torek, 17. oktober 2017

Balmain x L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Lipstick Collection (Confession, Fever and Domination)

A couple weeks ago the Balmain and L'Oreal lipstick collaboration was finally released. It was designed by Olivier Rousteing and features 12 "tailor-made couture" lipsticks, housed in three different lipstick tubes - plain black with golden detail, as well as marbled blue and green ones. Their matte formula is supposed to be rich in pigments and infused with camellia oil to provide comfortable and moisturizing wear on the lips.

nedelja, 15. oktober 2017

Empty Products #28 (Travel edition)

Today I have a big empties post to share with you and since I've been travelling for a while again I made sure to also use up quite a few sample/travel sized items I've been hoarding in my stash.

sobota, 07. oktober 2017

September Favourites

How did we get to October so fast this year? I have a couple favourites from last month to share with you today and I'm also really excited to try out some new things I've purchased in the past months that might get featured in next month's favourites (there's a post about my USA haul coming soon too).

četrtek, 05. oktober 2017

Bioré UV Perfect Waterproof Face Milk SPF 50+ PA++++

With summer coming to an end you shouldn't forget about daily sunscreen application. I've been mainly reaching for Bioré sunscreens for two years now and have not been disappointed (my favourite so far is their UV AQUA Rich Watery Gel SPF 50+ PA++++) and I have another review ready for their UV Perfect Waterproof Face Milk SPF 50+ PA+++ today.

torek, 26. september 2017

petek, 08. september 2017

L'ORÉAL Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara

Today I'm finally sharing some more thoughts on the currently very popular newly released mascara from L'Oreal - the Voluminous Lash Paradise mascara. You might have noticed that pretty much everyone likes this product, so I was excited to try it out. I'm always on the lookout for a mascara that will deliver glamorous looking lashes, and if it comes with a drugstore price tag, that makes it even harder to resist trying out.

sreda, 30. avgust 2017

August Favourites

I haven't shared a monthly favourites post with you in a couple months so I'm well overdue for posting one. I've added quite a few new items to my collection in the past two months and through testing discovered some new favourites, while also staying loyal to some older products that I've been using for several months.

ponedeljek, 14. avgust 2017

petek, 11. avgust 2017

Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask

Bite Beauty is a brand known for creating lip products from food-grade ingredients and after trying their lipsticks I wanted to see if their Agave Lip Mask was also worth the splurge.

sreda, 09. avgust 2017

Colourpop haul & first impressions

When Colourpop recently restocked their Yes, Please eyeshadow palette I hurried up and ordered one along with a couple other products from the brand, since i've never tried anything from them before. They are big on social media and mostly well known for their Super Shock eyeshadows and Lippie Stix for affordable prices, although they've added a bunch of other formulas and products since they've first started out. The brand also just recently announced that they will be expanding into Sephora's retail locations soon, which sounds very exciting.

ponedeljek, 24. julij 2017

ponedeljek, 17. julij 2017

L'Occitane Peony Petal Cleansing Oil

Last month L’Occitane came out with a new peony-infused cleansing oil which is a part of their expanded peony collection. The brand already has two other cleansing oils available (see here and here) and since I loved both I was excited to try this one out as well.

petek, 14. julij 2017

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Vanilla

I first purchased this NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer several years ago and it was the first concealer where I actually found a perfect match for my skintone. At the time it was one of the most talked about concealers on the market and I've repurchased it twice so far, so you can already tell that I really like it.

ponedeljek, 10. julij 2017

Maybelline Lash Sensational Waterproof Mascara

Not that long ago I shared the review for the regular version of the Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara, which quickly became one of my favourites, so I decided to also pick up it's waterproof version to see if it could become a staple for summer.

četrtek, 06. julij 2017

SUN DANCE MED Ultra Sensitive Sonnenfluid SPF 50+ (sunscreen for allergy-prone skin)

My skin is very prone to reacting to different skincare products and it's not any different when it comes to sunscreen products. When I started using Bioré's Aqua Rich Watery Gel last year I got a whole new appreciation for the asian skincare market, but I occasionally still have a look at what local drugstores and brands have to offer to see if they've moved in the direction away from using greasy thick formulas yet.

petek, 30. junij 2017

L'Occitane 10% Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Scrub

L'Occitane's classic and clean shea butter scents is one of my favourites. I haven't been too happy with any scrubs I've tried recently so I decided to splurge on the Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Scrub to see if it was worth the money.

torek, 27. junij 2017

Sephora Collection Contour Eye Pencil Waterproof 12hr Wear (14 Cocoa, 15 Flirting Game & 21 Fairytale)

I love trying new eyeliner formulas so I wasn't holding back on getting a couple new ones on one of my trips to Sephora. Their house brand offers a surprisingly large amount of products that rarely get mentioned, despite the fact that they often offer really solid makeup items.

petek, 23. junij 2017

Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder

I've only used various drugstore powders in the past, until I decided to purchase the raved-about Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder. My skin is oily so I always set my foundation and concealer with powder and although I have had some mixed experiences with them in the past, there are definitely some great finds available at the drugstore (for example Catrice Prime and Fine Mattifying Waterproof Powder).

torek, 20. junij 2017

Bumble & Bumble Prêt-à-Powder

I'm pretty undemanding when it comes to my hair care. As long as my hair looks clean and looks like it has some volume at the roots, I'm usually fine with it, because my hair is notoriously difficult for styling (it loses its curl within an hour or two). I know some are obsessed with washing their hair everyday, which is in my opinion only damaging for it, so I often reach for dry shampoo to at least mimic the look of clean(-ish) hair.

sobota, 17. junij 2017

Topshop Glow Highlighter in Polish

When Topshop released their beauty line they caused quite a stir, but I haven't heard much about their products lately. A while back, before the highlighting trend became all the rage, I picked up one of their Glow Highlighters and have the review and swatches ready to share today.

sreda, 14. junij 2017

Dr. Jart+ Dis-A-Pore Beauty Balm

I don't get along with foundations too well and much prefer wearing CC or BB creams, but they often come in a very limited shade-range, making it hard for anyone with fair or deep skintones to find a good match. I was looking into trying a korean BB cream for a while and settled on this Dr. Jart+ one a couple months ago and it's quickly become one of my favourite base products.

ponedeljek, 12. junij 2017

Empty Products #26

Today I have another empties post to share with you. I used up a couple skincare items, some bodycare and also a few makeup bits. There are quite a few repurchase-worthy products featured below.

petek, 09. junij 2017

Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet in 07 Nude-ist

When I saw how beautiful the Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet in 07 Nude-ist looked on Mateja I knew I needed to add it to my collection. Unfortunately the shade didn't turn out to look as good on me, but it still grew on me from when I first bought and tried it.

torek, 06. junij 2017

sreda, 31. maj 2017

LUSH Cupcake Fresh Face Mask

I've only tried one fresh face mask from Lush before, so when I stopped at their store recently I had a look at what other masks they had and thought I would try their Cupcake fresh face mask.

ponedeljek, 29. maj 2017

Tarte Lights, Camera, Flashes Mascara

I've been wanting to try Tarte mascaras for a while now and I purchased a travel-sized trio, so you can expect a comparison between them, by the time I try them all. This mascara, Lights, Camera, Flashes, is supposed to lengthen, curl, magnify and increase the volume of lashes for an intensified look.

petek, 26. maj 2017

Caudalie Instant Detox Mask

Sometime ago Caudalie added a new line of facial masks to their skincare line. I've used a couple products from the brand before and mostly enjoyed everything thus far, so I was keeping my expectations for the Instant Detox Mask high.

torek, 23. maj 2017

Empty Products #25

Today I have another batch of empties to share. I've also been seriously considering that it would be a good idea for me to go through my make up and get rid of some products that are only collecting dust. I already went through a couple mascaras and added them to this post and I'll likely be doing a bit of decluttering in the next month or so.

sobota, 20. maj 2017

Catrice ProvoCATRICE LE Gradation Blush in Raspberry Belle & Volume Lash Dust

Today I have two items to share with you. They're both from the latest Catrice Limited Edition called ProvoCATRICE and are giving off a serious bridal vibe to me. The collection itself was designed with a fusion of subtle romance and seductive intensity in mind and contains a variety of different makeup products as well as five shades of nail polishes.

