OLENS November contact lens picks- Scandi Olive & Vivi Ring Brown

Heyo~ I have done quite a few reviews for OLENS, and this time round I want to delve into a more targeted review (including some beautiful makeup looks I have styled!) with two of my favourite OLENS contacts– Scandi Olive and Vivi Ring Brown.

If you have read some of my other reviews, you will know I am always raving about a couple of staple shades in my contact lens lineup that I can’t live without! I’m a paying customer for OLENS too, because I love their lenses so much. I particularly love natural colours that elevate my dark brown eyes and give them a little oomph without looking too unnatural- I often get so many compliments and a lot of people think they are my real eyes lol (especially in the UK!)

If you stick all the way till the end of the post, you may see a lil discount code that will help ease the burden on your wallet the next time you buy 😉

Scandi Olive

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ProductScandi Olive
DescriptionAn upgraded version of the Spanish line, these are the contacts you see on Blackpink and they feature in their MVs!!
Duration1Day (10/20 pieces) / 1 Month (2 pieces)
Total Diameter14.2 mm
Graphic Diameter11.9 mm
Base Curve8.7 mm
Water Content48%
MaterialPuscon
Power0.00~-8.00
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I know I say this in almost every review, but the Scandi Olive is my eternal favourite and I get compliments on it all the time– people have asked if it is my natural eye colour a few times! It’s not too in your face, like my eyes but better (MEBB? lol).

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If you’re afraid of it being too obvious, don’t worry. Indoors, it looks almost brown/hazel– from my experience, you can only tell it is green under bright sunlight.

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I wouldn’t say this shade is very green, but like a more natural version of the Scandi Hazel that tends to look quite orange. If you are looking for a contact lens that is more obviously green, try the Russian Smoky Olive (view my review HERE). I love both!

Vivi Ring Brown

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ProductVivi Ring Brown
DescriptionIts flawless and subtle graphic diameter and creamy colour will bring a positive radiance and give off fairy vibes in your eyes.
Duration1 Day (10/20 pieces) / 1 Month (2 pieces)
Total Diameter14.0 mm
Graphic Diameter13.0 mm
Base Curve8.6 mm
Water Content38%
MaterialHEMA
Power0.00~-8.00
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This contacts is so so subtle!!

Do you know which side is my real eye colour?
Answer: Right

It is so subtle and pretty, I love it so much- it is pretty much identical to my eye colour, but I have lighter eyes tbh. For very dark eyes, I feel like this would be the perfect ‘my eyes but better’ shade if you don’t want anyone to know you are wearing coloured contacts!

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If you want a bit of a change but aren’t that daring with blue or purple or crazy colours, this is the shade for you. The soft edge helps smoothen out and give your eyes a very fairy-like vibe, and it’s so so lovely for everyday looks.

This brown doesn’t look ‘orange’ which is my gripe with many brown contact lenses, and looks very natural in photos as well.

However, if your eyes are naturally blue/ green/ gray, you might want to opt for the Vivi Ring Choco instead.

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Vivi Ring Brown (L) vs Vivi Ring Choco (R)

With naturally dark brown eyes, they look practically identical, but Choco has more warm/ orangey-pink tones that will help neutralise blue tones for a natural brown colour.

Look at how natural and beautiful it looks!

olens global benefits

These are the offers that you can get if you sign up as an OLENS Global member!!

1. Buy 1 get 1 free on all monthly contacts! If you have found a shade you love and wear regularly, I recommend getting this deal.

2. For new member sign ups, you get a coupon with up to 15% off! You will also be entered into their rewards program, which nets you 1 point for every dollar spent, and you can earn more points by leaving text or photo reviews!

3. One offer that you should definitely not miss is their Welcome Kits (limited to 2, though I wish you could buy more 😍).

The Welcome Kits come with 20 lenses of a colour/range of your choice AND 3 pairs of 1 day sample lenses, which are given randomly! I love how it lets you to try out other popular colours and lenses– and who doesn’t love free gifts?

