What I Got For Christmas 2017!

 

Happy New Year 2018 everyone!

Welcome to my first blog of 2018! I hope you had the most amazing break. It took me longer that I anticipated to kick start my blog after a long holiday. I called it recharging!

So, in today’s post I’m just going to show you what I got for Christmas. It’s just a bit of fun and I love to hear what other people get as well.

Yves Rocher Hand Cream

Well, I’m going to start with some hand creams I got. These are all things I got from my loved ones on Christmas. They’re pretty random stuff and that’s what I like about them.

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A holiday edition Yves Rocher Hand Creams in four scents. If you haven’t heard about Yves Rocher, it’s a #1 Beauty Care brand in France. And in this gift set you get a Coconut, Mango Coriander, Bourbon Vanilla and Olive Petitgrain. They all smells amazing but the Olive Petitgrain is definitely my top favorite. It smells so good and so relaxing. I really like the floral scent!

The fragrances are pretty strong in a good way and they linger on for hours.

It feels like it definitely does what it says on the packaging – my hands feel hydrated, smooth, nourished and ready for the long cold weather. On top of that, it’s also paraben-free and they’re not tested on animals. What are you waiting for, dive into botanical sensoriality product line right now!

Tile Mate

Moving on to the next thing I got under the Christmas tree is this Tile Mate Key Finder by Infineon. You can get yours online at Amazon for only C$29.99 a pack.

Tile key finder

It’s smalll and thin which makes it easy to loop it on anything you don’t want to lose for example your phone, backpack, keys and so on. This is game changer, I used to be forgetful when it comes to where I leave my car keys, but everything changed after I installed this. So easy to use!

Tile Mate Infineon

It’s so easy to install. Use your smartphone to make your Tile Mate ring when it’s nearby but out of sight.

A smart device that allows you to find things at your finger tips. Don’t fall behind the bandwagon, join the largets lost and found network right now with Tile!

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Everyone in my family knows I couldn’t go on my day without coffee in the morning. So what better gift to receive than a coffee mug that show the coffee production, right! I know it’s going to be my most favorite mug since my little boy chose it while they went shopping at Stokes. Thank you for this thoughtful gift. I love it! 

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Next thing I got is a Marseilles French Press by Stokes. The original price is C$14.99 but it’s on discount now for only $7.98 that’s close to 50% off. The description on their website says it’s crafted using plastic and borosilicate glass, this press will keep your freshly brewed coffee at its ideal serving temperature.

I haven’t got the chance to try this product yet but today feels like a good day to make my own freshly pressed coffee. I love the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the morning and I also like the sound of no one talking to me while I drink it!

You also GET 10% OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER when you sign up to receive their newsletter.

ASUS SONIC MASTER

I save the best for the last and it’s the ASUS SonicMaster a gift I received from my hubby. Honestly, I don’t care much about notebook or laptop as long as it has a soft and comfortable keyboard to type on. I also like if the laptop is lightweight and easy to bring around not mention a nice and sharp widescreen LED with good sound effect.

My fingers are twitching to type on these keyboard after my hubby helps me installed all the programs and apps that I need for blogging.

As always thanks so much for stopping by and read. Hope you find this post interesting and helpful.

What’s the most random thing you got last Christmas? Share it in the comment below.

Sharon xoxo

 

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Skincare Junkie Must Haves|#BlogmasBagMonday 3

 

Hey everyone! Welcome back to #BlogmasBagMonday 3. In today’s series, I’m going to be talking about my winter skincare because since I’m spending a lot of my winter at home trying out lots of new skincare products from brands that were sent to me. You guys know that I love skincare and I’m slightly high maintenance so after trying out these products for the past one to three weeks or so. I’m here to share the good news with you guys.

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But before we jump in, I’ve a confession to make. I got ahead of myself with all these blogmas thingy and out of excitement I went ahead and pulished a bonus post on the Bochery’s skincare product review. If you’re interested to read more about my two cents opinion, just click to the link.

