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Leisure 18 Slimming Coffee

WARNING (posted February 11 2011) I have stopped using this product a year ago, shortly after I wrote this post. I was not comfortable with the fact that I don't know what the ingredients are and that this is not officially approved by the BFAD. Please do not use this. Do not approach any of the sellers on this thread.

At the end of the day, the only healthy way to lose weight is to exercise and cut down on fatty and carb-laden food. There is no shortcut. If you have to trust this blog on anything, trust it on this point.

A lot of people have been commenting that I've lost weight. Last November, I was so fat that a double chin was creeping up on my face! That says a lot about my weight gain since my face is the last thing that ever gets fat in my body. It's usually my tummy and arms that go, then my thighs, lower leg, and finally my face.

So what's my weight loss secret? It's partly Leisure 18 Slimming Coffee! I've been drinking this stuff since the week before the Christmas last year. People wondered why, after the holidays, I was thinner instead of fatter. It's because I didn't eat much. Leisure 18 basically works as an appetite suppressant, meaning, I get too lazy to eat. Yes I get hungry but when I actually eat, it's like I'm satisfied earlier into the meal. 

It was a friend who introduced me to Leisure 18 Slimming Coffee. She said that she read good reviews online so she got two boxes together with her sister. She hated the effects on her though - she got cold chills and nausea. It was so unpleasant that she got rid of the box after one week of use. She gave the remaining coffee to me.

It sat on my cupboard for several days because really, I really didn't believe that it can make me lose weight. The last (and first) time I tried taking something to control my weight gain I felt I just gained more pounds. I felt so bloated and I couldn't poop for a few days. But, in the name of beauty, I got curious enough to try Leisure 18.

The results?

I didn't measure my weight in inches and pounds so I can't help you with that. What I do notice is the fact that my clothes aren't so tight on me now and my jeans size is now 26, from 28. My double chin is also gone, my face more angular. People started taking notice and would ask how I did it.

My arms are still quite fat and flabby though, but that's mostly because I don't exercise. Heh. I hate exercise.

I'm sure you're wondering - what are the side effects? Well, I didn't experience the massive poop activity that most slimming products cause. Slimming 18 is not a laxative, but an appetite suppressant. The first week I tried it, I was nauseous. I felt lethargic. I got sleepy a lot. I experienced mild dehydration so I kept drinking water (it contributes to the no-appetite thing). 

I stopped taking Leisure 18 after that first week. It did make me lose weight, but I hated the taste! It's like barf-flavored coffee tea! Ugh. So when I ran out, I didn't repurchase. Well, not until two weeks ago. It was a choice between a double chin and barf coffee tea. I chose barf coffee tea.

I bought online, from Veruca. It's only P270, including the shipping. My body has adjusted better to Leisure 18 so I don't experience the dizziness and dehydration anymore. Also, the taste has improved! It now tastes passably like coffee with creamer so it's more bearable to drink. What I do is I mix the whole pack in a small amount of hot water, let it cool, then gulp it down like a shot.

My boyfriend says that this stuff is poison. Honestly? I can't argue with him. I can't read the ingredients in the box. For all I know there really is poison in the coffee which makes it work! What I care about is the fact that this product keeps me thin. These days, I don't drink it everyday anymore because I try to control my appetite by myself, which is more helpful in the long run.

I won't claim that I lost weight ALL because of Leisure 18. As you may have read, I quit my full-time job where I was unhappily stressed. After I resigned, I felt a lot better about myself so my eating was more regulated. Maybe, because I am less stressed, my metabolism is working faster.

So, I'm ending this entry with a warning: try Leisure 18 at your own risk. I am not promising any results. I tried to warn you of its side effects on me but I can't say that yours will be easier or worse. I will not be held liable if something happened to you while drinking this coffee so please don't sue me.

Reader Comments (100)

I still have to try the sachet you gave me! I'm worried about the side effects though, I can't afford to be lethargic these days. :\

February 26, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLauren

don't endorse something like this. This is potentially harmful, and not BFAD-regulated.

February 27, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPlease

hello! if you read through this, you would know that i am not endorsing this product. in fact i am warning people against it. i said that this coffee is part of the reason why i lost weight - not all of it. i listed down the side effects in detail, as well.

i am pretty sure that i'm pretty clear about this product

February 27, 2010 | Registered CommenterLiz Lanuzo

I was supposed to buy a box from a friend of mine, but I got suspicious when she didn't elaborate and give me details about the product. Since she obviously just wanted me to give her the money, I Googled Leisure 18 and came across blogs, not a Leisure 18 website or articles from trusted information websites (not wikipedia or yahoo answers! ^.^). I found nothing! So thank God I ran into blogs like these that weren't biased! I think that I'll just stick to the good old fashioned diet and exercise! Thanks for posting! :D

February 27, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterkarina

I'm glad to know you're a responsible blogger. *apir*

March 1, 2010 | Unregistered Commentergn.


March 2, 2010 | Registered CommenterLiz Lanuzo

hmm..i actually recommend this fiance started taking this last christmas and i really noticed that she was getting sexier & slimmer & decided to try..i made sure i weighed in and had pictures to check if it did work..results: Jan 1, 2010 - weighed in at 205lbs..i started drinking the stuff around mid Jan & after my first week, my weight jumped down of posting, i reached my "May weight goal" of below 180 - im at 179lbs as of weighing in this morning...i saw this site while researching leisure 18 since i do regular scans of the net to check for any dangerous side effects/bad news about this far, just the nausea, dehydration, & bad coffee seem to be the trend with this..i think its worth it since ive been trying to lose weight for past 2 years without the same effect i.e. atkins, exercise/joging, dieting on my own... ;-) p.s. good job on getting that nice post-holidays bod!

