Unboxing: Eye of Horus Easy On The Eyes Glamourbox

I am so excited to be talking to you about the newest beauty box I got from Glamourbox. Weee!!! 🙂 This month’s box is all about the Eye of Horus brand. Actually, Glamourbox has already released a special edition Eye … Continue reading

Unboxing: Special Edition Glamourbox – Inglot Pro Picks

I am over the moon right now. I just received my Inglot Pro Picks from Glamourbox. OMG!!! This specific subscription got sold out real fast, which says a lot about the brand “Inglot” because I do remember that some of the … Continue reading

Glamourbox Special Edition – Pixi by Petra Box

When Glamourbox announced that they will be releasing a special edition Pixi (by Petra) beauty kit, I got way too excited that I immediately purchased a slot the moment they opened the subscriptions. What I like about Glamourbox is that even … Continue reading

BYS Makeup Pro Glamourbox

This month’s special edition box is all about the brand BYS. I wasn’t actually familiar with the brand and so when Glamourbox made the announcement, I decided to do some research first. What I learned is that BYS is an Australian company … Continue reading

Unboxing: Special Edition Belo Glamourbox – Beauty and the Beach

It’s summer time once again and I’m betting that thousands of people are now flocking to the beach to beat the heat. I, for one, would love to visit my beloved Boracay again but I’m not yet physically and financially ready … Continue reading

Unboxing: February Glamourbox – Eye of Horus Special Edition Box

  Have you seen the new special edition box of Glamourbox for the month of February? Well, it is all about Eye of Horus this month and I’m very happy that I got to snag one. Actually, Glamourbox is still … Continue reading

Unboxing: Special Edition Belo Glamourbox Beauty From Within

I forgot the last time I bought a beauty box but I could tell that it has been several months already. I love beauty boxes mostly because I know that the value would always be more than what I would … Continue reading

Review: Belo Sunexpert Body Shield SPF60

I have tried a lot of beauty products on my skin already and not once did I have an allergic reaction. For this reason, I never seem to bother to do a patch test… as in never. That is my fault.

Last month, I received a special edition beauty box from Glamourbox. It had several Belo products that I have never tried before. I was particularly excited with the sunblock lotion that they provided since it’s the perfect product to use for this summer.

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Belo Sunexpert Body Shield SPF60

“This moisturizing sunscreen effectively provides broad spectrum protection against harmful UV rays. It has Cell Protect formula that strengthens the skin’s defense system while preventing accelerated premature skin aging.” 

I first tried this product two weeks ago and somehow, a day after application, I noticed 3 small dots on my left arm. It was quite itchy but I thought it was due to mosquito bite so I didn’t mind. The following day, I noticed more spots on both arms and some on my legs and since I have never had any allergic reactions to anything – except on some lipsticks – I thought that it was nothing serious. Unfortunately, it kept getting itchier and itchier by the minute and it was so damn hard to control myself from scratching so I decided to go see a doctor.

The doctor asked me if I used anything new and I said I used Belo’s sunblock lotion. He told me to get a CBC test and when the results came, he said I am not allergic to anything. He said I’m safe to eat any food I want and apply any beauty products I want. I was told that what I had was just a viral disease. It sounded more serious than an allergy but it’s actually not. The doctor prescribed Loratadine to be taken once a day (before bedtime) for 7 days. I did exactly that and soon enough, the itching stopped and the spots disappeared.

Then I figured… the doctor said it was just a viral disease and not an allergy so last Saturday, I decided to use the same sunblock lotion from Belo and can you guess what happened next?? I started getting some spots again and in a weird way, I still thought that maybe it was due to mosquito bite because I swear I did see 1-2 mosquitoes in my room. Lol!

When I woke up this morning, my skin got itchier and I saw a lot more spots than yesterday. I called the clinic where I had my check-up and the doctor advised me to just stop using the lotion. Aaarrrggghhh!!! I’m a little bit pissed. Had he told me that it was because of the lotion, I would have never used it again. Now, I have to suffer for a few more days… all because I was told that it was JUST a viral disease and NOT an allergy.

As of 11:50PM today (March 17, 2014), this is how my arms look like:

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***This product, unfortunately, did not work for me but it doesn’t mean that it will not work for you. In fact, my brother and sister used it too but they didn’t get any allergic reactions at all.

Belo Essentials Sun Expert

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Unboxing: Special Edition Belo Glamourbox

Are you ready for summer? We are nearing the end of February and soon enough, we’ll be seeing some hot stuff here and there…  😉 This month’s beauty box from Glamourbox is all about summer preparations. Glamourbox has teamed up … Continue reading