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:

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Tsubaki Hair Oil

Dry Hair? Split ends? Dull hair? ….. Tsubaki Hair Oil to your rescue!! ^_^

I’m starting to believe OIL can actually give your hair not only SHINE but moisture too! I’m so glad I had this chance to try Tsubaki Hair Oil!!

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What is Tsubaki Hair Oil?

It’s a deeply penetrative hair oil formulated with high concentration of selected camellia oil to deeply protect, moisturize and repair your hair, resulting in a luxurious shine. It can instantly penetrates hair upon application without feeling greasy or sticky and gives a silky smooth finish. It also protects your hair from damage by UV rays and heat from hair dryers (or other styling equipment), while preventing split ends and hair breakage.

Not only that, it has a very nice floral scent! ❤

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Origin of Selected Camellia Oil?

Specially selected camellia oil 
Produced in the Goto Islands in Nagasaki, the perfect location for producing quality camellia oil thanks to the warm climate, fertile soils, and other favourable conditions.

Traditional harvesting method
Only fully ripe fruits are carefully handpicked, one by one, before they fall to the ground.

Meticulous oil pressing method
Camellia oil is extracted using a traditional, time-consuming method of pressing finely selected seeds.

Carefully selected for freshness
Only pure camellia oil obtained from the first pressing of camellia seeds harvested in the current season is used.

Effects of Selected Camellia Oil

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  • Prevents cuticle damage and makes hair feeling smooth.

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  • It produces abundantly beautiful and shiny hair upon application.

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  • Change in Hair Shine before and after use.

What I think?

Packaging – Nice and sexy! LOL.. I like the idea of this “non-leak” bottle!

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See.. It’s doesn’t leak (unless u shake vigorously)

So how about the product? Let take a look at my hair condition before and after!

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Had recently went to colored my hair and they are now super dry!! You can see from the above pic, especially the pic on the left.. Scary split end and hair breakage easily! *heartache*

Now let’s start our Tsubaki Hair Oil application…

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(Before application)

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First, pour a few drop (about 20-cent coin size for mid-length hair) onto the palms and work through the hair. Then, drop a few drops again onto the palms and focus on areas that require extra application.

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It may look oily here but that’s because the oil haven’t been really absorb. I would usually rub till my hand doesn’t feels oily anymore and I’m done.

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See.. Better right? Not only it looks better, my hair smells good tooo! Somewhere between sweet fruity to light flora scent.. If you’re a Tsubaki product user, you know what I mean! 😀

TIPS:How to prevent flat hair (Particularly recommendable to those who have soft and fine hair) 

Refrain from applying large amount inappropriately and unevenly. Start application from the damaged tips and gradually work upwards to the roots to avoid flat hair

TIPS: How to reduce volume or prevent dry hair (Particularly recommendable to those who have thick and voluminous hair)

Apply an appropriate amount to wet hair and dry it with a hair dryer. Then, spread a small amount onto the palms and apply on bottom half of the hair to reduce the volume.

Do you want to experience the true magic of Camellia Oil now? Head down to your nearest Watsons store from 11 September and you can bring it home at S$26.90 (60ml)!!

UPDATE on 8 Sep 2014: Watch out TSUBAKI Facebook Page for an upcoming contest that will be live on 12 Sep (Friday) – Don’t say I bo jio ah!!

Simply follow below two steps when the contest start and you’re halfway to winning the new Tsubaki Hair Oil for yourself and 2 of your friends!

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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!

 

 

October Bellabox – We Are TWO!

Happy 2nd Birthday Bellabox!! Glad that I had subscribed to this month box because other then the items I don’t like, I love them ALL!!IMG_6829

Are you able to tell which are my love? Oh! Did I mention, this month’s Bellabox come in a bag. Paperbag! LOL Nah.. It a small cosmetic bag (pouch)!

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How many of the “post card” can you recognized here? I think i only remember 3?? I was unsubscribed for a period of time.. But now I’m back!

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So let’s see what we have here!!!!

SANITARY PAD!! This is the first thing that I see when I opened up the paper bag!

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This seems like a new invention? Check out HERE for their blog post.

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This is a very generous amount of sample!!! I can say it’s as good as a regular pack! So what’s so special about it?? WARNING: DO NOT scroll down if you had bought any lottery!

