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! 😀

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The Shit I Got Last Holiday Season and My Birthday (Makeup Related Only)…

Well, this is another haul… I was planning on putting this shit together with my December-March one, but hey… I figured out that I’ll just put this shit on a separate post.

So, my birthday was in the last week of March, it’s almost the end of May now…

Basically this post is month and a half late, for my birthday… But hey, better late than never.

By the way… some of these stuff are things I would never have bought, or even think of buying right now. Not in any way shape or form… and the birthday thing is more of a haul rather than “the shit  I got” because most of my relatives just gave me straight up cash. The only thing I got as a gift is  a makeup bag from my mom. But hey, I’m still thankful. I really needed the cash at the time because I have clients and I ran low of things.

So, basically most stuff I got by myself are for clients.

Holiday Gifts I got:

Rimmel Stay Glossy Lip gloss in 330 Lily on Park Lane, this was given to me by my grandma; and I love it! I swear by it.

it was already so banged up when I remembered that I haven’t taken a photo of it…

Vintage (I don’t want to say old) Avon Eyebrow Powder; this was another thing from my grandma… she lives in the US though so I only see her every 3-4 years. The date on the packaging says 2000, this was made in the year 2000, I’m older than this product by only 5 years. She never used it though, the pattern on the product itself has never been disturbed… and I can see why; this brow powder is black, my grandma’s hair is light brown, naturally light brown. Why did she bought this? I don’t have any idea. But I do like this  though, I’m just glad that I don’t have sensitive skin, because a product this old can break-out a regular person easily.

I know that it looks brown on the photo, but in real life, it’s black.

Clinique Colour Surge Eyeshadow Duo (sparkling sage and daybreak), My cousin’s wife came home from Canada… and it just happens that he (my cousin) is the one who got my name when we draw lots for our exchange gifts, boy, was I lucky! I got high-end makeup, 6 pieces of them that I never thought I’ll have right now… this duo is one of those 6. And I’m in love with this.

 

Mac eyeshadow in Juxt, this one of the items I got from that exchange gift stated above. This shade has been discontinued for quite some time now, and I think that this one has been with my cousin’s wife for a long time; but it has never been used, there is not even any sign that it has been swatched. Now I am not complaining; even if this is a hand me down, I don’t fucking care, I’m thankful, since I can’t afford a single Mac eyeshadow with the way I’m living right now. And the budget for the exchange gift is only Php300.00 (Usd6.42) So the Clinique duo and this shade already exceed that budget.

Mac single eyeshadow in Golden Crown, again this shade has been discontinued for a while now, by for a while I mean since 2010. This shade was part of the collection called “A Tartan Tale” which was launched on October 2010. Again this was never used, never swatched, that pattern it has on the eyeshadow itself was still VERY clear when I got it.

Mac Satin Lipstick in Brave, this was supposed to be the lipstick that I will compare my fake ones to… sadly my mom “borrowed” it, and then borrow turned to “thank you for giving this to me” so basically she won’t be returning it. The shade doesn’t work for me though so… meh… Oh and this was brand new, still in the box and never been used.

Mac Lipglass in Revealing, I love this lip glass… sadly it has been discontinued. But this was still new and in the box when I got it. Yep, never been used.

 

Annabelle Smoothliner in Metal Daze, This is probably the only drugstore product out of the six products I got, this is also new, never been swatched, never been sharpened and I like it, it’s creamy, pigmented and it doesn’t budge until I remove it.

 

BIRTHDAY!

San san Matte Finish Foundation in Warm Almond, this is almost exactly my shade, and as off the moment, my most used foundation.

San san Matte Finish Foundation in Porcelain, The same foundation above, just way lighter, I got for the sole purpose of custom mixing.

San san eyelash curler, this is a pretty good curler; I’m impressed.

A lot of random supplies…

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A Cheap No Name Brush Set That I Got For A Very Good Price, I like this; great quality for Php159.00 (Usd3.40), they are synthetic and dyed.

