Category: Beauty Reviews

[Review] — Saje Konjac Kare Yam Sponge

I have amazing girlfriends! A few weeks ago my girlfriend was visiting and brought me this. She loves it and would love that I can try it too.

It’s my first Saje product – I’ve heard of this shop before and thought they only sold fragrant oils for your home. When my girlfriend opened the package and showed me it. It wasn’t anything special – it looked like a typical sponge. I liked how it came with a container. She told me to wet the sponge and clean my face with it. I’m like cool – I usually only clean my face with my hand. I did as I was told.

It was a little weird at first because I was always reminded that any cleansing product should have foams in it. This sponge didn’t. So I read the instruction again to see if I should put some cleansing product in it. It says not to. So I only cleansed my face with the sponge. It felt like a normal sponge with nothing on it.

My face did feel smoother though. The next day my face was glowing and I was shocked. How can this sponge that looks like it has no foam or anything on it – make me glow? Interesting right? I love it ever since my first use.

It says it has 100 uses on it and the price is $9.98 plus tax. Very inexpensive. I use it every night during my bath time. A very very unique product and I’ll for sure be stocking this up. I’ve heard that these sponges sell out fast too! This will be one of my must have skincare products in my routine for sure! Stay tune more daily hauls & reviews!

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[Haul] — Sephora & Asian Beauty Skin Care Haul

Been awhile since I blog about beauty! I re-purchased a few makeup products from Sephora when mines ran out. I can’t live without the Kat Von D liquid eyeliner & concealer! It is definitely a must have! I returned the Tarte SPF30 sunscreen – since my girlfriend introduced me to a Japanese one.

Onto my second part of the haul which is the photo on the right. My girlfriend introduced me to all of those skin care & CC Cream. Biore UV sunscreen is a MUST have! I did a first impression review on it already – go back a few pages of my blog to check that one out! Other than that – I had the pleasure to try 3 different products. I feel so blessed to have girlfriends introducing me to new beauty products!

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[Review] — Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Eyes Time Complex Capsules – First Impression

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My first impression with this Elizabeth Arden eye oil serum was amazing! I did not purchase my first few capsules – my girlfriend was telling me how much she loves it and brought over a few capsules for me to try. I am so grateful for girlfriends because we share a lot of beauty tips, daily life shenanigans, and etc with each other. If it wasn’t for her bringing over a few capsules – I don’t think I will ever buy an entire container of it. I always walk by it when I am at Costco but never thought of trying it out. There are way too many skin care products to try.

Here’s my first impression – I never used capsule products before and this was my first. Quite an unique concept how they put the products in capsules. It is mess free and has the right quantity of products in each capsule.

At first I was a little hesitant because its oil base. I don’t like anything oil in my skin – I don’t like the sticky oily feeling. But to my surprised – it didn’t feel oily at all. It felt very light. One capsule was enough to cover my whole face. It felt great and better than I expected.

The next morning I felt that my face was glowing. What an amazing product! Usually you need to try the products for a few weeks to know the results. This product had an instant result. Love it! I was sold!

They say to apply it twice a day but I only apply it during my night time skin care routine. That was good enough for me. I love how it helps with moisturizing and wrinkles around the eyes. I do have a few wrinkles around my eyes at this age due to rubbing my eyes every morning. It’s such a bad habit that I need to get rid of for sure!

I purchased these capsules at Costco at $38.99 plus tax from what I remembered. It comes in two containers and a total of 120 capsules. The containers itself is very classy.

If I use 1 capsule a day – it last me a good 4 months. If I feel like I need two capsules a day – it’ll last me two good months. This product is quite affordable if you buy them at Costco. I’ve seen this product sold elsewhere for double the price! I definitely will recommend this product to all of you! Amazing & affordable – what more can you ask for right? I also gave another girlfriend of mine – a few capsules to try and she loves it too!

Going into my late 20s – I’ve been taking better of my skin – so it won’t be as difficult to take care of later on. What are your thoughts of this product? Comment below to share! Stay tune for more hauls & reviews!

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[Beauty] — First Impression of Bioré UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF50 Sunscreen

My first impression of the Bioré UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence SPF50 Sunscreen was AMAZING! Yes – I am base-ing this review after trying it for the first time.

Number one thing that bothers me about applying sunscreen to my face is the stickiness and tackiness of it. That’s why I avoid sunscreen on my face most of the time. With this one – it feels like nothing was on my face after applying it! I could not believe it – it has a high SPF too!

Now I won’t be avoiding any sunscreen on my face anymore. I’ll definitely be stocking up a few bottles of these! How come I wasn’t introduced to this amazing sunscreen sooner? I highly recommend you all to try it out. It’s AMAZING! It can be easily purchase on Amazon!

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[Beauty] — Maybelline Brow Drama Crayon Review

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Here’s my very first “First Impression” review. I saw the advertisement on Instagram and I told myself I had to try it out!