4. Free standard shipping for purchases over $100 USD, or free express shipping for purchases over $150 (delivery in 3 days!)!

I hope this review helps you to choose some popular OLENS shades and help you pick out the best shade for your needs 🤗

Remember to cart out with this coupon code ‘EVECHOK10‘ to enjoy a further 10% off your cart!

SHOP NOW!

OLENS Vampire Series Review

Hello guys!! With Halloween fast approaching, I have a really exciting range from OLENS to share with you this post that will definitely help you level up your Halloween costumes this year.

If you don’t want to go as just another basic sexy nurse/ nun/ cat, OLENS has just the range for you.

Of course, if you want to go in a pretty costume, they have many lenses for you to transform to the exact characters you wish to go as!

P.S. Shameless self-promo first! If you haven’t read my previous review on the OLENS Scandi range, I would highly recommend checking that out first HERE. I have also reviewed their Russian Velvet, Russian Smoky series and the BlackPink + BlackPink Colorful Moments campaign, so if you’re due a major shopping haul soon– happy reading! I hope my comparisons will help you decide 😎

If you stick all the way till the end of the post, you may see a lil discount code that will help ease the burden on your wallet the next time you buy 😉

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ProductVampire Red / Silver
DescriptionVampire Series is the limited collection made for Halloween season. Its 13.5mm, with a big and fancy graphic design pattern with red/silver colour- just right for any Halloween costume.
Duration1 Month (2 pieces)
Total Diameter14.0 mm
Graphic Diameter13.5mm
Base Curve8.6 mm
Water Content38%
MaterialHema
Power0.00~-6.00

These contacts are very unlike anything I’ve tried. This range boasts a dramatic graphic pattern that is made to stand out- the bright colours are perfect for dramatic Halloween looks, nothing natural about this one!

As always, their lenses are very comfortable to wear, and this comfort allows for dressing up for a full night with no discomfort or dryness.

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  • Doesn’t dry out my eyes even after a full day’s wear under air-conditioning. I’ve shopped at other brands like TTDEYE or Pinky Paradise, and Olens is by far the most comfortable.
  • Reasonable price for the quality
  • Fast shipping worldwide (DHL express). Honestly the fastest shipping I’ve ever experienced. My parcel arrived in just under 3 days after the dispatch notice 🤩
  • Good customer service and quick responses.
  • Regular promotions, making it more affordable. I usually stock up when they have bundle deals or discounted prices, and purchase more then so it lasts me quite a while before my next purchase.
  • Very handy search and recommendation options on the site. I usually prefer searching by bestsellers to see if there are any new designs or deals I have missed out on, but there is a handy #FindMyOlens tab that lets you compare numerous styles with customer images. Which brings us to the next point-
  • Lots of customer reviews and real-life photos to check before purchasing, so low risk of the style looking totally unlike what the promotional pictures show. I can’t stress this enough!! This is what I always look out for when I buy a new style, especially if I’m going to be buying several pairs.

Vampire Red

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This contacts has some of the largest graphic diameters I’ve personally sampled. The outer ring has a soft limbal ring effect, and the red graphic pattern is bright, with swirling bloodshot patterns and delicate iris patterns to avoid it looking too flat and ‘unnatural’.

Obviously, this colour is not meant to blend in in any sense, but I appreciate the varying patterns that help mimic our natural eyes and this helps the bright colour not appear cheap and one-dimensional.

The contact lenses were very comfortable to wear and did not scratch at my eyes or cause any clouding effect like the ones you get with brightly patterned/ more opaque lenses.

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Vampire Silver

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This silver lens is SUPER DRAMATIC and has a stark grey-blue-green colouration which really emphasises the otherworldliness of the makeup look you would go for. This patterning reminds me more of a much brighter Secriss 3con Natural/ Coral Gray, but with a dramatic limbal ring.

