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Thursday, October 23, 2014

#BeComplete: The Best Vitamins for Perfectly Healthy and Beautiful Skin

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Here’s the truth: The skin is more complicated than you think. As the body’s first defense against external aggressors, the skin is wired to meticulously filter each and every single thing that comes into contact with it and this is why not all skin care products can penetrate the skin 100% and why some skin care products take time to produce results or worse, not produce any results at all. Ever wonder why there are products that are formulated to be sheer and infused with deep- penetrating ingredients? It’s because brands are trying their best to go around the complex structure of the skin in high hopes of giving it the essential nutrients and vitamins it needs.

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If you can’t do it on the outside, do it on the inside. Take this tip to heart: It is important to take your multivitamins on a daily basis because one, these are skin- loving nutrients in a much concentrated form, two, they obviously supplement your skin from within, and lastly, multivitamins will prevent Vitamin Deficiency, which is detrimental not only to your health, but also to your skin in the long run.

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To battle Vitamin Deficiency, you have to consume the proper kind and amount of foods to insure your body and skin’s health, but research has shown that people don’t get the right amount of vitamins and minerals on a daily basis. You can try to be meticulous about it, but isn’t counting calories along with vitamin milligrams every single day a bit too tedious and taxing? That’s why there’s the multivitamin!

By now, I know you already know how important it is to take your multivitamin supplement on a daily basis. But what are the best vitamins to help keep your skin in the pink? Click READ MORE for that.

Age Later with Kiehl's Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate and Super Multi-Corrective Eye-Opening Serum


Is the pre- Holiday workload taking its toll on your skin? Tell me about it. One of the things I dread about the pre-Holiday months is having tired- looking skin 'cuz work just gets heavier around this time and having that "Holiday Glow" sometimes seems impossible to have-I even feel it's causing my skin to age sooner than expected! Well good news because Kiehl's is proud to launch a new duo that will fight for our right to have youthful, plump skin so we'll look our cheerful, glowing best this season and forever!

Many women are not satisfied with the way their skin looks despite being religious with skin care products-it's smooth, wrinkle- free, but still, it looks dull. Kiehl's has found that this is caused by Age-Related Dehydration. Age- Related Dehydration is characterized by having an imbalance of moisture in the skin, causing it to look dull and lifeless-it is also one of the leading causes of accelerated aging. To fight this, Kiehl's came up with Hydro- Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate, a clinically- demonstrated, moisture- infusing serum that addresses Age- Related Dehydration for a plumper, fresher, and more youthful skin appearance.

This Serum is apparently inspired by hydration- based, anti- aging Dermatologist procedures like Juvaderm Hydrate and combines potent plant- based hydrating ingredients Glycerin and Shiso Leaf extract-Shiso Leaf protects skin's hydration levels while Glycerin attracts moisture for true hydration on the inside and out.

An innovation for Kiehl's, this serum is formulated without heavy waxes and barriers for easier skin absorption. Consistency is a first in the industry as well because it was developed to have a larger internal phase than the external phase for a product that 'bursts' upon application. The Internal Phase is where all the magic is as it contains Glycerin and Shiso Leaf, which comprises 85% of the formulation.

Don't forget your eyes too! Click READ MORE and find out how Kiehl's can give you a sparkly gaze this season!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Make Up For Ever Artisan Brushes Review


Here's a review on Make Up For Ever Artist Brushes.

Price: Precision Foundation Brush S (P2,450.00); Precision Blender Brush M (P1,700.00); Extra Fine Eyeliner Brush (P1,300.00); Lip Brush with Cap (P1,700.00)
Bought From: Free
Other Locations: Available in Make Up For Ever Greenbelt 3, Pop- Up Store in Trinoma, and SM Megamall Mega Fashion Hall

THE VERDICT:

A makeup artist can never have too many brushes-that's a fact and Dany Sanz understands this very well so she came up with 76 professional brushes and called them Artist Brushes. More than a collection and tools of art, I'd like to believe that this collection-with the sheer number of brushes it has-is also Dany's way of celebrating the individuality of each and every makeup artist, whether new or seasoned, on this planet. 

MAKE UP FOR EVER ARTIST BRUSHES IN DETAIL

Artist Brushes is currently the broadest luxury brush collection at 76 pieces, all of which are made to appeal to both professionals and consumers. During the creation of this collection, Dany Sanz has consulted with renowned makeup brush manufacturer Raphaƫl and spent five years perfecting the brushes, carefully selecting and testing various synthetic bristles that mimic the softness of natural hair. According to Make Up For Ever, each brush has undergone 25 stages of creation and are all crafted by hand by a manpower of 30.

