Leahlani Skincare

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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Yoshimomo Foaming Facial Scrub – A Guilty Pleasure

In the midst and fame of chemical exfoliants, regardless of how efficient and great they are, deep inside, I still miss that good old scrubbing. After two rounds of KORRES Wild Rose Buff Cleanser, I was out finding something else to fill the void. Not that the product wasn’t good, I just felt it’s time to move on from it.

Then, I came across this product when I was out e-shopping in Yoshimomo‘s website. I got intrigued by the name and clearly it’s enough for me to put it into the shopping cart.
It’s a scrub, y’all.

Yoshimomo Alpha Beta AHA + BHA Foaming Facial Scrub.

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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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Odacité Pa+G Packs A Punch!

If you’ve been following me for some time, you’d know that I’m all about customizing my skincare routine. It gives me room and a lot of freedom to deal with specific issues depending on my skin condition that changes from time to time. I’m also a firm believer that there is no such thing as a one miracle, do-it-all product. No matter how perfect a product is, it needs others to create one harmonious unity. Hence, the customized routine.

Odacité has a line called Serum Concentrate where each of the serums contains highly concentrated dose of actives and formulated to target a specific skin issue. With numerous ways in incorporating it into the routine, this line excites me A LOT!

With 18 serums to choose from, it can be quite a task. But being the girl who struggles with hyperpigmentation, naturally, I opt for Odacité Pa+G as my first (out of three).

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May Lindstrom The Problem Solver – BANG for The Buck!

So what happens when one (read: I) wanted to try this mask yet found the price slays the wallet? Well, for the sake of good skin and satiate the curiosity, I’m willing to be the test bunny and took the plunge. Besides, I’ve never tried anything like this before.

I definitely get more than I bargained for.

May Lindstrom Skin The Problem Solver Correcting Masque.

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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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