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I have none of the issues I got with other lenses that have dramatically lighter shades due to the large graphic diameter. The issue I had previously with lenses such as the Scandi Light Gray was that it contrasted quite a bit with my natural eye colour, so even the slightest shift in the lens would reveal my natural colour.

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Vampire Silver
olens global benefits

These are the offers that you can get if you sign up as an OLENS Global member!!

1. Buy 1 get 1 free on all monthly contacts! If you have found a shade you love and wear regularly, I recommend getting this deal.

2. For new member sign ups, you get a coupon with up to 15% off! You will also be entered into their rewards program, which nets you 1 point for every dollar spent, and you can earn more points by leaving text or photo reviews!

3. One offer that you should definitely not miss is their Welcome Kits (limited to 2, though I wish you could buy more 😍).

The Welcome Kits come with 20 lenses of a colour/range of your choice AND 3 pairs of 1 day sample lenses, which are given randomly! I love how it lets you to try out other popular colours and lenses– and who doesn’t love free gifts?

4. Free standard shipping for purchases over $100 USD, or free express shipping for purchases over $150 (delivery in 3 days!)!

I hope this review helps to break down the shades available in the Eyelighter Glowy range 🤗 I would honestly BUY THEM ALL to try!! They are all magnificent in their own way and it is so hard to choose a favourite until you wear them yourself.

Overall, I think OLens have really outdone themselves with this range and all the shades really mimic how these eye highlights colours would look like naturally. You can see the difference when you compare them side by side to the previous ranges! I thought the previous lenses were amazing, but the highlights on this range is *chef’s kiss*

These shades have bumped up to my favourites list immediately, alongside my trusty Scandi Olive and Vivi Ring Brown. If you are someone who prefers natural, everyday lenses, I highly recommend checking this range out!

And if you have made it all the way to the end- thank you! Check out my Instagram bio HERE for 10% off OLENS 😉✨

OLENS Eyelighter Glowy Review

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Hello everyone~ How have you guys been?

It’s been a really tumultuous time and I have been so bogged down with work lately and falling ill on and off with the erratic weather, I have been meaning to review the new Eyelighter Glowy OLENS range but just didn’t have the time to do so!!

I’m sure you’ve been seeing lots of ads going around with their new range and let me tell you- it is so beautiful! All of the shades are really beautiful in their own way and I can already see myself wearing them out with different looks.

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Every single colour I have tried from this range is so beautiful and wearable, they are definitely great everyday contacts. Brown and Black are of course classic styles that are really natural and if you didn’t look into my eyes up close, you would possibly miss it! It just adds a little something something and makes your eyes look glowy and bright!

P.S. If you haven’t read my previous review on the OLENS Scandi range, I would highly recommend checking that out first HERE. I have also reviewed their Russian Velvet, Russian Smoky series and the BlackPink + BlackPink Colorful Moments campaign, so if you’re due a major shopping haul soon– happy reading! I hope my comparisons will help you decide 😎

If you stick all the way till the end of the post, you may see a lil discount code that will help ease the burden on your wallet the next time you buy 😉

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ProductEyelighter Glowy Ash Gray/ Brown/ Black
DescriptionRealistic highlight effect and deep edge line make your eyes look more multi-dimensional. Highlight Effect- Multi shades are blended to give a highlight effect on your eyes even there is no light by your side.
Duration1 Month (2 pieces)
Total Diameter14.2 mm
Graphic Diameter13.1mm
Base Curve8.7 mm
Water Content40%
MaterialHema
Power0.00~-8.00
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These contacts are quite similar to OLENS Cherry Moon Brown/ Gray, with very similar material, water content, and graphic diameter/ style. However, these contacts are slightly darker in shade and are excellent for people with dark brown eyes and are not comfortable with bright/ significantly different colours.

This range boasts a realistic highlight effect and deep edge line make your eyes look more multi-dimensional. Multiple shades are blended in for a soft shading and highlight, to fake the light catching your eyes even without direct light! As with all other OLENS contact lenses, they are very natural, very beautiful, and super comfortable to wear.

