Showing posts with label product reviews. Show all posts
Showing posts with label product reviews. Show all posts

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Review: Avon Care Fairness Exfoliation Face Wash

Avon Care Fairness Exfoliation Face Wash with Licorice says:
New Avon Care Fairness Exfoliation Face Wash deeply cleanses skin and removes light make-up. After use, it makes skin look brighter and leaves a healthy, radiant and clear glow.
Formulated with Licorice Extract. Allergy tested. Dermatologist tested. Suitable for daily use.

To use: Take desired amount onto wet hand and create lather. Massage onto face in a circular motion. Rinse off and pat dry, use daily.

Avon Care Fairness Exfoliation Face Wash on the left corner
...And off to a quick review! (^▽^)

I use Avon Care Fairness Exfoliation Face Wash in place of my Celeteque Moisturizing facial wash. It smells like candy for me, well I love sweet scents though in terms of beauty products I prefer them unscented. There is nothing special with the packaging because like any other facial wash its also in a tube. Handy and of course hygienic, you control how much product you use.

This facial scrub is in gel form and has micro beads. Somehow this beads are quite grainy and big compared to the usual beads I've used from other commercial brands. It exfoliates well for that matter but does not whiten nor brighten. Skin looks fresh after usage though. I'm glad that unlike other facial scrubs it does not aggravate my pores. ( ̄ー ̄)

I've used this daily until I noticed it dries my skin. Maybe it suits girls with oily skin? (/•ิ_•ิ)/
I have combination skin now, semi dry semi oily type of skin that is. I still use facial cleanser like Eskinol or sometimes makeup remover (hihi, to remove traces of dirt and/or easily remove makeup.

How much and where to buy?
P99/tube from your Avon Ladies

What I love?
  • It did not broke me out
  • Sweet candy smell
  • Affordable

What I don't?
  • Product is not accessible
  • Drying if used daily (coz maybe it suits oily skin type)
  • Can't fully remove makeup

TIPS: Use this only once or twice a week because contrary to its name, Avon Care Fairness Exfoliation Face Wash is actually a facial scrub.

Will I repurchase?
Maybe not.

A good average facial scrub (with a misleading name). I would like to try other brands that has other functions like giving in moisture, fighting acne etc.

YAY. So whatta long weekend. I'm missing my favorite Coffee jelly Chillz in Mini Stop. Sadly the nearest  store at work is in renovation until July. Boohoo~ (-̩̩̩-̩̩̩-̩̩̩-̩̩̩-̩̩̩___-̩̩̩-̩̩̩-̩̩̩-̩̩̩-̩̩̩)


Thursday, June 27, 2013

Review: Celeteque DermoScience Hydration Facial wash

I am a dare devil when it comes to beauty products. My mom is afraid of jumping from one product brand to other but bleh~ I need to find my perfect match. Kyaa~ For today I'll review a facial wash I use, it's available nationwide and its from a trustworthy name- Celeteque.

I always had dry flaky skin whenever I use bleaching cream for spot treatment. It helps dry out pimples but so does my skin! I have decided to buy something that can cure that dryness when I dropped by Mercury Drug (not Watsons this time!) I originally intend to buy Physiogel Cleanser but hey! I can only afford the sachet ones. Err~ That is why I shifted to something I can afford (talk about being a poor student, boohoo~)

I took a quick round in the shelves and found Celeteque. My tita uses the scrub counterpart of the Hydration Line and it's good. What harm can Celeteque do? This is a full size bottle and it's really affordable! Jackpot!

Celeteque says:
CELETEQUE DermoScience™ Hydration Facial Wash has Natural Moisturizing Factor(NMF) that helps restore the skin’s proper moisture balance. It also has mild cleansing agents that effectively clean without drying the skin. 

It's dermatologist tested

What's inside? 
Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycerin, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Sodium Lactate, Panthenol, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Lactic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Chamomilla recutita (Chamomile) Extract, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Masking Agent, Bisabolol, Butylated Hydroxytoluene, CI 19140, CI 16035 

  • Apply CELETEQUE DermoScience™ Hydration Facial Wash on wet skin. Massage in a gentle circular motion. Rinse thoroughly. Use as often as needed.
  • Use CELETEQUE DermoScience™ Hydration Exfoliating Facial Wash every other day to revitalize tired-looking skin.
The consistency of Celeteque is liquid, it doesn't really lather up but it still cleanses well. I use this after my make-up remover and it leaves my skin moisturized and clean. I still use toner in my regimen though.

When I bought this I even asked the cashier if it's normal that the bottle is only 3/4 full. LOL. She said yes, I haven't dropped by in Watsons or Mercury Drug again to check.

What I love?
  •  Does hydrate skin! 
  • It really makes my skin clean and supple!
  • True to it's claim -it has no scent! -Products with too much scent is said to be more acnegenic.
  • Didn't broke me out.
  • Affordable! Just imagine if this is an expensive facial wash that you'll need to use everyday you'll be too cautious on how much you'll use.
What I don't?
  • It has no whitening/brightening/pimple fighting properties but nvm I think I'll just find other variant or product for that other purpose. *wink*
How much?
P75.00 (60ml)
P118.00 (100ml)
P270.00 (250ml)

Will I buy again?
Yes I think this is a cost-effective product and it simply does it's job. I am looking forward into using the Hydration line's gentle exfoliating facial wash next.

Me time: It's CN BLUE's Minhyuk's birthday tomorrow and I'll be coming at the screening of Listen to CN BLUE in KCC! Kewl!~ :)

Monday, May 27, 2013

Review: Herbench Pretty when Pinched Cheek and Lip Tint

Long ago, in a faraway place, there lived a lovely princess named Snow White. Her hair was black as coal, her lips red as rose, and her skin as white as snow.
We all know how beautiful Snow White is and I admit I once dream of becoming like her. Now it's not so impossible after we get a pinch of color on our cheeks! Rosy cheeks + rosy lips = Snow White look, yes? :)

Herbench Pretty when Pinched Cheek and Lip Tint is already a famous lip tint to start with. I bought one on a whim because I love the product swatch.

I can't capture a shot of my own tint now because it doesn't look presentable anymore
As you can see the product is inside a glass bucket nail polish type packaging. It is delicate and can break easily so you need to be extra careful if you have this inside your kikay kit. Sadly because of my own carelessness I broke mine and I lost half of the product amount *sad*. I can only use it now before I go out because it will surely make a mess inside my kit if I attempt to bring it along with me.

My Experience:

Herbench tint is scary purplish red inside the glass bucket but when swatched the color is soft reddish pink and oh-so buildable. It is oil free and and a water type of tint but not so runny. It doesn't clog my pores when used as a cheek tint and it doesn't dry out my lips when I use it as a lip tint. You don't need to hurry when applying this because it doesn't dry fast but you still need to become careful to blend it well to avoid red streaks which is common for tints. Herbench Pretty when Pinched tint doesn't last long both on cheeks and lips but the color is lovely and I don't mind reapplication!

How I use it: I use this on top of my bb cream usually as lip and cheek tint, perfect for natural make-up look.
How much: P180/ 40 ml in Bench stores nationwide

What I love:
It's an affordable and accessible product.
A little goes a long way.
Has no weird taste nor smell

What I don't:
It doesn't last long especially on the lips.
Package is made of glass :(

Will I buy again?
YES! I totally love this tint despite the fact that it doesn't last long. Herbench tint's color and no fuss application wins me over. This is an affordable tint that delivers! :)

Ayo sisses, can you shout out your favorite lip and cheek tint below?

 CREDITS: to photo from Polyvore

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Review: Lioele Dollish Veil Vita BB Gorgeous Purple

Hello Rainy Sunday! I am happy that it's raining because it means that it'll be less hot in Manila. Just this morning I just registered my subjects for this semester. I think summer days will pass faster now.
I don't really have the time to update my blog because of my sideline job online for summer so while I have the extra free moments I'll review a bb cream I got on sale in Beauty Bazaar months ago. -Lioele Dollish Veil Vita BB Gorgeous Purple.This is meant to be used to even out and brighten skin tone. They also have a green variant for skin trouble and redness but basically both are:
Blemish balm
Vitamin care
Make-up Base

Kyaa bb cream again! Yeesh~ What sold me on Liole bb cream is the fact that it can be used as a make-up base. I was curious on how my bb creams will look on top of another bb make-up base. I love the purple princessy packaging because it's classy and chic looking. It comes in a pump so it is hygienic. This is made in Korea, I read somewhere that this can pass up as a CC cream (supercharged bb cream version) because of the coverage. Okay so enough of my endless blabbering hahaha, here is my review:

My Experience:

This bb cream has the thickest texture among the bb creams that I tried. The color is whitish purple with really really small particles which changes into the color of skin your tone after blending. I must agree with the thoughts of other bloggers that the concept of the product is quite gimmicky, because how can the purple tone of the bb cream correct the yellowness of your skin when the color changes when it is blended? Oh well~ nonetheless I still like this product. Because texture is thick, a little product goes a long way, awesome!

Going back, Lioele Dollish veil has this floral kinda soapy scent which I love. Its a really light scent which is pleasant. I usually use this alone or on top of my moisturizer. It doesn't really spread easily so you need to have a properly moisturized face prior to the usage of this product. Yes I've also tried this as a make-up base for my bb cream but unfortunately it feels heavy for my taste.

The finish of Lioele Dollish Veil Vita BB is matte, it's perfect for the humid weather like this summer. It has SPF 25 PA ++ and I think it can be a good as a substitute for sunblock but the moisturizer I use contains SPF as well. One application instantly brightens up my complexion but maybe it's also because of the fact that it is lighter than my skin tone. I don't see the need for concealer because of the coverage, it doesn't completely cover my dark spots and redness but it makes them less noticeable. I also don't get oily thanks to the formula and the product's matte finish.

My pores aren't covered well unlike with other bb creams with dewy or satin finish. Topping off this bb cream with finishing powder (although optional since finish is already matte) makes a difference though. I didn't experienced skin break outs nor whiteheads and blackheads, which I happen to get every time I use bb creams. The product stays the whole day although I still need to check on my oily nose once in a while.  
The final look of this bb cream alone is next to natural, it's just like having a lighter skin tone or you can also call it your second skin. A make-up that doesn't look like make-up. Amaaaazing!

How much? 
Price is around P1,280/ 30 ml. UPDATE! The price is now only P950 at Beautymnl

Where to buy?
Lioele kiosks in the malls, online shops or in their website: Lioeleph

To summarize my review...
What I love:
  • Lovely princessy packaging.
  • The floral scent! 
  • Coverage is awesome.
  • Matte finish doesn't make me oily.
  • It doesn't break me out. 
  • Does it job as it brightens skin instantly.
  • Perfect bb cream for natural look.

What I don't:
  • Cap loosens after a while, it's always lost in my make-up kit, haha :)
  • It doesn't blur out pores unlike other bb creams.

Will I buy again?
Lioele Dollish Veil Vita BB Gorgeous Purple is a nice addition to my kikay kit but I would love to get the green variant next. I highly recommend having one bottle in your stash though, it is a must-have for bad skin days or when you just feel like brightening up.

Care to share your favorite bb cream below? :D

CREDITS: To Lioeleph for the image. 

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Playing with Hair Chalks!

Becoming blonde is still one of my wildest dreams ever since I have loved Kpop. I am still saving up some courage to do that, maybe right after graduation? keke~

Colorful heads is all the rage now, bright colors of pink and blue which looks really lovely. Sadly this fun colors only shows up on light colored hair, in SNSD's Sunny's part: blonde.

Besides hair dyes, there are hair sprays for temporary hair color. I have not tried any colored hair sprays yet but it sure does show up on black hair based on what I've seen. Some of the brands my friends used were from HBC and Watsons.

I just discovered this lately, a temporary color with a fascinating usage process: hair chalks. A hair chalk, from it's name itself is basically a colored chalk intended for hair coloring. The texture is like soft color pastels (the ones used for school projects!) I have seen other girls in youtube use the color pastels from bookstores so I guess it's fine to use the same too. However the ones sold in multiply and facebook are obviously bigger in size so I guess it is cheaper.

What amazes me is the fact that hair chalks, just like hair sprays is working on dark colored hair! On my situation, my hair is black. Another thing to love is the fact that the color is temporary, which means you don't have to always show off rainbow hair when not needed, especially on the streets of Metro Manila *wink*.

