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Sephora Singapore Trend Report 2016: Ready, Get Nude, ACTION!

By | Base, beauty, Concealer, Eyes, Eyeshadow, Face, Make Up | 2 Comments

Happy New Nude Year, you guys!

I know right, it’s been so long since I’ve blogged beauty. It’s a little late, but these products are pretty evergreen, and it’s probably one of my favorite Sephora loot to date!

Packed with products to make you look all primed and glowing… presenting:

#SEPHORANUDEACTION

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Saying that I’ve received a ton of stuff in my mail is an understatement – everything looked so interesting that I couldn’t wait to try everything out! (I practically made myself go out everyday just so that I can put some makeup on, hahaha) 

A box of Burberry Makeup - containing their latest Fresh Glow primer, Face Contour and Burberry Kisses Sheer lipsticks which are exclusive to Sephora ION!

A box of Burberry Makeup – containing their latest Fresh Glow primer, Face Contour Pen and Burberry Kisses Sheer lipsticks which are exclusive to Sephora ION!

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Swatches of the Fresh Glow primer, contouring stick and Burberry Kisses Sheer lipstick!

Swatches of the Fresh Glow primer, Face Contour Pen and Burberry Kisses Sheer lipstick!

NARS' Radiance Enhancing Light Optimizing Primer, their Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer, Creamy Concealer & their Pressed Light Reflecting Setting Powder!

NARS’ Radiance Enhancing Light Optimizing Primer, their Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer, Creamy Concealer & their Pressed Light Reflecting Setting Powder!

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The Radiance Enhancing Pro Prime Light Optmizing Primer comes in white and contains a very sheer and fine amount of shimmer.

The Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer (in Alaska 02) was runny and seems to be best applied with fingers! I tried using a brush and it didn’t give me as much coverage as using fingers. This comes with SPF 30PA+++ and the combination of both the primer and this tinted moisturizer made it feel like there were too much on my skin – I had to tissue blot it before applying powder.

NARS’ radiant creamy concealer is one of my favorite – especially Custard, because it’s perfect for my under eye circles. It spreads extremely well as it’s pretty emollient.
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They may look pretty yellow on my arm but it works extremely well at correcting the redness on my face! I guess this was an acceptable shade for me – I’m pretty amazed by the shade selection by the Sephora marketing team! So far it’s been spot on!sephora-singapore-nude-action-jan-2016-evonnz-25

The NARS light reflecting powder came in handy pouch which contained...

The NARS light reflecting powder came in handy pouch with two slots, which contained…

A sponge! With a smooth side (logo embossed)

A sponge! With a smooth side (logo embossed)

and a soft, velvety side to apply the powder! I love this because it makes the entire thing very compact.

and a soft, velvety side to apply the powder! I love this because it makes the entire thing very compact!

Nude Lipsticks! *heart shaped eyes* These are from NARS' Audacious Collection, Anita & Brigitte!

Nude Lipsticks! *heart shaped eyes*
These are from NARS’ Audacious Collection, Anita & Brigitte!

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Sephora Rouge lipstick in shade Charmer!

Sephora Rouge lipstick in shade Charmer!

Marc Jacobs Beauty's Invisible Undercover - Perfecting Coconut Face Primer comes in a matte glass bottle and its a joy to hold! The coconut smell is pretty strong to me - and that's because it's made from 5 kinds of coconut! "The coconut water-derived polysaccharide complex mirrors the effect of synthetic priming ingredients, allowing your skin to breathe without compromising the skin-perfecting benefits." This nourishing primer ensures smooth application of makeup over it!

Marc Jacobs Beauty’s Invisible Undercover – Perfecting Coconut Face Primer comes in a matte glass bottle and its a joy to hold!
The coconut smell is pretty strong to me – and that’s because it’s made from 5 kinds of coconut! “The coconut water-derived polysaccharide complex mirrors the effect of synthetic priming ingredients, allowing your skin to breathe without compromising the skin-perfecting benefits.” This nourishing primer ensures smooth application of makeup over it!

