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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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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Liza Soberano is the new Maybelline Girl (and some ’90s references)

Not since Marvin Agustin and Jolina Magdangal have I really been a fan of any other local loveteam until LizQuen. The few times I’ve caught Enrique Gil and/or Liza Soberano, on screen or in person, have convinced me that these two belong to an increasingly rare breed of Filipino celebrity: that which genuinely has what it takes. The most recent movie I watched with my family was their romantic dramedy Every Day I Love You. It was cute, and additionally cool because it’s set near our house in Negros and the cast spoke some Hiligaynon. Liza, especially, just lights up the screen with her childlike charm and radiant beauty. No surprise then, that Liza Soberano has just been chosen as the newest Filipina endorser of global makeup brand, Maybelline New York.

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#DefyDamage: L’Oréal x Watsons Hair Color Party

L’Oréal Paris and Watsons organized an exclusive and luxurious hair date with a select group of Filipina influencers. The invite couldn’t have come at a better time. From age 22 on, the only time my hair wasn’t some shade of red was in 2014 when I gave it a year’s rest. Just check out some of my hair color “adventures,” and imagine all the damage it had to withstand… – L’Oréal x Watsons Hair Color Party

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Maybelline x Georgina Wilson

Maybelline New York held its press launch earlier this month featuring their latest matte products: White Superfresh Liquid Powder, Hypermatte Liquid Liner, and Creamy Matte Lipstick. The event also featured the finalists for the #MaybellineNYFW #MakeItHappen campaign. Our final challenge was to do a five-minute interview  with Maybelline spokesperson Georgina Wilson. Continue reading to watch the video and find out what went down behind the scenes.

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