March 4, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbibbo

i did read through this. but just blogging about this/raving about the result, that alone is considered endorsement.

March 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPlease

Obviously, she's not endorsing it. She clearly shared her experience with the product,and she even claimed that not all of her weight lost with the product. Actually,I Iove reading blogs and when I read this article, it didn't come across my mind that I'm sure to purchase this product. It also gave me second thoughts. Thanks projectvanity for this blog! :)

March 7, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGrace

endorse |enˈdôrs| (also dated indorse)
verb [ trans. ]
1 declare one's public approval or support of : the report was endorsed by the college. See note at approve .
• recommend (a product) in an advertisement.

hi Grace! glad you found the post helpful.

thanks for sharing your experience, Bibbo.

March 8, 2010 | Registered CommenterLiz Lanuzo

its my 5th sachet wen i felt sumting bad,,,,i rushed my self 2 da hospital coz i suffered palpitations a lot,its hard 2 breath and wat i rily wanted is 2 put some oxygen,,,,,,oldow da results of my ECG and heartbeat is normal according 2 my dr........da 1st efek is so gud coz i dnt crave 4 anything jaz lots of water and juices and dats da gudthing coz ul not be able 2 eat,,,,,,,,u alwayz fil full........i lost 5lbs fast as 4 taking 5 sachets 4 5 days,,,,,,,its gud 2 do da natural way,,,,jaz dnt risk 4 ol diet churva in da market,,,,,,,,,

March 16, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterweebo

hi weebo! thanks for sharing this.

girls, so, use this product with caution, ok?

March 18, 2010 | Registered CommenterLiz Lanuzo

Hi Liz,

Thanks for posting this. I, too have tried this product since Nov of 2009. Very effective indeed, that even my officemates have been drinking and losing weight since then.

Thanks again Liz.

March 24, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterheavensblessed


Months ago (I think before Christmas) I tried this product and I consumed 1box and I don't even felt the side effects (nausea, palpitations, etc.) Now, I'm on my way for the 2nd box and still no negative effects. I think it depends on how you manage drinking the product. I think it's safe since the one who endorsed this to me is actually a registered nurse.

April 13, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdess

is it bad for those w/ high blood?

April 18, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjzz 2 be

Yes, it says on the box that people with highblood pressure should not take this

April 23, 2010 | Unregistered Commenter333

hi. ask ko lng if yun bang laman na coffee nung sachet nito is katulad ng color ng cream o 3in1 coffee. gnun kse yung nbili ko.. akala ko kse color black sya.. pero nung ni try ko yung 1st sachet ko.. gnun din yung effect. 2lad dun sa mga nbsa ko.. tnx ;)

May 17, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterhi :)

I got this from a relative who sells it at there anywhere I can buy it cheaper?
Anyways, I started with my first 2 sachets over a month ago but when my husband learned about it he told me to stop because something like this can actually kill me...I stopped, but after I saw my sister in law (my husband's sister :-) loose about 10lbs in over a week, I was so tempted I had to try it again. I feel a little lighter than before after my fifth sachet but I have not weighed in yet. The thing is, I am experiencing palpitations everytime I take it and it makes me a little I have to choose between weight loss and palpitations and I choose the latter :-( wish me luck!

May 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle


I think yung effects nung coffee would depend if AUTHENTIC talaga yung nabili mo. I'm sorry to inform this blogger that this coffee (the picture posted above) is fake or imitation.

I suggest that those who want to try this product research further, there's a forum girltalk where there are legit sellers of this product. I would highly recommend my supplier Ms. Skye She sells this at 220php only. Read her site and you'll learn how to distinguish the authentic and the fake leisure 18.

Hope this helps. :)

May 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDetdet

hi...ako din super pumayat dahil dito sa coffee na toh,, from 50kgs ngaun 39kgs nlng ako 3 months lng!! super happy ako dhl nakita ko to hehe...BY THE WAY,,I'M ALSO SELLING IT FOR ONLY 200/BOX..authentic tlga xa kasi kung hindi xa authentic hindi ako papayat ng ganito HAHA :)) and my price is that low coz my supplier gets the stocks directly from the manufacturer unlike others who are just resellers,,kaya xempre mdami ng patong price nila HEHE. :)) if you're interested,,you could check my profile in name there is rai could also see my before and after pics there! thanks :)))

May 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterrai

i think the picture of the leisure 18 sachet that you posted in this entry is fake.. :(

June 2, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterpao

Fake po yung leisure 18 na nakapost sa site na to. If you guys will be trying this product, I'd highly recommend Fashion Slimming Coffee (Nature Slimming) instead. I've been getting this from a trusted supplier of leisure 18 and she also recommends this product that leisure. You may want to contact her at 0906-3428111

June 7, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJane

I've been buying in bulk of Authentic Leisure 18 from my supplier Giant Box in multiply. Sa mga gusto itry eto i highly recommend this seller kasi kahit anong mga tanong ko regarding health concerns she can answer all of my questions.. eto website niya

June 7, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMimai

i've been using this for 12 days now, and i lost 3 kilos. I lost appetite, that was the effect. But once I finish one box(18 sachets), I would definitely stop it.

August 2, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjing

I'm on my third box na of this coffee and I really lost weight, but I haven't experienced any of the side effects mentioned in this blog. I think next time you buy the coffee you have to research and make sure it's authentic because I hear that the imitations are bad for your kidney or something like that.

August 2, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCoconut

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