My first impression was that I love the formula of it. Loved how smooth and easily it goes on. I didn’t need to go over my brows a few times – one time does the job.

The other thing that I’m not too fond of is the thick size of the pencil – very hard to shape my brows. I did end up using a brow brush. Which isn’t a problem.

Got to say I love it – love how inexpensive it is too. I think it was less than $10? Don’t quite remember but it was affordable. I believe there’s a thinner pencil with the same formula too. I’ll be looking into getting one and seeing what the difference is. Probably easier to draw and shape your eyebrows with. Have you tried this product? What are your opinions and thoughts on it? Comment below to share! Stay tune for more beauty reviews and hauls – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! Thanks for stopping by!

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[Beauty] — Lush Enchanted Eye Cream • Review & Recommended!

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Have to say I am impressed with this Lush Enchanted eye cream. I wasn’t looking for a specific brand eye cream – just something that will work and take my dryness away from my eyes.

I walked into Lush and asked the sales consultant to recommend me an eye cream for super dry eye lids. I remember paying about $27-$30 for it with tax.

In the beginning of the first few days – my skin flaked like crazy. My first thought was “this is another eye cream that’s not going to work on me.” But I was like – I’ll give it a week or two to see. To my surprise – my skin stops flaking and became very smooth. I’m so glad I never gave up on this cream! It’s been a few months of having smooth skin around my eyes and I am loving it!

Been using this bottle for about four months now. I apply it 2-3 times a day. Usually two times – once in the morning and once at night.

Considering that I paid $27-$30 for it and it lasted for so many months – totally affordable. Not only is that it’s affordable – it’s made from fresh ingredient as well. Totally recommend anyone this eye cream if you have dry eyes like me. I am dry all year round and it looks like I won’t be having dry eyes problem anymore! I’ll be getting another bottle very soon – I think my first bottle will run out soon! Hope you enjoy this review! I love this product! Stay tune for more beauty reviews & hauls – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! Thanks for dropping by!

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[Beauty] — Laneige Water Sleeping Mask Review • Worth It?

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Been testing this sleeping mask out for a few months now. Can’t say I love it or hate it. Sometimes it dries out my skin and sometimes it does the job by moisturizing my skin. One thing that’s not on my liking list is that its sticky and when you apply it before you sleep – it just doesn’t feel too good. Just my opinion.

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I would say the price is affordable at $30.00 for a 2.7oz tub of mask. But do I think it works for me? Not really – it works at times and it doesn’t work at times. I would recommend you to get a sample to try it first. For me – I just don’t enjoy the sticky feeling of it. Have you tried this product before? What are your thoughts? Comment below to share! Stay tune for more reviews and hauls – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! Thanks for stopping by!

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[Beauty] — The Face Shop Beauty Mask Deals

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Purchased these masks at $1 a piece plus tax. That’s right – I usually wait for the 50% off promotion to stock up for the entire year. This time around – I waited till the last day before heading to The Face Shop – so there were little choices left to pick from. I just picked up whatever is left over. I can’t wait till the next sale – for sure will be picking up 30-40 sheet masks. Are you a sheet mask lover? What are you’re to go brands? Comment below to share! Stay tune for more hauls and reviews – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! Thanks for stopping by! 

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[Beauty] — Nars Lip Liner • Review

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Finally getting a chance to review these Nars Lip Liners. I don’t review every makeup product – only products that I like or that had disappointed me.

Got these Nars Lip Liners as a gift at Sephora last November for my birthday. I didn’t start using them till recently. I have to say I love the formula they used – it’s super moist and smooth! Doesn’t dry up my lips at all! I used up the pinkish tone one already and am not a huge fan of the red one.

Usually lip liners are on the dryer side but these are amazing! I am looking forward to purchasing the full size! Have you tried these yet? Love it or hate it? Comment below to share your thoughts! Stay tune for more beauty hauls and reviews – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! Thanks for dropping by! 

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[Beauty] — Dolly Wink Pencil Eyeliner Review

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I’m in love with this new pencil eyeliner I purchased during my trip to Hong Kong! I didn’t get a chance to take a picture of the packaging but the packaging was girly and pink.

 

I remember this eyeliner pencil was around $40HKD which is $7.27CAD – which is super inexpensive. I wish I got a chance to try it out when I was in Hong Kong – because I know if I love something – I’ll get it stocked up! I just love how smooth it goes on my eyes. It seems like its waterproof and smudge proof too.

 

I’ve heard of Dolly Wink from Youtube gurus before but this is my first time actually owning a product from their brand. Should have got mascara too! There’s always next time. Dolly Wink is a popular Japanese brand if you haven’t heard of it. I can get it at Asian malls here in Toronto but of course with double the price. Have you tried this Dolly Wink brand? What are your thoughts? Comment below to share! Stay tune for more hauls & reviews – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time!

