l’oreal nude magique bb cream

l’oreal nude magic bb cream. this was released in australia sometimes last year.
it is marketed as the first bb cream with intelligent pigments:
L’Oréal Paris Nude Magique BB Cream contains micro-encapsulated pigments that break up on application. Whe…

roses with a touch of gold

chinese new year is coming and i was planning to do a festive look. something reddish and goldenish. but after i applied a base color and added golden pigments, i thought it looked good and ended right there.

products used on the eyes:

etude house…

oldies: diorific plastic shine

diorific plastic shine. i bought this because a friend said it’s very shiny and has great staying power. a gloss with great staying power! i was sold.
i really like the design of the tube. one reason why i kept this for so long even though i don’t use…

more than minimal with galactic era

i decided to i need a more interesting look than the usual minimal makeup looks because i’m bored with them!

wearing eccentric cosmetics eyeshadow in galatic era. the color is described as “warm brown with scatterings of silver and gold sparks”. whil…

another minimal makeup for a hot day

i haven’t been posting makeup looks recently because i look the same and it’s so boring to look at the same minimal makeup. but i’m posting today because different product combinations were used.

products used:

alina professional step one…

top 10 beauty favorites in 2012

i’ve been planning to do my top-list for 2012. i know, it’s already near the end of the 1st month of 2013.
it’s hard to shortlist only 10 products. here are my top beauty favorites in 2012, in no particular order, with links to more thorough reviews if…

catalina geo anti melanin smoothing cream review

catalina geo anti melanin smoothing cream is a 4-in-one product that promises:

White focus action keeps skin clean and clear with an even tone.
Extra firming action minimises damage to and loss of elastin and collagin, which are important in…

oldies: l’oreal glam shines

this is another oldies series where i post about makeups i once owned.
there was at one stage i was crazy about glosses.  i loved my lips as shiny as possible. the husband called it ‘the roast duck look’, as in eating roast duck without cleaning your…

minimal makeup for a hot day

here’s another of the many versions of minimal looks i often do.
while sydney was lucky to miss out most of the heat waves, it’s still summer and it’s still hot. and when it’s hot it’s best not to pile too many products on the face. especially in my ca…