The New…and Hopefully, the Old

September 30, 2008
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I wonder – are makeup retailers in Singapore reaching some acme of good taste as they bring in more Asian brands? I’ve noticed that an increasing number of Japanese brands (Coffret D’Or, Kate, Lunasol, Sana), not to mention […]

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Gransenbon in Singapore

September 30, 2008
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Gransenbon in Singapore

Not only have we had news that Majolica Majorca is launching in Singapore, word has it that another cult Japanese drugstore brand is headed here. Gransenbon – the brand that produces delectable powder blushes shot through with beautiful […]

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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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