I am sure that cushion is going to be the next BB cream. Pretty soon, every company would jump on the cushion bandwagon, and we will be seeing much more than cushion foundations. Originated from Korea, cushion is a very nifty way of packaging liquid in a compact. *Lancome Miracle Cushion is the first cushion anything I have tried, and the story has so many plot twists that it could rival a chick flick!
Chanel‘s iconic Rouge Coco is being revamped for spring 2015! Named after the important people in Coco Chanel’s life (this seems to be a trend recently), the new formula boasts a melt-on/glide-on texture as well as a glossier finish. I have quick swatches of *14 shades to show you today, so sit back and enjoy the ride!
We all know that putting the game face on is more complicated than applying makeup. When there is a big day ahead of me, I try to squeeze in a little beauty/relaxation routine the night before as well. I ran around Brussels yesterday for some press events (including a trip to the Chanel headquarters. More on that later), so I thought I’d share what I did to get myself ready the night before!
True story: I had salt and pepper lashes on my graduation day.
Long-time readers might know that I got into makeup way late in life. At college, I had some stuff that I never really used. Back at the time, duo-ended mascaras were all the rage. I remember having this one from L’Oreal with primer on one end and mascara on the other because all my friends swore it worked miracles.” Well, perhaps it did, but I never really figured it out.
Then came graduation day and I thought I’d make an effort. I was unable to cover all the primer up with the mascara. The primer was white, and not even the type that dried mostly clear. That’s how I wound up with salt and pepper lashes on graduation day. Rest assured all photographic evidence has been destroyed to the best of my ability.
If only *Estee Lauder Little Black Primer had been invented in time… [Read more…]
Ever since I made the discovery that tulips actually come in green, I have been looking forward to featuring the color family for #TulipTuesday! I hope you are as excited as I am, because I have some truly exquisite pieces in my collection!