makeup hacks

8 Must Buy Beauty Products You Can’t Afford to Miss

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

     Ever saw how your cosmetics bag never is by all accounts nearby when you truly require it? Bearing each supply in your stash appears a bit like needless excess, however, there are a couple of things that you can’t afford to miss. With such a variety of choices out there, its difficult to know precisely which beauty products you should spend your well-deserved money on. We take the mystery out of beauty shopping for you—here, a shortlist of your 8 most unquestionable requirements. 

     It's been an awesome year for beauty and cosmetics. For all intents and purposes, each cool cosmetics brand has advanced toward Manila, including lesser-known brands from Japan and Korea that are making their imprint on the nearby makeup scene by prudence of their leap forward innovations and eye-catching packaging. 

8 Must Buy Beauty Products You Can’t Afford to Miss
Best Hair Care 

     Hair-coloring addicts can keep up sublimely tinted tresses with Phyto Gloss from the French herbal hair-care company. At the point when your locks begin to look dull, apply the color enhancing express treatment (plastic gloves are even included), which stores light-capturing colors that keep going for four to five shampoos. Your hair will look salon-new and gleaming immediately. 

8 Must Buy Beauty Products You Can’t Afford to Miss
Phyto's Secret De Nuit
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     Anybody with dry, damaged, brittle locks can use Phyto's Secret De Nuit, a hydrating, recovering night treatment that is out and out addictive. I utilize it as a brisk fix for frizzy hair and flyaways. Before going to sleep, I apply it on my lengths and finish and wake up with frizz free, delicate, supple hair that smells magnificent. 

Best DIY Gel Manicure 

     A gel nail manicure without the bother and well being hazards? Do it without anyone's help with Deborah Lippmann's Gel Lab System, which makes lasting, healthy nails achievable at home. Apply the Coat of Arms base coat, follow with two layers of your choice Deborah Lippmann polish (at this moment I'm loving the Wicked collection and Good Girl Gone Bad), then complete with the defensive Shining Armor topcoat. Voila, polished tips that last up to two weeks. 
8 Must-Buy Beauty Products You Can’t Afford to Miss
Deborah Lippmann's Gel Lab System
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Best Eye and Lip Antiagers

     The licensed amino acid complex in La Prairie's Anti-Aging Eye and Lip Contour Cream plumps up wrinkles in the eye, lip, and nasolabial fold territories with an activity like "lipo-filling." The encased silver cooling wand equitably conveys the cream while alleviating skin. 
8 Must Buy Beauty Products You Can’t Afford to Miss
La Prairie's Anti-Aging Eye and Lip Contour Cream
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     Incessant travellers like myself will love La Prairie's Anti-Aging Eye and Lip Perfection, a silver compact that houses two items: the brilliant eye gel on top has light diffusers to camouflage any indications of weariness, while marine and vegetal extracts do their anti aging magic; the lip ointment on the base has hyaluronic microspheres and a hydrating complex that makes even the most dry pucker feel smooth and satin like. 
8 Must Buy Beauty Products You Can’t Afford to Miss
La Prairie's Anti-Aging Eye and Lip Perfection
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Best Eyeliners 

     Because of K-Palette 1Day Tattoo I utilize eyeliner each and every day. In case I'm surged I go for the Real Lasting Eye pencil, which is so natural to apply, smirch safe and normal looking. For exceptional events or when I have additional time I swing to the Real Lasting Eyeliner, which has taken all trepidation of fluid liner out of me. For a more natural look I utilize the smaller scale tip pen to draw the finest lines; when I need more dramatization or a cat's eye the normal Real Lasting Eyeliner is my magic wand! You can find all products from K-Palette and other beauty brands when you shop Beauty products from Luxola
8 Must Buy Beauty Products You Can’t Afford to Miss
K-Palette 1Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyeliner
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Best Mattifier/Skin Groundwork 

     On oily days or after I've quite recently applied sunscreen, I utilize L'Occitane Sublime Essence Skin Perfector to right away refine and mattify my skin. White iris and angelica make pores look littler, even out the complexion, and leave skin hydrated and plumped, matte and smooth all the while. At the point when utilized before cosmetics it makes a superb skin primer also. Try it in conjunction with L'Occitane's Sublime Beauty Cream for best results. You can find L'Occitane products from Lazada Philippines . Shop from Lazada and when you use the Lazada Philippines vouchers you can save a huge amount of cash on your orders.
8 Must Buy Beauty Products You Can’t Afford to Miss
L'Occitane Sublime Essence Skin Perfector
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Best Mascara 

     With their glittery metallic packing, Fairydrops Platinum Mascara (Waterproof or T2 Film Type), are ideal for gifting also. This zenith of mascara innovation contains Volume Up powder, wax, filaments and five sorts of treatment substance like jojoba seed oil and panthenol to embellish and repair lashes. The mark three-globule wand gets and extends each lash, bringing about a doll-like periphery that doesn't spread. After testing each mascara brand, I who was a mascara hater have turned into a mascara lover when Fairydrops came into my life. 
8 Must Buy Beauty Products You Can’t Afford to Miss
Fairydrops Platinum Mascara
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Best Facial Cleanser 

