Anonymous asked: What's your personal experience with nose strips? And how many times do you recommend I use them to unclog my pores on my nose? I just got a great deal on sasa for the biore strips ^_^
Anonymous asked: Hey :) Right now I'm wearing Oxy Pure White and my target is to get less oily face and WHITER skin .. But I think it would be so WEIRD if my face is white but my whole body is kinda black (tanned skin) .. Do u've any idea how to maintain my skin colour ? I mean how to get white for whole body and not only the face ? :)
heresy013 asked: When would you use a mask? Would you cleanse,tone then mask? Or Cleanse, mask then tone?
blackandwhite-couture asked: Hi Ceci! I'm a new reader and I just want to ask what BB cream is good for acne that conceals and moisturizes? I have dry areas and oily on the T-zone.
Anonymous asked: Have you ever tried witch hazel on your face?
heresy013 asked: Where's the best and most reliable place to buy Asian skin care products online for the US? :)
Anonymous asked: Hi, My skin tends towards acne and blackheads, I have oil skin. What can you recommend to me? :)
Anonymous asked: Hi! Would you recommend any sleeping pack for sensitive, dry skin with a tendency to acne? Preferably something that can be delivered to Europe :)
eatmesoul asked: Would you recommend any cleansing wipes because at times I wake up late and don't have enough time to wash my face in the morning .__.
My Experience with Using Retin-A Cream
Dear Readers, I haven’t been blogging much lately because I haven’t tried many new products. Since the past few months, I have been breaking out with small whiteheads and stubborn mini painful cysts. (It is mostly due to stress or hormones.) I visited my derm and he prescribed Retin-A for me. I have always used Benzoyl Peroxide to control my breakouts, as I have super acne-prone...
Anonymous asked: You should make YouTube videos reviewing products :D
Anonymous asked: Hi ! Thanks for following back :)
Anonymous asked: Hi, the weather is getting warmer out and my t-zone is getting oiler. Any products you recommend?
Anonymous asked: Hi Ceci, have you used any kose products?
I realized that I haven’t posted in a while. I’ve received a few emails and messages requesting me to post my current skincare routine. I did not post pictures of my cleansers. I use foaming cleansers and peeling gels. I have reviewed every product below. Please take a look at my older posts. :) I also use the same toner and eye cream for both day and night. Night time Routine: ...
Anonymous asked: Hi there recently im hvg breakouts n spots on my face. Im 30yrs old n i dunno wat is gd for my face. Can u pls help me n reccomend me wat is gd for asian skincare? Thk u.
Anonymous asked: How many times do you think a teenager should exfoliate their face every week?
Anonymous asked: Hi! I just want to ask if there is anything I could do to get rid of my tan (besides staying out of the sun and slap on sunscreen like crazy) ?
Anonymous asked: I like to treat my girlfriend and I'd like to buy her some good skincare products especially the Asian based ones because 1. she is of Asian descent, and 2. I love that silky smooth softness she gets from it. But my other concern is that her original climate is rather humid and subtropical but when she comes here the the climate is dry and arid during the summer. Besides using sunscreen and...
Anonymous asked: Hi Cecil, have you tried Nuface or Refa? Which one is better?
Anonymous asked: Hello Ceci, what would you recommend for skin whitening?
Anonymous asked: Hi :), what is your favorite naris up skin conditioner?
My Haircare Products- Kracie Ichikami Shampoo,...
I received a few emails from readers asking about what type of haircare products I use on a daily basis, so I wanted to do a quick post. My hair is very low maintenance. In fact, I even blowdry daily. I do not use any wax, hairsprays, gels, leave-in treatments, serums, or hair waters. I wash my hair daily. I only use shampoo, conditioner, and deep conditioning hair treatment. My...
Anonymous asked: hi, thanks for sharing about anosa toner set, just to ask, do they contain alcohol?
rocknroses asked: Hi! I have 3 questions for you Ceci. How is that that japanese women and korean women have such great skin?? Like they have this milky luminescent look to their skin and their make up looks so natural. Do you know of any routines they follow or products? & my 2nd question is I know that the Clarasonic brush is for exfoliating but is it really necessary if you use a mild scrub? 3rd is what is...
Sella Skincare Volcanic Ash Mud Mask
This Volcanic Ash Mud Mask is an awesome treat for my skin. My skin gets clogged within a week with whiteheads and blackheads if I wear any kind of foundation or powder. I enjoy using this mask to remove the impurities from my skin. When I have this mask on, it feels very refreshing and relaxing- almost like a facial treatment from the spa. This mask takes a little bit longer to...
Anonymous asked: Hey I love your blog a big fan I was just wondering do u know any good whitening moisturers for oily skin thanks 😊
Anonymous asked: Have you ever used any cetaphil products?
Lioele Beyond the Solution BB Cream
Dear Readers, I have received countless emails and messages on BB cream recommendations. Well, I haven’t used any BB creams these few years. However, I recently started using BB cream again. Today, I wanted to share with you an amazing BB cream that I absolutely adore, the Lioele Beyond the Solution BB Cream. I received this BB cream as part of a set. I haven’t tried the BB cleanser, which...
