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Just Swatches : Mac Powder Blushes

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Beauty, Face, Make Up

Just Swatches : Mac Powder Blushes

This might seem as too many or too few to some, but here are my Mac blushes! I’ve had some of these for ages and one is fairly new! Also for reference, my skintone is NC40.   01. Peaches { Sheertone } – I bought this because I felt I was missing out on it (blush wise), and I was right! It’s sheer, super blendable and just a great colour to wear all year round. It’s a very pretty light peach. 02. Sunbasque { Sheertone Shimmer } – This was the first Mac blush I bought along with Plum Foolery. It has a bit of gold shimmer to it and it looks so good on medium skintones. Even on lighter skintones it gives such a nice sunkissed look. If you don’t mind...

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Bourjois Cream Blush in Healthy Glow

Posted on Apr 12, 2014 in Beauty, Face, Make Up

Bourjois Cream Blush in Healthy Glow

This is such a cute product! It’s the famous little round pot but now it houses a cream blush! Bourjois launched four shades in their Cream Blush range. I’m reviewing the shade 02 Healthy Glow. It’s a light peachy apricot colour. It tends to look a little bit more peachy pink on the skin and there’s also very subtle gold shimmer running through it. I find that the shimmer is more apparent in heavy swatches but not so much after your blend it. The colour is something that will suit both cool and warm skintones but might not show up as easily on deeper ones. But it gives a really nice peachy colour which looks very natural. It’s also a sheer blush which makes...

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Nars Blush in Taj Mahal

Posted on Mar 24, 2014 in Beauty, Face, Make Up

Nars Blush in Taj Mahal

You know I have a soft spot for Nars blushes, but this one is actually my least used blush. I bought this when, like everyone else, I was having an orange phase. This seemed like the perfect blush for it. Nars Blush in Taj Mahal is a powder blush in orange with gold shimmer. When you blend it, you can really spot a nice gold sheen across it. It’s more of a yellowy-orange than a reddish one. I do really like the colour, it can seem too much for a neutral everyday look but if you apply a sheer layer, it can look great! It really warms your complexion. This is so so pigmented, it’s difficult to use. I mean that says more about me, rather than being the fault of a product. In...

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Wishlist : March 2014

Posted on Mar 10, 2014 in Beauty, Clothing, Face, Fashion, Make Up, Skincare

Wishlist : March 2014

Hope you guys had a great weekend! Best to start off this week with a bit of wishful thinking! This is a more realistic wishlist for me because there are a few products that I might actually end up buying.     01. Origins : Face Mask : Drink Up 10 Minute Mask Heard a lot of good stuff about this mask, might actually buy this. It’s a good hydrating mask.   02. Clinique : Blush : Cheek Pop Blush : Ginger Pop I want these, hope they release soon in India. Ginger Pop looks like a perfect everyday blush.   03. Dior : Face Powder : Diorskin Nude Compact : Apricot Beige I’m on the market for a new face powder. Should be light, little spf, a nice mirror, sturdy...

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February 2014 Favourites

Posted on Mar 5, 2014 in Beauty, Face, Lips, Make Up, Skincare

February 2014 Favourites

Hey guys! Is it raining in your city? I swear it’s been raining atleast once a month since October! It’s insane, but I’m not complaining! ^_^ Here are my favourites for Feb and Jan 2014! To be honest, this is a small favourites post because most of the things I’m using I’ve already covered multiple times in other posts!       01. Exfoliant : Dermalogica : Gentle Cream Cleanser I’ve already reviewed it but it’s a really good chemical exfoliant. Love this!   02. Moisturizer : Korres : Wild Rose 24hr Moisturising Cream This is very rich cream. I used this and the Clarins one in winter. You need a really tiny bit for this to...

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Haul : YSL, Burberry, Chanel, Hourglass etc

Posted on Feb 21, 2014 in Beauty

Haul : YSL, Burberry, Chanel, Hourglass etc

I’ve been on a naughty haul! Well, technically, this is a collective haul over the last two months. Some of these are gifts since it was my birthday in Jan. So I have a mix of blushes and went made over lipsticks mainly. I also got a couple of Formula X for Sephora nail polishes but I forgot to take pictures of those. I really love everything I got. I’ve already used the mascara and the YSL lipstick in Ultimate Beige a lot, I love it! Burberry Beauty is something I was looking forward to buying. It’s expensive but it’s actually cheaper than Chanel, Dior or YSL. They have an incredible range and there’s a lot of focus on nudes as well. Anyway, here’s the...

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Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hour Blush in Exposed

Posted on Jan 29, 2014 in Beauty, Face, Make Up

Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hour Blush in Exposed

When it comes to blushes, I’m instantly attracted to the bright ones, the louder the better! But with time I’ve also found this certain browny plummy pink colour to suit me very well. I think Nars Douceur is one such blush but it has a bit of shimmer in it. I love the Tarte formula for blushes and picked up the very well received shade Exposed. Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hour Blush are sheer blushes for the most part and very soft and buildable. The colours are either Matte or with shimmer. Exposed is a nude shade, a browny duty pink. It also has some traces of a plummy undertone as well. It looks amazing for nude looks and also if you want a blush that’s not in your...

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Wishlist : January 2014

Posted on Jan 21, 2014 in Beauty, Clothing, Face, Fashion, Lips, Make Up, Skincare

Wishlist : January 2014

Here’s a late January wishlist! I won’t be buying stuff anymore for atleast the next few months except essentials, so looking at this should calm me down.   01. Warehouse : Top : Knit top with lace front and embellishment I’ve been eyeing this for a long time. It’s available on Koovs. Btw, does anyone keep getting those annoying phone calls from koovs.com the minute you add something in your cart? I feel like I should have bought this during the GOSF sale but on second thought, it’s not something I need.   02. Burberry : Perfume : Body EDP I was also thinking of buying this from Koovs during GOSF more just left my cart empty at the end. I had a...

