Beauty Roundup: A BLK Beauty Advent calendars, the KVD Lolita expansion, and a limited edition red from MAC!
Falalalalala fabulous! ‘Tis the season for sparkly shadows, vibrant red lips, and winter-kissed cheeks, PV fam! With just a few more days until Christmas, the beauty world is turning even busiest Grinch into one happy elf. Get ready for KVD Beauty’s Lolita expansion, an epic beauty calendar from BLK (it’s never too late to gift a bunch of makeup!), and something new from local brand Beauty Bakery. Pour yourself some hot cocoa and let’s get festive!
There’s nothing cooler than loving local and supporting homegrown brands. Filipino skincare company Beauty Bakery is known for their organic formulations and super cute packaging, and they’ve just launched their very first makeup product! The Beauty Bakery Baked Clay Blush (P220) is packed, not just with pigment, but with natural and hydrating ingredients like sunflower oil, beeswax, vitamin E, and grapeseed oil. Available in five shades (Perfect Nude, Rose Petal, Blushed, Birthday Girl, and Ms. Independent) they make for perfect budget-friendly gifts for makeup and skincare lovers alike! Shop the blush here.
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A gift to your Advent-age
From the classic chocolate sets to the bougie designer perfumes and candle ones, the tradition of Advent calendars is a great way to get an early start on the season’s festivities - which is why we are living for blk Cosmetics’ Limited Edition Holiday Beauty Countdown (P2,990)! The gorgeously designed set contains 9 new products to help you create the perfect holiday party look. Liz and Den just did an unboxing and swatch video, and everything looks so promising! Check out blk’s calendar here.
Nothing else mauve-rs
It’s the collection expansion we’ve been dreaming of! Get ready, mauve mavens, because Kat Von D Beauty has just added new products to the Lolita family! The cult-classic and crowd favorite dusty rose/mauve shade is now available in 3 new ways: the Lolita Eye Shadow Palette (P2,350), Glimmer Veil Liquid Lipstick (P1,445), and Ink Well Long-Wear Matte Eyeliner (P1,320)! Previously, the shade was only available as a single eye shadow, lip liner, liquid lipstick, and bullet lippie, so this is big and happy news for those who are fans of the MLBB shade. Shop the new Lolita products on Sephora PH.
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Red-y for the Lunar New Year!
MAC Cosmetics has us bussing, loving, and red-y for the New Year - and Christmas hasn’t even hit yet! Thanks to a leaked photo from trendmood1 on IG, we caught a glimpse of MAC’s upcoming collection for 2019. The MAC Lunar New Year collection will include 5 lipsticks, a blush duo, and a limited-edition brush! Housed in metallic red packaging, this collection screams festive fun and prosperity for sure!
So far we know about: Lucky in Love (a matte pinky mauve), Lotus Light (an amplified pinky red), Ruby Woo (a retro matte blue red), Russian Red (a matte bluish red), and Lady Danger (a matte coral red). There’s also the powder blush duo in Melba (matte soft coral peach) and Lovecloud (satin mid-tone pink), and the 129SH Powder Blush Brush! We’re hoping more items will be released in the coming weeks but we can already look forward to an exciting new year with these beauties!
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In Cara We Trust
She may be focusing more of her time on her acting career, but British supermodel Cara Delevingne has been tapped to be the new face of Dior’s latest lipstick, the Dior Addict Stellar Shine Lipstick. The 26-year-old model heads the campaign tailored made for women who want a long-lasting but hydrating lipstick created by Peter Philips. Set to drop in March 2019, the new lippies are made to capture the “spectacular spirit of fashion“. Well, if this is Cara-approved, then sign me up!
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