28 January 2015

2015 Less is More Makeup Look (The Butterfly Project Beauty Box Part 2)

Hello beauties and handsomies (I made that up =p)! Here's the part 2 post of Butterfly Project Beauty Box and it's about makeup!! If you've missed part 1, head here to catch up!

An overview of makeup products in The Butterfly Project Beauty Box
An overview of makeup products in
The Butterfly Project Beauty Box

Not sure whether this was a coincidence, but I realized that most of the products I've got are in pink tones except the nail color. And since Valentine's Day is just around the corner, I might just settle for this look since it's pretty basic and thus, saves time! Nowadays, I don't like to take too much time doing makeup because there's just so much things pending for me to do T_T

Let's start by introducing and reviewing the products one by one before I show you the outcome of my 2015 look, shall we?

  1. Koji Dolly Wink Liquid Eyeliner in Deep Black

    Koji Dolly Wink Liquid Eyeliner in Deep Black
    Koji Dolly Wink Liquid Eyeliner in Deep Black

    I was a bit worried to review liquid eyeliner because I suck in drawing eyeliner #majorfail but luckily Koji Dolly Wink Liquid Eyeliner is super easy to apply due to the slim brush head, making it easier to control. I compared it with the liquid eyeliner that I have and Dolly Wink's is proven to have a slimmer and sharper tip to allow better precision. Plus, it's highly pigmented so I don't need to draw a few times for the color to come out. It's extra long lasting and the last record was 6 hours before I removed it myself. *DOUBLE THUMBS UP*

    Price: RM 55.90
    Where to buy: Sasa Malaysia outlets

  2. Maybelline Baby Lips Electro Pop Lip Balm in Pink Shock

    Maybelline Baby Lips Electro Pop Lip Balm in Pink Shock
    Maybelline Baby Lips Electro Pop Lip Balm
    in Pink Shock

    The color name, Pink Shock gave me a shock (pun intended). I left a huge sigh of relief when I saw that the color came out quite sheer and natural though. Totally love the description at the back of the packaging that says - Adult strength care for baby soft lips in vibrant neon colors. Shea butter and Vitamin E formula keeps my lips moisturized for up to 8 hours!

    Brownie points - Comes in watermelon flavor!

    Price: RM 14.90
    Where to buy: Major pharmacies nationwide

  3. Collection Cosmetics Hotlights Lipgloss

    Collection Cosmetics Hotlights Lipgloss
    Collection Cosmetics Hotlights Lipgloss

    Just when I thought that this would be just another lip gloss, Collection Cosmetics Hotlights Lipgloss has proved me wrong in every way. First, it came with a horizontal mirror at the side of the lip gloss tube and second, but most mind blown is - IT CAME WITH LIGHTS!

    I gasped when I first discovered the lights LOL! Touching up is now super duper convenient considering there are some mall toilets nowadays that are badly lit.

    Collection Cosmetics Hotlights Lipgloss Lights On!
    Collection Cosmetics Hotlights Lipgloss Lights On!

    It made me wonder whether how long the battery can last since there's no power switch to control when I want it to be on and off. It just intelligently switches off when I fasten the applicator back to the tube.

    Swatch of Collection Cosmetics Hotlights Lipgloss (Sparkle), Baby Lips Electro Lip Balm (Pink Shock) and both combined
    Swatch of Collection Cosmetics Hotlights Lipgloss (Sparkle),
    Baby Lips Electro Lip Balm (Pink Shock) and both combined

    Price: RM 24.90
    Where to buy: Selected Watsons and F Block outlets

  4. Maybelline Color Show Nail Polish (004 - Berry Sexy)

    Maybelline Color Show Nail Polish (004 - Berry Sexy)
    Maybelline Color Show Nail Polish
    (004 - Berry Sexy)

    Maybelline Color Show Nail Polish comes in 48 trendsetting shades and the one I've gotten is called Berry Sexy (woohoo!). These Official Nail Color of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York are chip free and quick drying. Kudos to Maybelline for making them Formaldehyde, DBP and Toluene free! It glides easily and the best thing is, it will not turn patchy even if I swipe a few times on the same area!

