so these new buggers have all found their way to my mail box and are ready to be shared with all of you. some of the pieces I have already tried and some not. so lets start with the update:
M.A.C / brooke candy nailpolish / BLACK STALION
I have not had the time to use this nail polish yet but I absolutely love the color!
LE PETIT MARSEILLAIS / hypoallergenique shower cream / aloe vera / almond butter
since I am using soap bars in the shower I have not bought any bottled shower gels and thats why I have not tried it yet. as soon as I am out of all the soap bars that I have bought in Cassis, France, I will give this shower cream a try.
M.A.C / veluxe brow liner / dark brunette
a super awesome brow pencil. I was already a big fan of the M.A.C brow pencils before and can really see an improvment in that one. I either use it alone or with my benefit brow kit.
MUGLER / angel muse edT
thank you very much for sending me this new MUGLER fragrance. unfortunately this is not my cup of tea and I will find someone that I can give this to. are you interested? if so, please leave a comment below.
URIAGE / moisturizing lipstick
for all the people with chaped lips, this is another great product to use on a daily base. I am a huge fan of the Elizabeth Arden 8 hour stick and the Clarins oil balms and with this moisturizing stick by URIAGE I have found another favorite.
URIAGE / gentle cleansing syndet
I did not have the time to try this gentle cleansing lotion yet. it says that it can be used for face and body and therefore in the future it will be in my shower. at the moment I am cleansing my face with either the LUBEX anti-age cleansing milk or with cleansing oils by either CLINIQUE or L’Occitane. as soon as I am out of these buggers I will give it a try. or in case that I am only using it for the body I will start using it after the LE PETIT MARSEILLAIS shower cream.
AESOP / herbal deodorant
I did not try this new aluminum free deodorant yet. so I can not really say much about it other than telling you about its ingredients: sage leaf, zinc, ricinoleate and which hazel.
M.A.C / pro longwear waterproof colour stick / madly sunny
I have not had the time to play with this bright eye color stick. absolutely love the color and will for sure have lots of fun with this at the beach as it is waterproof.
L’OCCITANE / sublime repairing oil
I have not tried this repairing hair oil yet but I can not wait to. the thing is that eventhough I am using hair oils after every hair wash (about two times a week) they still last quiet a while. at the moment I have the following oils in my bathroom: REDKEN diamond blow dry oil, KERASTASE chronologiste and the KERASTASE elixir ultime. as soon as I am done with all of these oils I will give this sublime oil a try.
that was it from my beauty update. I wish you all a lovely day and hope to soon see you again on my blog. X
these are my favorite bronzing powders – I use for sure one of them every day. I am a huge bronzing powder fan and also love the new sculpting/contouring trend. eventhough the look very similar in the photo above, they are in fact not. #1 is a matte bronzing powder with absolutely no glitter or shine, this is perfect for all year around and is also a great color to use as an eyeshadow. #2 this one has a tiny bit of shimmer and glitter and is a touch warmer than the one previously mentioned. I dont like the brush that comes with it, somehow I was not able to achieve a nice and smooth looking bronzing/contouring with it. #3 this bronzing powder is a great mix between the first and second, it is not shimmery and has no glitter and shine but it is also not absolutely matte. a wonderful bronzing powder for throughout the year.
and OOH BOY – look at those gorgeous pieces by maccosmetics.com. I have already mentioned them in my previous YT video and now I wanna talk a little bit more about them and give you some details.
GENUINE TREASURE pro longwear paint pot
PREENING satin eye shadow
HOLYWOOD CERISE lipstick
MAKE ME GORGEOUS lipstick
all of those products work very nice together and I am looking forward to create some cool looks. the different greens can be worn with the nice paint pot shimmer and top it off with a bright lip color! the ivy and preening can be layered or used seperately also the paint pot can be worn as a very simple eye look. stay tuned for more via my YT videos. have a lovely weekend. X
awwww I am so happy about all these lovely new makeup things that found their way to my home – some of the them are actually not newly launched, like the brush, the mascara and the lustre drops. so let me tell you what there is new in my make-Up collection:
there are lots of new collections like the TOLEDO and BAO BAO WAN and another one will also soon be on the blog and thats the CINDERELLA one.
I took a video and showed you the products on youtube and that was my first voice over video that I made for my channel. I still got so many things to learn but filming and editing is fun!
