About Me / Skin Profile

About Me

I’m Allison, and I live in SingaporeI’m 19 and just starting university.

I started my beauty journey when I was 16, beginning with makeup – but I’m kinda more into skincare now.

Black Card holder at Sephora (that’s the Singapore VIB equivalent!); definitely spent waaaay too much there heh!

Currently prefer Asian beauty products – much easier to shop online, considering how I can lie in bed and stare longingly at all the things I want but already have……

Bonus: I really don’t like highly fragranced products, and I definitely have a love affair with airless pump bottles – I hate dipping my fingers into jars, as I tend to keep longer nails.


Skin Profile

N23 skin-tone – I’ve got neutral/olive undertones with fairly light skin.

Skin type is dry-combi; my cheeks are fairly dry, while I’ve got an oily T-zone.

My skin is mega-hardy, and my main concerns are acne, rough skin, brightening (especially with my dark eye circles!), and early anti-aging.

I am Singaporean Chinese, so I tend to look green-ish under flourescent light.

Since I live in Singapore, the weather is super hot (30ºC) and humid (80% humidity anyone?).


Base Makeup products that match my skintone

Note: + / – means exactly what you think it is! Some don’t fit my skin tone perfectly. ~ = 1 shade only

Western Brands

– MAC Face & Body, N1 +
– Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12 Hour Primer, Fair
– BareMinerals Original Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15, Fairly Light
– L’Oreal Lucent Magique Skin Luminating Tri-Powder Foundation, R3 Apricot Ivory

Asian Brands

BB Creams

Innisfree Smart Makeup Blenders #13 / #21
Missha UV Cushion Base #21
Missha M Magic Cushion #21 –
Innisfree Smart Makeup Blenders #13 / #21
Laneige BB Cushion (Anti-Aging) #13 +
IOPE Air Cushion XP #21
Hera UV Mist Cushion #21
Verite UV Multi Cushion #21
Espoir Face Slip Nude Cushion Ivory Warm / Pure (?)

CC Creams

Banila Co. it Radiant CC Cream ~ –
Banila Co. it Radiant CC Cushion BE10++
IOPE Complete Care CC Cream #1 +
Laneige Water Base CC Cream #1 +
Hera City Defence CC Cream #21
Hera CC Cream (2015) #21
Etude House Super Collagen CC Cream W13 (?)

Foundations

VDL Beauty Metal Cushion Foundation EX A201 / A203
Luna Water Essence Founpact ~
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