MakeUp4All AUTUMN 2011 Online Beauty Magazine

Christmas Gift Guide: Nail Polish Sets

I have already posted quite a few Christmas Gift Guides, and there are more to come…

And today it is a nail polish edition. Here are the three sets that I personally think are the best! And I’d totally love to receive each myself.

Smith and Cult Holiday Trio  from Neiman Marcus for $54 or Space NK for £47.

Smith and Cult Holiday Trio nail polish makeup4all

  • Kundalini Hustle – Opaque poppy red.
  • Shattered Souls – Large and small gold glitter particles suspended in clear base.
  • Dark Like Me – Opaque aubergine.

Oh, yes, please. I have just been browsing the brand’s website, and it is a work of art – stylish and chic. And this set is so luxurious, any beauty lover would be delighted to find one under a [Christmas] tree. There is also one more set available.

Ciate OLIVIA PALERMO’S FASHION EDIT  £25/ $30 from Sephora.

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Current Makeup Routine

Here is a look at my current makeup routine, and we are talking about morning routine, not a special night out or not even the weekend morning when I have time, can relax and all. During the week days, I often do my makeup in a taxi, or even  public transport. Yes, I have already learned how to apply the liner on the go. The things I do to sleep those extra 10 minutes.

Current Makeup Routine makeup4all

I always see how people recommend that when you want to save when it comes to beauty products, it should never be a base. Ironically, my foundation is the cheapest product from the selection but it is really lovely. It gives that beautiful sheer dewy finish that is my favourite. Sadly, it seems like it has been discontinued.

And yes, there are no concealers, correctors or powders. To be honest at least 95% of the times I can’t be bothered with a concealer, I know this may sound shocking but I don’t care if I have some darkness under my eyes, in fact I am not a fan of the opposite, when I layer 3 products and it looks way too perfect. Maybe that all sounds weird but this is the way I like it. My skin is dry and the makeup last on me but when I want a powder – I go for this one.

When it comes to eyes – I love my eye makeup. I can

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Inspiration Of October/November

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about the things that inspire me, so here we go…Plus, November seems like a perfect time, as I can’t think of anything nicer than watching an interesting movie/reading a great story with a cup of tea when it is dark and cold outside.

First of all, I really enjoyed the last series of Downton Abbey, how gorgeous the is 1920’s style, I was mesmerized by everything, those dresses, jewellery and head pieces are to die for. If I only I could dress like that, at least once in a while.

And how sad is the fact that it’s the last season. Can’t wait for the Christmas special, and I want it to be a happy ending for everyone, life is tough enough, so I want to enjoy a fairy-tale on screen at least.

Downton Abbey Mary and Edith crawley 1920 style downton abbey

I’ve also  had a chance to watch Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel documentary finally and loved every minute of it. I had to pause a lot to look carefully at all the images, pure eye candy.

I am loving the lipstick and the

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It’s All About The Hand Creams

Regular readers will know my obsession with hand creams, here is actually a post about my top 5 from last year, and I  should probably write an updated version at some point.

Aveeno hand cream with colloidal oatmeal and Neals yard remedies bee lovely to your hands hand creamPhoto from my Instagram, you can follow me here

I am a huge believer in a hand cream, and I always have one in my handbag, always. It is a necessity in colder months to protect the skin, to moisturise and nourish it. Also, we all know – the way your hands look can give away your age. And I personally can’t stand dried out skin. Applying hand cream is a pure relaxing little luxury, especially when

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Here is a preview of some new cream eye shadows that are out for Christmas. You can actually browse some other ones out  for Christmas here.

The products in question are:

Shiseido Shimmering Cream Eye Colour, £22 from here.

Shiseido Shimmering Cream Eye Colour holiday 2015

They are described as those that have “lasting brilliance and luxurious shine”.There are five new neutral shades, such as champagne, bronze and moss: BR 731, VI730, BE728,  BR 329, GR732

Dolce & Gabbana The Essence Of Holidays Perfect Mono Cream Eye Colour, £25 from here.

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