     Since my skin is drier I love La Mer's The Cleansing Lotion, a smooth emulsion sufficiently strong to remove eye cosmetics however so delicate it doesn't strip my skin of moisture. Also, such as everything La Mer, its improved with Miracle Broth supplements to sustain, saturate and stimulate skin. 
8 Must Buy Beauty Products You Can’t Afford to Miss
La Mer The Cleansing Lotion
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Best Sheer Lip Stick 

     Do you remember Black Honey? The raisin tone turned into a lippie wonder when its sheer mix of shades complimented the lips of each skin tone. Clinique's Almost Lipsticks proceed with the pattern with colors of each tint, from bare to pink to violet and red, and names like Flirty Honey and Luscious Honey. I likewise love Clinique's Chubby Sticks, hydrating lip blams with complementing shades.
8 Must-Buy Beauty Products You Can’t Afford to Miss
Clinique Chubby Sticks
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Kiss Me Heroine Make Jewelry Eye Color Launch

Monday, May 04, 2015

     Last week's been a very productive and busy week for me. I was invited to the launch of Heroine Make Jewelry Eye Color at Sm Makati. I'm so excited when I received an invite for this event because I've read great reviews about Heroine Make from both local and international makeup aficionados. Heroine Make is a Japanese makeup brand that caught my attention because of the beautiful princess that is present in their fancy packaging. The brand is very promising because it is manufactured in Japan, the country with  strict implementation of their standards in cosmetics so rest assured that the brands they have are of quality and really delivers to what they've promised.

     Heroine Make is the fastest rising best-loved cosmetic brand in Asia. It is manufactured by one of the largest Japanese cosmetics manufacturers since 1825, Isehan; and distributed by Mandom Philippines Corp. During the event, invited beauty bloggers and selected crowd learned new tips and tricks from Ms. Sayuri Igarashi- makeup artist and beauty consultant from Japan. To know more about the product and the highlight of the event, scroll down dearies :)
Kiss Me Heroine Jewelry Eye Color Launch
     I mentioned above that the beautiful princess caught my attention right? She is Princess Elisabeth Himeko, the brand's cartoon ambassador whose mission is to educate the women of the world on how to beautify themselves. Isn't her mission cute and amazing?! Oh well, I salute the ever-beautiful princess for that! Spreading beautiful vibes to everyone and I'm so happy and lucky that I'm one of the ladies who got the first dibs on their Jewelry Eye Color.
Kiss Me Heroine Jewelry Eye Color Launch
Moi having a selfie with Heroine Make Jewelry Eye Color standee
     Heroine Make Jewelry Eye Color eyeshadow was the star of the event. We are all intrigued with the eye shadows pigmentation, texture, price, and performance as a whole. Will these eyeshadows be at par with other brands? To see the swatches and how to use the eyeshadows for day and night makeup look, Ms. Sayuri demonstrated different techniques on how to use Heroine Make makeups but focusing more on the eyeshadows. By the way these dazzling eyeshadows come in four special variants: 

  • Yellow Sapphire
  • Beige Gold
  • Pink Amethyst
  • Rose Garnet
Kiss Me Heroine Jewelry Eye Color Launch
Ms. Sayuri Igarashi
     Miss Igarashi has had more than 25 years of experience in Japan, Europe and in Asia where she currently serves as the make-up artist of KISS ME Heroine MakeMiss Igarashi said: “I am truly happy to have had the chance to do make-up for a number of Filipinas during the event. Filipinas as you know, are known the world-over to have beautiful, healthy skin which is in fact the best canvass for make-up.”
Kiss Me Heroine Jewelry Eye Color Launch
Step by step makeup application for day time look. See the detailed steps below :)
     Miss Sayuri Igarashi had chosen me to be her model for the natural/day  makeup look. I was ecstatic and nervous because it's my first time to be a model in front of beauty bloggers. Since I arrived with a minimal makeup that aftern, she only removed my bb cream, face powder, and lipstick.