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Sephora's IT Nude Palette may seem to be just another nude palette, but the shades are extremely gorgeous and this palette is a definite keeper! You need to swatch this for yourself in Sephora - and you will definitely feel like bringing one home after that! It comes with a double ended brush, as well as a complimentary eye liner pencil.

Sephora’s IT Nude Palette may seem to be just another nude palette, but the shades are extremely gorgeous and this palette is a definite keeper! You need to swatch this for yourself in Sephora – and you will definitely feel like bringing one home after that! It comes with a double ended brush, as well as a complimentary eye liner pencil.

It folds into a pretty and well cushioned pouch-like case.

It folds into a pretty and well cushioned pouch-like case.

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On top of all the make up, I also got a cold pressed juice (Earl Grey Nut Mylk by Gorilla Press), a tee shirt & a set of red packets!

Other than the fabulous make up which made me a very happy girl, I also got a cold pressed juice (Earl Grey Nut Mylk by Gorilla Press), a tee shirt & a set of red packets!

And on top of all these, one of my favorite practical gifts - a customized Bynd Artisan notebook! I've always loved their customized stuff, especially the leather ones!

And on top of all these, one of my favorite practical gifts – a customized Bynd Artisan notebook! I’ve always loved their customized stuff, especially the leather ones! You can find them in Tangs (Orchard/Vivo), as well as attend workshops/classes at their ateliers (in Holland V/Boon Lay)!

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After a month or so of trying out all these products, I’ve naturally selected a few favorites – basically things that I’ve been reaching out for very often the past month, and that would be the Burberry Face Contour Pen, the Sephora eyeshadow palette and the NARS concealer in Custard!

The colors on the eyeshadows are too pretty to be missed, and blends so well on my eye socket – it defines my eye area well, and doesn’t easily end up making anyone looking like a racoon. Basically it’s an easy to use, everyday palette. Score!

Burberry’s Face Contour Pen is just SO easy to use on the go. You don’t need a brush when you’re on the go – just this pen, and your fingers. You can contour your nose bridge easily with this, and in fact can be used on the eyes as well! Here’s a video from Burberry for demonstration:

The NARS powder and the creamy radiant concealer have been favorites of mine since I’ve come across them, so no surprises or new notes there. I’ll be back soon with more updates on the latest cushion foundations that have been popping up EVERYWHERE… Till then!

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Hello Baileys! | Free The Robot @ 118 Telok Ayer

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Hello, this is doge Baileys!

Hello, this is doge Baileys!

I came to be acquainted with the owners of Free The Robot / Bitters & Love recently, and being the superficial person I was, fell in love with the handsome star of Free The Robot… their dog, Baileys! I was so smitten with his cherubic puppy-like face that I had to make a trip down specially for him, never mind the ERP fee and that it’s rather hard to park, haha. (FYI, he only makes an appearance on some Thursdays!)

They're open on Saturdays too!

They’re open on Saturdays too!

The delightful illustrations at Free The Robot were done by a friend of the owners!

The delightful illustrations at Free The Robot were done by a friend of the owners!

{ Free The Robot }

Address: 118 Telok Ayer Singapore
Opening Hours: Tues – Sat, 830am – 430pm
Tel: +65 6438 1836 | Facebook | Instagram

Robots, robots everywhere - near the payment counters, on their cups, and their walls!

Robots, robots everywhere – near the payment counters, on their cups, and their walls!

Free The Robot – cafe by day, turns into bar Bitters & Love by night! It’s actually sectioned out, so the cafe is one half of the restaurant and the bar is the other half. Free The Robot (FTR) seats around 25 – 30pax inside comfortably, and business seemed to be pretty good and brisk during lunch hour. With the boarded up facade (the entrance is really just a small door), this place makes for a good hideout place from the maddening lunch crowd around the area!

