I finally couldn't stand the 'days without new make up', and bought a few Etude House items :)
|Aloha Cocktail Syrup Nails Kit, Sunshine Bronze|
|Comes in 3 colors, 7ml each, $16.90 a set|
All 3 colors are meant to be used together to create the graduation nails look.
Shade 1 is the base color. It's a slightly milky peachy color, which looks fine even on it's own. It covers natural nail color in about 3 coats.
Shade 2 is a sheer orange glitter polish. The glitters are on the large side.
Shade 3 is a frosty reddish brown, with glitters. The glitters are smaller as compared to shade 2. The color probably could be worn on its own.
For this gradation look, I applied 2 layers for each color, with shade 1 on the whole nail as base, shade 2 from the middle of nail, and shade 3 at the tips of the nail.
I think these colors are indeed very 'Aloha', very summer, very seaside!
*Confession* I bought this kit because I liked shade 1, but luckily, the other 2 shades look good as well!
|Darling Petite Nails BR302, 7ml, $5.90|
This is a milky nude brown shade. Ok, not exactly nude, as the color is pretty light, but nude in the sense that it gives nails a 'clean' look. This is 3 coats!
I am pretty satisfied with these Etude House nail polish. They are easy to apply and don't streak.
|Apricot Stick in shade 1 (top) & shade 6 (bottom), $9.90 each|
Each Apricot Stick has a different fruity scent, which is not very strong, so I don't really mind. The finish is glossy. I used 01 out once, and i think it was very moisturising! When I swatch them, they might appear a little sheer, but on lips, the colors are bright!
|Left: shade 06, right: shade 01|
|Natural lipcolor without lipstick|
|Apricot Stick Shade 01|
Shade 1 gives lips a pop of raspberry bluish pink. I love raspberry shades! The stick smells of raspberry too :)
|Apricot Stick Shade 06|
Shade 6 is a coral shade. Peachy, but leaning more towards reddish. This color covers lip color a bit better than shade 1. This one just smells sweet (still fruity) to me, not sure which fruit it is.
The photos are a little bit blurry as they are taken with the front camera of my iPhone 4! Couldn't get good photos of the colors using the rear camera.
|Mascara Remover, 80ml, $10.90|
This Mascara Remover is so gorgeous, isn't it! Such a sweet pink hehehe… I think this remover removes waterproof mascara moderately well. No tugging of eyelids. However, I think it kind of stung my eyes a little, not too much for me to throw it in the bin!
I ordered some Benefit cosmetics online. Hope it will come this week!!