Mini Haul | Treasures from the drugstore

I always hunt for affordable but good quality makeup. Last week, I grabbed a few items from Postie+ and The Warehouse. I haven't had the chance to wear all of these long enough to test their longevity, but I definitely swatched them and wore them a bit. Below is what I think... LA Colors eyeshadow palettes These … Continue reading Mini Haul | Treasures from the drugstore

Should you care, what you wear on your skin during pregnancy?

  One of my pregnant friends asked me, what she should avoid during pregnancy in term of skincare and makeup. So I did a little digging. Here is a summary of everything I read. I will provide links if anyone needs to read further about any of the compounds given below. High risk (Scientifically proven to … Continue reading Should you care, what you wear on your skin during pregnancy?

ESSENCE| Lash Princess Mascara

Essence Lash Princess mascara is a cult favourite. There are two types of mascara in this line - one is volumising, and the other is lengthening (false lash effect). Because everyone raves about this and because it is quite affordable in NZ too, I bought the lengthening one (the green one) to test out if it … Continue reading ESSENCE| Lash Princess Mascara

Beauty Hunts – Episode 1

I just got back from the makeup heaven :D... AKA Mecca Maxima.  There is a Mecca (cosmetica) in almost all the major towns in NZ. But only one Mecca Maxima - in Christchurch. This place needs its own post (probably soon!) but let's move on to see what I bought. I had several things shortlisted … Continue reading Beauty Hunts – Episode 1

Coty | Airspun Loose Powder

I first heard of Coty Airspun loose powder from Tati. Since she raved about it so much, I had to try it. Unfortunately, then NZ did not have this powder to purchase in-store or online. So I searched eBay and found one for about NZ $15 with free shipping. The powder is finely milled, soft … Continue reading Coty | Airspun Loose Powder

W7 | Eye dream shadow creams

Follow my blog with Bloglovin When I first swatched these in store at Postie+, I knew I had to try them. So I bought three of the 5 shades of W7 Eye dream shadow creams. I am not sure if these are new to the W7 line, but they are definitely new in Postie+. Out … Continue reading W7 | Eye dream shadow creams

Should you wear Bronzer?

I am brown skinned (for reference, I'm a MAC NC44), do I still need to wear bronzer? The answer is... It depends! (my favourite answer :D).

Is your foundation looking ashy?

We all have been there at one point. The picture below shows one of my many, many, ashy-looks! However, the question is why does this happen, especially on darker skins?     There are several reasons; Wrong foundation shade: It's either we don't get out colour matched before buying a foundation or just using the … Continue reading Is your foundation looking ashy?