Review | Skincare | Miscellaneous | Clean & Clear Grapefruit Oil Blotting Paper

September 29, 2008
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Review | Skincare | Miscellaneous | Clean & Clear Grapefruit Oil Blotting Paper

A staple that goes everywhere with me, these blotting sheets are an indispensable part of my stash. They usually cost slightly under S$5 in Singapore but I have seen them go for as low as S$2.95 at CK [...]

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Review | Kanebo T’estimo Color Eyes N in WT-08

September 29, 2008
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Review | Kanebo T’estimo Color Eyes N in WT-08

As pan keeps emerging with the continued usage of this eyeshadow single, I am reminded of how frequently I reach out for it. Unfortunately, finding WT-08 may be difficult as T’estimo has been discontinued worldwide. Nonetheless, it may [...]

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Ambidexterity

September 29, 2008
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I was born predominantly left-handed. This was revealed in my kindergarten years when I started to hold pencils and write with my left hand. Unfortunately, most Chinese in the past regarded the use of the left hand as [...]

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Majolica Majorca in Singapore

September 29, 2008
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Majolica Majorca in Singapore

Majolica Majorca is finally hitting local and regional shores! Once found only in a smattering of niche beauty stores in the Southeast Asian region, MJ, as it sometimes called, will now be officially launched in Hong Kong, Malaysia, [...]

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Hello Again!

September 28, 2008
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If you’ve been checking makeupstash for updates, my apologies, for the dearth of posts in the past month. Life, with its thronging pains and aggravations, can take over sometimes; incapacitating my desire to write about the things I [...]

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Comparison | MAC Black Eye Pencil Liners

August 23, 2008
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Comparison | MAC Black Eye Pencil Liners

A black liner is de rigueur in any makeup collection. It is not surprising then that MAC has a range of black pencil liners in varying formulas that fulfil different makeup purposes. Smolder Crayon black, smudgeable, smooth. Good [...]

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Badayohaeng (Ocean Travel/A Voyage to the Sea) – Tearliner

August 19, 2008
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Badayohaeng (Ocean Travel/A Voyage to the Sea) – Tearliner

Sometimes, a song can move you with its melody, regardless of your knowledge of its language. Sometimes, a song can touch your soul, when you discover the meaning of its words. Sometimes, a song is more than just [...]

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Review | MAC Mineralize Skinfinish (MSF) in Lightscapade

August 19, 2008
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Review | MAC Mineralize Skinfinish (MSF) in Lightscapade

I wrote this review at the beginning of last year and still smile to think of Lightscapade. Twenty months on, this MSF is finally finished, having served me well. It is no exaggeration to say that this product [...]

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Panned Out | MAC Mineralize Skinfinish (MSF) in Lightscapade

August 19, 2008
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Panned Out | MAC Mineralize Skinfinish (MSF) in Lightscapade

And this is how the bottom of an MSF looks like. Baked makeup items such as this are in liquid/cream form to begin with and later baked solid on a grooved terracotta pan. The beauty of such items [...]

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Glasses for Cleaning Makeup Brushes: Ikea GALEJ Tealight Holders

August 10, 2008
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Glasses for Cleaning Makeup Brushes: Ikea GALEJ Tealight Holders

I like glass receptacles for cleaning makeup brushes because glass is non-reactive. Its clarity also allows me to more accurately gauge the cleanliness of my brushes. Eliminating dust and colour and seeing the murky water run clear is [...]

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Review | Daiso Sponge Cleanser

August 9, 2008
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Review | Daiso Sponge Cleanser

For about a year now, I have been using this Made-in-Japan sponge cleaner to wash my makeup sponges (mainly the Beautyblender), powder puffs and micro fibre cloths with which I use to clean my brushes in between thorough [...]

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