Sampling the Goods No.4: Laura Mercier Foundation Primer – Radiance Bronze

Laura Mercier Foundation Primer Radiance Bronze

I once had a Laura Mercier primer back in 2014 that left me hanging. It was oil free and ideally for someone with an oily skin type but it wasn’t consistently doing good for me. Eventually I just gave up on it when I was halfway through the tube. I got an opportunity to try another one of their primers when I received a sample from one of my purchases a while ago. Continue reading

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2017 in Review Part 2: Misses, Pans and Empties

So yesterday, I showed you all my makeup picks of the year. Today, I’ll be sharing more products with you, some didn’t leave a good impression while others are good enough I had finished it off. In summary, these are my misses, pans and empties for 2017.

MISSES:

2017 Product Misses

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Pixi Beauty Flawless Beauty Primer | Review

Pixi by Petra Flawless Beauty Primer

I don’t use a primer everyday. I’d love to though because my oily skin and pores need a lot of help. But I also have to deal with having a sensitive skin and majority of oil-controlling and pore-filling primers out there disagree with my skin type. But when I do use a primer, I prefer to use ones that cater to all skin types like this one from Pixi. Continue reading

My First Shiseido Haul

Shiseido Haul 2017 b

Last July, Shiseido Philippines had a promo wherein we can exchange any empty or unused makeup or skincare product for some of their GC’s. Makeup was equivalent to a Php 500 GC while any skincare product is equals to 2 GC’s. The catch is only one GC can be used for each item you’ll purchase and only for selected products, not including their recent releases. So basically, Php 500 will be deducted from any Shiseido item as long as they’re included in the promo. It was supposed to end last August 31 but Shiseido is extending it until September 15! (YAAASSSS!!!)

Anyway, here are some of the products I bought that I had been eyeing from their store. Continue reading