Three Foundations for Summer

In summer I tend to wear less foundation, base makeup than usual. When it comes to texture and formulation I rather go for long-lasting, non drying and I always sheer them out. Most… Continue reading

Purple Eyeliner & Catrice swatches

I am not the biggest fan of Catrice eyeshadows, in fact, those are all I own. However, the Liquid Metal Eyeshadows (can be used dry and wet) are fantastic. In real life, they… Continue reading

Rainy Days

A bold look with some colour and vampy lips for those rainy days. And yes, it actually was raining that day (hence the ‘fancy’ filter, lol) when I took this picture a few… Continue reading

Orange Coral

This year, orange seems to be the colour that pops up everywhere. Let’s be honest, as for me, orange is a shade I find very difficult to pull off. I have to be… Continue reading

Vapour Organic Beauty Aura Multi Use Blush Tender

My skin loves cream products, especially cream blushers. There is nothing better than a nice glowy cheek if you have dry and dehydrated skin. Vapour Organic Beauty is one of the newer  additions… Continue reading

Black Eyeshadow

Inspired by my love for black lace dresses, here are my four go to black eyeshadows. They are all similar in colour depth, different in texture and finish though. All of them contain… Continue reading

Loving Right Now

Long time no see! 2014 is already here (can’t believe how time flies). I missed blogging, I really did. So basically … 2013 wasn’t  good year for me. Nothing turned out how I… Continue reading

KIKO Dark Heroine Collection | Twinkle Eye Pencil, Smoky Look Eyeshadow

When I went to a KIKO store for the first time ever, the product that got my attention in first place was a beautiful moss green eye pencil! My love started to grow… Continue reading

KIKO Dark Heroine Collection | Colour Impact Eyeshadow Palette #1 Lounge Warm Tones

KIKO Colour Impact Eyeshadow Palette #1 Lounge Warm Tones is a neutral toned palette with three satin matte shades and three shimmery ones. This is again, an amazing colour combination, just like the… Continue reading

KIKO Dark Heroine Collection | Colour Impact Eyeshadow Palette #4 Rain Smoky Shades

Colour Impact Eyeshadow Palette #4 Rain Smoky Shades features six shimmery and metallic colours. They are all smooth and pigmented and don’t necessary require a base but I highly recommend one, the colours… Continue reading

Burberry Sheer Eye Shadow Pale Barley

Burberry Sheer Eyeshadow #22 Pale Barley is one of those unique neutrals, in different lighting it will look either more golden or even olive toned. It has complex and very fine shimmer. The… Continue reading

Sunday Five

1. Bibimbap – ”mixed rice”, a korean dish (I forgot to take a picture of the rice), I love it! It is simple to make and so tasty, I could eat it all… Continue reading

Guerlain Parure de Lumière

Guerlain Parure de Lumière Light-Diffusing Foundation #01 Beige Pâle is a perfect match for my N15 skintone (fake tan with St. Tropez Bronzing Mousse, normally I am N10). This foundation runs a bit lighter… Continue reading

Dior Diorshow Mono Eyeshadow #351 Feather

I have Feather for quite a while now and still can’t decide whether I love it (aka, will be using all year round … ) or just like (this means purging). Dior Diorshow… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 7: true red

Finding a true red that actually pulls true red on me is almost impossible it seems. There is always a tad of too much pinkiness or raspberry-ness in undertone to be considered a… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 6: brick-red

Guerlain Rouge G #26 Gardner is my favourite brick-red lipstick so far. Usually, I tend to go for bright reds or orange reds but Gardner is a beauty. It looked pretty boring in… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 5: Vamp

Finding the perfect vamp is like looking for the perfect nude lipstick for me. There are a lot of vampy colours I actually like but I am still looking for ‘the one and… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 4: café au lait

Sonia Rykiel Lipstick #33 reminds me of my morning coffee – café au lait, but only in the bullet. Once applied it looks like the perfect peachy beige colour, a shade that’s rather… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 3: the perfect nude

Mac Pure Zen – it looks like the perfect nude for pale skintones, though, it goes on a bit lighter than on my arm, I applied three layers (both arm and lip swatch).… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 2: orange coral

Choosing the perfect coral is quite tough, most of the time lipsticks turn either too orange or too pink but I found my holy grail coral – Dior Addict Extreme Diablotine. The colour… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 1: orange-red

Tarte Fierce leans more red than orange on me, nevertheless, it fits the orange-red category perfectly. What surprised me was the texture,  it looks matte and not luminous at all in the bullet… Continue reading

Lipstick Week – Introduction

The next seven posts are going to be about lipsticks! I got tagged by Carina from Softly Sometimes, her lipstick swatches make me want all the colours and I immediately pulled out my… Continue reading

