November​ Sample Room Haul!

Trip to Malaysia and Brunei was too fast! Different people, culture and food that I’ve enjoyed. Now these two Asian countries are off to my bucket list.Woot! I wish I can travel morelocal soon. (Hey homebody, experience new things!) I would love to have more but of course priority is with my family, more savings perhaps? If the time permits me, I share in a separate post how was happened on my trip, meanwhile I am happy that I am featured to Sample Room as “Roomie of the Month”. I can used the additional points from them! Yey! So what I’ve got was, Seoul White Korea stuff . Admittedly Kdrama fan here! (Also dreaming to travel Korea!:)

I seriously took couple of weeks or more before I reviewed the products.

Let’s start with Seoul White Korea Double White Whitening Soap

“This gentle bar combines the brightening powers of arbutin bearberry and tried and tested kojic acid to deliver long-term skin lightening. The precious white strawberry exfoliates skin as you cleanse, letting you enjoy a double whitening effects minus the stinging sensation.”

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What I love about the product? It cleanse my skin, I feel how it removes dead skin everytime I use it with loofah or scrub. It gives moisturize to my skin which I tend to skip lotion.Though, I didn’t noticed whitens my skin, but it evens the color of my skin. The scent is not so sweet, more on fruity fragrance.

What I don’t like about the product? Nothing but I wish it partnered-up with a body lotion with the same brand.

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Seoul White Korea Instant White Tone-Up Whitening Milky Cream

The first time I used it especially in the morning, it could pass as blemish cream.  It has arbutin bearberry and white strawberry too, plus the donkey’s milk that dubbed as white gold and as much as four times the Vitamin C.

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What I love about it? Literally, it brightens your skin. it is non-greasy and lightweight on the skin.It is a good moisturizer  (notice that am a dry skin) and you don’t need a face powder cos you won’t be oily. I don’t suffer from any break outs.

What I don’t like about the product? I wish there is s bigger size for a tube.

*Will edit my post if I see the results on my face. Have you achieve the Korean skin look to these two new thing? Please share me your thoughts below.

lifestyle · Skincare

October Sample Room Haul!

October just ended fulfilled weeks and family love! It’s just too personal but I can’t contain myself to be blessed and happy. I love of having time with my little boo! I am proud that she’s been so independent at a young age. She is always on top, her storytelling contest has been achieved, finally she calms now after so many times she said: “I can’t”. She can overcome to speak in front of many people. I wish she can have more achievements and she can be able to learn to dream on and just happy being herself. I love that my family are together even there’s no perfection, and am excited about my parent’s bday celebration. My upcoming trip to Malaysia and Brunei would be my first international trip and excited to blog about after checking off with few local destinations and achievement in my last year planner. Anyways, If I would like to be more productive, some drafts in my post are waiting for me! My mantra “work-life balance” should be more defined now. Hehe

To cut my few sentiments, here what I’ve got to Sampleroom for this month, my all-time favorite skincare, from Himalaya Herbals which claims “100% natural and safe products with rare herbs collected from the foothills of the Himalayas. Imagine that their first research was since 1930? And still providing health and personal care needs in over 90 countries, and the Philippines is included. So why not give it a try!

What I’ve got?

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Himalaya Herbals Clear Complexion Whitening Face Wash- contains Saffron which promotes skin fairness, Licorice and white Dammer for antioxidant properties, Pomegranate and cucumber (which I love most) for nourishing and soothes skin.

Himalaya Gentle Exfoliating Apricot Scrub- we’d all know that exfoliating is an important role for us to free from dead cells and impurities. It contains Apricot granules for dead skin and blackheads and stimulating fresh cell growth while Wheatgerm oil rich in Vitamin E is best known for nourishing for more radiant and supple skin.

Himalaya Sparkling White Toothpaste– claims to whiten and remove teeth stains in just 2 weeks! It also helps reduce gum bleeding and prevent inflammation and plaque buildup while protecting your teeth from harmful germs for 12 hours. Let’s see in a separate post if it will work on me.

Himalaya Clear Complexion Whitening Face Scrub– ta perfect match for whitening face wash! It also Licorice White Dammer and Apricot granules that help regulate melanin synthesis as it gently scrubs away dead skin cells, blackheads and deeply embedded dirt to achieve visibly soft and glowing skin.

That’s all folks! How about you? What did you try? Share me your favorite!


August SampleRoom Haul!

