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Real Fresh Skin Detoxer Rose and Green Tea

August 15th, 2018 · 1 Surrendered

Real Fresh Skin Detoxer Rose and Green Tea is the latest product you can find in Althea which is a collaboration with Korea’s top TV program: Get It Beauty! I was given these two tubes to try. I’ve been using them for more than two weeks as my daily mask and facial cleanser. I did not use any other mask or cleanser. It is a 10-second wash-off mask. Only 10 seconds to prep your skin for your morning and night skincare routine.

This is my daily routine for 2 weeks:-
Morning: Real Fresh Skin Detoxer Rose -> Toner -> Serum/Moisturizer -> Sunblock
Night: Makeup remover -> Real Fresh Skin Detoxer Green Tea -> Toner -> Serum/Moisturizer

ROSE: Refining

A rose-infused facial mask that would suit your morning routine to strip away dirt accumulated overnight to reveal a healthy glowing skin.

It’s quite watery. Smell nice, I like the smell of rose. You can find premium handpicked May Rose petals from France inside. Apply it generously before you take your morning shower. 10 seconds will be gone very quickly. By the time you applied it on your entire face, it’s already more than 10 seconds. Wet your hands and massage your face in circular motion, it will bubble up, then rinse off.

My skin feel so smooth to touch, as if there’s a film covering my skin but no sticky feeling. Looking at the mirror, my face look smooth and glowing too. I feel a bit tight after washing it off but just proceed with my usual morning skincare routine and I’m good to go! My skincare products absorb quickly and make up goes on well.

GREEN TEA: Purifying

Infused with purifying green tea extract, it helps to soothe and refresh tired skin after a long day outdoors.

The consistency of this is thicker than Rose. You’ll find young Jeju Island green tea leaves inside. Very refreshing to end the day with. It’s giving me the same effect as Rose. Be sure to clean your face from sunscreen or makeup before applying it.

Since there’re real rose petals and green tea leaves in it, make sure you don’t exposed it to too much heat. Putting it inside the fridge might be good idea for summer, you’ll get cold and refreshing mask after a long day and night. However, do not worry about the changing of colour, it won’t cause you any harm. I would recommend you to use it fast since the ingredients are fresh and will deliver better result when it is at its freshest.

Here’s how it works for me. Ignore the colour, the photos were taken at different time with different lighting. I just want to show you how much difference it made to my pores.

Left: My usual skin condition before I’m being introduced to Real Fresh Skin Detoxer. This is how my face feel and look. Very rough, even touching it is rough especially the nose. Sigh… No matter what I use, it’s still the same.

Right: After the first usage of Real Fresh Skin Detoxer, can you see the difference? The pores are very much finer, smoother and softer to touch. It’s not temporary but lasted throughout the day. Makeup goes on with ease too. No more worrying about makeup stuck around the pores especially those cream based makeup.

I highly recommend this. It’s good for daily use. Quickly head over to Althea to get this awesome product.

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Officially An Althea Angel

August 3rd, 2018 · 4 surrendered

This is one long overdue post… For your information, I’m now officially an Althea Angel. Yippie! Thank you Althea for having me in the community. You will get to see selected products from Althea that will be reviewed by me in near future.

About three weeks ago, I received the welcome gifts all the way from South Korea. Awesome! The highlight is the two tubes you see here, these are the latest products that are now selling in Althea.

Real Fresh Skin Detoxer, Rose (made with French rose petals + extract to refine the skin) and Green Tea (contains Jeju green tea leaves + extracts to purify). It’s 10-second wash-off mask that can be used daily.

Rose is for morning while green tea is for night. You know how troublesome or long time it is to apply mask on face, this will save you so much time, it’s a mask and cleanser in one. All you need is just leave it for 10 seconds and wash off! Your skin will be ready for your morning skincare and beauty routine or night skincare routine before bed.

You can head over to Althea to read the reviews or do a search in search engine for reviews from other Althea Angels if you can’t wait for mine as the offer is only for a limited time and each customer can only buy one set. So far, feedback is pretty good but might be drying for some.

Hopefully I get to try it out soon. I will review it as soon as possible, I hope I can do it before my next trip which in few days time. My skin is currently under unfavourable condition to experiment. Sigh… Suddenly flared up yesterday. Oh dear… Otherwise, I’ll bring it along on my trip and use it, then write about it after the trip. I hope my skin will calm down soon. Likely due to the dryness in the UK and came back with high humidity.

