My favourite eye shadow colour is chocolate brown, especially with cooper undertone. So here are my top three. Cream eye shadow from Benefit in Busy Signal which is an amazing long-lasting product, perfect for a smoky eyes.
There is also Rouge Bunny Rouge Bejewelled Skylark, which has to be my most used eye shadow. I love the buttery smooth texture and pigmented colour.
I have also found a sample of MAC’s Cooperbeam pigment which I adore. I have got it as a bonus from a blog sale and completely forgot about it. But it is so beautiful that I must have a full size. I can’t see it on
As usual, I am absolutely in love with the cutest Benefit Cosmetics makeup and beauty sets for Christmas 2012.
I have Sun Beam and Posietint on my wish-list so I may get the sets which contain these products as I really don’t mind trying other Benefit products I haven’t tried yet, too.
These sets are already available in the US, hence the prices in USD, so we should get them later.
Sexy Little Stowaways (£25/ $36): 0.1 oz Bella Bamba, 0.25 oz ‘That Gal’ Brightening Face Primer, 0.08 oz Sun Beam, 0.08 oz Cha Cha Tint, 0.08 oz Ooh La Lift, 0.08 oz Stay Don’t Stray, 1 oz It’s Potent! Eye Cream, 0.14 oz BADgal Lash Mascara, 0.25 oz The POREfessional, 0.1 oz Hoola.
High Flyin’ Glosses (£19.50/$26, 6 x 0.22 oz) Lip Gloss in Coralista, Dallas, Bellabamba, HOOLA, Sugarbomb, Dandelion
Perk Up & Away ($64): Full size of posietint, dandelion and watt’s up!, deluxe size of POREfessional and they’re real! mascara.
Fast Train to Fabulous ($34): Full of POREfessional and Benetint, deluxe sample of They’re real and That Gal
Upgrade to Gorgeous! , £35/$34: 0.05 oz Laugh With Me LeeLee,0.25 oz POREfessional, 0.45 oz High Beam, 0.1 oz They’re Real and 0.42 oz Sugarbomb. Sephora exclusive.
Primed For Takeoff: Full size of POREfessional, Hervana and
Benefit has some new products : lip glosses, PRO balm to minimize the appearance of pores,false lashes and new perfumes. The new perfumes look really cute as most of Benefit’s products do, so I am going to tell you about them.
Each is $36 and is 30.0 mL / 1.0 US fl. oz.
So Hooked On Carmella
floral vanilla – exquisitely feminine
- top notes: lemon, grapefruit, rhubarb
- middle notes: cyclamen, peony, tiare flower
- bottom notes: vanilla, sandalwood, amber
Lookin’ To Rock Rita
fruity green – exhilarating & stylish
- top notes: lemon, coconut, freesia
- middle notes: juicy fig, hyacinth, violet
- bottom notes: sandalwood,
Benefit Cosmetics is definitely one of my favourite brands so I am very happy that they just brought out their own makeup brushes, false lashes and new makeup bags.
So there are six new brushes, the price starts at £15.50/€19.50
So, as promised (read part 1 here), here are some makeup tips on how to look your best for when you are tired but still want to make the best out of your appearance. In part one, I have shared all my tips about the complexion and now it’s time for makeup itself.
I find that the way your eye brows look makes a huge difference in your appearance, as they frame your face. Just make sure that you don’t create a very dark or harsh shape, unless you are going for a dramatic look. Just feel in any gaps you may have and cheat the shape slightly, if you wish to. I like Anastasia’s kit with the powders and wax.
Curl your lashes! Now this is a very important step. I have already shared that it took me years (WHY?) to get decent curlers, shu’s of course, although all the Top MUAs always raved about curling your lashes. I should have invested earlier, as they [curlers] make a huge difference. They do open up your eyes! I refuse to be without mine now.
As for the eye shadows, I would suggest