REVIEW: MINERAL BOTANICA SOFT-MATTE LIPCREAM

Disclosure: i bought this product with my own money, i am not being paid to write my post and my opinions are honest and my own. What works for me may not works for others , and the same as what not works for me may works for others.



Hello beauties,

Apa kabar…?

Akhir-akhir ini diriku memang sedang sibuk dengan urusan kantor dan beberapa hal lain. Makanya urusan posting di blog jadi terbengkalai, terutama  untuk urusan makeup yaaa…

Mmmm…

Terakhir kali review product ternyata tahun lalu bulan May, tepatnya 7 May 2016. Udah lama banget yaaa…? haha… Setelah itu sempat posting beberapa hal lagi tentang beauty tapi sepertinya jaraknya juga lama-lama. 😦

Kali ini, aku mau posting review product lipstick, tepatnya sejenis liquid matte lipstick. Liquid Matte lipstick ini lagi booming banget yaa di Indonesia aku perhatikan sejak 2 tahun belakangan ini. Mungkin karena pecintanya sangat banyak sekali, jadi akhirnya banyak brand-brand lokal pun turut meramaikan permintaan customer untuk liquid matte lipstick ini. Saya ingat yang mempelopori liquid matte/soft matte lip cream ini adalah NYX, sekarang sudah puluhan brand yang mengikuti jejak NYX dalam membuat liquid matte lip cream.

Brand yang kali ini mau aku review adalah brand lokal yaitu Mineral Botanica. Diproduksi di Bandung oleh PT. Continental Cosmetic, Mineral Botanica mengeluarkan varian lipstick yaitu soft-matte lip cream, yang aplikatornya menggunakan gagang itu lho. Hahahaha… yes, i called it gagang. 

Aku punya 4 warna, dan aku pinjam 1 warna dari temanku yang sebentar lagi akan ku jabarkan disini. Tekstur dari Mineral Botanica soft-matte lip cream ini, menurutku creamy banget yaaa… Sekali oles langsung keluar warnanya, benar-benar pigmented. Untuk berubah menjadi matte dari cream, menurutku memang agak lama… sekitar 1-3 menit dibibirku, tapi itu dibibirku lho…. siapa tau di bibir kalian berbeda. But.. i’m not complaining about that.

Aplikator gagangnya panjang dan tipis, which is for me a little bit weird at first, karena kalau dibandingkan dengan soft-matte lip cream nya NYX , gagangnya tuh kayanya lebih kokoh gitu.. hahaha, or maybe just my feeling. Atau mungkin juga

Untuk ketahanan lipsticknya sendiri di bibir, i can say it pretty awesome, lebih dari 8 jam, terutama untuk warna-warna boldnya. Warna nude-nya juga tahan lama, tapi lebih cepat memudar apabila kita habis makan. Nyaman banget sebenernya memakai soft-matte lip cream ini karena tidak membuat bibir pecah-pecah ataupun menunjukkan garis-garis halus di bibir.

Berikut warna-warna koleksiku, plus 1:

1). CRIMSON HEART – 001

Warnanya merah terang, no blue undertones in it. Menurutku warna ini cocok banget dipakai untuk acara-acara pesta, karena standout tapi tetap cantik. 

CRIMSON HEART

CRIMSON HEART ON IT’S WAND

CRIMSON HEART SWATCHED ON HAND

CRIMSON HEART ON MY LIPS

2) APPLE BERRY – 007

Still the reds. Buat saya warna merah yang disuguhkan oleh Mineral Botanica dalam apple berry ini lebih gelap dibandingkan dengan crimson heart. Untuk yang suka ragu memakai warna merah sehari-hari, warna ini cocok kok, karena menurutku tidak terlalu mencolok. Well… kalau saya sendiri sih ga ada pakemnya khusus. Hahaha… sesuai mood aja.


