Tuesday, March 31, 2009

MAC A Rose Romance Pictures!!

Here're some pictures of this collection, thanks to the wonderful Risser from Specktra.net!

Check out the color story here.

After seeing pictures, i think my shopping list has just grown!! I now want:

- Both beauty powders
- Two lippies
- One (maybe two) gloss
- Silverthorn es
- Fix+ Rose

Am trying very hard to resist the See Through Lip colors and the gel blush... they look SO PRETTY!! :D~~

Are you lemming for anything in this collection? Has seeing these pictures changed your wish list? Spill! :D

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Calling all MSF Lovers!!

You girls are so going to pee in your pants after this!! Thanks to the lovely Krasevayadancer from Specktra.net, we now know that there will be a MSF centered collection ala the Gold Play collection four years ago, where there will be not one, not two, not EVEN 3, but 6 MSFs!

This collection will be called the Color Craft collection, and will be available in July. According to her, the only repromote will be the Porcelain Pink MSF and the other 5 will be brand new ones.

Those of you who LOVED the striped MSFs from the BBR collection would be pleased to know that there will be 3 MSFs similar to those!! :D According to II3rinII from Specktra.net, these 3 striped MSFs will have different colors to them instead of being monochromatic like the BBR ones!! I'm just curious to see how they work together!! :D

Ok, time to pick your jaws up from the floor!! Are you excited already or not?? I know I am, and maybe (just mabbbbbbbe!!), this will be the collection that i will finally lose my MSF virginity to! hahaha!!)!! I can't wait to check them out in person! :D

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Don't forget...

... to switch off your lights for an hour today from 8.30pm - 9.30pm in conjunction with Earth Hour to help raise awareness of Global Warming!

I know i'll be participating (though i always jokingly say that i've done enough since i experience "Earth Hour" almost everyday due to the frequent power cuts over here, lol!)! Together we can make a difference! :)

Do checkout the Earth Hour website for more details!

Credit: Photo from Wikipedia.org

Friday, March 27, 2009

MAC Style Warriors Collection

Emerging from every corner of the glamorous globe, a new Style Warrior. Made to celebrate the cross-cultural sophistication of the modern Amazon Princess, African Queen, Crouching Tigress… Never before have we seen the “Wild Things” of the world come together in quite so many bold new combinations. Introducing a dramatically different and deliberately diverse colour story, an eclectic and expressive way to exalt and admire the strength and solidarity of beauty with no barriers. A selection of all-over summer bronzing shades for Lips, Cheeks, Eyes, Nails, featuring the innovation of Impassioned, Bronzescape and Scatterrays Solar Bits – sunbursts to unleash the animal in every woman. All exotically packaged in stylized zebra and leopard prints to keep it wild and free – the way it always ought to be.

Lipstick ($14.00)

  • Sunsational Sheer frosted beige gold
  • Brave New Bronze Creamy mid-tone pink nude
  • Purple Rite Mid-tone frosty orchid
  • Tribalist Creamy blackened berry

Lipglass ($14.00)

  • Liberated Sheer yellow gold with pearl
  • Gold Rebel Sheer copper bronze with pearl
  • Fierce & Fabulous Bright magenta purple with pearl
  • Style Warrior Blackened bronze brown with pearl

Eyeshadow ($14.50)

  • Soft Force Frosty pale white gold
  • Bright Future Frosty bright yellow gold
  • Tempting Sinfully rich coco
  • Vibrant Grape Bright magenta purple
  • Night Maneuvers Deep charcoal brown with pearl

Eye Kohl ($14.50)

  • Smolder Intense black

Pro Lash Mascara ($12.00)

  • Coal Black Honest-to-goodness black

Beauty Powder Blush ($18.00)

  • Eversun Neutral peach bronze with gold pearl
  • On A Mission Pearly mid-tone plum

Solar Bits ($19.50)

  • Scatterrays Soft metallic peach with gold pearl
  • Bronzescape Clean yellow brown with gold pearl
  • Impassioned Frosty cool taupe

Nail Lacquer ($11.00)

  • Peaceable Pearly pale golden beige
  • Violet Fire Bright creamy magenta purple
  • Mercenary Frosted blackened bronze

Brush ($23.00)

  • 242 Firm fibre Brush with rounded edge for smooth, even application of powder, emollient and concealer products

Every woman has an inner Wild Thing, and we’ve captured it with Style Warrior, a bronzing collection that paints a bold new portrait of the ultimate international ingénue. Exotics defy definition, combine and cross-multiply cultures, open up the borders of beauty. Like the beautiful boys and girls on a beach in Brazil, we celebrate every combination imaginable: Solar Riche or Refined Golden Bronzing Powder, Deep Dark Skinsheen, Golden Bronze Iridescent Powder/Loose, 182 Buffer Brush to apply, and now, new Lustre Drops for instant glow…leopard gold and ebony brown, violet purples and rich earth come together to make a New People, a new standard for what’s sexy NOW. New beauty comes in kaleidoscopic colours… Diverse, Divine, Dramatic is how we do it!

