Maestra’s Favorite Summer Products: Foundations, Contouring, Highlighting

Maestra's Summer Favorites (July 2012): Urban Decay Naked Palette

I enjoyed watching “My Favorite …” videos on YouTube lately, so I thought you might also be interested in my favorite products at the moment. I’m intentionally not calling this post “My favorite products of July” because I’m not doing these sort of posts regularly. Because it is mid summer here I’m just calling this post “Maestra’s Favorite Summer Products”. ...

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Review and swatches: Manhattan Luxopolis LE

Manhattan Luxopolis LE

There are four eyeshadows in Manhattan‘s Luxopolis limited edition. All four of them look very promising to me as I love green shades. Today I’m going to show you two of them. First one is called Shampaign 21L and it’s a very nice champagne color. Gejba loves using this shade as a highlighter shade, but to me it’s a bit ...

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Review and swatches: Beauty UK – Bronzing palette + make up photos

Beauty UK - Bronzing palette

Official description of the Bronzing Palette by Beauty UK: Every tanning tone under the sun for you to create your perfect glow. Price in the UK: £3.79. Price in Slovenia: 6,95€. The packaging of the Bronzing Palette by Beauty UK brand is nothing special. To me it’s actually boring, but you can’t really expect a fancy packaging from a low ...

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Flormar haul

Flormar: Terracota Blush On 46 packaging

A while ago Parokeets ladies got a mini Flormar haul. Flormar is Turkish cosmetic company known for low prices (Essence range) and pretty good quality. Ingredients are not so good, but then again neither are ingredients in most of the brands available in drugstores. Pigmentation and colors look very nice at first glance. Today I have for you photos of ...

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Shopping in Finland


This post is for all of you that wanted to know (HERE and HERE) what I bought in Finland. First, I would like to thank Nea, who writes great blog Fashioned in Finland and was kind enough to recommend a lot of cosmetic products. I was especially on the lookout for Lumene - Finnish brand. Nea recommended a lot of ...

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Essence: new products – make up (fall 2010)

Make up with Essence: Quattro Eyeshadow - Oh-So-Hot

Today I’m going to show you the new Essence make up products that we got for review. Here is again a video Gejba prepared. It shows all the new stuff that we got. Today’s stuff is at the end of the video (from 1:53 onwards). [youtube 7Lr_lKsekYk] Smokey Eyes Set – Show Off is a set of a grey powder ...

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Today’s FOTD

FOTD MAC, Alverde, Sweetscents, TSS

for work… I used: – ArtDeco eye shadow base – MAC Shadestick in black – The She Space mineral e/s – olive green for all over the lid – Sweetscents – Egyptian sands for upper lid and a little bit in crease – Alverde baked e/s in Silky grey for crease – MAC e/s Nylon for highlight under eyebrows and ...

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