Here is what you'll need:
  • Water 
  • Gloves
  • Spray bottle with water
  • Soft Pastels or Hair Chalk (do not choose oil type pastels because it will be sticky)
  • Hair Iron
  • Wear dark colored shirt or of the same shade -the hair chalk you'll be using can transfer to your shirt.
  1. Choose the part of your hair you would like to color. This can be the ends of your hair or different hair sections.
  2. Spray water to the hair, do this part by part to avoid instances of drying the hair even before you can color them with hair chalk.
  3. Take a hair chalk (one color at a time starting with the lightest hair chalk color of your choice) then ran it down to the section of your hair. *TIP: If you have a hard time in coloring your hair evenly try to twist your hair back and forth)
  4. Comb the chalked hair before it dries. Some chalk might also come-off when you comb and your hair will look messy and dry but don't freak out, it's normal.
  5. Use hair iron to style your newly chalked hair. They say this is a process to seal in the color -not true for me, but your hair will look more polished this way.
  6. Use hair spray to make the color last longer then flaunt your newly chalked hair, enjoy! :)
  • Temporary way to add fun colors to hair.
  • Cheap but effective hair color on black or dark-colored hair -Awesome!
  • Process of coloring takes short period of time once you get the hang of it.

  • Messy, chalk can fly anywhere once fully dried and color can transfer on shirts.
  • Drying on hair so make sure to use conditioner afterwards.
  • Not recommended as full head hair color, tried it once on my sister and she said it was not comfortable, use hair sprays instead.

Where to buy?
Online Shops in Facebook, Multiply and Ebay, you can also try colored pastels from bookstores.

Definitely worth the try. It's fun to sport rainbow color hair sometimes

*To be updated with actual photos of hair chalking process* :))

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Review: Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel Pore Perfecting Toner

How’s your summer girls? Are you loving it? Well as for me I want to get busy thus I’m currently making my list of ‘must-do’ this vacation. *wink*

My blog has been so prone to hackers lately so if you still get the Attack page’ then that is a boohoo for me. I submitted a request for a review of my website, hopefully it’s already clean now, I did my best to delete the hacker files and restore my site! I was so hopeless when I can’t log-in my dashboard. My only tool is Google and the results it gives, even my hosting can’t help me. :(

I might try to post a quick how to next time on steps I did to recover my blog. I am sad on how foolish people can be. They hack websites just for the mere fun of it. I hope there are not much of broken links as I just reinstalled wordpress again.

Anyway so since my blog is back online (although other pips can’t access it yet due to the warning page) I will post a review of my old favorite: Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel Pore Perfecting Toner.

Noticed how I added the heart in above photo? Haha… I’m just playing around with our photo editor here. XD

Ingredients: (since it was not fully visible in the shot)
All Natural Witch Hazel, containing natural grain alcohol 14% and Witch Hazel Extract

I am fond of using whitening soaps, unfortunately my face became dry after prolong usage. I can’t use alcohol toners as because it will also contribute to dryness (yes I’m talking about you Eskinol!) So I needed an alternative, something gentle that will keep my skin clean and moisturized. Let me clear that I have enlarged pores, but it’s not really my main concern when I was looking for a new toner. After a long day my usual routine of taking off my make-up:
  1. About 5-10 minutes facial massage of Pure Beauty Perfect Cleansing Liquid to remove all traces of make-up.
  2. Wash off the oil and dirt with Moisturizing Collagen Soap.
  3. With a cotton ball moistened with Dickinson’s Witch Hazel Toner I am sure that my face is squeaky clean.

Did Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel Pore Perfecting Toner stayed true to it’s promise?
  • Refines pores -With continuous use it might work but do not expect drastic changes. I have enlarged pores so I can see whether a product does tighten pores or not. Hmm… is that a good thing? Lol. At least I’ll know if something is not working, haha.
* ” Witch Hazel is high in tannins. Tannins are found in any natural astringent because of their ability to tighten, dry and harden tissues.”
So as per my research, i can also be used for insect bites, chicken pox etc because it can soothe itchiness. Click here to learn 15 ways of using Witch Hazel.
  • Removes and controls oil -Yes it does remove oiliness and keeps my skin’s moisture. Which is a good thing. I notice that I don’t need to frequently use blotting paper anymore.
  • Soothes Irritation -When I first used Dickinson’s Witch Hazel toner my skin is irritated due to dryness. It indeed helped reduced itchiness. I also used Physiogel cream along with this toner.

Where to buy?

Healthy Options for P79/ 2 oz. bottle, very affordable. It’s their travel size,which is cute compared to it’s original size which is a really big bottle.


  • Cheap!
  • Effectively cleans despite being non-drying.
  • Refreshes my skin. So perfect for summer!
  • Accessible product, any SM malls with Healthy Options.

  • Sometimes I don’t like the smell. though it really depends on my mood. LOL.. The scent of this toner is like chesnuts.
Will I repurchase?

Yes, this is an HG material. I still look forward into trying out Hada Lobo but for now Dickinson’s Witch Hazel toner is enough. I am more than loving this product, I might get the astringent version of this too, Soooo excited!

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Review: Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque

Before anything else I want to say sorry to those who have seen the 'hacked' message of Op-Israel. Err...this has been the 3rd time that my blog was hacked and getting it back online is such a big pain.

I just researched and did what I can do. In the positive side I am learning, but not enough reason to get more hacks in the future! I wonder what I can do to secure my website?

Okay so I'll stop blabbering now. Today I'll review my personal favorite- Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque!

I already emptied my tube of Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque even before I publish this, so imagine how long did it take for me to give a review? XD

This tube is big and it took me months to finish, I do not even apply this daily (...and don't! because it can dry out your skin!) The tube is perfect in dispensing the product, just the right amount every time. I apply this mask after a long tiring day, this mask simply makes me feel relaxed, the scent is like Double Mint chewing gum or toothpaste, so refreshing. I think it can even be your perfect summer buddy. I also use this as a spot treatment for pimples. I usually have occasional breakouts when my period is getting near or whenever I feel a bit lazy to remove my make-up (I know this is a big sin! OMY. Don't do this!)

Make sure that you wash your face before using the product. Spread it heavily and evenly to your face (or your neck too if you prefer) make sure that there is enough clay on every part of your face. You will feel that you are ready to wash off the mask when it's already dry. I always sneeze when I have this on because I can inhale it's powder form. LOL. My skin looks fresh and feels clean after washing the mask off. Sometimes I needed to double wash to fully remove every trace of mask on my face.

Okay so above is the ingredients of Queen Helene. Others are scared about methylparaben so I searched and found out that there is nothing to worry about:
"Advocates of organic and natural foods and cosmetics have expressed concerns over the use of parabens in consumer products for years, but there is little evidence to warrant it. While it is true that methylparaben is readily absorbed through the skin as well as in the intestinal tract, it is converted back into para-hydroxybenzoic acid and quickly excreted through urine. In fact, the only negative side effects that have been documented are contact dermatitis and skin sensitivity, both occurring with rare frequency and only in reaction to very high concentrations of test material." -Read more here

Did Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque stayed true to it's promise?

