Savory Japanese stir-fried noodles stuffed in hot dog bun, Yakisoba Pan is the ultimate sandwich for carb lovers and featured on Netflix® “Midnight …Yakisoba Pan (Yakisoba Dog) – Midnight Diner Season 2 焼きそばパン
Crispy Rice Bowl with Browned Butter Sweet Potatoes and Herby Green Tahini. Keeping things healthy and delicious with this Crispy Rice Bowl with …Crispy Rice Bowl with Browned Butter Sweet Potatoes and Herby Green Tahini.
Immune-boosting kale, squash, purple cabbage, arugula, almonds, basil and pears are all tossed in a tangy-sweet dressing. Add grilled shrimp or salmon for more protein.
For the salad:
- Olive oil spray
- 10 ounces from 1 small butternut squash, cut into ½-inch cubes
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
- Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 10 medium Lacinato kale leaves, stems removed, thinly sliced
- 2 cups baby arugula
- 2 tablespoons chopped basil
- 1 small pear, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces (I used D’anjou)
- 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
- 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
- 1 ounce crumbled bleu cheese
For the dressing:
- 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 1 teaspoon honey
- ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon water
- Pinch kosher salt
- Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Get full recipe 👇🏻https://www.skinnytaste.com/kale-and-butternut-squash-salad-with-pears-and-almonds/
Sharing an easy, weeknight style…Better Than Takeout Sesame Ginger Chicken Fried Rice. Day-old rice is pan-fried with a Chinese inspired sauce, …Better Than Takeout Sesame Ginger Chicken Fried Rice.
Keeping things sweet, but oh so healthy with this Fiery Golden Mango Tonic. Freshly brewed chamomile tea infused with spicy ginger and mixed with …Fiery Golden Mango Tonic.
About the product↙️
🌼It is categorized under the honey range products as the Honey Glow Cream but this is in the form of a thick glossy serum. Both products are perfect duo for day & night care.
🌼This serum contains 30.63% of Honey Glow Queen(Honey Complex) which has unique mixture of 7 active ingredients: honey, black bee propolis, royal jelly, bee venom, turmeric, bee pollen, and cinnamon.
🌼The nutritious serum provides rich moisture to a distressed skin, improves elasticity and prevents fine lines, and gives a brightening effect.
My thoughts 💭
💜Packaging ➡️ comes in a slim long attractive glass bottle with a pump dispenser
💜Smell ➡️ pleasant mild herby scent
💜Texture ➡️ dense, smooth, glossy in very light brown colour
🍯 The serum consistency is thick & feel like a primer upon application. It spreads easily and absorbed quickly.
🍯It leaves a very luxurious light, smooth, velvet soft feel and add a dazzling glow on my skin.
🍯 No greasiness after the serum is fully absorbed and keeps my skin refresh, revitalize and tighter after use.
🍯 The honey-like gooey texture adheres to my skin perfectly, providing a protective barrier as an anti bacterial. Thus, it does not cause irritation or sensitivity to my already delicate skin.
🍯 It also contains wrinkle care and whitening ingredients that rejuvenate and make my skin looks firmer, brighter and clearer.
🍯 I only need a small dab to cover my whole face as it is very concentrated. I love to use it together with the Honey Glow Cream as my night care routine. I would prefer to use it as a night care due to the humidity and warm weather in Singapore.
🍯 Highly recommended serum for those with lack of moisture and dehydrated skin as this serum has an excellent power to retain moisture.
*This product is purchased at a reduced price for the “Try Now Campaign” in exchange for my honest review. Thank you to @0.8L and @I’m From | @Wishtrend for this opportunity.
Having said all the above, this is based on my experience and the product effectiveness may be different from each individual. Always do a test patch first especially if you are sensitive to Honey ingredients.
Crispy Persian Rice (Tahdig) with Spiced Golden Chickpeas This Crispy Persian Rice (Tahdig) with Spiced Golden Chickpeas is the perfect pantry staple…Crispy Persian Rice (Tahdig) with Spiced Golden Chickpeas
About the product↙️
Originated from ancient China as part of traditional remedies, they are used to massage the face and improve circulation.
It help stimulates circulation to get rid of your impurities and tone your face and neck. The stones being used have the most powerful energy of all the crystals. They are known as cleansing and protective stones that draws out stress and tension.
✅The gentle pressure helps to stimulate circulation and leave the facial muscles more relaxed
✅By encouraging lymphatic drainage, this boosts the skin’s natural detoxification process
✅By drawing away toxins, this allows a gentle toning and lifting effect
✅The naturally cooling sensation helps to calm the skin, depuff, and soothe inflammation
✅Facial massage is known to be a stress reliever. The daily ritual can relieve tension and act as a self-care routine at any time.
💜What does amethyst do for your skin?
Amethyst can curb inflammation and increase circulation. This gemstone helps to oxygenate the skin, to moisturize, and when used in exfoliating, it can help to remove the dead skin and leave behind brighter, less-damaged skin.