In today’s past faced environment, most of us want to look good and try everything in the world of skincare. One of the quintessential is the kojic soaps and whitening products. Since I am not into whitening products, what attracts me to few of these belo items is the Kojic Intensive Whitening Extra Moisture Bar Soaps. Why? Simply it offers lightening skin but without drying. We all know that Kojic products tend to dry your skin and sting sensation, but this one is worth it. Belo says, it whitens skin but deeply moisturize your skin. So good right? For me who’s suffering from drying skin, so I gave in.

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Belo Intensive Whitening BB Body Cream Spray SPF 50– It claims to achieve flawless, glowing arms and legs, visibly covers blemishes and imperfections, with kojic acid and SPF50 PA+, Hypoallergenic and tone correcting formula, so me, being insecure to the color of my legs, I would know if it is effective enough to repurchase.

Belo Intensive Whitening Micropeeling Toner –this is perfect who wants to reduce the appearance of dark spots and make up residue. Good thing it was hypoallergenic and paraben free too. I wonder if it is good matching to the soap.

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Ponds Age miracle-I am a Pond’s user for almost a decade and I always back to them whenever my skin suffer from blemishes or breakouts. I give a try to this product since because wrinkles began at 30. So why not start to use it?

Femme travel kit- (which is not in the photo above) this is perfect for short travels, this is very hygienic. You can use the cotton pads to face and skin. The cotton buds can be used for applying makeup either to lips and brows. Good thing the packaging is cute enough. My reviews each product of this is coming up right away. How bout you? Have you got samples too?

Cosmetics · Skincare

My First Order at Althea Korea!



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Yes, I am one dipping my toe into the world of Kdrama, that’s why I am culting too their Korean beauty buys. From their hand creams to lipstick, to face masks to their food! Uggh kimchi and bibimbap I know! One of my travel lists is SoKor! And the sick cycle continues, so since it’s my birthday month, I decided to bought from althea korea store! The perks of free shipping! Yay!

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Nature Republic Aloe Vera 92% Soothing Gel –this is for all skin types, can be used for just about anything, from soothing sunburn to hydrating the skin and hair in the form of a mask, to an everyday moisturizer for skin. I would do a separate post for this best-selling product around.

Missha Undereye Brightener (Natural Beige)-this hydrating concealer is thin enough to blend out effortlessly without being watery, suitable for serious dark circles around the eye. I should also do a single post about this product which also raving by the beauty gurus.

Petal Velvet Powder– This claims silky finish to the touch. Infused with oil to keep sebum productions at bay without drying out the skin for radiant, fresh look all while giving out a gentle scent. In addition to, it keeps your makeup looking great all day or dust some on to stay shine free. Let’s see if it will work on my dry skin.

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Witch’s Pouch Popo Glosstick Tint Balm– this balm says 5 in 1 product which is rich pigmentation like lipstick, shiny glow like a lipgloss, rich coloration like a lip tint, rich moisturization like a lip balm and silky smooth like lip essence. I wonder it will help my cracking lips. Will blog soonest in a separate post.

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Choosy Lip Pack– Since I’m suffering from drying lips, I get Peach and Honey! What attracts me to this product is the Jojoba Oil and Collagen that serves in every patch. The peach flavor is to smoothen your dry lips while Honey soothes the lips and make it glow.

Last is the Pig Nose Clear Black Head 3 Step Kit from Holika Holika which allows removing blackheads easily. Let’s see if it works too!

How about you? Did you already purchase from Althea Korea? What did you get? Share me your thoughts below!


Human Nature Sunflower Beauty Oil

If there is one drugstore products that I can’t let go, this is the Sunflower Beauty oil from Human Nature.

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This haven’t include in my haul cos I believe it deserve a single post. This Sunflower Beauty Oil  will give you 23 miracles that I know, some of you can’t believe. The P299.00  bucks will help your beauty hacks. Trust me! (all written in bold will give you a hint)

  1. Helps lighten dark under eye circles
  2. Helps lighten dark spots & pimple marks
  3.  Under eye moisturizer
  4. Helps prevent & lighten the appearance of stretch marks
  5. Helps soften and lighten underarms
  6. Softens feet soles, knees & elbows
  7. Removes stubborn makeup
  8.  Overall body moisturizer
  9.  Helps lighten fine lines around the eyes
  10. Helps soften cuticles and dry skin
  11. Makes skin glow and helps keep it youthful
  12.  Helps relax tired, puffy eyes
  13.  Helps relieve itch & redness caused by insect bites
  14.  Nourishes & conditions eyelashes
  15.  Helps lighten dark lips
  16.  Adds shine to dull hair
  17. Helps ease dry & itchy scalp
  18.  Helps improve skin condition after sunburn
  19.  Smoothens dry, rough skin from shaving
  20.  Helps calm skin & ease rashes
  21. Helps relieve symptoms of skin infections
  22. Helps hydrate dry patches on face
  23.  Helps lighten lesions and scars

