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Have You Tried Sample Room Yet?

Sample Room

I’d be the first to tell you that I’ve had had a lot of beauty product curiosity over the years. I may have been able to suppress and maybe wait out until a decent review isย up that convinced me that it’s worth the try but there are a handful of product (and then some), that has got my EQ tested and I failed. Haha!

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Sample products before buying full size


@ShopSaladbox + @SkinFoodPH Sparty!

As we officially welcome the unforgiving summer heat, a sparty can’t be far behind. A spa indulgence was already underway, when I received an oh-so-timely invite from Saladbox for its second installment of Saladbox + Skin Food Sparty held at Nail Cocktales Hand and Foot Spa located in Tomas Morato last March 29.


ย Look who’s ready to sparty! I kind of knew I was in the right place when I saw those familiar boxes that lined the steps up to Nail Cocktales Spa place. ๐Ÿ™‚

I have always been a solid Saladbox follower every since it was launched to the beauty box subscription world. I arrived rather early, so I was able to take photos as the organizers were still doing their last minute touches. ๐Ÿ™‚

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So apt. Skin Food on a platter. ๐Ÿ™‚

The very first product that I have tried from Skin Food is their Bath Salt. That goes back to 2008. It was the first bath salt I used when our home was newly constructed with the bath tub that I have dreamed of since I was a little girl. So how can I forget! ย I totally loved how it felt on my skin. I just learned from the Skin Food folks in this sparty that their bath salt product has already been phased out. Figures why it’s always out of stock when I go check.


The sparty has its very own official event hashtags! Sweet. You can check out the photo essays on Instagram via #SkinFoodSaladbox and #SBxSkinFoodSparty. Don’t forget to follow @shopsaladbox and @SkinFoodPh on Twitter and Instagram while you’re at it. ๐Ÿ™‚


The corner that spells makeover! Gotta love how dainty this spa place is.ย  (more…)

Love my June Saladbox!

Kikay Corner loves Saladbox! Now this is one late post I know, but I want you ladies to have a peek on my most recent Saladboxes.

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June 2013 Saladbox includes the following:
1. Avon Fashions Lianne Bra, which comfort I am so digging.
2. Innisfree it’s real manuka honey facial mask
3. Go Fickle Glycerin Tea Tree Soap
4. Muse Nail Polish in ANP-Pastel-12 Creamy Red
5. Fanfare Inc. Lipstick

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Working from Home Wearing Innisfree Shea Butter Mask

There is probably no other job on earth (except perhaps for those who are in the cosmetics department) that can have you work as your face is plastered with a mask like this — Innisfree Shea Butter, specifically, for me, for this time being. It’s like seeing the twin sister of phantom himself (is he had any), this time with a full mask. I was supposed to upload a photo of me with a mask but was way too shy. My eyes gave my illness away. I have been under the weather for a good month now. The stress of settling back home must have triggered my allergy attacks.
Innisfree shea butter mask

As I found my skin being too tired than usual lately, I pulled out this Innisfree Shea Butter mask from one of my recent Saladbox subscription boxes. The label is mostly in Korean yard sign printing. But that did not stop me from using it. I always knew anyway that Shea butter has some real good moisturizing and hydrating qualities, so Innisfree Shea Butter Mask, it is. I love that it is infused with the blend of herb complex water and essentially ingredients from nature. Natural ingredients always get the upper hand with me. ๐Ÿ™‚

Inside the Innisfree Mask

Shea butter-enriched sheet mask soothes and hydrates dry skin for a dramatic improvement in its moisture level after every use. Thick sheet masks are also steeped in herb complex water, treating skin to a steady stream of vitamins and minerals that perk up a drab complexion while strengthening its natural moisture barrier.ย 

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Discovering Avon’s Skin So Soft Glutathione Whitening Renewal Hand and Body Lotion

Sure, we have heard a handful bunch coming up with everything Glutathione – from food supplement, to soap to lotion. My latest discovery of which is Avon’s Skin So Soft Glutathione Whitening Renewal Hand and Body Lotion via the March Saladbox! I love how Saladbox has constantly introduced me to new and promising beauty products.

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Two other products that came with my March Saladbox that I am totally digging, aside from this SSS Glutathione Lotion, are those testers of Snail Nutrition BB Cream and Island Girls BB Primer Fix. The former having this cool effect on the skin that’s so refreshing especially in this unbelievably humid summer weather. But that’s another blog post altogether. ๐Ÿ™‚

Skin So Soft Glutathione Lotion
I have been using Avon’s Skin So Soft Glutathione Whitening Renewal Hand and Body Lotion for a good full week now. Does it deliver as what Georgina Wison, its brand ambassador, said it will? I really cannot say just yet, since I, for the most part, am under the sun because of all the not-so-girly tasks I have been up to lately – (more…)