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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St. Lis Nail Polish Remover Pump Dispenser

August 6, 2008
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St. Lis Nail Polish Remover Pump Dispenser

Removing nail polish can be a pain, not least because the mouths of most remover bottles are wide and can easily cause spillage. To prevent accidents and wastage, the best solution is a pump bottle that dispenses remover [...]

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Shiseido Hydro Powder Eye Shadows

August 6, 2008
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Shiseido Hydro Powder Eye Shadows

I reviewed this set of eyeshadows a while back and still use them regularly. They are easy to use and are beautiful alone or as a base. 6 g/0.21 oz ¥2940/S$39/US$23 H2 Whitelights A shimmery pure white with [...]

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Pigment Boxes!

August 6, 2008
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Pigment Boxes!

A recent visit to the Square 2 outlet of Japan Home at Novena threw up a lovely find: a colourful set of pill boxes in trios – each trio for storing pills for morning, afternoon and night; seven [...]

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