Shu Uemura is a Japanese cosmetics brand named after the legendary beauty pioneer.
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Eyelash curler, eyeshadows and blushers
When it comes to Shu, I think of three things - eyelash curler, eyeshadows and lipsticks.
The eyelash curler from Shu is famous for being suitable for Asian eye-shapes. It is my go-to eyelash curler because it delivers a natural and long-lasting curl! It does not give you the "90 degree" curl that could otherwise happen with overly-stiff curlers. Unlike some poorly-shaped eyelash curlers, the one from Shu does not "kiap" (pinch) my eyelids and does not feel dangerous when using. The eyelash curler is easy and very safe to use! The eyelash curler does come with a refillable pad for you to replace the old pad with should it be too old and dirty to use. From experience, one pad can definitely last you a good one year with proper care.
The eyeshadows are super silky and intensely pigmented. Shu also makes the prettiest and most versatile neutral eyeshadows around (taupe/ cool browns/ warm browns..) that suit the asian skintone. Even their matte shadows are well executed and have very minimal chalkiness and fall out! Blushers are long-lasting, pigmented and gives your cheeks a soft translucent sheen which looks very natural and pretty. At Shu, you can choose four eyeshadows or two eyeshadows/one blusher to form a customized palette of your own which will come in handy during travelling! Prices are reasonable for the quality you are getting and the staff are always very patient and knowledgeable about their products.
I've only ever tried one product from Shu Uemura, and I'm hooked. I have one of their lipsticks in a gorgeous bright pink, and I love it. Its so soft, matte, velvety and stays on forever. No need to reapply for the whole day, which I'm glad for.
I got the lipstick as a gift, so I can't comment on the price. However, for such great quality, I'm easily willing to pay $30+ for it. The packaging is also very sleek and modern, which is a plus for me as I value a product's packaging almost as much as the quality itself. The lipstick is encased in a silver bottle with a rounded plastic cap, which also makes it convenient for the user to see which colour the lipstick is.
One of my favourite cosmetics brands
The first Shu Uemura product that I had contact with was their lipstick! One simply cannot walk by Shu Uemura and miss out on their colourful range of lip colour. Once in, you will be hooked! Their lipsticks are not drying and pigmented.
Shu Uemura also has reasonably priced blushers and eye shadows. I love the current blusher I am using (M53) — it is perfect for fair skin! The only downside about their eye products is that you might have to purchase their own case — depending on the size, one box can approximately fit at least one blusher and eye shadow colour. This is an extra expense but worth it if you are a Shu Uemura collector and for convenience’s sake!