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First, let me figure out how to turn this thing on. I swear, I’ve almost forgotten how to blog LOL! Well, yes, actually I have and I’m still living in a flux but I thought I’d ease into things with a quick post. Also, just to let you know I’m still here icon smile Deliver a boost of fresh hydration to skin in hot weather with the new Kiehls Ultra Facial Oil Free Gel Cream

A week or two back, I was telling you about a very lightweight gel moisturiser from Olay and how I disliked the scent. Well, the hot hot weather isn’t letting up at all here, so here’s another lightweight gel cream that I have been using and liking, and which you might like too icon smile Deliver a boost of fresh hydration to skin in hot weather with the new Kiehls Ultra Facial Oil Free Gel Cream

kiehls ultra facial oil free gel4 Deliver a boost of fresh hydration to skin in hot weather with the new Kiehls Ultra Facial Oil Free Gel Cream

Now wait, where have you seen this before? Ah, this isn’t new. The Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream was launched about 3 years ago when I first tried it and liked it. But as is wont to happen, the formula has been upgraded because apparently, the previous formula didn’t sit too well with oily skinned folks, so it has been made even lighter now with 24 hour hydration.

I will tell you I don’t have oily skin, but I now have something approximating normal skin. I know, what’s considered ‘normal’ eh? For me, it means I don’t get too oily in the day (just sitting down doing nothing vs sweating) nor do I dry out to a husk. So I use this, but only in the day, and I like it!

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Regulars amongst you will know that I’ve found my Holy Grail sunscreen and I preach about it from the rafters to whoever will listen. When that runs out, I’ve got my back up in place. But I recently put to test a lesser known sunscreen from Taiwanese brand Naruko AM+PM and I’d be blown if it didn’t wriggle its way into the cockles of my heart, nestling itself comfortably between the Shiseido and the Hada Labo.

ampm peptide sunscreen2 A new (and affordable!) sunscreen to love : AM+PM 10 Peptide Total Defense Sunscreen

This is the am+pm 10 Peptide Total-Defense Sunscreen with SPF50 and it’s by Naruko, a Taiwan brand created by popular Taiwanese beauty guru Niuer. I understand he is terribly popular in Taiwan and products he recommends always fly off the shelves whenever featured on his beauty show. But because I don’t read and speak Mandarin, this is a world of beauty that is unfortunately closed to me. Pity icon razz A new (and affordable!) sunscreen to love : AM+PM 10 Peptide Total Defense Sunscreen

But coming back to this sunscreen. If I’m to be honest, I doubt I’d have given it a second look had I seen it on the shelves. I’m just a little wary about trying new things these days, which I know backfires on me as a blogger but what the hey icon razz A new (and affordable!) sunscreen to love : AM+PM 10 Peptide Total Defense Sunscreen However, this bottle ended up in a bag of items I was given to try for the Cite Cosme Beauty Awards 2014 and I thought I’d give it a go. Turned out, I really liked it! Continue Reading ►

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Have you ever bought a makeup brush for one purpose only to find yourself using it for another instead? I don’t do it too often as most brushes I do buy do work as advertised for me. However, now and again, I come across one that doesn’t and then I have to find another use for it or let it rot.

real techniques blush brush Real Techniques Blush Brush : Whats in a name that I may use it for something else besides blush

This was the problem I faced with the very popular Real Techniques Blush Brush. I bought this because blush is my crack and I naturally gravitate towards blush brushes as well. However, as you can probably tell, this brush is quite a whopper of a size. Like all other Real Techniques brushes, the bristles are synthetic and very very soft. The brush head is also very thick but it isn’t very dense, so you get some give as you brush it against your face dreamily, regaling in the cottony softness against your cheek.

But try as I might, I couldn’t use this to apply blush.

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I don’t know about you guys, but where I am now, the weather is so darned hot, I don’t even feel like putting anything on my skin! Ok, let me rephrase that. I don’t feel like putting anything heavy on my skin. It’s usually quite humid here but the burning sun seems to have burned up all the humidity so it actually feels quite dry. And HOT!

So, when I’m faced this THIS pool of quivering jelly, all I want to do is dive right in!

olay aquaction gel Cool off and help skin stay hydrated with Olay Aquaction Long Lasting Hydration Gel

This blue transparent gel is the Olay Aquaction Longlasting Hydration Gel. Part of the Olay Aquaction range, this range is currently only available in South East Asia – previously only Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand and now also Phillippines, I believe.

While I don’t get regional releases, I understand why a product like this would be released in our region, because it suits our weather to a T! The very lightweight gel feels very comfortable on our skin especially in hot and humid tropical weather, and it delivers a burst of hydration to the skin that we so desperately need, without turning our skin oily.

It’s been available for a while now, so I’d be curious if you have tried it and like it? icon smile Cool off and help skin stay hydrated with Olay Aquaction Long Lasting Hydration Gel

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