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Want to know which makeup truly work and which should be avoided? You can find our truthful opinions on a wide range of products from powder and foundation, to mascara, eye liner, lipstick and more. We make an effort to pinpoint pimple-safe makeup as well as those that can potentially clog pores.

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Integrate Gracy Essence Base BB

See how Integrate Gracy Essence Base BB Works its Magic

  Here’s a peculiar BB cream that would please both ladies and men alike. Yes, you can literally share Integrate Gracy Essence Base BB with your man. Eh, that is, if your man is interested in light makeup. This BB cream stands out with its ultra natural-looking finish and works really well against dry or mature skin. Let’s examine it further.   But, what’s the difference between ‘Integrate’ and ‘Integrate Gracy’ by Shiseido?  Have you ever wondered what’s the difference …

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Beauty Empties Vol 2

Beauty Empties (Vol. 2) – Check out 14 Skincare and Makeup I’ve Emptied!

  The last time I published a post on Beauty Empties, I only had seven items to show. Today, I have made a marked 100% improvement – I’ve emptied a whopping total of 14 Beauty Items. Not a lot, I know. But it’s really high by my standard. How did the sudden efficiency come about? Well, it was a deliberate effort to focus on using just one product from each product category, as far as I could …

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Cezanne BB Cream All in One Foundation

Cezanne BB Cream All in One Foundation | It’s Cheap, but is it Worth it?

  It is not easy to write a review on Cezanne BB Cream All in One Foundation, simply because I couldn’t quite figure out how to feel about it. Even after using it for a few months, my opinion of this BB cream still changes by the day or week. Sometimes, I feel lukewarm about Cezanne BB Cream and want to give it a 3-star rating. Other times, I thought it deserves a 4.5 stars. Why …

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Cezanne UV Silk Face Powder

Cezanne UV Silk Face Powder is going into my Japan Must-Buy List

  It was love at first sight. Cezanne UV Silk Face Powder had me falling head over heels the first day I started using it. This face powder gave me an immaculate finish that lasted for hours. As I continue using it, I get to learn more about Cezanne UV Silk Face Powder and her pros and cons. Read on to find out if this Japan-made pressed powder would work for you. Tell Me More about Cezanne UV …

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Integrate Curl Waterproof Mascara

Integrate Curl Waterproof Mascara | Best Drugstore Waterproof Mascara Discovered

  Whoa, are we stringent or what? It’s 9 months into the year and I’ve only managed to find the third beauty holy grail. Let’s welcome Integrate Curl Waterproof Mascara into the holy grail family. If you are looking for a mascara that is close to being perfect, you have to check this out. Oh, wait. Does Integrate Curl Waterproof Mascara sound familiar? Good memory you have! Yes, we have earlier reviewed Integrate Volume Mascara, but they are …

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Beauty Trash Series 1

Beauty Trash (Vol. 1): I just Threw Away these 7 Beauty Products

Hey friends, let’s talk about Beauty Trash today, shall we? I’ll be sharing a list of beauty stuff that I’ve recently trashed or will be disposing soon after publishing this post. Unlike holy grails, I did not succeed in emptying these products. In fact, most of them were barely used. Beauty Trashing exercise is such a waste of money, isn’t it? Such wastage can happen when the product is 1) poorly-formulated, 2) unsuitable or 3) not needed in …

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Cezanne Lasting Lip Color N

Cezanne Lasting Lip Color N – You’ll either love it or hate it

  Who do you count on for honest beauty reviews? Oops…can I raise my hand? It’s been a while since I’ve had to publish a negative review. Today’s review is on Cezanne Lasting Lip Color N. Let me share why I’m a little afraid of this lipstick which I’ve brought back from Japan. In my recent trip to Japan, I bought quite a number of products from Cezanne. Coincidentally, this brand was also brought into Singapore …

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Chifure Lipstick S review

REVIEW: Chifure Lipstick S hydrates your lips without hurting your pocket

  I couldn’t believe how cheap Chifure Lipstick S was when I saw it being sold at Aeon Rycom Mall in Okinawa. It was elegantly displayed alongside other well-known Japan brands such as Shiseido, Kanebo and Integrate. At ¥350 (before tax) for a Japan-made lipstick, Chifure Lipstick S was unarguably a steal. I couldn’t resist the temptation and grabbed two – one for me and another for mom. Does price equate quality? Read on to find out if …

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