Rouge Bunny Rouge Bronzing Glow Liquid

I won a giveaway from Rouge Bunny Rouge! This is the first time ever that I won something and it is a product from a brand I love, how wonderful! I am a… Continue reading

Guerlain La Laque 64 Gemma

  Guerlain La Laque #64 Gemma is a rosy pink with a soft silvery base and sparkles. The brush is very similar (not as thick) to my holy grail Dior nail polishes and… Continue reading

Dior Diorshow Mono Eyeshadow #760 Tweed

Dior Diorshow Mono #760 Tweed is a murky mauve, greyed taupe with visible shimmer. It is rather warm than neutral. I was expecting a more plummy or purple undertone actually, but once applied… Continue reading

YSL Rouge Pur Couture #7 Le Fuchsia

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture #7 Le Fuchsia – the colour description is just perfect, it is a true fuchsia lipstick without any shimmer. The finish is semi glossy once (freshly) applied… Continue reading

Rouge Bunny Rouge Eclipse Eagle & Snowy Egret

Rouge Bunny Rouge has released two new eyeshadows, I knew I would like them (and kudos to the brand for making refills). Eclipse Eagle – described as dark brown-grey plum with platinum iridescence.… Continue reading

Yves Rocher Rouge Gourmand

Yves Rocher Grand Rouge Lipstick #33 Rouge Gourmand is a cool red (in the tube) leaning more strawberry red (once applied), it has a soft raspberry undertone (all the fruits, eh). It has… Continue reading

Burberry Coral Pink Blush

Burberry Coral Pink Light Glow Natural Blush is a medium, rather warm toned pink with a soft coral undertone. The texture is pretty much dense (pressed) but feels soft in touch. It doesn’t… Continue reading

Shiseido VI720 Ghost

Shiseido VI720 Ghost, a pale grey toned lavender with a white base and multidimensional shimmer. The texture is unbelievably soft and feels silky in touch. The pigmentation, like with all Shiseido eyeshadows, is… Continue reading

Shu Uemura Art of Hair

Story behind: about two weeks ago I dyed my hair (or better, my hairdresser did). I have naturally black hair and wanted something brownish, the result is a medium brownish copper colour, which… Continue reading

RMS Beauty Seduce

RMS Beauty Cream Eyeshadow Seduce is a medium toned bronzey moss-green, with golden, green and copper shimmer. It has a soft warm, bronzed olive hue and a rather yellowish undertone.  The texture differs,… Continue reading

Essie Madison Ave-Hue

Essie Madison Ave-Hue is a medium cool toned pink. It has some visible silver sparkles in the bottle, once applied, they only show up in direct sunlight. It was very easy to work… Continue reading

Majolica Majorca Lash Expander Edge Meister vs Frame Plus

Majolica Majorca Lash Expander Edge Meister is a newer released lenghtening mascara. The packaging looks exactly the same like my (personal) holy grail mascara Lash Expander Frame Plus. Edge Meister has a lot… Continue reading

Dior Addict Gloss 363 Dormeuse

Dormeuse is a milky, cool toned pink in the tube, once applied it looks more like a sheer, cool toned milky pink. Compared to the shimmer line, the formulation of this pure gloss… Continue reading

Dior Addict Gloss 643 Diablotine

The new Dior Addict be iconic glosses were released this year. The four it shades are Spring Ball, Diablotine, Délice and Princess, which also can be combined with the new released Addict Exremes… Continue reading

Rouge Bunny Rouge Long-Lasting Cream Eyeshadow Batiste Grayling

Rouge Bunny Rouge Long-Lasting Cream Eyeshadow Batiste Grayling – satin wash of cool, true medium grey, buildable to darker, more opaque and metallic hue of the same colour. The texture is almost moussey,… Continue reading

Guerlain Cherry Blossom, Burberry Primrose Hill, Lavshuca RD-1

In this post I will feature my favourite lipstick formulas for dry lips, all different but all quite forgiving as well. The Guerlain Rouge Automatique range is my holy grail lipstick formulation btw.… Continue reading

Chantecaille Shine Eye Shade Granite

Chantecaille Shine Eye Shade Granite is a medium brown shade, leaning taupe. Depending on the lighting it looks more brown or taupe, the pearly shimmer particles add a soft wash of a rather… Continue reading

Guerlain Coup de Foudre

Guerlain Coup de Foudre, released for Spring 2013, is the smoothest Guerlain palette I own. The colour combination is just perfect (what I would expect from Guerlain anyway), a harmonious play between different… Continue reading

L’Oréal Paris Rouge à Lèvres Shine Caresse Juliet

L’Oréal Paris Rouge à Lèvres Shine Caresse Juliet is a vivid red shade with a soft orange tone once applied. Those new gloss-stains are 30% water based, made in France. The texture is… Continue reading

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