FOTD: Extreme Blush

What’s the most stereotypical high-fashion makeup look of the moment? Glassy skin with no makeup (on teenage models), bright slabs of pink or orange eyeshadow? Or here’s another one: “blush bomb,” or painterly, messy blush around the temple and eye area. Seems like this look has been everywhere lately. Possibly because it finally answers the eternal … More FOTD: Extreme Blush

FOTD inspired by Jorge Balzaretti feat. Becca Lilac Geode

Lately, I’ve been using the blues and greens in my eyeshadow palettes more. Those shades are usually the least exciting to me (except for maybe the greys), but my loved ones say “Do blue! Do green!” every single time I ask them which color scheme I should pick next. So I’ve been paying attention to blue … More FOTD inspired by Jorge Balzaretti feat. Becca Lilac Geode

FOTD: My New Goodies by Kevyn Aucoin, Sleek, Wet n Wild

I recently got myself a few makeup gifts for my upcoming birthday, and decided to write up some first impression reviews. Here’s the full look: Kevyn Aucoin Volume Mascara Uh… you can’t really see the mascara in the FOTD photo. That’s because my lashes are naturally short, sparse, and not very visible in selfies, even … More FOTD: My New Goodies by Kevyn Aucoin, Sleek, Wet n Wild

Sleek Blush in Flushed

Hooray! Sleek Makeup has just joined Ulta. The UK-based brand is renowned for its eyeshadow and highlighter palettes, “Matte Me” lipsticks, and blushes (blushers in British). Sleek seems to be one of the more popular brands for American makeup lovers to buy in/order from Europe. My sister, who lives in Russia (I’m a Russki Amerikanski) sometimes … More Sleek Blush in Flushed