Saturday, June 12, 2010

My favourite things from May

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1. My Beauty Diary mask in Japanese Cherry Blossom

I first got to try this variety thanks to Yasumi, and loved the smell, so I had to pick up a box on my vacation. It has a lovely cherry blossom smell - not too overpowering, and more pleasant than the Bath and Body Works version. The mask itself is quite hydrating and soothing as well. For some reason this version isn't sold in the Asian supermarkets here.

2. Mary Kay Ultimate mascara


Already reviewed here, but to sum up I find the mascara adds just the right amount of volume and length. It doesn't clump at all, and doesn't smudge easily either. Perfect if you want a natural but better look.

3. Marcelle Minerals eyeshadow in Playa

I didn't think much of this eyeshadow at first, because it creased easily as an all-over lid wash. However as a brow highlighter it performs superbly. The colour is a beiged champange with some shimmers, just right to highlight under the brow, and because it is a loose shadow it blends easily with whatever colour you use in the crease to soften any harsh edges.

4. Etude House Peach Cheek Blusher in 05 Happy Peach

Great blush for spring - it adds a hint of peach colour to your cheeks. Best suited for lighter skintones.

5. Canmake cream blush in 07 Coral Orange (LE)

This product has to be one of my favourite blushes ever! The consistency is perfect - easy to blend, not too greasy, and doesn't break me out. The colour does not have any shimmer nor is it fully matte, but it has a glow of its own.

6. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar in Pageant


I'm loving bright pinks for the warmer weather, and this is a gorgeous, pigmented fuchsia pink. Definitely a must if you are considering trying out the Lip Tars. Be warned though, it can stain your fingers if you don't wash it off promptly.

7 comments:

Cinnabunnie said...

oooooh im lemming at those goodies now.. :P
need to get my hands on the canmake and etude house products. good excuse to go to Asia now, no?

Askmewhats said...

My Beauty Diary is part of your list! Yayness!

FB @ FabulouslyBroke.com said...

i think I am getting obsessed with makeup now. Especially with eyeshadows, now that I have the WHOLE range of eyeliners I could possibly and would possibly wear (green, blue, grey, brown, bronze)....

Now I just need more neutral eyeshadows and I'm done ;)

Hey, any chance you could go into Blogger > Settings and burn a full feed? I can't read it at work, but I can in my emails except your full feed doesn't come through

thanks in advance!

fuzkittie said...

Woot MBD!! Love it~ Now I wanna try the Canmake blusher!

Old Cow said...

I am glad that you liked the mask. YAAAAAAAAAAY for me being a cunning enabler.

I agree about the Canmake cream blush - I love em all!! Not that I have them all - I WANT THEM ALL!!

Liz said...

I can get My Beauty Diary easily here in Taipei. If you need any, give me a shout (offer stands till mid August, as I'm moving back to Europe shortly after that!).

mayaari said...

that canmake blusher looks great for summer! i have pink and peach (or maybe it's orange?) and i've been using them more than my powder blushes lately

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