Archive for June, 2014

MAKE UP FOR EVER’s New AQUA Collection 2014

 

make up for ever aqua collection 2014

This Summer, MAKE UP FOR EVER’s star line – AQUA – is introducing its new additions :

  • AQUA SMOKY EXTRAVAGANT, a waterproof mascara that gives a dramatic fanned out impact, visible from afar with each lash being well-defined.
  • AQUA LINERS in 4 diamond-shimmer colors.
  • AQUA LIP in 5 new shades that gives you sherbet-tinted lips.
  • MIST & FIX, a long-lasting make-up setting spray that keeps the skin healthy.

make up for ever aqua smoky extravagant

MAKE UP FOR EVER introduces its latest waterproof mascaraAQUA Smoky Extravagant – that lets your lashes to be curled, thickened or outrageously black! Retailing at S$44, it has a coneshaped brush that makes the application easy and the mascara has a non-sticky texture.

make up for ever aqua liner

make up for ever aqua liner

AQUA Liner has increased its 15-color palette with 4 new diamond shades. From left: #18 Diamond Blue, #19 Diamond Pearly Pink, #2 Diamond Black and #17 Diamond Grey. It is formulated with acrylic filmogen polymers for long-lasting waterproof and transfer-proof holding power. And a “color-seal” complex that sets the pearlisers and pigments. It is priced at S$40 each.

make up for ever aqua liner

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FOR BELOVED ONE’s New Melasleep Whitening Sunscreen Series

 

for beloved one melasleep whitening sunscreen series

Recently, I was introduced to FOR BELOVED ONE’s latest Melasleep Whitening Sunscreen Series. FOR BELOVED ONE Melasleep Whitening Sunscreen Series, retailing at S$52, available in 3 shades – White, Beige and Green.

I cannot emphasize enough the importance of protecting our skin from the harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation found in sunlight. The harmful UV rays can damage our skin causing our skin to lose moisture, sag and get wrinkles easily.

Though there’s a common misconception that the higher the SPF the better, however to maximize sunscreen protection, FOR BELOVED ONE recommends choosing sunscreens according our our skin type and lifestyle. Having 2 sunscreens is recommended, one with a high SPF and one with lighter SPF. FOR BELOVED ONE Melasleep Whitening Sunscreen Protection SPF32++ is available in White shade. The lighter SPF sunscreen, great for basic daily use, is suitable for those who work in offices or students who mostly stay indoors.

for beloved one melasleep whitening sunscreen series

FOR BELOVED ONE Melasleep Whitening Sunscreen Protection SPF50++ is available in Beige and Green shades. The higher SPF, great for people with outdoor lifestyle, is used when you require being out in the sun for long hours. I’m glad I’ve obtained a complimentary Melasleep Whitening Sunscreen Protection SPF50++ in Beige shade. It gives sheer natural finish that doesn’t leave a greasy residue upon application.

for beloved one melasleep whitening sunscreen series

for beloved one melasleep whitening sunscreen series

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The Skin Food Argan Oil Silk Hair Nourishing Cream & Argan Oil Silk Hair Mask

 

the skin food argan oil hair mask silk nourishing cream

A while ago, I was pleased to receive a parcel from The Skin Food and it contains a pack of Argan Oil Silk Hair Mask, Argan Oil Silk Hair Nourishing Cream and GoldKiwi Trial set.

Do you know Argan tree is claimed to be extremely well adapted to drought and other environmentally harsh conditions? Argan oil is a potent moisturizing ingredient.

the skin food argan oil silk hair nourishing cream

The Skin Food Argan Oil Silk Hair Nourishing Cream contains argan oil and silk that helps nourish dry and damaged skin. It also provides heat protection for smooth, shiny tresses.

It has a mild fragrance scent and its lightweight texture doesn’t leave a greasy residue on my fingers.

Most of the time, my hair will look frizzy and dry.

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Elizabeth Arden’s New Flawless Finish Perfectly Nude Makeup SPF 15

 

Recently, I have attended the Elizabeth Arden event to preview a couple of the new makeup products plus its new Flawless Finish Perfectly Nude Makeup SPF 15 and Flawless Finish Correcting and Highlighting Perfector.

elizabeth arden flawless finish perfectly nude

Elizabeth Arden’s New Flawless Finish Perfectly Nude Makeup SPF 15, retailing at S$70, is a lightweight, breathable foundations that imparts a luminous, “second-skin” look that is said to last all day. I was pleased to obtain one upon the event.

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[Giveaway Result] Laneige’s New Trouble Relief Line

 

Thanks to all readers who have participated in the Laneige’s New Trouble Relief Line Giveaway Contest! One lucky reader has been randomly picked (using Classtools.net) and the winner will win the Trouble Relief Cleansing Tissue (40 sheets), Trouble Relief Toner (200ml), Trouble Relief Cream (50ml) and Trouble Relief Spot Gel (20ml)!

