Scent-sational: Majolica Majorca Majoromantica F + Penshoppe Love Story Her Love

I know this review would somewhat feel “obsolete” because Majo Majo has probably phased this out already, with the purple version having taken its place. But, I’d still like to post a review, albeit a very late one. 😛
First, let me talk a bit about Majolica Majorca’s Majoromantica F (which stands for Fruity Forest). This bottle is part of my winnings from Divine Lee’s giveaway. Majoromantica (any current variant) gel-like perfume/fragrance oil/perfume concentrate is priced at Php995 and is available at Majolica Majorca counters at SM Department Store.
Majoromantica F was released with the “Fake Sleeping” summer collection. It’s housed in an ornate gradient pink (the fragrance oil is clear) bottle with embossed logo. It looks like a woman’s secret weapon potion. This is the first time that I got to try a perfume with this texture (seemingly oil-based, hence it being more dense than the usual perfume and  the scent being concentrated with a little going a long way) and has a wand applicator, so for me it’s very unique. It goes well with my body chemistry and it lasts long enough for me. I apply this on my pulse points and a bit on my clothes and chest area (not on the twins LOL). I’ve got a third of it left and I’m panicking now. *tipid, tipid huhu* I try not to reapply on my skin when it fades off within 3-4 hours. I can smell the sugary base notes pa naman so, I could live with it for the rest of the day/evening (yeah I wear this at whatever time of the day that I want to :P). I just rely on the scent left on my clothes since it stays twice longer there than on my body.

Boo me for not getting a decent photo of the emblem. 😛

Promotional ek-ek ng Majo Majo dati. 😛

I always get compliments whenever I wear this perfume. ☺Must have something to do with it being an “aphrodisiac” and awakening my “hidden inner girl”. 😛Some may find it too sweet though, but idgad if how I smell bothers them. =))

Since it was a limited edition perfume and is now phased out, I thought I would share something that is much cheaper (around Php150 methinks) and smells similar (if my nose was correct, hahaha not a fragrance expert). You might wanna purchase Penshoppe’s Love Story – Her Love which has a cute pink bottle with bonus message in script inside! 😛 Here’s the site description of this cologne:

Fall in love with the perfect pair of scents that is meant to last and freshen you up all day long. Smell cool and sexy with Her Love body fragrance. Spray on Her Love for a fruity floral scent with hints of caramel and jasmine. This sweet and enticing fragrance is utterly feminine and will keep your man always at your side.

Looking at the ingredients, caramel isn’t too far off from the last notes vanilla/maple/brown sugar, and it also has jasmine. Plus, it’s also fruity floral. Just dunno where it got the fruity notes. So maybe I’m right. 😛
Thank goodness this won’t be gone anytime soon. I hope Penshoppe doesn’t discontinue this EVER.

“a stranger you were once. then, with a gentle look you took my hand as our lives engaged, you lit my life and found the love story that everyone dreams about…”

Such a sweet message, no? ☺♥
Makes me wish I were in love, haha! 
Do you tend to associate fruity floral scents with romance?
Or does it depend on the composition of the notes?
(that sounded  like a musical pun LOL)
I talk too much, don’t I?
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My Lip Product Collection

Hey guys! I know I’ve been neglecting this blog again hehe. To make it up to you, I posted…
…my collection of lip products! 😀 (Oh, we are so surprised, Janine.) LOL
I swatched them on my arm, all 28 lipsticks (4 of them are my mom’s), 6 lip glosses, 10 lip balms and other lip products. No I didn’t make lip swatches yet. I don’t want my lips to suffer from putting on and rubbing off lip color. I’ve done reviews on some of them, so you can check them out by clicking the links. I tried to group them according to color family, but there were still some that went astray. 😛
Hope I can help you find your next lippie! 😛
 
