BNTgirl x STYLENANDA 3CE Fitting Cushion Foundation

Bonjour, it’s fall, but more importantly I feel like it has been exam week every week in October and somehow my midterms continued onto November. So needlessly to say my skin has been wrecking havoc, stress does not do wonders for the skin at all.Fake it till you make it, am I right. 3ce4

I needed something to cover my face with and make it look flawless while doing so. Sometimes my prayers are answered in the form of Korean makeup.

Today I’ll be reviewing STYLENANDA 3CE Fitting Cushion Foundation in shade 21.

It’s a compact cushion but unlike my others, it has a sleek and cool finish. Though to be real everything by 3CE has a cool feel to it; lipstick: cool, mascara: cool, everything: cool. Stylenanda is my low key crush. Stylenanda has some super cool feeling designs. But my favorite thing about the cushion compact itself is the super cute air puff (sponge applicator), usually in cushion compact it has a blue base, but 3CE has a pink one (you can see the edges of pink on the applicator).

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Of course as a cushion foundation all you have to do is press gently into the cushion to get some product onto the air puff, and tap away. And what’s left is a flawless face.

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Seriously flawless skin, dewy and glowing skin. It’s easy to make it seem like I have great skin and within seconds if I apply really quickly. Fast and simple, I love cushions.

Of course as with any foundation type I have to try a stress test on it of sorts. So I decided to try it out in a day of my life as a student in university. I have classes from 8am-4pm and I go to the gym afterwards.

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8AM: Face is of course flawless because I just applied the foundation.

Skip forward like 8 hours later, and a cardio session of 45 mins.

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MY EYEBROWS RUBBED OFF(LOL)! But the 3CE cushion stayed on. Indicating that this is some real nice foundation. If I had to redo #SummerInEurope2k15, I’d definitely bring this on my trip.

On a regular day out with my friends, where we all wear the same sweater, I really stood out with my glowing skin. #nophotoshop #juststunning

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Overall I found that as a cushion foundation, the Fitting cushion really fits my lifestyle. Hahaha…trying to be punny (pun+funny).

It really fits my lazy lifestyle, I can just apply it in the morning and then not worry about it for the rest of the day and I’ll still photograph well.

So if you’re in the market for a new foundation, definitely give it a try.

I’d rate this a 10/10 in my books. They gave me a refill so I’ll keep using it until I run out and I’ll have to run out and buy more.

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BNTgirl x Too cool for school Glossy Blaster Tint (Dinky Pink)

Feeling some deja vu? I am today while reviewing a product I’ve already reviewed once, ta da.

Today I’ll be reviewing Too cool for school Glossy Blaster Tint in shade Dinky Pink. Good news though, it’s a new color that didn’t come with the kit so it’s still a fun new shade to explore! Check out my previous review here.

Check out my cute manicure.

Like previously I wrote that the blaster tints were super easy to apply and finished off with a lovely stained lips effect so it looks like your lips are perfect all day long. I wore the lip stain all day apple picking and it still gave me a cute tinted lip affect even after gorging on some apples and doughnuts. Onomnomnom. Check out that american sized doughnut. Oh dang. ITS HUGE!

But yeah I put it on at 10am and at 2pm (timestamp when the photo was taken) I still had slightly tinted lips even after tea and lunch and lots more food. Lasts forever and stays cute.

The packaging is still cute. Thought the noticeable difference between the full size tint and the kit was obviously the size. The kits were smaller and condensed and the full sized tint felt more like a lip product that I’m used to.

Other than that, it’s still a 10/10 for me!

You can try it out here for $15. Might be better to buy the set to try them all out! 🙂

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BNTgirl x Amaranth Vibrant Shimmering CC Cream

Sometimes you wish you could love a product, but sometimes it wasn’t meant to be.

This was one of those cases. I really wanted to love Amaranth Vibrant Shimmering CC Cream but alas it wasn’t meant to be.

I really enjoyed it’s hydrating cream which I reviewed last year, so I had hopes that this cc cream would fill the gap in my make up collection, cc creams. But it wasn’t meant to be.

First thing you’ll notice is in my first picture is the dirty box that I have pictured. Why is it dirty? Because the cc cream is the biggest pain in the butt, it literally smudges and dirties anything I touch after immediate usage of it. The cream that can’t stop and won’t stop. Really annoying.

The packaging is still consistent to it’s previous product that I reviewed. A nice pump that makes it easy to use. Like I said, I really wanted to love this, because the packaging is so awesome and easy to use.

