Spot Dessert Bar

Normally I don't really crave for dessert as much ever since I started exercising, but sometimes a good dessert hits the right spot makes my day brighter.  I recently got the opportunity to check out this dessert joint located at St. Mark area in New York City.  There are many times I always passed by but never had a chance to try this place and so I took my opportunity to try this place out. I ordered their dessert tapas and the dessert tapas that I ordered are:  Golden Toast - honey buttered toast, condensed milk,  Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake - warm soft dark chocolate cake, green tea ganache, green tea ice cream, walnut soil and lastly The Harvest - layers of berries, soft cheesecake, meringue kisses served with raspberry sorbet and black rose milk tea. The desserts that I ordered were very refreshing and it was interesting how each of the desserts complimented each other.  The desserts I like the most were Golden Toast and the Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake, because the two dessert dishes weren't overpowering sweet.  The Harvest was very interesting because it came in a garden pot, however it's very sweet and with layers of berries and soft cheesecake with meringue kisses really adds in the extra punch of being overly sweet. I personally think it was a nice experience and definitely would like to go back there again to try some of their other desserts that I haven't got to.

Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake
The Harvest

Spot Dessert Bar • 13 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10003 • (212) 677-5670

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Studio Gear Revitalizing Day Serum and the Dual Identity Mineral Powder Review

How's everyone summer going so far?  Today I will be reviewing the Studio Gear Revitalizing Day Serum and the Dual Identity Mineral Powder.  This is my first time trying this, personally I'm not a powder person because I have dry skin.  Using powder would make my face looks even cakier and drier. However this mineral powder can apply in 4 ways and so I put it to the test.

I applied the day serum on my face to help moisturize my face.  Then I applied it wet and here's my before and after look.  This mineral powder helped me covered my dark circles and some of my dark spots.  This mineral powder also gave me a smooth matte finish, which I really like.  My uneven skin tone has even out pretty well using this powder.

Before without the Mineral Powder
After using the Mineral Powder

About the Product
Dual Identity Wet/Dry Mineral Foundation is a true revolutionary advancement in beauty. These loose minerals provide all the benefits you’™ve come to expect of a normal mineral foundation enhanced with the improved application, feel, look, and performance you love from your favorite wet, dry, or liquid foundation. It's versatility makes it the perfect makeup for all seasons.

You can check this youtube tutorial for application tips!

1 Foundation | 4 Ways
  1.  Mineral Powder: Keep it simple and buff Foundation into skin on it's own or over primer.
  2.  Serum Foundation: Mix it Up with Revitalizing Day Serum to create custom, super moisturizing coverage. (Tip, you can also mix with your favorite SPF)
  3. Mattifying Finishing Powder: Take it on the go to set your liquid make-up and stay matte all day.
  4. Cream Contour: Mix up darker and lighter shades with Protective Day Lotion for creamy, blendable, custom contour.
This is not tested on animals

Ingredients: Boron Nitride, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Stearate, Populus Tremuloides Bark Extract, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Sorbic Acid, Water/Aqua, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Honey Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate. MAY CONTAIN: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499) Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288), Manganese Violet (CI 77742).


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In this post I will be reviewing the FARMACY Honey Potion, a renewing antioxidant hydration mask with Echinacea greenenvy honey that activates by Cichoric acid.  This is my first time trying this brand and I'm extremely excited. This is a warming mask that nourish and revitalized your skin for a glowing and smooth complexion. This honey potion mask is moisturizing with combination of honey that enhances skin renewal for a younger appearance.  I really enjoy using this mask, it makes my skin more moisturize and also has minimize my pores after a few usage. The mask has a smooth consistency that glides on smoothly when applying it on.  After a few minutes the mask will start to warm up that has this soothing sensation. 

This honey mask is natural:
  • Naturally Derived Ingredients 
  • Free of Parabens
  • Free of Formaldehyde
  • Free of Artificial Coloring 
  • Not Tested on Animals 

The packaging is packed in a pretty glass honeycomb jar that comes with a metal spatula.  What's really unique about this packaging is that the top lid is a magnetic where you can just slap the spatula right on top of the lid after using this mask.

Learn About the Brand
Powered By Echinacea GreenEnvy™. A unique patent-protected variant of Echinacea Purpurea, GreenEnvy™ contains the highest known concentration of the phytochemical Cichoric Acid, a potent natural antioxidant which helps protect and firm the skin by inhibiting the enzymes that break down collagen. Cichoric Acid also normalizes the skin pigmentation process to promote a more evenly toned complexion.

Mark Veeder is the pioneer plantsman behind the discovery and patenting of Echinacea GreenEnvy™, a unique variant of Echinacea Purpurea. He has partnered with farming expert Robert Beyfuss to cultivate the plant in upstate New York. Together, they are creating jobs and changing lives in their local community.

The scientists and lab behind Farmacy are innovative experts in cosmetic formulation and research, and seek out nature's most novel yet effective ingredients.

Echinacea GreenEnvy™ is transported only two hours to the lab, where it undergoes a cold pressing process, similar to cold pressed juices.

This FARMACY Honey Potion Mask  (4.1 oz / 117g) is retail for $56 USD value,  it is also available on and will be available on, on and in Sephora stores across the US and Canada.

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