone, of course we have to apply them onto our face but before that can you guess the amount we should use to look beautiful? 20 cent coin size? TOO BIG, my gosh!!! How about 1 cent coin?? No.. All we need is a pea size!!IMG_20141220_231419

Just like that and we can apply onto our whole face to look like we have smooth silky skin!!

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Skin immediately looks smoother and more even skin tone!! If you ask me, I think this foundation is good! Spreading it across my face is really easy and smooth! Even after half a day later, my face still looks good!! Especially now in my new office location, the walking journey from MRT station to my office is no joke! With regular BB cream/foundation, by the time I reach office, my makeup has already melted and turn cakey! they lasted less than 3 hours on my face! But this foundation lasted better than I expected! I looked into the mirror when I reach office, I still look awesome la!! hahaha!! I’m super happy I get to know this product!!

Back to the workshop!

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After foundation, we applied the loose powder! The powder is very fine and you know what, it has moisturize effect too!! I’m like “Huh? Powder can moisturized my skin too?”

Yes it can! And not only it can provide moisturizing effect, it can reflect light tooo!

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Seee.. I look so much better after the makeup right!!? Face like so smooth and so flawless!! Super like the effect man!!

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And now with my HALF face eye makeup.. I think I look gorgeous already!! LOL…

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So these are the products we had used for the workshop.. I’m still very amazed with the creamy liquid foundation effect!!

If you’re keen to try, be quick, they’re having a promotion now!

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I know what u’re thinking! The date says 2-5 Dec only but the last time they told me was “While Stock Last”.. but don’t care la, just drop by and visit.. who knows you might be so lucky and get to bring home this very cool blusher with purchase of the creamy liquid foundation!

The blusher is a limited edition one hence if you missed this chance, you won’t get it again! Why must have? Because it’s not just a blush, it can do highlight too.. and the casing very sui (pretty) oh~ I tried the blusher during the hands on workshop and I find it really good. The powder can be picked up easily bjt yet not too heavy when u smack them on your cheek.. it look really natural (you can tell crom the pic right?)

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Overall, I find this workshop really beneficial to me. You know as time passes, we tends to forget about some makeup basic.. Hence attending workshop like this can refresh our memory.. Plus you get to know such awesome product! I pretty sure I will missed this creamy liquid foundation if I hadn’t attend tnus workshop!

I shall end my post here.. Stay tune for part 2 as I will be sharing with you what I’ve got in their goodie bag! It’s super awesome!

Check out their HOW TO video.. It’s a guide to apply the foundation!

For more Covermark updates, don’t forget to give them a ‘like’ on their FB tooo!

**The above blog review is proudly sponsored by:
Vanity Trove | Covermark Singapore

Curél Sebum Care

I often wakes up to oily skin around my T-zone, esp nose area and I don’t like it. I was told by a beautician that oily skin is usually due to dry skin surface (dehydration). Because your skin sense that surface is dry hence sebaceous glands secrete an oily or waxy matter, called sebum, to lubricate and waterproof the skin. Of course this is just only one of the many reason to oily skin.

Diet and changes in hormone levels can lead to excess sebum secretion. Not only does this result in an unwanted oily shine on the face, excess sebum on skin that is not thoroughly removed can be damaging to the skin as well.

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For ladies with oily skin (or even combination skin like me), do you know that excess sebum can aggravate skin sensitivity? A lot of people who have both conditions – skin sensitivity and oily skin tend to place more emphasis on choosing products that help
with their skin sensitivity, which I can’t agree more (people I know with both condition they do take more consideration with the “sensitive” skin issue). This is NOT enough. Excess sebum generated will deteriorate as skin gets more alkaline, turning into irritants to cause flare-ups within the skin layers.. Making sensitive skin more sensitive plus all those out-break~ T_T

“If excess sebum on the skin surface is not properly removed, over time, the sebum turns into harmful substance that irritates the skin surface and even the inner layers, worsening skin sensitivity,” Mr Koichi Ishida, Curél’s sensitive skincare expert and Global R&D Manager for Beauty Care explained.

So what makes sensitive skin sensitive? Ceramide is the essential ingredient in skin as it replenishes and helps retain moisture, strengthening the skin’s resilience as a natural barrier against external irritants. The lack of ceramide weakens this natural barrier, causing skin to be more susceptible to irritants.

