GT Bleaching Soap Review

Hi guys!Β πŸ™‹ Good to be back today for another product review!Β πŸ‘πŸ™Œ well, the product i am going to feature on today’s post is the soap called GT Bleaching Soap! Last month, when we are doing our groceries my mom visits the soap section and randomly checking out other brands of soaps, though she has her own favorite brand already, but she wanna try something new and so, i accompanied her on choosing what she would like to try and that’s how i saw this product on the edge of it’s shelf.

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At my first glance of it, it is indeed something new to my eyes, i am not sure if this is a new or old product it has two other variants which are Carrot and Papaya and the one i got here is the Bleaching variant with lemon and coconut as you can see in the pic above as always i apologize for my provided pictures for being low quality, i just don’t have a good camera as of now. 😭😭😭 BTW, i got this for onlyΒ β‚±88.00 on the local mall we used to visit a lot. 😊😊😊 I just noticed that this product only has a few displays on the shelf where it used to be displayed, and i thought maybe it is a new product? I was really wondering. If you are familiar with this product please let me know in the comments. 😚😚😚

As the packaging stated:

“Uses natural coco soap base with lemon extract that helps whiten skin naturally without side effects even when exposed to the sun. Contains vitamin C that gives skin a natural glowing feeling”.

Here’s some pics i took:

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These are the sides of the packaging. This is the lower side where you can see the manufacturer, manufacturing date, expiry date, and the batch code of the product.Β πŸ‘

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This is the back where you can see the list of ingredients, directions, precaution, and the results or should i say the “product claims”.Β πŸ‘

Here’s the soap:

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The soap is a white square. But, i was surprised that the soap was just directly packed into the box without any protective plastic cover like any other soaps i purchase before. And so, i end up having a hard time removing the soap from the box, and that is why i got the box edges teared.xDΒ πŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜… The first time i smelled the soap, i really thought of AIR FRESHENER! Yes people! you heard it right! LOL it really does smells like one! you know, the lemon scent you used to inhale in your car!xDΒ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚

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here’s the actual soap finally i got it out from it’s box. Can you see the pieces of paper from the box sticks to it? LOLΒ πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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Ok, let’s check out their claims are, as the packaging addressed it as they label it as

“Results: Skin becomes tight and firm. Wrinkles are slowly eliminated leaving a smooth, soft, and healthy white skin”.

And the day after i purchased the soap, i used it on the next day. I cut my soap into pieces as i prefer a smaller size so that i can use it easily. 😊

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It has been 3 weeks and 5 days since i used the soap and i got one sliced of my soap left. As i used the soap, i can feel the coconut as it gives a moisture, at first i thought i would dry my skin since it is a bleaching soap, but i was wrong, thus, it made my skin a bit oily? especially my face but not to the extent that it reached worst but i did have breakouts! yes! you read it right! 😣😣😣 i got about three new heads growing! And then i decided not to use it on my face. when i used it on my body, there is no significant effect on the first 3 weeks, but i noticed that it gives my skin moisture! especially my foot!xD my heels has a great moisture now!Β πŸ‘ I’m still waiting to see it’s whitening effects so maybe i’ll purchase it when i run out of it. It didn’t makes my skin white but i like the moisture it’s giving me. And also i am using this with a body scrub called “Gluta C body scrub” i will be reviewing it soon so stay tuned. ☺

PROS:

β–ͺ Cheap

β–ͺ Widely available

β–ͺ Gives moisture to skin leaves my skin soft.

β–ͺ 120g forΒ β‚±88.00 i think it’s affordable.

CONS:

β–ͺ The scent! 😣😣😣 It really smells like air freshener!xD but i do understood that it is made of pure herbal extracts, i’m not choosy on smells anyway.

β–ͺ The inside packaging, they should include a protective plastic cover on the soap so that the users can easily remove the soap from the box.

I’ll give this soap an 8 out of 10 hearts!Β πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’— though it never claims on when it can whiten your skin so i think we users should give it enough time to take effect.

I think that’s it for this post! That’s all i have in mind so if you tried it before please share your thoughts in the comments and let me know if it works for you or not. For us current users, good luck to us! I am really hoping it will work for me as well. haha!

This is not a sponsored post. This is my own thoughts of this product. Thank you for reading and for dropping by as well! Till next time!

