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Review : Revlon Age Defying Moisturising Concealer

Revlon Age Defying Concealer in Light/Pale
Product Info from Revlon:
Hydrates like an eye cream. The only concealer with Botafirm, conceals imperfections due to aging, dark circles, and discolorations.

RETAIL PRICE: Will verify. I think this costs around Php 600-700.

WEIGHT: 11 ml

SHADES : Available in 4 shades.
* Light/Pale, Light/Medium, Medium, Medium Deep.

* has spf 25
* hygenic (and convenient) squeeze tube packaging
* no weird smell
* tube contains a LOT of product
* smooth consistency and easy to spread
* does not settle into fine lines
* non-drying
* good staying power. Did not crease, fade and flake throughout the day.
* nice coverage. Brightens and conceals my undereye circles.

CONS: * limited shades available.

If you have dark undereye circles like me, apply corrector first before applying concealer. My favorite isBen Nye Blue Neutralizer #01. Gently pat until product blends with your skintone. Apply Revlon's Age Defying concealer with a concealer brush or your fingertips on t…

Warning: Beware of this seller...

* click photo to enlarge *

Notice the topmost pic? The above photo was taken from my review of Skinfood Gingko BB cream!An Indonesian seller stole my pics, and worst she even CLAIMS that I am using their anti-wrinkle/ spot removing cream. This seller posted my pics on her Facebook account as if I am a user of their product, which is untrue.

I already asked Facebook to remove the photos and I'm glad they did but too bad the seller has 6 other accounts (under Yosh Skincare). I can't check to see if she is still using my pics on the other accounts unless I add her as a friend, that's why I am asking assistance from you (my supportive readers) to help me report to Facebook if they are still using my pics on their accounts.

I feel sorry for their buyers if it does turn out that their product is a sellout, that's why I am driven to take action against their dishonorable act. To the seller, if you're reading this, please set this matter right.

Till next time,

Review : Skinfood Salmon Darkcircle Brightening Powder

Product Info from Skinfood:
A dark circle concealing powder containing salmon oil and micro beads brightening powder to brighten tired eye area.

TO USE: Use after Salmon Darkcircle concealer cream using the enclosed puff, apply elaborately onto dark circles around the eyes.

RETAIL PRICE:Php 900+ at Skinfood stores. Bought it in Ebay for Php 470.

WEIGHT: 2.5 grams

SHADES : Available in only 1 shade.

* cute packaging
* powder is finely milled
* i love the smell!
* a little amount goes a long way
* does not settle into fine lines
* puff is soft

CONS: * expensive
* didn't really brighten my undereye area =(

After applying concealer, use provided puff or a fluffy eye brush to apply powder. Use only a little amount to prevent concealer from caking.

I'm disappointed with this... a waste of money IMO. I prefer using Ben Nye's Banana Visage Poudre to set my concealer & foundation =P

My other favorite product is Ellana's Multi-purpose shadow in Hush (now on my 3…

Review : Revlon Matte Powder Blush

Revlon Matte Powder Blush In Perfectly Peach
too bad the compact broke when I got it =(

Product Info from Revlon:
Creamy, soft matte blush that gently contours cheekbones.
* Brushes onto cheeks smoothly and effortlessly for a soft matte look and a smooth, even finish.
* Perfectly defines and contours cheekbones
* Specially coated pigments offer a soft matte look without sacrificing color or wear


WEIGHT: 5.1 grams

SHADES : Available in 3 shades.
* Rose Rapture
* Perfectly Peach
* Barely Buff

* brush included is soft!
* sleek packaging
* fragrance-free
* sheer but builable color
* non-chalky
* color lasts for more than 5 hours on me
* its matte but the finish doesn't look "flat"
* I usually don't look good in Peach blushes coz usually they look dirty/weird on me, but this one doesn't.
* the shade reminds me of NARS Sex Appeal blush although I haven't seen the actual shade but you'll be the judge. You can check out Heatherette's blogfor swatches…

Swatches : My concealer collection

Liquid concealers
Cream Concealers
Swatched on NC20 skintone
1. Skinfood Rice Concealer Tip #21 2. Skinfood Rice Concealer Tip #23 3. Maybelline Clear Smooth Minerals (Sand) 4. Missha Undereye Brightener #2 5. MAC Select Cover up NC20 6. Revlon Age defying moisturising concealer (Light/pale)
1. VOV Cover Foundation #2 Natural Beige 2. Skinfood Salmon concealer #2 3. The Balm Timebalm concealer (Light/Med) 4. MAC Studio Finish concealer NC20 5. Cinema Secrets Concealer 6. Ben Nye Mellow Orange Neutralizer in Fair

Sorry I forgot to swatch my Ben Nye Neutralizer, but you can check my previous post HERE.