I use the LUSTRE DROPS as a highlighter on my cheekbones and browbones in summer I sometimes mix it into my foundation and achieve an allover glow. the 217 brush is one of my favorite brush and it was about time to exchange my super old one that I once bought in a X MAS gift set. when I saw the pigmentation of the lipglass I almost fainted OMG – such a gorgeous pink! as I already told you in my youtube video I love pink lipstick and my two favorite are LICKABLE and GOOD KISSER. I swatched them for you and also swatched the lip pencil and the lipglass next to it.
the pink lip pencil might be a tad too light but I tried it and it is absolutely wearable another lip product that will work perfectly is the casual colour for lip and cheek in the color YOUNG AT HEART. aaww I am ready for spring and ready to wear bright lipstick again!
we did it again – hahahaha, yes we again had fun with makeUp and this time I used the new SHISEIDO products among many other products. as a base I used the LANCOME CUSHION MIRACLE my newest favorite foundation and the ESTÉE LAUDER DOUBLE WEAR BRUSH ON GLOW. then I used the CHANEL 85 SILLAGE eyeshadow all over the lid. afterwards I applied the new SHISEIDO SHIMMERING CREAM EYE COLOR in the outer corner of the eye all away along the crease of the eyelid. then I used another creamy eyeshadow by M.A.C called DANGEROUS CUVÉE paint pot and also smudged it in the outer V of the eye and all the way up to the crease. unfortunately I couldnt find a picture of the dark grey ESSENCE eyeliner I have used to line the lashline. as Diana was wearing glasses that evening I decided to define her eyes a bit more by using the new ELECTRIC COBALT by ESTÉE LAUDER on the lower lash line but only from the outer corner to the middle. to bring in some more color I used the SHISEIDO VEILED ROUGE in the shade RD 506 – a beautiful warm rosy pink. another new product that I have used, but also couldnt find a photo, was the new SHISEIDO PERFECTING STICK concealer. that’s it – it was very easy and I am sure you can do something nice too!
today it is all about concealing! which concealer work for me and for which parts of the face and for what purpose. there are rather expensive products like M.A.C and rather affordable products like COVERGIRL and rather cheap products by CATRICE and ESSENCE – BUT let me tell you, they all work for me! I wanna focus on the most expensive and the cheaper concealers.
29 CHF / 5ml what is it about? this is one of the best concealers for dry skin as it doesnt leave a dry feeling due to its minerals and nutrient-rich plant extracts. the consistency is creamy and it has medium coverage with natural light reflections.
where do I use it? I use this concealer on my couperose cheeks and even though it doesnt have any green it cancels the redness. compared to other concealers I rarely use this one as a highlighter.
29 CHF / 3.5 g what is it about?
I love stick concealers and I think they are super easy to handle. the MATCH MASTER concealer is a very a color true concealer with an average opacity for a natural, silky finish – and that is what I love about it, it does its job and conceals perfectly BUT its not cakey or looking too concealed at all. the concealer contain the same shade intelligence technology as the Match Master foundation series and therefore they run from 1 to 1.5. to 2 and so on.. they claim to last up to 8 hours. and I dont know if that is really true – all I know is that I apply it in the morning and it looks perfectly and when I look in the mirror in the evening it looks a lot faded and really asks for a touch up – in any case it depends what you are doing thru out the day. where do I use it?concealing vs highlighting!
this concealer stick helps to cover dark circles and discoloration all over ones face and corrects them. I bought myself a rather light tone and I use it to highlight certain areas of my face (the bridge of my nose, my cubids bow, around my eyes) so in my opinion not all the concealers out there can do the job of a perfect highlighter like the ones from Estée Lauder or the famous one by YSL BUT this creamy stick concealer can!
NEW in my makeup collection are these two concealers:
essence MATCH 2 COVER
so I have only used this concealer twice and I love it already. so where to start, the price is awesome (around 3 CHF) the lighter shade suits my skin tone perfectlly but it is winter and my skin is rather fair. I have used it under my eyes and to conceal any redness around my nose and cheeks. the product is very creamy and rather matt than shiny and thats very good as I dont want to highlight my imperfections. I will keep on using this concealer and maybe I will get back to you about it. let me see.
