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ELF NEW studio angled blush brush | review!

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HELLO GUYS!
ELF has quite recently launched a couple new ELF brushes, amongst other brushes.
This angled blush brush is one of them.
When I first saw this I just wanted to get my hands on it.



But.. did I like it?

Err. Not so much. Honestly.

I think this brush is of great quality,
but I bought this to use for applying bronzer and blush,
and this is a bit too dense for that.



I mean the brush DOES apply the product but you will need a
second brush to blend whatever you've applied because the brush is not fluffy enough.



The bristles are very soft, like all ELF studio brushes,
and the handle is sleek and you get the name of the brush on the handle.



I sometimes use this brush to apply highlight on my under eye area and cheekbone.



BOTTOM LINE
A nice brush, not a must have,
and it's okay,
I mean I still use it,
so it's not a brush I'm throwing away,
but it didn't wow me and I don't recommend it.

That's it for this review,
I hope you find it helpful
an…

Essence colour & go nail polish in #101 Absolute Pure | review w/ swatches !

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HELLO GUYS! 
So after the lame post I posted yesterday.
I had high fever, and am antibiotics today..
so I'm excused :D
I decided to go back to beauty blogging. At the Bloggers' Event I was invited to  organised by PharmaMT (importers of Catrice and Essence) we were introduced to the NEW and improved packaging of Essence nail polishes.


They hold more product now, (8ml vs 5ml) and the packaging is more appealing.  They have reformulated the formula so now it claims to have a gel-like finish without the need for a top coat.
They have kept the old shades,  and launched new ones too.


I personally LOVE the new packaging! It's far more appealing  and it's still quite tiny if you like to carry nail polishes in your bag.




The fact that it has more product doesn't really affect me  because I hardly ever manage to use the whole nail polish before it dries up. 

As for the formula.  It's basically the same.  I must admit it dries a bit faster than it used to.  and seems to…

How to have a blast when you're sick !

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HEY DOLLS! Yes, as you might have guessed ..  I'm sick today,  I'm running a fever, I have a headache and I have a terrible cough. 
YAY ME!
So, of course, I have to do a blog-post related to the subject. 


This is a to do list for when you're sick:
#1 Internet is your doctor.  Yes, google your symptoms,  and before you know it,  you'll be thinking that you have  the worst of diseases and that you only have a few days to live.  #2 Thermometer-buddy Constantly check your temperature.  I don't know about you but I find thermometers quite fascinating. So obviously I have to constantly check my temperature.  Because it's just a blast.  #3  You're the boss for the day I love bossing people around when I'm sick,  telling them to fetch me this -  and do this and that for me.  Because goddammit, you're sick. 
#4 Shop till you drop Treat yourself with some online shopping.  Poor baby, you can't get to the shops,  so why not tell the shops to come to you.

WHERE TO BUY GREAT MAKEUP FOR CHEAP !

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HELLO GUYS! This is my blog post with all the links and information  that I have talked about in the video below,  plus some additional info!





Direct websites  MUA Make-up Academy  Website: CLICK HERE! Facebook: CLICK HERE!
VIVO cosmetics Website: CLICK HERE! Facebook: CLICK HERE!
Famous Makeup  Website: CLICK HERE!

ELF cosmetics UK Website: CLICK HERE! Facebook: CLICK HERE!
ELF cosmetics US Website: CLICK HERE! Facebook: CLICK HERE!
NYX cosmetics US Website: CLICK HERE! Facebook: CLICK HERE!
NYX cosmetics UK Website: CLICK HERE! Facebook: CLICK HERE! Sleek Makeup Website: CLICK HERE! Facebook: CLICK HERE!
Barry M cosmetics Website: CLICK HERE! Facebook: CLICK HERE!
Eyeko cosmetics Website: CLICK HERE! Facebook: CLICK HERE!

BH Cosmetics Website: CLICK HERE! Facebook: CLICK HERE! Coastal Scents Website: CLICK HERE! Facebook: CLICK HERE!
WEBSITES that sell many brandsCherry Culture Non Pareil Boutique Pork Daisy Beauty Joint Ebay Cruelty Free Malta (only ships to Malta)

Great US brands! Mila…

Essence colour & go nail polish in #133 Oh My Glitter! | review w/ swatches !

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HELLO GUYS! 
At the Bloggers' Event I was invited to  organised by PharmaMT (importers of Catrice and Essence) we were introduced to the NEW and improved packaging of Essence nail polishes.





They hold more product now, (8ml vs 5ml) and the packaging is more appealing.  They have reformulated the formula so now it claims to have a gel-like finish without the need for a top coat. 
They have kept the old shades,  and launched new ones too. 
I personally LOVE the new packaging! It's far more appealing  and it's still quite tiny if you like to carry nail polishes in your bag. 
The fact that it has more product doesn't really affect me  because I hardly ever manage to use the whole nail polish before it dries up.



