Your wish is my command, and, despite the internet being filled to the brim with brown and gold looks, this is my take on it, based on (despite the fail) the Samantha Ravndahl New Years look. If you decide to replicate it, do try to make the gold stripe thinner ;)
you’ll need two shades that I’d bet 99% of makeup wearers have on their stashes, and I added a bit of extra glimmer in the end.
I hope you have a wonderful week and, if you try to replicate this, let me know by tagging me on Instagram!
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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.
Continue reading “berry-magenta eyes”
juicy berries, from deep wine reds to shiny blue-violets, so much to play with in this week’s monochromatic look. I ended up extending the eyeshadow up to the inner corner of my brow and out, so it became a very fun vintage-inspired glam 20’s flapper vamp thingy.
Continue reading “monochromatic looks — the berries”
playing with the vibrant vitamin C-inspired colours that are all over Instagram this summer.
Continue reading “monochromatic looks — the tangerines”
I talk so much, it took me almost a day to get this video under 15 minutes… but I think I got to make a good bundles of tips and favourites for you guys.
Continue reading “beauty 101 . eyeshadows”
my final look for this NYE makeup bash is the classic deep black smokey eye. it’s flattering on everyone and never goes out of style.
Continue reading “dark side . smokey eyes for the NYE III”
for this one, I digged into the Gwen Stefani Palette for Urban Decay. I think this is particularly flattering on brown and hazel eyes…
Continue reading “the blues . smokey eyes for the new year II”
for those who got overwhelmed with the colour-picking, the blending, the expensive products and the overall faff of my previous smokey eye video, here’s a fool- proof tutorial with one eyeshadow and one brush.
Continue reading “affordable, quick, fuss-free smokey eye”
it can’t be all about high-end… I mean, a girl has got to eat!
on the day I tried to go to the Sephora’s Marc Jacobs launch, it was so chaotic when I arrived, I decided to blow off some steam at Kiko while I waited for the thing to calm down a bit. I ended up leaving with some cool stuff from their Special Editions for Fall and Winter — no nail polish on sight! proud! — and I thought I’d show you what I got.
Continue reading “KIKO A/W Collection”
when you go through your stash and realize you have almost a full face of makeup from the same brand, and realise that the shopping of most of the products occurred in the past year or so, you know they’re doing something right.
Too faced is a girly-cute-vintage-inspired-with-a-touch-of-madness-design makeup brand from California, on the affordable yet high-end scale of things, that can be purchased virtually and physically basically everywhere (bonus points) and a selection of star-products that have been raved one by one all over the place. I decided to gather them all in one post and throw them a party.
Continue reading “the brand of (my) year”