See you in my next post!

zanenF

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Mena Natural White Pearl Cream Review

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A pleasant day to everyone!Β πŸ™‹ Hello there! Today, as i promise i’ll post a product review post! I’ve already reached the third week of my usage on this product called Mena Natural White Pearl Cream! This product existed quite long time ago, i’ve been seeing this on convenience stores, groceries and even on sari-sari stores (stores on the neighborhood small time convenience store). I first known about this product when i was in grade school, when i became a freshman in high school i recall using the pink variant of this product, which i think is the first variant they release in the market. I believe that the Pearl Cream variant was released 5 years ago(?) if i’m not mistaken, because i recall back in the days there is only one variant of Mena Cream which is the pink one.

Here’s what it looks like:

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This photo was not mine credits to the owner.

For the variant i’m going to review which is the Mena Natural White Pearl Cream here’s some of Β the pics i took.

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Here’s what it looks like inside it’s box.

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The product was stored in a pretty round white plastic container, the packaging was so simple, nothing so fancy. I really like how simple and yet decent the packaging was. I decided to try this one out because i’ve been looking for a cheap face cream recently because my facial skin feels rough, so i grab this one.xD

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According to the packaging, the cream contains Vitamin E and Pearl Powder that makes your skin supple and can give you a healthy glow. 😊 You can use this product during day time as a make-up base and in the evening before bed time.

Here are the ingredients list: Beeswax, Vitamin E, (alpha-tocopherol), Titanium Dioxide, Lanolin Anhydrous, White Mineral Oil, Isopropyl Myristate, Glycerine, Stearic Acid, Methyl Paraben, Propyl Paraben, Perfume, Glyceryl Monostearate, Tea Tree Oil, Pearl Powder, Kojic Acid.

Yeah it has parabens and mineral oil~ 😒 The product was made in Thailand it contains 3 grams of the cream, it has a mild and gentle formula for everyday use as i read the packaging.

Here’s the container:

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Inside the container:

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Here’s the swatches:

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that’s what it looks like when applied on skin.

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that’s what it looks like after i blend it.

As for the smell, i find the fragrance just fine, i am not so sensitive with the smell, i will just describe it as mild. In my opinion the pink variant has a distinct strong fragrance.

I’m using it for 3 weeks and 2 days as of today. But here’s my problem, due to it’s super white shade i couldn’t wear it during daytime as a make-up base/ foundation, because i will end up looking like a walking zombie in the day. LOLΒ πŸ˜‚ It was just too white! I really want to use it twice a day to see more of it’s effects, but too bad i couldn’t. I just use it before bedtime anyway, and i find the cream was not so comfortable to apply on skin i think it’s about the texture, it has a paste-likeΒ consistency not watery and so there’s a tendency that you might actually rub your skin a little bit harsh, so be careful.

But the thing is it does makes my skin fairer but not whiter, i love how my under eye bags area got a bit fairer, it also makes my skin supple with less oiliness! yey!!Β πŸ™Œ Before when i’m using the pink variant my skin would produce a lot of oils during the day! But this one was less the oiliness! 😘 If you were to ask me if i had breakouts, then yes i had! 😭 under my nose, yeah.. there’s the sad part! 😒 but overall, it’s not that bad. Other people use these Mena Creams to whiten their underarms, haha! I haven’t tried it yet, but maybe i’ll try it one of these days.xD πŸ˜‚Β  It only cost me PHP32 for 3 grams of the product and it’s widely available here in my area, you can buy this almost anywhere here, but if you have to purchase it online i think you can buy some on ebay.

PROS:

β–ͺ Cheap

β–ͺ Widely Available here in my area

β–ͺ Somehow effective on skin whitening

CONS:

β–ͺ Very white shade

β–ͺ It gives me break-outs!Β πŸ™

β–ͺ When i applied the product on my skin, i end up rubbing it a bit harsher due to the paste-like consistency of the cream.

I will give this product a 8 out of 10 hearts!Β πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’– Give this product a go since it’s cheap and quite effective!Β πŸ˜€

Maybe i’ll continue using this product until the end of the year, since i don’t have much budget to buy any expensive products for now.xD And it left me curious of it’s lightening effects on my under eye bags area.Β πŸ‘

Let me clear up some things, this is not a sponsored post.

That’s all for this post! Have a nice weekend everyone! 😘 Bye! See you next time!Β πŸ™‹

zanenF

Asian Secrets Lulur Indonesian Whitening Body Scrub Review

Hi everyone! πŸ™‹ Today i’m back with a product review post! For the past months i’ve been using the body scrub called Asian Secrets Lulur Whitening Body Scrub. 😊 I’ve went to the mall and notice this product from their shelves, i already gained curiosity Β and so i decided to try it.

