The Body Shop Skin Care Tea Tree line

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Since the 14th of April, I’ve started using these products from The Body Shop. When I came in the store, as usual there will be somebody who will accommodate you immediately and ask what you you’re looking for. They will also ask you your problem then they will try to give you a solution. They’re like a dermatologist while selling these beauty products.

I actually came inside the store looking for something else. I was being told that they are offering vitamin C serum which I wanted to try since a long time ago. You are all aware about my acne problems, but when you look at my face the acne marks are dominant than the acne itself. Sometimes it’s red too much which makes my face looks like I have too much acne but apparently I only have 3 (Yes, I used the word only). Then I did some research and heard that Vitamin C Serum are good to reduce the marks. So I wanted to try it but they offered products from different line.

I was being told that Vitamin C are really good for brightening but at the same time is harsh for the skin especially that I am prone to acne. They told me not to use it first rather I should use something which can get rid of my blemishes first. So they give me these line of products which consist of Tea Tree ingredients.

I will review each four products for you guys.

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Product 1: Skin Clearing Foaming Cleanser

The first step with every skin routine is cleansing. Of course you have to wash your face first. Remove all the dirt, remove all the make up then get ready for the next regimen. They offered me two types of cleansers which they said have same ingredients only except that the other one is gel and the other one is foam which is the one that I have. I love the foam type since with just two pumps it can wash my whole face already. It gives you that cold feeling on your face. I love the feeling. I only use BB cream as what I have said on my post before and what I can say is that it can easily remove what’s on my face.

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Product 2:  3-in-1 Wash Scrub Mask 

It’s very rare for me to use scrub on my face which is based on my research must be done at least 1-2 times to remove dead skin cells. Since it’s part of the promo I took this one. I am only using it once or whenever I want to but it felt very fresh on my face. It can be used as a mask too aside from for cleansing and scrub. I tried putting on the mask for more than 5 minutes but I think if you left it on your face for more than 5 minutes it will start to feel hot on the face especially the one under the nose but maybe just because of the breathing haha.

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Product 3: Skin Clearing Mattifying toner

Toner comes after cleansing the face. If there’s any dirt of make up left on your face that the cleansing foam wasn’t able to remove then it’s a perfect solution. Aside form this purpose, a toner soothes, repairs, and smooths the skin’s surface it diminishes the blemishes and minimizing the signs of redness and inflammation. What I like about this product is it’s mattifying attribute. It will leave your face fresh and clean. Unlike my experience with other toner products this toner doesn’t make my face oily. It’s not that harsh on my skin too because of it’s organic ingredients.

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Product 4: Skin Clearing Daily Solution

The last but not the least is my Skin Clearing Daily Solution. This is really my favorite among the four. And it was also part of my April Favorites! What I like about this product is that it’s very lightweight. Though the consistency is like oil (but it is not oil It’s a serum) it is easily absorbed by the skin and leave a matte finish. Like you did not put anything at all except that the skin looks healthier.

 

Pros

  • Super lightweight
  • It feels cool on the face
  • It will make your face feel fresh and healthier
  • The smell is very nice
  • Organic Ingredients!
  • It’s not that expensive compared to the other The Body Shop‘s line of skin products
  • Packaging looks very pro. Also, I like it that they put it on pump

Cons

  • Packaging is nice but they’re heavy. Especially the bottle ones

Summary

I really love the product! I am actually reaching the stage of buying another set but I am still thinking if I should, or I should try something else because my pimples are not yet cured as they promised. But I am still loving it because it leaves my face looks healthier than usual. It’s not dry and not oily. It also feels good on my face. Can anybody give me suggestion if I should continue using the products or should I change it. If I need to change it can you suggest some products?

I hope you enjoy this review!

lovelots

xxx shary o~

 

The Body Shop Skin Care Tea Tree line

Not that much of a makeup Ft. Flormar && Why I have acne?

