I mean, Belated Merry X'mas & Happy New Year! Hahax~ ^^"
I hadn't been blogging since last year (lolx). For past 2 months+ I was very busy with work, going out on my off days and preparing my cosplay stuff (More like resting when I have some spare time as I'm just too tired! lolx~).
Now I got lots of stuffs to write about: my collective haul, my birthday, my trip to KL, X'mas presents! ^o^ And not forgetting reviews! I hadn't been doing it for so long! Pls forgive me *bows* m(_ _")m
Anyhoo, hereby presenting my cosplay, me as 藤乐乐 [Teng Le Le] from 独领风骚 [THE ONE], taken by Data. This is like my.... 3rd time cosplaying the same character? ^^" I never get bored of doing it cos its considered the least troublesome costume among the rest. And its my first time cosplaying outside of Singapore! Hence I'm very excited about it! XD~
Following 3 photos all taken at Impiana Hotel in KL, Malaysia.Thats the hotel that we stayed during Comic Fiesta 2011 @ KLCC (CF Facebook) (More coverage @ Danny Choo) Its an overall good hotel, I like it ^^, service & food was ok. We only experienced once which the power tripped in the morning and we have to brush teeth in the dark toilet even though its morning lolx~ Cos everyday in KL was cloudy~
Everyday, I'm editing pictures of my hauls.. I think I spent more than 2 weeks to finish them, with some breaks inbetween. And here is the reason why I'd spent so much time editing them!
The stuffs were bought way back from Nov till now. And so much LOTD and OOTD that I didn't get to post.. oh well, guess if I post too much of my faces, ppl will puke.. hahhax!
I'm getting reaaaaalllly lazy, I don't think i'm gonna name every item here, so if you girls are interested in any of them, just ask! ^_^
links Pics (why i say links? =-=) to enlarge!
Na's recommendation for oily scalp/hair! So i got it the Royal Wind Oil Control Shampoo, with free conditioner at the back~ Not much to comment, it works so-so for me. =)
Ardell Fashion Lashes - 120 Demi: $8.95
Besides Japanese brand lashes, Ardell are also quite popular among the girls in Asia especially China/Taiwan. And most asian girls picked Demi lashes maybe because of their eyeshapes. From Ardell's website, I'm able to find the lashes that suits me by clicking the right category (eg, small eyes, round eyes..)
Their lashes are 100% Human Hair, and that explains why they can only be used a few times. Whats so good about it is that the base of the lashes (the part where it sticks to your lids aka the band) is not made of hard plastic thingy. Its basically transparent glue that holds all the lashes together!
Its soft and fluffy feelin' when I wore them on. ^.^ Likey!!
But no like when I remove them, as the lashes totally flattened out after I put them on table to dry when it was still damp. (Unlike lashes made of plastic!)
The correct method of maintaining it should be, wash/remove adhesive after peeling it off from eyelid, and dry them with towel/tissue immediately(if you do wash them). Air them on table only when the lashes are completely dry, so the curl will remain.
La Roche-Posay Cicaplast : $25.90 -20% (I got it on sales, with 2 free samples given! ^_^)
I'm happy that I'd chance upon Lissasioux's La Roche-Posay Cicaplast review and I must say that I got hold of Cicaplast too on the very day I read it. hahax~
With a little Push from Sophia, I confirmed that I actually NEED Cicaplast. =p
I had rashes on my neck and jawlines and at that moment, my skin was in mid of recovery but still got problems of dry flaky skin when I put foundation on.
So Cicaplast helped me on that. Although the oil bumps still pops up once awhile even with Cicaplast, however it didn't get anymore worst than that.
I also applied it a little over my lips and it felt nice. The edge of my lips are not so dried up and wrinkly feelin' like the usual.
