Blithe Patting Water Pack review & Making my very own Blithe Misting Water!

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I got this product in the Memebox Korea’s Most Wanted (unboxing post here).

(pic courtesy of Memebox)

I tried my Blithe Patting Water Pack and found that it is a bit of a hassle to get a basin of water, do the noisy patting and all. However, the results are fantastic! I love the ‘clean’ smell this has. It is sort of like tea tree for blemish, but in liquid mask form. 

Here is how to use;

1. Prepare a basin and add clean water until 1/3 full
2. Add 1 cap of your choice of a Patting Water Pack to dilute with water (ratio 1:100)
3. Mix and gently pat the diluted concentration onto the skin.
4. Let it dry naturally or gently pat with a facial towel.

I did defy the law and use a little more than the 1:100 (not very economical of me lol) but it works. It is not like this product is gonna make your face fall if you use too much, no. 
Again, I’d say: The Kpop girl group T-ara recommends this too!
Now we know their secret to fab skin. I have to say it is one of the best, if not the best thing I have gotten from Memebox.

♥♥♥

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So I did the adventurous mix! I added some Blithe’s patting water into my leftover TCFS mist (both from Memebox). While I love mists, that TCFS was not as fantastic as I hoped it to be. Yes, it is slightly moisturizing but the effects did not last. I did not want to chuck the bottle out so I thought this could be it. A revolutionary skincare!

An extract from Paulaschoice.com;

“Think of it this way: Asking whether or not you can use products from different brands in one skin-care routine is like asking if you can cook a nutritious meal with ingredients from different grocery stores or make a cake using a mix from one brand and frosting from another. The answer? Of course you can!” 

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Too Cool For School Mist

Ingredients list;

 Rosemary water (5%), trehalose, baobab tree extract and more (link to list). 

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Blithe Patting Water- Green Tea

Ingredients list;

Water, Lactic Acid, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Panthenol, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated castor oil, 1,2-Hexanediol, Sodium lactate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Gardenia Florida Fruit Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Flower Extract, Dextrin, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Salicylic Acid

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My two concerns was Salicylic Acid, an exfoliant, and also the mixture of TCFS’s glycol contents and Blithe’s lactic acid. Since most of it is normal essence ingredients, probably only salicylate is the one for “removal of dead skin” as advertised on product. Also, glycols are not the best stuff to mix with Lactic Acids since they might be irritating to some. Both are sort of irritants to the skin, but why in the first place are they included in our skincare? The answer lies in the reaction of each individuals to the ingredient. If you do get irritated, wash off thoroughly and pop on some anti-inflammatory cream.

How about the mixture? Is it safe?

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I can’t say for sure 100% that it is because I am not a biochemist. However, from the list, they both contain water, PPG-26-Buteth-26, PEG-40 Hydrogenated castor oil, and a couple of plant extracts. What I know is that if you are allergic to the ingredients, this mixture would cause reactions regardless. I remember some of my fellow forrummers being allergic to ingredients like Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, so it is important to analyze the ingredients separately before using.

Mixing the two

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I mix about two caps of the patting water to whatever was left of my TCFS mist. Shake shake~

 

Results

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My skin never felt better! I don’t get a lot of blemish, but at ‘that time of the month’ your skin tend to go abit bleh. I misted my face before bed and woke up to baby butt-soft skin! Put some snail cream on the back of your hand, let it dry and touch that—it is that texture omg! I am obsessed with this product that I want to use it every few hours.

Below is the result
Left: Washed and blow-dried arm
Mid: Spritz of the miracle mist
Right: After effects!

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Unedited, other than cropped, I promise!

 

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I really, really want to try the Purple Berry one and the Yellow energy too and compare the effects and results, but they are so expensive. Sobs!

Okay I don’t want anyone to get an adverse reaction from attempting this, so please do a skin patch test before spraying it on the face and read the ingredients’ list carefully. Goodluck!

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Memebox global # 12 unboxing

My memebox #12 arrived last few days, but I only got time to review it now. I was extremely pleased that the memepeople has curated some different products– yes, that Smooth sensitive removal cream and a face clay pack I totally adore! But we will get to those later.

The box itself is super heavy! It contained 7 items (2 being the same cream+ it’s sample tho).

 

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The info card as usual;

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The first item is the Ryo Anti-Hairloss Treatment in a deluxe sample size of 50ml ($3). Valued at $12 for 200ml, this product promises to strengthen, soothe and nourish your scalp.

It contains biota seed, coix seed, green tea and gold extracts (whaa..??). At first when I opened and got some out, it smells strongly of ginseng candies (I am sure Asian memefans can relate).

 

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It feels like a normal conditioner, slippery but not soapy. I will try this out and review if it is an HG item.

 

Next is one that I said I love: Banila Co. Claypatra Mineral Salt Clay Pack (12g- $2.50)–main reason being that it is gentle and smells like a hotel’s expensive mineral salt spa!

