I love writing Monthly Beauty Favourites posts, they make me analyse what products I used the most, and loved the best. I am also always happy when you find a good product through my recommendations
Not gonna lie, October was a rough month for me, a lot of stress and lack of sleep. Most of the time I don’t bother with a good base that much, but this month I was constantly “rocking” dark circles, horrible skin-tone and even some breakouts. I just looked very tired in general.
So to imitate the “I-am-doing-great-thanks” skin I was using my favourite Pearl Shimmering Skin Perfector by BECCA all over the face as a base to give me some glow. Since I have very dry skin, it did not look greasy or shiny on me, in fact, I loved the effect.
Then I followed with Clarins’ Tinted Moisturizer, which is one of my favourite products for face, ever. Read the review to find out why it is that special.
If you read this post, you probably know that I have been ignoring the blushers lately. So, of course I had to includeRead More
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…
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
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/£60Read More
I have already mentioned the I am very pro-toner! And, although, skincare is something that I personally don’t mind investing in, I perfectly understand that not everyone wants/can.
This is why I have been on a mission to find good toners that won’t break the bank. I have already featured one of them from Yves Rocher.
And today I’d like to share about my other discovery – Lumene Soft Touch Hydrating Toner.
As the name suggests, this product is soft and hydrating, it is not a plain liquid, it is like a mix between toner and a lotion, in my opinion. It feels gentle on the skin, and I can tell that it definitely is not just “another” step in the routine. It does make aRead More
Never underestimate the importance of a good eye brow product! Even several years ago there weren’t that many to choose from, but today the brands are bringing out new amazing releases.
And here are two that caught my attention:
Armani Eye and Brow Maestro, $34/£26.50
“Born backstage, Giorgio Armani’s new 4-in-1 eye perfector; Stunning runway ready eyes. Brow shaper, Eye liner, Eye shadow, Hair root touch up, and Contour. Its natural finish is waterproof and gives 20 hours of wear with a 100% natural finish.”
The shades are: 01 Black, 02 Dark Brown, 03 Red, 04 Medium Brown, 05 Light Brown, 06 Medium Blonde, 07 Light Blonde, 08 Grey and 09 Gold
Burberry Effortless Brow Definer, $33/£22.50Read More
Recently I fell completely in love with the new Max Factor’s Shimmer Excess release, so I’ve decided to make a round-up of my favourite affordable cream eye shadows in general.
All of them are definitely worth the attention, and they prove that you don’t need to pay a fortune to get a high quality makeup these days.
I have published detailed reviews about each in the past, so if you want to know more – just click the links, included in this feature.
Max Factor Excess Shimmer Eye Shadows (review and swatches)
These have a very light texture, give a beautiful dimensional shimmer and stay on really well. Can be used on their own, or on top of any other product. Gorgeous effect, a must-have.
Maybelline Color Tattoo 24Hr (Permanent Taupe, Eternal Bronze, On and On Bronze; Metallic Pomegranate)
Color Tattoos did get a lot of hype when they were brought out. And rightly so! Opaque colours, blendable texture and long-lasting formula. MetallicRead More