As locally-made cosmetic products continue to steal places on every Filipina’s make up routine, standards were also being set high by make up lovers – two of which we are bound to set for ourselves too: affordability and simplicity.
Atarah Organics sent me a box of their organic cosmetic products locally made in Alfonso, Cavite. Here’s the list of new items you’d wish to add inside your make up box and my honest opinion on my experience. Happy reading!
Established in 2018, Jonellene Faith Aquino, brand owner, had decided to put up a business to support her studies and ministry. She started with clothes, home and living items, watches and accessories until she learned that she has to create something on her own.
Faith’s sensitive skin brought her to the idea of starting a make up line. She handcrafted organic formula to produce lip tints, work on its packaging one by one, and have the products delivered to her customers which she handled only by herself. Now at 23, her hardwork brought her to bigger opportunities. She has now added more items on her online shop and was able to have Atarah Organics displayed and sold in a concept store at Silang Cavite. #GOALS
1. Clay Blush
Shades: Summer, Autumn
Packaging: Tightly sealed in plastic
Price: 159 pesos
Application: lips, cheeks and eyelids
Clayblush is not really me. Maybe that’s why this is the last product I have tried in the collection. But Atarah Organics surprised your tita with the level of this item’s quality! Creamy, easy to apply, and good pigment clayblush. Blendable! Lasted almost a day on my cheek amidst the hot sun and cold breeze of wind at my school, applied 6 in the morning and I only had to do my retouch by 3 in the afternoon. However, it does not leave heavy color on your skin. If you plan on wearing a glam make up, I suggest to refrain from applying thick amount of clayblush because it will make your blush patchy. I recommend this product for light and natural make up looks but you can also try it on any way that would work for you!
2. Mini Balm deluxe size
Shades: Cherry, Plumberry, Cotton, Candy and Apricot
Packaging: 5 pieces in a pink mesh bag, white plastic container
Application: lips, cheeks and eyelids
Price: 59 pesos each, 249 for a set (5)
I live for matte lip products! What I like most about this cute-sized item is it comes very handy that I can put it inside my pocket or a purse whenever I leave the house. This balm is also creamy, moisturizing, light weight and really wearable. Same as the clay blush, thick application can cause chappy lips, it also has light pigment, and lasts for 3-5 hours without oily meals.
3. Lip Tint
Shades: Eiya, Bless, Venice, Rhealle, Carla, Haily, Syryl, Joy
Size: 10 ml
Packaging: glass tube, gold cap, tightly sealed in plastic
Application: cheeks and lips
Price: 130 pesos
Atarah Organics has claimed their liptints to be “long lasting, doesn’t crack lips, semi gel consistency, light weight” and I would not argue with that!
4. Pixie Stain
Shades: Chelle, Pearl
Packaging: benetint-inspired glass container, tightly packed in plastic
If you are looking for liptints with powdered matte stain finish, then this product might be perfect for you! Pixie Stain is the 3rd brand of local matte liptint I have tried so far and I can say that it’s not bad. I liked that it was really pigmented and lasts long when applied. It does not dry fast so you can blend it out on your lips. The only concern that I have is when it stays too long, the stain gets dry and make my lips chappy. So make you sure to have your lips exfoliated and moisturized before applying the product.
5. Let it Grow! Castor Oil
Packaging: mascara plastic tube, plastic wand, tightly sealed in plastic
Application: on eyelashes and/or eyebrows
Shades: One shade only
Scent: Creamy, fruity
Packaging: Clear plastic container
Application: Cheeks, Eyelids, Lips
My first time to use air blush!! This Atarah Organics’ product is the creamiest blush I have ever applied on my skin. Althout it is light weight and does not leave heavy pigment, it sticked on my skin for about 3-4 hours. I recommend this!
Here are my favorite shades for each item:
Clay Blush: Autumn
Mini Balm: Cherry
Pixie Stain: Pearl
When it comes to affordability, Atarah Organics offers quality and amazing products in prices even regular high school students can afford! From the tints to blushes, excellent! Excellent! While on simplicity, each products had their own remarkable colors and textures. But everything is so easy to use! You can apply your make up on the way if you are running late. I am definitely recommending this to everyone who is looking for the best, affordable, and simple local brands!
My make up looks using Atarah Organics will be posted separately to emphasize each product’s coverage. Stay tuned!
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