Thanks again for joining the #1 Giveaway♥

I am back from Hong Kong! Thanks again and again for joining the giveaway♥♥

And I have chosen a winner for the giveaway, she’ll be contacted through email♥♥

Hong Kong is always a great place to shop, unfortunately I didn’t have much time so there wasn’t any big haul >.<

But I did buy a couple of things during my trip,  I’ll be writing a separate post for the tiny shopping I did♥ Continue reading

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Suqqu Beauty Show – Spring/Summer Collection

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Last week when I was surfing the net randomly, I realized Suqqu was doing a beauty show the next day! Since I was in the neighbourhood and the time was perfect, I decided to stop by and check out their Spring/Summer collection.

And luckily, their makeup artist had some times to spare, and he did a quick makeup on me!
I have had experiences at other brand’s beauty counter but it wasn’t so pleasant, because they put way too many products on my face and caused breakouts (read my posts here) but Suqqu didn’t! I have been wanting to try a couple of their products, and I’m glad I did, because they are so pricey and I don’t know when I’ll be able to buy them…

Most of the products I have tried are new in their Spring/Summer collection.

1) Blend colour eyeshadow

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~The colours are really pretty, and it’s quite long lasting

2) Creamy Grow Lipstick Moist in EX-08 Sangodama

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~It’s a really pretty colour. Suqqu beauty advisor said this lipstick is really moisturising, we don’t need lip balm before using it. It’s kinda like an all-in-one lipstick. I think the lipstick is very moisturising, and it seems to be very popular because I heard it was sold out already.

3) Face Color Palette

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~A very beautiful palette, the color is very light so perfect for a natural look.

4) Eyeliner creamy in Navy

~Long lasting, didn’t crease on me at all.

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5) Balancing Eyebrow & Eyebrow Liquid Pen

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~The colours are very natural, and the liquid pen is good for drawing missing brows

After trying a couple of products from Suqqu, not all the products are worth the price, so if you are interested in this Suqqu, I remember the followings:

1) Suqqu brushes – definitely best of the best, feels like air! It’s on top of my shopping list~

2) Their foundations (See my review here)

3) eyebrow liquid pen, not many makeup brands offer this kind of product, it would be useful if you wanna fill in your missing brows and still look natural.

**I am doing a giveaway until Mar 2, don’t miss it! Click here to enter!

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Asians Beauty’s first giveaway♡♡Dolly Wink Mascara plus fake lower lashes

As promised, I will be doing a giveaway as soon as my blog has 50 followers, and the last time I checked, we are there!!

Thank you so much for supporting this not-so-frequently-updated beauty blog, your following is all the motivation I need to continue writing about makeup, and doing makeup!
I have been thinking for a while what to giveaway…Since I live in Japan, so I thought it would be better to giveaway Japanese makeup!
So here is the first giveaway♥♥
Dolly Wink Mascara produced by Tsubasa Masuwaka, this is a special edition so two pairs of fake lower lashes are included!♥
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To be honest, I haven’t tried this mascara myself, but I saw Lisa Eldridge using it in one of her makeup tutorial recently, and it looked amazing!
To enter this giveaway is easy♥
1) Follow my blog
2) Leave a comment below telling us your must-have makeup item
Not a must, but I would appreciate if the person who won this could write a review about this mascara, since I would like to know if it’s actually good or not!
This giveaway will be closed on Mar 3 (Sun), Thanks!!!

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♥Happy Valentine’s Day♥

♥Happy Valentine's Day♥

Hi all Beauty lovers♥

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s been another year, last year I made Strawberry Poppers (stuffed with cheesecake), not so successful, so this year back to the safe choice, chocolate dipped strawberries! Simple ones! But I promise they do taste heavenly♥

In Japan, the custom is a little different from the rest of the world. Instead of girlfriends getting flowers/gifts/jewelry, boyfriends get chocolate from their girlfriend, female coworkers at work. In another word, girls have to buy chocolate for their boss, colleagues, and of course their boyfriend!

So Valentine’s Day is not just for Valentines in Japan! You are right, BUT girls do buy better/more expensive chocolate for “THE ONE”, yup their boyfriend! Cheaper ones for just friends and colleagues!

Guys don’t need to do anything then? Actually, instead of Feb 14 Valentine’s Day, guys give gifts in return on Mar 14, the “White Day” they call it~

May all of you have a sweet one with or without Valentine♥

Quick Review on my 2nd Hawaii Beauty Haul♡

So I went to Hawaii again during my new year vacation, the most exciting part of the trip was definitely shopping!!!

Unlike last time, I didn’t have too many things on the list to buy (as I have already bought too much last time!), but still it would be hard not to buy anything in such a paradise!

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Anyway, here is the list, and a quick review on it!

1) Laura Mercier – Secret Concealer for under eye, I was still looking for a good concealer that has good coverage and moisturising, so I went to Sephora and asked one of the beauty advisor to see if they could surprise me with anything, and they did! She introduced this secret concealer, she applied on it, and instantly my dark circle was gone (almost), definitely way better than what I have been using (Garnier tinted roll-on, Lancome Effacernes), and at USD22, I didn’t even think twice! So now I have been using it for a few weeks, I still love it! Great coverage, it’s not drying, however since it’s really creamy, that means you may have to reapply it during the day, there are 6 shades in this product, so it would be easy to find the right one for yourself!

