Updated: March 2014 Mini Haul

Hello ladies! It’s summer vacation so I can really observed closely if a product is effect or not. :)

I’ve been looking for something that I could try, online and in-store.  And here are the products that made me curious. :)

Image From left to right: Professional Skincare Formula 20% TCA Peel, Nivea Pore Minimiser Foam and Garnier Light Completle Multi-Action Cream

I’ve been looking for a 20% TCA peel. Luckily, I bought one online. I had one session of 20% TCA Peel on the face before and I liked it. Before applying this on the whole face, I did a patch test first. So far so good. I didnt see any bad reactions.

Nivea Pore Minimiser Foam
I bought this at the supermarket. I needed to have a substitute for my soap.

Garnier Light Complete Cream
I bought this at the supermarket too. I’ve tried the old one before. It was called Dark Spot Corrector Cream. I wanted to buy that one but I couldn’t find any.

image From left to right: Cleene Cotton Rounds/Pads, Celeteque Hydration Alcohol-Free Toner and Nature Republic Aloe Soothing Gel

Cleene Cotton Rounds/Pads
I used this to apply the 20% TCA Peel on my face. :)

Celeteque Hydration Alcohol-Free Toner
I didn’t like it at first, but now my skin got used to it. It gives moisture to my skin after cleansing my face. I reviewed this already. If you want to see it, please click here. :)

Nature Republic Aloe Soothing Gel
I bought this as my post-peel moisturizer. It has soothing properties, perfect after a peel! Expect that this will be one of my earliest reviews since this doesn’t have any whitening ingredients. I’ll post it soon! :)

I’ll post the reviews soon. Since I’m using the foam and cream for about two weeks now. :)

Btw, if you haven’t seen my latest reviews please click here :)

Corderm Products review

Good evening! This is going to be a 4 in 1 post. I’m going to review four products tonight. I’ve posted about my December 2013 mini haul. I think trying out for almost four months is okay to say if a skincare product worked or not. Let’s start. :)

CorDerm Clinda + Azelaic Toner


  • It did not sting
  • Did not irritate my skin
  • Cleansed my skin really well at night
  • A little goes a long way because my dermatologist instructed me to use it once a day
  • Affordable


  • Did not control the oiliness of my skin

      Overall, it’s still a good toner. My skin is really sensitive so it’s nice that it didn’t sting unlike other toners. I did not expect big improvements on my skin since this is just a toner. The only problem is it didn’t help to control the oiliness of my skin which is what I’m looking for in a product.

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Review: Maybelline Clear Smooth All in One Foundation (To Go)

Hello ladies! Summer vacation is finally here. My posts are delayed so Im glad that I already have time to do some blogging. :)

I already reviewed the refill type of this. You just might be interested with this one because this is much affordable compared to the original size. I bought the nude beige shade. :)


Here are the directions and ingredients. I see talc, paraben and fragrance which are some of the ingredients that I would like to avoid. :O


Here’s the packaging. It comes with a small round sponge and a mirror. :)


The coverage can be light to medium. It depends on how you would apply it. If you want light coverage for setting makeup, you can use a brush. But if you want medium coverage, use the sponge included. If you have flaws like me, better use concealer because this won’t do alone. :)


  • Can be bought at malls, Watsons, SM department stores and SM supermarket
  • It’s really “to go”. It is easy to carry and put inside the bag
  • Affordable. I bought this at Php 99 which is approximately $2.50
  • Comes with a sponge
  • Comes with a mirror unlike the refill type.
  • Can last up to 1-2 months although it’s small
  • Light to medium coverage


  • Contains talc, paraben, fragrance
  • Can’t cover dark spots. I still have to use concealer.
  • Feels a bit heavy on the skin

Although there are ingredients that I’m avoiding, I like this one because it fits my needs. It provides enough coverage if paired with my concealer. It’s affordable which is important to students like me. I will repurchase this IF I still can’t find a better and affordable foundation with less harmful ingredients. Have you tried this one?

Review + Swatches: Covergirl Lip Perfection Lipstick in Fervor 235

Hello to my lovely readers! It’s the love month so why not post something related to it? :)

I love red shades to give my pale lips some color. :O
I got this as a give too but now it’s from my aunt. My relatives are giving me lippies. What’s up? haha. Maybe they’re thinking I’m not young anymore. I’m not a teen anymore on April 8. Im going to be in the 20s soon. :P

As I’ve said before, I dont wear lipstick and I prefer to use lip tints. Im glad to say I’m starting to like lippies. Yayyy! :D

So here’s a lippie from Covergirl. Its shade is Fervor 235. :)


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Ever Bilena Extreme Lipstick review

I got this as a gift. Thanks to my cousin! :D

I got Ever Bilena Extreme Lipstick in Cranberry Cream. I always choose a shade that’s dark because my lips are so pale. As you can see, I always use lip tints with red shade. I rarely use lipsticks. I don’t know why I feel awkward when I use lippies. :O

Here’s the packaging:


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December 2013 Mini Haul + CorDerm Clinic review

I was supposed to post this last December. Haha. Sorry if it’s late. :P

I finally had the courage to visit a dermatologist again. It’s because I’ve read a lot of positive feedback on CorDerm Advanced Dermatology and Laser Center. I was nervous when the nurse called my name but I was relaxed because Dra. Corcoran was calm and very nice when I talked to her. She did not force me to buy any of the products and avail services. She understands that I’m still a student so I’m on a tight budget. She was accommodating and the nurses as well. :)

She recommended these items. I didn’t buy the sunblock and the meds for balancing hormones. I bought these because I think they’re the most important. :)


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Garnier Pure Active Multi-Action Scrub review

I ran out of cleanser so I had to purchase quickly because I don’t want to use body soap on my face. lol.

 We went to the supermarket. I was looking at different cleansers’  ingredients. They all have paraben. :O

I found Garnier and glad that this doesn’t have any paraben. yay! :D

So here’s the packaging:


Packaging: It’s in a plastic tube. Convenient and you can easily squeeze out the product

Scent: The scent is tolerable

Price: Affordable because it’s less than 200 pesos

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Emu + Botox Serum: Snoe Beauty Emutox review

Hello ladies and gents! It’s our Christmas vacation. Yay!!! :D

It’s the most beautiful time of the year~ lalala~

Let’s move on. I found out about this product when I was browsing Snoe Beauty’s facebook fanpage and online store. :)

What is Emutox?

Anti- wrinkle. Anti-oxidant. Hypoallergenic.
Anti- inflammatory. Damage Repair
Skin regenerator . Skin repair.
Skin protection .Moisturizing.
Non-comedogenic. Whitening
Anti- bacterial.
Pain Management.
100% Beautiful skin

Pushing innovation to its limit, Snoe Emutox’ cutting edge serum fortified with Emu Oil and Acai Berry gives your skin a youthful lift making you look and feel instantly younger. Acai Berry’s potent anti-aging properties defend against the accumulation of pre-mature wrinkles while the Emu Oil’s amazing rejuvenating and moisturizing effects hastens its smoothening effect. Can be used as a primer before you apply your SPF lotion under your make up.

It looks interesting because it worked on most people. It’s a gel type form of emu oil which is better Continue reading