19 Dec 2012

Shadow Velvet by Tromborg

This eye shadow from Danish make-up brand Tromborg in the colour Shadow Velvet is an amazing grey shade with brow undertones. It's a really gorgeous natural and versatile colour, that can easily be worn on its own and still look great. This particular shade was sold out everywhere at the beginning of this year, so I gave up and completely forgot about till I saw it at Sephora this past weekend. It truly is one of those standout colours and Tromborg is normally a brand that offers good quality products and this eye shadow did not disappoint, with excellent pigmentation and staying power :)

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18 Dec 2012

Shoes Of The Day

I'm in love! These fabulous Dune oxblood sheeny plain round toe high courts were given to me as an early Christmas present and I absolutely love them. The colour is just to die for, a deep dark almost black reed that is utterly fantastic and reminds me of Chanel's Rouge Noir. A classic round toe pump with a heel height of approx. 9- 10 cm, I think the patent leather look and the colour makes them stand out and I might just never take them off  :)

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17 Dec 2012

Malice by Chanel

This year Chanel's limited edition Holiday colour was the amazing Malice. A deep and dark red with ruby shimmer, a must-have as always. Unfortunately I was too slow and didn't get my hands on one before they completely sold out here in Copenhagen :( My niece was lucky and got one when she was in Paris recently, so she took pity on me and let me try it on. I'm not sure that was a good idea, as I am now even more disappointed I didn't get it #Firstworldproblems

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14 Dec 2012

Shoes Of The Day

'Tis the season to keep ones feet nice and warm...but hopefully without compromising on style too much :)  My lush leather DKNY Iliana black calf ankle boots, that I got a little over 2 years ago at the Woodbury Common Outlet , are prefect for doing just that. The heel is approx. 9 cm/3½” but with the rubber sole and the platform of approx. 1,2 cm/½” these boots are actually made for walking. I love the ribbed sweater-knit cuff detail that also helps you keep warm.

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5 Dec 2012

Sephora brush kit

Yesterday I went to Sephora and got this nice little mini on-the-go brush kit. I have been wanting  some small brushes to keep in my make-up case, that I keep in my bag, for touch ups during the day and when I saw these I thought they'd be perfect. They are not super great quality or anything, but I didn't want to get really expensive brushes, when I was planning on hauling them around with me in my handbag everyday. I felt these were good for the price (DKK 165 approx. £17/$27) and thought the patterned design on the handles was a cute detail.

The kit included a powder brush, a foundation/concealer brush, a shading brush and a smudge brush. Each brush is between 9 - 12 cm in size.

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4 Dec 2012

Estée Lauder Michael Kors

This limited edition extravaganza by Estée Lauder and Michael Kors is the perfect gift, right in time for Christmas! They come in several combination (about 5 I believe), each with a different Michael Kors clutch/cosmetics case and different make-up by Estée Lauder. I chose to treat myself to an early Christmas present so I got the black clutch which contains a compact with 3 blushes, a lipsticks, a gloss, a mascara, an eye line and a nail lacquer. The retail price is DKK 595,- (valued at DKK 1.230,-) I was lucky as I managed to snatch up my set when Sephora was running a little special with 20% off everything a few weeks ago :)

But let's get started on the Estée Lauder goodies. First up is the Pure Color Intense Kajal Eyeliner in 01 Blackened black. I shall be honest and say that I am not a massive fan of black eye liners, so I have yet to try this one out, but when I swatched it, it seemed to be really good quality.

Next up is the Delux blush compact in (left to right) 74 Soulful Spice, 09 Brazen Bronze and 10 Lover's blush Shimmer. I love the actual compact, but initially I was a little disappointed with these blushes as these are shades I wouldn't typically go for, but I have been proven wrong. After using them for weeks I have to say that I absolutely love them. All 3 colours are really lovely on their own, but I have actually been sweeping my blush brush over all 3 and love the colour that combination gives the most, plus it has amazing staying power and will last more or less all day, very impressive. This is turning out to be one of my favourite items in the set.

