These Liquid Lipsticks Are Good, and Cheap, and THEY ARE NOT FAKE!!!

Okay, guys I’ve been loving these liquid lipsticks for a while now and, I am going to do a separate post for each of these. These are cheap one is regularly Php180.00, the other is regularly Php225.00, why is “regularly” in front of the prices, because you can get them for much cheaper.

I am talking about these liquid lipsticks:

The one on the left is Detail Makeover’s Matte in Detail liquid lipstick, it costs Php225.00, but I got the nude one which is called Joyce, on sale for Php180.00, I got the deep maroon one which is Alexandra for Php225.00. The one on the right are Ever Bilena advance Liquid Lipsticks, they retail for Php180.00 each, but can go on sale depending on the store you wanna buy them from; these are not matte lipsticks, but more like liquified lipsticks, they are quite long wearing, and they leave a stain on your lips.

Again I will make a review for each product soon. But I gotta tell you these motherfuckers are really good for their price.

So that’s all for now folks and see you all later! 😉

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My Bad, I’m Very Sorry…

Okay, guys do you remember that concealer wheel I featured on my this “post” (please just click the damn thing)… I said that was a replica but I was so damn wrong… it was actually made by a Chinese brand called O.TWO.O.

I did my research and found out that Naked 4 is just a very popular label in Chinese cosmetic companies as  well as Naked,as long as it is Naked + a number it will pretty much be used by local Chinese cosmetic companies… The local companies there just want to mimic the Naked line of Urban decay, but not necessarily counterfeiting it. My dumb ass just went straight to assume that it was an Urban Decay replica, because that’s what the seller who sold this to me said. Now I can actually recommend this to you if you are not vegan and you have nothing against China made products. I got the idea to research about this product too when I bought the palette that I am going to review later.

So yeah… My bad…

That’s all for now folks and see you all later… :-/

Ever Bilena 6-Pan Eyeshadow Palettes Review (GREAT ALTERNATIVE TO FAKE PALETTES)

 

Okay, so these are actually one of the first local brand products that I will be featuring in this blog, at least after I reviewed my Sansan CYO eyeshadows that I loved so much, but they got discontinued; I WAS VERY FUCKING SAD (a little bit angry too, since I didn’t get to stock up) WHEN I HEARD…

So, this is not really the first time that I’ve used Ever Bilena eyeshadows, the very first palette I ever owned was from this particular brand and I really loved it at the time. But then I forgot about it when I tried some better eyeshadows.

And as you can see here… I banged that palette up quite badly…

Now they released two new,small palettes,both containing 6 pans of eyeshadow. One is called Pink, the other is called Brown. The first one I got was the Brown one, because hey, it is the cool toned one; no fucking surprise. It is also the one that has the most amount of mattes in it, and it is the easiest to work with between the two. But in the end I got the Pink one too the very next day.

So, let’s talk about the Brown one first. It cost Php150.00 (Usd3.23) in the Watsons that is located inside of SM Calamba. But I think the price will vary depending on where you get it. The packaging is a simple box with a cutout to show the shades inside the palette, it just a plain hole, no plastic that acts as a barrier between the palette and the outside world.

The box also have the ingredients at the back of it. I really don’t know why the 2nd and third shades look white in the Photo, but the 2nd one is a very light pink and the 3rd one is a little grayish.

Now for the palette packaging itself. I gotta say, this packaging reminds me so much of a discontinued NYX palette line that existed years ago. They have minor differences, but still looks the same packaging-wise. It is made of plastic, but still feels sturdy, durable and heavy. It has a small but still usable mirror inside of it and it came with a double ended sponge tip applicator.

As I said the shades inside are very cool toned. My Favorite.

swatches: Left-Finger swatches (No primer or base), right-swatched with brushes, synthetic brushes for the shimmers and natural hair brushes for the mattes (still, no primer or base).

This palette has two matte shades, two satin shades and two shimmer shades. These are very pigmented too, and they blend nicely, the first shade which is a white, has a shimmer finish, good for inner corner highlight or even as a lid shade, you can use it on the brow bone too, but use a very light hand. The second shade is a matte cool toned pale pink, that is a nice transition shade, the next one is a matte grayish brown shade that I like for crease. The next shade is a satin champagne shade that is good for subtly highlighting the inner corner and the brow bone, you can even use it as a lid color if you want. The next one is a satin dark, grey with a little hint of purple, great for the outer corner, or the crease if you’re doing a cut crease. The last one is a black with gold shimmers, not really glitter; but very fine micro-shimmer, I use it to line my bottom lash line and I use it for the outer corner as well, and it will look stunning if you put it on top of a black base for a smokey eye.

