Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Skinaz Review: Lip Crayon Tint, Cats Eye Eyeliner, Stick Blusher

Skinaz sent me some Skinaz makeup products. Skinaz is a Korean brand.


Stick Blusher

The one they gave me is Baby Pink #1

The stick blush spread out evenly. It is a light pink but if you put more it would be bright pink. It doesn't have clumps. It is odorless.




Cats Eye Eyeliner

This is a liquid eyeliner with a glossy finish. It is easy to apply since it has a fine tip. The shade is Real Black. It smudge after 2-3 hours. It is odorless.

  

Lip crayon Tint

It has a glossy finish. It is not transfer proof. A tip I can give is to place translucent powder on top of it to minimize the shine. It is odorless. It glides smoothly and evenly. The shade is number 8 or Glam Red.

   

Below is my video of makeup demo and review of these products.


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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Bring Your A-game This Payday

Have you ever worried about how to manage your savings until the next payday? While payday often calls for a well-deserved treat, watching your spending habits is key to properly managing your hard-earned money. Smarter spending means getting your money to go farther. Here are a few tips to help you maximize your earnings and make the most out of your next paycheck:
1. Sort out the necessities first.

First rule of payday spending: budget wisely. Schedule the payment of bills such as electricity, water, and communication ahead of time. Don’t forget to prioritize groceries and other home essentials, since needs should always go before wants. By putting your necessities first, you won’t have to worry about getting your subscriptions cut, or being faced with an empty fridge.

2. Do not forget the piggy bank.

Every month, have the discipline of setting money aside for your savings. Consider this your long-term fund for future use. Whether it be for your dream car, house, or retirement setup, a growing savings fund is a must for every earning individual.

3. When it comes to vacations, a bit of research can go a long way.

Long weeks of stress can often make you feel like you deserve to go on a vacation – and by all means, you do! Just do not fall into the trap of spending on a whim because your wallet is feeling fully-loaded from payday. Set money aside for that trip you’ve been wanting to take, and wait for the best times to buy -- research for non-peak rates, wait for airline promos, and scan booking sites before you buy. Oftentimes, putting in a bit of effort in your research can make a big difference.

4. Shop at your convenience, on your own terms.

Nowadays, payday is synonymous to traffic. People are out in the streets or in malls looking to maximize their payday gains. If you jump on the bandwagon, you risk spending unnecessarily on higher surge prices and stacked parking fees. Why not make a good, home-cooked meal, and treat yourself to online retail therapy instead? From August 15-18,Lazada Philippines will be hosting a Payday Sale – don’t miss up on this opportunity to maximize your payday spending at the comfort of your own home.

5. Keep an eye out for special deals and promotions.

Spend your money where you will get the most out of it. Another great thing about online shopping through Lazada is that the company always offers the best deals that will give you more bang for your buck. In partnership with your favorite brands and trusted banks, a discount, promotion, or freebie is always up for grabs at Lazada! A promotion you may want to keep your eyes out for this period is Mastercard Debit’s Lunchtime Deals -- get up to P400.00 off on your purchases between 12NN – 2 PM when you use your Mastercard Debit card for a minimum purchase of Php 1,500.00

6. Widen your search.

In this day and age, the surest way to find the best deals is to simply search for them! Browse for your favorite items online and compare prices. Don’t limit yourself to what’s available in the local market because Lazada Philippines opens you up a world of shopping options (literally!). And since Lazada now accepts Cash-on-Delivery for items shipped from abroad, there are really no limits to where you may find your next best deal.
At the end of the day, payday celebrations are well-worth it, as long as you know how to keep your spending in check. Apply these 6 nifty tricks during Lazada’s Payday Sale on August 15-18, and you’re sure to have your payday a-game on!   

Wonut Grand Opening

Have you seen a waffle and donut in one? Waffle + Donut is called a Wonut.

Flavor: Very Strawberry
They have a promo everyday which is Buy 2 Take 1 in all premium Wonuts. Every 10am-1pm they have a promo of Buy 1 take 1 in all regular Wonuts. They make their own ingredients to ensure the quality and freshness. They do not outsource the ingredients.

Left: Choco Mallow, Right: All White

In the business aspect they call their franchising as dealership because 50% of the administration and management will be from Wonut and not solely on the dealer. A kiosk type is more thank P600,000 and the cart type is around P300,000.

Wonut held its grand opening last August 12 at the 3rd floor of SM Calamba Laguna.


In terms of sweetness the teenagers and young ones would enjoy the taste. If you prefer non sweet food they also have wonut sandwiches.

A wonut is P65. It is worth it because of the size of serving.  My favorite is the all white. White chocolate is the toppings. Next time I would try the Black Forest Wonut.

