Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Mentholatum Premium Rich Moist SPF23 PA+++



Name: Mentholatum メンソレータム Premium Rich Moist プレミアムリッチモイスト SPF23 PA+++
Price: RM 22.90 for 4.5 g
Release date: 27.7.2014
Made in: Japan

This blend of olive oil, honey, avocado oil, argan oil, jojoba seed oil, royal jelly, shea butter, moringa butter and ceramides from Mentholatum relieves dryness around the clock for luscious lips primed to pucker.

It is a comfortable, non-sticky product to wear. Really moisturising, long-lasting and it is even nice to have on when it is windy because my hair doesn't stick to it! And, just in case it matters, it adds a glossy sheen if I layer it enough.

Ideal for outdoor use, this premium lipbalm comes with SPF23 PA+++ for protection against harmful UV rays. It is available in two variants, namely Fragrance Free 無香料 and Natural Honey ナチュラルハニー, at all leading pharmacies and major supermarket outlets for RM 22.90.

The full ingredient list for Premium Rich Moist Fragrance Free:
Paraffin, Squalane, Petrolatum, Mineral Oil, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Polyethylene, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Phytosteryl Macadamiate, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Dipropylene Glycol, Microcrystalline Wax, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Polyglyceryl-4 Oleate, Moringa Oil/Hydrogenated Moringa Oil Esters, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Wax, Iron Oxides, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Sterols, Water, Honey, Ceramide 3, Ceramide 2, Ceramide 6 II, Tocopherol, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Butylene Glycol, Royal Jelly Extract.

The full ingredient list for Premium Rich Moist Natural Honey:
Paraffin, Squalane, Petrolatum, Mineral Oil, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Polyethylene, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Phytosteryl Macadamiate, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Flavor, Dipropylene Glycol, Microcrystalline Wax, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Polyglyceryl-4 Oleate, Moringa Oil/Hydrogenated Moringa Oil Esters, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Octyldodecanol, Cholesterol, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Synthetic Wax, Iron Oxides, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Sterols, Water, Honey, Ceramide 3, Ceramide 2, Ceramide 6 II, Tocopherol, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Butylene Glycol, Royal Jelly Extract.

Disclosure: Press samples.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Hada Labo Whitening Cooling Sherbet

There is a new product in town to help restore hydration lost at sea and to dial the sun's burn down a notch - the Hada Labo Whitening Cooling Sherbet!


Name: Hada Labo 肌ラボ Whitening Cooling Sherbet 白潤冷感美白シャーベット
Price: RM 65.90 for 30 g
@cosme rating: 4.9
Release date: 13.3.2016
Made in: Japan

It is a multi-purpose cream that comes in a sherbet-like texture. It combines a blend of Witch Hazel, Tranexamic Acid, Edelweiss and Strawberry to tone and soothe the skin. Upon application, the cream melts away like snow, giving the skin a refreshing, cooling sensation. I apply it after moisturiser as the last step of my skincare regimen.


It is also ideal to use after outdoor activities to cool and brighten skin that is flushed from an overexposure to the sun. For better results, refrigerate the product to maximise coldness.


Gentle enough for all skin types, the Whitening Cooling Sherbet is free from alcohol, mineral oil and colorant and is sold exclusively through Watsons for RM 65.90.

The full ingredient list for Whitening Cooling Sherbet:
Water, Stearic Acid, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycerin, Tranexamic Acid, Arginine, Polyglyceryl-10 Eicosanedioate/Tetradecanedioate, Methylparaben, Menthoxypropanediol, Fragrance, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Menthol, Butylene Glycol, Leontopodium Alpinum Extract, Saxifraga Sarmentosa Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract.

Disclosure: Press sample.

Friday, July 28, 2017

LipIce Tinted Lipbalm In Disney Edition

A Disney themed lipbalm has landed! That's right - the LipIce Tinted Lipbalm has been repackaged for maximum adorableness. Disney fans of all ages will rejoice at this new look as well as the pocket-friendly RM 12.50 price tag.


Clockwise from bottom right: Baby Pink, Berry Red, Poppy Pink

Name: LipIce Tinted Lipbalm
Price: RM 12.50 for 3.5 g
Made in: China

This Tinted Lipbalm adds tint and conditions lips - so you get the colour of a stick (albeit sheered out) alongside the nourishment of a balm. Made from a mix of Super Hyaluronic Acid, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Collagen and Vitamin E, this berry scented balm hydrates and repairs chappy woes, so lips stay plump and protected.


