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Thursday, November 25, 2010

HELLO? IM STILL ALIVE!!!! // makeup haulage.

Helllloooo my beautiful people!!! My name is April how about you? i sure do hope you still remember me hahaha you probably realized that i went hiatus for 3 months. Why? Lame reason. I was too lazy. Actually i work 930am to 6pm monday-friday when i get off from work i sometimes go out for a dinner with friends or go to my bf's house to hang out. Saturdays are usually my day off but those are the times i like to party! and for sunday.. i work at my part time job. That is why i lost time on blogging and keeping you guys updated. But hey if you wanna catch my daily updates follow me on twitter aprilrovi(click click) because that is easier to update than anything else.

So i went for a week long vacation at vegas and california to celebrate my grandfather's 75th birthday :) i did some makeup shopping here and there. I wanted to share with ya'll the makeup that i bought during my stay there.

Here are the things i got from CCO at las vegas outlet

(sorry i forgot to swatch these guys)Bobbi brown Black and sepia ink gel liners, MAC teal pigment & MAC V greasepaint stick

I also got few things from CCO at Primm outlet

MAC lipstic in viva glam VI special edition,MAC coral crepe paintpot,MAC cremesheen glass in Creme Anglais
Vivaglam VI and Creme Anglais makes a perfect combination

Here are what i got from MAC store at Kodak Theatre in Hollywood

Play it cool e/s palette from tartan tale collection,painterly paint pot,contrast and soft brown e/s

swatch of the palette

Here's what i bought at Walgreens

Maybelline dream smooth moousse in buff,Loreal infallible in undeniable mauve,Rimmel Moisture renewal in spotlight beige,WnW e/s in brulee and nutty & EOS lipbalm honeydew

swatches of the two WnW brulee and nutty(FRIKKIN PIGMENTED!!),loreal undeaniable mauve l/s[sticky and does not last long :( but pretty color :)] and rimmel spotlight beige(suuuppper moisturizing but i always find myself reapplying this l/s because it does not last very long)

I also received my package from HAUTELOOK

Ever so famous Rock & Rebublic blushes!!!!


up close with immoral(my flash washed out the color it actualy looks more orange/peach)

up close with lust (again flash washed out the color)

my swatch of lust and immoral! definetely worth the hype it's getting!!! the pigmentaion is beyond gorgeous. a little goes a long way with this one.this will las you forever !


Monday, August 9, 2010

July 2010 favourites

Better late than never!

Sorry about the loud music in the background....i wasn't aware that the music was louder than my voice but here are the list just in case you get annoyed with the music lol

Revlon photoready foundation
Wet n Wild color icon palette in vanity
Revlon matte e/s in vintage lace
Wet n Wild eyebrow pencil in dark brown
Covergirl liquiline last
Cargo texas lash mascara
Covergirl lash blast
MAC cremesheen glass in going casual
Revlon colourburst lipstick in lilac
MAC pink noveau
MAC romancin' l/s

Tuesday, August 3, 2010


hellooooo my beautiful people!! i gotta be honest with you i've been slacking off on blog posts lately =/ sorry :( but here i am again wooohoo!! i wanted to share you with you my lovelies my recent buys. Note that i did not buy all of these in 1 day I'm usually not that type of person who buys everything at once lol..sometimes i tend to hesitate on certain products then i would regret later on not getting them so then i would make another trip to purchase themm lol

Revlon photoready in 008 golden beige (010 was a tad bit darker than my skin so i decided to purchase a lighter one so i can mix them and i am lovvinn the result! i was going to get 009 but it has pink undertones)
MAC cremesheen glass in Going Casual ( hands down the best mac lipgloss! i love the fact that it is not sticky at all it's the prettiest pinkish lilac i've ever seen)
Revlon matte eyeliner ( this was a bonus eyeliner that came with the vintage lace e/s that i got from winners. it was only 4.99 so heck i bought it haha)
Revlon matte e/s in vintage lace ( i use it to highlight my browbone )
Covergirl liquiline blast ( this is the black one i already unsealed it so i dont know what the real name is. this is so comparable to ud 24/7 eyeliners no joke )
wet n wild brow liner in dark brown
Wet n wild blush in berry shimmer 834e
Wet n wild vanity palette ( i will make a back to school makeup using this palette. stay tuned for that)
wet n wild lipstick 903c (the peach one i forgot the name)
Wet n wild nail polish in 209B candi-licious ( pretty pink)
Ardell lashes in demi pixies
NYC translucent loose powder
Quo sahara shadow in jewel of the nile ( this was on clearance at shoppers so whatever i just bought it even though the shades are not very appealing to me lol)
L'oreal studio secrets base ( this is the new primer or base that loreal came out with. it didnt really do anything really)

Missing in picture: Revlon colorburst l/s in lilac ( i loove this lipstick i want more lilac/purplish lipstick haha)