Ever Bilena Pressed Powder in Natural, I got this for my fair skinned clients.

Avon Ideal White Foundation in Ivory Pink, this is the darkest shade available from this line…

Avon Simply Pretty Lipstick Lovestruck ColorBliss Lipstick in Mysterious Mauve, I love this lipstick so fucking much. This shade is amazing!

Disaar Hair Oil with Olive Oil… I love this thing.

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Epsa Hairspray. Again, I got this for my clients.

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Kiss Beauty Eyelash Glue… This is gooey AF… But it gets the job done so, fuck it.

 

 

This cheap 2 in 1 razor pack.

These Moonkini Blending Sponges. I like them, they are soft, and they get the job done.

Avon Makeup Bag, this is big, big enough to hold a lot of stuff for clients.

As you can see, most of the stuff I got for my birthday were “client-centric” or stuff for my kit. I took advantage of my extra cash to invest in my kit.

So, I hope you enjoyed reading this post. I hope you have a nice day and that’s all for now folks, see you all later! 😀

I’m Running Out of Face Powder Again… F*ck.

You see face powder is one of the staple makeup products here in the Philippines… and sometimes, some people even call their pressed/face powders foundation for some unknown reason. But really, what they’re using is face powder… not powder foundation.

So right now I’m in the middle of a huge makeup mishap… I’m running out of my staple product. You see a pan containing 10 grams of powder can only last me about two to three months. The problem with me is; I’m the type of person who buys one powder at a time; same with mascara. And I do not touch the products that I use on others; so yeah… I don’t have a back-up of my stuff.

Which is a big mistake… since the summer season in the Philippines is just around the corner. Who knows I might even make a summer inspired look and put it here.

Here is the three brands that I love!

Two of those are very affordable. One is a little bit out of my reach as off the moment. The first one is a Careline, the Shade up there is Natural but I also use Tan, since those are closest shades to my skin Tan is the closest one though, but when it’s not available I go to Natural, I tried using the shade chestnut… but fuck it’s too PINK!  The only shade I haven’t tried in this line, aside from white is honey; which I think would be a holy grail for me if only I can find it. It’s never sold in the my local department stores and drug stores. This powder costs Php150.00-Php175.00 depending on the store where you bought it, the refills are Php50.00-Php65.00. I always get the refills, each refill is 12 grams, worth of powder.

Now let’s go to San san. I know you always hear me talk about San san, it is actually a good brand; but it doesn’t get that much appreciation. I actually love a lot of things from that line, their eyeshadows are good, their mascara is good and the brand always has sales even though their stuff is already so fucking cheap. And I love their powder. It works, it’s cheap and it actually lasts.The powder costs Php125.00 at my town’s HBC, while refills are Php85.00.

Then there is this powder that I love so much that it sucks that I can’t afford it. This was a gift from my grandma who lives in U.S. This is lovely. I love it. This is medium to full coverage I literally do not need foundation when I wear this. But the price! The fucking price! This cost Php900.00-Php1,500.00 here in the Philippines depending on where you buy it. I don not have that much cash. I need to do three or more single person makeup gigs, or a single multi-person one to afford that.

Now here are other products that I haven’t tried… but I heard/read that they were good from other Filipino bloggers. I just haven’t tried them yet because they’re expensive. *insert nervous/awkward laugh here*

  1. ) Powders From Ever Bilena- Their face powder is actually Holly Grail status according to other bloggers. (The refill of the said powder is Php175.00 in my local drugstore). (UPDATE!!! )3/19/16… I found a refill for Php75.00 it’s 11 grams, and it’s amazing!)
  2. FS Cosmetics Pressed powder.
  3. Maybelline Clear Smooth Powder

These were the powders that I hear off most often.