Overall, I will say its very good but not till the extend of being my Holy Grail like what it did for the other ladies. ^_^
Shopping @ NEX.. I went there few times with Jessie, Verlyn, Na (everbluec) and also few times alone.. I got addicted shopping there. ^_^"
I really like this Bourjois eyeshadow pot - ombre a paupieres 05 (Light whitish-pink tone): $19 (-20%). I like the swatch on my hands, it gives a very smooth and nice satin & sheer kinda look. But when its on my eyes, I duno why it makes my eyes look ashy. =_= Probably I'm like, too dark for it? Those who bought this too, do comment!~
Finally, I bought 2-way foundations (my Covermark's running out), one refill from Kose:$57 (usual $60, thanks to Jessie's Isetan card) and another from SANA Natural Resource:$38.90 (-20%, no thanks to Na's recommendation =p~)
Repurchasing my Aqua Label White Protect Sunscreen : $26.90 (It helped alot from making my skin dark/ 'chou tar' from running around under hot sun)
Kose Seikisho Mask White: $35 (with free 5 pc mask! Promo @ NEX)
With help from my friend, Amber who always fly Taiwan every year or 2, I managed to get my hands on Naruko (牛爾 Niu Er's brand) and BeautyMaker (Kevin's brand) products. They are to be bought only online as its not available at the retail stores. I heard that its not that easy to purchase online too, like they need a special card or an account or some sort.
The stuffs shown below belongs to mi and Na's.
-BeautyMaker Color Correcting Eyelid Primer, Aqua Eye Concealer, Magic Concealer (Pen type)
-Naruko Rose & Snow Fungus Class Night Eye Gelly (I keep laughing at the 'Gelly' spelling.. LOLxx)
The shade I chose for my concealers are the medium shade (Beige 粉膚/自然膚色)
A small gift of face spray(?), cos i din order this ^_^"
Now for my Favourite part, Concealer swatches!! (Due to some pics were taken during different time of the day, hence the colour differs...)
I like the fact that the magic concealer is as peachy as MAC studio finish NW25, I now use both to conceal my -hopeless- dark circles. ^3^
And for concealing spots on my face, I mixed Aqua eye concealer with MAC C25 concealer.
I really am in love with the night eye 'gelly' (teehee~). Everytime I apply them on my undereyes, it felt so soothing. It has a rather strong smell of rose.. and kinda mix with lavender too? I can't make out what floral scent it is but it really smells great, smells as soothing as it's on my eyes...
Mmmm~ Eyes eating ice-cream~~~
Again, recommended by Na, I bought the KOSE Junkisei Prime Oil Cleansing. As much as she love it, I too love it. LOLx.. Go read her review here!
One of you might find this very familiar... LOLx.. I bought this Revlon lipsticks for 2010 Onsugar BXP gift exchange. And I couldn't stop the urge of getting more peach pinks lipsticks so I bought the same pair for myself too! LOLx..~
Ohhhh~ At last we come to Sleek Hauls! Another of my favourite buys from the last 3 months of non-stop hauling!
I'd ordered the Sleek Blush in Pixie Pink and Rose Gold through Jo's Sleek spree.
When I tried to open up the case, it was so daaaaarrrrnnn hard to open till it requires me to bring a pair of scissors to ply it open. =_= (imagine I had to do that EVERYTIME i wana use it.. PFFTt..)
And so, I did some work on the lock part. Observe DA Master @ Work!!! kekekex.. (When it comes to technical part, i'm quite good too! lolx~)
FASHION HAULS & What not...
I had been urged, psycho-ed, nagged (or watever you call it) to signup a twitter account. Without iphone, I see no point in creating the account and be able to twit only when I'm back home using my PC. So, I spent $500 (call me crazy!) to get my iphone! Just because of twitter? Neh~ just kidding =p
Nothing related to Beauty.. But I love stationeries since young, esp those that I can personalise!..
I was at Popular Bookstore and there was a jap video advert repeatedly playing and replaying on a small screen. I am drawn to almost anything japanese (and korean now.kekex..) and so, I found this little treasure!~ I have a little planner in my bag which I often update due to my busy work schedules and adhoc appointments (so that I wont forget..=_=")
I would like to get some colourful pens which i can use to draw small cartoons on my planner! hohoho~ childish much? =p Japanese girls are childish anyways. kekekex~
Its called the Uni Style Fit Gel Ink Pens, each refill only for $1.75 and Holder for $2.35.