MINERAL BOTANICA SOFT MATTE LIP CREAM – APPLE BERRY

APPLE BERRY ON IT’S WAND

APPLE BERRY SWATCHED ON MY HAND

APPLE BERRY ON MY LIPS

3) PLUM FAIRY – 006

Nah yang plum fairy ini yang kumaksud lipsticknya temanku, hahaha… kupinjam sebentar untuk review ini. 😅

Plum fairy is a pink color with a little bit hint of ourple in it. Yup! it’s plum anyway.

Warnanya cantiiiiiikk. aku harus punya sendiri nih. hahaha, alasan membeli lipstik baru. 

MINERAL BOTANICA – PLUM FAIRY

PLUM FAIRY ON IT’S WAND

PLUM FAIRY SWATCHED ON MY HAND

PLUM FAIRY ON MY LIPS

4) PINKY BEIGE – 008

Sebenernya aku agak menyesal mengambil nomor ini, karena warnanya gak sesuai dengan yang kuharapkan, haha…

Jadi… dibayanganku tuh pinky beige itu warnanya pink tapi agak kecoklatan muda gitulah… varian nude maksudku. Ternyata kenyataan tak sesuai harapan. Warna pinky beige ini lebih cocok dibilang mendekati warna coral, because i can see light oranye undertones in it. 

Jadi pas beli ini tuh testernya  pinky beige lagi kosong, trus BAnya menyarankan untuk warna nude salah satu best sellernya si pinky beige ini. Termakan rayuan BA sayah.  hahaha…

MINERAL BOTANICA – PINKY BEIGE

PINKY BEIGE ON IT’S WAND

PINKY BEIGE SWATCHED ON MY HAND

PINKY BEIGE ON MY LIPS

5) CHOCO PUMPKIN – 019

Nah… ini adalah warna yang paling sering aku pakai dari koleksi Mineral Botanica Soft-Matte Lip Cream yang aku punya. 

This is nude chocolate for me, warnanya akeph. 

MINERAL BOTANICA – CHOCO PUMPKIN

CHOCO PUMPKIN ON IT’S WAND

CHOCO PUMPKIN SWATCHED ON MY HAND



HITS:

1) i like the texture, it’s really creamy, so it won’t run randomly on your lips.

2) it long last, more than 8 hours on my lips.

3) it doesn’t crack your lips.

4) it doesn’t show your lip’s fine line.

5) Mineral botanica presents this soft-matte lip cream in many colours, i think it’s around 20-22 colours. So… you can choose your favorites.

6) The price is affordable. It retails around Rp. 60.000,- up to 70.000,-, depends where you buy it and promo on the counters are may different.

7) Easy to find. You can find it in century drugstores, avecca, aeon, and cosmetic online shop.

Misses:

1) I don’t like the applicator, it’s a little bit weird for me, too thin.

2) It transfers when i drink. not kiss proof, haha…

3) it takes a little bit time on my lips to become matte. i hope it will only takes like 1 minute, but it is more than 1 minute.

4) a little bit sticky on lips when you pursed your lips. 

Mark: 7/10.


These are the compilations of the colors above:

MINERAL BOTANICA SOFT-MATTE LIP CREAM

L-R: CRIMSON HEART – APPLE BERRY – PLUM FAIRY – PINKY BEIGE – CHOCO PUMPKIN

That’s all for today beauties. Next time kita sambung lagi dengan review product yang berbeda.
Thank you for reading.

Xoxo.

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REVIEW: INSPIRASI KRAKATAU – SARIAYU DUO LIP COLOR – 07 & 08

Disclosure: i bought this product with my own money, i am not being paid to write my post and my opinions are honest and my own. What works for me may not works for others , and the same as what not works for me may works for others.

 

Hello beauties,

It’s such a long time since my last post. I guess it was in April about favorite album in 2015, wasn’t it?

To be honest there are some crap time happened in the beginning of this year and i was like “hhhhh” and didn’t get my mood and inspiration to write things, though i still know what i want to write and even bought new make up to try. But still… (yeaa… i hope you understand my feeling).