Watch the clip below to know more of the ingredients and to see the food preparation.



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Friday, August 11, 2017

DIY makeup palette/case

Buying a magnetic palette case is quite expensive plus you cannot find them in nearby stores. Some online stores sell them but the price is like already an eye shadow palette.

You may follow these 3 easy steps:

Materials:
Empty Plastic Pencil Case
Double Sided Tape or Gluegun and Glue stick
Scissors

Step 1:  Wash the pencil or crayon case. I purchased white translucent ones for it to look neutral and for me to have a quick view of the colors it contains. Plastic is a good choice because it is not heavy. Metal ones might rust easily. Just make sure the plastic does not smell sour or acidic. I think if it stinks it might have high lead content.

Step 2: Place double sided tape on the bottom of the lipstick or eyeshadow pots. You may also use gluegun and gluestick for the pots to stick to the case. The problem with glue stick is the pots may not be on same levels or elevation. The dadvantage of using glue stick is it adheres more than double sided tape. I used double sided tape and sometimes that the pots moved when I brought them to a makeup gig but thank goodness they did not fall.

Step 3: Cut out the original label and paste or tape it on top of the case.

And there you have it. Just like this one that I made.


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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Mary Kay Gel Semi Matte Lipstick Shades Combination + Its New Version coming up


Mary Kay Philippines had a fun online activity for its members. Available shades were combined and the finished look should be uploaded in Instagram with #MaryKaySecretShade

I got curious so I tried to shades of the lipsticks that I have which are Crushed Berry and Midnight Red Midnight Red is more matte than Crushed Berry. Combining the two made a darker red shade.


Lets have a closer look.

Which shade do you think fits me best?

By the way Mary Kay Philippines will be coming up with a new version of lipsticks.


Discover the long-lasting #MaryKay lipstick in our freshest new finish that delivers the genius of gel technology!
Mary Kay® Gel Semi-Shine Lipstick, Price: P599
Available in 5 shades (from Left-Right):
Tranquil Toffee, Apple Berry, Haute Pink, Raspberry Ice,  Red Smolder
Stay tuned as I might create a blog inthe future or IG/FB post of the swatches.
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Saturday, July 29, 2017

It’s Time To #ClayYourWay with L’Oréal Paris Pure Clay Mask

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It’s Time To #ClayYourWay
with L’Oréal Paris Pure Clay Mask
From dry to oily down to combination skin – no matter what your skin type is, you can now multimask in just 10 minutes as the clay mask trend has finally arrived in the Philippines!

Manila, 2017 – Beauty mavens have been raving about this skincare trend that is taking all over the world. From the shelves of every drug store in the US to every beauty store sprawling the streets of South Korea, clay mask has made it to the skincare regimen of women. Now, it’s time for Filipinas to get their hands on this most-talked about skincare trend through the L’Oréal Paris Pure Clay Mask!

From the world’s leading skin care brand, the Pure Clay Mask is a potent in-jar mask formulation that helps address different skin problems. It comes in four variants, each made with natural pure clay with botanical extracts allowing you to #ClayYourWay to a more revitalized and nourished skin.

Get ready to learn more about L’Oréal Paris’ Pure Clay Masks and step up your skincare game with these variations:
Made with British Kaolin Clay, the face is gently cleansed to achieve soft, radiant skin and with lemongrass extract and exfoliating beads, skin is instantly renewed.
With Moroccan Lava Clay, skin is softened and dead cells are eliminated which obstructs pores and regulates sebum secretion. Infused with rosemary extract, skin is also purified.
With mineral-rich Bentonite Clay, dirt is removed gently from skin and infused with Lemon Balm essential oil and hydrating essence, skin is intensely hydrated.
Now you can achieve the best results by masking and multimasking in just 10 minutes which serves as your solution for deep cleansing with an instant detox! They key to addressing multiple skincare problems is to choose the right Pure Clay Mask variations!

Here’s a quick guide on how you can #ClayYourWay to multimasking:
Get ready to #ClayYourWay with your own L’Oréal Paris Pure Clay Masks which is exclusively available in Lazada at P399 only. Get yours now at #ClayYourWay!

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Pride Of Filipino Is A Finalist For Emerging Designer Of The Year In United States


Cliff D. Creations, selected to participate in Phoenix Fashion Week Emerging Designer Boot-camp
Leading up to the final showcase at Phoenix, Arizona October 7, 2017

Phoenix Fashion Week , announced a Filipino label, Cliff D. Creations, as a finalist (Top 15) to participate in the Emerging Designer Bootcamp 2017 (July – September). This leads up to Phoenix Fashion Week’s premier showcase at Talking Stick Resort, October 5-7, 2017, where one designer will walk away with the title of Designer of the Year and a $10,000 prize packaged comprised of goods and service to help the winning brand succeed.