another new concealer palette in my collection yay, and this time it has more than one and two shades, NO this time I have 5 different shades. lighter, medium and dark (perfect to conceal, contour or highlight) a rose and a green color and these are perfect to correct darker eyecircles and redness. green is awesome for redness and I mix the lightest and the green together and I use it on my cheeks to reduce the redness AND it works, yay! compared to the essence concealer this palette is a bit more expensive but you also get more options with it. (around 5 CHF) I have only used this product once so far and I have only used the lightes beige tone and the green. let me see if I will get back to you about this one too, so long!
hmm, a rather long blogpost about something so simple but I figured I wanna give you a better descriptions of the concealers I use. I hope you liked it and dont forget to visit my FB page and give it a LIKE!
today I wanna show you something nice of course like every day 🙂 so let’s talk about the it-color PINK! lately I have seen so many pink things from makeup to accessories. I also found this pink wool cardigan on SALE and it goes perfectly with my pink lips and nails.
ALESSANDRO striplac RADIANT ORCHID
maccosmetics cremesheen LUST EXTRACT
this year’s trend or it-color will be pink 🙂 I think it is a bit silly to name a year color. for me one color would not be enough as I love to wear bright clothes. last year’s color was RADIANT ORCHID – so in fact I am actually wearing last year’s color on my nails 🙂
now I wanna continue with the question and answers
#what’s your everyday fragrance?
mmmhhmm I gotta name more than one as it’s impossible for me to only have one. I often use the CHLOÉ original or the MODERN MUSE by Estée Lauder. I also got the CHLOÉ love story and the MODERN MUSE CHIC by Esteé Lauder but I don’t wear them so often – I rather use them for special occasions.
#what’s your favorite nailpolish color?
RED RED RED <3 I love red nails!
#which skin care products are in TOP 3?
KIEHL’S midnight recovery concentrate
ELIZABETH ARDEN 8h lip balm
SISLEY pore minimizer
#which beauty products are in TOP 3?
maccosmetics LADYBUG> lipstick
ESTÈE LAUDER double wear foundation
CLINIQUE sun-kissed bronzing powder
more questions to answer an other day, right? I hope you all have a nice day – HAPPY WEDNESDAY! xx
a beige midi wool skirt that I have found at the LE MOUTON A 5 PATTES outlet boutique for 54 CHF instead of 187 CHF – what a bargain. for the people in basel this place is def worth a visit – for men and women!
skirt SOUVENIR CLUBBING
cardigan COMMES DES GARCONS for H&M
heels BOTTEGA VENETA
I was playing around with some of the Brooke Shields by maccosmetics collection last sunday and really enjoyed it. I love the packaging, colors and textures of the products. so my first impression is really good and I am so happy that my mom brought me these pieces that you can see above. I love red bright lips and therefore I looove this lipstick. the nailpolish is a very subtle peachy brown and is perfect for fall. the lipgloss has almost the same color as the nailpolish and I also used it top off the lipstick and then it totally changed the color and became a brighter orange red. I love it and will soon show you a photo of me wearing these pieces.
DIGNITY nailpolish EXCITE cremesheen lipstick ARTFUL lipglass lip gloss
I hope you started an amazing day! I started my day with chailatte tea that I made with the delicious MONIN sirup and the IN THE MOOD magazine by Grieder. now I am checking my agenda and am planning lots of nice things to show you.
I am wearing the BOBBI BROWN shimmer brick compact in BEIGE on my eyes and cheeks – I was using the lighter colors on my eyelid and used the medium colors to blend my crease out. the darkest color I used as a Bronzer and the lightest color I used as a highlighter on top of my cheekbones and above my lip. I love to use one product for many purposes and I have only discovered today that I can use this product for eyes and cheeks. on my lips I am wearing the m.a.c ENCHANTED ONE matte lipstick.
I am not really a person who wears black a lot so when I wear black I always feel very elegant and chic. my friend linda brought me this beautiful black silk acne dress with leather fringe and the only thing that seemed right was to wear it.
a simple bronzing look with almost nude lips and a thin black eyeliner line and a touch of blush on the apples of the cheeks. I wear the light perfecting base by Clarins as a base and eyeshadow. this look took me about 10 minutes and I am sure I could have done it faster – but who likes to stress when applying makeup – NOT me!
aaww.. these products are amazing! they all do their one certain job very perfectly. something against the sun – something for a nice self tan without being exposed to the sun – another nice product that makes you look like you have spent the weekend in the sun with a couple of moves – a CC cream to protect the hair and a super nice soothing cooling aloe gel for the face after a day in the sun!
I am soon packing my bags for my roadtrip to ITALY and for sure I am going to bring these!