And again, overdues OOTD, LOTD.. ^_^"
Black crystals hairband: Far East Plaza
White inner top with frilly short sleeves: Overseas
White Short Burn-out Lace Top: Gift from Ariya!
Black Denim Shorts: Overseas
Black Tie-Dye style Leggings: GMarket
Black Ankle PU Buckle Shoes: Overseas
Simple LOTD @ NEX using Loreal Paris HIP Bright Shadow Duo - Bustling (Gold & Brown)
Finally! I've reached the last item of my collective haul~.. This Military khaki green cap : $19 was purchased just few days ago @ City Square. I patron the shop before (Elephant @ Basement - Why is elephant @ basement? Because its too heavy so even if it goes to 10th floor, the ground breaks and it'll fall to the basement. Hahhax!~ I'm just bullxhitting =p~) when City Square just opened and I am loving their caps more, in compare to 77th street's. I think their cap sizes are a little bigger too than 77th St's. (can fit my big head heh)
And that marks the end of my 3 months collective haul... I'm now being a good girl trying not to buy too much things (so far still ok).. Unless I really NEEeeeddd it~ kekekx.. Hwaiting!!
Till then! Cheers! (●♡●)
Product names written and coloured in turquoise were given by its company to me for trial.
I was thinking of writing reviews of the most recent products that I've bought and tried, but I think writing a regimen better explains how the products work on me as I find that only when they are used together, it makes my skin better. It is not only about 1 product, it is the whole set of skincare products I use that can give me better skin.
Some people will go lazy, skipping toners, serums/essence, or eyecreams, thinking that moisturizers can do all the work, or cleansing/scrubbing is enough.
And I must admit that I am kind of lazy sometimes too but I can be very hardworking as well, going all the way to massaging almost everything onto my face. (sound kinda silly right? XD~)
I will speak of my 'most hardworking' way of skincare & makeup regimen... I don't want to speak of my lazy part otherwise, some people might just follow! Xp~
Before I start, I just had to say that this entry is not really about promoting or recommending Hada Labo products. Its just coincidence that when I bought my hada labo products for only 3 weeks, an invitation to a Focus Group by FR3B was sent to me. Hence, I started to perk up and do the 'most hardworking' skincare routine so that I could get the best results from the products I use, and be able to explain more of my thoughts about their products.
Enough of explaining, let's STARTO!
Morning Skincare to Base Makeup Routine
1. Aqualabel White Clear Foam: For every morning face wash. It has whitening effect after washing as it contains white clay powder (But I kind of feel like its not whitening, its more like making my face look paler). I like how clean it washes my natural sebum off from my face as I always wake up with quite an oily face. On the other side, it is rather drying too. I am currently thinking to use this only at night and replace it with a moisturising or gentle face wash for morning.
↙ (Taken from http://www.aqualabel.com.tw/products/b_index.htm)
2. Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Lotion: Drop a few drops on my palm, spread around both hands and then start pressing it against my face (including my eyes), following the method I've seen from the HK Hada Labo CF. I find that it is better absorbed when you press your palm on your face for longer timing, compare to quick patting. Most users tend to only pat it in quick motions as they're in a rush and want it to be quickly absorbed, hence experience a very sticky end result. I find the stickiness feel is not a problem or either that I might had gotten used to its stickiness ^_^"
↙ (Taken from http://www.hadalabo.com.sg/index_EN.htm)
3. Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Essence: 1 pea size of essence and using the same pressing method as mentioned above, on my eyes. As my eyes are very dry and currently more wrinkles are forming due to lack of sleep and over-using my eyes watching manga, monitors.. (=_="), hence I use the essence to moisturise my eyes first before I put my eye serum on. (If you wish to follow, please do it at your own risk! I am not responsible if you grow milia seeds around your eyes!)
