ColourPop Ultra Matte Lipsticks, MAC x Giambattista Vali + More / Beauty Buzz

Let’s talk about beauty, shall we? ColourPop Ultra Matte lipsticks, the company’s version of the liquid-to-matte lipsticks has been released. Many have been loving the other products from the brand and so it is not surprising that the new range has already been sold out. [ColourPop] The Mac x Giambattista Valli collaboration will be out …

Strobing Makeup Technique

A new makeup trend is taking over for contouring. Strobing is the new “it” technique, I hear. Unlike contouring, which aims to emphasize shadows while illuminating high points, strobing is all about making your face glow. Alex Box, creative director of Illamasqua explained the technique during an interview with the London Standard, saying, “It’s about …

Urban Decay Naked Smoky, TED x Clinique and More / Beauty Buzz

  Hello! Here are some of the things that happened in the beauty world this week. Urban Decay Cosmetics has released a smoky variety of its popular Naked palettes. It’s $54 (Php 2,421), which, to me, is ridiculous. But don’t mind me; I’m a cheapskate. If you’re willing to shell out that much, you can …

Chaotic Lashes / Clumpy Mascara: Trend Spotting

(Photo: Maybelline Volum Express Colossal Chaotic Lash mascara campaign) I usually veer away from trends. I am not the type to jump on bandwagons and follow the flock but I’ve noticed a hype about “chaotic” lashes — also known as clumpy, spidery lashes — lately and my interest got piqued. For years it has been …

Beauty Buzz / Jennifer Lawrence for Dior Addict Makeup, H&M Beauty + More

Welcome to Beauty Buzz! This is a round-up of beauty news I came across this week, which I would like to share to you. (Photo: Dior) Jennifer Lawrence is the new face of Dior Makeup Addict. The actress’ ties to the French brand is not exactly new as she has been the fashion house’s muse …