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 ifย it … Continue reading ESSENCE| Lash Princess Mascara

eBay finds| Makeup mixing palette

I am huge eBay fan! Whenever I need to buy a tool, electronic item, or even beauty accessories, one of the first places I search is eBay. Although one need to be very careful when buying off eBay because of false advertising, counterfeitย items as well as piracy, it is a buyers' paradise if you find … Continue reading eBay finds| Makeup mixing palette

Beauty Hunts – Episode 1

I just got back from the makeup heaven :D... AKA Mecca Maxima. ย 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

Nail polish 201: A brief history of indie & boutique nail polish

Hello! I have a massive nail polish hoard so my compulsive need to 'collect them all' abated after a few years. I had all the colors, finishes, glitter, holos I wanted. One thing that still keeps me interested are indie and boutique nail polishes (and the occasional Chanel release). Yeah...look at that pile! See those … Continue reading Nail polish 201: A brief history of indie & boutique nail polish

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?