Like I said before, powder is important here in the Philippines. So if you are a makeup beginner living in the Philippines or someone who wants to visit my home country who is looking for Philippine local makeup brands to try; I hope I helped you even just a little bit. 🙂

So I hope you all enjoyed reading. And See you all later. 😉

 

2016 Look no. 2: Brown Smokey Eyes (With Tutorial)

as usual you’ll see my winged liner here… I like winged liners… wings wings wings…

I’ve always been a fan of dark lips; unfortunately dark lips can look disastrous if you paired/coordinated it with the wrong eyeshadow combo, most of the time you just need to pair it with a toned down eye look… But sadly, I really don’t like that look; if I have a choice and the time, I’ll wear smokey eyes and over the top looks!

I even wear purple lipsticks to church. Don’t judge me, the older ladies there already do. 😉

So here, I did a smokey eye with a dark lip… you can always pair it with a different lip color, so don’t worry.

The first thing I did was the brows. I’m not really a fan of brow pencils… I know back in the days I always use pencils; but I realized that they do not give me the look that I want. So, I switched to powders.

Here I used two cheap-ass products; one is a brow kit/duo from Ashley Shine Cosmetics, the other is a clear mascara from A & W Cosmetics. The brush I used is the brow brush from the L.A. Girl Essential Makeup brush set.

The first thing I did is I prep my brows using the clear mascara; I let that set for a moment, then I proceed with the powders; I used the lighter one in the inner half, while I use the darker one on the tail.

Then I primed my eyes; I used the salmon corrector on my concealer wheel, since my lids are actually a little dark in real life and I do not want any of those darkness peeking through my shadow. Then I set that with a light yellow-toned eyeshadow to further hide the darkness and to make blending easier. The Eyeshadow is a San San CYO Eyeshadow in Soft Sun Glow, the brush is the eyeshadow brush from the same L.A. Girl brush set.

Now let’s go to the longest part of this post a.k.a the main event. The Eyeshadow. I used the darker brown shade from my Ever Bilena Matte Eyeshadow trio in tango, on my crease, then I blended that out with my Sigma P82 replica, then I took that lightest shade from an Avon 8-pan palette called the Greens, it is a white shade with gold shimmers, I applied that as a brow bone and inner corner highlight using my Ever Bilena small eyeshadow brush. Then I took the second to the lightest shade of the palette and I used that on the inner half of the lid. Then I took the dark metallic brown shade and used it on the outer half, I used two brushes from A & W, 007 and 008 respectively.

Then I blend the shades out using my Nichido brush no. 235 which is a tapered blending brush. after that I took my Nichido True Colors eyeshadow in Raisin wine, I applied that to my outer corner using an Avon lip brush that I use as a smudge/outer corner brush, and I blended the shade upwards towards the crease. Then I blended all the harsh lines with the same Nichido brush.

Then I went back to that dark metallic brown shade from the Avon palette; and I applied that on my lower lash line using a think angled brush from Avon.

Now For the liner; I used a cheap liner from a brand called Andrea Secret, yes no ‘s on that name. I got a duo that has a liquid liner side and a white retractable eyeliner. Of course I used the liquid side to create my winged liner. Then I used an itty-bitty Avon Simply Pretty Eyeliner pencil in black on my lower waterline.

Then it’s time for the face makeup… What I did here is not really my usual routine, but since it’s cold, and it the worship service I’ll be attending was the early morning one; by early morning I mean 5:30am. I thought that I’ll be able to pull off some liquid foundation! And I did pull it off thank you very much.

First I took three shades of concealers, well, two of them are correctors from my concealer wheel, the green toned corrector, the yellow-toned corrector and the lighter concealer shade. I used the yellow one on my under eye area, going down to my cheeks in an inverted triangle shape. Next I use the green one to correct the redness on my face. I blended the yellow one using my Sigma P80 replica and I used the Sigma P86 replica to blend the green one since I also did put some of those on the sides of my nose. Then I covered them up with lighter concealer from the wheel and blended the same areas with the same brushes.

After that I took two pumps of my San san HD foundation in Olive, that amount is enough to cover my face, neck and chest. I dotted it using clean fingers all over those areas, slightly avoiding that triangle I made earlier, then I blended that with a damp blending sponge from San san.

