Monday, December 21, 2015

Lavender Eye Pillow by karmick

Before I even opened the package I could tell it is my eye mask in there. The box reek of lavender.

I do like the color blue because it suits lavender. It is a good combination because blue is a calming color and lavender has a soothing aroma.
The eye mask feels very silky and smooth and great for sensitive skin. I do want to call it eye pillow o.o Hmm..

I feel that the eye mask is better suited for a cold treatment than a warm treatment. I feel microwaving it kind of weird.. It does give a warm feeling but the lavender aroma is just unbearable. Perhaps for other parts of the body than the eyes. I do like freezing the eye mask more because the scent is less stronger and it's nice for any bruises or a hot day. Too bad you can't wash this ;(

Lift Wand® Premium Portable High Frequency Facial Machine

The box came with an instruction on how to use this tool. It's not hard. You plug in the head of your choice and get down to work.

First you need to apply the argan oil they provided. You can use whatever oil you have too. I have rose hip oil which is my preference so I used that.
First when I plug in the power then place the piece of my choice. Two of the wands I have to point out because they are on high all the time. There is a button that you can control and turn from low-high setting but not the case for the nose and the comb piece. The moment I turned to low they went on high power which cause them to buzz pretty loud. The first time it touched my skin it gave me a shock! I was afraid to use the two pieces but the smaller one didn't have this problem.
I turned on the low frequency but I hardly felt anything so I turned the power to medium. I can feel a little buzzing but nothing painful.
Also, NEVER leave the wand on the skin without moving. Do not just leave it there for more than a couple seconds as recommended.
This lift wand is will tingle the skin and help blood flow.
After a couple days of using this wand I noticed that I have a nice glow after the treatment. Perhaps it's the oil. I did like the massage however.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Kids Solar System Bundle

I thought the kit was cute and I am really fond of the solar system and stars.

The kit consist of:

- A 10 inch Telescope
- 1 Pack of Glow in the Dark Stars and Planets Stick on
- 3 Star Shaped Lollipops

I didn't like the lollipops for some reason as it taste sweet but also unpleasant at the same time. Kids probably won't mind.
The telescope is made of plastic and not very good quality but this is only a toy so it's an exception. It is quite fun scoping.
My favorite part is the pack of glow in the dark stars and planets. I think they are really fun to watch at night. I never had something like these as I kid but I do enjoy them as an adult and I'm sure any kid would.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

MSLPro Blackout Light for Emergencies, 5W LED bulb

The package came with a light bulb an outlet and a clip
The installation is easy: just screw the light bulb on the pedestal.

The light is not super bright so you can use it on the wall when you're reading but it's not exactly meant for that.
The light is meant for emergency. It can be recharged in the wall and when the electricity goes out, the light can be lit up when you turn it on.
The spring part is adjustable so you can bend the light bulb. When the light bulb is sitting straight up, the outlet falls off the wall. I think it's a bit loose but if I bend the spring a right angle it's fine.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

MEDca Secret Sound Amplifier Bluetooth Style

First of all the instruction is very confusing and does not explain what you need to know in order to understand what this sound amplifier really is.
It look like a bluetooth but its NOT a bluetooth. In fact it's just to imitate how a bluetooth look. I want to ask why in the world would you make a sound amplifier that look like a bluetooth? What is the point? It is rather misleading because someone might think this sound amplifier work like a bluetooth can you can connect to devices like phone, mp3 player or tv. But NO, you cannot connect it to anything. No wire, no wireless or anything.

Not only is this thing bulky and uncomfortable to wear. The hook that is suppose to secure on your ear isn't flexible to adjust to my preference. It needs batteries and they are NOT cheap. There is a built in mic on this sound amplifier. Here is the problem. The mic is low quality and does not work well. So if you're watching tv or just listening to something you need to move yourself very close to where the sound is coming from to hear better. Isn't that the same logic when you can't hear someone? You move closer to them.
Overall this sound amplifier need a lot of remake.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Honey Bee Smooth Bath & Body Scrub + Moisturizer (Edible) :D

I was not expecting something like this jar of simple goodness. When I first opened up the jar, I noticed the honey aroma right away and I was eager to try it. After all it is edible! I took a small scoop of about half teaspoon and let it melt on my tongue. It is so delicious I think I'll just eat all of this.
The only ingredient listed are honey, brown sugar and vitamins. Although I feel that a full complete ingredient list is necessary. I do want to know exactly what kind of vitamins. I am really glad that they used brown sugar. It's the healthiest sugar for me.

As for the smell it is absolutely heavenly. It smell just like the honey that you buy. The gel is solid but very soft to scoop. The texture is slightly rough for exfoliating. It's just like crystallized honey.

