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Whoooa you guys!! This month has been FLYING by! November was crazy busy for me, both at work and at school, which is why I decided to spoil myself a little at the Sephora VIB & VIB Rouge sale (as if I needed to justify myself for buying more makeup hehe!). I took advantage of the 20% off sale to splurge on those lovely holiday kits that Sephora released, and since I needed to renew my skin care products, well this sale proved to be very timely 😉 Now I promise I’ll try my best to stop buying anything from Sephora in 2016 😉 I bought a total of 4 gift sets:
Hello fellow beauty addicts! In this video, we are introducing to you some useful products for back to school, because we know how hectic mornings can be. The products we introduce are good for a complete makeup look and they are also products that we absolutely love! We are not lying because you can see we hit pan on some of the products we’re showing! Hope you enjoy and let us know what are your favourite products to use on a busy morning! -xox- Products: – Total Face Palette Beautifully Bare by e.l.f. – Eyebrow editor in the shade Midnight Brown no.03 by Sephora – Classic Line Eyeliner feature 24HR liner by Sephora – NYX fan brush 06 – E.l.f all over face brush – 8 HR Mattifying Compact Foundation by Sephora in Linen – Bite Beauty lipstick: Café and Pepper – Blush: Desert Rose by MAC Cosmetics – Eyeshadow: Nylon eyeshadow by MAC Cosmetics – Mascara
Last month we have discovered a very COOL site where you can buy makeup, accessories, makeup tools, nail polishes, all those goodies that fall under the beauty umbrella for 1$ USD. Yes, 1 DOLLARRR! So basically, around 1,30$ CAD. And also we call it a double haul because we both purchased things separately from ShopMissA. We have already tried out a few things and we will leave our review on different posts, so stay tuned! Before starting off talking about the things we bought, here are some of our thoughts on general points:
We all have a few favourite beauty products that we recommend to all of our friends and that we keep buying over and over again, but we never really take a moment to think about how essential these products are in our life… If I were a little more philosophical I would say that these products even shape who we are, but I’m not getting into that 😉 Let me introduce to you my top 5 emptied and repurchased products!
When it comes to makeup (and many other things), cheaper is sometimes better, at least for your wallet. With so many beauty brands out there with so many different price ranges, it becomes a complicated task to choose what to buy from which company. I had never tried e.l.f. before but since I heard good things from them, I decided it was time to try out a few products. I was mostly curious about their brushes and when I found out the highlighter palette was 6$…I couldn’t resist! In the end, I got these:
Talking about magic, you all! Last month, I got this wonderful gift, something that I’ve never experienced before and never heard of before! This Dior Addict Lip Glow is very magical and I think it is worth to share with you what I have to say about this lipstick. The Dior Addict Lip Glow is a balm to hydrate your lips and revive your natural lip colour. The line comes in 2 shades, in sheer natural pink and sheer coral pink. The one I received is in sheer natural pink. When you apply it, it gives a very beautiful and natural shine.
July’s birthstone is the ruby, and is said to guarantee many great things such as success in love. Maybe that’s why red is associated to love, and why red lips are so fascinating… More info about the gem here. Image from here. For this look I was inspired by 1950’s Hollywood glam, which is what a ruby makes me think of. I adapted the look to the season: dewey skin, matte eyeshadows, etc. Overall, it’s a minimalist look, with a strong focus on the ruby-coloured lips. It is very easy to recreate, and any woman, no matter her age, can pull off this look. I think every woman should focus on her most beautiful/favourite assets when doing her makeup. For this look, the lips are very bright, but the bold brows are also very present and the skin is very natural-looking. Eyes: After applying primer on my lids, I used MAC’ eyeshadow in “brulé” all over the lid. I then applied different eyeshadows from Smashbox’s On the Rocks palette: “marzipan” as a highlight on the brow bone, …
Let’s be honest: who doesn’t love wine? Especially when it takes care of your skin! This is exactly what Mathilde Thomas and her husband had in mind when they founded Caudalie, the cosmetics brand originating from Bordeaux, France. Born in a family that owns a vineyard, Mathilde quickly realized the rich potential of grapes. Together with Professor Vercauteren, one of the world’s specialists in polyphenols (the magic ingredient that is found in grape seeds), they formulated a few face creams that were initially sold in pharmacies in Bordeaux. They quickly set up their own team of researchers, in order to offer the best of what grapes have to offer. But why are grapes so special? They contain polyphenols, powerful anti-oxidants that act as amazing skin youth protectors. Grapes also contain resveratrol, a powerful anti-ageing agent, and viniferine, the most effective natural molecule that fights dark spots. The company’s ethics are also impeccable: in 2006, they removed parabens from all products, and they are also very committed to ecology. Read more about this here. With so many …
Hi loves! So I tried something new, which I wanted to do for a long time: a makeup tutorial on video!! It was challenging, and it is not perfect (please bear with me), but I’m quite proud of the result! I would love to hear your comments, btw 🙂 The look is a pastel eye makeup, which I created using MAC’s Pastel Times Nine palette, paired with pastel purple lips. In the video, I give you a few makeup tips, but the focus is on showing you how you can have fun with unconventional colours such as pastel eyeshadows. I hope you will enjoy it! Here is the complete list of products: On the eyes: -Primer: Smashbox‘s 24h Photo Finish Shadow Primer -Eyeshadows: MAC‘s Pastel Times Nine palette On the lips: -Lipliner: Revlon‘s Colorstay Lipliner in “Soft Pink” -Lipsticks: Kat Von D‘s Studded Kiss Lipstick in “Coven” and Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipstick in “Melted Peony” On the face: -Bronzer and highlighter: Urban Decay‘s Naked Flushed palette in “Naked” -Concealer: MAC‘s Studio finish concealer …