On Blushes and Bronzers

I cleaned my vanity tray earlier and also checked every single one of my makeup items for signs of spoilage or contamination. Fortunately, everything’s in tip-top shape so there was no need for me toss anything into the trashbin.

 

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1.  NARS  bronzing stick (Palm Beach)

2.  NYX blush (sand)

3. Victoria’s Secret BeachSexy Luminous bronzer

4. The Face Shop Lovely ME:EX (orange)

While doing the dusting and the wiping, I was mentally counting how many items I have. And I’m proud to say that I’m down to…..26! The small figure is expected since I try to limit my purchases to what I really need hence the single tube of mascara, a compact, a tube of BB cream, the 3 tubes of lipstick…
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Categorizing Skin Care and Beauty Products

We all have our own list of skin care and beauty finds that we simply can’t live without.  I’m sure you painstakingly built your skin care and make-up collection and have updated your stash by carefully weeding out items that did not deliver.

My skin care and beauty items are divided into 5 categories:  the regulars, the occasionals, the  forgettables, the regrettables, and the totally indispensables. I just came up with the categories  and here’s my definition:

  • Regulars–  Products that I like and  use almost everyday but may be substituted by  better products in the future.   My Tony Moly and Maybelline lipglosses, an inexpensive Korean cheek color, Maybelline unstoppable eyeliner, Loreal UV Perfect sunblock, and MAC Powder plus Foundation fall under this category. Some other skin care products and most of my toiletries belong to this group.

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