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  • Doesn’t dry out my eyes even after a full day’s wear under air-conditioning. I’ve shopped at other brands like TTDEYE or Pinky Paradise, and Olens is by far the most comfortable.
  • Natural-looking even on dark asian eyes
  • Reasonable price for the quality
  • Fast shipping worldwide (DHL express). Honestly the fastest shipping I’ve ever experienced. My parcel arrived in just under 3 days after the dispatch notice 🤩
  • Good customer service and quick responses.
  • Regular promotions, making it more affordable. I usually stock up when they have bundle deals or discounted prices, and purchase more then so it lasts me quite a while before my next purchase.
  • Very handy search and recommendation options on the site. I usually prefer searching by bestsellers to see if there are any new designs or deals I have missed out on, but there is a handy #FindMyOlens tab that lets you compare numerous styles with customer images. Which brings us to the next point-
  • Lots of customer reviews and real-life photos to check before purchasing, so low risk of the style looking totally unlike what the promotional pictures show. I can’t stress this enough!! This is what I always look out for when I buy a new style, especially if I’m going to be buying several pairs.

Eyelighter Glowy Black

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This black contacts are half black, half brown in shading. The graphic diameter is not very huge, which makes it look quite natural, and the soft outer limbal ring gives a very subtle enlarging effect without looking too ‘dolly’ or unnnatural. It covers my dark brown eyes perfectly!

I think if you want a natural look that is appropriate for the workplace, this contact would be an excellent choice. Many natural everyday contacts tend to be brown, which is a lovely choice but perhaps may not suit everyone’s preferences.

I think it looks more ‘serious’, but gives you a very fresh and rejuvenated feeling lol. Like you got a full night’s sleep even though in reality you are dying at work at 8am in the morning 🤣

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The colour mimics the subtle differences in your natural eye colour and really helps with highlighting the natural eye highlights. The patterns and colour differences help the contacts blend in with your natural eyes a bit more too, and it looks really seamless!

Eyelighter Glowy Brown

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I think this brown contact lens is one of my favourite brown lenses, along with Russian Smoky Brown and Vivi Ring Brown! These browns are my favourites because they solved a lot of the problems I had with many brown contact lenses. 😰

A lot of brown contact lenses have mixed in yellow, orange, or reddish shades, and when added on top of my natural brown eyes, sometimes look a bit orange under certain lighting. I’m sure it would look nice on perhaps blue or green eyes, but when added to brown eyes, you can see this effect under bright light.

So how does this Eyelighter Glowy Brown do compared to the other two browns I love?

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Russian Smoky Brown

Russian Smoky Brown is more ashy-brown, with a very soft colour. It is definitely the least ‘natural’ in the sense that people will notice it instantly! This light brown shade entirely covers dark brown eyes. The realistic iris pattern lines in the lens design helps it blend in very naturally with my dark eyes. There is no limbal ring effect from your natural eye colour underneath the lenses due to the wider diameter on the Russian Smoky lenses, just like the Russian Velvet range.

Vivi Ring Brown and Eyelighter Glowy Brown are more subtle and work in different ways.

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Vivi Ring Brown is a very soft shade of brown, with warmer tones than the Russian Smoky Brown. It is lighter under bright light, without looking too orange or reddish. If you would like a younger everyday look, this is the contacts for you!

This contacts has a soft, powdery limbal ring effect that seamlessly blends into your natural eyes. The colouration seems more obvious under bright light, but it looks almost identical to my normal eye colour indoors.

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Eyelighter Glowy Brown

You can really see the highlighting effect of Eyelighter Glowy Brown when placed next to the other two brown contact lenses. It looks like a really upgraded and premium version (love how they keep coming up with even better and better designs!), and the lighting is so beautiful in all the photos. It’s like an extra twinkle in your eye!

Personally, I prefer the brown over the black on my eyes, I think it helps me look young and is so nice for romantic looks! It is quite hard to tell the difference in person, but I find myself reaching for the brown shade a little more.

