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Lip glosses are great! For me, it is one of the make-up products that I always keep it in my purse. Every 3-6 months, we really have to toss some of them away (for sanitary reason). Therefore, finding a replacement is so much fun. Are you looking for new lip glosses right now? Here are some interesting pieces you may want to try.

Estée Lauder – Pure Color Gloss – Mod Poppy

It is a long lasting, non-sticky and rich in texture lip gloss. That’s why many women love it. There are several colors and shades for you to choose. The color really pays off when you apply. It will give a soft, yet sophisticated look, just perfect for every season.

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Yves Saint Laurent – Golden Gloss – Golden Carnation

It gives you a glow on your lips, they will look full and plumped. It is not a lip plumper but the texture and shimmers in the product will create an effect of shine. The texture is light and smooth. You will feel great applying and the lasting power is decently long. This is one of the best sellers around the world. Give yourself a treat of luxury! (It contains 0.2% of 24 carats gold)

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Revlon – Super Lustrous Lip Gloss – Pink Persuit

This lip gloss is for a good cause, 10% of sales will go to a foundation research to fight breast cancer. Beside that, this is a very affordable product. The formulation is rich, smooth and creamy.  The texture is so glossy and shine. It is a long lasting lip gloss that you will love.

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Nars – Lip Gloss – Tempest

Nars describes as a warm rose shade. Well, it is. The color is beautiful and the texture is very shiny. You can feel the smoothness when applying. The lasting power is quite decent. This color can go with almost every skin tone. The color is well paid off. It is perfect for a soft and sophisticated look.

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MAC – To the beach tinted lip glass – Splashing

This collection is going strong. Tinted lip glass from MAC is one of the most popular products out there. Regarding to the shade Splashing, it makes us want to try because it is so sheer and so shine. The color is very beautiful. The texture is amazing. It is a bit sticky but that helps the product to last longer on your lips.


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You might be looking for great concealers that suit your skin type. With a warmer weather, we need something that stays on under the heat and has a long lasting power. There are some great products out there that obtain quite good recommendations. I always have a concealer in my make-up bag. During summer, I rarely need a liquid foundation. To get a non-greasy look, I just apply a concealer and setting powder then I am good to go! Here are some that you may want to try. Enjoy!

Estée Lauder – Double Wear Stay-in-Place Concealer SPF 10

It gives you a great coverage, easy to blend and does not get cakey during the day. Many love it because it does not set into your fine lines. Under eyes will be brighten up instantly. You will look for fresh and awake throughout the day. It has a great lasting power. SPF 10 is great for protecting under eye area from UV ray. This product will cover puffiness and blemishes on your face. Gotta try it!

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Chanel – Pro Lumiere Correcteur Professional Finish Concealer

It gives you a high definition coverage. The product goes smoothly and blends easily. You can apply to cover redness and blemishes, it creates a flawless look on your skin. The formulation is creamy, does not get dry too quickly. The price may be high, but the product lasts such a long time, you only need a tiny bit to apply. Many shows us a lot of love to this concealer, because it does not crease and it stays on for several hours.

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Lancôme Effacernes Concealer

The packaging is great, you just need to squeeze small amount directly from the tube. It give a high coverage with natural look. You will feel like it blends into your skin and does not crease or sets into fine lines. Your face will look fresh with a natural glow. It gives a dewy and velvet finish. Some of ladies said they don’t need any foundation at all,  you just apply only concealer and you’re good to go. If you are looking for a quick fix, the this concealer is for you.

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L’Oreal Touche Magique Concealer

Now we’re moving down to an affordable price. This concealer does the magic plus the price is so inexpensive. Product formulation is smooth, create a nice finish look. It is perfect for under eye area, they will be brighten up and you will look refreshed in the sudden. It provide a relatively high coverage and the lasting power is very long. L’Oreal should be proud! Finally there is a much love concealer in the market.

