MAKEUP

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.

Check out this category if you want our honest assessment and recommendation of makeup that work.

 

Must-read articles on Makeup

Chifure Lipstick S

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 …

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Project B Collagen Powder

15 Great Skincare, Makeup and Supplements emptied in 2019 | Product Empties (Vol. 3)

  Another half a year has gone by since I last shared my Product Empties. Make a guess how many products I’ve managed to empty in the first half of 2019. It’s 15 full-sized products. Whoa! That’s a lot by my standard. I’m so proud of myself! Heh! I’d deliberately forced myself to finish a beauty product before moving on …

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DHC Color Lip Cream

What I thought of DHC Lip Cream after 5 years (Incl. Swatch of DHC Color Lip Cream)

  Hey guys, let’s talk about one popular beauty product from Japan – DHC Lip Cream. I first reviewed this product in 2014. Since then, some things have changed. For instance, they now have tinted ones – DHC Color Lip Cream – which I’ll show you the swatch in a bit. I’ve also found out a few cons of this …

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DHC Lip Cream

Review of DHC Lip Cream | Editor’s Favorite Overnight Lip Cream!

  (Update: This post was first published in Aug 2014. I’ve been using DHC Lip Cream for 5 years by now. Read through this original review and check out latest thoughts here. There are so many lip-moisturizing products out in the market. But what if you are just looking for one that you can wear at home or in bed! …

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Online Beauty Scams

Someone stole my before-after photos to con you into buying their skincare products: Online Beauty Scams

How do you avoid getting scammed by online beauty stores? Today, I’m going to show you how one dubious company stole my before-after photos and use them to cheat unsuspecting people into buying their beauty products. Read on and check out how these online scams work. I’ve intentionally left them unreported to let you get a quick glimpse of how …

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Cezanne Two Color Eye Shadow

Cezanne Two Color Eye Shadow – An Eye Shadow that’s Worth Talking About

  I can’t believe that I haven’t reviewed a single eye shadow here. Let’s change that today and talk about Cezanne Two Color Eye Shadow? Finally, there is one eye shadow that gives me enough motivation to write about it. Now, do you want to know why I hardly review eye shadows? It’s not that I don’t use them. In …

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Majolica Majorca Eyeliner Swatch

Love how Majolica Majorca Jeweling Pencil Smudges to Give a Natural Big-Eye Look

  I was surprised to see myself repurchasing Majolica Majorca Jeweling Pencil multiple times over the last five years. Unlike most eyeliners available these days, Majolica Marjoca eyeliner isn’t perfect because it smudges easily. However, it does so in a natural way by creating a soft and smokey line that somehow manages to make the eyes look bigger. If you …

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Integrate Gracy White Liquid Foundation

Hide Imperfections naturally with Integrate Gracy White Liquid Foundation

We haven’t talked about foundation for quite a while, have we? Today, let’s talk about one that I’ve brought back from Japan – Integrate Gracy White Liquid Foundation. Are you looking for a foundation that’s formulated to suit middle-aged skin? Do you want to hide your skin’s imperfections without looking like you have a lot of makeup on? If you …

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Japan Must Buy 2019 (Horizontal S)

Top 30 Skincare and Makeup to Get from Japan (Updated in 2019)

  Love Japan Beauty Products as much as I do? I’ve spent the past few days updating the Japan Must-Buy List and I’m so glad to share that we now have 30 Freaking Awesome Japan Skincare and Makeup in this 2019 list. There are more to be added as I continue to test the new batch of products that I’ve …

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Things to buy in Malaysia 2

25 Things to Buy in Malaysia (2019): A Singaporean’s Perspective

What are the things worth buying from Malaysia? As many of you know, I travel to Malaysia frequently, at least twice a month. Over the years, I’ve figured out what are the stuff worth lugging back to Singapore. Obviously, with Singapore being the most expensive city in the world, many things may seem worthwhile to bring back from Malaysia, right? …

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Youngblood Mineral Creme Lipstick

Dry Lips No More with Youngblood Mineral Creme Lipstick

  Let’s talk about lipstick today – one that is formulated using natural ingredients and perfect for my dry and sensitive lips. I’ve been using Youngblood Mineral Creme Lipstick for a few months by now and love both the color (#mimosa), as well as how gentle and moisturizing it feels on my easily-irritable lips. Good stuffs are meant to be shared …

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