Thursday, August 4, 2016

Product Review: Etude House Tint my Brows

Product Review is baaaaackkk! So let's get down to business, shall we?

According to Etude House their brow tint is...
"New-concept eyebrow gel tint that makes eyebrow makeup last longer after removing the tint." to be one of the semi-permanent make up trend that is becoming popular nowadays and let's face it, we girls want eyebrows on fleek without the high maintenance part right? So, a curious cat will always be just that---curious.

Having the mistake of over plucking my eyebrows when I was in my late college days (now I just shave so as to not damage the follicles and they would still grow back) I am left with barely there brows. So I'm always on the hunt for long wearing brow products, this ain't an exception. :)

Here's how the product looks like:

I got the darkest shade available(only 3 shades are available: light, brown, gray brown)

I like how the bottle indicated the product expiry

The brush looks like this.

Consistency of the product is more like those peel off nose packs that promises to take off blackheads.

Scent is actually okay not bothersome at all in my opinion.

Before putting this on, make sure you trim your brows, groom it a little and no other product is in the way. Clean, oil free brows will ensure the tint gets absorb by the skin better.

Here I am with the product on. I look like an angry bird! Etude House is also aware of this because they launched this tint in Korea with an angry bird collection.

They advised to keep it on minimum of two hours. Yes, HOUR. Impatient people need to stay back! But if you want to make the tint to be more intense and stay on longer, they say to put it on before going to bed and peel it off the next morning. For this review, I left it on for 4 hours.

This is how it looks after peeling.

You must also peel it starting from the tail of your eyebrow to prevent peeling off brow hairs. It is also advisable to put on a thick amount of the product on so it peels off easily rather than putting on a thin layer.

First time I tried this product, I did the overnight thing. I got irked out because the color was more greenish gray! I couldn't see any brown tint! Then, I went and had my morning face wash routine. Lo and behold, the tint turned into brown. It was weird.

This product claims to stay on for 3-7 days. One of the reasons why I got so intrigued by it. But by experience, it only lasted me 2 days. By the second day, the tint was so faint already.

Here it is after the first wash.

In my opinion, this would be okay for those people with eyebrows that only needs filling in, not for those who have thin and barely there brows.

Etude also suggested to not put any kind of product or remover on it atleast 24 hours after application but I find it difficult if you should do the overnight thing because then you'd have to take a bath and wash your face.

It was a nice product for me to play around with but definitely am not repurchasing anytime soon.

Till next time kittens! Hope this review helps! *Wink

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

That's Hot!!

Okay, Paris Hilton may not be the best reference but admit it, you cannot see this phrase and not have her voice inside your head. It's just stuck, whether we like it or not(at least to those from my generation).

Moving on, if you know me personally, then, you already know my penchant for spicy food. This goes way back my early childhood days when I would devour the green finger chilies in my favorite "sinigang". I just had to stop eating them because an uncle of mine scared the living day lights out of me (a child at that time, thanks uncle!) By telling me that if I continue eating them, I'd get " almoranas" or hemorrhoids in english. I only resumed consuming them when I knew better and when said otherwise.

So, I was on the quest to find the hottest chili sauce I could handle. I'm sure you've encountered mother's best hot sauce once or twice in your lifetime. You'd usually see it on tables in food joints you've been to, especially the local pizza parlors.

We used to always have this around the house. But then, it stopped kicking my taste buds. It wasn't enough. So then, I went about to try this,

Mama Sita, a household name, made me proud with this one. It definitely has the kick not everyone could take. Labuyo it is. But, my quest continues and upon a friend's recommendation, I got this very familiar item.

Nah, Didn't cut it. It was gone in an instant just because no matter how much I put in, there was no kick. If any, it was just a subtle flick of a finger to my palate. So I went local again and tried the caramba! Habanero hot sauce. Yes, it kicks but it also has a distinct taste that alters the taste of the food you're putting it on. So that put me off a little bit. Some days I'll use it, some days I won't.

I almost disregarded the Brand "Tabasco" until I saw this one among the aisles in the grocery (oooooohhhhh)

The label promises to put your mouth on fire and it, my friends, delivers. (Atleast for me) Kicks you hard that this little bottle in my possession still is half full. A small drop goes a long way. But, above all this, I've always been curious about the sriracha hot sauce. So when I saw it at S&R on a recent trip, I bought the big bottle.

This one, although with a very subtle kick, I really like. I put this in everything and I'm thoroughly enjoying it.

If you guys would like to recommend a chili sauce that works for you, kindly share it with me. Leave a comment down below! Have a nice day kittens! :)