💞 The Amethyst Facial Roller which I bought recently from @mijep has brought much relaxation to my whole being, the best beauty tool I have ever owned. I love using it everyday together with my beauty oil Benton Let’s Carrot Multi Oil, to calm and soothe my tired muscles & tension around my face and eye areas.
MIJEP Face Rollers are highly recommendable as they are 100% pure natural stone. Their stunning face rollers claim to stimulate circulation to get rid of your impurities and tone your face and neck. The stones being used have the most powerful energy of all the crystals. They are known as cleansing and protective stones that draws out stress and tension.
😍Thank you to @mijep for gifting me too a Guasa tool and 2 face serum➡️ Natural Daily+Serum & Natural Vitamin C 20 Serum
** Use this link ▶️ https://www.mijep.com/discount/chrisbeautylook for 20% discount on all items by @mijep
Do you own a facial roller and which one you are currently using ?
1 tbsp Unicorn Superfoods Tropicana Blend
1/2 cup frozen mango
1 1/2 frozen banana
2 tbsp vegan protein
1/4 cup almond milk
Blend and enjoy!
For more unicorn superfoods blends ⏬ https://www.unicornsuperfoods.com/
Nourishing soup to keep the immune system healthy made with generous amount of parsley and basil for that pesto paste.
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 leeks, sliced
6 sprigs thyme
4 bay leaves
½ cup French green lentils
1 bunch Tuscan kale, washed and finely sliced
100g baby spinach leaves
4 cups water
Generous pinch of sea salt and pepper
1 bunch basil, washed and roughly chopped
1 bunch parsley, washed and roughly chopped
1 clove garlic, smashed
60ml cold pressed olive oil
1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
Juice from ½ lemon
Sea salt and pepper to taste
- ADD basil, parsley, garlic, olive oil, pumpkin seeds, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, salt and pepper into a high performance blender.
- BLEND until desired consistency.
- TASTE pesto and add extra lemon juice if needed.
- STORE in a glass jar and use as needed.
- SAUTE leek, bay leaves and thyme in the olive oil until softened.
- ADD the lentils and 4 cups of water then bring to the boil.
- REDUCE the heat and add the kale.
- SIMMER for 25 – 30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
- ADD baby spinach and through until wilted.
- BEFORE serving, mix through 2 – 3 tablespoons of Goodness Pesto in to the soup.
- TASTE and adjust the seasoning to your requirements.
- SERVE and enjoy.
NOTES AND INSPIRATION
This soup is delicious served the next day as the wholesome flavours infuse into the broth.
Goddess pesto can be made in advance and use as needed.
Recipe source ↙️
The Odbo Collagen Hydra Mask
💕gifted by my beloved friend who bought it while on holiday in Korea💞
About the product↙️
The pre-cut premium sheet mask contains high concentrations of Collagen known as the most important protein in human body to soften dead skin cells and to protect the skin from various pollution factors.Other active beauty elements such as natural flower and herb extracts deeply penetrate to keep loose and saggy skin firm and rich nourishing beauty essence revitalizes the skin to a healthy glow. Is easy to use and a single application leaves the skin moisturized and crystal-clear
Products used before and after masking↙️
❤️Beauty Water 💦 ~ produced from my home Leveluk SD501 Filter Device made in Japan for alkaline drinking water, sanitary and beauty care.
Spritz onto face before and after skincare routine as a refreshing and soothing PH6, slightly acidic water. Extremely good during hot and humid day.
💙Aloe BHA Skin Toner
💙Let’s Carrot Multi Oil
These 2 items are mixed together for deeper hydration
💙Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel
used after masking as a light moisturizer
💜 Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG~Eye Serum
To prevent eye puffiness and fine lines
My thought 💭
💦A mildly scented mask which is high in condensed collagen essence
💦Not runny at all and there isn’t much excess left in the sheet mask pack, thus, can’t spread any remaining onto my skin.
💦 I can feel the rich essence soaked into my face almost immediately. Leave a cool and calming effect.
💦Texture of the mask is soft, fit firmly onto face comfortably.
💦Does not sting or leave any irritation after use.
💦Skin does look dewy, brighter, well hydrated and relaxed.
😁Followed by a cup of rose tea 🌷 with raw honey which nicely complete the whole routine.
Read more ⬇️
What’s your self care routine ? Do you do masking once or twice every week ? Please share and leave comments, would love to hear from you.
Happy International Women’s Day 💃🏼💃🏼👯♀️👯♀️👩🏻🤝👩🏼
This product is purchased at a reduced price for the “Try Now Campaign” in exchange for my honest review. Thank you to #0.8L and #DearKlairs | #Wishtrend for this opportunity.
About the Product↙️
This is a low irritating and nourishing sugar mask enriched with antioxidants from grapefruit and raspberry. Grapefruit extract and kaolin soften your skin texture without irritation while shea butter, raspberry oil, and jojoba with rich nutrition leave your skin moisturized after washing off. It also contains anti-inflammatory calamine to soothe your skin. This multi-purpose low irritating wash-off mask can also work as a physical exfoliator.
