Author Archives: Maestra

I'm also on: Facebook, You Tube, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest. My e-mail: maestra(at)parokeets(dot)com

Kryolan fall make up look

Kryolan Fall make up

Here’s a look I did with my Kryolan eyeshadows … It is a bit odd to post Fall inspired make up, while it’s freezing cold outside with crazy low temperatures. A girl can dream, right?

Read More »

Kryolan eye shadows – swatches, review


Kryolan is a German professional make up brand with a very long tradition. They’ve been around for 66 years and are specialized in manufacturing make up for theater, film and television. They offer a huge variety of items (from items for special effects to eyeshadows, brushes, …). Because this is not a blog for make up artists nor am I ...

Read More »

MUA – Immaculate Collection (review, swatches)

MUA - Immaculate Collection make up palette

Makeup Academy (MUA Cosmetics) is a drugstore brand sold in the UK Superdrug stores and it is also available online. Right now they are celebrating their 35000 likes on Facebook and are offering 35% off everything and free shipping, which is amazing! If you were thinking on ordering something and are still undecided what to get, here is an idea. ...

Read More »

Catrice – Big City Life LE palettes (swatches)

Catrice - Big City Life 2012

People at Catrice did it again. They came out with their second limited edition called Big City Life. Like last year, this years LE also contains three make up palettes accompanied with three nail polishes. The cities presented this year are Shanghai, Paris and San Francisco. I bought two make up palettes and here are the swatches. My first impressions: ...

Read More »

Manhattan – Blogger Edition nail polishes (swatches)

Swatch: Manhattan Mode Pilot Blogger Edition - 10M SoHo

I know that I’m totally late with this post, because these polishes were limited edition and I don’t think you can still get them, but I have bought them, photographed them and wanted to show them to you. So here they are … 10M SoHo is a shimmery old gold polish. It isn’t streaky. There’s tons of shimmer, that looks ...

Read More »

Outfit with silver Dr. Martens boots

Outfit of the day: Silver Dr. Martens boots

I showed you my Dr. Martens shoes in one of my previous posts. I also told you that I can’t wait to wear my silver babies again. Well, I the day has come and here is my outfit. I forgot to tell you, that Dr. Martens boots are a huge “blisters alert”. I’ve been wearing these boots last winter and ...

Read More »