Maybelline Tattoo Brow review

You take this gel-ish tint, slap it on the brows, leave it on for twenty minutes to two hours and peel it off to reveal (hopefully) filled in fuller brows that will last for 3 days.

That may come in handy, especially for those who like to have their brows filled and don’t want to commit to microblading, but would love to sleep those extra 10 minutes in the morning: you just take the time to apply this product a couple of days a week and then you go about your life while it does the job for you.

You can find out how it worked for me by watching the video…

And you can buy Maybelline Brow Tattoo at your local drugstores and at Feelunique.

Trinny London — a review

I got really excited when this brand came out, because of Trinny Woodall and because of the whole new concept behind it.

Trinny Woodall is a well-known face on the fashion and beauty world, as a beauty and style advisor with a strong, bubbly and shameless energy. Her new range of beauty products, unlike so many new launches that one can’t differ from the next, really brings a new concept to the table: a mix versatility, simplicity and LEGOS! This range of really portable products, fuss-free and with the most lightweight and natural finish, will probably appeal to many.

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LFBB unboxing — January 18

I’m back at it after a non-intentional Beauty Box unboxing hiatus: some lack of timing between me and the carrier service last month, and this month Look Fantastic had some postage delays… yeah, I’m trying to sandwich all the information in one video, so buckle up because this is one comprehensive mofo!

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Maybelline SuperStay — up close and poresonal

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.

catrice hd liquid coverage foundation — 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.

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Juvia’s Place Nubian 2 palette

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…

 

the Ordinary Coverage foundation . up close and poresonal

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.