New In From Laura Mercier Cosmetics Photos & Swatches

 

Laura Mercier PR Package
*Press Samples

I so so love a good eyeshadow palette and I got to admit that I’ve been having a thing for high-end concealer lately. So when I saw that a pr brand has kindly sent me these new launch beauty products by Laura Mercier¬†which you might have already seen if you¬†follow me on Insta¬†I was over the moon.

#Lauramercier new launch

This is their new collection Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Concealer and Editorial Eye Palette Intense Clays.¬†I’m suuper excited to try these stuff out!!!

Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra Concealer

The first item I got is the Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Concealer¬†in the shade 1C.¬†I believe it’s the lightest shade in the cool undertones category.¬†I like to see brands that cater for all skin types, especially normal to oily and it‚Äôs available in a wide array of shades. You get¬†three undertones for each specific group of people with either cool, warm or neutral undertones.¬†How cool is that!

Concealer wand applicator

The wand applicator is the shape of a doe foot as you can see here.

Color Swatch Concealer

The incredibly lightweight formula feels undetectable on skin, while the Blurring Powder Blend diffuses light to smooth the look of fine lines and create a soft-focus effect. It glide on to create buildable, medium to full coverage that beautifully hides out any skin imperfection or blemishes with formula that wears evenly. The consistency of the formula is just amazing. It’s weighless and comfortable to wear it “feels like a second skin“..¬†I’m impressed by how easy it’s to blend and buff it out. I’m a big fan!

I wore this over the weekend and got alot of compliments from my church friends at how flawless my skin looks. I really can’t fault the packaging on this collection, which leads me on to the eyeshadow palette…

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This palette is inspired by the textures Laura’s Parisian atelier and her painting studio. An editorial inspired eyehsshadow palette featuring¬†6 highly pigmented clay-textured eyeshadows in matte¬†and metallic finishes plus a custome built-in powder to prolong wear.¬†This sleek and slim packaging comes with a huge mirror which I’m sure alot of us would appreciate and relate to.

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The pigmentation of these shadows are just out of this world!

3 Brushed Mettalik Clays: (I meant to spell metallic as *metallik in par with this studio inspired collection)
*Metallik Bronzegold
Metallik Rosegold
Metallik Whitegold

3 Matte Clays: 
Lave Glaze
Rose Clay
Earth Clay

Air-light Setting Powder 

#Bohemechicheyeclaypalette

A beautiful color shadows that you can wear for day or night, warm smoky eye look. I like to use the matte shadows on my lids and as a transition color in the crease then chased it with the Metallik Rosegold into the inner corner of the eye and around the tear duct. Highlight eyelids with the Metallik Whitegold. I really like the cool concept of an Air-light Setting Powder to this palette.

Editorial Eye Palette by Laura Mercier
This color swatch photo doesn’t do it justice! Swatch it and see for yourself ūüôā

Any fan of the brand will love this as the shades are super-wearable, the packaging is gorgeous. This just launched in February and is CAD$58.00 a palette.The price may seems like a splurge but it’s ideal if you’re looking for an easy and versatile quality palette that you can wear individually or in contrasting texture and shade combinations to take you from day to night. Don’t forget to check back on my Instagram story¬†to see some of these in more detail, plus more!

Setting powder

I love trying out new beauty stuff and have always wanted to try Laura Mercier translucent loose setting powder that was raved all across the internet by beauty youtubers and bloggers the same. This is totally different from what I expected. It’s heaven! This stuff is so lightweight and silky smooth. I think it’s a formula that’s above and beyond imagination! I’ve never touched a texture this weightless before. It looks almost translucent on swatch but has an amazing feel on skin. Very impressive!

What do you think of this palette? I really like them ‚Äď a great ‚Äėthrow in your bag‚Äô option.¬†You can lock your work in place with this setting powder. It’s sets color and control oil breakthrough for all day wear without creasing.¬†I’ve never tried anything like this before!¬†As you would expect from Laura Mercier, they’re beautifully pigmented and brilliant.¬†I‚Äôm sure will be an instant sell-out!

A big thanks to the pr team for sending me these amazing products to add to my makeup collection. I adore them!

What do you guys think? Are you as blown away as I am by this collection? Any in particular catch your eye?

Thanks for stopping by to read. I really appreciate it! Don’t forget to check out my Instagram posts for more uploads!

Happy Monday!

Sharon xoxo

 

Disclaimer:  I only work with brands I love, so thank you for helping me to support them. I received these products for free in exchange for sharing my experience, all thought and opinions are my own. The products shown in this blog post were sent to me for consideration. The post is not sponsored. 

 

 

 

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What I Got For Mother’s Day!

 

Oh my gosh! Happy Mother’s Day to all moms out there! I hope you guys had an amazing day spending time with your loved ones. Today I’m doing a What I got for Mother’s Day post and I believe this is my first time doing this type of post. Comment below if you like to see more of this kind of post.¬†I was excited and open them immediately so I can write this post for your guys.

So without further ado, let’s hop into what I got for mother’s day!

#YSL Mon Paris
C$118 valued for C$165

First thing and what I asked for is a YVES SAINT LAURENT Mon Paris Gift Set from Sephora. I’ve always wanted to try St Laurent’s beauty products especially their perfume and lipstick, so I’m really happy and excited when I got this from my hubs. Thanks hun if you’re reading this.

This set contains:
– 1.6 oz/ 50 mL Mon Paris Eau de Parfum
– 0.05 oz/ 1.6 g Rouge Volupte Shine Oil-In-Stick in No.49
– Makeup Pouch

I love everything in this box.

Anastasia Liquid Lipstick
C$26.00 at Sephora

ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS¬†Liquid Lipstick in the shades¬†Madison which is described as a vibrant plum magenta and¬†Naked¬†is a light peachy nude. I’m in love with the formula. Love the consistency of a¬†full-pigment and long wearing. This matte formula dries to a weightless powder for smudge-proof wearability.¬†

Color Swatches ABH

I was super excited to do a color swatch for you guys since it’s my first time trying a lip product from Anastasia. Oh boy! Can you just look how pretty these shades are. On my left is this beautiful spring shade Madison and the one next to it is Naked. I’m falling in love with them. I feel like this is so me shades. I wore the shade Madison and it lasted me for the entire day. We ate sushi for lunch and lobsters for dinner and I don’t even need to reapply this at all. This gets two thumbs up! Love it!

