Smell, All Things Nice  

Posted by: Foxy Frangipani

I have been attracted to perfumes lately (well always have, the fever just got worse lately).

I've been eyeing these two gorgeous since last year, but wasn't willing to pay the $$$ lol.

I blame it on Shin's email newsletter.. The National Day sale!
Discounted to 55%? :O My lord... I need to go..

Lookie lookie...

I'll reveal which one I love more ;)

Kiss Me Sunkiller Perfect Strong BB Sunscreen SPF50 PA+++  

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Kiss Me Says:
Special Features  > Kiss Me Sunkiller Perfect Strong *BB* SPF 50+ PA+++ is suitable for outdoor use with BB cream ingredientsThe high SPF 50+ PA+++ sunscreen can powerfully protect skin damage owning to UVA and UVB and thus prevent the formation of black spots.   It is fragrance free and synthesized pigment free.   It is non-sticky and transparent. 

How To Use  > Use after the daily skincare routine  > May serve as make-up base  > Avoid eye areas. In case of contact, rinse off with water immediately

Foxy Frangipani Says: 
Texture: Milky, kinda runny
Scent: Scent free
Nett Wt: 35ml
Color: Thick milk tea
Price: RM29.90 
This is very suitable for lazy women :P
Somewhat like a tinted moisturizer, BB Cream, makeup base?
The bottle is kinda small, easy to carry around and not heavy. Give it a good shake and be prepared to be pleasantly surprised :)

The runny texture makes it very easy to apply. As sunscreen I want to cover as many area as possible, so runny milk seems to fit the need. The colour matches my skintone really well.. just blend it. No ghostly white cast.

It says not to apply on the eye area, but I have been going against this advice and not a single millia seed! (touchhhhh woooood) I use a sponge to blend it on my eye area, so coverage is there but not too thick.

It did make me lazier by day.. I slap this on after moisturizer and I'm ready to head out (pity my 1279468 foundations and BB creams!). However I note it tends to get a wee bit sticky by noon. Wee bit. But if I top off with loose powder, ahhh nice! Looks fresh instead. It evens out the skintone really well..

This is now one of my favourite sunscreen. Would re-purchase once I finish my other 652412 sunscreen :P

Hydramilk: 24hrs Extra Rich Protective Hand Cream  

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Product Description

For those seriously in need, we take pleasure in introducing our Extra Rich 24 hrs Protective Hand cream. Our signature goat's milk is fortified with Tea Tree and Orange essential oils, Royal Jelly & Honey, Aloe Vera, and Vitamin E to create a completely new formula. 

It can be used as a quick 'hand aid'during the day, or as a longer massage mate at bedtime. Fragrance-freefor maximum effectiveness on even the most sensitive skin, this marvelous new product is a wonderful emollient, and will sure to become your constant companion! 

The protein in goat's milk penetrates the skin with restorative effects. Our natural products help to tone, deep cleanse, soothe and refresh your skin as nature intended. 

Directions: Gently massage on hands after bathing or cleaning hands or as required. Ideal for use after cleansing with HydraMILK Gentle Hands Cleanser. Reapply throughout the day as needed. 

Ingredients: Purified Goat's milk powder, Pure royal jelly & Honey extracts, Pure essential orange and tea tree oils, Vitamin E, Lanolin, Aloe Vera,Mineral oil, Glyceryl stearate, PEG-100 stearate, Cyclomethicone,Dimethicone, Triethanolamine, Glycerin, Propyl paraben, Imidazolinylurea, Carbomer, Cyclomethicone and Dimethiconol, Deionized water.

Foxy Frangipani Says:
Nett Wt: 120gm
Scent: Citrusy
Texture: Cream, somewhat like a face wash texture
Price: RM6
Okay, I'll admit it. I bought it because of the price - super super cheap for a hand cream! Who could resist? The scent is actually very refreshing, very limey - the orange oil (why did they label as fragrance free?)

Absorption was quick, and leaves no oily residue or feel. Honestly I can find no fault with this hand cream - IF you're looking for a light weight hand cream. It does moisturize well, just that the staying power is not as long as Crabtree Evelyn's.

At one point of time I find the ingredients rather fishy.. goat's milk? Pure royal jelly and honey - for RM6!? Hmmm...

Anyway, I finished this tube, and not really intending to re-purchase.
I wonder why..