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L: Brown | R: Black

I would recommend both shades for people who want to have natural-looking and bright eyes. I think you will need to try them out yourself to really decide which is your favourite!

Eyelighter Glowy Ash Gray

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I don’t quite know how to describe this unique shade of grey- it is quite unlike any of the greys I have purchased from Olens previously! It is definitely one of the darker greys I own, and it is a lot more natural with super soft edges. This helps to accentuate the lighter colour a little more without it looking unnatural on dark eyes.

I prefer this over many lighter greys I own, such as the Scandi Light Gray. This has a soft edge blending to make it super natural, and the colour blends in with my natural colour more seamlessly. The issue I had previously with the Scandi Light Gray was that it contrasted quite a bit with my natural eye colour, so even the slightest shift in the lens would reveal my natural colour.

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Eyelighter Glowy Ash Gray

Look at the difference! It looks so soft and natural, but the difference in colour of the grey really gives you that ~exotic~ look lol. With this grey, it also does not stand out as much compared to the Russian Velvet Gray or the Russian Smoky Gray for example, and it is a more wearable shade for daily wear. Look at that little subtle highlight! Love it!!

olens global benefits

These are the offers that you can get if you sign up as an OLENS Global member!!

1. Buy 1 get 1 free on all monthly contacts! If you have found a shade you love and wear regularly, I recommend getting this deal.

2. For new member sign ups, you get a coupon with up to 15% off! You will also be entered into their rewards program, which nets you 1 point for every dollar spent, and you can earn more points by leaving text or photo reviews!

3. One offer that you should definitely not miss is their Welcome Kits (limited to 2, though I wish you could buy more 😍).

The Welcome Kits come with 20 lenses of a colour/range of your choice AND 3 pairs of 1 day sample lenses, which are given randomly! I love how it lets you to try out other popular colours and lenses– and who doesn’t love free gifts?

4. Free standard shipping for purchases over $100 USD, or free express shipping for purchases over $150 (delivery in 3 days!)!

I hope this review helps to break down the shades available in the Eyelighter Glowy range 🤗 I would honestly BUY THEM ALL to try!! They are all magnificent in their own way and it is so hard to choose a favourite until you wear them yourself.

Overall, I think OLens have really outdone themselves with this range and all the shades really mimic how these eye highlights colours would look like naturally. You can see the difference when you compare them side by side to the previous ranges! I thought the previous lenses were amazing, but the highlights on this range is *chef’s kiss*

These shades have bumped up to my favourites list immediately, alongside my trusty Scandi Olive and Vivi Ring Brown. If you are someone who prefers natural, everyday lenses, I highly recommend checking this range out!

And if you have made it all the way to the end- thank you! Check out my Instagram bio HERE for 10% off OLENS 😉✨

Cute Press Booster Serum & Sleep Mask Review

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Hiii all! I’m back with another skincare review today– and it’s one of my favourite skincare brands of late! Cute Press has recently released 3 Booster Serums to serums to go perfectly with their sleeping masks. 

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Maybe you’ve not seen either product– and I hadn’t either before this year! Their skincare offerings are a relatively new expansion for them– most of us may know them for their popular loose powder, with many tourists stocking up on several containers-worth when they visit Thailand (lol)! 🤣

When they were stocked in Watsons and later on on Shopee I purchased their foundation cushion and loose powder. Highly recommend it as an affordable drugstore brand with a very nice finish! ✨

But I digress. My first encounter with their skincare was earlier this year, when they launched their sleeping masks and invited me to try them out for myself!

In all honesty, I didn’t expect to love them as much as I did! Believe me when I say the hype is 100% real! I went through 3 tubs of the stuff between me and my boyf, and purchased them as gifts for my friend to try too 😌 I don’t recommend anything I don’t love!

Here are their benefits:

Overall, my skin was very happy with the sleeping masks that were added to my nightly routine. When Cute Press approached me again to ask if I would like to try out their new Booster Serum, I agreed right away!

