Today let’s discuss skin care routines. My skin type is dry. Yup, that’s it–just dry. I get the occasional zit or oily t-zone (very rare) but my main concern is my constant skin dryness. It always affects my makeup routine because dry flakes break up my foundation and it’s just a mess. So with the … More Skincare for Dry Skin!
On New Years Eve, we visited the Her Majesty’s Pleasure to get pampered for the evening. After hearing amazing reviews about this beauty haven, we booked a mani session immediately. Her Majesty’s Pleasure is not only a beauty and spa destination, it also features a bar, cafe, lounge, and a boutique in its Downtown location. … More Mani Haven for Valentine’s Day
It’s no secret I love makeup but I also go for a subtle natural look. For me, Lisa Eldridge happens to be the one makeup artist who has perfected the natural look. Two days ago she posted a video with one of the other queens of makeup’s signature look. Here’s the DIY video with Rose … More RHW Makeup!
This is a really short post because there really isn’t much I can say about nail polish! There are so many nail colours out there I find it difficult to choose one that matches my skin tone and works with the season. However I’ve decided to no longer pay attention to season appropriate nail colours! Usually, fashionistas … More Nails for every Season
I am not a professional makeup artist but I do strongly believe that owning quality makeup brushes will somehow improve my skills. Realistically, my smokey eye look still resembles raccoon eyes. After experimenting with shadows and BB creams this summer, my brushes are in dire need of a clean up. Here are some of my … More Give Your Makeup Brushes some Love
Choosing perfumes can be very difficult. Last week I finished my small bottle of Chloé perfume and instead of restocking on the bottle, I decided to try a new one. There are so many fragrances, it’s completely overwhelming selecting a single one! I always buy a small bottle of a fragrance because I notice my … More Roses, Lilies, Jasmines: So many Perfumes!
I’ve recently been made aware of a ‘new’ technique known as strobing which is the gentler cousin to the heavy duty process of conturing. I actually love conturing. I think it’s awfully fun and it defines facial features really well. However, conturing is a little difficult for some and is actually a little heavy for the summer … More Strobing: The new frontier of the makeup world
This week we will be discussing our love for face sheet masks and if these beauty products are actually effective or if it’s all in our heads. Personally I am quite partial to the Face Shop for its face masks that come in a variety of extracts like Olive, Mung Bean and Kelp. Being of … More Face sheet masks: Effective or not?
Being a very timely person, I usually leave just 30 minutes to get ready and leave out the door each morning after waking up. With such a straining time limit, my 5 minute makeup is usually simple, natural, but still tasteful. When you wake up late or need to do some touch ups, remember these … More Running Late? Be out in 5
Hello smart shopper, When I’m looking for an affordable yet quality mascara, Maybelline is my go to because they have a wide selection of wand bristles. Recently I experimented with the Rocket Volum’ Express and the Colossal Volum’ Express mascaras. Try using them together! These mascaras perform two different functions for your lashes but what I discovered is … More Makeup $$$ Saver
Summer is in full swing, but is your makeup collection all caught up? In the spirit of summer, it is time to brighten up and freshen up your vanity drawer by trying out these three summer beauty products—a BB cream, bright lip, and colourful eye liners. During those hot summer days, try substituting your daily foundation … More Summer Makeup in 3 Easy Steps
We all have those friends that carry heavy-duty foundations and a million lipsticks in their bags. Yesterday I realised that both Kvitka and I were surprisingly good at carting around only the essentials. I decided to compile a list of those ten essential makeup items I never leave the house without: If you decide to … More Makeup Bag Essentials