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Benefit Powderflage Concealer

It is to be used under eye area. Many people are skeptical about this product at first, but I swear by this, it works like a miracle. Yes, it is a powder, you can use it as a setting product under your eyes after you applied some foundation or light cream concealer. It does not go into fine lines and it stays put almost 24 hours. You can be sure that it will give us a fresh look all day and night. The price is high, yes I know… but the product last very long. You will not disappoint if you need something to give you a natural look with fresh face.

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Bobbi Brown Corrector

If you have a severe darkness under your eyes, this concealer will do a great job for you. It provide a maximum coverage without looking unusual. You need just a tiny amount, be careful not to pad on too much because it will look cakey with excessive product. A slight sheer is perfect and it will cover like there is no blemishes. The texture is amazingly smooth and creamy, you can use your fingers to blend into your skin.

What is your favorite concealer? Leave the comments below! Have a great day.

Mascara for maximizing lash volume, you may want to check out these products.

1. Diorshow Extase – Oversize Lashes Look: thank you to a new invention of “Diorshow Extase Mascara Volume Oversize Black Extase”, we can now experience a fabulous mascara that will enhance your eye lashes.

2. Clinique High Impact Mascara – Tons of Volumes: The texture of mascara itself gives a slight perfume smell. There are 2 colors in this collection, brown and black. It does give curves to your lashes that will look gorgeous and high volume.

3. Shiseido Perfect Mascara – Maximum Volume: It will extend your lashes, gives volume and illuminate lash lines. What’s not to love about this?

4. Estée Lauder Turbolash All Effects Motion Mascara – Vibrant Look: The bristles is designed to lift lashes’ roots. The color and texture are carbon black. It will create intense volumizing lashes.

5. Lancome Hypnose Drama – Yes to the volume! Curving bristles will help enhancing your lashes and intensify the look.

Ladies, no mascara is perfect. Of course, one can be better than others but taking sometime to find a mascara you like could be a great idea. If you love big lashes, you will love to try those!

1. Illamasqua “Liar” – It is a quirky shade of pink, which has a blue undertone. This is a very matte finish with high level of pigmentation, great for achieving 60s retro look.

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2. Read My Lips “Scoop” – It is a vitamin-packed jojoba and olive oil-based lipstick. The Balm Read My Lips Lipstick’s creamy formula is infused with hydrating ingredients like vitamins A and E, leaving behind a press-worthy pout. Like your favorite daily paper, Read My Lips tubes are 100% recyclable and the lipsticks are infused with a delicious vanilla- mint scent.

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3. Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream Lip Protectant Stick SPF 15 – Good for all skin types. 8-Hour Cream in a portable stick form with an SPF 15. This stick protects and helps relieve chapped, cracked, dry lips, and also provides an occlusive barrier to prevent moisture loss. It also fights free radicals and prevents environmental damage. The added bonus of SPF 15 stops damage caused by exposure to the sun.

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4.Clinique “Black Honey” – This semi-sheer berry shade, ‘Black Honey’, works really well with darker skin tones. The Almost Lipstick range will also appeal to those of you that dislike thick, cloying lipsticks as it feels more like a tinted lip balm and doesn’t require constant reapplication.

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5. Lancôme ‘L’Absolu Rouge 132’ – It contains SPF 12 making it suitable for the ultimate in high-maintenance glamor. It is smooth and highly comfortable texture wraps your lips in an velvety sensation.. Also the stick is enriched with compounds such as the Moisture Locker Complex and ceramide it helps preserve lips natural hydration, and reinforces lips barrier function. L’Absolu Rouge moisturizes for up to 8 hours after application.

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6. Revlon “Nude Attitude” – Nude lipsticks can be awkward to get right as lips naturally vary in color. The trick is to choose a shade that makes your teeth look whiter and your skin brighter, giving your face warmth and definition. This one contains subtle caramel undertones.

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7. Bobbi Brown “Sandwash Pink” – For a natural look, Bobbi Brown’s make-up range is hard to beat. This best-selling shade, ‘Sandwash Pink’, is flattering to most skin tones. A great shade for everyday use. This creamy semi-matte lipstick gives lips instant polish with rich full coverage.

