Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Sleek - Showstoppers I-Divine Palette


I have been a long fan of Sleek eye shadow palettes. They are cheap and they are highly pigmented which makes them totally worth buying. As a result, I bought myself the Sleek - Showstoppers I-Divine Palette which I ordered this from the Sleek website.
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Saturday, July 20, 2013

O.P.I Nail Polishes


I have never been much of a nail polish collector. Therefore I normally go for a mani/pedi to a salon every few weeks to fix up my nails and color them. This habit has proved for me to be way too pricey especially in a city like Dubai, where I live by the way, as it is quite an expensive place.
What I have decided to do is instead of going to a salon every time I want a different color is that I buy some nail polishes.
A few weeks ago, I bought the Caviar Manicure by Ciate in navy blackish color and when I applied it
I felt that the formula for the nail polish was too watery. But when I put the second coat on of the nail polish it surprisingly went on very well, then I just poured the small caviar beads on to the wet nail. The end result was absolutely beautiful.
I don't have a picture of it, but next time I do it I will be sure to upload it here.

Now that I am back in Pakistan for my summer holidays, I ordered seven nail polishes online, all from O.P.I. One base coat, one top coat and five color polishes.

The colors I got are:

O.P.I - Aphrodite's Pink Nightie
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O.P.I - Chicago Champagne Toast
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O.P.I - Grand Canyon Sunset

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O.P.I - Italian Love Affair

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O.P.I - Samoan Sand



*picture not taken by me


I received my package today, and when I got my hands on it, I was like a little kid in a candy store. I just wanted to try all of them, but I settled on Samoan Sand.

Samoan Sand goes on very sheer, so if you want a bit more coverage this might not be for you unless you have loads of time for multiple coats.

I went for three coats of Samoan Sand, with a base coat and finished it off with a top coat. OMG! I am so in love with this color. I'm a huge sucker for nude/neutral colors and this one does my fix, quite brilliantly.

This is how it looks on me with flash and without a flash in a room.




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Friday, July 12, 2013

Sephora Time!

My apologies for not updating for a long time. That is because I haven't really bought anything to let you guys know of.
But I figured it was time to do some makeup therapy, and decrease my bank balance- so I went to Sephora.
I did not go insanely crazy but I bought 3 products.

1. Dior Skin Forever Foundation in number 30. (Which is a shade darker for me, but it works)

I have been using this foundation for years. It's one of my favorite full coverage foundations ever, and nothing has come close to it. I tend to use this foundation mostly in the evenings or when I have to get dressed up as I feel it gives you a flawless finish.
I have quite oily skin and I have noticed even after a night out this foundation does not budge at all. I do not wear face primers, although I do wear eye primers occasionally. 

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