theBalm Mr. Write (Now)™ Eyeliner Pencils

Did you read my previous entry about my current favourite eyeshadow theBalm Nude Dude® Nude Eyeshadow Palette?

This time round, I want to share with you Mr. Write (Now)™ Eyeliner Pencils from theBalm!! 😀 THE COLOURS ARE SO GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!! There are a total of 8 colours~~~ Thank you SaSa Singapore and Stephanie! 😀
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theBalm Mr. Write (Now)™ Eyeliner Pencils

We have a Mr. Write (Now) for every day of the week… and then some! Meet this new collection of attractive eyeliners that are truly easy on the eyes. These pencils deliver the long-lasting color you’ve been looking for, and have built-in sharpeners so they are always ready when you are. With high payoff, eight wearable shades, and a satin smooth texture, we understand why your eyes wander- but rest assured, your eyeliner won’t!

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I was really shocked but feeling ultra super duper happy because I have 8 different Eyeliners to try! I really don’t have to spend money on any cosmetics!! 😀 😀 <3 <3 <3 Check out the 8 gorgeous colours and swatch below! Continue reading

K-Palette 2way Eyebrow Pencil and Eyepencil

I received a truckload of products from Cozy Cot but I have yet to try most of them! 😛 😛 😛 I will share with you one of my favourite Japanese cosmetics brand K-PALETTE with you!! I shared about K-PALETTE products many times and this time I want to share with you the NEW REAL LASTING 2WAY EYEBROWN PENCIL 24HRS and REAL LASTING EYEPENCIL 24hr! <3

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Sakura is a must-see for anyone who loves Japan! I have yet to go during the peak Ohanami (Sakura-watching) period but I did see another kind of Sakura! I can’t wait to go back to Japan! 😀
Let me share with you the K-Palette 2way Eyebrow Pencil first.

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Shop at Luxola and Save Money!

Last year, I went to Luxola’s One Night Stand Party and received a couple of products! Thank you! I was having so many backlogs and thus the super late post for this! (Actually I still have many backlogs… Sorry!) I will share with you some products I received.

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Sleek Maximum Impact Eyeshadow in Tangy and Ruby

This fabulous compact has 18 must have shades, which include colours from neutral shades to shades that will stand out and really make an impact! Each shade can be mixed and matched to create contrast, alternatively shades can be used on their own for single intensity. The incredibly fine texture of the powders glide on easily leaving behind an even, shimmering film of colour.

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 I only applied one layer for both the colours and the texture is so soft and blends easily onto my skin. Sometimes, we should apply louder colour and trust me, you will definitely brightened up! 😀

Next I want to share with you is a super super affordable cosmetics brand called wet n wild! We were told that the cosmetics start from S$4.90, and I asked… “WHAT?? Is it $4.90 or $14.90? How can it be so cheap???!!” lol lol. It is crazy that you can get such affordable cosmetics in Singapore, and I do not dare to get them. (However, Maybelline is like super cheap in US too!!! Singapore is like 4 times more expensive -_-).  I received 4 products from wet n wild.

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Fast Dry Nail Color

  • One coat dries in 60 seconds
  • Vivid, enhanced colors apply smooth for streak-free, even coverage
  • ManiCurve™ Brush is designed with a flat rod for ideal liquid dispersion and a rounded bristle tip to hug nail curves for perfect application
  • 3-Free! Formaldehyde, toluene, and phthalate free!

MegaLast® Salon Nail Color

  • A revolutionary resin polymer system for exceptional color adhesion
  • Calcium and mineral fortified to help prevent nail discoloration
  • 3-Free! Formaldehyde, toluene, and phthalate free!
  • Our ManiCurve™ Pro Brush! It’s absolutely incredible! The rod is flat so the liquid drains down to the bristles equally, and the rouded bristles hug your nail curves perfectly!

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I only applied one layer and look at how gorgeous these 2 colours are! I love both colours so I can’t decide which I prefer! Both has super easy application, and no smudge at how since both dries pretty fast.

Color Icon™ Blusher (Pearlescent Pink)

  • Silky-smooth, lightweight formula
  • Buildable to create a transparent sheen or a radiant pop of color
  • A special blend of treated nylon powders provides long-lasting color
  • Dermatologist-tested

MegaLast® Lip Color (Coral-line)

  • 4-hour longwearing lip colors leave a semi-matte cream finish
  • Hyaluronic Microspheres adhere to lips to make them long-lasting
  • An exclusive polymer complex make your lips cushiony and plump
  • Natural marine plant extracts coenzyme Q10 and vitamins A & E help smooth lips
  • Winner of the Allure Best of Beauty Award!

Last but not least, it is the blusher and lipstick! I kept using the lipstick! Even though the lipstick is very cheap, priced at only S$6.90, it definitely is super lasting (lasted after lunch) and the colour is just so nice!!

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Like the rest of the swatches, I applied only 1 layer and check out how intense the lip stick colour is!

Last and not least (again!! lol), here is a super act cute photo of me with the colourful lollipop rubber bands (which I lost most of them!), and the Maybelline Pink Alert Lipstick (POW 1) I received! I really love how bright and intense the bright pink looks like. I carry this in my makeup pouch all the time since this lipstick instantly make me look more energetic when I applied it!

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I hope you enjoyed reading this short and sweet entry. I will be back for more posts so I can clear my backlogs! 😛

You can get the above beauty products at Luxola. If you are my friend or have been following me, you will know that I often shop online and save money!!!

♥ ETUDE HOUSE ♥ Precious Mineral Any Cushion in Natural Beige

羊年行大運!身體健康幸福快樂!

Happy Chinese New Year!!!!!!!! My little Rara is born in the year of the sheep (as well as my dad! hehe)!!! I went a little crazy with the sheep ornaments!! Wooly the sheep, Goatie and Alpacasso Sheep with two ribbons wishes you big big fortune!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <3

Today, I want to share with you Part 2 of the ETUDE HOUSE skincare that I received thanks to Cozycot! You can read about AC Clinic Intense Pink Powder Spot + Precious Mineral BB Cream Perfect Fit that I shared previously! This time, I want to share with you Precious Mineral Any Cushion in Natural Beige! I LOVE CUSHION MAKEUP SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!! I shared about a number of Cushion Makeups and you can read them if you haven’t! 😀

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ETUDE HOUSE Precious Mineral Any Cushion is a cushion soaked in foundation, it can be both a bb or cc cream. Housed in a chunky compact with second lid/compartment for the puff that prevents the foundation from drying. This 6-in-1 almighty cream foundation cushion UV protection (SPF50+/PA+++) + Sebum control + Whitening + Tone correcting + Anti-wrinkle + Moisturizing.

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  • Whitening: Contains Pearl Mineral Powder and Niacinamide to help keep skin sleek and in a clean condition for long time to avoid darkening
  • Moisturizing: ‘Moisture-Lock’ formula is applied to hold moisture inside of skin layer to keep skin hydrated over a long time
  • Smoothing: It contains sebum controlling powder to prevent skin getting oily and greasy. It is applied smoothly over the skin providing a flawless coverage with a natural luminous finish

The Precious Mineral Any Cushion is also free of preservatives, talc, oil, waxes, and other chemicals that can irritate skin and cause breakouts. <3

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Direction of use: After skin care, apply the Precious Mineral Any Cushion onto puff and apply smoothly to the face along the texture of skin. Lightly dab the puff over uneven area around forehead or cheekbone.

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You can definitely see in my photo after applying Precious Mineral Any Cushion, my skin definitely feels fairer and smoother immediately!! 😀 The Pearl Mineral Powder contains pearl (sparkly particles) to make my skin looks brighter from all angles *KIRA KIRA*~ My skin feels hydrated the whole day and doesn’t feel oily. ^^

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After my full makeup, then I am confident throughout the day and there is no need for touch up! The photo below was taken without flash.

