Tag Archive: Japanese Cosmetics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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