Friday, June 16, 2017

NYX Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder || Review + Swatches

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NYX Cosmetics just release their Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder, actually it comes in 5 different shades but I only got 4 shades on me. You will be surprise with the price and how blinding it can be. NYX really been stepping up their game lately, as you know lately I love strobe and blinding that makes myself sure I definitely gonna love this too.  


Packaging
NYX packaging is always in plastic and this time with round shape and plastic compact. The packaging is pretty light as usual. But come on, with the price and expecting in amazing packaging? I definitely feel amaze with the formula than packaging and it contains 0.21oz of product.


Feel
The texture is dryer than Kat Von D Alchemist Highlighter or even Becca. But NYX can be build up, so you don't have to worry for being too much. The product is not contain of glitters but really duo chromatic or another way to say it is colour shifting. 

Final Thought
To be honest with very affordable price and perform like high-end brands is just amazing. This products need to be recognized and you shall have it at least 2 of it to try out. Especially, blinding highlighter is in trend now. 

I will definitely will bring out more NYX products to share with how amazing their formula is. Do let me know what else you want me to review.



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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

TOP 15 NYX FACE AWARDS SG 2017

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I am back and this time round I would like to share my experience about NYX FACE AWARDS SG 2017. Yes, this year is the first time Singapore having NYX FACE AWARDS. I am so gladly can be chosen into TOP 15.

You can watch my entry video here:


After I got chosen into TOP 15, NYX Professional Makeup sent us a very big box full of makeup. I can't believe how happy I was to see big amount of makeup. Thank you so much NYX :)

Here is my un-boxing video:

I was so excited to see what is my next challenge. And the next challenge submission was FUTURISTIC and I was thinking about human-droid.
Even I end up can't move into TOP 6, but I am happy enough to have such experience like this. I promise next year I will do better. As you all guys know, I am not a makeup artist neither face paint artist. All what I did only self thought and for fun :)
Thank you for those keep gave the votes everyday and still supporting me. Thank you again to NYX Cosmetics Singapore :)


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Friday, April 28, 2017

Highlighter Game || Review + Swatches

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We all know that makeup on Contour & Highlight game is so strong. This time I would like to talk about highlighters, as much as I love highlight ( because I need to HIGHLIGHT my EXISTENCE  😆) 

Highlighters products in the market are like hugeeeeeee amount of products to try. I would love to try more products but I hardly to get it in Singapore. Especially Jeffree Star products and lots of US brands (because the shipping is so expensive)

Okay don't waste so much time talking about introductions. Let's get into the real business.
I will separate it into 4 different types.

1. HL Palette
Backlight BH Cosmetics  VS Alchemist Kat Von D

Comparison of the size are so different. Backlight definitely win over the size. As what you know that Alchemist just launched in Sephora Singapore not long ago. But internet already so crowd and non-stop talking about it. Price wise: BH Cosmetics cost S$24 (not incl. the international shipping) that may end up S$40 for Net 1.23 Oz /35 g, so it's about 5.8 g/each pan ; Alchemist cost S$50 at Sephora with Net 0.05 Oz / 1.53 g/each pan.  Backlight BH Cosmetics is definitely worth the money.


But then, if you look closely. Blacklight BH Cosmetics not as smooth as Alchemist Kat Von D. Alchemist has more holographic effect. So which one are the best? There are pro and cons over here. Which are your looking for? I personally still Backlight BH Cosmetics win my heart. Over the price, size and the choices of the colours.

2. Single HL
Left to Right
Colourpop - Hourglass - Becca Cosmetics
3 different brands that I would like to say the colours are quite lovely for my daily highlight. But to know which one is the best? Let's take a look my swatch below:

Top to Bottom:
Brilliant Strobe Light - Hourglass
Flexitarian - Colourpop
Opal - Becca Cosmetics
Moonstone - Becca Cosmetics
I kind of regret that I purchased Hourglass since none of highlight shown and it's so powdery, not even has the highlight effect. I thought I was just putting colour powder. So sorry Hourglass, yet you are expensive but not worth the money at all. Only you packaging is so pretty, I think that's why I purchased you LOL. Sephora sell it S$62 with Net 4.6g.

Hey Colourpop.... I am about a blinding highlighter. You are the winner for sure. I don't have to build up but only 1 swatch. Must take note, this flexitarian is not compact powder. You can feel a bit cream powder, yet the pigment is damn good. In their website is USD8 - so if I convert it to SGD is about S$12 (not incl. international shipping) with Net 4.2g

Between Opal and Moonstone from Becca, I prefer Opal more. Moonstone in some point is too light for my fair skin. With Opal, I love the sunkiss look on my skin. Becca has the consistence of the pressed highlight. Still not blinding. If you love subtle highlighter, I think you will love Becca Cosmetics. Sephora sell it S$58 with Net 8g.

Over all from pigmentation, texture and price. Colourpop win all over and I feel flexitarian is worth of the money.

3. HL Stick
Luxor NARS & Pink 3CE


I personally don't like stick as highlighter. Why? Because it will drag my makeup that I already set it for 2 hours LOL Just kidding. But seriously in my opinion, stick highlighter is not working for me. I have no idea why do I ever purchase it in the first place 😆
But if you are a highlighter stick person, here we go. Stick is very subtle finish and never be blinding. Is it good? To be honest 3CE has much better effect on it.
3CE Shimmer Stick in Sephora sell S$23 with Net 10g and NARS at Sephora is about S$60 with Net 14g. Well 3CE is way worth the money, especially it also give a better shimmer effect. 

4. Liquid HL

I don't favor liquid as HL and these 2 are from the gift sets to try out when I purchased. Okay let's check on it.


As what you see, Cover FX is amazing though. Completely opaque blinding and the effect also amazing. The full size of Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drop is about 15ml with maybe around S$68 and for Becca Cosmetics Shimmering Skin Perfector for 50ml is S$62 at Sephora. I know the Cover FX is so expensive, but it is worth the money? I guess so. Especially if you love the effect and the opaque. I will say that Cover FX Drop will be my next full size purchase, especially for Holo...


Base on all of these, which type that do you prefer more? I am definitely pressed type hehehe...
If you have more idea or something on your mind, feel free to comment below so we could share together. 

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