Sample Room Loot 3 Review: Pantene 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner, Creamsilk Leave-On Cream, and Dermax Sunscreen

I have shared before my review of my 2 loots from Sample Room. Same as before, here is my personal review of the third batch of products I got from Sample Room.  Before I got my third loot I had to wait for a week before my reviews were approved. The wait is a bit long, but I think this is their way of managing the number of samples that they give away. So, a week after my review of the first three products I availed from Sample Room, I decided to try the following items:

  1. Dermax Sunscreen – 500 points (P720)
  2. Pantene 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner – 50 points (P59)
  3. Creamsilk Leave-On Cream – 40 points (P49 x 2)


For my third loot, compared to my first and second, this was a mix of skincare and hair care products. For starters I wasn’t really a sunscreen type of person, because in my mind I already use products that have SPF so I may not need it. I just wanted to give it a try and perhaps save it for later use (like when we go to Bohol).

As for the hair care products, I wanted to take care of my crowning glory more. Been neglected since I got pregnant until today. I wanted to focus more on hair care, because of the extreme hair fall I experience plus the fact that I want to give it some TLC.

Now for the product reviews!

Dermax UV Active Sunscreen

I tried using this for a week. I like how it perfectly blends to my skin vs. other sunscreen products (especially those lotions that leave that white-ish texture after application). What I love the most about this product is the cooling burst it has when I apply it! This is because of its water-burst technology, which for me makes it a most try for everyone. Aside from the cooling burst, the texture of the product is not heavy too. Very light and easy to apply. The packaging even works well for the product because the pump makes it easier to apply.

dermax uv active sunscreen

Although it said that I can apply it to my body and face, I limited the application to my arms and legs. My face is already protected by my moisturizing cream that has SPF 15. That is more than enough since I wouldn’t be exposed for more than 4 hours to extreme sunlight. Aside from me already having that moisturizing cream I also have sensitive skin that made me hesitant to apply it to my face.

Overall this product will be a staple in my skincare must haves, but not for everyday. Mostly for summer or when I have events that will require me to be out and about all day long.


Pantene 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner

In my second loot I tried the Palmolive Anti-Hairfall Shampoo and Conditioner. I wanted to give the Pantene 3 Minute Miracle a try because I have seen a loot of positive reviews from Sample Room (also I wasn’t really sure if Palmolive was “The One” for me – in terms of conditioner ha).

pantene 3 minute miracle

During the first 3 days of using it, I really didn’t notice much difference as compared to when I used Palmolive. I decided to still continue using the product just to give it more time to have an effect on my hair. On the succeeding days though I noticed that my hair became softer, less tangles, and became very manageable. The results of my trial was superior to when I used Palmolive. This made me realize that the high price point for the product is just right. It may be a more expensive alternative to the usual conditioner products, but it definitely gives your hair the tlc it deserves!


Creamsilk Leave On Cream

Before this product, I already used their first gen leave on solutions (the green one). I used it because of my curly frizzy hair and it worked well for me. Flash forward to their new product! I was like a little girl when I got the loot because of this product. Without any hesitations I applied it on my hair waiting to achieve the results I got when I used the green leave on conditioner before. Did I achieve the promise they had on their product description? Nope!

After application, and I tried it on for 3 consecutive days, my hair felt heavy, it lost its life, and it didn’t help control my frizz (at all). This really disappointed me because the effect of the conditioner was countered by this product. Yes it is not greasy but your hair will feel greasy after a few hours of applying the product. Will I use this product again? No. E will be using this product, because he has the man bun fantasy and is growing out his hair.



Sample Room Loot 2 Review: Zenutrients Gugo, Palmolive Anti-hair Fall Shampoo and Conditioner, Palmolive Soap

This is a short review of my second loot from Sample Room. My second loot was focused on my need to address my extreme hair fall, post pregnancy side effect.

  1. Zenutrients Gugo
  2. Palmolive Anti-Hair Fall Shampoo and Conditioner
  3. Palmolive Charcoal Soap

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My first loot was mostly skin care items plus the Burt’s Bees lip balm. This second loot was all about hair and my curiosity to try out the Palmolive Charcoal Soap. For reference, my hair is the most neglected part of my body. I am very vain when it comes to my skin (which is why I cried when I got chicken pox recently – oh the scars!). E knows about this, I don’t carry a comb and my hair care routine would only entail me washing my hair everyday (except on weekends when I deem it necessary for it to take a break). So this hair set (plus the charcoal soap) is new for me. Now for the results:

Zen Nutrients Hair Strengthening Gugo

For this product, right off the bat I give it 5 out 5 stars! This is very effective, even if E doesn’t like the smell (but I do!). I tried this for almost two weeks and I can say that my extreme and excessive hair fall decreased by about 75%! I just massage this baby on my scalp, leave it on overnight and I noticed the difference 2 days after using it. It didn’t just help address my hair loss too. I noticed that my super thick hair became very manageable. SRP is around P500 if I remember correctly but one bottle is good for a month or two. You can still get it for P250 points in Sample Room.


Palmolive Naturals Anti-Hair Fall Shampoo and Conditioner

My go to shampoo has always been the pink Sunsilk shampoo. I like the smell and that it leaves my hair manageable. I do use Palmolive every now and then because of the irresistible scent it has. I was excited to try on Palmolive Shampoo and Conditioner because I know that I am in for a treat (scent wise). It didn’t fail my expectations! The scent was super relaxing, even if I had a hard time lathering up the shampoo. The conditioner was good too (and it helped me realize that shampoo is never enough so clap clap!). Will I be replacing my tried and tested Sunsilk shampoo? Maybe. The conditioner is good but I just received loot #3, wherein I got the Pantene 3 minute miracle conditioner, so let’s see.


Palmolive Charcoal Soap

Never again will I ever use this soap. The scent is just so wrong. I can’t identify the specific scent it has but this is such a disappointment from the usually oh-so good smell that Palmolive products have.¬†



Sample Room Ph

For the longest time, I’ve always wanted to try out Sample Room. I have seen reviews from other mommy bloggers and it seems very ¬†interesting. During my 2 week sick leave, thank you very much chicken pox, I tried to get as much information as I can about Sample Room. I checked out their site, and followed them on Instagram.
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