Hello everyone! I finally went shopping for makeup today after a long long while... Consider this my end-of-September haul. So the first few I got was Ever Bilena matte lipsticks. I absolutely cannot emphasize how much I love EB's matte lipsticks. You all know how I love EB in Mauvey. I have Mauvey and Pink Flame at the moment; and now I've added Storm and Off Beat Pink to the set! I am very much looking forward to collecting more of EB's matte lipsticks since the colors are really great. Interesting and without a doubt beautiful. P125.00 per lipstick.
|Storm (L) and Off Beat Pink (R) with flash|
|Storm (L) and Off Beat Pink (R) without flash|
Do you remember me saying that I will be doing an Anime Eyes Makeup Tutorial (by Miss Jessica Harlow)? This is the primary reason why I hunted for good liquid liners. I kept swatching on the back of my left hand, trying to see which one would best fit the task. Nichido's Liquid Liner is tried and tested for me since I've used it before. It doesn't dry glossy like Ever Bilena's. Nevertheless, I was satisfied with all the liners I swatched. In the end I opted to go with Nichido. P68.00 in all leading Watsons Stores.
I was trying to find good gel eyeliners since I always wanted to buy one since they became such a craze. I tried look over at E.l.f.'s section but the saleslady disappointed me. She did not know anything about the product. And the brush that came with the gel liner she showed me was all scratchy and deformed! I left the area as soon as that happened. I went over to Fanny Serrano's section and was informed that they were out of stock. Just dandy... Whenever I plan to buy the gel liner from FS, they always run out of it. Last resort was Maybelline's Eyestudio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner in 01 Black. I was like, "What the heck, why not?" I've fallen in love with this gel eyeliner since the moment I laid eyes on it. I got it for P449.00.
|The eyeliner brush that came with it.|
I've been hunting for good eyeliner brushes for quite a while now and I experienced the funniest regarding this matter today. I asked the lady who was assigned in a particular cosmetics department if they carry any eyeliner brush. She wore a totally puzzled look and asked me what that was. She demanded it was called an eyebrow brush, but I insisted on the eyeliner brush. I ended up walking away, frustrated, but amused. It's disappointing how little they know about cosmetics, considering it's their job handling them. There was also this saleslady who told me that an eyeliner brush is for BLENDING. Uh... I don't think that's correct. And yes, that saleslady was from Fanny Serrano. Fanny Serrano is a renowned makeup artist and owner of Fanny Serrano cosmetics. His brushes cost more that 100/200++ per piece. I found the perfect eyeliner brush from FS, and I got it for P200.00. It is absolutely gorgeous. I can't wait to use it.
I am slowly running out of blush and so I ran back to E.l.f. to get my favorite Natural Radiance Blusher shade, "Shy". You may have seen me use this a couple of times. This is the perfect cheek color for me. I got it for P129.75. Oh, and I totally love the new packaging! Design-wise.
I grabbed a bottle of makeup remover from Maybelline (P99.00) and my favorite Hello Kitty Wipes (not in the photo) before finally leaving the mall. That end my End-of-September Haul! Please stay tuned to the Anime Eyes Halloween Tutorial! I'll be keeping you guys posted. ♥
Love, Say ♥