Tuesday, January 26, 2010

AMW Reports: Enjoying the Day with GlamBox & Friends

Due to very busy schedule, I was a bit out of the loop with blogging events.  When I got an invite for GlamBox Airbrush Bloggers' Launch last January 23rd, I am glad my schedule is free because I've been interested with airbrush make-up right after I graduated the regular makeup course.

The event started with a warm cup of coffee or tea and wonderful snacks!

Makeup + Food = pure bliss!


Prior to the event, I do have an idea about Airbrush Makeup as my brother is an Architect and he uses his airbrush system for work like a breeze, well he's a smarty pants!  I, with the normal brain have seen how complicated it is and how difficult it is to use and not even understand how to control the PSI of the airbrush system.  PSI, in layman's term, is the airflow that needed to be adjusted to get the exact pressure you need for foundation, blush, eyebrows, eyeshadows, etc... Example, a lower PSI for sheerer finished foundation and a higher PSI for a heavier coverage.  Easy to say, but difficult to achieve without the knowledge and training.


That's when Ms. Valerie Tan discussed why GlamBox Airbrush Cosmetics was born.



It doesn't hurt that the GlamBox Airbrush system comes in black and pink (such a wonderful color combination), very lightweight, and a user friendly feature of choosing between Light, Medium and Dark rather than thinking about numbers or PSI's!  That's the best feature ever!!!

GlamBox Airbrush Cosmetics comes in 4 foundation shades (2 yellow tone and 2 pinkish tone), 2 cheek colors, an illuminizer and a thinner or cleanser.  All of the shades are silicon based except the luminizer.  As we all know, most international makeup brands like MAC are silicon-based most makeup artists prefer because of it's light weight properties.

I've asked Ms. Valerie if they plan to increase the shades of their foundation and cheek color, and the answer is YES!  So more choices to come in the future.


A swatch on foundation shade


1. Florence - light beige with yellow undertone
2. Cannes - natural beige with reddish undertone
3. Barcelona  - medium beige with reddish undertone
4. St. Tropez - dark beige with yellow undertone

On to cheek colors and luminizer


1. Venice Gold - light gold used alone or mixed with your foundation
2. Malibu -light pink
3. Cancun - darker rose pink

The ladies trying out GlamBox Airbrush for the first time

 

My dearest friend Sophie, the Beautynomist
testing the GlamBox Airbrush on Jane


 

 Here's Jane looking gorgeous after airbrush foundation application
Seriously looks more gorgeous in real life



The attendees

  L-R Cher, Me and Jane

L-R Bambi, Lauren and Nikki


Of course, this wonderful shot c/o Mark *thank you*



  L-R Shen, Me, Sophie and Phoebe

 I have to take a shot of these 2 lovely ladies
The GlamBox Ladies
Andrea and Valerie!

There are 2 kits available to purchase ---


The GlamBox Starter Kit (Php8,500/approx $185)
One - 30ml Foundation (of your choice)
One - 20ml Cheek Color (of your choice)
One - 30ml Cleaner and Thinner
Compressor
Airbrush Gun (with accessories)
Gun holder
Adaptor
Airhose
DVD


The GlamBox Deluxe Kit (Php11,800/approx $257.00
All Colors
Four - 30ml Foundation
Two - 20ml Cheek Color
One - 20ml Luminizer
Three - 30ml Cleanser and Thinner
Compressor
Airbrush Gun (with accessories)
Gun holder
Adaptor
Airhose
DVD



They've added up the GLAM in GlamBox when a pink satin bag packaging was added and the kit will be available starting January 27, 2010.  Also, a lucky facebook fan of GlamBox Airbrush Cosmetics will win a Starter Kit, promo ends February 28, 2010!

Oh yeah, this is a long post but I have to share!  Your dearest AMW herself, won her own Starter Kit at the event!  Cannot believe my ears when they call on my name!  I am seldom lucky with names inside the bowl thingy!  But I guess the year is starting out great for me! :)  Expect an in-depth review on the system in the future.