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December 2013 Favourites

Posted on Jan 4, 2014 in Beauty, Eyes, Lips, Make Up, Skincare

December 2013 Favourites

It feels incredibly weird to say, but today’s my birthday!! Happy Birthday to me!! Turning 25 today which is a bit depressing… mentally I think I’m still 10! Oh well, I’m supposedly more grown up and capable of sound rational decisions now, more so than last year! ^_^ I’m so glad my birthday is on a Saturday though, more time to go out and stuff. For now, here are my favourites for December! I did a little haul last month which is kinda part of my birthday haul, so some new products are mentioned here. I’ve also posted my “Best of 2013” products post if you’re interested. Photos and swatches!     01. Body Butter : Soap...

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Best Of Makeup 2013

Posted on Dec 28, 2013 in Beauty, Eyes, Face, Lips, Make Up, Nails

Best Of Makeup 2013

It’s almost the end of a year!! Not the most eventful one for me compared to others but in general my life was more settled and I was happier! I also loved blogging all year round and all the travelling I did! Sentiments aside, this post is to celebrate the best stuff I liked using this year! There are a couple from last year that I still use but I thought I’d also talk about newer products I liked!   Bases Laura Mercier Mineral Powder in Honey | Mac Face and Body Foundation in C4 | Bobbi Brown Corrector in Peach   Blushes  Mac Plum Foolery | Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Exposed | Mac Peaches   Eyeshadows Stila Merry & Bright Palette | Mac Quad | Inglot...

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Sigma Cherry Apple Blush

Posted on Dec 26, 2013 in Beauty, Face, Make Up

Sigma Cherry Apple Blush

Hope you all had a great Christmas! I was out all day but I ate a lot of cake at the end of the day!  ^_^ I love brushes from Sigma but I never really looked into their makeup products. The Creme De Couture collection came out and I was sold. This is one of the three blushes from the collection. You can see rest of the collection and swatches here. The blush Cherry Apple is a really flattering peachy pink shade. On the pan it looks more like a deep coral pink but when you swatch it, the colour is a tinge lighter. Out of the three blushes, this one suits me the most and is definitely flattering on all skin tones. It’s a matte powder blush but it gives a very natural flush and the...

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Purely Pro Blush in Lovely

Posted on Nov 30, 2013 in Beauty, Face, Make Up

Purely Pro Blush in Lovely

Purely Pro is a brand I’d never really heard of, I got it in a Vellvette bag a couple of months back. I didn’t get a chance to use this too often. But every month I kind of dig into my collection and bring a couple of products out in front just so I’ll use them more often. This blush had a lucky month! Purely Pro blushes come in a lot of shades, today I’m reviewing Lovely. It’s a midtone peachy pink. It’s a powder blush with no shimmer. It’s very soft in texture and blends well, leaves a matte finish. These are sheer blushes that can be built up in terms of coverage. It will work well on light to medium skintones though you will have to build it up...

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Sleek Blush by 3 in Lace

Posted on Nov 18, 2013 in Beauty, Face, Make Up

Sleek Blush by 3 in Lace

I had seen people rave so much about Sleek Makeup and I really wanted to try something from them. I definitely didn’t need eye shadows although their palettes are gorgeous! I opted for the Blush By 3. Three blushes and so cheap, why not! Plus, I can carry this with me when I travel, I get an option of 3 blushes in this compact case. I’m reviewing Sleek Blush by 3 in the shade(s) Lace. It has 3 colours – Crochet, Guipure and Chantilly. It’s a nice mix of matte and shimmer blushes. Crochet : This is a matte peachy orange colour. It’s not bright orange like Nars Taj Mahal but not as pastel as Mac Peaches. This falls somewhere in the middle and imparts a nice...

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Wishlist : November 2013

Posted on Nov 10, 2013 in Beauty, Clothing, Face, Fashion, Make Up

Wishlist : November 2013

It’s been a while since I did a wishlist post. I wasn’t really holding out for stuff the last few months, a lot of my purchases were a combination of necessity and last minute splurge. My self control fails me sometimes. But since my birthday is in January, there a few things I’m eyeing… Here’s the wishlist for November! Let me know what you’re coveting this month!     01. Guerlain : Blush : Madame Rougit 4 – Colors (Limited Edition) Eep, so pretty! Clearly, nice packaging is my weakness. This shall remain strictly within the confines of a wishlist!   02. Essie : Nail Polish : For the Twill of it I love duochromes, this one is grey...

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Just Swatches : Sigma Creme de Couture Collection

Posted on Nov 7, 2013 in Beauty, Eyes, Face, Make Up

Just Swatches : Sigma Creme de Couture Collection

What have we here? The glorious Sigma Creme de Couture Collection! This macaroon inspired collection was just too good to pass up on! Have I mentioned how much I love macaroons and how adorable this collection looks? The collection consists of a 16 eyeshadows palette and 3 separates blushes. You can get this from Sigma Beauty. You can get all 3 blushes and the palette together (which is cheaper) or buy individual blushes and palette. Be sure to look for a  discount code from a YouTuber or another beauty blogger, they generally have 10% discount codes all year round. Some of my favourite eyeshadows are Redberry Rose, Passion fruit, Creme de Menthe and Cassis. These are definitely meant to...

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