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

I think I don’t have to mention this anymore but in case you don’t know yet, I really like KIKO! It was my favourite drugstore brand of 2012 (the only western drugstore brand… Continue reading

Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Supplement

It all started some weeks ago, I noticed some changes in my skin, not major ones but still. I was using my Caudalie Vinoperfect Serum for a long time now and I wanted… 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. Burberry… 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 slightly lighter than NC15 skintone (fake tan with St. Tropez Bronzing Mousse), a huge plus, since most of the… Continue reading

Dior Diorshow Mono Eyeshadow #351 Feather

After loving my other Dior Backstage Eyeshadows, I decided to give this limited edition beauty a go. I have it for quite a while and still can’t decide whether I love it (aka,… 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. Usually, I tend to go for bright reds or orange reds but Gardner is a beauty. It looked pretty boring in the bullet… 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 they don’t ‘wow’ me. Tom Ford Black Orchid… 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 – till now, my only MAC lipstick I got. It looks like the perfect nude for pale skintones, though, it goes on a bit lighter than on my arm and… 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 on me. I found my holy grail coral though – Dior Addict Extreme Diablotine.… Continue reading

Lipstick Week Day 1: orange-red

Tarte Fierce is one of the few newer additions to my red lipstick family. I was very curious about this brand actually, I was browsing their website and immediately got some major lemmings.… 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! Can’t believe my… 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 the… 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

The summer trend this year is: bright colours for lips, cheeks and eyes. This is a good reason to finally write a review about Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture #7 Le Fuchsia.… 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). My expectations are quite high, not only this brand represents the… Continue reading

Yves Rocher Rouge Gourmand

Yves Rocher Grand Rouge Lipstick #33 Rouge Gourmand is a cool red (in the tube) leaning raspberry red (once applied), it has a soft fuchsia undertone. It has sweet powdery scent. The texture … 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 with a strong purple undertone. It has some visible silver sparkles in the bottle, once applied, they only show up in direct sunlight. It… 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

The story continues … after my review of Diablotine addict gloss (where you can find more info on the packaging and brush) from the shimmer line, today another ode to Dior’s new glosses:… 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

Pink seems to be the colour of spring 2013, this colour can be very versatile, with different undertones, leaning more fuchsia, red, orange, yellow, sheer, opaque etc. In this post I will feature… 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

Aubrey Organics White Camellia Ultra-Smoothing Shampoo & Conditioner

My short hair story: I have black hair and always wanted a nice medium light honey brown or ash brown hair colour (I am a bit undecided, still). After some hair colouring fails… 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

Shiseido Perfect Mascara Full Definition BK901 Black | Sample

Shiseido Perfect Mascara Full Definition BK901 Black has a rather thick and semi-wet formulation. I got this sample a while back and couldn’t figure out whose fault it was, that this mascara (which… Continue reading

Youngblood Pressed Mineral Blush ZIN

After trying and loving Youngblood’s Crushed Mineral Blush in Tulip, it was just a matter of time till I was going to get more products from this brand. Mauve is a colour I… Continue reading

VIVA Amaze Gel & Pure Hyaluronic Acid

VIVA is a Canadian owned skincare brand (not tested on animals) and all products are made with natural ingredients. Amaze Gel contains 2 oz/60 ml and retails for C$58,99. Pure Hyaluronic Acid contains… Continue reading

2013 Resolutions | Upcoming Posts

Those are my blog resolutions for 2013. I also hope to post a bit more regularly. In 2012 I mainly wrote about makeup but this will change in 2013 for sure. Since I… Continue reading

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