Monthly Archives: May 2010

Illamasqua inspired look

Swatch: Illamasqua Noir inspired look

When I was browsing through the Illamasqua home page, I instantly feel in love with their next photo. I took the picture as an inspiration and I tried to do my version of the Illamasqua Noir look. Of course my version is nothing compared to what you see above. But you know I’m not a make up artist and my ...

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Swatch and review: Illamasqua – Nudge nail polish

Swatch: Illamasqua - Pastel Nails - Nudge

Nudge is a creme pastel green blue shade. I can’t write it’s green nor can I write it’s blue. It isn’t turquoise either. Maybe pastel turquoise? I really don’t know how to describe it. (It’s too blue in the picture below.) The application was as you can expect from a good pastel shade. It wasn’t perfect but far from being ...

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China Glaze – Watermelon Rind + Essie MAY

China Glaze - Watermelon Rind swatch

China Glaze Watermelon Rind was one of the last polishes I bought on Trans Design before the shipping went up . RIP TD. I can only say that this was love at first sight. Perfect blue-green with fantastic shimmer. Most of the time it looks more green than blue on me. But if the light is stronger (like the sunshine ...

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Illamasqua package!

Illamasqua surprise package

A while back Illamasqua contacted us via e-mail and we almost died of happiness! Can you imagine, Illamasqua sent us an e-mail asking us whether we would like to test some of their stuff? Unbelievable! I guess, there’s not a single soul out there who is interested in cosmetics, that haven’t at least heard of Illamasqua. The brand is from ...

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