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Paul and Joe Lipstick CS 085 Peony Spring 2014 Makeup 1

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Last week, I reviewed Paul & Joe‘s Face Powder S in 001 Secret Garden from the brand’s spring 2014 makeup collection. Today, I am sharing my thoughts on Lipstick CS in 085 Peony, which is also from Paul & Joe’s spring 2014 limited-edition Collection Sparkles (within the brand’s spring 2014 makeup collection).

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Paul and Joe Face Powder S 001 Secret Garden Spring 2014 Base Makeup 1

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Paul & Joe‘s spring 2014 makeup collection features fresh spring-like shades as well as the brand new Eye Color Trios. I have picked up a few items from the collection and I will be sharing my thoughts on them. Today let’s look at Face Powder S in 001 Secret Garden.

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Kao Sofina Primavista Ange Powder Foundation UV Long Keep Spring Summer 2013 Base Makeup 1

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For my first product review of 2014, I will continue my Stash Debut series and share my thoughts on Sofina Primavista Ange Powder Foundation UV (Long Keep).

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Paul and Joe Eye Color and Lip Balm Set Holiday 2012 Makeup 1

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It has been a few months since I purchased these items from Paul & Joe during the summer sale earlier this year, but I thought I would still share images of them with you all.

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Shiseido ZA Perfect Fit Two-Way Foundation Fall 2012 Base Makeup 1

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I have been using Shiseido ZA‘s powder foundations for a long time, and I have been using ZA’s Skin Beauty Two-Way Foundation (launched in spring 2010) since 2011. In fall 2012, Perfect Fit Two-Way Foundation was launched and it replaced Skin Beauty Two-Way Foundation. I decided to try it out.

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Cezanne Silk Touch Cheek 01 Pink Fall 2012 Makeup 1

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After 2012, the Stash Debut series is now back as a regular series, and I will continue to share my thoughts on items I purchased from brands/lines I hadn’t purchased from before. Today, let’s have a look at Cezanne!

Cezanne is a Japanese drugstore beauty brand. Launched in 1964, it will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. The brand is known for its affordability and consistent quality. The packaging of the products is usually kept very simple. I wanted to try products from Cezanne for quite some time, and, earlier this year, I decided to go for Silk Touch Cheek in 01 Pink.

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Stella McCartney Stella Summer 2013 Eau de Toilette 1

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For summer 2013, Stella McCartney has released Stella Summer, the 10th annual summer edition of the popular Stella. (How time has flown since I fell in love with Stella almost ten years ago!)

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Kanebo Lavshuca Lav Hearty Eyes PK-1 Fall 2012 Makeup 1

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In fall 2012, Kanebo’s Lavshuca started a major revamp. The new look is whimsical and there are some interesting product designs. Even though I still prefer Lavshuca’s previous style of packaging (which is more elegant), I did like the look of the limited-edition Lav Hearty Eyes palettes (¥1680 each) from the fall 2012 makeup collection and I decided to go for PK-1.

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Shiseido Majolica Majorca Skin Remaker Case 2013 Spring 2013 Base Makeup 1

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2013 marks the 10th anniversary of Shiseido’s Majolica Majorca. So far, all the seasonal collections from the line include special limited-edition items to celebrate the occasion. I decided to get the Skin Remaker Case 2013, which is part of the spring 2013 collection.

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Paul and Joe Fragrance Hair and Body Mist Summer 2013 Makeup Fragrance 1

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Paul & Joe‘s summer 2013 Beach Baby makeup collection features colorful items for eyes, lips, and nails. The collection also includes the limited-edition Fragrance Hair & Body Mist, which I decided to purchase after seeing the collection in person.

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