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Asian Drugstore Beauty Haul From Hong Kong

One of the bazillion things I missed about living in Asia is definitely the drugstore! Here is a few of the things I picked up yesterday :)



From left to right:
* Eyebrow razors
* False Eyelashes Applicator
* Majolica Majorca Pencil Eyeliners
* Hello Kitty Blotting Papers
* Individual Lashes
* Majolica Majorca Mascaras

MAC Viva Glam VI Special Edition Lipstick Review and Swatches

Though described as a “soft blue pink”, I did not see much cool undertones in the new MAC Viva Glam VI Special Edition Lipstick. On me, it showed up as a your-lips-but-better rosy color which is perfect for everyday. Thanks to its Lustre formula, it is also fairly moisturizing and easy to wear. I will definitely be wearing this a lot.

Nails Of The Day: Asian Gel Nails with Glitter and Rhinestones

Just got gel nails done with a friend at Nail Spa in Causeway Bay. Aren’t they cuuuuute?!

The 411 On High-Def Makeup

Celebrities, news anchors and models freaking out over the latest high-def technology and the switch from analog to digital transmission is definitely not news to us. HD cameras can see up to 6 times the human eye and magnify every single flaw on your face – fine lines, wrinkles, shine, pimples, facial hair and even mismatched foundation. They also tend to pump up certain colors like red and blue which can flatten skintone. Talk about SCARY!

To counter this unforgiving technology, a new generation of products, HD makeup, was invented. I sat down with Emmy Award Winning Makeup Artist Kevin James Bennett to get the low down on HD makeup.

FOTD: Lilac Makeup Look With MAC Lovely Lily and Lavender Whip

Since Carol requested a FOTD with MAC Cremesheen Lipstick in Lavender Whip, here is my take on an all-over lilac look.

Lilac Makeup Look With MAC Lovely Lily and Lavender Whip