Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year to everyone! Hope this year will be filled with joy and happiness!

Zoya in Loredana Matte

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This is an old nail polish I have. I seldom wear this Zoya Loredana Matte because I don't think it looks nice on me.

Merry Christmas!

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I just want to greet everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Dr. Jart Silver Label BB Cream

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I have already wrote about this before, but I was fixing my blog posts the other day and I accidentally deleted this entry.

Dr. Jart Silver Label BB cream is one of the first BB creams I got. I chose this because it says it controls oil. Since I have oily skin, I really need something with good oil-control.

Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer - Color Balance (Lavender)

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Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Foundation Primer has 3 kind, the Green (Color Adjust), Pink (Color Blend) and this Lavender (Color Balance). I chose the lavender one because their website mentioned it's the one most suitable for Asian skin.

Zoya in Ibiza

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 Here's another dark shade polish.

Models Own Lipstick in Coral Pink LS008

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I bought this online on the Models Own site. The shade turned out brighter than I have expected because on their website, the lipstick looks like this:


This lipstick is very pigmented. One swipe of the lipstick left me with this intense color... 


The lipstick is very rich and creamy. This shade has a matte finish.



 I always try not to over-apply this lipstick on because it's really bright when you have too much on.


Nail Art: Special Effects Magnetic Nail Polish

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Here's a very cool nail polish I recently bought! When I saw this at a store, I just got to have it!

My nail art is done by using a special kind of nail polish. The nail polish reacts to the magnet it comes with that creates the stripes effect.

Zoya in Adina

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 Zoya Adina can be described as a violet metallic multichrome. Aside from the frosty violet, it also gives you a hint of green.

Nail Polish Swatch: OPI Conquistadorable

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I was looking for a red polish so I got OPI Conquistadorable.


Here's a swatch of the Conquistadorable. I applied two coats plus a top coat.


It's a nice bright shade.


Missha 3D Essence Sheet Mask in Milk & Honey

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This is my first time to use a mask like this. I always use the cream mask where you spread it all over your face.

NYX Eye/Eyebrow Pencil in Black 901

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I use this as an eyeliner. 

Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition 3-Minute Undo Dryness Reversal Treatment

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I have been using this for a long time now, and I forgot to write about it. It took me so long that the packaging has change. I have the old tube...

Zoya in Amber

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Zoya in Amber can be described as a "soft gold frost metallic with strong amber-orange undertones and fine yellow gold shimmer." 

Shiseido White Lucent Intensive Spot Targeting Serum

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I have some stubborn sun spots on my left cheeks that really annoys me. I decided to try Shiseido White Lucent Intensive Spot Targeting Serum to test out if it'll fade away the discoloration I have.

Etude House Yogurt Peel Cleansing Foam Nuts Mix

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I got Etude House Yogurt Peel Cleansing Foam because I wanted a foaming facial cleanser. I got the Nuts Mix because I was told that it's the one suitable for oily skin. I can't read the label because everything is in Korean. 

This is a exfoliating cleanser that nourishes skin with walnuts and sunflower seeds.

Coco for Halloween 2011

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Coco is my dog. For this year's Halloween, me and my sister dressed her up as a witch. My dog doesn't like dressing up in silly costumes, so, that'll explain the sad sad look on her face. I think she has a feeling that we're making fun of her...

La Roche Posay Anthelios XL SPF 50 Fluid Extreme

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I have been wanting to try La Roche-Posay sunscreen for a very long time. I kept seeing this brand's sunscreen getting featured in various magazines. It's said to be one of the best sunscreens out in the market today.

EOS Lip Balm Smooth Sphere

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"Can a lip balm make you smile? We think so. That's why we invented this." Quoting from EOS Smooth Sphere site.

Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Shampoo and Conditioner

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I'm still trying to find a good eco-friendly shampoo and conditioner. So far I have tried Organix and Pantene Nature Fusion, both of which I am not so happy about.

I always like Garnier hair care products. So I was excited

Hanskin Super Aqua Moisture

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I actually got this Hanskin Super Aqua Moisture Gel for free when I bought their BB cream.

This moisturizer is a gel-type that uses Hyaluronic acid to hydrate the skin.

In my opinion, gel type moisturizers are good for those with oily skin, like me, because it's light. But,

Maybelline Ultra Liner

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Maybelline Ultra Liner is another waterproof liquid eyeliner.

I got it in black and the color is really intense. It dries up a bit shiny or glossy.

