Archive | December, 2011

New Years Resolutions

31 Dec

Hello everyone! New Years resolutions list today. Hooray! I didn’t have a list last year and this is what happened.

I got CHUBBY!! OMG! This is a result of not exercising and eating fatty foods practically everyday including fast foods, cookies, chocolate, chips, soft drinks etc.

1. Cut back on the fatty foods and exercise a bit more everyday.
To do that I will plan to have only one (note ONE) fatty snack a week (that means no more buying snacks everyday) and if I have bought a bigger fatty snack I will share amongst my brother and sister.
For exercise, I will enroll in an exercise class and attempt to at least exercise for about 10 mins a day and take the stairs on a daily basis.

2. Cutting back on beauty “expenditures”
I am sure that I have enough beauty products to last someone a lifetime especially makeup so I am putting myself on a no-buy (except for limited edition products can’t say no to that) and also having a strict budget when it comes to purchasing beauty products.

3. Control finances.
My personal finances are such a mess this year due to me finally getting a job. So with the extra income I feel compelled to spend therefore in order to stop this I will keep track of all expenditures and hopefully the Finance class I will be taking next year will help me control my spending habits.

4. Read more.
I want to become more educated and why not use my extra time to read more and perhaps learn more languages.

Well I think that’s it for me. What are your New Years Resolutions?

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What Santa Brought Me =)

25 Dec

Hello everyone! A Christmas haul/gift showing. Hope you all are having a great day and what did you get for Christmas?

A bunch of True Blue Spa, gift sets, candy, books, socks (of course) and a Lush gift box not present.

Merry Christmas!

24 Dec

Hello everyone! Just wanted to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. I hope that you have a great holiday and enjoy great food and company. All that I will be posting tomorrow is what I got for Christmas (please don’t think that I am bragging).

Review: Laneige Water Sleeping Pack_EX

23 Dec

Hello everyone! It’s been a while since a skincare review. This is a product that I’ve been using for some time now and I would like to share with you my thoughts.

Description: A sleep-in face mask that will restore moisture into your skin to make it soft and plump with the light gel-like texture.

Review: I’ve been using this product for a while now (approximately 6 months) and I have to say the initial reaction is great but as time goes by I feel as though the mask wasn’t as effective enough. The mask comes with a spatula to make sure that your germy hands don’t contaminate the product. It is a gel like cosistency and works into the skin very well. Absorbs quite quickly and the scent is a light clean scent I have no idea how to describe it. As far as masks go it is a really nice mask but with all masks it is not a necessity so for just one or two effective times I have used the mask it doesn’t break the cost of purchasing it. So I won’t be repurchasing it but those who are curious feel free to try it, it really is a nice mask just not for me.

Cost: $30 approximately online @ eBay

Would I recommend this product? For those who are curious, have money and time feel free to try it, it really is a nice mask just not for me.

More Goodies

23 Dec

Hello everyone! More goodies today. I went to Lush yesterday and thought that I would show you what I got from there. I used to be a LUSH junkie but stopped because it got a bit expensive… kinda how my obsession with Bath & Body Works is waning right now… Anyways, I also go my order from Geek Chic Cosmetics in and reviews+swatches will be coming in the next few days.

From Geek Chic Cosmetics:

Eyeshadows from left to right are Don’t Blink (Timey Wimey/Doctor Who), Newb (Single Player), Ambassador (Big Damn Heroes/Firefly that didn’t happen).

And Lush goodies!

This includes an Each Peach massage bar, Mask of Magniminty, Angel’s Delight soap, 9 to 5 cleanser, small Tea Tree toner, and some toner tabs (which include Dream Steam, Token to the Gods x4, Vitamin C, Tea Tree x2, and Moon&Sun).

I can’t wait to start using these products and testing them out.

Review: True Blue Spa Pumpkin Renewing Face Mask

23 Dec

Hello everyone! A True Blue Spa product review today. I got a bunch of these as my sister works at Bath and Body Works but I don’t get her employee discount I only get upcoming deals (lol). So these were all again bought with my own money. True Blue Spa items usually has a Buy 2 Get 1 Free  deal so I took advantage of that.

Description: A renewing face mask to help your skin look it’s best promising supple, smoother skin as well as a polished complexion.

Review: I love the scent of this product. It smells just like pumpkin pie with a sweetness to it. It just smells absolutely awesome. It is a creamy texture and spread easily over the skin. The effects of the mask isn’t much… it wasn’t what I was expecting it to be. I am young so I wasn’t expecting much from the supple area but for polished complexion not much. It isn’t much of an exfoliating mask even though pumpkins have enzymes that can help exfoliate the skin. I do notice the smoother skin though I’m still debating if it’s me washing off the mask or the mask effect itself. The packaging is nice as well it has a spill cap (I think that’s what it’s called) to prevent it from being leaked or contaminated by air bacteria. Overall, a mask with a really good scent and I’m very glad that I have a back up of this even if I use it just for the scent.

Cost: $13.00CDN @ Bath and Body Works

Would I recommend this product? Yes! I already have a back up at the bottom of my mask drawer so pick it up if you can.

Review: Laneige Multiberry Yogurt Repair Pack

23 Dec

Hello everyone! Another Laneige face mask this time the Multiberry one.

Description: A repair mask that you wash off your face for a plump moisturized skin. With a scent of berry yogurt this is the perfect treat for your skin.

Review: I really like this face mask mainly due to the scent. It has a yogurt berry scent that makes it quite delicious smelling. It came with a spatula to scoop out so you don’t contaminate anything with your germy hands. The mask is creamy and when you put it on your skin it doesn’t feel like you have anything on it. Though when you take the mask off my skin looked… shiny as in clean shiny. As for the effects of the mask I have to say that I felt nothing… yes nothing in my skin changed. It felt great on the skin like it wasn’t there but I didn’t feel like it was doing much for my skin. Perhaps my skin felt plumper but that’s how it always feels after I use my Clarasonic Mia. This mask is pretty disappointing and due to the high cost of it I wouldn’t purchase it again.

Cost: $30 approximately online @ eBay.ca

Would I recommend this product? I would for those who are curious to try it but it really isn’t a product that you NEED to have. It’s just a nice treat for the skin from time to time.