June 2015 archive

My Summer proof make-up tips

Helloooooo Summer! The nice sunny weather has finally decided to show up in the Netherlands. As far as the weather predictions go, it will become very Sunny with temperatures around 30°C for the next coming days.  I love Summer however, make-up does not really go well in this heat. I usually don’t wear much make-up during the very hot days but if I do, I try to use lightweight and water-resistant make-up as much as possible. Here are my Summer proof make-up tips. I will go step-by-step from the base to finish.

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Anastasia Liquid Lipsticks in Craft & Unicorn

Anastasia Beverly Hills has released two new Liquid Lipstick shades for her summer collection, Craft and Unicorn. The consistency and wear-ability of the Anastasia Liquid Lipsticks has been my favorite compared to other liquid-to-matte lipsticks that I’ve tried. Therefore, I would like to review and show you swatches of the newest additions of the Anastasia Liquid Lipstick collection.

Be sure to check the end of this post for the Giveaway!

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Urban Decay Haul + Make-up Look

The return of Urban Decay to the Netherlands has been a huge hit. On the day of return, the Ici Paris XL website was flooded with people who wanted to get their hands on all the latest Urban Decay products. I was one of those people who ordered like a crazed maniac and today, I would like to share what I’ve purchased and also created a look using these products.

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MAC Heroine Lipstick & Lip pencil

MAC Heroine has been one of the most unique and bold colours in the MAC Lipstick range. It began as a Limited Edition shade, and was re-released as a permanent shade in March 2014. Not only that, MAC has also released a Heroine Lip Pencil and a Lipglass. Since I’m not so fond of Lipgloss type of products, I only purchased the Heroine Lipstick and Lip Pencil, which I’m going to review for you today.

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The Power of Make-up

The extremely talented and beautiful Nikkie from Nikkietutorials has recently posted a video on the power of make-up. In this video, she talks about the “Taboo” of wearing make-up, and shows you how fun make-up can be by showing a half-face transformation using make-up. To follow the footsteps of Nikkie, I’m writing this blogpost to give my opinion on the topic of wearing make-up and the reasons why I wear it.

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