• Grapefruit Extract: A source of antioxidants like brightening vitamin C with additional anti-inflammatory benefits.
• Sucrose: The fine granules not only serve as a mild exfoliant, but as a humectant too, meaning that the ingredient attracts and retains moisture in the skin.
• Raspberry Seed Oil: High in powerful antioxidants like vitamin E, that protect, nourish and soothe the skin.
• Shea Butter: An intensely hydrating emollient that softens and moisturizes skin.
Parabens, Sulfates, Synthetic fragrance, Artificial colors, Animal ingredients, Silicones, Alcohol, and Phthalates.
Benefits of Sugar in Skincare↙️
🍭Natural humectant it draws moisture from the environment into your skin. Applying sugar scrub to your skin helps hydrate and keep the moisture in the skin.
🍭Natural glycol acid that penetrates the skin & generates a fresh glowing skin. Great for sun damage and aging skin
🍭An excellent gentle exfoliant. It works well to slough off those dead skin cells & reveal healthy glowing skin.
🍭Sugar scrub can be a secret weapon against ingrown hairs. Sugar scrub also discourages ingrown hairs and bumps. By using a scrub 1-3 times per week (depending on skin type) on the areas where ingrown hairs appear, you allow the hairs to protrude high above the skin and get a smoother closer shave and this prevents the hairs from curling up under the skin.
Who is it for?
Anyone experiencing dullness, dryness, or an uneven texture including sensitive skin.
✳️Packaging ~ come in a plastic tub for 110g.
✳️Scent ~ Light natural fruity citrus smell.
✳️Colour & Texture ~ Soft light pink sherbet form with fine sugar particles which is not abrasive.
💜I highly recommend this amazing product which gives such a super soft, hydrating and glowing skin just after one wash.
💜A very mild scrub that does not strips due to its low ph balanced.
💜Doesn’t irritate my delicate skin even after leaving it on for a while.
💜Time saving for a quick scrub and mask which calm and soothes my sensitive skin
**Tested on my hubby and he is giving a thumbs 👍🏻 up from a person who does not like to do facial. His skin indeed looked glowing, supple and refreshed just after one wash.
What I like about this product↙️
💙It nourishes and hydrates as it buffs so skin isn’t left looking or feeling irritated, dry, or tight, but glowing, smooth, and bright.
💙Great as a quick scrub, a 10-minute treatment, or as a makeup-removing cleansing balm, all 3 in 1.
💙It gives a radiant complexion and improved skin texture.
How To Use ↙️
*️⃣AS A SCRUB (1-3 TIMES A WEEK):
After cleansing apply onto damp skin and massage in a circular motion. Rinse with warm water.
*️⃣AS A MASK (1-3 TIMES A WEEK):
After cleansing apply onto dry skin and go about your business for 10 minutes. Then rinse with warm water.
*️⃣AS A CLEANSING BALM (1-3 TIMES A WEEK):
Apply onto damp skin and massage in a circular motion, making sure to avoid the eye area. Rinse with warm water and follow with your water-based cleanser.
Get your mat and start working out .. it’s only 12 mins per day and you will see amazing results. Let’s move our body for better health and flexibility 💛💜💚❤️💙💞💕
*This product is purchased at a reduced price for the “Try Now Campaign” in exchange for my honest review. Thank you to 0.8L and I’m From | Wishtrend for this opportunity to be part of this event.
Product Story ⬇️
This cream contains 30.63% of Honey Glow Queen(Honey Complex) which is our unique mixture of 7 active ingredients: honey, black bee propolis, royal jelly, bee venom, turmeric, bee pollen, and cinnamon.
🍯 provides rich moisture to your distressed skin
🍯 improve elasticity and fine lines
🍯 brightens dull, uneven skin tone
🍯 absorbed deeply into the skin and strengthen the skin barrier while balancing the water-oil ratio of the skin
Most bee products have an impressive quantity of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other anti-inflammatory compounds. For example, raw honey and royal jelly is known to promote skin regeneration by improve collagen production, and stimulating the skin fibers that give structure to skin.
Some facts on ⬇️
🥞Royal jelly contains vital nutrients for the health of the skin, including flavonoids, nucleic acid, decanoic acid, enzymes, steroidal hormones, along with vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, acetyl-choline and zinc.
Royal jelly is fantastic stuff for getting rid of wrinkles and fine lines, it is one of the few natural substances to contain collagen. It also has good amounts of lecithin, vitamins A, B-complex, C, D, and E, which are key building nutrients for skin elasticity
🥞Propolis is one of the most powerful natural antibiotics on the planet. It is great for inhibiting the overgrowth of infectious and inflammatory pathogens on the skin’s microbiome; a primary cause of skin problems.
🥞Bee pollen contains very rejuvenating nutrients like carotenoids, flavonoids and phytosterols, which promote cellular regeneration. Studies reveal that bee pollen consumption can improve skin tone and appearance. It is also rich in sulfur, a key component for the production of collagen and healthy skin. Furthermore, bee pollen has strong immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory effects, which shortens healing time and support the immune system in regenerating the skin, which is especially helpful for wounds, cuts and scars.
