Nars Cosmetics has released it’s Make Up Holiday Collection for 2020, a gold collection that I have to say there is nothing particularly new or with limited edition packaging but is mostly focused on travel size products and stocking fillers. Continue reading “Review: NARS Cosmetics, Holiday Collection 2020”
In honour of five years of Huda Beauty at Cult Beauty, the brand released a limited-edition eye shadow palette which stars nine gold-standard shades in three delectable finishes; there are pigment-packed, buttery mattes, metallics that rival liquid gold and shimmery toppers that emulate the decadence of fine champagne. Not to mention the all-new texture that features in the endlessly glamorous edit a pink shimmer and gold metallic base that’s actually adorned with flakes of gold . Dotting earthy neutrals amongst the varying tones of the titular shade. Continue reading “Review: Huda Beauty, Gold Obsessions Palette”
Bobbi Brown released it’s holidays Collection for 2020, which includes a couple of gift sets, highlighters, lipsticks and obviously different options on eye palettes with a lovely packaging, so today I’m gonna share two items I have from the collection. Continue reading “Review: Bobbi Brown, Holiday Collection 2020”
Another year that MAC Cosmetics releases a lovely Christmas collection with so many products, highlighters, palettes, lipsticks, lip gloss, gift sets, etc. As a holidays collection we can imagine that we are going to find bright colours with glittery, metallic finish on each product, one of the most cheerful and truly festive collections out in the market. Continue reading “Review: MAC Cosmetics, Frosted Firework Collection”
As many brands Mac Jacobs released a Holidays makeup collection called “Very Merry Cherry” which it has a eye palette, mascara, bronzer all the classics from the brand just with a green limited edition packaging and a couple of gift sets, between those sets we can find the Oui Mon Cherry Full-Size Lip Oil And Mini Favourites Set With Bag, which includes 3 mini sized products, a full size one and a cute mini red bag. Continue reading “Marc Jacobs, Oui Mon Cherry Set”
Every year Lancôme releases a Christmas make up collection, sometimes includes more or less products, this time the collection includes an eye shadow palette, two lipsticks and one highlighter, the packaging is a lovely ice platinum colour with the traditional rose logo from the brand., simple, minimalist and chic. Continue reading “Review: Lancôme, Holiday Makeup Collection 2020”
The 2020 reinvention of the best-loved New Nude Palette, this marries smooth, buttery mattes with five, high-shine metallics, three multi-reflective marble cream shimmers, one matte marble cream and one never–before-seen shimmering gloss hybrid, with encapsulated bronze and berry pearls to elevate your beauty look to cover-worthy heights. Spanning shades of tan, toffee, espresso and sand with hypnotically beautiful, foil-effect glimmers in shades of plum, berry and flame, this edit will quickly become your go-to – trusted to take you from coffee to cocktails with just a quick flick of a brush. Continue reading “Review: Huda Beauty, Naughty Nude Eyeshadow Palette”
Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare features lightweight, medium buildable coverage that instantly improves the look of skin minimising the look of pores and imperfections while delivering all-day hydration and wear with a natural radiant finish. Suitable for all skin types and infused with hyaluronic acid, aloe vera extract, vitamins E & B5 and hepes acid. Continue reading “Review: IT Cosmetics, Your Skin But Better Foundation”
With a new Charlotte Tilbury eye palette around the corner I wanted to talk about this one the “The Icon Palette” because one that is actually totally different from the rest that the brand has, it received negative and positive reviews, at the beginning I didn’t pay much attention to it and this summer i found myself using and reusing it a lot so here I share my experience. Continue reading “Review: Charlotte Tilbury, The Icon Palette”
When Beautyblender announced the release of a foundation I was quite surprised as we all know the brand for the magnificent makeup sponges, so I have to admit I was a bit skeptical when Bounce came up, but after tested it for a couple of days in a row I put my hands up now is one of my favourite foundations for several reason not only the performance. Recently another member joined the family and again another lovely surprise: Re-Dew Setting spray, plus the two new Electrical Violet sponges because you never have enough beautyblenders specially if you work with make up. Continue reading “Beautyblender: Bounce Foundation & Re-Dew Setting Spray”
It has been a while since the last time I used a MAC foundation and normally would be the classics from the brand so when I saw this I noticed I have never tried it before and the name really caught my attention, I’m talking about the Waterweight SPF 30 Foundation. I said many times down here I do have normally oily skin except on winter that could actually turn into dry, another thing I always say is that I hate cakey make up and how I see on the street and even beauty consultants wear an overdose of high coverage foundation, no, no, no. Many of you would say “Elle I want full coverage because I have bad skin, I have acne, rosacea or any other issue” great you can get a full coverage but without making so obvious to others eyes, plus there is nothing more annoying of that heavy foundation sensation on your face, well here we have one solution. Continue reading “MAC, Studio Waterweight Foundation”
