Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Incredibly light in texture and enriched with corrective pigments, Dior Prestige White Satin Brightening UV Base Blemish Balm with SPF50 PA+++ conceals spots and imperfections. Ideal for women seeking to combine protection with brightening anti-aging properties and coverage for a flawless skin finish! Available from 1 March 2012. Price S$150
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Was working with Ms Zoe Tay yesterday and she was telling me about this eye makeup remover Q-tip. This is a box of 24 soft cotton tips that are individually filled with a pre-measured amount of gentle, skin conditioning solution to provide easy, goof-proof removal of eye makeup. The alcohol-free formula also contains aloe vera and vitamin E for sensitive eyes. A brilliant idea that works so great for fixing mess ups! But apparently you only can get it in the US!! :(
The ingredients of this cotton swabs :Water (Aqua), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E Acetate), Yellow 5 (CI 1934-21-0), Citric Acid.
Monday, February 27, 2012
A limited edition of Lucent Face Powder from FANCL. The nano-sized powder granules absorb excess sebum and sit comfortably on skin , preventing streaking and ensuring makeup lasts longer with a light veil of shimmer. $57.50
Sunday, February 26, 2012
With SPF 40 PA+++ that helps protects the skin from UVA and UVB rays. With Cantaloupe melon extract from the Provence - France. This powerful plant ingredient contains high levels of superoxide dismutase; an enzyme that fights toxic residues from oxygen. Beside, an anti-pollution complex formulated with five ingredients and plant extracts protects skin against harmful damage. Three shades of Beige, Natural and Pink. Light weight and oil free, suitable for even the most sensitive skin.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Was working with Ms Zoe Tay on the 15 day of CNY and she was sick! But she still did a wonderful job and not a single complain during the shoot! She’s been down with the flu for a couple of days, thanks to a nasty bug that’s been tormenting her household. She was about to call in insick as she hardly get out of bed the day before this photo shoot day, but because of the tight deadline of the magazine plus all our busy schedule( the photographer, stylist & me) she finally make it. Once known as the girl with thousand face"千面女郎“ takes on the personas of six distinct characters with the ease of, well, a schizoid on steroids. Not to mention that she falls down twice in her four-and-a-half-inch heels while trying to dance and kick like a 1920s flapper? But Zoe simply just picks herself off the floor and goes at it again as if she were actually auditioning for The Artist. We’re beginning to think that a statuette of a golden bald man is not reward enough for the Ah Jie’s tireless performance today. Zoe, last seen on Ch 8’s Double Bonus, is currently filming the indie English movie, Mister John.
For the full cover story, read this week's issue of 8 DAYS (#1114).
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Monday, February 20, 2012
With Laneige specially formulated by AmorePacific, this patented technology "White Plus Renew Complex" contain Manassantin B, made up of Silymarin complex extracted from the milk Thistle plant to inhabit the formation of Melanin - the culprit behind skin pigmentation triggered by unprotected exposure to sun rays and pollution. Also incorporates V-PGA, a moisturizing element more penetrative than Hyluronic Acid to replenish and retain cells' moisture level. It also has an anti-inflammatory effect on skin, reinforcing skin's natural ability to counter detrimental effects from the onslaught of external aggressors. Pack in four handy pods for absolute convenience on-the-go, great for traveling or simply need a fuss free skin brightening treat before an important event! S$62.00 for a pack of eight at all Laneige counters.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Anna Sui's New Base Makeup ( Launch date : End April 2012)
The result of naturally flawless and radiant skin with two benefits - "Trick Powder" & "Pearl Powder" creating a poreless and radiant silky skin. With Rosa Canina fruit extract for moisturizing effect and Rosa Canina fruit oil as emollient effect, finally the pearl powder for radiant effect.
Anna Sui Eye Color & Cheek Color Palette (Limited Edition)
Gorgeous bouquet of roses designed compact palette with eye & cheek colors. Launching around May 2012 in Singapore Anna Sui counter.
Anna Sui Lip Balm & Lip Gloss Kit (Limited Edition)
This Lip Balm & Lipgloss Set come with Lip Gloss A. Wax-free formula made from a soft and translucent solution ensures a clear voluminous veil that surrounds lips
Lip Balm - By using less wax and more of an airtight partially solid oil along with a gel-type oil agent, the resulting formula has a soft base that's moisturizing the lips.
A handy mirror & pouch.
Launching around May 2012 in Singapore Anna Sui counter.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Was at Philosophy press event two days ago. Have heard so much about this brand and was looking forward to this event. Philosophy is a skin care and cosmetics company that was started by Cristina Carlino, founder of the BioMedic medical skin care line. BioMedic is focused on skin care products that are sold in dermatologists' and cosmetic surgeons' offices. Carlino created Philosophy to give women better access to quality products without having to visit a doctor's office. She also wanted to develop a product line that emphasized wellness over physical perfection, thus building beauty from the inside out. With names like Hope, Purity, Grace and Love. The "philosophy" of Philosophy has made it a favorite for thousands of women. Since its start in 1996, the company has stayed true to Cristina Carlino's original vision of offering the best skin care for all types of needs. Philosophy's mission is "celebrating the beauty of the human spirit." It does so through carefully researched and simply packaged quality products. They'll be out at Sephora Singapore from 27 April 2012.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Laneige limited Spring Makeup Collection designed in collaboration with celebrated illustrator Sanna Annuka featuring pretty motifs inspired by peony and tulip, infused with vibrant pops of colour that highlight the vibrancy and vivacity of Spring. This collection will be out at all Laneige counters island-wide from March 2012.
