L’Oreal Infallible Pro-matte Liquid Lipsticks: Review + Swatches

If you’re subscribed to my YouTube videos or follow my Instagram, you’re probably familiar with my preference for glossy or velvety lippies over matte. It’s partly because I’m a K-beauty fan, and partly because my experience with matte lipstick is that it can make lips look dry and crusty up close. That is, until I tried the first whipped matte liquid lipstick of L’Oreal Paris.

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Avon Philippines Builds Avon City, Bestsellers Take Spotlight

Avon welcomed select beauty influencers to an exclusive tour of Avon City, an experiential expo during the annual Sales Leaders Congress and National Sales Convention. Held last May 18 at SMX Convention Center, Avon City showcased the brand’s bestselling products, highlighting fragrance, makeup, personal care, intimate apparel, jewelry and watches, and home and kids essentials. I’ve been to a lot of expos, and Avon City definitely had some awesome booths. Check them out!

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Celebrity Coachella fashion: crochet + denim shorts

The past few years have seen a new genre of summer style: music festival fashion. While the California desert may be 12,000 kilometers away, we’ve got the perfect weather for it. Here are 10 ways to take celebrity Coachella style and make it your own. (Part 1 of 10) celebrity coachella fashion 

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Tourist at Home: Travel More With Less

The Philippines is at the top of any decent must-visit list, its tourist destinations teeming with culture. I grew up in two of them: my mom is Kapampangan and my dad is Ilonggo. parts of the year were spent admiring the Giant Lanterns, watching Hot Air Balloons, and feasting on Pampanga’s famous cuisine. Others were spent were spent celebrating the Masskara Festival, enjoying the scenery at The Ruins, and reveling in music and organic eats at Negros Weekend Market. So I couldn’t share the sense of wonder felt by friends and family from out of town. To me, it’s just home, familiar, comfortable.

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Lily Collins makeup tutorial: 9 easy steps

I’ve been thinking of doing a Lily Collins makeup tutorial for a while, and it couldn’t have come at a better time—her birthday is March 17th while mine’s March 20! Belle De Jour Beauty Editors were asked to recreate a celebrity look, and I of course chose Lily. She instantly became my #girlcrush when I saw her on Mirror, Mirror as the fairest of them all. Porcelain skin, red lips, and those gorgeous brows? She’s a real-life Snow White! The tutorial I created is very easy to follow, with only nine steps to help you recreate Lily Collins’ classic old-Hollywood beauty.

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Prom makeup tutorial: Sweet and sultry

I had a pro do my prom makeup. The handful of magazines available at the time had prom beauty editorials that didn’t really teach 15-year-olds much. Now though, you can find any makeup tutorial on YouTube and Pinterest. DIY makeup for prom or graduation isn’t just doable, it’s actually preferable if,  like me, you don’t like it too heavy! Here are two easy-peasy looks you can do for your prom or graduation: romantic and smoky makeup.

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