Comparison: Illamasqua Sangers vs. Revlon Matte Really Red

Comparison: Illamasqua Sangers vs. Revlon Matte Really Red packaging

Comparison: Illamasqua Sangers vs. Revlon Matte Really Red

I borrowed few of Maestra’s beauty products to serve as “models” for Gallery images. Among them was Illamasqua Sangers lipstick. As I just recently bought Revlon Matte Really Red I guess comparison was almost unavoidable … and my Facebook friends said I should write about it. :D It’s always a nightmare to capture the right … Read more

Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter: Sugar Frosting, Cupcake, Lollipop, Peach Parfait

Revlon – Lip Butters (review, swatches)

Oh, the Lip Butters … everyone loves the Revlon’s Lip Butters and people went nuts about these little babies over a year ago. Moisturizing lipsticks or colored lip balms. A revolution?!? I had to find out myself. I bought my first two Lip Butters over a year ago in the States. A lot of the … Read more

Autumn purple lipsticks

Faithful autumn companions

I wanted to finish up my make-up with deep purple lipstick and couldn’t find single one in my lipstick organizer. Where in the world did they all disappear to?!? After searching all around the apartment I had epiphany. My purse! All 5 of my favourite autumn lipsticks were hiding in one or another compartment. To … Read more

Skincare giveaway by Parokeets

Parokeets is 6 years old :)

The day has come … we are going to school. Just kidding, but Parokeets blog did turn 6 today … age children in our country start grammar school. 2014 was definitively eventful year for me and blog. Only towards the end of year did I actually manage to really blog again. More time and less … Read more

Best in beauty 2014

Beauty favorites 2014

So, which products made it into my top of the top selection. I could have easily selected at least 20 more, but then I would have never finished this post. :D I tried to limit myself to more affordable products, but some just don’t have a drugstore competition in my eyes. Best FACE products of … Read more

Parokeets blog - Fourth birthday/blogiversary giveaway

It’s our 4th blogoversary!

Can you believe it – it’s already Parokeets fourth birthday aka blogoversary! Like always a lot of things happened in the past year – we wrote few hundred posts, started new series, had lots of fun and great interaction with our fantastic readers, almost 1.000.000 of pages on our blog was read and nearly 500.000 … Read more

Quick everyday make up look: Video tutorial by Maestra

Video tutorial: Everyday make up in less than 10 minutes

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. … Read more