Urban Decay wins when it comes to eyeshadows! I managed to get my hands on this gorgeous and alarming pink eyeshadow.
Urban Decay Woodstock is a pearly fuchsia eyeshadow. It’s also described as a deep pink shimmer. It has pink and silver shimmer. How amazing is the colour though? I can keep staring at it for hours!
The quality is great, on par with rest of the pearl finish UD eyeshadows. It’s very smooth and buttery to touch. It’s also very pigmented and the payoff is good as well. I like that even on my extremely pigmented lids, I get true to pan colour without a primer or base.
It blends really well and stays put all day, no creasing either. Its really makes your lids...
New Year’s Eve is arguably the only time I experiment more with makeup! This year I wanted to so a really different eye look. Now I’m no genius, this look is inspired by this. Not sure who the original blogger is but if you do, please let me know so I can give credit.
I changed it up a bit to suit my eye shape. I don’t like a lot of makeup on the bottom and I also have hooded/deep set eyes. but you will need to change the crease position depending on your eye shape. Let’s get started! ^_^
Step by Step
1. Prime your eyes, chances are pastel shades aren’t the most pigmented. You’d also need a...
Mac Expensive Pink is another gorgeous eyeshadow which much like All That Glitters, speaks for itself. It has pink, gold and a lovely sheen to it, why will girls not like it?
Expensive Pink is Veluxe Pearl finish, by far my favourite from Mac. It’s a peachy pink with gold shimmer in it. Depending on your lighting it can look more pink or peachy at the time. But it’s the gold sheen that really makes this colour look rich.
This is great to wear on festive occasions, weddings etc. You can use this with bronze, gold, orange or purples for more intense looks. It works incredibly well with a lot of colours.
The quality is really great as well. It’s that buttery smooth kind which...
Hope you’re all having a great weekend!
All That Glitters is that classic Mac eyeshadow that everyone needs to swatch atleast once in person if not buy. It’s a gorgeous beige warm shimmery colour. It almost looks a bit peachy to me. If I had to pair this with a nail polish, it would most definitely be Essie Buy Me A Cameo.
Mac All That Glitters is a Veluxe Pearl eyeshadow, one that Mac describes as a “beige gold pearl”. It’s a colour that suits both undertones and has a very subtle warmth to it. It’s a great colour to use all over the lid with bronze and smokey looks. I also like using this with Woodwinked or Satin Taupe.
It’s a pearl finish...
This post is a first of sorts! I love trying new products but there are certain ones I also buy again. I think this post would be a nice way to showcase products that really work for me.
Hope you like it!
L-R | Batiste Dry Shampoo | Sunsilk Keratinology Heat Protector Spray | Bath & Body Works Into the Wild Body Lotion | Bioderma Sensibio Solution Micellaire | Burberry Brit Perfume
Clockwise | The Body Shop Hemp Lip Conditioner | Revlon Grow Luscious Mascara | Mac Select Moisture Cover Concealer | Revlon Lip Butter in Pink Truffle | Mac Technakohl Liner | Maybelline Colorsensational Lipstick in My Mahogany | Urban Decay Buck (at center)
Time to spill your holy grails, products you can’t live without or just something new you tried this month! I was a bit adventurous with my eye makeup this month with bright purples.
My September 2013 Favourites -
Clockwise from Left : Inglot 439 Pearl, Inglot 415 Pearl, Mac Woodwinked, Mac Expensive Pink
01. Moisturizer : First Aid Beauty : Ultra Repair Cream
I love the scent of this cream and it’s very soft and effective. If you like Soap & Glory scents, you’ll like this too.
02. Body Mist : Nyassa : Passion Burst Body Mist
I mentioned this in my last favourites as well. I love using this in the second half of the day to feel...
If I had a list of holy grail products, a list of makeup when you’re stuck on an island or the if-i-were-to-pick-only-one-eyeshadow list, this product would feature in all of them.
After that lengthy and dramatic introduction, this eye shadow is Urban Decay’s Buck. This one is also present in the Naked palette which is how I first encountered it. It’s a medium brown colour which has a neutral undertone I’d say. You can also see a bit of taupe in it. Either way, I loved this colour so much that I bought another eyeshadow so that I can carry it with me on the go.
The eyeshadow is very dense and pigmented. I rarely use an eye base but I get really good intensity with...
Hey, I was going to do a full tutorial like I usually do, but my camera ran out of battery and I was too lazy… oops…
So I thought I’d so a quick review. It’s a really simple look, but I’ve used colours I don’t wear often. I was experimenting! Olive and gold is a combination that looks gorgeous against deeper skintones. I was quite in the mood for a dramatic look! I usually don’t use so much of liner.