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After I opened them up, I can immediately feel the softness. But one thing has been bothering me… So MANY HOLES can hold our menses????? O_O Obviously you have not read the blog link that I had provided earlier!

Whisper Cosmo is made of an elastic material, and comes with a unique flexible structure for a 3D fit. Since the resilient pad is less likely to shift or bunch, there’s no need to worry about leakage. Move your body as freely as you want to. No more restrictions!

So these holes are actually the “unique flexible structure”!  Not only that, on days that you have long meeting and can’t change your pad regularly, FRED NOT!

Cosmo has three times the absorbency of regular napkins. Now you can focus on the long meetings, and forget all about the heavy-flow!

That’s not all.. The holes can do more!!

The holes in the centre section of the pad, known as micro dots, absorb flow quickly and allow it to spread evenly across the lower layer of the pad, reducing discomfort for the skin.

Well, fear that not changing your pad often will caused you skin irritation?

A unique, oil-coated non-woven fabric sheet is used for the top sheet, minimising friction for a gentler feel on the skin.

“Lactoflex” does not feel stiff or strange against your skin. Thanks to this material, Whisper Cosmo is comfortable and gentle on the skin!

Ok, now the holes seems pretty attractive.. hahah! Probably I can try it soon when my period is present!

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Opening up the pouch, I saw two shining tube waving at me!! Ah-Ha!! Loreal shampoo!!! Yeah!! Sulfate-free shampoo & conditioner.. I think I had a blog post about this before..Hang on!! Let me check………………………………………………

OK.. click HERE for the post! Shall skip being too long winded!

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OK!! This is what I’ve been longing to receive! Laura Mercier Smooth Finish  Foundation Powder!Laura Mercier products are well known for FLAWLESS SKIN effect! I had tried their tinted moisturizer, creme foundation and now (YIPPIE) foundation powder!! I’m pretty confident that I will like this product very much!

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And I guess I’ll be utilizing this leaflet soooon!!! wahahahahaha!!!

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Not another hair oil~~ can i skip this intro?? I have been receiving this like N times..

To summarize this product review, i can only say, it’s good! do a quick search on my blog & you’ll be able to find the product review!

Following up next is two products from Good Skin Lab!

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Circleplex-2! Protect and repair the sensitive area around your eyes while getting rid of dark circles 24/7 with GoodSkin Lab CIRCLEPLEX-2™. The colour correcting lightweight day cream moisturises and creates a protective layer against sun exposure, while the night cream offers deep and soothing hydration. With a day and night cream, it promises that your lookers get the health content that they need any time of the day!

Apply on sensitive skin around eyes sparingly.

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Exten-10! Younger looking skin. Right now! The scientists at GoodSkin Labs know modern life is stressful, hard on skin. Poor diet, insufficient sleep, pollution, the sun – they add up, and show up, on your face. So they developed Exten-10™ to help restore skin’s youthful appearance. Helping it visibly renew, repair and defend itself like it used to.

On clean, dry skin, smooth a liberal amount over entire face and neck. Apply prior to sun exposure for daily SPF protection. Reapply if exposed to prolonged sun exposure. After 4 weeks, look 10 years younger!

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Ooooh-la-laaa~ Wanna smell good for your date?? Try this! Elizabeth Arden Untold! A luxurious and modern floral composition, UNTOLD celebrates the sophistication and intrigue of the multi-faceted modern woman. From her vibrant optimism and refined femininity to her mysterious aura and magnetic sensuality, UNTOLD takes you on a journey through the many facets that together, make her genuinely beautiful. With its sparkling and fruity introduction, radiant floral heart and mysterious addictive warmth, UNTOLD captures all that a woman is.

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I’ve been wearing it to work this day.. IMO, dun apply too much you’ll get choked! LOL probably it’s a little too strong for me..

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Ok Ok!!! I’m getting excited!! I’ve been waiting for this!!!! Jacqueline Burchell nail polish!!!!

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I’d received “This is Beautiful” color polish.. Indeed very suitable for its name. This is REALLY beautiful!

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This is a purple color with pinkish tone? Many many shimmers!! Very very beautiful!! It’s not very opaque but one coat is still as beautiful.. Need at least 3 coat to hide nail smile line.. But I’m still glad a got this color.. I have a pic of the lacquer I applied on my nails but it on my PC (I’m using mobile app to blog now!)… Shall show you guys again when I’m using my PC again..

