REVIEW: Clinique Pop Matte Lip Colour + Primer

I know, I know – another lipstick review. It’s an addiction, okay? #cantstopwontstop

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In all seriousness, with all my ranting that I prefer liquid lipsticks over bullet ones, I surprised myself by buying this. Perhaps the sales associate got me sold on it; perhaps I wanted a change of pace from all the liquid lipsticks that are more difficult to apply. Either way, I’m happy with this impulse buy, and I’d like to check out more from Clinique 🙂


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Do you see how cute this is?! I love how it looks sleek without being the typical black/gold packaging of mid-range products. I also love how the bottom part indicates the color of the lippie inside so you don’t have to keep checking the label at the bottom when you’re grabbing it from your vanity.Read More »

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Cubao haul

Remember when I said I would go on a spend-free March? Well, I sort of cheated. See, I knew I wasn’t gonna be able to buy makeup and clothes next month so I splurged intensely last weekend. I bought the boyfriend a new pair of jeans and a couple of shirts (an Iron Man one and a Captain America one, because Civil War is life). For myself, I bought three shirts: Spider-Man, Star-Lord, and Batman. Yeah, we sort of went crazy in the comic book shirt aisle in SM Cubao.

As for makeup purchases, here you go!

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“Meet the Parents” Makeup

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I’ll be meeting the boyfriend’s parents this weekend. (To Tony’s mom: if you’re reading this, hi! Can’t wait to meet you po!) I am equally nervous and excited – I hope they’ll like me, because this is such a crucial part of any relationship. I hope I can make a good, lasting impression.

Because I’m a total control freak, I planned out exactly what to wear (an appropriately smart black dress), and that includes my makeup. Check it out:Read More »