Beautyblender: Bounce Foundation & Re-Dew Setting Spray

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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”

MAC, Studio Waterweight Foundation

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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”

Valmont, Perfecting Powder Cream Foundation

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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”

MAC In Monochrome Collection

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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”

Charlotte Tilbury, Glowing Pretty Skin Palette

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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”

Charlotte Tilbury, Bar Of Gold Palette

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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”

Marc Jacobs: Shameless Youthful-Look 24H Foundation

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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: Leopard Frost Collection

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”

Charlotte Tilbury, Stars In Your Eyes Palette

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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”

Lancôme x Proenza Schouler Collection

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 Primer Plus Collection

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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”

L’Oreal Paris Eye Palettes: Cherry My Cheri & Berry Much Love

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.

Continue reading “L’Oreal Paris Eye Palettes: Cherry My Cheri & Berry Much Love”

Bobbi Brown: Camo Luxe Eye & Cheek Palette

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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”

Shiseido: Synchro Skin Illuminator

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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”

IT Cosmetics: Your Skin But Better, CC+ Oil-Free Matte & CC+ Illumination SPF 50+

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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+”

Bobbi Brown Bronzed Nudes Edition Palette

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I have to admit when it comes to Bobbi Brown I tend to go mostly for the Foundations, primers, powders, nut not really for the colour section.but when I saw this limited edition palette I remembered that I binned all my nudes ones and needed one so it was like “come with mama”.

Bobbi Brown has a new limited-edition Nude on Nude Eyeshadow Palettes, beautiful for a neutral with a twist eye look. If you’re one who doesn’t wear a lot of eyeshadow, are just getting into makeup, or want something easy to wear every day it’s a great option. Continue reading “Bobbi Brown Bronzed Nudes Edition Palette”

IT Cosmetics, Confidence In Your Glow & Heavenly Skin One-Sweep Wonder Brush

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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”

Urban Decay, Born To Run Eyeshadow Palette

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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”

Zoeva, Caramel Melange Eyeshadow Palette

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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”

Review: Charlotte Tilbury, Legendary Lashes Volume 2

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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”

Review: IT Cosmetics SuperHero Collection

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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”

Review: IT Cosmetics, Your Skin But Better CC Cream

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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”

Review: Cover FX Contour Kit

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Today I want to share with you one of the contour kits I have been loving lately: the Cover FX Contour Kit, it’s available in 6 different tones which its amazing as I haven’t seen other brand that offers this variety of shades to properly match every skin tone, this is something always Cover FX keep in mind when they elaborate their foundations, concealers, etc. Continue reading “Review: Cover FX Contour Kit”