Glamglow Poutmud Wet Lip Balm
C$24 now selling for C$12

The next thing I got is the GLAMGLOW¬†POUTMUD Wet Lip Balm Tint in Sugar Plum. These lip balms comes in six different colors. You guys know by now that I’m such a sucker when it comes to cute packaging and I was even more thrilled when I saw the stuff I wanted to try is on sale. Well, there’s no reason why I shouldn’t get it, right! I need this in my life. Super cute!¬†

For the purpose of this post, I work up early this morning just to try it out for you guys. It feels very moisturizing and soft on the lips. I like that it glides on so easily and super hydrating. It gives my lips that fresh and a little tint of color. It’s safe to say that it makes my lips looks luxurious and kissable. It’s a good lip balm to have it in your purse.¬†¬†

Atelier Cologne
C$15.00

And then I also got¬†ATELIER COLOGNE¬†Perfume Ornament which is a random pick while shopping online at Sephora. It’s a holiday collection line and I thought the packaging is cute and I like the scents of their perfumes. I haven’t tried wear these yet but I’m going to do a separate post on perfumes in the next few weeks. So, don’t forget to stay tuned!¬†

In the meantime here’s the ingredients mentioned at the Sephora’s website:

Orange Sanguine, a zesty and energizing burst of crushed ripe fruit, plays off sweet blood orange juice against bitter orange peel and sensual notes of geranium. This addictive cologne brings to mind relaxed mornings, sunrises, and soft sea breezes.

Vanille Insensée, an electrical current runs through the subtle sweetness of vanilla, jasmine, and fresh lime to bond with rich oak moss, woods, and spicy coriander. This alluring cologne brings to mind breathtaking and magical moments.

Sephora Beauty Insider
500 Points 

I used up my 500 Reward Points to claim for a¬†CLINIQUE¬†PARTY POPS. I’m a fan of¬† Clinique’s products so I know this is going to keep me busy for the next few weeks. I really like all the cool stuff in this box and super excited for these.¬†Anyways, I’ll report back once I’m finished testing them out and you can check back later in my blog.

For a quick sneak peek, here’s what I get in the reward box:

-1.69 oz/ 50 mL CLINIQUE Take The Day Off Makeup Remover For Lids, Lashes & Lips
-0.08 oz/ 2.3 g CLINIQUE Pop Matte Lip Color + Primer in Blushing Pop
-0.01 oz/ 0.34 mL CLINIQUE Pretty Easy Liquid Eyelining Pen in Black
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T-shirt meme

My daughter got me this cool T-shirt that says … Yup, mom knows BEST! LOL

Last but not least, my little guy made me the most beautiful heart shaped card ever! I love all the bling bling and look how cute it is. This is the best gift ever and I loved it! I know that I’m going to treasure it for a long time to come.

So that’s about all that I’ve here for you guys, I hope you enjoyed reading and maybe this may helps you be inspired to pamper yourself or as a gift to your loved one for yet another special occasion.

I just want to say thank you so much for taking your time off to stop by and read. Hope your weekend was fabulous and I can’t wait to hear in the comments how you spend this Mother’s Day or your weekend! Make sure to check out all the blog misses I posted every Monday if you care to read.

Sharon xoxo

 

 

 

 

 

New In From Rodial

 

Hey everybody! It’s the first Monday of daylight saving time begins and also mark the coming of Spring. With so many brands launching their new product line in Spring-Summer, I’m sharing with you a brand that I’ve been obsessed with lately.

The other week I received a very lovely package from the amazing beauty team at Rodial and when I opened up the box and saw what was inside the box, my heart skipped a beat! I was lucky enough to receive their latest products and I can’t wait to show you guys what I got. Thanks so much to the Rodial team for sending me all these gorgeous skincare goodies!

#Rodial Vit C Brightening Skincare
*Press Samples

So, let me introduce you to the new in from¬†RODIAL skincare new product launch and here’s the lineup. I got everything full sized, from a bottle of their cleanser, to my favorite gel mask and the biggest tub of cleansing pads I’ve ever seen.

Let’s start with my favorite bit … the skincare!

Rodial C Brightening Mask

First up, I’ll start with my most favorite¬†product from this range and it has to be the¬†Vit C Brightening Mask.¬† I’m lucky to receive this and super excited to use it. If you’ve been following my blog, you know that I’ve been obsessed with face mask and especially those with gel formula. So, this is just right up my alley.

Key Benefits:

  • 5% Vitamin C: boosts luminosity and evens skin tone
  • Fruit AHAs: boosts moisture levels in the skin and gently exfoliates
  • Glycolic and Lactic Acid: retextures and renews skin
  • Pomegranate Extract: anti-aging antioxidant that protects skin

Brightening Mask by #Rodial

I’ve been using this brightening mask for almost two weeks now and I absolutely adore it.¬†I applied a thin layer on my skin and leave it for 15-20 minutes for the product to penetrate into skin then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

The Vit C gel mask really helps brighten and add radiant luminosity to my dull skin. It feels super lightweight with dreamy ingredients like blood orange water and pomegranate extract which gives your skin that powerful antioxidant while refresh and awaken your skin complexion. Did I mentioned that I’m loving the fresh fruity scents also. It smells really good and I know I’m going to reach for these over the coming months!¬†Try it for yourself and see if you love it as much as I do!

Brightening Cleanser by @Rodial

Vit C Brightening Cleanser – product that brighten and renew any dull skin complexion. I can see the result almost immediately after each use. My skin looks more radiant and healthier everytime.

Pump Applicator

Key benefits:

  • Vitamin C: Brightens and evens skin tone
  • Fruit AHAs: increases moisture absorption and gently exfoliates
  • Glycolic and Lactic Acid: retextures and renews skin
  • Blood Orange Water: antioxidant and anti-free radical to purify pores

Formula of Brigthening Cleanser

A wake up call for the skin. I like to use this as my daily cleanser because it’s gentle for my skin and this stuff actually removes all dirt and scraps off my makeup effortlessly. It’s a gel cleanser that’s silky to use while leaving my skin feeling soft and smells refreshing.¬†This stuff is as good as it sounds. You’re going to love it!

Rodial Cleansing Pads

Vit C Brightening Cleansing Pads – is actually my first time I trying them so that’s why you don’t hear me talking about it here in my blog. I was both curious and excited to try it out. It was the best thing ever. This pad is jam packed with pure vit C¬†and other good stuff. With this amazing properties of Fruit AHA acids and Vit C, it leaves your skin feeling firm and with more tone in a long run.

Key Benefits:

  • Vitamin C: brightens and evens skin tone
  • 1% Fruit AHAs: boosts moisture levels in the skin and gently exfoliates
  • Glycolic and Lactic Acid: retextures and renews skin
  • 0.5% Salicylic Acid: refines pores to reduce and prevent blemishes

Cleansing pads by Rodial

If you like double cleanse as part of your skincare routine, then you’re going to like this. These pads are really soft and it makes cleansing quick and easy.

