September 26, 2012

Fall 2012 Japanese Makeup Haul

A few picks from my latest makeup haul from Japan! Quite eager to test out KATE’s new foundation!


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Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • Tiffany Martin

    OH Nice, I was wondering about that foundation too. I love JP makeup hauls, can’t wait for the reviews ^_^

    • the Muse

      m kate concealer coming today and hopefully monday the foundation review ;-D Lucky girl in Japan wish I was there now ;-D

    • the Muse

      I can’t wait to try it ringopyon, very different for kate, only three shades this time around ;D

  • Sai

    I am also eyeing on them!!! They ain’t available in HK officially yet (dunno if they plan to sell these in HK)……I am so tempted to order them from Adambeauty!

    Can’t wait for your review for them!

      • Sai

        Yep! But I think they are not the official retailer of Kate in HK. I guess they directly import their stuff from Japan.

        Kate is officially sold in Sasa and Watson’s (I forget if there is any other shops selling Kate). They have some displays at the shop that I can try on the color first.

  • Katia

    headed to japan in november! i need tips of what beauty brands to look out for 🙂 anything you can recommend, or anything in your archives?

    • the Muse

      hi katia! awesome! ummm yeah lol check the beauty abroad list right on the right hand side of my blog and look to japanese brands, asian brands, etc…there are over 3000 posts dedicated to reviews on Japanese, Korean, and Chinese makeup on my site ;-D

  • K

    I have been looking forward to the powderless liquid foundation and eye shadow trio for a while already. Have you tried them on? Are they good?

  • Saiba

    Ah I was just looking at those Kate eye shadows on Adambeauty. Depending on your review I may or may not buy them hehe Also saw the Kate foundation, looks really good! Is that a Coffret d’or shine fit eyes? I have the same color those are so beautiful 😀

    • the Muse

      kate’s foundation so far I really like saiba ;-D yes! finally I indulged ;-D I really loved the potted mousse ones they had a few years ago, it’s refreshing to have them in a tube with applicator now!