🥞Bee Venom stimulates facial muscles for a natural anti-aging effect by smoothing and firming out fine lines and wrinkles. It takes around 10,000 bee stings to make just 1 gram of bee venom, which makes bee venomalmost seven times more valuable than gold!
Bee venom improves skin collagen levels in several different ways. Clinical trials have found that it increases collagen protein synthesis – the process that creates collagen fibres – by encouraging the growth of new skin cells. It also speeds up the recovery of damaged skin cells, generating even more skin cells.
🧡6 Benefits of Turmeric↙️
1. Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties
Thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial benefits, turmeric can work wonders on condition-riddled skin. It can also help reduce redness from blemishes and calm skin conditions like eczema and rosacea.
2. Fight off acne
Turmeric is excellent for acne because it is a natural antiseptic and helps to keep bacteria from spreading. It’s especially effective when combined with apple cider vinegar which has astringent properties, meaning it plays the same role as your average toner.
3. Reduces dark circles
“Since turmeric is a proven anti-inflammatory and lightening agent, it’s perfect for alleviating this kind of concern,” says Courtney Chiusano, founder of Courtney Chiusano Skincare in Los Angeles, California. “It also stimulates circulation, which can help reduce puffiness and under-eye darkness caused by poor circulation.”
4. Protect against sun damage & aging
Research presented at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) 68th Annual Meeting shows that a moisturizing cream containing turmeric had the ability to improve the appearance of fine lines and brown spots caused by sun damage.
It also helps prevent loss of skin elasticity due to long term UV exposure.
5. Reduce appearance of stretch marks
Turmeric has the antioxidative power to penetrate and improve the function of the skin membrane cells, which will help prevent and treat stretch marks. Experts recommend making your own stretch mark-healing paste with one tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, one teaspoon of turmeric and a squeeze of a wedge of a lemon (about one-eighth of the fruit). Rub this mixture onto the affected areas twice a day.
6. Soothe dry skin
Turmeric can deeply hydrate and revitalize skin while alleviating symptoms of dryness. It naturally speeds up the process of removing dead skin cells to reveal healthy and soft skin, and protects the skin cells from further damage.
🧡Benefits of Cinnamon↙️
Apart from spicing up your lattes and imparting fragrance to pulao, cinnamon is a great skincare ingredient. The flavourful spice has been known for its medicinal properties since ages and has been used as an anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing ingredient by incorporate the wonderful cinnamon in your beauty regimen to get flawless skin.
🧡Cinnamon and honey for acne removal
The anti-inflammatory property of cinnamon combined with anti-microbial property of honey makes this combination great for acne removal. Mix 1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder with 2-3 teaspoon of honey to form a paste. Apply this mix on the face covering acne and pimples. Wash it off with lukewarm water after 10 minutes.
My thoughts 💭
Package▶️ Stored in a very luxurious glass bottle to keep the cream fresh for longer.
Scent▶️ Very light natural sweet fragrance and don’t have very heavy honey smell.
Texture▶️ Beige White, thick, silky, buttery like soft cream.
💕I always prefer to use cream texture for the night routine due to the humid and warm weather in Singapore. I can say that the Honey Glow Cream is my perfect night cream, very hydrating, moisturizing and has all the nourishing ingredients to repair my skin while I sleep during the night.
💕Best of all it doesn’t feel sticky or oily after use. Spread easily and melt instantly into my skin though the consistency is thick.
💞 It calm and soothes my skin upon application and also leave a brightening effect to my skin.
💕Make my skin glow, soft and supple the next day.
Who is it for⬇️
Suitable for acne prone skin and overly sensitive skin.
An excellent product for winter day to combat very dry sensitive dehydrated skin without irritation.
**This product is kindly gifted by @BentonCosmetics in exchange for my honest review.
💠This multi oil contains pure German carrot extract and carrot seed oil combined with more than 99% of other natural botanical oils and clean source. (please refer to ingredients list)
💠It deeply moisturize and revitalize the skin with minimal stickiness, helps to protect the skin barrier, nourishes dull and rough skin back to smoothness and vitality with a glow.
💠It is a hypoallergenic and dermatology tested that can be used for various DIY beauty care from head to toe.
Carrot Extract and Carrot Seed Oil (Daucus Carota Sativa) comes from German Carrot plant Daucus Carota which can survive harsh environment.
High in both vitamin, minerals and rich in Beta-Carotene a pigmented nutrients which helps to rejuvenate and regenerate skin tissues and removing toxic build- up in the skin thus improving the skin’s complexion. It also contains rich fat-soluble vitamin A, collagen-boosting vitamin C and moisturizing vitamin E which helps to smooth lines and repair sun damage, soothe burns, blisters and scars.
