Monday, January 5, 2009

haul: smashbox "socialite beauty" collection

i was so excited when i saw this in beauty bar, i immediately picked it up. it's such a great deal! 7 full sized products for half the price!! it's sooo amazing! and i like everything. from the eyeshadow quad to the lipgloss. i'm soooo happy!!

it came with this woven pouch. it's so chic!

everything laid out

eyeshadow quad in "socialite"

blush/bronzer duo in "cosmopolitan"

cream eyeliner duo in caviar & bronze

lip enhancing gloss in "soiree"

eyebeam double ended eye brightener

photo op under eye brightener

bionic mascara

i love finding deals like this. and i love smashbox! i can't wait to try these products out.

Thursday, January 1, 2009

review: dramatical eyes mascara

happy new year everyone! i hope y'all had a safe and happy time ringing in 2009!! time sure does fly by fast!

so anyways, i was in hong kong for christmas, and while in sasa something caught my eyes, it's this mascara called "dramatical eyes" it's a japanese brand, so everything was in japanese, the tube was soo adorable i couldn't resist buying it. i bought a base and a lengthening one=)

i tried it today and i have to say that it works okay. not amazing, but okay. i got it for HK$80 (around US$9) so the price wasn't too bad. this is the first time i used a primer before mascara and i have to say, i'm not sure i can tell the difference if i used one or not. it seems like an unnecessary step to me and i honestly could get the same result with covergirl's lashblast or my loreal telescopic mascara.

i guess you could say i picked up this item solely for it's packaging =)OH WELL =)

ps. sorry for the wanky photoshop, i use mac's seashore and it's so difficult to use!!