Sparkle TV: Day To Night Makeup Looks (And Another Happy Skin Giveaway!)

Yay, I finally have a new video up! I shared some of my #lazygirlbeauty hacks here, so watch and let me know what you think :)

 
I make a lot of last-minute plans, so these little tricks always make me feel more put-together and confident enough for a random adventure. If you liked the video, I hope you’ll support my new baby by subscribing to my channel (click here!) and as a special treat…

Here's what it looks like when you open it. I have to admit, the shades just seemed okay at first. Nothing too exciting.

I’m giving THREE of my sparkly subscribers a chance to bring home the “How To Conquer The World” set from Happy Skin! It has both the lippies I used in the video (my detailed review here).

Find out how you can win after the jump! Continue reading

#GetLippieTuesday

Happy Skin finally has its very own boutiques in Glorietta 3 and it’s just so pretty!

Sigh. I wish this was the entrance to my boudoir.

Sigh. I kinda wish this was the entrance to my boudoir.

And yup, the place is perfect for selfies, too!

It’s got lots of spots that are perfect for selfies—that’s a must when you’re trying on new makeup!

So basically, you won't really want to leave until you've taken photos and played around with all their products. Hehe!

So basically, you won’t really want to leave until you’ve taken IG-worthy photos and played around with all their products. Hehe!

My favorite little nook is the corner on the far left (where the mirror is). It’s like a little bar where you can sit down and get a “Lips-spection.”

You can take a fun quiz and discover the best lippie for you!

Look for this clipboard! You can take a fun quiz and discover the best lippie for you—fun!

While at the store, I also got to take a look at their 2015 holiday collection. Happy Skin always has fab sets packaged beautifully, so I was excited to see what they’d come up with this year.

This is what I got because I couldn't resist the name!

Ugh, cutesy book sets with makeup inside! How can you resist this??

This set comes with two lippies from the Happy Skin Shut Up & Kiss Me Power Pout Moisturizing Lip Lacquer line. You guys have to see the colors—they’re actually better on your lips than in the tube! Check them out and see what it looks like on me after the jump! Continue reading

Get Lippie Tuesday

I’ve got a local favorite up for review today! This brand has quite a cult following in Manila and the fabulous news for my sparkly readers in the US & Canada is that they ship internationally, too.

New lipsticks from Happy Skin Cosmetics! P.S. See those masks from Leaders in the background? Will be testing them out tonight!

Say hello to the new lipsticks from Happy Skin Cosmetics! P.S. See those masks from Leaders in the background? Will be testing them tonight!

If you’ve been following my blog, you know that I’m not a big fan of matte lipsticks. That’s why I got a bit worried and wondered if Happy Skin could pull off a matte formula. Really hoping that my lips won’t feel like they’re on fire after trying this on!

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First swipe! The formula glides on easily, the pigment is rich, and there’s no sheen at all. The shade: Happy Skin Shut Up & Kiss Me Moisturizing Matte Lipstick in Pop The Question, P649.

I rarely wear nude-ish lippies, but this shade really looks good on Pinay complexions and those with darker lips. I was pleasantly surprised that I didn’t have to wear a lot of makeup to liven up my skin (read: I didn’t look pale or washed out).

Did somebody say my lips but better? Loving this pale rose shade!

Did somebody say my lips but better? Loving this pale rose shade!

The best part? Happy Skin lived up to its promise! This matte lippie was pretty moisturizing and I didn’t even have to prep with balm. It felt light on my lips and I didn’t even feel like I was wearing a matte formula at all.

Matte lipsticks usually crack or feel painful when you smile. But look—full smile and no icky flakes are patchy pigments!

Matte lipsticks usually crack or feel painful when you smile. But look—full smile and no icky flakes are patchy pigments!

Its secret weapon is Cupuaçu butter, an ingredient from the rain forest that can attract 240% more water. That’s probably why I was able to wear this lippie the whole day (with touch-ups every 3-4 hours) and it still felt really comfortable on my lips. I didn’t even have the urge to use lip balm or layer a gloss over it. Yay!

Now if you’re more into bright and vivid lipsticks, hop over to the next page! Happy Skin’s got a non-sticky lippie option that your boyfriend will love. Continue reading