Clockwise from bottom right: Baby Pink, Berry Red, Poppy Pink


From left: Baby Pink, Berry Red, Poppy Pink

Choose from Baby Pink (Strawberry), Berry Red (Wildberry) or Poppy Pink (Raspberry) at all leading pharmacies and major supermarket outlets.

The full ingredient list for Tinted Lipbalm Baby Pink:
Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Diisostearyl Malate, Octyldodecanol, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Dimer Dilinoleyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Ozokerite, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Castor Oil Dimer Dilinoleate, Ceresin, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Flavor, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Hydrogenated Ethylhexyl Olivate, Calcium Titanium Borosilicate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Titanium Dioxide, Red 6 Lake (CI 15850:2), Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables, Tocopheryl Acetate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Tin Oxide, Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Hydrolyzed Collagen.

The full ingredient list for Tinted Lipbalm Berry Red:
Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Diisostearyl Malate, Octyldodecanol, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Dimer Dilinoleyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Ozokerite, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Castor Oil Dimer Dilinoleate, Ceresin, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Flavor, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Hydrogenated Ethylhexyl Olivate, Calcium Titanium Borosilicate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Titanium Dioxide, Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850:2), Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables, Tocopheryl Acetate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Tin Oxide, Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Hydrolyzed Collagen.

The full ingredient list for Tinted Lipbalm Poppy Pink:
Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Octyldodecanol, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Dimer Dilinoleyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Ozokerite, Diisostearyl Malate, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Castor Oil Dimer Dilinoleate, Ceresin, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Calcium Titanium Borosilicate, Titanium Dioxide, Mica, Flavor, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Hydrogenated Ethylhexyl Olivate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Red 6 Lake (CI 15850:2), Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables, Tocopheryl Acetate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Tin Oxide, Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Hydrolyzed Collagen.

Disclosure: Press samples.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Kicho Argan Brush Cleanser & Cleanser Wipes

Kicho offers two options for cleaning your brushes: a thorough wet wash and a quick-dry method.


Argan Brush Cleanser (260 ml) is specifically designed to thoroughly clean (green tea, iris, calendula, lemon, sophora root and citrus extracts) and condition delicate bristles (argan oil). It lifts makeup off my brushes and restores them to their pristine selves. Plus, let's face it, the nice smell is a big help!


There are 2 ways I use the it. No.1: swirl my brushes in circular motions in the solution until clean, then rinse. No.2: spritz both sides of my brush before gently blotting clean with a towel.


The second point leads me to the Argan Brush Cleanser Wipes (1 box (×5)) because I use it to spot clean my brushes too! It is great for extending the amount of time to go between washes. And, if you must share your brushes - I would highly discourage it, by the way - keep a wipe close by to curtail the spread of bacteria.


I wouldn't substitute wipes for regular deep washes with the fluid, nonetheless, I would recommend it if you are always travelling... I would toss a sachet in my makeup kit if my trip lasts for more than a week though I don't believe it is a must-have. It is like that last slice of pie. An indulgence? Yes. A necessity? No.


They cost US$ 20 and US$ 15 respectively on kichocosmetics.com.



The full ingredient list for Argan Brush Cleanser:
Water, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, SD Alcohol 40-B, TEA-Lauryl Sulfate, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Extract, Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Sophora Angustifolia Root Extract, Acorus Calamus Root Extract, Polysorbate 20, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Fragrance.

The full ingredient list for Argan Brush Cleanser Wipes:
Water, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Ethanol, TEA-Lauryl Sulfate, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Extract, Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Sophora Angustifolia Root Extract, Acorus Calamus Root Extract, Polysorbate 20, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Fragrance.

Disclosure: BNTGirls samples. Head on over to BNTNews for more exciting news, may it be K-Beauty, K-Fashion or K-Pop!

Friday, June 9, 2017

Mamonde Malaysia Partners With 11street!

On top of its 5 beauty counters in Aeon 1 Utama, Aeon Mid Valley, Aeon Bukit Indah, Aeon Tebrau City and Aeon Queensbay Mall, Mamonde Malaysia launched the sale of its products on 11street.my for the convenience of customers who prefer shopping online.


With this launch, shoppers can expect exclusive online only items and special deals (for the month of June only, so hurry!) such as the Basic Skincare Set at RM 49 (49% savings), First Energy Serum Set at RM 119 (20% savings), Highlight Lip Tint Set at RM 50 (GWP) and Mascara (Volume) Set at RM 59 (GWP). Awesome deals will continue in the second half of 2017 with an exclusive workshop for 11street customers.


One last thing to note: be sure to buy products with the logo below to guarantee authenticity.


Happy shopping!