All posts tagged: review

Qualikos BioQ Macadamia Body Butter | Review

If you know me, I cannot live without body butter. When we travelled in Sicily, I used up my body shop body butter. I couldn’t find it anywhere. What a disaster! Well, I had to get something. That’s how I came across the Qualikos BioQ body butter. It’s quite hard to find information about this company, especially when I don’t speak Italian at all. Thanks to Google translate! Here is what I found out. Qualikos is an Italian company that manufactures ecofriendly beauty products, including personal care, body care, hair care, bath and shower products. BioQ is their certified organic line of products. Only natural ingredients from organic farming are used. All products are free of PEG , parabens, petrolatum, SLS paraffin, SLES, silicons and artificial colours. What they say about the product: “Nourishing body butter, based on Macadamia oil and Shea butter. Rich and pleasant to massage, it leaves the skin soft and velvety. Aloe extract has a soothing action while Ginko biloba extract prevents skin aging. A sweet-scented butter that melts in contact with the skin. Free …

Zelens Z Luminous Brightening Serum | Review

Hey lovelies, how’s the week so far? My day started from going to our local shopping mall in very early hours to get few things. Although I was trying to avoid the crowd, unfortunately it was very unsuccessful at all. It took me ages to get in and out. I think it will be my last trip to the mall for this year. If I really must get something, I think I will just go online. Thanks for the internet, so convenient. Anyway, I have a review for you today. If you follow me for a while, you probably know I love Zelens Absolute Face oil. It has been a staple of my skin care routine. I haven’t found anything works better than that. Because of my love to the oil, I decided to try out the Zelens Z luminous Brightening serum. I wanted to see if it works on my skin. I bought the serum after I came back from our trip. I have been using it for about a month now. I can …

Kiko Smart Eyeshadow Palette | Review

Hello world. 🙂 Hope everything is well. It’s a rainy day today. I feel a bit blue. Anyway, let’s talk about makeup. We always need a dash of colour in a rainy day.  As you know, I bought some Kiko products when I was in Italy last month. I have been using their smart eyeshadow palette for few weeks now. The one I bought is 01 Garden rose. What they say about the product: “Palette containing 10 different shades of pressed powder eyeshadow with the following finishes: pearl, matte and satin. The creamy texture provides instant coverage and blends easily, leaving the eyelids velvety to the touch. The colour is revealed instantly. The streamlined, practical packaging includes a handy double-ended applicator and internal mirror. The reduced size is ideal for taking it with you everywhere. Ophthalmologically tested. Available in three colour ranges for creating elegant and sophisticated natural looks:  – 01 Pink shades for an elegant, delicate make-up look – 02 Warm shades for an exotic look  – 03 Cool shades for a sophisticated, modern look“   My experience: …

Clinique Pure Vitamin C Powder Cleanser | Review

Hey lovely people, how are you doing today? Happy Wednesday! It’s already in the middle of the week, almost the end of November. Can you believe it?! Before I start the review, the product’s name is actually Clinique Fresh Pressed™ Renewing Powder Cleanser with Pure Vitamin C. Very long, eh? 😉 I bought a 28 packets at the airport on the way back to Brisbane.  I have been using it ever since. There are only two packets left now. What they say about the product: It is a “water-activated powder cleanser with fresh Vitamin C to purify, brighten, retexturize“. The powder is activated by adding water. It suits all skin types for daily use. After using it, the skin will instantly has a “awakened, purified, with a refined texture and brighter look“. The formula is non-drying and non-striping. “Fresh means powerful. Pure Vitamin C naturally degrades when exposed to oxygen, so it’s most powerful when fresh. Stay-fresh packaging isolates the pure Vitamin C until activation, maintaining its freshness and full power for maximum results. ” Key …

Indie Lee COQ – 10 Toner|Review

Hello lovely people, another Monday! I hope you are all doing well. Here is probably my first toner review. I heard about Indie Lee COQ-10 toner from Caroline Hirons’s YouTube channel. She was raving about it on her YouTube channel and her blog. It was in her Cultbeauty beauty box as well, I think. My toner was almost used up last month. I thought I should give it a try since she recommended it to ‘normal to dry’ skin types. I did a little bit research on it as well. It’s a natural product and alcohol, acids, artificial fragrance, parabens free. There are quite a lot of good reviews about it. Many people said it worked wonder on their dry skin. I was hoping I would see same result on my skin too, especially during the change of seasons. My dry skin could use some help. What they say about the product: “An alcohol free, skin-balancing toner formulated with the powerful antioxidant CoQ-10. The hydrating and refreshing mixture diminishes the appearance of pores and balance …

