Raise your hand if you've ever watched video after video of makeup tutorials, only to realize it's past midnight! We feel it's well-worth all the hours on YouTube though - after all, we need to know how to properly use the products we've spent on. Famous makeup artists and beauty gurus are staples when it comes to channel subscriptions but if you wanted to cop the look of a certain actress or personality, why not go straight to the source?Read More
I've been using the Asian Secrets Lulur Body Scrub since 2010. Seriously. It's one of the mainstays in my bathroom since it's the best scrub I've ever tried! I love the green tea scent and how it exfoliates and moisturizes my skin at the same time. It's a drugstore product that up to this day earns a spot in my HG list - if you haven't tried it yet, well, you really should. ^_^
That said, I was pretty excited when the Asian Secrets Lulur Facial Scrub (P70/50g and P120/100g) came out. It promises to do what the body scrub does, which is to gently cleanse skin with lulur beads and whiten it at the same time. I like it because it's so gentle that it can actually double as a daily facial wash! Promise, the exfoliating beads are so soft that you won't even feel like you're using a scrub.
Nonetheless, it's an effective product in removing dead skin and mild blackheads.
Hi Liz! The moment I got the invitation for my cousin's wedding, I have instantly told myself that I should ask you for advice re make up :) I have a few make up pieces for special occasions but my eye shadows are not very colorful , I have preferred to keep them in conservative hues. Also, [please] include tips on how to make them last longer for the duration of the event esp lipstick.
P.S. I am coming just as a guest. - Kris
Hi Kris! Attending a wedding, even just as a guest, is a fun opportunity to dress up and make up. Of course you'd want to look your best among friends and relatives! Now, a few pieces of makeup (when used correctly) can really take you a long way. I decided to do a video tutorial of this look with only minimal products to show you how it could be done.
I used the Laura Mercier Foundationer Primer in Radiance here, topped with the Shiseido Brightening Spot Control Foundation. I used the Shiseido Natural Eyebrow Pencil in Deep Brown to sculpt my brows.
How to make your makeup stay on longer
Primer (on the face, eyes, and lips) helps to keep your makeup down for a longer time. However, it's also important to bring blotting sheets and a powder brush to help retouch your makeup as you oil up.
It's graduation season! Sigh, just thinking about it reminded me of my own graduation last year. It was a solemn event shared with friends and family, who were all so proud of me, and me of them. I've done so many things since then, things I never even once considered while I was studying Political Science at UP Manila. Well! That's another story, haha.
I made a tutorial for all you young graduates out there. Graduation makeup, of course, should fit the occasion - formal, somber, respectable, but not necessarily boring! Hence, I used gold eyeshadow to bring out the eyes while the rest of the colors (different shades of brown) were used to contour the eyes to get a more photogenic effect.