Catrice Velvet Matt Eyeshadow Review

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4 Words: Love at first swipe! Creamy, velvety smooth and deliciously pigmented. I had always skipped over these unassuming Catrice Velvet Matt Eyeshadow pans in the drugstore. The one time I touched them… oh my. I knew I had to grab them to share.

Let’s dance into the review and swatches!

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Intro to Tarte Review for Holiday 2016

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Intro to Tarte is a Holiday 2016 gift set. The perfect opportunity to experiment with a nice variety from Tarte – I had to grab it! It includes travel-friendly versions of:

  • Drench lip splash lipstick in Living (A nude mauve).
  • Amazonian clay 12-hour blush in Unstoppable (A peachy pink).
  • Lights, camera, lashes™ 4-in-1 mascara.

Let’s jump into the mini reviews & swatches, shall we?

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Sleek Enchanted Forest Palette Swatches & Review

sleek enchanted forest palette swatches and review

I’ve been dying to try Sleek’s palettes since they took the beauty realm by storm.

The Sleek Enchanted Forest palette is a new release, fairytale inspired – oh my! – and each colour is has a name I’m sure many of us can relate to. Inspired by fairytales and enchantment, it’s filled with mauves, dreamy blues and earthy tones. It features a good balance of light and dark shades, shimmers and mattes.

How does this pretty little thing perform? Let’s find out!

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Maybelline The Colossal Volum’ Express Waterproof Mascara Review

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Picked up this Maybelline the Colossal Volum’ Express Waterproof Mascara in Denmark. Its name is quite the mouthful. Is it just me, or is the Maybelline mascara selection here wider than usual? Hmmm. The quest for a holy grail mascara is on.

Let’s see how this baby fares!
(Spoiler alert: Absolutely amazing, hands down new holy grail (HG) mascara.)

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Maybelline The Falsies Big Eyes Mascara Review

Maybelline The Falsies Big Eyes Mascara Review

The Maybelline The Falsies Big Eyes Mascara – a mouthful – seems an extension to our top favourite original The Falsies. A dual-ended mascara that promises to “amplify lashes 360” for “all around lash glam”. Gotta love the marketing fluff XD

It’s a lightweight, quick drying formula which I generally find to hold curl better. Will this be a hit like our original The Falsies? Let’s see!

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Sephora Makeup Fashion Bag Palette Swatches and Review

Sephora Makeup Fashion Bag Palette Review Swatches

I couldn’t resist this beautiful Sephora Makeup Bag Palette. A friendly SG$49 for a generous selection of eyeshadow, blush and lip gloss. I couldn’t find swatches for this, so I thought I would share it with you guys instead.

I hope they prove helpful on your next shopping trip ;) It took a while to swatch and experiment with, but here we go! Prepare for a massive swatch and review fest!

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Majolica Majorca Perfect Automatic Liner in Amber Black (BR-601)

Ever since I tried the Majolica Majorca mascara with ridiculous lasting power, I had to give their Perfect Automatic Liners a go. Surely, the quality must be equivalent, if not better?

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Maybelline Fashion Brow Duo

Maybelline Fashion Brow Duo

Picked this up from Watsons recently (the ubiquitous Singapore drugstore) in dark brown. It’s a new item from Maybelline. Normally, I wouldn’t think of reviewing a brow item. But hey, I found this useful and wanted to share!

Maybelline Fashion Brow Duo

Don’t mind the low eyeliner wing! It’s a Korean trend that’s all over Asia now. It gives a softer, feminine feel that’s different from the sexy va-va-voom cat-eyes we’re used to ;)

I have naturally not-so-pretty reversed/triangular (what do you call them?) brows. Thin in the front and thick at the arch. I never touch the front of my brows – they’re naturally skinny and sparse. The bane of my existence! Okay, maybe not :P

The duo-ended brow pencil is surprisingly useful! I nearly wrote it off on first glance…

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