Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Etude House Fresh Cherry Tints - Pretty!

I'm on a roll with the non-mmu posts! Haha. I must admit I've been trying more traditional makeup lately. For base makeup though, it's gotta be mmu. Otherwise, I will break out, I'm pretty sure because this is what happened the last few days. But for blush, eyeshadow, and lately, lippies, I love color so I love trying new things.

Like the Etude House Fresh Cherry Tints, in #2 Pink and #1 Red:



I saw these on one of my favorite beauty blogs (ABS- sooooo much eye candy here) months and months ago and was totally lemming for them, so it was a wonderful coincidence that Claudia had a few of these left as overstock from her last pre-order, which I missed. She was selling them at a reasonable price too, at PhP 340 each or around $7, so not like the ones up on ebay! Of course I grabbed them quickly. Here are swatches:


Looks and feels creamy upon application.


I smudged them with my finger. They're semi-dry here and look a bit like gloss...


Here's what the tints look like once dry, which doesn't take too long to happen.

A tip: exfoliate lips well and moisturize before using lip stains! This is why I didn't post a photo of the Fresh Cherry tints on my lips. But if applied on well-conditioned lips, these look lovely. Gives a real pretty pop of color! They stain very well, and staying power, for me, is excellent. I have to rub them off with a wet tissue to get the color off completely! Like with the last photo, I tried rubbing the swatch off my wrist with my shirt, but it would not budge. LOL.

They do make my lips dry though, like most lip stains do, but my lips are naturally pretty dry. I love putting a gloss over these, which solves that problem and lets me customize the color. I love both colors but if I had to choose between the two it'd be #2 Pink, which is a lighter color. And I like using these as cheek tints even more. These give me a subtle, beautiful flush of color. And I can blend them easily.

These also smell nice. I think they're supposed to smell like cherries, but to me they smell just like jellyace, a local brand of jelly candy. Yum!

I wish we had Etude House here like we do The Face Shop. Etude House products seem so much fun and girly. I'll definitely be trying more Asian brand cosmetics :)

13 comments:

~tHiAmErE~ said...

yay!
im also trying asian cosmetics

they look gorgeous!
im so buying that sometime

have you tried any bbcreams?

donnarence said...

wow.. nice.. san mo binili ida?? thanks mwahh

Fifi said...

lovely! i wonder if they sell them here. i'll look out for them.

the packaging looks pretty plain though. still, i love multi functional products. perfect for traveling, right?

Gel said...

ganda! i like the red one.

Louie said...

woah i always heard that from anastacia ETUDE san ba yan i wanna try asian products esp kOrean cosmetics ..etude and faceshop are now becoming popular . the colors are really intense no matipid yan sis hihi :P ..

-sorry sabi ko sa blog this month lol how i can able to get pregnant eh wala dito si hubby lol.. i mean sana this year kaso naunahan :C pero pagnaiisip ko yun dati nangyari natatakot namn ako "as in sobra" kaya cguro ang tagal di pa nasundan may phobia na ko talaga :C

CamRenRai16(SHOBE) said...

aaggghh..sis ida ..natetemot ako nooo..nagpipigil ako....ahaha

Pammy said...

Gorgeous gorgeous. :P

I love both colors. :)

Ida said...

thiamere, can't wait to see your posts on new asian brands you try! these are such cute girly colors. i recently tried 2 bb creams from bare naturals, but i think they broke me out :(

donnarence, thanks :) i bought them from claudia of GT...click her name on the post above it'll take you to her site :)

fifi, welcome back! it'd be great if they sell these over there. true, the box was cute but the actual packaging very plain. still like it though. def nice for traveling :)

gel, thanks, the red one is quite cute :)

louie, those 2 korean cosmetics are do seem to be getting more popular. dami ko pa gusto itry. matagal ko mauubos to :) gosh ang hirap nun sis gusto mo pero natatakot din at the same time. wish you all the best talaga when you try :)

shobe, these would look great on you! :D

pammy, they're such cute, fun colors :)

oOchaOo said...

very cute!! i want one too :)
i love that the staying power is excellent heehee congratulations on your good buy sis <3

Gel said...

i'm really lemming for the red one, sis! sayang wala na si claudia eh..

Elise said...

Oh WOW, this is a great post & you have the most gorgeously cool site here. I had to stop by to leave this comment for you – and to say hi ! Your posts are original - it's all perfect ! Thank you for sharing your site and best wishes....have a great Sunday !

Ida said...

cha, these stain really well! thanks sis :)

gel, oo nga eh claudia said she only had like 2 or three of them. sayang. i think she'll be having another pre-order though! :)

elise, aww thank you so much! best wishes also and i had a great sunday- hope you did too! :)

Joy Winner-or-Whiner said...

Wow, that human nature line looks promising! You picked some great goodies!

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