Hello everyone!!! It is about 2 weeks to Christmas (My favorite festive season!) as the celebration of Christmas is to commemorate God’s love for us by coming down to the earth as our Savior. Out of gratitude for what he has done, we remember his birth by gift-giving, spending time with love ones, worshiping him and spreading love and blessings to the less fortunate. 🙂
Recently, i have received 2 exclusive kits from Althea and they will make good Christmas gifts for the important ladies in your life –
☀Petal Velvet Sunaway SPF50+ PA++++
☀ Petal Velvet Powders
☀ Milk Peel Cream Mask
Althea Petal Velvet Powder helps set makeup and leave skin feeling silky smooth. Infused with oil from Althea seeds, this translucent powder works to curb sebum production being too drying for a radiant, fresh look, all while giving out a gentle scent. Great as a gift for makeup fanatics, it helps keep makeup looking great all day and helps keep the shine away.
Petal Velvet Powders is available in 3 different shades – #0 (Translucent), #23 (Warm Beige), and #Pink Lavender (limited edition) to help minimise pores, fine lines, mattifies and set make up without leaving skin look looking dehydrated. It is suitable for all skin types hence making it a great gift for all~ Moreover, the compact and sleek package makes it convenient to bring it around for touch up!
Petal Velvet Powders in #0 (Translucent), #23 (Warm Beige) retails for S$6 respectively and it is well-known for its mattifying and lightweight functionality.
Key Ingredients as follows:
Althea seed extract – rich in antioxidants, protecting the skin from externalities and ensuring it stays nice and hydrated.
Polyphenols – Keeps the skin protected from UV rays
Saponarin – Repairs damaged cells and restores elasticity to aging skin
Petal Velvet Powders in Pink Lavender retails at S$6.50 and it is Althea’s 3rd Anniversary Limited Edition product! The Pink Lavender version helps brighten and smoothen skin with the special formula containing pink and purple pigments to liven up dull complexions. Its super fine particles help keep sebum at bay without drying out the skin for fresh, petal-like skin while its calming scent soothes the senses. The Pink Lavender Petal Velvet Powders is well-known for its Mattifying, Skin smoothening and brighten dull complexions functionality.
Key Ingredients as follows:
Lavender extract – Soothes irritations helps to repair the skin. It also has aromatherapy properties to calm the senses
Hydrogenated lecithin – Conditions and moisturizes the skin
Glycerin – A humectant that attracts moisture to the skin, preventing dehydration
Living in Singapore, application of sunblock is a must to protect against strong emission of UV rays ! Protection against harsh UV rays should be of paramount important to everyone as the sun’s ultraviolet b (UVB) rays causes sunburn and ultraviolet a (UVA) rays lead to photo-aging and skin cancer! Also the weather is always hot and humid so it is important to use a sunscreen that is light and non-greasy to prevent clogging our pores. Hence, gifting of sunblock is a great idea as it is something that every ladies cannot do without.
This Christmas, shield your loved ones’ skin from the sun’s rays and give it some petal protection with Althea’s Petal Velvet Sunaway! Ultra lightweight, this invisible sunscreen is formulated with hyaluronic acid and Damask rose extracts, ensuring that skin stays fresh and hydrated throughout the day without any streakiness or a white cast. It has an SPF of 50+ and PA++++, so skin’ll be kept protected all day. As part of the Petal Velvet line, it also contains micro-powder particles that give you a smooth, petal-like complexion.
Althea’s Petal Velvet Sunaway is a SPF50+, PA++++lightweight and translucent sunblock which leaves skin feeling fresh and hydrated. It is made from natural ingredients while staying cruelty free to give you a soft, velvety finish and petal-like skin. This lightweight micro particles sunscreen protects the skin from both UVA and UVB rays UV rays with a petal-like finish. It also controls excessive sebum on the skin with a micro powder system while hyaluronic acid ensures the skin is kept hydrated throughout the day.
Other main characteristics include:
Velvety Finish and Hydrating Formula – Controls excessive sebum on the skin with a micro powder system while hyaluronic acid ensures the skin is kept hydrated throughout the day.
Micro Powder Barrier – Micro particles absorb sebum and excess oil from the skin to give a light, velvety finish. As you apply the Sunaway, hyaluronic acid replenishes moisture and deeply hydrates the skin.
Hydrating and Fresh– Controls excess sebum on the skin with a micro powder system while hyaluronic acid ensures the skin is kept hydrated throughout the day.
Advance non-chemical UV Filter* – Applies evenly and smoothly onto the skin without leaving a white cast behind. This is due to an advanced non-chemical UV filter with a more transparent formula.
*Non-chemical UV filter: Builds up sunscreen filter on the surface of the skin and scatters UV light. Gentle on sensitive skin without chemical ingredients.
Althea’s Petal Velvet Sunaway contains Damask rose extract to moisturize, soothes irritations and smoothen the skin. Damask rose has a natural nanomolecular composition that is rich in vitamins to penetrate deep into the skin, soothing sensitivities and strengthening it for a radiant glow. There’s Hyaluronic acid to attracts moisture to the skin thus preventing dehydration. It also contains Geranium oil to give the skin a radiant boost and heals acne. For detailed ingredient list, you can refer to this link.
