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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Make Up From Turkey! (Picture Heavy)

Prior to my brother's actual flight to Turkey, in true blue make up addict fashion, I researched on some Turkish cosmetics brands. One Turkish made brand drew my attention. The brand's name is FLORMAR. They have tons of cool stuff! A whole range of cosmetic products were showcased in the Brand's website. All the products and colors were so inviting! To see them, click here.

My brother was in Turkey for about 1 week before heading off to Bangkok. In Bangkok he met my parents who were there for a Business Trip. Since my brothe rno longer lives at home, he handed mom my makeup. And this morning Mom and Dad arrived along with my goodies! :)

Initially i wanted them all! But I couldn't let my brother suffer my addiction too so I just got the following:

From Left-Right
Terracotta Blush in 45
Terracotta trio Eyeshadow in 08
Terracotta Blush in 46
Eyeshadow Palette in 03

I love how the packaging is heavy duty and how each product has this sticker seal:
Each product also has a manufacturing date and expiration date together with the product's ingredients at the bottom just like this:

Without further a-do here's a closer look at the Flormar goodies from Turkey! :)

Notice at how similar it is to MAC's mineralize blush on? I specifically chose this product for my brother to buy because of it's similarity in pictures. When I got a hold of the product I was overwhelmed of its size! It's about the size of MAC Studio Fix Powder Foundation! So so happy about that. Hehe I sort of regret not getting all 6 colors hehe But then again that's just being greedy haha

Here's a closer look at each Blush:



Here's a side by side comparison of the FLORMAR Terracotta Blush and MAC Mineraize Blush:

FLORMAR Blush in 45 next to MAC Mineralize Blush in Fad-dabulous

Left: Flormar 45 Right: MAC

FLORMAR Blush in 46 next to MAC Mineralize Blush in Fad-dabulous


Check out the how much bigger the Flormar Terracotta Blush is compared to MAC mineralize blush. The size is wayyyy bigger! And with just looking at the swatch alone side by side with MAC's mineralize blush, the consistency and the quality is exactly the same. They are both shimerry with gold particles. :)

FLORMAR Terracotta eyehsadow trio in 08

Very Very Pigmented, although I suggest using a strong eye shadow base like MAC Paintpot or concealer prior to application since it tends to get messy and everywhere. Very simiar to MAC's mineralize eye shadows. :)

FLORMAR eye shadow palette in 03

Need I say more, the colors are so so bright and very pigmented! Really worth every penny! I can't wait to try a colorful look with this palette. :)

Overall, Flormar amazed me with its superb quality, durable packaging and lovely presentation. These are only a few of the many products they have. I now want to go to Turkey even more to shop and drool all day at the Flormar kiosks and stores. They have all make up products, I really still want to complete all of the Terracotta Blush-ons hehe I also want to try the quality of their individual eye shadows and their eye liners! Yummm.... thinking about them alone makes me anxious haha.

For those who are wondering at the prie of Flormar products, let's just put it this way, total of all 4 items is only about PHP1,900n (approx. USD40). :) It's realy really cheap. Especially since I'm hoping my brother doesn't come to me for its payment. hahaha Flormar is a middle-class cosmetic brand in Turkey. :)

I want to go to TURKEY!!!!!!

Toodles! :)


  1. nice haul! it looks like those are nice products!

  2. I'm amazed at the price and quality! Way to go Turkey! Haha, I wish we had more decent makeup brands that can compare to MAC!

  3. OMG! I love love love it. It's awesome how you research all these places. Oh how I want to travel abroad!

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  4. @Jing Yeap its a great dupe!

    @Crystal they are super nice products :)

    @Nina yeap, I wish we had middle end brands that qualty wise compare to MAC too hehe

    @Crystal S. Super hsppy with my find! :)

    @Lelo i'm glad I did my homework hehe :)

  5. OMG! I am drooling right now. I love everything your brother got you from turkey, especially the eye shadow. =)

  6. LOL now I am looking up to you, a true MAKEUP ADDICT! BOught makeup from Turkey? hahahaha Your brother is sweet to grant your request :)

  7. eeekk las month my bro was gonna go to turkey too !i already browse for turkey makeup brand !lol
    but there was a change of plan so he didnt go !lucky u !!hehe

  8. @ChinkyGirlMel They are all really nice and Cheap!! :)

    @Nikki I did my research, wanted to try something unheard of in this side of the world hehe

    @Vanilla Yayy you did your research too :)

  9. hey there, I envy your haul!I am going turkey next month too! But I would like to research on some turkey brand cosmetics. Do you know of a few brand names so I can research on? Thanks!

  10. Hi! I am turkish and ı happy to you say nice things about flormar. Flormar is really succesful make up mark. And you can try the others; golden rose, pastel.. ;)

  11. Hi, I have started selling Flormar products if you are interested? www.flormar.co.uk
    I ship worldwide.

    I have visited the factory in Turkey and I know they use the sme ingredients for their products as other well known brands ;o)

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