BRONZED SKIN + CORAL LIPS MAKEUP LOOK

Hello, beautiful!

This is the Makeup Look I came up with inspired by the Gorgeous Demi Lovato! Honestly, I absolutely l<3ve makeup looks Demi rocks, almost all of them are stunning and worth recreating!

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$ 5.00 0.15 OZ/4.2 g

This particular one – Bronzed skin, gold eyeshadow & coral lips – is something that is appropriate regardless of the season we’re in, our age or style!

The star of the show is the Super Lustrous Lipstick by REVLON in 677 Siren (very affordable, yet gorgeous!). For the full list of products used for this look, check out my INSTAGRAM page.

Hope, you’re having a wonderful day!

Always, XOXO

HOW TO MAKE LIPSTICK LAST LONGER

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TOP 3 HAIR CARE PRODUCTS

Hello, my lovely reader♥

In this blog post I’m going to be talking about the products that I’ve tested for years & that have proved themselves to be literally TOPs in my list of Hair Care Products.

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However, we’re going to be talking about “after shower” care, i.e. excluding shampoos, conditioners etc. (gonna touch it upon in the future posts)

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5.2 FL. OZ (154 ml) $6

1. Referring to the particular order of hair care procedure that I’ve developed for myself, would like to start with a moisture enrichment product: Right after washing my hair, I apply AVEENO NOURISH + CONDITION Leave-In Treatment. It “locks” the moisture in hair, making it soft and healthy, while treating spit ends as well! It also has a very pleasant scent, which is a great plus for me ❤

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8 FL. OZ (237 ml) $4

2. I am sure, all of us this way or another apply heat to our hair! Well, I do it a LOT! It has always been extremely crucial for me to use heat protecting products and apply them every time before I blow dry, straighten or curl my hair! I’ve been raving about TRESemme Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Protective Spray in my beauty / recommendation videos for quite  a while! I have not found a better product ever since, it completely “blocks” the heat influence, leaving hair looking and feeling healthy.

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6.8 FL. OZ (200 ml) $45
6.8 FL. OZ (200 ml) $45

3. You can never go wrong with a really really good (don’t be afraid to invest – it’s really worth it!) Oil when it comes to hair treatment. It’s perfect for the split ends (I suggest avoiding the roots!), adds shine and healthy look. As for the dry hair – it is absolutely necessary! The one I’ve been using for years is MoroccanOil Treatment. I use it after the shower on wet hair rubbing it into my hair, when my hair is dry on a daily basis to add some additional shine, sleek it out when wearing a pony tail etc.

REVIEW: EVELINE Cosmetics MAGICAL CC CREAM

Now, whenever there is a word “review” in the title of my blogpost, it usually means I’ve discovered something outstanding that is worth sharing with you ♥
Let’s talk about CC Creams in general: CC stands for Color Correction, this makeup item is basically entitled to even out skin tone and give sort of a veil effect by adding a minimum of coverage to one’s face while still making it look nearly flawless!
One of the greatest advantages as opposed to full coverage foundations is that CC Creams are usually significantly lighter (not heavy on the skin, letting it breathe) & wearing them is more convenient, especially for beginners who are not feeling comfortable when there’s something on the face 🙂

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I have noticed myself reaching out for my EVELINE CC CREAM way much more often than for my foundation for the recent time! Simply because I am hands down satisfied by the way it’s working:
Consistency: comes out white with tiny particles P8104486(resembling a scrub), while
blending it in, easily blends into the natural skin tone, evens it out giving a very subtle glow to it.
Treatment: contains SPF 15, which makes it perfect for everyday use, especially when your face is exposed to the sun for a long period of time (clearly). A go-to must-have, since you reach a desired polished look for your face and protected, as well as treated, by moisturizing the skin.
magical-cc-cream-foundations-and-concealersPrice: EVELINE CC Cream is very affordable! I got mine for a little under 8 USD. Honestly, it is an awesome deal! Especially considering that, for example, such product as “Josie Maran Serum Foundation” costs 42 USD at Sephora! Whereas, it is clearly a ridiculously similar product (imho) to Eveline CC Cream (consistency, coverage, spf, even scent! etc.)
Highly recommend trying it out!
Always, XOXO

REVIEW: Gosh SOFT ’N SHINE LIP BALM

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I got the GOSH SOFT ’N SHINE LIP BALM just because of the color, since it has the exact undertone I was looking for ♥  Have never tried GOSH balms before and had no idea how they would work on my lips.

Actually, I haven’t even swatched it in the store and thought it was more of a sheer lipstick rather than a balm. (hashtag “fast buyer”)

So, the one I own is in 34 Perfect Plum.
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And let me tell you, I’ve noticed reaching out for it every single day recently. What I really like about it is that it’s beautifully pigmented for a lipstick & glides on making lips super soft like a balm. Goes gorgeous with a variety of eye makeup looks as well!

The only down side is that it actually requires retouches throughout the day quite often – not very long lasting! However, it does not claim to be..so we’re not misguided here in any sense!

For those of you being a fan of tinted lip balms – this is definitely a MUST HAVE! (Plan on getting it in other shades too).

CHOOSING THE PERFECT HIGHLIGHTER SHADE

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 Let’s all take a moment to thank that genius person who invented the highlighter♥ It gives us the power to transform our facial features by adding the glow in the right places and always look fresh! As I mentioned in one of my recent videos, out of all makeup items – HIGHLIGHTER is probably my favorite one these days!!!

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So, let’s get deeper into the topic!

