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Cheeks, Lips

Clinique Pop Oil Lip & Cheek Glow in Black Honey Glow

Clinique Pop Oil Lip & Cheek Glow 04 Black Honey Glow

I wanted to publish this before the Essence All About Matt! Fixing Compact Powder, but I remembered I haven’t edited this post. 😆

A subtle pop of dewy color for lips and cheeks. Our nourishing tint with safflower, jojoba and sunflower seed oils feels luscious yet lightweight. Fluid-gel formula slips on with ease thanks to a convenient wand applicator that delivers the perfect amount every time. Shake well before applying.

My lips get very dry and flaky after a few days of regular or liquid lipsticks use, so I would eventually need to use lip balms for a few days. But I dislike how my lips look without color and my tinted lip balms dry it too. So when I discovered the Clinique Pop Oil Lip & Cheek Glow in Black Honey, I became a lip oil convert.

Clinique Pop Oil Lip & Cheek Glow in Black Honey Glow, 7mL

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Face

Essence All About Matt! Fixing Compact Powder


I mentioned in our November-December beauty favorites that the Essence All About Matt! Fixing Compact Powder is the best affordable setting powder.

Essence All About Matt! Fixing Compact Powder

The plastic compact feels slightly sturdy and light. Easy to slip in a purse or vanity kit for touch-ups, but a separate puff or dense powder brush is still needed. The latter works better btw.

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Face, Fun, Lips

November-December 2016 beauty favorites 

Essence All About Matt! Fixing Compact Powder

Better late than never. 😆

The holiday season is the busiest time of the year. Not only with the Christmas rush of gift shopping and/or get-togethers, but work deadlines too, which is difficult when you’re already feeling the holidays. I didn’t get to switch beauty and skin care products when December came because I was very busy to bother. Besides, almost everything I used in November I ended up liking so much that I didn’t want to switch yet. Even so, there are only a few that I really loved and would consider favorites. I think the same goes for Joiz. 🙂 I’ll begin with hers.

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Looks

FOTN: Sin on NYE


This was my makeup for New Year’s.

The family and I only stayed home, so it seemed this was too much. But I wanted to play with makeup. 😛 I also missed wearing my Mac Sin.

Face:

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Reviews

Clinique and Crayola Collaboration


You read that right–A Clinique and Crayola collaboration! 😀

The brands worked on nine existing Chubby Sticks shades that match with Crayola colors by changing their names to the Crayola equivalent. Their packaging were also changed similar to Crayola’s.

I think I want them all because I loved Crayola. I also remember how I wanted those huge Crayola sets. Looking back, I guess it was right my parents didn’t buy me those because, besides the high price, I doubt I would use all colors like with my eyeshadow palettes. 😆 But all the Clinique and Crayola Chubby Sticks all wearable! I’m sure I would get to use all of them. The question is, would this be available here? 😕

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Base

Essence All About Matt! Oil-Free Make-up


I have been interested with Essence makeup and took the opportunity to buy some on their sale. I got some base makeup that I showed here. The first I will review is the Essence All About Oil-Free Make-up.

(I forgot to remove that sticker on cap.)

Mattifying, oil-free foundation for a flawless and radiant finish. covers imprefections without clogging the pores. the formulation is long-lasting and moisturzing. dermatologically tested.

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News

An FYI on the St. Ives Apricot Scrub


I heard the scrub is dangerous to use on the face because it includes crushed walnut shells. CRUSHED WALNUT SHELLS. I wish this is an April Fool’s Joke. The other day, TMZ reported that two women filed a lawsuit against the parent company of St. Ives–Unilever.

BeautyMNL sent me a sample of it from this purchase. I still have the Clinique 7 Day Scrub Cream Rinse-Off Formula, so I stored the this face scrub. I guess it won’t be used after all. Oh, I got a suggestion to use it as foot scrub. 😛 Actually, I tried it on my elbow, which is usually dry. My elbow did feel smoother, but the scrub was too gritty and didn’t feel like it would be gentle on the skin.

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Eyes

Daiso Eyebrow Gel


I love high-end (and some luxury) products, but I also like some affordable and very cheap ones. By very cheap, I mean Daiso-cheap makeup. For some reason, I always find myself buying eyebrow products from them.

Daiso is a 100-yen shop, similar to a dollar store, that has a lot homeware, kitchenware, stationery, bath, and makeup items. Their products are usually priced at PhP88. Some go as low as PhP22 and high as PhP288. Daiso has a lot of makeup that you can do a full face with. Though not all are “Made in Japan,” which I prefer from them. I try not to be picky, but I need to careful with what I put on my face because it’s difficult and more expensive to deal with skin irritation and breakouts.

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Base

Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF15 in 66 True Beige


I realized I didn’t say why the lack of updates in this post. Returning to blogging was difficult with the sudden workload after my trip, though I’m slowly getting back to the groove.

Anyway, I have a foundation review, which I can’t believe I haven’t blogged about. I used this before and almost forgot about it.

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Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF15 in 66 True Beige