MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Painterly | Review

After coming back from Taiwan last December, we headed to the Duty Free Fiesta Mall in Paranaque City for some holiday shopping. Then while at the fashion and beauty section, my mom dropped these words, “Get whatever you want. It’ll be my gift to you.” So I went to MAC to get a few items from my wishlist. One of them was a Pro Longwear Paint Pot. Continue reading

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Leegeehaam Hope 5 Alpha Control Cream | Review

Up until recently, I’ve never had a moisturizer I can call as my holy grail for my skin type skin. I actually have a list of moisturizers included in my wishlist and among those is the LGH Hope 5 Alpha Control Cream. I bought one early last year and I decided to put it to the test. Continue reading

2018 Misses, Pans & Empties

Just like last year, I decided to put together all items I’ve hit pan on, emptied and the ones that didn’t work for me. Let’s get into those shall we?

MISSES:

With a low-buy year, I thought I wouldn’t have products I’d be disappointed in but then I take a look at the photo above and realize 3 out of the 5 items were PR products. I’ve only reviewed 2 — the Maybelline Superstay Full Coverage Foundation and the Eyenlip Pure White Tone-Up Cream. You can click on the links to know why they didn’t work for me. All the lip products included in the photo were only used once: Jane Iredale Triple Luxe Long Lasting Naturally Moist Lipstick in Joanna, Lip Pencil in Nude, and Blk Cosmetics Long-Lasting Liquid Matte Lipstick. I was so disappointed in them that I think they’re not worth a second chance. If you want me to post a review, let me know in the comments. Continue reading

L’Oreal Infallible 24HR Fresh Wear Foundation | Review

New year, new foundation! I got the opportunity to try out L’Oreal’s newest foundation release as soon it became available in the local market. I was already thinking of how I could get it without breaking my resolutions when I got news that I was being sent the product. Yes! Here’s my full review of it now. Continue reading

Beauty Resolutions for 2019

Before I get started on my beauty resolutions for this year, I wanted to review the ones I made last year. I made a total of 7 resolutions but only ended up accomplishing 4 of them. I managed to to fulfill my low buy plan to a degree. Makeup was an easy category to deal with as I was able to cut off brands and items I had planned on getting at the start and replaced them with cheaper items. Skincare, on the other hand, became a major interest/issue because I did promise to step up with my routines. But I also stayed true to my one-empty-one-newbie policy although I had about 2 to 3 items opened up at a time because I had products sent that were needed to be reviewed. I also increased my water intake (yay!). I’m still not able to drink 2L a day but it’s more than 1.5L at least.

Now for those new year resolutions: Continue reading