The handles are made from fine wood with a rosewood hue-it's reminiscent of painting brushes and it gave the entire collection an artistic appeal overall, plus they feel very sturdy and luxe.

More about these favorite brushes of mine after the cut!

DKNY MY NY: Love, New York


The first time I had a whiff of DKNY's Be Delicious fragrance, a fragrance that DKNY says is inspired by New York, I immediately got excited for the time when I can finally visit the Big Apple. I've always wondered how it's like and how it would feel like to be there-maybe it's as picturesque (or even more) as its depiction in photography and stories, and as sweet, jovial, and colorful as the fragrance of DKNY-maybe only a true blue New Yorker or those who have visited the city will only know. Oh, I cannot wait for my time to visit NY to come!

DKNY once again captures the heart of New York, but this time, in a warmer, soulful rendition called DKNY MY NY. Singer/ Song Writer Rita Ora is the face of DKNY's new fragrance. According to DKNY, Rita's urban chic style and bold, eclectic, and free- spirited personality makes her the perfect icon to embody the fragrance.

Discover what makes this fragrance truly New York when you click READ MORE!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Ofra Lipsticks Review + Swatches


Here's a review on Ofra Lipsticks in 202, 205, Fuchsia, and Amethyst.

Price: P650.00
Bought From: Free
Other Locations: Available in Glamourbox.ph

THE VERDICT:

There's the HD powder, HD blush, HD mascara, and HD eyeliner-but have you heard of the HD lipstick? That's what I'm introducing to you today! These HD lipsticks are brought to you by Ofra, an international makeup brand that has been around for 20 years. Ofra boasts of makeup products in various colors and textures that look incredible under natural lighting or even in the camera-yep, I've proven that these claims are true when I've started using these lippies!

OFRA LIPSTICKS IN DETAIL

Soft, rich, and luxurious, these high impact lipsticks deliver intense moisture and color in one swipe. Formulated with Castor Oil, Caprylic-Capric Triglyceride, and Petrolatum to give a smooth, satin finish and has Titanium Dioxide that acts as a natural sunscreen. Aloe Vera and Vitamin E help soothe and heal the lips naturally. The entire range only comes in a satin formulation.

Ofra said that their products suit even those with sensitive skin so if you have this skin type and you're looking for more options, might as well go and check Ofra!

Swatches after the break and more about this nice yet affordable lipstick range after the cut!

Hurrah! Presenting the Daylong Giveaway Winners


It took Daylong and I a while to figure out who the winners will be because all the entries are great! With that, thank you for sharing with us the things that make you #FeelGood-we enjoyed reading them!

Now here's the much- awaited announcement of my Daylong Giveaway winners.

Before I reveal my winners, I should tell you guys now that Daylong is a great range and I'm reviewing it next week! Please watch out for that. :)

Click READ MORE now to find out who won the 5 complete sets of Daylong sunscreen!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Top 4 Super Black and Super Matte Eyeliners


Eyeliner is an essential part of my routine, especially matte, black eyeliners. Because I like 'em rich, thick, super matte, and super black. Why so? Because as someone who has almond- shaped eyes, I find that matte eyeliners are the most effective in giving me deeper and more defined eyes, plus I like how polished and classy a matte finish is.

So far, these are the matte black eyeliners that I find awesome and use on rotation. Click READ MORE and find out why I love them to bits!

Heroine Make Make Impact Eyeliner in Black Review + Swatches


Here's a review on Heroine Make Make Impact Eyeliner in Black.

Price: Around P400.00++
Bought From: Free
Other Locations: Available in Watson's

THE VERDICT:

Happy Monday, guys! I'm reviewing Heroine Make's Make Impact Eyeliner in Black for everyone today.

HEROINE MAKE MAKE IMPACT EYELINER IN BLACK IN DETAIL

Make Impact Eyeliner claims to be an anti-smudge, waterproof, and tear- proof eyeliner that delivers an intense, black finish for that smoldering look. It also contains Camellia and Chamomile essence to soothe the delicate skin around the eye area.


It's a traditional liquid liner with a brush applicator. It comes in one shade only, Black.


Ingredients

More about this product after the break!
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