Friday, May 17, 2013

Pinay Beauty On A Budget (Makeup for School & Work)

Hi everyone! Welcome to another makeup tutorial. This one’s perfect for all the highschool/college students + working ladies out there! A clean, classic everyday makeup look. Mark (my boyfriend) prefers this look [on me] more than anything else. Fuss-free. Simple. Oh, and not to mention—AFFORDABLE!

BEFORE AND AFTER | Visible redness & blemishes on the left photo showing my bare face ; skin tone evened out, redness and spots diminished, features enhanced on the right photo


Simple beauty at 10 easy steps!


1. 4U2 Face Value BB Cream PHP294.00—medium coverage, lightweight, perfect for everyday use

2. Shawill You’re Bluffing Magic Concealer PHP125.00—conceals amazingly under the eye area, coverage is awesome, perfect for blemishes as well

3. 4U2 Lovelight BB Powder PHP194.00—perfect coverage bb powder, matte finish

*all three products found at Watsons/SM Department Stores


4. Careline Oil Control Blush On (Charming Pink) PHP80.00+—beautiful shade to add color to the cheeks

5. Elf Healthy Glow Bronzer PHP129.75—acts more like a highlighter instead of a “bronzer”, gives beautiful, radiant glow to the apples of the cheeks/top part of the cheeks

6. Essence Sun Club Matte Bronzing Powder PHP259.00—sculpts face and gives it dimension/slims down the face all in all *found at SM Megamall Department Store

Flat Top Kabuki Brush PHP149.75 found at Landmark, Makati—perfect to apply all three products with. (Blush, Highlighter and Bronzer)


7. Fashion 21 Brow Duo PHP80+—good enough brow powder to fill in the brows with

8. San San Lash Curler PHP90+—curls lashes well *found at all HBC outlets

9. Ever Bilena HD Mascara PHP200+—my favorite local mascara, gives lashes volume and length


10. Italia Deluxe 24 HRS Longwear Lip Color in Peach PHP199.00—beautiful shade for everyday use, matte finish, reapplication is needed all throughout the day *found in all leading department stores nationwide

Here’s the tutorial! Enjoy!


  1. can you make a 500.00 make up challenge po? yung kari lang po naming bilhin. wala po kasi kaming malaking budget eh :) THANK YOU :) GOD BLESS po.

  2. Thank you Ate Say! Very helpful as always! I'm a college girl and I use your posts as reference all the time. :) I purchased the 4u2 bb powder but it does not seem to work for me tho. :( I get very oily.
    I also did a post similar to this. :) I used affordable items as well so you might want to check my blog out. :) Thanks!

  3. what's the shade of the ELF bronzer?

  4. what's the shade of the ELF bronzer?

  5. please do the Php500 makeup challenge. :)

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  7. Does Shawill have a liquid concealer? Have you tried them? :)

  8. Hi Say, Where did you buy the Italia Deluxe Lipstick in Peach? Thank you for answering.

  9. Hi Say, I just wanna ask, Where did you buy the Italia Deluxe Lipstick in Peach? Thanks for answering.

  10. Hi Say,request po sana ako ng review ng make up para sa acidic & oily skin + dahil sa init ngayon pinag papawisan yung part na below ng nose. yun kasi problem ko, acidic, oily and pawisin yung sa cupids bow. any recommendation para sa skin type ko. parang kahit anong make up ang gamitin ko, nalulusaw sa muka ko. please please... i am starting to get really frustrated. need help

  11. hi Say, request po sana ako ng video or make-up review para sa acidic & oily skin + yung heat ngayon nag papawis yung top part ng upper lip bandang cupids bow. tried BYS mineral matte foundation and Mineral pressed powder wala nalulusaw parin. tries in2it makeup, ganun parin po. i am starting get really frustrated. i need help... please

  12. this is nice. san po mbbli ung Fashion 21 na eyebrow duo?


  13. Thank you sooo much Ms. Say for this video/vlog, I always get inspired because of your tutorial and reviews :) It really really help me a lot to decide what should I buy, your video acts like my "guide" in beauty industry :)

  14. Hi Miss Say,
    You always look amazing! :)
    ~Pauline @Eucerin Philippines

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