BNTgirl x MAXCLINIC CIRMAGE Lifiting stick

The product I’m about to review has received some cray hype online. If you haven’t seen it, there’s a video of the older Asian woman using this and literally LIFTING the wrinkles and fine lines from her face. You can google it. There are literally hundreds of videos online. Also YouTube videos and reviews. It’s a serious hype. So I was surprised when I got it from BNTNews, but good surprised.

The video is epic, EPIC.

Today I’ll be reviewing MAXCLINIC’s CIRMAGE.


But I don’t have those wrinkles, to uh, show you the awesome affects of it.

I did, however, use it on my dad. LOL. Unfortunately I’m not at privy to show those pics of him, but I can discuss how it did affect him.

So that’s going to be my review, just a summary of what I saw visually happen to his face, because mine doesn’t have any.

Also include some fine ass pictures.

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This is what it looks like inside.

For the motions, you’re suppose to lift and rub your face with it, to relieve the wrinkles.

I made some pictures for the demonstrations of what I did on my dad.

Attack the under eye bags!

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Attack the fatty areas to lift!

Now it did produce some light affects on my skin personally, but not anything too noticeable, so the before after pictures would be silly.

But for my dad, who has crazyyyyy wrinkles (60 y/o Asian man ) it totally lifted and smoothing his skin out!

He really loved how youthful it made him, it definitely smoothed out the fine lines in his face, and instead of many fine lines under his eyes, it turned into one big puffy skin area. A big improvement!

Unfortunately, his thicker lines/wrinkles could not be tamed.

A downside of the product is also it’s stickiness. I definitely wouldn’t use it on a everyday basis, but I definitely could see my dad whipping this out right before a family photo next time.

I’m giving this a 7/10. Definitely looks better on people with wrinkles!
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BNTgirl x MAXCLINIC Miraclinic Ampoule Dressing/Contouring Object

Honestly, this has been one of the most fun thing to test and review in a while. So I’m going to go straight into it.

Today I’ll be reviewing MAXCLINIC’s Miraclinic Ampoule Dressing/Contouring Object.

Its a double layer face mask, the bottom being a regular face mask and the top, a hardening mask layer.

It comes in a seriously cool package, each set containing 4 masks.

So the cool part about this mask is that it solidifies on your face, sort of like paper mache (all you kids from Canada will know). Or like those instant casts, you can just feel it go from dry paper -> wet paper -> dry paper again.

And it comes out in the shape of your face!

Of course there are benefits to this mask, like every mask. This one advertises a super lifting property, basically firming your skin right up and more!

Sorry about the wall of images about to come. But the images basically sum up my experience. It was fun, it took 35 minutes, and in the end I definitely felt like my jaw line was slimmer and my face felt tight.

First of course, I put on the mask on some clean skin.

The mask was a bit big so I had to fold the nose part up in order to breathe, which was a slight bummer, but nothing really, since I only had to fold the nose part up.

Next was the dry layer.

So the instructions said to press the dry second layer onto the wet layer in order to get the dry layer wet. Once I had thoroughly made sure the mask was set,I then waited 30 minutes and definitely felt the mask harden.

After 30 minutes it was time to take the mask off!

It definitely felt cool to take off a solid mask of your face.

And I think my face definitely looks slimmer and less red.

I definitely feel that I had a positive experience with this mask, although I know some of my other BNTgirl-mates haven’t had the same experience. But the weather, and humidity could definitely affect the ability of the second layer to reharden!

Overall I found this to be a fun, and good mask!

I rating this a 9/10. It showed positive results and it was fun! Just bummed that the set only has 4!

But you can get it here for $12.

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BNTgirl x Hwajin Cosmetics Homme Terrior Dynamic BB Cream

So I was give a product pour homme (for men, en français).

Like the rest of the BNTgirls we either had a boyfriend or yourself, today I opted for myself (all by myselfffffffff~).

I’ll be reviewing Hwajin Cosmetic’s Homme Terrior Dynamic BB cream. [For men.]

The BB cream I got came in a set, and I’ll be reviewing the BB cream first then the All in One cream/moisturizer.

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It comes in a pretty sleek, dark, and “manly” packaging.

That looks even better inside.

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I feel like they should sell women BB creams like this, 2 in 1 set, moisturizers and BB cream together. The killer combo.

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Honestly, I did test it on my male friends, who are Caucasian (white) and it was either too pale for them or it made them look weirdly poreless, so I didn’t feature them in the post.

