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Thursday, June 17, 2010

It's time to be Flawless!

Forgive me Gods of Beauty and Skincare for I have sinned, It has been 2 years since my last facial. I have been jumping from one product to another in the hopes of achieving flawless skin. But to no avail. If you have been following me and reading my blogs, you guys know that I have terrible skin. My face is oily and breakouts easily. Thus my constant search in achieving Flawless skin.

As a make up artist, it is important you are the part. In other words, I have to be beautiful too, so that I can represent and sell myself well. That is the business I am in. Since I decided to become a MUA full time, looking beautiful should be full time too. But let's face it a bare canvas is always the perfect canvas. That goes best for me, It gets tiring putting on make up every single day for make up gigs, its bad for my skin too. So I just want to be beautiful, I want my skin to be flawless even in days I decide to not put on make up for work. I want my own face to be presentable as is, Flawless, and Healthy.

And so, I rest my fate on the wonderful people of Flawless Face and Body Clinic and let them deal with my problem (they are more than happy to deal with my problematic skin hehe) and help let my natural beauty shine through! :)

Flawless is probably the most convenient Aesthetic Clinic in the Philippines today, with 36 clinics nationwide, they have been recently awarded the "Outstanding Retailers of the Year Award" in 2009 by the Philippines Retailers Association. Now that says a lot not only about the quality of service Flawless offers and the number of clients Flawless has satisfied, but how Flawless is out there to reach out to all Filipinos. With services intensely researched and specifically targeted to common problems Filipino skin faces, Flawless customers are sure to keep coming back for more. And more does Flawless have! Not only is Flawless popular for their Facials and Peels, they also have medical services, RF & Laser procedures and Cosmelan by Mesoestetic, the newest depigmentation treatment to hit the market which by the way Flawless is one of the only local establishment that offers this service. This is in line with CEO Ruby Sy's advocacy to bring beauty to the fingertips of every Filipino, and together with all the licensed medical professionals Flawless is by far a beauty haven for everyone, young or old, male and female. :)

I knew I could trust flawless with my face therefore I headed to their Mega Mall branch and got myself the"Flawless White Facial" and I added ""Revital Eyes" for my unruly puffy eyes. Hehe


The Mega Mall branch is very bright and attractive, it has such a light feeling when you look at it, like it relaxes you already. It's so glam with its Pink and Gold colors, I already feel pampered! By the way, that's my mom at the front desk checking out the services. And since I already knew what I wanted I looked around the store first before I waited to be pampered. :)


Flawless Face and Body products were neatly displayed in the clinic, the colors and the packaging of the products are so pretty to the eyes aren't they? :) They have a whole range of products suited for all skin types, whether you have dry, combination or oily skin. They even have skincare specifically for Men! How cool is that, for all you guys out there, no need to feel less macho when using skincare for girls, you have skin care specially for men here at flawless! :)

Flawless White Facial + Revital Eyes

So it was time for my facial, I decided to get the Flawless White Facial and added Revital Eyes. I chose this since I have been on the go for the past couple of weeks running from one gig to another i have been forgetting to put on sunblock. :( And I know that with the recent heat wave of summer I went a couple of shades darker. I added the Revital Eyes because well I have insomnia and don't get to sleep at the right time so my eyes definitely needed the de-puffing. Hehe

I hardly got any pics taken when I was having the facial because uhhh I fell asleep. Haha It was soooo relaxing! I was lying down and i instantly felt relaxed because of the quiet ambiance paired with mellow music. And they had this aromatherapy scent to smell to instantly relax you too! Oh i loved that, i felt like dozing off right away! :) They cleansed my face and started massaging my face for what felt like 15 minutes! That was soooo goood after this they steamed my face, and while they were steaming my face, they placed my hands in this like warm glove that helps relax your hand. And after that they massaged my hand too! Ugh by this time I was in heaven, I got a facial with a body massage! So pampered! :) After this I dozed off... and woke up when the dermatologist said that they were gonna start pricking.

When the pricking started, I knew what to expect. I have a high tolerance in pain so it wasn't like a big thing for me except that it had been 2 years since my last facial. So i knew there was some serious pricking about to happen haha, And it did but I didn't tear up because of the light hand that was used. While my pricking was going on, i heard a familiar voice of a woman about to start her treatment, my mom. Hahaha She got jealous and instead of just waiting for me, she got herself a facial too. It was awesome, Mom and Me bonding over flawless. :)

After the pricking was mask time, this is where they applied the whitening mask to firm my face and close the pores. I really love the feeling of masks. This is where they apply the Revital Eyes too. Revital Eyes are patches you put under the eyes to help decrease puffiness. It has a soft gel feel to it which is cooling to the touch of skin. :) Here's a pic of me lying down, I fell asleep.

