RIOT Makeup Brush Set | My Current Makeup Faves

I recently discovered this posh but very affordable makeup brush brand called RIOT BRUSHES on Instagram. It was started by a very young entrepreneur named Rya Petines because of all the expensive and imported makeup brush sets that most beginner beauty junkies can’t afford. So lo and behold, she created this Riot Girl Complete Set for only P2,500. (Tip: She has special discounts for students!) It includes the following (15) brushes: Powder Brush Angled Flat Top Kabuki Paddle Foundation Brush Angled Brush Flat Contour Fan Concealer Buffer Angled Liner Smudge Brush Bullet (crease) Brush Blending Brush Pencil Brush Shader AngledRead more

Angbao-worthy Holiday Finds at Sephora Philippines

Chinese New Year is fast approaching so I’m anticipating a handful of “Angbao” from my relatives. It’s in our grandparents’ tradition to hand out red envelopes with money inside to all those who are single in the family. (yay to being single!) So I thought of writing about angbao-worthy holiday finds at Sephora Philippines so you may know where to spend your hard-earned money from those magical red envelopes. Sephora Collection Color Wonderland Palette (P3,136.00) This baby has 78 eyeshadows, 1 base, 1 highlighter, 2 eyeliners (black and silver) and one dual-ended brush so this is one palette that you canRead more

BECCA Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette Review

I couldn’t get enough of highlighters ever since I got my hands on the BECCA Champagne Pop Skin Perfector / Highlighter (P3,082.00) from Sephora PH last year. Highlighters weren’t part of my makeup routine but I find myself swiping it on daily to add that lovely glow to my face before going out of the house. When my friends tell me I’m “blooming” I say, no, I’m glowing thanks to Becca! Haha! Anyway, last Christmas I got this BECCA Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette and I’ve been using it daily ever since the parcel landed on my doorstep. I’ve beenRead more

A Girl’s Guide To Being A Redhead

Happy New Year, everyone!! :) I know 2016 wasn’t a favorite of most folks so let’s start the year right by talking about the Chinese lucky color — RED! As you can see in my blog entries throughout the years, I’ve had loads of hair transformations but I always end up getting a mahogany or red shade of hair color because it suits my yellowish skin tone. I think I’m already an expert with this color so I thought of writing a girl’s guide to being a redhead so I can share some makeup tips on how to match yourRead more

Fantastic Face Mists And Where To Find Them

Hold it. This is purely a beauty-related post. No spoilers ahead for the Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them movie because I haven’t watched it yet!! Would have been nice if I could use some references from the film. Soooo here are a few Face Mists that I’m sure a lot of people still don’t know about because they see it as an additional expense. But trust me, you’ll have skin as glowing as Eddie Redmayne’s when he portrayed the Danish Girl once you start including these face mists in your daily regimen. Let’s start with the most basic oneRead more

Smudge Test: Make Up For Ever Aqua XL Liner VS Aqua Eyes Review

Make Up For Ever was one of the first five luxe makeup brands that I started with back when I was building my first professional makeup kit 6 or 7 years ago. I enrolled for a crash course in their makeup school and I remember falling in love with their Aqua Eyes Liner and Aqua Brow Gel. I can’t count how many Aqua Eyes I’ve repurchased over the years because it is one of the few pencil liners that don’t budge on my eyelids. (If applied properly) It tends to smudge if I don’t set it with powder or my underRead more