Upcoming Posts

NYX Rouge Cream Blush in Hot Pink
Skin Food Mushroom Multi BB Cream

Check back soon!

lotto sole winner from las pinas michael jackson susan boyle lady gaga american idol storm genderless

Sunday, March 2, 2008

ELLANA Minerals

When they opened their store in Manila last year, i received a few samples from Coney, one of the people behind Ellana Minerals. The sampler set includes foundation, finishing powder and a blush. The shades that i got were the following, all in their Premium Blend* formula:
  • French Vanilla Latte (foundation)
  • Hazelnut (foundation)
  • Toffee Mocha (foundation)
  • Espresso con Panna (finishing powder)
  • Heaven (blush)
*one of their two foundation formulas, the other one is Glow Enhancer Blend.

French Vanilla Latte is a light shade with warm golden undertones;
Hazelnut is a medium light shade with warm golden undertones; while Toffee Mocha is a medium shade that suits those with olive undertones. Among the three, French Vanilla Latte is my favorite. The foundation shades offer full coverage and matte finish, really good for those with oily skin.
I wish i got Glow Enhancer Blend instead, i just saw in their website that this formula provides a light to medium coverage. I prefer to have that look with sheen, not glittery but natural glow.. and long lasting coverage at the same time.

I like how the finishing powder (Espresso con Panna) helped in keeping my make-up lasts the whole day. It works like a concealer too, it minimizes the appearance of small imperfections and fine lines. For oily skin, it can be used prior to putting foundation.

I got a nice shade Heaven, a matte, deep muted pink shade with a hint of lavender. Very pigmented that the sample size will last a long way.

Photo copied from


Anonymous said...

Currently it sounds like BlogEngine is the preferred blogging platform out there right now.
(from what I've read) Is that what you're using on your blog?

My blog post Methadone Clinics In Ma

Blogger said...

If you're looking for a solid contextual advertising network, I recommend you take a look at Propeller Ads.