  • Removes my makeup using Heroine Make Eye Makeup Remover that can also be used in removing lipstick.
  • She applied Heroine Make Lasting Mineral BB Cream SPF 50 on my face. She just applied it on my cheeks, chin, and forehead. HER TIP: Apply the bb cream on problem areas only so that there would be a 3D effect dimension on the face. You can also use the bb cream to cover problem areas like dark spots, eyebags, freckles and other skin imperfections. Just apply a little amount and dab. 
  • The bb cream was set with Heroine Make Smooth Cover Powder which is finely milled powder that's light on the skin. HER TIP: Use the puff and just pat the product on the face from one section to another. Don't rub just pat and smile :)
  • Next she chose the shade of Heroine Make Eyeshadow that matches the blouse that I'm wearing. Since my sheer top has pink and brown tones, she opted to use Heroine Make Jewelry Eye Color in Pink Amethyst.
  • She applied the primer, then applied the eye shadow on the crease, lid, underbrow and used the brown shade to line my lids. HER TIP: Use the pointed edge of the sponge applicator to line the eyes. This can save time and space since the palette will serve as an all-in-one eye makeup product.
  • After the eye shadow she did my brows. HER TIP: Use the brow shade that is close to your hair color. The line should start near the nose line and end at the outer corner of the eye. The pencil method will help to make the shape of the brows perfect.
  • Eyeliner and mascara next. HER TIP: Use liquid eye liner for a more dramatic look. Apply the eyeliner not in standing position but in a more of bending forward position in front of a handy mirror so that the lines will be as close to the lash line. For mascara, choose depending on your lash needs. If you have thin and sparse lashes- Heroine Make Volume and Curl Mascara is your best friend. For short lashes there's Heroine Make Long and Curl Mascara that is super waterproof too!
  • As for the blush, peach and pink shades are perfect to achieve a healthy flushed cheeks. Those shades will compliment light and fair skin tone ladies.
  • Lastly, the lipstick shade for natural makeup look should be from the coral, nude, and pink. HER TIP: Apply a coat of lip gloss for that healthy pucker shine!
Kiss Me Heroine Jewelry Eye Color Launch
     So how do I look? I so love this look and the texture of Heroine Make Jewelry Eye Color. The powder is finely milled. Considering it has sparkles/glitters that I didn't feel during application. My eyes had a minor irritation that day so I have second thoughts when she chose me as a model because I'm thinking of my semi-swollen eye lids. The Heroine Make Jewelry Eye Color did not worsen the situation of my eye lids. No further irritation or itchiness felt after eye shadow application.
Kiss Me Heroine Jewelry Eye Color Launch
   For night time/party makeup, Ms. Sayuri had chosen Rochelle Rivera as her model. She modified Rochelle's look and chose Heroine Make Jewel Eye Color in Rose Garnet for her eye shadow. To make the look more dramatic Ms. Sayuri applied the Heroine Make Liquid Eyeliner plus coating her lashes with Heroine Make Long and Curl Mascara. Ms. Sayuri is a fan of red lipstick since Rochelle was already wearing a red lipstick, Ms. Sayuri just applied the Heroine Make Liquid Rogue Lip Gloss to give a beautiful shine on her lips and make the color beautiful. 
     According to Miss Sayuri, the products of KISS ME Heroine Make are perfect for the Asian skin and weather where the demand for “all-weather” make-up that withstands the rigors of heat, humidity, rain and sweat are ever increasing. Well, this statement is soo true! Looking at the photos above, after six hours my eyeshadow was still intact. I attended another event after the launch and I've sweat a lot travelling from SM Makati to SM North but there's no sign of eye makeup fading seen on the photo!
Kiss Me Heroine Jewelry Eye Color Launch
L-R: Heroine Make Smooth Liquid Eye Liner, Heroine Make Smooth Cover Powder, Heroine Make Jewelry Eye Color in Pink Amethyst, Heroine Make Jewelry Eye Color in Yellow Sapphire
     Thank you so much Heroine Make for making me beautiful that day and for these babies that I'll be reviewing soon. I don't do FOTD (Face of the Day) post but with these products from Heroine Make methinks I'll be doing one soon. The eyeshadow is easy to use. It's a complete eye makeup product in a very handy compact. The Heroine Jewelry Eye Color comes with a primer, three eye shadow colors for the crease, lid, and underbrow plus a dual shadow applicator. There's a pointed applicator at one end perfect for applying eye liner too!

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Good Times!~

5 Makeup Hacks You Never Thought About

Monday, March 23, 2015

     Craving to carry an enigmatic look? Well, to start with, let’s have a brief look at how our makeup industry transformed with those innocent and innovative hacks. It’s been thousands of years that Egyptians made use of aromatic oils to soften their skin soft and cover body odours. Imagine what you call them today! They are popular as moisturizers and deodorants.

     Around 600 decades back, Egyptians daubed kohl around their eyes and today they have come to be known as eye liners.

     Going in the same line, the people of China around 1000 years back coloured their nails with something that is a melange of egg, gum, gum Arabic, gelatine and beeswax. Guess what we call them today? They are the stunning, glossy and colourful nail polish. 

     Further down the timeline, Japanese used rice powder to waxen their faces. Today, you call that loose powder. 

     Aren’t they cool and smart? Wait a moment before you arrive to a conclusion. With loud popularity of the Internet, this present generation has discovered some crazy, off-beat and alluring make-up hacks that you can attempt at home. Here, steal a look at the 5 most surprising make up hacks.
5 Makeup Hacks You Never Thought About


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