LIPSTICKS
 

  1. Beauty UK 12 Chelsea – concealer nude
  2. Etude House Wannabe Color Lips #3 So Chic Beige – peachy nude
  3. Fanny Serrano Moisturific Lipstick Poppy Pepper (mom’s) – coral
  4. NYX Round Lipstick Tea (LSS603, mom’s) – brown nude
  5. Maybelline Watershine Pure B22 (mom’s) – light brown nude
  6. Sophie Martin J’Adore Lipstick Mango Peach (SLPC02 mom’s) – peachy nude
  7. Nichido Juicy Lips Apple Ciderpinkish brown
  8. MAC Matte Lipstick Russian Red – vampy blue red
  9. NYX Round Lipstick Eros (LSS536) – warm bright red
  10. Sophie Martin J’Adore Lipstick Fantastic Red (SLRD02) – wearable blood red
  11. NYX Round Lipstick Mute (LSS600) – frosty pale beige
    12. Sophie Martin J’Adore Lipstick Velvet Nude (SLPN01)- peach brown nude
    13. Etude House LUCIDarling Fantastic Rouge 5 purple pink
    14. MAC Satin Lipstick Pink Nouveau – blue-based pink with purple undertones
    16. NYX Round Lipstick Paris (LSS620) – pink with blue undertones
    18. Lotree Glam Silhouette Rouge – bubblegum pink
    19. NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Addis Ababa (SMLC07) – blue-based hot pink
    20. NYX Black Label Lipstick Hot Pink (BLL101) – bright fuchsia w/ blue tones
    21. Sleek True Colour Lipstick Amped (781) – fluorescent blue-based fuchsia
    22. NYX Matte Lipstick Shocking Pink (MLS02) – bright pink w/ purple undertones
    23. NYX Round Lipstick Tea Rose (LSS628) – natural rosy pink
    24. NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Milan (SMLC11) – medium rosy pink
    25. Nichido Juicy Lips Pink Champagne pink red coral mix
    26. Beauty UK 10 Passion – pink red
    28. Maybelline Color Sensational Angel Rose (CP41) – pinky peach/coral
LIP GLOSSES
  1. Fashion 21 Fruit Gloss in Grape – clear
  2. Majolica Majorca Honey Pump Gloss Neo PK143 – very sheer pink that goes on clear
  3. Majolica Majorca Rouge Majex PK313 – peachy pink that goes on sheer
  4. Mary Kay Lip Gloss in Carribean Coral – shimmery coral pink
  5. Peacekeeper Cause-Metics Eco-Sheer Lip Gloss in Stillness – peachy beige with gold shimmer
  6. NYX Mega Shine Lip Gloss in Beige (LG129) – medium pink
LIP BALMS
  1. Mentholatum Medicated Lip Stick
  2. Nivea Fruity Shine Cherry
  3. Carmex Moisturizing Lip Balm in tube
  4. Carmex Moisturizing Lip Balm in stick
  5. Maybelline Baby lips in Relieving Menthol
  6. Cherry Culture Lip Balm Bubble Gum
  7. Mentholatum Lip Ice Sheer Color in Strawberry + small SPF 15 stick (7b)
  8. Maybelline Lip Smooth Color Bloom in Peach
  9. CoverGirl Natureluxe Gloss Balm in Cabernet
One Naturales Shea Butter Lip Balm in Berry delicious
 
 
Other Lip Products:
 
Avon Simply Pretty Lip Defining Pencil in Nude
Etude House Soft Touch Auto Lipliner in #4
 
Tony Moly Tony Tint in Cherry Pink
Yeah, as you can derive from this post, I am a lipstick lovin’ kinda girl.
Which ones do you like best? 😀

Majolica Majorca Workshop + My First Blogger Meetup

Hey there! Thought I’d share the first beauty event I’ve ever attended! It’s also my first time to meet the blogger friends I’ve known through blog hopping and Twitter!
October 30, 2011. Majolica Majorca workshop at Marionnaud SM Mall of Asia. If you can recall, I won some awesome Majo Majo stuff from the giveaways held by Divine Lee and Phoebe, so I was really excited to attend this beauty event! Finally, I’d have an idea on how to use those items. 😛 Kidding aside, it was nice to experience “sitting in class”, and watching a makeup artist work her magic. The official MUA/T of Majolica Majorca Philippines is the very beautiful Aimee Unson
Majolica Majorca is the hipster sister of Shiseido, catering to younger girls and the young at heart! ☺ I was able to learn the “legend” of Majolica Majorca, which involves a bird with a pure heart who wants to be beautiful, a goddess of beauty, and a magical spell.
The MUA taught us the basics of applying day makeup and how to easily transform it to night makeup. After doing half of the pretty model’s face, she asked for a volunteer to do the other half. Best in participation si Miss Genn D! When she was done, the MUA remarked that she did a better job because the makeup looked clean and well-blended! Yay! ☺
Miss Genn D wielding the magical concealer brush!
 Here are some tips that I gathered from memory:
  • Apply concealer not on the entire undereye, but the area that looks dark and slants downward. You can use a brush when applying but you can also use your ring finger which puts the least pressure on your delicate undereye.
  • Your eyebrows frame your face and can make or break your look, so put effort on it! You can create an illusion with it by elongating or shortening your face using a brow customizer.
  • Mascara is best applied in a zigzag motion to ensure that all lashes are coated and separated and to prevent clumping. The MUA used the Lash Gorgeous Wing Neo mascara on the top eyelashes of the model and the Lash Expander Frame Plus mascara on her lower lashes. 
  • Use white eyeliner on your waterline to brighten up your eyes.
  • You can mix two blush colors, just ensure that they look good together. The MUA used an orange and a reddish blush on the model.
  • Transform day makeup to night by applying a darker shadow and using black eyeliner on your lower waterline.
  • Since Majolica Majorca caters to the younger demographic, they don’t have lipsticks. Instead they have lip glosses: Honey Pump Gloss and Rouge Majex.  However, the MUA said that the red eyeliner can also double as a lip color!