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I choose the green one which has green tea and vitamin e. According to the packaging it is dermatologist tested and hypoallergenic. πŸ‘ Lulur Indonesian whitening body scrub is a beauty treatment which originated from the royal palaces of Java, Indonesia and inspired by a ritual called Lulur. Lulur was originally intended for the bride-to-be in order to beautify, smoothen and whiten the skin before the wedding day. (credits to the packaging) πŸ‘

Lulur sounds interesting isn’t it? I just love the fact that it is an Indonesian product! πŸ‘πŸ˜Š I love Indonesia’s most popular idol group JKT48! And my favorite Indonesian singer Agnes Monica! Which makes Indonesia one of my favorite country! πŸ˜‰πŸ‘ (I know irrelevant, sorry! I’m just trying to insert few of my beloved fandom.xD πŸ˜‚)

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This is what the product looks like~

The moment i opened it the scent was somehow so relaxing! I love it’s fragrance! πŸ‘ It is very creamy white consistency, when i get some of the product and put it on my skin, i can really feel the exfoliating beads, and the product feels so smooth and moisturizing into the skin.

I applied it on my arms and other areas on my body, especially on the dark areas like knees, elbows, and underarms and other areas you want to whiten, then rub it.

At first, you can easily rub your skin with the product but after a few minutes, the creamy consistency becomes a bit kind of sticky and hard-to-scrub-like consistency, it is because the product is cleaning and exfoliating your skin. When you take a look on your desired area with the product, you will notice that the dead skin cells and dirt just came out of your skin! πŸ‘ then rinse it.

I’m using this scrub once or twice a week as needed or as i desired. πŸ˜‰ I use this before bath.

After using this, my skin feels so soft, clean, and smells so good! πŸ‘ This only cost me PHP 61.55 for 135g.

Here’s my verdict:

PROS:

β€’ Available on leading department stores and supermarkets!

β€’ Cheap!

β€’ Cleanse and leaves your skin with a light frangrance!

CONS:

β€’ If you are after the whitening effect, maybe you need to use this for a while, as for me i didn’t notice any whitening effect, unless it whitens your skin just after you use the product, then it will be back to your normal skin tone after a while.

It kinda does an effective job on cleaning my skin so I’ll give this product a

9 πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’– hearts! 9/10

It is minus 1 point because it really didn’t whitens my skin. But it’s OK, it’s really a good body scrub. πŸ‘ If you guys will ask me if I’ll purchase again, my answer is yes! Im actually on my second jar! πŸ‘

That’s it for this product! πŸ˜‰ hope you guys will try this body scrub too! Read my previous product reviews posts and comment below for your questions! Thanks for dropping by! πŸ™‹ See you in my next post! Bye! πŸ™‹πŸ˜˜

Take care everyone!

zanenF

Vaseline Healthy White Instant Fair VS SkinWhite Advanced Whitening Lotion

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Hello everyone! πŸ™‹ It’s not friday yet but im back! Yey! 😊 I decided to post something today so suddenly i just though of it a while ago.xD (haha, pardon this part im so having a black space at the moment) πŸ˜‚ This post is about instant whitening lotions! πŸ˜‰ I just realized that i am actually using different lotion for the past two months.xD

Kojic soap is badly drying my skin right now so i need some good lotion to keep my skin moisturized. Good thing there are Vaseline and Skin white that i purchase last April. πŸ‘ The moment i purchased these products my hopes has gone higher as well as my expectations.xD Instant whitening lotions are really trendy these days, and so a lot of people find it promising. Well for me im looking forward to witness the instant whitening effect of these two. 😊

Here’s SkinWhite

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According to its label, it has SPF20 with SYNCHROwhite action (I don’t even know what it means.xD πŸ˜‚) it has vitamins such as B3, B5, and vitamin E. It also claims it can whiten your skin in 7 days. Oh, sounds good. isn’t it? I got mine in a local mall around my area. It only cost me PHP 71 for 50ml. 😊

Here’s Vaseline

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It cost me PHP 110 for 100ml. The label states it has Skin micro reflectors (once again i don’t really know this science stuffs. πŸ˜‚ well, google will always be useful.xD ) This product has a Triple Sunscreens and it promises an instant fairer skin that keeps getting fairer. πŸ‘

SkinWhite lotion:

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It is white in color, creamy texture and a usual scent, for me the fragrant is just right there’s nothing OA. πŸ˜‰

Vaseline

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Vaseline has a bit sticky consistency. It is slightly pinkish color, the smell is sweet not over empowering. πŸ‘

When i started using these lotions, i didn’t see any drastic instant whitening. πŸ˜₯ It made me kinda dissapointed.xD I was really expecting a great instant whitening effect but when i applied it to my skin, it looks like a regular lotion.xD

Since im using these products for the past two months i can say that it is just a good moisturizer.

