Monday, December 30, 2013

Lioele Secret Pore Rich Balm

Guys, first of all I want to say SORRY! It's been a long time since my last post. So sorry guys, I was so busy last week. How are you by the way? I hope you guys are fine. How's your Xmas? I don't celebrate Xmas but I really wish you had the great one. Today's post is about one of famous Korean cosmetics, Lioele. Lioele launched their products in Indonesia about few years ago (I don't know the exact number but I think around 2 years ago). Let's read my review about Lioele Secret Pore Rich Balm (It's my first Lioele product!).

White balm, not sticky, thick but not really, and so soft.
It doesn't show any difference on my skin. It blends so well so I think it won't ruin your makeup.

Just ignore my hand if you get bother hehe.

What They Say : Lioele Secret Pore Rich Balm makes skin texture smooth and covers fine wrinkles and pores which gets wide because it contains powder of diffused reflection. Various ingredients which are good for elasticity make your skin elastic. In addition, you can use it on makeup.

To Me : At first I was like ummed this product because honestly most of the things around the box were written in hangul (Korean Language) so it confused me lol. I only saw few things were written in English. But then everything like "What a cute pink box!" lol even I'm not a pink color fan but it is a cute packaging. The white balm placed in a jar made from hard plastic. If you are spatula lover, Lioele Secret Pore Rich Balm doesn't have it. Then you need to put your finger in to get the white balm. The white balm smells good. Like sweet floral but not annoying me. I put the balm after my makeup done. I use my fingertip to rub on my face. I put around my nose because I have quiet large pores around it. I only take a little balm from the jar. It blends well with my makeup. It covers enough the pores. It doesn't give you glow effects. It doesn't sticky. The scent also quickly disappear which is good. It doesn't leave any white residues. Finally it also last longer than I thought haha. I thought this balm was only lasted for less than an hour but when I used it, it lasted longer and it was not melted. My first thought was "is it going to melt?" because it's balm and I was afraid the heat of Jakarta would melt it down. But it didn't! Surprise surprise! It also easy to clean. I used lotion and toner and voila all the makeup things were gone.

Have you tried Lioele Secret Pore Rich Balm ? What do you think about them?

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Lancôme Exfoliance Corps

Holla friends! It's good to be back again, how are you? I hope you are fine. 2013 is almost over and I still get no job. It's truly sad for me actually. I really hope I will get a job before the end of the year. I already applied to many companies but haven't heard any good news. Yesterday one of the companies was called me, offered an opportunity. I hope I will success this time and hear good feedback from them. Enough about my story let's check about my favorite thing. This post is about one of my favorite high end brands. Yup, it's Lancôme, do you love them as much as I do? 
It's Lancôme Exfoliance Corps. I really want my skin to be soft, smooth and looks radiance. I have tried some local brands but most of them dry really quick when I apply on my skin and too harsh until I need to mix them with my massage oil. Then fortunately, my aunty gave Lancôme Exfoliance Corps to me as a present when I visited her. I was extremely happy because yeah you know I don't have enough money to buy this now lol (and in Indonesia Lancôme is expensive). Read the review below, yeaaay!

Do you spot those something like orange brownish things?
small scrubs and blends well
What They Say : Lancôme Exfoliance Corps. Detoxifying body scrub, smoothing-toning-radiance. All skin types, even sensitive. Innovation by Lancôme laboratories, a unique combination of active ingredients gives optimal exfoliating results:

  • Lotus extract with anti-oxidant properties to trap free radicals on skin's surface
  • Apricot seed powder to remove dead skin cells
  •  Willow bark extract to stimulate cell renewal
Indulge in a sensorial texture that melts into delicate foam.
Ultimate skin results: intensely purified and invigorated, skin is astonishingly smooth and radiant. It's the perfect first step in your skincare routine. For use in the shower, two to three times a week.

To Me : First let's talk about the packaging. The packaging itself is way so simple. It's all about white and classic embossed Lancôme rose prints. The idea of squeeze tube doesn't bother me although I prefer to something in a jar. Unfortunately, the packaging doesn't show something which is high end brand because it's so simple for something high end brand (I think so). Lancôme Exfoliance Corps has small scrubs with apricot seed (I assumed that orange brownish things are the apricot seed). The texture itself is creamy then quite thick. The scent smells quite strong but it doesn't annoying me because it has quite same smell with Trésor (I think so). The small scrubs is helpful, it doesn't  irritate or harsh for my skin (it doesn't show any red marks like my regular body scrubs with larger scrubs). The creamy texture is not sticky when I apply on my skin, surprising me. After I rinsed my body and let it dry. I feel my skin really soft, smooth and the quite strong scent is getting vanish and leaves something gentle scent. I need to use Lancôme Exfoliance Corps regularly to see the best results. As my first experience with Lancôme Exfoliance Corps, I really love it. Their formula is really good to me and it makes me wanna use again until the last drop. Can't wait to use other products from Lancôme xoxo

Tell me how do you like Lancôme products :)

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Hada Labo Ultimate Moisturizing Light Lotion

So happy to be back again! I came to my friends graduation day last Saturday. Meeting my college friends was always fun. The last time I met them was last June when I graduated. I was so sad because it's hard to meet them again lol. Okay let's go to the review part. Today's review is about moisturizing lotion. It's Hada Labo Ultimate Moisturizing Light Lotion. I will tell some information about Hada Labo. Hada Labo was launched in Japan in 2004. They success with the Super Hyaluronic Moisturizing Lotion becoming the No. 1 Face Lotion in Japan. Yes you right, Hada Labo contains 3 types of Hyaluronic Acid.

They sold 1 every 2 seconds in Japan* (*for Hada Labo Lotion Series). Maintain elasticity and smooth-healthy skin. What a brand!

