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I’ve been lurking around BeautyMNL since, I don’t know, last year?

But for some reason, I’ve never made an order there because I gravitate toward Korean products and I get my K-beauty fix from Althea — Korean products are much much cheaper there.

This time, though, I was in dire need of micellar water (regular toner is too strong for my skin) as well as some cheap but good dry shampoo (because sometimes, honestly? I don’t have to time to shower before taking Yuri to school). There’s dry shampoo on Althea but no micellar water so I thought of checking out BeautyMNL.

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Love at first delivery: I am so loving the packaging — it’s ziplock!

I was originally planning on getting the Japanese brand, Biore, but then I discovered the my fave (next to e.l.f.) drugstore brand Maybelline has cheaper micellar water. I wanted to try both but decided to go with Maybelline for now.

Of course, I also bought dry shampoo for days I just can’t shower before going out. Here’s my BeautyMNL loot – with the reviews I left on the website for each of them.

1. Maybelline Micellar Water 4-in-1 (P199)

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Here’s my review on BeautyMNL:

I mainly use this as makeup remover or a precursor to my foam cleanser. I love that it doesn’t sting at all even in the eyes but it effectively removes my makeup and cleanses my face. I know it also serves as a toner but I still prefer to use another toner. But in a pinch, you can use it as a solo face cleanser!

I often use this after I use my Banila Co Clean It Zero cleansing balm.

2. Made By David Organics Orange-Vanilla Dry Shampoo (P199)

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Here’s my review on BeautyMNL:

The first thing that I noticed about this product is the smell. I’m sensitive to strong scents but the orange-vanilla scent of this dry shampoo is just perfect! And when I apply it on my hair, it immediately feels softer and smoother. Plus it looks bouncy the whole day! The only thing I dislike about it is the dispenser. This comes in a container/ dispenser similar to talc powder’s so sometimes it’s hard to get the product out. I would’ve loved a spray or pump. But it’s a really small negative!

3. Sooper Beaute Cell Renewal Cream (P100)

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Here’s my review on BeautyMNL:

Okay at first, I didn’t read the instructions and immediately applied it liberally on my face. It stung! I learned that you should use only a tiny amount of it and you cannot use it everyday. Since learning that, aside from only applying a thin layer, I also use it as spot treatment for the annoying bumps on my face. Good news – they’re now almost gone!

4. Skinlite Cucumber Deep Cleansing Peel-Off Mask (P70)

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Here’s my review on BeautyMNL:

Honestly I don’t understand why this is rated highly. After squeezing it into my palm, I was immediately turned off by the overpowering smell. Reminds me of those liquid plastic balloons we used to buy in first grade! I was afraid to put it on my face but I still decided to give it a chance. After peeling it off, there was no immediate difference in my skin. I was under the impression that it cleanses the pores but I didn’t see any gunk in the peeled off mask. Also, I didn’t feel moisturised at all. 🙁 I’ll stick to my Korean masks next time! (The only upside? It’s fun to peel.)

5. Skinlite Intensive Shine & Hydrate Hair Treatment (P50)

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Here’s my review on BeautyMNL:

The most awesome thing about this product is the price. It is so cheap you can afford salon-like quality treatment every week! It’s very effective too. I have thick and frizzy hair but the treatment works really well in taming it. My hair feels so soft and smooth each time!


I got a tube of Ponds BB cream and a bar of Lux bath soap as freebies with my order. I cannot use any soap with strong fragrance so I didn’t have any choice but to give the Lux bar away. Here’s the Ponds BB cream.

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I actually like using Ponds BB cream as my regular BB cream. In fact, I have a supply of Ponds BB cream in my makeup box because I buy 3 or 4 tubes each time they go on sale. But the ones I hoard are not the same as this particular freebie; the ones I buy is the Flawless White variant in a deeper shade. Still, I have high hopes for this particular freebie because I can always mix it with dark BB cream or foundation.

 

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39 Comments

  • Reply cheekeegirl September 19, 2016 at 5:35 pm

    what’s the use of Banila Co Clean It Zero cleansing balm? narinig ko na yan sya from one of the bloggers.. want to know further and san mo sya nabili dito sa Davao?
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    • Reply Maan September 19, 2016 at 7:21 pm

      It removes makeup and impurities from the pores 🙂 I just got it from another blogger in a Facebook group eh!