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Hence it is important to choose products that effectively control skin sensitivity while reducing sebum secretion from the source.

And this brings me to my topic for today……

*drumrooooooll*

The Curél Sebum Care range – comprising a Foaming Wash, Lotion and Moisture Gel – offers the skincare essentials to properly manage both skin sensitivity and sebum secretion. In case you didn’t, all Curél products are ethyl alcohol free, fragrance free, colorant free, pH closest to skin, hypoallergenic, Non comedogenic (does not clog pores) and patch tested on sensitive skin sufferers.

Curél, Japan’s No. 1 brand for sensitive Asian skin! A trusted skincare brand in Japan developed from over 30 years of dermatological research and endorsed by over 4,000 dermatologists in Japan and Asia, Curél provides complete protection and frees people from sensitive skin woes with its advanced ceramide care technology.

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Dual function for sensitive and oily skin

1. Strengthening skin barrier function (to protect skin against external irritants)

Understanding the importance of ceramide in skin, Curél has made ceramide the key ingredient for all its products. Its hydrating and penetrating moisture-retaining ceramide care is widely recognised by dermatologists in Japan and Asia.

Apart from effectively restoring ceramide function in skin, Curél Sebum Care range also protects the skin’s natural ceramide while cleansing, effectively replenishes ceramide and retains moisture. When skin stays supple and fully moisturised, it is better protected against external irritants.

2. Oil and acne control

Using one of the main ingredients found in royal jelly (10-hydroxydecanoic acid) that is known for its inhibitory effect on excess sebum secretion, Curél developed its unique sebum zero-in control technology, which targets and regulates sebum excretion from deep within the skin to control the root of the problem.

Curél Sebum Care range is also specially formulated to re-balance skin at its optimal pH level, preventing sebum from disintegration. Infused with antiphlogistic, an active ingredient that relieves inflammation, the range helps prevent the occurrence of acne as well.

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Sebum Care Foaming Wash (150ml), $19.80

Ultra fine foam with sebum solvent to throughly cleanse dirt and excess sebum while protecting ceramide – the essential component in skin for resilience against external irritants.

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How to use: Apply appropriate amount (2 full pumps) directly onto wet skin. Do not lather. Gently massage and rinse off thoroughly.

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What I think: My impression of using a cleansing foam is that it’s not clean enough and it will be “dissolve” once touches water and I have to use even more foam to clean my face. I really doubt it will wash away impurities! However, this cleansing foam proofs me wrong. It’s indeed very fine and doesn’t get dissolve right away when it touches water.. Indeed 2 full pump is all I need..! My face feels clean and supple after wash!! It did not cause dryness nor leaves behind any unclean feeling.

Above pic may not be very clear but my face does feels smooth after wash too~ woohoo!

After cleansing, what should you do?? Toner of course!!

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Sebum Care Lotion (150ml), $24.90

Control Oil & Acne with Zero-in Sebum Control technology to regulate sebum secretion at the source and reduce acne occurence. Strengthen skin barrier function with Eucalyptus extract to boost skin’s ability to generate ceramide. Non sticky formula preps skin for better adsorption of moisturiser/essence used after.

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How to use: After cleansing, apply gently over the whole face twice daily, in the morning and at night.

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What I think: Pretty light weight! Not sticky, not oily, no skin irritation! See.. It’s like water and absorb pretty well ya!

After toner (lotion), time for moisturizer!!! Oh before that, you can apply your usual essence if you have any.. 🙂

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Sebum Care Moisture Gel (120ml), $34.90

Control Oil & Acne with Zero-in Sebum Control technology to regulate sebum secretion at the source and reduce acne occurence. Strengthen skin barrier function with Curel’s penetrating moisture-retaining ceramide care. Liquid based gel spreads easily for speedy absorption into deeper layers of skin without leaving skin sticky

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How to use: Apply appropriate amount (3-4 pumps)  gently over the whole face twice daily.

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What I think: Watery gel? It’s light weight and not sticky!

OVERALL: After using it for about a week, my T-zone seems less oily at the end of the day and I don’t wake up to see my nose drown in sebum – less oily nose!! ^__^ most importantly, it did not cause any outbreaks during this period! However, I feel it’s a lil too mild for me..

If you’re keen to try it out first, You can head to Curél’s Facebook Page to redeem your sample!!

