For 2023

You know what I haven't done for the longest time? Play with my stash. The ongoing pandemic (The WHO and no government agency is going to convince me the pandemic is over πŸ˜’) has definitely prolonged my indifference towards playing with my stash, but with the passing of my grandfather, I find myself staring down …

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WWR: Mally Beauty Nude Attitude

The first time I became aware of Mally Beauty was when my cousin and I visited Ulta and we happen to wander by the shelf space that the brand occupied. My cousin told me that her maternal aunt used their products via QVC and that it worked well for her. At that point, I felt …

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Outside My Beauty Bubble (Part 3)

In the last entry, I mentioned a brand that I had no access to in the US: BYS Cosmetics. The brand hails from Australia and is mainly available to Southeast Asia, Australia (obviously), parts of Europe and the Middle East, Southern Africa, and in Colombia and (soon) Chile in South America. At this time, there …

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Outside My Beauty Bubble (2)

In the previous entry, I dabbled a bit about coming across counterfeit makeup. I've seen Internet talk about their existence and even saw news reports about them, but to see them in person is a bit of a rarity. You see, in NYC, counterfeits of major makeup brands is rare to see - there's just …

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BBA Spotlight: BH Cosmetics Quick Change – Brush Cleaner

a.k.a. why you shouldn't even spend $20 on the original Vera Mona or try to be cheap with a DIY version with an H&M Hair Donut and a tin can. Today's blog post sheds light on what has essentially become a very handy staple in my personal eyeshadow application: the BH Cosmetics Quick Change - …

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Currently Obsessed: e.l.f. and Laura Mercier (Part 1)

And one that I'm now certain that I will chuck out: NYX Lip Lingerie (because they made a Lingerie line for lids and I made the mistake of using it as a liquid lip). Welp, Beautiful Blossoms, I did say in an earlier post today that I was going to blog after work! Sure, it …

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