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2) Laura Mercier – Secret Camouflage, many professional makeup artists and beauty lovers are loving this product, so I guess if I wanna be in the industry, I’ll have to try it out! Many said it’s a great concealer for blemishes, I totally agree, because it is definitely too dry for undereye. Also, this concealer is a little difficult to work with, it is so dry that many recommend using your finger to warm it up first, but then for spot concealing, using finger to apply may cover areas more than necessary. But with the amount of product, you have enough to train yourself up! I currently use an eyeliner brush to apply to small spots, Laura Mercier also sells a brush for this product! There are 8 shades for you to choose from (USD30)

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3) MAC – Eyebrows crayon pour les sourcils in Lingering, this is probably the most popular shade in the line, as recommended by Lisa Eldridge, this magical color actually suits many different skin tones, from dark brows to light brows. I love the color, its very natural and soft, probably the best brow colour I have owned so far. I was actually looking for the pencil one, but unfortunately the MAC shop i went to didn’t carry the pencil type anymore. Basically the shade is exactly the same, the difference is I guess for some people crayon is much easier because you don’t need to sharpen it from time to time, and it’s really easy to apply. However the crayon type is not retractable, so may sure you don’t roll up too much of the product. (USD15)

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4) YSL – Touche Eclat Radiant Touch in 2, of course! Who doesn’t have it? (Well, I didn’t) Again, this is a really popular product, so I couldn’t wait to see the magic it does. It’s a highlight pen, but many people use it as concealer as well. Its texture is really light, you can use it undereye, and it disappear instantly! For some people, their dark circle disappears at the same time! For me, it’s not quite enough, but I love using it after secret concealer, and around my mouth. I don’t see a huge difference in person, but on picture it does help! (USD40)

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5) Urban Decay – 24/7 Glide-on Eye Pencil Set (6 colours), I bought it coz I was looking for something that doesn’t crease on me, more precisely, an eyeliner that doesn’t transfer to my undereye after an hour or two. So I went to Sephora and asked for advice, the beauty advisor told me to use a primer (a must she said), so she did apply primer, and the glide-on eye pencil in Zero (very black) on me. It looked great, I like it a lot. So I bought it even with the risk on it still creasing on me, because it was only USD24 for 6 colors! A few hours later, yes it did crease on me a little. The next day I tried it again, it creased on me even more (yay!) It creases/transfers even with a primer…but other than that, I think it’s a lovely product, because the black is really black, and other colors are beautiful too. So this is great for people who doesn’t have any problem with any eyeliners!

The colours included in this set are Mainline (Blue), Empire (Purple), Smog (Golden brown), Demolition (Brown), Zero (Black), Uzi (Grey) -> Swatches to come in future post 🙂

6) Body Shop – Liquid Eyeliner in 02 (Brown), I bought this coz I once tried my friend’s black version of it, it looked great so I wanted the brown. However, the applicator is much harder to control than I thought. My friend has been using her for years, and she applied it for me. SO I guess it will take me a while to practice using it. Other than that, it’s an ok eyeliner, not outstanding…repurchase? Maybe not. (USD13.5)    6

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Makeup Lovers! ♡Happy New Year ♡

My first post in 2013! Happy New Year girls! I wish everyone of you a wonderful, superbly amazing and beautiful 2013!

I love new year, it’s always so full of hopes and dreams! It’s probably the most motivated time I have in a year… So I hope this is going to last a bit longer this year!

I was in Hawaii during my new year vacation, and of course another Hawaii beauty haul! That’s why my first new year resolution this year, is to clean up my room, and organise all the makeup I have properly!

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Review: Garnier Youthful Radiance Caffeine Anti-Dark Circles 2 in 1 Tinted Eye Roll-On

It’s been a while since I’ve purchased this product, and its actually one of the very first product I bought since my little crush on makeup started!

I bought it because I have puffy eyes and dark circle (it’s actually more red than dark), and its really a bonus that its tinted, so I actually use it as my undereye concealer!
At first, I didn’t really have much to say, its cooling, kinda fun to roll it under eyes but you can’t roll too much since it’s tinted…
But recently I have really grown to love this product!!!
First of all, its really handy! All you need to do is to roll it on…it feels very light but at the same time it gives medium coverage^^
It’s a moisturizer so it’s not drying at all! Compare with all other concealers I have used, this one is the most moisturizing and it doesn’t settle into fine lines under eyes!!
AND… Its cheap! So I am really happy about this product and will definitely repurchase!
I use it almost everyday! Its a must in my 5-min makeup rountine!
Shade: Fair Skin Tone (There are 4 shades you can choose from: Very Fair, Fair, Medium to Medium Dark, Dark)
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This is how the product look, a thin long tube like any other roll-on, very easy to hold and use.
I have been using this for a while now, so the product leaked a little, maybe because I carry it wherever I go…
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Here is the swatch, on the left, since it is a it is quite watery and thin, however once you blended it out, the coverage is actually pretty good!
For someone with only a little bit to cover, this would be a perfect and handy product.
However, if you require heavy coverage, you may need to use foundation or another concealer on top of this.
What I love:
1) how it’s thin, but still provide good coverage
2) how it feels when applying it, the cooling effect is quite comforting
3) the PRICE! I bought it off feel unique.com, they ship for free internationally, and they sell it for £8.65 (now the Dark Skin Tone one is on sale for £6.61 check it out)
What could be better:
1) It’s not as long lasting as I would like it, if I want the same coverage throughout the day, I may have to reapply 2 to 3 times.
I hope this is helpful! Have a great day♡

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