No beauty buys in Switzerland

I did not buy any beauty products in Switzerland because everything there is beyond my budget. But I received from my Aunt these Jasmine by OPI nail polishes and Estee Lauder eyeshadow palettee.

Estee Lauder and OPI

I was able to save money from not shopping until my Changi Singapore Airport layover on my return flight.

An engineer, gamer, aspiring photographer, and musician (former maybe?) who still keeps a journal and loves her dalmatian. She can’t be without coffee, tea, and wine. Also, of course, makeup! She lives a life in gratitude. Know her, connect with her on Twitter, Instagram, & Snapchat.

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Second quarter empties

Currently in Singapore now, waiting for my flight to CH as I finalize this post. I’m excited to get the chance to sleep. I’m hoping I’ll be alone in my seat row. 😀 Anyway, these are my empties from second quarter this year.

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Clairol Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Moisturizing Shampoo

Clairol, BCL, Vitresse

I hoped this would work for me. In the long run, it didn’t. A few days into after using it, whenever my scalp would get sweaty, it would itch like crazy. An itchy scalp is unbearable!

Clinique City Cover Compact Concealer in City Medium/Dark

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Estee Lauder Pure Color Gloss in Copper

I use a couple of lip glosses this summer. One of them is this Estee Lauder Pure Color Gloss in Copper. Estee Lauder lip glosses are one of my favorites. This shade included. 🙂

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I’ve had this for a long time now. I’m glad it hasn’t gone funky yet. ^^;;;

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Estee Lauder Nail Lacquer Rosa Rosa

Rosa Rosa was my nail color before I gave my nails a break since they were getting a stain and yellowish. I have the sample size of the Estee Lauder Nail Lacquer which I think is enough for me. It takes me a while to almost never in reusing colors.

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Estee Lauder Nail Lacquer in Rosa Rosa with Revlon Colorstay Gel-Shine Topcoat

Rosa Rosa is a slightly-muted rose color nail polish. This is the kind of red you would prefer for any day.

Estee Lauder Nail Polish - Rosa Rosa 002

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Truly a ‘high gloss’ from Estee Lauder in the shade of Honey

The Estee Lauder Honey High Gloss is light honey/very light copper shade with lots of gold shimmers. Mine comes in that “Not for sale” size.

Estee Lauder High Gloss in Honey 001

Estee Lauder High Gloss in Honey 002

The lip gloss has lots and lots and lots of gold shimmers as mentioned, but they’re not gritty and it doesn’t get messy especially when the lip gloss is gone. Those shimmers actually intensify the gloss to a pretty finish.

Estee Lauder High Gloss in Honey 006
No flash

Estee Lauder High Gloss in Honey 005
With flash

Swatches show color. This is actually sheer, but buildable to a really pale honey/copper if you want pale lips with shimmers. 😀 Longevity is quite good. I could still feel the gloss even after a moderate meal. Tackiness is no issue even.

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FOTN: Board game night

The boyfriend and I went on our first visit at a nearby board gaming place. I prepared early so I can take photos. 😀

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An engineer, gamer, aspiring photographer, and musician (former maybe?) who still keeps a journal and loves her dalmatian. She can’t be without coffee, tea, and wine. Also, of course, makeup! She lives a life in gratitude. Know her, connect with her on Twitter, Instagram, & Snapchat.

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Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Eye Pencil and Artist’s Eye Pencil

I’m reviewing two eyeliners today — The Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Eye Pencil and Artist’s Eye Pencil. Both are good eye liners and are better than those I had before (also from the same brand). These don’t sting when my eyes get wet. 😀

Estee Lauder Artist’s Eye Pencil in Softsmudge Brown
Reviewing this first because I’ve had this longer than the Double Wear Stay-in-Place Eye Pencil. 🙂

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Estee Lauder Gentle Eye Makeup Remover

I thought I already ran out of makeup removers. Turns out I have another small bottle of the Estee Lauder Gentle Eye Makeup Remover. This is probably my third bottle. All of which came from Estee Lauder makeup sets. 😀

Estee Lauder Gentle Eye Makeup Remover 001v2

I like that this is not oily, fragrance-free, and wipes out eye makeup without leaving residue. It just cannot remove right away stubborn eye liners and mascaras, but it can so when a soaked cotton (with the makeup remover) is placed on the eyes a little longer — say, 20 seconds — then lightly swiped off. That works for me somewhat. The makeup remover isn’t irritating on my eyes. I guess that isn’t so for others?

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EOTD: So it’s grey not green?

These past few days have been terribly terribly hot. DX If only I can not go out in mornings! But there’s work. =_= Anyway, last night I saw in the root folder of one of my external drives a photo of Emily Browning:

I remember saving this because of her pretty shimmery eye makeup which looks to be pale emerald green. Since I’m going out today, I thought of attempting to copy it. I have a similar shade in one of my Estee Lauder palettes so I took that out for this. 🙂

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With flash

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