Less is more, from the “No Make up Make up” to the Glass Skin many women realise that looking natural and fresh could be far nicer than the diva look, because is not nice when you can notice the excess of foundation from meters away, and far more important a natural makeup would make you look far younger and would help also a lot to keep your skin younger but not all foundations do that that’s why today I want to share the one I have been loving lately and is the Perfecting Powder Cream by Valmont. Continue reading “Valmont, Perfecting Powder Cream Foundation”
Cult shades give full-face attitude. Powerful Lipsticks with a serious following get full monochromatic colour collections to match including Lipglass, Powder Blush, Matte and Frost Eye Shadow. This basically the idea of MAC In Monochrome, 6 different shades to create monochromatic looks, something not really common to see during these days but with the right colours it could actually look stunning. Continue reading “MAC In Monochrome Collection”
Minimalist with makeup, Traveler who wants to pack as little as possible in her make bag, or just someone who loves makeup and everything in one palette sound way too good, so yes here you have an option and it’s the Glowing Pretty Skin Palette from Charlotte Tilbury. This is basically a face palette that includes setting powder, blush, highlighter and bronzer, which is great if you don’t like to jump from one thing to other just have everything together. Continue reading “Charlotte Tilbury, Glowing Pretty Skin Palette”
When you are fan of highlighters then is hard to resist to palettes like this, Bar Of Gold Palette from Charlotte Tilbury is a good option forme people who likes to alternate shades and not using always the same one and for the ones who wants to give a natural glow to a dull skin without leaving that extra pigmented diva look where the highlighter become way too obvious, a good option in shades for classy people I would call it. Continue reading “Charlotte Tilbury, Bar Of Gold Palette”
Here we are with the latest foundation released by Marc Jacobs, I’m talking about Shameless a very nice option for everyday make up, basically this is a long wear foundation with a very light and fresh finish what is basically I always reach for my everyday look as I want to look natural and not with a cakey face, but still is very buildable so if you want a high coverage you can easily get with it. Continue reading “Marc Jacobs: Shameless Youthful-Look 24H Foundation”
Marc Jacobs came up with a new collection: Leopard Frost, a series of icy finishes, the high impact pigment products feature five shades of the Le Marc Lip Frost, as well as a limited edition Eye-Conic Frost eyeshadow palette with shades like burgundy, blue and gold for creating both day and night glam. Arriving with an ultra-sleek packaging emblazoned with an eye-catching leopard print. Continue reading “Marc Jacobs: Leopard Frost Collection”
As many of you probably know Charlotte Tilbury rarely have an eyeshadow palette on its permanent collection in fact last year a limited edition one showed up almost at the end of the year at it was sold out in one day, So this year Charlotte surprised us with another palette the Stars In your Eyes Palette, this one is still a limited edition but lately I noticed that many of their “limited edition” became permanent or they are re-stocking due to the high demand, which is not surprise as this brand really knows what the make-up market wants. Continue reading “Charlotte Tilbury, Stars In Your Eyes Palette”
It became like almost a tradition that every year Lancôme choose to collaborate with a Fashion House to create a unique make up collection this time was the turn to the young emerging Proenza Schouler, a New Yorker spirit brand. It was released around July, but as this is an Autumn collection I prefered to wait till the actual season arrive to show some of the products I have being trying out. Continue reading “Lancôme x Proenza Schouler Collection”
Bobbi Brown is probably one of my faves on skin preparation, such a primers, foundation and lately I have been discovering their colour side, that’s why I got really excited when the Primer Plus Collection came out, this collection is all about primers, 4 of them for all skin needs, totally different from each other and now we are going to know about them. Continue reading “Bobbi Brown Primer Plus Collection”
During the last 2-3 years there was a boom on the consumption of eyeshadow palettes, lovely to play with,plenty of colours but many of them were high end that’s when L’Oreal decided to break the ice with more affordable options, most of them were small ones till they jumped on bigger ones with 16 shades the first one was Cherry My Cheri, a peachy nude and then Berry Much Love a plummy option. So today I want to share with you this two options.