🚫No Artificial / Synthetic Components, Fragrance, Colouring Pigments, Preservatives and PEG
Who is it for?⤵️
Recommended for dry, dull skin with rough skin texture, extremely good for mature and wrinkled skin. Highly beneficial for treating skin eczema and other skin trauma.
My thoughts 💭
❇️Packaging~ It comes in a 30ml tinted glass bottle which will protect the therapeutic properties of the oil and from the sunlight.
❇️Smell~ has a light natural woody and earthy smell due to the mixture of different oil ingredients.
❇️Appearance~ yellow or amber-colour to pale orange-brown.
❇️Texture ~ Light, runny droplets 💧
💖I am loving my “golden beauty oil” since the day I started using it on 10 Feb this year. I have been constantly adding it to my daily skincare products and it feels so divine on your skin, not heavy or oily after application with other skincare products. It is light enough to use even during the day.
💖I love mixing this oil together with my water essence or Benton Aloe BHA toner to create a light facial massage oil. It helps my Amethyst Jade Roller glide smoothly onto my skin and without friction. The oil sink in almost immediately without heavy residue. It goes very well with both essence and toner.
💖It gives a luminous sheen on the skin with a healthy glow. Skin feels dewy, supple and refreshed.
💖There is no irritation or sensitivity on my skin after using it with multiple skincare products. It also relieves itchiness and reduces redness instantly on my affected skin.
💖It helps to tame my unruly waves and keeps my hair revitalised, lustrous and manageable from root to tip. Awesome as a leave on hair treatment without greasiness.
💖Nourishes my dry hands perfectly when it is used together with my hand cream. My hands felt smoother, softer with lesser fine lines. It also prevent dryness around my cuticles. Even my husband loves using it around the cracked skin areas on both his hands. He loves the comforting after feel and it does a great job repairing and healing his cracked skin on his hands naturally.
💖 It deeply hydrates my dry lip and keeps my lip soft and plump.
My Favourite Tips⤵️
💟Apply 1~2 drops of carrot oil in a carrier oil of your choice such as jojoba oil for a facial massage oil blend . For lighter mixture you may use just a mist and the oil for a relaxing face or body massage.
💟Add a few drops to your favourite all purpose skin cream, body lotion and hand cream to soothe wrinkles, dry irritated skin and stretch marks.
💟Used as a hair conditioning by mixing a few drops to your shampoo for nourishing your scalp and to prevent hair loss.
💟 Use often for a deep hydration treatment to dry cuticles.
💟Apply nightly to your lips as a lip mask to prevent chapped and flaking lips.
😃What I like about this oil↙️
🥕It’s very handy for multiple purpose use.
🥕Easy to carry around and travel friendly.
🥕Require only 1-2 drops and will last for a long time
🥕Provide Deep Hydration without oily residue.
🥕Calm and Soothes overly sensitive skin gently
𝙎𝙀𝙇𝙁 𝘾𝘼𝙍𝙀 ~ 𝙈𝘼𝙎𝙆𝙄𝙉𝙂⠀𝘿𝘼𝙔
(This mask is a free sample given by Mizon for purchasing an eye cream)
About Snail Secretion Filtrate⬇️
Snail slime (or its cosmetic name, snail filtrate) is packed with nutrients such as hyaluronic acid, glycoprotein, proteoglycans, and antimicrobial and copper peptides, all of which are commonly used in beauty products and proven to be beneficial for the skin.
Benefits of Snail Slime ⬇️
🍀Contains hyaluronic acid, glycoprotein, proteoglycans, and antimicrobial and copper peptides, all of which fight against premature aging. These nutrients help protect a snail’s skin from damage, infection, dryness, and UV rays; and they do the same for human skin, too.
🍀Contains fibrinolytic enzymes that promote the oxygenation of skin cells, which helps to repair damaged tissues. These enzymes also enhance nutrition. What’s more, snail filtrate contains glycolic acid, a natural exfoliant which helps remove dead skin cells and encourages cell renewal. This fades scars as well as fine lines and wrinkles.
🍀Kills acne-causing bacteria that live on your skin’s surface. The result is clearer skin with consistent use.
🍀An amazing exfoliant which removes dead skin cells and stimulates cell renewal. This evens out your complexion and diminishes the appearance of fine lines, age spots, and wrinkles. Its exfoliating properties are attributed to the natural collagen, elastin, and glycolic acid found in it.
🍀Contains allantoin, a natural substance which promotes cell renewal and the reconstruction of damaged tissues.
🍀Provides your skin with potent quantities of vitamins A and E, as well as copper peptides, zinc, iron, and manganese.
This sheet mask is scented with a strong alcohol smell which is not to my liking. However, the mask is soaked with thick watery transparent essence which drips a little and very moisturizing. It stopped dripping when I put it on my face. It did not sting or irritate after leaving it for about 15-20mins. I did a test by applying some Benton Let’s Carrot Multi Oil on my face before overlay the sheet mask for a deeper hydration. My so called “beauty oil” creates a protective barrier, separating the alcohol from further penetrating to my face from the sheet mask. Hence, I don’t experience any irritation or redness on my face which normally I do if in contact with heavy alcohol ingredients used on its own.