MY ACNE STORY

When I was in high school, I started to have small pimples on my forehead. I don’t actually call it pimples but maybe some sort of an allergy. It’s very irritating and it doesn’t look good. As a teenager, I got curious about what I’m seeing on commercials. So by then I started to try something which made it worse then I stopped after a few days. Luckily after some time the allergy was removed.

When I reached college, pimples started to grow on my cheeks. One by one, until one day I realized that aside from dark spots that I had from my previous pimples, I started to grew more pimples which I cannot count anymore. Then I tried using different products again. I even went for facial once a month for three consecutive months and I also use the products that they prescribed me to use. Then after some time, my pimples was reduced and my dark spots was lightened. But hey, I’m just a college student coming from a “May kaya” family. I cannot continue going for facial and use all of their products. So one by one I stop using what they asked me to put.

I’m still having pimples while I was working, but not as much as before. Actually, my acne was really reduced a lot. Maybe one pimple every month. It continue being like this until I go here in UAE and started working here. Then I don’t know the cause, my pimples started to grow again more and more each day until now. So basically that’s it. The story of my acne. Until now I’m still suffering with this huge problem.

Currently, I am working wherein I am obliged to meet people face to face. And that’s not good if they will see my face with too much pimples. But since there is acne, I don’t put that much make up on my skin to not irritate it that much. But I need to find a solution on how I can reduce the marks on my skin.

FLORMAR HAUL

With a huge question mark on my face and with a lot of curiosity, I entered a make up shop called Flormar. Then a saleslady suggested me foundations, press powder, concealer and such. I promised myself I will not put on make up until I removed all my acne. I told them that, so they gave me BB Cream.

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Item # 1: 7+ White BB Cream

I am afraid to use this one as well. Even if it’s just a BB Cream, still it’s a type of make up meaning it still contains chemicals which might irritate my skin. But after a week of using it, I noticed no changes with my skin which is a good sign because usually if I’m using new products, I breakout after a day or two.

As the name itself says, it is a 7 in one product. It has a SPF 30 UV Protection, it also hydrates, smoothens, and luminate the skin, it corrects the skin color and also, it conceals those dark spots. Which is exactly what I need. I’ve been using this for half a year now and I can say it’s my favorite.

It’s lightweight and it easily blends well with my skin. It also gives you that matte finish thought it may be a little creamy at first. You must blend it well throughout your skin. It has SPF 30 also which is definitely what I need for my dark spots!

What I don’t like about it is the smell. It doesn’t have that pleasant smell that usually comes with creams. But it’s tolerable. Also, there are only three shades of the product so there are only few choices to choose from to which will suit your skin.

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Item #2: Flormar Watermelon Balm

I always have choppy lips so never will I forget to use lip balm on my lips. Not for color but for Sun Protection and to remove the choppiness of my lips. I avoid using dark colored lipstick because again, my acne. I feel that my pimple’s redness becomes more lucid because of the color of my lips. I usually only use Nivea Lip Balm for my lips but there’s nothing wrong with using something new. Then they gave me this lip balm. I love it! It’s doesn’t leave that greasy feeling on the lips. Plus, it is tinted but not that lucid so it’s fine.

I’m not that sure how many shades they have. But at the store where I came has only three shades, or might as well I say flavor, to offer. The one that I have is watermelon which has a pinkish red color. There is also one dark shade which is the black mulberry. and the light one the apple balm. You can really smell the flavor.

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Item # 3: Flormar x10 Lengthening Sculpting Mascara

Not the best that I’ve used so far. But the plus point with this item is that the ingredients consists of Olive Oil which is good for your lashes. It leaves you that voluminous and longer lashes which is what i’m searching for when it comes to mascara. Two thumbs up for this item but still im consistent with the fact that it’s not the best mascara that i’ve tried.


I spent a total of 110 AED all in all. Not bad for these three products! 😍 I will rate all in a total of 8.5/10 

Not that much of a makeup Ft. Flormar && Why I have acne?