BUT if you are a pale man, and do want to look poreless. THEN THIS IS THE PRODUCT FOR YOU!

Before:

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After:

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As you can see it’s a tad a shade dark for me (I did blend it out to my neck to match), but you can definitely see it’s a solid BB cream, good coverage and matte finish. This could be a nice summer foundation/BB cream for me.

It’s a foundation that’s pretty long lasting as well.

Check me out here, about 10 hours later. Sorry I look awkward, cause I felt awkward. I woke up after a late afternoon nap and then went to dinner with friends.

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Overall, I think if you’re a man with around shade 23 skin tone, this would be good for you.

9/10. Nice BB cream.

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BNTgirls x NATURE REPUBLIC Ginseng Royal Silk Gold Hydrogel Mask

MASK DREAMS SUCCESS!

Lately I’ve been heavily breaking out on my face, I should say that the break outs for me are relatively mild usually, maybe one or two pimples. But recently I’ve been getting clusters of them. CLUSTERS!

So I’ve pulled out all my masks and I’ve been doing treatments ON THE DAILY. Okay, maybe not daily, I don’t have time for that. Perhaps, every other day?

So needlessly to say, my face was ready to embrace NATURE REPUBLIC’s Ginseng Royal Silk Gold Hydrogel Mask. 

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The mask comes in a fancy packaging, much like the cream that I previously reviewed. It even has the same scent as the cream!

I would describe this mask as a everything mask, because it seems to be targeting…everything. It has all the right ingredients to make a power puff girl, sugar, spice and everything nice.

Or:

Pure (99%) gold

Six-year-old red ginseng

Royal jelly collected from Jiri Mountain

Amino acid extracted from golden silkworms

Yeah know, the ingredients to make a girl lovely again.

Before:

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I’ve got redness all over my face, and I’m trying to hide my chinples(chin pimples) with the mask, haha the shame. My skin is just sadness.

So the directions say to leave it on for 20-40minutes, I always do the max, for maximum effectiveness, 40 minutes! So basically 40 minutes of selfies.

It’s hard to take a cute selfie looking ugly, but regardless of the gold bling bling mask, the outcome was fantastic.

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40 minutes later, and I’m looking definitely more than 40% happier, my chinples have seemingly faded a lot and the overall redness in my face decreased significantly.

I can only recommend this since it worked out so well for me.

However it comes with a pretty heft price tag.

You can buy 6 masks for $47 here.on amazon.

But if you can do some waiting it’s only around $4-7 on korean sites.

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Review: Benton Honest TT Mist Review

Oh my gosh, this has been the first non-BntNews review in a while. And I’m looking forward to posting my travel vlogs/blogs soon while on spring break. 3 weeks to go.

Today I’ll be reviewing something I got from Roseroseshop and South Korean retailer of all sorts of Korean skincare and cosmetics. They have fairly decent prices, so if you want to check them out, here’s the link.

Today I’ll be reviewing Benton Honest TT Mist. I’m pretty excited because this is my first Benton product that I’ve ever used and it’s super fantastic-elastic.

I feel kind of bad because I actually received this product about 3 months ago to start testing and using and I’m only uploading a review now. But the good news is that I’ve heavily tested it for the past three months and I have only good things to say about it.

Benton truly seems to care about the skin with the products, and it was especially shown with their mist. It has a pH similar to skin, which makes the mist a gentle, neutral to skin spray. It leaves the skin feeling fresh all sorts of the day.

I brought it along with my winter travels to California, and it feel like it helped my skin adjust to the drier winters there. My skin was just super dry there (it ded) and I used the spray at least twice a day (morning and night) to just make sure my skin didn’t die for the rest of the day.

If I had a drier skin patch, double sprayed there, skin dry patch faded. If I had a surprise pimple area, double sprayed there, pimple faded.  If someone was mean to me, double sprayed there, person faded.

You get the idea, I sort of used it as a all purpose spray, and I loved it. I think I finally understand those Korean dramas where the girls just spritzed everywhere all the time. I turned into that. Universal Studios, check. Disneyland, check. Pre-dinner, check. Las Vegas, check. Basically everywhere I was spritzing.

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I’m a bit sad now as I’ve finished about half the bottle now but I can at least tell you all that I love it.

Plus it’s cheap. You can get it from roseroseshop here for ~$7. That’s crazy cheap, especially for something that I used basically all the time. Time to repurchase. Can’t wait.

Even though I was given this as a product to review for roseroseshop, this of course contains my 100% honesty.

Thus 10/10. I’m definitely rebuying. SPRITZ!