You can buy the 50ml for P174.75 so you can trace it if it could knock it all, definitely will repurchase since I love the benefits of this affordable beauty oil. How about you, what are your favorite from human nature.?


Human Nature Haul, Choose Natural!

New Year, new you! I just realize this brand it’s not only in the Philippines but also in US, SG, UAE and other parts of the world.

“Human Nature is a social enterprise brand of natural beauty and personal care products, driven by its love for the Philippines, the poor and the environment.”  What I love about this brand was that we can help our kababayans, with every spend.


  1. Natural Hand and Foot Salve- Revived parched and hardworking hands and feet  with the powerful blend of miracle moisturizer sunflower oil and skin renewing avocado oil for just P129.75. How good is that?You can choose from Strawberry, Rose bouquet, Vanilla Peach and mine is Eucalyptus. Will review separate post.
  2. All Natural Sanitizer- Delight in a spritz of freshness as you bid bacteria goodbye with this handy and clinical proven. It cost P59.75. Available in four variants. Mine is Citrus Burst.
  3. Natural Hand Soap-It has a plant-based surfactant that effectively cleans your hands while keeping the environment clean and green. Its natural glycerin is non-drying to your hands and helps keep them soft and smooth. This pocket-friendly size means you can keep your hands clean on-the-go with cost only P59.75.
  4. Natural Healthy Lotion-Feed your skin with its 12 powerful nutrients and antioxidants. This light, fast-absorbing, genuinely natural lotion is ensure that your skin gets its daily dose of skin nutrition all day to stay soft, smooth and youthfully supple.
  5. Soothing Balm-Give the gift of peace of mind with our Soothing Balm. Breathe in the goodness and let the good vibes from this mint balm soothe away the tensions of your daily hectic lifestyle.With an infusion of peppermint, eucalyptus, and bergamot, let this all-around wonder balm help relieve stress, mental fatigue, dizziness, body aches, and even skin boo-boos. This is 2nd to my favorite from human nature. This P99.75  balm is really relaxing and the minty feeling is not too strong but I can still feel it on my skin. I apply this on my temples and the minty feeling doesn’t hurt my eyes unlike other balms I used. 🙂

How about you? what human nature products are you eyeing for? Comment below! Have a blessed new year!

Cosmetics · Skincare

November Sampleroom Haul!

Are you a makeup junkie or a skincare hoarder? I admit I spend a lot for just a lipstick which sometimes is such a waste because these lipsticks cannot be work on cheeks so other way is to buy blushes. As the time goes, I want to invest with skincare that will give my skin radiant and good skin. Sometimes we may be skeptical about face wash, to primers to moisturizers. So why not TRY BEFORE YOU BUY? Tagline from sampleroomph. Have you visit their site? On my latest haul:

Burts Bee Radiance Cleanser-First time to try it and amazed how it gently cleanse my skin and removes make up. I like the royal jelly smell and noticed that it really brightens my skin. It contains Jojoba beads that for exfoliating so no wonder it really purifies my skin. I think I could stick to it and begin to invest in full size.

Zenutrients Strawberry Lip Butter is always on my staple. I have the old packaging but I love the new one. It really moisturizes my lips which I bring wherever I go.The strawbeery hint leaves color on my lips too. Presently I recommend this to my friends who has a dry lips problem.


Cathy Doll Geisha Moteru Gel Eyeliner– I am fan of eyeliners so this one is a must, though I never tried any gel liner that comes in a brush. The oil-control and waterproof formula gives long lasting effects which is I still working on.

Silka Soap and Lotion (Shea Butter ) This works on any skin types. Its moisturizing effect and SPF23 helps to reduce dryness of my skin especially in cold areas. I didn’t noticed the whitening effects but I love how it pamper skin while protected from the sun. Good thing there is one with Avocado Oil and Milk protein variant. New scent to try on.

That’s all for my November Sampleroom Haul. What did you get?