AW19 Eye Shadow Palettes: Victoria Beckham, Charlotte Tilbury, Pat McGrath, Urban Decay and Anastasia

Let’s take a look at the new eye shadows launches, shall we?

First of all, the most exciting news –  Victoria Beckham launched  her Beauty line. So far, there are only eye makeup products but VB will bring out lips and face ones gradually.

Shown above are the Smoky Eye Bricks (£48 each)  which are described as Satin Matte Eyeshadows. There are four shades to chose from: Signature, Tuxedo, Royal and Tweed. And, while I was contemplating which one to get, Signature or Tweed, they were sold out. Don’t worry though, as they will be back in stock September 23rd. However, I did manage to get a Satin Kajal Liner in Bordeaux (£20) and Lid Lustre in Mink (£28).

You can buy it from her website.

Charlotte Tilbury Starry Eyes to Hypnotise Instant Eye Palette, £60 from Nordstrom, Cult Beauty and Net A Porter.

Charlotte is a genius when it comes to advertising and marketing. She knows how to make people want her products. She just launched her third Christmas palette, and made it available only for a day in September.  But it is coming back, along with other products, in October.

If you are not familiar with her Christmas palettes, they are divided into four looks, and this time they are:  Happy Glow (gold and caramel), Love Glow (pinks),  Dream Glow (greens) and Seduce Glow ( festive shimmers and black).

Here is a photo of her previous two palettes, so that it gives you a better idea.

Pat McGrath Mothership VI: Midnight Sun, £115 from the website/$125  from Sephora

AW19 Foundations: Chanel, Charlotte Tilbury, Pat McGrath, Anastasia, Clarins and Kevyn Aucoin

Autumn is the time to be browsing  foundations, as so many brands are bringing new  ones out. So here are just a few that caught my attention. And it’s  incredible how brands now do such a wide variety of shades, and some even demonstrate all shades applied.

Chanel Ultra Le Teint Velvet, £37. Comes in 15 shades.

“Longwearing foundation that naturally smoothes and evens out the complexion. Its blurring effect erases all imperfections and ensures makeup with a matte velvet finish.
Ultra-light, ultra-matte and ultra-natural, it instantly becomes one with the skin for a flawless complexion all day long”.

Chanel is available from NordstormSaks, Neiman Marcus, Selfridges and  Harrods.

Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Foundation, £34, There are 44 shades to choose from, and there is a before and after for each shade.

“Helps to achieve a smooth, natural look. Featuring a

Big Little Lies Makeup Breakdown

When it comes to films and series, there are usually a lot of “Steal Her Style” features where the authors suggest what pieces you could buy to get a similar look to your favourte character, should you chose to do so.

But there are not enough articles which focus on beauty or makeup looks, if you ask me. And that is what I always pay attention to when I watch films/series.  I actually wrote about the beauty elements of Gossip Girl, as well as Blair Waldorf‘s wedding makeup  and Sex and The City already.

I also had a breakdown of the Pan Am looks straight from the Make-Up Artist.

So today I’d like to share about the makeup from the Big Little Lies. Here are the screens from the show when Celeste Wright was getting ready in

Beauty Wish List. July 2019

As I’ve already mentioned, the times when I would get all those limited edition eye shadow palettes and yet another  *insert a name of the product* are long gone. Now I only get products when I finish something (I have empties save stories over at my Insta) or when I really want that item. So here is my current wish list. And I am also including the things which I have finished so that you see what is being replaced.

Essie Gel Couture Nail Varnish in Lady in Red or Rock the Runway (Amazon and Amazon UK)

I use up red nail varnishes like it’s nobody’s business so my current classic red which is CND’s Red-Y To Roll (see it here) is almost gone. I really enjoyed using it but would love to try Essie’s Gel Couture one now. I’d love Lady in Red or Rock the Runway, would have to see them in person, I am very specific about my reds.

Charlotte Tilbuty Flawless Filter ( £30 from SephoraCult Beauty and  Net A Porter.)

I am obsessed with a glow-giving makeup base, and

Spring 2019 Beauty and Lifestyle Favourites

I enjoyed sharing about the things that I loved in  Winter,   and now it is July and I did not share about my Spring favourites yet.

I’ve actually been strict with myself and allowed only a few products [makeup, beauty, lifestyle] so these are truly creme de la creme, for me.

Beauty

Omorovicza Omoressence (from   Cult BeautyNet a Porter,Neiman MarcusNordstrom)

This is probably my favourite product of them all, and I promise to write about it in more details because, after all, why would you need an extra step in your skincare routine which is £65 on top of it all. But it truly transformed my skincare routine. Think of all those things beauty brands promise in their press releases. It is all that: healthy glow, hydrated skin which is soft and smooth. I think my skin loves the Hungarian thermal water and the urea. And did I mention the frosted luxurious bottle?

NURSE JAMIE Miracle Base Beauty Oil, £120 from Cult Beauty and Nordstrom

I’ve had a small bottle of this with one of my orders and did not expect to love it as much as I do. One of the best face oils I have ever used. Again, think of all those things we want our beauty products to do. Glowing complexion? Nourished and silky skin?