And the winner is…

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The Body Shop’s New Vitamin E Aqua Boost Sorbet & Body Sorbets

 

When the weather gets hotter, one of the perfect cool treats is sorbet. Our skin needs water to stay plump and hydrated. Wouldn’t it be nice if there’s a cooling skincare treat like sorbet for our skin too?

the body shop body sorbet vitamin E aqua boost sorbet

Great news is The Body Shop has recently introduced sorbets for the face and for the body too!

the body shop vitamin E aqua boost sorbet

The NEW Vitamin E Aqua Boost Sorbet, latest cooling skincare treat for face, is created to help keep our skin hydrated and at the same time to beat the heat.

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[Giveaway] Laneige’s New Trouble Relief Line

 

Acne is one of the most common skin problems that usually plague teenagers during puberty as the body undergoes changes and sebum activity of the skin becomes more active. However, it is usually harder to treat adult acne as the cell renewal and skin-healing ability slow down with age. But, with effective products that help to clear, soothe, protect and maintain the skin’s integrity, adult acne can be treated successfully.

Laneige Trouble Relief

Trouble Relief Line, launched in January 2014, is the latest addition to Laneige’s skincare range, specially formulated to treat acne-prone skin. Dermatologically tested, non-comedogenic and paraben-free, Laneige Trouble Relief Line contains Hinoki Cypress Polysaccharide extract – a key ingredient that reduces the growth of acne-causing bacteria by supressing the formation of biofilm (a mixture of microorganisms, bacteria, and metabolites that are attached to the surface of the skin) on the skin where bacteria thrives. It also helps to combat acne inflammation by effectively soothing irritated skin and maintain the skin’s moisture level for clearer, smoother and healthier skin.

Laneige Trouble Relief Line comprises of four products for a complete skincare regimen:

Laneige trouble relef cleansing tissue

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SK-II’s NEW Clear Beauty Care & Control Cream

 

sk-ii clear beauty care & control cream

In April 2014, SK-II introduced the new Clear Beauty Care & Control Cream that offers improved skin hydration while providing skin tone control, enhancing the foundation effect with lasting performance.

Formulated with Pitera™, this new make-up base is an ideal skin primer before foundation. It enhances the look of foundation on skin and enables foundation to better stay on skin. Compared to bare skin with no treatment, this skin primer is able to deliver translucent efficacy and hydration, so that skin is nourished and cared for.

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Clarins’ New Shaping Facial Lift Total V Contouring Serum – 2014 Edition

 

In the recent years, many Asian women actually share the same common beauty concerns – they want a distinctive profile and contours with the absence of a double chin. They are concerned about the fat in their face. Apart from wanting a pair of beautiful large eyes and a sharp nose, they also desire a firm face and sharp contours, with an oval shape (a pointed chin and a distinctive jawline) which is traditionally considered the perfect face in Korea for an attractive woman.

I long for a V-shaped face too. I have a problem with water retention and a fat face.  My face always looks puffy, all thanks to my bad eating habits, as I love salty and sweet foods. And I have the habit of drinking water after 9pm too. :-(

clarins shaping facial lift total V contouring serum

A while ago, I was invited by Clarins Singapore for a launch event to preview their latest Shaping Facial Lift Total V Contouring Serum. Today, the Shaping Facial Lift is one of the best-selling and iconic products of Clarins in Asia.

Do you know Clarins Shaping Facial Lift has a success story for 15 years? In 1999, Clarins launched its first Contouring Facial Lift, using plant extracts. A pioneering skin care developed thanks to the comments of Asian women who, during treatments at Clarins Institute in Paris, share their major beauty concern: to refine their face.

Shaping Facial Lift, exclusively designed for Asian women, is the effective solution to refine and enhance facial features where excess fat and puffiness are located, mainly on the cheeks and under the chin. Clarins listens to women and continuously improves its iconic refining serum. Today, in collaboration with independent Asian experts, Clarins goes even further in facial refining performance and, beyond the natural roundness of the Asian face, also takes into account the changes in women’s lifestyles. The change in eating habits has a direct impact on the physiognomy of the face, leading to additional heaviness of facial features. The oval loses its definition and excess products present in tissues accumulate and skin loses its firmness.

clarins shaping facial lift total V contouring serum

In 2014, Clarins introduces the new generation “dual-approach” Shaping Facial Lift Total V Contouring Serum, that is designed to target both natural facial roundness and additional excess roundness.

The recent study showed that among the problems linked to refining, the following parameters were evaluated: width of the face, thickness of the dermis and ptosis under the chin.

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