Review: Tony Moly Face Mix Cover Pot Concealer

Hello readers! Im back for another review.

Today I’ll be talking about a concealer from Tony Moly. It’s Face Mix Cover Pot Concealer in 02 or Natural Beige. I ran out of my trusty Baby Doll Pot Concealer. It’s out of stock so I decided to try this one. This one is Php 228 while my favorite concealer is Php 248. It looks like this:

facemixI was looking for the light beige (01) but I couldn’t find any. The shade I got is darker than my skin but blends to my skin tone when it’s already set.

facemix2I can work it out by applying powder and let everything set on my face for at least 30 minutes before I go out.

Price: Php 228
Availability: all Tony Moly branches and kiosks
Application: Glides smoothly on the face. Not sure if it has a dewy finish or it’s just oily.

Pros:

  • Affordable
  • Medium coverage
  • Can be toned down to light coverage
  • Same effect as Baby Doll Pot Concealer
  • Better when set on the skin for more natural look
  • Can last the whole day if you only dab your skin with tissue or blotting paper when it gets oily

Cons:

  • Limited shades
  • Dewy finish might accentuate pimples and bumps. Make sure to set it with matte powder.
  • Can get oily after an hour for me. Note that I have very oily skin
  • Cant cover my extreme dark spots

Overall this is a good concealer for blemished skin. It can make the flaws less noticeable. I’ll still pick this shade although light beige really covers up my blemishes. It’s because my face doesn’t look lighter than the rest of my body with the natural beige unlike when I used 01 before.

One Direction Makeup release dates + Miami Concert tickets giveaway

Hello, I’m back again to post some details about Markwins’ Makeup by One Direction. Markwins is a makeup brand that offers affordable products that is stylish and unique which is perfect for the youth. :)

The products are packed in a stylish and collectible tin cans.. which is really perfect for directioners out there. Plus they are really affordable. :)

You can get these items now at Macy’s and Dillards. Here are the links:

Macy’s: http://bit.ly/1DMacys
Dillard’s: http://bit.ly/1Dmakeupdillards

I’ll update you again about the other release dates.

Now about the concert ticket giveaway.
The winner will receive:

  1. 2 Field Level Tickets to One Direction Final Concert Tour Date in Miami on Sunday 10/5/14.
  2. 2 R/T economy tickets (within continental United States ONLY) to Miami.
  3. Room Accommodations (1 Room) at the Turnberry-Isle Miami Hotel (http://www.turnberryislemiami.com/)
  4. Ground transportation (to/from Airport and to/from Concert)
  5. $300 AMEX Card for incidental expenses
  6. 2 Autographed Make-up by ONE DIRECTION limited-edition collections of beauty essentials, housed in a collectible keepsake tin. Inside is everything you need to rock all your beauty looks on or off the stage. The 2 makeup tins will be randomly selected from the 3 available collections (Midnight Memories, Take Me Home, or Up all Night).

The winner will be so lucky to get all these for free!

Click here to enter 1D’s Miami Concert Experience giveaway

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Note: This giveaway is for US and Canada only.

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GIVEAWAY: Autographed Makeup by One Direction

Untitled-2Hello to all my readers in U.S and Canada! Im so excited to share with you that Markwins is giving away Make up by One Direction. And did I also say that it’s autographed? Yes, It’s signed by all of them; Liam, Harry, Zayn, Niall and Louis!

All thanks to the brand, Markwins. They offer makeup and cosmetics products that appeals to the youth with its style, bold shades and collectible packaging like Makeup from One Direction. Markwins makes products that are affordable for girls and women.

If you want to get your hands on these babies, don’t worry it’s available at Macy’s :)

now, let’s go to the giveaway.
If you win, you’ll receive:

One of these collections which can be Midnight Memories, Take Me Home or Up all Night (includes beauty essentials and collectible tin, autographed by all One Direction members)

1dDo you want to be one of the lucky 25 winners? Read the instructions below for the details. :)

Instructions:

1. Click the link below and read the official rules (found below the Enter button)
2. Fill up all the information needed
3. Tweet the message
4. Like the Facebook page of Make-up by One Direction
5. Enter your Facebook name
6. Click the enter button and you’re done

Click here to enter

The required is 3 entries per day. Do it daily to get more chance to win and unlock bonus entries! :)

Share this so your friends can win too! :)

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Skin Update: August 2014

Hello readers. I posted my last skin update long time ago. I cant even remember it. Some of you guys are asking how’s my skin. So here it goes…

During summer vacation, I managed to lessen the dark spots on my face using 20% TCA Peel which I bought online.

