Huwebes, Agosto 22, 2013

My LOOK BEAUTY Make Me Blush in Pinch Review :)

Hello Candylovers!!! 

I got this blush from Make Up Hub by Naturele Collezione at the Supersale Bazaar last year. I was invited by Ms. Sarah Fulleros to be their guest makeup artist that day. As you may not know, they are the first one to introduced UK makeup brands here in the Philippines. From Sleek, Models Own, Miners, Limecrime, Mememe, Look Beauty and a lot more. All of the brands are really amazing but Look Beauty is my favorite! :D

A little background information about LOOK BEAUTY

Look Beauty is the UK's favourite and best selling fashion weekly magazine. - They are the first magazine to pool all off their beauty industry experience to launch their own cosmetic range.
photo courtesy of:
http://www.lookbeauty.co.uk



PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
LOOK BEAUTY MAKE ME BLUSH IN PINCH
A Comprehensive total blush wardrobe from wow colour pop to demure nude, all entirely wearable and instantly prettifying.

Build up your chosen blush, from a healthy glow to a super-sexy flush.

PACKAGING:
One of the reasons why I love Look Beauty is because of their packaging. They always present their products in a classy yet modern way.

The actual products are placed inside a light pink box with their signature design layout.

 For the Make Me Blush, it comes in a square metal-looking case with printed logo on top and printed sticker at the bottom part where the details of the product are. Unfortunately they did not provide the ingredients for their products even if you check their website.

What I like most about it is that it looks high-end and it's very innovative for them to create a magnetic case for it. YES! So there's nothing to worry if your screw is broken.

SIZE:
3" in length 2.75" in weight and 0.65" in height

NET WEIGHT:
8.6g

PRODUCT APPEARANCE:
When you open it, you will have a built in mirror inside which is perfect for your makeup application and the lovely blush called pinch, a soft pink shade with gold shimmers in it. The actual size of it is 2"x2".

SCENT:
No scent. :)

Now here's a swatch on my wrist. (No Flash)
EXPERIENCE:
The moment I saw this blush, it was love at first sight. <3 I love everything about it, from the packaging, to product quality to positive result. EVERYTHING! You might think that I'm exaggerating too much but no, this is really what I feel and I'll be very honest about it.

I personally love blush with tiny bit of shimmers in it. Some people may not like it because it makes them look shiny and oily. But Look Beauty Make Me Blush in Pinch will help you achieve that rosy cheeks with a nice healthy glow. The texture is smooth and the shimmers are fine. (unlike the other blush that's out in the market) The color is pigmented and buildable. Great color pay off! :D

This blush is really easy to use. Just smile and place your blush brush on the apples of your cheeks and blend away. Repeat the step to achieve that perfect rosy cheeks. :)

Everytime I wear this blush, I always get compliments by my friends/people who sees me. They said, "blooming" daw ako and then it makes me blush.... hihi! :p


PROS:
- Perfect for light to medium skin tone
- No need to use a highlighter
- No scent
- Superb packaging
- Easy to blend
- Pigmented


CONS:
- For the shade Pinch, it's not suitable for dark skin tone
- If you are living far from metro manila, you have to order online
- For some, it's quite expensive
- For photoshoot, it will kinda makes your skin look shiny because of the shimmers

OVERALL:
10/10. Highly recommend it. 


Here's me wearing Look Beauty Make Me Blush in Pinch


Where you can buy it??
For P600.00


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Miyerkules, Agosto 21, 2013

My POP Beauty Eye Cake Review :)

Hello Candylovers!!!
Back when I was studying my makeup artistry at the Makeup Design Academy-Manila, me and my classmates were having a hard time finding the right shade of color that will suit our models every now and then. We keep on asking our teacher, Ms. Myrene Santos what color do we have to apply?? And she said
"IF IN DOUBT, WEAR PEACH!"

And because of that, we named our group "Peaches". :D
aww.. i miss you all! :)


Anyway!!! what's the connection???
Well, I got the chance to try this POP Beauty Eye Cake eyeshadows in the shade Peaches. And I want to share my thoughts about this product. :)


A little background information about POP BEAUTY 
photo courtesy of http://www.popbeauty.co.uk/


PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
POP Beauty Eye Cakes in Peaches 
A Sleek eyeshadow palette designed to enhance and bring out your eye color, drawing all the attention to your eyes.

Eye Cakes are created with five made-to-match shades that enhance your natural eye color. Each palette features highly pigmented powders that glide on and set to a velvety, crease-proof finish.

