FANCL Washing Powder Review

I just got back from Singapore with a paperbag-full of makeup. Oh yeah, the Benefit “Gee That Was Quick” Makeup Remover was confiscated from my carry-on bag because it’s liquid. Bummer. Anyway, this post is about FANCL, not Benefit.

I bought my FANCL Washing Powder 50g for SG$26 (P800+)聽 from Isetan along Orchard Road. FANCL is a Japanese brand established in the 7o’s if I’m not mistaken. I was amused by its novelty because it is powder and I have to use a foaming ball to make the powder into foam. So I bought it and only got to try it awhile ago.

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40 Beauty Answers

SKINCARE

  • How many times do you wash your face daily?
  • Twice. Morning and evening.

  • What skin type do you have?
  • Combination.

  • What is your current facial wash?
  • FANCL Cleansing Powder. Will write a review soon.

  • Do you exfoliate?
  • Sometimes.

  • What brand do you use?
  • Aveeno

  • What moisturizer do you use?
  • Dermaveen moisturizer. It has colloidal oatmeal and it helped my flaky skin

  • Do you have freckles?
  • I don’t think so
  • Do you or did you have acne prone skin?
  • Yes. I often have breakouts 馃檨

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    40 Beauty questions

    I saw this meme at IAMSUTIL’s Abubots. People would know my beauty products preferences with these questions. 馃檪 I’m tagging dementia, joiz, and my other girl friends to answer this too.

    SKINCARE

  • How many times do you wash your face daily?
  • Usually twice a day.

  • What skin type do you have?
  • Oily

  • What is your current facial wash?
  • Clinique facial soap and Estee Lauder’s Perfectly Clean Splash Away Foaming Cleanser

  • Do you exfoliate?
  • The Estee Lauder foaming cleanser seems to exfoliate my skin. ^^

  • What brand do you use?
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    Clinique Brandied Bronze Collection

    Check out Clinique’s Brandied Bronze Collection for this summer:

    Clinique Brandied Bronze Collection

    I love the colors on the eyeshadow palette because warm colors are ♥. 馃檪 Especially the green and matte-like light bronze from the left. The latter is probably what’s used on this model:

    Clinique Brandied Bronze Collection

    Included in the collection are:

    • Brandied Bronze Colour Surge Eye Shadow Palette (Limited Edition)
    • Bronze Leaf Different Lipstick (Limited Edition)
    • Sunkissed True Bronze Pressed Powder Bronzer
    • Chocolate Lustre Cream Shaper
    • Sugared Fig Defining Liner
    • Air Kiss, Bonfire, Fireberry, & Sunset Long Last Glosswear SPF 15

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    Snapdragon lips

    My Snapdragon lipstick is too dry and hard to apply. This is the only matte lipstick I have and it’s making me dislike matte lipsticks generally. 馃檨 Such a waste to throw it away, I thought I’d do a little ‘test’.

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    No flash

    Products used:

    • Max Factor Lip conditioner
    • Estee Lauder Snapdragon Lipstick
    • Lavshuca RD-1 Lip gloss

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    With flash

    The staying power of the lipstick is about 2 hours tops. I guess whatever ingredient that should have made it glide smoothly or give a bit of shine has dried out. When I did the ‘test’, it lasted for hours even when I had a big cup of tea. The lip gloss is a match for the lipstick. 馃榾

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    Lavshuca RD-1 lipgloss review

    As what I read from various beauty blogs, it’s true that Japanese lip glosses are flavorless and scentless. All my lip glosses are flavored and some are even scented. The Lavshuca is so alien to me. *lol*

    Lavshuca RD-1

    The color may be red, but it’s almost transparent with a hint of pink. I was right with my hunch that it won’t be like my Estee Lauder and Clinique lip glosses wherein the colors are visible on the lips like how a lipstick would be.

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    Without flash

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    Glam Want: Special Effects USA Hair Dye

    I love loud colors on my hair but colors are very limited in the Philippines. Sure there’s the occasional blue and magenta but those are just meh. If you want more striking colors, you have to get them abroad.

    I’ve been lusting after Zo’s hair. She did it herself if I’m not mistaken and it’s a complicated dye job. I went to that Australian Hair School at the Podium last week and I don’t think they even know how to do such a job.

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    Michelle Phan: Lanc么me’s Video Makeup Artist

    My, was I surprised to see Michelle Phan as Lanc么me’s first video makeup artist. I have been a fan of Lanc么me even though I don’t have much their products. They’re very expensive locally. But based on what I have, I must say that their items are worth buying. Now I just need a budget. Haha~ Anyway, I was looking for the Color Design Matte Lipstick in the Lanc么me’s official website. I didn’t find the lipstick yet that’s where I saw the small ad of Michelle Phan on the top of the website. Her first video under Lanc么me is the Romantic Valentine’s Day Date look:

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