Happy new year!
Back into the swing of things, I’m starting off with one of my favourite videos to make: an Up Close and Poresonal on the Maybelline Super Stay Foundation.
It´s sort of been relaunched (some say it’s been reformulated), and there’s some buzz about it, so I got my hands on it and tried it on camera. Another great affordable find. Drugstore brands are making it hard to justify the high-end price tags, aren’t they?
If you want to know all about my 10 hour day with this foundation, just click play.
This foundation is widely available in your local drugstore (for us in Portugal, in supermarkets), and online through Feelunique.
Oh so hyped I can’t even.
Or can I…? Find out on my video ;)
some facts about this product:
Continue reading “Dermacol — Up Close and Poresonal”
this week I bring you a review on a foundation that, according to Stephanie Nicole, is extremely close in formula (over 95%) to the new Fenty Beauty Foundation, and may have possibly even been made in the same factory — without a proprietary formula. because Portugal was AGAIN left out of the worldwide launch of the hype brand of the month and its foundation has had high reviews, I had to at least give its alleged cousin a try.
Continue reading “catrice hd liquid coverage foundation — up close and poresonal”
Here comes another unboxing with some first impressions, my review of last month’s box and an update on the price conundrum from the past box.
Continue reading “LFBB unboxing | September 17”
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.
where to buy: I usually go to Victoria Health for everything The Ordinary, but you can also buy the Colours range directly from the Deciem — the Ordinary website.
so the Portuguese delivery service provided a bit of a turn of events, so all I could do was an impromptu haul of the little nuggets at Lyon Sephora.
Kat Von D Lock-it Setting Powder
Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Lolita
Becca Sunlit Bronzer in Ipanema Sun
This is nothing less than a phenomenon. Due to its very low price (under 7 €) and to the amazing array of colours, the foundations from The Ordinary have been constantly sold out. If you want one, you really have to want it and wait for quite a while…
The Ordinary foundations come in two finishes: Serum (Lower coverage, dewier finish) and Coverage (higher coverage and demi-matte finish). They have no frills nor high claims, and it’s almost a relief to know that. It’s just a foundation.
I managed to get my hands on the Serum version, and that’s what I’m going to talk to you about.
Continue reading “The Ordinary Serum Foundation | Up Close and Poresonal”
My honest thoughts on a very hyped product.
Spoiler: it is worth it, but you have to consult your budget.
You can find this product on CultBeauty and Look Fantastic, as well as in your local drugstore, if you’re in the U.K. or the U.S.
I’ve never done one of these before… How did I go?
Aside from the spinach and lipstick on my teeth, I mean.
oh, you have to go and watch again because you couldn’t stop staring? ok, I’ll wait…
I’ll just leave you here a list of the products mentioned.
Continue reading “an empties video”