I was asked about my Illamasqua lipsticks several times on Twitter so I thought, why not featuring them all together?
I have four shades and have already written about each in details, so this is more of a round-up.
Before I start, I have to say that I really like the brand’s lipsticks, they give an amazing colour pay-off and stay on really well. Since they have a matte finish, make sure that you take a good care of your lips so that the lipstick doesn’t enhance any dry patches and goes on smoothly.
This coral with pink undertones, looksRead More
I did a post about relatively subtle peachy coral makeup and since it got a lot of views, I’ve decided to do one about bright orange.
I am not exactly the biggest fan of bright orange (on myself); I prefer fuchsia, so I was surprised to see how many products I have. So I’ve decided to feature only four, like last time: for lips, eyes, cheeks and nails.
So here we go:
Inglot Nail Enamel 949
I absolutely adore this nail polish! I have several different Inglot shades and this one is the best, it brightens up even a dull outfit and lifts the mood. In fact, I wore it last week and got a lot of compliments. See it on the nails here.
Clarins Rouge Prodige Lipstick in 118 Clementine
I personally can wear this shade only in summer when I get some tan, as it’s not the best choice for my light cool toned skin but with some tan, it’s amazing. Keep the rest of the makeup minimum and add Clementine for aRead More
Clarins BB Skin Perfecting Cream SPF 25 comes in a sleek red tube and there are three shades to choose from, and I was given the lightest one to try out.
My only problem is that it is too dark for me but it will be “solved” once I get some tan. I can get away with wearing this shade actually when I buff it in nicely and blend it down the neck and ears, too. It is not orangey or muddy, so it just warms up my complexion and gives it some nice warm tint.
But I am not sure why Clarins did not bring out a lighter shade…
As for the texture, it feels nice on the skin, it is lightweight and blends in nicely. I find that it evens out the skin tone but it doesn’t cover all the imperfections, as the coverage is light-to-medium, so youRead More
As you can imagine, it was very hard but here is what I’ve chosen.
Tinted Moisturiser Sketches on Water
This one was easy, it is probably my favourite base ever! And there are so many reasons for that: the texture is very light and it looks like a second skin. It gives a light coverage and doesn’t enhance any dry parches on my face even during the winter. You can read more details about it here.
Original Skin Blush For Love of Roses in Florita
Yes, I have included a powder blush and not cream or liquid, it’s probably a shocker for regular readers. This is probably my favourite powder blusher out of all that I have and I reach for it a lot. The colour is perfection, the texture and finish are beautiful, the blush blends nicely into the skin and stays on pretty well. See my full review.
If I had to pick myRead More
I did a feature about Sedona Lace’s brush belt, which is absolutely amazing, some time ago. I have actually bought one of their gel liners ($5.95) back then and would like to tell you about it, as well. I guess it’s better late than never.
I’ve chosen their Eyeliner Gel called Smoky Eyes which turned out to be a pretty grey shade. And I think it’s a perfect one, not too dark but not too light or blue, the colour payoff is excellent, too, as the liner is nicely pigmented. I really like how it looks like with my brown eyes.
It goes onRead More