Sunday, June 29, 2014

Review || Innisfree Long Wear Cushion

Hey lovelies!
As you guys know, I'm not in Korea right now. Yes, that's right!
I'm currently enjoying my summer break in Indonesia and that's why I have not been active these days!
But don't worry! I will still blog when I have some free time, like... today?

And of course, since Indonesia is tropical country that means everyday is SUMMER. 
Now now, you probably don't want to look that greasy feeling on such a humid day. Even though my skin is a dry skin type, if I apply dewy makeup on such a hot day, the sun will melt my makeup! Which is making my makeup last shorter and lowers the coverage as time goes by! Urghhh, I just hate it when it's happen. 

That's why I'm going to review a special makeup product for summer. Which is...

Innisfree Long Wear Cushion
When you hear the word “Long Wear“, you automatically become interested to try out the product. This product is kinda new in Korea and perfect for the summer humidity since it‘s provide powdery finish to it - as well as the long lasting part!

This product comes in 3 shades: 
#13 Light Beige, #21 Natural Beige, and #23 True Beige. 

They Have 2 type of this cushion, Water Glow Cushion and Long Wear Cushion. Basically Water Glow is for dry skin type and Long Wear is for oily and combination skin. I purchase Long Wear because it's already summer and I already have the same kind of Water Glow cushion which is, IOPE.

BRAND | Innisfree

Product Name | "Long Wear Cushion"

Type of Product | Cushion BB Cream

Price | KRW 20.000 (Refill KRW 12.000)

On the box it said :
 Long-lasting makeup with Long-Wear Complex that's strong against sweat and sebum (oil)
 Leaves the skin feeling smooth, refreshed and soft with an even skin tone that calms pores and bumps.
 With the sebum control powder contained, keep skin looking brighter for longer without looking dark and dull.
● SPF50+PA+++

Mine is in #21 shade, Natural Beige.

Comes with a large mirror and a blue cushion pumps.

Protected seal.

 Watch and savour this moment – it’s when the BB cushion looks the prettiest.

Left - with | Right - without
It almost looks like my own skin!

I found this cushion really interesting. It has a very powdery smooth finish. Like seriously? You can't find that in other cushion products! Other cushion products usually making products for people with dry skin, which is the "dewy moist-full finish". I personally like the dewy finish since my skin is soooo dry but some people who hate dewy finish look because they have oily or combination skin type might just love this product since Long Wear Cushion had no such dewy moist look because I don't feel any greasy feeling. 

People who have dry skin type like me probably thinking that, "What? Powdery finish? It must be very drying for our skin!"

Well, at first I was kinda afraid to give it a try too. But after I tried it, I must say that you are wrong about this product.
If you do the skin care product very moisturizing, you WOULD NOT feel drying with this long wear cushion. Trust me!

Well, okay... maybe a little...

It has a scent that smells like green tea or herbal I must say. I didn‘t mind the smell at all though!

When applied, there's a slight cooling effect. It gives you somehow cool sensation right after you apply it to your face, it's kinda refreshing since it's summer after all! After I apply the product it made a matte result, a little bit powdery. No sticky feeling at all but not that cakey. The coverage is quite good - It is not perfect but it‘s better than any other cushion type products. 
But still, the matte result revealed my pores after a while (and it doesn't looks really attractive). Sometimes it's even looks a bit cakey even though I have apply primer before I apply the cushion! 

I have to say this is my favorite cushion product after IOPE air cushion!

A matte and skin-brightening finish.

Always remember NEVER EVER drag and smear cushion product on your face! Just do A LOT! A LOT OF TAPPING! That's the key to make the product will last longer and make your skin looks flawless!

I hope you like this review and stay tuned for my skin care routine that will be posted soon! I'm still working on it guys! See you guys in my next post!

Love always,
La Petite Lady

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Review || Canmake Stay-On Balm Rouge

Hello everyone!
So here I am with a makeup related post! Are you guys excited?
Today I will be doing a review on Canmake Stay-on Balm Rouge. 
This is actually my first time trying out Canmake product but I'm really excited to try it out!

