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

Happy Skin Cosmetics Matte About You Pore & Shine Control Primer | Review

Happy Skin Matte About You Pore & Shine Control Primer

Summer in the Philppines can be torture for anyone who has an oily skin. It’s an annual battle I deal with as far as I can remember. Primers help a whole lot but whenever I see silicones as one of the active ingredients, I think twice before using it or most of time I just back off because I am sensitive to them. It’s the reason why I don’t use oil-controlling primers or any kind of mattifying product because I know that silicones play a huge role. So I took my time in using the newest primer from Happy Skin. Continue reading to know more. Continue reading