As for the formula.  It's basically the same.  I must admit it dries a bit faster than it used to.  and seems to be glossier.
As for colour payoff,  it varies from one nail polish to another.  This one, 133 Oh My Glitter only needed two coats for maximum colour …

CURRENT LOVES! Jan 2013

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HELLO GUYS! Today I will be posting about my current loves,  I have been testing quite a few products recently and there's quite a handful of products I've been loving..







That's it for this post..
and till the next.. take care dolls!

Dyna

Catrice Kohl Kajal in 120 We Found Nemo! | review w/ swatches !

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HELLO GUYS!
I have yet another Catrice review today.  This product is quite interesting,  because from the moment I saw this, I thought this was a lip liner  or lip product of some sort.  I mean, seriously, scroll down and look at the lip swatch. 
Ok. So I need you to understand, I have never used this product on my eyes.  (I know, I know, it's meant for the eyes. But it's just not my colour. ) So I don't care that this product is for the eyes,  I only use this on my lips.


PACKAGING Packaging is a sharpening eye pencil  (obviously .. that's why I thought it was a lip pencil because it looks just like a lipliner) I love that it shows the colour,  it's easier to find in your collection.  Words haven't worn off,  and it still looks like new. 


TEXTURE It glides effortlessly.  It's like a dream lip liner.  Slight problem though, I find this tends to separate over them,  so be careful with that. 

FINISH Matte
SHADE A bright medium orange



LASTING POWER 3-4 hours .. th…

Catrice colour show colour and stay lipgloss in 050 Purple Reign | review w/ swatches !

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HELLO GUYS!! This is one of the lip products I got back when I was invited to the Catrice / Essence  bloggers event,  and it's been taking me that long to review their products because I got so many products to try out ,  so here we go. 


PACKAGING Sleek packaging,  words haven't worn off or anything like that and  I can't complain about the packaging.



TEXTURE Really nice and creamy,  and it's not sticky at all.



SMELL A really faint sugary sweet smell,  quite pleasant.


PIGMENTATION Nicely pigmented


FINISH Glossy finish,  no shimmer and no frost.


SHADE A deep berry purple.




BOTTOM LINE A lovely product,  the shade is not particularly my cup of tea,  and I much prefer lipsticks over glosses,  but it's a lovely product to have and definitely worth getting!

I hope you find this post helpful and let me know what you think!
-Dyna
xxx
 FTC DISCLAIMER: I am not paid to do this post. I got the product for free at the PharmaMT Catrice launch and I am not affiliated with the b…

MUA eyeshadow palette in Heaven and Earth | review w/ swatches !!

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HELLO GUYS !
I got this palette in a Secret Santa Ordeal I had last year but I only used it once. Not because the palette is not nice, not at all,  I just tend to use more matte colours..
 So here's what I think:

PACKAGING  Really nice, sleek, round eyeshadows.



TEXTURE Buttery smoothe, Not too powdery
PIGMENTATION Nicely pigmented, very impressed with the quality


FINISH All eyeshadows have a frosty-shimmery-metallic finish





LASTING POWER Lasts all day with a primer
BOTTOM LINE It's a great eyeshadow palette if you like shimmery neutrals,  however,  I recently got their undressed palette and I much prefer that one over this one. 

I hope you guys find this review helpful,
and let me know what you think..
till the next post,
take care!

-Dyna
xxx

FTC Disclaimer: I received this item for free in a Secret Santa. I am not paid to do this post and I am not obliged to review this product. This is my honest opinion, and I am not affiliated with any company.

Catrice LE Coolibri Collection Eyeshadow Pen in Virgin Forest | review w/ swatches!

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HELLO GUYS !
I have so many products that I have yet to review it's crazy,  but I love sharing my experience about products I have tried. 
With my laptop dying on me,  it's become quite hard to keep up  so I will be posting as many reviews as I can in the coming days. 
This review today is going to be about: Catrice Eyeshadow Pen in Virgin Forest (Limited Edition: Coolibri Collection)
As soon as I saw this product I was lured to the colour because I do love my greens.


PACKAGING Twist up packaging,  it's similar to an eyeliner but it is thicker than the traditional eyeliner,  it's more of a jumbo eye liner, actually.



TEXTURE Smooth texture,  glides effortlessly.


PIGMENTATION Very pigmented,  you can build it up, but you get a nice colour payoff with one swipe.



LASTING POWER Lasts all day,  I don't feel the need to set it, but you can if you want to,  I've used it as a base before,  and it works nicely too, very blendable


FINISH It's a satin finish with a sheen



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