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Hada Labo BB Moist Cream Review & Swatches

Hada Labo BB Moist Cream

Hada Labo BB Moist Cream is a gel foundation that contains Hyaluronic Acid which makes it an ideal pick for drier skin. It deserves to be mentioned I have a love/hate relationship with this product and I can’t rightfully say why that is. All in all the formula is rather nice but I think the “BB” in the title automatically makes me associate it with a BB Cream and that it isn’t.

Let’s take a look!

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Shiseido Maquillage Essence Glamorous Rouge Review & Swatches

Shiseido Maquillage Essence Glamorous Rouge Spring 2013 Shades

Shiseido Maquillage Essence Glamorous Rouge is available in a few new shades for Spring 2013 so I quickly snatched up one (even though I was tempted to get them all).

Maquillage is one of the sub-brands that’s part of Shiseido in Japan. Such a shame its never made its way to the US.

The appealing aspect of Essence Glamorous Rouge was the colors were inspired by natural lip colors and tone so it gives you that “your lips but better” finish.

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Jill Stuart Passion Fruit Jelly Eye Color Review & Swatches

Jill Stuart Passion Fruit Jelly Eye Color Summer 2013

Jill Stuart Jelly Eye Color in Passion Fruit is one of three new, limited edition shades released for Summer 2013 in Japan. Prepare to be amazed if you’re a fan of Jelly Eye Color because seriously there is like NO sparkle in this shade.

GASP!

HORROR!

What?!

Truest story ever.

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Jill Stuart Jelly Blush Sneak Peek

Jill Stuart Jelly Blush for Summer 2013

I’m quite excited today as my Jill Stuart Jelly Blush haul arrived from Japan on Friday. Sadly, I haven’t had a sec to try these beautiful babies out but I will review and swatch shortly.

I was actually somewhat disappointed and relieved that they aren’t shimmery. For some reason, I just expected them to be as shimmery as the Jill Stuart Jelly Eyeshadows but they are not!

Jill Stuart Jelly Blush Sneak Peek

Take a quick peek!

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Canmake Perfect Serum BB Cream Review & Swatches

Canmake Perfect Serum BB Cream

If you’re currently shopping BB Creams for Summer wear might I direct you towards Canmake Perfect Serum BB Cream? Canmake Perfect Serum BB Cream is available in two shades with a whooping SPF 50 built right in.

Canmake is a lower end, budget Japanese cosmetic brand and typically I dislike Japanese BB Creams with a passion as most are too yellow for my skin and they typically have a super thin formula when compared to the creamier, richer texture of Korean ones.

However, Canmake definitely won my heart with this. I’ve been using it since it launched, probably a year or so ago? And it’s one of my favorite BB Creams from Japan.

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