@Rodial Skincare

I can’t get over this brand.¬†This range is incredible and I couldn’t recommend more. I feel like this stuff¬† *might* just be a skincare dream goal.

If you’re a fan of Rodial, I’d like to know what’s your all time favorite product is? If you’re new to this brand, definitely go and check out their products. <here>

Thanks so much for stopping by and sticking around.

Sharon xoxo

 

 

Disclaimer:  I only work with brands I love, so thank you for helping me to support them. I received these products for free in exchange for sharing my experience, all thought and opinions are my own. The products shown in this blog post were sent to me for consideration. The post is not sponsored. 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Must Haves – Beauty & Fashion

 

Hey guys! Wanna know what products I’ve been loving and thought you might want to check them out for Spring Must Haves? Then let’s skip the introduction and jump straight into the gist of it. Since we’ve been blessed with such beautiful spring like weather last two weeks, I’ve been out and about shopping at my favorite store. So I picked up a few things that I really like!

Sprung into Spring

Let’s talk about BEAUTY¬†for a starter.

Lancome Veris in Lovve

I’m a Lancome addict and¬† when I saw this¬†Lancome Vernis In Love Nail Polish¬†at Winners when I went shopping two weekends ago, I was overjoyed to find this hidden gem.

Lancome Nail Polish

I’m loving the formula and the color which I have in the shade Douceur Vanillee.¬†It’s not to thick nor thin, and the color is just amazing. It looks great and classy which I really like. It’s an everyday color that I can wear it the whole time. It stay well and haven’t chip even after day 5.

Douceur Vanille #Lancome

Not to mention the brush applies easily and my nails being fully covered in 2-3 strokes. It’s buildable for a more opaque finishing.¬†For about $19 (CAD) per bottle this worksas good as the Deborah Lippmann nail polish. I’d say it’s on par. You got to try this! It’s really that amazing!

FASHION

Rockport Clog Shoes

Shoes –¬†Well, you see I don’t live near Winners so that¬†days of picking up a few new affordable pieces for my wardrobe at every change of season are over. But whenever I got the chance to shop there, I like to go a little crazy with my shopping spree.

If you know me, then you know I love almost everything leather. I find them to be really durable and long lasting. This especially holds true when it comes to footwear materials. So when I saw this beautiful Red Rockport Clog Sandals, I know I’ve to get it for good measure. No, really I picked this up because they made the most comfortable shoes. I’ve a few pairs in the past and they haven’t let me down. This slip on sandal is easy to wear with almost anything, from denim to hot pants or summer dresses. Well, at least that’s how I’d wear them.

You see, I also wanted to pair it with my red bag as seen below. I feel like I’m going to be wearing this combo for the rest of the year!

This could be the most comfortable sandals ever and I’ve been really loving it!

Lauren Ralph Lauren Corssbag

Bag – when I said I splurge a little on my bag collection. I mean it! One of my mini goal this year is to be a more I guess aware consumer. I used to be someone who if I see something I like, I don’t too much about it and if I can afford it I’ll just buy it but I want to be a shopper where I’m a little more conscious about the environment.¬† I want to make sure that the things that I’m buying is going to be used for a very long time even if that means I’m paying a higher price tag for it. If it’s something of quality and will last me for a good while, I would rather do that.

Inside Lauren Ralph Lauren bag

So,¬† picked up this adorable Lauren Ralph Lauren Crossbody Bag¬†that’s red and it’s screaming my name. Regular price tag is for $110 but I’m paying a reduced price at $69.99 which is quite a steal, don’t you think!¬† It’s of 100% leather material and was made in Indonesia. It’s perfect to wear as a crossbody bag or on the shoulder as shared on my Instagram post. I really love the good compact size of this bag. It can store cellphone, coins, cash and so many other things in it. So many compartments for cards and there’s also a pen holder just in case. They think of everything even to the smallest detail which I truly appreciate.

Closed up look #RalphLauren

It’s like a wallet but with a strap on it and suprisingly roomy on the inside. The long strap is adjustable and I really like the cute heart shape on gold metal zipper and hardware.¬†I’m loving x10 with this crossbody bag.

So those are some of the stuff that’s a must have for Spring. Definitely make sure you check them out.¬†Leave me a comment down below and tell me what products you like me to try this Spring!

As always, thanks so much for stopping by and read. You can find me online on my social media and if you’d like to get notification of a new post, you can follow me on my blog post.

Happy shopping!

Sharon xoxo

 

 

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My Top New High End Skincare Products (Beauty Highlights Series)

 

Hey everyone! Thank you so much to stop by my blog post. With the New Year we tossed for good health, joy and for some a new blank pages on the book for us to fill. In today’s post, I’ll be sharing with you another new content that I’ve been so excited to share them with your guys here in my blog.

I’ve just finished working on Part 2 on this series and had so much writing about it. If you’re interested to read more of this type of posts, don’t forget to hit that subscription button on the right sidebar.

SothyParisNewPressReleaseSkincareYouthfulCream
*Press Release Samples

Even if it’s clear how much you’ve help to protect my skin to continuously look and feel youthful, it certainly won’t hurt to put that feeling into words.¬†Yes, it may sounds cheesy for you but I’m going to do it anyways. Are you ready for it? Well then, let’s do this!

First off I like thank the pr company for sending this package to my mail box. I’ve always love beauty products by Sothys Paris and I’m truly lucky to have this opportunity to do a review on their newest Youth Cream skincare line.

SothysYouthCream

I can’t stress enough how important it is to take good care of your skin and making sure to protect your face with good quality formula to your skincare routine is a vital step.

Swatch

What I love about this product is the rich and creamy texture. Apart from that, this stuff is fragrance free, so it feels super gentle and kind on the skin which I really appreciate. The formula is so soft and smooth in consistency as if you’re wearing silk on your skin.

Creamytexture

The formula is infused with two botanical active ingredients which helps fight against oxidative stress and signs of chronological ageing. I’ve been using it for more than a month and have been loving it so much. You got to try it!

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Micellar Cleansing Waters are products I use on a daily basis. I like using cleansing water because it’s not too harsh for my skin. You see, winter weather makes my skin ultra dry so I try not to add unnecessary cream products that makes it worst. On a contrary, I seek anything hydrating for my thirsty skin.

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You can either use this stuff with a cotton pad or muslin cloth and then go ahead to remove all the makeup residues off the face.

MicellarWater

You light up my life with this magic formula. My skin doesn’t feel overly dry with the micellar water.

Sothys Paris Youth Cream
*Deluxe Samples

I can wear you all day. You must noticed that I’m obsessed with every single Sothys products that exist. I’m going to talk about this two deluxe sample products that I was excited to try them out as well.

Restructuring Youth Cream –¬†to restore, fight¬†against visible signs of ageing: wrinkles, even deep ones and skin slackening.

