The Ultimate Lip Luxury with Hourglass No 28 Lip Treatment Oil

Hourglass No 28 Lip Treatment Oil

This isn’t a new product from Hourglass. In fact, it’s been around since 2013 but it wasn’t till a few weeks ago that I finally gave it a go. I’m a bit of a cheapskate when it comes to lipbalms and try not to pay anything over $25 for a lipbalm. This definitely costs way more than that! 😛

It was at an Hourglass beauty event by Mecca that I decided to bite the bullet and grab the lip treatment oil. I had a girly day out with LeGeeque, who booked us in for the event, and we both ended up getting one each. After using it a couple of times, I was hooked. Big time. Why the heck didn’t I get this sooner?

Oh. Right. The price. 😛

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Bloggie Wednesday: A Beauty Blogger’s Product Trial And Review Process

A Beauty Blogger's Trial and Review Process

Not every beauty blogger is the same. We don’t all blog about the same things (even though it seems as though we sometimes do) and more importantly, our product review process differ from one another. Some take longer to do a product trial and some don’t require a long period of testing. Some has a long list of criteria to tick off the checkboxes and some have shorter ones. It’s interesting to see how other beauty bloggers approach product testing and review because it’s one of those things that few of us talk about. We may tell you what we think about a beauty product but we don’t actually reveal our trial process.

So today I thought I’d share my product trial and review process with you. Like I said, it differs from one beauty blogger to another; your trial criteria may be different from mine. 🙂

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Kerstin Florian Correcting Serum C+ Infusion: Everything’s Coming Up Bright and Glowy!

Kerstin Florian Correcting Serum C+ Infusion

I adore skin-brightening products. Mind you, I said brightening and not whitening as there’s a very distinct difference between the two. I’m not looking to lighten my skin colour (that’s what you get with lightening products that may contain bleaching ingredients); I’m far more interested in bright and radiant skin, skin that isn’t dull or peaky. I want glowy skin. And that’s what brightening products, particularly Vitamin C skincare can do for you.

I’ve mentioned on the blog many times that I’m a big fan of citrus scents. It’s a common practice that a lot of Vitamin C serums smell like oranges. This Kerstin Florian one does too. Paris B found one that doesn’t smell of oranges and I’ll be giving that Vitamin C serum a go next. But for now, I’d like to tell you about an awesome Vitamin C serum I discovered, and it’s the Kerstin Florian Correcting Serum C+ Infusion.

Like many Vitamin C serums, this too smells of oranges. The scent wouldn’t agree with everyone, particularly if you don’t enjoy citrus scents but since I do, this is totally up my alley. 🙂

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Tony Moly Mango Mild Sun Block: The Best-Smelling Sunscreen EVER

Tony Moly Mango Mild Sun Block SPF50

I’m a fan of fruity scents, particularly anything that smells like limes, lemons, oranges and mangoes (er, but not mashed together, please!). When I saw a picture of the Tony Moly Mango Mild Sun Block online, I knew I had to give it a go. A sunscreen that doesn’t smell like sunscreen but mangoes? Yes please. The packaging? YES PLEASE!

Can we just pause right here and take a look at the packaging? The whole bottle of sunscreen is in the shape of a freakin’ mango. A mango. I mean, come on! That’s cuteness overload right there. Trust the Koreans to come up with something like that. Who wouldn’t want to use a mango-shaped sunscreen? 😛

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