For the nails there is Pure Color Nail Lacquer in the shade 03 Enchanted Garnet and this colour is amazing! I absolutely love it, a bright but deep red that just looks great. I don't recall ever having tried an Estée Lauder nail varnish before, but after this one I will definitely be taking a closer look at their selection. It has really good staying power and was easy to apply. Did I mention that the colour is fantastic! :)

Then there's the Sumptuous Extreme Mascara 2,8ml in black. Again, not a big fan of black mascara, so I haven't really tried this one, but it is the perfect size to keep in your bag and it has the typ of brush I prefer so I might end up trying it out :)

Then for the lips, the lip Pure Color Lipsticks in 74 Cherry Passion is just fabulous. The colour is truly cherry red, I have yet to be brave enough to wear it outside the comforts of my own home, but one day I will because it is just so pretty.  The Pure Color gloss in the shade 15 Garmet Desire    shimmer is a little more subtle so this I have worn several times and it is lovely. It has excellent staying power and the shade is prefect for that little pop of colour.

I shall be honest and say that the primary reason I had to have this set was the Michael Kors cosmetics case. It was love at first sight, it is just so pretty and I adore Michael Kors. I love the fake "snakeskin" look, though I am not sure what material it's made from, it feels really soft, but still sturdy and strong. Inside it has one big compartment in the middle and 2 smaller ones on the sides. The observant reader will have noticed that the case originally comes with a tassel (see first picture of this post for reference), however tassels and I aren't a good match, so I removed it and now I love it even more! I keep in my handbag for all my make-up and every time I take it out I fall little bit more in love with it :)

I have never really tried much Estée Lauder make-up in the past, but I have to say that all the items in this set are such good quality, so pigmented and with amazing staying power, that they just gained a fan :)

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Rimmel London Stay Matte

After being so please with the Rimmel Wake Me Up foundation and concealer I recently decided to try out one of their pressed powders. I chose to go for the Stay Matte long lasting pressed powder in the shade 004 Sandstorm. I've used it a few times now and think it works perfectly with the Wake Me Up foundation, which gives a very dewy look and probably isn't the best choice for oily skin,but I just love the coverage and don't find it to be too bad on my oily skin, but as this powder gives a very matt finish I find it to be the perfect match with that specific foundation. I get to keep some of dewiness, but it helps keep the oily look at bay.
I did try it with my Make Up For Ever Mat Velvet+ foundation and that combination was just a little too matt for me and even looked a little dry and flaky. Rimmel does have a "shade" called Transparent I believe, which I am considering getting to keep in my bag for touch ups during the day. Another thing to love about this product is the price, it retails for DKK 49,95, which is approx. about £5/$8 :)
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3 Dec 2012

New bag

I am a little bit in love with my new bag. I love everything about it, the size, the colour, the design and that it was a present from my mum :) The bag is from H&M and comes in 4 different colours, but the maroon is by far my favourite and it is actually turning out to be my favourite colour this season. The bag is faux leather and comes with two good size handles, as well as a removable, adjustable shoulder strap. The bag closes with a zipper at the top, has one zipped outer pocket and three inside the bag. It measures 28x35 cm. I've had H&M bags before and my only issue with them has always been the zippers, inevitably they break, get stuck or the like, so fingers crossed that I got a good one this time :)

The bag had (loooong) tassels on both outer zippers, which I immediately cut down to a more manageable size. I am not a big tassel fan as it is and these were just too long and too much for me, so I cut about 10cm of each, down to a size I was happy with :) I like that the zippers and everything else is "gold", I think that looks really good with the maroon colour.

A little peek inside. It is one big space inside, but does have a small zipped pocket and two open pockets on the sides.

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30 Nov 2012

Stila Written in the stars

This über pretty eye shadow palette called "Written in the stars" is part of the Light Up The Night series, Stila's 2012 Holiday collection. The palette contains 12 shades, all such pretty warm and rich colours, perfect for those neutral looks I love so much. The star/snowflake design of the palette is super cute to look at, but to be honest it is a little bit annoying when actually using the palette. Each slot is really small and too narrow for a regular size shading brush. Thank god for my Real Techniques shading brush that I have come to love, it fits perfectly. But except for my "issue" with the actual design of the palette, I have nothing but good things to say about it, just an all-round great new Stila palette.

I had a hard time getting the swatches to show up properly on camera. On my lid I always use my trusted UD primer potion, so I can't say how they preform without, but with primer they have good pigmentation and good staying power :) But like with most other Stila eye shadows, be awear of the fallout.

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28 Nov 2012

Maybelline The Falsies

I am really late to the The Falsies party, but better late than never I guess :) I got my Falsies Volum' Express Mascara a few weeks ago and have more or less been using it every day since. I was a little apprehensive about the wet formula at first, as I am not a big fan of mascara ending up under my eyes later in the day, especially since one of my BFF's had experienced this with the Falsies. But I have to say it has just been amazing and completely smudge free. It really does add a lot of volume and I'm really loving the doll-like lashes it gives. I really feel like it opens up the eye and it's definitely a new favourite.