Love in Bloom Eye Shadow Palette (limited edition)
A beautiful eye shadow palette with 9 colour featuring soft shades like light pink, beige and lavender, also dramatic hues of aubergine, navy and black. Great for day and evening occasions. Price at S$55.00
Love in Bloom Sculpting Blusher (limited edition)
A two-tone blusher with highlighter helps to contours the face with glowing radiance. Price at S$49.00
Love in Bloom Lip Gloss ( limited edition)
Total of five delicious colours, each pot come with a mini lip brush for a fuss-free application to achieve that juicy pout. Price at S$29 each.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Sisley Phyto-Blanc Buff and Wash Facial Gel livens up a lackluster complexion by removing dead surface skin cells and gently removing impurities. An exfoliating wash that awakens the skin, cleanses impurities and eliminates dead skin cells, thus helps lighten the complexion. The combined action of lemon, scutellaria and white mulberry extracts, which have skin-lightening properties, promotes a more even-looking complexion. Price at S$135.00
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Was at Sasa Wisma last week having an interview with CLEO Magazine. Saw their In-house makeup brand " Sasatinnie". I kind of love the smooth textures of this eyeshadow palette - Dolly Love Eyeshadow Palette. Total of 4 palette 01 Earth Reflection, 02 Green Design, 03 Smoky Eyes & 04 Petal Purple. These made in Korea eyeshadow palette contain natural mineral & UV sunlight protection. Retail at S$21.90 for each palette.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Happy Valentine Day! In the shimmering soft sunshine of spring, they transform flowers into a sparking array of colors. Inspired by Ms Anna Sui’s dream garden, just like a vintage garden designed by Gertrude Jerkyll who have created over 400 gardens in the UK, Europe and America; her influence on garden design has been pervasive to this day. A garden fill with all kind of beautiful roses, especially Cabbage Roses and Bourbon Roses.
A gradation of colors with rich array of shades reminiscent of bouquet of roses. Ranging from a vivid deep color to a soft pastel, this cheek color contains four shades in one palette. They are suggestive of fully bloomed roses and enable you to produce a natural gradation. Either using a single color or create your own original favorite color by mixing the shades, with their glamorous shades, your cheeks become as if roses have come into bloom. Total of six palette - 100 Mystic Rose, 300 Romantic Rose, 301 Dreamy Rose, 400 Anna Rose, 500 Antique Rose and 600 Sunny Rose. Price at S$49 each.
Liquid Eye Liner in 3 shades - 001 Black, 200 Violet and 500 Brown, price at S$33 each.
With double characteristic, this limited Double Lip Gloss comes in flocky tip of Rouge color at one end and spatula Pearl color on the other end. Bright pigment oil has added to promote clearer color development and the formation of an even cosmetic film. The result is a fresh, moist, glossy cosmetic film. This double lip gloss is light and soft with no hint of heaviness. Total of 3 shades - 01 Sensual Rose, 02 Seductive Rose and 03 Prismatic Rose. Price at S$42 each.
Monday, February 13, 2012
Was quite sad that I've miss out the press event of one of my favorite makeup brand "Laura Mercier" last month, but it's so nice that their brand manager Catherine & her colleague Tiffany from Starlight Cosmetics contacted me again and finally got to meet them up last week. The exciting news about it was to know that "Laura Mercier Cosmetics" will be out in Singapore Sephora end of March2012!! I remember years ago I've bought their loose powder during my trip to US & love it so much! Laura Mercier is a world-renowned makeup artist who've known for her specialty of creating the flawless face and accentuate one's natural beauty! Her clients include Madonna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Julia Roberts, Brooke Shields, Celine Dion, Meg Ryan, Isabella Rosellini, Ellen Barkin, Ashley Judd, Meryl Streep and Julia Ormond. Laura was raised in Provence and began her training at age 17 when she entered painting school in Paris. After deciding to shift her talents from the canvas to face, Laura attended the Carita School where she specialized in makeup application. Subsequently she represented Carita as a makeup artist and makeup teacher. In 1985, Laura moved to NY when she was asked to join the team to launch American Elle. Working on advertising campaigns for Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale's, Clairol as well as editorial spreads for magazines including Elle, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Seventeen and several other publications. She also have working with L'Oreal, Maybelline, Victoria's Secret, Gap, Banana Republic. Beside she was with Elizaberth Arden and Chanel in designing the makeup looks for their advertising campaigne. Laura developed "Laura Mercier Cosmetics" in 1996. Their awards winning products include 'Tinted Moisturizer, Oil Free Foundation and Secret Camouflage", especially their Tinted Moisturizer was repeatedly being named in magazine "Best Of" awards. Look forward for their launching in Sephora Singapore soon!!