Then I set the under eye area with a yellow toned powder from the Ashley Shine Highlight 3D palette in no. 1, I applied the powder using the Sigma P88 replica, then I set the whole face using my San San Pressed Powder in no. 4 which I applied using a powder puff; I used patting motions to apply that powder.

I’m pretty sure that you are wondering why I am using a shade of foundation that is too light for me. Well, it is because that shade is the darkest shade available in San San’s whole line of cosmetics. To be honest most Filipino brands don’t even release any foundation as dark as that, this one is actually the darkest I found so far. As for powders, there are some that has a shade that is close to mine, but those are from brands that I cannot afford yet… and they are not really local.

I took the darker brown shade from the Ashley Shine Highlight 3D palette and I lightly contoured my cheekbones, nose, chin and forehead, I used a Noconi angled face brush to do that. Then I used the yellow shade again (but you can also use the white one) to highlight below my cheekbone contour, the center of my forehead and my nose; I used a very small blush brush from Allue. Then I blended my face and forehead area using a San San powder brush, then I blended the nose area using the Sigma P82 replica.

After that I took my San San blush mosaic in RSVPink and I used the blush shade for blush (duh…) and then highlight shade there to highlight my cheeks and my cupid’s bow. I used an Avon blush brush and a fan brush that I got cheaply… I do not know the brand. -_-

For the lips I used a Fake MAC lip liner that I am testing out in  a wine/brownish red color and a San San Creamy Matte (This is not matte!!!) in Really Red. I used some Avon Aero Volume Mascara in Black on the lashes and then I got ready for church! 😀

I didn’t use false lashes because I was in a hurry; but if I had the time, I would have used these:

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By the way; you can use whatever product you already have for this look, the products are not really necessary. 😀

the makeup look under a different lighting (I took these photos while I was in church’s rest room…)

Thank you for reading, have a nice day and see you all later! 😀

 

San San Thick Lash Waterproof Mascara Review

As promised, a month or so ago; I am now going to show you my review for my San san Thick Lash Waterproof Mascara.

 

I got this baby almost 4 months ago (I just got a new one recently to replace my last one), from HBC Los Banos. And like I said from my previous post about this; it is my holy grail and I love it.

Here is what the wand looks like:

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it is one of those silicone/plastic wands, and I actually find my self gravitating towards those kind, it has a lot of bristles on it , which is good for separating the lashes.

The formula is pretty good in my opinion, it is wet AF though, and it takes time for it to dry, but when it does, it does not budge, it does not flake at all, and it is waterproof, it actually resembles the texture of rubber a little bit, and it does not run when it get wet, it wot give you panda eyes, but it is not that hard to wash off. When you wipe it off with a wet wipe or a wet cotton ball, the color do not transfer, but you’ll see a lot of eraser shaving-like shit on the wipe; you know, when you use an eraser on paper and it leaves some shading of the eraser. It looks just like that.

Now for the smell… this shit does not smell good, if you are sensitive with bad smells, better pass this one up. But to me the smell doesn’t really matter, it’s not like I’m going to put it on my nose or my mouth. ( :-/ )

Now, I’ll let the photos I have speak for themselves about the effects of the mascara on the eyes:

Note the resolution of my phone camera SUCKS.

So this is how my lashes look like without the mascara. On every angle.

Now, here is how it looks like after I curled my lashes, and put on some mascara. See the difference?

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See, left-without, right-with.

And this shit holds the curl like a fucking vice grip, maybe it’s because of the rubber-like finish.

So this is my rating:

Packaging: 9/10 (I like that the packaging is metal, it has an “expensive feel” on it, despite being only Php145.00 (Usd3.07) it feels high end.)

Brush: 9/10 (I like it, it does great in separating the lashes and coating each lash with product.)

Formula: 8.5/10 (It is great, water proof, and mess free; but if you’re not careful, and you like wiggling mascara wand, you’ll end up with clumps.

Smell: 7/10 (weird AF, but still tolerable.)

Curl hold: this bitch is a fucking 10.