Helps dry up acne pimples
YES! Like what I've said I use this as spot treatment and it does help in minimizing my pimples after about 2-3 applications. I use this hand in hand with my bleaching cream which is also a drying agent for acne. Works like magic.

Rinse away blackheads
Yes and No. It does significantly lessen the appearance of blackheads but it's still there.

Shrink enlarged pores
Yes and No. I have enlarged pores as for your reference. I do notice that my pores seems less noticeable after washing out the product but after a while it gets back to normal.

Where to buy?
Healthy Options for about Php329 per 226.8g/ 8 oz. tube.

  • Cheap because there is so much product inside the tube!
  • Works like magic especially in being a spot treatment for pimples.
  • Refreshing and perfect for summer!

  • Nothing! :D

Will I repurchase?

Yes! I don't expect this mask to work on pores nor blackheads. For me, the product works the way that it should. I love, love, love this mask. This is the cheapest clay mask I've used so far and I have no complains or whatsoever.

When I first bought this mask I was so excited that I asked everybody at home (my family! XD) to try out the product too. To end this post, here is my pretty mom who says BOO! Teehee~ :))

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Review: Mestiza Complete Herbal Soap

Hi sweeties don't you just love the heat? :) Wait haha, who am I kidding? Summer is fast approaching and the scorching heat is already killing meh~ Today I will review Mestiza, a soap raved by Donna of My Lucid Intervals this review made me buy the soap. Hoho~

Okay so this is the soap box. Kindly click if you would like to read the details :)

Mestiza Herbal Soap is quite intriguing because of its contents: Papaya, Carrot, Banana, Calamansi and Virgin Coconut Oil. Only the good!

It's like a complete package already as it claims to do more than whitening our skin. This soap is unscented which is super fine with me. It helped me lessen my breakouts (take note the word 'lessen'). Using this soap  made me feel squeaky clean. It made my skin a bit dry, but nothing a moisturizer and lotion can't fix though! *winks*

Mestiza soap however didn't whiten my skin. Maybe it will take a few more bars. I have the feeling that it does whiten and effects will be gradual as long as you use the soap.

How much?

Less than P50 (can't remember the exact price) for 120 grams of product. It is worth it, plus the soap doesn't melt easily!

Will I repurchase?

I already have a long list of soaps I want to try so repurchasing this might take a long time but I might opt for Mestiza Herbal Soap once I feel the need for a safe herbal bath soap.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Review: Avon Skin So Soft: Soft and White Lotion Radiant Glow + Marula

"Formulated with Advanced Brightening Complex, pearl powder and precious Marula oil, provde immediate radiant fair skin, revealing a white and younger looking skin."

Before anything else is it just me or do you also think that the name is too long? LOL. This is part of my Avon loot (remember the shampoo?) from my tita.

I actually bought two variants. The other one is for deep moisture and this one is for whitening: Avon Skin so soft: Soft and White Radiant Glow Whitening Hand and Body Lotion + Marula. I purchase this lotion because I need a mild whitening lotion. I just used green peeling oil on my legs and bleaching lotion is kinda harsh for new skin.

I was captivated by the scent of this lotion. It smells heavenly for me. Some might find the scent overpowering but I just like it the way it is. The scent stays long, I applied at night and I can still smell the lotion when I wake up in the morning! The lotion is not sticky and is quickly absorbed by my skin. With just 3 days of usage I noticed that it lived up to its claims of 'radiant glow'. I can't comment on the whitening effects yet though, maybe I need to finish a few more bottles *wink*.


  • Smells so good!
  • Not sticky
  • Cheap less than Php150 per 250 ml bottle


  • For the price and quality? None.
Will I buy again? I want to try other lotions may it be for whitening or extra moisture, but since since Avon lotions are so affordable then there is no reason not to say yes.

How about you sweeties? What's your favorite whitening lotion? Feel free to comment down below! :)

Friday, February 15, 2013

Review: Shawill Pretty Color Eyeliner 01

Hello lovelies! How's your Valentines? As for me I spent the day making pink ribbons! Sigh~ I love pink! It's not really an exciting way to spend the day eh?

For today I will be talking about the newest eyeliner I purchased. I have always liked sparkly stuffs that's I really adore glittery/shimmery/sparkly make-ups! My love for shimmers even grew more because of watching korean eye make-up tutorials. I have been keeping an eye on tear drop liners but since its always OOS then I have decided to look for an alternative.

Shawill Pretty Color Eyeliner 01
A rich colour liquid eye liner that combines long-lasting wear with a non-smudge, non-flake precision line. Goes on effortlessly. Applies with its own brush to draw a perfectly defined line. Available in a wide range of classic and trend shades.
I was like a jumping rabbit when I've seen this liner. I love the glitters! Some people though might not like the chunky glitters because its far from the usual look of teardrop liners.
Shawill Pretty Color Eyeliner looks better in person than in photos because it doesn't show much in pics. I use this on my lower waterline in place of tear drop liners. The shade is in numbers only, mine is in 01. 01 has colorful glitters and a clear base.
I use this liner in school and it stays the whole day! Hooray! :D

Price: 8ml for Php98

Where to buy? Shawill counters at Watsons

  • Has pretty micro glitters!
  • Colorless base. Perfect for neutral looks.
  • Stays the whole day for me
  • Affordable

  • Not too visible on photos
  • When worn for more than half a day the liner flakes
Will I buy again?
No. I want to try other glitter liners from other brands like Etude House. I am so curious on the difference of Tear drop liners to normal glitter liners.

Friday, February 8, 2013

Review: Avon Naturals Mango and Ginger Energizing 2-in-1 Shampoo and Conditioner

Summer is coming and I am getting excited! Sorry for the lack of updates. I am so busy because of school, work and family. Anyway what I will be reviewing today is a shampoo from Avon. I got this product from my last purchase of Avon products.

Avon Naturals Mango and Ginger Energizing 2-in-1 Shampoo and Conditioner says:
Formulated with mango and ginger extracts, this 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner effectively cleanses and maintains hair's moisture balance. Helps nourish, revitalize and condition hair from root to tip as it removes everyday build-up and styling residue. Leaves hair feeling silky soft and looking healthy from the first wash.
My review:
Okay so I bought this simply because its mango! I love the mango scent however this shampoo failed me. The shampoo smells like candies instead of mango or ginger. Not bad, but not what I am expecting.

The price: 200 ml for Php 99 = Affordable! I got this on sale but even the regular price which is still less than 200 is fine. So YEY! for that.