Redentifying Youth Cream –¬†¬†is to regenerate,¬†restore a radiant complexion that is full of vitality while reducing the visible signs of ageing. For each has its own functions but bottom line is to help keep your youth.

As with all Sothys products, this restructuring and redensifying youth cream are a lot pricey than your average drugstore. But if you’re looking for a youth cream that really does a fab job to fight the signs of ageing then these products are for you!

What I love about this Sothys Paris is that the formula feels like silk and consists of top notch BP3 Tri-Complex ingredients.¬†I’m so lucky that I’ve the chance to try you out and I urge those of you who wish to keep your real age to yourselves … definitely give this one a go!

So those are a few of my top new high end skincare products. I’d love to know if you guys have any recommendation products that I should try.¬†Don’t forget to share in the comment section which product is your favorite?

Thanks again for staying with me till the end and I love you very much [muak]! Until next time.

Sharon xoxo

 

Also available in the new range are the Vitality, Firming, Restructuring and Redentifying Youth Creams. You can find them in institute and spas throughout Canada. 

Disclaimer:  I only work with brands I love, so thank you for helping me to support them. I received these products for free in exchange for sharing my experience, all thought and opinions are my own. This is not a sponsored post. 

New In: FAll Makeup Sothys Paris “REFLET”

 

It’s officially Fall here in Canada and it also mean that my favorite season is finally here. We had a long summer this year and boy am I glad that it’s over. There’s only two things that excites me this time of the year. Yes, I’m talking about new fall makeup release and the holidays.

Sothys Paris Makeup
Reflect. The new Fall-Winter 2017 makeup collection! 

Recently, I was contacted by an agent and was asked if I was interested to test out some new makeup releases by Sothys Paris and I immediately said yes. Fall always gets me excited and to talk you guys through some of the products I was sent, that’s even more awesome.

I received a package in my mail a week ago from Sothys Paris and when I opened it up to see all these goodies. I’m pretty sure my heart skipped a beat.

Sothys Paris Velvet Effect Lipstick
SRP : $35.95

The Velvet Effect Lipstick in Rouge des Arts

First up I just want to talk about this gorgeous lipstick. I’ve a few Sothys Paris lipsticks in collection and they have the best matte lipstick I’ve ever own. I love love their classic red lipstick. They’re so beautiful and the formula is just out of this world. Imagine your lips being this beautiful and sophisticated.

I fell in love all over again the moment I lay my eyes on it. It comes in an elegant red velvet cloth packaging which I really appreciate. This protects it from scratching and dirt.

Granted, we know that lipstick doesn’t take much effort but a little luxury can definitely make a huge difference. A good lipstick makes you feel and look great. Won’t you agree? If you’re like me and you love wearing a good matte lipstick then you really need to try these.

The Velvet Effect Lipstick Bullet
The Sothys imprint adds a finishing touch to the lipstick. So luxurious!

This lipstick applies like no other creamy lipstick does. It glides on like a dream and the texture is super soft and smooth. It feels so comfortable on the lips, you won’t noticed wearing it. The finished result looks and feels fabulous. Check out on my instagram post to see how I wore it.

Sothys Paris lipstick

The shade¬†Rouge des Arts is a an intense and seductive red and it’s one of those shades that I’d wear everyday and for the upcoming holidays. The texture is velvety smooth and richly pigmented with a beautiful matte finish. Your answer to a luxury lips!

Let me know which fall shade is your favorite?

Sothys Cream Blush
SRP : $45

The Cream Blush in Voile de Rose

Okay, I’m going to move on to blush. This is a seasonal cream blush that’s only available in one shade and it’s the Voile de Rose.¬† The shade is described as an old rose with warm undertone. It comes in a very cute and elegant glass jar packaging.

Cream Blush up closed

This cream color blush is so amazing because it’s just so natural and honestly I would never apply creams without even looking into a mirror. That’s just how easy it is to use. You can literally just dab like so and you’re done. A little goes a long way with this.

Oh, it’s so good!

FOTD Sothys Blush

A cream blush that transforms into a powder. That’s amazing! It’s matte and it has no shimmer and no sheen. And if you’re a matte girl then you go for this.

Sothys Smoky Eye Duo 1

The Smoky Eye Pencil in Zinc Grey

Introducing the new and improved Smoky Eye Duo that includes a Smoky Eye Pencil and an Eye Contour Pencil in matching shades.

Sothys Eye Duo Crayon

The first thing that I’m going to tell you about is this Smoky Eye Pencil and the shade I got is this amazing¬†Zinc Grey. It’s a jumbo size crayon pencil that’s easy to work on. Just look at how pretty this shade is, I really like it a lot. It somehow reminds me of fall and winter.

Sothy crayon pencil color swatch

Just look how pigmented it is. It’s waterproof, it’s a gorgeous grey and with a shimmer finish.¬†Glides on so well without any tugging whatsoever.

Honesty, when they said iridescent, they mean it. This is like the most pigmented, creamiest and glorious pencil shadow I’ve ever used. Ahhh!!! These are so pigmented and long wearing. They’re just amazing!

Sothys Contour Eye Pencil

The Eye Contour Pencil in Zinc Grey

When drawing a perfect line never been this easy. A retractable eye contour pencil that does it work at its best.¬†I put this on my hands to swatch it once and I had a shower and I wash my face and it didn’t come off. Seriously it doesn’t budge. It’s waterproof!

Sothys Paris Eyeliners
Top row: Contour Eye Pencil (iridescent) / Bottom row: Smoky Eye Pencil (iridescent)                SRP: $48.50

Here are the two matching shades side by side on swatches.

EOTD Sothys Paris
#eotd Wearing Eye Contour Pencil – Zinc Grey

I’m pretty much swarmed and so impressed by these amazing products and if you don’t see me on my blog, you know I’ll be spending my day dolling up.

So that’s everything that I got for you guys today and if there’s something from this brand that you feel that I really need to try please let me know in the comment down below. I hope you’ve enjoyed this post and you found it helpful.

What do you think of these new collection? Which one would you pick? Share in the comment section below.

You can purchase the new Sothys Fall-Winter 2017 makeup collection available now in  cosmetic institutes and spas throughout Canada.

Thank you so much for reading and until next time bye!

Sharon xoxo

 

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Introduction to Making Faces Collection- Kevyn Aucoin Beauty

 

Introduction of Making Faces Collection is a Sephora Exclusive¬†that consists of Kevyn Aucoins Beauty 5 most iconic makeup products. It’s a travel kit that gives you a lot of bang for your buck considering this is a high end makeup brand. Something that surprises me is that not so many people have actually talked or heard about this brand so for those of you who haven’t then let me introduce you to the collection.

kevyn aucoin makeup

Let’s start with their face products. I got this travel gift set for $35 awhile ago from Sephora and I apologise for taking so long to show it to you guys. As many of you may¬† know, I spent a lot of my time testing out makeup products so it just happened that this kit was buried deep in my closet until I digged it out recently.