This is actually a pretty good palette, it exceeded my expectations… but the only problem I have with it is that for a “Brown” palette, it does not have a true brown shade… what the flying fuck. But it’s still good nonetheless.

I used only the brown palette to create this eye look.

Now for the Pink one. It cost the same as the Brown one since I got them from the same place.

Packaging-wise, the Pink one is not very different from the Brown palette. The only difference is the name and the color of the font, nothing major.

It is also the same case for the palette itself.

This palette is very warm compared to the other one.

Left: Finger swatches, right: swatched with brushes, the only problem with those two pictures is bad lighting, but I think you can still see how pigmented they are despite the stupid lighting. 

Now, the shade range in here is very different from the Brown palette. This have one satin shade and five metallic shades. The first shade is a satin white, at first I thought it was matte, then I applied it and it had a very slight sheen to it, I use this shade to highlight. The next one is a metallic light pink, which is a fucking good inner corner highlight, can be used on the lid too. The next one is a nice metallic rose gold shade, I like it as a lid color. The next one is a metallic copper shade and it is fucking beautiful, good for the lid too. The next one is the generic bronze shade that you can see in every neutral palette ever, good for the lid too. and the last one is very dark metallic brown shade with bronze glitter, it is very beautiful, very nice for the lower lashline and outer corner.

Honestly, I find it hard to make a full look by just using this palette, because it does not have a matte shade, it does not have a matte that I can use on my crease, but it is a great companion palette though. And the middle four shades are great for cheek highlighting if you want intense highlighting.

I used only the pink palette for the eye look I created here.

middle four shades used as highlighters, I applied them using my fingers, that’s why they look so intense, but you can tone it down by using a brush. The first one is good for pale skin, the second one is good for light to medium skin, the third one is for dark skin, but medium can still pull it off if used lightly, the fourth is for medium skin tone. 

Both Palettes weigh 6.8 grams; each pan weighs 1.13 grams, which is not a bad deal considering that a single mac eyeshadow is 1.5 grams.It is like paying only Php25.00 for each shade. The shades feels very smooth too,  they are also very buttery and a little soft especially with the metallic shades, the shadows do not feel cheap at all. They feel expensive and good quality; I was actually impressed when I swatched them. 

They can also last nicely, especially when used with bases, and you do not need a lot to get the full color from each shade. I also see them as great companion palettes for each other, both balance each other out. These two might actually have been a single palette, because both makes a lot more possible looks together. And both only cost Php300.00 (Usd6.47) which is not a bad price for a 12 pan palette with this quality and shade range.

Both palettes were used in this eye look, except for the inner corner in which I used my highlighter.

Now, since these palettes are so good together; can you still get one without the other? Yes you can, because if you are not that much of a fan of cooler eyeshadows you can skip the Brown one and if you are not a fan of warm tones you can skip the Pink one, also if you hate metallic shades then the pink one won’t work for you. To me the more cohesive of the two is the Brown one, since it has three finishes in it. But if you really like metallics and warm shades then you’ll love the Pink one; just get one matte brown shade as a companion for that and you’re all set.

In my opinion this two palettes are a pretty good alternative to more expensive palettes, I recommend for you to just get these rather than buy fake makeup or SG Authentic. They’re even way better than all of the fake palettes (UD  Naked 2-Php350.00, The Balm Nude Dude-Php300.00, Kat Von D Shade N Light-Php350.00)  I’ve used which cost me about the same as the two Ever Bilena Palettes.

I’ll rate the brown one an 8.3 and the pink one an 8.1. If this is one single palette I’d rate this higher.

Brown: Price-9.0, Packaging-8.0, shade range-8.0, pigmentation-8.5, versatility-8.0. Overall=8.3

Pink: Price-9.0, Packaging-8.0, Shade range-7.5, Pigmentation-9.0, Versatility-7.0. Overall=8.1

(if it was a single palette that cost Php300.00 with the same type of packaging: Price-9.0, packaging-8.0, shade range-9.5, pigmentation-9.0, versatility-9.0. Overall=8.9) 

These palettes are really fucking great for the price and I really love them. These palettes’ quality  came a long way from the first Ever Bilena palette I ever bought.