Lancome Blanc Expert Anti-Dark Circles Eye Serum: 1 pea size of serum and spread around my under eyes and a little on my eyelids. I will massage my eyes in circular motions clock wise 10 times, anti-clockwise 10 times, then clockwise 10 times again. This helps my tired eyes to revive and kind of make the dark circles looks a little lighter. The serum contains mini mica so it also brighten up my under eyes. It is watery and smooth,easily spread around, so massaging it around the eyes is quite easy.
Decleor Relaxing Eye Cream: This eyecream is equivalent to the above 2 products, more like a 2 in 1 eyecream. It moisturises and it can reduce puffiness and dark circles. However I feel that using this eyecream alone is not as good as using the above 2. It moisturise but lesser, it reduces dark circles but not as visibly. Hence, I only use this eyecream when I am really in a rush. It is between lotion and cream type, easy to massage on eye for first few rounds, after that it becomes a little sticky, preventing me to glide around my skin, hence I can't finish up my usual 3 steps eye massage.
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(Taken from http://www.hadalabo.com.sg/index_EN.htm) (Taken from http://www.lancome.com.sg) (Taken from http://www.decleor.com/produit.php?id=141)
4. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Essence: Its watery with a smooth feel after skin absorbs. Moisturising level is not up to my expectation but still, I consider it as a hassle-free product! A pump-spread-pat and go kind of product. Good for people who don't want to spend too much time putting on skincare!
I still do some 'anti-gravity' massaging on my face with the essence but before I could finish my massaging, my face already absorb all the essence. 2 ~ 2½ pumps is just nice for my face and neck.
Aqualabel Enhancer MO: Few drops on a cotton pad and lightly pat it onto face & neck in upwards motion (excluding eyes). This enhancer contains collagen (I love collagen! =p~) so I feel its good to end with this enhancer since I had been doing all the 'blood circulation', 'anti-gravity' massages, so this is an additional plus point for my regimen! Very lightweight, watery, moisturising kind of lotion. (Heard that sensitive skin have no problem using this range)
(Taken from http://www.neutrogena.com.hk) (Taken from http://www.aqualabel.com.tw/products/r10.htm)
5. SANA Pore Putty Makeup Base Clear: Right after my last step of skincare routine, my face usually still feels tiny bit sticky. And when I apply on the pore putty, I feel an instead smoothness on my face. It is not an oily-smooth, nor is it a powdery-smooth. It is just Smooth-smooth! ^.^"" It fills up my large pores on my cheeks and nose just like the picture shows... like cementing your face. hahhax...
L'egere -Korea- Water Drop Shiny Pearl BBCream: Original colour of the content was quite dark shade of brown, after using my middle and ring fingers to spread it out on my face, the colour turns to 1 shade lighter than my skintone. It also brightens up my dull skin and visibly conceals my dark circles! Although it concealed my flaws, but I still find my undereye looks greyish, hence I will do my eye concealing work on top of the BBCream.
The BB has sunblock with moisturising effect and most importantly its sweat proof! Although it doesn't state the SPF, but I feel that it does have some sunblock effect.
Hereby putting up a pic taken at a most recent event that I've ran, I was running around from early morning 6am till 12pm, outdoors (The weather was not very hot, but still I'm taking in free UV Rays like nobody business!). I had my usual morning skincare & base makeup routine on that day, when I finally could go to toilet to check out my face @ 11+am (I've already started to imagine half melted makeup and many caked laugh lines and getting prepared to stun myself in the mirror), all I was looking at was a perfect makeup-ed face with only some sweats around my forehead... PERFECT I say! I was so amazed and this prove that the BBCream is really sweat proof! It's moisturising factor I would give...70%, conceal factor 80%, anti-oxidant & fights dullness 85%, other factors... unsure.. hahax~
Picture is taken right after I went to the toilet. Top pic is taken outdoor and bottom is indoor. As can see, you'll find the outdoor pics looks natural, but there is some white cast on my face with a greyish tint in the indoor pics.