Here’s the sample size products:¬†The Celestial Powder in Candlelight, The Creamy Glow in Bloodroses and The Matte Bronzing Veil in Desert Night. Note that all full size products that’s available at Sephora can be a high price point.

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These are sample size packaging so they’re really small as you can see. All three are packed in a sturdy black cardboard material which I really appreciate.¬†It protects the product quite well.

ColorSwatches

The Matte Bronzing Veil in Desert Night has the most beautiful matte brown that’s highly pigmented. It goes on very nice, very smooth and so very pretty. There’s no chunks to it. I think this is very universal so it’s works for any skin tones. So stunning!

The Creamy Glow in Bloodroses is a sheer cream blush that deliver a boost of color and radiant to the cheeks. It claims the product is formulated with grapeseed oil and other natural emollients to nourish and moisturize. It buffs out very well and I’m digging it in.¬†I love a pretty color creamy blush on my cheek but I love it even more on my lips actually.¬†As much as I love nude lip, rocking some vibrant and darker shades is much more fun especially in the fall. Love the shade and the formula, it’s so fall like. They really kills it on this one.

The Celestial Powder in Candlelight is a warm golden candlelight toned highlighter. I’m a NC25 and it works well for me. It’s not in your face type of glow and neither was it too subtle which I personally love.¬†The texture is smooth and nicely pigmented. I noticed is that it kick up some powder and a little chunky. It doesn’t bother me at all since I just tap the excess out before appying. Another product that I’m very pleased with from this brand.

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Next is Kevyn Aucoin The Essential Mascara in Black. To be honest, I haven’t tried it yet so I won’t be able to give you a conclusive review of my opinion on this.

Mascara wand

But for now, here’s an up close view of the packaging and the wand/brush applicator. Its big brush can pick up a lot of product and easily put on lashes. The wand is slightly bent at the tip so that you can easily get product onto the inner lashes.

I heard some mixed reviews of this product so I’m really intrigued to test it out real soon for you guys.¬†So don’t forget to stay tuned for the update once I’ve given it a fair test run.

Kevyn Aucoin Flesh tone lip pencil

I’ve been obsessed with lip liner lately and this warm color lip pencil in Bloodroses is just right up my alley! Is it coincident for it to have the same name as the Creamy Glow blush?

Tone lip pencil

Let me tell you this. This Flesh Tone Lip Pencil from Kevyn Aucoin is my jam right now. I’ve been using this everyday for the past one week by rotation with the L’Oreal Color Riche Matte lip liner that I’ve loving. It just lines so well, very smooth and the color is so pretty. The only pet peeve is that you’ve to sharpen it.

Lip pencil color swatch

I gave it a twirl and here’s what it looks like. Goes on very nice, soft and creamy. As you can tell it does look like blood roses!

Do you guys like to match your lipsticks to the season? I’d love to know what your favorite fall lipsticks are. Let me know in the comments.

Introduction to making faces - Kevyn Aucoin
Picture of what full size products would look like 

If you’re just starting up makeup, I urge you to check out his inspiration book of¬†Making Faces where he share his techniques and unique tricks of makeup application.

Kevyn Aucoin Beauty is a brand that I won’t falling out of love with anytime soon. In fact I’ll be probably adding more for my ongoing collection.

I hope this was helpful for you guys. Thank you so much for taking your time to read. I really appreciate it. Bye guys!

Sharon xoxo

 

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August Beauty Favorites!

 

Hey everybody! I’m back with an August Favorite.¬†

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I’m going to start with foundation this time around. I’m in love with this foundation even though it’s not my perfect color match which I’m going to explain and show you down below. But this Burberry Velvet Fluid Foundation is amazing. It’s so lightweight as if you’re not wearing anything at all. As many of you might have already know me, I’m a BB cream type of girl and this foundation has to be my favorite after Make Up Forever Water Blend Foundation. ¬†

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Love the luxe packaging. It comes in a glass bottle with a pump that twist to lock. This is targeted for combination and oily skin type person. It suppose to last for 12-14 hours wear.

I decided to start with one pump and with a damp beauty blender because that’s usually my favorite way to apply foundation or bb cream. Since I’ve combination skin, I like to wear it with a primer and moisturizer underneath the foundation for best result.¬†The consistency is really light, liquidy and it smells really good. And right as I apply it I can see it cancelled out my redness really well.¬†I used a total of 2 pumps on my whole face to get the coverage that I wanted. So far I was very pleased with the way it looks. After wearing it all day long I was pretty impressed by how it holds on to my skin without the need to touch up.

I think this is a wonderful foundation. It does dry quickly, but I use it with a damp beauty blender and it blends out amazingly. The formula allows you to layer up to full coverage without looking cakey or streaking.

The coverage is amazing, it’s so lightweight, and is perfect for my combination skin.¬†It dries to a velvety matte finish that looks airbrushed. The finish is just so beautiful. I really really like it apart from the wrong shade!

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Everything would be fine, if not for the color I ¬†picked. The shade in Trench #202 has a pink undertone and too light for my NC25 skin tone. I believe it’s the 2nd lightest from their color range. I kick myself on the back when I realized my mistake. I should have gotten a #203 instead. You see I was overly excited when I saw this gem at Winners and everything just went blank after. Has this ever happened to anyone or is it just me?

Yes, it’s pricey and since the damage has been done, I found a way to fix my problem. I just mix it with darker foundation to get the right color match for my skin tone and I’m happy.

Overall, I do recommend it if you’ve very oily skin you’re going to love this but if you’re vice versa then this foundation is not for you. Don’t waste your money, there are other high end brands that perform just as awesome.

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Next is the NARS Duo Eyeshadow in Jolie Poupee. This is a nice color purple combo duo by Nars. My first ever Nars eyeshadow and here’s my story.

I’ve been lusting for Nars products ever since I first saw Michelle Phan’s¬†earliest YouTube videos where she used this brand. Yes it’s that long ago and I’m happy that it finally landed in this post.

Nars Jolie Poupee

The left is a matte lavender and on the right is a bright purple shimmer. Both of them works really well and look beautiful. It has a nice pigmentation and it blends really well.

The color in the pan is gorgeous and would be perfect for fall smokey purple looks. This is a beautiful color purple if you’re into this shade. A lovely color that screams fall or if you aren’t afraid of trying a bit of color out of your comfort zone then you’ll love this duo. You should definitely get this one.