INGREDIENTS:
Mica, Talc, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Jojoba (Buxus Chinensis) Oil, Octylpalmitate, Nylon-12, Dimethicone, Magnesium Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Chloroxylenol.

MAY CONTAIN:
Titanium Dioxide (CI77891), Iron Oxide (CI77492, CI77499), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI77510), Carmine (CI75470), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI77163), Ultramarines (CI77007), Manganese Violet (CI77742), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI77288), Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI77289), Yellow 5 Lake (CI19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI42090), Red 40 Lake (CI16035)

NET WEIGHT:
12g/ 0.42 oz.


PACKAGING:
-It comes in a circular silver tin can with printed stickers on top and bottom part of it.
- The design packaging is simple and cute.
- The size is 2.5" in diameter and 0.75" in height
- It has a complete information needed in the product.
- The eyeshadows were glued in a plastic container and carefully placed inside the tin can.
- Very compact and sturdy. 
- You can easily depot the eyeshadow and re-use the tin can.
- Lightweight and convenient to carry along.
- Easy to open

PRODUCT APPEARANCE:
- There are 5 layers of different shades of peach:
1.Bubblegum Pink, 2.Warm Apricot Liner, 3.Tangerine, 4.Dusty Pink and 5.Golden Lemon
- I personally love the design and colors used for this palette.
- All Shimmers. No Matte.
- All shades compliment each other

Here are the swatches of eyeshadows
EXPERIENCE:
Okay, to be honest, I never thought that I will love this palette simply because I was intimidated by the shades used. But when I started to give it a try, I instantly fell in love with it. <3

POP Beauty Eye Cake in Peaches is perfect for natural to day time look. If you want to have a fresh natural glowing look then this palette is the answer. I like to use it to make my eyes look awake and bright. Although I'm just having a hard time loading my brush with it and making the colors pop on my eyes. So what I do is to spray my brush with fine mist of water or my trusted Skindinavia makeup setting spray and then dip the brush into the eyeshadow. This will help increase the intensity of my eyeshadow and prolong the wear of it. 

I also like to use it to highlight my face. REALLY??? HOW???
By using your blush brush, swirl your brush directly to the eyeshadow pan and tap the excess. Carefully highlight your cheekplane and blend away. You can also highlight your cupidsbow with it. :)

Also what's good about it is that, Peach compliments all skin tones. If you are having a hard time finding your right shade then go for peach. You can never go wrong with it. :)


PROS:
- Nice quality
- No scent
- Can also be use as your highlighter
- All shades are pretty
- Perfect for all skin tones
- Very convenient to carry along 
- Unique packaging and very sturdy

CONS:
- No matte color
- Not that pigmented as what they claimed it to be
- It's kinda hard to make the colors pop
- Not available locally; you have to order online


OVERALL:
I love it and will highly recommend it to all. :D


Here's a sample tutorial for this palette:

Check it out here:


POP BEAUTY EYE CAKE is available at:
For P499.00


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Martes, Agosto 20, 2013

Simple Sexy Eyes & Vampy Red Lips :)

Hello Candylovers!!! 
This was a highly requested makeup look on how I usually do my vampy red lips with simple sexy eye makeup. :) LIKE???

Let's Begin:
Steps:
1. Prime your face as always
2. Foundation (Glory of New York Total Coverage Foundation in 210)
3. Powder
4. For my eyebrows, I used Glory of New York Eyebrow Pencil in Medium Brown and sealed it with my Look Beauty Brow Perfect in Brown Powder
5. Prime your eyelids (ELF Eyelid Primer)
6. Getting my Glory of New York Eyeshadow Palette in 601, take any light pink eyeshadow and pat it on your eyelids, as seen in photo #2
7. Taking my maroon eyeshadow, place it on your outer v to crease and on your lower lashes as well, blend well with your clean blending brush. as seen in photo #3
8. Load your pencil brush with a brown matte eyeshadow and intensify your outer v and outer thirds of your lower lashes. Don't forget to blend! as seen in photo #4
9. Highlight your browbones by using a cream/white matte eyeshadow, as seen in photo #5
10. I'm using my taupe shimmery eyeshadow to highlight my inner ducts, as seen in photo 36
11. Line your eyes with a black eyeliner. I'm using my Glory of New York Waterproof Black Eyeliner 
12. Curl your lashes and apply loads of mascara (Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler and Iris Mascara in Black)
13. Apply half falsies on the outer part of your eyes for more dramatic look
14. Contour your nose, cheeks, temples, jawlines and chin (Glory of New York Blush in 10)
15. Apply a Rosy Pink Blush for your cheeks (Look Beauty Make Me Blush in Pinch)
16. Moisturize your lips with your favorite lipbalm (Human Nature Lip Balm)
16a. Line your lips with a dark shade of lip liner, I'm using NYX Lip Liner in Prune
16b. Get any Red lipstick of your choice and place it on the center part of your lips only
16c. Take your dark purple-ish lipstick and use a lipstick brush to carefully apply it on the outer part of your lips, blending is the key.  


