Sunday 30 March 2014

A Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm in Showy Review & 3 Amazing Ways to UseIt!

Recently I'm obsessed with hot pink colored lipstick because I have been somewhat brainwashed after seeing several Japanese models in magazines adorning them. Have been checking out every single brands I know for lippies of this shades before deciding to buy this Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm in Showy.

Besides reviewing this awesome balm, I will also be showing you the 3 awesome ways to use this Revlon Matte Balm! (⌒▽⌒)

 This Revlon Matte Balm is infused with a Triple Butter Complex of Shea, Mango and Coconut Butter that nourishes the lips. It has a pointy crayon tip which doesn't require sharpening and by twisting the silver cap, you can reveal more of it.

Here's how they turned up on me~

Somehow, only when I was editing the photos I realize the color didn't turn out as when I had applied it... It appeared more pinkish and lacking the original blue-ish tone? Not sure if it's from blotting some of the color off and reaction to my lip balm..

Here's the swatch on my hand and lip I took again which turns out closer to the real color.

Very vivid tone! So if you're all for bold colored lippies, this is definitely for you. Overall, I think this lip balm's pretty amazing but if there's one thing about this Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm that irks me, it would be the peppermint scent! Wish they hadn't come with it...

That's all for the review part. Well I did mentioned earlier that I would show you how to use this balm in 3 different ways. I have shown you one_on my lips, so here's the other two.

Another way to use it is by applying it on the cheek as blusher~!

It turned up pretty subtle and almost natural. And oh, these photos I took at another time and used different makeup (*⌒∇⌒*)

And the third, as an EYELINER!! Yes, you read this correctly!

Thanks to the crayon-like tip, smooth and not-so-sticky texture of this matte balm, drawing on your lids can't get any easier.

Though with my thick double eyelids I find the color tends to get on the crease so I applied it in C-shape the same you do when applying eyeshadow~

And there! The color actually turned out right when I used this Revlon Matte Balm on my eyes.

I actually got my inspiration from Popteen April 2012 issue where Tsubasa Masuwaka wore this somewhat matching hot pink lipstick and eyeliner (scans from Ekiblog).

Tsubasa Masuwaka featured on Popteen April 2012

Sorta remembered it because the cover of the issue featuring Tsubasa is super kawaii (*´∀`*)

Tsubasa Masuwaka on Popteen April 2012 Cover

Hope you enjoy the tips! ☆-(≥vO )

Thursday 27 March 2014

my new hauls from Lazada Malaysia


Just a bit of rambling from my side and an intermission blog post before my next review post. Had to postpone it because the photos didn't turn out the way I expect them to be.. (T▽T) I'm still experimenting with the DSLR!

For that very reason too, I bought myself a new tripod and remote control.  Initially wanted to wait a little while longer before getting them but last weekend's disastrous photo shoot, I knew I needed them FAST! Snapping photos just with the support from my arm is sorta challenging because my arm are short and the DSLR's really heavy.. ( = A ="||)

Jyan~ what I got (besides the camera and lens are from my twinnie).

all my new toys~

Cheap tripod and remote control I bought online from Lazada Malaysia which I receive today and paid on C.O.D.(Cash on Delivery)_one cool point about shopping from the site. On the other hand, I don't get why they've just can't deliver them together! I had two deliveryman showing up at the door at different time today to deliver them WTH

And some more, I have yet to receive a underwater lomo camera which I ordered together with those two... *SIGH* Really hope it arrives tomorrow.

Still, will ganbatte taking photos and testing my new toys out this weekend yayy~!

Saturday 15 March 2014

self portrait~


Today I finally get to test out the DSLR camera my bro gave me. My Japanese class exam just over last Monday which went pretty well  hahaha. Now I got more time before my next class starts yayyヽ(⌒o⌒ )ノ

For the sake of camwhoring taking self-portrait, I put on some makeup LOL

Theme is sweet look so I'm using pink color eyeshadow for upper eyelids and for the bottom eyelid I line it with a red eyeshadow. This is the new spring makeup look (according to Japanese magazines la)!

#Makeup #Gyaru #MOTD #Cosmetics #Beauty #Maybelline

Close up~~ Just realized my falsies came loose at the corner (=___= )

I still suck at applying them... *sigh*

#Makeup #Gyaru #MOTD #Cosmetics #Beauty #Maybelline

Both the pink and red color eyeshadow is from my new Maybelline Hyper Diamond Eyeshadow in PK-1.

#Makeup #Cosmetics

Alright. Last photo for today~

This is my FAVORITE Self-Portrait Of the Day #SOTD which I edited out my pores, smooth my skin and then add filter. The result I SUPER love! Decided to use this pic as my new blog profile photo (*⌒∇⌒*)-❤

#Makeup #Gyaru #MOTD #SOTD #Cosmetics #Beauty #Maybelline

What do you think about this my #SOTD?

Thursday 13 March 2014

Bunkasai this year~

A few blog posts ago I mentioned that the Japanese Society of my uni (which I have graduated from) would be organizing its 4th annual Bunkasai this year. The event was held on the 1st of March and while I couldn't be there, I am more than happy to share with you these photos I manage to find (*°▽°*)

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Japanese Culture

Just so you know these photos are NOT mine and full credits to the owners who have given me the permission to post them here. For that, I got them to thank (*⌒∇⌒*)

"Bunkasai 2014" photos by the UNMC Japanese Society

UNMC Bunkasai 2014

#1 A cosplayer in action

#2 Got maid and butler cafe this year too (also for the fourth time) ohohoho

#Pretty girls in equally pretty yukatas...

