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Beauty Review: Guerlain Météorites Baby Glow Foundation

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About the Foundation straight from Guerlain:

With Météorites Baby Glow, for the first time, light becomes liquid… subtle, silky, impalpable. With a unique alchemy that combines technology with a touch of magic, this liquid light glides onto the skin as a luminous, perfecting veil that erases signs of fatigue and reveals the youth and natural glow of the complexion. The skin looks rested, smooth and replenished – as beautiful and fresh as a baby’s skin. Like an infusion of moisture, the ethereal and delightfully aqueous texture of Météorites Baby Glow makes it glide effortlessly onto the skin, suffusing it with a long-lasting sensation of comfort. With this hydrating burst of freshness, the skin relaxes and appears refreshed, invigorated, plump and radiant.

CLAIMS:

  • silky, luminous formula restores skin’s radiance
  • minimizes signs of fatigue
  • plumps the appearance of skin
  • evens skin tone without thickness

SHADES:

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I am currently using the middle shade called “Medium”.

VERDICT:

🔸 Price 🔸

₱ 2,900.00 for 30ml

🔸 Packaging

The packaging looks girly in light pink. I love how their emblem was placed on the lid. It has a pump that’s why the tube feels so weighty.

🔸 Fragrance 🔸

It has a relatively strong fragrant same with their powder (Guerlain Meteorites powder). Sweet but not perfume-like.

PROS:

  • comes with a pump
  • SPF 25
  • even outs skin tone
  • blurs the skin
  • good for dry to combination skin
  • light weight
  • no breakout problems
  • Paraben free
  • easily blendable

CONS:

  • not a ton of color option for shades
  • goes only from light to medium skin tone
  • light coverage
  • still needs concealer for imperfections

REPURCHASE? Yes. (Available at Sephora)

RATE: 8/10 (👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽)

Until next time,

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Beauty Review: Bobbi & Katie Palette by Bobbi Brown

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This journal-inspired palette is the result of a collaboration between Bobbi Brown and Katie Holmes. Released last 2013, their goal is to create the ultimate makeup line for modern day women that is tailored to serve as the essential, everyday makeup kit.

CLAIMS:

  • Compact and on- the-go
  • Easy organization
  • Wearable shades

 

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EYESHADOWS:

  • Pink Chiffon (w/ shimmer) – medium pink
  • Brown Sugar (w/ shimmer) – brown mauve
  • Pink Quartz (no shimmer) – warm champagne pink
  • Ballet (w/ shimmer) – light pink with glitter
  • Cream (no shimmer) – beige
  • Antique Rose (no shimmer) – rosy brown
  • Stone (no shimmer) – beige brown
  • Black Cocoa (w/ shimmer) – dark rich brown.

POT ROUGES:

  • Pretty Powerful – medium pink
  • Raspberry – deep pink

EYELINER PENCIL

  • Chocolate – dark brown.

 

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VERDICT:

🔸 Price 🔸

$68 (3400php)

🔸 Packaging 🔸

  • Book cover design in black and pink (inspired by Katie Holmes’ Journal)
  • Sturdy not heavy
  • Huge mirror is a major plus +++

🔸 Eyeshadows 🔸

  • Mixture of matte, shimmer and sparkles

PROS:

  • The eye-shadow shades compliment all skin tones
  • Can create day to night looks.
  • Space saving
  • Can fit in purse

 

CONS:

  • Too much glitter
  • Matte shades are chalky
  • With fall-outs
  • Pot rouges are both in pink. They should’ve put one dark (for night time look) or a neutral color (for an MLBB look).
  • Eyeliner smears easily.

Below is the look I created using the B&K palette. I used Brown Sugar, Cream and Stone on my lids, Raspberry on my lips and Black Cocoa for my contour.

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REPURCHASE? NO. (Already sold-out)

RATE: 6/10 (👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽)

 

Short hair, don’t care.

It’s been a year since I had my last haircut. I was too caught up with work and other important matters therefore grooming was out of the vocabulary.

Yes. I admit it that my hair became tangling, dry and unmanageable. But that was until 2 days ago.

Fast forward to summer. The scorching heat is now evident around the country. The humidity made me uncomfortable to do stuff since I sweat too much. My long hair has not been of great help as well so I have decided to make a move for it.

Before running into some errands, I made a quick stop at a local salon to have my hair fixed. For only 50php (a dollar), I got myself  an inexpensive layered haircut which is somewhat similar to bobs but a bit longer.

Eventhough I was expecting for a longer finish, the end result was great. I said goodbye to my old mermaid curls and have been sporting my new hair every since.

Change is inevitable and inability to change could be fatal.

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