I also coincidently ran out of my Innisfree Volcanic pack (which is one of my HG btw), so I gave this a try the other night and boy was it good.

 

 

 

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It has microgranules for exfoliation as well as Dead sea minerals that hydrates and nourish. Unfortunately this sample is only 12g (valued at approx $2.50) and I think it is good for just 4-5 uses.

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Yup, I’ve used up that much already.

 

There are 2 Plagentra White Mark creams in this box– 1 being the 15g deluxe sample of the Step 1 cream. The other was a packet of foil samples consisting of all 3 steps; the cream, massage gel and lotion.

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Not sure how this will work as a cream as I don’t have stretch marks to test on.

 

 

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You can read about them on the info card. The information is kinda vague tho.

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The sealed tube is travel friendly, so I might bring this around to treat my ankles and elbows probably.

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The foil sample trio

 

I know many memefans are most excited to see which color they have received for the L.Vida Nail Polish (10ml- $7). The color was randomly selected from: Cosmos Bouquet, Hyacinth Bouquet, Aqua Green, Little Princess, Barbie pink, Peony bouquet, Neon Orange, Pink Orang, Juicy Lemon and Passion blue.

I received the LC-14 Peony Bouquet which is a nice violet-ish pink polish.

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I like that the packaging looks so cute and spring.

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I know a girl who might appreciate this!

 

Next is a full-sized item, the Inter-cos Smooth Sensitive Removal Cream (250ml- $43). I have tried a little of this on my calf and it does work quite well. They did point out that 1 try is not enough to remove everything, but I like that this does not involve scrubbing/scrapping/shaving.

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Instructions in English on the box.

The only downside is probably the fact that this smells pungent. If it works perfectly, smell is probably a small hitch right?

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The last product is a heavy one as well. It is the Palan Crysence Organic Essence (120ml- $72). If that is the price, I assume there are gold foils or caviar in it. I might have to use this for a bit to judge on it’s efficacy.

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I like the packaging design as it comes with a stopper and dispense when you push the top.

 

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It does not have a distinct smell, but probably leaning towards the subtle, floral side.

This is a leave-in and you can use it after showering, and before blow-dry.

 

The Memebox 12 is a great box, valued at a price of  approx $133. It might be a little less than that estimate, but I did get this box with some promo codes so it wasn’t $23+ $6.99 (shipping).

I think Memeboxes might need some consistency with their products, though a novelty item or two now and then is a great surprise. I have got tons of hair (and nail) stuff from them so far although I did not purchase the Hair Superbox. It is an individual preference thing I guess…..I am just a sucker for skincare- face or body.

You may use the following promo codes;

 588KKYR9G4 – $5 discount on any memebox order. (Valid date : July 1st ~ end of July, limit to one time per customer.)
EJPWG5 – $5 off any pruchase. Valid until the end of July.

or head to this memebox-dedicated page for more bonuses and links to boxes.
Happy memeshopping!

 

Tony Moly Shiny Foot Super Peeling Liquid

 

 

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I got this foot peel from the beauty swap with Eugenie and just got to try this recently. I have always wanted to try a foot peel since the Holika Holika one didn’t really work for me… Thing is, I don’t have callused feet, but it does look a little worn out and the heel could be pinkier like a baby’s!

(I don’t have crazy paper-like grotesque pictures to show for, but bear with me, okay?)

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Ingredients, instructions and etc.

The TonyMoly Shiny Foot Super Peeling Liquid claims to

1. Remove stubborn dead skin cells
2. Restore moisture
3. Remove odor
4. Keeps feet clean
5. Dissolves fatigue <- huh? haha maybe like a foot spa?
6. Relieve stress <- yeah stress from ugly feet

So I got down to business!

 

 

 

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There is a cotton compartment in the plastic bags. Put your feet into the cotton socks, pour one packet of the liquid into each sock and tie it up. I like that there is a small TonyMoly sticker for you to seal the bag properly as it is a little big for me.

Viola! Time to do some waiting.

90 minutes is a tad long but if you spend time watching movies then it flies~ Other then the cold sensation of a wet feet, there isn’t much discomfort with this product.

 

Make sure you wash your feet properly after 90 minutes and towel dry it before slapping on some shiny foot cream. It gets tricky to go around the house afterwards so the tip is to wear 100% cotton socks everyday after moisturizing.

 

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Good for one use for me…

I use my Body Shop body butter every night after, before I sleep. It helps to do this as a routine even after the whole peeling process is done.

And the moment of truth…
Here are the results!! (not as wow as some of the photos out there but its something)

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My feet feels…new and pink! You don’t see results in the first 4 days but afterwards there is a bit of a dusty mess going on so make sure you wear socks all the time! I had to suppress the urge to peel off the bits~

After day 5, I used a loofah sponge to remove the flaky bits in the shower. Only on day 6 did the heel show peeling. It is not miraculous for me but I love the novelty factor of this peeling liquid.

I might repurchase after my long Europe trip when my feet are all worn out again. Have you tried any foot peeling product and which did you like best?