After peeling it off, I smoothed most of the excess of the essence onto my face from the sheet mask pack to let it fully absorbed and followed by my favorite Benton Aloe & Propolis Soothing Gel. The last routine is to massage my face with my Amethyst Facial Roller, my most loved tool to ease all the facial tensions and eventually drove away my tiredness. I truly felt so good after this final step. However, I won’t be purchasing it coz of the strong alcohol and fragrance dispersed by the sheet mask. If you are not sensitive to scent and alcohol you may give this snail filtration mask a try 🤠🤠
The newest and latest on Wishtrend!
📸 by I’mfrom_global & wishtrend
WHAT IT IS⤵️
A wash-off mask containing ground mugwort from Ganghwa Island. The highly concentrated gel formula preserves the active ingredients of plant extracts and delivers their benefits directly to the skin. Enjoy cooling and fast soothing.
Most well-known for its antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties, mugwort soothes, heals, and nourishes the skin, helping treat redness, psoriasis, and other skin sensitivities. Mugwort is also packed with antioxidants and vitamin E that help protect and nourish the skin barrier. It helps prevent signs of ageing, keeps your skin calm and hydrated and it can help reduce the appearance of scars.
Korean Mugwort is known for its unique scent and antioxidants, full of vitamins and minerals to restore youth and energy as well as for its amazing calming and detoxifying effects, making it excellent for skin care.
OTHER AMAZING INGREDIENTS INCLUDED⤵️
If you have very dry, dehydrated or sensitive skin like I have Centella Asiatica is the one ingredient to always look out for in products. Centella Asiatica has healing and soothing properties. It’s amazing to find this in a face mask!
Licorice root may be effective in improving the look of an uneven skin tone. One of its components, known as glabridin, is a potent antioxidant and skin-soothing ingredient, which is why licorice often shows up in products meant for sensitive and reddened skin.
🌿Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract:
Green tea extract can actually decrease wrinkles. Green tea extract is also a good anti-inflammatory agent thereby reducing inflammation in the skin.
🌿Cordyceps Sinensis Extract:
Cordyceps is a type of fungus that is found living on certain types of caterpillars. Now, don’t go all eek! Think mushroom, think yeast that give us those oh-so-soft breads! Many of the Cordyceps chemical constituents have known health promoting benefits. These include nucleosides, sterides, polysaccharides, proteins, essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals.
WHO IT IS FOR⤵️
This mask is really hydrating for dry and dehydrated skin types and very soothing for sensitive skin types.
HOW TO USE⤵️
After (double) cleansing your skin, apply a thick layer of the I’m From Mugwort mask evenly onto your face avoiding your eye area. Leave it soak into your skin for 5 to 10minutes and rinse gently with water.
Is it a good purchase ? Now selling at USD35 @wishtrend
Chicken Piccata is a classic recipe everyone should know how to make! This creamy version just takes the traditional lemon chicken piccata up to a whole new level of delicious! Here you get perfectly pan seared, golden brown and tender chicken breast cutlets, topped with a rich and bright lemon sauce and they’re finished with…Chicken Piccata — Cooking Classy
My thoughts & experiences⤵️
💗Came in simple white tube, thick white texture, light lather with soft bubbles.
💗Strongly scented with the goodness of blueberry but it doesn’t affect me to hate the smell.
💗Clean grimes and oils from the face thoroughly and does not dry my skin. After washing, my skin feels smooth, clear and hydrated for a refreshing morning wash.
💗 Gentle enough to use daily without stripping
💗Good for acne prone and sensitive skin
🥰I am loving this cleanser and it really does what it claims.
Price: Got it at S$5.50 from a Shopee Seller
1. Sub-acidic cleanser for well-balanced skin conditions
🍀Minimized skin stress produced during cleansing by controlling the oil-water balance and sub-acidic pH level so the skin can feel comfortable. Your skin reaches its best skin condition before moving on to your skincare routine.
🍀Moist cleansing that leaves the essential moisture for the skin
– Protects the essential moisture and healthy lipid layer to keep skin feeling dewy and supple after cleansing.
🔵Blueberry Fruit Extract
Blueberry is one of the most potent superfruits in the world. It’s loaded with vitamin A, C and E, which all work to promote cell turnover, firm and tighten, and soothe the skin. It also contains resveratrol, which can help keep acne at bay while preventing sun damage and subsequent premature aging.
✅Used on all skin types including oily skin.
✅Treats oily skin conditions, like acne, skin infections, wrinkles and fine lines.
✅Attracts moisture to skin.
✅Acts an emollient, making skin moist, soft and supple.
✅hydration: increases skin’s moisture absorption.
✅dryness relief: promotes cellular regeneration and counteracts dryness.
✅desquamation: encourages natural exfoliation in the skin’s outer layer.
✅heals: actively works to protect your skin.
✅protection: softens skins and combats sun damage.