Oh! and I nearly forgot.. a copy of Oct Cosmopolitan magazine was included in this month’s Bellabox. However, it was too late to join any contest/giveaway that was publish in it so…. it’s as good as a storybook now.. LOL.. only can read articles..

 

Yes… Vanity Trove time again!

Attended VanityTrove X Decléor Special Members’ Only Event last month (one of the Tue i think) and was later been “gift-en” a chance to redeem a complimentary trove for myself, which I’ll be sharing with you what I had put in my trove shortly!

You can view some photos from Vanity Trove facebook page HERE – I did took some pictures of the event BUT I don’t know what happen, they are all gone! (T_T) OH!! & you know what? I think I saw another blogger too!! I’m not sure if it was her until i saw her blog post! Hee!!

So without further ado.. Here’s a quick look of what I had redeemed for myself!

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I’m pretty satisfied with what I had redeemed although not much choice was available..

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Yes, Decléor !! Hee.. After I attended the Decléor event, I thought i can probably try some of their other products (since the gift set they gave during the event may suit my mom more~ =X) Decléor product are all pretty well scented! Aroma products for your skin.. Besides that, they are 100% pure, 100% natural, and without colorants or preservatives!

And i just found out from the their website, In 2000, the adventure broadened with the arrival of the Shiseido Group which allowed Decléor to develop its research and development base and to benefit from new sales markets, particularly in Asia.

So the set I had chosen for my trove is…..

Essential Cleansing Milk is a light and silky emulsion with Neroli Essential Oil (used in Hydra Floral) that promotes hydration. It softens and soothes thanks to Sweet Almond Oil. Its fresh and sparkling fragrance awakens the senses.

All you have to do is just use a dampened cotton pad, gently massage the milk over the eyes and neck and then the rest of the face using light circular movements. Apply pressure to the smile dimples (under the cheekbones) for ten seconds. Then apply Essential Toning Lotion

Essential Tonifying Lotion is a lotion with Neroli Essential Oil completes make-up removal, removes any traces of the milk and prevents the skin from drying out.

After your Essential Cleansing Milk, just apply this lotion all over the face using a dampened cotton pad. Absorb any excess product with a paper tissue if necessary.

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Next item from Decléor is this Revitalizing Eye Mask! Imaging using this together with a eye massage.. Wow.. Pampering!

If you wanna find out more about Decléor , visit their website now! They have massage techniques available for you to view/learn as well!!

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The next next next item??? The Enavose Black Tea Quench Mask!! The ultimate hydration haven for thirsty and dehydrated skins, our quenching mask uses Sweet Black Tea to release a profusion of moisture and vitality that deeply replenishes skin’s moisture. It harnesses the power of skin to retain higher levels of water, leaving it feeling velvety soft, incredibly supple and invigorated. Feel the surge of immense moisture and be better equipped to defend against damaging environmental forces.

This mask really works like magic! It can really quench your skin’s thirst! Chill it in your fridge and use them when they’re cool.. WOOOOO~! Chill and relax and HYDRATING!!! This is one of the wash off mask where you can feel/see the hydrating effect almost immediately after you wash it off!! *thumbs up*

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OK! Now.. this is one of the product I can’t wait to try out!! Cheonsoo Nail Lacquer!! To be exact, it’s scented nail lacquer! The scent ain’t very strong (as compared to Cirque’s Lavender scent) but the lightly scented polish can cover the typical lacquer smell which some girls doesn’t like!

Not only the scent is nice, another nice about it is.. the broad brush! The broad brush makes application so easy! That’s not all eh.. the opaque color really save my time on doing a second coat! I’m not too sure how many colors it has but I really love this color (340) I got here!!

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Nice right? Hi-shine maroon! Very mysterious red you see here is just ONE coat (one thick coat tho.. LOL) If you like A-England’s Perceval I bet you’ll like this! It’s a darker version of it! ❤ ❤

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Alright! Next is another pampering product! Coenzyme Q10 silk mask from Storyderm! Contain Coenzyme Q10, Vitamin E fluid (which is the elasticity ingredient of skin), and Licorice Extract energizes skin which has become weak because of harmful things and stress. Restore skin elasticity and skin moisture.