If you have heard of this product and already can’t wait to get your hands on them, you can head down to the selected Guardian and Watson’s stores from 16 June.

For more information, please visit Curél’s website or Facebook Page now!!

**The above blog review is proudly sponsored by:

The Sample StoreCurél

Happy Anniversary LBBB!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY The Little Black Beauty Box! Happy ONE Year Anniversary! This month’s box is a little costly but it’s just about S$2 more (I think..) for a box full of goodies!

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If you have realize, it came in a PINK RIBBON this time round! It was a black ribbon for my Shiseido Box! & as usual, it came with a personalized note.. Curious about what I’ve got this month?? Scroll down!

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JAM PACKED OF GOODNESS!!! All I can say is “wah” “wow” “OH” when I opened up the box! This box is filled with quantity and quality!!

First thing that caught my attention was….. Laura Mercier!

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Yeah! Got a Foundation Primer and Foundation Powder in my box!

The foundation primer is a lightweight, creamy gel meant to be used prior to foundation, creating an invisible layer that acts as a buffer to outside elements. Leaves makeup looking fresh & colour-true the entire day.

The smooth finish foundation powder is a second skin comfort meets color-true wear, wet or dry. This silky-smooth innovation offers a natural veil that imparts a color true finish. It glides on effortlessly, camouflages, hydrates and visibly reduces lines.

I haven’t started using any of these yet but based on my satisfactory after using their tinted moisturizer, I’m pretty confident this two will works as promised!

Next up is tons of fragrance! 香香公主!

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If feels like since they can’t decide which to give so they throw in everything! Hahaha.. I like all the scent here but I’m not going into details about how each of them smells like! They all just smells great! I especially like the Salvatore Ferragamo (it reminds me of Hugo dark Blue??)!

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This is the next thing that caught my attention! Sulwhasoo’s skin care pack!

Have you heard of Sulwhasoo? Sulwhasoo is a Korean herbal medicinal brand that embodies the wisdom and aesthetics of Sangseng. It’s pretty new in Singapore but I think it’s pretty popular in Korea!! (Psst! Don’t say I no share.. Sulwhasoo is under Amore Pacific and some other popluar brands under Amore Pacifics are…Etude House! Innisfree!! Mamonde, Espoire, IOPE and Laneige!! Don’t believe me? Check it out HERE.. Check out their wiki too!)

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These are the sample sachets I’ve received in my box! They are from the mainly from Essential Collection.

Cleansing OilA cleansing oil formulated with traditional Korean herbs to gently remove makeup and impurities for a refreshing finish. 

Coix Lacryma-Jobi (Job’s Tears) Seed and Tangerine peel Extracts help to effectively remove impurities, while apricot kernel oil remove dead skin cells for clearer and healthier skin foundation. The oil spreads smoothly to cleanse your makeup and impurities gently and quickly. When it mixes with water, the wash-off ingredients are activated for a refreshing finish.

How to use? Pump twice onto dry hands and massage by circling around your forehead → nose → cheeks to cleanse. When the makeup residues and impurities are melted, rinse with lukewarm water without wiping off with tissues.

Cleansing foamA cleansing foam formulated with traditional Korean herbs to gently remove impurities with rich and smooth lather to leave your skin supple after cleansing.

Duckweed and chestnut shell extracts help to supply moisture to your skin while cleansing and leave your skin supple without tightness after cleansing. Rich and smooth lather cleanses impurities to leave your skin smooth and clean.

How to use? Pump twice onto your palm every morning and evening and work up into a rich lather with water. Gently massage your face and rinse with lukewarm water. In the evening, use after cleansing oil.

First Care Activating Serum – Formulated with Korean Medicinal Herbs, this essential regimen boosting serum assures optimal skin care results, promoting balance and replenishing essential moisture and nutrients.

Membranous Milk-vetch promotes natural skin circulation and Dwarf Lilyturf and Licorice boost synergy among herbal extracts to restore skin’s natural healthy radiance. Absorbing instantly and deep within the skin, this serum leaves the skin soft, smooth and supple, prepares skin to receive treatment and boosts the efficacy of skin care used throughout the regimen.

How to use? After facial wash in the morning and evening, pump 2~3 times onto palm and apply with fingertips. Gently wrap the face with hands to help absorption of the product.

Essential Balancing Water – Formulated with Korean Medicinal Herbs, this gel-textured water balances and delivers deep hydration.