L to R: CHINA GLAZE laced up, spontaneous, cherish, poetic, OPI passion, parlez vous, SECHE base,blanc, REVLON peach and jaded

wow i must say.. my nail polish collection is slowling growing haha

I also got my hair done a couple of weeks ago by Jen ..

i guess this is how it would look like if i had short hair hehe

oh and to my surprise, my circled lens matches my hair hahaha

oh one more thing i uploaded my overdue outfit of the day from july 18th lol

the girl behind the camera & I :)

oh wait another thing i promise lol

the boy got a new toy which i still don't approve of..can you tell by the picture? haha

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Makeup Tutorial: Daytime Smokey Look // MAC & Forever 21 haul

I am soooo loving the sunny weather here in beautiful vancouver! I decided to do a daytime smokey look that is great for summer! I have been wearing this look lately and the palette that i use is super affordable .

MAC studio fix powder nc42( it's good to wear just a powder especially during the summer because the heat will just melt off your liquid foundations)
Vichy dermablend concealer 30 medium
MAC blunt blush
MAC peaches blush
MAC soft and gentle MSF

Benefit Creaseless shadow cream in honey bunny
Wet n Wild icon palette in Lust
Stila smudge pot in little black dress
Revlon colorstay eyeliner in blackest black
Covergirl Last blast volume mascara
Cargo texas lash mascara
Annabelle kohl eyeliner in chocolate (eyebrows)

YSL rouge volupte in 19

I am wearing my Geo circle lens in Angel Brown

Here is the video of my step by step tutorial

On to my haul ...

Petticoat MSF
New vibe blush
Club e/s
Satellite dreams e/s
Trax e/s
Knight divine e/s
Chatterbox l/s

Here are my not so good swatches

Knight divine,Trax,Club,Satellite dreams

(top to bottom)New vibe mineralize blush duo blended together,Copper color side, Bronzey gold side, Petticoat msf

the bronzey gold side reminds me of MAC amberlights eyeshadow

Chatterbox lipstick

in comparison of my other similar MAC pink shades: Viva glam gaga, Chatterbox, Pink Noveau, Rose a romance

I forgot to take a picture of my forever 21 haul so if you want to see what i bought from that store watch the video :)

Wednesday, July 7, 2010


heellloooo :) To make this post short, lipsticks are my latest obsession.
Here are list of products i bought recently:

Covergirl continuous lipstick in Really red ( this lipstick can be a hit or miss for some of you because it can be a pain in the butt to remove them but i like it..saves me time from re-applying)
Covergirl continuous lipstick it's your mauve
Wet n Wild 511B
Wet n Wild 911D
MAC viva glam gaga
Revlon Peach me
Rimmel moisture renew in nude delight
Rimmel vinyl gloss in east end snob
Wet n Wild icon palette in lust (amazinglyyy pigmented!)
Annabelle custom quad
Lise Watier Magnifix spray (mac fix + alternative)

OMG!! i'm so excited for that mac in the groove collection! MSF are my favourite thing at MAC!!!!! =D
this collection is going to be MSF-ful :)

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Sunday, July 4, 2010

June Favorites!

Let me start off this post by greeting my american readers happy 4th of july!!!
This week was a drag for me.. my boyfriend went to winnipeg for a quick vacation to visit his grandma..he's back now :) so no more lonely days for me!! i had a lot of time to film a couple of video while i was so i did my june favourites!

Revlon photoready foundation
Revlon colorstay foundation
MAC lustredrops in sun rush
Benefit creaseless cream shadow in honey bunny
Revlon matte eyeshadow in riviera blue
Maybeline stylish smokes quad in amethyst smokes
NARS deep throat blush
MAC pink noveau l/s
Revlon peach me l/s
Revlon super lustrous gloss in nude lustre
C.O. bigelow rosesalve

(sorry for the bad quality..i used a different camera. i also got cut off at the end because camera died on me. Good thing i managed to show all of the products in this video.)

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Were you born in the Philippines, if so, when did you come here?

Yes i was. I came here August 21, 2000 ( wow i still remember the date) hehe

Ask me :)

Love your blog! i was wondering what contacts you wear. its soo pretty!

thanks sweetie! i wear freshlook in gray. my favoriteeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Ask me :)

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Maybelline stylish smokes: Amethyst smokes look (all drugstore) // products I regret buying

I recently purchased the maybelline stylish smokes quad because they were on sale for $3.99! super great deal! The amethyst smokes was my favourite among the four kinds. So I decided to make a tutorial using the amethyst smokes quad. The rest of the products I used were all drugstore.
Here is a couple of picture:


Revlon Colorstay Natural tan
Revlon Photoready 010
Maybelline Age rewind double face perfector (light/medium)
Rimmel Natural bronzer
NYC sunny bronzer
Wet n wild blush (sorry i dont know the color)

Loreal decrease primer
Revlon creme illuminance shadow in wild orchids
Maybelline stylish smokes quad: Amethyst smokes
Loreal lineur intense
Annabelle smudgeliner ohmygoth
Maybelline lash blast volume mascara
Maybelline volume express mascara

Maybelline colour sensational Warm me up lipstick

I made a list of a few products that i regret buying over the year. They are simply the products that did not work out for me.