If you have realize… there’s spelling error on the pack (*misturizing??). I wonder if this is a rejected goods.. hmm….

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Alright, I know you’ve seen this ample time!!! I redeemed this hair oil almost every chance I have! hahaha! Why? Because this is really good! DO a quick search on my blog and you will be able to see all posts on “Kerastase“!

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Last but not least… a MINIATURE eyeliner from Déjavu! Hahaha! It’s really MINI! But it’s a decent size to try it out! I have not try this yet but will share my thoughts soon! 🙂

So that’s all for my personalized trove! What have you got for yourself??

July Blackbox!

Time for Blackbox again!!! Yippieee~~~ For those who still don’t know what is blackbox, hurry up and sign up for one now!!! HUH?? Don’t want?? WHY?? It’s FREE and you will at least 5 items in your box!! I don’t see why not?? Check out blackbox.sg to find out more!

So for July, this is what i have……

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I see others got more item and some even have additional deluxe product despite have more items already.. but oh well… probably because they are sponsored review thus much awesome stuffs given! For me, i guess this is the best already.. but.. HOLD ON!

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I spotted an empty bottle!

Oh nooo… my bird nest serum had leaked!!! leak till nothing left! (T_T)

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But thank you blackbox for offering to send me one more via mail.. (altho i have not rec’d it)… so.. NO REVIEW for this at this moment..

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Next up, Energy drink by Take 5ive that boost immunity! Specially formulated for the stressed and over-worked, Take5ive Energy + Immunity Shot works to increase energy and minimize the effects of stress, fatigue and tiredness. It contains the clinically tested Wellmune Complex that has been shown in multiple clinical studies to help prime the body’s immune system, reduce number of sick days and improve general well-being. Take5ive Energy + Immunity Shot also helps improve mental clarity, focus and concentration to give you that energy boost when you need it most.

Benefits?? It increases energy & physical performance, improves focus, concentration & alertness, increases vigor & vitality, reduces number of sick days, reduces symptoms of stress & fatigue, supports vital functions of the immune system.

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it smelly pretty sweet but.. .aww.. the after tastes.. Plahhh… it kinda ‘heated up” your throat.. the mild burning sensation of this drink made me quite uncomfortable.. it irritate my throat a little too, like there are fine sands in my throat.. Reminds my of OPI liquid sand collection.. looks liquid in bottle but become rough when dries.. Will not buy this again.. 😦

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Charcoal Roasted White Coffee by Super…! 3 flavors! Classic, Brown Sugar & Hazelnut! i tried the Hazelnut and i like it – btw, i don’t really drink HOT coffee!! I think it’s comparable with those coffee selling at regular cafe..! Fragrance 5 stars.. Texture 5 stars.. Taste 5 stars.. Seriously i don’t feel that i’m drinking coffee at all.. The hazelnut fragrance is.. ooh-la-la~! Non-coffee lover, i think this is a good start! for coffee lover, maybe you can try the classic one of brown sugar is don’t want a fusion in your coffee..! *thumbs up!*

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Bad breath savior! Colgate Plax Mouth Wash in travel size!! Colgate Plax kills bacteria by up to 99.9%! It contains fluoride to help prevent cavities and gives long lasting fresh breath! For a cleaner, fresher, healthier mouth, rinse with……??? COLGATE PAX! Did i mention, it is alcohol-free! Just use it twice (gargle for 30 secs will do) a day after brushing and you will be protected for 12 hours!I

Fruity Fresh is the latest product! It’s really fruity.. the watermelon scent is so strong and yummy! hahahaha… It’s smell really sweet! Will i buy again? Why not!?IMG_4381

A perfectly balanced oil with a texture so absorbing that it instantly penetrates and adjusts to the specific needs of each hair type to nourish and provide perfect care. This is Loreal Elseve Extraordinary Oil! With a unique alchemy of 6 precious flower oils, it nourishes from root to tip to unleash the full splendour of your hair. Use before shampoo, as a mask, before straightening or as a finishing touch. Pretty similar to Kerastase hair oil~

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last but not least, we have a travel size cleanser from… CETAPHIL! heard many good review about it, even one of mt colleague is using it! CetaphilGentle Skin Cleanser is great for daily makeup removal. Originally formulated for dermatologists, this cleanser is gentle on your skin and sensitive to your skin’s needs. Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser will not strip the skin of natural protective oils or emollients, or disturb the skin’s natural pH balance. This dermatologist-recommended cleanser is fragrance-free and non-comedogenic. Cetaphil® Gentle Skin Cleanser is gentle enough for children, teens and adults.

