MakeUp4All AUTUMN 2011 Online Beauty Magazine

I think I have already told this story, but why not sharing it once again. When I was a child the most fascinating thing for me, makeup-wise, was a colourful mascara. I remember that I was about 6, when I saw a girl with blue eye lashes, and I just couldn’t take my eyes off her. I promised myself that when I grow up – I will have a lot of different shades!

And, although, I don’t really wear blue or green mascaras that often – I do like more subtle versions for a change. Here are three that I want to share with you.

Black Mascara Alternatives Plum Clarins, Brown benefot and Oxblood Rouge Bunny Rouge

Clarins Instant Definition Mascara in Intense Plum (review)

This was a Limited Edition, but since it’s my favourite colourful mascara that I ever owned, I had to include it. Plus, you can still get it from Amazon.

The formula is brilliant, is gives you that wow-effect, nice volume and intensity.   I adore wearing it when I opt for a bright lip and want to keep my eyes look more subtle (and more  interesting than just black) but still defined. Actually, I get a lot of compliments when I am wearing it.

Rouge Bunny Rouge Dramatic Lash Mascara Megaplumes in Oxblood Panache (review)

I am the biggest oxblood fan, I have been wearing it for years

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Benefit Makeup Collection for Christmas 2014

I said it already, and I will say it again, Benefit always have the most amazing Christmas gift sets, and I get myself one every year! This time I’d love to get the one with blushers, but all the other options are pretty awesome, as well!

Take a look…

Benefit Makeup Collection for Christmas 2014 promo

Sweet tintations limited edition lip & cheek set, $26/£19.50

  • full size benebalm full size lollibalm, benetint medium, lollitint medium (4ml)

Fun-size flirts limited edition set of beauty bestsellers $38/£29.50

  • the POREfessional deluxe sample 7.5mL, they’re real! mascara deluxe sample 3.0 g , BADgal lash, deluxe sample 4.0 g , instant comeback facial serum deluxe sample 5.0 mL ,“that gal” deluxe sample  7.5 mL , dandelion deluxe sample 3.0 g , sun beam deluxe sample 2.5mL , posietint deluxe sample  2.5mL , ooh la lift deluxe sample  2.5 g , stay don’t stray deluxe sample in light/medium 2.5mL

Benefit Makeup Collection for Christmas 2014 kits and sets

 Pretty parfait limited edition makeup set $39/£29.60

  • full size they’re real! mascara, full size stay don’t stray in light/medium, full size gimme brow in light/medium, the POREfessional deluxe sample  7.5 mL

Complexion confections Best of Benefit skincare set $48/£39.50

  • full size triple performing facial emulsion, full size it’s potent! eye cream, instant comeback facial serum deluxe sample 5.0 mL, and the POREfessional deluxe sample 7.5 mL

Candy-coated countdown limited edition beauty advent calendar $99/£60

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If you follow me on Instagram, you have already seen this photo, and my promise  of the feature. So here it is…

Actually, believe it or not, but usually I don’t care about dark circles (on myself, not when I am doing someone’s makeup), unless they really look that bad. But when I do want to look flawless, here is what I do.

Best eye creams and concealers YSL benefit Clarins FOM London Makeup4all

First of all, I use a good eye cream, for me it has to be a moisturizing balm, as I have very dry skin. I love  Clarins Special Eye Contour Balm Dry Skin (review) and FOM London Revitalising Eye Care Balm (read about it), I leave it for some time while I am getting ready, and afterwards the following products are being used:

Benefit Erase Paste Concealer (review and swatches)

It is a great concentrated creamy product that counteracts

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July Makeup Bag

It seems like it’s now a tradition to show you  what beauty and makeup products I take with me when I am away, just like in this post. So, since I am currently visiting my family, here is a quick update on what products I took with me.

To tell the truth, I barely wear any makeup these days but I did take quite a few products (and a lot of brushes) since people always ask me for a makeover.

I am very happy with the skincare that I’ve packed with me, including a lot of mini bottles which I am currently testing.  I only wish I took more than three nail polishes, as my 5-years-old-cousin loves to borrow them :)

Makeup and beauty products for travelling makeup4allSpeaking of my cousin, she insisted on inspecting my “treasures” as she described my makeup bag… When she saw the red lipstick I had,  she told me that she had to put it on me, since it’d make me look gorgeous. What can I say? She does know beauty.

 

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Rejoice the lovers of pen-form eye liners!  I am personally a huge fan, and use this one a lot! Three brands are brining out their versions.

Givenchy released a Liner Couture Black which you can get from Harrods for £23.50. The tip looks very thin, so I assume that it should work even for a precise between-the-lash application.

Summer 2014 New Eye Liners Givenchy, Benefit and tarteEven though this post is all about the liners, I thought I’d mention the new mascara from the brand, as well – Givenchy Noir Couture Volume Black Taffetas, which you can get from Harrods  for £23.50  or Sephora for  $32 which is a volumizing mascara. I could get it only for the packaging.  Seriously,  the brand just kills it with their new design! The best. Period.

I also couldn’t be happier that my favourite Mariacarla is the face of the launch!

 

 tarte  launches a

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