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Beauty Empties - October 2016

Happy Sunday! Actually not very happy for me because work starts tomorrow. Ah well, just enjoy it while it lasts :)

Sorry for the long hiatus, I am so easily distracted with work and stuff that I neglected my poor blog for so long. I promise that I will try to publish every week because I have tonnes of posts that I've been wanting to share with you all!

Let's start with a beauty / product empties post, something that I've been planning to do but I hardly empty my products because I keep on trying new ones without finishing those that I'm currently using. I can't help hoarding so much beauty products, everything just looks so pretty / good to use that I have to own them :p
So it's quite a great achievement to finally empty out these products. All of these are from various Korean brands that I think most of you are aware of. The Saem, Skin Food and Aritaum :)
Initially, I added Nightingale Non-Wash Perfume Treatment into my shopping bag because it cost only $2 and I wanted to hit $50 for free shipping. I didn't think much of it but it turned out to be one of my favourite buys. One tube lasted me for about 2 months and I only used it on alternate days. Each tiny tube contains 17 kinds of amino acids, coating one's hair with nourishment. The formula is non-greasy and gets absorbed easily. Plus the scent really helps to uplift one's moods. I only wish that the scent can last longer as it usually fades off about an hour or two.

Next is Aritaum Style Pop Brow, the best and cheapest brow pencil I have ever used. It only cost 3,000 won (approx SGD$3.80) and I really regret not stocking up more! I haven't actually keep track on how long this lasts but I would gauge about 2 months with daily application? There are 6 different colours so if you change your hair colour from light to dark often, you can still get a shade that matches your hair. No need to touch up and it can last me one full day. Highly recommended!

The Saem Healing Team Garden Cleansing Water is my to-go makeup remover ever since I started using it last year. One bottle, 300ml, can last about 3 months when used on a daily basis and it only cost $7! It is not only gentle on skin, it also helps to remove most of my makeup excluding those really stubborn or waterproof ones (I rarely use those anyway). And it doesn't leave a sticky feeling afterwards.

I'm still looking for the perfect toner that doesn't contain alcohol or any harsh ingredients and unfortunately, I still haven't found it yet. Skin Food Premium Lettuce & Cucumber Watery Toner will do for now. It has a nice scent, which can be too strong for those who doesn't like artificial fragrance in their products. Nevertheless, it does help to clean off any residue that my makeup remover and double cleansing routine miss, prepping my skin well for the subsequent skincare steps to follow.

Last but not least, the final step in my skincare routine: The Saem Urban Eco Harakeke Cream EX. This cream is lightweight and glides across the skin so smoothly, leaving it soft and hydrated throughout the day. I love how the cream gets absorbed into the skin fast, no sticky residue plus it has a slight floral scent. It's perfect as a day cream but might be a little too light as a night cream.

That's all for now, shall try more products and hopefully have more beauty / product empties to share in the next post! :)


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