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27 Nov 2012

Bobbi Brown Corrector

The past few weeks I have been trying out the famous Bobbi Brown corrector in the shade light to medium Bisque. I had been debating between this or Benifits Erase Paste to battle darkness in my under eye area. Both have a peachy/salmon undertone to them that should work well if the dark circles under the eyes have a blue tone too them, which mine do. Like I said I have been using it for a few weeks now and to be honest I can't make up my mind how I feel about it. I wasn't blown away by it, sometimes I find it to be a little cakey, but at the same time I don't totally hate it and I keep using it. I've tried applying it with both my fingers and my Sigma P80 brush, but I don't find that it makes that much difference with the end result. I think it might be that I really wanted this to be a super great product, which I don't think it is. It's perhaps just a good product, that for the price and the hype, I just had much higher expectations for. But I'll keep using it, but might try the Erase Paste once I finish with this one :)

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22 Nov 2012

MyBeautyBox #2 Picture Perfect Skin

MyBeautyBox #2 has arrived and the theme for this box is Picture Perfect Skin. The 4 items in the box are a lip tint from Rimmel, nail varnish from Sally Hansen, eye shadow from Jemma Kidd and a cleanser from Clean & Clear. Included in the box was also a "gift card" with discount codes for shopping on the MyBeautyBox website.
But let's look at the goodies :) First up is the Rimmel London 1000 Kisses transferproof lip tint + balm in the shade 200 Grippy Grape. Having just fallen in love with Rimmel's Wake Me Up foundation, I was pleased to see something else from this brand in the box. The tinted end is like a felt-tip pen and it does kind of feel like you're colouring in your lip with a big marker :) Luckily the result is good and it is easy to work with, plus it smells a lot better too. I have always been a bit apprehensive when it comes to a red lip. I think it looks a bit vampy, a bit much..on myself that is..I know plenty of people who can rock a mean red lip. But I tried this on and I actually really like it. The red is subtle enough that I think I might actually wear it out in public :) The balm seems nice as well. It has no tint or colour at all, it has a very thick texture which seems perfect for the colder months.

Next is the Sally Hansen Diamond Strength No chip Nail colour in 92 Deeply Violet. I am not really a big fan of purple/violet, but I have to say that I really like this one. It is dark and pigmented enough that the purple isn't too dominating. It reminds me of the Stylenomics from Essie in that sense; they are both really dark, so much so that the green or purple is only visible in a certain light. This was actually my first Sally Hansen varnish. I am not too impressed with the formula to be honest, it was too runny and I found it hard to get the right amount of product on the brush, plus the first coat took forever to dry. In the end I resorted to Seche Vite top coat as I didn't have to patience for the second coat to dry either. I do really like the colour, more than I thought I would, but the jury is still out on the formula.

Then there is the Jemma Kidd Tone on Tone Duo Shadow in 01 silk. When I opened this one it was love at first sight! The colours are amazing! Silky champagne shades, one matt and one metallic. I am wearing them today as a base and I absolutely love them. The matt shade is a bit heavier and thicker in texture and is excellent as a primer. The shimmer shade is a little sheerer, but looks great dabbed over the matt one. I am so happy with this duo, my favorite item in this month's box by far :) The swatches by no means do them justice.

Last item in the box was the Advantage Spot control cleanser from Clean & Clear. Like I have mentioned a few times I have super sensitive skin and am very reluctant to try new skincare products. I was not familiar with this brand beforehand, but it is a Johnson & Johnson brand, so nothing dodgy or anything :) But what I am really missing with this is a list of ingredients. It wasn't listed on the card that came with the box, or on the tube itself. This cleanser is meant for acne and blemish prone skin, so I just wanted to check that it had salicylic acid, glycolic acid or even benzoyl peroxide in it, as these more or less have to be in a product for it to actually help this skin type. I tried turning to my trusted friend Google and even if I couldn't find this specific product I did find that Clean & Clear products do on a whole contain salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide. So far so good..I will try this out and see how it works on my skin.