And you're done! 
Simple. Sexy. Seductive. :p
You can watch my video makeup tutorial here:


Here are the makeup products used for this tutorial:
For my face:
I used my Glory of New York Cream Foundation in #210 and sealed it with my Glory of New York Dual Powder Foundation in 41
Glory of New York Eyebrow Pencil in Medium Brown and Look Beauty Brow Perfect 
Glory of New York Eyeshadow Palette in 601
Gloru of New York Waterproof Black Eyeliner in Black Magic ME-100
Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler and Iris Mascara in Black
Glory of New York Blush in 10 and Virginia Olsen Sculpting Brush
Look Beauty Make Me Blush in Pinch
NYX Lip Liner Pencil in 834 Prune
Rimmel London Lasting Finish by Kate in 111 Kiss of Life
I'm very impressed about this shade of red lipstick--will review it soon! <3 
Miners Matte Effect in Vixen
Sometimes I use this alone for more intense dramatic look. :) 



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By the way, Glory of New York Philippines/ Queen B are having their last clearance sale today!!! Hurry!!!


Look Beauty Products and Miners Matte Effect in Vixen are available here:


Rimmel London Lasting Finish by Kate in 111 Kiss of Life is available here:


Virginia Olsen Sculpting Brush is available here:


Thank you so much & keep on smiling :)


Linggo, Agosto 18, 2013

My Nicki Minaj Makeup Look: (A Collaboration with Reynaldo Recio)

Hello Candylovers!!! It's been ages since I last updated my blog and I feel so terrible about it. :( huhu
BUT, this will not happen again and will update my blog every week with my new makeup tutorials, product reviews and more. :D <3

And for my comeback, will share you my Nicki Minaj Makeup look collaborated with my friend Reynaldo Recio. :)

Check out his Nicki Minaj Makeup Look here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3QZ37AoOTg


Now, this is my photo reference :)
I wish I have the same green wig so that I can pull it off! lol! :p

Anyway, let's begin!
Steps:
1. Prime your face as always
2. I used my darkest shade of foundation to copy her skintone (Maybelline Mineral Power in Dark 03)
3. Using my Garnier BB Eye Roll On to highlight my T-zone and under eye areas.
4. Of course, sealed it with a powder (Snoe Poudre in Perfect Beige)
5. Getting my Catwalk Cosmetics Palette, I used the brown matte powder to contour and add dimension onto my face.
6. Applying a light pink blush for my cheeks.
7. With the same brown matte powder, I used it to fill in my eyebrows.
8. Get any purple cream eyeliner to used it as your eye base. (Davis Eye-11)
9. Load your flat brush with a purple eyeshadow and placed it on top of the cream eyeliner.
10. Highlight your inner ducts with your white shimmery eyeshadow
11. Define your outer v with a black eyeshadow and blend it well. Don't forget to apply it on your lower lashes as well.
12. Get your purple glittery/shimmer dust and pat it on top of your eyelids. (Wet n Wild Mega Shimmer Dust in 776A Lilac Frosting)
13. Highlight your browbones with a white matte eyeshadow (Nichido Pot in Vanilla)
14. If you look closely, Nicki's eyes has a drawn like crease that adds definition to her eyes. So I used my Eyetex Black Cream Eyeliner to copy that.
15. Of course, sealed it with a black eyeshadow to avoid creasing.
16. Curl your lashes and apply loads of mascara (Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler and Revlon Grow Luscious by Fabulash in Black)
17. Apply thick false lashes on top.
18. Add more shimmer dust for that sparkly look.
19. Get your light pink lipstick to achieve that pouty look. (Barry M Lipstick in 100)


And you're done! 
Get your freak on look! :p
This is the reason why I chose this kind of Nicki's makeup. The EYES! :D 
(Excuse the lighting, it kinda makes my skin shiny)

Watch my video makeup tutorial here:


Here are the makeup products used for this tutorial:

For my Eye Base
Nichido Pot in Vanilla 
Eyetex Black Cream Eyeliner is available at:

Wet n Wild Mega Shimmer Dust is available at:

For contouring my nose, eyes, cheeks, temples, chin and hairline

Snoe Cosmetics Poudre is available at:

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Thank you & keep on smiling :)