(Taken from http://www.sana.jp/en/makeup/poreputty/index.html) (Taken from http://www.legere.com.tw/en/products_detail.php?cID=1&Key=4)
6. *Extra Point* In the morning-afternoon @ my workplace, I will drink a cup of hot Green Tea (no milk, no sugar!). this helps to keep me awake plus my body will take in its anti-oxidants , preventing my face and skin from turning dull (as due to lack of sleep, over-work etc..)
I would say Green Tea is a better choice compare to coffee if you ask me how to keep yourself awake from your boring work. XD~ And before I take my sip of tea, I will first have a deep breath of Green Tea scent from my cup. =p~
Night Skincare Routine
A. Aqualabel Deep Clear Oil Cleansing: 3 full pumps on dry hands and spread all around face & neck, draw circular motions to remove traces of makeups. Afterwhich, take a little water, spread on palms and emulsify the oil cleanser on face. Continue circular motions on face, then wash off.
While my face and hands are still wet, I take 1 more pump and apply the emulsion onto face and this time I draw circles on eyes, nose, cheeks & jaw areas where I have most frequent clogged pores.
Aqualabel White Clear Foam: Strips off the remaining traces of makeup and the oil cleanser. Still, I feel the little dryness after using. =\
Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant: I should name this as my Power (Fav) Product! As quoted, its really super fine powder. I dripped a few drops of water mix with the powder on palm, then spread the paste onto whole face (include the part nearest to undereye, as I have clogged pores there too) & neck. Lightly rub it concentrating yet again the parts that usually clogs up the most, and also areas like behind sideburns (infront of ear), behind ear, back of neck (if you willing to use that much powder). Until all the micro-powder beads fully dissolves, then wash off with water. Immediately, my skin feels so smooth and looks brighter! To further prove that the product is good, I've tested it throughout for 3 consecutive days. Everyday I put on makeup to work, my face looks so much brighter and the dullness doesn't comes back only until when I about to reach home at late night. On the 4th and 5th day, I stopped using it, and I see my face looking dull and not as smooth like the first 3 days. My face immediately turn dark when I apply my makeup. This microfoliant is my life!
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(Taken from http://www.aqualabel.com.tw/products/b_index.htm) (refer above) (Taken from http://www.dermalogica.com/us/products.html#/products/product-use/exfoli...)
Decleor Relaxing Eye Cream
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D. Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair: An anti-aging skincare which is to be used at night. I often alternate around this and Palmer's Fade Cream for night routines, or I will apply masks if I'm lazy.
Few drops of the serum and spread all over face (exclude eyes) and neck. Its gel-liquid type, absorbs real fast, even before I have time to spread it out. I will then cup my whole face with 2 hands for some time before I do my anti-gravity massage again.
After waking up, I feel my skin is hydrated, supple and feels 'repaired'. (Influenced by its name =p) I feel that its like an all-rounder, fights wrinkles, anti-oxidant, hydrates, repair damage skin...
PALMER’S Skin Success Ultra Fade Cream: This is a kind of skin bleaching product. I understand many of you might not be able to use this, but me having a very stubborn face or rather, thick skin face, I am blessed to be able to try any products and not have any reactions (so far so good *touches wood*)
This is by far the best skin whitener I've used and it works really very well on my scars, which often caused by over exerting pressure on my skin while I was picking my acne.. (itchy hands I know!) About 5-7 days, I can see immediate lightening effect on the scar that I applied on. Of course, the scar I said is a not a wound, so you can't apply on an open wound or acne that's not healed, you probably will get an infection if you put the cream on it!
And some claim that its very oily after using it, I find its still ok, as this is not the last step, I find moisturisers are usually the ones that makes the face oily. No massage is done when I use this cream.
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(Taken from http://www.esteelauder.com) (Taken from http://www.fr3b.com/sample_details/sample_details.php?product_id=090210P...)