TIGI Bed Head Ego Boost

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TIGI Ego Boost Split End Mender and Leave-in Conditioner will mend and protect dry or damaged hair. It says to add strength and elasticity, seals hair for a healthy look and enhances shine.

Kiehl's Lip Gloss in Golden Berry

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I was looking for a hydrating lip gloss when I decided to get this. I wanted a lip gloss that'll help keep my lips moisturized and also nice to be worn alone.

Kiehl's Lip Gloss is made with natural extracts of mango and

Missha M Perfect Cover BB Cream

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In the market of BB creams, Missha M Perfect Cover BB Cream is one of the most popular ones. What's nice about this Missha BB cream is that it comes in different shades. I got No. 23 - Natural Beige. There weren't any product sample which I could test so I just guessed my shade.

LUSH Mask of Magnaminty

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I usually stay away from any LUSH store because the smell coming from all their stores is so overwhelming. I sometimes get a headache or an upset stomach from the smell just from passing by their stores.

I was looking for a nice new face mask and read high reviews on LUSH's Mask of Magnaminty. So, I forced myself to go in one of the LUSH stores.



Mask of Magnaminty is for deep cleaning, toning and exfoliating. Reviews say it's good for oily and acne-prone skin.


Models Own in Red n Black NP021

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This is Models Own nail polish in Red n Black (NP021). From the bottle, it looks like a black nail polish. On Models Own website the color looks like a vampy dark red...


The polish didn't came out that shade when I used it. Here's a swatch without flash.

Burt's Bees Rejuvenating Lip Balm with Açaí Berry

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I didn't like Burt's Bees original lip balm before because, first, I don't like minty lip balms and second, it feels like the balm just sat there on top of my lips. But now Burt's Bees came out with fruit infused lip balms that I decided to get the Rejuvenating Lip Balm with Açaí Berry

Neutrogena Extra Gentle Cleanser

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I'm still continuing using milder products for my skin due to the sensitivity I have been experiencing lately because I'm using a retinol cream. In the morning, I wake up with red patches on my skin. Other days, it's peeling slightly. I decided to change my morning facial cleanser into a milder one.

I bought Neutrogena Extra Gentle Cleanser simply because I need a "gentle" cleanser. I thought that since my skin is a bit sensitive, I needed something mild and hydrating.

Murad Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture

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Lately, I have been using a retinol cream to prevent acne and also lighten some acne scars.  It worked and my skin is clear now, but it also made it dry and itchy.
Murad claims that their Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture is the most hydrating moisturizer their brand has to offer. It promises immediate and long-lasting hydration. It's also gentle enough for sensitive skin.

Ingredients include: avocado, sunflower and olive fruit oils to enhance the skin's ability to retain maximum levels of moisture.

OPI in Suzi & The Lifeguard

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OPI Suzi & The Lifeguard is a pink shade nail polish with slight shimmers.

Clean & Clear Finishes Pore Perfecting Cleanser

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I purchased Clean & Clear Finishes Pore Perfecting Cleanser because I saw really good reviews about this face wash. It's an oil-free cleanser that clears pores of dirt and oil. It's designed to be used for all skin type.

Aussie Moist Shampoo and Conditioner

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I always have medium length hair, and I didn't know that growing it longer would be so hard. My ends are starting to become dry. That's why, for the first Aussie product I'd use, I chose their Moist collection.

I got the Aussie Moist shampoo and conditioner. These features jojoba oil, Australian aloe and sea kelp.

L'Occitane Orange Honey Shea Butter Body Balm

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Enriched with honey and formulated with more than 95% organic shea butter, L'Occitane Orange Honey Shea Butter Balm helps protect dry and dehydrated skin. It's a multi-purpose balm that you can apply on anywhere of your body that needs to be moisturized.

ZA T-Zone Cleansing Peel-off Mask

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Za T-zone Cleansing Peel-off Mask is for removing blackheads. You know those pore strip? This is the same. but instead of a strip, this Za one comes in a cream form.

Sephora Makeup Brush Shampoo

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Cleaning makeup brushes are important because our brushes can have loads of bacteria living in there. It's quite disgusting so I clean mine often. I just cleaned all my makeup brushes recently because I just had a facial and I want clean brushes to start with again.

The Body Shop Olive Scrub

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I like The Body Shop olive skin care line because it smells good. Since I needed a new body scrub, I decided to get The Body Shop Olive Scrub.
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