#Blogmasbadmonday #3

Long story short, instead of only two skincare products, I decided to throw in an extra two more products from Fresh to talk about this week. Most of the stuff here, I’ve tried for more than a week and some much longer.

Fresh Rose Deep Hydration cream

I love this Rose Deep Hydration Face Cream a lot and definitely go through it pretty quickly since winter make my skin really dry and I need all the protection this deep I could get and this moisturizing cream is the answer.

I can feel a litle tingle when I first had it on but this product really make my skin feel so good and moist. It’s quite rich and it’s really hydrating, so I love that. It’s super effective and after you use this your skin will be the softest it has ever been. If you’ve never tried it, definitely go check it out. Love this stuff!

Fresh Vit Nectar moisture glow
*pr sample

This is the Fresh Vitamin Nectar Moisture Glow Face Cream and this is when I go out to the grocery or pick up my kid. I adore the fruity scents of nectar, it smells amazing! The texture is just incredibily lightweight and it’s just another moisturizing cream that I wear on top of the deep hydration face cream I was talking about earlier.

I really really love this citrusy scent of the face cream. It’s nourshing but not heavy which is a really good thing. This stuff will leave your skin with that healthy looking glow but most importantly, it does keep my skin moist in the day. It’s a perfect gift for any skin type.

The cutest thing in this series is the Soy Face Cleansing Milk. I got this from my Sephora Favorite Ultimate Skincare Vault box awhile back and I finally get the chance to try it out recently. Normally to remove my makeup, I of course have my favorite drugstore makeup removing cleanser but since trying out this stuff I find myself reaching for the latter one more. With this cleanser, you can actually smell the soy milk and floral scents that I really liked. It’s super effective to remove your makeup and leaving your skin squeaky clean. I just love it! I’ve been using it non-stop and will be going back to get the full size for sure.

Fresh Instant Glow highlighter
*pr sample

Lastly, we’re on to makeup stuff now. Last but not least is the Fresh Face Instant Glow Luminizer in Sunset that I’ve been so obsessed with. It comes in a tube packaging and I find it to be very convenient to bring anywhere I go.

I just want to show you how insanely glowy this highlighter was. Can we just take a few minutes to admire it! This stuff is so pigmented, a little goes a long way. This is the one that kind of rose gold in color highlighter. I was expecting it to be subtle and not expect it to be more like pop. I need glow a lot of these days of my life and this is just perfect. I think there’s only two colors that I know of. The other one is Starlight which is more of a white silver. I love that and this is so good! I like to dab it on my cheekbones, nose and cupid’s bow as highlighter. So this is definitely one of my favorite highlighter.

To me that’s a few things that I think any skincare junkies would need and appreciate. I don’t know if it’s a must haves for you but it’s like how a huge skincare junkie would need. So I hope you found this useful and definitely check them out at Fresh or Sephora website.

Let me know if you’re a skincare junkie and let me know what are your must-haves skincare products in the comment below.

I really love all the products I’ve tried from this brand and all my other products that only skincare junkie will understand. So that’s everything on this week’s Blogmas Bag Monday. I hope you guys enjoyed reading this and don’t forget to check back next week for the final series of Blogmas Bag Monday week #4.

The products that I’ll be trying for our next and last Blogmas Bag Monday #4 is this.

Aveeno EczemaCare

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Sharon xoxo

 

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Boe Professional Beauty Advent Calendar|LE

 

Hi everyone! It’s insane that Christmas is in just less than three weeks. I don’t know about you but for me, I like to shop early for friends and family so to avoid all that hustle and bustle of shopping malls. All been said, I actually enjoy shopping at this time of the year. Apart from buying gifts for friends and family, I like buying gifts for myself too.

