BYS Cosmetics, which means Be Yourself, is an affordable cosmetics line. Prices are comparable to Philippines own Nichido and Ever Bilena cosmetics. But, the look of their products is comparable to MAC Cosmetics without having you pay the expensive price.
I was lucky enough to join other bloggers to get to know more about the brand. We were given a short intro about the history of the brand and the products they carry. The makeup colors and nail polishes are so vibrant and saturated. Think Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj!
Before heading home, I went to Watsons Centrio Mall and bought extra BYS products. I bought the BYS Longwear Lipstick and BYS Liquid Foundation Age Defying. At first, I thought they don’t have enough variants for the foundation. Well, at least at the location I went to. Still, I decided to buy the foundation in Honey Beige and it works with my skin tone just fine. After the first layer of application, it looks like you’re not wearing any foundation at all. The coverage is light, buildable and causes no irritation.
When I got home, I started playing with the samples BYS Philippines gave us. I immediately loved the BYS Matte Lipstick in Disco Inferno. The neon eye shadow is something that I would not normally wear. But, I find the colors to be good for Stage, Performance or Theater makeup. Have you seen Nicki Minaj eye makeup on the American Idol Top 4, May 1st, performance night? The green BYS eyeshadow is similar in vibrancy to the one Nicki was wearing. If you are not fond of vibrant makeup, I find that using a light hand when applying the eyeshadow is all right. It’s not too overpowering. Again, the color is very buildable.
Check out the brand as soon as you can. They always create new products every three months! If you are into affordable luxury, please check out BYS Cosmetics.