Saturday, August 29, 2009

Lemming for...

Benefit Coralista!


Okay, I know it's been around for about a year now, but I don't know, I just noticed it now! The story behind this particular lemming:

This afternoon I ventured all the way to Makati (I live hours away) to get my little girl's medicine. I commuted and took the bus and a cab...I actually wanted to take the car but that's what I get for being too lazy to renew my license. Anyway, sorry I digress, after I got the medicine from Medical Plaza Makati, I again looked for a cab. I waited and tried to hail cab after cab but no success. I didn't want to wait anymore so I thought, hey I could just walk to Glorietta (this is the nearest mall). Ooh, even though I was entirely unfamiliar with the area I thought I had the greatest idea.

So I walked and walked and walked, and walked! Damn, it was far. I was sweating like a pig. I kept hoping I'd see Glorietta soon, and after walking more and more, I finally did! YAY!!! Upon entering the mall. I headed straight to the nearest bathroom and cleaned up. Looked at myself in the mirror...surprisingly decent! And I had the loveliest flush on my cheeks from the exercise. I loved the color of this natural flush.

I tried to remember if I had any blush with a similar color, and even though I've never tried it, Benefit Coralista came to mind.

I still love my mineral blushes but I'm also looking into collecting pressed blushes. Always been a lipstick girl, but lately, I find that I have a thing for blushes. I'm not sure if I should go ahead and get Coraista now though because I have loads and loads of mineral blushes (many samples, some full sized) that I haven't really used, some I haven't even touched!

So my question to you is, what do you think of the Benefit Coralista blush? Have you tried it? Should I buy it? :)

10 comments:

liz said...

they say its a dupe of NARS orgasm. ^_^ id get the NARS na lang since the price is bound to be the same if you buy the Coralista in the Philippines.

verina oei said...

oohmu shud stick with mineral blush !hehhe
i mean u already got tons,i was lemming for those benefit blushes once but i managed to go with MMU instead,so i dont feel guilty while putting on my makeup
:P

adin_22 said...

I was thinking of getting one too..:D

nikkiz. said...

Been on my lemming list since it first cam out too. I have a full cabinet of mineral and non mineral blushes but I would still get this because I'm a blush ho! LOL!

Michelle (Lipstick Rules) said...

I am a blush fanatic and LOVE Coralista!! It is gorgeous. I bought it in May I think and wear it at least once a week. I have NARs Orgasm too and they are different. Orgasm has more shimmer and Coralista has more depth to the colour. I love coralista more. Trust me. You would love it. I think it would look gorgeous on you.

Michelle
xxx

I love reading about the Philippines. I haven't been there since I last visited in 1980 when I was 8.

~tHiAmErE~ said...

i haven't tried benefit blushes yet..
i would actually love to try their pop palette..

3 blushes in one cute box..

i don't think we have benefit here in the phils...do we?

twinsouls888 said...

I think the color is pretty ^_^. You should get one and make a swatch and post about it hehe. :)

Ida said...

liz, well, i have heard about it being compared to NARS Orgasm a lot...i'll have to check out Orgasm first. that's another lemming! :)

verina, very practical advice. just what i was thinking. you're right! :)

adin, post about it on your blog when you get one? :)

nikki, i think i'm kinda turning into a blush ho too hehe.

michelle, ok, you've totally convinced me to get it. haha :) wow, that's a long time since you've been here! :)

thiamere, benefit has such cute packaging no? :) we don't have them in the stores here, but benefitcosmetics.com and tamera online do ship to the phils hehe :)

twinsouls, glad you think it's pretty too. i'll definitely post if i do go ahead and get coralista :)

Golden said...

The coralista blush looks like a pretty peach shade, which I believe will suit you sis. Practically, I wouldn't get it if I were you as you mentioned that you've LOTS of blushes already. But it's still up to you sis if you're gonna get it or not. *wink*

By the way sis, I got a tag for you. Check it at:

http://goldensdiary.blogspot.com/2009/08/awards-awards-and-awards_30.html

Ida said...

golden, thanks for the advice sis :) wow, thank you, will check it out :)

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