But alas we come to the second big no-no that I can’t do; it’s too pale.

Have you ever wanted to be literally be as pale as a ghost? Now you can!

I never did though, especially with my summer tan still in progress, I looked ridiculous with it on. Now I know some ladies are naturally more paler than others, and I’m usually on the more paler side of the spectrum (in the winter) but as it is now I cannot wear it.

So all in all, it was too “I’LL GET ON EVERYTHING YOU LOVE AND OWN!” and wayyy too pale of a product for me to enjoy.

Sorry Amaranth, didn’t love this.

1/10 cause it was easy to rub myself pale. Maybe if I decide to be the Grudge this Halloween it’ll be a fantastic product.

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BNTgirls Review: Stylenanda 3CE CREAMY CHEEK STICK

Yoo-hoo everyone, yodeleh yee hoo!

During this past month I’ve been trying Stylenanda 3CE CREAMY CHEEK STICK from the mountains of Zakopane in Poland, to the hot and dry Madrid (Spain). I’ve been traveling a lot, and it’s safe to say I’ve tested this product thoroughly.

This product works on temperature extremes and is basically sweat proof.

I went on 6 hour trek up the mountains, the blush endured; sweat, cold temperatures and overall mountaineering. This was at 4C at the top of the mountains.

Few days later I was in Madrid, during a heat wave (40C) and the same blush stayed the same.

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I had friends ask me constantly if I was flushed from the mountaineering or from the crazy heat. Either temperature extremes left my face blush-ful.

So what you basically read is that it’s extremely waterproof from sweat from activities or just from the blistering heat. It’s fantastic.

It applies easily too! Just apply two streaks across each cheek bone and blend it out with your fingers and then it’s done! All day blush, in a minute. Lazy girl in me loves this, especially since I’m traveling around Europe and I have to travel make up light.

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The make up applies like a cream but has a nice natural-esque powder finish. Sort of brings a glow to your face.
After a long 10 hour day, it’s still visible!

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A solid summer blush that’s easy to use! 8/10.

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FORENCOS’ GREEK Mythology MASK SERIES Part 1

For anyone wondering I’m currently in Poland, more specifically Sopot.

It’s part of a tri-city network of 3 close cities together. It’s near the beach, there’s water on the beach, bugs love water…and my face.

Although I did my best to prevent skincare sadness from the plane, there was really nothing I could do to prevent bugs (mostly stupid mosquitoes) from attacking my face. Blegh.

So basically I was in (and still am a little bit) skin care hell. There’s really nothing I could do than rub on some ointment to help stop the itchyness. But the redness seemed to be a constant.

Till I tried these masks!

Today I’ll be reviewing 2 of the 7 masks in the FORENCOS GREEK Mythology MASK SERIES, and I’ll be writing a more further in dept review of my favorites shortly.

Looking so fancy blue nail, you go girl.

Okay real talk, there are basically 7 different masks one for each day of the week.

For the first mask I decided to use the tea tree oil one, because my face was dying and I needed a miracle.

Tea tree oil is suppose to help with acne and I suppose redness all together. So I figured this one would be best for my ailment.

Thursday: relax with Dryas (Tea tree oil mask)

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Check out my sad face. Especially my forehead. Take notice of those HUGE bumps from mosquitoes. : (

Anyways, so I figured why not try it.

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It fit like a glove. TO MY FACE. The mask itself was one of the nicer paper silk material used and it had a pattern that made it seem more breathable.

I put it on for a hour, but you may ask, oh what about the ampoule sachet on the side there? I, uh, didn’t want to use it this time because I was lazy.

But moving along, after an hour…I emerged.

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The redness was slapped down by the mask!

The mask was super effective, red bumps took a critical hit!

Yeah basically it’s amazing. Don’t need to read any further really. Or you can, to read on about the volcanic ash mask.

Tuesday: detox with Hephaestus (Volcanic Ash Mask)

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As you can see in the photo the redness is still there, but not as crazy as the day before.

So I decided since the Tea tree oil one was so effective the day before, I’d try another mask from the series to help continue the prevention.

But this time I did use the amouple, it as a mask base so I put it on before the mask itself. It’s really gooey, super gooey, much like a syrup. But it goes onto your face.

But the mask itself was, uh, shocking.

I’ve never experienced a brown mask, but I guess that was expected for a “ash” mask.