 Sorry it's written in Bahasa Indonesia :) but it's okay I will translate you what they say.

What they say: Skin care range developed by Rohto Pharmaceutical Co. Japan through research over the years. With the philosophy of "PERFECT X SIMPLE". Produced with strict pharmaceutical standards. Only use the best quality ingredients, fragrance free, colorant free or other additives.

Ultimate Moisturizing Light Lotion with 3 Types of Hyaluronic Acid :

  • Improved Hyaluronic Acid (AcHA) : Moisturize your skin two times more than the regular Hyaluronic Acid. 
  • Hyaluronic Acid : Every 1 gram is capable to hold up to 6 liters of water.
  • Nano-Sized Hyaluronic Acid : Quickly absorbed and moisturizes the skin for longer.

*For those of you who don't know what Hyaluronic Acid is, you can find out here . It's an acid but safe for your skin and hydrates your skin also.

Look at the texture, it's just like water.

To Me : I use Hada Labo Ultimate Moisturizing Light Lotion twice a day (morning and night) into my clean face. How to use: pour Hada Labo Ultimate Moisturizing Light Lotion to the palm of your hand (I use around 5 drops). Then, wipe it evenly to all parts of your eyes (avoid eyes area, although there are no instructions to avoid it). After that, pat your face gently. Lastly, let the lotion absorbs to your face. It has been months for me to use Hada Labo, and this is my second bottle. It makes my skin soft and smooth. It has liquid texture just like water (colorless and light). I cannot tell you about the scent because it almost like no scent but there is something like soft and not an annoying scent . Then, the scent fades quickly so it won't ruin yourself. Hada Labo Ultimate Moisturizing Light Lotion doesn't leave any residue to your face. It dries quite quick and so it is not sticky. It also makes my face looks clean and fresh. It doesn't give you glowing effect so it's good (to me). Actually mine is for oily skin but it still good on me. I'm happy to have it because it is affordable also. I bought mine from Lotte Mart at Bintaro for under Rp 50.000 (the netto of the bottle is 100ml and last for month, to me). If you are looking for an adorable moisturizing lotion for your face, you may give Hada Labo Ultimate Moisturizing Light Lotion a try :)

Monday, December 16, 2013

I will post another review tomorrow. Sorry for waiting for it hehe :)

Thursday, December 12, 2013

The Body Shop Pink Grapefruit Eau De Toilette

Finally I make a review about fragrance (phew). My favorite scent from The Body Shop was vanilla, I don't know why I cannot find this anymore :( Right now I'm using the scent that I never used before. This is The Body Shop Pink Grapefruit Eau De Toilette. This is the fragrance that I currently used. I put it in my bag because it is so handy. This is not the actual amount of size of the bottle. I already used it about few times.

What They Say : The Body Shop Pink Grapefruit, eau de toilette, with community fair trade essence from sugarcane, fresh, citrusy scent, contains pink grapefruit extract, light and wearable.

To Me : I love this scent because it is fresh. The fresh scent wakes up my mood in the morning and that's good! The bottle size is 30ml (1.0 US FL OZ). It's hard for me to describe what kind of pink that the bottle itself. In Indonesia, the price is Rp 159,000 unfortunately I cannot find it on The Body Shop Indonesia website. I try to find it on The Body Shop UK website here and it's available there. The only problem is the scent is not long lasting which is poor because it is eau de toilette. I expect something that last for 2 hours or more from this eau de toilette but this one doesn't give me that long. It's like a love hate relationship lol.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Clean & CLear : Active Clear Speed Clearing Acne Gel

I've been suffering from my acne since a long time until my sister introduced Clean & Clear : Active Clear Speed Clearing Acne Gel to me, I was like found a new way to get them out of my forehead. Yes you right, most of my acne are on the forehead and the area around my brows. It's really irritating. My sister was so nice when she bought this to me a couple weeks ago. Let's check out about the rest

What they say : Clean and Clear active clear speed clearing acne gel helps reduce appearance of acne fast. The fast acting micro-gel formula clear pimples from 4 hours. Helps reduce the appearance of : Redness - from 4 hours , Size - from 4 hours. Fast and clinically proven solution for acne prone skin, leaves skin noticeable clearer.

To me : It helps me a lot ! I love it even my acne comes again right after I finished my period (annoying). It doesn't really clear the mark of the acne but really reduce the size and the redness of it. It smells like a mix of almond and lychee. The smell is not annoying but it is lovely to me. The texture of the gel is thick (but it is not like thick cream as you know what I mean) but won't makes your skin becomes sticky. I use this night before I sleep in clean skin for a week because I don't want my acne back (but it back after I finished my period, sigh). As you can see from the swatch, the color is like light white gel but not translucent.  The weight is 10g, and the price is affordable too. Clean & Clear is not a new thing for me. I've been used the daily pore cleanser for ages. I approved this speed clearing acne gel as this shows good result :)

Have you tried Clean and Clear active clear speed clearing acne gel and what do you think ? Or do you have any recommendation to clear the acne?

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Hi Welcome to My Blog :)

Hi guys! Welcome to my new blog. I am thinking about what I have to write here. Introduction about my blog? Perhaps? Well, since I don't know what to write I considered as yes. The Velvet Rainbow means I want to be gentle and elegant like velvet, in the same time I want to be colorful and love by everyone like rainbow (yeah I thought so, we all like to wait for the rainbow after the rain right?) Why takes two because my tumblr names The Velvet Rainbow (here). So it is the second time I used this name.  Then, I think it's enough for me to introduce my blog I don't want to make you bored as your first impression of my blog LOL. I'll see you tomorrow okay? Have a good day people :)