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Reviews: Foundations

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2011 Foundations & Powder Overview

2009 Foundations Overview

2009 Liquid Foundations Overview

Estee Lauder Double Wear

Shu Uemura Mousse Foundation

Shu Uemura Nobura Cream Foundation

Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua

Clarins Hydra Luminious Powder Foundation

Chanel CC Cream

Clarins Extra Firming Foundation

Cle de Peau BEAUTE Silky Cream & Concealer

Clé de Peau BEAUTÉ Brightening Base & Powder Foundation

Clarins Skin Illusion Foundation

DiorSnow Base Routine

Giorgio Armani Maestro Foundation

Giorgio Armani Face Fabric

Illamasqua Skinbase

Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer

MUFE Mat Velvet+

MUFE HD Foundation & Powder

Lancome Teint Miracle Liquid Foundation

Lancome Maqui Miracle Compact Foundation

Lancome Mat Miracle 24H Foundation

Lancome UV Shield BB Creme

Lancome Regenerie Eclat Multi Lift CC Cream

Laura Mercier Overview

Maybelline Pure Mineral Liquid Foundation

Maquillage Long Lasting Cream Stick foundation

Maquillage Esscence Rich White Liquid UV foundation

Maquillage Multi Base BB & True Powdery UV foundation

NARS Sheer Glow

NARS Sheer Glow [Revisited]

Rachel K BB Cream

Shiseido Sheer & Perfect Foundation 

Shiseido Natural Finish Cream Concealer 

Shiseido Radiant Lifting Foundation

Shu Uemura Smooth Fit Liquid Foundation

Shu Uemura Mousse Foundation

Shu Uemura Instant Radiant Base

SUQQU Frame Fix Lasting Pact Foundation

Tom Ford Traceless Liquid Foundation

Clinique Age Defense BB Cream

Dior Capture Totale UV Base 

Bobbi Brown BB Cream

Freshel BB Cream

Laneige Snow BB Cushion

Ettusais Mineral BB Cream

Ettusais Quick Fix Powder

ZA True White Liquid Foundation

 

FAQ & DISCLAIMER

About Me

My name is Sophia, and I am in my early 30s. I am from Singapore and I am the sole writer of this blog.

About this Blog

I started this blog in 2006, I like to use a wide range of brands though I seem to have a growing preference for higher-end brands in recent years. I also like to share interesting things I have come across about makeup and beauty.

Currently The Makeup Blogette receives 39,000 unique views monthly or 2,238,932 views and counting.

My Makeup Style

I like classic looks (neutral tones on eyes, anything goes for lips & cheeks), though occasionally I try out dramatic/ statement looks.  I believe that a flawless base is the key to achieving great makeup looks.  I also believe that if you don't have great skin to start with, fake it with a good foundation routine, and even greater skincare.  I am currently loving Clarins & Lancome skincare products, and Vichy NormaDerm for tackling with breakouts.

What Cameras do I use?

Most of the pictures you see in post 2010 entries are taken with my Canon G-11.  Previously I was using Canon Ixus 80.  I do post some pictures which are taken with my iphone4 which I will state in that particular entry.  I have stopped watermarking my pictures as of 2011, because I think watermarks are ugly in general, and does not prevent people from stealing my pictures if they wish to.  I just take it as a compliment that my pictures are even worth stealing in the first place. I might look into getting a Canon EOS next year, not just for blogging purposes, but I also like photography in general.

My Favourite Makeup Brand(s)

It is hard to name just one, but I like NARS, Chanel, Illamasqua and the ocasional Guerlain, Dior & Urban Decay item.  I own quite a stash of MAC items, but recently I have stopped catching up with their collections, and I much prefer to splurge on a few really outstanding items.

Where to find me

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I have no official Facebook fan page, and currently have no intention to start one at all.  The Makeup Blogette remains my personal hobby and property, so as such, I don't believe in having a Facebook fanpage for it.

Final Disclaimer

I bought/ paid for all of the products mentioned in this blog. I am not affliated to any company. If certain products are sent to me for review purposes, I will say so and express my honest opinions about them. In any case, I will only review and showcase the products which I have personally tried and tested, and enjoy using. I do not get paid to review anything.

No ads, no paid links etc please.  I am in charge of all content and pictures here.

I am not a makeup artist, nor do I have any professional training in makeup.

 

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    March 31, 2012

    RMK 15th Anniversary Cheek Palette 02 Brown Beige [Photos & Swatches]

    To celebrate RMK's 15th anniversary and its dedication to the beauty industry, there is the launch of a limited edition anniversary collection.  Two striking palettes have both beautifully crafted and sealed with intense craftsmanship and lots of love.

    The 15th Anniversary Cheek Palette comes in 2 shades of soft vibrant Pink Coral, and chic Brown Beige.  Simply brush over the embossed flower fairy.  There is a blend of 6 petals in different tones and textures to help update your look for a beautiful Spring glow.

    The cheek palette retails for S$85 and is currently available at all RMK counters.

    I got mine in 02 Brown Beige.  If you want to see how 01 Pink Coral looks like, check out Mag's review and swatches here.

     

    the cheek palette features a cute fairy with a 'cape' that consists of 4 petals of a pale gold, pink and peach, with the brown petal being the more intense shade.  The background of the palette is a flesh tone shade that pretty much matches my skintone.  the fairy's head and face is an overspray, once I swiped everything together, you are left with a white highlight shade.  Yes, I swirled the whole cheek palette together for this swatching and photo-taking session.    The bead necklace she is wearing is also an overspray.

    let's look at some close up photos of this beauty before the defined lines and shapes are gone!

    the whole palette contains very very fine irisdescent shimmer

    and it is very very smooth

    for the swatches,

    I just swiped with one finger, all over the palette.

    ALL OVER.

    and slightly blurry shots to show the irisdescent and fine shimmer

    the palette is super smooth and finely milled

    The color shows up a pale bronzy shade on my hands, and because it isn't too shimmery,

    I would use it as a light bronzer on parts of my face to see some healthy glow to my cheeks

    and what's left?

    see, this plastic cover is good for something -

    because when the cheek palettes is all used, and you can't see the fairy design anymore,

    the plastic cover reminds you of the beauty of this cheek palette!

    what's left -

    so now you see the six shades of the palette

    the white fairy head, the beige background, and the 4 petals of the fairy cape

    and if you spend more than $220 at RMK, you will receive this pretty bag too

     

    I hope this entry has been helpful.

     

    Thank you!

     

     

     

     

     

    posted by
    3/31/12

    Beautiful palette! Sad that the design is only an overspray though >.<


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