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Last but not least I got another eyeshadow that I’ve been loving this month and it’s the TIGI Cosmetics High Density¬†Eyeshadow Singles in Chocolate. There’s only eight shades shadow available in this collection.

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This is another amazing eyeshadow that’s true to its color with remarkable color payoff. A mineral based powder shadow that’s goes on smooth and highly pigmented.

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Swatch on bare hand. NO primer

A matte shadow that keeps me reaching out every time I feel like wearing one shadow by it own. You can basically wear it wet or dry but I’m a creature of habit so I’ll go with dry application for that’s how I usually rolls.

My verdict – I wish they’ve more color options and easy to get my hands on. Otherwise, this is a great brand that’s gives you the most bang for your money.

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NARS Smokey Purple Eyes combined with Chocolate by TIGI

I’m wearing the Lavender on my lids and the Purple for the crease. I then use the Chocolate shadow by TIGI for the outer corner of my eyes and on the bottom lid. Next, I apply flexitarian by Colourpop on my brow bone and the inner corner of my eyes. Complete it with Dolly Wink liquid eyeliner and Clinique Chubby Lash mascara. Makes brown eyes really pop. I always gets compliment on my eyes every time I wear this.

Have you tried any of these brand mentioned before? I’d love to hear what you think in the comment down below.

Thank you guys for always reading, please comment and subscribe. I hope you guys enjoyed hearing my opinion and seeing how this product work for me.

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BECCA Glow On The Go – Hit or Miss!

 

Hey guys! I’m super excited to bring you my take on this Becca Glow On The Go products that I’ve been testing and have been reaching out over this summer. You guys know that I’m trying out products constantly so if something goes in this post you know it got to be good.

So you asked: What is truly worth that kind of price for a high end product?

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I thought long and hard and I find this Becca Glow On The Go to be the best fit for today’s post. I wanted it to be a thing that has the greatest probablity to working across the board no matter who you are. I wanted it to be something universal if you know what I mean.

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Standard Size C$50

I’m going to kick this off with the Shimmering Skin Perfector Sportlight Opal.¬†Available in seven shades at any Sephora near you.

I’m all about natural glow looking skin and when I was first introduced to this highlighter, I was over the moon. This may look like a typical tube highlighter but what this is going to do is to give your skin so much more.

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It comes in a tube packaging with a doe foot applicator. What I love most is the consistency of this formula. It’s neither too runny nor too thick in texture. I find it to be so easy to blend and spread on areas of my skin I want highlighted.

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The shade Opal is described as golden peach pearl which is so pretty. It’s says “to be the best selling and most flattering on all skin tones.” I’m very pleased with the subtle and natural looking finish that Becca gives. A beautiful glow to the skin that’s not too shimmery at all.

Even though these are small size it still has plenty of product. This set is a great way to try BECCA‚Äôs highlighters without committing to a full-sized one.¬†But in my case, I’m running to the nearest Sephora to grab a full size.

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Next is the Becca Shimmering Perfector Pressed in Opal is a finely milled illuminator that keeps skin looking incredibly lovely and luminous. Th color Opal can be described as a light-medium golden champagne pressed highlighter with a frosted finish. The formula is buttery soft and it glides on like a dream.

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I’m a NC25 so this shade is a good fit for my skin tone. It gives a lovely touch of warmth that I really appreciate. I like to apply using my fingers instead of a brush when it comes to highlighter. I find it works best with fingers but it might just be me. You can use whichever method that floats your boat.

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I really like this so if you’re just looking around for a natural glowing highlighter from a high end brand then definitely give it a try. If you know any dupes for a pressed highlighter, definitely comment below. I love to try it out.

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Becca’s #1 Best Sellers¬†– C$24 at Sephora

Between the two highlighters, I honestly say that I’m loving the liquid ones better than the other. I like how the liquid highlighter applies and how effortless to buff out by tapping with fingers. The finishing look is phenomenal. I’m loving the natural looking glow that the Skin Spotlight gives.

Becca has the best highlighter and I couldn’t rave more except that you try it. I highly recommend Becca because they’re cruelty free!

I hope you enjoy my recommendation and find this post to be helpful for you guys. Thank you so much for taking your time to read. I really appreciate it.

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Hit or Miss? Caudalie Favorites Set

 

Hi guys! What’s going on friends? So, if you read last week’s post, you‚Äôll know about my new obsession in skincare by Caudalie and how much I’m loving the skincare products.

It’s going to be a little review on the skincare products that I’ve been using lately and it’s got to be the Caudalie Favorites Set. I really like that they have very much all the products which I wanted to try out and there have been a lot of requests for a review on some of the products from this set.

So, I’m going to go ahead with the review right now.

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This set comes in a good size travel bag which I really appreciate. I like that the material is made of part cloth and the front a transparent plastic for easy view.

Premier Cru The Eye Cream ‚Äď for all skin types

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On the website, it says Рthis sumptuous eye cream reduces the signs of aging related to the eye contour: dark circles, puffiness, drooping eyelids, shadowy areas. Apply morning and evening, a twice daily ritual for best results.

I’m quite impressed with the texture, it’s creamy and luxurious. This¬†tinted tan color cream goes¬†on smoothly without leaving any white cast or stickiness¬†whatsoever.

It’s been a¬†week since I tried it¬†and I haven’t noticed anything substantial. I don’t find that it helped at all with dark circles or puffiness.¬†The only good side¬†I noticed is an immediate radiance effect on my skin and that it¬†works well under makeup.

Frankly, I’m so glad that I got it¬†in sample size before I decided to plunge in the splurge. Given the price in full size bottle is $99 (CAD$110) at Sephora, I honestly don’t think it’s worth the hefty price tag. It’s an okay eye cream but don’t expect it to knock your socks off kind of eye cream.

Instant Detox Mask ‚Äď to tighten pores¬†

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I get a lot of requests to do this review. So, I’m going to jump right in.

Although I’m a fan of Caudalie, this is my first experience with their masks and I’m well impressed. The full size tube is 75 ml and retails for CAD$47 and it’s Made in France. 0% animal ingredients and paraben free.

This mask comes packaged in a beautiful sleek squeeze tube. They claim that Instant Detox Mask is designed to eliminate impurities and toxins to tighten pores and renew skin texture. Recommended use is 5-10 minutes and rinse, 2x per week. Main ingredients are pink clay, grape marc and coffee.

My thoughts after one week of testing it. I do think to see long-term results one needs to put skincare products to the test for an extended period of time, but in the one week that I’ve tested it, I can say that after each use, you can definitely feel a difference in skin texture and overall feel.