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Lancôme Énergie De Vie Illuminating Eye Gel

July 25th, 2018 · 2 surrendered

Have been blogging about beauty and skincare products lately. Kind of busy to process all those travel photos, so many of them, so I’ll blog about beauty and skincare products for the time being since they have been long overdue.

This time, I’m going to share with you the eye gel I’m using. I decided to give Lancôme Énergie De Vie Illuminating Eye Gel a try after I used up my usual eye gel, Garnier Light Brightening Eye Roll-On. Lancôme is on the pricier side of course, got it while it’s on offer and with extra discount. I got this last year and have been using it for more than 6 months.

If you are not into product with fragrance, this will not be for you. The smell is pretty strong but it’s not revolting, I quite like it. Certainly not smelling like some cheap fragrance that can cause you sneeze non-stop.

It is very cooling and not oily at all. The roller does take a bit of practice to use. I would squeeze the gel out and use the roller to massage my eye area. Then I would also extend the massage to the sides of my nose and around the lips. The gel absorb easily leaving no greasiness. Hence, you do not need to worry about developing milia seeds.

The eye gel is suitable for all skin types. It is enriched with 3 plant extracts- Melissa, Ginseng and Cranberry.

Does it work? It did refresh the eye area. Coupled with the roller ball for massage, it can help circulation around your eyes to reduce dark eye circle and puffy eyes.

Repurchase? I was tempted but decided not to due to the price. If you have the budget to spare, maybe you can try it out. I think I’ll keep the tube so that I can use the ball for massage with other eye gel that I might be using in the future.

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Etude House Lovely Cookie Blusher

July 17th, 2018 · 2 surrendered

I’m currently using Etude House Lovely Cookie Blusher. The packaging is so cute. Can easily get it from any Etude House or online from Althea or Hermo. I bought mine from Althea simply because I was running out of blusher and was buying other items on this website which entitled me to get free shipping if I shop for more than RM99 even though I’m based in East Malaysia.

The puff looks cute but a bit disappointing because I was expecting it to be very soft and fluffy. However, it still does its job.

I bought the colour known as Grapefruit Gelly which was the only colour available that time on the website. I do like the colour. Very pigmented and smooth blusher, you don’t need a lot. No shimmer in this. Can you see the pink on my cheek? The colour is light, just a flush of blush is what I like. If you want it to be more obvious, pad more.

According to the product descriptions, it has sebum control powder and coating pigment. This means it can absorb oil and sweat as well as preventing oxidation. I’m not sure about this part as I do not have oily cheek but I figured it also means it can last a long time as oxidation is prevented. The colour on the cheek can be quite lasting, I did not do any retouch. When I remove my makeup at the end of the day, can still see it on the cotton pad.

The price is reasonable, I bought it for RM26. It weighs 7.2g. I think it can last me for years! Hahaha… My last blusher before this lasted me for about 3 to 4 years I think… ;p

Do I recommend it? A yes from me.

As for repurchase, I don’t think I will because I want to try something else after I’m done with this because it can last me for years hahahaha!

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Japan Shiseido Neuve Oil-controlling Pressed Powder

July 10th, 2018 · 2 surrendered

Japan Shiseido Neuve Oil-controlling Pressed Powder is now my current face powder. Been using it for almost half year. Even restock it when I went to Taiwan in May. I purchased it in Taiwan when I went there in October last year for work assignment. After conversion from New Taiwan Dollar, it’s about RM18. You can buy it online but it won’t be that cheap. I don’t think I’ve seen it in Malaysia.

I got to know about this from the Taiwanese beauty show, Queen(女人我最大). The pressed powder is 3.5g, very compact with mirror and easy to carry around. The powder is quite translucent. If you are looking for coverage, this product doesn’t do that.

It claims that it can smooth out your skin and eliminate shine; absorbs excess oil to prevent clogged pores and pimples; protect skin against UVA and UVB. It is made entirely from natural ingredients and unscented.

I do not use foundation. My routine is after sunblock, face power will follow. As simple as that.

It does smooth out my skin, no discomfort. The powder is so fine that you do not need to worry about having it trapped in fine lines especially under the eyes even when you apply a lot of it. As for shine elimination, it could last me for about 5 hours. I don’t use thick layer, just a thin layer, dabbing it on with the puff provided and no retouch throughout the day. As for UVA and UVB, I’ll just take it as what it’s claimed. I already have sunblock under it anyway.

I’m quite happy using it. I do recommend it. Nothing fancy, very basic and does its work.

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