BNTnews x HP&C THELAVICOS Enzyme Washing Powder

Sensitive skin. Balanced pH. Keywords!

All the things I want in a cleanser and more.

Today I’ll be reviewing a product that really impressed me this month from BNTnews, THELAVICOS Enzyme Washing Powder.

Sensitive skin? Worried about that winter dryness? WANT A NEW CLEANSER? Here we go.

It’s a non-irritating washing powder that builds up into a foam and takes off even the most waterproof make up. It’s a pretty kick ass cleanser. I’m honestly the most surprised about how much I loved this washing powder.

All you need to do is put a tsp of it into your palm and just a little bit of water and it’ll foam up. You can just massage it into your face and all your worries disappear. And by worries I mean make up. It just removes all and everything from your face, but gently!

Honestly, these not much to say. You can see the results above, and pictures speak a thousand words. It just completely annihilates all make up, there were nor survivors of make up residue. I’m clean.

It’s a fantastic face cleanser and I would whole heartedly recommend it to everyone.

I’m rating this a 10/10.

Unfortunately for you all, it’s currently not on sale yet, I think I was given a trial product. But when it is…I’ll link it ASAP!

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BNTnews x VELY VELY Magic Wand Lip&Eye Hybrid Concealer

EYEBAGS! Yeah, that caught your eyes there didn’t I.

I’m a long time sufferer of eyebags, they attack my face relentlessly because of the lack of sleep in my daily life. I should’ve studied art history in University. I CAN STILL CHANGE MY MAJOR. Jk I can’t.

So needlessly to say I was ready to try the newest product that bntNews sent me. Today I’ll be reviewing VELY VELY Magic Wand Lip&Eye Hybrid Concealer. 

It’s a dual sided/function concealer, it has a liquid side which is suppose to be for the under eye areas and the cream side which is suppose to conceal the lip lines, for a gradient lip look.

The liquid side is a bit lighter than the cream side because it’s meant to “brighten” the eye look.

As you can see the cream side blends right into my skin, it’s like a perfect shade match which is awesome because there’s only one shade available on the site (LOL).

I’m a NC15-NC20.

Here it is blended. Blends right into my skin so that’s pretty solid. 10/10 for shade matching( for me specifically! Good luck everyone else!).

So first I’ll be reviewing the liquid side first.

The applicator is a cute doe foot which allows you to dab as little as you want, because in this case a little definitely goes a long way.

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And then I just blend it away gently using my ring finger to tap it into my skin.

The liquid concealer pretty much stays the entire day after setting it with some powder. So that’s pretty nice, I would say it’s a medium coverage, because it conceals quite a bit of my bags but they’re sort of still visible.

Now for the cream side, I use it how it was intended here and just to blur out my lip line, so that I can build my own lips or create a nice gradient effect. Again I use my ring finger to stay consistent.

It’s in the shape of a lipstick bullet, SUPER CUTE.

and in my finished look I put on the VELY VELY butter crayon in shade Dragonfruit which you’ll see in my next review.

I think it does a pretty solid job for what it’s intended for.

It conceals my eye bags and my lip line well and in the end I look pretty decent.

So I’m giving this a solid 9.5/10, it’s not my HG concealer, but you know I’ll still grab for it daily anyways.

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BNTgirl x Nature Republic Ginseng Royal Watery Cream

In my last blog I spoke about white winters, and what happens when I come home from Los Angeles? White out. Yeahhhhhh ski weather!

But obviously they’re some downsides to the cold weather, one of which is the dry dry, super dry skin that occurs. I have to blast the heat at home, or I might die. So instead of me dying, my body takes a casualty, my skin.

Today I’ll be reviewing a product that has been an immense help for my winter skin; NATURE REPUBLIC Ginseng Royal Watery Cream. Super fancy stuff.

Now, you might ask why I say super fancy, and I say it is because BA-BAM GOLD FLAKES! GINSENG! ROYAL JELLY! GOLD SILKWORM! Tell me that doesn’t look fancy.

Every time I put it on my face I feel like a K-Pop star, and that’s not only because of the super fancy ingredients, lots of K-Pop stars feature it in their routines, and I even saw Taeyeon from SNSD post about it on her instagram. Goals!

I’m feeling fancy.

As for the cream itself it does succeed in the “watery” part of it’s name. The cream absorbs quickly and sets as a light cream that can be used in both your day or night routine.

