Crystal Ruby Brown Contact Lenses


Here’s a review of my very first pair of contacts! I bought them from The Purple Tote Shoppe.

Price: P350 for a pair of graded contacts in two glass vials + P50 shipping fee

Includes a lens case, an instruction manual, and a 40 mL bottle of Dream Eye multipurpose solution.

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Fashion 21 Two-Way Cake with Milk Moisturizers in #2

5Price: P195 for 11g (P140 for refill)

Available at Watsons stores and the beauty section of department stores nationwide.

Ingredients: Talc, mica, titanium dioxide, dimethicone, magnesium stearate, squalane, synthetic wax, nylon-12, silica, lauroyl lysine, tricaprylin, polyglyceryl-3 diisostearate, polymethyl methacrylate, polyperfluoromethyl isopropyl ether, benzophenone-3, ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate, tocopheryl acetate, silybum marianum (milk thistle) extract, trimethylsiloxysilicate/dimethicone crosspolymer, hydrolyzed milk protein, methyl paraben, propyl paraben. May contain: yellow iron oxide  C.I. 77492, red iron oxide C.I. 77491, black iron oxide C.I. 77499

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Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in Exposed


Price: ~P1000 for 5.6g

Available in online stores.

Ingredients: Talc, zinc stearate, tricaprylin, polyethylene, caprylic/capric triglyceride, cera alba, PEG-150 distearate, lanolin, laureth-4, tocopherol, polysorbate 20, tetrasodium EDTA, potassium sorbate, chlorphenesin, ascorbyl palmitate, kaolin, tin oxide, mica, carmine (CI 75740). May contain: iron oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), titanium dioxide (CI 77891), ultramarines (CI 77007), manganese violet (CI 77742), bismuth oxychloride (CI 77163), red 6 and red 7 lake (CI 15850), red 27 lake (CI 45410), yellow 5 lake (CI 19140), yellow 6 lake (CI 15985), blue 1 lake (CI 42090)

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Lip Smacker in Cotton Candy and Coca-Cola Vanilla

1Price: P59 (Cotton Candy)/P69 (Coca-Cola Vanilla) for 4g

Available at Watsons stores nationwide.

Ingredients: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Cetyl Acetate, Beeswax (Cera Alba), Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Flavor/Aroma, Polybutene, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Propylene Glycol, Ozokerite, Copernica Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Hydrogenated Soy Glycerides, Paraffin, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Stearic Acid, Propyl Gallate, Citric Acid, Neotame, Sodium Saccharin (Except Strawberry, Bubble Gum), Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Benzoate, Citronellol, Geraniol, Methyl-2-Octynoate, Anise Alcohol, Amyl Cinnamal, Cinnamal, Cinnamyl Alcohol, Limonene, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Linalool, Citral, Eugenol, Farnesol. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 27 Lake (CI 45410), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Carmine (CI 75470), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77492, 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Red 40 Lake (CI 16035), Red 30 Lake (CI 73360), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Red 33 Lake (CI 17200)

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Contact lenses, finally

My eyes have steadily gotten worse to the point that I am almost dependent on my glasses. On my last checkup when I had my current glasses made, my prescription was -3.00 on each eye with 0.25 astigmatism on the right. Dear god! I even developed astigmatism! Myopia and astigmatism is common on my father’s side. Unfortunately, it was only I who inherited bad eyes; my brother and sister both have fine eyesight, thanks to my mother’s side.

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