Overall I am very pleased with this month's box. I could perhaps have done without the skincare product, as I much prefer the more make-up related products, but 1 out of 4 I can live with :) I am already excited about next month's box! Pin It

20 Nov 2012

E.l.f. Blush & Bronzer

Eyes Lips Face or E.l.f. is such a cheap make-up brand that at times it seems too good to be true :) I have a few e.l.f. items and my overall feeling with them is that it is very hit or miss. Either their stuff is amazing or it's just...well not. One of their brushes is one of my all-time favourites, but then I have tried some that literally came apart the first time I used them, so like I said VERY hit or miss. But one of their biggest hits in my book is the contouring blush and bronzing powder. I absolutely love this product and use it almost daily. I prefer running a big fluffy blush brush through both the blush and the bronzer, as I really like the "colour" and depth that it gives .The blush works fine on its own, but I think it looks so much better when they are mixed together. I have tried using the bronzer on its own as well, but to be honest the colour just looks a little off somehow, it doesn't seem to match well with my skin, but used together I love them :) 

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19 Nov 2012


I am totally loving everything maroon these days, which is excellent as it is one of the colours this season. It obviously also meant that I had to have these fabulous Converse All Star :) I absolutely love them, the colour really is fantastic and who doesn't love a good pair of All Stars?

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17 Nov 2012

Once Upon A Time

I am without a doubt a big online-shopper and I get a lot of stuff from Amazon. I prefer to use the UK site because they offer free delivery to DK for any order over £26, the delivery is normally 3-4 days after the order has shipped and there is no additional charge as it is within the EU.
I get a lot of DVDs from there, mostly because there is a lot a money to be saved. Take for instance the first season of US show Once Upon A Time. This DVD would have set me back DKK 399, which is about £42, but I ordered my copy on Amazon and in total paid £24,16. So it is safe to say that I <3 Amazon :)

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16 Nov 2012

Rimmel London Wake Me Up

I have been looking for a drugstore foundation for a while, a good cheap alternative to all the expensive high-end ones. I had heard a lot of good about the Rimmel Wake Me Up series and recently decided to give the foundation and concealer a try. Like with most drugstore foundations the colour range is very limited, the Wake Me Up comes in 4 different shades here in DK, which makes it hard to find the perfect match, but I decided to go with "100 Ivory", the lightest shade in the range. I picked this one because it was the only one that had a slight yellow undertone, which works best for me, and the other 3 were simply to dark.
I have oily skin and in most reviews I have come across it has been mentioned that this foundation might be best for people who didn't have oily skin. I would agree, but after having used it for almost 2 weeks I actually really like it. Obviously it doesn't give a matt finish and I do need to set it with powder, but other than that I think it has worked really well on my skin. It does give me more of a dewy finish, even after the powder, but it is perfect for the few areas of my face that are a bit dry and tend to get somewhat flakey with foundations specifically for oily skin. The formula is good, not too thick, but not runny either and a little goes a long way for me. I find it easy to blend and it gives a medium to full coverage on my skin. So over all I think I've found a really good drugstore alternative that I will be sticking with for a while :)

With the concealer I went with the shade "030 classic beige". It has a nice formula and is fairly easy to blend. It is not the best I have ever tried in terms of coverage, but it is a fairly good and cheap alternative to have in any make-up collection.

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13 Nov 2012

Skyfall by OPI

This amazing maroon colour from OPI is Skyfall, part of their Christmas 2012 Collection inspired by the 50th Anniversary of James Bond. All the shades are named after a Bond films, such as Golden Eye, The Spy Who Loved Me and Live And Let Die to name a few. I believe there are 12 different shades in the collection, so there is something for every Bond lover. Skyfall is by far my favourite, Bond film and colour, the dark maroon is fantastic and perfect for the Holiday season.

If you haven't seen the film yet, go see it, it is the best one yet :) Plus don't miss out on Skyfall by Adel, the most incredible Bond song in ages.

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11 Nov 2012

Too Faced Shadow Bon Bons

When I saw this set from Too Faced on BeautyBay I couldn't resist :) Shadow Bon Bons is part of the Holiday Collection 2012 "Love Sweet Love" and it is just too pretty to ignore! The set contains 12 shadows, an eye primer and a mascara, plus a mini booklet with how to get the look guide. It comes in a cute light lavender velvety box that has a mirror in the lid. Very "sweet love" indeed.

All the 12 shadows are on the subtle natural side of the colour palette, giving you coutless options for creating great natural looks. In each row the last colour is darker and more intense than the rest, which means that you can definitely do more dramatic looks even if the rest of colours do lend themselves to more subtle looks. All the colours have good pigmentation and staying power - when applied over primer. The formula is very similar to other Too Faced shadows that I have, which means that these do have quite a bit of fallout. I highly recommend tapping the brush before applying the colours and doing the rest of your face i.e. foundation and under eye concealer after doing the eye look. I absolutely love the colours in this palette, they are totally up my alley as I am a big fan of the warm subtle natural looks, which these prefect for.

