Month: August 2014

Bits and pieces

Hi! I hope I can get to do one of these weekly. Basically the point of this is having a little chat and an opportunity for me to tell you a little about things I’ve done, seen or stuff I found interesting. Not all will be current but you might not have seen it so I hope you find it interesting!



Shiro’s Gelato Beach Blush: pressed vs. powder

The two blushes I ordered

A couple weeks ago I mentioned my new found love of indies, when I made this post about the TAT and delivery times of the orders I’d had so far. I decided I’d press one of the blush samples I got (Gelato Beach) to see how it’d turn out and whether it changed its wear time, consistency, look or colour. Here’s what I found.


Tony Moly Super Peeling Liquid

photo 2Is there any part of your beauty routine you consistently neglect? Be it laziness, disinterest, ignorance or sheer obliviousness, sometimes something makes us overlook a part of our beauty routines. For me, that’s my feet. I don’t like feet per se and I don’t like having to take care of them beyond the daily moisturising. So the idea of booties filled with liquid that would make all the disgusting skin on my feet disappear under a week tempted me. A lot. 


Maybelline Color Tattoos and expectations

You know when you keep hearing good things about a product but never really bother to try it? That’s what happened to me with the Maybelline Color Tattos. Everyone raves about them and I always thought I should try them but I never really got around to because they never looked that good to me, until the other day when my drugstore had them on a BOGOHO sale and I decided to finally give them a go. I picked Eternal Gold and Pink Gold and put them to the test this weekend.  (more…)