Want: What’s Coming Up For This Holiday

MAC X Ellie Goulding2

Christmas countdown has already begun here in the Philippines and I’ve been seeing a lot of new beauty productsacross the web and instagram. Of course the beauty addict in me is going to take notice of all the new makeups. Your wallets better be prepared for this. Continue reading

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Guerlain Rose Aux Joues Blush Duo in Peach Boy | Review

Guerlain Rose Aux Joues Duo Blush Peach Boy

When was the last time I posted anything remotely coral?

I can’t really remember. All I know is I’ve been fixated lately with mauve and neutral lipsticks and blushes that are work-appropriate. They are easier to work with, you see.

So let me remedy that and tell you about one of my recently bought blushes last month. It’s a coral blush from Guerlain! Continue reading

Just In: Chanel, Guerlain, Tom Ford, Becca Cosmetics, Canmake and more

Tom Ford, Chanel, YSL, Guerlain haul

Hope you’re all having a pleasant weekend everyone!

Today’s post is just a showcase of what I recently got. I haven’t hauled so much in a long time being busy with my medical residency training and all that. Sometimes though I’d need a thing or two to look forward to, hence retail therapy of the makeup variety. Continue reading

Swatch Day Sunday Vol.3: Getting Bronze-y

Bronzer Collection

Hi, my name is Nikki and I’m a bronzer addict.

Isn’t that how those support groups usually introduce themselves? Admission of an addiction, as they say, is the first step. It has been around 2 years since I first used a bronzer — the MAC Prolongwear Bronzer. And my makeup life has never been the same.

For this episode of Swatch Day Sunday, I bring you some of my bronzers.

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Guerlain KissKiss Shaping Cream Lip Colour in Red Hot #328 | Review

Guerlain KissKiss Shaping Cream Lip Colour 328 Red Hot2

There was a time last year when all the I ever wanted to wear were either berries and berry-toned shades. You should’ve seen my wish list then. I had written down at least one berry shade from brands I wanted to try from drugstore to the deep, high end.

Thank the heavens I have more self-control now because I would’ve spent bucks and bucks on lipstick tubes if I just splurged. That doesn’t mean I didn’t, by the way. In fact, I bought one of the Guerlain KissKiss Lip Colours that looks berry-ish in several online swatches. Here’s my take on it. Continue reading