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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.

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

 

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Benefit Instant Brow Pencil

Benefit Instant Brow Pencil | A Big Pain in the ‘S’

Benefit Instant Brow Pencil is an absolute disappointment, and a very inferior product at the price it is being sold at. You will not go wrong giving this product a miss. Here’s why! 4 Reasons why you should Skip Benefit Instant Brow Pencil 1. A Real Big Hassle I’ve never needed to sharpen a pencil-based product this often. I almost …

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Clio GelPresso Waterproof Pencil Gel Liner

Best Smudge-Proof Pencil Eyeliner | Clio GelPresso Waterproof Pencil Gel Liner

Does your smudge-proof eyeliner really stay smudge-proof the entire day? About two years ago, my good fortune led me to pick up Clio GelPresso Waterproof Pencil Gel Liner. Who would know that this Korean-made drug-store product would later sit on my Holy Grail list as the Best Pencil Eyeliner? Since young, I’ve always leaned towards pencil-based than liquid eyeliners. Pencil-based …

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Clinique Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss

Review: Clinique Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss | Editor’s Choice

Lip gloss products are a dime a dozen. They come in different shades and finishes – matt, shimmery, high-gloss etc.  Just like many other ladies, I own at least 5 to 10 glosses at any given moment. So when I found myself repurchasing Clinique’s Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss time and again while the rest of the glosses just sat at the …

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Lancôme Teint Miracle Loose Powder

Review: Why Lancome Teint Miracle Loose Powder Fails to Impress

I absolutely love my holy grail Lancome’s Teint Miracle Liquid Foundation. The deep love I have for it got me into buying all things tagged with the “Teint Miracle” branding, one of which is the Teint Miracle Loose Powder. Lancome Teint Miracle Loose Powder comes in a similarly attractive and elegant packaging, as its popular sister. Marketed as a loose powder …

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Natural look with Integrate Volume Mascara

Best Smudge-Proof Mascara | Integrate Real Glamour Volume Mascara

There are so many mascara products out there in the market claiming to be smudge-proof. But how many really live up to their claims? During a recent trip to Japan, I ‘accidentally’ purchased a mascara that was so durable and long-wearing that I went back to get two additional tubes. Let me introduce to you my new Holy Grail Smudge-proof …

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Clinique Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Balm in Heftiest Hibiscus

Clinique Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Balm | Perfect shade of Red

Want to look chic and stylish, but not in the mood to dress up? A red lipstick is all you need to add instant glamour, style and sophistication to your look. And Clinique’s Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Balm may just be your next best friend.   Never really a Red-Lip Girl… In all honesty, I was never really a …

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Benefit thePOREfessional Agent Zero Shine

Review of Benefit The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine – Beware, hard work ahead!

I’ve always love Benefit’s products because their packaging is so pretty, and the products are more hits than misses. Unfortunately, I can’t say the same for Benefit’s The POREfessional Agent Zero Shine. This is a big let-down for me and the product has since sat in the forgotten corner of ‘unused beauty piles’. Yes, it is probably 95% unused. Not …

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Gel Manicure by Nail Rooms

Review of Nails Room Manicure | Sutera Mall, Johor Bahru (JB)

How about a gel manicure for half the price? What’s the catch? Well, you’ll have to cross the causeway.  Let me share with you about my recent visit to Nails Room, a nail parlor at Sutera Mall. Sutera Mall is a family-oriented mall located in Johor Bahru (JB). Instead of big brand names, its stores are mostly local brands, many of …

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Editor’s Favourite Liquid Foundation | Lancome Teint Miracle

Lancome Teint Miracle Foundation is my No.1 Choice it comes to medium-coverage liquid foundation. I’ve emptied countless bottles and never failed to stock up from the DFS whenever I travel. Here are the 5 reasons why I love Lancome Teint Miracle Foundation.  5 Reasons for Loving Lancome Teint Miracle! 1. It gives instant glow and radiance  Upon application, my face …

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Best Mascara for Everyday Use | Lancome Virtuose Precious Cells Mascara

I own at least 10 mascaras at any given moment. But the one I’ll end up grabbing on most mornings is the Lancome Virtuose Precious Cells Mascara. Here’s why this mascara is one of the few beauty items in my Super Holy Grail list.   5 Reasons to Grab Lancome Virtuose Precious Cells Mascara 1. So easy to apply   The curve …

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