MakeUp4All AUTUMN 2011 Online Beauty Magazine

I have to admit that I am slightly obsessed with dystopian novels, and  love all those futuristic and manus x machina themes. And, yes, I do have a board on Pinterest.

It may have something to do with the fact that I did culture studies back at uni and read lots of philosophical theories on the subject.  Whatever it is, I have been always fascinated with the futuristic beauty.

Here is actually a photo I’ve posted on Instagram recently.
Dystopian and futuristic makeup and beauty makeup4all

The products shown are:

And here are also some kick ass beauty looks from the relatively recent  MET Gala, how

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Regular readers know that I am a mascara snob.

Although most people think that mascara is the product on which you can save, I usually invest in mine, with only one exception. And that is Max Factor mascaras.

I have reviewed all their mascara launches which came out in the last several years, you can read them if you click on Max Factor category.  I think they  all are absolutely brilliant, and I always recommend them not only to my readers but also to my friends. And I know that some of my girlfriends are now fans, too.

Max Factor Voluptuous False Lash Effect Mascara Review

And today I want to talk about the latest release which is  Voluptuous False Lash Effect Mascara, it was already mentioned here.

Unlike most MF mascaras, it comes in the colourful teal and gold packaging, so a lot of people may like that.

As for the mascara itself, the fist thing that you notice is the brush which is huge (see the comparison photos below), and looks different from anything else I’ve used. According to the brand, helix shape enables a 360° application. And that is the

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I was browsing Makeup4all the other day, and stumbled across this post from 2010. The point was to choose only three products I could use for my makeup. I was actually surprised by my choices, so thought I would do the same thing six years later.

If You Could Use Only 3 Makeup Products revisited mascara eye liner and blusher

So here is what I would go for and why:

Eye liner (ArtDeco Long Lasting Liquid Liner 01 Black)

I just have to have some kind of definition for my eyes, black liquid eye liner or a brown eye pencil, or even some eye shadows. But if I could use only one product- that would be this. These days I am loving ArtDeco, but there are lots of other nice ones I like.

Mascara ( Max Factor Voluptuous False Lash Effect Mascara, review coming later)

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April 2016 Beauty Favourites

Can you actually believe that it is May, the fifth month of the year?! Time flies, it feels as if it was 1st of January only yesterday.  And this month I actually have quite a few products, including some amazing new discoveries.

April 2016 Beauty Favourites makeup4all

Makeup

Max Factor Glossfinity Nail Polish in 85 Cerise (review and swatches)

I have already finished a bottle of this, and am going through my second one, and I am wearing this, as I type, too. Such a gorgeous vibrant, juicy and glossy warm-toned red, it brightens up any look, and (almost) any mood. I am a fan.

For complexion I have been using these two products almost daily: Diorskin Nude Skin-Glowing Make-Up in Ivory (review and face swatches) Rouge Bunny Rouge Naked Disguise Concealer in Castalia.

Dior’s foundation is simply brilliant, it is a re-discovery for me. I like the coverage it gives and the finish, it is not matte but not too dewy either.  The shade, Ivory is the lightest in the range, and looks great even on my currently greenish pale and tired complexion. As for the concealer, I plan on writing a detailed feature about it soon. Surprisingly, I have already used half of the tube, and the love is going strong.  It gives just  the kind of coverage I like – the formula is not thick but it brightens up the under eye area.

Diorskin Nude Skin-Glowing Make-Up in Ivory Review and Swatches 2

Other products I have been using all the time are Inglot  Sculpting HD Powder in 504 (review) which I talk about non-stop, as it is my favourite product for adding

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Max Factor Glossfinity nail polish in 85 Cerise was an impulse purchase  but I love it so much that I recently bought a second bottle, as I’ve used up the first one. And that says a lot, considering how many nail polishes I have, and red ones in particular.

It is a gorgeous glossy warm toned red which  looks opaque even with one coat. It is like the coolest accessory for your nails, it brightens up everything. As dramatic as it sounds – Cerise makes me feel incredible, and I never want to be without it.

I have mentioned it so many times but somehow never posted a proper swatch, so here it is. (I am also wearing it here)

Max Factor Glossfinity Nail Polish in 85 Cerise nails of the dayAs I’ve already said, it looks great even with one coat, this formula

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