Becca Cosmetics is now in Singapore – at Escentials!

Many of you liked my Jessie J look – thank you! And the foundation powder that I can’t wait but show it to you early in that tutorial was from Becca!

This brand has been around and is super popular in other parts of the world, and it’s finally made its way to Singapore, available at Escentials.

Before I went for the event, I tweeted about it and I’ve heard from other bloggers and followers that they love the brand. I haven’t tried it for myself before this, so I was really excited to find out more about it.

The founder of Becca is Rebecca Williams, whose first inspiration stemmed from her frustration in finding the perfect foundation. That’s why (as you’d see in a later picture), Becca carries a huge selection of foundation shade. According to Steven Schapera (pictured below), they have once ran challenges, asking users to let them know if Becca doesn’t carry a shade that fits them, and they’d produce one that’s right for their skin tone.

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At the event, Lisa Pemberton, who was on the makeup team for the Harry Potter Deathly Hallows films and Steven Spielberg’s War Horse, showed us how to use the different products in Becca’s stable.

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Of the different Becca products that I’ve played with, the ones that I loved most are:

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Mineral Foundation Powder – Of course! This picture is from my Jessie J makeup tutorial and I’ve applied the foundation on my right (that’s your left). Look how it appears to “soften” my complexion. It’s so easy to use and I absolutely love it.

Beach Tint ($45) – This is both a cheek and a lip tint and is known for its streak-free finish and long-lasting formula. IT is available in seven different shades. I have one in Watermelon (bright pink) and shall do swatches for you. I’ll put it up either on this blog or on my Twitter/Facebook.

Line and Pore Corrector ($65) – This can be used as a primer when used under makeup, and can be worn alone to conceal blemishes, or on top of makeup for touching up.

Becca is available at Escentials at #03-02/05 Paragon, Tangs Orchard, #B1-142 Marina Bay Sands, and


Stila 2011 Fall Collection will arrive in August

Look carefully at the runway trends for Fall 2011, and it’s not hard to identify that the trend points towards pigment-packed eyes and cheeks that still retain a touch of romanticism.

Not sure what colours can help achieve that updated look? Stila’s 2011 Fall Collection to your rescue! This latest collection is inspired by the trends seen on the runway.

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When I received the press release from escentials, which is distributing Stila in Singapore, I was really excited. One of the products that I was hyperventilating over was the eyeshadow palette ($56). Not only because it was encased in a beautiful pink casing (that comes with a quote that says “Believe in the beauty of the future”), the colours are super gorgeous too. All 10 of them have won awards, and my favourites are Sunset (shimmery canyon pink) and Glided Gold (golden brown with shimmer). The palette also comes with an eight-page look book to teach you how to achieve the fall looks as seen on the runway.

Another new product in the collection that got me really excited is the Brighten and Correct concealer ($40). I love products (and people, by the way) that multi-task AND multi-task well, so it’s exciting to know that this product illuminates, brighten and help with concealing. It’s said that the coverage is buildable (love products like that!) and gives a satin luminous finish.

I was also very intrigued by the Self-Adjusting Coral ($40). It is so called because of its ability to react with the skin tone and individual pH to create a customized glow that you can call your own. Amazing, huh?

The rest of the products in the new collection are: two new shades of the cult-favourite Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner ($34), Stay All Day Waterproof Brow Color ($30), and new shades in Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Liner ($38).

The Stila Fall Collection will be available from mid-August 2011 in all escentials stores.

DrGL MAN preview and Paez launch event

It’s been a super fun (and slightly tiring) weekend. My birthday is coming and I tend to celebrate it for 15 days (like Chinese New Year, yeah?) and it’s the second day of celebrations (with Han!)

But besides birthday celebration, I was also at DrGL MAN’s preview, held at Escentials Paragon; and at Threadbare & Squirrel, where Paez launches its beautiful shoes there! Those who have liked me on Facebook should have read about this. If not, like me here!

This is the first photo taken there. And we’re each given one (mustache and) picture to keep.

DrGL MAN preview at Escentials Paragon

At the backdrop, at the door, we're all made to wear a cute mustache!

More pictures ahead:

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