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The mask didn’t fit on my face as well after using the ampoule, so maybe you were suppose to wash it off before putting on the mask, I’ll try again soon.

After a hour, I removed the mask, and had to wash my face because the ampoule had dried up quite a bit. So, yeah I believe you should wash off the ampoule before the mask. #sherlock

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The swelling and the redness went down again! But it doesn’t seem to be as effective as the tea tree oil so far.

I’ll be writing more later.

Bises.

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Coreana RODIN SHO’s EGFactor Timeless Program Part 1

Brief review time.

For this review, it’ll be a bit shorter than my usual reviews. Only because I’ll have a update later (in a month.)

Today I’ll be partially reviewing Coreana’s RODIN SHO’s EGFactor Timeless Program.

I’ll be writing about the 28 day program, there’s another shorter one, I believe for 7 days, if you want to try it.

It comes as a anti wrinkle program, for the eyes and face overall.

First off let’s talk, real talk, you can already see it’s luxurious. BAM syringes, and capsules.

It’s like playing science, but with your face.

The syringes are actually eye creams for the under eye bags, the most sensitive part of your face, SENSITIVE TO TIME!

As a anti wrinkle product, it’s in one of the most sanitary containers I’ve seen so far.

As a syringe it makes sure you put on not too much product onto your face and it distributes the same amount every time.

The syringe is plastic, it feels nice against the hand though, and looks nice.

The ampoules are for the face.

They sort of finish up the treatment, by giving your face a overall hydrated feeling all day long, 24 hours.

The texture is nice and light so far and it feels almost like argan oil onto your face.

More thoughts about this product later.

Bises,

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[3CE] 3 Concept Eyes WATER WRAPPING FACIAL MASK

Phew, long time no see guys.

Sorry, I’ve been traveling a bit, and for this post I want to feature the face mask that made my 3 day journey to Europe MUCH better!

Prepare for a face mask worth the hassle of bringing onto your carry on luggage.

Ladies and Gentlemen, sit back and relax. We’re cruising.

Stylenanda 3CE WATER WRAPPING FACIAL MASK.

Traveling is almost never a delight unless you have the money to fly First/Business Class. But you know we make do with what we have.

Who else hates long airplanes rides, and cannot sleep on planes? Me.

I had a two flights to get to Poland, the first flight was from JFK (New York) -> SVO (Moscow, Russia) which was 9 hours long.

Plane rides are infamous for their stale, drying air and that can wreck  havoc on your face up before a vacation. So I was prepared. I brought 6 different face masks to use on the planes.

It was devastatingly long, especially since I didn’t sleep much the night before (3 hours) and I couldn’t sleep at all on the plane. Damn you internal clock telling me it’s daylight.

But the mask was God sent.

Prepare for shameless mask wearing on planes.

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I put the mask on and it was like bringing the Alps to my face. My skin tingled with a cooling sensation and felt like it was finally breathing for the first time in 6 hours.

I wish I was joking, it was amazing. It was as if clean, fresh mountain air was bought to me 9000FT in the air.

I’ve never experienced anything like it before, but maybe I haven’t tried enough face masks on airplanes, but I know for sure if you have a flight in the future, you should buy this mask. Right now. It was amazing.

But wait there’s more! The mask not only made my face feel extremely refreshed, it knocked me out cold.

The combination the feeling of my skin being able to breathe and the nice cool tingling sensation was just what I needed to rock me into slumber. One moment I was watching Agent Carter and the next I was out like a light.

I was out cold for 30 minutes. The nap re-energized, and I emerged from my slumber a changed woman, I was Snow White. I felt pretty, rejuvenated and just overall wonderful.

Of course it also rehydrated my face better than a splash of water. It was a snow melting into my face.

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I know I know, sometimes people write things that may sound too good to be true. But I sincerely promise you won’t regret this if you try this.

Bring the refreshing mountain air with you 9,000ft in the air.

First class is a state of mind anyways.

I’m giving this a 11/10. The perfect product to me honestly, I’m about to buy a tonne (a literal tonne) and hoard them forever and ever.

You can buy it here on Stylenanda’s website here.

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BNTgirl x MediHeal’s NMF Aquaring Hydro Nude Gel Mask

Ello again! I’m back with another mask, and I’ll be reviewing a lot more masks soon!

Today for my last item in my April box I’ll be reviewing MediHeal’s NMF Aquaring Hydro Nude Gel Mask!

