Empties: August 2015 – Part 3


Wow this seems like a never ending series of post – I’m back with Part 3 of August empties! I’ll be done soon, I promise! Part 3 is mainly skincare-centric – used up tons of little sample sizes of skincare. I still have a huge stash, but it is visibly smaller – and somehow I feel a lot lighter, mentally, too.

I feel really happy to see my room with more space, and somehow that has kept me from buying more things these couple of months – every time I see something I want to buy, there’s a little voice now that reminds me that I’m doing so well on de-stashing and I already have something similar!
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Empties #22: July 2015 – Part 2


As usual, here comes Part 2 of July’s empties! I like to cut my empties post into 2 posts because they’re much easier to do up. I try to comment on how much I like the products since I have used them up so I have a pretty good idea; sometimes it’s also for my own reference – so I can check back about how much I liked something and if I should repurchase them. So every empties post is like doing 10-15 mini reviews – which is not that easy I tell ya! Anyway, let’s get cracking on!
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Unboxing: LookFantastic Beauty Box June 2015


It’s been a while since I’ve put up a post! I truly apologise for the disappearance… between work and a broken computer, I just didn’t have enough energy to fix it on a regular basis only for it to fail again when the computer goes through another scheduled windows update. Meanwhile, I certainly haven’t stopped buying beauty products! I have tons of purchases just piling up on my bedroom floor waiting to be unboxed! Let’s start off with this LookFantastic Beauty Box for June 2015!
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Midweek Peek #23: I Spy Some Eye Creams


A quick midweek peek at the eye creams that I’m using at the moment – it’s a little crazy but I currently have 6 of them in rotation! I received a lot of them from a magazine contest and they’re expiring by the end of this year, so I’m trying to use them all up before then!

1. Murad Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture for Eyes
This was from a beauty box; this feels pretty nice – it’s quite light, sinks in fairly quickly and hydrating.

2. For Beloved One Polypeptide DNA Resilience Lift Eye Cream
This was one of gifts from the contest. I’m not a big fan because it’s quite thick and probably more suitable for an older audience. It hasn’t given me problems but I’ve decided to use on my neck instead.

3. Lancome Renergie Yeux Multi-lift
I like the eye cream; very lightweight and feels cooling on the eyes, and hydrating. I don’t use the concealer attached to it much though as it’s a really fair colour and honestly I don’t like the concept.

4. b.seen i’m wrinkle eraser
Another contest gift – I like the funky packaging. The product is okay – but also quite thick and targeted towards older age group. It does temporarily smooth out the skin while it’s on.

5. YSL Forever Youth Liberator Eye Zone Serum
6. L’Oreal Youth Code Rejuvenating Eye Essence
Two very liquid eye serum/essences. They’re very lightweight but I’m too lazy to use them beneath the eye creams consistently so I haven’t used them enough to really form an opinion.

So that’s the eye creams that I’m currently using! It’s really hard for me to tell if the eye creams/serums work because I don’t have any eye wrinkles… and I don’t know if the fact that I don’t have wrinkles is because the creams/serums are working! But I guess prevention is always better than cure!

Have you tried any of them?

Unboxing: LookFantastic Beauty Box December 2014

The LookFantastic Beauty Box is fast becoming one of my most highly anticipated mystery beauty boxes of the month – I felt that the last two have been really well curated, with great products and good value for what I paid. The box cost me £15 inclusive of shipping, approximately SGD32. Let’s see if this month’s box continued to be great!
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Empties #15: November 2014 – Part 1


Feels like every alternate month, I have a huge chunk of empties! This month I will be adding a little system to make running through and doing short reviews on a ton of empties easier. Yes, I kinda copied or adapted this scoring system from someone else. Please don’t be mad with me if it looks similar to yours; copying is the best form of flattery! It just means that I think you have something great going on there! Okay, with that out of the way, let’s get on to my empties this month!
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Empties #9: May 2014 – Part 1


This is starting to look like a trend – but once again I have used up so many items that I had to split it up into 2 posts! Don’t ask me how I do it – I’m amazed at how I could continually finish so many items in a month! I do think that my huge empties posts are coming to an end as I’ve cleared out most of the half empty bottles, but I’m also less incline now to start using a new bottle if I have another half empty lying around. Anyway, let’s get cracking!

1. Shiseido Tsubaki Damage Care Conditioner
Bought this with the shampoo which I used up much earlier – I tend to use up shampoo much faster. I quite like this conditioner; it’s great for when my hair feels really dry – this smooths my hair with just one wash, but the downside is that it feels heavy and weighs down my hair.

2. Biore Cleansing Oil Cotton Facial Sheets
As mentioned in last month’s empties, this used to be my favourite cleansing cloth so I stocked up on them – but now I find the very small size sheets pretty frustrating for my big face and not quite economical so I most likely won’t be repurchasing after using up what I have.

3. Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream
This is a rather heavy cream, which feels really nourishing and calming when my skin is really dry. And I’m obsessed with the Ginseng scent! Love!

4. Murad Essential C Day Moisture SPF 30
Already used up a small sample of this previously; I’ve grown to like this even more with this second sample plus I’m biased towards citrus scents.

5. Vitacreme B12 Regenerative Cream
6. Skin Food Goldkiwi Toner
7. Cleansing Express Sebum Cleansing Lotion

A few small skincare samples that I bring to the gym – I don’t have many thoughts on them as I just need to clean my face and have some skincare on my face after bathing at the gym, which I remove when I get home.

8, 9, 10. Bioderma Sebium H2O Solution Micellaire
Reviewed here. Don’t think it’s suitable for my skin type.

11. iderm Placenta Serum
This was not what I expected a serum to be like – it’s clear and very fluid so it absorbed really quickly into the skin. However, it feels a little greasy, which I was quite surprised about as the texture does not feel like an oil. I don’t think my skin feels any different after using this for about 2 weeks.

12. Sebamed Feminine Intimate Wash
Not much to say about this. Keeps things nice and fresh?

That’s it for the first part of my empties post! Stay tuned for a longer part 2!