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And last but not least.. the punch that always comes within the box that is filled with vouchers!! .. but before that.. IMG_4385 IMG_4386

check out what I’ve NOT rec’d! LOL!!! item 7 – 11… Do you have them??

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Now these are the vouchers! Naruko’s one interest me lots!!

New Vanity Trove

Good evening all! Today I’m gonna share with you my FIRST revamped Vanity Trove! What? What revamp?? yea.. Vanity trove had changed their concept last month and now you will no longer rec’d any SURPRISE at your doorstep..

From July onward, subscriber can pick what they want to goes into their trove!!! (Yeah or Neh?)

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For me i feel .. it’s a neh.. Yes, you get to pick what you want but u no longer get to anticipate any surprise nor try new product (by “force”).. When we (people) are given an option, we usually choose to pick something we’re more comfortable with. We also tends to measure the sample by its value and in the end, good sample that are of low value may be overlooked..? You know u paid S$25 of course u want to maximize every dollar and get the best samples! Given a Go60 mask (retail price: 5 for S$60) and a Beauty Diary mask (retail price: box of 10 for less than S$20??) which one will you want?? Go60 of course(!) but Beauty Diary is as good tooo you see…

Well, the only yeah part is.. i get to choose what i want! i can click click click all the expensive sample!!! Fastest finger first!! But again…. if these are all sample size (sachet 1ml, 3ml, 5ml) i don’t see a point in paying S$25 to get 6-7 sachet sample.. i can just go to the retail outlet or counter to ask for one…

CONCLUSION, i had cancelled my Vanity Trove subscription until i see any good promo! 😀 So for now.. Let’s just take a quick peep at what we have this month!

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See, that’s what i mean.. i have Dr Ci:Labo 2 times (this is the 3rd!) already but i still select this when it is available! WHY? because.. Firstly! it is really a good product! Save time and save effort! Secondly, this thing cost S$130 for 120g!!! So if u do your maths, this thing itself already cost S$21.67 (20g)!

You can check out my previous post HERE for this product’s review..

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Next, Kose’s sunblock! I haven’t use this but it has been stirring my curiosity!! LOL Kose is a reputable brand and i believe this little thing should be good! I’ll review again when i start using this…

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Next next~ DrGL collagen essence! Again, this is a sample that i had gotten before and it’s so good that i decided to grab it once more! Cost is a factor tooo! 30ml for S$198 – aint that crazy!? You can click HERE to find out more about this essence…

As of now… Just this 3 items it’s already worth almost S$100!! O_o

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Next up~ Kerastase hair oil! Again again! This is another good hair oil that i had tried before – when i just did my perm! It’s does wonder and i decided to grabbed it (heehee) one more time!

You can click HERE to check out my previous post on it’s review..

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Ujene serum.. i cannot remember if this is good but since i need 7 items to check out, so i just grabbed this! hahahaha

Nonetheless, feel free to check my previous post HERE for its review! 🙂

Seriously… this is post seems like my easiest post! hahahaha!!

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Kilo Off Slimming Tea! i want to clarify, not that i want to slim down.. but i thot this tea will taste as yummy as the Fruity tea (which i will show you again) but it turns out not as fantastic.. Just this 2 sachet, pls dun expect to shed 10kg off! It will be good to just drink this like a beverage.. it’s still nice to drink it as a tea than SLIMMING tea…

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Last but not least! My Beauty Diary’s 2 step mask! Serum is packed at the “hot air balloon” area.. i haven try this mask but I’m pretty confident it will works well because none of their mask have failed me yet!! 🙂

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OOPS! sorry!! nearly forgot about this… I think this is an extra perks for subscriber because i don’t remember i opt for this shampoo!! Although its not something fantastic but this thing will comes in handy when i go for my short trip! Nice scent shampoo and hair feels softer after wash!! *thumbs up!*

So that’s all for this month’s (July/Aug) trove!! stay tune SOON for my next (last) trove that will be arriving within this week or maybe next… *wink*

 

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