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On Contour Powders & Oxidation

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sundaylook

Serving you today’s look! 👄

In this picture you see me sporting a simple everyday look that can pass for date nights, provided you’re wearing a bold and/or colorful outfit.

What you don’t see was me struggling to see the contour powder on my tan skin, removing my blush powder, applyinh 3 different lipsticks, and breaking a lipstick and eventually throwing it in the trashcan.


I like this look – it’s simple and pretty basic, but here are some more thoughts:

  • I’m not sure how I feel about BLK’s contour powder in Sun-Kissed. It’s not as powerful as I expected.
  • On the other hand, the blush is pigmented. I even tissued off some powder.
  • I initially applied Sweetheart (limited edition liquid lipstick), but it was too bold once with powder on. My mistake was taking the color as is when I was testing it for a couple of days with zero makeup. Put on your base and it turns 2x brighter. So I removed it and applied Vice Cosmetics in Hayabayabu, topped by Pink Sugar’s Breakfast in Bed.
  • Maybelline’s Fit Me Liquid Foundation and Press Powder oxidize on me. After a few hours, my face looks more pink than yellow, and I hate it. Thinking of getting a shade lighter. Testers, frequent users, beauty product experts, how’s your experience so far?
  • I go full-blown when I do my wings, but this time I settled with a slightly thick eyeliner, and I actually like it!
  • Miniso’s retractable eyebrow pencil chuchu is the bomb. I love that I don’t need to sharpen it, and it has a spoolie on the other end. I only do my arch and then just fill in the rest of my brows with the spoolie.

What’s your Sunday look?

Bae Milanes

Bae is a 20-something passion blogger from Manila. She likes hoarding hobbies and trying out new stuff, blogging about her mundane adventures, and tweeting about random realizations and musings.

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Bae Milanes

Bae is a 20-something passion blogger from Manila. She likes hoarding hobbies and trying out new stuff, blogging about her mundane adventures, and tweeting about random realizations and musings.

Bae Milanes

Bae is a 20-something passion blogger from Manila. She likes hoarding hobbies and trying out new stuff, blogging about her mundane adventures, and tweeting about random realizations and musings.

Latest posts by Bae Milanes (see all)

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