Merry Emakemeup 2008: Receiving

March 11, 2009
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Merry Emakemeup 2008: Receiving

When there is giving, there is also receiving – the lady who had me as her pal sent me a wonderful package filled with many makeup, skincare and fragrance gems. Besides beauty products, she also gave me many [...]

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Merry Emakeupmeup 2008: Giving

March 10, 2009
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Merry Emakeupmeup 2008: Giving

Every year, I take part in an annual secret gift exchange on Emakemeup. On the board, this exchange of beauty goodies is affectionately known as Merry EMMU or MEMMU, for short. Similar to a Secret Santa gift exchange, [...]

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Gosh Velvet Touch Waterproof Eye Liners

March 9, 2009
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Gosh Velvet Touch Waterproof Eye Liners

Comparable to MAC Powerpoint Eye Pencils, these Made-in-Germany waterproof eyeliners from Gosh Cosmetics are not only pigmented, they also go on smoothly. This no-tugging quality is surely a relief for makeup-beleaguered eyes! ;) Happily, like the MAC, these [...]

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Muji Acrylic Shelves

March 9, 2009
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Muji Acrylic Shelves

I was pleasantly surprised to see a larger version of the mini acrylic shelves that I bought from Muji last year. This newer and wider version is perfect for storing my eyelash curler stash that has burgeoned beyond [...]

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Majolica Majorca Eye Shadow Customize Swatches

March 9, 2009
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Majolica Majorca Eye Shadow Customize Swatches

The above are Majolica Majorca eyeshadow singles currently available at Watsons outlets in Singapore. Here are swatches of MJ Eye Shadow Customize in: 17BE121BE286BL724BR665BR784GD822GR129GR162GR185RD422SV821SV830VI113WT963 Some of these shadows are very pigmented and have a beautiful flashing quality. Some [...]

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Watsons 21st Anniversary Mystery Beauty Bag

March 5, 2009
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Watsons 21st Anniversary Mystery Beauty Bag

As part of its 21st anniversary celebrations, Watsons is not only offering beauty aficionados some nice beauty bargains but also a mystery bag, filled with goodies from a plethora of established brands. It costs S$21 (naturally!) but has [...]

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21 Beauty Buys from Watsons

March 5, 2009
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21 Beauty Buys from Watsons

During a recent jaunt to Watsons, I saw a slew of posters proclaiming the celebration of its 21st anniversary this year. I didn’t know they’d been around for this long! The store has come a long way. A [...]

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What I Took to Bangkok | Part III

February 26, 2009
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What I Took to Bangkok | Part III

What comes after Part I and Part II? Part III, of course…and the last bit of this little Makeup-for-Bangkok trip that you took with me! :) 14. iPSA Versatile Powder S in 504 An old favourite, this soft [...]

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EOTD | Jill Stuart Seductive Eyes in Sensual Fairy

February 25, 2009
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EOTD | Jill Stuart Seductive Eyes in Sensual Fairy

As beautiful as this palette looks, I’m not terribly fond of it because the silver is a tad too glittery for me, although it creates a pretty sparkle on the eye. In addition, the purple is quite a [...]

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MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Lightscapade vs Etude Marbleade Baked Blush in #3

February 25, 2009
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MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Lightscapade vs Etude Marbleade Baked Blush in #3

Some time back, Yumeko requested comparison swatches of MAC Lightscapade and Etude Marbleade Baked Blush in #3. Here they are, at last! Lightscapade is a soft white with extremely subtle pink and lavender tones. It is softer than [...]

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What I Took to Bangkok | Part II

February 9, 2009
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What I Took to Bangkok | Part II

My apologies for having taken so long with this promised post. I was sidetracked by other things but it was always at the back of my head; the need to write it gnawing at me! Besides tools and [...]

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