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

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 (review), it was just a matter of time till I was going to get more products from this brand. Mauve is a colour… Continue reading

Burberry Luminous Fluid Base Fresh Glow

Burberry Luminous Fluid Base Fresh Glow is a highlighter and a moisturizing base. The packaging/cap has the signature Burberry check and is made out of synthetic material (very lightweight by the way).  This… 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

Yves Saint Laurent La Laque Couture #9 Fuchsia Intemporel

Yves Saint Laurent La Laque Couture Fuchsia Intemporel is a wearable fuchsia shade without any shimmer. I was a bit skeptical, since there are so many nail polishes nowadays, some very good drugstore… Continue reading

Dior Addict Extreme 866 Paparazzi

There is a huge difference between Addict Extremes and Addicts. It seems like those Addict Extremes have a more refined and improved formulation, this made me fell in love with them. The texture… Continue reading

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté #22 Prune Exquise

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté #22 Prune Exquise is a deep plummy shade. The formulation is very creamy and slippery. I have to blot it down and layer to the opacity I like, otherwise… Continue reading

Addiction Lipstick Confiture

Addiction Confiture really looks that bright in real life, but it has a sheer formulation, therefore, once applied it rather gives a hint of a yellow based orange hue. It depends on your… Continue reading

Shu Uemura uv under base mousse & cream

UV under base mousse SPF 30 (beige) – supposed to help even out skintone and texture, reduce redness and minimize the appearance of pores. My experience: it is a good base mousse, I wouldn’t… Continue reading

Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse

NUXE Huile Prodigieuse is a multi-usage dry oil with 30% high quality plant oils (Borage, St Johnswort, Sweet Almond, Camellia, Hazelnut, Macadamia) and vitamin E. As indicated, I used it for my body… Continue reading

Fresh Sugar Berry & Rose Tinted Lip Treatments SPF15

Fresh is my newly discovered brand, which I absolutely happen to like. I can’t believe I haven’t tried any of their products sooner. Not to mention, that I wasn’t expecting much from a… Continue reading

Becca Beach Tint Peach

Becca Beach Tints are jelly stains for cheeks and lips: water-resistant, oil free, contain anti-oxidant vitamin E, preservative and paraben-free. The tints have a sweet scent, not overpowering, rather delicious. The tiny tube… Continue reading

Chantecaille Lip Chic China Rose

Chantecaille Lip Chic in China Rose was my first product I got from this brand. The moment I applied this beauty onto my lips, I felt the pure luxury this brand stands for. What… Continue reading

Guerlain Ombre Eclat 6 Couleurs #68 Champs-Elysees

As you might have already noticed, I really like Guerlain. Their limited editions well thought out, they always feature a theme and all products are well matched (colours, packaging). Guerlain’s fall LE’s are… Continue reading

KIKO Nail Polish #254

KIKO nail polishes are my favourite drugstore nail polishes. Their quality is amazing and some shades (quality wise, texture, application, longevity, not all their nail polishes have the same quality) beat some high-end… Continue reading

Youngblood Crushed Mineral Blush Tulip

Youngblood is a mineral cosmetics company, Paraben, Petroleum, Mineral Oil and Talc free. Their packaging is very sleek and well made. Tulip is a baby doll pink colour with soft shimmer particles. This… Continue reading

Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector 01 Rose Shimmer

Clarins is one of those brands that is truly underrated, especially their makeup line. Featuring a mix of natural and synthetic ingredients (more than 250 plant ingredients, grown locally, fair trade) in both,… Continue reading

Guerlain Liu Eye and Lip Calligraphy Palette

Here it is, the most beautiful palette this year – Liu Calligraphy Palette! Not only the packaging is stunning but also the colours, texture and pigmentation. This palette contains four powder eyeshadows and… Continue reading

Guerlain Écrin 4 Couleurs #500 Turandot

Guerlain’s Holiday Collection – Liu features the most beautiful products. Turandot, a well-balanced palette, which combines four warm shades and a mix between two matte and two iridescent eyeshadows, is a great palette… Continue reading

Guerlain Rouge Automatique Shine #760 Lou-Ling

Guerlain’s fall collections, one of my favourites, never (almost never) disappoint me. Since I am a huge fan of their Rouge Automatique lippies and I love red, berry, vampy … you get the… Continue reading

Shu Uemura Color Atelier Eye Glitters & Silk Smooth Eyeshadows IR115, G251, G311, G641

Shu Uemura released new eye glitters in June, as I already had one before (G white rainbow) and it turned out, those are amazing on top of any base, light/dark/black, I had to… Continue reading

Guerlain Rose aux Joues Blush Duo 04 Pink Punk

Guerlain released six new blushes for fall. The colour that stands out to me the most is Pink Punk. I am not a fan of their old blushes, they are not as nice… Continue reading

Japanese Liquid Liners – Comparison

Japanese drugstore liquid liners are phenomenal, they beat most high-end liners, are cheap and (most) last all day and are easy to maintain. If you are starting out with liquid liners or in… Continue reading

MAC Marilyn Monroe: Pure Zen & The Perfect Cheek

When I came across this collection, I swatched Pure Zen and The Perfect Cheek like thousand times. I have had dry lips for a decade and now they are normal-dry, this means, I… Continue reading

Lunasol Sheer Glossy Eyes EX04 Peach Beige

Kanebo Lunasol released four Sheer Glossy Eyes available in EX1 Nuance Grey, EX2 Shiny Gold, EX3 Soft Brown and EX4 Peach Beige (fall collection 2012, all shades are LE). They contain 3.6g of product… Continue reading

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine #48 Evasion

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Evasion is a peachy beige shade. Even though this lipstick is supposed to be hydrating, it was a bit drying on me (not to mention, when my lips were… Continue reading

YSL Effet Faux Cils Eyeliner Cherry Black & Jade Black

Gel eyeliners are a staple in my daily (or almost daily) makeup routine. My all time favourite is Kanebo KATE Gel Eyeliner but due to lack of fancy colours, my attention went to… Continue reading

Kose ADDICTION Eye Lacquer WP 008 Rumble Fish

For Summer 2012, ADDICTION released their new Eye Lacquers WP (available in nine shades). The colour that stand out to me the most is Rumble Fish. There have been a lot of launches… Continue reading

Chanel Rouge Allure Enjouee & Passion

Here they are, the new Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colours. I was very upset when I first heard that the Rouge Allure range is going to be discontinued, they were my favourite… Continue reading

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