Skincare haul from Sephora Philippines

Sephora has always been my one-stop shop when it comes to all things beauty. I’d always go shopping at Sephora whenever I go to the US. I don’t exaggerate when I say I never walk out empty-handed. There’s always something that catches my fancy! Imagine my excitement when Sephora Philippines launched online.

Sephora PhilippinesMore than makeup, Sephora Philippines carries a wide range of skincare products. For my first ever Sephora Philippines shopping session, I opted for a few skincare essentials.

Sephora PhilippinesYes, Sephora Philippines carries Leaders, my all-time favorite facial mask brand. I got the Leaders Mediu Amino Moisture Mask (P151) since it was something I haven’t tried. It’s really refreshing, more so since I popped it in the refrigerator a couple of hours before use.

Sephora PhilippinesI also got the Mirenesse Eclipse Age Defence Daily Face & Neck Balm SPF 15 (P2,697 — now 20% off so it comes out to P1,876). I never go out of the house without sun protection, especially on my face so I figured this would be nice to have.

Sephora PhilippinesIt’s a unique anti-aging balm in compact form. It’s infused with high performance Mineral Sunscreens (not chemical) that protect against UVA and UVB rays. It’s actually available in a tinted version, I got the normal version… which is white.

Sephora PhilippinesIt’s a lightweight balm that goes on white but blends away to become colorless.

Sephora PhilippinesI patted some on my hand and I was surprised that it dries to a smooth and matte finish. That said, it’s a great facial sunscreen for daily use since you can use it alone or under makeup.

Sephora PhilippinesI also decided to order the Sephora Jelly Mask Moisturizing & Energizing (P871). It’s paraben-free! One box contains 6 doses.

Sephora PhilippinesThe doses come in these individual capsule packs.

Sephora PhilippinesAccording to the instructions, it’s better if you refrigerate them before using.

Sephora PhilippinesOpening the pack reveals a golden gel.

Sephora PhilippinesOne dose is good for your entire face and neck area. I applied generously all over. I felt a cooling and tingling sensation immediately after application. You’re supposed to leave it on for 5-10 minutes.

Sephora PhilippinesAfter 5-10 minutes (I opted for 10 mins. so I can maximize the effects), you’re not supposed to rinse off the mask. You just wipe away any excess with facial tissue. After 10 minutes there really isn’t too much to wipe off because by then most of the mask would have been absorbed by the skin. I really love the instant brightening effect!

What I like about the Sephora Jelly Mask:

  • It’s paraben-free.
  • It’s vitamin-rich, formulated with vitamins E, C, A, F, and provitamin B5.
  • It’s dermatologist-tested and non-comedogenic.
  • It moisturizes, rejuvenates, and instantly brightens the skin.
  • It’s reasonably priced at around P150 per dose, more or less around the same price as a good quality sheet mask.

All the above products are available at To celebrate Independence Day, Sephora Philippines will offer FREE SHIPPING to all orders amounting to P1,300 and up from now until June 17, 2016. Now’s the perfect time to shop!

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  • Reply tina perez June 15, 2016 at 9:45 pm

    very interesting products. the independence day “free shipping” is such a bonus. what a way to celebrate freedom from bad skin and ageing 🙂

  • Reply Michi June 16, 2016 at 6:55 am

    I love the packaging of Mirenesse Eclipse Age Defence Daily Face & Neck Balm SPF 15 but not the price. hehehe!

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