We’re getting close to the finish line, people. This post is all about lips, in all its categories: lipstick, lip liner and lipgloss. Again, I’m mentioning formulas as favourites, not specific colours, because that would be too difficult and I don’t need the stress.Continue reading “Day 11 of 12 Days of Xmas 2021: My Favourite Lip Products”
Fot the past two years I have been trying and experimenting with a lot of new foundations, in the quest to find the holy grail to use on my wedding day. I found it, plus a few other ones on the way.Continue reading “Day 5 of 12 Days of Xmas 2021: My Favourite Foundations”
Yes, ’tis the season to talk about makeup favourites, and I decided to do my all time holy grails, not just things I bought or came out this year. First day was yesterday. Today, category is… concealers. But this series of posts is inspired by the 12 Days of Christmas song, soo…Continue reading “Day 2 of 12 Days of Xmas 2021: My Favourite Concealers”
I’ve always been a loyal purchaser of stick foundations. They save me time in rushed mornings. Which are all of them. Because I wake up with just enough time to arrive only 5 minutes late. So a foundation that doesn’t require me to use an extra tool to apply (like a brush or sponge) goes at the top of the list of makeup I reach for in the 3 minutes I allocate to do my makeup.Continue reading “Battle of The Stick Foundations – Which one is the Best?”
Last year, before the pandemic derailed everything, I started a series called Makeup Log, where I posted my daily makeup looks in order to keep a record of different product combinations, so that I could find the perfect makeup look for my wedding day. Because I would be doing it myself.
With over a year of minimal makeup wear and a wedding date set to May, I should have started practicing around March. At least. But I’m a procrastinator first and a bride second, so two weeks before the date felt like enough time to me. Two days before was when I actually started.Continue reading “My Wedding Makeup”
Well, I’m still working from home, and I can’t really go anywhere without constantly giving my nose, mouth and chin a mini-sauna, courtesy of a surgical mask, so I’ve become less and less interested in outfits and clothes, and more and more into makeup. I can still look cute in my Zoom meetings, full glam on the face and pyjamas on my legs.Continue reading “Summer Makeup Favourites (2020)”
Having been a makeup
hoarder lover for over 10 years, I’ve been trough the online growth of the beauty community. Back in 2008, I wanted to learn how to make my eyes look bigger (they’re tiny) with makeup and so I went on youtube, had almost no relevant search results, and one of the first videos I found and watched was from Panacea81 (Lauren Luke). This was when she was on the rise. That was basically the launch of beauty gurus on youtube.
Guys, I remember the video of the person who invented project pan. I will be doing one soon so I’ll expand on this on that post.
I’ve gone through all the makeup fads since makeup started being a thing in social media. Trends, brands, influencers came and went and I still have the products to remember – them and the money I spent at the time. Here’s a list of some real historical cult favourites (and please, if you ever – or still – own any of these, tell me in the comments, so I don’t feel ancient alone).Continue reading “Makeup Memory Lane – A look at cult favourites”