The effect:
I have coarse, dry, wavy hair but after one wash my hair is obviously straighter and tamed. I am pleased, its a good effect not stated in the product description so I'm happy! Its not soft though but I really do not expect my hair to be soft with a 2-in-1 product that you should still use your favorite conditioner.


  • Straightened and tamed my hair.
  • Doesn't have parabens because its Natural! xD
  • Cheap!

  • Smells good like candies but not mangoes.
  • Not readily available in malls or Watsons.

Will I buy again?
This product is great because it tamed my frizzy hair and made it look straighter which I didn't expect. I love this and will surely grab extra bottles.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Review: ELF Studio Line Pink Passion Blush

Lately I have been carried away with too much rosy cheeks I have seen in the no make-up look tutorials in youtube. You know how fascinated I am with this as its the usual look used in korean dramas and by my favorite kpop idols!

Basically I was looking for a baby pink blush or anything similar, I looked for one and I found out that MAC well-dressed and MAC pink swoon are perfect candidates!

Sadly, being a cheap skate and bargain hunter that I am, I knew right off the bat that I can't afford to spend too much money for a blush.

Here comes the blush who saves the day...

ELF studio blush in Pink Passion!

"e.l.f. Studio Blush The soft sheer texture blends into the skin for a silky finish. Designed to be worn alone or layered for more depth. Highlight your complexion with a subtle healthy glow!" -ELF
My take on ELF Pink Passion

I will describe the color the best that I can, its a bright bubble gum pink blush on the pan but when swatch it'll turn into a healthy baby pink (provided that you have a light hand on doing it). Its a shade of pink with blue undertone. The blush is matte (totally different from the rest of the shades which all have shimmers!)

There are various description about this blush but for me Pink Passion is simply the perfect pink needed to look like Snow White. Hehe :) It reminds me of the effect of my Sophie Martin Magic Cream Blush, the only difference is this is in powder form.

The Look:

I appreciate that it has a mirror, even though its small, you'll never know when you will need it. Emergency touch ups maybe? Whole pan is full of blush, yes no trashy brush this time (can you relate? I don't think small brushes can be use for applying blush anyway).


  • The perfect pink (light hand for pale pink cheeks!)
  • Pigmented but not dramatic
  • Its matte! -no shimmers allowed for girls like me with large pores and combination skin
  • Good amount of product 4.75g or 168 oz


  • Quite chalky --for the price I can't complain!
  • Doesn't last long --But this can be easily solved by adding a base for the blush
  • Shade not locally available --I bought mine in ebay for Php225, this is $3 in their official site.
  • ELF label on my blush packaging is almost gone. --Its a con but not really ELF's fault because I admit that I am pretty careless myself!

I can't recommend this blush enough, it serves its purpose after all. I prefer to use this with my Ellana mini buki brush because I love concentrating the color on my cheeks just like what a doll looks like. If I feel like I have over done the color I use my ELF stippling brush (review coming up soon!) Right now I don't mind having ELF Pink Passion instead of Mac Pink Swoon.

Will I repurchase?

Most definitely! This blush is totally worth the money.

How about you sisses? Do you like ELF too? What is your current favorite blush?

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Review: Purederm Dual Wellbeing Pack

Purederm has been a very popular brand with girls like me since the 'boom' of hallyu reached the Philippines. They don't just carry their own bb cream but they have their own line of facial masks as well. I just bought a tube of QH mask last month and I know that my beauty kit has been jammed up with lots of brands and products but I still bought the so-called peeling mask of Purederm in a whim. I really have a hard time controlling myself not to buy anything especially when I'm inside Watsons or any department stores! (I see that you can relate, teehee ^^)

Okay so enough talk (yeah I know sissies I have been quite talk attive lately). The Purederm Dual Wellbeing Pack is a 2 in 1 wash-off type multi massage pack. So when they say its a 2 in 1, i is really 2 in 1! This Purederm 'peeling mask' oh I mean Dual Wellbeing pack (weird name, really) has deep cleansing peeling gel on the top part and nutritious vitamin pack at the bottom.

You might be thinking what is the need for 2 types of pack? Well this what the direction says:
  1. Thoroughly cleanse & wet face.
  2. Apply peeling gel to face and massage evenly. Rinse with water after 1 minute.
  3. Continuously open Vitamin Pack and apply to face and massage. Rinse with water after 5-10 minutes.

The peeling effect of the peeling gel is comparable to magic peeling of Etude House and I am doubting that this is indeed skin sloughing off. The color match (white) is from the product and not dead skin. Hmmm...fishy.

Anyway so the vitamin pack has this yummy citrus orange smell that applies smoothly to the skin. Nothing fancy, but skin felt refreshed after rinsing it off.

This is my very first mask from Purederm and though there is no drastic results I will still continue using this, it only cost Php39.75 at any Watsons store and right now you can earn 10X of your points in SM Advantage or BDO card! (seen this promo in SM San Lazaro) I got this peeling pack even before they released this promo, geez.

What I like:

  • The sweet scent of the nutritious vitamin pack is love!
  • I love the refresh feeling after I use this.
  • A bit minimizing of pores.
  • I can use this more than once! A little goes a long way, hehehe.

What I dont:

  • The make-believe dead skin from the peeling gel.

Facial masks are meant to be used again and again to see full results, I have seen lots of girls who tried a mask once and gave up right away. Try using facial masks as a weekly habit, pamper yourself a little! :)

Love lots,

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Review: Miss Beauty Moist Lotion

Hi minna-san today my post is about Miss Beauty Moist Lotion. Miss Beauty is the 2nd brand of whitening lotion I have tried (Skin White was my first). This lotion has been receiving lots of raves in girltalk and the photos I have seen related with the instant whitening effects was unbelievable.

We can't deny the fact that today there are countless of whitening lotions that are sprouting in the market today. Not to mention the others which promises instant whitening effects.

Moist instant whitening lotion does whiten right after application and was said to gradually make you fairer after continuous usage. Anyway lets dig in to the real deal behind this lotion.

The look, feel and smell: I have the milk variant of this Moist lotion. The color is well expected white (scroll to see picture below). Texture is not sticky it glides smoothly to the skin and it smells like sweet milk too. You wont need much product as it spreads evenly and a bit of product can make you look a step whiter than you really are, a negative though because the one-step whiter effect looks a bit awkward and yeah unnatural.

(Miss Beauty Moist lotion-- cute sexy bottle LOL)

Price: One bottle with 310 ml. cost me around P120. But there are available refills online and offline though.

