If you haven’t heard of Happy Skin, welcome back from under your rock. I feel like their marketing is so aggressive that they’ve probably reached every Filipina even just remotely interested in makeup. You can read about their story here, but in a nutshell it’s a local makeup brand that launched sometime last year and that offers “an entire range of skin-caring makeup.” I hadn’t actually tried any of their products before this purchase, but my Instagram feed was so saturated with photos of their summer collection launch last week that I just had to have a taste of it.
To see good overviews of the summer collection and the new additions to the permanent line, check out Project Vanity and Bless My Bag. Happy Skin came out with limited edition lippies and blushes for the summer, but have also added some exciting new things to their permanent range, including a micellar water makeup remover (!!!). Based on Liz’s and Julia’s posts I decided to purchase the full set of Shut Up & Kiss Me Turn Up The Heat Lippies (1,249.00 for the set and 549.00 individually). Funny how none of the colours from the permanent range of lipsticks ever enticed me despite the rave reviews on the formula, while all three of these summer shades looked absolutely irresistible to me. Have a look: