Are Lip Scrubs The New Black?

I like observing those micro-trends in beauty, they are quite fascinating.  Do you remember that craze about the lip oils a while ago (I have a Clarins one)? It seems like now scrubs are the new “It” thing lips-cosmetics-wise.

While Lush and  Sara Happ  lip scrubs have been around for years, a lot of brands are releasing their option. And while some people say that mixing olive, or any oil of your choice, with sugar will give you the same effect, lip scrubs are popular as ever.

They come in a convenient stick formula; from such brands as Dior, Sephora, Tarte and Ciate, among others.

Or you can

Christmas 2017: Reddish Eye Shadows Palettes

Reddish eye makeup is really in! Remember the absolutely gorgeous red makeup collection from Chanel? And Heat Naked Urban Decay palette?

Now, there are so many palettes to choose from, and here are just a few:

Dior Ruby 5-Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette,  857 in Ruby, $63 from  Naiman Marcus

Five shades which will be a perfect choice for those who are not a big fan of bulky palettes, and you get everything you need to create a look.

theBalm Nude Beach Eyeshadow Palette, $36 from Amazon and Feel Unique

theBalm eye shadows are some of the best, so I am sure this palette is incredible.

HUDA BEAUTY Desert Dusk Eyeshadow Palette, $65 from Sephora

September 2017 Beauty Favourites

I am sorry that I am writing about my September favourites only now but it is better later than never, right?

I love writing these, as it it always great to see what you’ve been loving, beauty wise.

Makeup

Hourglass Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil in Soft Brunette (review and swatches)

I have rediscovered this little gem. The colour is spot on for me, and I like the shape of it which allows a very quick but still a precise application.

Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Blushing Bride (review  and faceswatches)

Love Autumn makeup, all the berry and wine shades, and this was the blush of the month, not only I’ve used it  on my friend’s wedding day but I have been also using it on myself pretty much every day. It gives that beautiful flush with a hint of subtle golden shimmer.

Tarte tartelette Amazonian clay matte palette, ($46 from Sephora)

A lot of love for tarte lately, this

tarte Rainforest After Dark Makeup Collection for Fall 2014

Tarte Cosmetics have been killing it lately with their Brazilliance range, Amazonian butter  lipsticks, the sculptor contouring face slenderizer, loved by so many makeup addicts, and many other products.

But what are they offering for Fall?

There is a beautifully put together Rainforest After Dark collection. Let’s take a closer look at the  products.

tarte Rainforest After Dark Makeup Collection for Fall 2014 logo
The star of the collection is definitely the limited edition rainforest after dark colored clay eye &  cheek palette ($38)

It is a palette which combines both makeup and skincare. All shade contain different clays, such as  rose clay (soothes skin around the eye area), vanilla clay (helps control oil to keep pigment in place  all day) and gold clay (maintains gentle skin balance and moisture).

 The shades, they are: bare to explore (pink beige), make a mauve (plum mauve), plum away with me (dark plum), up to no gold (gold), tan-gled up in you (tan), don’t turn a-brown (dark brown), unleashed (nude rose blush), champagne (highlighter) and park ave princess (bronzer).

tarte Rainforest After Dark Makeup Collection for Fall 2014 promoAs for the rest of the collection, tarte are brining out some basic products which will help to create a perfect canvas for the colourful makeup and will help it to last longer.

For example, timeless smoothing primer ($39), which is described as  a “melt-in smoothing primer with innovative blurring and filling technology for a youthful appearance perfectly primed for makeup application.”

The formula is infused with Vitamins C & E and green bean extract  which help the skin to look smoother and firmer.  Tarte suggest that their primer can be also worn on it’s own, without the foundation on top.

If you need to cover up any imperfections –maracuja creaseless concealer ($24; available in 13 shades) is a product to look at!

It is a  full coverage, waterproof concealer  which

tarte Raiforest of the Sea Makeup Collection for Summer 2016

There are more, and more summer makeup collections that are being available now. Today let’s take a look at tarte’s newest release – Rainforest of the Sea. All the products are already available from Sephora.

tarte Raiforest of the Sea Makeup Collection for Summer 2016 promo

There are tonnes of new products: makeup, skincare and brushes.

 Wipeout color-correcting palette (LE),  $45

“An all-in-one palette to correct discolorations, contour and brighten skin. ”

Rainforest of Sea Eye Shadows Palette, $34

tarte Raiforest of the Sea Makeup Collection for Summer 2016 eye shadows and concealersRainforest of the Sea Quench Lip Rescue, $19

“A moisturizing lip balm in an array of sheer color shades. ”

Rainforest of the Sea Drench Lip Splash Lipstick, $22

“A full-coverage matte lipstick with lip nourishing antioxidants. ”

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