Hope you like it!
What to Use
1. A neutral olive green shadow. I used Mac Swimming. Yes, I know it isn’t olive green, but I made it work.
2. A bright gold eye shadow like Mac Amber Lights.
3. A dark green eye shadow like Inglot 414. I...
I have a lot of old favourites this month and a couple of new ones as well. Some of the products are ones I use every week and I somehow always overlooked them for these posts. So let’s get started!
01. Nail Polish : Illamasqua : Phallic
Phallic is such a beautiful deep shimmery blue. You could say it’s the perfect midnight blue. I will gush more about this in a another dedicated post, but I was wearing this a lot this month. I really loved the quality as well.
02. Nail Polish : Illamasqua : Viridian
I bought this and Phallic at the same time. I’m in love with this as well. It looks amazing on nails. I was pretty much...
Hello darlings! In the month of March I decided to give Vellvette a try and went ahead with the 3-month prepaid scheme.
For those who don’t know, Vellvette is a beauty box service in India which is a monthly subscription. You get a box of beauty, skin, hair related goodies for a very reasonable Rs. 399. Essentially it’s similar to GlossyBox or BirchBox.
I received my April box last week and thought I’d post the march one as well.
April 2013 Vellvette Box
01. Figs & Rogue : Aloe and Mint Balm (Full Size)
This smells a lot like Badger Balm. I think this is something I’d use more on my feet, the scent isn’t very appealing to me for use on rest of the...
Hello munchkins! So I haven’t done a tutorial in a really long time and with all the free time I have I’ll doing a couple in the upcoming weeks.
I have really really deepset eyes and so I generally like to wear eye shadows that make my eye area brighter! For the past few months, this has been my go-to look for any occasion. It’s really easy to do and goes with pretty much everything as well. Hope you like it!
What You'll Need
1. Eye primer like Mac Prep+Prime in Medium
2. Rose Gold eye shadow like Urban Decay Toasted
3. Matte medium or neutral brown eye shadow like Urban Decay Buck
4. Darker brown eye shadow like Urban Decay Hustle
March is been a hot month indeed! And hence the use of more suncare and cooling products. Some of these I now use daily while others used more frequently on special occasions.
Hope you like the favourites! Most of these are available in India if you where to shop. If you need details, please leave a comment!
So let’s begin!
01. Sun Screen : Biotherm : Lait Solaire UVA and UVB Protection Melting Milk SPF 30
I’ve been using this in particularly if I know I’ll be out in the sun for a longer time. It has a soothing citrus scent and works really well.
02. Eye Shadow : Urban Decay : Buck
My everyday eyeshadow! I have a lot of...
Trax is one of Mac’s unique eye shadows. I’m sure Urban Decay has something comparable but I’m in love with this colour and the sheen.
Trax is a yellow based medium purple but with gold microshimmer. The shimmer is a bit chunkier than usual and not so subtle when you use it. It gives a lovely duochrome sort of effect when you wear it on lids. Part purple, part gold and part browny purple.
It goes on the lid very smoothly. However, this isn’t the most pigmented shade. I think it works far better when you use can eye base or primer underneath. When compared to other good Mac eyeshadows, pigmentation is where this falls short.
The colour blends well. You can use this...
Mac’s eye shadows are some of the best and this one is one of my most used eye shadows as well.
Woodwinked (such an adorable name) is a medium brown with gold microshimmer. The microshimmer is finely milled and the eye shadow is very smooth to apply. This colour is great for crease and well as an overall lid colour if you are going for natural or bronzey looks. When you see it against the light, the gold sheen is really strong but indoors it will appear true to its brown shade.
This is a very easy colour to blend, it’s a good neutralizer if you are using bolder colours like olive greens, teals, purples or deep pinks. For Indian festive looks, it’s a great colour to use as...
I purchased my first Inglot eye shadows 4-5 months back and they are so incredible! It’s like having a cheaper Mac with delivery in India.
414 is a pearl eye shadow in a dark forest green with a dark drown undertone. It has a emerald green sheen to it. It looks so good on brown eyes, it’s the perfect green to make a smokey brown and green look. For special occasions, it’s a beautiful colour to use. I bet this would look amazing on all skintones, especially Indian.
The texture of the eye shadow is very buttery smooth. It’s glides on very smoothly and rarely needs tugging.
It’s very pigmented, and the colour transfers from pan to lid with very good pay off. It...