Maybelline mineral powder foundation - gave me dry patches
ELF studio eyeshadow - chalky,powdery, you need to layer this to really get the color
Physicians formula wet/dry baked eyeshadow trio ( I never really liked the physicians formula brand. The only reason why i bought this was because I had a coupon) - poor color payoff
MAC lipglass - too sticky
ELF 2 in 1 conditioning gloss - stickier than the lipglasses, the color comes out chunky, packaging sucks
NYX circe round lipstick - this particular color washes me out
Sally hansen instadry nail polish - it dries too fast thus making application very hard, streaky, creates air bubbles
Loreal nail polish - streaky
EBAY false lashes - It came in 30 pairs (3 box). 1 box was full of lashes that were too thick and dramatic for my liking. I tried a pair and i had to remove them immediately because i looked like a hooker.

If you have any questions for me at all, feel free to ask me on my formspring account aprilrovi. I will gladly answer them :)

Thursday, June 10, 2010

BFF's Grad // Dinner Date // Mini haul video

Last wednesday, June 2nd, my bestfriend graduated from college. Yay congratulations donna!

(Photos courtesy of Donna)

I'm so proud of my girl

our other bff :)

red roses courtesy of her boy

trying to wave like a beauty queen lol

Last sunday, JP & I went to the theatre and watched Alice in wonderland. Johnny Depp is his favorite actor. Theatre was pretty empty. The movie was great. Then we went to Joe Fortes seafood restaurant downtown for dinner. Great atmosphere & ambiance. i must say and there was also a piano playing in the background. Service was alright not exceptional and the food was delicious especially their crab cakes! While JP was drinking his beer he felt something hard in his mouth and surprisingly he found a very tiny piece of glass. He wasn't sure if it came from the glass or the cup of soup but whichever it is he was shocked and scared at the same time. He called the attention of our server right away to complain then their manager came to our table to apologize. We ended up getting our dinner for free that night. Anyway here are some of our photos

Dungeness Crab Cake

Jumbo Prawn Linguine

Tahitian Vanilla Crème Brûlée


BFF and I went shopping together and we decided to film a haul video for fun


Hello my lovelies! sorry it took me a while to post my may favourites and as stated in the video (for those who doesn't like watching videos) i have decided to start doing monthly faves instead of current faves that i usually do so that i have a reason to make a video atleast once a month :) I forgot to take a picture of all the products so i will list them here.

1. Marcelle sheer tint fluid moisturizer
2. MAC studio fix powder foundation
3. Vichy skin concealer
4. MAC eversun blush
5. MAC mineralized finish gold deposit
6. MAC time & space, amberlights, naked lunch & satin taupe e/s
7. Styli-style liquid eyeliner
8. MAC lipliner in chestnut
9. MAC viva glam V l/s
10. MAC to swoon for l/s
11. MAC way to love l/s
12. YSL rouge volupte in #1 nude beige
13. Softlips chapstick vanilla

Quick FOTD

MAC studio fix fluid
MAC studio fix powder
Vichy Dermablend Skin Concealer
NARS orgasm blush
MAC melon pigment

MAC quite natural paintpot
MAC woodwinked e/s
MAC gorgeous gold e/s
MAC blacktrack fluidline
Urban Decay 24/7 liner in zero
Covergirl Lashblast

Estee Lauder pure color l/s in 126 nectarine
Tarte red lipgloss ( it has no name)

To my fellow canadians, REXALL will have their regular priced lipsticks/gloss on sale for 50% off on saturday, June 12-18!!Just a heads up for y'all :)) I'll definitely be shopping for lipsticks!!

Want to win MAC hello kitty makeup?
Smootchkiss is having a fabulous giveaway! Ends on July 5th. Goodluck ladies :)

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Summer Bronzy Makeup // giveaway package

Yay im back with a tutorial for y'all :) Summer is fast approaching so I decided to do a bronzy makeup.

REVLON colorstay foundation natural tan
REVLON photoready foundation 010 caramel
MAC lustre drops sun rush
MAC mineralized skinfinish natural medium dark
VICHY dermablend skin concealer 30 medium
MAC eversun blush
MAC mineralized skinfinish gold deposit
BENEFIT high beam

BENEFIT creaseless eyeshadow honey bunny
MAC amberlights e/s
MAC satin taupe e/s
MAYBELLINE linen e/s
MAC blacktrack fluidline
ANNABELLE smudliner ohmygoth
COVERGIRL lash blast length
COVERGIRL lash blast volume

NYX thalia l/s

Oh, and I received Linda's package that I won from her giveaway! yay :) thanks girl!