The draw of this place isn’t just Bailey’s though – FTR, though small, is actually full of photo opportunities for your Instagram feed or Facebook albums – from the drawings on the boarded front entrance, to the concrete walls inside the cafe, the wooden tables… the only tough thing to do was to find that prized seat in front of your favorite part of the wall mural!

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The menu's rather reasonable, at $5 for a sandwich to $14 for a big breakfast! And where else can you find a wagyu burger for just $12? *licks lips*

The menu’s rather reasonable, at $5 for a sandwich to $14 for a big breakfast! And where else can you find a wagyu burger for just $12? *licks lips*

You order & pay at the counter, then grab a seat with a wooden cup bearing your table tag!

You order & pay at the counter, then grab a seat with a wooden cup bearing your table tag!

Baileys: "Where's my mummy?" Baileys even has an Instagram account of his own, at @whereisbaileys!

Baileys: “Where’s my mummy?”
Baileys even has an Instagram account of his own, at @whereisbaileys!

Cold Pressed Juices! I love ginger almost anything. Apple Ginger was a great wake-up juice! Love that the balance was just right - not too much ginger, but enough to provide a certain kick.

Cold Pressed Juices! I love ginger almost anything. Apple Ginger was a great wake-up juice! Love that the balance was just right – not too much ginger, but enough to provide a certain kick.

Avocado Sandwich!

Avocado Sandwich!

Truffled Fries (sides)

Truffled Fries (sides)

FREE THE ROBOT BURGER - Homemade Beef Burger, with sunny-side egg, pickles, tomato, melted cheese and bacon - all for just $12!

FREE THE ROBOT BURGER – Homemade Beef Burger, with sunny-side egg, pickles, tomato, melted cheese and bacon – all for just $12! I loved this – I don’t usually like tomato, but it complimented the burger so well! And I’LL TAKE ANYTHING THAT COMES WITH AN OOZING EGG YOLK. P.S – You can specify how well you want your burger to be done!

Recommended: Pan-seared Shoulder Beef Tenders Salad with Sous-vide Egg (Additional $3, but YUMS!) and Avocado (another additional $3!)

Recommended: Pan-seared Shoulder Beef Tenders Salad with Sous-vide Egg (Additional $3, but YUMS!) and Avocado (another additional $3!) P.S. If you find the beef too raw for you, you can specify how well done you want it to be too! But this was perfect for me – and I love the raisins!

Dine in, or to-go... your choice!

Dine in, or to-go… your choice!

FTR serves coffee as well!

FTR serves coffee as well!

Baileys stole the hearts of everyone at the cafe! But he's only there on Thursdays mostly. Nawwwww!

Baileys stole the hearts of everyone at the cafe! But he’s only there on Thursdays mostly. Nawwwww!

Thank you Reenie for checking out this place with me! It was a rainy Thursday well spent ; )

Thank you Reenie for checking out this place with me! It was a rainy Thursday well spent ; )

Bitters & Love's entrance is actually at the back alley - and you can identify it with a drawing of Baileys by the entrance!

Bitters & Love’s entrance is actually at the back door of FTR – and you can identify it with a drawing of Baileys by the door!

Amazingly well stocked bar!

Homemade Umeshu on Tap!

Homemade Umeshu on Tap!

I am really curious about how Siam Diu tastes like hahahahaha

I am really curious about how Siam Diu tastes like hahahahaha

Wall art at the entrance of FTR, obviously for a fun photo taking opportunity! That's my Gin Tonic, which was huggeeeeee. Thank you Ernest!

Wall art at the entrance of FTR, obviously for a fun photo taking opportunity! That’s my Gin Tonic, which was huggeeeeee. Thank you Ernest!

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Baileys: “Won’t you pop by soon?” ; D

Photos taken with the Olympus OMD EM-5 MKII + 12-40mm f/2.8 lens.
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Bath & Body Works Singapore

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Hands up if you’ve gone wild in a Bath & Body Works store before!