Highlighters come in powder (which I prefer the most), cream and liquid forms

4 popular shades are: White/Pearl undertone, Rose undertone, Gold undertone, Champagne undertone.


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The perfect representation of a highlighter with this undertone is MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Lightscapade. It is the most suitable for lovely “snow whites” with pale skin undertones. Also looks gorgeous on eyes as inner corners highlighter.


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When I think of rose toned highlighters, the first product that comes to my mind is LAURA MERCIER Face Illuminator in Spellbound. True lovers of highlighters of this undertone will love it and never go back to anything they used before! Even though it’s a high end product and quite pricey – it’s so worth it! A little goes a long way and looks amazing♥


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Here’s is a great example of a gold undertone highlighter in a liquid form – BENEFIT’s  Sun Beam golden bronze complexion highlighter. Looks stunning on chocolate goddesses! This is exactly what you need to get that popular JLo glow


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The name of this highlighter speaks for itself! Jaclyn Hill’s collaboration with BECCA Cosmetics brought into the highlighter world an absolute masterpiece, which is Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector  in Champagne Pop! I am mentioning this specific product because it is magically suitable for every skin tone! In other words if you do not know which shade of highlighter is exactly perfect for you – go for champagne.

That’s what I did when I just started using highlighters)

XOXO

3 GORGEOUS COLOR COMBINATIONS FOR OMBRE LIPS

Hello, my lovely readers! Welcome back to my blog ♥

Planning on filming an OMBRE LIPS tutorial for my Youtube Channel soon.

Meantime, thought I would share my favorite color combinations for this stunning lip makeup technique! Narrowed it down to 3 options:

1. Barbie pink + Nude pink 4f72f41fa26092481e186df514f3e759

This color combination is just GORGEOUS, eye-catching and delicious-looking! Adding the darker shade in the outer section of lips makes lips look fuller too.

2. Maroon + Black 

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The most Stunning version of OMBRE LIPS (imho). Perfect for evening or special occasion makeup! These colors require a very precised lining, either with a similar color lip liner or application of lipstick with a thin brush.

3. Red + Gold

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Amazing combination that is going to spice up any eye makeup look! Perfect for fall, basically screams its name. Will go just as great with gold in the outer section and red in the inner one!

P.S. Please share your favorite color combinations for OMBRE LIPS, would absolutely L♥VE to see them!

MAKEUP Essentials: WHAT TO CARRY AROUND?

Just like many other girls, I carry around with me way too much stuff!

However, I managed to narrow down the list of my everyday makeup essentials which made my life so much easier! (and made my bag lighter too haha)

So here are 5 items that I always have in my bag with me and u14647290se religiously: 

1. SONIA KASHUK Hand Cream in Pink Innocencia.

Hand cream is an absolute must for me – cannot stand having dry hands! This SONIA KASHUK cream has been my favorite hand cream for quite a while now. Softens skin really nicely. I chose this specific one (out of 4 available) because of the scent, which is absolutely amazing!

2. RIMMEL Stay Matte Pressed Powder 004 Sandstorm.
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Shine control is crucial for me!

I want my face to be matte in the right places and to shine in the right places too)))  I keep this pressed powder with me to touch up from time to time throughout the day.

It does its job perfectly, a little goes a long way and the color shade is just amazing!

3.  ChapStick. 172544229443116006UDpHnyezc

Oldie but a goodie) This is still my favorite lip balm EVER! And since I have tried the one in mint, i keep on buying only this one.

4. MAYBELLINE ColorSensational Lipstick 732 Brazen Beige.

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This is my Holy Grail Lipstick ❤  Absolutely in love with its creamy formula!  Use it (for the most time) daily and always have it with me to touch up.

And yeah, it goes great with ANY makeup look, i.e. nude simple daily look or very dramatic heavy eye makeup! Just whatever you feel like wearing)

5. Yves Saint Laurent Parisienne Eau de Parfum.yves-saint-laurent-parisienne-eau-de-parfum-spray-90ml

My favorite perfume these days! Fresh and tempting at the same time. I have a travel size (0.25 fl.oz.) in my bag. A true lady always smells elegant throughout the day!

REVIEW: BOURJOIS Volume Glamour Push Up MASCARA

Bourjois_Volume_Glamour_Push_Up_Mascara___Black_34g_1413444239I just recently discovered the BOURJOIS Volume Glamour Push Up Mascara. Saying that I am just pleased means saying nothing! Basically, for now this is my holy grail mascara, and here’s why:

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PROs: 

  • Makes eyelashes thick and full in just one coat – a little goes a long way!
  • Does not smudge under eyes even without setting my under eye area with a powder
  • The uplifting brush coats lash by lash, separating them, giving volume and length.
  • Takes off easily, not leaving any dark circles around eyes, does not irritate eyes as well

CONs:

  • The only CON for me would be its scent, but it’s not a big deal for me)

TOP 3 NUDE LIPSTICKS!

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1. MAYBELLINE ColorSensational – 732 Brazen Beige

This one is my current favorite! Its creamy formula helps it to just glide on lips and moisturize them throughout the whole time of wearing. For a drugstore product, this is an amazing lipstick and a perfect nude color for my skin tone!

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2. MAC Cremesheen Lipstick – Pure Zen

MAC lipsticks formula is great like nothing else! This one suits best for a darker skin tones than mine. Very creamy, feels perfect on lips, makes them feel super soft.

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3. Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte – 001 Nude Beige 

A high end version of a perfect nude lipstick for my skin tone! Have had this one for months, not using it on a daily basis though! That’s the only reason it’s not # 1 in my list. BTW, totally worth the splurge!