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And since I mentioned before, I am super particular about how my face makeup looks like in a photo with flash! I LOVE how flawless the Cushion made my skin looks like even under flash!!! 😀 😀 😀

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I still have many ETUDE HOUSE products to share with you~~~ LOL!!!!! Everyone loves ETUDE HOUSE RIGHT!!!!!!!!!! Meanwhile, be sure to like ETUDE HOUSE FACEBOOK and also visit Cozycot for more updates!

Don’t forget to my kitties’ instagram and also mine!! 😛

♥ ETUDE HOUSE ♥ AC Clinic Intense Pink Powder Spot + Precious Mineral BB Cream Perfect Fit

Hello Girls and Boys!!!!!!!!! As promised in my previous post, I will try my best to update my blog at least twice a week! 😛 I also decided that I’ll share with you a quote at the start of my blog every time from now on! One of the quotes that I shared earlier this week! Everyday should be this kind of day! 🙂

Time for #aquoteaweek! Everyday should be this kind of day!

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This time round, I want to share with you 2 products from ETUDE HOUSE amongst the generous amount of products I was given!! <3 Thank you COZYCOT and ETUDEHOUSE~~ <3

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The two products that I want to share in this entry are the AC Clinic Intense Pink Powder Spot & Precious Mineral BB Cream Perfect Fit!


♥ ETUDE HOUSE ♥ AC Clinic Intense Pink Powder Spot 

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Formulated with Salicylic Acid and Hinoki Cypress, AC Clinic delivers trouble care. Pink Powder alleviates trouble swelling on contact to minimize damage.

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Comes with cotton swabs for application.

Directions

Do not shake bottle. After facial care, allow powder to settle at the bottom. Perpendicularly dip cotton swab into bottle to draw powder form bottle.

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Use swab to dab trouble spots and acne with swab tip to coat with powder. I had a painful acne on my forehead and the AC Clinic Intense Pink Powder Spot came at a useful time! You can see the collage as per below.

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Picture 1: You can see my acne on my forehead

Picture 2: Apply a layer of Pink Powder spot on affect area

Picture 3: On the morning after I woke up, and you can see that the acne has improved much better just after 1 night.

Picture 4: On Day 2, the acne is almost gone after using the AC Clinic Intense Pink Powder Spot! YAY! 😀

Some caution to take note of when using the product.

  1. For external use only.
  2. Avoid contact with eyes.
  3. Keep out of reach of children.
  4. Discontinue use if signs of irritation and/or rash appear.

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This BB Cream comes with a “double layer cover formula” that perfectly covers imperfections and areas with uneven skin tone for smooth, bright, and flawless skin.

Directions

Apply Precious Mineral BB Cream Perfect Fit to all areas of the face. Pat to finish.

On the picture below, I actually applied too much for my hand surface. 😛 And you can clearly see the difference between the before and after!!

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REVIEW: Somehow the Precious Mineral BB Cream Perfect Fit just need like pea-size to apply for my whole face! I don’t know why and I am super amazed by how soft and smooth as it blends very easily and evenly onto my skin! As promised, my skin tone becomes brighter and smooth!! Also, the Precious Mineral BB Cream Perfect Fit is the only makeup for my face and it amazingly lasted the whole day staying flawless without the need to touch-up! LOVE IT! <3

Below are 2 unedited photos of me using the Precious Mineral BB Cream Perfect Fit without flash and with flash! I am very particular about how a foundation looks like on the photos especially with flash! I don’t want to look like a ghost or have cakey patchy looking skin. The Precious Mineral BB Cream Perfect Fit looks so perfect on photos without any difference between my face and neck even though I didn’t apply on my neck.

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Last but not least, here are some cautions to take note of when using it. 😉

  1. Use only as directed.
  2. Avoid storing in high and low temperatures and areas exposed to direct sunlight.
  3. Cease use if problems arise.

