Review: Leaders Derma Soul Bright Mask With Acai Berry

I tried a new Korean face mask last week!

Leaders Derma Soul Bright Mask with Acai Berry, P78.

Leaders Derma Soul Bright Mask with Acai Berry, P78.

It’s formulated with one of nature’s most powerful anti-oxidantS (acai berry) to help fight the signs of aging. And because it’s a brightening mask, it’s also supposed to help lighten and clears up spots and blemishes with the help of niacinamide.

Here's a closer look at the sheet. Basically, it says it's supposed to help tired-looking skin.

Here’s a closer look at the sheet. Basically, it says it’s supposed to help get rid of your skin troubles.

And boy oh boy, did I have ’em! My skin looked super tired because of all the traveling and holiday parties I hit last month. Hehe! That’s why I knew I needed to use this mask to help give my complexion a major glow boost.

No English translation here, but I did see the numbers 15 to 20.

No English translation here, but I did see the numbers 15 to 20. I’m guessing that’s the number of minutes you have to leave the mask on.

I usually like to read directions first, but since I don’t know how to read Korean, I just decided to treat it like any other mask.

My step-by-step guide on masking and find out if it was able to help me get my glow back after the jump! Continue reading

3 Beauty Rituals For Long Weekends

The Pope’s in town, so it’s a 5-day weekend here in Manila. I did catch a glimpse of him during his motorcade (more about that here!), but now that I’m at home, I’ve got plenty of time to relax and give myself some DIY pampering. Here’s a peek at what I do:

Beauty Ritual #1: Get Glowing!

And lastly, I just lounge around with my Korean face mask on. No biggie :p

Need a great way to relax? Put on a good DVD or grab a book and just lounge around while wearing your fave Korean face mask.

Part of my 2015 Musts is to do a weekly face mask. Now that the weather is colder (and I’m another year older), I really need to incorporate this step into my rituals to help keep my skin firm, dewy, and elastic.

What I Used: Etude House Aloe Soothing Relief Face Mask.

What I Used: Etude House I Need You! Aloe Mask, P58 for one sheet. It’s pretty good for the price! The glow wasn’t immediate, but after a few hours, I noticed my skin got a lot brighter and smoother.

Curious about what my other beauty rituals are? More after the jump! Continue reading