So that’s all for now folks and see you all later! 😉

Warm Toned Eyeshadows

I know that I already told you that I love cool toned eyeshadows; which is very far from what is on trend nowadays, but… yep I tried doing a look with warm eyeshadows today. It is not the norm for me so excuse me if I didn’t go all the way warm, but hey! I think this shit is still pretty good! 😀

I actually liked how this turned out. The products used on the eyes are all pretty damn inexpensive too. 😉 And I also did a something like a cross between instagram brows and editorial brows here… not too bad eh?

And here I basically did the same shit with the brows… but the face received a different treatment.My face is basically more beat in here than the first one… 😀

And now that I think about it these eye looks are very good for the rainy season which is the current season in my country! Not that I like it though, I don’t like cold weather.

So yeah, I just wanna share this to you people!

That’s all for now folks and see you all later! 😀

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My Makeup Collection (Part 1)

 WARNING: MY MAKEUP COLLECTION IS NOT THAT IMPRESSIVE; IT IS CHEAP BUT I SAVED AND WORKED HARD FOR EVERY SINGLE ITEM HERE. PLEASE DON’T JUDGE. ALSO  I DO HAVE A BUNCH OF FAKE/REPLICA MAKEUP THAT I WILL FEATURE IN HERE, BUT THAT DOES NOT MEAN THAT I ENCOURAGE ANYONE TO BUY ANY OF THEM, I DO NOT ENCOURAGE ANY OF READERS TO BUY OR USE ANY REPLICA/FAKE PRODUCTS. IF YOU REALLY WANT TO USE OR TRY THEM, THEN DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Okay, so last Friday I asked you guys if you wanted to see a “Makeup Collection” and freelance makeup kit blog entry; and some of you guys liked that post. So now I’m doing it! Okay, so I also recently did a decluttering post I called the “Makeup Purge“there are a lot of makeup that I managed to get rid of in that post; which directly affected the amount of makeup that I’ll be showing you here. Also there is no way in fucking hell that I am bragging about the shit I’m going to show you, because again these products are very cheap and my collection is very small compared to other bloggers out there.

So without further bullshit here they are!

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Like what I said… Not that impressive. My storage is actually pretty damn simple, bordering mediocre in some way; I have a big tupperware where I store my palettes, highlighters, blushes and loose eyeshadows; and I also have three smaller ones, one for my smaller eyeshadow palettes duos and singles,one for my face powders and powder foundations, and one for my eye products that isn’t eyeshadow. I also have two bags, one is for my lip products and the other is for cream products.

(Please click the pictures to know what’s in there)

Now let’s go to the products; let’s start with the lips. 😀

So far these are all the lip products I own, and they all fit nicely inside this clear bag. The photo on the top right are the products I own that are either fake/replica or old but has a sentimental value, the one on the bottom are genuine products that I could use, on clients. Also, I really don’t know why, but I forgot to take out the fake mac lipstick on the bottom right part, but it shouldn’t have been there it should be together with the other replicas on the top right side.

Here are all of my face powders and powder foundations. None of them are replicas, but a lot of them has to be replaced soon. I do use all of them, some on myself and some on clients so I’ll be more surprised if they are in pristine condition.

These are all of my smaller palettes, singles and duos, again none of them are replicas, but the three six pans on the photo on the right are very cheap. My Max Factor duo and my Mac shadows are here as well.

 

Here are all of my eye and brow liners, brow powders, cream liners, mascaras, brow gel/mascaras and my lash glue. The picture on the upper left are the products that I could use on my clients and the bottom right are either old with a sentimental value or a replica(I only own one replica eyeliner though…). I also own some eyeshadow pencils that I use as eye bases. And just so you know, I do not own any fake/replica mascara; since that type of product is too damn close to my eyes.

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Eyebrow powders from Ashley Shine and Avon, Annabelle eyeliner in Metal Daze, 2 Allue eyeliners, 2 ADS Cream Eyeliner, 2 Avon Mascaras, 3 Ashley Shine brow gels/mascaras, A & W Clear Mascara/Brow Gel, My Eyelash glue, San san eyeliner pen, Ashley Shine liquid eyeliner, 4 Baolishi Eyeliner duos that I use as bases over my eye primer, MeNow Green eyeshadow pencil, 2 San san Kohl liners, Avon Glimmerstick eyeliner in Lime Sensation,a Fake Mac liner in Sky Blue, a cheap Qiaoer eyeliner in dark green.