Bronzing Powder ($21.00)

  • Solar Riche Mid-tone deep orange brown
  • Refined Golden Finely spun golden with soft pearl finish

Lustre Drops ($18.50)

  • Pink Rebel Blue pink with gold pearl
  • Sun Rush Peachy bronze with gold pearl
  • Bronze Hero Hot bronze with fine gold pearl

Skinsheen ($22.50)

  • Medium Dark Sheer soft bronze with golden tan pearl
  • Dark Golden bronze
  • Deep Dark Deep warm bronze with rich golden pearl

Iridescent Powder/Loose ($21.00)

  • Golden Bronze Golden brown with golden bronze shimmer

Brush ($45.00)

  • 182 Buffer A full, dome-shaped brush of extra soft goat hair. Specially created to flawless ly blend powder onto the skin for an immaculate polished finish. Excellent for all M·A·C powders and pigments.

This two-part collection seems like an "anniversary" for last year's Neo Sci-fi (special packaging) and Solar Field (solar bits & bronzing powders)! Well if you ask me, i'll have to say that the packaging this time round is HIDEOUS! =X Either go Celtic all the way, or animal print all the way. Two different motives sqooshed together does not make one appealing theme!! *slaps forehead*

For those who missed out on the Eversun beauty powder blush last year, do remember to check it out! This is one of my personal favourites! I use it most of the time as a contouring powder, but as a blush, it works beautifully to give you a wonderful sunkissed look too!

Here's a picture of me wearing this blush on my right cheek (your left):

Woohoo... it's great to have them brows back! hahaha!! :P

I'll most likely be getting the On a Mission beauty powder blush, the Liberated lipglass, and maybe the Sunsational lippie. I know some of you girls are looking for a bronzer, so do check them out too!! :) This collection will be available in the US on the 28th of May!

Does this collection appeal to you, or will you be skipping most of it? :D

Credit: Photos and Color Stories from Temptalia.com

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Product Review: Bioglo Eyelash & Eyebrow Enhancer

At a Glance:
Price: RM38 (approx. US$10)
Website: Cosway.com.my
Weight: 6ml
Made in: Taiwan
Likes: Works!!!, does not sting eyes, cheap (compared to Talika)
Gripes: The horrible sponge tip applicator, flakes if applied too much
Repurchase: Yes!!
Jenn's Rating: 5 Stars! Holy Grail Stuff! :D

Deionized Water, Hydrolyzed Phodophycea Extract, Pelvetia Canaliculata Extract, Laminaria Digitata Extract, Chamomile Extract, Pine Bark Extract, Xanthan Gum, Methacrylic Acid / Sodium Acrylamidomethyl Propane Sulfonate Copolymer, DMDM Hydantoin, Polysorbate 20, Allantoin, Riboflavin Tetraacetate (Vit B2), Panthenol (Vit B5), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vit B6), Cysteine HCI, Grapefruit Essential Oil, EDTA, Triethanolamine.

Product Description:
Would you like to have lustrous eyelashes that look great even without mascara?

Tired of spending a fortune on eyelash extensions that last only a couple of weeks?

Now, you can have longer and thicker eyelashes naturally with Bioglo Eyelash & Eyebrow Enhancer.

Advanced liposome encapsulation delivers proprietary Bio-Energizer® and Bio-Extender® from seaweed, along with B vitamins and plant extracts, deep into the roots of the lashes to feed and nourish them. This strengthens your eyelashes, making them grow faster, fuller, longer, and more noticeable.

Actual Product Pic:

The Box it came in:

Texture & Scent:
This serum is basically liquid, so it applies smoothly unto the roots of your lashes! It does not have a scent. Do not overapply though, because you'll get flakes like these:

They look like eye goop... not very attractive!!


This serum comes in a slim tube much like a lipgloss.

There's a sponge applicator attached to the cap:

... which i really hate because the sponge tore after my very first use!!

So flimsy!!

Time Test:
I can see a difference after a week of application, which is really quick!

Price & Availability:
This serum is priced at RM38, which is probably one of the cheapest eyelash enhancers i'm came across. It is available at all Cosway outlets. Click here for the complete list of stockists in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei.

I apply this unto my eyelashes and brows twice a day.

My $0.02:

Remember my buchered eyebrows which i had to censor earlier? Today i shall show you the "extend" of the damage done by my itchy fingers! lol! But before that, i'll just have to say how much i love this serum!! This is definitely a cheaper alternative to the very expensive and much raved about Talika Lipocils. My bare eyebrows are now back to their former glory (no more censorship! lol!)! Since i have rather long lashes already, this gel didn't really do much for the length, but i noticed that my lashes were thicker now, especially the baby ones on my lower lashes!

Alright, here's a truckload of pictures for you to judge for yourself:

As you can see, by week 2, my brows were already much better! After four weeks, they're now "spotless" (bald spots, that is! lol!). As for my lashes, they were lengthened by a teeny bit, but they're much thicker! How not to love this product? :D Repurchase? You bet!! :)

Credits: Product photo from Cosway.com.my.
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