✅Allantoin has been shown to be non-toxic and safe for use in a variety of cosmetic applications.
🟠Orange Peel Oil
🍊Orange essential oil is antiseptic and anti-inflammatory which makes it an ideal ingredient in your skin. Orange Oil is not just good for acne-prone skin but It is shown to increase the ability to absorb Vitamin C, collagen production, and blood flow, all of which are essential for anti-aging.
Lavender oil has the ability to lessen acne, help lighten skin, and reduce wrinkles. It also soothes eczema, has anti-inflammatory ability and wound healing properties.
One Skillet Greek Meatballs and Lemon Butter Orzo. One Skillet Greek Meatballs and Lemon Butter Orzo with lemony whipped feta and sun-dried tomato vinaigrette. The perfect weeknight dinner…simple, hearty, and delicious! Pan-seared Greek seasoned chicken meatballs, cooked together with lemon butter orzo pasta for a complete dinner made in just one skillet. Serve everything over…One Skillet Greek Meatballs and Lemon Butter Orzo. — Half Baked Harvest
Creamy Golden Rice with Spiced Chickpeas. This Creamy Golden Rice with Spiced Chickpeas is the best bowl of (healthy) comfort food. Kind of like soup, similar to a stew, but creamier with more rice. 37 more wordsCreamy Golden Rice with Spiced Chickpeas. — Half Baked Harvest
4 Ingredient Chocolate Mousse. The simplest 4 Ingredient Chocolate Mousse. Oh my gosh, SO GOOD. Made using only four easy ingredients, heavy cream, Nutella, vanilla, and espresso powder (only if you want!). This mousse requires no eggs and no fancy process, it’s practically effortless. Finish each bowl of light and airy mousse off with a…4 Ingredient Chocolate Mousse. — Half Baked Harvest
Sheet Pan Korean Chicken Bowl with Sweet Potatoes and Yum Yum Sauce. This colorful Sheet Pan Korean Chicken Bowl with Sweet Potatoes and Yum Yum Sauce is the perfect weeknight dinner. 51 more wordsSheet Pan Korean Chicken Bowl with Sweet Potatoes and Yum Yum Sauce. — Half Baked Harvest
What is Gua Sha?
Pronounced gwa sha, it’s a facial treatment that involves scraping a flat jade or rose quartz stone over the skin in upward strokes to relax stiff muscles and promote tissue drainage. But unlike a traditional Gua Sha massage, it won’t leave bruise-like marks on your face as it’s done with a much lighter hand.
How often to do Gua Sha?
If you‘re looking for simple upkeep, you can perform gua sha anywhere from once a week to seven days a week. If you‘re looking to seriously relieve muscle tension in the face, jaw or neck or diminish wrinkles, nearly every day is ideal.
Benefits of Gua Sha
- ✅ Firms up your sagging facial muscles.
- ✅ Smoothens the skin and reduces the appearance of wrinkles on your face.
- ✅ Improves dark circles and bags under the eyes (the kind you get from advancing age)
- ✅ Lightens age spots and other skin discolorations.
- ✅ Your complexion gets rosier and more radiant.
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Pairing up with my new Sasatinnie Soothing & Revitalising sheet mask and US ON EARTH 6-effector soft marine water essence.
🍄Ganoderma Extract~ Reducing skin inflammation, puffiness, wrinkles and free radical damage, while also promoting cell regeneration.
🍄Ginseng Extract~ is Korea’s best medicine, not only it’s good for your health, it also carries beneficial properties for the skin. It prevents skin’s cell from aging, maintains the skin’s elasticity, lengthens the lifespan of skin cells and it’s a skin antioxidant.
🍄Euphrasia Officinalis Extract~also known as Eyebright Extract which acts as a natural astringent, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, help to protect skin against premature ageing by reducing fine lines and wrinkles, calming inflammation and reducing swelling on the skin and as well as around the eyes.
😊My thoughts 💭
💆🏻♀️This sheet mask come in a box of 10 sheets mask with printed key benefits and active ingredients on the front of the box.
💆🏻♀️Texture is transparent, thick watery like essence. Though it contains fragrance, the scent is so light you can’t even detect it. I am pleased with the scent as it is not overwhelming.
💆🏻♀️A very good combination to go with Us On Earth marine water essence, leaving my skin super hydrated, calm and refreshed.The after feel is undeniable comfortable, soothing and cooling. Instruction stated to leave it in place for 15-20 mins but I deliberately left it slightly longer up to 35 mins to see whether there is any irritation when it is overlaid with the water essence.Surprisingly, there is no reaction or redness on the skin but skin feel more supple and taut.As the mask also cover my under eye it instantly soothes and calm my eye areas as well. Does not make my eyes irritated at all.
💆🏻♀️Both sheet mask and water essence are perfect duo which provide abundance of moisture and relief to a tired and stressed skin.
Overall, I am very happy with both products which truly claimed its effectiveness to combat skin problems.