Price: 10/10 (Duh…)

Over all: 8.9/10

I dunno I just love this mascara, and it’s amazing. DONE!

❤ See You all Later. 😀

 

 

Cheap-*ss Haul! ;-)

Well it’s been a while since my last haul post (over a damn year ago)… The things I bought during that time is a bit more expensive compared to what I’m going to show all of you now. But if you are interested to read that I’ll link it “here” so if you have the time please check it out! 😀

Here are the beautiful little bitches!

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All in all I got nine items, from three different stores; HBC, Glory Sun and Mercury Drug. Here are the items:

From Mercury Drug:

Careline oil control face powder refill in Natural, which cost me Php65.00 (Usd1.39).

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From HBC:

-San san blending sponge, that I got for Php70.00 (Usd1.50 )and HBC Essensials Brow Razor, which I got for Php18.00 (Usd0.39).

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From Glory Sun:

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An Ashley Shine Color Eyebrow kit in number 2, this cost Php39.00 (Usd0.84).

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Two sets of Miss Beauty False lashes that cost me Php9.00 (Usd0.19) each.

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A set of Yi Na False Eyelashes in #01, which I got for Php22.00 (Usd0.47).

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Two bottles, the one on the left has a pump, while the other one has a spritzer. These retails for Php15.00 (Usd0.32) each.

Everything cost me Php262.00 (Usd5.62), which is not a bad amount for the number of items I bought… Because in the end having a bargain is better than going broke for getting stuff that you can barely pay for. Which is F*ck*ng stupid.

One of these days I might do a review for the sponge, eyelashes and the powder products; that is all for this post please take care. 🙂

My Favorite Mascara (as of the moment)(NOT a review)

Okay, I only have two criteria for choosing the best mascara; the price and the quality. If I can get a cheap mascara that works like magic then I’ll take it any f*cking time. In my four years of makeup usage, I have tried various (not too many since I  made a rule for myself: ‘ONE MASCARA AT A TIME’ due to the fact that  you can only have them for 3-4 months then you need to toss them) mascaras, from the drugstore.

Okay, let’s get deeper into that criteria shall we… Price; I have a limit when it comes to mascara prices, UNDER 200 Pesos ONLY (Php200.00 = Usd4.30) , but there were times when I flush my own rule down the toilet… like when I bought that AVON Super Drama Mascara , and that set from Ever Bilena that has 2 liners for free. But in the end, I didn’t like both that much… which is sad since I paid way too much for them, in a student’s point of view at least. Now for quality; I like a mascara that offers both volume and length at the same damn time. And when it comes to being waterproof, I wan’t them to withstand my extreme sweat, and not make me look like I cried a ton of tears with my mascara on. Which is not cute, by the way.

So, I came across this mascara when I visited my town’s local HBC, I got intrigued since I have also read some good reviews about this mascara from other blogs; when I researched “the best cheap mascaras in the Philippines” on google. I bought it, and tried it. At first I was irked when I tried putting it on with the usual way I put on my mascara; which is with a wiggling motion… when I did that I got major clumping on my lashes. The next time I put it on, I used the regular/normal way to put it. And it worked wonderfully! Aside from holding my curl like a damn vice grip, once it dries, it stays in place until you remove it and it clings to your lashes for it’s dear life. Another good thing is it never did flaked on me during the almost three months that I’ve been using it.

Here it is:

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my holy grail!

San san Thick Lash Mascara. I know that there are some of you who were familiar with the San san packaging in the past might say that this particular tube looks different; but yes it is the Thick Lash Mascara. The girl from HBC said that every single product of San san went through a make over last first quarter of 2015. And if you ask me, I love this packaging more than the past one; since it looks classier and looks a little bit more expensive. But still this is only Php145.00 (Usd3.12), which is definitely a steal for the quality.

If you guys want a full review of this, then please just ask, and I’ll be happy to do so. 😉

By the way like I said, this is not a review… and I paid for this with my own money. I’m not affiliated with San san in any way, I just happen to love this mascara so f*cking much. 😀 ❤