To be honest I would not call this product a lipstick but rather a colored lip balm. It's because the product looks like a lip balm in terms of packaging and appearance, and texture wise, it's a bit too sheer to be called a lipstick. 
But I must say it's a combination of a balm, lipstick and gloss rolled into one!

|This series comes in seven shades|

color image [01] Rosier Rose
A delicate, pretty rose pink.

color image [02] Smily Gerbera
A bright, stylish orange.

color image [03] Tiny Sweetpea
A pure red that highlights your complexion.

color image [04] Savonly Lily
A coral beige that blends in beautifully. classical and a casual look.

color image [05] Flowing Cherry Petal
A pink that offers a short-cut to girlishness.

color image [06] Sweet Clematis
Pink Beige which we can use without choosing a sense.

color image [07] Dancing Camellia
This rich red will play a starring role in your make-up.

Unfortunately, they only had 3 shades in Korea.
 I purchased mine at OLIVE YOUNG!


OK to apply directly, even to chapped lips.
A tinted rouge like a moisturizing lip balm.
Moisturizing lipstick with staying power.
UV-reducing effect <Contains no ultraviolet absorbents>


Based on the concept 
"What would happen if we added color to a lip balm...♥?"
Wave goodbye to troublesome lip make-up!
The moisturizing ability of a lip balm, the color of a lipstick, the sheen of a gloss, plus UV protection!
This single item will satisfy even the most demanding of women.
● Super-rich oils enfold your lips like a silken robe!
● Creates a thin film that clings flexibly to your lips, for a comfortable, non-sticky feeling that lasts and lasts.
● OK to apply directly, even to dry, chapped lips. 
● You'll be amazed by how smoothly it goes on, even without applying lip balm first!
● Provides solid color despite the light texture, creating irresistible lips with a natural luster.
● Contains beautifying and moisturizing agents.
● Keeps your lips plump, soft and moist while wearing it.
● Protects against the ultraviolet rays that cause dryness, chapping and dullness.
●Contains no ultraviolet absorbents (non-chemical formulation), ensuring gentle protection for your lips.

Beautifying ingredients: Honey, shea butter, squalane, royal jelly extract 
Plant-derived oils (emollient agents): Jojoba oil, olive oil, rose-hip oil, grape seed oil, macadamia nut oil, pomegranate oil. 

I’m reviewing (03) Tiny Sweetpea


Product Name | "Stay-On Balm Rouge"

Type of Product | colored lip balm

Price | KRW 11.000

I guess this product is really popular in Japan, eh?

For the price, I must say that the amount of product is really good! 
Just slap it on and don't worry about it running out soon!

What a pretty color! I always a sucker for red color lip product!

Without flash

With Flash

It looks darker on the stick but goes on really nice, balmy & sheer.

The price
Cute packaging - comes in a pretty plastic casing with a firm cap! (no accidents!)
Nice variety of shades
Smooth, strong color after one pass
Initially moisturizing
UV protection
Pretty up your lips if they're running abit dry/chapped
Looks really natural!

Too big of an applicator to be precise (some might find the packaging too bulky)
Doesn't last long
I found the plastic seal difficult to remove

What do I think?
This is one of the most comfortable colored lip balms out there because it feels really moist an all, and that it can really help to ease my eternally dry and chapped lips. It's also good for those who hate scented items because this is one of the few lip balms that comes unscented.

However, in terms of longevity, this does not last on my lips for more than an hour! However, if you're more on just wanting to have a sheer tint of color on the lips, there'd still be enough remaining product on the lips after two hours if you're just after lip care.

What I like though is that it does a good job in covering the dry patches on my lips and gives a nice healthy glow to them. Many of the other lip products I've tried tend to emphasize the dry skin further, or some have too dry a formula that instead of moistening the skin the product just make my lips looks chapped!

 I can see going to this as a good tinted lip balm for winter and it’s good for casual days with more natural make-up, but I wish it had more staying power and an easier way to apply. I would possibly repurchase since I loved the color so much!

And this is me with a full face of makeup while wearing this lip balm. What I like though is that this is one of the few colors that you can take from a daytime look to a nighttime look-- it looks sassy enough for evening occasions but is not too overpowering so as to catch so much attention in the daytime. 

For the price, I'd say that this is not an expensive lip balm. But for something that provides comfort and adequate lip color, this is already a so-so product. However, this will not be worth your money if you're looking for products that need no re-application for the whole day (like eight hours or so). If you, like me, constantly need lip moisture, this product is worth the money though. 

Do you prefer lipstick or colored lip balm? I would love to hear your opinion so leave a comment below!

Love always,
La Petite Lady

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