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The booster serums are priced at $24.90, and the sleeping masks are priced at $23.90. They are available for purchase on Shopee and Lazada, and the sleeping masks are available for purchase at selected Watsons stores as well.

But I’ll let you in on a good deal I found  👀 because who doesn’t love a good discount? Cute Press have a Skin Rescue Duo deal available on Shopee where you can purchase a booster serum + sleeping mask in any combination you wish for a discounted price of $38 (U.P. $48.80).

You can also take 10% off all booster serums in Shopee with the code “CUTEEVE10” (apply in the voucher section at checkout)!

I don’t get anything from this code, just a little bonus for all you readers! Limited to the first 50 people and valid till 30 November 2021 ❤️

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But if both the booster serums and sleeping masks have similar targeted benefits, what’s so amazing about using both the booster serum and the sleeping mask together, you may ask?

Let me break it down for you.

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Why use the Cute Press Booster Serum?

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These booster serums have been formulated to boost the effects of the sleeping masks, as well as provide a more ‘customisable’ skincare routine that is now suitable for daytime use as well.

If you want a X2 booster effect, you can pair the booster serum and sleeping mask of the same series.

However, depending on your skin concerns or skin goals, you may want to mix and match different booster serums and sleeping masks to achieve targeted benefits.

Perhaps you want to purchase the 8hr Full Night Sleep Booster Serum for added hydration day & night + the Calming Cica Sleeping Mask to fight maskne and soothe troubled skin.

Or you may want to fight dull skin with the 1 Week Brightening Booster Serum + the 8hr Full Night Sleep Sleeping Mask! It’s entirely up to you.

Your journey to good skin starts now.

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let's take a closer look, shall we?

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This serum, combined with the sleeping mask, is intensely hydrating, yet lightweight. My skin felt very hydrated, supple, and firm in the morning.

Appearance-wise, I feel like the boost of hydration helped with smoothing out skin texture and improving radiance. This combination is a favourite with me for my dehydrated yet oily skin.

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I use the Calming Cica series whenever I experience bad breakouts, and to help reduce the redness that I usually get in my complexion. I regularly deal with bad maskne + hormonal acne, and this combination helps with reducing redness & soothing my skin.

I like that it’s very gentle and 6-free, with no irritants. Sometimes, I combine this series with the Full Night Sleep range when my skin feels very itchy & dehydrated.

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I tend to use the Brightening Booster Serum in the daytime for extra glow. When I first tried their sleeping masks previously, I actually really wanted something that could go under my makeup.

While their sleeping masks were non-sticky, they still aren’t designed to be used under your makeup directly. Applying foundation on top of it– even when dry– may cause piling of the foundation + the hydrogel-like mask formula.

Sure, I would wake up with hydrated, revitalised skin, but I would have to cleanse first before applying my makeup. I wanted a little boost of that little extra something something to keep my skin feeling fresh and hydrated throughout the day– and now I have it!

If you’ve made it all the way till the end of this very long review, congratulations! 🎉

I hope my detailed review will help you decide which Cute Press Booster Serum + Sleeping Mask X2 Self Care Duo will be best for your skin needs.

Before you go, I have one last treat for you. I have teamed up with Cute Press to give away some skin goodies to THREE lucky winners! Head over to my Instagram post below to take part now!

* Giveaway closes on 27 August, 2359 GMT +8. Winners will be contacted within 48 hours ONLY from my Instagram account @evangelskies. Good luck!

** The code for the bonus entry is EVEXCP27

Olens x BlackPink – Colorful Moments campaign

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Hi guys! Have you missed my reviews? OLENS has recently collaborated with BlackPink again with another amazing campaign alongside the BlackPink 5th anniversary. Let me tell you, the visuals for this are so BEAUTIFUL. The campaign features the various Olens lenses the BlackPink members have chosen, hence the campaign name ‘COLORFUL MOMENTS’.

Before we delve into the visuals, as usual, I’m going to kick off the blog post with the main selling points about Olens and why you should buy Olens over other coloured contact lenses!

