Makeup Tips From @illiyaridzuan

by - Saturday, September 03, 2016

Keep in mind that every skin is unique. Only you have your skin. Every product listed on my Instagram (@illiyaridzuan) are what I used & reviewed. Nevertheless, you still need to do trial & error to find the product that suits your skin. Each of these numbers are arranged according to specific topics. The links in these numbers are listed in a random order. To understand better, read all the posts in one number. Please don't repost any of these posts without my permission. Thank you.

1) Tips to make your makeup long-lasting.
(Great for Weddings & Long Hours Events)

2) Makeup essentials for beginner. 

3) How to pick & use makeup if you have eczema, sensitive or dry skin.

Common things you should know before buying any makeup if you have Eczema:

Makeup application tips for people suffering with Eczema:

Mix a hydrating serum or facial oil in your foundation to prevent your skin from drying out throughout the day:

4) Lip Balm

Tips to Avoid Chapped Lips: 

Reviews on Rosebud Perfume Company: Rosebud Salve in a tube, Dr.Lipp Original Nipple Balm for Lip, The Body Shop Dragonfruit Lip Butter, & Belif Sugar Coat Lip Balm:

Reviews on Nivea Fruity Shine Watermelon and Nivea Care & Colour in Red:

Review on Lucas' Papaw Ointment:

Review on First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Lip Therapy:

Review on Kiehl's Lip Balm #1:

L'Occitane Limited Edition Shea Butter Violet Solidarity Balm:

5) Lip Products

Reviews on Tony Moly: New Delight Tony Tint in Cherry Pink, The Saem: Saemmul Real Tint in Red, and Tony Moly: Kiss Lover Lip Master in Sexy Red.

Reviews on WetnWild Megalast Lip Color:

Mac Lipsticks Swatches Part 1 (Kinda Sexy, Mehr, Twig, Velvet Teddy, & Whirl):

Mac Lipsticks Swatches Part 2 (Kinda Sexy, Mehr, Twig, Velvet Teddy, & Whirl):

Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipsticks Swatches (Baci, Caramello, Patina, Aria, Como, Chianti, Ricco, Beso, & Fiery):

Lipstick & Lipgloss Galore:

Review on Beat Beauty Liquid Matte in the shade Blair:

Review on NYX Cosmetics Butter Lipstick in the shade Beach BBQ:

Review on Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor in the shade Addiction:

Palladio Velvet Matte Cream Lip Color:

Review and Swatches of Palladio Velvet Matte Cream Lip Color:

Laneige Silk Intense Lipstick:

6) Powder

Comparison reviews between Innisfree No-Sebum Mineral Powder & W-Lab Sebum Out Finish Powder:

Comparison reviews between Innisfree No-Sebum Mineral Powder & Innisfree No-Sebum Mineral Pact:

Innisfree No-Sebum Mineral Powder & Innisfree No-Sebum Blur Powder:

Review on Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Airbrushing Pressed Powder SPF30:

Video on covering acne using Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Airbrushing Pressed Powder SPF30:

Powder Galore:

The old and new version of Belif Almighty Sun Powder SPF50+/PA+++:

7) Eyeliner

Eyeliner 101:

17 Eyeliner Tips & Tricks:

The first alternative for an eyeliner is using a mascara:

The second alternative for an eyeliner is using a dark eyeshadow colour:

8) Eyelash Curler

Simple Tips on Eyelash Curlers:

Comparison reviews between Daiso Eyelash Curler & Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler:

Review on Laura Mercier Eyelash Curler:

9) Eyebrow 

Essence 'Make Me Brow' Eyebrow Gel Mascara:

Review on Silky Girl Expert Brow Super Slim Liner:

Short reviews on four of Benefit Cosmetics eyebrow deluxe sized products:

Essence Little Eyebrow Monsters Collection:

Comparison reviews between Essence Make Me Brow & Benefit Gimme Brow:

10) Mascara

Protect your eyes. Replace mascara every 3 months, never share makeup, and avoid using expired products:

The different formulation of mascara:

The different shapes & types of the mascara brushes:

The list of high-raved mascaras that are available in Malaysia:

Reviews on Maybelline The Magnum Barbie Mascara & Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Jumbo Lash Mascara:

Review on Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara:

Review on Maybelline Volum' Express The Hypercurl Mascara:

11) Primer

Short reviews on Face Primer and Eye Primer that I have:

Comparison reviews on Pore Minimizing Primers (Benefit The Porefessional & Maybelline Baby Skin Pore Eraser)

Review on the Bourjois Happy Light Luminous Serum Primer:

12) CC Cream, BB Cream, and Foundation.