Unfortunately I broke out real bad this July and August. Why? Hormonal imbalance and the #1 cause is Stress. There’s a lot of schoolworks and papers. It’s our senior year in college. You know how stressful it is.

What did I do? Pimple injection. I could not take my cystic acne so I went back to my dermatologist after a few months. My last visit was in December 2013 due to lack of money. *student probs* 5 cycstic acne were injected. (100 pesos per pimple)

After the injection, the cystic acnes were a little flat already. Im writing this 28 hours after the treatment and I can barely see most of them aside from the blood clots.

Hormonal imbalance is another cause so my dermatologist gave me Acneadvance Praventin. Im not sure how long will I take the pills. I took the first pill this night. We’ll see how it goes. I’ll review it soon.

So that’s it for tonight. Btw, I’ll compare my skin condition from 2012, 2013 & 2014 this December with photos. So watch out for it! :)

Dont forget to comment your acne stories below. :)

Review: Belo AcnePro Gel Face Wash & Treatment Toner

Hello readers! This is a quick review. I’ll be straight to the point because I don’t want to talk too much and give you information overload. Hehe. :) After using these items for almost a month, I can finally share with you my thoughts.

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Belo AcnePro Gel Face Wash

Pros:
-Affordable (PHP 99.75)
-No parabens
-Non comedogenic & oil free
-Lathers up quickly
-Little goes a long way

Cons:
-not sure if it was one of the reasons for my recent breakout
-Leaves a thin film for me which was kinda slimy/sticky even if I rinsed twice
-Size is too small if used daily

 

Belo AcnePro Treatment Toner

I’ve used up all the toner already because it’s just in a small bottle

Pros:
-Affordable (PHP 79.95)
-No parabens
-Non-comedogenic & oil free
-Fragrance-free

Cons:
-Caused my recent breakout. This was the only new product in my skincare routine since I stopped using the gel wash. But I still kept on having breakouts. I’m sure this was the reason
-Stripped natural moisture & oil. It was drying for me.
-Size is too small if used daily

A lot of people raved about these products. I have to try anything that’s for acne prone skin. They said it’s effective but not for me. I didn’t put Bee Venom as a pro since it’s not new to me. If you’re updated with Korean skincare, you’ll know what I mean.

Verdict: these are “okay” products. It’s just that my skin is extra sensitive that’s why my skin reacted differently. I checked the ingredients and Bee Venom is the only one that’s new to my skin. Now I know that my skin doesn’t like it because I kept on having breakouts. Sad.

Remember: What didn’t work for my skin, might work well for your skin or… not because we have different skin type.

Review: VMV Hypoallergenics Red Better Spot Corrector

Im back again with another skincare review. Sorry I was busy with school works. This product was included in my wish list.

Im having breakouts because of health reasons. I need a quick solution to it so I bought this. :)

What is it?
“A uniquely non-drying acne balm made specifically for rosacea-related acne papules and pustules.”

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Size: 8ml

Packaging: it’s in a plastic tube and comes with a glue-free box. Environment friendly, huh? :)

Price: I bought it for PHP 460. It’s a bit expensive for students like me.

Texture: cream type and sometimes runny when just got out of the tube.

Experience: dries pimple for about 2 to 3 days for small ones. 3 to 5 days for cystic ones. It can sting but I love the feeling! Hehe. My skin is extra sensitive and I easily get dark spots not matter what I do. Continue reading

July 2014 Mini Haul

Im back! Im gonna post my reviews about these products after using them for 2 to 4 weeks.

Unfortunately, LUSH Fresh Farmacy doesnt really work on my skin anymore unlike before. I need to find something that has a great effect like what Fresh Farmacy did before. I also need a good toner for acne prone skin because this semester is stressful. I only use Celeteque Hydration Toner during vacations since I use little to no makeup at all.

I repurchased Maybelline Clear Smooth All in One Foundation and Purederm Makeup Cleansing Tissues. I feel uncomfortable when I do not double cleanse (makeup remover then facial wash)

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1. VMV Hypoallergenics Red Better Spot Corrector – PHP 450 approx $10
2. Purederm Makeup Cleansing Tissues (30 sheets each) – PHP 119 for 2 packs approx $2.76
3. Maybelline Clear Smooth All in One Foundation – PHP 99.75 approx $2.30
4. Belo AcnePro Gel Face Wash – PHP 99.75 approx $2.31
5. Belo AcnePro Treatment Toner – PHP 79.00 approx $1.83

Have you tried any of these products? Comment below. ;)