My favorites:
Corrector: Ben Nye Blue Neutralizer
Cream Concealer:MAC Studio Finish &The Balm Timebalm
Liquid Concealer:Revlon Age defying

MAC Select Cover up &Skinfood Rice Concealer Tipcan also be used as eye primer
if you don't have super oily lids.
For concealer reviews, clickHERE.

Till next time,

Review : L'oreal White Perfect Fairness Control Day Cream

PRODUCT INFO from L'oreal: Double action:
1. Helps neutralize the program of melanin production at source*.
- It helps neutralize the enzyme that contributes to the melanin program.
2. Helps unload existing melanin in skin layers*
- It works to help remove the cells loaded with melanin to brighten up skin complexion.

1. More Transparent skin
2. More Healthy glow
3. Protection against UV induced skin darkening.


WEIGHT: 50 ml

* has spf 17
* smells nice, no weird sunblock scent
* easy to spread
* consistency is thick but cream is easily absorbed.
* non-sticky
* my face looks glowing when I use this! Swear!
* no whitish cast (when applied sparingly)

CONS: * glass jar is kinda heavy to tote around
* I wish it came with a pump.
* After using it for a few days I got tiny bumbs on my forehead =(

After washing your face, apply a thin layer of L'oreal Day cream. Let it absorb for a few minutes before applying primer and/or foundation.

ADDICTION FACTOR:I really love t…

Spend vs. Save : Light Berry Lipstick

Spend: MAC Lipstick in Rocking Chick (Frost) from Barbie Collection - Php 950
Save: Wet n Wild Silk Finish Lipstick in 505A Light Berry Frost - Php 50

I'll just let the photos do the talking...


They look similar right? =)

To those who are asking, I bought my Wet n Wild lipstickHERE.

Till next time,

Mini Haul: Wet n wild & Styli-style from Ebay

Got these from my favorite ebay seller/friend Laura.
Click HERE to visit her store.

Wet n wild mega eyes eyeshadow trio in Egyptian sands - Php 120
Wen n wild Ultimate brow kit in Dark brown - Php 130
Wet n wild Silk finish lipstick in Light berry frost - Php 50

click photos to zoom

The eyeshadow trio shades are pigmented and the texture is non-chalky.
The shade that I got is perfect for the office & it goes well with any lipcolor IMO.

A closer look at the Ultimate Brow kit...
Complete with 1 clear wax, 2 brow colors, tweezers, brush and mirror.
Haven't used this yet coz I still have my In2it brow color.

Top: Silk finish lipstick in Light Berry - the shade is similar to my other MAC lipstick. Will post swatches soon.
Center: Eyeshadow Trio in Egyptian Sands
Bottom: Ultimate brow kit (brow colors only)


Styli-style Liners

From left: Flat liner 24, Liquid liner, Brow pencil, Lip liner 24

To test the staying power, I placed my hand under running water.

Review : Maybelline Colorsensational Cream Gloss

Maybelline Colorsensational Cream Gloss PRODUCT INFO from Maybelline: Full coverage color, sophisticated shine and creamier feel from pure pigments and nourishing honey nectar.
RETAIL PRICE:$11 for a pack of 3. Bought at Duty Free (Waterfront Cebu branch).

WEIGHT: 6.8 grams each

SHADES : Available in more than 10 shades.
* packaging looks expensive hehe * i love the small tip wand, and its so easy to use especially the inner corners of my lips. * glides easily and does not feel heavy on the lips * all 3 shades are shimmery. It goes sheer at first but color can be build up. * smells nice!
* tube contains a LOT of product, for reference MAC Lipglass only has 4 ml. * decent staying power * non-drying
CONS: * This 3 pack lipgloss is only sold at selected Duty Freestores. * I prefer sticky glosses coz they last longer, but even though these are not as sticky asMAC Lipglassand Revlon Creme gloss, I still love it!

TIPS from Maybelline: * Use the wand to apply lipgloss starting in the center of your upp…