Here’s a list of Instagram shops you can visit when you just want that makeup thing but is only available abroad. We’ve included the brands they carry, some prices of a few products, payment methods, and even their couriers.

Seoul Finds MNL – Labiotte, Pony Effect, A’Pieu, 3CE, Clio

Etude House, The Face Shop, and Tony Moly isn’t all there is. There are so many other Korean brands that are not sold here in Manila much to the dismay of K-beauty lovers. Brands like A’Pieu and Missha are often sold  by individuals who just came back from their trip to Seoul, and can put a hefty price tag on cheap products.

Also, new collections and lines tend to arrive late here and we’re still wondering why. Seoul Finds MNL lets you buy the latest products from your favorite brands for a reasonable price, and (finally) try new brands for a change!

Products – On Hand/Preorder (usually 1 week)
Prices – By Request
Payment Method – BDO/BPI/Cebuana Lhuillier/Palawan Express/LBC Padala
Shipping – Fastrack (MM),  Xend (Provincial), LBC Pick up

Elle Carlos 101 – Colourpop, Milani, elf, Revolution

Finally, a place where you can buy your favorite Colourpop Lippie Stix and Super Shock Eyeshadow collections, and sometimes even on sale. Other brands carried by this shop include L.A. Girl, Innisfree, and there’s also a clip-on ring light for your phone!

Products – On Hand
Prices – Colourpop Lippie Stix – P360-400, Colourpop Super Shock Eyeshadow – P400, elf Baked Eyeshadow – P350
Payment Method – BPI/BDO

The Makeup Store MNL – Tarte, Morphe, Zoeva, HUDA

This is that shop you go to when you finally want to buy everything on your high-end makeup wishlist. Some of the newly launched Zoeva and Tarte palettes are available on hand and ready to ship!

Products – On Hand/Preorder
Prices – Morphe Palettes P1600-1800, Tarte Graveyardgirl – P2650, Zoeva Cocoa Blend – P1050
Payment Method – BDO/BPI/Paypal
Shipping  – MM and Provincial

Botega Lusso – MAC, Colourpop, Morphe

Let’s just accept the truth that anything from MAC Cosmetics will leave you penniless. It’s just so sad that foreign brands in the Philippines with physical shops sell their products way more expensive than what they really cost in the US. Botega Lusso offers MAC lipsticks for a reasonable price, 2 for 1350!

Products – On Hand/Preorder
Prices – MAC lipsticks – 2 for P1350, Other products – price by request

Makeup HUB – Jeffree Star, Juvia’s Place, Kylie, Caked

Didn’t think Juvia’s Place palettes would show up on Philippines’ IG shops. They also have the original Molly Cosmetics Sillisponge!

Products and Prices – By Request

Makeup Depot – Glossier, Herbivore, Caudalie, KL Polish

Glossier won’t be so difficult to find anymore thanks to Makeup Depot!

ON HAND: Herbivore Blue Tansy Resurfacing Mask. DM/Viber for orders and inquiries. . Key Ingredients: . WHITE WILLOW BARK: A natural beta hydroxy (BHA), it is high in salicylic acid which works by gently shedding the top layer of skin in order to decongest and unclog pores. FRUIT ENZYMES: Natural alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), including papaya and pineapple, work to gently exfoliate and rid skin of dead cells to leave the complexion smoother, softer, and fresher. BLUE TANSY OIL: Naturally high in Azulene, which in addition to giving the oil its beautiful blue color works as a powerful anti-inflammatory to reduce redness and soothe irritated skin. ALOE LEAF: Naturally contains salicylic acid and works to gently unclog pores and soothe the complexion. 📸:

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Products – On hand items on Shoppee
Prices – Colourpop Ultra Metallic – P378, Glossier Super Bounce Serum – P1790
Payment Method – BPI/Security Bank
Shipping – Cash on Delivery

US Beauty Outlet – Jordana, Rimmel, Physician’s Formula, Wet n’ Wild

So here’s the thing: drugstore brands aren’t so drugstore when they get to the Philippines. Your one-stop shop? US Beauty Outlet. They have everything!

Products – All items on hand
Prices – Jordana Sweet Cream Matte Lip Color – P260, NYX Liquid Suede – P400, Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder – P400
Payment Method – BDO/BPI/Metrobank/LBC/Palawan Express
Shipping – MM and Provincial (Xend, LBC, LBC Direct)


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