Be sure to like ETUDE HOUSE FACEBOOK and also visit Cozycot for more updates!

Shupette: Sweet Kylila Inspired makeup

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Kyaaaaa~ I went to kitties’ paradise when I saw this shu uemura x Karl Lagerfeld collaborate #Shupette!!! THE PACKAGING IS JUST SO ME!! Pink, sliver, cat, furry kitty cat… these all equal to KIYORA! *PURRS*

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Can you see that even the box has glittery shimmer!!!!!!! THIS IS KIYORA~~ *kira kira*~P1190179

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The Shupette has it all eyes and lips palette has a good range of eyeshadow and lips for all kinds of looks! As i mentioned previously, I want to create different looks using Shupette!! However, I am so sorry but I only had time to do a Kylila look!!P1190181

So, let us analyze the unique features of Kylila~~~~ she is the perfect paper fluffy white far, with pink ears and nose, and soul-piercing yellow eyes! She is the most beautiful cat in the world!! LOL! At least to me and the family~~~ <3

Step 1: Apply the pink gold eyeshadow all over the top of the skin of my eye.

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Step 2: Apply the pink eyeshadow on the outer 1/3 of my top eyelid, and the 1/2 inner corner of my lower eyelid. DSCN0553 DSCN0554 DSCN0558

Basically that is my easy Kylila makeup eyeshadow using Shupette. lol!!!

Step 3: Apply eyeliner thinly and closely to my eyelashes with a bit of cateye hook at the end. It is important for this step to be very precise and thin as I want to create the sweet romantic and innocent Kylila look! Too much eyeliner will not succeed! 😛

Eyeliner I used is my trusty canmake liquid eyeliner and mascara is toofaced better than sex mascara. REALLY VERY AWESOME!!!

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Step 4: I chose the lightest and sweetest pink lip gloss from Shupette! Remember, the main color for Kylila’s makeup is pink~~~~ and sweet! ^^DSCN0567

Step 5: Last but not least, I applied JILL STUART blusher to complete my Kylila’s makeup! 😀

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What do you think? Do you like my Kylila’s makeup??? I am so sad that I didn’t win the #Shupette Instagram contest.. 🙁 However, Kylila is still the most gorgeous cat in the whole universe! 😛DSCN0574

MERRY CHRISTMAS MY GORGEOUS READERS!!!! I hope that you will follow me through another fabulous year ahead! May all the love, luck, health, money and everything you wish to come to you! Remember that only good things can happen to you and me!!! *BEAMS*

Christmas Shopping at 65emall

I am a very experienced buyer from Taobao using 65daigou, but many of my friends will ask me “Eh, where did you get this so cheap?? HOW TO ORDER FROM TAOBAO? Why Taobao all in chinese?! I don’t know how to order! ” lol lol!

Now you don’t have to worry even if you don’t know Chinese! You can shop for cheap cheap stuff from 65emall! It is a Taobao aggregator which offers products including Home & Living, Fashion, Electronics, Toy & Kids & Baby, Travel, Beauty, Sports etc.

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The differences between getting items from 65emall as compared to Taobao:

  • Listings are in English
  • More than 80,000 items to choose from
  • All the products are carefully selected by our professional buyers.
  • All items are eligible for exchange or refund within 7 days from the date of purchase if:
    • It is the wrong colour/size/model etc.
    • It is damaged
    • There is a malfunction

It is a breeze to shop in 65emall since the layout is very user friendly and look at how CHEAP THE PRICES ARE!!

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These are what I got for myself and my kitties this Christmas! 😀 😀 😀

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Christmas presents for my kitties!! So cute!!

Slippers Squeaky Toy $3.90, Animal Rope Chew Tug Fetch Toy $4.90 and Cats Scratch Mat $7.90!