Purslane effectively hydrates the skin and Matrimony Vine soothes and calms the skin while promoting deep hydration. Spreading gently over the skin and penetrating deep into the skin this essential water saturates the skin with optimum hydration and nutrients.

How to use? After applying First Care Serum in the morning and evening, dispense an appropriate amount of the product onto your palm and smooth it over face.

Essential Balancing emulsion – Formulated with Korean Medicinal Herbs, this moisture-rich emulsion promotes soft, smooth skin.

Mountain Peony softens skin texture and Yai Jiu Hua improves skin clarity by promoting skin’s natural circulation. Spreading easily over the skin and absorbing completely, this essential moisturizer leaves skin smooth and supple.

How to use? After applying water in the morning and evening, dispense an appropriate amount of the product onto palm and slowly smooth over face.

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Next, Korres Shampoo? This is quite alien to me! Aloe & Dittany shampoo for normal hair type, obviously from the bottle! I don’t need to tell u how to use a shampoo uh? However, what I can share with you is that a 250ml shampoo cost €12,75 (selling at S$28 locally, that’s pretty costly) and Korres is a brand from Greece, if I’m not wrong!

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Ah HA! I’m sure you’re not alien with this!!! Macadamia is so so well known for this healing oil treatment! All beauty boxes are so recommending this to their subscribers! I got it for the third time already! What can this Healing Oil Treatment do?? LOTS!!

This Healing Oil Treatment is a therapeutic hair oil perfect for all hair types and is especially beneficial to dry, damaged hair.

  • Intense nourishment for tangle & frizz free hair
  • Hair that is ultra-smooth, manageable & shiny
  • Natural UV protection extends the life of color treatments
  • Reduced drying time by an amazing 40-50%

I’m so amazed by the “reduced drying time by an amazing 40-50%” so I went to read on more and found this…

How does the Healing Oil Treatment reduce drying time by up to 50%? As you know, oil and water separate – so when the oil is absorbed into the hair it basically pushes water trapped under the cuticle out and allows it to dry faster. The heat from the blow dryer reduces the viscosity and enhances penetration even further.  Drying time can be reduced upwards of 40-50% due to this effect, which not only saves you time but also minimizes exposure to heat-related hair damage.

Sounds logical… Hahaha!

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OK! I’m sure beauty freaks are gonna love this item! Eye shadow pencil from Nars! Aigle Noir is the color I’ve got here and I like it! Black base with gold shimmers. In case you didn’t know, NARS is a Shiseido-owned cosmetics and skin care company founded by François Nars, make-up artist and photographer.

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So, what’s so good about this Soft Touch Shadow Pencil? Well, it provide easy, portable, long-wearing application. These jumbo sized pencils have versatile functionality to shade the lid, line, or highlight the eye. Smooth, creamy texture delivers a smooth, velvety feel to the eye and make for easy blending and an ideal base for layering with a powder shadow for increased color intensity.

Who needs to bring an eye shadow brush now? =P

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The first question that pops in my mind is…. “What is this man!??” Totally clueless like an ant!

From the word HYDRA Veil, I can more or less tells it’s something to do with Hydrating but veil..? hmm like a cover? a shade?  Well.. I’m half correct.. This is a Hydrating Primer!

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A first from Illamasqua: part hydrator, part primer, Hydra Veil is a cosmetic-care primer developed to enhance make-up application and longevity by flooding the skin with immediate rehydration. Providing an instant smoothing effect, it rehydrates, calms, and refreshes skin and enhances the already long-wearing nature of Illamasqua’s make up.

And it does NOT contains Parabens, Sulfates & Phthalates! Many review I read online says that it’s lightweight and get absorbs quickly! So I tried it immediately (I love lightweight products!) and indeed it does get absorbs very quickly and totally lightweight!!

You can checkout their website if you would like to find out more! They have really interesting info in it & they offer makeup course toooo (just that I’m not sure if it’s application in Singapore)!

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Next, I have Givenchy’s skincare sachets! At first, I thought they were EDT but after looking at them hard enough I realise I was wrong.. XD They are eye cream, serum & day cream from Smile ‘N Repair collection.

Smile ‘N Repair, the new age defying treatment from Givenchy, is designed to help correct the appearance of wrinkles at the very moment when the facial movements exert the skin.