Saturday, February 11, 2012
When we talk about skin care, lots of women who always will just focus mostly on the face and always forget about the skin all over their body! Although the skin on the body is less exposed to external aggressions than face. Hormonal changes, lack of physical exercise and repeated sun exposure, lead to a loss of density and firmness. Especially when come to certain age, skin firmness becomes a concern for all women, whatever their weight or figure. The more obvious areas affected are the inside of the arms and thighs, the stomach and buttocks, not forgetting the decollete which is exposed daily! Sisley creates Sisleya Concentre Anti-Age Fermete Corps - their first major global anti-aging skin care for the body which helps improve skin slackening and loss of firmness to combat the visible effects of skin aging and allow women to recover the appearance of younger and more toned body! This wonderful anti-aging body cream contain a concentrate of 19 plant-based active ingredients to combat all the signs of skin aging on the body, e.g. slacking, cellulite, fine lines, dehydration etc. A formula which combines the power of serum, the comfort of cream, the effectiveness of a tightening agent.
I really love the wonderful texture of this silky body cream! I do believe most women in the Asian countries areas don't like the stickiness or oily effect when come to applying body cream. This is the best anti-aging body cream that I've tried so far! Silky soft texture with non-oily feeling! Love it!
Thursday, February 9, 2012
I used to shop for this great moisturizing lotion whenever I visit Japan! Now you can get it at Isetan Wisma. Dr. Ci:Labo’s Aqua Collagen Moist Lotion not only moisturizes your skin instantly but also balances your skin to help lock in that moisture. Price at S$62.00
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Brilliant butterflies, flashy florals and gorgeously geometric graphics…A colourful collaboration between MAC and the artist known worldwide as Vera, who merged fine arts with linens, murals, textiles and silk scarves in her punchy, painted patterns. Now in shades plucked straight from her most lavish prints, MAC Vera embraces the luxe, lighter-than-air spirit that delivers the kind of startling, look-at-me statement that defines what it means to be an instant classic.
MAC Vera Crushed Metallic Pigment - Aloha , Strawberry Patch & Butterfly Party.
MAC Vera Pearlglide Intense Eye Liner - Lord It Up Bronze with pearl, Industrial Periwinkle grey, Designer Purple Iridescent violet, Undercurrent Teal with pearl, Petrol Blue Deep navy with pearl, Black Swan Black with pearl & Black Line Black with gold pearl
MAC Vera Pearlmatte Face Powder - Sunday Afternoon Clean bright pink/bright clean fuchsia/soft pale pink with white pearl & Flower Fantasy Pale coral with slight gold pearl/slightly blue pale pink/soft pale salmon.
MAC Vera Plushglass - Fashion Fanatic Creamy pale pink, Pretty Plush Extra soft pink with white pearl, Confetti Bright orange coral with soft pearl, On A Holiday Bright pink with blue pearl & Butterfly Dream Mid-tone violet with blue pearl.
MAC Vera Nail Lacquer - Play Day Pale milky coral & Midsummer’s Dream Pale pink lilac.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
A light revealing whitening makeup base with SPF 35 PA+++. Chanel combines its light and color expertise to recreate the must have bases – Le Blanc Light Revealing Whitening Makeup Base. With the new pure white mineral ceramic pigments target unbalanced skin undertones perfectly and reveal an absolutely radiant complexion. This fresh, lightweight texture infused with moisturizing and whitening ingredients that leaves the skin translucent yet comfortable thru out the day. Total of three shades -10 Rosee for tired and dull skin, 20 Mimosa helps to even out irregular shadowy complexion and 30 LYS brings an immaculate pearly glow to all complexions.
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Inspired by backstage make-up techniques, Skinflash Primer is an anti-fatigue remedy for a complexion that glows with beauty and light. Created with the latest discoveries in optics, Photo-smart Pigments™ boast photo chromic properties that attract the light and optimally diffuse it over the complexion. These pigments are able to adapt to all types of lighting and blend seamlessly into any skin tone with one universal illuminating shade. The formula's energizing and conditioning texture instantly restores freshness and vitality to a tired complexion.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
An advanced-performance daily sunscreen that help prevent signs of aging while enchancing the natural beauty and suppleness of the skin. Contains Thyme and Turmeric extracts to prevent DNA damage to cells that cause wrinkle formation. Protects against UVA & UVB rays with ans SPF 50 PA+++. Feather-light, non-greasy texture dries to matte finish. Perfect for use under makeup.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Za will be launching a new color collection in Feb 2012! Inspired by bright, candy pop colors from Spring/Summer 2012 runway - "Za Eyes Groovy" & "Za Cheeks Groovy"!!!
Za Eyes Groovy ( S$18.50)- A four complimentary colored palette with Brilliant Powder Complex that creates hi-fidelity colors and textures of clear definition. Blend and spread easily with enriched Vitamin E that helps to nourish skin around eyes.
Za Cheeks Groovy (S$17.50)- This "Fine Powder"with Vitamin E to nourish and blends easily for a more lively, healthy looking cheeks.
Available exclusively at Watsons from 2 Feb 2012.
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