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I was literally pumping my fist in the air and going “Yes, YES!” when I heard that Bath & Body Works was gonna be available in Singapore. Finally, I didn’t have to allocate like 3 kg of my luggage space to my favorite range of body care! Or mull over which to bring back. Or bug my friends to get them all back for me, hahaha.

There’s just something about BBW (my abbreviated form for Bath & Body Works) that makes us all go “buy, buy, buy!”. I had my first BBW experience on my first trip to the United States of America at least 8-9 years back? I was feeling really dry from the witner season (have you experienced a texan winter before? It’s dry like nothing) and my aunt passed me a bottle of BBW’s body lotion. And the very next day, we set out to get me a tub of body cream, and then some! Hahaha.

I was on a holiday, but I took my time to smell and try everything to narrow down my preferences! The stores were MASSIVE and it was literally a playground for home and body care, with tonnes of different products and even taps for you to try out the hand soaps! You have helpful assistants aiding you on making the most important decision – finding out which scent you like, and then gathering the different types of body and home products available in that particular signature scent!

As America’s number 1 favorite brand, with more than 1600 stores in the USA and over 100 internationally, Bath & Body works are crazily devoted to making fragrances fun – you’ll be spoilt for choice the minute you step in, and on top of that, they usually have fun seasonal fragrance releases!

One of their Christmas specials - Twisted Peppermint!

One of their Christmas specials – Twisted Peppermint!

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Stop and smell the happy! It’s SALE TIME from now till 21st Jan, and a lot of fragrances are going at 50% off!

Everyone's perennial favorite - the Japanese Cherry Blossom! I loved this too - in fact every one at home did! I can't tell you how much of these I've brought back for the family...

Everyone’s perennial favorite – the Japanese Cherry Blossom! I loved this too – in fact every one at home did! I can’t tell you how much of these I’ve brought back for the family…

And the best part? These Christmas sets are so value-for-money - the sets are priced from $25 up!

And the best part? These amazing sets are so value-for-money – the sets are priced from $25 up!

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Twilight Woods smells heavenly too!

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The forever red set made such a great looking gift, maybe for Valentines’ Day?

I absolutely love the artwork for this set!

I love the artwork created for this set!

So, let me tell you about my absolute FAVORITE scent from BBW.

I’m not kidding when I say that I have almost everything except for the body bar & bath salts for this range!

Say Hello to Eucalyptus Mint, aka the stress relieve range from the aromatherapy series!

Say Hello to Eucalyptus Spearmint, aka the stress relieve range from the aromatherapy series!

There’s just something about this series which makes me feel calm and happy. With over 20 uniquely blended fragrances, I’m sure one will fit your personality, and this is mine! I want to smell like this after I shower, and I love smelling it when I’m doing my work.

Shower gel

Shower gel

Candle (and wallflowers, car portable scents)

Candle (and wallflowers, car portable scents)

And even the sleeping mists!

And even the pillow mists! The pillow mists were my absolute favorite to turn in to. I’ll just spray it all over my sheets and dive right into bliss!

This is not bad too, if you feel like you can't sleep with the eucalyptus spearmint series! Hahaha.

They have body mists too, from the aromaterapy range – lavender chamomile is a really nice mixture and soothing as well. I have this in pillow mist form too!

The PocketBacs are the cutest, and and make the best small gifts for friends (popular stocking stuffer too)! It has since undergone a facelift from the last time I've seen it, a little rounder now but still super cute isn't it?! It was hard to get this in Eucalyptus Spearmint but I hunted it down in the states previously, hahaha. I know, I'm OBSESSED.

The PocketBacs are the cutest, and and make the best small gifts for friends (popular stocking stuffer too)! It has since undergone a facelift from the last time I’ve seen it, a little rounder now but still super cute isn’t it?!
It was hard to get this in Eucalyptus Spearmint but I hunted it down in the states previously, hahaha. I know, I’m OBSESSED.

