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Thursday, March 22, 2012

My Beauty Diary Apple Polyphenol Mask Review


Purchased from SaSa (10 masks per box)

My Beauty Diary Apple Polyphenol Mask tightens pores, refines and hydrates skin. It is ideal for all skin types, especially skin with visible pores.

Nano mild Hibiscus acid tightens pores: It is a mild Alpha Hydroxy Acid which removes cuticles to prevent and correct large pores. Oil Balancing mask helps tighten pores and improve skin texture, leaving skin fine and radiant. 

Hydrate skin and restore elasticity: Nanospheres and hyaluronic acid extracted by biological technology boost formation of collagen to restore skin’s elasticity.

Amazing Nanospheres Technology: Structured with plenty of tiny holes, it enhances absorption of nourishment, leaving skin moisturized.



Directions:
Cleanse and tones face thoroughly before applying mask. Put the mask on and leave it for 20 - 30 minutes, then peel off. Gently massage the excess essence on the face and neck to assist absorption. No rinsing is necessary. Follow with your daily moisturizer. Use 2 - 3 times weekly for maximum effect.



Ingredients: 
Water, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Citrus Medica Limonium (Lemon) Peel Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Triethanolamine, Nasturtium Officinale Leaf Extract, Laminaria Digitata Extract, Fucus Vesiculosus Extract, Gentiana Lutea Root Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Methyparaben, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Dimethysilanol Hyaluronate, Polysorbate 20, Citric Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hydrolized Albumen, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Carbomer, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance, Sodium Hydroxide

Leftover serum in packet


★ Scent? Light apple scent

Skin Type? All skin types

Feel on skin? Refreshing

★ RepurchaseYes

Verdict:
I love this mask!!! It does everything that it claims. My pores were noticeably smaller, and my skin was hydrated & radiant. I didn't need to moisturize after applying this mask. I need to stock up on more of these!! I would seriously cry if they stopped making them :) I think that the Apple Polyphenol Mask would be nice for you to start off with if you've never used My Beauty Diary masks before. 

 

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

New Purchases

Hello everyone! I hope that you all are doing well. My iron levels have been really low since Friday, so I haven't been feeling well. This will not stop me from shopping :)  

* Bath & Body Works: Pink Chiffon Body Mist & Body Cream
* Jewelry from Body Central
* Cetaphil Oil Control Moisturizer with SPF 30 (Walmart)
* Neutrogena  Anti-Oxidant Booster Serum (eBay)
* Simple Skin Care Toner (Target)

I love this scent!!

I've tried all of these & I haven't had an allergic reaction to any of them...so far. The Cetaphil Lotion came with a $2 off your next purchase coupon, so I'm planning on buying their Oil Control Foam Cleanser.


All of the jewelry from Body Central was marked down to $3.80 


 Derma Roller (eBay)



My BigBang Alive CD came last Friday.

Front
Back
There's probably going to be a BIGBANG Alive Deluxe 2012 Limited Edition 24K Gold CD lol!! There's always something better than the first thing that comes out :) I really like this CD. My favorite song is Bad Boy!

 


Thursday, March 8, 2012

Influenster: Love VoxBox (Picture heavy)


I joined Influenster on December 19, 2011 and I finally received my first voxbox!!


What is an Influenster?

Community of trendsetters invited to share their lifestyles and show their influence to qualify for personalized product shipments, special rewards and exclusive deals from the brands they love. Members love testing the latest products, giving insightful feedback, and spreading the word on their favorite finds!

How Do I Get Started?

Registered members "play the game" by unlocking badges that reflect their lifestyle, expertise and power to influence. By earning badges that tell us more about you, Influensters can qualify for VoxBoxes (complimentary packages of products to test & review), rewards (bonus giveaways/discounts) and other special promotions targeted toward our most active and influential members!

Who gets a VoxBox?
Influensters are selected for themed shipments based on the types and levels of badges they have unlocked, ensuring members receive products that match their lifestyles and interests. Members with high Influenster rankings are prioritized, so make sure to unlock as many Influence and Activity Badges as you can!

Love VoxBox





Gillette Venus & Olay Razor

Gillette Venus & Olay are coming together to deliver a gold standard in shaving with the new Gillette Venus & Olay razor! Olay Moisture Bars help lock-in moisture to your skin, while Venus' five blades shave you close.



*4/12/12- I love this razor!! It makes my legs so soft and smooth! It has five blades, so you get a really close shave!




Kiss Nails Dress- Fashion That Sticks

Introducing Kiss Nails Dress, the ultimate nail fashion for tips and toes! Just peel, apply, and shape for a manicure that lasts up to 10 days. Available in 18 different styles!



* 4/12/12 I do not like these nail strips. They started to fall off after 3 hours!



Stash Tea Herbal Tea Sampler

This sampler features some of Stash Tea's most popular herbal teas. All are naturally caffeine free and made from 100% natural ingredients. Steep for 3-5 minutes at 190-209 degrees, and enjoy. Stash Caffeine Free Herbal Tea Sampler features nine flavors of delectable teas: Acai Berry, Blueberry Superfruit, Chamomile, Cinnamon Apple Chamomile, Lemon Ginger, Licorice Spice,  Mango Passionfruit, Peppermint, and Wild Raspberry Hibiscus.
*4/12/12- I love the variety in this box. My favorite flavor was the Blueberry Superfruit. I shared some with my family and they like it as well.




