Berry Pick of the Month: Givenchy Le Rouge in Framboise Velours (315)

Givenchy Le Rouge Framboise Velours2

It’s getting colder now and the months are continuously ending in “-ber”. (We don’t have fall here, by the way.) And as the climate changes, so does a lot of my preferences. Like how I dress, for example. I keep picking out blacks and whites to pair up.

As for my lip color, I am now more partial to deeper and darker shades compared to last year when I kept on trying and wearing anything red. So no, I’m not into reds right now but something far more mysterious and seductive.

If you guessed berries, you’re right and I just want to share my favorite berry for now. Continue reading

Sampling The Goods: Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer

Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer

I think I mentioned before that I have a whole lot of samples I need to go through. I can’t remember when I said that in a post but that was a long time ago. More than 3 months, I think. I kept procrastinating and storing them all in a pile somewhere until finally my sister noticed how there were a lot of mini tubes and packets in my corner of the room.

So I resolved to go thru them all starting with the one product in the pile I was most excited to use: the Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer.

FYI, it came with the Ambient Lighting Palette but I just jumped into the palette and promptly ignored the primer. Continue reading

Sephora Sale Wishlist

Sephora Sale Wishlist

Do you know there’s a Sephora sale going on right now? The kind where everything is 20% off.


Formerly called a Friends & Family Sale, now it’s the Sephora Employee Appreciation sale. I plan to order through a friend. There’s A LOT of stuff I in my  but I’ve whittled it down to a few. I’m disappointed to see some items as either sold out, out of stock or still expensive as hell even if discounted. And this post right here — a collage of a handful of items I want — is a way to get the frustration off my chest. Continue reading

Rimmel Show Off Lip Lacquers in Aurora and Big Bang

Rimmel Show Off Lip Lacquer

Okay, I don’t think I need to introduce the Rimmel Show Off Lip Lacquer to you guys.

By now, I know you’re familiar with them and know them as the US version of the Apocalips Lip Lacquer from the UK.

And I’m sure you all have read a whole lot of reviews about these lip products over and over and over again.

But it doesn’t matter, I’m going to contribute to the beauty blogging community and put my two cents in.  Continue reading

Chanel Le Blush Crème De Chanel in (79) Cheeky

Chanel Le Blush Creme De Chanel Cheeky

Ask me which blush is my holy grail and I’ll answer with the Chanel Le Blush Creme De Chanel in a snap. No hesitations. No pauses.

It’s that good. I swear.

It’s totally the perfect blush for anyone with an oily skin. It doesn’t slide off quickly and lasts for a long time.

Now let me show you the newest shade I got over a month ago that I haven’t reviewed yet. Continue reading