MAC Viva Glam Taraji P Henson Matte Lipstick

I’ve always been excited by each new Viva Glam release from MAC. It’s a great excuse reason to add to my lippie collection while also doing a good deed. But at the same time, I still want to pick out lipsticks that I know would be a flattering choice. From reading the reviews, seeing the swatches, and taking into consideration how flattering fuchsia lipsticks are, I instantly knew that
I just had to have the MAC Viva Glam Taraji P Henson Matte Lipstick (USD 17.50 / PHP 1,050).

MAC Viva Glam Taraji P Henson

Quick Specs: 3 g / 0.10 US oz ; made in Canada

Ingredients

Continue reading

Advertisements

MAC 217 Blending Brush

It seems as though my mood as of late leans toward the review of beauty tools rather than makeup. Seems fitting, because I have been using several makeup applicators that I consider to be game-changers. As in, love at first swipe, and they haven’t left my rotation of daily tools ever since their discovery. One of the first rave-worthy tools that I ever invested in, even before the purchase of a limited edition brush set, is the MAC 217 Blending Brush (PHP 1,600 ; USD 25). And I’ll tell you why it has now become one of my absolute favorites.

MAC 217 Blending Brush

MAC 217 Blending Brush

Quick Specs:  17 cm ; made in Japan

Continue reading

MAC Nutcracker Sweet Mineralize Brush Kit

Out of all makeup things, it seems like I’ve held out on investing in beauty tools the longest. It primarily has to do with budget and a laziness when it comes to maintaining brushes and sponges. But when I started receiving brushes as gifts (and started buying a few here and there), I was able to get used to clean-ups and decided that it was time to start investing in some premium picks. So I recently splurged on MAC Nutcracker Sweet Mineralize Brush Kit (USD 52.50)

MAC

MAC Nutcracker Sweet Mineralize Brush Kit

Quick Specs: made in China

Continue reading

MAC Lipstick in Instigator

Do you get swept up by trends? I get swept up by the “season”. (In quotation marks, because the where I’m from isn’t exactly a seasonal place. But I digress…) If I see all those gorgeous seasonal shades, I start obsessing. And even before fall officially started, I was already into the idea of the ultimate vampy lip that I have always been a little self-conscious of. Its the color that will push me to my limits, short of going all-out black. My Pick for 2016: MAC Instigator (PHP 1,000; USD 17).

MAC Lipstick Instigator

MAC Lipstick Instigator

Quick Specs: 3 g / 0.1 US oz ; made in Canada

Ingredients

Ingredients

Continue reading