A’BLOOM – Althea’s New Line And We Just Can’t Get Enough of It!

Althea recently launched it’s fresh and funky K-beauty line A’BLOOM! Starting off with three (3) delightful goodies: A’bloom Sheet Masks, A’bloom Meringue Puffs, and A’bloom BHA Blackhead Blaster.

This year, Althea launched a lot of exclusive brand makeup and skincare products. And we are very excited when we learned about the upcoming launch of its own brand of fresh and funky K-beauty products A’BLOOM! They launched a Beauty Playground featuring the fruits and the cute puff playing around and chasing blackheads away. What’s up with this new line and is it really something worth digging into?

A'bloom, Althea's own fresh and funky K-beauty products
A’bloom, Althea’s own fresh and funky K-beauty products

We are given the chance to take the first dibs on Althea’s A’BLOOM line to try and review. The A’BLOOM line includes A’bloom Sheet Masks (Water-Me-Long, Ac-Me-Peach, Avo-Cuddle-Me, and Sparkle-Me-Bright); A’bloom Giant and Baby Meringue Puffs; and A’bloom BHA Blackhead Blaster. Let me share with you a few details about each product and my experience using them.

A’bloom Sheet Masks

Let’s start off with the A’bloom Sheet Masks. It comes with 4 Fruit Mask: Water-Me-Long, Ac-Me-Peach, Avo-Cuddle-Me, and Sparkle-Me-Bright. Each mask comes with 25g of rich essence and a thin, eco-friendly tencel sheet made of 100% Eucalyptus tree with holes that fit every face shape perfectly. The essence is concentrated and doesn’t drip. The mask is cooling yet, tacky and a little hard to apply because it has a lot of cut on the sides.

What makes these masks worth digging?

These masks are all pH balancing, packed with all the good stuff and can be bought for only Php20.00 each! OMG! Don’t you think you should start hoarding these masks? You might be skeptical if you’re one of those whose buying face masks at Php50-Php200.

Are these masks really effective? Read on.

Water-Me-Long Moisturizing Watermelon Mask

Water-Me-Long Moisturizing Watermelon Mask is perfect for hydration and achieving chok-chok skin. Its key ingredients are Watermelon (Citrullus Vulgaris) Fruit Extract and Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) Extract. It smells so relaxing and sweet like candy.

I tried this one after a week of stress from work. I had a lot of coffee, less sleep, and skipped my skincare routine most of the time. It definitely made my skin dry and dull; the best time to try a hydrating mask. It really did hydrate my skin ’til the next day. I woke up with less tacky, soft, and hydrated skin. My skin feels soft and plump even after a shower.

Ac-Me-Peach Anti-Blemish Peach Mask

Ac-Me-Peach Anti-Blemish Peach Mask is perfect for those with oily skin. It regulates oil and soothes irritated sensitive skin. Its key ingredients are Peach (Prunus Persica) Fruit Extract and Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia) Leaf Extract. It smells mild and fruity.

I tried this mask while on a post-menstrual acne breakout. I had a zit under my chin and small ones on my cheeks. Good thing, Ac-Me-Peach is so effective! I noticed my zits calm down after removing the mask. I am relieved from itch, redness and swelling. The next day, the breakout eventually stopped and my zits dried out and started to heal. I’m really amazed by this mask! The excess serum is easily absorbed as I apply it into my arms and legs.

Avo-Cuddle-Me Nourishing Avocado Mask

Avo-Cuddle-Me Nourishing Avocado Mask is rich in antioxidants to nourish and protect skin from harmful environmental factors. Thus, it prevents wrinkles and further damage that leads to skin ageing. Its key ingredients are Adenosine, Avocado (Persea Gratissima) Fruit Extract and Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract. It smells mild and fruity.

While other masks give instant results, this one is something that you need to use on a regular basis to see its long term benefits. However, my skin feels soft after using this mask.

Sparkle-Me-Bright Brightening Lemon Lime Mask Sheet

Sparkle-Me-Bright Brightening Lemon Lime Mask is a clarifying and brightening mask. And OMG, this one’s got my favorite ingredient Niacinamide! Other notable ingredients are Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Lime (Citrus Aurantifolia) Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract.

A’bloom BHA Blackhead Blaster

A’bloom BHA Blackhead Blaster is your Natural BHA stick to remove blackheads and whiteheads. Some are still fond of squeezing their nose to remove nasty blackheads and whiteheads. Others prefer to get a facial to get things done. This product is one of your options if you want to try a more natural way to clear your pores from these nasty bumps.

Its key ingredient is White Willow Bark Extract 5,000ppm (Natural BHA). Other notable ingredients are Charcoal, Apricot seed, and Tea Tree Leaf Oil.

BHAs can get deeper into the pores to remove dead skin cells and excess sebum. White Willow Bark extract and charcoal is a perfect exfoliation tandem as charcoal effectively absorbs oil and dirt. Apricot seed scrubs away impurities while keeping your pores clean and tight while tea tree oil calms the skin and serves as an anti-inflammatory agent.

It comes in a black plastic tube with an additional tight cover inside to keep it sealed and fresh.

To use this product, cleanse your face and apply onto targeted areas with excess sebum. Keep the area damp or wet. Gently swipe the stick all over the area. Massage in a circular motion to thoroughly remove oil and dirt. Then, rinse off with lukewarm water.

I have a few blackheads but I have a lot of whiteheads. The first time I tried this, I didn’t notice any significant results in terms of removing blackheads and whiteheads. Yet, it really made my skin feel smoother and soft.

A’bloom Giant and Baby Meringue Puffs

A’bloom Meringue Puffs are irresistibly cute beauty blenders for all your needs. The giant puff is perfect for full coverage application while the baby ones take care of the details. You will get three (3) baby puffs per pack. I love how soft these puffs are. It is made of latex-free and non-toxic materials to ensure it’s safe even on sensitive skin. You can use these either wet or dry.