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Rara told me thank you for the cute gifts~~ ^^

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Then actually all the products are packed nicely individually! However, I was too excited and ripped open the plastic bags. lol lol~ check out the packed Tily Sweet Bow Zip Around Cross Shoulder Bag that I got at only $9.90!

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Isn’t this bag super cute?? 😀

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Last but not least, 65emalll even has cosmetics!!! I got myself my first STYLE NANDA 3 CONCEPT EYES LIP COLOR BELLA at only $25.90! <3

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LOL~~ sorry ah I am too bored and free!! 😛

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So happy that I got my first 3 CONCEPT EYES LIP COLOR  matte lipstick in BELLA #501. This vampire burgundy color which is very popular in winter/autumn makeup, transforms dull make up into a unique and chic makeup. EXCITED!!!!! I’ve already applied BELLA on my lips and I love it!

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I really love this color as it is really unique and sexy~~~ haha!!

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Let me share with you what is currently happening at 65emall!!!!

  1. Advent Calendar featuring different offer/giveaway every day till Christmas – http://www.65emall.com/Campaign/AdventCalendar2014
  2. $100 shopping trips giveaway – http://www.65emall.com/Campaign/giveaway2014
  3. Origami challenge giveaway – Residents staying near Thomson Plaza and shoppers at Marina Square will receive this Christmas tree origami. Flyer holders can simply follow the instruction on the flyer and complete the Christmas tree origami, post it on Instagram/Facebook and tag @65emall. Winner will get a pair of Reindeer!

For this post, please use the following hyperlinks:-

Visit 65emall now and start shopping now! Do remember to LIKE 65emall Facebook for more news and updates!

CYBER COLORS BLACK LABEL FOUNDATION SERIES for Flawless and Ageless Skin

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I received the CYBER COLORS BLACK LABEL SERIES, and the series is currently available at SaSa Singapore! All are made in Japan~~~ Love love Japan!! 😀 Thank you Stefanie and Avery~~ <3

The BLACK LABEL SERIES is a rich and skin-loving textured foundation that provides high coverage with lustrous, dewy finish that stays fresh all day.

Formulated with a blend of precious herbal essences – Reishi, Ginseng, Angelica and Cordceps, to unveil the natural beauty of Asian women.

It also diminishes the appearance of pores, dark eye circles, and fines lines, creating a flawless, and radiance skin. It also said to deliver a continuous surge of essential hydration, regulates sebum for all-day comfort and coverage and helps skin appear firmer, more contoured and ageless!

Much more than a makeup, the Series also tackles uneven skin tone, dehydration, oily skin and other skin problems. Its delicate and lightweight texture creates the most luxurious and perfect complexion, a skin glowing with charm and youth.

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These are the 4 items that I received from SaSa Singapore:

  1. BLACK LABEL ESSENCE UV CREAM FOUNDATION SPF18 PA++
  2. BLACK LABEL ESSENCE UV LIQUID FOUNDATION SPF18 PA++
  3. BLACK LABEL ESSENCE SILKY LOOSE POWDER
  4. BLACK LABEL ESSENCE UV POWDER FOUNDATION SPF 23 PA++

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You can choose to use either the ESSENCE UV CREAM FOUNDATION SPF18 PA++ or the BLACK LABEL ESSENCE UV LIQUID FOUNDATION SPF18 PA++! Check out the different benefits below~

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BLACK LABEL ESSENCE UV CREAM FOUNDATION SPF18 PA++
Its rich and nourishing, though never sticky, texture effectively smooths out fine lines, diminishes pores, pigmentation and all other imperfections. Delivers a continuous surge of essential hydration, regulates sebum for all-day comfort and coverage and helps skin appear firmer, more contoured and ageless.

Usage: After applying Black Label Essence UV Moisture Base, apply evenly on face and neck by sponge or foundation brush.

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The texture of the cream is slightly thicker as compared to the Liquid foundation (obviously). I like this as it has better coverage and does a great job of controlling sebum. 🙂 However, I actually prefer the liquid foundation as it is lighter on the skin.

