Give the gift of Mistle Glow from VMV Hypoallergenics


Sponsored Review

Now, if you’ve been following my blog you would know that VMV Hypoallergenics is one of my favourite skincare brands that cater to sensitive skins, and in my opinion – they’re doing a great job! If you’re new to the brand, please feel free to read my earlier reviews on the brand here and here.

One of the holiday gift sets available this Christmas, this “vanity pair” offers 2 fabulous tools to achieve that lovely holiday glamour! Whether it’s for your BFF or for yourself – Roll out those lashes with VMV‘s best selling, beauty-editor-fave Ooh-La-Lash! Volumizing Mascara and give those lips a festive tinge with the Glitz Lipstick for a totally mesmerizing holiday glam look! The Mistle Glow holiday kit retails for S$50.

Mistle Glow from VMV Hypoallergenics

Mistle Glow from VMV Hypoallergenics

Mistle Glow from VMV Hypoallergenics

Pdt Information (taken from the VMV website)

Ooh-La-Lash! Volumizing Mascara
With a special compound that swells up and surrounds each lash strand in a tube – a physical sleeve – of its very own.
Each application builds an ever-thicker cocoon of rich, beautiful color.
Non-clumping, smear-free (and therefore skin-friendlier). Easy to remove.

To use:
Take mascara wand and apply Ooh-La-Lash! on lashes. Start at the base and swipe outwards in a smooth motion. Repeat until desired volume is achieved.
For increased definition, use Skintelligent Beauty Brow + Lash Groomer to separate lashes.
Do not pump brush in container. This can increase the risk of microbial contamination and dry out mascara.

Skintelligent Beauty Glitz Lipstick
Brilliant. Rich, glistening color is playful and sexy, lifting spirits on a daily basis.
100% free of all-types-of-fragrance, irritating waxes, phthalates, parabens + preservatives.
With green tea for antioxidant benefits plus virgin coconut oil for moisturization.
In Drama Queen, our most popular shade. This sophisticated, deliciously deep pink is perfect for the holidays and flatters all skin tones.

To use:
Apply on lips as often as necessary.

Here are more pix of the actual products.

Ooh-La-Lash Volumizing Mascara from VMV Hypoallergenics

Skintelligent Beauty Glitz Lipstick from VMV Hypoallergenics

And here’s a swatch of the Beauty Glitz Lipstick in Drama Queen on the back of my hand.

Swatch - Skintelligent Beauty Glitz Lipstick in Drama Queen from VMV Hypoallergenics

Quick thoughts:

The Beauty Glitz Lipstick in Drama Queen, looks more like a deep red in the bullet at first glance. When swatched, it is actually more of a deep pink with a red tone. It seems to be a shade that will flatter most skin tones, so that it is definitely a plus especially when buying gift sets. I’m sure you’ve encountered a a gift set that came with one of those deep plum shades that not everyone can carry off.

It is quite moisturizing upon application, and it goes on quite sheer at first. You can build up the color intensity to your preference. So for those who prefer a light sheen with a wash of pink on your lips, just one layer of application should do nicely.

As for the Ooh-La-Lash! Volumizing Mascara, i think i really really like this product. Very much indeed. It doesn’t clump your lashes together, and from what i can see, it helps to lengthen my lashes, giving that va-va-voom effect. It dries quite quickly too actually, i don’t have to “fan” my eyes to try and help it dry faster to avoid smudging my eye makeup. Very happy with this!

All in all, i think the Mistle Glow holiday kit is quite value for money considering there are 2 full-sized products in there. Both products are pretty generic in the sense that these are items widely used by most of us girls. (Unlike say…fake lashes… not all of us use them or like using them.) And most importantly, VMV has chosen 2 outstanding performers from their cosmetics range for this holiday kit.

I was very excited to try it out when i received it, so i did a real quick application of both, and here’s the result. I do apologize for the poor lighting here, but taking pictures at night can be a real challenge.

LOTD

Here’s a closer view of my lashes

lashes - using Ooh-La-Lash Volumizing Mascara

So what are you waiting for? Go sparkle up this season with VMV’s holiday kits, available at VMV Hypoallergenics’ Skin Specialist Boutique in ION Orchard #B3-48. You may also like to visit their Facebook page to check out their latest posts on products and promotions.

Also, VMV has kindly offered readers of this blog a very special discount when you shop at VMV. This is your chance to try out their products! All you need to do is quote the following password to be entitled to the discount.

Password: “VMV is perfect for my sensitive skin”
Entitlement: 20% off total purchase with a minimum spend of S$30
Valid Till: 6 January 2013

Disclaimer: Products featured were provided for review. Review is my complete and honest opinion. I am not affiliated with or compensated by the company.

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