Unboxing: Decorté | Clozette


An overly dramatic beauty routine is so last year! With the rise of skip-care and minimalist beauty at the conclusion of 2018 comes the realisation that sometimes, a select few when it comes to one's routine can deliver stellar results, too. So this 2019, we're glad to welcome some Decorté Cosmetics products to our vanity. They provide quick fixes for our beauty needs without compromising on quality. 


For the daily staple, there's The Rouge Lipstick in PK855 that gives you a just-bitten pout that's perfect for any mood and agenda. Then there's the AQ Meliority Repair Foaming Wash that aims to rid your skin of all the nasties after an entire day of makeup, pollution and dirt while making sure that it's prepped for the rest of your routine. And, of course, there's one of the stars of their skincare range, the Liposome Hydration Boosting Serum. It's a lightweight, super-moisturising serum that aims to ensure the skin is at its prime condition while retaining hydration, elasticity and firmness with its time-released biomimetic phospholipid bilayers. We give you a glimpse of these new discoveries in our unboxing video above. 


(Cover photo from: @decortebeauty)

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Going to the nail salon is one of life's simple pleasures. We all love to get pampered with our favourite girls while winding down to the in-house music as the scent of essential oils perfume the room. But before all that, we always struggle to choose the colour we want. Sometimes we want to spice things up but after rummaging through 50 bottles, we end up with our go-to colour. Believe it or not, our choice of manicure speaks volumes about our personality. Read on to find out what your favourite nail polish colour says about you.


Nude/Clear


Left: paradeoflove; Right: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri - Clearly Quick, PHP295.00/~USD5.43 (zalora.com.ph)


For those of you who love a natural look with clear polish to nude tones, you consider yourself to be low-maintenance gals who prefer a clean and classy lifestyle. Colleagues and peers see you as a reliable, down-to-earth and caring person.


Pink/Pastels



Left: iamczri; Right: Anny Just Glow Nail Polish, PHP495.00/USD9.11 (zalora.com.ph)


Ladies who go for sweet colours like pink are described as sweet and relaxed people. Like pastels, you have a bubbly personality and people warm up to you easily because of your graceful and empathetic attitude. You never fail to look put together and radiate in elegance.


Earth tones



Left: madamelindt; Right: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri - Taupe to go, PHP295.00/~USD5.43 (zalora.com.ph)


Wearing greys and warm earth-tones like maroon, brown or burgundy is a sign of sophistication and maturity. You’re highly self-assured and people see this confidence as sexy. Friends go to you for serious talk and advice because your extensive knowledge of life is rooted from experience.


White



Left: tesletelandotcom; Right: Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear in White On, PHP195.00/~USD3.59 (zalora.com.ph)


You're a little bit of a perfectionist and you take pride in this trait. And when it comes to a manicure, white polish may be the hardest colour to maintain but you're up for the challenge. People look up to you as a trend-setter for always putting in the effort. 



Black


Left: cat_jiajia; Right: Anny Nail Polish in Deep Black Chief, PHP495.00/~USD9.11 (zalora.com.ph)


For the femme fatale, black polish is the way to go. You are not afraid to go against the grain in the name of art and creativity. People are intimidated by your enigmatic allure because you embrace your edgy personality. But behind the mysterious and confident facade is a deep and intense heart.


Metallic/Glitters



Left: charleneajose; Right: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri - Go for Gold, PHP295.00/~USD5.43 (zalora.com.ph)


All things shiny like metallic shades and glittery textures are always trendy for your refined tastes. Wearing this reflects your luxurious palate and charismatic personality. You love good drama but you make certain to stay strong and poised.



Red



Left: ianstamaria; Right: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri - Rapid Red, PHP295.00/~USD5.43 (zalora.com.ph)


If you are drawn to red polish, you must be the life of every party. Your life is action-packed and you always have a story to tell. Sometimes you get sassy but friends enjoy how sociable and easy-going you are.


Orange


Left: deeyeenjazmine; Right: Anny Supernova Casanova Nail Polish, PHP495.00/~USD9.11 (zalora.com.ph)


Daring and flamboyant personalities tend to be drawn to vibrant orange shades. Being free-spirited makes you impulsive and restless but only because you have an insatiable curiosity and love to have fun. Some people think you have a crazy outlook in life but really, they just don’t understand your sense of humour.



Yellow



Left: marlinacarlos; Right: Make Up Factory Nail Color In Marigold #578, PHP595.00/~USD10.95 (zalora.com.ph)


As we all know, yellow symbolises happiness and joy. Wearing this colour means you are imaginative and youthful. You love to surround yourself with creativity and a carefree atmosphere. Having an independent personality makes you fearless and a highly intelligent communicator.


Green


Left: penmyblog; Right: Orly Green With Envy, PHP425.00/~USD7.82 (zalora.com.ph)


Green is a dynamic colour that matches your energetic yet composed character. You are down-to-earth but you get excited easily at every opportunity for an adventure. Sometimes, you're also a bit superstitious, preferring colours that are known to bring good luck.



Blue



Left: leannelow; Right: Orly Indie Nail Polish, PHP425/~USD7.82 (zalora.com.ph)


Women who go for blue are described as composed and sincere people. Friends are loyal to you because of your trustworthy personality. You appreciate people who respect your need for peace because you love to dive deep into your thoughts. This makes you mysterious to others but this helps you think out of the box when dealing with daily life.


Purple/Neons


Left: stilettoesdiva; Right: Sally Hansen Miracle Gel in Orchid-ing, PHP350/~USD6.66 (zalora.com.ph)


If you love purple nails or bright neon toes, you are an artistic individual with a strong sense of self. You live in the moment without being afraid of taking risks because of your optimistic mindset. Others describe you as the perfect friend thanks to your gentle and approachable vibe. People always go to you for support because of your open-mindedness and non-judgmental attitude.


Next, discover the ideal handbag based on your zodiac sign.


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In the beauty world, there's a certain aesthetic that's favoured during the holidays and that's gold hues. Whether it's embellishments or the whole packaging of products, the metallic sheen certainly reflects the festive mood of the season. Classy and elegant, nobody can resist the allure of gold cosmetics. In our own Clozette Community, we spotted some beautiful beauty goodies with the Midas touch. Keep scrolling to check them out. 


YSL Beauty


(Photo from: SharonLove)


Pat McGrath Labs


(Photo from: fifiliciousify)



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