💐Read my review @uson_earth Marine Water Essence https://www.instagram.com/p/B786L_BnCr0/?igshid=1g3iq0i2p9jxt ) and also at my earlier blog post.
Followed by my final routine with↙️
💟 Benton Aloe range⏬
☘️ Aloe BHA Skin Toner ↙️
Packed with skin-benefitting ingredients such as aloe and salicylic acid, this toner hydrates and preps your skin to help with the absorption of skincare products in the next step in your routine.
+ See why this product is a 2019 Soko Glam Best of K-Beauty™ Winner.
☘️ Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel↙️
This product contains aloe and propolis that help soothe irritated skin, fade acne scars, brighten skin tone, and even maintain hydration throughout the day. This gel moisturizer is also fragrance free
🌸 Aloe: Soothes, moisturizers.
🌸 Propolis: Anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory. Great for acneic skin.
For all skin types, especially oily or congested skin.
This product has a pH level of 6.5-7.5
💖 The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG ↙️
Formulated with an extremely high concentration of caffeine and EGCG to deliver a potent blend of antioxidants and anti-inflammatories to the eye area, this serum works hard to brighten dark circles and reduce the appearance of puffiness. Caffeine constricts blood vessels to reduce discolouration and swelling.
💖 Purito Centella Green Level Eye Cream ↙️
PURITO eyecream are made with the effective nutrients for wrinkles to penetrate deeply in your skin, blending 4 types of peptide elements which are ingredients of protein. There is also 49% of Centella Asiatica extract which soothes and calm the sensitive eye area and dehydrated skin. Additionally, there are panthenol and hyaluronic acid which form a moisture barrier to soothe and protect the sensitive skin.
Starting my new journey into clean skincare and beauty for year 2020.
Here is my very first review with a new Korean skincare brand US ON EARTH LAB.
🌱Against animal testing ⠀⠀
🌱 Pursue eco-friendly formula with recycled packaging. ⠀⠀
🌱 Organic approach, produce from all green score ingredients and hypoallergenic ⠀⠀
Product for review 20ml x 2 ⠀⠀
6 ~ 𝐄𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫⠀𝐒𝐨𝐟𝐭⠀𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐞⠀𝐖𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫⠀𝐄𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞⠀⠀⠀
◈ Hydro Repair⠀⠀
◈ All-in one Essence⠀⠀
◈ Light Texture⠀⠀
💦 Deep Ocean Water from the East Sea, Korea with multi vitamin complex & Plant Fermented Water with functional ingredients ⠀⠀
💦 Rose Water from Bulgaria ⠀⠀
💦 Seaweed Extract⠀⠀
💦 Vitamin Tree Extract⠀⠀
💦 Hyaluronate Acid⠀⠀
💦 EGF 10 ppm (Maximum)⠀⠀
💦 Vitamin Complex (B3/B5/C)⠀⠀
💦 EII-6 PerfectTM⠀⠀
✅ 2% Niacinamide for whitening⠀⠀
✅ 0.4% Adenoxine for anti-wrinkle⠀⠀
My Thoughts 💭 ⠀⠀
☘️It come in a very simple dark bottle. Texture is watery and light. Natural Rose scented.⠀⠀
☘️My skin does feel more hydrated and brighter after using it for more than a week. Doesn’t cause any reaction or breakout. Soothing and doesn’t feel tacky (only when it is used on its own). Tested out with other products such as the Hada Labo Hydrating Lotion, feel a bit tacky and takes time to absorb. Better absorption after 1 min of application of Hada Labo Goku-jyun Clear Lotion.⠀⠀
☘️Best with Benton Aloe Vera range which I use together with Benton BHA Aloe Toner and Aloe Propolis Soothing Gel, absorbing almost immediately and not tacky at all. It also goes well with my It’s Skin VC Effector serum. Tried on my husband face and he has the same view as me. We feel so much comfortable using it together with Benton Aloe Vera range. ⠀⠀
☘️Yet to try on sheet mask and I think it will compliment very well with soothing sheet mask for a self care routine. I believe I will see better result with continued use of this product.⠀⠀
Oven Fried Cajun Popcorn Chicken with Creamy Honey Mustard. Switching up the average weeknight dinner with this Oven Fried Cajun Popcorn Chicken with a sweet and creamy honey mustard sauce…bar food, but healthier! 44 more wordsOven Fried Cajun Popcorn Chicken with Creamy Honey Mustard. — Half Baked Harvest
P R O D U C T S Benton Snail Bee High Content Skin 벤튼 스네일 비 하이 컨텐트 스킨 http://bit.ly/2jJNKoX
Weeknight Thai Chicken Meatball Khao Soi. Weeknight Thai Chicken Meatball Khao Soi. This northern Thai inspired noodle soup is the simplest weeknight dinner. Made with flavorful Thai curry paste, coconut milk, and plenty of fresh herbs and lime juice. Toss in seared gingery chicken meatballs and plenty of delicious egg noodles, it’s hard to beat…Weeknight Thai Chicken Meatball Khao Soi. — Half Baked Harvest