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Review: Nivea, Silky Smooth Body Milk

15 Sep

Sorry for not updating my blog for such a long time, my computer can’t be connected to the internet, so I can’t update my blog. Anyway, back to the product review. If you read my “Current Body Care Routine” post, you might know that I love St. Ives’ Enhancing Body Moisturizer Oatmeal & Shea Butter; however, I decided to try something new, and ended up getting Nivea’s Silky Smooth Body Milk.

Nivea, Silky Smooth Body Lotion

Nivea’s Silky Smooth Body Milk (HKD$38)

Well, I think it does its job as a body lotion, but may not repurchase it again, because I prefer St. Ives’ Enhancing Body Moisturizer Oatmeal & Shea Butter, which is creamier and I love the scent more. As the texture is more milky, I’m nearly done with this body milk, and am now thinking of trying another brand or go back to St. Ives.

Review: Nivea, Extra Whitening Roll-on Deodorant

25 May

I still remember my ballet teacher taught us to buy our first deodorant when we became teenagers, but I never felt they really help control perspiration, I guess it’s because we sweat like crazy when we dance, so it wasn’t useful at all. I just occasionally use deodorant spray, because I like using it before or after dance class for its scent, and I was a fan of Fa’s deodorant spray, they smell really nice. I haven’t used a deodorant for a long time, but there are 2 reasons why I decided to buy this deodorant:

  • One of my favourite beauty guru missglamorazzi recommended Nivea’s 24 Hour Extra Whitening Deodorant and said that they smell very nice and help brighten up the underarm area
  • I am looking for a whitening product for my underarm area.

I saw them at Watson’s one day when I was looking for heel insoles (They are so hard to find and I still can’t find any!), and they were on sale, so I decided to give it a try.

Nivea Extra Whitening Roll-on Deodorant

Nivea Extra Whitening Roll-on Deodorant (HKD$9.9)

I later realized the one I got is different from the one Ingrid recommended (she got the 24-hour solid and spray version), but I guess they are something similar. There’s nothing special about the packaging, just your regular roll-on deodorant.

Well, I think it does its job to control perspiration, but I think some people might not like its scent. It smells okay, I won’t say I really like it but I don’t hate it. The scent is very obvious and you can occasionally smell it after applying it for hours. I don’t use deodorant on a daily basis, so I still need some time to see if it helps whiten the skin and tighten the pore, so will update you later.

However, even if this deodorant really helps whiten the underarm area, I’m a bit hesitant if I would want to buy the full-size product or other products in the same line, because like many other deodorants I have used before, my skin becomes very dry, especially after using it for 2 consecutive days, and you can sometimes see white powder left on your skin.

Review: Nivea Visage Q10 Plus Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream

3 May

Manning’s had a 25% discount on all products, so I went in to see if there’s anything I would like to buy. I saw this eye cream and suddenly remember how people started a conversation about it because of a product test done by the Hong Kong Consumer Council, claiming that it was one of the effective eye creams among the ones they have tested.

Nivea Q10 Plus Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream

Nivea Visage Q10 Plus Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream (HKD$112.4)

According to its packaging, it is recommended for people aged between 30 to 50. Although I’m only in my mid 20s, I still feel a need to use an anti-wrinkle eye cream. I don’t really have serious problem with dark circles, but do have some fine lines due to constant rubbing of my eyes, so I thought it would be great if this eye cream does help minimize fine lines.

Nivea Q10 Plus Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream

Nivea Visage Q10 Plus Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream

Although the packaging of the eye cream is very simple, I really like it, because the tube packaging is slim, so it’s easier to store and I think it’s more hygienic.

Fragrance-free eye cream

Amount of eye cream used each time

The eye cream is fragrance-free and it’s white in colour; the consistency isn’t too thick. A small amount of eye cream is enough for both eyes. I followed the instruction and gently pat the product with my ring finger, starting from the eye corner to the bridge of the nose. I think it does take a bit of time until the skin completely absorbs the eye cream, but it doesn’t feel heavy nor oily.

I have seen other reviews where people complained about the eye cream burning their eyes. For me, although it didn’t irritate my eyes, I do feel the slight burning sensation around my eyes and I’m sure is if I apply the eye cream a bit closer to my eyes, then it would definitely irritate my eyes. Therefore, do remember not to rub your eyes after applying the eye cream, and do not apply them too close to your eyes. I’m not sure if the burning sensation is a good thing or not, but it didn’t make my eyes uncomfortable, so I’m okay with that.

I will update again after I have used it for at least 4 weeks and see if it really does the job of minimizing the appearance of dark circles and wrinkles, as it claims.