Okay, i don’t want to ramble too much about my personal life today, that i would share in another post, maybe… 😅

Without further do, let’s talk about Sariayu Duo Lip Color Inspirasi Krakatau. I got my shade in No. 07 and 08. I want to try them because of my friend Yuki, announced a giveaway with Sariayu Duo Lip Color as the gift in her blog. I was like.. whoaahh, i think i need to try that lipstick too. I actually had both of them in April and even already took some pictures of me wearing the lipstick. But… you know me, aha.. a moody girl when it comes to write.

Sariayu Duo Lip Color comes with 2 sides in 1; matte and glossy. So.. if you are the type of person who likes matte lipstick, i think this one can be your friend, the same goes with person who likes some glossy on their lips.

Let’s take a look with the shades i have:

SARIAYU DUO LIP COLOR DLCK-07 SWATCHES

SARIAYU DUO LIP COLOR DLCK-08 SWATCHES

I bought the  natural shades, so i can wear it anytime. Looking at picture above, it seems like they almost the same color, but in real.. when i apply them on my lips, they are definitely different color. Or… maybe it’s just my bad lighting when i took those swatches photos.

Left side is the matte finish, and right side is the glossy finish, as you can see in the picture.

And these are DLCK-07 and DLCK-08 on my lips look like.

DLCK-08 MATTE FINISH

DLCK-08 GLOSSY FINISH

DLCK-07 MATTE FINISH

DLCK-07 GLOSSY FINISH

Surely, i love both of them. I think they look good on lip, hahaha.. They stay quite last on my lips around 6-8 without re-apply. And… what i love the most about them is when the color is gone, they tend to fade away instead of crack on my lips. They glide smoothly when applied and the color is show off right away.

I can say that Sariayu Duo Lip Color is one of my favorite liquid lipstick on my stash.

 
Hits:

1) They glide smoothly when applied.

2) Pigmented color.

3) Stay around 6-8 hours on lips without re-applied.

4) Not cracking your lips.

5) Many shades are available, so you can choose which color suits you best.

6) I think the formula is amazing

7) Somehow i can smell light scent when i applied it, but that doesn’t annoy me, so…yeah, it’s good thing.

8) It doesn’t feel sticky after you apply on the lips.

 

Misses:

For me the price is quite expensive compare to other local brand for their liquid lipstick.

 

It retails for Rp. 99.000,-  and you can find it at Martha Tilaar Counter and other drugstores.

 

Mark: 8.5/10

 

 

That’s all my post for today.

No… i cannot promise you anything about my consistency in writing.

See you on my next posts, hopefully soon.

SARIAYU DUO LIP COLOR DLCK08 & DLCK07

 

 

 

Thank you for reading, beauties.

Xoxo.

 

 

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PURBASARI LIPSTICK COLOR MATTE – 86 TOPAZ & 82 MIRAH

Disclosure: i bought this product with my own money, i am not being paid to write my post and my opinions are honest and my own. What works for me may not works for others , and the same as what not works for me may works for others.

 

Hola!

Balik lagi sama gea si blogger mood-ian. Iya.. nulisnya kalo lagi mood aja. Tapi semoga yang ditulis bermanfaat yah buat para pembacanya. terutama buat para pecinta make up dan kosmetik di Indonesia.

 

Yak! tanpa banyak basa-basi-basu-bisu, mari kita mulai review product hari ini. Belum bosen kan ya sama Purbasari Lipstick Color Matte? kayanya sih belum yaa, kalo diliat dari statistiknya blog saya kayanya penggmar Purbasari Matte Lipstick ini masih banyak.

 

Jadi ceritanya ini 2 shades tambahan yang saya punya, belinya sih udah dari kurang lebih 3 bulan lalu, sama… masih di AEON juga tempat belinya. Oh iya…yang mau baca review Purbasari shades yang lain, bisa baca disini, mangga atuh.

 

 

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L – R: MIRAH – TOPAZ

 

 

82 – MIRAH 

 

 

 

 

 

Abaikan penampakan manusia lainnya dibelakang saya, maklum… ambil gambarnya di kantor.

