Diorshow Monos, or more precisely Diorshow Mono Wet & Dry Backstage Eyeshadows (RRP in Belgium: 31,88 euros) hit the stores here in Europe a little while ago. The line-up includes 18 shades (2 limited-edition ones will be available this summer, a bright blue and a teal), and they are supposed to have a natural finish when used dry, and intense when used wet. Today I have the swatches of Gris Montaigne (047) and Mordoré (653) for you. I also got to quickly swatch the entire line-up, so I will briefly go over my first impression in the post! [Read more...]
With many other brands launching new eye products, Lancome will soon join the game with 12 Hypnose Palettes (RRP in Belgium: 56 euros. Availability: March 1st). The 12 palettes are divided into the Doll Eyes (2 in the purple family and 2 in the blue family), Drama Eyes (smokier blue, gray, brown, and purple), and Star Eyes (with neutral shades including brown, khaki, and gray). Today I have the sneak peek of Reflet d’Améthyste (DO2) and Brun Adoré (ST1) to share with you! [Read more...]
Highlighting adds a great finishing touch, but many are worried about getting a highlighter that stresses their pores, looks too shimmery, or emphazies the uneven texture. Becca Opal Shimmering Skin Perfector (my 15ml/0.5 oz tube came with the Best of Becca set. The Shimmering Skin Perfectors usually come in 50ml/1.7oz pump bottles and go for 41 USD in the US) is by far the safest and easiest option I have tried! [Read more...]
Find Me on the Beach… It Won’t be Hard coz I’ll be Wearing Hourglass Muse Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick!
2012 was definitely the year of liquid lipsticks, and Hourglass also launched their version, Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipsticks (RRP: 28 USD). It took me a while to pick up the color I was dying to try the most, an incredibly loud coral red, Muse. [Read more...]
I still wish I could turn back time and tell my younger self not to lie on the beach all day with insufficient sun protection (reapplication? Probably once), but that’s not going to happen. Instead, I’m trying skincare products that might help erase the sun spots. The test subject for the past 2 months? Embryolisse Anti-Dark Spot Lightening Serum (RRP in Belgium: 39,95 euros). [Read more...]