This is a traditional clay mud masks that draw impurities, oils and tighten pores. It comes in a¬†pink clay color¬†that will dry and tighten¬†after you applied it. As it dries, I can feel my skin tightening and you can see tiny dark spots where it’s drawing out oils from your pores. It‚Äôs non-irritating and leaves the skin feeling super clean. If you have dry skin like me, then you may want to leave this on for a shorter period of time or just use this on spots.

My verdict: The Instant Detox Mask is something I think will be extremely popular, especially for those with oily skin, it’s potent but still very gentle on the skin and won’t irritate or sting like some other lines will.

Beauty Elixir ‚Äď for smoothing & glowing complexion

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Let’s talk about this Beauty Elixir shall we and take a moment to enjoy this awesomeness!¬†Yes, it’s my first experience¬†trying out this product so you can tell how excited I was when I did the¬†test run last week.

Here’s what I think.

I’ve heard so many hype¬†on the internet awhile ago and have always wanted to try for myself and see what the raves were all about.¬†So, when I saw this is in the¬†Caudalie Favorites Set I was over the moon.

Could you¬†¬†just imagine misting your face with the refreshing Beauty Elixir on a hot summer day… What a relief that would be, right?

Let me tell you. It feels refreshing and awesome! The mist is very fine¬†and not squirty at all, the frosted glass packaging looks beautiful on my vanity, and it does feel cooling on the skin for the 3 seconds before it dries. I love the amazing scents. I’m in heaven.

Micellar Cleansing Water ‚Äď 3 in 1 remove makeup, cleanse and tone¬†

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Caudalie Make-Up Remover Cleansing Water is a soap-free water that removes makeup while cleansing and toning the your skin. I really like the scents – it has a slight orange, lemon and minty scents which I can’t really describe but it does¬†smells amazing.

It removes eye makeup very easily. You don’t have to rub it hard, just leave the cotton pad on your eyes for a few seconds and then gently wipe it off. Won’t cause eye irritation and tugging. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3. I know that I’ll be reaching for this from now on and will repurchase in a full size bottle once I go through this one.

Vinosource Moisturizing Sorbet ‚Äď to quench and smooth skin¬†

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Last but not least is the moisturizing sorbet cream.¬†The product itself is a white color cream, which has the perfect texture and consistency. It’s neither runny like a lotion; nor is it very thick to mimic a balm. The moisturizer is extremely light weight, with a nice creamy texture, I would say it feels more or less like a mousse with¬†primer. It’s cooling and not sticky at. I love the smell of¬†what they characterize it as “cut grass”. ¬†Smells so fresh and calming.

This is a perfect cream for dry skin to combination skin typed people. Since I’m in the dry¬†combination category I see myself reaching for it. At present. I’m mainly using it in the morning instead of putting¬†loads of moisturizer.¬†This moisturizer may seem light weight at first sight but it really gets the work of hydration¬†done perfectly. I’m in love!

I truly think this is one of the best yet. ¬†If you’re a total skincare product junkie, new starter to skincare or product tester, you know you don’t really need a bunch of full size skincares … let’s face it, you just won’t use them up. Here you get a nice sampling of products that are still generously sized. Good job, Caudalie! For $39 it’s a super deal.

That rounds up my latest testing of skincare by Caudalie. I hope you enjoyed and if you’re on the hunt for a good skincare, I hope this review helps.

Any favorite you’ve tried? Comment below.

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Youtube Made Me Buy It – Makeup Products

 

Hi guys! If you’ve been following my blog, you may already know that I’m a makeup addict, and for most of you who have no knowledge of my beauty product addition! Just so that you know, in fact next to reading blog posts on all different topics, watching beauty bloggers on YouTube is¬†something else that I love. And yes, I take their opinions seriously!

I found out, on YouTube of course, makeup products they swear by it. So, here’s Youtube made me buy it products.

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I did my Sephora online order recently using ebates cash back for 4% returns and for those of you who aren’t familiar with ebates, click here to find out more. I’ll also put a link down below if you care to check it out. In case you’re wondering, no I’m not paid or affiliated with ebates. I’m sharing¬†good news¬†of earning cash back as you shop.

Sorry I went tangent, let’s get back to the point.¬†I got¬†Nars Radiant Concealer and Sephora Matte Lip Color, while the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea skincare travel set has been sitting in the storage room¬†for a couple of months¬†because I didn’t got the time¬†to¬†try all of them out. So sorry about that guys! There are so many products¬†that I wanted to¬†test run for you guys but with so little time.

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Sephora Luster Matte Long Wear Lip Color in Ruby Luster. You can get them at Sephora and there’s 12 colors to choose from.

I’ve never tried any Sephora brand lipsticks before and I was super excited to give this a test run the moment I got it in my hot paws.

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I really like the applicator because it’s a flat doe tip so it’s very easy to line your lips and just turn it over flat to fill in the color. It doesn’t have any scents at all, that’s actually a good thing because like most¬†lip products the scents lingers.

What is it? 

  • It‚Äôs a matte liquid lipstick with a subtle sheen
  • It‚Äôs long wearing and hydrating
  • Has rose seed hip oil
  • $16 at Sephora

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It’s the most pretty bold matte color that you¬†must have in your life. ¬†The color is so pigmented¬†and long wearing. Definitely feels lightweight on the lips as if not wearing anything at all. I like how comfortable it make my lips feel. It doesn’t feel sticky¬†whatsoever¬†but you’ve to be extra careful when applying this. A precision hand is required so that the product won’t stick on your teeth. Overall, I find it glides on smoothly¬†and the best thing is that it gives you a pretty nice kissable lips. Don’t you think?

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It doesn’t dry down to completely matte¬†as you can see here, I actually kind of like the slight luster of it. It’s subtle and not drying on lips and it doesn’t give the matte finish I was expecting. I wore it¬†the other day when I picked up my son and I got so many compliments from other moms.

Bottom line: This is not really a con because it says it’s a luster matte. So it’s not Matte guys. If you want matte go for the Matte Lip Creams by sephora collection. In conclusion, I really love this lip color. It looks flattering on me and the claims are on point. So yay!

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Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in the shade Custard. I got a deluxe size for now because I want to try out this shade before committing to the full size.

I think this is the product that I’m most excited out of my¬†three purchase. I’ve been wanting to try out Nars¬†concealer for a while now and this will hopefully be one of my first purchases in the line if all goes well.

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I‚Äôm always on the hunt for new concealer¬†products to try, so when I saw one of my favorite youtuber¬†raved about it, I’m down to give it a shot. I’ve been dying to try this out and boy was¬†I impressed with the full coverage on the under eye areas. It’s creamy and works very well with any foundation. I didn’t notice any crease or crack from this product.¬†Also, it’s multi functional which I really appreciate.

