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Kabuki brushes: animal or synthetic hair?

 Kabuki brushes: animal or synthetic hair?

I love using Kabuki brushes to apply my foundation, whether I am using mineral or compact powder. They work better than sponges for me. I have Kabuki brushes using animal as well as synthetic hair. I alternate between the two, loving them for different reasons. Today, I like to make a comparison of the two based on some common properties.

Cotton swabs to wipe out makeup mistakes

q tips Cotton swabs to wipe out makeup mistakes

Before I share this tip on using cotton swabs that I picked up from Taiwanese celebrity stylist Kevin, I’ll like to thank everyone of you who left me a comment in my last entry. My apologies for not being to answer to everyone individually but I like all of you to know that I appreciate all your kind words, encouraging comments and goodwill . I feel a lot better knowing that all of you share similar thoughts that beauty knows no boundaries and reaffirm what I thought earlier – age is irrelevant and imperfections are acceptable.   I am not a beauty guru or expert but I feel happy sharing all my findings and excitement when it comes to the topic on beauty.  So blog on I shall!

Review: Muji unbleached facial cotton pads

Muji unbleached cotton pads Review:  Muji unbleached facial cotton pads

I have to rave about these unbleached facial cotton pads from Muji. I bought them because I remember a reader, fwy, had left a comment about them in my entry Are organic facial cotton better for our skin?

Super soft and absorbent
They have a fabulously soft texture and are very absorbent but don’t dry up so quickly on me. Definitely way better than my Suzuran Attirer Facial Puffs and even The Body Shop Organically Grown Facial Cotton Rounds because my toner dries up far quicker on these two, leaving me with no choice but to pour out more toner.

Hair Magic Sheet to hold your hair in place

Hair Magic Sheet Hair Magic Sheet to hold your hair in place

How do you manage your hair from falling all over your face when you’re washing your face or putting on your makeup?

Eons ago, I used to use a shower cap. Subsequently I resorted to using a hair band or a hair clip . However, with any of these, I need to be careful to ensure that they don’t ruin the shape of my hair because they often do with the marks they leave behind.   So when I saw this Hair Magic Sheet for Foretop, I thought I’ll give it a try.