I’m not kidding when I say they have something for everyone, no matter your preference or choice of home ware/body care.

One popular favorite? Their candles!

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Saying that you’ll be spoilt for choice is an understatement. I go wild when they have offers on these candles! They smell really good, and the three-wicked candles gets the aroma around really fast too!

If you're not a fan of candles, there's always the home sprays! Here are some of the holiday LEs!

If you’re not a fan of candles, there’s always the home sprays! Here are some of the holiday limited edition room sprays with super cute packaging imprinted on the cans!

If you don't like sprays OR candles, how about a heat diffuser? I did not get Wallflowers when I was in USA previously due to the voltage differences - and this was the first thing to go into my basket when they opened in Singapore!

If you don’t like sprays OR candles, how about a heat diffuser?
I did not get Wallflowers when I was in USA previously due to the voltage differences – and this was the first thing to go into my basket when they opened in Singapore!

It's so easy to switch scents, too! The scents are contained in the bulbs, which has a wick running through. Simply twist the wallflower bulbs in (or out), plug it in and turn it on. And it lasts for quite a while, too! I've only gone through 2 bulbs since the opening of BBW in Singapore!

It’s so easy to switch scents, too! The scents are contained in the bulbs, which has a wick running through.
Simply twist the wallflower bulbs in (or out), plug it in and turn it on. And it lasts for quite a while, too! I’ve only gone through 2 bulbs (of Eucalyptus Spearmint, yes) since the opening of BBW in Singapore!

(gorgeous image from BBW Singapore's Facebook page)

(gorgeous image from BBW Singapore’s Facebook page)

And for those looking for car and wardrobe scents... this!!!! I have these hanging in my wardrobe AND my car. They're pretty easy to use, too! The packaging ensures that it is leak-proof! On the left is the container - and the right, the scent refill!

And for those looking for car and wardrobe scents… this – The Scentportables!!!! I have these hanging in my wardrobe AND my car. They’re pretty easy to use, too! The packaging ensures that it is leak-proof!
On the left is the container – and the right, the scent refill! Sweet Pea is a long time favorite for a lot of girls – I remember that Peiling (Agneselle) was mad about it!

You know what's more mad? I made Ron carry back an entire stack of it back for me from USA before. At least it was light, hahahaha....

You know what’s more mad? I made Ron carry back an entire stack of it (yes, in Eucalyptus Spearmint) back for me from USA before.
At least it was light, hahahaha….

There’s just something about fragrances that makes people happy – be it their favorite scent, a scent that calms, a familiar fragrance that brings them back and evokes certain memories… they make such great gifts especially if you know what your friends like! (Yes yes, everything Eucalyptus Spearmint I like!)

Plus, with sales like this, how can you not bring home some? Their hand soaps will make the best housewarming gifts too!

Plus, with sales like this, how can you not bring home some? Their hand soaps will make the best housewarming gifts too! THE SALE ENDS 21ST JAN!!!

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Bath & Body Works can be found in Singapore at these two locations!

Bath & Body Works Takashimaya
391 Orchard Road #B1-10/11Â Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Ngee Ann City, Singapore 238872
Tel: (+65) 6723 7246

Bath & Body Works Marina Bay Sands
B2-42 Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956
Tel: (+65) 67238080

Don't wait - hurry over to Bath & Body Works Singapore and check out all the sets and wonderful fragrances they have to offer! The Sale ends 21st Jan!

Guess who’s gonna be returning to stock up on wallflowers, get housewarming gifts, and some birthday gifts? ; D

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Faith in Face – New Hydrogel Masks from Korea!

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{ sponsored advertorial }

Is there anyone who doesn’t like facial masks?

I know it’s good for me, but I just get so lazy sometimes.