Contents: The bottle doesn't say the ingredients in detail but it mentioned milk protein, yogurt and pure soy protein.

Where to buy? Online-- sellers in facebook, sulit or Offline-- I heard they have this at 168 malls and etc Divisoria.

What I Love~
The yummy smell and smooth glide of the lotion, not sticky!

What I don't!
The oh-so-fake one step whiter effect. The whiter effect seems to be only effective with skin on the darker side. For the fair skinned girls like me uh-this will only make your skin look shiny.

Will I buy again?
I dont think so. The ingredients doesn't even contain any super whitening agent so I dont think even if I use this forever I'll get any fairer than I am now. Updated (04/13/13): I do buy Moist Lotion refills now and I stopped buying leg foundations, I use Moist Lotion instead. It looks great on photos! :)

But I recommended this to: Girls who are tired of waiting or have no patience in waiting for the result of their whitening lotions, cream or soaps.

Im currently: Wearing a shower cap while typing. My very first shower cap I availed from Watsons. Kekeke (This blog post is back posted. Gotta make up for my missed months ne? ^^)

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

My XCM 214 (Super Angel Brown) Geo Lens just arrived!

Actually it was nearly 2 months since I paid for this thing. Almighty customs has interfered with my seller's lens packages so it took longer than expected for the lenses to be on-hand.

Geo Angel lenses are perfect for the fuss-free dolly look (for ullzzang selcas!). Even cosplayers have been loving this Geo circle lenses, great for anime lovers!

I intended to buy CK 105 or what others call Dolly Black but the seller said it was unavailable so I settled for an angel brown and then it became super angel brown because the latter has became unavailable as well. Seller also failed to contact me after the delay of shipment which a major turn-off. I needed to get dailies to make-up for my months without lenses.

Buying this lenses was not a pleasant experience after all. Anyway that won't interfere with my review about this geo lens, so lets get started.

A few info about Super Angel Brown lenses

Diameter: 14.8mm
Water Content: 38%
Base Curve: 8.6

My very first lenses were also from Geo, its Angel Gray CM 835 its in normal size, 14mm. This super Geo series is 14.8mm which seems big but comfort is just the same as the regular ones. The biggest lenses I have seen so far is 16mm from the i fairy series! (I dunno about you, but I won't try them ever)

Unlike the dolly black, Super Angel Brown looks natural. Enlargement is average, enough to make you look cute and dolly without garnering too much attention.

I have been using this angel brown contacts daily and I must say that they are pretty comfortable even after 8 hours of usage. I got this with grade, both 2.75 and I basically can't go outside without wearing them because I'll be good as blind, LOL. The only thing I can complain about is my eyes tends to dry out but that will only be after about 6 hours which is natural.

Another thing I really like is I can check for the lens authenticity online. Yes there are fakes in the internet so better buy from a reputable seller. You will only need to scratch the authenticity sticker on the side of the vial and input in the anti-fake numbers.


Okay, so off to the pros and cons...


  • Affordable
  • Natural dolly look despite the size
  • Can last for a year!

  • Not readily available -Most of the lenses(especially graded ones) are for pre-order.
Basically that's it, if you opt for enlargement but still wants to look natural then go for Angel Brown. I love Geo lenses and I am looking forward into trying out Dolly Black on my next purchase! :)

Have you tried Geo lenses? what type of lenses are you using?

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Review: AP-24 whitening toothpaste

White teeth may have been one of the trade marks not just of Hollywood superstars but the most famous celebrities in the country today as well. White teeth is also really good to look at and a lot may have been really dreaming about having those white pearls may it be girls or boys. This explains why a lot of brands nowadays carry their own whitening version of such toothpaste.

Its obvious that for today my post is about my whitening buddy, Nu Skin's AP24 fluoride toothpaste. Actually I am not really desperate to whiten my teeth and my plan was to have my own braces -which will take a long long time of saving up money of course. I have decided to purchase one of this popular toothpaste because of girltalk raves.

My take~
Okay so the paste inside the 110g. tube is white. One tube retails for Php371 and is only available with selected distributors. I believe Nu skin products nowadays are not allowed to be sold online so you may have a hard time looking for a place to buy items from Nu skin.

It was advertised to whiten teeth within 2 weeks and this is what the product claims to do:
    >Brightens and whitens teeth.
    >Helps remove stains.
    >Helps remove and prevent plaque buildup.
    >Helps the prevention of dental cavities.
    >Provides a long-lasting smooth, clean, and fresh feel.
    >Features AP-24, an exclusive ingredient.
    >Refreshing, trademark vanilla mint flavor.
    >Thick, creamy, rich formula.
    >No harmful peroxides.
    Check Nu Skin's site for the benefits and complete ingredients list--> NU SKIN AP24.

    • This toothpaste has a yummy faint vanilla smell and taste.
    • Cleans teeth thoroughly. No bad breath all day.
    • Can last 2-3 months if you'll use it alone.

    • This item seems to be over priced.
    • Did not really whiten my teeth at all.
    • Hard to find.

    I bought this product having high hopes of having white teeth but this didn't worked for me. It can remove teeth stains from drinking coffee or smoking (I don't smoke!) but it can't turn a natural yellow teeth into white. Na-da and it was all laid out in their paper description I got with the product.

    Well Im not buying again, because the product has not served its purpose. My search for the "it" teeth whitening product continuous...

    Tuesday, May 31, 2011

    Review: Easy Lipstick Quickly Change Lipstick

    Lip sticks, glosses, many of each do you have right now? Being a girl, I know that a lot of us are suckers in giving color to our lips. Why not right? Only a few are given with real pink lips but it lip colors are here to save the rest of the flock like us.

    Since high school I was only able to try lipstick once or twice. Even when I took a hold of my own money I really did not bother to buy even simple Careline lippies. Its not that I'm not kikay(girly) but I find it quite troublesome to need to retouch every now and then. Petroleum jelly for the lips and J&J baby powder for the face.

    Now that I'm already college the story became different, I became more adventurous and became so addicted to glosses as well. I noticed a slight change in my natural lip color it kinda became dull so I tried to find a solution for it.

    I googled lots of stuffs and I landed in an advertisement for Easy Lipstick Quickly Change.The long name clearly gives a hint that its an asian brand but to my surprise the box says that its made from US.

    Here is the photo of Quickly change lipstick inside its box:

    The lipstick when used is like a magic lipstick which is a common cosmetic for teenies before. Ad says that lips will turn into natural pink after a sec or so but it actually apply the color right when you swipe it to your lips.