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8. Estee Lauder Pure Color Lipstick 118 “Bois De Rose” – It is creamy and ultra hydrating Pure Color Lipstick. Intense and long wearing, Pure Color Lipstick creates maximum impact and drama on your lips. Formulated with Vitamins C, E and intense moisturizers, lips are conditioned and moisturized for a silky smooth and alluring pout. Delicately fragranced with a fresh fig scent.

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9. Chanel Rouge Coco Lipstick in #5 Mademoiselle –  It is a lightweight lip color, glides on for easy application, and features a Hydratendre complex to help soften, soothe and condition lips – even boosting their ability to hold in moisture – for a plumper, smoother and healthier-looking appearance.

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10. Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte- Peach Passion – Rouge Volupté’s luxurious and lush outer packaging reveals a creamy lipstick that leaves your lips nourished, feeling smooth, soft, and looking glossy.  It’s a vibrant pinky peach coral colour that just brightens up my entire face.

We all love to get new make-up items. But what happen after you bought them? Taking care of those products is a key to make them last longer. Some of items do not last for years, it is time to toss a few away. Your skin is more sensitive than you think. You do not want to risk breaking out, do you? Let’s see how we could take care of make-up we have.

1. Sanitize : You can start by using a wipe that has an element of alcohol. If you drop lipsticks on the floor, you will have to sanitize by rubbing it with alcohol and let it sit until it dries. Any wands on you lip glosses need to be sanitized from time to time. It does touch some bacteria from outside when you slide it out and touch your lips.

2. Smell and Notice: Sniffing and smelling really help you to determine whether to keep it or to toss it. Lipsticks do give a very funky smell when it turns bad. Normally it should not be on your shelf more than 2 years. Try to remember when did you buy them, or checking their expiration dates if it said on the label. Powder eye shadow can last for years, but again if it cracks or smells bad, it is time to toss it. Liquid foundation can form a separation of layers. If it shows layers, toss it.

3. Wash: We are talking about make-up applicators such as brushes, sponges, beauty blenders, etc. You need to run the water and soup through it. Be very careful with brushes, bristles need to be cleansed pointing downward. Water can really contaminate the glue that put handles & bristles together. Buy a cleaning spray, those are great to spot clean your brushes. If all the applicators are clean when you apply, they will keep your make-up last longer.

4. Repurchase: You don’t need to wait until it turns bad. Certain products need to be thrown out and repurchased, such as lip glosses, mascaras, etc. They last maximum 6 months. Normally bacteria will contaminate the items and it makes your skin irritate. Prevention is a key. We all want to take a precaution before breaking out. Do not hoard those type of make-up. If you buy it, use it up.

I was going to save this until the end of the month, but why not now 🙂 All my dear ladies, these are products that I am in love at this moment. I have been using in the past 3-4 weeks and still I’ve been reaching for them everyday. Let have a look 😀

Foundation: Revlon Color Stay Foundation (my shade is Natural Tan). I cannot have enough of this foundation. It is very smooth for blending and it goes very well on my  face. I use MAC brush 187 to apply. Believe it or not, your face will look flawless under this foundation when you are being photographed.

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Concealer: MAC Studio Finished Concealer. Again, this concealer glides on my face. I only need it under eye area to cover my puffiness. I do have bags under eyes, my skin is not perfect. Thanks to this product, it does a very good job.

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Face Powder: MAC Mineralized Skinfinish Natural (my shade is medium). After putting on foundation and concealer, I set my make-up with this MSF powder. It keeps everything stay put for the whole day, I rarely need to touch up after that.

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Blush: MAC Ombre Ripe Peach. This one is a limited edition that came out the Spring Colour Forecast Collection. Colors fade from coral red to light peach color. You can choose which look you want to do. It has a bit of shimmer in it but it gives you a slight glow, perfect for Spring.

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Lipstick: MAC Lady GAGA. Yes, Lady Gaga designed the color for this product. The more you look, the more you’ll think about her. She does have this color on most of the time. We are talking about light pink with a little shimmer, almost like blue under tone to it. I love this on my day look 🙂