But whenever I do apply a mask, I’ll arrange an entire pampering session around it. Maybe a foot scrub. Or a body scrub. Best time is when I’m in a hot water bath!

The thing about doing something while wearing a mask, is that masks sometimes tend to fall off or just slide off you. And the cotton sheet masks sometimes dry up so quickly!

So the first time I tried a hydrogel mask, I fell in love.

I love the way the way it hugged my face better than a sheet mask. I love how I could run about doing things without worrying about it falling off – it adheres well to your skin, and doesn’t dry out as fast as a cotton sheet mask would either!

That was why I accepted Faith In Face’s advertorial, and I was really looking forward to trying out the masks for a review!

(In fact, I’m in Japan at time of writing and guess what I’m doing to beat the cold winds of Tokyo? Using a Faith In Face mask of course!)

Faith in Face masks were first launched in 2012, and by the time they arrived in Singapore in October 2015, have already reached No. 1 status in Korea!

The masks were developed by a multi-national team of young cosmetic experts from Korea, Britain & Canada after 3 years of research and development, and only uses organic, naturally derived extracts such as vegetable collagen, essential oils, vitamin E & hyaluronic acid. Free of parabens & mineral oil, these masks deliver high percentage of water soluble ingredients for maximum hydration & superior skin rejuvenation.

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Unlike regular microfiber and cotton sheet masks, Faith in Face’s hydrogel masks contain a high percentage of water soluble ingredients to deliver maximal hydration and superior skin rejuvenation. With a gentle formula that is suitable for sensitive skin, the hydrogel masks are also able to cool the skin, thanks to beta-glucans which rejuvenate stressed out skin.”

The Faith in Face hydrogel masks come in 5 types addressing different concerns –

  • After Shower Look Hydrogel Mask
    Soothing and moisturizing with Sodium PCA & Hyaluronic Acid to hydrate, and Camelia Oil to lock moisture in.
  • Hold Me Tight Hydrogel Mask
    Copper Tripeptide, Rooibos extract and Red Ginseng firms & lifts the skin. 
  • Black & White Film Star Hydrogel Mask
    Brightening mask with Arbutin, Niacinamide and Citrus Unshiu Pericarp & Green Tea extract 
  • Miss Invisible Pore Hydrogel Mask
    A pore tightening mask with Salicylic Acid to reduce sebum, peppermint extract to cleanse and natural astringents such as Chestnut Shell extract & Witch Hazel!
  • Nourish Me Hydrogel Mask
    Contains Ceramide 3 with Broccoli Extract & Olive oil, providing the ultimate nourishment for your skin.

The masks come in boxes and there are 3 pieces in each box. Upon opening, I was surprised to find that they’re separated into 2 pieces (top half of face, and bottom half of the face), which means it’ll be a better fit on the face!

(I have a shorter face, so it’s pretty annoying for me when masks are too long – this is perfect for me!)Upon removing the hydrogel mask from the packet, you’ll find that it is sandwiched between two sheets for protection – one thick plastic sheet, and a softer one.

You might wonder, which side is up and the side to place on your face? The answer: Remove the softer sheet, and place the smooth side of the hydrogel mask on your face!

This is the smooth side of the mask which meets your face – the bumpy side is on the outside!

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I like applying the bottom half of the mask first.

Adjust the mask till it fits well on the bottom half of your face.

See how it hugs the face? I love it! It doesn’t really slip off nor does it crinkle on my face like some of the sheet masks do. 

Personally, I really think this is worth a try, especially if you love applying masks! It’s definitely something you can add to your routine. Just try it – I guarantee that you’ll love it as much as I did!

They say that in order to form a new good habit, you have to do that thing continuously for approximately 18 – 66 days.

Ever since the day the masks arrived, I’ve been trying to leave myself constant reminders on how to keep my skin moisturised. I left little post-it notes that screams “MASK!” on it and they’re stuck on everywhere – near my computer, my toilet, my mirrors… And I’m pretty sure that habit’s gonna be easy to form, since I love the masks so much!