    Okay so what are the pros and cons?


    • I like the pink color this lippie gives to my lips.
    • Mom says it is drying but it really is not, her lips is just really dry.
    • Last long even if the content is not much.


    • Not sure if it is really from USA. I have seen this being sold in a Chinese drug store in Manila.
    • Packaging looks cheap.
    • I have not seen super pinkie lips like promised, but I don't care. Bleh~

    Where to buy?
    Online. Try searching in sulit or browse chinese drug stores for this certain lipstick treatment.

    How much?
    Around Php120 if I'm not mistaken. Worth the price, I'm still using it until now, its been 3 months already since I bought the item.

    Will I buy again?
    Hmm..maybe. But not any time soon. I would like to try other trusted brands for now. This Quickly Change lipstick has been a staple lippie for me for a while though. Safe color for my lips, not bright pink, not dull. Give it a try if you can.

    By the way what other brands of lip sticks have you tried girls? Any recommendations of shades that you certainly love? I wanna hear from you!

    Love lots, thanks for reading!

    Saturday, April 30, 2011

    Review: Green Peeling Oil Set

    I am already annoyed on how my mama always say "parang uling ang kili kili mo ah..."

    I still remember how it became discolored. One fine day my mama told me that calamansi is good for the underarms because it helps in preventing body odor. The good girl (which is me) followed her tip without knowledge of the whole process (yeah I know I'm such a dummy) I mistakenly left the calamansi on my skin longer than the recommended time which resulted into an acid burn. Nothing severe though, but it left my dreaded underarm dark.

    This how my search for the effective underarm whitening solution started. I was introduced to green peeling oil because of the sudden raves it received in sulit. Ads about the green peeling oil is seen left and right and it got me curious. Back then I was a total newbie in ordering stuffs online so imagine my frustration back then. LOL.

    One basic green peeling oil set consists of:
    >Aluminum chloride -whitens the skin while preventing sweat at the same time. Serves as your deodorant while in the process of peeling.
    >4 in one bleaching cream(also known as kliggman's cream) -cream effective in faster whitening of the skin. Night whitening cream for the underarm.
    >Green peeling oil -the peeling agent. Feel is just like J&J's baby oil but scent is chemical-ish.
    >Hydrocortisone cream -anti-itch cream. Use to endure itchiness of the skin.
    ^All of these for only of Php250. It was shipped almost instantly after my purchase, received the next day, no hassle.

    I was so excited to find out if the hype was all true. There have been mixed reviews with the green peeling oil as this is actually a peeling agent and when used improperly may have unwanted result. I was being careful and I followed the instructions promptly.

    1. Apply the green peeling oil on the underarms, 3x a day for 3 days only. It can be applied at night 3X with 15 mins. interval. Let it dry and NO need to rinse
    2. If itchiness or redness occurs, apply hydrocortisone cream
    3. After 3 days of peeling GPO, rest the skin and wait until it peels-off. DO NOT RUB
    4. When the skin has totally peeled-off, Use aluminum Chloride in the morning, and apply bleaching cream at night.

    • Use your fingers when applying the oil. Peeling starts 2-4 days after the last application of green peeling oil. Peeling lasts 3-7 days. --My underarm peeled on the 5th day. 
    • To prevent the redness or itchiness, Apply hydrocortisone cream on the 2nd day after applying the green peeling oil. --I didn't feel any itchiness all throughout the process so I did not used my hydrocortisone cream.
    • Do not use deodorant and avoid washing the underarms with soap during the peeling session. The green peeling will serve as your deo during peeling, it prevents sweating of underarms. --Arrrgh...I actually hate the fact that they instructed us not to wash with soap! In the forums they are even saying that its not allowed to wet the treated area. But still~ I have to follow. Bye bye for now hygiene...
    • Waxing and shaving can be done with outmost care. --I recommend that you shave or wax the 1-2 days before. Better be safe than sorry, right?
    • Place bleaching cream inside refrigerator --We don't have a refrigerator at that time so this is optional.
      - Peeling interval should be 3months before peeling the under arm --Yeap. follow this. You don't want a burnt skin, do you? 
    (^Instructions above is from sulit)

    I believe there were sellers online who sell different type of underarm whitening kits. I have seen one with an included bleaching soap in the set but of course it'll cost you more.

    As what I have told you, my skin peeled after 5 days. That 5 whole days of no soap! Eeeewww~
    But beauty needs sacrifice so I need to endure it. Skin was macro peeling for days. I cant remember for how long. But skin was renewed and my real skin has returned to what it was before...Goodbye burnt skin, hello baby skin! ~WOW!

    The green peeling oil process was a gold find. I love it that the process was quick considering that I tried other whitening products before. Hope I had this earlier but I doubt that I would have this much courage to try a not-so-popular brand, BCP. More about this on my future posts.

    Where to buy?
    Online shops. There is a branch of BCP somewhere but I am not aware of their location. I heard BCP is sort of a generic brand for a Diana Stalder.

    How much?
    Php250 but it depends on the seller as well and what is included in the set.

    • Fast effect on skin, peeling and whitening
    • Easy to use with the instructions.
    • Whitens right away when used and only good maintenance deodorant is needed.

    • Can't use soap until the skin peels.
    • Left dark edges because my peel is not equally done on the whole underarm area, but I dont care much.
    • I'm yet to look for a new deodorant, but while on the process I will stick to the aluminum chloride first.

    How about you, what underarm whitening product has been effective for you?

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011

    Review: My Beauche Experience

    Beauche~ sounds to be a very good name for a product brand? I think so too!

    I first stumbled on this in the forums of Girltalk. It caught my eye because it was said to be the beauty secret of flight attendants. Now lets go down short yet memorable experience in using Beauche and its description. It does promise too much benefits: eliminate wrinkles, pimples, & other skin problems, firm skin and has natural pink glow on face.

    My honest opinion
    • I can't comment if its effective on wrinkles as I have no visible ones yet when I used it but it does tighten the skin as it gets ready for peeling.
    • It surely dries up pimples fast (but the product itself causes break outs on the first week as well).
    • Eliminate other skin problems? Nope. It didn't. Actually it even brought a new problem to me because I now have discolored/darkened laugh lines.
    • I didn't noticed any even subtle natural pink glow, but face will surely turn apple red at least on the first 2 weeks (which is geez~annoying)
    What the product says:
    Best suits people with: pimples, acne, pigmentation, discoloration, oily Face,open pores,old skin, black & white heads.
    Yes, my pimples and acne was less to none when I was using the set and skin was still fine even I was only left with the toner and astringent. Doesn't help for pigmentation, discoloration (like what I said above it even cause additional problem for me). True that it does control oiliness, but no minimized pores for me. It does eliminate old skin because it involves a micro-peeling process. It did not helped much in lessening blackheads and whiteheads. The promised result: pinkish radiant white skin even without blush-on, sorry no.