Row 1 (left to right): Vanilla, Cute the Cake, Framboise and Coffee Bean
Row 2: Peach Fuzz, Candy Rose, Hot Cocoa and Lovey Dovey
Row 3: Nude Beach, Cinnamon Sugar, Marzipan and Licorice Latté

The Lashgasm mascara in black has the flexi-firm brush and promises to give a "climax of length and volume"...quite the tagline :) I have been a bit reluctant to try out mascaras with this type of brush/wand, but when I saw that this set came with one I thought it would be the prefect opportunity to try it out. I am still a little undecided as to what I think about it, but I am not hating it like I sort of suspected I would.

I do also have to factor in that it's black, as I am a 100% brown-mascara-kind-of-girl and only occasionally wear black I'm obviously not completely objective. But I like I said, I didn't hate it and had it been brown, I am pretty sure I would have really liked it. But it's good to try different things and I migth check out some of the drugstore brands that do mascaras with this type of wand in brown. In terms of legth and volume, I will say yes to the first, but I didn't find it to give that much extra volume.

The set also included the famous Shadow insurance in the shade Candlelight. This eye shadow primer claims to intensify colour and prevent creasing. Candlelight lives up to its name as the colour is a very golden shimmering luminous base. It can be used as primer or alone as a shimmering gold creme shadow. Again this is a product I have wanted to try for a while. I swear by the Urban Decay primer potions or my Rubenesque paint pot, but the shadow insurance is one of the most talked about primers, so I really wanted to try it out.
I am honestly not sure about the colour, I find it almost a little yellow and I am not sure I feel like it goes with the eye shadow colours in the palette. In terms of doing its job as a primer I thought it was fine, a little less sticky than the primer potions which is one of the things I like about the UD ones. Right now I think I'm still in favour of my primer potions, but I will still give this one a chance and use it a few more times to see if I change my mind.

Mini booklet with a step-by-step guide for a look from each row in the palette.

So overall I am super happy with this set. I absolutely LOVE the 12 eye shadow colours and know I will get so much use out of them. I was also glad to get the oppertunity to try out a few new products, so for me this was a great pruchase. If you are into the nautral looks this is a good place to start :)

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8 Nov 2012

Shoes Of The Day

I not a big fan of animal print and I don't believe that I even own an item of clothing with the print, but for some reason I just love these zebra pumps :) I got these at Primark earlier this year for around £15-£20. The heel is a tad on the high side, but I still love them and think they are perfect with jeans or for adding a little extra to say a more neutral/conservative look.

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7 Nov 2012

Calvin Klein make-up

To be fair I have never really seen Calvin Klein make-up sold in any drugstores or department stores, but my local supermarket sometimes has a jumble box with random CK stuff at very low prices. So a while back I picked up a bronzing powder and an eye shadow - each at about DKK 25/$4 - and thought I would just give them a try, see if they were a hit or a miss. Turns out I really love them! The bronzer is in the colour Enchance and I use every day. It is excellent for contouring, even though it has some shimmer to it, but it's very little and almost unnoticeable. The eye shadow is in the colour Vanilla cream and I also use this more or less every day. This has really become my go-to highlighter for under the brow bone and in the inner corner. Recently they had the jumble box out again, so I stocked up on both items, just to be on the safe side :)

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6 Nov 2012

Rubenesque by MAC

I love the Rubenesque paint pot from MAC! The cream based eye colour is amazing! This creamy beautiful peachy gold is prefect to use as a tinted primer, but can easily be worn on its own with just some eyeliner on days where you are looking for a quick on-the-go look. I personally love using it as a base/primer, it applies easily with its creamy formula and dries quickly and never creases. It is also really long wearing, I use mine several times a week and you can barely see that I've used it. I really enjoy this product, especially and will obviously eventually repurchase ;)
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5 Nov 2012

NYX Nude On Nude

I am a big fan of NYX eye shadows as I have previously mentioned and the Nude On Nude Natural Look Kit is an absolute favourite of mine. To be fair any shadow palette with nude/natural/naked in the name is a must have for me ;)

But this NYX Nude on Nude truly is one of my favourite palettes. Besides the amazing colours and the good staying power this is fantastic for travel. It fits in the palm of my hand and just gives you lots of great warm natural options in just one little palette. I have to say I haven't used the two lip colours much, but they preform fairly well and a good added bonus plus I think they could easily be used as a tint for the cheeks. I got mine of Amazon and will certainly but re-purchasing once this one runs out :)