Cliff D. Creations will be launching his Spring 2018 Couture Collection at Phoenix Fashion Week in October.  With an enthusiasm for creating clothing at a young age, Cliff D. has become sought-after for his custom-made gowns, intended for a wedding, debut, birthday or a milestone his client may be celebrating. Cliff D. is known for his avant-garde creations that are edgy, playful and fun. “Where fashion is an art that shines piece by piece --- have an eye to the details of every piece to make a master piece,” said Cliff D. Creations.  "We searched far and wide for a diverse and unique line-up of brands this year.  With our team focused on the business side of these talented brands, Phoenix Fashion Week is proud to have Cliff D. Creations in our ‘Bootcamp’ competing for Designer of the Year,” said Brian Hill, Executive Director, Phoenix Fashion Week.
Follow Cliff D. Creations on Instagram (@cliffdcreations) Twitter (@cliffdcreations) and Facebook (cliff d. creations). We encourage followers to use Cliff D. Creations and Phoenix Fashion Week’s official Instagram and Twitter hash tags #cliffdcreations #phxfashionweek #DesigneroftheYear #PHXFW #Designerbootcamp #EmergingDesigner2017

Photo taken by Demure Sweetie at Equinox Fashion Week last March
Be a fan of Cliff D. Creations just follow and like his social media accounts to stay up-to-date with all the latest happenings.

To request photos, interviews or for more information about Cliff D. Creations or Phoenix Fashion Week contact Cliford A. Daing cliffdcreations@gmail.com +639773568068

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ABOUT CLIFF D. CREATIONS
Cliff D. Creation is an emerging couture brand produces high fashion ready to wear and custom made apparel allowing women to be confidently confident. The brand wants to reimage individuals to be more glamorous, beautiful, and sophisticated. The brand produce ageless and on trend apparel fit for the queen. A label that comes from Philippines infusing Western and Asian culture to make Statement pieces. Cliff D. Creations a creator for fearless womanhood.  
For more information visit http://cliffdcreations.portfoliobox.net/

ABOUT PHOENIX FASHION WEEK

Phoenix Fashion Week is the leading fashion industry event in the southwest. Our core purpose is to build sustainable brands from the ground up while pushing the Arizona fashion industry forward. The organization’s mission is ‘Bridging Designers & Buyer’s through three pillars of fashion, education, and community. Through education fashion seminars, year-round fashion events and charitable partnerships, Phoenix Fashion Week continues to gain rapid acclaim for its community service efforts and for infusing world-class innovation into the South West. For more Information visitwww.phoenixfashionweek.com

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The Scar Solution in a Tube

Clearscar is 100% silicone, clinically proven to improve the appearance of scars is as little as 8 weeks. 

Advances in technology have thankfully made it possible for scars to be removed with little to no trace.  However, the best scar treatments available could be prohibitively expensive and would require a visit to a surgical clinic. 

Don’t worry, now there’s Clearascar Scar Gel! The product contains 100% silicone, clinically proven effective in lightening, softening, and flattening the appearance of scars in as little as 8 weeks with twice (2x) a day application.  It can be used on all types of scars caused by burns, cuts, surgeries, injuries, etc. and works best on elevated ones such as Hypertrophic scars and Keloids.  Hypertrophic are the red and raised scars usually caused by burns, surgeries, injuries, and wounds. 

According to the update on Scar Management Guidelines for Treating Asian Patients, “Silicone Gel and Topical Silicone therapy will most likely continue to be the preferred first line treatment for hypertrophic scars due to its availability, price, ease of application, lack of serious adverse effects and relative efficacy.”

Most visible results can be seen once Clearascar is applied on immature scars the earliest possible time. 

Try Clearascar now!  Order online: www.clearascar.com.ph

How to Use:
  • Ensure that the wound has completely closed – no scabs or raw areas.
  • Make sure that the affected area is clean and dry.
  • Apply a very thin layer of Clearascar to the affected area 1 to 2 times a day. Do not massage the gel into the area.
  • Allow the gel to dry completely for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Once dry you may cover the area with pressure garments, sunblock or cosmetics.

     It is safe to be used on children. It is also safe to be used by pregnant and breastfeeding women because it is made of silicone which does not get absorbed into the blood stream but it is always best to consult your doctor before using any topical creams during pregnancy and lactation.

Also available in all leading drugstores nationwide for as low as Php 418.95 (6g tube) and Php 761.20 (15g tube) based on SRP.  The 6g tube will last up to 60 days for a 1-2 inch scar. The 15g tube will last up to 60 days for a 3-5 inch scar.

*Mercury Drugstore, Watsons, South Star Drug, Rose Pharmacy etc.
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