NEW! The Body Shop Special Edition Geisha Doll Lip and Cheek Stain + Faking Eyelashes!

The Body Shop Special Edition Geisha Doll Lip and Cheek Stain

Hello! Welcome back for another review-slash-haul. I really want to blog different things here but I need more time to figure things out. Anyhow, I hope you are having a great week so far. Tomorrow’s going to be the last day of the work week, so hurray! :-)

I guess you already know that I am a major fan of The Body Shop. Their famous Lip and Cheek Stain made me fell in love with this brand. I was able to finish two tubes of it because it was very easy to use especially when I was running late! Lo and behold, they came with a new special edition packaging! A Geisha doll that holds three times than the usual amount. This has .27 oz of product, and it costs Php  995. This Lip & Cheek Stain comes in a new red shade sprinkled with golden glitter. The glitter is barely noticeable and won’t make your cheeks or lips like a disco ball. You’ll see what I mean as you read further.

Let’s take a look!

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BDJ Box for November 2014 Unboxing: Sweet Shoppe!

BDJ Box for November 2014 Unboxing: Sweet Shoppe!

BDJ Box for November 2014 Unboxing: Sweet Shoppe!

OMGEEEEEEEEE! The BDJ Box Packaging is getting better and better, and this month’s box is the best so far!!! It’s a given since it is an Exclusive Benefit Cosmetics Box! It’s the third exclusive box from them.

This month’s theme is Sweet Shoppe and it is an early Christmas treat to all of us, Bellas! The box includes both skin care and beauty items! Initially, I got disappointed that I will have more “samples” from Benefit Cosmetics, but my heart screamed upon seeing what are inside!!! Let’s now take a look!

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Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipstick in Melted Ruby Review & Swatch!

Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipstick Melted Ruby

Get the staying power of a stain, the intense color of a liquid lipstick and the high shine of a gloss in one long-wear formula.

Red lipsticks lift up my mood so when I was picking up which color to try from the Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipstick line, I chose Melted Ruby. 

Melted Ruby ($21.00 for 0.40 fl. oz.) is a “blood red.” It’s a vibrant, medium-dark cherry red with cool, pinky undertones and a satin finish. -temptalia

There are ten shades available from the Too Faced website so there is a definitely a shade for everyone.

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I purchased my tube from Carefreeshopper for Php 1,150. I think it is very affordable for the quality and amount of product because this liquid lipstick is so pigmented, and the staying power is really commendable! Let me now share more details and how this lipstick performs.

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It’sJudyTime Eyeshadow Palette Review, Swatches & EOTDs!

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Happy Tuesday! I hope you had a great weekend! I did because I spent it with my family. Spending time with family is very important to me. I love seeing my aunts, uncles and cousins and having a good time with them. We love doing video karaoke, or just chit-chatting about life.

I am not sure if you have observed but I now post twice a week compared to thrice before. It actually made my time more manageable and I don’t feel more stressed keeping up with my self-imposed schedule. I work full-time every weekday so my only free time is during weekends. I usually take product shots, and sometimes compose drafts, but I usually finish my posts during weekdays, when I am free. So enough about that. Let’s now move on to my review. :)

I had an eyeshadow palette kick, and I lost count of how many palettes that I have bought for the last couple of months. I don’t regret buying each one including this wonderful palette from BH Cosmetics, the famous It’sJudyTime Eyeshadow Palette by one of my favorite YouTube Beauty Gurus, Judy of ItsJudyTime!

Judy Travis, the face behind ItsJudyTime has over 2,000,000 social connections, making her a social star! Judy is an expert in beauty techniques and makeup application.  She enjoys sharing her favorite products, styling tips and fashion finds to her loyal fan base, worldwide. See for yourself! Watch Judy’s tutorial using her very own product at http://www.bhcosmetics.com/judy!

It’sJudyTime Eyeshadow Palette costs $20.00 but it is now on sale for $9.95! It is not available in the local counters here in the Philippines but there are online sellers that offer it for pre-order, and I got mine for only Php 595.00 from NYXWholesalePH. She sells it the cheapest! Other sellers sell it for almost Php 1000! What?! Also, it is now LIMITED EDITION! So better grab one now before it is gone!

Let’s now take a look at the swatches and how it performs…

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The Body Shop All-in-One Tinted Concealer + Primer Instablur Eye Review & Swatch!

The Body Shop All-in-One Tinted Concealer + Primer Instablur Eye

Welcome back to my blog! From my last haul post, a lot of you asked for a review about the The Body Shop All-in-One Tinted Concealer + Primer Instablur Eye so here it is! I actually read few reviews already but hope I will still be able to add more information about this product.

