Bravura London

Leahlani Masks – Even Ants Love Them!

So, this is the review that so many people have been waiting for.

I first came across Leahlani Skincare through Nic from Organic Obsessions. sometime last year. She’s always praising (and wearing) Mermaid Mask and from there on I get to know more about Leah and her work. I knew something is very special here. I have to try it for myself and boy, I certainly get more than just a skincare.

Leahlani Skincare is a mix of organic botanicals and clays, delicious tropical fruits, and pure organic Hawaiian nectars blended in intimate, aloha-infused batches on the lush north shore of Kauai.

There is a reason why it took very long for me to write the review. I have used her products for a year now and I enjoy it very much. Maybe too much that I don’t feel I have the capability on describing the way they make my skin look and the whole experience. I want to express and do her products justice. Somehow I didn’t feel I was able to. It’s like I am out of the league here.

But let me just try.

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All Three Bravura Acid Toners in One Bowl

So, aside from buying Bravura Acid Peels, I also went on getting all the three acid toners as well. I figured I can further tailoring the exfoliating routine down to the T with these.

In the beginning, I thought they would be more less the same but I actually can notice the difference between all three. Without further adieu, let’s get to them.

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Odacité Bl+C – Handy Little Helper

After Pa+G, Odacité Bl + C (Black Cumin + Cajeput) is my second pick from its Serum Concentrate line. I specifically wanted this because God knows I suffer breakout once in a while and I need to be prepared.

It was a little bit tricky at first but I found the leeway into it.

Odacité Bl + C Serum Concentrate.

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Tailor The Skin with Bravura Acid Peels

I adore chemical exfoliation. My first encounter with acid was First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads, leading to my holy grail Sunday Riley Good Genes, have changed my life and the way I do my skincare routine. I don’t think I could ever live without it now.

Dabbling in acids hasn’t always been the easiest affair. It can get confusing at times. My personal rule has always been and will always be “do not over exfoliate”. With that in mind, I know that it’s best to keep it simple and tactical.

Speaking of simplicity, the products I’m about to review are the ones that give me exactly that. Straightforward and on pointe.

Bravura London Acid Peels

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The Ambidextrous Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask

I was looking for a mask that’s different than the usual clarifying or purifying type. I want something that’s more moisturizing and nurturing. Turns out, this particular product offers both.

This is quite possibly one of the most versatile skincare products I’ve encountered as of late.

Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask.

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My Japan Holiday Trip – Skincare Routine

I thought I should share what skincare products I brought and used during my recent Japan trip. This particular one is special because I’ve yet traveled in any winter weather since I started my skincare journey few years ago. So let’s just say this is sort of an educated experiment that turned successful.

Obviously, I researched and visualized the weather conditions and temperature. It was the end of winter, coming into spring. With that in mind, I had a general idea of a set of products that I want to bring with me. Of course, they have to fit into my skincare bag. I had to negotiate here and there to make sure the bag isn’t too heavy. The total weight overall came to around 1 – 1.5 kg, I think. Or probably more *HA*. The bag did feel heavy.

Another info you need to know is I got sick a couple days before my departure. Sore throat, fatigue, headache. All escalated into one nasty cold, congestion with frequent coughing within the first few days of my trip. Thank goodness, I was prepared.

Without further adieu, let’s get to it!

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