Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Busy Weekend

The past weekend was really busy. Saturday, we had lunch with family friends since one of them would be going back to the Vatican in Rome where he is based. (He's a priest and he performed the marriage rites in my wedding a few years ago and he'll be coming back March of next year for my brother's wedding). I had on Silk Naturals Perfect Harmony topped with their Perfecting Powder. Eyes: Pureluxe Golden Sands all over lid then Chocolate Blueberries from lashline to crease. Blush is Babydoll (a local mmu line) in Strawberry Smoothie. Lips: Maybelline 3D Pearls in Absolute Brandy.

We then went to my friend's house so our kids can go trick or treating around their village. The foundation held up really well even if I've been running around the whole day.

Sunday, my uncle from New Zealand came here for business with a short visit on the side. We went to the park/mall to chill out and for me to get some Lush shampoo bars for Sue (*waves* to Sue).

Just wore Silk Naturals Perfecting Powder in the morning when I went out since I thought I could still have time to wash my face again after lunch and put on foundation but I really didn't have time anymore. So I went out with just the powder on (and nobody got scared of me haha!). Blush was a pressed one that I did of 3 glow powders (with a pic in a previous post). Eyes: Pureluxe Harmony on inner V to middle of lid and Cashmere from middle to outer V and crease and Tanzanite gelliner. Lips were Aromaleigh lipstick in Cognac.

Monday was also busy but I forgot to take pics of the mmu I wore. Went to the mall to buy stuff for my aunt and cousins back in New Zealand. I wore UGloGirl in Butter Pecan, UGG Correcting Powder in Lilac, SN Perfecting Powder, Cargo blush in Tonga, Stila mousse shadow pot in Amber and Maybelline 3d Pearls in Absolute Brandy. I really should've taken pics especially since I just got myself a new digital camera (Sony Cybershot DSC-W55 in Pink!) last Friday.

Well, it's gonna be a busy week for me since we have a lot of national holidays coming up. I'll take pics, promise.

Happy Halloween!

Thursday, October 25, 2007

My MIY package and other stuff

Hurray! The sun is shining and my husband's car can now be repainted properly. It's been raining the last 2 days so the car couldn't be painted right away in my uncle's car shop. At least the dent's been fixed. Someone did a "Britney Spears" on our car in a mall parking lot 2 weeks ago. The right passenger door was dented when we got back to the car. Probably happened while another vehicle was backing up into the parking slot next to ours and it hit our car. STUPID! And he/she didn't even leave a note or whatever.

Anyway, I got my MIY ingredients from La Belle Femme Cosmetics today. It's for making finishing powder and primer powder. I got lots of recipes off the web and MMM so I plan to try making my own one of these days. If I get around to doing it, haha. If not, I'll just sell it to one of my friends who started her own mmu line called Ellana.

I got Serecite Mica, Superfine Silk powder, Allantoin powder, Boron nitrate powder, Rice Powder and Silica microspheres. I have a big 4 oz. bag of Kaolin Clay from a previous order. Why I got such a huge bag, I'll never know. Now I am re-thinking some of the items I got since my skin is turning into Combination skin from Oily skin from a change in skincare products I'm using. Hmm...at least I have some MIY projects to do to keep me busy some other time.

I also got my PureLuxe order from their last sale with the 25% discount. Full sized jars of eyeshadows are what I got this time! The circular thing in the middle of the picture is the Eyepod used as a mixing container for eyeshadows. I need that so I won't have to use my hand in making a mineral liner with Milan's Gelle drops. It really is hard to rinse off the gelle drops from the hand.

The shadows are:
Cashmere - Medium mocha brown with a lighter beige pearl highlight
Harmony - Gorgeous mauve/brown with a pearl finish
Golden Sands - Soft taupe brown with bronze shimmer
Chocolate Cherries - Medium brown base with reddish/pink interference
Chocolate Blueberries - Muted brown base with blue interference

I had samples of Chocolate blueberries and cherries before and I liked them both hence going full size this time. The others are for my neutral shades since I lacked those colors. I'll make swatches soon. I plan to press all these too (another reason I wanted full sizes).

Have a nice day everyone!

Friday, October 19, 2007


I got my Aromaleigh orders that Lili sent last week (Thanks Lili! *waves*). I got samples of foundation, metamorphosis finishing powder, perle powders, concealers and a full size lippie in Cognac. The lipgloss I ordered in Noir was out of stock. I'll try out the samples next week since I am still testing other lines. Here are some pics of my loot:

The lippie smelled of chocolate as soon as I removed the plastic seal. Yum! I tried it on and it is the perfect nude lipstick for me. Love it! This would look great with stronger eye looks. It is my first nude lipstick since most of my l/s are pink and my nude colors are lipglosses. It didn't dry out my lips. I think I want some more in other colors.