I love that it doesn’t have the “greasy” feel that some creams give off and doesn’t really have a minimum time to allow it to set. I just put on the rest of my make up after using it and my make up doesn’t melt off. Very nice stuff.

Overall I think it keeps my face hydrated and feeling fancy everyday. Who wouldn’t feel fancy rubbing gold flakes all over their face.

But as you guys know, I LOVE PACKAGING THE MOST! A good packaged item got me like bae. And Nature Republic has done wonderfully, to make it not only look high end but feel it too.

It’s a solid container, that has a nice screw on top, and a nice body to hold the cream as well. Plus it’s super sanitary with a little scooper that comes with it.

The fun part about this product was this is the first product I was actually able to see in the physical store. There was a Nature Republic in downtown LA, in Santee Alley.

I give it a 9/10. It was a a great cream, and I feel fancy while using it. But of course if you want to feel fancy you gotta pay that fancy price.

It retails like a high end cream, 66,000 Won in Korea.

But I found a amazon link for $36 here.

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BNTgirl x THE LAVICOS Whitening C Ampoule

Continuing with the theme of a white Christmas, I’ll be reviewing another whitening product! At least something has to be white this Christmas, and it better be my face! I’m working towards being pale enough to wear my winter foundations again.

I’ll be reviewing, on Christmas, a whitening serum: THE LAVICOS Whitening C Ampoule!

It comes in a set of 4, each set to expire two weeks after it’s first  opened (or pumped). It’s suppose to be a continuous 4 week regiment added onto a routine or to replace the serum part of a skincare routine.

Unfortunately I could only use one bottle within two weeks, or maybe not so unfortunately, I want to make the product last I guess.

The picture makes it look like a HUGE set of four serums but they’re actually cute pump bottles the size of a mini serum. But each bottle contains a lot!

In order to first use it, it comes with a unique set of instructions, first pumped it once to break the seal and then shake it to mix in the vitamin C capsules with the rest of the serum!

As you can see below, in the new bottle it has a clear liquid on the bottom (serum) and some orange petite capsules of vitamins C, and Palmitoyl
Pentapeptide-3 which is a patented ingredient which is suppose to help with skin damage and help the overall appearance of the skin.MAKE MY SKIN RADIANT I WANT TO GLOW BRIGHTER THAN A FULL MOON!

I usually pump out one pump into the palm of my hand and then pat it into my face. Pat pat pat. It absorbs well, just sinks into my skin. Nothing much there, just nice absorption.

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I don’t know if you can see it, but it’s a orange liquid, and it has some shimmer to it which I think is totally adorable. What’s nice about this vit. C product is that it doesn’t only contain just vitamin C but it also contains other things (fermented too!) such as;  yeast of mistletoe, beans and extracts of Saccharomyces. Fancy, huh?

I think so. I personally couldn’t tell if it whitened me, so I asked my friend Mark, and he said my skin looked good, so maybe.

Side note: I found that vitamin C products usually broke me out, but this one didn’t.  So if you are sometimes prone to break outs with vitamin C but want to look more radiant with the help of vitamin C and it’s magic; maybe try this!

Overall I’d rate this a 7/10. I think I need to test it out further, but for now, it seems cool.

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BNTgirl x Pure Heals Ginseng Berry Eye Lift Patch

Oh god I needed these.

Midterms just ended for me and I’m a serious victim of eye bags, not the cute aegyo eye bags, the omg what happened to sleep ones. Also, not to be confused with designer eyebags you obtain from jetsetting to foreign countries for brief amounts of time.

Today I’ll be reviewing Pure Heals Ginseng Berry Eye Lift Patch!


Eye patches are a great mini mask for the eye bags specifically because they still allow you to continue with whatever you’re doing ( in my case, studying like a mad man). So I really appreciate them because they just feel nice in general.

What’s specifically excellent about the Pure Heals one is that not only is it cooling during initial contact but for the entire extended wear of the eye patch entirely. Plus I like the fact is a clear gel, it looks a little bit more normal.


Even better bonus about the eye patches is that they work( at least for me)! I just put them on for 20-30 minutes and continuing the ritualistic studying that is engineering.

Here are some before and after pictures:

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The skin around my eyes definitely plumped back up and looked much healthier.

Does what it’s advertised to do, so that’s super cool.

Only bummer is that the MSRP is 53,000 Korean Won or around $53USD, so it’s quite a baller amount. But if price isn’t a issue or you need some major help ASAP, give it a try.

Still a solid though, so I’d give this a 8.5/10, minus 1.5 for the price. I’m a student, broke life.

 
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