Sunday, March 7, 2010

beauty tag

alright i just recently subscribed to a channel by nicole (ndupe) and she just posted a beauty tag video. i couldn't find a time to do a video response so for the time being, i would be posting here my response:

-How many times do you wash your face daily? 

 i wash it twice a day, once i get up and another one before going to bed
-What skin type do you have? (dry, oily, combo) 

 i have combination skin, my cheeks, nose and forehead is oily while the area around my nose and under my eyes are very dry.
-What is your current facial wash? 

 i am using olay for my facial wash
-Do you exfoliate? 

 i do before
-What brand do you use? 

 i used to exfoliate using obagi nu-derm exfoderm forte, but now i just go to a professional for a diamond or power peel
-Is it really important to moisturize? 

 it is important for me to moisturize since i have really dry skin around my nose but i only apply moisturizer on that part. i also moisturize my neck and hands to prevent them from losing its tightness
-How often do you moisturize your face? 

 i moisturize once in the morning and once at night
-What moisturizer do you use?

 i use obagi nu-derm action to moisturize the dry areas 
-Do you use sunscreen?

 yes i use sunscreen to prevent premature aging :)
-What is your favorite skincare line?

 obagi and body shop products
-Do you have regular facial treatments? 

 i do get facial cleansing, mask and peel at least once a month
-Do you have freckles? 

-Do you use eye cream? 

 yes but not regularly
-Do you or did you have acne prone skin? 

 no, luckily i didn't. i had occasional breakouts but usually lasts for a week or less
-Did you ever have to use Pro-Activ? 

-Which celebrity do you think has good skin even without makeup? 

 vanness wu :) he is a guy, yes.. and his skin is way better than any actresses i've known
-One skincare routine that is a MUST for you? 

-Why do you think we should take care of our skin?

 to prevent aging and to maintain a clear. beautiful and healthy skin

-What foundation do you use? 

 i use foundation by paul & joe and thefaceshop, and studio fix by mac
-How about concealer? 

 i don't use concealer, i usually use lighter color foundation by thefaceshop as a concealer for my under eyes
-Do you know your undertone color? 

 i am a warm color, or yellow tone
-What do you think of fake eyelashes? 

 i like fake lashes only for photoshoots but for everyday use i don't like wearing them
-Did you know that you are suppose to change your mascara every 3 months? 

 i thought it was 6 months!! OMG
-What brand of mascara do you use? 

 i use avon supershock, body shop and cover girl
-Sephora or Ulta? 

 i'd say sephora
-Do you have a MAC Pro-card? 

 no :(
-What makeup tools do you use in make up application?

 i use mac 187 for applying foundation and blush and use sigma eye brushes for applying eye shadows
-Do you use make-up base/primer for the eyes?

 yes, everytime i have to wear and eyeshadow
-Do you use a primer for the face?
 i have a face primer by paul & joe but it has spf. i love to take photos of myself and spf is not really great with flash so i stopped using a face primer
-What is your favorite highlight powder?

 i use thefaceshop's pure blossom powder pearls for highlighting my cheeks and temples. for my inner eye corner, i use bylaurenluke's silver slippers eyeshadow that is included in her my vintage glams palette
-What is your favorite eyeshadow (color or shade)? 

 i don't really have any favorite. any color that would look great on me would do.
-Do you line your eyes?

 yes i do line them but just my upper lash lines only
-Do you use pencil or liquid eyeliner? 

 neither, i use gel liner
-How often do you poke your eyes with an eyeliner pencil?

 i did several times when i first tried LOL
-What do you think of pigment eyeshadows? 

 i really don't like it much because of fallouts, but whenever i do makeup for photoshoots i find it easier to apply and make the colors stand out in the picture
-Do you use mineral makeup? 

 i use those by paul & joe
-What is your favorite lipstick? 

 right now my favorites are revlon renewist #010 and paul & joe lipstick c #064
-How about lipgloss? 

 i am not a fan of lipglosses so none
-What blush on do you use? 

 i use paul & joe disney limited edition face color b #002 and bylaurenluke's berry cream blush
-Do you buy your makeup on ebay? 
 no because i don't want to risk
-Do you like drugstore makeup?

 yes - revlon, maybelline, covergirl and l'oreal


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