December 20, 2014

Budget Beauty: Catrice Liquid Metal Eyeshadows


Look at that snakeskin embossing. I had to take a photo of these babies as soon as I got home because I’m no marshmallow-test passer in Walter Mischel’s experiment (which I’m trying my hardest at for Selene to succeed at because PSYCHOLOGY). I guess you can call these impulse buys – although technically, I have been planning to buy them even before the brand landed in the country. So I guess, it wasn’t so much an impulsive decision? #cognitivedissonance Okay, enough psycho-babble.. let’s talk eyeshadows. READ MORE

December 19, 2014

Photodiary: SM Fragrance Fest


If you’re a perfume freak (like me), SM Aura has a holiday pop-up housing a few signature perfume brands that are offering discounts and other promotional offers until the end of the month. Calling all girlfriends/wives/just-dating partners, if you’ve a special someone who loves to always smell good, this is the perfect place to get your gifts for them this Christmas.  READ MORE

December 16, 2014

Out of My Comfort Zone with the Maybelline Hyper Glossy Electrics


My eyeliner preferences have always been in the black and brown-black spectrum. Playing with eyeliner shades just wasn’t my kind of adventure when it comes to makeup. But I don’t know, for some strange reason, I was tingling with excitement upon receiving these Maybelline Hyper Glossy liquid eyeliners* a month ago. Full on metallic eyeliners, you guys. And in lieu of saying thank you to Maybelline for the kind gesture but sorry I don’t do colored liners – I rushed over to my dresser instead and tried the shades out. One by one.  READ MORE