 

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[Collection] — Beauty Masks From Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

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Look at this huge stash I brought back from Hong Kong – yes I was a bit overly crazy with beauty mask shopping! Hong Kong is like mask heaven! I just couldn’t help myself with the many different brands they had plus it was super affordable too! I brought home over 300 masks which I didn’t know of till I got home. I gave some away as souvenirs and kept most of them myself. I think I’m good with beauty masks for the next three years. Good thing most of them expires in 2018 & 2019.

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After coming back home with over 300 beauty masks – my girlfriend Cheryl spoils me with more Japanese masks. A girl can never get enough of masks right? Haha I feel so spoiled.

Looks like I won’t be purchasing anymore beauty masks till I finish this stash! Are you a beauty mask user? What is your favorite brand? Comment below to share! Stay tune for more hauls & reviews – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time!!! 

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[Haul] — Sephora Beauty Haul & November Birthday Gift

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It’s been awhile that I’ve done a huge haul of makeup products. I usually do a small Sephora and a big Sephora haul a year.

Usually I finish most of my products before I purchase new ones. Once I start using the new – the old will be forgotten. So no makeup products will go to waste if I don’t stock up my items right away.

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Repurchased Nars eyeliner, Kat Von D liquid eyeliner, and Laura Mercier Hydrating Primer. The only new thing I’m trying out this time is the Kat Von D concealer since they no longer carry Cover FX – the sales recommended me something close to Cover FX. I’ll do a review when I test it out for a longer period – so far I do like it.

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This years birthday present is from Nars – two lip liners. I remember last year was a Forever mascara. Can’t wait to try these liners!!

I did forget to pick up a bronzer and I have no idea what bronzer I want yet. Need to do some research first – any recommendation? Comment below to share! Stay tune for more reviews & hauls – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! 

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[Beauty] — Optimera Skin Care • Review & Thoughts

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I started using Optimera late May 2015 and it was recommended by my facial lady. I never heard of this brand before or even heard anyone around me using it. I decided to give it a try. Why? I want my freckles to go away! I’m just not a freckle girl.

Here is what this cream is for: The grey bottle is for day and the blue is for night. She told me I don’t need to apply anything else if I apply this cream. Aka: Toner, eye cream and etc. The cost for both bottles was $169CAD with tax. Not too expensive if it lasts for a couple months. I decided to give it a try.

It’s been almost three months of applying this cream and she did tell me to take a picture each day so I can tell the difference. But really – who does take a picture each day? I did for the first few days than I got lazy. How I did notice my freckles being lighter is when I apply my foundation and concealer – I notice I don’t need to apply as much. A small amount gives a good coverage already. It’s definitely working out for me. I will continue to use this and see if it’ll get even lighter. I like my freckles to be completely gone but it may be impossible because I like going to tropical vacations and being in strong sun doesn’t help. Whatever it can help now – it’s good.

If you average $169.00CAD divided by three to four months = about $42.00 to $56.00 a month PLUS you don’t need to purchase any other skin care stuff. I find it not bad – what about you? I’ll do another update on this skin care line 4-5 months later to see if my freckles did get any lighter or not. So far – I love the results.

Have you used or heard of this skin care line? What are your thoughts? Comment below to share your thoughts! Hope you enjoy this review & stay tune for more reviews and life story – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! 

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[Beauty] — My Go To Makeup • Nars, Laura Mercier, Covergirl, Clinique, Coverfix, Ardell, Makeup Forever

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Has my make up routine change from the last time? Not exactly. I’ve been using these drug store & Sephora make up for awhile. I usually change it up when I finish one product first and see what I want to try next – to avoid from purchasing something and neglecting the old.

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Sometimes I’ll add in a pair of false lashes for a more complete and fuller look. Depending how I feel that day – I’ll add in some eye shadows too – it all depends on my mood.

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Not a lot of makeup eh? I’m just a very simple girl with the basic makeup. In fact I don’t necessarily enjoy having makeup on my face. I just feel that it’s not healthy for my skin. In a week – I probably have makeup on for 3-4 times and short periods. Are you like me too? What are your makeup basics? Comment below to share! Thanks for dropping by – stay tune for mire daily posts – this blog is updated regularly at 12PM Eastern Time! 

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[Haul] — Sephora Chloe Perfume

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Haven’t been to Sephora for awhile now since my last Sephora haul. I try my best to stay away as possible because I do end up buying things I don’t need.

This time around I walked in and knew exactly what I needed. Well more like what I wanted. I’m not a perfume girl but everywhere I go – I seem to be addicted to the smell. I opted for the small roll on bottle since I won’t be using it much and just want my home to smell yummy. The small roll on bottle is $30.00+tax. I’m not sure if that price is reasonable or not because as I mentioned – I’m not a perfume girl. There goes my mini haul – what’s your favorite scent? Comment below to share! Stay tune for more life adventures & stories – this blog is updated daily at 12PM Eastern Time! 

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