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BLACK LABEL ESSENCE UV LIQUID FOUNDATION SPF18 PA++
Formulated with Pore Gradation Powder, this moisturizing and lightweight liquid foundation blends into the skin with perfect evenness for the look and feel of bare skin. Herbal essence infuses skin with nutrients and moisture, leaving it smooth, soft and conditioned. Prevents melanin production and pigmentation.

Usage: After applying Black Label Essence UV Moisture Base, apply evenly on face and neck by sponge or foundation brush.

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I really like this LIQUID FOUNDATION as it is super lightweight and blends into my skin easily and creates even over all tone for my skin! I don’t even feel nor look like I am wearing any foundation but my skin looks so good! I don’t even need to use concealer! (Actually I don’t know how to use concealer. lol) Also, my skin feels moisturized, soft and smooth! Actually I thought I can step out of the house with my skin like this in the photo below. 😀 😀 😀

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Looks not bad right, I feel that I can step out of the house like this! Especially now that my eyebrow shape is changed by my facial therapist and the eyelash and eyebrow serum I bought from SaSa! 😛  For your information, it is the MARVALA double eyelash. I swear by it!!!!

Next up, I used the ESSENCE SILKY LOOSE POWDER to prolong my make-up and to create a matte look!

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BLACK LABEL ESSENCE SILKY LOOSE POWDER
Silky smooth, extremely fine and comfortable. Its soft-focus and skin-perfecting formula diffuses light and gives skin a flawless finish. Complexion glows with natural radiance, appears fresh and luminous all day long.

Usage: After applying Black Label Essence UV Liquid Foundation or Cream Foundation, use a makeup puff or brush to apply the powder lightly onto face for long-lasting makeup.

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Yay!! The loose powder is enough to last me through the day with matte and moisturized looking skin, but if you need to do a touch up anytime in the day, you can also get the BLACK LABEL ESSENCE UV POWDER FOUNDATION SPF 23 PA++!

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BLACK LABEL ESSENCE UV POWDER FOUNDATION SPF 23 PA++
A skin-loving textured compact combines Complex Powder and Moisturizing Powder that builds up a moisturizing film on your skin and controls excess sebum. Micro Powder reflects light and brings radiance to dull, uneven-toned and lifeless skin. Dark eye circles, wrinkles and pores are diminished.

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Muahaha, to tell you the truth, I brought this out with me whenever I used any of the BLACK LABEL FOUNDATION series, but I didn’t ever use it once. The cream/liquid foundation is long-lasting enough for a good work day so… there isn’t much need to use it. :PPPPP So if you are thinking of trying the BLACK LABEL, maybe you should get the cream/liquid foundation + loose powder first and see if you will need the powder foundation for touch-up! Sorry ah SaSa.. I have to be truthful to my readers. HEHE!!!!

GO TO ANY SASA SINGAPORE NOW TO TRY THE BLACK LABEL!! LET’S all have soft and moisturized beautiful skin~~ <3

So, I am all ready to step out of the house with my full make-up!!!!! I think being a woman is really a very very fun thing! I can change my makeup and then I look different everyday! 😀

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Do you like this makeup I did?? This time round, I got this idea from SHU UEMURA Korean instagram!!

I died when I saw the the KARL LAGERFELD + SHU UEMURA Collection that feature KARL LAGERFELD’s cat Choupette! SO FRICKING CUTE!!! CATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *PURRS* As I also got myself the Shupette has-it-all eye & lip palette!! I will create makeup inspired by my 4 kitties!

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This is what SHU UEMURA Korea did the different cats inspired makeup ~~

So the first sneak peek I want to share is Kylila inspired makeup!! XD Basically, I took the pink from her nose and ears + yellow and black from her eyes to create this sweet Kylila look! I loveeeeeeeeee it!! Thank you Kylila for being an inspiration!! I’ll share the tutorial for this in a bit and also my other kitties’ inspired look! *muahs*

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