Ungunya cantik yaaa…

Sebenernya diriku jarang sih gunain warna ini untuk full lips, biasanya dijadiin gradasi color kalo lagi mau buat bibir ala korean make up. Mirah ini cocok jadi warna terang di bagian tengah bibir. Mungkin di postingan selanjutnya bisa kutunjukkan maksudnya gimana yaa.

 

 

86 – TOPAZ

 

 

 

Banyak beauty blogger yang berpendapat bahwa warna Topaz ini dupe-nya atau miriplah sama warna Ofra Miami Fever-nya Kathleen Lights.

Well, gue sendiri sih belum pernah make Miami Fevernya Ofra, tapi tadi sempet googling gitu dan nonton youtube nya Mbak Kathleen, kalau menurutku… warna Miami Fever sedikit lebih muda dibandingkan Topaz ini.

Mungkin kalau tipis-tipis di bibir bisa jadi sih, mirip sama Miami Fever itu. Nanti kucoba deh, dan ku-update lagi disini. Hokay.

 

 

Unutk tekstur sudah pasti matte, karena namanya juga Purbasari Lipstick Color Matte. Kalau mau baca lebih lengkap mengenai packaging dan tahan lama-nya, silahkan baca review Purbasari-ku sebelumnya disini yaaa.

 

Ini keseluruhan swatchnya:

 

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L – R: TOPAZ – MIRAH

 

 

Have you ever tried Purbasari Lipstick Matte?

What do you think about them?

Tell me in the comment box.

 

 

 

 

See you in my next post and thank you for reading.

 

Gea Irraselda Ardhita

 

 

 

 

(twitter/instagram: @gwea)

 

 

 

 

 

REVIEW: MAX FACTOR LIPFINITY LONG LASTING LIPSTICK

Disclosure: i bought this product with my own money, i am not being paid to write my post and my opinions are honest and my own. What works for me may not works for others , and the same as what not works for me may works for others.

 

You know i’m such a lipstick fan.

And i know, i only have 1 lips. 😛

 

Now let me share my new lipstick collection that has been in my stash for around 3 months. Max Factor Lipfinity Long Lasting Lipstick, and some colors has become my favorite these days.

Max Factor has them in many shades, i think there are 12 shades in websites, i don’t know how many shades that available in Indonesia, but i believe, i have 5 shades of them.

 

These are what Max Factor claimed about their Lipfinity Long Lasting Lipstick:

  • Intense colour and conditioning moisture that lasts. (Yeay!)
  • Up to 8 hours of vibrant, nourished colour that doesn’t dry out lips. (Yeay!)
  • Infused with nourishing oils, this long wear lip colour doesn’t crack, crumble or bleed.
  • Your high-impact lipstick that’s long lasting and effortless to apply. (Yeay!)

 

 

For me,

What i like about this lipstick is they are very.. very.. pigmented and it last long, like liptint the korean version, even though after you have rough eating session, it will still leave color on your lips. Me like it so much :*

Yes, it will last around 6 hours for me especially for bold color, it’ ll last more than 7 hours. (Thumbs UP!)

Very pigmented lipstick and so… smooth when applied.

I think the texture more like creamy, some colors are creamy with sheen, but definitely not matte. So, if you are into matte lipstick i guess this one not for you.

I wish the packaging is more sturdy and more clean.

Hahaha.. i don’t know why i use “clean” to express it. Maybe because it has transparent cap, so… if you’ve got the leftover in your cap, that won’t look good, too messy, i guess. Even though they use gold color, but still.. it doesn’t look good you have messy leftover color in your cap.

 

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MAX FACTOR LIPFINITY LONG LASTING

 

 

So.. let’s take a look with the shades i’ve got:

 

STAY EXCLUSIVE

 

 

This is the lightest color i have, it’s a pink color, i think it’s more pink rosy color. it’s so beautiful. Stay Exclusive is my number 1 favorite from this collection.

 

EVERMORE SUBLIME

 

 

Evermore sublime for me is like a pinky coral. definitely a beautiful color. This one has a sheen in it even though still creamy. But yes.. i can noticed the sheen.

 

JUST ALLURING

 

 

I love Just Alluring, it’s pink fuchsia color. Bright. Bold. Beautiful.

 

EVER SUMPTOUS

 

 

If you checked on Max Factor website, ever sumptuous is more like brick soft orangey color. But when you see  it in real, it’s definitely pure orange color. I like to pair it only with mascara and simple liner on my eyes.

 

ETERNALLY LUSCIOUS

 

 

Wawawawa..

I like this color too, i wish they could make it matte formula with this color. Seriously i don’t have this kind of purple color in my collection. So.. yeah, this one is such a uniques purple color for me. Look at that swatch.. isn’t that beautiful?

*Whispering*…. I know.

 

 

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L – R : Stay Exclusive – Evermore Sublime – Just Alluring – Ever Sumptuous – Eternally Luscious

 

 

 

Okay, to sums up:

 

Hits:

  • I like the formula, it’s creamy though some colors are with sheen.
  • It’s so smooth on lips
  • Easy to applied
  • Very pigmented color
  • Yes, it’s long lasting.. up to 7 hours on my lips especially if that’s bold color
  • For me, it’s worth the price. (It retails for Rp. 115.000,-)

 

Misses:

  • I don’t like the packaging.I wish it could be more sturdy and clean, because it’s made from plastic.
  • It has scent in it. it’s like candy, even though it doesn’t reach my nose but yeah… you know i don’t like scent for my lipsticks.

 

Marks: 7.5/10

 

Will i repurchase?

Yes, for some colors.

Will i recommend to friends?

Yep! Definitely!

 

 

See you in my next posts. :*

 

Gea Irraselda A.

 

 

(twitter/instagram: @gwea).

 

REVIEW: MAC PEACHES BLUSH

Disclosure: i bought this product with my own money, i am not being paid to write my post and my opinions are honest and my own. What works for me may not works for others , and the same as what not works for me may works for others.

 

Hello my beauty reader,

Today i want to post a review about one of my favorite blush, it’s MAC Peaches blush, I think this one is my first Mac blush. I picked it up because i think the color is flattering my skin tone when in tried it in the counter. This blush has been in my collection for 1 year and still beautiful as ever and i even haven’t hit the pan.

 

Ps: all this photos below i took around 2 months ago and just have the mood to write this afternoon. Gotta be make a writting schedule, maybe… 😐

 

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MAC PEACHES

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MAC PEACHES

 

 

As you can see in the pan, it’s a pure peach color, with a sheertone finish, so for medium to dark skin tone you don’t need to be afraid whether you will put too much the color to your skin, unless you go over and over with your blush. Yes! it’s very buildable and easy to blend, that’s why i like it and it’s very subtle. I only need 3 light swipes for the color to be appeared on my skin. But i think Peaches is less pigmented than Melba which also has peach color in it.

 

For me it’s a natural peach glow that will flatter all skin tones and very beautiful if you wear it in daytime. But.. of course you can use it anytime you want.

 

The blush itself last about 4-5 hours for me, i’m working in a room with air conditioner, so i think if you work outside it will last less than that and i think it depends on your skin types too.

 

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SWATCH ON HAND

 

 

 

 

 

To sums up:

HITS:

  • It’s easy to  apply and to blend
  • It’s very buildable
  • Look beautiful for all skin tones
  • It’s a matte with sheer tone finish, doesn’t have glitters, shimmer, or blings.
  • It has nice pigmentation
  • Good for daytime blush or summer time
  • Of course, you like peach color
  • Massive amount for me on the pan
  • Sstt: i like to use it as an eyeshadow too. ^^

 

MISSES:

  • Kinda expensive (I bought it for Rp. 300.ooo,-) – around 1 year ago
  • The longevity is so-so for me, i wish it would last up to 8 hours

 

MARKS: 7/10

 

Will i repurchase?

Maybe.

Will i recommend to friends?

Yes, of course. It’s beautiful color after all.

 

If you have the budget and look for a nice peach blush, go for it. I think it’s worth to buy.

 

 

See you in my next post. Thank you for reading

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Gea Irraselda A.

 

 

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