LOL

A pic of me with the Whitening Mask and the Revital Eyes
(notice my I just woke up eyes haha)

After a couple of minutes, my treatment was finished. Initially I felt my skin was able to breathe! I don't know why I stopped getting facials when It feels so good right after! And uhh, well here's what they got out of my face (no wonder my face felt like it could breathe better haha).

Disgusting I know but I'm glad the impurities are off my face, thanks to Flawless!


And for the very first time, here's a pic of me just after the facial. No make up what so ever since I wasn't allowed to put anything on my face for 24 hours.


You can see the little red bumps from the pricking but it subsided within the day. My whole face and under eye felt so fresh I wish my face felt like this all the time! :) I am really happy with the outcome. The Flawless White Facial is only PHP560 and the Revital Eyes is just an additional PHP150. Only PHP710 for both! That is really affordable! I will be sure to get this treatment once a month. I will make time to fit this is my schedule!

Treatment area, that's my mom getting her facial 2 seats away from where I got mine hehe :)


Like what I mentioned in the beginning of this post, I am really serious about having clear flawless skin. It's not only about presenting myself to my clients, but it is also my way of taking care of my skin. People do so much to try and not age at all, but for me all I want is to age gracefully. I know that I have to start taking care of my skin now and continue on taking care of my skin, I don't want to start too late so start now. And for those who are on the go like me, Flawless is there to help you take care of your skin. I'm glad that from now on, Flawless will be my partner in helping take care of my skin and also in to be beautiful in my own skin with or without makeup. :)

Flawless also has a promo now, just spend a minimum of PHP1200 and you will have a chance to win a Louis Vuitton Bag in the monthly Raffle, and in December you get a chance to win a Diamond Necklace! :) Flawless not only brings beauty more affordable to Filipinos, but now it is bringing Luxury to Filipinos! Who can't love that? :)


I cannot wait to have my next treatment at Flawless! I will definitely keep you guys in tuned with more of their services. :) What do you guys think I should try next time? Their Face Peels, Body Scrubs or laser & RF treatments? Help me decide! :)


Toodles! :)


17 comments:

  1. wow flawless is really reinventing their image. It's really something to be proud of knowing that this is locally produced. This definitely assures women regardless of age and class that you don't need to buy those super expensive products to be beautiful. I think I'll go this week for a try :)

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  2. the look is very classy! I saw the store yesterday, good thing I got to read your blog because I was super curious about it. I so need to pamper myself! thanks for the info :)

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  3. Oh wow, only Php560 for a facial? That's cheap! They're crazy expensive in Singapore. Flawless looks so chic too. And for the price of their services, it's definitely better than buying expensive products and working on your face by yourself... getting someone else to pamper you while you lie down and and relax is definitely so much better! Hehe! Please take me there when I fly home next week! :)

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  4. I wanna get that revital eyes done too! looks promising! Will definitely head to flawless and go check it out :)

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  5. Wow Caby! Considering how stressed I am these past few weeks, your blog made me think about getting a facial and body scrub. After all being stressed is not a reason to look stressed! hahaha. :) I'll try flawless one of these days. Thanks for the tip!

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  6. carla, now I wanna try facial... hehehe... never tried it... but im starting to have breakouts alreays... tsk tsk...

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  7. your post makes want to skip my evening classes and go straight ahead to a facial care center in town. it's been months!

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  8. I've been thinking of doing facials too, I'll check out the nearest flawless in my place to see what facial service suits me best.

    Uhm I think you should try something for your body next time 'coz you've already tried one of their facial services. =)

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  9. @Anonymous Yes You should go check out their services! :)


    @Jessica It's a great pampering place! :)


    @Anna Come with me when you get here. Im gonna schedule one next week. When do you fly in?

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  10. @Maui Super sarap ng feeling nung revital eyes promise!!!


    @AMU Teh tara facial tayo now neee!

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  11. @Chezca go Im sure meron dyan in your area! :) Go na para ma prevent yung breakouts :)


    @aka Procne It feels good after, get one this weekend :)


    @Lady Mitchelli Hmm yeah I think a body treatment sounds good! :) Thanks

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  12. i really enjoyed this post. all i want is good skin too--tired of acne and dryness and pores! oh pores! maybe i need a facial. :)

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  13. @Cheryl Get a facial also! :) Will check out your contest :)

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  14. You reminded me to get my facial na, been lazy to go because of work schedules. But you're right, we have to take care of our skin to age gracefully. Nice pamper post, caby! =)

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  15. @Dang Super sarap magpapamper. Reward yourself :)

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