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10.15.14 0 NOTES COMMENTS Reblog

If there’s something I have been addicted to for the past month, it’s these:image

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Eyelash extensions. I love mine. They’re made of real mink hair so they feel like they’re barely there. I just had mine redone and I really pushed for 300 pcs. of 10mm extensions in 0.15 thickness (C-curl, 150 for each eye) though it still doesn’t do the trick —- next time I think I’ll go for a mix of 12mm and 10mm or with 0.20mm thickness.

Full Diva — this time it was done by Ms. Jessica of Stylash Salon Fisher Mall. A session costs P1600.

Photos above taken without any makeup so just see how it makes a huge difference! Like, damn I’d want to wake up next to a bae with such beautiful eyes every damn day.




10.03.14 0 NOTES COMMENTS Reblog

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What it is:

A smudge-free, waterproof pomade formula that performs as an all-in-one brow product. 

What it does:
This creamy, multitasking product glides on skin and hair smoothly to create clean, defined brows. The standout formula works as a brow primer and provides color, sculpture, and shading. It is ideal for oily skin and in humid climates.

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Suggested Usage:
-Dipbrow is best applied with an angled brow brush with short, stiff bristles. You can easily outline and fill a perfect eyebrow. I use Charm Dream Brow Duo Brush.
-After applying the desired amount of color, be sure to blend with a clean spooley brush. 
-Never apply the pomade by directly putting your brush into the pot and applying the product on your brows. 
-To ensure you have the perfect amount needed for application, dip your brush into the pot and swipe it across the inside of the cap—this will allow you to remove excess product, or collect more as-needed. 

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The jar is tiny but just like MAC fluidline, would take years to use up. 

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I got Dark Brown because it was either that or the darker Ebony for my hair color (I recently went black though my natural deep brown is already showing at the roots.) Says six months but wth I’ll use this til’ it runs out.

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Something about it is so elegant that I chose it over MUFE Aquabrow.

I use my Charm Dream Brow Duo Brush because I can’t find anything else like it, I’m sold on dual ended brow brushes, and because the one from ABH wasn’t available.

One one end it’s an angled brush with bristles that are firm enough to apply product with. I was kinda worried because it looked like it was too soft to paint with but it ain’t! The other end is a spoolie brush that’s used to put brows in place and to feather in color, specially on the inner end of the brows.

What I do is I tap or lightly swipe the brush end onto the pot and smear off the excess on the cap. I don’t really do this much since I have a really light hand and good control with picking up just enough of the product. I only use this technique if I want to go really sheer, like coloring in the inner end of my brows since I like the strands to show, it looks a lot more natural.

This stuff is made of sorcery! It looks like cream/gel liner, but it’s a lot chalkier when applied. I was afraid it’d be too waxy or creamy but hell it was even more pencil-looking than my eyebrow pencil. I didn’t even need brow powder to seal it in because it dries matte in an instant.

^^ so that’s like for, everyday. My MAC Girl Boy Brow Set is a bit too blonde for me now so I didn’t use it. I think I’d need a darker one (hmmm Beguile?) If I get the chance to do a full eye makeup complete with dramatic brows I’d update this, surely.

^^ also seeeeee my eyelashessss are still intacttttt so purtyyyyy

Precautions:
-Remove with waterproof makeup remover.
-Discontinue use if signs of irritation or rash appear.

Anastasia Soare is widely referred to as a beauty innovator, and for good reason. Long before professional eyebrow shaping became an essential beauty ritual, she was the go-to beauty specialist for top celebrities, and has singlehandedly turned perfect brows and youthful eyes into essential accessories.

This is sold for only $18 but of course being in the PH and such I got it for P944.




09.28.14 1 NOTES COMMENTS Reblog

Coming home from Thailand I decided to have my extensions removed because I felt like they were coming out due to salt and water among many other things.

And yes, about half of my real eyelashes came out with the extensions.

I felt so… naked without my usually freaky lashes. I mean sure, I know they’ll grow back (the technician said to give it two weeks until the baby lashes sprout back), besides, what, I get about two lashes in my eye everyday but still the little buggers grow right back where they fell out. But still weird! They were still quite long but.. a little sparse-r.

So because the rest of my family was on the way to the mall I went with them to have my eyelashes re-done at Stylash.

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I asked the technicians what I should do if I want to have extensions long-term. Of course I didn’t want to put too much stress on my real lashes, so I wanted to know what they’d recommend. This time, I got the Superstar extensions (240 pcs both eyes) in C-shape lashes, posh (same length used throughout, fit for everyday wear), and I had them use thinner, 0.15mm lashes because the 0.20mm ones were quite itchy and hard and heavy.

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They look so natural though. I hope my real ones grow back quick ( ᴗ ˳ ᴗ ) 

I was supposed to pay P1200 for it but then they only made me pay P840 — apparently they have a discount of 30% off from 1-2PM, and 20% off from 2-3PM.

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Tip: I know it’s very tempting to pull them out, but DON’T. Just let them fall out naturally because your eyelashes will appear thinner if you pull them out all at once. 

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I keep coming back to this salon because they use real mink hair, which are generally just like natural eyelashes. It feels like there’s nothing glued on to mine! Again, my lashes were done by Ms. Agnes of Stylash Eyelash Salon Fishermall <3

1. Landmark Makati:
Ground Level, Cosmetics Section, Near counter 16
Contact number: 0917.6685043 

2. SM City BF Paranaque
3rd Level
0917.6685042 0918.5918694

3. Fisher Mall Quezon City
3rd Level
Contact numbers: 0917.6684957 0918.6212855

4. SM City Dasmarinas
Upper G/F (Near Let’s Face It)
Contact numbers: 0915.9984189 0918.5918739

5. Sm City Bicutan
Lower G/F, Building B
Contact numbers: 0915.9984189 0918.5918739




09.18.14 1 NOTES COMMENTS Reblog




So i got eyelash extensions at Stylash this morning. (Yes, groupon site hoarder right here! This was a deal from Ensogo).

I know a lot of people who regret getting extensions, saying that they are too high maintenance, too heavy, and that they sting. You can’t curl your lashes, can’t use mascara, can’t rub your eyes, and that they are really uncomfortable in general.

Stylash uses natural mink hair for their extensions, which comes in different sizes, thickness, colors and shapes. You can check out their website for that but my voucher only allowed for the “Natural” look, and i opted for the C-shape lashes in the shape “chic” (which is basically just longer along the middle).

The technician had to assess my lashes first and recommended 10mm lashes in 0.20mm thickness, as well as shorter 8mm lashes to fill in near the corners of my eyes. Yes my lashes are naturally freaky long and thick that they had to use pretty long and thick lashes too. :)

The procedure lasted an hour, I think (that with eyebrow threading). All I could make out was that they had to tape things on my eyelids, and that the glue smelled like dissolved superglue. It didn’t sting but sometimes the hair would poke my waterline and that felt itchy! The glue also stung my nose a little from the smell. Then poof! Before I went they gave this packet of Q10 collagen treatment to use before i sleep tonight.

These are I think 80pcs per eye. Next time I’ll try 120pcs for more conversation starters and small talk. Like, “bae y u have eyelashes on ur eyelashes” or “gurl you lashes they freaky are dey na-tu-ruhl?”

As I am typing this now, i can hardly feel them. They’re so light and fluffy they feel just like my natural lashes. The only weight I feel is a tiny bit, from the residual glue, but it will come off soon.

So yes, first lash extension experience, great success! Tip:if you’re going to get extensions elsewhere, make sure they use natural hair and that they glue the lashes to your natural lashes at a 1:1 ratio.

It was Ms. Agnes from Stylash Fishermall who did my lashes, btw. 💜

06.28.13 3 NOTES COMMENTS Reblog

Got the last stock. Shy Girl is a creamy neutral coral beige (cremesheen)

Wonderin why they got the fugly old stickers back. This be authentic though, bought directly at a MAC stall at the mall. Retails for P1000 each, P1100 by next month T____T

it’s got tiny shimmers but i can’t see them anyway so who cares

(L) Creme Cup , (R) Shy Girl

i only got this because i am mesmerized by Miley Cyrus right now. Not that I like her.