Bio Spring Water

I just had to try facial mist, makeup setting spray or whatever you called it. So I picked this up from the samplestore.com for shipping of $5.99. In order to get sample, you need points and you get them by reviewing stuff. Anyway, I did picked up samples from them ages ago and I got the free shipping one. This time, when I logged in and update my particulars, I managed to end up with 8 points, which means 4 samples. You are only allowed to have four samples per shipping cost of $5.99 anyway, so it’s perfect. This sample bio-mist was said to retail for $5.90. I just had to pick this up, as the full size (300ml) is too big for the purse and rather pricey for technically tiny water particles.

When I first saw the bottle, I was kind of disappointed at the plastic feel. The full size I believe is aluminum or whatever spray bottles came in. Then the mist that come out from the bottle is kind of hard and it hurts spraying onto my face.

The third time I tried it, I finally managed to get the bottle to spray out the fine mist that’s gentle on my skin. I finally appreciate this facial mist.

So it says that this has 20 excellent efficacy for hair, face and body. You can use it on babies too to soothe diaper rash. It is ideal for sensitive skin. You can use on before and after makeup, after exercise, under hot weather to refresh skin and when you are traveling especially on the plane. It will control oil, refine pores, make skin looks fairer and firmer.

If you read all that, you will be wow this water is magic. I don’t know how much fairy dust is in the bottle but it sure is great on the skin. I really like it. It really helps with oil control which is the one think I want from facial mist.

Since I pretty much addicted to this, I kept searching online on DIY setting spray. I don’t want pay so much money for them. The easiest way I find is to use 1 part glycerin and 4 part filtered water. The formula is for oily skin. It will be better to use rose water or orange blossom water but I don’t seem to be able to find that.

So I got the ingredients from iHerb. The fine mist bottle from Daiso, which is a lie cause it’s not so fine, therefore a cheaper bottle will do. I don’t really measure the ingredients. The first time I mixed, the formula still leave my skin oily and rather sticky. So I reduce the glycerin.

1 part glycerin
5 part water or more if still sticky
2 drop green tea
2 drop vitamin E

Then I just shake it all and use it. I like the bio spring and may buy it if its on clearance. With commercial item, it’s nice as the formula is already fix and set. So you know it will work all the time. With DIY, it is about measuring and adjusting till you find something that work. So it is more fuss. I think that’s the major difference. The other is money.

Products I Regret Buying

Canmake Nudy Glow
I don’t like this. The packaging is just horrible. As in when you remove the brush, there’s isn’t a stopper to get rid most of the product. So there will be just too much gloss on the brush which is really bad and messy and sticky. This is no6, just the worse color possible on me.
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The color looks so pretty when swatch though. The formula is sticky at first, then when it sit, it just becomes thick and quite uncomfortable on the lips. Not as sticky anymore, but you can feel that you are wearing gloss.
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This looks ok, but this takes me 5 minutes to fix. And even so, the lines of my lips are so obvious. Usually it will be just gooey, that probably isn’t the right word, but it’s just that. Too much products on the lips and colors just can’t work for me.

Nip+Fab Pistachio Sundae Body Butter

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I love Nip+Fab, I love pistachio. But this smells exactly like pandan. Now I get why people use pandan for cooking. It really is that strong and it throw off any scent away and replace it. I like pandan smelling food, but not for my body. And look at the green, it just really remind you of pandan.

Beauty Blender

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I regret purchasing this. This cost $29.90 and I only used it once as a trial. I only used it once for half my face just to see how great it is. Oh it is fun to use. I really like how it inflate when you soak it in water. I like that the sponge is really different than makeup sponges I used. The roundness and the pointy tip is just great. It gave a really sheer coverage and can be build up without it looking cakey. So why do I hate it?
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This is why. Can you see the black spots all around the sponge? After using, I put it aside. I guess it’s my fault for having such a “moist” room that spores actually grew on it. My beauty blender is covered by moulds! Have I mention I only use it once? Really heartbreaking.

Celebrity’s Choice Cellulite Treatment
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Ever since I grow older and stop clubbing, my cellulite is getting worse. I know you will be questioning me, but here is why. When I club, I will wear heels and I will be on my feet to dance for a minimum of 4 hours. I love to dance, even though I don’t know how. Anyway, that helps with cellulite. Clubbing is my exercise as long as I don’t drink too much to add in to the calories intake.
I thought this will help as it is a celebrity choice. But I don’t think cellulite can ever be reduce without the help of exercise. So even though they say result is visible within 4 weeks, this is just simply a waste money.

Daiso cleansing wipes
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So this is the second makeup remover wipes from Daiso that I picked up. The scent from the box smells ok. However when you take it out, it’s just so ew. It smelt so sour, and I really can’t stand the scent. I then only use this for removing swatches. Even then the scent kind of linger, so I have to wash my hand for it to disappear.
For the wipe itself, it’s rather small. 3 squares join into a rectangle. It is not too wet, doesn’t remove waterproof mascara quite well. Other than stubborn mascara, it cleans pretty well. So ya, the scent makes me regret purchasing this. Even though it’s 30 sheets for only $2.