Odacite Hyperpigmentation Serum Concentrate (Papaya+Geranium) |Review

If you have been following me for a while, you probably know I have hyperpigmentation problem. I am a little bit paranoia about sun damage, and I am very keen to try out products that claim to solve pigmentation problem. I came across Odacite Hyperpigmentation Papaya Geranium Serum Concentrate a while ago from cultbeauty.co.uk. When I got a voucher from them, I decided to spend on this one. Odacite products are all made in California. No Fillers, parabens, Nanoparticles, Petrochemicals, PEG, Synthetic perfumes, Dyes or Phenoxyethanol. In other words, it’s a clean brand. Their serum concentrates are super concentrate pure plant products. The idea behind it is customizing the product to different skin concerns. I do like the idea. What they say about the product: “Dark spot corrector formulated to fade brown spots and prevent the apparition of further skin pigmentation. Papaya fruit enzymes dissolve dead skin cells unveiling a fresh and more even-toned glow. Geranium and Lemon oils combine to further encourage a more evened-out skin tone and provide wrinkle reduction. In aromatherapy, Geranium oil is known …

Kiehl’s Smoothing Oil-Infused Leave-in Concentrate | Review

Hey guys, happy Wednesday! I hope you have had a good week so far. When it comes to hair, I am pretty ignorant. I trim and colour my hair on a regular basis, and I do hair treatment weekly at home. That’s it. I am guilty for blow dry my hair very often. My hair is really frizzy, especially at the front. Really bad! Lately, I picked up Kiehl’s Smoothing Oil-Infused Leave-in Concentrate from a shopping trip. I have been interested in trying out Kiehl’s hair products for a while, but never got around to do it. The leave-in concentrate is my first. What they say about the product: ” Weightless and versitile oil concentrate nourishes and smoothes hair while achieving a soft and shiny finish. …provides smoothing for all hair types; product may be used on damp hair as a nourishing and smoothing treatment and styling aid, or on dry hair as a weightless finisher for softness and shine. Formulated with Argan oil and Babassu oil extracted from Brazilian palm trees, treatment instantly transforms hair to …

Emma Hardie Amazing Face Age Support Face Cream | Review

Hey everyone, just a quick skin care product review today. I would like to talk about Emma Hardie Amazing Face Age Support Face Cream in this post. I have been using it as my night cream for a while. So I guess it’s time to share. It’s an UK brand. So it’s not easy to get it in Australia. I bought it from cultbeauty website from UK. Then, I found ASOS is selling products from this brand as well. I kinda like their principle to develop products that can help firm and plump skin without using harsh ingredients. I used to think I don’t care about the chemical ingredients as long as it works on my skin. However, lately, I have become more and more interested in skin care products with natural or healthy ingredients. Certainly, it has to deliver what I want. What they say about it: “An intense super-hydrating and lifting treatment creme that helps to give the skin back its youthful glow. A powerful blend of marine and botanical extracts combined with …

Mecca Max Chic Cheek Blush & Game Face BB Cream|First Impression

Hey lovelies, I hope you are having an amazing day! Last week, I went to my local Mecca Maxima shop. Just in case you don’t know what the shop is. It is an Australian owned beauty shop. It looks like they have two types of shop that are carrying different beauty brands. One is focusing on beauty products, called Mecca Maxima. The other one is focusing on luxury brands, called Mecca Cosmetica. Although I don’t quite get the concept behind this, I do notice one probably has more fragrance brands. Anyway,  they do have most of the beauty brands available in store. They just launched their own makeup line, called Mecca Max. I think most likely they are only sold in Australia and New Zealand. I picked up two products that I am interested, the Game face BB cream SPF 30 in medium and Chic Cheek blush in Gold glow. Game face BB cream SPF 30 – medium (AUD $26) What they say about this product: “This is no average BB, this is the BB …

Milk & Co Face Cleanser | Review

Last day of July! I have no idea how and where July has gone. I still remember how I felt when it was January…All right, that’s enough. Let’s look forward. Today I want to present you the Milk & Co face cleanser, It’s not a new product, but it’s new to me. I have been using it nonstop lately. Although I had another post planned, I just love this one too much that I have to tell you all about it. 🙂 I don’t particular like foaming cleanser since I have dry skin. However, I was surprised by this one. I fell in love right away when I used it for the first time. Who can blame me? You will love the smell of this cleanser. It does not dry out my skin, and it has 95% naturally derived ingredients. What they say about it: “A natural based foaming cleanser to clear away the day and get you ready for the next.  With scents of essential geranium oil, ylang ylang and extracts of hibiscus flower …