    Price: RM 9.90
    Where to buy: Selected Watsons and Guardian


Ta-dah!! So here's the outcome of my 2015 Less is More Makeup Look.
Do you like it? In the first photo, I only applied Maybelline Baby Lips Electro Pop Lip Balm in Pink Shock onto my lips while in the second photo, I applied Collection Cosmetics Hotlights Lipgloss (Sparkle) on top of the lip balm. Which one do you like more?

2015 Less is More Makeup Look 1
2015 Less is More Makeup Look 1

2015 Less is More Makeup Look 2
2015 Less is More Makeup Look 2

Showing off my new nail color Maybelline Color Show Nail Polish (004 - Berry Sexy)
Showing off my new nail color
Maybelline Color Show Nail Polish (004 - Berry Sexy)

Till then, stay beautiful and fabulous! Love you all!! Muah~~

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20 January 2015

Review: SKIN & LAB Dr. Pore Tightening Glacial Clay Facial Mask

Remember my Instagram post about my Christmas presents and one of them was SKIN & LAB Dr. Pore Tightening Glacial Clay Facial Mask by Natta Cosme? Yup, I'm super grateful for their present, Christmas card and the opportunities given to me throughout 2014 and I truly hope that we'll be collaborating more in 2015 #emotional

Christmas presents 2014

This jar of mask from Korea came just in time! I'll get lots of breakout a week before and during my menstruation so I really need to put a lot effort on skin care to keep them at bay.

SKIN & LAB Dr. Pore Tightening Glacial Clay Facial Mask
SKIN & LAB Dr. Pore Tightening Glacial Clay Facial Mask

SKIN&LAB is a specialized derma-cosmetic brand developed for healthier and clearer skin by experienced dermatologists. SKIN&LAB delivers its philosophy of "Doctor’s Care at Home" to customers by introducing carefully crafted products.

SKIN & LAB Dr. Pore Tightening Glacial Clay Facial Mask
SKIN & LAB Dr. Pore Tightening Glacial Clay Facial Mask

SKIN & LAB Dr. Pore Tightening Glacial Clay Facial Mask is proven to solve the cause of excess sebum secretion because it can purify the skin in and out to reduce the size of pores and firms the sagging pores' walls.

Ingredients of Dr. Pore Tightening Glacial Clay Facial Mask
Ingredients of Dr. Pore Tightening Glacial Clay Facial Mask

The three main ingredients in Dr. Pore Tightening Glacial Clay Facial Mask are:
  1. Canadian Glacial Clay - Remove accumulated impurities deep in pores, sebum control, resolves acne and calming
  2. Oatmeal - Dead cell removal, skin softening, deep hydration
  3. Tea Tree Leaf - Prevents acne, resolves acne, calming

Keep calm and do mask!
Keep calm and do mask!

How to use:
  1. Apply a generous amount of the mask avoiding eye area after cleansing
  2. Leave the mask on for 10-15 minutes
  3. Rinse gently with warm water
Recommended frequency:
  • 2-3 times a week for oily skin
  • 1-2 times a week for dry to normal skin

Tip: Keep it cool in the fridge to enjoy during hot and sunny season!

Feeling refreshed with clean pores! YAY!
Feeling refreshed with clean pores! YAY!

Natta Cosme's website stated that there could be some minor sharp-pain-like feeling while the mask activates its pore cleansing effect but I just felt like it's a warm sensation instead. Lucky me! The ability of feeling this sensation somehow gave me the impression that the mask is working. For hygiene purpose, remember to use the spatula provided in the packaging.

While removing the mask, the texture of the oatmeal gave my skin a good scrubbing to remove dead skin cells, revealing baby smooth skin. Plus, it also helped in improving blood circulation and thus made me skin looked like tomato.

SKIN & LAB Dr. Color Effect Red Serum
SKIN & LAB Dr. Color Effect Red Serum

For best result, apply SKIN & LAB Dr. Color Effect Red Serum that is formulated specially for whitening, wrinkle care, moisturizing, skin calming and oil control.

Rating: ★★★★★

Price: RM 71 / 100 ml

Where to buy: SKIN & LAB Dr. Pore Tightening Glacial Clay Facial Mask @ Natta Cosme

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