Althea’s Petal Velvet Sunaway will be suitable for those looking for a long-wearing, strong protection sunscreen for everyday use. It also suits people who want a moisturizing sunscreen, but without a white cast or stickiness. It it suitable for all skin types and even for those with sensitive skin.
The Good and the Bad:
☀ Althea’s Petal Velvet Sunaway has a distinctive rose scent and it is either you like or dislike it. Normally i don’t have a problem with scent of a product, as long as it is effective. The minimalist squeeze bottle packaging also make usage hygiene and waste-free.
☀ Althea’s Petal Velvet Sunaway has light watery texture and it blends easily without leaving any white cast behind. It will turn powdery upon blending without weighing it down. It leaves behind a matt and velvety finish. Yay to no stickiness as well!
☀Althea’s Petal Velvet Sunaway seems to brighten up my skintone after usage. Moreover, it is so affordable!
☀ Althea’s Petal Velvet Sunaway is not water-resistant so it is not suitable for me to use it when i am going swimming.
☀ Althea’s Petal Velvet Sunaway is very hydrating. There’s no need to worry that the formula will dry up skin.
It is important to exfoliate skin regularly to unclog pores (clogged pores trap oil under skin’s surface) and to keep it clean to prevent pimples. If your loved ones have sensitive skin like me and cannot use exfoliator that contains beads, then Althea’s new exclusive product, Milk Peel Cream Mask will help to gently strip away dead skin cells. This cream mask is suitable for combination skin types, skin with enlarged pores, rough, sensitive skin that needs gentle exfoliation and dry skin that needs to stay moisturized even after peeling. Not only it removes dead skin cells, clogged sebum and impurities from the air without irritating the skin. It also moisturize and refresh skin with casein that’s packed with vitamins for a healthy complexion.
Milk Peel Cream Mask contains triple care active ingredients, AHA,BHA and Milk which help to peel off dead skin cells for smoother skin. It also contains Casein Protein (milk) to provide moisture and help the skin to stay moisturised all day. It has a soft clay-like texture that bubbles up when massaged on damp skin to deeply cleanse the pores. It is also cruelty-free and it has a self-bubbling clay texture creates a dense lather to remove dead skin cells.
Key Ingredients as follows:
Dead skin cell care with AHA+BHA
• AHA / BHA: Double exfoliating effect that smoothing out roughness and removing impurities from the pores
• Daily dead skin cell care
• Remove external impurities in pores and on the skin surface
Gentle Casein Protein
• Casein Protein provides the skin with hydration and keeps it moisturized
• Leaves the skin looking radiant and revitalized
Soft Clay Whipped Cream Bubble Texture
• The creamy clay texture bubbles into a rich lather to deep cleanse the pores and remove dead skin cells
It is easy to use this mask and mess free! Just apply the product on damp skin and massage it gently until it becomes bubbly. Let it rest on your skin for 30-60 seconds before rinsing it off with warm water.
Lastly, one product which i will highly recommend will be the Daily 10-second wash-off mask – Real Fresh Skin Detoxer!!
‘To Listen What Your Skin Says’ – The Collaboration with Althea and Get it Beauty
Get It Beauty, Korea’s no. 1 beauty TV show, introduces new trends and provides resourceful information relating to beauty. From verification by scientific testing to providing the chances to enjoy the beauty products in person, Get it Beauty offers various and broad beauty experiences.
To make a healthy beauty life, Get it Beauty creates a new beauty ritual – Real Fresh Skin Detoxer with Althea.
Created to suit the hectic schedules of modern urbanites, this product harnesses the goodness of nature and translates it into freshness and vitality for the skin. Treat your skin daily to this premium ingredients easy-to-use, 10 second wash off mask. Made with premium ingredients sourced from various parts of the world, this mask is filled with energy and freshness from nature to ensure your skin stays healthy and clean.
Real Fresh Skin Detoxer comes in Rose and Green Tea to address different skin concerns.
Rose Real Fresh Skin Detoxer (Refining) helps to gently smooths away roughness and gives the skin a radiant glow. It is recommended to incorporate this into your morning skin care routine. This product helps to protect and balance the pH levels of the skin, balance out the skin’s texture for perfect makeup application.
Green Tea Real Fresh Skin Detoxer (Purifying) helps to calms down and purifies the sensitive skin. It is recommended to incorporate this into your night skin care routine. At 10 p.m, the time skin cell regeneration is most active, this product boosts the skin’s natural regeneration process by ensuring the skin is purified and ready to rest
I have reviewed this awesome product in this post!
Christmas shopping for the important ladies in your life has been made easy with Althea! Althea offers comprehensive K-beauty selections at the lowest price to consumers and strives to become the gateway to the world, most favored by K-beauty suppliers.
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* Disclaimer: Products Description & information are extracted from Althea’s Presskit & Website