Introduction to Stage Cosmetics in Pavillion - Narcissism is Necessary

Introduction to Stage Cosmetics in Pavillion

A bunch of us women bloggers were invited to a makeup session by Stage to try out their cosmetics. Stage was conceptualised locally by Alliance Cosmetics – the same beauty house that gives us brands like Revlon and Silky Girl.

Stage
Stage.

Stage is located in Pavillion, Kuala Lumpur. The studio is spacious and sleek with proper lighting for that all-important cosmetic sampling. You know, the last thing you’d want is to walk around looking like a kabuki mask after putting on makeup in warm, orange, often complexion complementing light.

Spacious
Stage’s interior.

Proper lighting.
Proper lighting.

Their wide ranges of products are displayed clearly categorised, and you’ll definitely find yourself browsing for hours for the perfect kit.

Makeup Base
Makeup base.

Nail Polish
Nail polish.

Together with Syen and Kahani from So Loverly, as well as Paris and Bee (thanks gorgeous for roping me in!), we got down to the fun bits…the makeup lessons!

Our instructor was Mr. John Boudville, a pleasant and jolly fella whom I have to applaud for patiently guiding us in the right way of making up.

Mr. John Boudville
Mr. John Boudville.

He taught us everything, from the correct way of applying foundation to getting the perfect lips.

Lesson in progress
Lesson in progress.

My notes
My notes.

John showing the right way.
John fixing my wonky eyeshadows.

Stage is very affordable compared to other brands of the same quality (I’ll categorise Stage in the same league as MAC and Bobby Brown). Most items are under RM100, starting from RM38 (a lash curler that’s pretty awesome). I also like the fact that their packaging is simple, fuss-free but still classy. Definitely won’t be embarrassed to whip it out when air of competitiveness is thick in the powder room, hehe.

Simple and nice
Simple and nice packaging.

After the session ended, we were treated to a photography session. Here we are camhoring to the max.

Picture time.
Picture time!

Bloggers.
Bloggers and cameras.

Me and Bee.
Me and Bee.

By the way, I was amazed that my makeup lasted, even after a long walk in the humid carpark looking for my car. You can find Stage in Mid Valley Megamall too!

Read about Stage from the other bloggers here:

So Loverly
Bee
Paris

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16 Responses to Introduction to Stage Cosmetics in Pavillion

  1. KY November 20, 2008 at 10:19 am #

    Hell Beatrice!

  2. ParisB November 20, 2008 at 10:31 am #

    You looked gorgeous! Now tell me – how did you get your pics to show up so well? My indoor pics were awful :(

  3. beetrice November 20, 2008 at 12:14 pm #

    adoi KY, apa hell hell this?? o.O

    you’re most welcome ma dear.. :) and yes, I have to echo PB’s question – how on earth did you manage to get those pics to show up so well (especially the colour!!) half my shots were either blur or decolourised.. :s

  4. Kimberlycun November 20, 2008 at 12:38 pm #

    ky: wtf?

    pb: so did you! hmm..i turned off the flash and jacked up the ISO. some of the pics are from Stage’s OP so if yours look blur on your blog it’s probably your photo host, maybe photobucket compresses the pictures too much. i’m using flickr.

    bee: see my answer above!

  5. ParisB November 20, 2008 at 6:55 pm #

    Actually it was already not nice pre loading which is why I got pissed and refused to put any indoor pics LOL but thanks for the tips. When I jack up iso i get noisy pics so its a toss up i guess.

  6. Kenneth November 20, 2008 at 7:02 pm #

    LOL.. knowing KY, I think he meant HAIL

  7. Tine November 20, 2008 at 7:15 pm #

    Ah the perks of using a DSLR on the photos. Great job. The makeup store looks so fab :D

  8. aeroplane1234 November 21, 2008 at 9:27 am #

    im impressed how the product can mosaic a face!(1st girl from the left) its gonna be new chapter in modern censorship technology!!!!

  9. jessica k. November 21, 2008 at 1:46 pm #

    wow i am so gonna check out this store! sounds really awesome! :)

  10. Booyakasha November 25, 2008 at 3:00 pm #

    Pavilion has only 1 L.

  11. aspalella shazali December 27, 2008 at 6:36 pm #

    I would love to drop by soon.

  12. isma June 12, 2009 at 4:55 pm #

    saya ingin menampil cantik dan berkeyakinan pd diri sy tp sy xtau macamana sbb sy x pandai mekap

  13. atie July 1, 2009 at 12:06 pm #

    Did you know that Stage is having buy one free one promotion til 5th July? This applies to their eyeshadows, lipsticks, lipglosses, blushers..

  14. mama mia July 17, 2009 at 8:39 pm #

    i want to know more about today members sales until 19 July.what those item???plezz show

  15. sha;-) January 8, 2010 at 3:00 pm #

    hai! dekat area one utama ada jual barangan make up stage tak?

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