These puffs are really soft even when wet! The puffs expand up to 1.5x of its size (check out the images for the size comparison). I love how easy it is to apply makeup with these blenders.

 

 

Using A'bloom Puffs
Using A’bloom Puffs
Size comparison for the Giant and Baby Meringue Puffs
Size comparison for the Giant and Baby Meringue Puffs
The rightmost puff is dry while the giant puff and the baby puff on the left is wet and has expanded a bit.
The rightmost puff is dry while the giant puff and the baby puff on the left are wet and has expanded a bit.
Look at the coverage
Look at the coverage

That’s the rest of the products from Althea’s A’bloom line! It’s so amazing how these effective products are sold at such an affordable price!

A’bloom Sheet Masks (Water-Me-Long, Ac-Me-Peach, Avo-Cuddle-Me, and Sparkle-Me-Bright) – Php20.00 each

A’bloom BHA Blackhead Blaster – Php200.00

A’bloom Giant and Baby Meringue Puffs – Giant: Php100.00; Baby – Php140.00:

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36 thoughts on “A’BLOOM – Althea’s New Line And We Just Can’t Get Enough of It!

    • May 15, 2019 at 11:21 am
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      My favorite would be Water-Me-Long, Ac-Me-Peach, and the cute Meringue Puffs. 😉

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  • May 16, 2019 at 4:39 pm
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    I love mask sheets! Like , nagho-hoard ako. 🙂 Bonding time namin to sa bahay. Thanks for sharing the post- will definitely try these. At mura pa ha. Aprub!

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    • May 16, 2019 at 11:29 pm
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      You really should, nagkakaubusan na nga, kahit ako bibili ulit. 😉

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  • May 16, 2019 at 7:45 pm
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    Ang witty ng name ng masks. And I love the puffs, they are too cute! 😍

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    • May 16, 2019 at 11:29 pm
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      Thanks to Althea team and Mamasan Tammy for these names. 😉

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  • May 16, 2019 at 8:01 pm
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    I read a lot of reviews about this brand among bloggers so I guess it’s quite popular and effective.

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    • May 16, 2019 at 11:28 pm
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      Indeed, this is a new line from Althea and I love how it worls well with my combination and sensitive skin.

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    • May 16, 2019 at 11:25 pm
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      Try this one, imagine Php20.00 lang! Effective sya promise.

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    • May 16, 2019 at 11:26 pm
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      I’m sure she will!

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  • May 17, 2019 at 3:35 am
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    Na-o-overwhelm ako sa dami ng beauty products, hahaha! But I’m glad that self-care is getting more attention these days. 🙂

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    • May 17, 2019 at 7:20 pm
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      Yes, if only I can turn back time. I will wear sunblock/sunscreen everyday to avoid dark spots.

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  • May 17, 2019 at 8:31 am
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    oh wow ang cute ng products and looks promising! ng gaganda talaga ng products ng Althea!

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  • May 17, 2019 at 8:33 am
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    ang cute ng mga products! Ang gaganda talaga ng products sa Althea, I will try those soon!

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    • May 17, 2019 at 7:17 pm
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      These are the cutest ones you shouldn’t miss.

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  • May 17, 2019 at 10:46 am
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    I love the packaging of the face masks! It looks effective as well. Try ko nga din yan, super affordable! Too bad, hindi masyadong effective yung blackhead blaster.

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    • May 17, 2019 at 7:16 pm
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      Must try talaga! Yah, I only have a few, masyado nilang love yung pores ko kaya ayaw humiwalay. Huhu! Will try it a few more times. Malay natin. 😉

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  • May 17, 2019 at 11:40 am
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    Well, name pa lang mukhang papatok na haha ang cuteee especially the packaging, maganda ‘tong strategy since bagong labas lang. Will recommend this to my classmates!

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    • May 17, 2019 at 7:14 pm
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      Wow that’s great! Highly recommended.

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  • May 17, 2019 at 11:47 am
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    Something that I usually notice about face mask is that it doesn’t really fit Filipinos face lol. I always try different face masks and i’d love to try that

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    • May 17, 2019 at 7:13 pm
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      Hehe! And they’re always too wide for my face. 🙂 I’d be surprised to find a smaller one. 😆

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    • May 17, 2019 at 7:13 pm
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      You have to try this one. 😉

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  • May 18, 2019 at 1:40 am
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    Would like to take these face masks to a hotel staycation and just forget about all the stress. And then i can wake up fresh and beautiful!!

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    • May 24, 2019 at 2:24 pm
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      I can imagine, it’s one of the best ways to spend your weekend!

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  • May 20, 2019 at 6:43 pm
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    I love facemask sheets and if these are just Php20, wow those are very affordable! Will visit my Althea app and shop now 😀

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    • May 24, 2019 at 2:23 pm
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      Yay! You’ll love it!

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  • May 20, 2019 at 11:37 pm
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    Your post served as a reminder to me to finally finish my blog post on this. Will do it now. Lovin the puffs btw. They’e sooo cute!

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    • May 24, 2019 at 2:22 pm
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      Excited to read yours! 🙂

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    • May 24, 2019 at 2:21 pm
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      Oh! I’m curious, I want to know why. I’ll check your review.

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  • May 24, 2019 at 8:38 am
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    I love face masks though I am quite loyal to one brand. But this one has very youthful packaging.

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  • May 24, 2019 at 9:40 am
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    Ow! I love face masks! Gusto lagi maglagay nyan kasi nakakarefresh ng feelings! 😊 Pero di pa ako nakakagamit ng abloom products. ill try that soon .

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    • May 24, 2019 at 2:21 pm
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      You should, it’s promising.

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