I know I have no legit excuse for not blogging for like a week and a half so I decided to unearth my bulky laptop and of course take some photos that I planned to include in this blog.
Now that I am 20 years old, I am more conscious of my skin care habits (okay, I know 20 isn’t that old but ya know, I plan to live is this body until I’m 80 soooo……I have to keep this house pretty and clean!). I am the most frugal person you can find when it comes to shopping (kind of) so I tend to look for both high quality and budget friendly products that works for me. Anyway, I have been obsessing over these five products which I mostly got from the drugstore if I am not mistaken. I think I’ll just get started now…
- Quick FX Eyelift Cream 89 php ($1.80)
wow. r u lovin’ the uncolored coloring book page? me too! (gotta color them soon)
Okay, let’s get down to business! I know the photo’s out of focus but you can read the packaging. It’s an eye lift cream which you can apply under your eyes to minimize and reduce puffiness and firm those fine lines. As for the fine lines, I have no dues to pay yet but the puffiness, I am extremely guilty. I have to admit the I am not the most well rested person in the planet. I totally do not get enough sleep so this product is sort of my BFF. I also have to admit that I do a bit of crying since aunt flo is right around the corner so I tend to wake up with extra puffy eyes. For me, this thing works and I know you can’t help smiling when you saw that this was barely over 100 php 😉
CONS: though the sachet packaging is kind of handy when you travel, I find it non-aesthetically pleasing to store in my vanity. The cap also comes off if you are not too careful where you store it.
2. Cutasept F 175 php ($3.66)
This product is my holy grail when it comes to drying out my acne! I was out of this product for a couple of weeks or so so I had a few breakouts during those times(plus period acne) but since my sister repurchased it the other day, I have used it to dried up most of my accumulated acne and it totally works! If you want to know more about this, check out my blog post about overcoming my massive acne.
CONS: it can be a little too harsh and drying on the skin so make sure you use a moisturizer alongside this product.
3. VitaClear Pore Refining Toner 129 php ($2.70ish)
Again, I mentioned this product in my Acne Wars blog but I’d like to throw it out there that I am the laziest when it comes to removing my make up and for nights like that, I use a toner. You can also use it right after washing your face to clear it from other dirt and grime that a face wash failed to remove.
CONS: Can be a little bit cooling which is sort of okay for me but it might be nice to give a heads up to those who have sensitive skin. otherwise, it is from the Herbal blessings line which promotes natural ingredients like: tea tree oil and apple stem cell.
4&5. Celeteque DermoScience Facial wash and Facial Moisturizer w/ SPF 15
So I did not include the price up there because I’m not really sure but I can confidently say that buying both of these won’t get you over 300 php ($6). I included both of these products in one photo because I figured that they belong in the same line. I have been using the Hydration facial wash for about 3 months now and I have nothing more to complain about ( there’s actually one thing and I’ll put it on the CONS section) . The Facial moisturizer has been with me for almost a month now and I have to say that it’s doing a pretty good job! what I liked about these products is that they both have non-comedogenic properties; meaning, they won’t cause clogging in the pores even if you use them on a daily basis. I use a very low SPF moisturizer because I figured that I almost never see the sun so…yeah. I use both these products when I wake up and right before I sleep.
CONS: The Hydration facial wash is in fact too liquid-y so I really have no sense of control when it comes to squeezing the product out of the tube. Other than that, I won’t say anything bad about these two.
To cap off this blog post, I’d like to give an advice: these products may or may not work for you. The best thing to do is experiment on using new products which you think might suit you. Like I’ve mentioned above, try to find non-comedogenic type of products so you can avoid the whole clogging situation because clogged pores are never cute. I think that would be all!
Ciao for now! 🙂