Unboxing Sephora Box


Hello My beautiful friends,

If you follow me on Instagram, I have posted a sneak peek of stuff that I recently bought from Sephora. This blog is just about unboxing (aka first impression) of these products for you guys. I will probably do a full review of these products individually later when I know how good or bad these products are.

Clarins HydraQuench Intensive Serum


People are just raving about this product. This is a serum for dry and dehydrated skin. I have used it a couple of times and I just love it

Kat Van D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick 


Yes I bought my first Kat Van D lipstick in the shade ‘Double Dare’. This is just a phenomenal color and I am obsessed with it. I will be doing a full review of this very soon

Naked Palette 2 Basic 


I don’t have to say much about this product. I wanted a travel friendly palette for myself, so I bought this. Let me know in the comment below if you want me to do a ‘What’s in my travel make up bag’ ? And finally the free samples that I got from Sephora

The Pore Professional 


Marc Jacobs Mod Noir 


Cover FX 


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REN Radiance Perfection Serum Review

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I missed you guys and I am so sorry for been MIA for so long I feel its been ages since I haven’t posted anything. I have been dancing around ( literally) 🙂 Yeah thats right. I have been doing a charity dance for fundraising for kids in need. I had an amazing time doing that and I am so happy that in some way I am giving back to the society



So coming back to today’s review. I am in love with this product and is the ‘Product of the Month’. I have been using this product for over a month now and I am so happy with the result. I was at Sephora when one of the girls working there recommended me to use this for my pigmentation and fine line


REN’s Radiance Perfection Serum is from their orange Radiance line of skincare with the Glycolactic Radiance Renewal Mask being the star product. The Radiance Perfection Serum is a Vitamin C based serum ment to help even out skin tone, whilst keeping it healthy, moisturised and radiant.

About the product

A multi-active serum formulated to visibly perfect skintone and leave skin looking energized. This multi-active serum leaves skin looking more energized, radiant, even toned, plumped, and healthy. Regular use will help reduce the appearance of sun damaged skin and hyperpigmentation, and help to boost hydration.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
– Parabens
– Sulfates
– Phthalates

What else you need to know:
REN is skin care as it should be: each product uses the latest hi-tech bio actives, is free from skin-unfriendly synthetic ingredients, and is gorgeously pleasurable to use. Ideal for all skin types, this serum works best when used before your favorite moisturizer.


I have used many serums like  Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum , For Beloved one (Advanced whitening α-Arbutin Essence) and beauty oil but I wanted something which works for my pigmentation. As I said its been just a month and I can see amazing result on my skin. Radiance Perfection Serum didn’t just help with pigmentation marks and give the skin an extra boost. This serum is a great option for people suffering from blemish prone skin that is also prone to hyper pigmentation. The serum is bit sticky but it works so  for dry skin type.


The packaging is great. It has a tube with a pump which makes it easier to get the liquid out. Hygienic and easy to carry. I bought this bottle for 50$ from Sephora.

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Bench Organics Shea Butter & Olive oil

Here comes my addiction to shower crème, and to add my list is Shea Butter & Olive Oil shower crème by Bench. I just love everything that smell good and I love to experiment. Lets see what the product claims.


Product Claims:

African Shea Butter is known for its soothing and high moisturizing content. It also protects the skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a premium natural extract renowned for its superior nourishing and hydrating properties.

Together, they help condition the skin to save it from dryness and pre-mature ageing.


Right after I consumed the Coffee line, I next proceed to this Shea Butter & Olive Oil as hoping it will give the same results, and it did. The packaging is same as normal shampoo bottle with flip-top lid (which won’t be easy to spill) and it only has 100mL bottle which might occupy a lot of space in your hygiene kit.



As for the texture, the crème is fairly thick and works well with a sponge or loofa rather than using a small towel or hands. It has shea butter (of course) smell, a little bit sweet to my senses but it’s very soothing. After using the crème, my skin feels hydrated and not dry at all. You don’t need any lotion afterwards as the crème moisturizes your skin enough. The scent lasts for quite some time too. The crème is quite cheap which costs around $4 only and will last for a month or two for sure.

I highly recommend Bench’s shower crèmes for those who suffers from dry skin especially in winter season, its cheap and very effective. J You can buy this product in any leading supermarkets nationwide(Philippines) or check out http://shop.bench.com.ph/


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