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Sunday, October 23, 2011

NYX Swatchfest IX : NYX Matte Lipsticks

The long wait is finally over, I received a lot of requests for NYX Matte Lipstick Swatches and Im sharing them with you now. ^_^ 

I love glossy stuff since most matte lip products Ive tried in the past made my lips dry after save for NYX Soft Matte LCs and NYX Matte Lipsticks.
Theyre not moisturizing but neither do they make my lips dry & chapped even after long hours of wear -- even without lipbalm as base. 

Im ordering some for myself, and I hope you guys love the formula (and the fab shades) much as I do. :) 

NOTE : 

Picture heavy post. 

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Monday, October 17, 2011

New Love : NYX Tango With Bronzing Stix

*stockphotos found in this blog entry courtesy of NYX website*

Im a big fan of gleamy-glowy-iridescent makeup, and I finally got my long-time lemming! 
(Read my Lemming Post HERE)

I have some open/large pores in my cheek area and some on my T-Zone, but that doesnt hinder me from using shimmery makeup when everyone else would say that people with oily skin + open pores must use matte makeup to avoid emphasizing the size of the "manholes". LOL 

I guess its just about choosing the right kind of product or should I say choosing products that dont give the discoball-ish kind of sheen since thats what you dont wanna have, right? 
A hint of sheen on the apples of my cheeks, and on other key areas make my complexion look healthier, for some reason, it even makes my face look smoother and my overall look appear more polished. 

Wasnt expecting much from NYX Tango with Bronzing Stix, I wanted them just for the sake of trying them out and for the special love for shimmer. I must say the product surpassed my expectations, I never thought something this cheap could be really nice that it can be comparable to the much more pricier products that I have. 

Have to quit this blahblah and proceed to the review. ^_^ 

(just a random thought : im such a loser, ive had my lightbox for about 2 months now and I havent even bought lights for it yet. LOL!) 

*Hop!*

Saturday, October 15, 2011

New Lipstick + A Little Makeup BooBoo


After getting this shade of Milani Color Perfect Lipstick, I stopped wondering why this brand is gaining popularity in the makeup industry. The colors are indeed perfect and the quality is good, in fact one of the best compared to other drugstore/low-end brands in the market. 

After having Wet N Wild reopen their counters in the Philippines, this brand is next on my wishlist, I hope this becomes locally available. 

They said Rose Hip is a dupe of NARS Schiap, I cant actually remember if they shade-twins since the last time I had Schiap was about almost 2 years ago. All I can remember is that theyre both hotpink (LOL) but regarding the brightness and intensity of its hotpink-ness, I cant really compare, would have to get a pop of NARS Schiap soon to do a comparison. ^_^

So, here's the review.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Etude House Perfect Brow Kit

I started being so keen about my brows since Sophomore years in Highschool, and eversince I learned how to apply makeup, Ive been as keen on picking the perfect brow filler that doesnt make me look BlusangItim-ish (if you dont have any idea what Blusang Itim is, just imagine Charlie Chaplin's 'stache as your brows. Nuff said. LOL!)

Benefit BrowZings in Medium used to be my HG brow filler after realizing that The Face Shop's brow kit have strong olive tones and that one of the colors look more army green than brown. (did anyone else notice this?)  After reading beauty blogs and watching makeup tutorials on YouTube, I learned the significance of applying brow bone highlighters in emphasizing the arch of my brows and making it look cleaner so I used to bring around 2 tiny compacts (browzings + bourjois ombre stretch blanc) just for my brows. How inconvenient, right? 

It was really refreshing when I came across one product that has contains 2 wearable shades (well at least for me) and one highlighter.
Its from Etude House and its called "Perfect Brow Kit" 


Sunday, October 9, 2011

Dolce & Gabbana The Perfect Finish Creamy Foundation


Its been a few months since I stopped buying blushes but started to have this thing for foundies, I still have a lot of foundies in my stash but lately, Ive been really curious about trying out more since I got fascinated by how great one could look as long as you got the perfect foundie that suits your skintone and skintype well. 

I got my Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Finish Creamy Foundie a few days back, and I fell in love with it. I wanted to publish a review for it rightaway but decided to test it for a couple more days to see how it works on me. 

To cut things short, here's my review. :)

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Silica Gel Packets on Your Makeup Storage

Today, Im gonna share a little trick that I use to keep my makeup fresh and make their shelf life longer. 

Humidity or moisture in the air makes an excellent environment for bacteria and mold growth, and because makeup looks clean doesnt mean its free from molds and unwanted microorganisms. Yeah, we cant really make them 100% free from bacteria, right? But we can at least make the environment less conducive for them to multiply. 



Dont you just hate it when your CARGO blush pan (or any other makeup brand that comes in tin/metal packaging) starts to oxidize/develop rust? Or when that NARS compact starts to get sticky?