Smile ‘N Repair Wrinkle Correction Eye Cream

This eye cream has a soft, delicately creamy texture that offers efficient action on puffiness and dark circles. It also provides intense comfort for this highly sensitive zone!

Guess what? It cost £42.50 for 15ml!

Smile ‘N Repair Perfecting Wrinkle Correction Cream SPF15-PA++

Skin immediately looks smoother and more beautiful, and with every application feels denser and better toned. After four weeks wrinkles appear corrected. Plumped and even, your skin looks incredibly luminous with a smoothed and refined texture.

Curious how much this cost? £65.50 for 50ml!

Smile ‘N Repair Intensive Wrinkle Correction Serum

The most powerful Smile ’n Repair product (the most concentrated in MotionCorrect Complex), this serum is formulated with an instant firming agent for immediate skin perfection and radiance-boosting benefits. After four weeks wrinkles appear corrected.

And cost? £65.50 for 30ml~!

The precious sample sachets!!

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Interesting packaging!?? I think it’s totally cool! Ioma is the brand and the number “2” is the category (?) !

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So what is this this I’ve got?!It’s Youthful Moisture Cream Day and Night – Tabs! Your face is protected, perfectly moisturized, from the first signs of aging.

PROVEN RESULTS

  • Protects and moisturizes the skin.
  • Stimulates cellular activity
  • Corrects first signs of aging
  • Boosts collagen production

Gently open the lid and apply your Youthful Moisture Cream Day and Night IOMA to the whole face after you cleaned it. This skincare full of Active ingredients, of very light texture, moisturize intensely and prevent first signs of aging.

BTW, if you think this is sample sachet.. ehem! EXCUSE ME…. You are wrong! This is as good as travel size! 7 x 1ml tab! They sell in this size too! Though I don’t know how much this cost but I know that it cost £43.00 for a bottle of 30ml! You do the maths! It’s about £5 for 7ml already!

Just one look at the product I’ve got in my LBBB Anniversary box, I know it’d definitely more worthy than what I’ve paid for!! The atas products, the quantity of products and effort they put in!! Wow.. That’s enough to get me hooked on them!! Have you subscribed for your December’s StyleXSanta Box already!??? Definitely looking fwd to my Santa’s box!!!

Oh did I told you, the day I got my LBBB is also the day I got my VT, Samplestore samples and my Shake&Take!

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& look at the mess!! hahahaha!! I’m basically leaving my stuff everywhere because I clearly need to make more space for them!!

Once again Happy Birthday LBBB!! Looking forward to you 2nd year and more!

 

 

Vanity Trove X Cosmopolitan!

Been hearing all the hoo-ha about VanityTrove Cosmopolitan Beauty Authority & finally I can get my hands on it!!! HURRAAYYYY!!

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See the amount of goodies!! We have hair care, skin care, hair styling & makeup products..! Wow.. I can’t wait to show you everything!

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So here’s Goldwell Style Sign Full Rebel! Erm, I’m not really into this althought it promise good holding power! Why? Because it’s too sticky!! So much more heavier then whipped cream! As sticky as a glue! & it feels as if my hair is gona stick together (like tangle up).. Eeew… I prefer the curling cream iSalon recommended much much more!

IMG_6880This is the curling cream Susan recommend to me when i did my perm at iSalon! I ain’t that interested initially because I thought it works like a hair moose giving my hair a wet look throughout the day or a hair wax where the holding power is a nay.

However, to my surprise, it has amazing styling power! Why did I not use the word “holding” power? because it doesn’t HOLD your curl! You do not need to stand in front of the mirror and start grabbing/scrunching your hair! All you need to do is twirl your hair with this cream when it is almost dry then let your hair be.. You will get beautiful natural curls after that!! NO NEED MIRROR! I SOMPA (I swear)~! Best part about it is, it’s not expensive! S$19 for a bottle like this and each time all I use is just 2 pumps!

Erm…. have I drifted too far?? OKAY! Back to my trove!

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Here’s the next product, The Face Shop Baby Face Wash Off Mask Pore Care Pack!

It’s a wash-off type pore pack that cleanses inside the pores using hot spring mud from New Zealand! Gently massage onto skin and wash off!

FEATURES

  • New Zealand Rotorua Mud – Discharges wastes, astringent effects, anti- bacterial effects
  • Sebum controlling powder
  • Lecithin – Provides skin with moisture

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This is not something new.. I had got this in one of my trove..You can read more infor from HERE..

