Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Mamonde All Stay Foundation - Rosy All Day or Just Drying ?


With the change of season, it's the time for new foundation formula releases, and today we point to the direction of Mamonde's All Stay Foundation. This new formula will get your complexion as flawless as the petals on a freshly bloomed Rose. Let's find out my musings on this unique take of layering.




Mamonde All Stay Foundation is a foundation that stays on the skin all day long! Makeup looks beautiful, like the first time. 

You'll LIKE the watery texture that blends very well on the skin and also the light Rose scent that it has.

You'll HATE how it finishes on the skin, which is rather drying and tight.

Now let me tell you, the Mamonde cushion foundation which was launched earlier didn't tingle my fancy so I wasn't very keen with this new All Stay Foundation too, but after swatching the texture of this new product on the back of my hand, I was excited to give it a try.

Mamonde All Stay Foundation is incredibly watery in terms of texture and formula, it actually feels  wet on the skin when applied, which blends in effortlessly. This foundation is seriously a dream to apply, and because of its medium to high coverage, all I need is just one layer to cover up everything which includes my dark circles and pigmentation, except for the hormonal bumpy acne which needs an extra layer to conceal it thoroughly. It builds up and layers really well as you apply but as it dries down, it's another story...

The cons here are going to be different for everyone depending on your skin type and needs. Greasy skinned guys and girls will probably find it decent to use as it has a dry and mattifying finish. Though if you have dry and normal complexions, it can feel rather drying and thick on the skin. I somehow sit in the middle of feeling drying on my cheeks and just nice on my T-zone, so I can't really have a clear cut of whether I am liking or hating this.

Overall, it's good stuff for medium to high coverage foundation, also those that like a natural-looking finish will be a fan of this. To me it's probably something I'll crack out for photoshoots and videos because I ain't a fan of such high coverage foundation for a day to day makeup, and the drying feeling didn't feel too good on my cheeks either.

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Name : Mamonde All Stay Foundation (3 Shades)
Price : RM 59 / SGD 14 each
Where to Buy : Mamonde Beauty Counters in AEON
Net Weight : 20ml

For more info visit thier site here.


 love ♥, 
 Sarah 

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Timberland 45th Anniversary Special Boots Collection


The iconic yellow boot from Timberland which was also the first waterproof leather boot of its kind, is taking a new spin this year. To mark their 45th anniversary,  Timberland introduces a special collection of boots to celebrate the heritage of bootmaking, that features remixes of the iconic original, made with premium materials and to complete the mix you can  get low-profile chukkas, pull-on Chealsea styles, and Earthkeepers versions made with eco-conscious materials.




Other than that, each pair is remixed with sapphire highlights, a symbol of the 45th anniversary, making them distinctively unique and worthy of carrying on a legacy. The collection retails at RM 689 for Premium Waterproof Chukka and RM 899 for 6" Premium Boot.

So head down to the Timberland store to check out this limited 45th anniversary collection ! Or visit here for more information.

 by, 
Joanna

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Pedro Fall Winter 2018 Collection


This Fall-Winter, Pedro will bring you to a journey of three rooms of surreal dimensions, toying with the idea of unique functional play and style, where the primary palette consists of blue, white and black is juxtaposed with shades of mint, military green, yellow and brick orange. Also materials such as fur and suede can be found throughout the collection.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

5 Lipstick Colours that look best on Darker Skin


If there's a makeup product that deserves an award, it definitely has to be lipstick. Lets be honest, ever since you dipped on that very first lipstick for a school play or date, your lipstick stash has never stopped growing.

With so many options out there, how does one choose something that works and brings out the best accents especially for girls that have a darker skin tone ? Check out this FIVE lip colors that will keep you looking fabulous for any occasion .

Photo credits to https://static.standard.co.uk

Red
There's a saying, "Life's better in Red Lipstick" and I do have to agree with this. A bold red lipstick is certainly a no brainer and universally-flattering because it works for all skin tones except if you are avatar blue, then blue and red might be not the most flattering combination. So the simplest just get yourself a kick-ass red lipstick and you'll be ready to nail the runway !
What we like : Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color (Uncensored)

Orange
Orange lipstick looks great on darker skin as it accentuates and contrast's  perfectly giving you a bold look. Burnt orange Is my favorite.
What we like : Colourpop Creme Lux Lipstick (Gallop)

Photo credits to http://www4.pictures.stylebistro.com

Purple
Purple lips will certainly make you stand out among the crowd. You can go for deep or bright purple, it will work like a dream for when your feeling daring. In fact, I personally think you need to have a nice tan minimum to pull off  purple lips!
Recommendation : MAC Matte Lipstick (Heroine)

Pink
If you have darker skin, don't shy away from wearing pink, because getting the right pink shade will complement your complexion even more. Go for a rich plum pink shade, it will stand out brilliantly without the vibe that you are trying too hard.
What we like  : Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick (Plum Velour)

Photo credits to https://cdn.makeupandbeauty.com

Deep Berry Red
On light skin tones, this shade would look too vampy like you are prepping for Halloween or literally poisoned. But for darker skin, this shade is deep enough to accentuate all your features. Also a cool undertone Deep Berry Red will make your smile more vibrant too.
What we like  : NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream (Monte Carlo - Deep Cranberry)

Lastly, if you're still unsure what works, download an app like MakeupPlus on your phone to virtually try out different makeup and lipstick shades to see which one flatters you the best. Also if you love a color just go for it- As long you feel confident, you can pull off any shade. 

* first image collage credits to https://i.pinimg.com, http://wallpaperlepi.com & https://colourpop.com/products/gallop. 

 love ♥, 
 Jeen 

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Hourglass New Launches for Fall


Time to put away all the summer dresses and also change up your makeup palette with some fall inspired makeup launches by Hourglass cosmetics with introductions of five sleek and comfortable products for your eyes, lips and cheeks - Infused with active ingredients that provide both sensorial textures and sophisticated visuals.

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