Testing The Very Hyped Up Benefit They’re Real

Benefit They're Real Beyond Brown

I had a very unpleasant experience last year at Benefit Kadewe counter. I literally remember walking back to my hotel and looking in the Kempinsky windows, thinking my eyebrows look horrendous with Gimme Brow on them. It was so so dark and it was actually the lighter shade. I ran into my room and instantly wiped it off. She also applied They’re Real mascara an it went a bit crispy so I never tried it again. But she did apply it over a coat of Chanel Le Volume so no surprise and when Benefit launched this mascara in Beyond Brown, I knew it was time for me to give a go again. Continue reading “Testing The Very Hyped Up Benefit They’re Real”

First Impressions: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush and Bronzer

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush Mood Exposure, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Bronzer Luminous Bronze LightRemember that cheeky midnight Space NK haul I mentioned earlier. Well, here are my first impressions. I don’t think I’ll be doing any makeup shopping in the next months but oh, am I happy with these two purchases. First of all, you got to hand it to Hourglass for the idea of swirling up their powders and it’s not just pretty to look at. Continue reading “First Impressions: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush and Bronzer”

The Life-Changing Cleanser

Oskia Rennaisance Cleansing Gel

I briefly mentioned this baby in my April Favourites but I suppose with skincare it makes the most sense to really take your time and review how the product performs within a longer period of time. I’ve never previously tried a cleansing oil so the whole concept of Oskia Renaissance Cleansing Gel was quite terrifying. But… Continue reading “The Life-Changing Cleanser”

Why I Love Nars Barbara

DSC09190 When the Audacious Lipstick line launched, I didn’t pay much attention. Ugh, how ignorant of me. I did however catch a glimpse of the name Barbara. Now, that I’ve analysed the line more closely Anna, Leslie, Marlene and Vanessa look equally lovely but Barbara was my first choice. Too bad there actually isn’t an Audacious lipstick named after me but if anything, this is the closest. Read: Barbara is my favourite name. Continue reading “Why I Love Nars Barbara”