making it sunshiny and yellow and bright and fun (and affordable) for the summer, breaking through the clouds that don’t.go.away, come and sip a cocktail with me, while playing with eyeshadows!
not all bronzers are created equal. these are some of my favourite, from all price ranges, textures and a couple of finishes, that agree with my light-medium olive complexion.
Severely enabled by the rave reviews from the Full Coverage Podcast cool gals to the K Pop beauty collection from Primark, I had to drop by and try some things out.
If you want to check what I got and what I loved, go right ahead and click play.
here’s a very simple tutorial on the look I did last week. one statement eyeshadow, a bold look. and a handful of new great products sprinkled about.
an update on my favourites and routine for my oily hair was waaaaay overdue, so here it is, with a few tips and tricks I’ve learned along the way that have helped me keep it under control and looking fairly healthy despite not spending that much time on it.
a secret compartment in your smartphone case that holds makeup? SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY.
this had my name written all over it…
you can buy a Pout Case and their products on their website. they have worldwide shipping.
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@sephoraportugal has started their sales, so I got my hands on a few discounted goodies (and a couple of the new #lipstories lipsticks by @sephoracollection) . . The stick eyeshadows were 5€ (instead of 23€), the eyeshadow pans were 10€ (instead of 18€), the foundation was 25€ (instead of 40!). #sephorahaul #newmakeup
if you’re like me and you don’t like to leave the house without your precious skincare and makeup, but also feel ridiculous by checking in your bag for a 3-day trip just because of the liquids-security issue, this video may just come in handy.
grab a cup of your favourite beverage, because this is going to be a long one…
my thoughts, swatches and a mini-tutorial. enjoy!
you can buy Juvia’s Place from Beauty Bay (Europe based) and from the brand’s own website (U.S. based). as far as I know, most of their palettes are not limited edition, so if they are out of stock at Beauty Bay (because of the high demand), just be patient.
after trying them, I dare to say (spoiler) I believe they are even worth it with international shipping and customs added to the bill…
it finally arrived, and I spend a whole day with it on my face to show you how it performs on combo, acne prone, ageing skin.
please keep in mind that this was *my* personal experience with it, and sort of a first impressions.
for more information on how to choose your shade, please read my post on the Serum Foundation.