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An oldie, but still a goodie – The Korres Goddess Beauty LE Color Collection


Korres is one brand that I so want to love and be a favorite, but that they’re not easily accessible so that makes it impossible. I was on a trip to US at the time they released the Goddess Beauty, which contains several of their makeup. I knew I could get it. I could try several Korres products in one purchase. But I went to a couple of Sephora stores (I remember my mom complaining) and didn’t find it. Then I went to a branch near the hotel I was staying at and found a few. I thought hard whether or not I should get it. I browsed the store twice, but I knew it had taken my heart. LOLOL!

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First impressions: Colourpop Ultra Matte Lips

There’s a huge hype with the Colourop Ultra Matte Lips among beauty fans, with so many good reviews and very few (and very) minor drawbacks. I knew I had to try them too especially that I’m always for lipsticks that have great longevity. They say the Ultra Matte liquid lipstics do last long.

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lips has a wide range of colors. That just means, for me, more colors to like and want. O_O But these four I really really like especially Kapow and Bumble.

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City Color Be Matte Lipsticks in Brianda and Gwen


I have a few matte lipsticks already, but lately I’ve been buying more especially after discovering Wet n’ Wild’s Megalast Lip Color. I’ve been on a lookout for other budget matte lipsticks since. I found City Color’s Be Matte Lipsticks while I searched for Wet n’ Wild’s Vamp It Up (or was it Cherry Bomb?) at Pure Beauty Glorietta. I bought two shades, which were on sale as a Valentine’s Day promo.

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Cheeks, Eyes, Lips

The palette I often grab atm


Normally, I stick to one palette for a month then move on to another by next because I have so many! I meant to use only the Laura Mercier Holiday 2013 Palette for this month, but I can’t keep myself from also using In theBalm of Your Hand.

When I saw the palette online, I knew I had to have it because it has Mary-Lou Manizer, Bahama Mama, and an Instain blush. Oh my goodness, I so badly wanted it! I made sure I had the dough before I checked Beauty Bar though, so I can quickly purchase it in case they have it. Of course it was a happy ending for moi. 😀

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Before I go on my review, just an fyi that the lip colors aren’t included in this review.

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Fun, Lips

The almost forgotten lip swatches

Adding to my ‘Choice of Lippies for End of 2015‘ post are these lip swatches, which I honestly forgot. I was too excited! Anyway, on to the lip swatches:

Wet n Wild MegaLast Lipstick in Bare It All (902C)

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MAC Sin (Matte)

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MAC Sin looks creamy in the photo, but it eventually loses that creamy finish.

NARS Velvet Matte Lipstick in Cruella

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My lips were dry in the above photo, but it wasn’t because of the NARS lip pencil. I know I should have scrubbed before the lip swatch. If I did though, that means another day/s delay of this post. 😛

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Laura Mercier Paint Wash Liquid Lip Colour in Vermillion Red


At last, here’s the review of my favorite (included in my Best of Beauty 2015) Laura Mercier Paint Wash Liquid Lip Colour in Vermillion Red. 😀

The Paint Wash was a gift from the boyfriend (I forgot for what occasion though. LOL!). He let me choose from the Laura Mercier shop because, obviously, he has zero idea on shopping makeup. Back then, these Paint Wash were new. I had to get my hands on one, but not without an initial test. The salesperson had me try the Vermillion Red shade. He said it’s a beautiful red color that would look good on me. Then it was love at first sight! Or should I say try? LOLs. The Paint Wash was everything I wanted it to be. 🙂 Sleeping it off was no help. Soon after, we got that exact shade.

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Choice lippies for end of 2015


I mentioned in my 2015 Best in Beauty that I would be reviewing the Laura Mercier Lip Paint in Vermillion Red separately. (I still love that lip gloss.) That’s queued for review and I thought I would post ahead my last quarter of 2015 choice of lippies. Even though there is no fall or winter in the Philippines, my choices were based on the shade choices for those seasons 😛

Wet n Wild MegaLast Lipstick in Bare It All (902C)

I fell in love with this the moment I used it.

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Since I have fair skin, I often skip nude lispticks because they’re usually too pale for me and would wash out my face. But I got curious with Wet n Wild’s MegaLast In the Flesh lipstick because it had rave reviews. The stall at The Landmark Makati didn’t have that shade though. I got Bare It All instead. I did like Bare It all the moment I swatched it. It is medium beige with no hint of pink, which is what I want in a nude lipstick.

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