Hey guys! I know that I haven't be up to date with the latest updates here and THIS is the culprit!
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Friday, August 14, 2015
Remember back in May, I had a very twisted idea of taking a challenge that involved my hair right?
I had it shaved!
And there were a buck load of questions that people asked me which to be honest was overwhelming, but heart warming at the same time. I did it mainly because it was for pure fun and also the money I'll get will be a tremendous help for my uncle. But growing it out was harder than I thought.
THE TWO MONTHS OF AGONY
The first week, I actually had no hair at all which made me look like a total man. If I cover my breasts in public, people would immediately think I'm a man! It was hilarious because the stares I get was off the roof, and random people approach me asking what kind of Cancer I have.
And that actually irritated be a bit because 1. I don't have Cancer and 2. You don't know me so stop assuming stuff people!
The cool thing though is my bath time was shorter than before because the fastest time I had was 15 minutes, then it became 8-10 minutes because I don't have to fuss about my hair.
ITCHING LIKE CRAY!
When it was the 2nd week of June, my scalp started to itch like crazy. I literally had to get a small towel to do it because I heard that scratching your scalp may cause damage if you use your nails. If you have ever gotten your armpits waxed - that is the same feeling with my hair.
I did like the feeling because its like a massage when the itchiness lessens, but I have to do it constantly.
That is also when I felt new hair is growing. Everyday it became longer and longer and the itchiness started to fade away. It actually felt nice feeling my hair again. Its actually growing faster than I expected.
As for the reaction, it wasn't as harsh as it was on the first month, but I still get stared at in public but not something to be bothered anymore. The only problem is now I'm starting to get dandruff again so I started using shampoo for it. No conditioner yet because it wouldn't be needed yet.
I actually love my now growing hair because I appreciate the slowly but surely changes in my look.
I'll update you guys more about my hair and also the hair growth in the coming months to come, and also the products that I'll be trying out if it will make my hair grow faster.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Hey guys! I am finally back with a new product review! This has been long over due so please forgive me on this. Since I have been very busy lately, I turn to face masks I can use at home to refresh my skin from the stress of daily life. And this one really did help my skin in removing the whiteheads and blackheads I get.
And yes I am talking about Daiso's Charcoal Mask. I am pretty sure everyone knows this since there have been other bloggers that have talked about this a couple of years ago. And usually when I go to Daiso either they don't have it or it is out of stock. Knowing that this is only 88 pesos, its no wonder a lot of girls search for this.
And since it became available and highly recommended by some bloggers - a lot of girls bought this face mask. I was one of the few that has become frustrated and just gave up searching different daiso stores for it.
But one faithful day I got one! yey!
The packaging is really generic if you ask me. It comes in a 80g white tube with a black cap and same color for the label. And also the writing is part Japanese, Part English so there won't be a problem with the instructions.
Upon purchase, the product is sealed which is great because you are assured that the item is brand new.
The product is a thick black liquid that is a bit sticky if you ask me. And if you will be applying this make sure to use your fingers instead of a brush for even application. Then let it sit for about 15-20 minutes and once its dry you can peel the mask off.
The next pictures you are about to see are the gross reality of my face..well a week of not exfoliating that is..I've warned you!
The thing that I hate about this mask is when you take it off- It is painful AF. You can actually feel that the mask is pulling out something out of your pores and then the aftermath makes the skin so bare and like you have wide open holes. So make sure to apply a serum since your pores are larger than usual, meaning there can be dirt that can go in immediately so make sure to cover that.
Here are some macro shots (don't hate me after this)
My face is not always like this okay? I actually didn't exfoliate for a week before using this mask so that I can really test if this thing does work.
And yes it does!
With continuous usage of this, I actually noticed that my skin looked brighter even without make up so I definitely have this as a part of my weekly detox.
Overall, I am in love with this mask! It is locally available, affordable, did not break me out and got the job done. The downside though is if you have sensitive skin, the peeling off process would make your skin really red and it is quite painful and applying is a bit messy. I can look pass those two if a product gets its job done.
If you have oily, acne prone skin this would be great to use because charcoal is a great agent to pull out those nasty toxins in our face and also the blackheads and whiteheads.
That's it for today's review, I hope you girls found this helpful if you will be going to daiso soon. I have a little surprise for you girls because I know those macro shots are nasty so I have some puppy pictures to lessen the effects.
Meet Rookie and George!
If you have questions or suggestions of other items I can try out for review make sure to leave them on the comments sections!