(all of the eye products; properly arranged)

Here are all of cream products,from eye bases to bb creams to concealers to primers… they are here. From that cheap concealer palette to my concealer wheel. to my foundations, they are all here, I also do not own any fake/replica foundation and I do not plan on trying one ever. I have foundations for every skintone I see here in the Philippines.However I do not use that blue concealer quad from Cadette, because that thing is old as fuck and I only keep it because it’s from my grandma.

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Now for the fun part; the big box. This box contains my bigger palettes as well as my colored face products like blush.

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2 Ashley Shine highlight 3d palettes, Kiss Beauty PRO Shimmer palette, a Clinique duo eyeshadow, a MonaLiza Collection Blush, a San san champagne collection blush mosaic, a San san Rosanne Collection blush, a CCV cosmetics blusher, ABH Illuminator replica, an Allue Pretty Cheeks Blush duo.

Here are my highlighters, blushes, and face palettes. The only replica here is the Anastasia Illuminator that I reviewed a week ago.

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LOL eyeshadow palette in Neon Lights, 3 Avon True Color Quads, a NYC Individualeyes palette, Ever Bilena 12 pan palette, an Allue eyeshadow trio, Avon 8 pan palette in “the Greens”, Qianyu Eyeshadow Palette.

Here are my medium sized eye palettes, I do not use the ones with broken packaging like the 12pan one and that trio; those two are my very first palettes, my mom bought that trio for me in 2009 or 2010, and I bought the 12 pan one on the new year’s day of 2012. I keep both for sentimental reasons only.

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JeColor Eye and cheek palette, Avon Over Nature Palette.

Now here are my makeup palettes; or my palettes that has something else other than eyeshadow. I used to have a lot of these types; but I gave them away, I gave three away on my decluttering back in 2015 and I gave one away in my makeup purge.

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Allue roll-on shimmer eyeshadow, Aily roll-on eyeshadow, 2 Aily loose eyeshadows.

Now, here are all of my loose eyeshadows; two in roll-on form, two in pots. I have a pale blue one, a metallic blue, a gold and a silver one.

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Kat Von D Shade + Light eye palette replica, The Balm Nude Dude Replica, e.l.f Little Black Beauty Book Day Edition, L.A. Girl Beauty Brick Eyeshadow Collection in Nudes.

And here are my bigger palettes, the two on top are replicas, the one on the bottom left is a real, genuine as fuck e.l.f. palette that I got from SM, the one on the bottom right is a bit questionable though since I got it from the same place I got the fake Anastasia liquid lipstick, it’s an L.A. Girl Beauty Brick Palette in Nudes… but that place has real Jordana lipsticks though and they did not advertise this palette as SG authentic, which they always do with their other replica palettes. This palette also smells the same as my NYC palette which my grandma sent me from the U.S.A, but I’m still a bit unsure so I’m going to swatch  the tester I saw at SM and I’m going to compare. I’ll give you an update on this one.

Also as you can see; all of my bigger palettes are nudes; but the rest that I own are all very fun and colorful. I don’t really know how to explain that as well, it just happened.

Now let’s move to brushes;most of the brushes I own came in sets of 5 or more. I only have a few singles.

Here are my brushes, the ones that I already used are gathered in a fox candy tin can that I recycled, because why the fuck not? The rest are either in a brush roll or an organizer bag.  As you can see my lash curler and my hair cutting scissors are in the tin can too, just so I can find them easily.

I also put other tools in bags, I have my powder puffs and blending sponges in a double sided bag, the other side holds my puffs and my disposable sponges, and the other side holds my blending sponges. And as you can see my blending sponges are quite dirty because I used them on clients the other day and they need to be washed.

So just to make this post shorter, I’ll cut it here, this will be just my “makeup collection post” my kit preparation and freelance details will be on another post, which will serve as a part 2.

Also if you have any questions, you can comment down below or message me on my facebook page that you can visit by clicking “here“.

So that’s all for now folks and see you all later! 😀

The Beauty Blogger Tag (This is a different Version)

Again guys I am not really a beauty blogger… I just like blogging about cheap-ass makeup, but this looks like a fun tag so hey! I’m doing it!

Why did you start blogging and how long have you been blogging for?

-I have been blogging since 2010, I have been blogging using WordPress as a platform since 2013, but there are gaps between those years. I started blogging using my first account because I got the idea from my mom, she has a blog of her own that she has been keeping for over ten years.

