Sunday, February 28, 2010

Weekend Haul



Went out with the boyfriend yesterday (one more month to go and we're hitting our 4-year mark yay!). Had lunch at Terriyaki Boy and while waiting for the screen time of Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief, hit Saizen and Watson's.


Saizen Haul: Brown waterproof bag (I bring lunch to the shop since I avoid delivery services), Sake Toner and Sake Moisturizer.


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Friday, February 19, 2010

what's in my kikay kit

Well I have decided to come clean and bare my soul. *charing*

Anyhow, these are the contents of my makeup pouch.

Saizen's foundation, Jordana lip gloss in Bahama Bronze, Etude House Soft Touch lip liner in 07, eyeshadow applicator from Saizen (comes in a pack of 10), Nichido eyebrow pencil, Blistex medicated lip balm, Indulge lip gloss, Smashbox eyeshadow in Fizz, Nichido Lip Luster (Cranberry Frost), Chapstick mint, L'Oreal Celebration of Hope eyeshadow quad.

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Saturday, February 13, 2010

Saizen Stuffage

I was supposed to buy a present for my best friend Jacq when I could not resist picking up a couple of things for myself.

I had always been curious about this green tea bath powder. and a bunch of their eyeshadow applicators.

Will try the green tea bath powder this week :D.

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Monday, February 1, 2010

Dove's Go Fresh! Line

Summer seems to have arrived really early this year for us in the Philippines, hasn't it?

Usually by this time of the year, it's still quite chilly with the Siberian winds descending on our tropical country. Although we MIGHT have experienced that for about 2 weeks or so, and then surprise. It suddenly feels like March.

One of my major pet peeves during summer is the smell of sweat on your body. I really detest it.

Usually my weapon of choice during summer season are products with cucumber/green tea scents because they make me smell freshlonger compared to the fruity scents (and I was never really a big fan of those in the first place :D).


I am and still a big fan of Dove's green tea and cucumber bar because it smells divine. P.S. I am not being paid to write this. Back in my high school days, I read that to make a scent last longer on you, you have to layer. So nowadays, I use Dove's Go Fresh line from the soap/body wash, deodorant and their lotion. A small bottle of their body wash costs about 132.00, their deodorant for about 80 pesos and their lotion costs about 238.00

Mind you, it gets quite hot in the shop especially during the 12:00 noon - 4:30 pm slot. And a girl seriously needs to smell good while trying to cool down.

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Saizen's Tsuyahada Kipu Foundation

Sorry I haven't been able to update lately, been juggling some stuff in the business and with my personal life (ui showbiz).

Yesterday, to relax a bit Jiro and I went out for dinner. After a very filling meal at Mexicali's (any notions of a diet should be left at the door when you dine at this place), we went to Saizen.

I was not really planning to haul stuff, so I only walked away with three purchases: Tsuyahada Kipu foundation (sorry I'm really bad at Katakana and really awful at Kanji, I'm much better in reading Hiragana), a doggie shirt for one of our dogs: Ching, and a bigass bottle of bathroom cleaner for the shop (I'm really very particular with the scent, this one was in orange so I grabbed it).



Being the sucker that I am, I thought that this one was a definite steal since the product pan was separated from the compact itself, so I thought "Oh hey! I get a free refill! Scooooore!".

Not.

Upon opening the product, you get to stick the pan to the compact with a DOUBLE ADHESIVE TAPE attached at the bottom.

That's right, kids. DOUBLE ADHESIVE TAPE. The thick variety. Ugh. Well for 85 pesos, I can't complain.



Good news is, the shade is just right. It's easily blendable and so far it hasn't failed me. It's waaay better than that Careline face powder I bought a couple of weeks ago (Hazelnut shade) which shows up garishly pale on my face. I blame it on the in-store lights of Watson's. Kidding XD. I love Watson's.

So there you go. I'm not really crazy about how they designed the compact (although it's light and fits perfectly in my makeup pouch), but it performs quite alright. Although to quote Simon Cowell, "I'm not exactly jumping out of my seat."

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