Project Pan 2018

I’m finally doing a project pan!

Until a couple of years ago, I always had to empty or hit pan before I buy new makeup. Eventually, with all the seemingly good releases and my unexpected liking for Dior, I’ve amassed a lot of makeup that emptying or hitting pan has become a challenge. So I’m doing that challenge this year. Not to buy new ones–except skincare, of course–but to lessen clutter and make way for still unopened makeup.

Before 2017 ended, I already listed the makeup and skincare I want to use up this 2018. Some like contour and bronzers could be really difficult to hit pan on, but I will do my best!

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The almost forgotten lip swatches

Adding to my ‘Choice of Lippies for End of 2015‘ post are these lip swatches, which I honestly forgot. I was too excited! Anyway, on to the lip swatches:

Wet n Wild MegaLast Lipstick in Bare It All (902C)

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MAC Sin (Matte)

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MAC Sin looks creamy in the photo, but it eventually loses that creamy finish.

NARS Velvet Matte Lipstick in Cruella

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My lips were dry in the above photo, but it wasn’t because of the NARS lip pencil. I know I should have scrubbed before the lip swatch. If I did though, that means another day/s delay of this post. 😛

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Choice lippies for end of 2015

I mentioned in my 2015 Best in Beauty that I would be reviewing the Laura Mercier Lip Paint in Vermillion Red separately. (I still love that lip gloss.) That’s queued for review and I thought I would post ahead my last quarter of 2015 choice of lippies. Even though there is no fall or winter in the Philippines, my choices were based on the shade choices for those seasons 😛

Wet n Wild MegaLast Lipstick in Bare It All (902C)

I fell in love with this the moment I used it.

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Since I have fair skin, I often skip nude lispticks because they’re usually too pale for me and would wash out my face. But I got curious with Wet n Wild’s MegaLast In the Flesh lipstick because it had rave reviews. The stall at The Landmark Makati didn’t have that shade though. I got Bare It All instead. I did like Bare It all the moment I swatched it. It is medium beige with no hint of pink, which is what I want in a nude lipstick.

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NARS Pure Matte Lipstick in Carthage

Do you remember this post? Among the three, I’ll be reviewing first the NARS Pure Matte Lipstick in Carthage. (If I review in order of my purchase, it should be the MAC first, then Laura Mercier, and NARS would be the last.)

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The NARS Pure Matte Lipstick was supposed to still be in my wishlist. I just couldn’t keep myself from buying it right away after when I saw this picture of Emma Stone rockin’ the lipstick:

I read reviews here and here and I was already at the NARS store the following weekend. 😀

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My “firsts” from NARS, Laura Mercier, and MAC

Glad to see Joiz has blogged! w00t! LOL~ Well, we have been busy. 😛 My backlog in this blog has not lessened even a bit with what frequency of my posting. There are just some that have most of my attention. Anyway, enough (again) of the excuse for not blogging for weeks(!). This is no review. Instead, I’ll be showing my firsts from the following — Laura Mercier, NARS, and MAC. 🙂 Some of you may be surprised why I only got a MAC product at this time. Considering those three products, MAC is most likely the popular one. It’s like expected of a makeup/beauty enthusiast to have one in their stash. You know I told myself I’ll never have a MAC product nor own one. I have reasons for keeping away from MAC for so long. ^^;;; But that has changed after reading beauty blogs with almost endless reviews of many MAC products and the discovery of an irresistible red which you’ll find out what in a bit.

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