Sunday, October 30, 2011

Special Halloween Post: Make Up Tutorial + FOTD + COTD

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The few last days of October are really special to me because they hold a lot of memories. This year, another epic memory was in the making. Two of my best friends from high school (Yna and Steph) and I planned something different for Halloween: we were gonna go clubbing at a halloween-themed event.

However, there are some things that are beyond our control and we were made to cancel. It left us really disappointed and sad, but being the trouper that we were, we decided to play dress up and have our own mini photoshoot. Yna couldn't come but Steph and I pushed through.

So here we have, my dear readers, my Halloween Special which is a make up tutorial (tutorials, actually, one by yours truly and one by special guest Steph), FOTD, and COTD (Costume Of The Day, hyuk hyuk hyuk) all in one!

Any guess on what character we would play? :D Read on to find out, lovelies! :)

(Picture-heavy post)

Friday, October 28, 2011

Review: Myra Vitasmooth Face Powder

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I’m the powder-blush-lipbalm kind of girl (especially when it’s a lazy day) and it’s naturally important to find a face powder which is perfect for me and my everyday adventures.

I have been a Pond’s user for almost a year now, but I wanted to try something else. Something I wanted now was a compact with a mirror (Pond’s doesn’t have one), so when I went shopping (check out my previous haul here) I included it in my to-buy list.

I had no particular brand in mind so I checked out whatever I saw. My choices were narrowed down to two: Maybelline and Myra Vitasmooth.

I ended up buying Myra Vitasmooth!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Review: Etude House Blackhead Remover Dual Sheet

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Koreans have superbly smooth, flawless and porcelain-white skin. It’s no wonder why Korean beauty stores are such a hit, and people flock to it.

Part of having smooth, flawless skin includes the non-existence of whiteheads and blackheads which are common problems of both male and female, old and young, rich and poor. It’s a good thing Etude House offers this product, Black Head Remover Dual Sheet, which is a two-stage blackhead removal and care system formulated with fruit and herbal extracts.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Surprisingly, a Major Haul.

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Yes, dear readers, this is indeed another haul post. Keeping me inside the house just made me a shopping monster. I usually don't spend much and don't buy things at the same time but this.. this is something.

I won't disclose how much I spent, but I went way overboard my usual budget. I think the problem was that I didn't set a budget for this particular shopping spree. I just wanted to buy, buy, buy! (It also didn't help that I would console myself by saying that it would be okay because I can put it in my blog. I know... not a good thing!)

I promise this would be my last overbudget shopping spree. You guys are my witnesses! ^_^

Moving on... These are the items that I got:

Gaga over shopping!

(Picture-heavy post)

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Mini HBC Haul.

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It’s been more than a week since my last day in college. Trapped inside our home, with no accounting to worry about, all I could think of was THIS... MY BLOG.

... and shopping, of course. Hahaha.

Last October 20, Dad, Mum, and I dined at Pancake House. Just around the corner (literally), there stood an HBC outlet. So while waiting for the food to come, I went there and bought, almost by instinct, these items:

(L-R: San San Nail Polish in Luxury Black and Colorless, San San Matte Finish Liquid Foundation,
 Bobbie Nail Polish in Emerald Glaze, San San Nail Polish in French White
Below: Lip brushes) 

This mini-haul wasn’t planned at all, and I didn’t bring anything, not a dime, not even my phone fercherrisakes, and I am so glad that Dad financed this mini-haul. Teehee. Thanks Dad!

By the way, I used the white and clear nail polish for my first-ever cracking polish (successful) attempt which I won’t post, just because it isn’t post-worthy and you guys might condemn me. Haha. The black one I plan to also use as base for cracking polish, and the emerald one, well, I just think it's pretty.

The San San Liquid Foundation is my first liquid foundation and I plan to write a review on it so watch out for that :)

What items do you buy from HBC? Tell me lovelies! :)

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Luscious Lippie: Ever Bilena Matte Lipstick in Off Beat Pink

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I usually just apply lip balm on my lips during regular days. But when I want to add a little color, or when I don’t put on eye makeup, I use this baby: Ever Bilena Matte Lipstick in Off Beat Pink. (I used this in my first-ever tutorial. Check it out here)

Sunday, October 09, 2011

Make Up Tutorial: Blue Baby

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When I was conceptualizing this blog, I really didn’t know what I could offer. I mean... I just started getting into makeup, I was not exceptionally good at it, and I didn’t have anything but the basics.

Lots of ideas would pop in my head but when I do try it, it wouldn’t look as I had pictured it. One fortunate day, I saw my mom use her newly bought turquoise eyeliner under a black liquid one. So basically, that’s where I got inspiration for this look. I tried it, perked it up a little and ended up with this bright luminous look. It's really easy!

(Picture heavy post)

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Smize Me: Maybelline the Hyper Curl Volum' Express Waterproof

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There's no doubt that Maybelline has a huge following with its good quality products at affordable prices. A great example of this is their HyperCurl Volum' Express Mascara, part of their Volum' Express line.

Angled brush

Price: Php249.00 (around 5USD)

Claims to: curl, lengthen, and volumize 3x more without clumps. No need for a lash curler, because it provides a 75-degree curl. Waterproof.

Weighs: 10ml

Shade: Very black

Sunday, October 02, 2011

Sweet Cravings: Yves Rocher Vanilla Nourishing Lip Balm

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I've always been a fan of vanilla scents. It's just so sweet and delectable! That's why when I saw this cute little lip balm in Yves Rocher Southmall, I said to myself "I'll come back for this baby."

And guess what, I did!

Price: Php200.00 (around 4USD)

Claims to: nourish lips and make them shine with a natural, transparent sheen. 

0.17 oz. Jar / 5 g

First-ever haul (This is gonna be LEGEN..)

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..DARY!! :D

Right after class, my family picked me up from school and we went straight to Festival Mall Alabang. And yes lovelies you know what that means.. shopping!

These are some of the items that I purchased (some planned and some bought on impulse). The mall is currently on a three-weekend sale, today being the first week (see:, meaning, we have two more weekends to shop, shop, and shop!

I'll be doing a review on these (makeup) items soon. Watch out for it, okay? Please? Haha. :)

...and oh. Sorry for the crappy photo lovelies ^_^

Here we go..

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Finally… my first post.

I have long wanted to start this blog and ached to do so ever since I stumbled upon different blogs (I totally forgot how I even landed on one) but many things hindered it: a hectic schedule at school, numerous accounting problems to be solved, final exams fast-approaching. However, I decided that it won’t stop me. It shouldn’t stop me. So here I am! :)

I see myself as a latebloomer. From realizing that the world does not revolve around me, to learning (and loving!) the art of dressing up, skincare and make up, I am, as one could say, behind schedule. I only started using baby powder (at my initiative) during my third year of highschool. As if history repeated itself, I started using pressed powder (yeah, the ones that come in a compact) when I was a junior in college.

I may be a late bloomer, but it seems that my learning rate when it comes to make up, and everything that comes with it, is superbly bionic. Ding ding ding! Either I'm a cyborg or my fascination with it is just way too high. (teehee)

Pardon me for the overly-wordy introduction. I hope to see your comments and suggestions. Please be kind people. :) Ciao!

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