November 2016 Haul: Yadah, SKINFOOD, Aztec Secret, THE FACE SHOP, Vaseline, Loreal

Hi readers! I apologize again for being inactive. I’m currently using new skin care. I broke out again and needed to change my old routine. They take time, 1 to 2 months before I can post reviews. I’ve already reviewed three products in this haul.

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Yadah Anti-Trouble Bubble Foam (100 ml) – Php 625
Yadah is a korean brand. I found out about it through local bloggers. They have skin care and makeup. I searched the ingredients of this and I must say they’re better than most drugstore and high end anti-acne cleansers out there. I’m using it for almost 3 weeks now. I’ll post my review when I reach the 4th week. This is available at all Beauty Bar branches.

SKINFOOD Yuja Water Ampoule in Serum (42 ml) – Php 900
Yuja Water is the latest line of Skin Food. I chose the serum type because I want my moisturizer to be watery and quickly absorbed. This has 30% concentration, highest compared to the other products in this line. I’m using this for 2 week now. I preordered this when it was on sale.

Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask (400 g) – Php 435
This mask is raved by skin care enthusiasts here in our country. They mix it with apple cider vinegar. I prefer plain water. I think ACV might be too harsh on my sensitive skin. I’m using it once a week. It’s very affordable. The tub is huge! And can last for a long time. It’s available at all Healthy Options stores as well as the Bragg ACV.

THE FACE SHOP Herb Day Cleansing Tissues (20 sheets) – Php 125
We ran out of makeup remover. I usually buy our makeup remover in department stores. It was out of our way. We went to High Street for dinner. The only option I can think of was The Face Shop. Full review here

Vaseline Lip Therapy Advanced Healing (10 g) – Php 69.75
An impulse buy that I’m thankful for. It’s the best lip moisturizer in my opinion. It instantly hydrates and chapped lips are gone in few minutes. It’s in a hygenic tube packaging. You can bring it anywhere. Full review here

Loreal True Match Liquid Concealer (7 g) – Php 300
This is my 2nd tube. I like that it’s lightweight and blends easily. It’s liquidy so expect that it’ll only give light coverage. I got it on sale for 300 pesos. Original price is 400 pesos. Once I’m done, I’ll try Covergirl’s Ready Set Gorgeous Liquid Concealer. Full review here

So what’s in your haul last month? Have you started your Christmas shopping? 🙂

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Review: Vaseline Lip Therapy Advanced Healing

Today we’ll talk about skincare. I have a bad habit of lip biting and it got worse. My lips became dry. The causes? Trying matte lipsticks or I’m anxious these past few weeks.

Short story: I was at the mall, lip biting while looking at the ceiling. A guy walked towards me and he said something. I didnt hear it because I was wearing my headset. He was so close, invading my personal space. I’m sure it was a cat call. I ran fast. I forgot my habit means something else to others. I rushed in the department store after that to buy this lip treatment. I dont want that to happen again.

I chose this over the other famous drugstore brands because this has 100% petroleum jelly.

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Description:
– Protects and relieves dry chapped lips, while locking in moisture to help them heal
– Instantly softens and soothes dry lips
– Locks in moisture to help lips recover from discomfort
– Made with triple-purified Vaseline® Petroleum Jelly

Ingredients:
100% Petroleum Jelly, Flavor

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Pros:
-Affordable, 69.75 pesos
-10g will last long
-Tube type packaging for easy application, avoiding mess
-Instantly hydrates lips
-Reduces the appearance of chapped lips

Cons:
-None

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There’s after taste but it will be gone in a few seconds. It tasted like gas. I searched how petroleum jelly is made. It came from oil rigs.😱 From About.com ” petrolatum was discovered as a paraffin-like material coating oil rigs. Since then, it has been used in various ointments…” That explains the name but the good news is petroleum jelly-based products today have multiple processes and they’re safer compared to old ones.

I highly recommend this. It’s one of the best lip moisturizers out there. I like the tube type packaging because it’s hygienic. You can also choose the one in a tub if you need bigger size. I dont have to spend a lot to relieve dryness. I’m all about that drugstore price. Haha! Aside from using products, make sure you’re drinking enough water daily! 🙂

Btw, I’ll post my November haul tomorrow. Mostly skin care and one of them is a hyped face mask. 🙂