Cleansing Gel for Oily-Combination Skin: 96% natural ingredients

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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3 in 1 Cleansing Milk for Face & Eyes: 99% natural ingredients

  • Gently removes dirt and make-up from the face & eyes with almond and olive oils without drying the skin
  • Honey moisturizes and nourishes skin, chamomile and lavender soothe the skin and protect from irritations
  • Propolis offers mild antiseptic and antioxidant action
  • Ideal for all skin types

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: Mineral Oil, Silicone and Propylene Glycol.

How to use: Apply with gentle movements all over the face, eyes and neck. Wipe-off with a cotton pad without rinsing.

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OK.. I’m so excited to see this, Laneige Snow BB Soothing Cushion! A new-concept cushion-type BB with five active ingredients for Whitening + Sunscreen + Sweat-proof + Soothing + Makeup contained in the cushion to maximize the refreshing and soothing sensation. Every time you touch it, the air pump in the cushion contains air bubbles for thin and skin-friendly makeup. Also, it is provided in two separate containers to preserve the active ingredients and their functionality. The formulas can be used fresh and safely from start to finish.

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SPF50 PA+++ is really tempting to me!! It always gives me a dewy and natural skin look. It “lightens” my freckles when I dap this bb cream on them (dap for better coverage)! On other area, I just apply per normal, swipe them all over and I’m done. Dewy, checked! Coverage checked!

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Sheet mask from b.liv by cellnique! I tried the Bright is Right mask and thought is good but not enough for me to come back again..

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But if you’re interested, you can always visit their website and check out their other mask/products!

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DEEP CLEANSING OIL from ZA!! Just nice I need a makeup remover!

This little one can perfectly removes stubborn makeup, pore impurities and clogged sebum. Leaves the skin feeling moist and silky smooth, never sticky. Well that’s what it says.. Let me try and update you guys again SOON!

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Belif Oil Control Moisturizer Fresh! I’m currently using Belif products, they are great to start but after some time i realize the effect is no longer that effective. Is it because my skin got used to it? I still remember how it hydrates my skin when I first try them out! So ladies, you can consider this if you need hydrating products!

Ok, next product is a nightmare! Read on to find out more..

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Dove Hair Therapy hair fall rescue serum! This serum instantly reduces friction and makes your hair less prone to fall. Within six weeks of use it makes hair measurably fuller.

Directions to use the Dove Hair Fall Rescue Serum:

1. After shampooing, place 4 to 5 drops of the hair fall rescue serum on your palm and apply it throughout your hair.
2. You need not wash your hair after applying a hair serum as it is free of any harmful chemical.

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Now you see why it caused a mess? It leaked!! EEEWWW~~ My trove smells so nice but SO OILY!! hahahahaa!!! I gotta clean and clean and clean in order to take a cleaner picture! LOL! But was touched that Vanity Trove actually offer to send me a replacement after I informed them about the leakage! I only wanted to inform them so that they can be more careful next time (2nd time i rec’d a leaked product). I didn’t thought of demanding for a replacement because it just didn’t came into my mind but they offered so i accepted. HAHAHA!! Pro-active customer service is what keeps a customer coming back. *thumbs up* Thanks for the replacement VT, I had rec’d them..

Overall, I’m still satisfied with my VanityTrove Cosmopolitan Beauty Authority Trove! If I can get Majolica Majorca Lash Expanding Edge Meister and/or Shiseido Professional The Hair Care Aqua Intensive Mask, I will be even happier!! HAHAHAHA!! Can’t get too greedy huh???

Bellabox Giftbox!

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Straight to the point! See… You like my giftbox too?? Received this complimentary gift box (worth S$125) from Bellabox because I’m subscribed to them (again)! See… below was (part of) the email I received… Subscribe now (then) and receive a free $125 gift box!! Why not! It’s like paying $19.95 for 2 box! Capture

Soooo, first thing that attracted me to get this gift box is because of this….!

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Anna Sui 870!! A bright cheery yellow! Opaque yellow! Vivid yellow!

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Broad brush is another thing I like about it!

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Index finger: 2 coat

Middle finger: 1 coat

If you like this yellow, you can check out from HERE to see which is your nearest outlet to grab one!