Let me just say that this is a pretty custard shade which I really like. I really like that it covers my dark under eyes circle very well¬†and it looks¬†fresh on the skin. I want to point it out that the formula could be a little bit thick and heavy but if you use a beauty blender like I did to blend, you wouldn’t have any problem because it blends out really easily.

I’ll definitely get a full size tube on this one.

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Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Make a Splash Hydrating Skin Saver travel set (LE).¬†Whew! That’s quite a mouthful! I got the set awhile ago and the last time I checked, they’ve something similar which is also a limited edition of the¬†Hydration Vacation Skincare travel set.

This product has me very excited.

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Drink of H2O Hydrating Boost Moisturizer¬†–¬†My skin has always been at some¬†level of dehydration. That’s part¬†of the reason with me having a dry to combination skin. At my age,¬†I’ve lost the overproduction of oil and developed dryness quite drastically. So, I was very keen to give it a test run.

It’s thin and gel like but it’s very hydrating. This is a formula that dry skin users will benefit most from. It quickly absorbs into skin without leaving been greasy or oily.¬†It just leave my skin with a nice glow that isn’t shiny but dewy finish.¬†It‚Äôs actually great for both day¬†and night use which is a rarity in the gel moisturizer world .

Another thing I want to mention is that it has a slight lavender scents which I¬†wouldn’t be very concerned about. But if you’re someone who doesn’t like scented or fragrance smell in your skincare products then you might want to skip this.

All in all, I’m very happy to have try this.¬†It‚Äôs a very nice gel moisturizer and considerably more hydrating than other gel moisturizers I‚Äôve had the pleasure of using in the past.¬†This is such a great treat for¬†my dry skin.

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Deep Dive Cleansing Gel¬†–¬†It removes make-up and leaves my skin feeling clean & baby soft.¬†One important factor is the fragrance. This is ‚Äúlavender oil-infused‚ÄĚ and has a lavender that‚Äôs very pretty and relaxing. However, like I mentioned earlier if you’re sensitive users then you might not love this.

A product that marketed for all skin-types. It claims to remove makeup, soften, hydrate and brighten skin tone thanks to Vitamin C. It does a good job removing foundation and color cosmetics and rinses clean away.

It works well as a cleanser should be but I find it to stripe the moisture out after use from my ever drier skin. Anyways, I’ll continue to use it till its empty.

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Marine Boosting 4-in-1 Mist – This is the third product from this travel set. With my dry skin situation, I welcome and am a fan of a more dewy makeup look so I like this product.

According to Tarte’s website it says as follows: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Marine Boosting Mist is a new four-in-one facial mist that acts as a primer, makeup setting spray, hydrating mist, and skin refresher. So far, I’ve tried only with the misting and I can say it feels¬†refreshing and the mist is an even mist, which I appreciate. From my experience, this is a good product for my combination skin. It keeps my makeup intact.

I’ll be working on trying it out as a primer the next coming days. I’ll report back on the development once I get more use of the product.

I really hope that you enjoy reading my latest post. So glad to find these products to be actually working on me. Shout out to the Youtubers that made me buy it.

Have you tried any of these products? What do you think? What has Youtube made you buy in the past? I’d love to know what products you guys would recommend that I try, so please leave me a comment down below and tell me what your favorites are!

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Lise Watier Makeup Products (LE)

 

Hi guys! I thought I would share some of my beauty purchases I‚Äôve made last summer. I know it’s long overdue and that I¬†finally got the time to¬†do it. I¬†got a few other bits and bobs to show you but for now we will focus on the products I purchased at¬†Lise Watier warehouse sale with a fraction of their retail prices.

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This Aurora Collection is¬†by no means¬†Lise Waiter‘s new collection line but it’s fairly new to me. As a matter of fact, this collection was¬†offered in limited edition only a few years back. I picked them because I was drawn to the beauty of this inspired AURORA BOREALIS teal design packaging. So preeetty!

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AURORA EYESHADOW PALETTE, LE ($43)

This is a¬†stunning collection of six shades ranging from a pale highlight to a deep shimmery plum and midnight blue. The eyeshadows from left to right are Ivory Rose, Pink-Mauve, Violet while the second row are Taupe, Gold and Midnight Blue. The finish on these shadows range from matte to slightly iridescent look. They’re nice and bright but without been too much.¬† I love the color combination of this palette even it’s missing a Green shade. I can go from fairly neutral using taupe¬†and gold to party ready with the other darker shades (smoky eye).

Like most Lise Watier eye shadows, I found these a little tricky to work with as the shadows are hard and not very buttery. The pigmentation is decent though and I really like the richness of the colors. But let me know in the comment if you like to see a separate full review post on this palette with color swatch.

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AURORA IRIDESCENT Duochrome eyeshadows ($25)

The colors of these sumptuous powders, embedded with glittering micro-particles, change as they catch the light.

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One word: WOW! Glittering hints of green emerge from the teal. Did you see that? This is so cool don’t you think?

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A different effect you see here Рa coppery highlights appear in the violet shade. I’m in LOVE with the colors of the collection, especially this violet duochrome!

I wanted to mention that the packaging is not only cute but it’s also luxe to have. Lise Watier think of everything and even for¬†a single eyeshadow pot, the packaging comes with¬†a decent size mirror¬†which I really appreciate.

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A close-up look of the products. I have here a color swatch I picked directly from the pot. Can we just take a few moments to admire these beauty and the glittery effect. Look how insanely pretty the finely milled these glitters are. I  want to put it out there that the texture is not buttery or silky soft but it blends out beautifully on the lids. You can wear this product wet or dry.

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Color swatches of the shades Violet and Teal with just one swipe.

You can layer¬†it off to get your desire effect. I’ve been into spring color lately and this Violet shadow is calling my name. I decided to create a one shadow eye look today without any eye primer. For this look, I’m using my finger tips to apply the shadow. Honestly, you don‚Äôt really need a brush when applying them. That‚Äôs how good they are.

Another thing to point out is there’s only very little fallout from these glitters and I didn’t see any creasing from it.¬†If you like to see how I created my¬†#EOTD, click the link to my¬†instagram.

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AURORA IRIDESCENT EYELINER ($22)

This one comes in a beautiful deep red-purple called Aurora and contains finely milled glitter. I never have this color eyeliner before so I was very excited to try it out when I first got it

A long wear¬†liquid eyeliner with the fine tip brush of my dreams. I love brush liners as they’re quite uncommon, but nothing gives a fine line like them.

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This eyeliner swatches really nicely, but on, this liner was not nearly as pigmented as I hoped. The color is pretty¬†but due to¬†the iridescent glitter this makes the formula a little chunky.¬†I don’t think it’s terribly bad of an eyeliner but I personally would enjoy it more if it’s not glittery and thus more pigmented.

Comment below what is your favorite part of the collection? I love to hear what you think.

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