Sephora’s Best of beauty 2018
Marbbie Tagabucba (The Philippine Star) - December 21, 2018 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — There are so many new, hip beauty brands and product releases these days. When it’s a brand that I can only get online, before making a crucial, make-or-break beauty investment — or steal! — I always do my research, which partly consists of reading the reviews section. On Sephora Philippines’ site, I filter the results I get based on my beauty profile so I know the reviews are written by people who more or less have the same needs as I do. I trust it because you can’t write a review on the multi-brand beauty retailer’s e-commerce site unless you’ve actually purchased the product using the account that you’ll be writing from. Plus Sephora Philippines makes available to our side of the world the most coveted beauty brands out there and have it delivered straight to your doorstep. Here are my picks from this year’s hits.

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Urban Decay All Nighter - Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray

The brand itself has a provocative, fun vibe so they’re all about offering high-performance cosmetics that will ensure your face stays put through a night of partying.

Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip Color in Uncensored

Created by Robyn Fenty, aka Rihanna herself, this is the brand that shook up the beauty industry with inclusiveness as its focus. It’s all about developing formulas for all skin types and universal shades. The Gloss Bomb certainly started a trend by bringing lip gloss back. Meet its bolder, intensely pigmented sister.

It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream Oil-Free Matte with SPF 40

Developed with leading plastic surgeons and conceptualized to provide women everywhere with clinically proven skincare that combats skin problems, I enjoyed the ease of It Cosmetics’ CC Cream.

Fresh Soy Face Cleanser

Fresh combines potent natural ingredients from ancient rituals with modern science to develop effective formulas that look, smell and feel as good as they work. Like everybody else in the reviews section, this cleanser has changed my regimen for the better. It removes all my makeup in one washing without leaving my skin feeling parched.

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