Discovery: Maybelline Lip Balms  

Posted by: Foxy Frangipani in ,

Uhmm.. well maybe it is not a discovery for many of you out there :)
I have not been visiting the drugstores for some time now; nor have I been around checking out new beauty products.

But I found these at Tesco today; and gee, they look pretty interesting to me:
~ Baby Lips SPF 20 Lip Balm

Why You'll Love It
Say goodbye to basic lip balm and rediscover the lips you were born to have!
- Lips are instantly moisturised for up to 8 hours.
- Contains active care ingredients, such as shea butter and centella.
- Vitamin Complex delivering powerful anti-oxidants.
- SPF 20 for protection against harmful UV rays.
- After 4 weeks lips are deeply repaired, completely reborn. Guaranteed.

For Best Results
Apply lip balm daily to deliver moisturised, soft and comfortable lips. A great base for your favourite Maybelline gloss or lipstick.

Available in four tempting flavours:
-Energizing Orange
-Smoothing Cherry
-Anti-Oxidant Berry

I got the Anti-Oxidant Berry for RM10.90 

~ Maybelline Lip Smooth Color Bloom Lip Balm

Why You’ll Love It
  • Now lips bloom with true-to-you color!
  • Hydrating white balm transforms on lips to give a color that is uniquely yours!
  • COLOR BLOOMING TECHNOLOGY with tone-revealing pigments reacts with the unique chemistry of your lips to give them a healthy flush of color.
  • JOJOBA AND PRO-VITAMIN E FORMULA continuously conditions and hydrates while protecting with SPF 16.
  • Available in 2 shades
 I got the Peach Blossom for RM14.90

Both of them are with SPF, so I guess I'll just have to wait to try them tomorrow :)

Face Oasis Hydrating Gel  

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H2O Says:
An oil-free gel moisturizer that delivers deep hydration while diminishing the appearance of fine lines with phospholipids, multivitamin complex and moisturizing marine botanicals

  • Rapidly plumps and restores depleted skin, helping to distribute vital daily moisture
  • Scientifically formulated oil free moisturizer with marine-sourced nutrients to minimize the look of fine lines and stimulate healthy cell growth
  • Sea-derived essential minerals work synergistically with Sea Mineral Complex, scientifically advanced delivery system to ensure vital nutrients are rapidly absorbed at the cellular level
Water (Aqua), Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Glycereth-7, Glycosaminoglycans, Dimethicone, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Phospholipids, Panthenol, Fragrance (Parfum), Trisodium EDTA, Zinc PCA, Benzophenone-4, Linalool, Sea Salt (Maris Sal), Undaria Pinnatifida Extract, Ulva Lactuca Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Blue 1 (CI 42090), Methylchlorisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Crithmum Maritimum Extract, Algae Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate

Foxy Frangipani Says:
Texture: Gel
Scent: Like sea breeze
Nett Wt: 8ml (sample)
Color: Blue
I got this in a set together with the facial wash, body wash, and a pouch. At 8ml, it is easy to carry this around, so I popped this into my gym bag. After workout I'll usually remove my makeup and wash my face in the shower.

I apply this after shower, without toner. I find the scent really refreshing and initially feel rather sticky. Minutes after, it was gone. But so is the hydrating properties.
Shortly after application, about when I have my dinner; I didn't feel like my skin is moisturized. Rather disappointing though.

Crabtree & Evelyn Sonoma Valley Hand Therapy  

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Crabtree Evelyn Says:
Specially formulated with natural shea butter to soothe and help protect hands.

Foxy Frangipani Says:
Nett Wt: 100ml
Scent: Beautiful, soft scent (hmmm bunch of flowers)
Texture: Cream
Price: RM55 (not sure if the price has increased)

This is one of the hand cream in my favourite list. I love love love the smell, so comfy, soft, like staying in a cosy home kind of feeling. :D
I have this by my bedside, and is a staple each night before I sleep.

Slather on very well, absorbs quickly and soft hands are mine.
It is non sticky and will not stain keypads. I have another one tube at work.
Am not too sure if Crabtree Evelyn still has this, my last couple of visit; I don't think I notice this. Don't go EOL please!

I don't quite fancy the screw cap.. Maybe I'm clumsy. Sometimes I find it a hassle screwing it back or it will just drop off :P

Price wise, probably a little on the pricey side. But one application lasts a couple of washes.. so I didn't have to re-apply very often. Except that I do, cause I really like the smell.... :)