Archive | July, 2010

My Makeup Super Hero: Blot Film!

23 Jul

The Summer is a great month for beach, bright blue eyeshadow, flip flops, surfing, bronzer galore and “makeup mudslide“! My face is not overly oily …but… in the summer my oil glands seem to get loose and wild and have a party…at my skin’s and makeup’s expense.  click here to read more

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MAC in the Groove: Love to Love Neutral look

22 Jul

 fell in love with the softness of this neutral palette.  The three colours were soo different but so fitting for one another.  The contrast between the lightest and the darkest colour got my little makeup look ideas spinning – I knew I had to have it!  I love putting two highly contrasting colours together in order to create a bold look. to continue reading on how to do look and to see more pictures click here!!

MAC:Rose & Star Violet Eyes: Purple/ Pink Look

21 Jul

MAC: STAR VIOLET & ROSE : Purple Pink Look

This is a great wearable purple eye that I have created using MAC Cosmetics featuring: Star Violet and Rose Pigment.  It is a great wearable look suitable for day and night.  It is a bit of a shimmery look so be prepared to sparkle if you try it out. click here to see photos and how to create the look

Daytime Gold and Blue Eyes: MAC StarFlash Strike a Pose

21 Jul

Hey guys, forgive me for the over posting of blue eyeshadow looks – it is my favorite sumer colour to wear on my lids.  I have really been trying out different camera techniques more than makeup looks but I will get the other colours rolling out soon.  So this look is a subtle blue day time look using MAC STARFLASH: Strike a Pose – limited(Moonflower can be used instead) and Amber Lights.   Click here to find out how to create this look

MAC Partylicious Eyes:Makeup Look

19 Jul

Partylicious Eyes: Makeup Look

I fell in love with the MAC APartylicious Pigment from the Alice + Olivia Collection that was launched by MAC earlier this month.  I have had it on my vanity for a week now- daring myself to wear it out to work or for a weekens lunch.  I knew I wanted to do something wearable for the day- but what? What could I do that was suitable for the day without blending out the amazing teal colour to an absolute sheer wash (what a waste!) Click here to continue reading and see the complete look and swatches

Bobbi Brown Metallic Long Wear Cream Eyeshadow

18 Jul

BOBBI BROWN…Metallic Long-Wear Cream Shadow- Yikes that a very long name for a very small pot of glittery fun!!!

So this product has a mighty long name- but the name says it all.  Bobbi Brown launched these glittery colours as a part of her beach collection this summer.  There are 12 new metallic glittery shades to chose from- all waterproof and smudge proof.  click here to continue reading and to see swatches

OPI Nail Polish: Jewel of India

17 Jul

I have been taking a break from the “new and now” nail polishes – and I have decided to pick up some of my favorites from seasons past.  I find all the new teals, purples, greens and browns fun but not timeless or date worthy.  Out of all the “trendy” colours this year I am very much into the purples, so i decided to search my nail polish stash for a everyday, date worthy, work friendly purple click here to continue reading

Christian Dior Eyeshadow Palette: Night Dust

17 Jul

I am sorry for the crappy already used cosmetics photo- but I really wanted to share this palette with you guys.  I bought this about a month and a bit ago – just to try out the brand and see what it was all about. What I didnt realise was that this compact would become my go to every day- sometimes night palette!!  click here to continue reading and see swatches

Stila Cosmetics: Road to Radiance Across the USA

16 Jul

Stila Cosmetics is launching a travel girls line of palettes.  Stila invites you to follow 5 girls adventure’s around the world (1 girl each month) and pick up their colour story palettes- which will be available one by one – now through to mid November.  continue reading

Urban Decay Cosmetics: Naked Palette

16 Jul

This is a great lust worthy neutral palette.  It gets a huge thumbs up from me and as far as I can see almost every beauty blogger out there has something great to say about it.  This beautiful collection of twelve neutral shades are sure to suit every skin tone.  continue reading