It Cosmetics CC Cream Review | Empty

TL;DR – I love It Cosmetics CC Cream. This is one of the face bases that get me the most compliments. It can make me look like I had 9 hours of sleep when I only had 3. Depth-wise, medium is a good fit for me. Unfortunately, it’s not very close to my undertone. Medium leans neutral. For reference, I’m light-medium olive with strong yellow undertones. It’s workable because I don’t build it up to full coverage. Nitpick time–I notice a negligible ashiness (see the photo below; had to take several shots to capture the ashiness that only I can…

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No-Buy 2019 | January Update

I’m doing good with my replacement only no-buy. I was so tempted but I am able to resist getting Kosas Tinted Face Oil. I make my own by mixing a rice grain-sized amount of Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer with a drop of Kiehl’s Daily Recovery Concentrate (Oil) to scratch the itch. I bought 2 skincare products this month to replace what I used up: Timeless Vitamin C Serum to replace Purito Vitamin C Serum (emptied), The Ordinary Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate (gave away), and The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin (gave away) — P 1,235.00 Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water (100 ml) to replace…

Shiseido Sun Protection Stick Foundation Emptied and Revisited

I already talked about this sun stick last year so this won’t take very long. Consider this post an ode to my favorite x-in-one product of all time. Imagine this product as food and then picture me licking the plate clean.  That’s how I imagined myself when I gobbled it down to the very last gram. Here’s a photo taken days before: Incidentally, a lovely person stumbled upon my review and she e-mailed me her questions about it. Hello Rae, My name is Kate and I recently read your review of the Shiseido Sun Protection Stick Foundation. I love how…