Anonymous asked: I want to use skii for spot skin, can you suggest what are products i have to buy
Anonymous asked: Hi Ceci, can you do a post of your current skin care routine? I know you try a lot of different products but I would love to know what you're using everyday! Thanks!
Sella Skincare Nano Natural Facial Essence Cream
This essence cream is filled with skin-loving ingredients such as Ceramide, Vitamin E, Rose Oil, Jasmine Oil, Bergamot Fruit Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Deep Sea Mineral Water, and others. This cream is meant to mimic our skin’s natural moisturizing function. Sella Skincare uses ingredients that is most identical to our skin’s natural structure. I find this essence cream...
Sella Skincare Classic Serum Treatment
Sella Skincare’s Classic Nano Natural Gold Serum is filled with antioxidants such as Vitamin C, Selenium and Green Tea Extract. I’m a huge believer of using antioxidants as part of my skincare routine. I am a very light sleeper and do not sleep very well. Therefore, I try to take extra care with my skin in using the most suitable products. I am in my mid-twenties. However, I...
Sella Skincare Classic Facial Bar
For the past two weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of pampering my skin with Sella Skincare’s Classic Facial Routine. The Classic Facial Routine includes the Classic Cleanser, Classic Serum Treatment, and Essence Cream. I will be writing about these products one by one to ensure detailed reviews. Sella Skincare was founded in the 1990s in Korea, and features all-natural skincare...
Anonymous asked: Hi hi ☺ I really need help for my acne skin I am 20 year old and I am really tired of using useless products which doesn't even work. Are there any really good product that actually work? Really want clear skin in my life so I don't have to wear thick makeup to hide it
lumiere-lune asked: I want to buy sk ii on sasa. Would you say it's safe? And have you had a reaction to anything from sk ii's products (I have semi sensitive skin)
I haven't had a chance to update recently. Been very busy with traveling, summer internship interviews, and school.
Just wanted to let you know that I will be reviewing Sella skincare products soon. Sella is a Korean brand sold in the US.
Stay tuned... : )
Anonymous asked: Hi there. Between Shiseido and Laneige, which one is better for 17 years old girl? My T-zone is very oily too, what should I do to get rid of it besides minimizing oily foods intake?
Anonymous asked: Hello~ I just read through all pages of your blog. I find your product reviews and general beauty tips very informative. Please continue to post ingredients for products when you can (it is often hard to find ingredients for products when not buying in store). Would you care to update us on the effects of using your Hitachi Crie? I will definitely continue to read as long as you continue to blog...
lilyconfidential asked: I'd also like to say something about Sasa.. I think it's such a frivolity to charge money for samples that are supposed to be FREE. I paid 5,90€ for some Biotherm tiny sample. It's even pointed out on the package that one's not supposed to actually sell it for money. But okay, it's my own fault for not checking how many ml it actually had. but still. Also, one product...
Chanel Nail Polishes
Does anyone here like to paint their own nails? I realized that I’ve never written about nail care. I love doing all kinds of glitter nails, nail art, etc… Just received these three new polishes in over the holidays. Excited to try them! Though I won’t be using them just yet. Taking my bff out this weekend for a luxe spa mani pedi. What is your favorite polish brand and...
Anonymous asked: I saw your last post about sasa and they've sent me expired products too! And they do have bad customer service!
Anonymous asked: Do you know any good online store?
Kao Steam Eye Mask in Lavender and DIY Jello Eye...
What do I do when I cannot sleep? When my insomnia kicks in or when there is just too much on my mind, I apply a pair of Kao Steam Eye Mask. This Eye Mask is scented and heats up for a good 15-30 minutes once you open the package. I like this mask in the lavender scent because the scent makes me relaxed and sleepy. I use this mask quite often because it really helps me fall asleep quick. Even...
Anonymous asked: Hi Ceci, Im Yin and Im 28 yrs old and lives in the Philippines. Ive noticed that I have an enlarged pores as im getting older. Im currently using Myra e moisturizer and I just wanna know what you can recommend. Thanks in advance,
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! Hope you will have a wonderful 2013!
Olay Complete All Day UV Moisturizer SPF 15 for...
I’ve gotten quite a few emails in regards to recommendations for a basic daytime lotion with sunscreen. I’ve been using Olay Complete All Day Moisturizer with SPF 15 for Sensitive Skin for over eight years. I’ve been using this moisturizer on and off, but I always come back to it. I do not use this daily, and only use on foggy days, which is almost every day, since I live...
Anonymous asked: If you had a choice to pick between Chanel Le Blanc and SK-II as a skin care range which one would you prefer and why?
Hi! Did everyone have a good Christmas? Excited for the New Year? I am! I can't wait until 2013 arrives. Hope you all will enjoy the holidays with your family.
SK-II Skin Refining Treatment
Ever since my sweet friend gave me a sample of this product for my sudden breakouts, I fell in love with it. The SK-II Skin Refining Treatment is basically a treatment that helps the skin rejuvenate and appear more polished. This treatment helps remove dead skin cells with beta-hydroxy acid such as Salicylic Acid, and SK-II’s legendary Pitera ingredient. The blend of...