I love cream masks. More than sheet mask, yes. If I can put on a mask for the day, I would go for cream mask anytime. Some think cream mask is troublesome and sloppy but I think the otherwise. I think sheet mask is sloppy lol. You get both your hands wet and sticky pulling the sheet mask out of the packaging, you get sticky essence dripping down your arm and neck *eeewww*. It is just too much. I think the reason why many people turned to sheet mask rather than cream mask is because they can just peel the sheet mask off and leave the remaining essence on, while for cream mask you need to wash them off. It does not make any difference to me as I would still wash my face regardless which type of mask I use. I just don’t like sticky face. Personal preference 😉
During the year-end holiday season, your skin is more prone to damage from traveling, air-conditioning, sleeping less and partying more. While all of this added stress can cause dullness and dehydration, an extra boost of moisturization and nourishment is what you need to get your skin back on top. Rescue tired skin with this pampering ritual so you can start the year looking your very best.
Step 1: Eliminate Impurities
Beautiful skin starts with a clean surface, so it’s vital to remove all of your makeup, along with any dirt and impurities from the day by thoroughly cleansing. Opt for
SK-II’s Facial Treatment Gentle Cleanser, which conditions your skin as it gently removes impurities in and around pores.
Step 2: Strengthen Skin
Strengthen your skin with the multi-benefit Facial Treatment Essence, which instantly soothes dehydrated and dull skin. Containing over 90% Pitera, this iconic essence penetrates easily into the skin for immediate hydration and moderates the renewal cycle to improve your skin’s texture. An essential in any skincare regimen, Facial Treatment Essence is the key to long-lasting, crystal clear skin with a natural radiance.
Step 3: Lock Moisture In
Tired skin can cause rougher skin texture and more visible pores. Run an ice cube over your skin, then smooth in a dropper-full of R.N.A. Power Essence. The combination of cold water and anti-aging serum will immediately help to tighten the pores and improve your skin’s texture for a smooth, pore-less surface. Then layer on the R.N.A. Power Radical New Age for a healthy dose of moisture that leaves your skin silky soft and hydrated. Work it gently into your skin with light fingertips to give yourself a comforting massage at the same time.
Step 4: Revitalize and Relax
One of the best me-time rituals is a luxurious sheet mask. What is more relaxing than zoning out while a Facial Treatment Mask does its magic on revitalizing your skin? Each sheet is soaked in an indulgent concentration of PITERA™, instantly immersing your skin in intense hydration. It’s the perfect pick-me-up for fatigued skin as well as your senses.
Now you can go to all the party invitations without any worries 😉 . Happy New Year peepes!
With holiday office parties, white elephant exchanges and events with our friends and families in the works, you’ll want to make sure you look your best in the upcoming months. Take a look at these holiday beauty tips to ensure you’re party ready.
The holidays are a time to indulge, and when it’s comes to beauty, you’ll want to indulge in good skin care specialist in order to keep your skin in the best shape possible. Estheticians are specialized skin experts and can help evaluate your skin to determine your skin type. They can then tell you what types of products will help or cause damage, providing you valuable advice about what actually causes acne. An esthetician can determine how to best create a regular skincare regime that works with any particular skin ailments and medications a doctor has prescribed. Depending on your individual needs, estheticians can also perform customized facials to help those with dehydrated skin (from dry, winter weather, one too many cocktails and not enough water) rebalance their skin’s moisture balance. Most specialists will also tell you that in order to maintain a healthy performance it’s best to schedule an appointment every three months and when the season changes. Give yourself an early Christmas present and see a skilled esthetician to get clearer skin as soon as possible.
If ever there were a time to get glam, Christmas season is it. Break out of your usual go-tos and try something a little bit different. Try applying a glitter liner (if you don’t have glitter liner on hand, you can also take a small brush and use a bit of gold eyeshadow) and apply it over your regular, black liner for an extra bit of holiday sparkle, or, consider finally giving that winged liner look a try. The classic, smoky eye is a great look for the holidays as well, and the good news is, it doesn’t have to be complicated. To create a quick-and-dirty smoky eye that looks as beautiful as it is effortless, wipe a cream shadow across your eyelids and under the bottom lashes… just one step and you’re set! Or, if you’re looking for a bit more shimmer, try using an illuminator or translucent, glimmering shadow on your eyelids and cheekbones for an iridescent glow. If all else fails, a bold, red lip is always a winner — just make sure to keep your eyes and cheeks understated.
If you’re thinking of dressing up your hair for the holidays, consider trying a braided high pony. Simply start with blow drying it straight (no need to perfectly smooth) and then pull all of your hair into a high ponytail and begin a simple, three-strand braid. If you have bangs, you can use a flatiron to tame them backwards towards the ponytail and then pin, leaving a bit a volume. If a ponytail feels a bit gradeschool to you, a half-up, mini faux hawk may be just the thing to give your holiday look some edge. Using a bit of Big Sexy texturizing powder, create the “faux hawk” by separating the middle section that’s two to three inches wide at the top of the head. French braid the section so that it goes straight back, secure with bobby pins and then tousle. You can style the rest of your hair however you please: curly, straight or wavy, and then voila: instant holiday chic.
All that celebrating is hard work…and is equally hard on your body. Holiday foods are usually fairly salt and sugar laden, which unfortunately, can cause water retention, puffiness and dull-looking skin. In between all the party-going, it’s important to take some time to recalibrate your system. You’ll want to make sure to drink plenty of water and caffeine-free fluids, such as peppermint or ginger tea. If you’re unsure of just how much fluids you should be drinking a day, an easy measurement method is to multiply your weight in pounds by 60%, or two-thirds. If you’re suffering from some major under-eye swelling, go old-school and cut up a couple of chilled cucumbers. Place them gently on your eyes for 20 to 30 minutes and allow the cucumber’s anti-inflammatory properties to naturally calm those unwanted bags.
Use these beauty tips to your advantage and look your absolute best this holiday season.
When I first started dabbing my toes into beauty, I kept buying and buying without realizing how important it is to keep track of all the product’s expiry date. As time goes by, I started doing research on how to read the codes on the products as not all products stated its manufacturing date or even expiry date on the bottle or box. I find it a bit dodgy that brands prefer to put some mysterious code that no one but only them will understand what it meant. Then I found Check Cosmetics. I first written a post on Check Cosmetics back in 2011. So this is like a newer version to the old post 😀
Not only we spot Cate Blanchett looking absolutely stunning on the recent Oscars red carpet donning a Armani Prive feather and crystal trim dress, she was also looking radiantly beautiful. We went behind the scene with Cate’s makeup artist, Jeanine Lobell on how she prep Cate for the big day.
I’ve always said that having a well-hydrated skin is the key to having a good skin. I have said it many times here in the blog but yet I still make the first fundamental mistake. That, is to forget that acne marks took a long time to disappear due to dehydrated skin.
It wasn’t until 2 weeks ago when I paid a visit to Premier Clinic TTDI that I was reminded about how a well-hydrated skin will get rid of acne marks. I was like ‘God! How on earth did I forget about that?’. Indeed I have.