I’m a paying customer for Olens too, because I love their lenses so much. I always stock up on my favourite Scandi Olive (read my review HERE on the full Scandi series) during the sale and sometimes they do really good 1+1 deals!!

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  • Comfort for hours, doesn’t dry out my eyes even after a full day’s wear under air-conditioning. I’ve shopped at other brands like TTDEYE or Pinky Paradise, and Olens is by far the most comfortable.
  • Natural-looking even on dark asian eyes
  • Reasonable price for the quality
  • Fast shipping worldwide (DHL express). Honestly the fastest shipping I’ve ever experienced. My parcel arrived in just under 3 days after the dispatch notice 🤩
  • Good customer service and quick responses.
  • Regular promotions, making it more affordable. I usually stock up when they have bundle deals or discounted prices, and purchase more then so it lasts me quite a while before my next purchase.
  • Very handy search and recommendation options on the site. I usually prefer searching by bestsellers to see if there are any new designs or deals I have missed out on, but there is a handy #FindMyOlens tab that lets you compare numerous styles with customer images. Which brings us to the next point-
  • Lots of customer reviews and real-life photos to check before purchasing, so low risk of the style looking totally unlike what the promotional pictures show. I can’t stress this enough!! This is what I always look out for when I buy a new style, especially if I’m going to be buying several pairs.

Scandi series

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ProductScandi Olive / Gray
DescriptionAn upgraded version of the Spanish line, these are the contacts you see on Blackpink and they feature in their MVs!!
Duration1Day (10/20 pieces) / 1 Month (2 pieces)
Total Diameter14.2 mm
Graphic Diameter11.9 mm
Base Curve8.7 mm
Water Content48%
MaterialPuscon
Power0.00~-8.00

Scandi Gray (Jennie’s choice)

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I reviewed the Scandi range previously and this line is so comfortable and pretty, it has many of my favourites in there. Scandi Olive and Gray are my top picks for everyday lenses.

The Scandi series is slightly smaller in graphic diameter (11.9mm) than most of the other lenses. As compared to the other lenses in this review that are 13.0~13.3mm, these will show off a bit of your natural eye colour at the sides.

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This works very well in my opinion because the subtle shading and soft border of the lenses helps it blend very naturally and gives it a subtle limbal ring/ circle lens effect without the harsh black border of the traditional circle lens.

The realistic iris pattern lines in the lens design also helps soften darker eyes and the overall effect is very natural.

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Of course, when comparing my natural eye colour to the lenses side by side under a bright light, it looks quite different and starkly contrasting, but when you have them on they look very natural. It’s kinda like your natural eye colour, but there’s just something different about it!

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This contacts is BlackPink Jennie’s pick! This shade is super chic and stylish, and would definitely make you stand out without overwhelming your whole makeup look. Under room lighting, the shade even looks greenish-hazel.

Scandi Olive (Rosé’s choice)

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I know you’re bored of me saying this constantly, but the Scandi Olive is my eternal favourite and I get compliments on it all the time– people have asked if it is my natural eye colour a few times! It’s not too in your face, like my eyes but better (MEBB? lol).

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If you’re afraid of it being too obvious, don’t worry. Indoors, it looks almost brown/hazel– from my experience, you can only tell it is green under bright sunlight.

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I wouldn’t say this shade is very green, but like a more natural version of the Scandi Hazel that tends to look quite orange. If you are looking for a contact lens that is more obviously green, try the Russian Smoky Olive (view my review HERE). I love both!

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This contacts is BlackPink Rosé’s pick and balances out her feminine + badass energy without overwhelming the entire makeup look. If you are someone who prefers a natural look, I would opt for this shade. It blends in very well with naturally dark brown eyes without it being too ‘in your face’.