Harnessing the always-popular camouflage print, Bobbi Brown develops the Camo Luxe Eye & Cheek palette for its AW18 collection. Rich and earthy, it’s comprised of six eyeshadows and one warming highlighter. Each formula glides on effortlessly, treating your lids to a wealth of densely-pigmented colour. Silky and smooth, all hues layer naturally, while the light-reflecting pearl pigments help your whole beauty look pop. Glow on. Continue reading “Bobbi Brown: Camo Luxe Eye & Cheek Palette”
This Illuminator or highlighter is part of the Synchro Skin from Shiseido, I have been using it practically everyday as I only use few drops for different part of my face, that’s why this 40 ml bottle is very long lasting. The Synchro Skin Illuminator is a creamy highlither with a medium pigmentation, ideal to get a natural and sophisticated glow to a classy makeup look. The creamy formula is ideal to apply with fingers and they are easier to blend in the right area we want to glow, I also found it a bit more long lasting than powders specially for dry skin or even the oily ones during the cold months. Continue reading “Shiseido: Synchro Skin Illuminator”
One of the mega stars from IT Cosmetics without a doubt is the full coverage CC Cream that I personally freaking love, so when two different options showed up as alternatives as different finish I couldn’t resist to testing them out. The first one that came out was the Your Skin But Better CC+ Illumination SPF 50+, an option to give an extra glow to the foundation finish touch, later came an option pretty wisely dedicated to oily skin: Your Skin But Better, CC+ Oil-Free Matte SPF 40. Continue reading “IT Cosmetics: Your Skin But Better, CC+ Oil-Free Matte & CC+ Illumination SPF 50+”
When you have rosacea is pretty common to struggle when it comes to apply blush, how to look natural with a cute touch on your cheeks without make your rosacea look worse then check out one of the latest products from IT Cosmetics: Confidence in your Glow and a special brush made specially for this bad boy: Heavenly Skin One-Sweep Wonder Brush. Continue reading “IT Cosmetics, Confidence In Your Glow & Heavenly Skin One-Sweep Wonder Brush”
Today I want to show you probably one of the best releases of the year in terms of eyeshadow palettes: The Born To Run eyeshadow palette from Urban Decay. I have to admit..when I looked at the colours the first time I had the palette on my hands I though “Not my cup tea” But then I read the info about this guy and I changed my mind: Continue reading “Urban Decay, Born To Run Eyeshadow Palette”
Autumn is coming, and it’s time to think of different colours, different eyeshadow palettes….
I wanted to try Zoeva products for a while and I saw a large selection of palettes with really nice colours and combinations so yes it’s really hard to choose specially being an affordable brand. Continue reading “Zoeva, Caramel Melange Eyeshadow Palette”
I have to admit that Charlotte Tilbury is on my top 10 of favourites brands, probably even in the top 5, I really love the concept of glamorous but natural and classy makeup that Charlotte has, and you can see that on her tutorials and all the makeup looks she recreate on famous women. Today I want to talk about one mascara the brand launched not long ago and that I have been loving: The Legendary Lashes Volume 2 Continue reading “Review: Charlotte Tilbury, Legendary Lashes Volume 2”
IT Cosmetics co-founded by Jamie Kern, a sufferer of Rosacea, along with expert plastic surgeons and dermatologists, developed products that are formulated to help cover and correct hyperpigmentation, redness, discolouration and signs of aging. The IT Cosmetics beauty range is a hybrid of skincare and makeup and thats what makes the brand special compared to the rest.
Today I want to share my experience with one of the newest collections of the brand that arrived in the UK: SuperHero, this range has one eye palette, a mascara, one eyeliner and a special brush Continue reading “Review: IT Cosmetics SuperHero Collection”
When it comes to a lighter, natural or faster makeup routine I have always jumped on BB Creams, for some strange reason I never really tried a CC Cream till today.
I have been trying two products from IT Cosmetics a high end Cruelty Free brand, one of those products is Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream with SPF 50+. Continue reading “Review: IT Cosmetics, Your Skin But Better CC Cream”