I stumbled upon this cute 12 days Advent Calendar by Boe Proessional when I was grocery shopping. You know I’m a sucker for cute things so I got it even though I know I don’t really need it. I’ve tons of makeup that I can’t finish using but then … it’s so affordable I can’t turned it down.  Long story short, I was too excited so I cheated and open them all to show you guys.

So, let’s get started since it’s going to be a long post and so you might want to get cozy.

Boe Beauty Advent Calendar

A twelve days Advent Calendar makeup goodies by Boe Professional for C$11.23 that’s just a ridiculously insane deal if I may say so. I didn’t have high expectation for product that’s less than $2 but I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of these products.

Since Boe Beauty is an Australian beauty brand, it’s not a widely known brand to us here and it’s not that easily available in stores, but I had a chance encounter with it at my local grocery store. It’s an Australian cosmetic brand where you can order your products online exclusively at BigW.

Lip products

First thing first in the advent calendar in no particular orders are the Colour Shine Lipstick and the Lip Shine Gloss. Gorgeous soft pink and mauvy shades that will leave your lips looking pouty and glossy.

Lips color swatches

I really like the colors of these swatches. It’s nice and it got a different texture that’s light and nicely pigmented. I don’t know if you can believe me if I told you that I’ve a lot of lipsticks but I don’t think I’ve pink shade like that. This lipstick gives your lips a sheer and satin-y look. I think this shade will look nice on any skin types. If pink is your color then you’re going to like it.

I notice the lip gloss has a slightly fruity scents and the formula not sticky at all. It feels comfortable and moisturizing on the lips which I really appreciate.

Boe Beauty Bronzer

Next are the Sunkissed Bronzer, Shimmer Shadow and Body Glitter. The packaging is of drugstore plastic material. It’s very light and you could easy throw in your purse and go. The downside is the compact packaging which I find to be a little on the filmsy side. I was so scare it might drop and break but for less than $2 product with consistent formula, I think I can live with that.

Color swatches Boe Beauty

Can we all just take a minute to appreciate how pretty these swatches are? They’re all incredible pigmented. I haven’t wear body glitter for a long while so I’m very excited to give this a try. As for the bronzer, I find it a tad lighter for my skintone but I can wear it as a blush without any problem. I think my favorite product out of these three is the shimmer shadow. It’s so pretty and highly pigmented! This powder shadow looks almost like cream in texture. It blends effortlessly and it makes my eye looks bigger and more popped! I can totally see myself reaching for it this holiday season. I urge you to try them for yourself and see!

Boe Beauty Eye Products

Moving clockwise is the Tinted Eyebrow Gel, Eyeliner, Flirty False Lashes, Khol Pencil and Curling Mascara. You guys might’ve noticed that I adore eyeliners and when I saw that this calendar not only has one but two liners, I was thrilled.

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First look at the applicator and packaging of this mascara, it’s pretty basic like any other drugstore brands. I can’t wait to test it out on my straight lashes and report back if it actually works.

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Same goes with the falsies. It does look a little intimidating to me at first but I’m all about trying new things for you guys. Frankly, I’ve never wore such a big falsies before so I can tell it’s going to be exciting.

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Both liners glide on smoothly and evenly on the lid. The khol pencil stays on much longer than the liquid ones. I’m a huge fan of liquid liner but this khol pencil just speaks to me. I’m quite impressed with the quality and the staying power.

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Next that I’m going to talk about is the eyebrow gel that’s so amazing. It actually works well in keeping all my fussy brow hair intact while making brow drawing a breeze. I believe you can get this individual product at BigW if you only want this particular eyebrow gel.

Boe Professional

Last but not least, we’ve the Radiant Highlighter and Lip Pencil. 

I really like the silicon and creamy feel of this formula. It does gives a smooth layer of highlighter but not those you’d be expecting from high-end brands. It gives you a nice reflection under the light but definitely not that right on your face type of highlighter.

Boe Beauty swatches

I don’t see the results I wanted from the highlighter but if you’re a beginner to makeup. This would be a great place to start.