#A band performing

Some photos from the maid & butler cafe

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Maid & Butler Cafe

Oishii looking cakes I want. And spotted kaichou No.3 behind LOL

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Maid & Butler Cafe

Oh and one of my childhood heroes cosplay~

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay, Pokemon

Then more amazing shots by Hexlord whose photos I super like!

 "Bunkasai 2014" from Black Rabbit Photography

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Vocaloid

UNMC Bunkasai 2014

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay

"Bunkasai UNMC 2014from the Nottingham Photography Society

This collage covers some of the many food/games/doujinshi/display booths available during the event. Super miss playing #2 bon-bon tsuri.

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay, Pokemon

Live band performance (^o^ )~♪

UNMC Bunkasai 2014

More cosplayers ... wait what?!(   ̄□ ̄;)

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay, Pokemon

Sniper alert!

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay, Naruto

This one is interesting HAHAHAHA

Pocky game, anyone?

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay, Free! cosplay

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay

These are pretty much most of the photos I have selected from the albums, for more check out the links I have included earlier in this post.

Before I end my post, I would like to express my gratitude and extend my sincerest appreciation (as a proud founder) to the UNMC Japanese Society committees/members, cosplayers, doujinshis, and everyone else for making the event a great success! THANK YOU!

Yet another year of awesomeness!! (O v < )-❤

Ok, last photo before I sign off. ROFL-ing when I saw this  ( ≧∇≦ )

UNMC Bunkasai 2014, Cosplay, Pokemon

~ ♥ ~

Something extra~(⌒▽⌒)

Sammy from ChaosInNoTime who attended the event has blogged about her experience attending Bunkasai. Included the link to her post here so you can check her out in Senbozakura version Miku cosplay~

Also Sea Ei, who blogged about the event in his post here. He did an awesome cosplay as Kurosaki Ichigo from Bleach.

Wednesday 5 March 2014

my new camera~


#DSLR #camera

Didn't buy it I'm too kiam siap (means stingy). Something from my twinnie in return I bribed him with face wash twice more expensive than mine and new clothes LOLOL

He also bought me the book because he knows I'm a DSLR noob ( =v=; ) Sorta true 'cuz I did freak out a little with all the new dials and everything. I haven't got much chance to try it yet with my Japanese class' exam coming up this Monday and I have yet to go through my notes...

Looking forward to the next weekend to take more photos for my blog facelift so expect a new profile pic than the current ugly one v(^o^ )v

Sunday 2 March 2014

Dolly Wink Black Mascara & Liquid Eyeliner Reviews


Will be reviewing this Dolly Wink  Mascara in #02 Volume and Dolly Wink Black Liquid Eyeliner~ I bought them previously during Tokyo Love Collection (Part 2) pop up store at Isetan KLCC.

Previously, I have also reviewed the Dolly Wink's False Eyelashes, also hauls from Tokyo Love Collection here.

Jyan~ this is what the products look like~~

#DollyWink #TsubasaMasuwaka #MilkyBunny #Japanese #Beauty #Cosmetic

(Reusing this photo 'cuz I've threw them away during cleaning up :/ )

Design wise, the packaging is really cute but the mascara and eyeliner bottles are a bit too boring compared to what they have for the brown mascara and single eyeliners. Wished the black mascara have been in much cuter shades..

#DollyWink #TsubasaMasuwaka #Japanese #Beauty #Cosmetic#DollyWink #TsubasaMasuwaka #Japanese #Beauty #Cosmetic

Now for the review of these products starting with the eyeliners~

Dolly Wink Liquid Eyeliner in Black

The thin brush helps to create smooth, fine lines. Some more, it's very easy to control and drawing closer to lash line is easy even for an eyeliner amateur like me (≥ v ≤ )

The result~

Also using this complementary Koji crayon eyeliner in black to line the upper waterline~

Here are swipes of the eyeliners (Up: Dolly Wink Liquid Eyeliner; Down: Koji Crayon Pencil) below. Also, did the waterproof test and result is the one on the right~

One of the con is that these eyeliners are not waterproof, especially the crayon liner which smudges onto my lower lids giving me panda eyes just after a few hours of applying :(( It didn't show much on this pic because the residue got washed away.

Dolly Wink Mascara

For the black mascara, there are options for either #01 Long or #02 Volume. I chose the latter because I prefer more visibly, thicker lashes.

This is the result after a few swipes~

From nada to super visible lashes!

Eyelashes appears much thicker without being overly clumpy (⌒o⌒ ) It's quite natural too, don't you agree? Also, this mascara's waterproof and didn't need much touching up at all!

The downside would be it takes more than 3 swipes to get the result above besides being super pricey.. I got this limited edition mascara & eyeliner set for RM78 compared to RM69.90 for mascara and RM59.90 for the liquid eyeliner if bought separately.

As for the complete look~

Nice or not?

Super like the berry color lipstick from dabbing a bit of fuchsia-color lipstick over my Candy Doll lipgloss in Milky Orange. Cheek color is from my new Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm. Yes, a lip balm (more about it in my following review)!

That's all for now. Chao~!

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