Colour Correcting Cream (CC Cream):

Beauty or Beauty Balm Cream (BB Cream) and Many Ways to Use It:

Reviews on Bourjois 123 Perfect CC Cream Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum, & Bourjois AirMat:

How to choose the right foundation shade for your skin?

Mixing Essence or Facial Oil in Foundation:

13) Mixing Palette

How to use a spatula & a palette? :

How to modify the shade of a foundation using a bronzing powder? :

14) Concealer

Drugstore Colour Correcting Palette:

Collection Cosmetics Lasting Perfection Concealer cut in half:

Review on the Maybelline Instant Age Rewind: Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Concealer:

Drugstore Concealer Galore:

Review on NYX HD Studio Photogenic Concealer:

15) Blush

What are contour, highlight, bronzer, & blush? It is really necessary to use them? :

Review on Benefit Cosmetics Dandelion:

Palladio Matte Blush:

Review on Palladio Matte Blush:

16) Contour, Highlight, and Bronzer.

What are contour, highlight, bronzer, & blush? It is really necessary to use them?

Tips on Contouring & Highlighting:

Drugstore Bronzer, Contour Kit, & Highlighter that are Currently Available in Malaysia:

Multiple ways to use The Balm Mary-Lou Manizer:

17) Makeup brushes & tools for makeup application.

Ecotools Make Up Brushes:

Innisfree Make Up Brushes:

Oval Brushes at Lash Bar:

My Collection of RealTechniques Brushes:

Innisfree ECO Beauty Tool Air Magic Puff & Laneige BB Cushion Puff:

Cosmetic Buds and Cushion Puff:

The different results of applying foundation using a cushion puff, foundation brush, & makeup sponge (Beauty Blender):

What is the difference between synthetic makeup brushes & natural hair makeup brushes? Which one is better? :

What do you think about cheap knockoff makeup brushes from China? Are they cruelty-free? :

Daiso Reasonable Pack Makeup Sponges:

Tarte Limited-Edition Tarteist Toolbox Brush Set & Magnetic Palette:

How do I store my double-ended makeup brushes? :

Innisfree Eco Beauty Tool : Cover Stamping Puff:

Kioda Powder Puff Set (Cucurbit + Water Drop Shaped):

18) How to clean makeup brushes.

Why you need to deep clean makeup tools? :

Cleaning cushion foundation puff with a bar soap:

A cheaper alternative to the Brush Guard:

Washing a flat foundation brush using a Brush Egg makeup brush cleaner:

Using the Makeup Brush Cleaner that I got from @trumerinternational :

How to Clean & Care for Makeup Sponges:

Alternative to wipe an eyeshadow makeup brush in between application:

19) Setting Spray

Comparison reviews on Urban Decay All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray & Mac Prep+Prime Fix+:

The differences of all Urban Decay Setting Spray:

20) How to sanitize makeup & skincare products.

How I sanitize & disinfect my makeup? (Powder Products):

How I sanitize & disinfect my makeup? (Cream Products):

How I sanitize & disinfect my makeup? (Lipstick):

How I sanitize & disinfect my makeup? (Pencil Products):

How I sanitize & disinfect my makeup? (Mascara/Lipgloss/Concealer Wand):

Where to get the  surgical spirit (methyl salicylate), methylated spirit, and isopropyl alcohol swabs to sanitize & disinfect products?

21) Makeup Remover is a must.

Refer to this link and look for Number 18: Makeup Remover and Number 19: Micellar Water. 

22) About makeup brands.

23) Makeup Organizers

Makeup Organizers at MR.DIY:
Makeup Organizers at MUJI:
Makeup Organizers at Daiso:
Makeup Organizers at IKEA:

24) Don't Use Expired Makeup!

Want to know when your makeup expires? :

Protect your eyes. Replace mascara every 3 months, never share makeup, and avoid using expired products:

Check the date of manufacture of perfumes and cosmetics through & :

Check the differences between a foundation that haven't expired and have expired:

25) Understanding the terms Cruelty-free and Haram in cosmetics.

26) What are the meanings of the words dupe, fake, & inspired in the cosmetic world?

27) How to get free samples & bargains?


Always apply anything on cosmetic brand's official Facebook pages or website for free samples:

First facial experience at New York Skin Solutions:

Clearance Shelves at Tesco:

Asking for samples at Sephora Malaysia:

Take a copy of Caring, Guardian, & Watsons catalogues to make it easier to do price comparisons.

If you go to Watsons, remember to bring one of their catalogue home.
There are online coupon codes in them.

28) Makeup Sharpener

Daiso 3-Way Cosmetic Sharpener: 
29) Mini Ringlight 

Review on the Multifunctional Ringlight:

30) Where to buy 100% natural and certified organic cosmetic products?

31) What's in my makeup bag?

32) Where to buy cheap brush guards?

Random Makeup Pictures:


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