So far, so good – my skin loves the hydrogel masks, especially during winter in cold countries! Love how bouncy and supple it is right after masking!

I love the masks so much that it’s hard to pick just one to ask you to try – thankfully, they’re just $14.50 for a box of 3 pieces, available exclusively at Watsons at the moment!

Kate Designing Eyebrow Powder!

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Well you would know by now that I’m no stranger to Kate TOKYO Cosmetics – I’ve reviewed a number of their products, from their eyeliners, to eyeshadow palettes and my favourite Slim Create (face contouring) powder!

KATE TOKYO has been around for a long time – it was first released in February 1997, which makes it 18 years old, and has been a familiar brand and staple in Japanese drugstore’s jcosme charts due to their trend setting direction and great price point! In fact, I always linger around KATE TOKYO’s section a little longer in Japanese drugstores!

Today’s star would be the KATE Designing Eyebrow N – “a palette of 3 different shades of eyebrow powders to fill, define and create a naturally bold & defined set of brows”. The set retails for $20.50 SGD, and comes complete with a mirror and brush in a sleek black packaging.

It is available in 2 color options – EX4 & EX5, and I got the lighter shade to match my current hair color.

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I love how Japanese cosmetics always include a visual at the back of the packaging – it makes directions much easier to follow, and here you can see that it says that the palette can also double up as a contour powder for the nose bridge area!

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I just have to say I appreciate how compact it is and the multiple functions it has! It really makes it the perfect eyebrow palette on the go.

{ The Arch – How I usually do my brows }

I tend to do more arched brows than straight brows – that’s just something that comes naturally for me due to the shape of my brows.

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Bare, with no eyebrow powder on. You can see that my brows have a natural arch (following the shape on top of the brow).

Filling the brows are easy when you have a natural arch to follow.

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It’s as simple as using the stiff brush end of the palette to fill in the balder parts, and you’re done!

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The eyebrow color’s just right for my hair color too, phew!

Doing straight brows however, requires a slightly higher skill set. I would go as far as to say that even I don’t get it right all the time.

But this palette does make it a little easier for me – unlike certain pencil brow products, it gives a softer, appearance as compared to the harsh lines of certain pencils, but yet the flat stiff brush allows you to draw a firmer outline for better definition when needed.

{ Everyone loves Straight Brows }

Thinner, arched brows could cause one to look older and sometimes, more lethergic or fierce. I would know because I was a victim of over-plucking my eyebrows a few years back!

Back in 2009! What was I thinking?

Back in 2009! I looked really incomplete with those brows – what was I thinking?

The straight brow look isn’t exactly ruler straight – it’s actually more about having fuller, and naturally defined brows! Less of an arch so that you don’t look so fierce!

↑ These are my natural brows, grown out a ltitle more than you saw in the first arched brows display.

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↑ Step 1: Draw a straight line under the arch of your eyebrow.

Psst… Because filling up underneath your eyebrow shortens the distance between your eyes and brows, it makes you look like you have deeper set eyes! 

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↑ Step 2: Fill in any missing spaces with a mixture of shades a & b

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↑ Step 3: Darken your inner corners with a mixture of shades a & b, but using the softer round brush end

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↑ Step 4: Create a slight nose contour with a mixture of shades b & c!

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↑ Here’s one side of my brows undone, and done with KATE Designing Brow N.

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↑ Both sides completed!

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I do like switching my looks from time to time to suit my dressing and mood, and I find that this palette’s a real keeper due to how versatile it is – I could go from an arched look to a straight look, and usually pencil products are just one shade, whereas eyebrow powders have the benefit of containing various shades in a palette!

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WIN A PALETTE FOR YOURSELF!

Win a KATE Designing Eyebrow N limited edition set
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The Limited Edition set comes with bonus 2x Eyebrow tools (double ended brush, AND a comb!)

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