Name a beauty regimen that you rarely do?

-I don’t really have a beauty routine, aside from washing my face, cleansing it and moisturizing it, I don’t pretty much do anything else, my hair care routine also only consists of washing my hair 3-4 times a week using conditioner and using oils. So really aside from that I rarely do every single beauty regimen there is.

Is washing your make-up brushes something that you do regularly?

-Yes, at least I try to do it every week. But when I have clients I wash them before and after I do their makeup. I also make sure to spot clean them after every use, and I also make sure to disinfect them all the time.

How long will you last with chipped nail polish?

– I can last for a pretty long time; I think the longest I’ve gone is two weeks… that was when I was in my mid-teens, nowadays If I feel lazy I just don’t paint my nails.

What is your worst beauty habit?

-I pick on my pimples… I just can’t help them sometimes, I know that I shouldn’t do it, but it’s just so fucking tempting at times. Also I have this bad habit before that I stopped doing since I started doing freelance work; I used blow on my palettes when I see some loose powder after I used it.

Name something non-beauty related that you put off doing all the time?

-Chores in general. But if I don’t do it, no one will… so I just have to suck it up and be a man! -_-

When going out somewhere, do you leave getting ready to the last minute?

-Depends on where I am going.If it is an important even then I won’t leave it to the last minute, that is just unprofessional and stupid; but if I was just going out with friends and family, then fuck doing doing things ahead of time.

Would you rather go out with messy hair and nice makeup or nice hair and no makeup?

-I would rather go out with a well done makeup and messy hair. You can always say that your messy hair was done on purpose since a lot of people have rocked the bed head and made it work, but if you have a nice hair but with no makeup; you’ll look like you just run out of time, especially if people got used to seeing you with on point makeup.

Could you ever leave the house without any makeup on?

-Yep I have never had problems going out without makeup before; especially on days when I just can’t give a fuck.

Name your top five beauty products (You can see just how fucking cheap I am from my choices here…) 

  1. Ever Bilena Pressed Powder in Tan- I just love this product, this is holy grail status for me, and it’s only Php75.00 per refill pan.
  2. Sophie Paris Lipstick in Velvet Nude – This is an awesome lipstick, it is satin finish, very pigmented, smells like vanilla and it’s Php95.00!
  3. MeNow True Lips Lip Liners- They work nicely, they are pigmented and they come in a lot of shades. They are also sold for Php40.00 to Php50.00 depending on the store you bought them from.
  4. Clinique Colour Surge Eyeshadow Duo in Sparkling Sage & French Vanilla- This I think is discontinued, but you can still buy the individual shades, I love this and if it run out I’ll definitely buy it again even if I have to get the separate shades and even if I have to slave myself with work just to afford them. The French Vanilla one is also a good highlighter.
  5. My elf Little Black Beauty Book day Edition- This is actually a great find! I got it for Php399.00.

Special Mention: This Mushroom Brush:

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-It is multi purpose and I got it for a very good price.

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That is all for now folks and see you all later! 😀

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Fake/Replica NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams Review|Why are Drugstore Brands Being Faked? (Surprise Post Bitches!!!)

(Disclaimer: I do not recommend the replica/s I showcase in this post; we do not really know the ingredients used in these products and we do not have any concrete information regarding the way these products were packaged, I review/bought them for educational purposes. If you really want to try them, then do so at your own risk.)

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Okay, I don’t know if I already mentioned it before… But I got these. I know that  NYX is a pretty inexpensive brand; but yes it is still being replicated and counterfeited. Now before I get to the review itself; I’ll tell you why these things happen; “Why are drugstore brands being faked?” that question is probably going on in mind right now, why are brands like NYX, L.A. Girl, Sleek, Maybelline and Revlon being faked too despite them being already cheap to begin with?

These are the possible answers to your questions; The first one is: These fake products are made to target people from third world countries. People like me who lives in the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and other developing countries. Most of the people in these countries are living barely above the poverty line (I consider my family to be along the lines of Low-middle class). So most of us value whatever it is that we can save. If we can get something for cheaper we often go for that option.