Did I tell you that I’m been obsessed with the lip pencil! It’s a soft muted fuchsia that’s creamy and smooth in texture. I like how easy this applies on lips.

boe beauty advent calendar

I think this is a great find if you’re new to trying out makeup or on a budget buy. The quality is okay for the price you pay.

I hope you guys enjoyed a little sneak peek of this advent calendar and don’t forget to leave me a comment and let me know what you picked up just recently.

Have you heard or seen this brand in store?

Sharon xoxo

 

 

 

 

 

Blogember Best Beauty Gifts 2016

 

Hi guys and welcome back! So, today’s blog is going to be my first best beauty guide series and it going to be the Best Beauty Gifts for her. I’m doing this a little differently as oppose to my usual postings.

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To start of with is beauty gifts. There are so many out this Christmas. It’s so difficult to choose which are the very best one. But today is based on what I personally love and what I would recommend on product wise, the awesome packaging and what’s a good deal.

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Starting of with the new BH Cosmetics Marble Collection in Warm Stone. This collection stands out the most to me. I believe there are another shade for cool-toned person but what draws me is definitely the packaging. I really like the marble pattern packaging. It’s so so gorgeous and it looks so luxury. I fell in love with this palette immediately. I can’t stop admiring the beauty. Honestly, who could resist these eyeshadows. I mean, seriously!

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This palette come in a sleek, full mirrored case featuring a unique marbled pattern.I’m quite impressed with the formula of these shadows. They’re very pigmented and feel buttery smooth to touch! The color selection is gorgeous with a mixed of matte and shimmer.

Great quality product at an awesome price. At $12 a palette what could possibly beat that! Perfect gift for this holiday.

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Moving on is the Duo Cheek Color Floral Blush in Bahama Bronze. This is priced for $5.50 and there is four amazing shades to choose from.

It comes in with a cardboard packaging just like many of BH Cosmetic’s products. I love that it has a decent size mirror that comes with a magnetic closure.

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I really love the cute floral design of this blush and couldn’t resist not to pick it. There’s just shimmery enough and easy to build on more to your desire look. Very nice pigmentation and a pretty color for fall.

I’m loving it and would definitely repurchase.

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I’m very excited to get this palette in my mail from BH Cosmetics. This is a new release by this brand. It’s a collaboration between Bubz Beauty (a beauty youtuber Lindy Tsang) with BH Cosmetics. Feeling so excited for her.

Introducing you with the palette:

As you can see in front of the palette. The palette is called “Be … “. A lot of thoughts were poured into this 12 eyeshadow palette according to Bubz.  Every morning when you wear this eyeshadow, you will Be …Happy, Grateful, Genuine, Optimistic, Inspired or Bold just to name a few. I’m sure you get the drill, right!

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Most eyeshadow palettes that I own from BH Cosmetics are great quality, so I should expect this Be… by BubzBeauty Eyeshadow Palette to perform just as well. It features 12 shimmer and matte shades in beautiful warm tones, perfect for fall and winter.

The shades are beautiful too in case you wonder. Now go ahead and grab this at BH Cosmetics for $18 $12.50

I’m really feeling purple these days. Purple has always been part of the fall trend and I’m just as excited to pick up some courage to rock purple eyeshadows. I’m wearing the purple shadow in the shade Kind on the lids, Confident on the crease and Inspired on the outer corner (#EOTD I posted on Instagram) but if you dare, go for a dark plum instead of purple for an even more stylish look. I’ll be doing a post review to show you the color swatches as well.So, don’t forget to stay tuned!

All products by Bh Cosmetics is cruelty-free for those concerned about this.

There’s a lot of times I feel stress and guilt for neglecting you guys but my health needs me more. Fortunately, you guys have been super understanding and become even more supportive these days =) Thank you so much for making things even easier for me.

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Thanks a million for be an awesome friend! Hope you’ve a lovely week [muak]

Sharon xoxo

 

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