I find SkinWhite better, because when i use it, it doesn’t feel sticky and it’s not heavy as well. Vaseline is really oily and heavy, every time i apply it to my skin i feel like im always sweating. πŸ˜₯ It will even get worst when your outside on a humid weather. πŸ˜₯

I didn’t include swatches and/or before and after pics of my skin with the product on it, because i was not convinced of it’s instant whitening effect. πŸ˜₯

PROS:
β€’ Both cheap and widely available.

β€’ I love it’s fragrance.

β€’ Both products has sun protection.

CONS:
β€’Not convincing instant whitening effect. πŸ˜₯

β€’ Doesn’t whiten my skin. πŸ˜₯ Well, I believe that skin whitening itself is a case to case basis, it doesn’t work on me but it might work for you.

I give SkinWhite a 7 πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’– 7 out of 10.

While i will give Vaseline a 5 πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’– 5 out of 10.

That’s it for this post. πŸ‘
I suggest that if you love these kinds of lotions, purchased those are from Japan, Korea and Thailand. I heard a lot of positive comments regarding on their instant whitening products. πŸ‘

Feel free to comment below. 😘
See you in my next post. πŸ™‹

zanenF

Gogee Goji Berries Juices 100% Juice Blend

What’s up guys? Well, as for me im back to write about one of my favorite drink Gogee Goji Berries Juices 100% Juice Blend! πŸ‘

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This pic is from Googee’s website.

It’s been a year now since i discovered this drink here in a local mall around my area. I got so curious about it and so i purchased one. And im glad i did! πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜˜πŸ‘

This drink has amazing results on me, why? because the first time i drink it, it made me feel sleepy for about 20 and/or 30 minutes which is a good thing because im suffering from insomnia πŸ˜₯ I really thank God for this wonderful product! Hooray!

And not only that it is a very healthy drink it is also good for our kidney, liver, eyesight, it has anti-fatigue properties, improve sexual function (im not after this.xD but it is indeed a good thing right? LOL πŸ˜‚βœŒ) and it is promoting longevity! It is rich in antioxidants as well! 😘 particularly in beta-carotene and zeaxanthin according to it’s label! I’m so loving it! πŸ˜˜πŸ‘

I also love it’s very affordable price! I bought it for only PHP 88! a bottle! If you are from Davao city you can purchase it at NCCC mall Davao like i do! But of course the sad thing is, whenever i went to the grocery and juices section recently i can’t find it on it’s shelf because it was always sold out! 😭 That’s why it’s a great idea to buy it in bulk when the stock is enough, because when it runs out of stock it will take a month for the mall to restock it. Yeah, very sad thing which is happening to me right now. Huhu. 😭

Well, BTW here’s my bottle:

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Sorry for the low quality pic. πŸ˜₯ I don’t have have good camera i just took it on my phone.

Ok so let’s continue, one bottle contains 240ml. I like the packaging and once i finish it i reuse the bottle as a water tumbler. xD What i do is i put water in it and i put it in the fridge and i’ll drink and refill the bottle every hour or every 2 hours depending on the weather.

As for the taste, I love it’s tastes it’s not so sweet and there’s a bit of pulpiness, It’s not really a pulp it feels like a small particles just like the texture of a smoothie for me that’s the best way to explain it.xD i am not so good at explaining ✌. So I highly recommend this drink to those who has insomnia and for the one’s who has a not so healthy lifestyle. πŸ‘

And lastly it also has other variants:

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This pic is from Googee’s website.

Here’s my verdict:

β€’ since i drink this i feel so much better. πŸ‘

β€’ it made me fell asleep effortlessly which I love! πŸ‘

β€’ I give it a 10 πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ out of 10! πŸ‘

β€’ it really works for me! I feel it’s anti-fatigue properties! 😘

PROS: healthy and affordable

CONS: hard to find sometimes due to out of stock. πŸ˜₯

So if you guys want to know more about this product visit their website at http://www.gogeejuice.com

Just to make things clear this is not a sponsored post. I really love this product and I want to help other people who is suffering from insomnia. πŸ‘ So that’s it for this post!