Miss Aimee Unson, pretty model, and Genn
The products on display:
I have my heart set on that pink and purple eyeshadow quad.
I have one of each from my wins except for the Puff de Cheek blush, the Skin Lingerie Pore Cover and the one beside the Skin Remaker Pore Cover case in the middle.
The “set”.
Thanks to Myrted for the following photos! So glad to finally meet you girls!
Kingking, moi, Genn, and Aya
moi, Kingking, Jes, Genn, Aya, and Myrted
Danica, Pepang, moi, Kingking, Jes, Genn, Aya, and Arey
Kingking, Genn, Myrted, Jes, Aya and I ate merienda/brunch/late lunch/early dinner and chatted. We went somewhere else for something important then Myrted went ahead. After ze appointment, my bladder was about to burst so I half-ran to the restroom hahaha! Then we looked around the department store and I’m so glad to report that I didn’t buy anything (a rare occasion) except for the Sophie lipsticks I got from Genn and the kabuki brush Kingking brought with her. We parted with Kingking there.
Before going home, the girls were craving for milk tea so we went to find an outlet of Gong Cha (quick funny anecdote: we asked for directions and the first personnel we asked led us to ChaTime. No hard feelings, we wanted Gong Cha). I was a milk tea virgin prior to this and the closest I got to drinking one was Zagu Pearl Milk Tea hahaha! I learned that Jes likes a strong tea flavor in her milk tea. I might try that soon. ☺
Jes, Aya, Genn
Jes, moi, Genn
Thanks for the last two photos, Aya!
If you’re wondering what color I have on my lips, it’s In2it Pink Alarm which Genn generously applied on me. 😛 Eet eez a very loud hot pink! Thank youuuuuus!
I can’t wait for our next meetup! This time, it’s a fasyown event! Stay tuned! ☺

Haul: Toiletries Haul Last Week + Majolica Majorca

Stuff we usually buy for the household. Did not include the prices of the items, can’t find the receipt. 😛
  • Johnson’s Heaven Baby Cologne (a classic scent aside from Regular, instant freshness in a splash)
  • a big bottle of Green Cross alcohol (We run out of this fast.)
  • L’Oreal Smooth Intense Shampoo (still at Php 99)
  • Safeguard Ivory White Care Soap (I dunno how this is diff from the other white variant)
  • Closeup Fire-Freeze (Well I gotta try it. Hahaha!)
  • a month’s supply of Cream Silk Vitamin Treatment

So, Divine Lee replied to my tweet *squee!* and said I could get my loot on Saturday late afternoon. I went to Luca at Eastwood Mall and got the chance to see the clothes being sold there. Sayang hindi ako nagsukat ng clothes. E di ko naman bibilhin dahil poorita mirasol ako these days. So pinagtripan ko na lang yung malaking mirror. Kung pwede lang iuwi nang walang makakapansin. Hahaha! Tas yung saleslady-slash-cashier nila doon ay ka-schoolmate ko nung high school, two batches higher. Ang cool lang. Sabi ni Ate Crisele, minsan daw dumadaan si Queen Becky run. Ang tanong ko naman, “Gaano kadalas ang minsan?” Hindi ko sya na-sight! Better luck next time! Hahaha!
Nakuha ko na ang aking gusto! O eto logo ng gift bag.
Yung assistant ni Divine ang nagbigay sa akin ng premyo ko. ‘Tas nagmadali na rin siya umalis. Sila na busy! Hahaha! Thanks sa paghahatid nito, Miss. Di ko man lang nakuha name ni Ate.
Spot a small strand of my hair in this photo. LOL
Me mga “missing items” na nabanggit sa videos ni Q.B. Yung Puff de Cheek Macaron blushes (gustung-gusto ko pa naman magkaroon non, huhu), Brow Customize (goodbye pangarap na naturally sleek-looking eyebrows), nail polish (errr di ako masyado nalungkot though gusto ko rin siya maexperience hahaha), Majolook eyeshadow, tsaka yung Automatic Liner.
BUT! A big butt but! Ang ipinalit namang products ay bonggacious din! Aurora Tear Liner, Majolook Trick On Palette (medyo natuto na ako maglagay ng eyeshadow hahaha!), Pressed Pore Cover Powder, and… And… AND… Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! MAJOROMANTICA F! Hello lang! Walang nabanggit na ganito! Excuse me magwawala lang ako ulit sa tuwa!
Okay, I’m done now. 😛
Seriously. This is one of the best gifts I’ve ever received! Apart from the gift of life (thanks God, Jesus, Mom and Dad), of love (thanks to previously mentioned plus family, friends, and all the other people who love me), and other awesome things I’ve received in my life both material and nonmaterial. I’m really thankful for this, please do not mind the semi-rant on the things I didn’t get ’cause what Majolica Majorca gave me is more than enough! One must not be greedy especially with things so freely and generously given to him/her. ☺♥
 
 
 
P.S.
Okay, I just noticed that I typed this post mostly in Tagalog/Filipino. Dahil ba ito sa Buwan ng Wika? I challenge fellow bloggers to do the same. Kahit isang post lang! LOL