Monthly Favorites #51: March, 2015

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I don’t have many favorites this month, since I didn’t wear much makeup during the week that I was on vacation. I bought quite a few things while on vacation, and have started trying them out. Keep an eye out for my reviews!

 

 On to my favorites!
Barry M Dazzle Dust in Rose Gold
(picture from my Instagram)
While this eyeshadow looks cool-toned in the picture, it has a strong yellow shimmer. This helps the product stay true to color on my eyelids.

 

L’Oreal Voluminous Miss Manga mascara

This mascara was on my list of things to buy in the US, since I saw many reviews of it online. I liked how it gave me intense volume!

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Putting foundation into little squeeze tubes for traveling

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Since I don’t wear much foundation while on vacation, I didn’t want to bring an entire bottle. I decided to decant my foundation into little squeeze tubes. These are normally used in Japan to put soy sauce in bentos, so they are cheap and don’t leak.  It worked out great, and I’m sure this is how I’ll bring foundation with me from now on.

 

What did you enjoy this past month?

 

xoxo, K

Weekly Reads #193: March 1, 2015

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It has been about a week since I got back from my vacation in Hawaii.  I had a fantastic time!

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What were your favorite posts this week? 

 

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xoxo, K

Review: Revlon Lip Butter in Pink Truffle

This is a review of the Revlon Lip Butter in Pink Truffle.  The Revlon Lip Butters were so hyped on the internet that I picked up a few on a previous trip to the US.  Unfortunately, the Lip Butters are not yet available in Japan.

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What it does: (from the Revlon website)

Pamper your lips with a gel formula that provides super-charged hydration and glides on buttery smooth. In fact, 94% of women’s lips felt were softer, smoother, and instantly hydrated.

Price: Will vary, as with all US drugstore products. CVS.com lists this product for $9.

Swatch:

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Pros:

  • Very smooth. My biggest issue with most lipsticks is that they make my lips peel. That didn’t happen with this lipstick, so I am happy!
  • The subtle pigmentation makes this a very useful lipstick when I just need to throw something on
  • I like the color. It makes my face brighter but still looks natural with my skin coloring.

Cons:

  • If you are looking for a long lasting lipstick, this is definitely not the product for you.

 

Would I repurchase? Yes, this is a great lipstick for on the go!

 

I really enjoyed the texture of these lipsticks. If there is another Revlon Lip Butter shade that you recommend, please let me know!

 

Hope you enjoyed this review!

xoxo, K

Weekly Reads #192: February 23, 2015

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I just got back from my vacation yesterday! I had a fantastic time, and I know it will be hard to go back to real life…


What were your favorite posts this week? 

 

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Throwback Thursday: Favorites from February

This month, I revisited my monthly favorites from 20122011 and 2010.

My favorites products from February 2012 were:

This was a great inexpensive eyeliner which did not transfer!  I really enjoyed it, even though I did not like the brush or the packaging.
Unfortunately, I don’t wear this anymore since I switched to brown pencil eyeliners. I found that the combination of using the color brown and using a pencil eyeliner gave me a softer look.
This was an impulse buy while I was meeting up with another blogger.  I haven’t repurchased this product since Maybelline comes out with so many mascaras each year!

 

My favorites products from February 2011 was:

Lush Glogg Shower Gel (link goes to my review)

This product was a favorite over the holidays because the scent reminded me of mulled wine. While this product was re-released for the 2011 and 2012 holiday season, it was not released for the 2014 holiday season.

My favorites products from February 2010 was:
MAC 219 brush 
I remember being so excited about finally getting a MAC 219 brush. I still love this brush and use it every day.  I have bought another 219 brush, and the shape is totally different. Since these are handmade, I strongly suggest that you take each brush in your hand and test it out before buying it.
Hope you enjoyed this trip down memory lane!
xoxo, K