Makeup Memories | Stila Makeup Pouch GWP

July 16, 2009

Stila makes for nice makeup memories and this is particularly poignant, now that its presence in Singapore is waning. There are conflicting reports about whether it will pull out of the country but with its low-key marketing, it may very well retire quietly. This makeup pouch was a gwp a few years back. I like it because it has a slit that keeps tissue or other flat items in the front and a zippered compartment that holds more fragile items at the back. The main compartment zips with Stila’s signature star made of brushed silver.

It is well-made and looks like something one would buy, rather than receive free. This high-quality marked many of Stila’s gwps in its early years here. Especially pleasing is the print: delightful images of Stila girls (Asian and Caucasian) and Stila’s star products grace the surface of the makeup case. The brand’s eyeshadow/blush in the silver cardboard packaging, lip gloss in the silver squeeze tube packaging, Lip Glaze (arguably Stila’s best-seller), All Over Shimmer Powder, Convertible Colors, Creme Bouquet Eau de Parfum, as well as a few Stila brushes, are printed on the pouch.

How many of these items do you remember or still use? :)

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4 Responses to Makeup Memories | Stila Makeup Pouch GWP

  1. Anonymous
    July 17, 2009 at 3:27 pm

    am looking forward to smitten with kitten.

    where are the stila outlets left in sg?

  2. makeupmag
    July 18, 2009 at 12:09 am

    Hello Anon!

    I'm not sure if that collection will come to SG. The only Stila counter that I know of is at Tangs, in the Escentials area (opposite Shu Uemura), next to the By Terry counter.

  3. nat
    July 18, 2009 at 12:17 am

    i love stilas lip glaze, its not so goo-ey and doesnt spill out much when its being 'twisted'.
    sad if its gonna be out of singapore.

  4. makeupmag
    July 18, 2009 at 12:28 am

    Hi Nat,

    The Lip Glaze was one of the first glosses in that packaging, I think. I liked the Eye Glaze (in the same packaging) a lot! :)

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