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2 Nov 2012

Shoes Of The Day

These shoes are so preeeetty! My fantastic grey Karen Millen pumps that I got at the Bicster Village Outlet last year. They have a silk feel to them which makes them shimmer and change colour in different lighting. These are mostly for days that do not require a lot of walking as the heel is about 9-10cm and very thin. Not a desired combination for the cobblestoned streets of Copenhagen, but perfect for looking chic under less strenuous circumstances ;)

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30 Oct 2012

NYX The Runway Collection

I am a big fan of NYX eye shadows and I recently got two of the 10 colour palettes from their Runway Collection. I got "Caviar & Bubbles" and "Catwalk" and have more or less used them every day since getting them, as I absolutely love them and as I am a big lover of neutral colours these two were right up my alley. NYX is a fairly inexpensive brand, unfortunateley not available in store here in DK so I have bought all my stuff on Amazon. Like the other NYX shadows I have, these just have such good staying power, good pigmentation, are super blendable and the packaging is extremely travel-friendly which is always a plus. I will say that they work best with primer and that the matt colours do have a bit of fallout, but I always use primer anyway and if you remember to tap your brush before applying the colour these are issues not really worth mentioning :)
Caviar & Bubbles has a good variety of greys, beige and campagne shimmer and matt shades and provides endless options for neutral looks, which is perfect for me, plus I just love the name of this palette!

Catwalk also has a good variety of matt and shimmer colours, but the look is more bronz, burnt and warm, but still fairly neutral.

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29 Oct 2012

Shoes Of The Day - SOTD

My very favourite dark pink patent leather pumps from Faith. I just love these! I got them about a year ago in London. I had seen them in a department store here in DK, but they were sold out in my size. Luckily I was able to find them in London shortly after that. I love the colour, I love the rounded toe but I could have done with a heel that was just 1 cm shorter though, then they would have been perfect ;)

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27 Oct 2012

Matas haul

I was running low on a few things so took a trip to Matas (local DK drugstore) to stock up. Lucky for me, my shaving gel from Gillette was on sale, so I got 2. This one is dye and fragrance free which is always a plus in my book. I also got a foot and heel treatment from Matas own brand. I have read some reviews on this and it is supposed to be a miracle cure for cracked feet and callous, so I thought I would try it out. This is a thick thick creme and promises to be very economical, so fingers crossed that this is just what I need to make me feet soft and smooth again :) 
I had also run out of my Neutral alcoholic swabs that I use for brush cleaning. They are a little hard to come by so I bought 3 boxes just to be on the safe side. From the same brand I got a package of makeup remover wipes as well. I have tried several brands over the years and without fail they have all broken me out after just few uses, but these ones are perfect. They are mild and soothing with a pH of 5,2 and totally perfume, dye and paraben free. I use these as the first step in my cleansing routine at night.

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26 Oct 2012

Real Techniques Brushes

I have had my eye on the Real Techniques Brushes for a while now and I finally gave in an ordered 4 individual ones on Amazon. I got the shading brush, the stippling brush, the setting brush and the powder brush.

Initially I was a little surprised at the size of the brushes. Apart from the powder brush I found the other 3 to be smaller than I had thought they would be. The shading brush is prefect for getting colour in the inner corner, but in terms of packing on colour on the whole lid I just don't think I have the patience for a small brush like this one is ;) I am still a little undecided on the stippling brush, but it will be getting a proper chance before my final verdict. Even though I found the setting brush a little small at first, I actually really liked it for setting my under eye concealer and for applying my powder highlighter. Finally the powder brush, my favourite of the 4, which is very very soft and I was actually somewhat sceptical at first as to whether it was just too soft, but I am absolutely loving it! I have changed nothing about my routine except for this brush, but the final finish is visibly different (at least to me), the look it gives is much more natural even if I feel like I used the same amount of product and the coverage is still there.

I do have to mention that these brushes are SO soft, I mean ubelievably soft. Especially the powder brush which just feels so amazing on the skin! I am not sure I can ever use any other powder brush after trying this one. It truly feels like heaven on the skin.

Overall I think these are some really great brushes. The size "issue" has nothing to do with the actual quality of the brushes, which in this case is really good. They feel well-made and I like that the bigger ones can stand up on their own. So I'm a fan and will definately be looking into the rest of the collection at some point ;) Pin It