E. Aqualabel Enhancer MO
Clinique Moisture Surge: A smooth gel like cream that protects my face from pollution, dirt and dehydration. After I applied a thin layer, I can feel like I'm wearing a shield, not afraid that my face will loose moisture. By massaging, the cream gets absorbed better into the skin. The next day I woke up although with a rather oily face, I still feel its hydrated, and when I wash off with water, my face feels supple and silky smooth.
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(refer above) (Taken from http://www.clinique.com.sg/?q=website_admin/node/10/&menu=134&navNode=0)
Night Treatment Mask Routine
i. Clinique Moisture Surge: Apply thick layer of cream onto face and massage it to allow it better absorbed by the skin. After massaging, if needed I will apply another thin layer on top before I sleep. The last layer will become a shield that traps the first layer of essence into my skin, kind of like how an enhancer work...
Kitoko Katani Masks: Another of my Power Product!.. Just can't get enough of these masks.. ^.^~ Comes in different types like whitening, hydrating, radiance, etc... I most love the Red Wine Mask as its hydrating effect is good! 1 pack of mask has enough serum that I could even spread on to my arms, legs, foot, chest... ^_^"" If I don't do that, the mask will be dripping serum all over my body! I put all masks inside my fridge, so my face gets instant coolness when I put on my mask.
One way that it helps is minimising my large pores, hydrates my face, firming and also fights wrinkles. It feels sticky after mask being removed. I massage the remaining serum into skin and if needed, I will remove excess with pressing a tissue over my face or strip off some serum by wetting my palms and wipes them off my face.
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(refer above) (Taken by miwitch)
Hada Labo Focus Group by FR3B
On 16 July, I went to Vivocity to attend Hada Labo Focus Group held by FR3B company. I met up with the 2 Joyces (Joyce Lim & Joyce Sept) hehex~ =p
Man! I was like so lost when I came out of the MRT.. =_= I'm a direction idiot... And worst still, its first time that Joyce Sept went to Vivo! Together, we are lost birds...
Anyhoo, Joyce Lim saved us from having searching the whole Vivo to find that White Dog Cafe, its just infront of Faceshop! Phew~
So, at the cafe I saw noppi (U're so much cuter than the ones in your pics! i think you can throw your camera away already =X) and hazelnutt. (happily waving to her at the other end of table~ ^.^y~)
I also met 2 other bloggers but I can't recall their names already (its been a week... my memory is super short, if you're here pls shoutout to me! ^_^)
During the session, we were asked alot of questions like, what are our usual skincare routine... what are our favourite products among all the products we use in our usual routine... explain why we chose those products as our favourite (I mentioned it too in my skincare regimen above)
After understanding how we feel about using their products, they went on to find out where we seen their commercial and ads.. what we remembered and felt towards watching their commercial and advertisements... what is their tagline... etc.. Its a memory testing game for me! (>,<")
All in all, this focus group is a very detailed discussion (more like an Q & A session). I was initially thinking that maybe there would be alot of discussions between bloggers so the PR staff will grab infos from our conversations. But later found out that its rather a one-way traffic. I was quite enthusiastic in replying their questions mainly because I always liked to give opinions and suggestions (too responsive eh? ^_^" kinda too influenced by my job.. hahax..)
But I'm always stucked in my half sentence as my English is no good OTL||||
After the session and grabbing few bites off from the finger-food plates (which happen to be my dinner!), we finally gotten some freebies from them. A box of Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Mask and a sample size of Sunplay Powdery White Sunblock Lotion (SPF 47 PA+++).
Yeah! Another Hada Labo product to try!~ Infact I had used the sunblock before many years back. I quite like the smooth & whitening effect it gave after applying, but I couldn't remember much about how good it is in terms of blocking off the UV rays, probably one day I shall try it again when I finish up my current sunscreens.
