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Review: FS Cosmetics Powder Blush

Since I love blushes, I got so excited when I saw the FS Cosmetics Powder Blush in Warm Chiffon in my May 2015 BDJ Box: Kiss Dry Goodbye! Another blush to try out!!! 😀

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Well, not as a blush. Read on why…

Product Description (taken from the FS Cosmetics website):

Silky-soft powder blush blends smoothly and easily for a streak-free, natural finish look.

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Given that this is a blush, I would love to see the shade from the outside. If it has a transparent top cover, it would be better. Mirror dilemma? It could be placed underneath the powder where you flip it up to see the mirror.

When I saw the shade name, I thought that Warm Chiffon would be a rosy type of color. Well, it’s not. Upon opening the compact, I saw that the color is a medium, skin-toned like shade. I immediately thought that this would not work well as a blush. It can work for contouring.

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With that, I think that blushes should have shades that could really be used as a blush. For me, it is kind of confusing to see blush shades that should rather be used as a contour powder.

The compact also includes a brush inside. Since this is intended to be used as a blush, I think that this is fine. However, given that the shade is not so much for that purpose, I cannot use this. I will rather go for the usual contour brushes.

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Review: Pond’s Flawless White BB+ Cream

I love using BB Creams because it can give a flawless look on my skin while maintaining its natural, youthful glow. Well, think of those famous Korean actors and actresses. The look of their skin is one thing that a lot of us envy. Well, a BB Cream can do the job to achieve that. Apparently, there are some skin types that seem to repel the formulation of a BB Cream. There are some who get breakouts afterwards. Some get super oily by midday. Others don’t like the sticky feel of the BB Cream when it combines with the hot weather here in our country.

Luckily, I discovered a product which has that same effect of the typical BB Cream but also answers the skin concerns stated above. It is the Pond’s Flawless White BB+ Cream in Light. I am so happy that I got this product from my March 2015 BDJ Box: Pond’s. 😀

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Product Description (taken from the Pond’s website):

Looking for the best BB Cream*? The Pond’s Institute developed Pond’s Flawless White BB+ Cream—a whitening cream and lightweight foundation in one—giving both skin care and makeup benefits. Use Pond’s BB+ Cream to achieve a flawless, no-makeup look.

Special Ingredient: GenActiv™
Two potent ingredients, Niacinamide and 12HSA, regulate the genes that control melanin production.

  • Compared to other BB Creams, it is less likely to cause pimples because it’s less sticky and helps control oil the whole day. No need to apply powder afterwards.
  • Compared to a CC Cream, it gives better coverage without the sticky feeling, aside from Pond’s expert skin care formula.

Product Description (printed on the packaging of the product):

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Review: Majolica Majorca Wow Brows Kit

Eyebrows frame the face and could make or break your look. This is why it is so important to keep your eyebrows well-groomed.

There are a lot of products out there that you could use to groom your brows. As for me, I rely on my Majolica Majorca Wow Brows Kit to give me my perfect-looking eyebrows. 😀

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This kit includes the essential items for giving you the “WOW” in your brows! 😀

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  • Majolica Majorca Brow Customize (Sword Cut) in BR660
  • Majolica Majorca Brow Customize Holder
  • Majolica Majorca Brow & Lash Colorist in BR555
  • Majolica Majorca tweezers

Before the review, here are the tips on how to create your “Signature Brows” using the Majolica Majorca Wow Brows Kit. 😀

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Quite complicated? Same feeling here when I tried to follow that for the first time. But, with constant practice, you can surely get the hang of it. 🙂 Now, let’s move on to the reviews. 😀

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Review: Pixy UV Whitening Compact Powder Coverlast

As a mom, there are times when rushing in the morning becomes so inevitable. This is because upon waking up, my kids spend some bonding time with me before they eat their breakfast. Sometimes, I lose track of the time that I have to rush preparing myself to go to work. I normally do a complete makeup routine but given that I have less time in my hands, I have to eliminate most of the steps. Apart from that, my adorable little daughters go over my makeup stash creating a beautiful mess when I am doing my makeup. Haha! Oh, the wonders of being a mom… 😀

This is why I got so lucky to discover a product that is suited for this kind of situation. It is a powder that gives full coverage, covers skin imperfections and provides a flawless finish the same way a foundation, concealer and setting powder would do. In addition to that, it takes lesser time to apply. It is the Pixy UV Whitening Compact Powder Coverlast in Natural. I got this from my January-February 2015 BDJ Box: Kawaii Must-Haves. 😉

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Product Description (printed on the box of the product):

pixy uv whitening compact powder coverlast product description

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Review: MAC Cosmetics Frost Lipstick in Angel

If you are looking for a sweet shade of pink lipstick, I recommend the MAC Cosmetics Frost Lipstick in Angel. It is really a super cute and delicate shade of pink that I got to love it instantly at first use. Love at first sight, indeed! 😀

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I actually got this as a gift from one of my college best friends. She has read my wishlist post and that gave her an idea of what to give me from her Hongkong trip. *Thank you so much, Jewel! 😀 *

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I know that there are already a lot of review posts about this lipstick but I think that this is perfect for this coming Valentine’s Day. Aside from that, this is my first ever MAC review. Having this lipstick super excites me! Haha! 😉

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Review: CoverGirl Cheekers Blush

It is already February and that means it is the month to be in love! 😉 Going on a date this coming Valentine’s Day? Show your significant other the love that you feel by giving your cheeks a natural blushing look. The product that I could recommend? It is none other than the new CoverGirl Cheekers Blush in Pretty Peach!!! 😀

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Product Description (taken from the CoverGirl website):

Blush’s basic rules– it has to be easy, and it has to look natural. That’s Cheekers. Each portable mini-compact gives you a natural makeup look. It’s the way to glow!

Product Description (printed on the packaging of the product):

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The packaging is very compact and would not take up so much space in your makeup kit.

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Review: Fashion 21 Cosmetics Double Up Mascara

Do you want thick and defined lashes yet they would still look natural? Do you hate clumps when applying mascara? Do you want a mascara that would reach even the shortest lashes that you have? Well, I’ve got a 3-in-1 solution for that! The Fashion 21 Cosmetics Double Up Mascara has got you covered. 😀

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Product Description (taken from the Fashion 21 Cosmetics website):

Get 2x the length and volume in an instant! Comes with a unique glide-soft bristle for easy application with zero clumps.

Product Description (printed on the packaging of the product):

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One thing to notice about this product is its wand applicator. The wand glides smoothly on the lashes making it easy to apply. Aside from that, the tip of the wand could easily apply mascara even on those shortest lashes that you have.

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