Moisturizer Inventory 2019

Beauty Inventory | Moisturizers 2019

This category covers cream, gel, and oil / oil-based moisturizers. 2019 moisturizer count is 5 — two (2) if we exclude the ones I only use for the body. There’s a separate category for body lotions, but I already took photos for this post so here we are 😅. Lixirskin Universal Emulsion I love this moisturizer because I can use it everywhere, even on the perimeter of my eyes and on the lips. It’s cream-type but somewhat runny. It moisturizes my skin well, but note I’m oily. I’m almost done with the tube and I will review it in more…

Beauty Inventory | Toners and Essences

Same as last year, I own two (2) toners/ essences. CosRx BHA Blackhead Power Liquid (Php 999 / 100ml beautybar.com.ph) I bought CosRx BHA Blackhead Power Liquid (BBPL) to replace two toners I finished a few months back — CosRx Two-In-One Poreless Power Liquid (TPPL) and AcneDote 2% Salicylic Acid Astringent Toner. The BBPL formula seems to have changed or they have a different formula sold in Korea (I asked a friend to buy this for me when she went there earlier this year). Based on the COSRX website, the Betaine Salicylate in this product is supposed to be at…

Beauty Inventory | Chemical Exfoliants and Acid Toners

From last year’s 3, I’m down to 2 chemical exfoliators. The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Solution I only use this on the areas of my face that are prone to blackheads (i.e., my nose). It’s gel-type, and feels and dries like raw egg whites. I wish The Ordinary products have a more elegant texture. I guess they have to sacrifice something to keep their prices low. It took me a while to finish this because I prefer Alba Botanica AcneDote Lotion that also has 2% Salicylic Acid but comes in a cream-type moisturizing base. Anyway, I recently started using this…

Beauty Inventory | Cleansing Tools

Within the past year, I quit buying makeup wipes and I let go of my cleansing brush. I also recently stopped using micellar water which reduced my cotton pad consumption. Now I’m left with a green exfoliating cloth and a microfiber mitt. I use the green cloth to exfoliate my body. It can be found on shopee as “Italy Towel” and is also known as Korean Exfoliating Mitt. It feels almost like sandpaper so I avoid being rigorous with it. It gives a very satisfying physical exfoliation that I haven’t had the urge to buy body scrub since getting it….

Makeup Remover Inventory 2019

Beauty Inventory | Makeup Removers

I will spend every day of June taking an inventory of the beauty products I own by category. Exciting! I did this on Instagram last year, but I thought of also blogging about it this time to get me back into writing. Let’s kick this off with makeup removers. I have 3 — 1 bi-phase makeup remover and 2 emulsifying cleansing balms. I had these since last year. I didn’t realize how long it takes me to use up cleansing balms! I am sure it’s because I have several makeup removers open simultaneously, I don’t wear a lot of makeup,…