From BB Creams to CC Cushions: Why I Made The Switch

Clio VF21 CC Cushion

It was more or less one year ago when I first heard about CC cushions. I wasn’t an instant believer because I wasn’t a big fan of CC creams. I stuck to using BB creams because I have found some that actually worked quite well with my very oily, acne-prone skin.

I’m not saying I have tried them all as I tend to stay away from the pricier BB creams. I have tried Missha, Maybelline, Nature Republic, The Face Shop, Skin Food, and Holika Holika. Most of the BB creams I have tried gave my gave me a natural look upon application but gradually left a slight grayish cast after 3 to 5 hours. Yes, definitely dampens the mood especially when you want to look flawless. That, and the fact that I application can be quite messy.

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Quick Review: HHN Mandarin Fresh Shampoo and Conditioner + HHN Chamomile Cool Feminine Wash

And so here’s another blog post devoted to reviewing Human Nature products.  I had the opportunity to purchase a few items more, in addition to those I already reviewed here.  I won’t be making this long, hence the post title because I know that people don’t really have the time to read long blog posts. Furthermore, you can  find loads of useful information  on HHN products on their website.  So my task is to  let people know if I liked a particular item or not and why.

Human Nature Chamomile Cool Feminine Wash

 

I wanted  to try a mild feminine wash so I bought the Human Nature Feminine Wash in Chamomile Cool.  I liked it — it’s mild, cleanses well, and nice-smelling.  It leaves you with just a hint of coolness down there.  A big plus is the fact that doesn’t contain sulfates, parabens, PEGs,silicones, and synthetic fragrances.  A downside, however, is that it is a tad pricey at P154.75 for a 200 ml bottle, but not ridiculously overpriced if you put a premium on reproductive health.

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Human Nature: A Step Closer to Green Living

 

Human Nature Bloggers' Event

One of the events I attended recently was the Human Nature Magalogue Turnover for Bloggers.  Held on May 18, 2013, the Human Nature event was supported by a good number of beauty and lifestyle bloggers from Davao City.

Human Nature Personal Care and Makeup Items

During the event, HHN’s Ms. Monique Villanueva  presented their newest items as featured in their May 2013 magalogue (or brochure as most people call it)  like the  HHN’s Perfect Glow Mineral Blush which now comes in a  compact packaging with mirror and brush.

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Human Heart Nature: A Mix of Hits and Misses

Late last month, I went to the Davao branch of Human Heart Nature to buy a bunch of  products.  Why Human Heart Nature?  Well, first off, I was looking to buy affordable organic skincare products.  And secondly, I have read really good reviews about the brand’s skincare and haircare line.

So I went home with the following items:

+ Citrus Burst Spray Sanitizer, P175

+ Nourishing Facial Wash, P190

+ Nourishing Face Toner, P160

+ Sunflower  Beauty Oil, P130

+ Purifying Facial Scrub, P105

+ Soothing Aloe Strengthening Shampoo, P130

+ Soothing Aloe Strengthening Conditioner, P145

+ Avocado and Gugo Mark Intensive Hair Mask, P280

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A Dab Will Do: Is It Worth It to Pay More for Skin Care Products?

A Dab Will Do

It seems that people are becoming more attentive in caring for their health. Across our nation, gym memberships are up, personal trainers are on the rise, more people are buying health insurance policies, organic food sales are up and even sales in trends such as balance bracelets are launching higher. Despite these increases, people seem to be neglecting one important area of their health—skin care. Consumers aren’t objecting to paying more for organic carrots, yet they continue to buy cheap lotions from the local drug store. Your skin is not only a vital part of your health; it is also a big part of your overall appearance. Read on to learn why investing in a good quality skin care product is one of the best investments you can make, and why paying more for a product can be worth it.

Pick your potion 

Before your online shopping spree begins, you need to identify what your main skincare needs are. Do you suffer from acne, rosaceous, wrinkles, blotchy skin, oily skin, dry skin, etc? In order to get results, you need to focus on one product for one condition at a time. For example, if you have acne and wrinkles, don’t treat your face with multiple products. Choose the one that is the easiest to cure, treat it, and then move on to treating the next condition. In this case, you would treat the acne and then the wrinkles. By mixing the products, you may not get the best results.

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