Friday, May 29, 2015


I was so excited to finally receive this little treat in the mail after I ordered it the day of release. I have been an avid fan of ColourPop , and knowing the beautifully vibrant Kathleen Lights was once again collaborating with them just gave me such joy! After all, Lumiere 'til this day my favourite lipstick from the ColourPop range. 

The palette has a perfect mix of shimmery and matte shadows, and is a beautifully curated for any lover of neutrals. All the colours are blend able, pigmented and long lasting. The perfect trifecta whenever we talk eyeshadows.  Let's just say, it was definitely love at first sight. 

KathleenLights (Peralized) - Let's start off with the eyeshadow named after the Queen herself. This eyeshadow is delightful to use and the one which I reach for on a daily basis. It's a beautiful golden coppery satin, which is a hat tilt to the everyone's much loved MAC eyeshadow Amber Lights. Amber Light was one of my very first eyeshadows in my collection and this colour is even better. It's more coppery vs. orange and looks great all over the lid on those lazy make up days.  This colour is hands down my favourite in the collection.

Blaze (Metallic) - This colour is gorgeous and very unique. It reminds me of ColourPop's Amira, but  darker. This shadow is a dark bronze, with multi dimensional glitters throughout which makes for a statement on the eyes. In certain lights it looks bronze and in other lights it looks more purple. It's buttery and blend-able, which is a nice surprise for a colour which is darker.

Cornelious (Matte) - I adore this colour! Just adore it! It's a mid-tone brown/caramel colour, which is perfect for defining the cease. I have used this colour every since I've received it. FLAWLESS.

Glow (Matte) - I have to be honest and highlight that this colour is not my favourite. It's a pure off-white matte eyeshadow which I personally have never been a fan of, because I find them too harsh. However, for those of you who love highlighting under the brow bone, this colour is perfect. The formula is also flawless and easy to blend!

For $20US dollars, this palette is a must buy for any beauty lover and I've said this before but ColourPop eyeshadows can rival any high end shadow any day. They are truly a beauty lovers dream.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015


When I saw these glosses at Priceline, I knew I had to pick them up! Not only was the name adorable, but the colours were perfect for every day wear. 

Recently, I've been wearing gloss on the centre of my lips on top of my lipsticks to give the illusion of fully and juicer lips. The formula of these lip glosses are beautiful, they give a magical sheen to the lips, don't dry your lips out and are long wearing. The gloss promises to stay on the lips for up to 6 hours, but mine lasted no longer than 2, but then again if you've seen me east lunch you'd understand why. 

The actual texture/formula of the gloss itself is very smooth, and doesn't feel sticky on the lips. They go on the lips very similar to YSL Gloss Volupte, but slightly thicker.  Be mindful when picking out the colours the lighter ones are less opaque then the darker colours. Overall, these are a great drugstore alternative to some of the higher end high performing lip gloss.

P.S On a final note, there is nothing I hate more than taking off the tape that stores place around the lipgloss to stop people from getting in. It's a terror to take off haha. My little Sunday rant.

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Friday, May 22, 2015


For someone who is obsessed with perfecting their brows every morning and is always late to work because I'm fussing over them, I'm surprised I haven't purchased this product sooner. 
This eyebrow gel is seriously no fuss, and cuts down the brow process like a boss. The product is a brush on fibre gel, which plumps up and volumizes your brows like a mascara would to your eyelashes.  I layer it over my Anastasia Brow Wiz, and it effortlessly fills in all those pesky gaps between the grow hair. The formula is certainly build-able, so you can swipe it over your brows for a light wash of colour, or build it up for those Cara Delevingne brows. 
The other great thing about this brow gel is the brush is miniature, which means it gets into every nook and cranny of your brows to make sure no  hair is missed. 

For those of you who can't get this delightful product at a Myer beauty counter, be sure to visit Adore Beauty! Plus, for your budding make up artists, Adore Beauty is actually running a competition to win a full Adore Beauty make up kit worth over $1000, an Adore Beauty gift voucher worth $1000 and a money can't buy one on one session with make up artist, Max May of Max Made. Just tickle me jealous for the lucky winner. While, I love beauty products, I'm certainly not a make up artist - so I wanted to share with my readers you might want to win this amazing prize! 

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015


The moment I saw these blushes all over instagram, I knew it would be love! I've been a fangirl of NARS for years, and adored the dual intensity eyeshadows, so I knew the blushes wouldn't disappoint. 

The three colours I picked up were Adoration, Frenzy and Craving. At first swatch, which were the most pigmented shades of the range. While the price point of these delights are quite high, sitting $59AUD ($45USD) a pop, they're definitely worth it. The formula is lightweight, super blendable without an ounce of chalkiness.

The blushes are designed to be used both wet and dry. By wetting the blushes, it created a more subtle wash of colour over the cheeks, but being a more oily skin type I use these blushes dry to keep them on my cheeks for the whole day.

Adoration - The name of this product really suits this blush. The pinks are truly adorable. The main blush colour is a mid-toned pink, perfect for all skin tones. All the blushes have this sheen to them to give you that natural glow from within. The highlighter is a pearlized baby pink, which is beautifully complimentary to the main blush. 

Frenzy - This is my favourite combo, and would look fantastic with your holiday tan. The orange is very true to what you see in the pan, I pat my brush in this very lightly and dab off all the excess for that perfect coral flush on the cheeks. The gold highlighter is to die for, it always reminds me of that JLO glow!

Craving - A perfect bronzer and highlight duo, this pair if great for every day wear. I use the bronzer to warm up the face when I haven't had enough sleep and the highlighter reminds me a lot of Mary Lou Manizer, but instead of golden undertones it's more silvery. 

These blushes are a must have for any beauty lover, they are just a dream! Definitely one to put on the beauty wish list. I mean, it's Christmas in 7 months. 

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