Over the past year, I’ve been lucky enough to be given several eye treatment products from various brands for me to try. I don’t usually go out and buy different ones because A, they are mostly expensive. B, my experience in the past isn’t exactly a swell as my eyes often felt stung or got watery when I wore them. So when I found the ones that work for me, I stick to them (e.g. Sunday Riley Start Over and Kahina Eye Serum).
Thank goodness these three that I’m about to share happen to be friendly on my eyes (and skin). I have no trouble using them on a daily basis.
As always, eye treatments are always a hit and miss with people. I can’t promise you anything other than my honest opinion based on my own experience.
After a face serum, another form of serums started to come along. It’s natural, I guess. Years ago, I was one of those skeptics doubting the efficacy of serums. I thought it’s one of those marketing gimmicks, trying to make us spend more. You do realize serums are usually on the expensive side, right?
Enter an eye serum. I wasn’t intrigued until I came across this product. It sounds.. believable. I know it promises the many things any other eye treatment products do. I kept thinking to myself, “Do I need this? What are the different ways can I use it for?”. The curiosity just got to me. If I never try it, I’ll never know. The price point was still within my budget. At that time, I saw my friend Nic used this too and she likes it a lot (read her review here). So into the cart it went.
Carrying a small bag is a challenge. I used to carry a LOT of stuff in my bag. The bags alone can weigh quite substantially. Adding a wallet, keys, charger, myriad of lipsticks.. I got myself a potato sack.
Earlier this year, I change things up by getting a small bag, Céline Trio. For the better, because I didn’t regret it at all and actually should’ve done it sooner. Alas, I was picky about which bag to choose. A smaller bag means downsizing and prioritizing, something that I was very excited about.
This post will cover beauty products I carry on a daily basis and when I go to a special occasion.
A couple of weeks ago, I posted a photo on my Instagram showing my makeup that I did to attend one of my high school friends’ wedding. I took this occasion as a challenge because I had PMS and my skin was breaking out pretty bad. Not just that, my skin was really dehydrated and there were quite a few of dry patches because I still had a flu back then. Bottom line, my skin wasn’t its usual self.
That day, I needed to look presentable (more than usual), polished without looking like I piled on a lot on my face; I never liked that look and I’m not about to start now. In this post, I will cover a lot of things, not just list of products, but also details on why I like them and how I use them. This way, I hope that I also can share my complexion makeup routine.
That being said, this is going to be a LONG post. Brace yourself. Grab a popcorn.
Without further adieu, here’s what I did and use on my complexion: