December 11, 2017

Christmas wish list

I wanted to share some itmes on my Christmas wish list with you guys. Let me know what you want for Christmas! 🎄🌟

Title: Consequences
Series: Lux #3-#4
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Info: Goodreads
Title: Opposition
Series: Lux #5
Author:  Jennifer L. Armentrout
Info: Goodreads

Style: Alien Women's Cotton T-Shirt
Colour: Black
Website: AliExpress

What: Eyeshadow Pack
Colour: Metallics 2
Brand: Freedom #ProArtist
What: Dreamy Matte Lipstick
Colour: Kernel
Brand: Nabla

Tote bag
Fandom: A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J. Maas
Website: Redbubble

Funko Pop
Fandom: Beauty & the Beast
Number: 242
Website: Funko

December 08, 2017

Essence Step Into Magic Wonderland winter collection 2017 | Review

I was thinking of what I could do for Christmas inspired posts and then I stumbled upon the Essence winter collection. So let’s get into this review!

The Essence Step Into Magic Wonderland collection contains:
  • Highlighter:
    01 Sprinkle Fairy Dust Wherever You Go
  • Eyeshadow Palette:
    01 One Way Road To Fairyland
  • 2 Dazzling Eye & Lip Pencils:
    01 Pink Dreams Are Made Of
    02 Chrome Into My Life
  • Lashes
    01 Take Me To Wonderland
  • Eyebrow & Lash Top Coat:
    01 Pink Dreams Are Made Of This
  • 3 Pure Glitter Lipsticks:
    01 Chrome Into My Life
    02 Pink Dreams Are Made Of This
    03 Elfin Whispers
  • 3 Melted Chrome Nail Polishes:
    01 Elfin Whispers
    02 Pink Dreams Are Made Of This
    03 Chrome Into My Life
    04 Beat The Winter Blues
  • Colour Changing Lipbalm:
    01 Just A Daydream Away

First of all, I want to say that they weren’t that creative with the names… Ever colour has the same name: silver is ‘Chrome Into My Life’, pink is ‘Pink Dreams Are Made Of This’ and purple is ‘Elfin Whispers’. They were a lot more creative in the Halloween collection.

The first product I’m going to talk about is the lashes. At first, I thought they were going to be really good and beautiful, but when I tried to put them on, they didn’t want to fit on my eye. I’ve played with them so they’d become easier to bend, but they didn’t want to fit the curve of my eye. In the picture at the bottom of this review you’ll see how difficult they were to apply. 

Then I have a beautiful chrome eye pencil. The silver is so beautiful because it’s chrome and when I swatched it on my hand, I couldn’t believe how beautiful it was. When I tried it on my eye, it was really nice and good-looking.

The highlighter is really cute. In the pan it looks really blinding, but in reality it’s more a glitter highlighter than a blinding highlighter. I was contemplating whether or not I was going to buy the highlighter because I don’t always like glittery highlighters, but then I was thinking of all the amazing looks that I could create. I’m happy that I’ve bought it, because it looks so beautiful on the skin! I used it in my Silver Christmas/New Year's make-up look.

And the last product I’ve bought is also the worst product I’ve brought. I was excited to try out a coloured mascara because again, I could create amazing looks with a coloured mascara. Unfortunately it was so bad. I tried applying the mascara but I just left all these pink spots and there was barely anything on my lashes. And when I tried to remove it, it stained my skin. My skin turned pink for almost an entire day.

I wish I could say that I love this collection, but I don’t. I really like the eyeliner and the highlighter, but that was it. This is such an awful collection… At least now you know what you don’t have to buy for your Christmas or New Year's look! 🎄🌟

December 06, 2017

Green & Red Christmas make-up look | Tutorial

Hi guys! This is my first every Christmas look and I’m so excited! I love Christmas because it brings our families together and everyone is always happy. For my first look I wanted to do something really Christmassy and really colourful. I decided to go for a green and red look to represent the original Christmas colours. In the picture it may seem that it’s pinker than red, but this was the reddest shade I own and I couldn’t find a beautiful red shade (I went to different make-up and drugstores). I hope you guys like this look and keep reading to figure out how I’ve created this look! 

1. I always have the same first step in all my tutorials: priming your eyelids. It may seem stupid, but it does help! It makes the colours brighter because there’s an even canvas (no visible veins, …). And set it with a light eyeshadow (I forgot to put a cute snow flake on the light shade, sorry!).

2. Use a light-brown eyeshadow as a transition shade.

3. Use a dark green in the crease. 

4. Use a bright red as lid colour and as lash line colour. You can choose whether you want a matt eyeshadow or a shimmer eyeshadow.

5. For winged liner, I used my gel liner because my liquid liner was empty. I do recommend using a liquid liner because this gel liner can crack and your wing won’t be perfect any more.

6. Put some mascara on your lashes, as well as some false lashes.

7. Highlight everything that you can highlight – because who doesn’t love a highlighter?

8. And the last step is lip liner and liquid lipstick!

I hope you guys like this look as much as I do! 🎄🌟