Glow All Out

Love a little (or A LOT) of glow?

You’ve come to the right place. This tutorial hacks up all of my favourite products and techniques to give a summer-y, bronzy glow, so go on, watch it NOW!

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Review Burberry Cult Faves

Get your ‘Ooh’s’ and ‘Aah’s’ on, it’s time to talk Burberry Cult Faves!

I had recently done a review on my new family recruits from their eloquent range, but I still owed you my all time loves from this brand. Here’s my take on Burberry. Continue reading Review Burberry Cult Faves

TOM FORD Haul + Tutorial

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So I turned 23 this month and buying Tom Ford makeup was a predictable coming-of-age moment (not). I must say I’m pretty impressed with the bits I picked up, irrespective of a high price point, with that said, can I call it an outrageous purchase? Probably yes. Do I regret it? Definitely NOT.

The first thing I picked up is the Nail Lacquer in the shade 03 Mink Brule, a dusky pinky nude with the smoothest application ever. It’s opaque, long-wearing (sans the top/base coat B.S.) and also a stunner. If you want that Parisian chic look, minus a french manicure, this is it! With that said, for anyone looking for a drugstore dupe, I got you, the Bourjois 1 Seconde Nail Enamel in Beige Distinction is the closest dupe and is definitely more justifiable. If you’re #feelingspendy, this is IT.

The second thing I picked up was the Tom Ford Lips & Boys collection Richard lippy! Now, this is the lipstick version of the nail lacquer, the pigmentation is opaque and the texture is creamy, all good things you hope for in TF makeup. It does have a slight sheen (As do other shades in the range) but, it’s so beautiful on the lip! I’m wearing it here!

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I know how amazing my photography skills are. Amazing photo-bomb from my brother’s shirt.

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Lastly, a heartbreakingly beautiful purchase: the Tom Ford Cognac Sable palette. Yes, yes, I caved! The pigmentation is sheeny and satiny in all the right places, all shades are beautifully rich and long-lasting, also versatile. I’m sure you’ve seen plenty tutorials using this palette to create an evening look (which I will do at some point), but I wanted to explore some understated looks and the one I created is super simple.

I’ve brushed the lightest shade all over the lid, with the reddy brown in the crease. This takes some crease-work as it’s shimmery, but you get there easily as the texture of these shadows is just DIVINE. I’ve added the chocolaty brown shade towards the edge of my mobile lid, very lightly indeed. Finally, I’ve taken the speckled deep gold shade on that tiny pointed brush that comes in the palette and created a subtle wing-eye. If you’d like to speed the process along, or make it easier, do wet the brush, I just wanted to keep things simple, so I created the line with the dry formulation. Add heaps of mascara on top and bottom lashes and VOILA!

Follow me on Instagram for more looks like that! Leave me other makeup looks you’d like me to create using this palette.

Nars Dual Intensity Palette Demo + Review

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Summer’s back! As much as I hate Dubai’s burning (literally) heat, I do enjoy bringing back tan in my makeup and softening my makeup. Unfortunately, that is not what this post is about (Sorry about that :P). I got my hands on the new Nars Dual Intensity Eye-shadow Palette and here’s my last ode to a wintry cold look, well, for this year anyways. Continue reading Nars Dual Intensity Palette Demo + Review

Classic Red-Lip Make Up Tutorial

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I got that red-lip, classic thing that you like… Continue reading Classic Red-Lip Make Up Tutorial

BLOGMAS 6 – Navy Smoky Eye

When I first got Marc Jacobs The Vamp Palette I was quite excited but it didn’t live up to it’s price or it’s competitors color pay-off and quality (Think UD Naked Palettes and Lorac Pro Palettes). Almost a year after my first review (read here), I wanted to re-discover this palette and put it to good use, and I must say, I am finally a happy customer.  Continue reading BLOGMAS 6 – Navy Smoky Eye

Festive Series: Taylor Swift Blankspace Inspired Makeup Tutorial

Hi Everyone!

Yes, I’ve been gone a while on my blog for which you have my sincerest apologies. Inspiration has been hard to find and life’s been stuck in a very unhealthy work rut. But this week, inspiration hit me with the new Taylor Swift video for ‘Blankspace’ which in my opinion, is a tad bit over the top and somewhat genius! Her look is classic and so so perfect for the coming month of parties, so let’s begin, shall we?

Last week Clarins ME sent me their products to try from the new ‘Ladylike’ collection which is heavily used in this tutorial as I put them into test, so hold up for mini tutorials along the way. The products are in the image below and here are the steps: Continue reading Festive Series: Taylor Swift Blankspace Inspired Makeup Tutorial