I bought this cleanser when I first read about Aesop. Finally there is a store which sells them in Singapore! I am fond of trying cleansers and I have oily skin. I tried this gel cleanser out and I like the scent of the tangerine rine and lavender stem. This gel cleanser does not foam very much unlike other cleansers I have used but this cleanser rinses out well and does not leave the skin dry and stripped of moisture. The bad side about it is the packaging. I usually wash my face when I am in the shower so this poses as a hazard to me and I am so scared of dropping the glass bottle! I had to buy the smaller Aesop travel sized bottles to store the cleanser in. Overall an awesome product which did not give me breakouts and would love to repurchase after I finish up the bottle :)
Moisturizers -Aesop - Oil Free Facial Hydrating Serum
StilaFaux 8/28/2005 12:13:00 PM
I bought this after trying out samples which Aesop very generously gives. I found that it absorbs very quickly into the skin and leaves my skin taut and supple. The bad thing about it is the sticky-ness it leaves. I dont really have a problem with that as I would layer over my daily sunscreen. I purchased the full size of the serum and I found the dropper to be quite irritating as if not handled properly , the dropper just drips out the serum really fast and there could be wastage of the product. The good thing about the dropper is that it is very hygienic and prevents u from using your fingers to scoop out product. It's great for the hot and humid Singapore weather where I can't stand even the lightest of moisturizers :( I found the Ylang Ylang scent to be very overpowering at first but I got used to it after a few uses. The scent went away after 15 minutes of application. Good buy for a large amount with minimal usage each time. I would consider repurchasing this after I finish up!
I happened to purchase this during a departmental store having a storewide sale. Got this in the shade of Coffee and I love how natural the colour is! It suits Asian skin really well and it does not budge nor smudge after long hours of wearing. I wear makeup at 7.30am in the morning and get home slightly after 6pm and the brow colour is still going strong! It's kinda prespiration proof under Singapore's hot and humid weather as well! HG eyebrow pencil! Not to mention that they come in refills as well which makes it much cheaper. Pencil Holder - SGD42 , refills - SGD24
I was looking for a shampoo for my oily roots/dry ends and got this. The scent is pretty light and it foamed up really well. Easy to wash off but it did tangle my hair abit during the process. To combat this, use another conditioner meant for detangling/dry damaged hair. My hair felt really clean after using so I would continue to use it and report back if there is anything bad! The bottle is small and easy to carry around , not to mention that it is simple looking too!
I have always been very skeptical of low end drug store foundations but since my budget was getting tighter and I figured some of the basic stuff I use has got to be cheaper, I resorted to getting the Za 2 way. Packaging wise, I love the fuss free sleek blue packaging. It looks so simple and stylish. Not to mention the powder puff and the foundation is packed separately as I change my puffs frequently. The coverage of this foundation is just right for me to hide some blemishes and scar marks. I picked shade #22 and it's a close match for me :) It did not oxidise in the hot humid climate which I live in. The oil controlling properties are superb as well. I would definitely buy this product again when it runs out. Oh yes, they have refills too! Save the earth! :D
Eye Makeup Remover -H20 - Dual Action Eye Makeup Remover
StilaFaux 1/31/2005 7:45:00 AM
I really love this eye makeup remover. It's those which does not sting the eye, not very greasy to use and washes off easily when I cleanse my whole face with my regular cleanser. The packaging is really simple and pretty due to the dual phases of the remover itself! I would repurchase this if I had more spending money!
This product was recommended by my facialist as part of my skincare regime for my oily and acne prone skin. This cleanser works really well with a small dollop and foams up really well. It doesn't strip skin unlike other cleansers for oily skins.It is not very fragranced and did not sting my eyes. My skin felt very smooth and cleansed after using too! The only setback is the cost and the packaging which I detest when trying to use this cleanser in the shower! I would prefer a flip top cover than a screw one. Overall a great cleanser and I would gladly repurchase.
I got a sweet MUAer to CP this for me and I am so glad I got this! The eyeshadow combination is fantastic and makes my brown eyes pop together with Bobbi Brown Gel liner in Expresso Ink. The blush gives a good amount of pink to my PPP cheeks and the quality of Stila eyeshadows and blush is fantastic and lasted all day. I wished that they included a lip glaze instead of a lipstick IMO. But overall, a great buy for a face palette (well, almost!)
Pressed Powders -Stila - Sheer Color Face Powder spf15
StilaFaux 12/24/2004 12:43:00 AM
Got this item at a hefty SGD42 but luckily I had a 20% discount. I bought the one in Shade 1 as I am FFF, Stila Shade B. I like the fact that this pressed powder has a SPF15 as I am pretty fussy when it comes to sun protection. This product is best used with a powder brush than a powder puff as it tends to make my skin very chalky, giving me a funny cast on the skin. Compared with MAC Blot, I would say that MAC blot is better when it comes to sheerness and usage (I use a powder puff with MAC Blot). The packaging is pretty sleek. Cute and easy to carry along. I doubt I would buy this again due to budget constraints.
I love this cleanser for my super oily skin. It helps to remove lots of sebum off my face without leaving my skin tight and cracky. The packaging is so minimalist. Simple and easy to use. A small amount is needed to create a great foam to wash so this tube can last for months. Great deal for the money! Not recommended for dry or even normal/combi skins. It would be too harsh. This cleanser already stated that it removes skins with strong sebum production.
Masks -Ole Henriksen - Firm Action - Pore Refining Mask
StilaFaux 8/19/2004 2:56:00 AM
I have pretty oily T-zone combi skin and this works well :) It has very strong tightening properties. I really feel the pull when I am using it. The tub is a wise choice so that I can use my fingers and clean up the entire tub(it's pretty ex for a mask) So far this has made my pores smaller and tighter. Skin looks more refined as well. Will buy again when it runs out!
Loose Powders -Ettusais - Day Protect (Amulet) Powder
StilaFaux 6/22/2004 12:09:00 AM
This product is so cute! Light pinky round container which has a separator in it for the puff and the powder. It really does what it says it would do : to smoothen roughness. This made my skin look really smooth and it felt silky too! The oil control properties are not too bad as well. I began to turn oily after about 3 hours after using. I work in a cafe and this helps to protect my skin from the harmful elements of smoke and dust. Huge rave!
This is my first MAC Cream Colour Base and I love it :)A very pretty bronzy colour which lasts the whole day and brightens up my entire look. Not to mention that this colour is extremely versatile and can match most eyeshadow colours. Does not break me out too! Huge rave and I am on the lookout for other cream colour bases as well. :)
Toners -Biotherm - Acnopur clarifying exfoliating lotion
StilaFaux 4/24/2004 12:53:00 PM
I love this item! This toner has indeed helped much for my skin after using the cleanser and left my face feeling clean and fresh. Small specks of dirt and such do appear on the cotton ball after applying on my face and my skin has been much more clearer and less dull. I am also very glad that this is alcohol free and does not leave my face burning unlike other toners. The only problem with it is the packaging,it leaks a little whenever I shake the bottle to mix the contents up as it does have a little residue at the bottom. Would definitely buy again to top up!
I was having doubts when I bought this cleanser as I have very sensitive and acne prone skin. I tried this for a week twice daily and it helped to clear up my spots and blemishes. I bought the entire line of items to see its effectiveness and it did help ALOT to clear my major breakout when I came back from my vacation in Italy. Thumbs up for this product although it's a tad pricey for a cleanser but if it does the trick I would not mind! :) OT: I also love Biotherm's fuss free packaging :)