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Well, that’s not the only thing that caught my attention! Another reason why I chose this gift box is because… it has twistband!!

Twistbands are really useful, pretty and most importantly.. cause no dents/damage/crease to your hair!!!

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These are the 3 colors I received. basic black and white and a sweet pink that comes with a bling bling!

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Next, shampoo & conditioner. I assume I don’t have to introduce this again.. I had received them so many time and i’ll sound like an old lady if I intro them again (like a spoil radio that keeps on repeating!)

Summary, it’s the scent that will keep me wanting to use it.. 😉

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VEET! Hair removal cream… erm, not very useful for me as i don’t really have much hair to remove and if I really need to, I usually go to the experts.. LOL! Pampered me~

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I had this from one of my beauty box! It looks/sounds really good but i have not used it yet because the thot of having to wash away the mask makes me lazy~ hahaha

You can read up my previous post HERE for more details about this mask pack! C’mon, don be lazy.. (LOL!!)

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Next next… something from Adonis.. I never expect to see Adonis product in my trove..

Herbal Peel Gel – Mild exfoliator

Using a variety of Herbs and seven types of natural eco-friendly ingredients, this mask delivers serious brightening, glowing results. The dead skin on the surface of your face accumulates over time, causing a dull, gray complexion. Only with exfoliation can you remove this skin to reveal the soft, new skin underneath, revealing its natural lightness.

Herbal Peel Gel exfoliates gently and expertly, providing a bright skin tone, replenishing your youthful complexion and removing unsightly dead skin.

How to use? Apply a thin, comprehensive layer of the mask on your face, avoiding eye area. Leave on initially for one minute, then spread and massage it into your skin in circular motions. Rinse off with clear water and apply moisturiser and SPF right after.

Dermatox – Anti-toxin

Dermatox provides intensive purification for congested pores. Over time dirt, oil and dead skin can clog pores leading to breakouts, blemishes, even scarring. Prevent and treat your blemishes with Dermatox.

This amazing product will let you know in two ways that it’s properly working: The first is by releasing a strong smell indicating the level of toxicity in your pores that’s being released. With regular use, the smell lessens, proving that there is less toxicity. The second way you’ll know it’s working is by the compliments you’ll receive on your improved, radiant, clear complexion.

How to use? Spray Dermatox onto cleansed skin. Leave on for 5 to 10 minutes and rinse with cleanser. For best results, rinse with Adonis Cleanser.

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Justin Bieber roll-on Eau de Toilette .. I’m not a Bieber fans… but this lil nothing smell ok to me!

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It’s pretty convenient to bring around! Just one thing about it.. The scent ain’t that lasting as compared to my other perfume.. and the roller isn’t very smooth. Not much perfume “rolled” out when I apply it.. 😦

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Ok, now for something that I like again… Dr.Ci:Labo! Again, I’m gonna do it the lazy way! hahaha… click HERE to view more details about it!

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Last but not least… A very powerful sunblock!! SPF70!! Hell madness! hahahah! Armada Sport 70 is by VMV Hypoallergenics!

If you spend lots of time outdoors, and want a very lightweight, high performance cream, this sunblock is for you! Extreme protection for extreme outdoor conditions. It’s ultra lightweight and very water resistant.

Impressive PFAs are combined with SPFs as high as 70-90 to effectively screen out UVA and UVB rays for active protection against sun-induced skin cancer, photoaging and hyperpigmentation.

Defensive-line formula creates a unique “barrier-film,” an invisible virtual “second skin,” that stays on skin’s surface to maintain protection integrity in and out of water, and while exposed to harsh sun and heat. Soft, skin-coating silicones give this barrier-film an exceptionally smooth glide and keep it light, so skin stays comfortable.

To Use:

Shake well before use. Apply liberally on face and body skin, carefully avoiding membranous areas of eyes and nostrils. For best results, apply 30 to 60 minutes prior to sun exposure, especially before highly active sports. When outdoors, reapply at least every 1 to 2 hours, after swimming or sweating and after towel drying.

Well, that’s all for my gift box! It’s a quick post because most of the item here are either repeated products or I haven’t use thus not much to share.. All I can say now is… Stay tune for the next box.. I think it’s coming in 2 weeks time…. 😀

Pardon any error/typo you see here.. I’m too tired to proofread yet wana quickly share this with you! Shall make amendments again!