  • Reply Juvy October 3, 2016 at 9:52 am

    I am loving your make up hauls. Makes me want to check BeautyMNL myself. I have heard about it alot but never tried buying anything from the site. Btw, how many days did you have to wait for your stuffs to ne delivered?

    • Reply Maan October 3, 2016 at 11:14 am

      3 or 4 days I think? They were fast!

  • Reply Edel October 3, 2016 at 3:35 pm

    I didn’t know you can mix BB creams? Have to try that. Thanks for the tip 🙂
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  • Reply Michelle October 3, 2016 at 3:49 pm

    I got curious with dry shampoos! I have never tried one before but I think it’s a good to-go product to have lalo na for us Moms. Haha! Btw, I love your beauty loot bags all the time. Always reminds me that I need to start taking care of myself, too.
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  • Reply Denice Diaz October 3, 2016 at 4:12 pm

    The Skinlite Intensive Shine & Hydrate Hair Treatment sounds interesting, especially for someone like me who can’t afford weekly spa treatments because I dedicate weekends to my little girl.

  • Reply Michi October 3, 2016 at 5:15 pm

    I’m also curious with dry shampoo. I haven’t tried it but I think this is a good option if you are going to travel, (long haul flight). Yun nga lang lagpas sa 100ml na limit. hehehe!
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  • Reply Cheryl F October 3, 2016 at 7:10 pm

    Wow! I have been wanting to shop at BeautyMnl for weeks now. Actually, I already have something in the list, I just need to complete to be able to save for shipping. That cucumber peel off mask is interesting. I’d love to try that hair treatment as well.

  • Reply Nini Perez October 3, 2016 at 11:03 pm

    Dry shampoo! First time i read about it. Gosh, i need that. HahaHaha! For the numerous times my son won’t let me go to shower peacefully.

  • Reply Nilyn (Above Precious Rubies) October 4, 2016 at 7:07 am

    Grabe, I’m so late, I haven’t tried BeautyMNL still! Maybe in the next few months. Or during the holidays, I can get a few stuff for myself. 🙂 Mukhang ok ang website nila, na visit na kapila ka beses na na ilang site. 🙂
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  • Reply Mhaan arambulo-delos santos October 4, 2016 at 8:19 am

    Nice haul sis! The Sooperbeaute cell renewal cream sounds interesting! Sakto, dami ko pimps ngayon hehehe. Haven’t tried the micellar water but I heard so many good things about it. Will check this one out sa department store next time. Thans!
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  • Reply Mommy Queenelizabeth October 4, 2016 at 8:47 am

    Great finds you got there at BeautyMNL! Ive tried the cucumber mask before and its refreshing for me.. i Got curious with the sooper beaute.. will try that!

  • Reply Celerhina Aubrey October 4, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    Don’t we all love online beauty shopping sites? Hahahaha! You made me want to try micellar water and the dry shampoo. 🙂 Heading to BeautyMNL now. Hahaha!

  • Reply Maree Laiza Javier October 4, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    Thanks for sharing your product reviews! 🙂

  • Reply Jen Bave October 4, 2016 at 1:57 pm

    Omergawd! I don’t even know that there’s such as what you call dry shampoo. I’m really such a basic, hahaha. I love how specific you are with all your reviews. You gave me an idea of what are those for, even though I don’t really know them nor try them.

  • Reply Melisa Sanchez October 4, 2016 at 2:16 pm

    Beautiful haul sis! Parang like ko ang Dry shampoo mo sis, kasi ang hair ko ngayon nagdry na dahil sa color.
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  • Reply Coi October 4, 2016 at 3:10 pm

    What’s the cell renewal cream for? Didn’t notice that one! Dapat pala I got one also! Love your haul 🙂
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  • Reply Lhourdes Mercadero October 4, 2016 at 6:02 pm

    I was planning to get also the micellar water and some few items in BeautyMNL.com.

  • Reply Berlin October 5, 2016 at 7:25 am

    Havent tried BeautyMNL despite the many other blog posts Ive read. Perhaps, I should after finishing this thread. Though I could manage without make up – in fact i dont even have any beauty regimen- i still would want to look pretty at times. Ihihi
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  • Reply Roby October 5, 2016 at 9:54 am

    dry shampoo! 😄 been wanting to try this one. is it good? i mean the price is really cheap. would love to hear more. by the way, i really have thick hair.