Ghirardelli Gourmet Milk Creamy Devotion Bar

The decadently rich and creamy 32% cacao milk chocolate in Creamy Devotion™ delivers an epicurean chocolate experience. Experience a moment of timeless pleasure with all natural  Ghirardelli Gourmet Milk™ chocolate.


*Came with a coupon


*4/12/12- Loved it! This was creamy and it melts in you mouth! Yummy!


Truvia Natural Sweetener 

Truvia natural sweetener is refreshingly uncomplicated, made from the best tasting part of the Stevia plant. Sprinkle this no-calorie sweetener on your grapefruit. Spoon it in your coffee. It won't end up on your conscience or your thighs!




*4/12/12- I like the taste. It doesn't fizz in your drinks like Splenda :)



 


* Disclaimer: I signed up to Influenster.com. This VoxBox was sent to me to share and review.

Monday, March 5, 2012

New Sigma Beauty Performance Eyes Kit!

The Performance Eyes Kit was designed to allow the precise application of liquid, cream and powder products onto defined areas of the eyes. Essential to creating elaborate looks, the Performance Eyes Kit is a must for advanced makeup artistry.



Brushes included:

Eye Liner - E11 For precise lining of upper and lower lash lines. Creates detailed and elaborate looks.


Tightline Liner - E16 Ideal for application of cream, gel and powder formulas on the upper lash line.


Waterline Liner - E17 Perfectly applies cream, gel and powder formulas on the lower lid waterline.


Smudge - E21 Soften harsh lines on the upper and lower lash lines.


Blending - E36 Precise blending of powder products on small areas, such as the inner corner of the eyes.


Shader - Inner Corner - E46 Perfect for application of highlight shades in the inner corner of the eyes.


Shader - Crease - E47 For applying and blending darker shades onto the crease.


Shader - Lid - E56 Precise application of pressed and loose eye shadow onto the lid.



Use code "MARCH2012" to receive 10% off your entire purchase! Get a free gift with a purchase of $30 or more when you click and use the link below!


Expires March 31, 2012


Thursday, March 1, 2012

March 2012 Sigma Beauty Coupon

Use code "MARCH2012" to receive 10% off your entire purchase! Get a free gift with a purchase of $30 or more when you click and use the link below!
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Expires March 31, 2012

Sigma Beauty Performance Kit Sneak Peek! Available March 5th!


The kit features 8 brand new eye brushes (listed left to right):

E11 Eye Liner
E16 Tightline Liner
E17 Waterline Liner
E21 Smudge Brush
E36 Blending
E46 Shader – Inner Corner
E56 Shader – Lid
E47 Shader – Crease

The brushes are perfect for detailed and defined makeup application. Essential to creating elaborate looks, the Performance Eyes Kit is a must for advanced makeup artistry!

DIY: White Fungus Facial Serum

I saw this DIY facial serum on YouTube (video here) from Queenie Chan.  This serum is supposed to be an all natural anti-aging serum. You should be able to purchase the white fungus at an Asian grocery store. Because there are no preservatives in this serum, you must use it with in a week. This serum must be stored in your refrigerator. 

What you will need:

White fungus 1 piece or more (depends on how much you want to make).
Bottle (preferably one with a dropper)
Bowl
Pot
Strainer basket
Water
Scissors
Stove
Refrigerator



White Fungus (a.k.a snow fungus,silver fungus )



 Step 1: Soak the fungus in a bowl of warm water with the yellow base facing up for 10 minutes. Squeeze the fungus a few times to help get rid of the impurities and change out the water if needed.


Photos of clean white fungus




Step 2: Trim the "petals" of  the fungus off and keep middle part for future use.

Yellow middle base part

The middle part can be used as a facial and body scrub. It's very soft! You can reuse it for up to a week. Keep it in your refrigerator. 


Step 3: Put the white fungus in a pot of boiling water and let it simmer on low heat for for 60-90 minutes.


When it's done, the water should now be in a gooey gel like form. This is the serum.


Step 4 :  Use a strainer to take out the chunks of white fungus and transfer the liquid to a bowl and let it cool.  

Step 5: Fill your bottle up with the serum. Store it in your refrigerator. 

You can eat the white fungus or you can use the rest of your liquid serum on pre-cut paper facial masks. I tried eating some of it and did not like it. It's a texture thing :) 


Fangirl Moment :) BigBang is back!!!! It's nice to see all 5 of them together again. I pre-orderd the BigBang version of their CD on Feb 17th.  YG made 6 versions of their CD, which made it hard for fans to choose which one they wanted. I think some fans bought all 6! YG is a smart man lol! I kept on going back and forth on whether or not I wanted BigBang's version or Taeyang's version for like a day. I didn't get the CD with the poster because I don't like having posters in my room. I don't like the people on the posters staring at me while I'm changing lol!! I'm weird like that^^ NEWho, here are their new music videos.





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