    My purchase:

    Here you can see each piece of cream, toner and astringent of the set.

    How much?
    Whole set costs P710php but due to public demand (they are popular despite my rant on its side effect) the price increased now to P750.

    Set includes:

    • Beauty bar (which is actually a kojic acid bar) -nice soap but at 90grams per set its quite small.
    • Skin toner (smells like fake strawberry, but I liked it) good make-up remover.
    • Clarifying lotion (quite harsh at first but will become less to none painful afterwards) -Good for controlling pimples.
    • Exfoliating cream -white cream with super harsh formulation. Hurts all throughout the process.
    • Rejuvenating cream -Hurts at first; changed cream color from green into brown after a few weeks, they call this aging.
    • Age Eraser cream -pinkish cream which is used as sunblock. Nothing special, but it doesn't help in covering up the peeling.
     How long will it last?
    About a month or so. It depends on how much you put on your face or if you'll include your neck. Creams are used up faster than the toner and astringent.

    Where to buy?
    I bought mine in a mall here in Caloocan but now I heard they already have stalls near LRT Monumento station. There are certain Beauche shops in other places as well kindly check forums forums for more info. For international buyers there are online sellers of this product as well.

    Update 6/2/2016
    Do check out their website for other user's feedback:

    Do I recommend this?
    No, sorry. It's FDA approved but that doesn't mean that its entirely safe for everybody. However results can vary on different people. What doesn't work for me might work on you. But personally, I wont be buying Beauche set again. I'm not afraid of peeling but this product is just plain harsh for my face.The end result is nothing magical compared to my face before, not worth the P750 if the result is not visible.
    Mianhe (sorry) for the long review...and that's it for now.

    How about you, have you ever tried Beauche set before? Did it worked wonders for you?

    Wednesday, March 23, 2011

    Review: Strip It! Cold Wax

    "Hairless, fair and smooth underarm for every girl in the world!"
    ...Fairy God Mother said to Cinderella and everyone in the village... and they all lived happily ever after. --THE END.

    Geez, what an awesome finale but we all know that story is far from reality. To achieve a hairless under arm girls need to shave, pluck, go to waxing salons etc.

    Razors are known to darken underarm after prolonged usage (not to mention that hair grows back too fast afterwards) and so does plucking that also results to chicken skin. Waxing salon is the best option but it's time consuming, not to mention costly.

    Good thing, there is a process we call waxing, right? Now waxing is possible to be done at home --yeah I know, super convenient! The most common wax available in the market is hot wax. But personally I won't dare to buy one as I'm afraid to scald my skin, I'm quite a dummy on stuffs that involve heat.

    Fortunately the good ole world came up with a whole new process once again called sugaring. The most popular brand in the market I know is Strip It! I was browsing my favorite buy and sell site -sulit when I noticed this lil' new product. Strip It is said to be the best hair removal sugaring in the Philippines

    But... ~What is sugaring?
    "Sugaring is also known as the ancient Egyptian sugar WAX. All natural, water-soluble and hypoallergenic thus safe to use even on sensitive skin."

    Strip It! Hair Removal Sugaring promises:

    Less chicken skin

    Hair will only grow after 2-4 weeks

    Skin Lightening

    Safe to use on any part of the body

    No long list of contents are included in this product but it says that:
    "It exfoliates since dead skin are stripped off. It's laced with moisturizer making skin soft. And the Calamansi lightens the skin!"

    How to use:

    1. Using spatula apply wax to skin (dry/powdered) in the direction of your hair growth (hair should be at least 1/4 long).
    2. Take a cloth strip, press it down firmly onto the wax and rub for a few seconds (Remember to leave a small space at the end for pulling).
    3. Stretch your skin tight so all hair will be pulled when you strip the cloth (yeah strip, thus the name..neat ^^)
    4. Immediately strip off the cloth in opposite direction (take note that process should only take a few seconds)
    Don't worry you dont need to jot down the process as their package is already complete with the instructions, cloth, spatula and wax inside a very cute pink paper bag. Heehee.

    I have been using this product for 3 months already and I must say I am impressed with the results. It keeps up with the promise that hair will only grow after approx. 2-4 weeks. I have no chicken skin already, that was kinda pretty fast but it might be because I don't really pluck a lot even before.

    Here is a photo of my own purchase:

    I bought their tint as well.~(mini review coming soon) Pardon of not being able to show the contents of the tub, camera was suddenly stuck.

    Now off to Pros and Cons:
    • Super easy to use, after 3-4 times of usage you'll get the hang of it.
    • Cheaper than most brands out there and way safer than using the accident prone razors.
    • Less painful than plucking.
    • This is cold wax so no harm in getting a very warm wax or whatsoever. Hooray for cold wax!
    • No allergic reactions or whatsoever, just redness that is just normal with the waxing process. It is recommended to use it after taking a bath or before sleeping because we should not wash the skin within 8 hrs after waxing to avoid pore clogging.
    • Some really small stray hairs are left and need to be tweezed out.
    • Might need multiple times of stripping if the person is new to the process.
    • May be a bit painful to some like to my mom when I waxed her underarm.
    • Not available in local stores nationwide, hassle of getting the item shipped every time you need one but that problem is not a biggie. Updated (04/13/13): They do sell this on Landmark now.
    Where to buy?
    You can easily browse for sellers online, or just drop by in Landmark.

    How much?
    > > Mini trial kit 100g - P130
    > > Medium kit 200g - P200

    > > Big tub kit 350g - P295
    Suggested Retail Prices but it depends on who/where you are buying from.

    How long will it last?
    They say mini tubs are good for at least 1-3 months, medium for around 6 months and the big tub for around 10 months and is the best for you if you plan on waxing not just the underarm but other parts of your body as well like legs.
    It can last a year after opening by the way and refrigerating the product is a no-no (because it'll affect the product's effectiveness)

    Will I buy again?
    Sure! I am even thinking of reselling them to my friends and neighbors. Teehee. Updated (04/13/13): I already finished 3 big tubs of Strip It! ...and just bought one again.

    This is a keeper!

    How about you girls, do you also use hair wax?
    (This is my very first product review ever!)
    Hope you like it~ *cheers!*

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