Sunday, 27 November 2016

Skincare for combination sensitive skin "Skinstitut"

When it comes to skincare products i am very picky on what goes onto my skin as i usually either get irritated or burning sensation resulting tomato face. I have combination skin but sensitive when it comes to skincare if that makes sense. Its quite confusing but through experience you will get to know your skin type. 

So today's topic is about skinstitut an Australian made and owned skincare range and treatments using top quality ingredients for all skin concerns  to give an effective result.

Three of their skincare ranges were sent to me to trial, and after few days using them i had to blog on how amazing they are, i will go through each of them why i think its worth trying!

Gentle Cleanser

non-glycolic deep cleansing gel containing green tea, goji berry, aloe vera, vitamin E to remove surface impurities and all traces of makeup leaving skin clean, soft, refresh and hydrated without irritating and stripping the skin of its natural oils.This is suitable for all skin types specially delicate and sensitive skin like mine!

Direction: Applied a pea size onto wet hands not more trust me, lathered all over my face in circular motion for 30 sec then rinsed off. I also got a cotton wool and wiped my eyes and lips to remove makeup.

Results: I am obsessed with this cleanser its like lathering the same texture of aloe vera gel on my skin, and changes into frothy foam. It is so replenishing and calming, did not irritate me at all and my skin feels squeaky clean. I also noticed a big difference my pores has tightened and became less visible!!

Retail Price: $45 (TO GET HERE)

Enzymatic Micro Peel

An ultra-gentle micro exfoliating mask containing papaya extract, chamomile passionfruit & grape seed oil, niacinamide (vitamin B3) to brighten complexion, soothe, hydrate and renew all skin types particularly those who have super dry skin and sensitive. Its also perfect to be used after Clinical treatments such as IPL, laser, chemical peels, skin needling and microdermabrasion to remove any dry, rough or peeling skin.

Direction of Use: I applied a thin layer all over my face and neck, left it for 6 mins (but you can leave it for 15 min or more as a leave-on treatment for ultra dry or eczema type skins), then softly massage the skin in circular motion, once done rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Result: I love how gentle it was on my skin without irritating it, my skin had a fresh clean feel, and so hydrating. it also has a passionfruit scent.

Retail Price: $45 (TO GET HERE)

Moisture Defence for Normal Skin (combination skin condition)

Light weight, non-pore clogging moisturizer containing rich antioxidant Kakadu plum extract, peptides for an intense hydration, smooth and reduce the appearance of fine lines. It also has emollient which is the main ingredient i look for in moisturizers, as it traps all the benefits for a hydrating radiant looking skin. which is also great to be used before foundation because of the emollient in it.

Apply one pump or as needed to face and neck spreading it evenly, make sure to spread upwards from neck to face to prevent future wrinkles. avoid eye area; this can be use as often as needed.

Results: I love how smooth and lightweight it feels, i apply it after the skinstitut gentle cleanser for an extra boost of hydration, and has a fruity smell!! 

Retail Price: $45 (TO GET HERE)

I seriously recommend checking their skin ranges out and i am so glad i was introduced to this brand. The results are real; my skin is balanced, hydrated and smooth within days, super impressed. Plus they smell Amazinggg!!

(skinstitut is also available at selected professional clinics nationwide check here)

Disclaimer*: Product was kindly sent to me. However,  everything shared on this blog are my own thoughts and my honest opinion.


Friday, 18 November 2016


Are you familiar with Gilded Cage? Not only it has a luxurious feel but the quality is also something they focused on. Gilded Cage provides three collection of products formulated to highlight and reveal your natural beauty with Revelation eyeshadows, unleashed lipstick and Charisma lipgloss. I have noticed the textures and ingredients of each of them are formulated to give a healthy afterglow finish.

What’s even better it’s not tested on Animals and EU Good Manufacturing Practices. Now let's jump right into the review and swatches, Shall we!


Lets first talk about how unique and beautiful the packaging is, light and secure, and has a sponge applicator. The formula has a creamy moussy texture when applied then sets to a powder, i just love how smoothly it glides. Also the color range are so beautiful and vibrant which can be buildable to your desire. (GET HERE)


Oh My, These babies glide so smoothly and nourishing on lips, pigmented yet moisturizing. It has a gloss satin finish and doesn't cling on dry lip patches because it contains amino acid derivative, wild mango butter, water lily and orchid flower extracts which nourishes and soften the lip surface. (GET HERE)

From left: Singular Red, Bold Coral
From left: Bold Coral, Singular Red


Lastly from their range the Charisma lip gloss which is enriched with softening and smoothing Aleurites Molucanna seed oil (kendi oil); does not feel sticky at all, which i hate about glosses. 

The shine of the glosses are so beautiful and breathtaking, my lips feels so luscious and gives an illusion for fuller lips when applied, what i also love about it hides my crazy lip lines, i peel my lips religiously its a bad habit i know but the charisma gloss does the job, it has a unique spherical pearl reflects light that hides lip lines and furrows. (GET HERE)

From Left: Copper Rose, Aurora
From left: Copper Rose, Aurora

I hope you enjoyed this review, they are also having 25% Off Storewide with free shipping when you spend over $50 so I do recommend checking them...Til Next time xx

Disclaimer*: Products was kindly sent to me. However,  everything shared on this blog are my own thoughts and my honest opinion and was not asked to blog about it.

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