  • Reply Gracie October 6, 2016 at 2:12 am

    I got curious with micellar water and dry shampoo 🙂 I need dry shampoo especially during “No Shower Early Morning Errand” moment hehe
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    • Reply Maan October 6, 2016 at 5:38 pm

      Exactly! 😀

  • Reply Neri Ann October 6, 2016 at 6:31 am

    Im curious with the dry shampoo. I haven’t tried using one. What I love about beautyMNL is they deliver really fast kahit na provincial ang address ko.

  • Reply Mommy Levy October 6, 2016 at 5:17 pm

    I ordered some items from BeautyMNL few weeks ago too. I like that they deliver fast plus there are a lot of products to choose from in their website. I got some Leaders mask 🙂

    I want to try dry shampoo soon too. Makaorder nga 🙂

  • Reply Janice October 6, 2016 at 5:41 pm

    Interesting choices of products. When I shopped at BeautyMNL I only bought make-up because that’s what I needed that time. I love how fast their shipping is here.
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  • Reply Ma.Me.Mi.Mommy October 7, 2016 at 9:06 am

    Oooh, I am curious about that dry shampoo. I’ve never tried one before but I will need it after I give birth when there is no taking a bath for a long period of time! Hay, it’s a good thing they have it online. I’ll just order when the time comes. 🙂
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  • Reply May Palacpac October 7, 2016 at 9:22 am

    Oh no, what do you mean the cream stung? As in masakit? Anyway, thanks for the tip. I won’t buy that facial mask. Can you recommend another brand? Gusto ko rin sana yung napi peel tapos makikita ko sa pineel ko yung deep seated dirt and whiteheads and blackheads. 🙂

    I will also check out this site. Grabe, napapagastos ako ah! Beauty has a price!

    • Reply Maan October 9, 2016 at 6:07 pm

      Hindi naman super sakit, the effect is similar to astringent’s? And yeah, only buy that mask if you’re into plastic balloon smell and feel!

      I buy masks from Korean brands – so far I’ve never encountered one that didn’t work! As for peel-off ones, I’m still on the hunt for a good one! 😀

  • Reply Jerzee Benavente October 7, 2016 at 9:47 am

    Been hearing about BeautyMLA and looks like they have many happy customers. I checked their website and saw that they have pretty awesome variety of beauty stuff. Naku, pera lang talaga nauubos.. Tinda lang ang hindi..hahaha! Nakakacurious yung dry shampoo..

  • Reply Mommy Anna October 7, 2016 at 11:09 am

    I am interested in Cell renewal cream, do you try it na ba? Will look for this one. I also love BeautyMNL easy transaction no hassle
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  • Reply Kati Balayan October 8, 2016 at 5:06 am

    Nice haul! I’ve been eyeing the Maybelline Micellar Water as well since it’s very affordable! I think also for facial masks,it’s a hit and miss talaga. Kaya when you find something that’s hiyang sayo, better to be faithful to it 🙂

  • Reply Maria Teresa Figuerres October 8, 2016 at 3:41 pm

    I haven’t tried using dry shampoo before. Like you, there are times, although very rare, that I need to leave the house right away like when my son needs something in school that I forgot to place inside his bag. That Orange & Vanilla dry shampoo is such a lifesaver!
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  • Reply Clarinda Santiago October 9, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    I still haven’t tried BeautyMNL but reading a lot of nice reviews about the site. Hope to try once they go on sale again =)

  • Reply Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen October 10, 2016 at 5:59 am

    I recently bought from Beauty MNL too and loved their 24 hours delivery.
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  • Reply TweenselMom October 10, 2016 at 7:03 am

    I’m still thinking of what I will be getting from Beauty MNL, and I’m already excited!
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  • Reply Mamabel October 10, 2016 at 8:07 am

    I try to avoid shopping but your post makes me want to shop! LOL:))

  • Reply Nhessie October 10, 2016 at 2:06 pm

    I want the mask and the hair treatment! Hahaha

  • Reply Ayi October 13, 2016 at 10:06 am

    I love BeautyMNL 🙂 I recently got my purchase from them too and very fast delivery 🙂 Love the beauty look and will take note of them the next time I make a purchase 🙂

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