One tube of this tinted concealer + primer has 10 ml of productand costs Php 895. I bought mine from SM North, the Block. It had been weeks since I got this, and I have tested it a few times to be able to come up with my own thoughts about it. I took some before and after photos, and made gifs so that you will be able to notice the difference. Let’s start!

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Hair Tools: JML Wet Straight Pro Hair Straighteners

JML Wet Straight Pro

Happy Monday! I am actually reposting this blog from my old one, because it might be more useful now that I have more readers! Hehe.

I purchased this hair iron from Watsons. The sales woman told me to choose the JML brand because it works both as a straightener and a curler, plus, it has temperature control, which makes it safe to use even on children, and you have better control of how much heat you want to apply to your hair. It costs Php 2,500, which is costly, but I considered it as an investment and I trust that it would be working for years!

Yes, it has worked for more than two years now! I don’t normally iron my hair everyday, but if I do, this works wonderfully. It is very safe to use for wet hair, but since I have a very thick hair, I normally air or blow dry my hair first so that it won’t take me a long time to finish.

Let’s take a look at the features more closely…

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Something New from The Body Shop!

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Happy Thursday! The week really goes by so fast! I feel like time is just passing me by. I can’t believe that I am getting older but I don’t feel it. It’s just so weird! Hehehe

Anyhow, today’s post is about a recent haul from The Body Shop. I love being nosy about other people’s shopping bag. It’s a way for me to discover new things which I may like. I don’t feel like sharing hauls is a way of showing-off but rather a form of “educating” (BIG WORD!) people of what or what not to buy!

I only got three items plus a gift. Let us now take a look! :-)

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BDJ Box for October 2014 Unboxing: Skin Savers!

BDJBOX OCTOBER 2014

BDJBOX SKIN SAVERS

One of my favorite things to do with my husband is going to a spa. We always want to pamper ourselves by availing a foot spa, a body massage, or simply getting our hair did.

The BDJ Box for October 2014 brings pampering in the comforts of our home with products that are meant to give a youthful and glowing skin for the face, hands, and the rest of the body!

I am actually excited to see what’s inside of the box when I got it. Same reaction with all my earlier BDJ Boxes. Let’s now take a peek!

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Urban Decay REVOLUTION Lipstick in Naked

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Happy Mo(u)nda(ne)y!

The weekend passed by so quickly, it’s crazy! I hope you had a great weekend. All I can remember is that I bought a lot of stuff, but it’s more of clothes and little stuff. I also saw “Dracula, Untold”. It’s a great one. You should watch it if you still can.

Anyway, today’s post has been long overdue. I got this Urban Decay REVOLUTION  Lipstick in Naked months ago, and I haven’t had the time to review it. I buy a lot of stuff and I can’t keep up. I know you junkies, know how it feels! :-P

What it is:

Creamy, badass luxury. Our Pigment Infusion System™ delivers insane color payoff with creamy shine, Maxi-Lip™ plumps and nourishing oils leave lips cushiony soft. Get the color you crave. Addictive to apply (and even more addictive to wear), this creamy formula glides on without dragging or skipping, hugs every curve and gives you a BIG laydown of color. And with shades that range from gorgeous nudes to bold brights, there’s something for everyone.

Our Pigment Infusion System™ gives Revolution Lipstick its super creamy texture, insane pigmentation, superior color dispersion and extended wear. Maxi-Lip™ defines and hydrates lips while making them look plumper and fuller. And a nourishing blend of jojoba oil, avocado oil, cocoa butter and shea butter keeps lips super moisturized and cushiony soft.

Our luxe, custom-designed gunmetal tube (lined in dark purple) features organically shaped facets that practically beg to be touched. You’ll want to keep pulling it out of your bag—whether it’s time to reapply or not.

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MAC The Simpson’s Collection “Sideshow You” Blush Review & Swatches!

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I had a great childhood. I am proud to say that I was born in the 80s! I enjoyed playing outside the house, running around, playing chinese garter, tumbang-preso, luksong-tinik, patintero, and all those fun games! I also grew up watching different TV shows, and one of them is The Simpsons! Who wouldn’t know Homer, Marge, Lisa, Bart and Maggie?! :-)

Anyhow, MAC launched a collection for Marge Simpson in celebration of The Simpson’s 25th anniversary. It includes vibrant colour collection that screams That Trillion Dollar Look! Sadly, it was a limited-edition collection, so it’s not going to be available for long.

I was lucky to grab the “Sideshow You” Powder Blush which is a light peach coral shade. Another shade is called Pink Sprinkles which is a cute blue pink color. The blush retailed for $24, but I got mine from CarefreeShopper for Php 1,500. There are few stocks left for Pink Sprinkles so hurry!

Also, the amount of blush is 9.5 g compared to the regular 6 g, so it’s going to last for a very long time! A regular MAC blush costs $22.

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