Urban Decay

Urban Decay Naked 3 eyeshadow palette

Urban Decay Naked 3 palette closed

I’m currently in the process of moving, so everything that can’t be done in 5 minutes on tablet or phone doesn’t get done. I still wanted to say a few words about this palette for the reason you’ll find at the end of this post. After all the hype about Naked 1 and 2 palettes, I was finally curious enough ...

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Which eyepencil is the best (and the most black)?

Black Eye Pencils

Urban Decay – Zero is a very nice black pencil. The tip isn’t very thin. It’s soft but not too soft. It’s long lasting. I like it a lot. Bourjois – Noir Expert is my latest acquisition. It was a gift in a set that I bought. I didn’t expect much of it and to my surprise it’s a fantastic ...

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Video tutorial: Everyday make up in less than 10 minutes

Quick everyday make up look: Video tutorial by Maestra

I was asked a couple of times, what to do when you only have 10 minutes to do the make up. Here are some tips for a quick everyday make up: If you have problematic skin, concentrate on your skin and perfect it with concealer and foundation. This will take you a couple of minutes. If you have nice skin, ...

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Review and swatches: Urban Decay – The Black Palette

Urban Decay - The Black Palette

“A gorgeous palette of eyeshadow… dipped in black. Dangerous sparkly-shift jewel tones and a sooty, blacker-than-black matte.” Black Dog is a black matte shade. When you apply it, it’s like you’d apply charcoal. Barracuda is a blackened grey with silver particles. Jet is a red toned purple. Sabbath is dark blue. Cobra has very dark (maybe black) base and antique-gold ...

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Black box “in the mailbox”: It’s Illamasqua!!!

Illamasqua present

Yesterday was a special day! It’s was Parokeets’ birthday! I can’t believe it’s been two years since we started our little blog. It’s been amazing two years. When I look back I’m really proud of my Parokeets ladies. I get really emotional when I think back. I better don’t go into details, because I’ll just end up in tears. I ...

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FOTD: Extremely daring hot pink

Products for the Hot Pink and Purple make up by Maestra

Well, pink really isn’t my color and I don’t know what happened to me a few days ago, when I created this particularly bold hot pink look. And what worries me the most is that I liked it. I think it turned out even better than I hoped it would. Of course it’s nothing that a “normal” person would wear. ...

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