Thanks to GlamBox Airbrush Cosmetics for the lovely event.
Thanks to my wonderful beauty blogging friends for being such a sweetheart
And great to meet a lot of new faces in the event!

Now, staying positive is good eh?
Keep smilin'
Stay happy!


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28 comments:

  1. Neat!!! I wanna try this sana manalo ako haha

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  2. Wow! Lucky you, Nikki! :P Will wait for the reviews. :)

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  3. Cute post & pics.. Love the stuff.

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  4. congrats for being a lucky star!!!! i am sure the glambox had a feeling that it would have a good home by following u :) cant wait to see more reviews!

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  5. Your skin is looking glowy and flawless in these pics twin :) This airbrush makeup is slowly making its appearance on the market. Glad you had a chance to test it out :)

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  6. So cute! Waiting to hear your thoughts on this and glad you won a set :D

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  7. mmmm that fruit looked so yummy!!! the make up looks so funn

    xoxocathy

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  8. congrats on winning that!!! I heard alot about airbrush makeup but never tried! they have airbrush for nail too, have you tried that?

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  9. Oh wow, that sounds like an amazing product there! Do you think I can buy it in Malaysia? Or do they ship to Malaysia? I have no experience in air brush make up. Do you think it will be touch to follow or learn how to air brush foundation?

    cheers, B
    bsfelicity@hotmail.com

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  10. congrats sis for winning a set! lucky you! inggit ako haha.

    can you give us a demo on how you apply it? it's a bit costly but if it's worth it maybe we will succumb to buying it lol.

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  11. wow! Congrats Nikki, you're so lucky!

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  12. wow you won a kit! congrats nikki! the kit is so nice...

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  13. Congrats Nikki! I have always wated to try airbrush as well heheh

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  14. Congrats on your win! I have a hard time believing you never win, because you seem like a lucky girl... hehe~

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  15. it was really nice seeing you again sis!! miss you much!! mwah!! :) i want to be your practice model for that glambox! hehehe!

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  16. Congrats on winning! Can't wait for the reviews.

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  17. Ooh this airbrushing concept looks so great! What a fun event, looks like you had so much fun!!! :)

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  18. Caby, goodluck! :)

    Pammy, I can't wait to review this as well, I've used it a couple of times! :)

    Jasmin, thanks

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  19. Xin, thank you dear sis! :) You're right, I am putting this Airbrush set in it's own "area" :) Love it!!!

    Cinthia dear, awww thanks sweetie, I've missed you! You are always a sweetie! You're right, the first Airbrush brand I've heard for personal use is temptu, have you tried it?

    PB, thank you dear! You're always supportive of me! :)

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  20. Glimmeringmetal, :) it's a fun event indeed!

    Acutelife, yes, I know there is airbrush for nails but that's tooooo complicated! I won't even plan to try it! :) hahahah

    Abigail, I am not sure if the company ships it to Malaysia, you can email and ask them :) Go to their site and ask the question :) So far, it is very easy to follow and for a first time user like I am, I've enjoyed it

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  21. Anastacia, thanks

    Meremakeupmaniac, thank you, I am indeed lucky that day! I will do a simple demo probably in the future when I do a review on this ! :) I have to use it more often :)

    Charry, thank you!

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  22. Khymm, yes, I can't believe it myself as well :)

    Sush, thanks, well who knows? You'll own your set soon :)

    Aly, well..for raffles right in front of you? I never win! I just started to get lucky with blog contests :) And you know that ! *winks*

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  23. Shen, you're always welcome to use this and you know that :) Just let me know :)

    Kim , thanks sweetie

    Gio,thank you

    Sarah, I had a lot of fun! and winning is a big BONUS :)

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  24. Congratulations on winning the starter set!! I want one too but I don't think I even have enough technical skill to use one yet. Maybe in the future! :D

    Looks like you had a lot of fun at the event. I bet it was a great experience :)

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  25. Chrissy, awww thanks for the congratulations, I know what you mean about technical skill, I've always thought I needed the skill, but this is surprisingly easy to use :)

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  26. how to buy reversible panty liners at pattybelle? what are the prices and what are the payment options... thank and God bless...

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