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SaintFengel Galaxy Purifying Gel Masque Review.

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Hello Everyone

Some of you may know that I’ve recently started posting my blogs on an Asian review site called Amabie. I have also written separate reviews on there of products (masks) that I haven’t reviewed for you here. To cut a long story short, I have ever since been recognized for writing honest and thorough reviews and was selected as one of their A list bloggers for the month of February.

Here is the post they put on Instagram to make the announcement:

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If you are on Instagram, please go and check out their site.

Here are the goodies that I got:

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I have already reviewed the Aria skin Brightening and Soothing Eye mask for you and you can see it here.

This is what the product looks like in the box:

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and here is the write up about the product that was in a printed booklet they sent along with the products:

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At first I thought it would be a gel like mask that dries like regular charcoal masks, or like the one in the viral video where a girl freaks out because the mask snagged on her peach hairs. But thank goodness, this mask does not dry like white glue mixed with charcoal. It’s a gel formula that absorbs into the skin like a slimy sheet mask would, except it’s more like a sleeping pack that you wash off after 30 minutes.

The actual product is literally one of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen. My pictures don’t do it justice. It’s like a tiny little galaxy in a black pot:

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The mix of bamboo charcoal and pearl extract makes it look like a night sky in the country side of  Southern Africa, where the stars are so abundant you don’t need a flashlight.

Here’s another attempt at a photograph:

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It’s so pretty to look at. It comes with a nifty little spatular that helps with application. I tend to ditch those and use my hands instead, but it does rather feel like applying icing on a cake, when I do use the spatula.

This is what it looks like:

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This is what it looks like applied (Both times):

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As you can see, it’s not the regular kind of charcoal mask that makes you look like the moon emoji, but the gel makes it very light in colour.

My thoughts: The product feels amazing on the skin. I had no irritation or adverse reactions to it. I used it twice and from the first to the second time the dullness in my skin got less. My skin felt really hydrated and the pores feel tight in a good kind of way after I’ve washed it off and the following morning. I notice some black heads and small pimples coming out on my forehead about a week after the first use. I feel like this is where their claims of it cleansing the deeper layers of skin, is proven to be true, because even though I don’t get breakouts in that area, I know the pores aren’t 100 percent clean. So to me it’s a sign of the product delivering on its promises. After the second try my skin looked much better. The pores that before had been blocked and visible are now clean and smaller, and my skin looks and feels overall more clear and matte.

Would I replace it? Yes, this is definitely one of the most luxurious masks I’ve ever tried. It feels expensive, yet it’s not. The results are amazing in my opinion, and the beauty of the pearl and bamboo charcoal in the gel is really something one has to experience for oneself.

There you have it guys.  I hope you’re able to get your hands on this.

xox

Amanda

 

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Etude House Bubble Tea Sleeping Pack

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Hi Ladies and Jellyspoons.

Today I will be sharing another review that on the net has been like Marmite – Some love it, some hate it. I liked the packaging (as usual) and thought I’d try it out regardless of the flack people have been giving it.

First off, my skin isn’t dry at all. In fact it’s too oily in the warmer months, so I don’t need a ton of hydration, but I can’t go without it either, because the skin then over compensates by making more sebum. So I figured if I can find something that is nourishing enough but not super super heavy, then it should work.

People have complained that these aren’t hydrating enough, because most sleeping packs are very heavy. I find that it’s just perfect for my skin. I don’t wake up with an oil slick on my skin, and I don’t get break outs either.

This is what the product looks like in the packaging: 

And this is what the product looks like:


Mine is a little lower than it was when I bought it because I use it all the time, so don’t be scared. You’ll get a full container.

As you can tell there are real bubbles inside that are like little balls of strawberry preserves.


The product comes with a nifty little spade or spoon with which to get the bubbles out. People complain that the product should have more bubbles and that they’re hard to remove and that it’s messy. My comment: if it weren’t for messy, you wouldn’t be conceived. Get over it. Haha 🙂  It’s a sticky sleeping pack. It’s meant to be messy. That’s what makes it fun.

I took one of the bubbles and crushed it for you all to see what it looks like:


Here are the instructions and claims:


They claim that this sleeping pack makes your skin clear and full of vitality overnight. For me the product works spot on. I did however not apply too much on my nose as I struggle with perpetual black heads on the nose and too much moisture or oils can make it worse. My skin looked really happy the morning after application and I find that I don’t need to apply any other form of night cream or moisturiser when I use this.

Here are the list of ingredients:


I’m not a scientist but none of the ingredients made me raise an eyebrow. The product just gave me an overall impression of wholesomeness and skin nourishment. I will definitely be repurchasing, by this time I want to try either of the others: green tea or black tea.

Let me know if you’ve tried this, in the comment section below. What we’re your thoughts?
Xoxo

Amanda