Review: Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Blush (Splendor)


A huge chunk of my makeup collection is dominated by blushes. I love blushes! Especially the one’s that give out a natural flush (the kind that makes people think you got out and played sports or you rubbed elbows with your crush kind of flush). Being a blush addict, I’ve always wanted to try out Tarte. Luckily I got this limited edition shade from .

Tarte Amazonian Clay Blushes are baked blushes. This particulare shade, Splendor is a special edition shade that is included in the Sephora Favorites in the Glow Set; hence the mini size. It is a peachy pink shade with gold chunks of glitter that emits shimmer when swatched. The shade reminds me of Nar’s  Orgasm, only less with the shimmer. This claims to last for 12 hours but for people with oily skin like me, it lasted around 6-8 hours (tops) which isn’t so bad for a powder blush.


Although intimidating in the pan because of the big chunks of glitter, I find this shade wearable. It gives me a subtle glow every time I use it, and I also get compliments as well.

Weight: 3.4 grams / 0.11 Oz.

Price: Although a part of set when bought from Sephora, I got this individually for less than P400.

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  • The product claims to last for 12 hours but it only lasted for up to 8 hours on mine because of my oily skin. (Although this isn’t a major fallback for me cos’ 8 hours is long enough for me already when it comes to blushes)
  • It cannot be sold separately since it is included in the Holiday Sets of Sephora. Which would also mean that, it may not be available any longer if ever you wish to repurchase.


  • Great color pay-off.
  • Great texture! It is not chalky on the pan and when applied on the face.
  • It doesn’t irritate my skin.
  • The packaging may be a bit simple but when you open it the pan just looks lovely, that I hate myself every time I swipe my brush on it, cos I hate to damage the intricate details on the pan.

The Night Siren


“What potions have i drunk of siren tears,
Distilled from limbecks foul as hell within,
Applying fears to hopes and hopes to fear,
Still losing when I saw myself to win!”
– William Shakespeare ‘Sonnet CXIX’





Model: Jaja Flores
Photography: Jayne Vanessa Valentin
Post Processing: Bendafourth Asuncion
HMUA: Your’s Truly

Special Thanks to Raymar Relato and Anthony Evan De Castro!

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Beauty Bloggers United’s First Anniversary Blowout #bbus1st

Beauty Bloggers United just turned a year older today!! Yay!! Happy Birthday BBU! And because of that, me and 9 more bloggers cooked up something really special for all our dear readers!


Together with Jannie of Jannieology, Mary Jane of Fashion Travels, Yette of Yettezkie’s Doodles, Eyah of Eyahnism, Mel of Mellelee, Candice of Candice Amoranto, Gen-zel of Gen-zel Kisses, Patricia of lalalapatricia and Riza of The Impreishable Beauty, we prepared a giveaway in lieu of BBU’s first anniversary! To make things extra special, we are giving away 10 sets of prizes to 10 lucky BBU readers! (I repeat, those are 10 SETS) cool huh? Makes me want to back out from hosting the giveaway and join! Here are the prizes that can be won:











Thats aloooot of prizes right?! I am hosting Loot #6 which consists of a Nature Republic Pen Eyeliner, Beauty Credit Nail Reinforcing Agent and eyes shadow, assorted collagen masks from Etude House and Baviphat, a nail art pen and a set of caviar for nails. I am drooling over the other loots hosted by my fellow beauty bloggers that I had to hold back so as I won’t quit! Haha! Kidding aside! Well, jokes are half meant! On top of that, we made joining very easy for each of you girls!

How to join?
Simply follow all the “mandatory” tasks on the Rafflecopter below and voila! You get points for better chances at winning. Once all the mandatory instructions are completed, we added a few “optional” things to follow to increase your chances of winning – which is by earning more points. Easy Breezy Right?

I hope you girls join! Have fun and Goodluck!

JUST CLICK THE RAFFLECOPTER LINK BELOW!! You might miss this one cos’ the Rafflecopter javascript thing won’t appear in my blog because I am only using a host. So if you are having a hard time looking for it on this entry it is just down here, a link that’s light pink.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Found it? Good! I hope you girls join! Have fun and Goodluck!

Follow me on Bloglovin!

A couple of months ago, I switched my blog from Blogspot to WordPress, and because of that I was getting a hard time to read the blogs I follow. After many failed attempts at Bloglovin, I finally got to open one and claim my blog. Haha. I kinda got a hard time getting a confirmation from Bloglovin which is why I made a new email address for it. Anyway, I finally got one now and I am excited to follow you girls. So if you have one, make sure to link your blog below so I can follow you, Now here’s mine to follow:

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