Feel free to comment below and ask some questions i will be glad to answer them all. 😘

Stay healthy everyone because im striving hard to become more healthier. Till next time! See you! 😊

zanenF

Hadalabo Shirojyun Arbutin Whitening Milk Review

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Hello! πŸ™‹

I’m finally back after a lot of difficulties!xD Well today im gonna review this product called Hadalabo Shirojyun. It is a Japanese product. It is endorsed by Maeda Atsuko she’s my oshi (favorite member) and she’s the former ace of my favorite japanese idol group AKB48. πŸ’œ (yey! fandom insert.xD)

Ok so i will start here my review about this product:

These are what this product variant claims:

β€’ whitens skin

β€’ smaller pores

β€’more soft and supple skin

β€’ moisturizes skin in one drop

This is my bottle,

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This is what the product looks like

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It is a bit watery, the product claims it has no alcohol no paraben and no fragrance. somehow for me i smelled a bit of fragrance into it, it smells like a mild one. I tried this on my face for three months, i am not so amazed by this product when using this as is. Β Well it does a good job when it comes to moisturize my skin, but if im outside and exposed myself on a humid weather my face feels so sweaty and a bit oily πŸ˜₯ you really need to carry some powder when you are outside.

I use this twice a day at the morning and at night. As I said it is a great moisturizer. I notice that it’s easier for me to put make up on, my face feels so smooth and i also notice that what ever product i put on my face my skin easily absorbs it. πŸ‘

The sad thing is i didn’t see any visible whitening effect πŸ˜₯ I can see my face brightening a bit when i put powder on, well, It does my skin matte finish with just a powder on but it will only lasted for an hour or until you exposed yourself into a humid weather or your sweating out. The very sad part is it doesn’t have a sunscreen. πŸ˜₯ Oh, there’s one more thing, if you really want the intense whitening effect, you must use Hadalabo shirojyun Serum before applying this shirojyun milk or apply the shirojyun milk first then follow it with Hadalabo shirojyun cream. πŸ‘

OK so here’s my verdict:

β€’ whitening effect Β 0 πŸ’œ it doesn’t whiten my skin. 😭 i think its because i use it as is, so if you’re into skin whitening use it with the Shirojyun Serum or Shirojyun Cream. so i’ll give it 0 heart its 0 out of 10.

β€’ smaller pores 7 πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ it does make my pores smaller on my cheecks and forhead area, but it doesn’t work on the sides of my nose which is my problem area. πŸ˜₯ 7 out of 10.

β€’ more soft and supple skin 6 πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œthough my skin is soft to touch using this, it makes my skin oily. Plus my skin is already supple so its 6 out of 10. πŸ‘

β€’ moisturizes skin 10 πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ yes it moisturize well. πŸ‘ 10 out of 10. Yey! 😘

I buy mine at Shadz Davao. You can visit them in their FB page just search Shadz Online shop.

I forgot about the price i guess its around P500. I guess they were on sale that time i visit.

PROS: Moisturizes well.

CONS: not widely available, can only purchase online. A bit pricey.

Yamapi also endorsed this product with Maeda Atsuko with the other variant:

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This pic is from google. 😘

So that’s it for this product! If you guys will ask me if i’ll purchase again? My answer is maybe. 😊 when my face needs a good moisturizer. Have a nice day everyone. Feel free to ask me in the comments. 😘

zanenF

Tokyo Love Soap Premium Review

“Tokyo Love Soap Premium Review”

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Yey! here’s my first entry as a blogger!xD
Well, for my first product review here’s Tokyo Love Soap Premium! I was curious about this product, it was actually a raved and well loved soap by women even me! 😘

Since i read online a lot of positive reviews about this soap so i decided to try it.
I got mine from Shadz. I forgot its price but i guess it’s around β‚±700++ . I used this soap for about one month. I suggest that it’s better to cut the soap in half so that it will last long. When I started using the soap, in my first week I found this variant drying. Yes, it makes my skin dry. πŸ˜₯
But after a month i noticed my skin lightened a bit.
Maybe im more “hiyang” with the Pure Girls variant than this premium, because when I tried the pure girls variant last March 2014 i was really amazed by it, that’s why i really regret that i tried to purchase the premium variant. Maybe premium variant works best if you give it time to take effect like use it for 3 months or beyond. And you must use it religiously twice a day.

So here’s my verdict:
Efficacy: I’ll give it πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’œ 3 out of 5 hearts! I really prefer Pure Girls variant ~
Price: πŸ’œπŸ’œ 2 out of 5 hearts. It’s really pricey!xD

PROS: it’s not that bad. This product is a must try.

CONS: Its not widely available. You can just purchase it online. And of course its a bit expensive. 😭

That’s it for my first review! Hope you guys will try this product too!

zanenF