Thank you for reading this longlong post written in such a bad English.. ^_^" I only know how to use a few common words and I think I've used it too often. Please bare with me for my future posts, as you'll probably be seeing those words again & again & again & again~.... =p
Lastly, I just have to say that I've spent writing this entry for 12 hours! (break up to 2 days) Can you believe it!?! =_= Mainly in between I was chatting with friend, hugging my cat, dozing off and what not...
Till then! Cheers! (●♡●)
Product names written and coloured in turquoise were given by its company to me for trial.
Collective Hauls from Watsons, Guardian, MAC, Stage, Online etc... I had been crazily spending money like nobody business from ever since 17 May... OTL|||
Upon seeing nana's new bought brushes, I started to lem on them too! So here comes EDM brushes from Milkprints~
EDM Dome Blush Brush $13.99 & Long Handled Kabuki Brush $12.99 with free postage.
EDM Natural Reflections Light Finishing Powder $9 free postage with Etude House free sample: From rozyme88
Neutrogena eye makeup remover $10.90 : On offer from gaurdian
EDM blushes & Lucent face samples $2.50/each: From Fern
ELF Eyelid Primer $4.50 & Covergirl Lash Blast Mascara $15.90: From Cherub's Lips. Thanks ya for the free sample! (Its a mineral eyeshadow?) =D And yes I'll do a short review of the ELF eyelid primer ^_^
Went to IvyCosmetics & StThomas on my Off day to get somethings. Incase some of you still wondering where the shops are, here are the addresses. This is printed on their Surprisesss plastic bag.
The nail spa outlets are kind of like sister stores of Ivy & StThomas, run by Ivy's friends/relatives.
Some Hauls from both IvyCosmetics & StThomas outlets: (Pls mind that some prices stated might be already discounted)
NOC Nail Lacquer $4.50
Estee Lauder Double Wear Light Liquid Foundation Sample $9.90
Clinique high impact mascara Sample $5.90: I saw in some magazine stating that Clinique mascara are best for Sensitive eyes (because of its fragrance free?)
HAOJS Repair Blemish Balm $17: Although printed in japanese, but I found out that the brand comes from China/HK? Hmm... But this BB, kinda amuse me in a way that it doesn't feel like BB and it is more watery than a moisturizer. I don't know what exactly it is. =_="
Elizabeth Arden White Glove UV Defence Sample $3.90
Clinique Super City Block Sample $9.90
Lancome Blanc Expert GN-White AgeFight Sample $19.90
Callas Moist Petal Lip (Sheer Coco) $14.90
Lohashill Face Masks $6/each & Eye Masks $1.50/each: The masks are cute! They are thick (about 0.5cm thick), feels like gel, so smooth! But if you are not careful, you will punch a hole through it with your fingernails~
My Manga craze hits me again!
For anyone who loves shoujo mangas, here are the 2 that I recommend ^_^
ViVi July Magazine is out! My friend's friend got 30% staff discount so I bought all the books at cheaper price~ ♡♡♡
Went out with nana on Sunday and below are what I bought, mainly very much influenced and affected by her! (eg, Hada Labo, Stage... sigh~ $$$fly and she only bought 1 item from Stage?! I am like spending money like water... ≥⌂≤)
Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Lotion $22.90
Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Moist Essence EX $30.90: Now Watsons offer 20points for each purchase of Hada Labo's products!
Stage Lipstick in Pastel Posy $8 (On Offer!): I saw a review on this lipstick @ hazelnutt and love this colour~ I didn't know I got that exact same colour till I got back home! Now that I remembered, I can't wait to try! ^.^
Stage Blusher (Gerbera) $12 (On Offer!)
MAC Chromagraphic Pencil (NC15/NW20) $27: Thanks na for helping me get it! Now I can start dotting my whole face! XD~
Somethings for the ♡♡♡ of Friendship that cost only $3.90!! hahax.. Pink for Na, Gold for me! Its buy 1 get 1 free at Chinatown LG Beads Mart. ^___^
Disco HP Strap! *dances to disco music*
◈◈◈Coming up: Liquid Foundation swatch, Peach Lipsticks swatch, ELF Eyelid Primer review, Fashion shot with fashion haul
13 April: A mixture of spring with winter style..... Uh hum, who am I joking? I just ran out of ideas of matching up my clothings!