Let’s put it in this perspective, KFC sells their chicken rice meals for Php100.00(Usd2.12)and Jollibee sells theirs for Php70.00(Usd1.49); even if the two prices are not that far apart from each other most people will still opt for Jollibee because it is cheaper by Php30.00 (Usd0.64). Every cent counts. The provincial minimum wage of the people who lives in the Philippines is Php345.00(Usd7.33) per day, in a month they’ll get Php10,350.00 (Usd219.79), tax is also being subtracted from that amount every month. So let’s just say that the minimum wage earner can only take home Php8,000.00-Php9,000.00…

Now, let’s say that, that person is single and lives alone; his/her rent is Php1,500.00, his/her electric bill is Php750.00 (assuming that he or she only uses a phone/laptop charger, a fluorescent lamp, and an electric fan), his/her water bill is Php500.oo and his monthly grocery budget is Php4,500.00 (Php150.00 per day). His or her personal products budget is Php500.00, let’s also say that, that person only walks from home to work so he doesn’t need any transportation budget. That person will only be left with Php250.00-Php1,250.00 to do as he/she pleases. These are only rough estimates though, and these numbers are the smallest amount I can think of for every single expenses, a little lower and this person is already starving himself or letting himself stink like a garbage can on a bad day. I didn’t include  possible emergency budget here too, like money for medicine, antiseptic, bandages etc. I also did not include internet services.

Now tell me, if you are this person; will you buy something from NYX or from Maybelline that costs as much if not more than what you earn in a day? Nope, you will not. You’ll either go cheap and buy from local brands like Ever Bilena, San san, FS Cosmetics, Fashion 21 or Nichido (which are still expensive for most people), or go for cheap Chinese products that you can get from Divisoria, you can also find some fake products in that place as well. Now, let’s face it, most people no matter how rich or poor do want to follow trends; so they buy these fake stuff and hope for the best.

The other answer is pretty simple; these brands are doing their thing really well… and these counterfeiters wants a taste of that profit as well. So they make their own shit; make it look similar to the real product and sell them for cheap.

Now let’s go to the review! The one that you came here to read. I got these lip products from the same place where I got my Anastasia Replicas, I got these first. I got both of them for only Php170.00(Usd3.61) the store had all of their lip products on sale that day; these normally sell for Php100.00 each which is very cheap compared to the Php290.00-Php350.00 that legit NYX products sells online. I got one in Zurich and one in Transylvania.

The product came with a plastic plastic wrap around it, it has a sticker that has a barcode, product code and batch code. The tubes also have a sticker on the bottom and on the lid that says the name and number of the shade.

The tubes are clear, with a solid white stopper, the wands have a doe foot applicator.

(from left to right: one coat, two coats, three coats) 

Zurich 

(left: one coat, right: two coats)

Transylvania 

(From left to right: 1 coat, 2 coats, 3 coats)

Now let’s talk about the formula. This liquid lipstick is not soft matte… it is really fucking matte, it is also smudge proof and transfer proof. It smells like vanilla cake batter, and dries and sets in 3-4 minutes. The application of both shades are different though, the pink one (Zurich) applies nicely, it only needs one coat and it’s already full pigment, the darker one (Transylvania) is very different, as you can see in both the arm and the lip swatches, it takes three coats for the damn thing to work. It is very patchy and sheer and I needed the help of this lip brush:Photo4521 to even things out; which is very problematic since you should not layer this! It crumbles very easily if layered, the longevity practically gets cut in half.

Now speaking of longevity, these lasts pretty damn well. I wore Zurich to church one night and I fell asleep as soon as I got home, I forgot to take off my makeup(which you should NEVER do! ALWAYS TAKE OFF YOUR MAKEUP before going to bed!!!!) and I was surprised to see it still intact the next morning. Though after I ate breakfast which consists of a bowl of instant noodles and a glass of water, I noticed that it broke down, but only a little bit. It is also a bitch to take off; and it is also VERY drying to the point that you could see every line on my lips..

(I am wearing a mixture of both shades on the left and Zurich on the right, I will never wear Transylvania on its own. And yes I am wearing the same shirt on both photos, but I took the two photos a week apart… -_- )

I am going to give Zurich a rating of 7.5, because it was a pretty good shade and it actually wears longer than I expected, but I cannot rate it higher than that because both shades are very drying on the lips. I rate transylvania a 6.5 because  not only is it drying; but it was also  sheer as fuck, I rated it higher than the updated rating of the fake Lime Crime Velvetines which is a 6.0 because this can actually be used for mixing, and those fake Lime Crime ones pretty much fucks up everything that you mix with them.

Overall, this product is pretty good; but it is not worth the risk… Just buy stuff from cheaper brands that can be trusted.

So that’s all for now folks, and see you all later! 😀

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