Showing posts from February, 2017

Tag post: Ride or die make-up tag

Hello everyone! I haven't done a tag post in a while, so today I'm doing the  Ride or Die Make-up Tag .   This tag was created by Jaclyn Hill on YouTube.   Her rules are simple: "List your ride or die cosmetic products from each category (foundation, blush , mascara, lip products, etc.).  If you could only take ONE from each category to a desert island, which would you choose?" Here's a list of my ride or die cosmetics:  PRIMER NIVEA MEN Sensitive Post Shave Balm   You can read my first "beauty secret" post to find out why this product works so well as a make-up primer.  FOUNDATION Max Factor Lasting Performance Foundation in 101 This is my all time favourite foundation.  Shade 101 is my perfect match!  CONCEALER The Body Shop Concealer All-In-One in 01 FACE POWDER The Body Shop Loose Face Powder in 01 I actually have 2 favourite powders, I also love  Catrice Prime And Fine Mattifying Powder but I have to choose only one for thi

Nails Of The Day (NOTD): Orchid Love & Silver Crackle

Hello everyone! Just last Monday I posted my nails of the day and here I am again today, less than a week later, with another NOTD . Today I'm wearing Orchid   Love   Gel Effect Nail Polish by Cien and Silver Crackle  by W7.   Here are my freshly painted nails: Left hand Right hand I'm loving this manicure; what do you think?    Don’t forget to comment – it would really make me happy!   Talk to you soon!

Shhh... It's a beauty secret! #02

Hello everyone! Remember my " beauty secret " post?  In this post I'm about to share another "secret"; aka the type of thing that people do not understand when you tell them or think you are crazy, but somehow I feel compelled to tell you, my readers, anyway! That's a mouthful! So, my secret is... Here goes nothing... I use neat (undiluted)  organic apple cider vinegar   on my face as a sort of   all-natural chemical peel ! Here's exactly   how I use it : I cleanse, rinse and towel dry my face and then I apply the undiluted ACV with a cotton ball.   This step is crucial : I only leave the  organic apple cider vinegar   on for about   2 minutes , then I rinse it off with plenty of cool water.   Do NOT   leave it on for more than a couple of minutes or it will burn your skin!  However, it is completely safe to use for one or two minutes two to three times a week .  Why I use it : ACV works better than any oth

FOTD: Purple smokey eye

Hello everyone! I was playing around with one of my favourite palettes, the  Professional Eyeshadow Palette from Active Cosmetics ,   and I really liked the end result .   The lighting in not great and  the eye make-up was much darker in person  but I wanted to show you my  Face Of The Day  nonetheless.  Here are some photos of yesterday's FOTD! Here's a list of  everything  I used: Face -  Nivea Men Sensitive Post Shave Balm ( as a primer ) Essence Stay All Day 16h Foundation (20 Soft Beige) mixed with a little moisturiser for lighter coverage Essence   Stay All Day 16h Concealer (20 Soft Beige) Yesensy Blusher  (07) Catrice Prime And Fine Mattifying Powder - Waterproof Eyes  -  Active Cosmetics Professional Eyeshadow Palette I also used this palette in a previous FOTD post ! These are the colours I used for this smokey eye! (Dark brown, purple and a nude highlight colour) Yesensy Retractable Eyeliner (01 Black) L'Oreal 

Nails Of The Day (NOTD): Do you speak love? 💘

Hello everyone; I'm back! Today's post is a  nails of the day ; I haven't done a  NOTD  post in ages!  As I told you in my year in review post,   I stopped wearing nail polish for a few months but recently I started painting my nails again.   This is what I'm currently wearing...  💅 Essence The Gel Nail Polish ( 14)  do you speak love? First I applied  Essence's The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat , t hen I applied one coat of   (14)   do you speak love? .  This is the perfect colour for February; the month of Valentine's Day !    Lastly, I finished with   a coat of The Gel Nail Polish Top Coat to protect, seal, and provide long-lasting shine.   You can read my review of  Essence The Gel Nail Polish , here. Have a great day! 💋