My top was purchase at Bugis, match with black cotton leggings from Dorothy Perkins (bought at special offer and glad that it was long enough for me!), and no brand furry ankle boots from overseas. And surprisely, this top makes my bust look fuller.. ^_^"""
Wore this outfit and went out with Selphie to Chinatown, I HAD to go get my stuffs after not being able to go out for 1 whole month cos of work! (Most of the time end up buying stuffs online.. -_-")
Watsons Haul: All about teeth... And I FINALLY FOUND BF Cooling Mist!!!)(%)($%_)^($%+)(&@&$^ (I'm too happy to express my feelings the right way)
Only after I bought Colgate Whitening Toothpaste did I saw many blogged about Theramed.. I am using Colgate's now and hoping to see some results soon!!
IvyCosmetics Hauls: All about Skincare and Makeup
Callas Lip Liner $9.90 (free 1 refill) & Callas Lipstick $14.90:
I found out that the lipstick was kinda spoilt after I opened it up at home hence no swatches.. :(
I had been using Callas Lipliners for 2 years now. It is so far the nudest liner I can find (to cover pigmented lips) and is retractable, unlike the MAC lipliners which need to be sharpened. Callas lipliner has a nude pink and nude beige colour, and I liked both!
Shiseido Eyelash Curler Refill Pads $5.60
Ogle Fake Eyelashes (3 for $7): I got 2 & Sel got 1. I don't use fake eyelash in daily basis.. I probably only touch them about once every quarter year. ^_^"
Eyelid stickers $3.90
Eyelash Curler $9.90: My previous' casing is in bad condition, I got frustrated and went to get a new one. Tried this new one and liked it better than the old!
Flare Short Black Fake Lower Eyelashes $2.90: Deciding to share with my fellow cosplay groupmates with this lower lashes when intime for dressup!
Ogle Fake Eyelashes: Like the fact that the bone is thin unlike some others where the bones base are thick and unbendable which will irritate my eyelids.
Clinique Turnaround Concentrate (3 for $19.90): While everyone are using it now, I HAD to get one to try too! Indeed its sooo smooth after application!
Clinique Moisture Surge $12: Forever no stocks when I always ask for it... Luckily that day they have alot!
Some interesting facts of using this Eyelash Curler... Will it actually do that?
Lancome Blanc Expert Anti-Dark Circles Eye Serum ($9.90)
Full product is $65. Texture is smooth thin lotion kind, after effect is matt smooth. I saw some shiny particles from the content and realise it does have MICA in it (underlined in below pic)..
Lancome UV Expert GN-Shield Sunblock ($9.90)
I had been wanting to check out the new range of Lancome Blanc Expert, namely the Blanc Expert GN-White Agefight which is a whitening serum designed to fight skin yellowing and loss of firmness. (Half copied from the website). Saw from 女人我最大, intro by the teacher and I'm so tempted to get it! But the full product price is $185! Hence I wanted to get sample size to use instead... ^_^""
Sadly at IvyCosmetics, all I can find was the dark circles serum and sunblock.
The old version of UV Expert I had was NeuroShield, while new one is GN-Shield.
Front Door Mini Haul: www.eternalglam.blogspot.com
A guy came knocking at my door one night and introduced this $4 nail buffer to me (Originally sold at $7.90, so ex!). It was few cents ex than Bodyshop's even after discount, but I still bought 1 to try since when you will have someone selling you such things at your doorsteps?
1 look at it, I feel that the address printed on every side is totally not neccessary. I will get black inks on my nails if I were to buff over those words.
After using, I had decided not to patron this site as the buffer is none better than Bodyshop's. The Step 1 once used, you can't used it again for 2nd time as the surface had became flattened.
The good side is only the last step for making your nails shine. And that's all for reviewing this $4 nail buffer. =_="