Spanish Circle Gray (Lisa’s pick)

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ProductSpanish Circle Gray
DescriptionSpanish Circle has a retro edge that will make your eye colour look vibrant, yet natural.
Duration1 Day (10/20 pieces) / 1 Month (2 pieces)
Total Diameter14.2 mm
Graphic Diameter13.3 mm
Base Curve8.7 mm
Water Content48%
MaterialPhosphorylcholine
Power0.00~-8.00
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I really liked the enlarging effect of this lenses that is still subtle enough to look natural. The realistic iris patterns on it let it blend into my normal dark eyes without it looking too fake, and the large limbal ring effect isn’t too harsh or overwhelming.

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This lens reminds me a little bit of the Secriss 3con Natural Gray, which you can view my review for it HERE. These grays have a larger graphic diameter compared to the Scandi range, so it’s something to take note of if you prefer a larger/ smaller graphic range.

Personally, I think this would look AMAZING on people with large/ round eyes like Lisa’s. I have longer/ skinnier eyes, so I tend to go for contacts with a smaller graphic diameter so it does not overwhelm my eyes/ fill up all the white spaces.

This is my personal preference of course, and this contacts would be ideal if you are going for a more dolly/ Japanese/ Korean style makeup look.

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This contacts is BlackPink Lisa’s pick. It suits a classy, dolly look very well and colour really makes it look so stylish. I think the Natural Gray would work more for everyday looks, and this for big occasions without being too dramatic.

Vivi Ring Brown (Jisoo’s pick)

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ProductVivi Ring Brown
DescriptionIts flawless and subtle graphic diameter and creamy colour will bring a positive radiance and give off fairy vibes in your eyes.
Duration1 Day (10/20 pieces) / 1 Month (2 pieces)
Total Diameter14.0 mm
Graphic Diameter13.0 mm
Base Curve8.6 mm
Water Content38%
MaterialHEMA
Power0.00~-8.00
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BOY OH BOY OH BOY I AM IN LOVE!!!

Do you know which side is my real eye colour?
Answer: Right

It is so subtle and pretty, I love it so much- it is pretty much identical to my eye colour, but I have lighter eyes tbh. For very dark eyes, I feel like this would be the perfect ‘my eyes but better’ shade if you don’t want anyone to know you are wearing coloured contacts!

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If you want a bit of a change but aren’t that daring with blue or purple or crazy colours, this is the shade for you. The soft edge helps smoothen out and give your eyes a very fairy-like vibe, and it’s so so lovely for everyday looks.

This brown doesn’t look ‘orange’ which is my gripe with many brown contact lenses, and looks very natural in photos as well.

However, if your eyes are naturally blue/ green/ gray, you might want to opt for the Vivi Ring Choco instead.

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Vivi Ring Brown (L) vs Vivi Ring Choco (R)

With naturally dark brown eyes, they look practically identical, but Choco has more warm/ orangey-pink tones that will help neutralise blue tones for a natural brown colour.

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This contact lenses is BlackPink Jisoo’s pick. This contacts has a very romantic, soft feel to it and looks natural too! I would recommend it for daily wear for office/ school settings.

olens global benefits

These are the offers that you can get if you sign up as an OLENS Global member!!

1. Buy 1 get 1 free on all monthly contacts! If you have found a shade you love and wear regularly, I recommend getting this deal.

2. For new member sign ups, you get a coupon with up to 15% off! You will also be entered into their rewards program, which nets you 1 point for every dollar spent, and you can earn more points by leaving text or photo reviews!

3. One offer that you should definitely not miss is their Welcome Kits (limited to 2, though I wish you could buy more 😍).

The Welcome Kits come with 20 lenses of a colour/range of your choice AND 3 pairs of 1 day sample lenses, which are given randomly! I love how it lets you to try out other popular colours and lenses– and who doesn’t love free gifts?

4. Free standard shipping for purchases over $100 USD, or free express shipping for purchases over $150 (delivery in 3 days!)!

I hope this review helps to break down the shades available in the BlackPink collaboration and help you pick out the best shade for your needs 🤗

What are the shades you love best in this collaboration and why?

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