I used 1 teaspoon of the scrub on my leg and spread it out evenly. After rubbing the scrub in a circular motion for about a minute. I washed away with warm water and that area of my leg came out very smooth :D

Friday, December 4, 2015

Glass roll on bottles

Roll on glass bottle for oils and perfume. 10 ml size bottle in pack of 6
They are beautiful and work very well. I mix my own oil blends and these bottles are a necessity.

-          Frosted glass bottle
-          Stainless steel roll ball
-          Cap

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

All Natural Restorative Shaving Oil BEAUTYOILS.CO

Since the day I stopped using mainstream lotions I've always been looking for moisturizer that has a simple ingredient list and no chemicals. This bottle of restorative shaving oil is not only for after shave. It's about for anything. You can put this on your face as moisturizer because it is:
paraben, petroleum and cruelty free.

The ingredient list consist of:
Grape seed oil, apricot kernel oil, jojoba oil, peppermint oil, rosemary oil and vitamin E.

The scent is dominated by peppermint oil and is rather unisex. The color of the oil is transparent.
The oil is extremely moisturizing but also oily. It does amazing for cracked and dry skins.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Besties Handheld Stainless Steel Milk Frother and Latte Art Pen Giveaway

            Stainless steel milk frother by Besties.

Rather simple design but work just as well as any other milk frother on the market. Super light weigh and easy to clean.
Requires 2 AA batteries and includes an art pen.
Frothing took only 10 seconds as pictured. 

Milk Frother and Art Pen Giveaway

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Organic Wise Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder

This is a 4 OZ bag of organic matcha. I have tried many different matcha tea. The label does not indicate cooking or ceremonial matcha but from the color, smell and taste I feel confident enough to say that it is a ceremonial grade tea. Cooking grade matcha usually have a yellowish or light brown hue.

Organic wise matcha:

- Color is bright green
- scent is fresh and green
- smooth and fine powder
- taste is slightly bitter and leaves a sweet aftertaste.

This matcha comes from Japan and which is the origin that I prefer. Powder is very fine and smooth. To make a nice foamy matcha I would need to whisk for about 3-5 minutes. In the video I whisk it in a haste just to show you how it is done. You will need a chasen to smooth out the clumps.
The taste of course is ceremonial and for this price it is a very good deal in my opinion.

I was given a discount for the matcha to test/review. My review is 100% honest and from my own experience. Thanks for reading.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Stainless Steel Insulated Water Bottle By Futurepace Tech

This is an insulated drinking bottle that is made of stainless steel and is BPA free.
Comes in 3 colors: brushed stainless steel, white and charcoal.

These bottle are extremely sturdy and high quality. Dropping or hitting the bottle against hard object won’t cause a dent.
The cap screws on tightly and nothing escapes.

My favorite part of this bottle is that it works as an insulator to keep your drink warm or cold. I make tea all the time and they go cold fast. The insulator helps to keep it warm for 8 hours.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

6 Delicious Gourmet Teas by EnjoyingTea + Giveaway

To enter the 6 teas Giveaway. Please scroll down to the end of this post   

Another great combination of teas by EnjoyingTea

I absolutely adore these cute tin cans. When I finish the tea I will use it for crafts and various of stuff.
The 6 teas are:

Provence Rooibos – The most colorful tea in the group. Super aromatic and strong. The most dominating scent of all the tea.

Chun Mee Green Tea – This green tea actually smells more settling and not overwhelming. The dried leaves have shades of light to darker green.

Anxi Benshan Oolong – *Smells like caffeine* Fresh and slightly aromatic. Similar to green tea.

Young Ripened Puerh Tea – Very light aroma and pleasant to sniff. Difficult to describe but seem like a gentle type of tea.

Apple Spice Black Tea – Also has a very strong aroma but is placed 2nd out of the 6 teas. Very beautiful autumn colored combination. A darker shade complimented by yellow and red. Absolutely wonderful scent. Apple is quite dominating.

Longevity Brow (shou mei) – This tea has a bitter and yet green aroma about it. The leaves look like they were dried when fresh and crumbled slightly to create that dried autumn leaf look. 

6 pack teas Giveaway

Friday, October 23, 2015

6-inch Two-sided Vanity Mirror, Oak Leaf Tabletop Swivel Makeup Mirror with 5x Magnification

This mirror is medium sized. It’s suitable for applying makeup in a close range because of the 5x magnification.

The package came with the mirror and other accessories to assemble it together. Including two screws and an L shaped driver. A hard bottom and a sticker. The sticker is supposed to help the mirror stay in place and from slipping.
No instruction was with the package but setting it up was pretty easy. Basically you will get something as pictured if you do it right.
The mirror has a chrome finish which protects it from moisture and condensation.