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It boasts twice as much moisture as regular masks while tightening the pores and clarifying the skin.

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All I did was slap it on for 20 minutes, bottom half first and then the second half.

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And boy does it make my skin look flawless. I went out a few times after doing the masks, not wearing any make up afterwards and got asked by a few make up counter ladies if I was wearing any make up. My skin looked fantastic. My skin looked clear, radiant, and gave me the perfect subtle glow (like a finishing powder would).

I don’t usually see to much of a difference when I used masks but for this one I did. I’ll show you below;

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I feel like I look like I have make up on my skin, bb cream or something but I don’t. It’s all 100% natural nude skin.

More recently I even discovered that you can sleep with you masks on, for perhaps a quick 30 minute power nap. All you have to do is go to Daiso and buy a face mask coverer. Ta-da making flawless skin and sleep at the same time!

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I’m rating this a 10/10. Fantastic face mask and it’ll be hard to top.

If you want to try out this highly recommended face mask you can buy it here for $31.

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BNTgirl x iSOi ACNI Dr. 1st Control Essence

Sometimes like all human beings I get skin care problems.

Hormonal acne especially troubles me once a month. I’ll get some small pimples, though it doesn’t sound too bad they’re extremely noticeable against the rest of my clear skin.

So today I’ll be reviewing a product that helped me get by those monthly woes;  iSOi ACNI Dr. 1st Control Essence.

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It’s a serum/essence that helps with skin care overall;  ft. blemishes, dryness and troubled skin overall.

Like always iSOi has fantastic glass packaging that makes it feel quite luxurious.

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Being by iSOi I expected nothing less than it being absorbed into my skin quickly and easily. The absorption was great and felt light. The cream itself has a mild fragrance so it won’t irritate the skin any further. The essence also boasts that it has no chemical ingredients and that it’s all natural, and I believe it.

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The serum helped my acne fade away naturally and my skin imperfections less imperfect. It helped my redness around my cheeks and nose fade and for the first time in forever I went out with almost no make up on to school. I only have my brows done in the picture below, and that’s it.

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I think overall I’d rate this a 8/10. I don’t think you should treat this like a acne treatment by itself but rather a face imperfection remover instead.

If you’re interested you can buy it here for $30.
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BNTgirl x Too Cool for School Art Class by Rodin

Ohhhhh spring’s here and summer’s around the corner, what does that mean?! Contouring/bronzer forever!

Looking for the perfect summer glow/chiseled face can be difficult, I know, and today I’ll be reviewing a Korean Contouring product – Art Class by Rodin by Too Cool For School.

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Like always, I have to mention their super cute packaging, they obviously know how to perfect detailing, and it shows in their product.

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Now I’ve previously tried and disliked Benefit Hoola, and I currently use NARS Paloma on the daily, just for some background in what I’ve fiddled with. Both super popular contouring kits, and now the TCFS Art Class by Rodin is popular as well, I’ve seen SSIN use it a lot on her youtube channel.

Unlike western faces, I need contouring, or else my cheekbones and nose would be lost to the roundness of my egg shaped face. So I’m quite invested in finding the perfect contouring palette.

Most important thing about contouring is the naturalness, you don’t want to seem really fakely chiseled, or orange. So I was really excited to see that the TCFS kit was a more light contouring kit, so you could build the color up rather than mess up one time and be done with it.

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Compared to my NARS kit,  like I said above, it was less pigmented, but still worked well. It looked very natural.

To use the product itself, you can use the darkest color to fill in the hollows of your cheek, then the middle color to blend out. But personally I just swirl my blush/contour brush in the pan and use the three colors together to shade my face.

How do I contour you might ask? Well I’ll upload a brief video later (ft. both my NARS paloma kit and the TCFS Art Class by Rodin), I usually start by finding the hollows of my cheeks and then creating a 3 figure shape on my face afterwards.

Before:

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After:

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Overall I find the TCFS Art Class by Rodin to be a fine contouring kit especially for asian skin tones like myself. I didn’t find the color too bronzing/orange/fake tan ish and was extremely natural. No make up make up, amiright? You want to look flawless without too much effort. I only really used 3-5 products in this look and it was mostly by Too Cool for School.

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I would recommend this as a beginner contouring tool as it’s easy to build up in color naturally without looking fake, so it’s cute and easy to use.

I’d rate this a solid 8/10. Easy and practical to use.

As a beginner product I find it a nice product to use and if you’re interested you can buy it herefor $20.
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