četrtek, 27. april 2017

Eve Lom Cleanser (Cleansing Balm)

I love double cleansing in the evenings and lately I've been using the Eve Lom Cleanser (Cleansing Balm) as my first step to remove makeup, SPF and other impurities. The cleanser comes in different sizes (mine is 30 ml) and is packaged in a weighty white plastic jar. Not the most luxurious for the price. It is quite pleasantly herbal-y scented and is quite spa-like, calming and invigorating at the same time.

ponedeljek, 24. april 2017

Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask to Quench Skin's Thirst

Origins make one of my favourite masks, the Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask To Clear Pores, so I've wanted to try more product from them. You can never go wrong with adding more hydration to your skin so I picked up their Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask, which is supposed to provide the skin with intensive moisture and prevent premature signs of aging and dehydrated skin.

petek, 21. april 2017

Rimmel Exaggerate Full Colour Lip Liner in 'Eastend Snob'

I've tried a fair share of different lip pencil/liner formulas and have grown to like the more creamier versions, which almost feel like a lipstick when applied. The Rimmer Exaggerate lip liners have a similar creamy formula and are available in a decent shade range (although the stock of different shades largely varies from one seller to another).

sobota, 15. april 2017

MIZON Hyaluronic Acid Ultra Suboon Cream

As much havoc as a wrong skincare item can cause to your skin, the search feels that more rewarding when you discover a great product. By now you're probably all familiar with some korean skincare items (or at least the hype around them) and today I have another great find to share with you, the Mizon Hyaluronic Acid Ultra Suboon Cream.

torek, 11. april 2017

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration/Repair

I never thought I would be writing this post and adding the First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream to the 'Skincare', instead of 'Bodycare' tag. I bought this cream thinking it would be perfect for my parched and dry skin on the body in winter, but I honestly can't believe how well it's been working out for me as a facial moisturizer. On my oily and acne prone skin.

sobota, 08. april 2017

Maybelline Lash Sensational Full Fan Effect Mascara

I was probably the last person on earth to try this mascara and after using it for about one week I started wondering why I didn't try it sooner. When the Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara first came out a lot of bloggers were comparing it to the Benefit Roller Lash Mascara and while there are some similarities between their wands I don't feel like they perform the same (although for the price difference they are definitely comparable). 

sreda, 05. april 2017

Empty products #24

Today I have another batch of empty products to share with you. Even when I wasn't posting regularly I kept saving products I used up and jotting down some thoughts about them (and there will likely be another empties post coming soon).

sobota, 01. april 2017

March Favourites

No, this is not an April Fool's joke, I'm actually posting for the first time in what feels like forever. I've been super busy with a separate writing project and wanted to focus all of my attention in completing it first, before allowing myself more posting here. I'm not completely done yet, so I also likely won't be able to prepare much content in the next month or so (just a heads up), but I wanted to quickly revisit this space to share my favourites for the past two months actually. [I did however somehow find the time to watch most of the h3h3's video back catalogue on youtube -.- which could count as one of the non-beauty favourites here actually.]

sobota, 14. januar 2017

Empty Products #23

Today I have another edition of empties ready to share. As always there is a variety of skincare, bodycare and makeup items. If you're interested in knowing how any of them worked for me and if I deem them repurchase-worthy, just keep on reading (I've included links to previous reviews where possible if you'd like to read more).

četrtek, 12. januar 2017

Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer in Taupe

My brow routine is pretty simple and straightforward and more often than not I'm more than happy with using just one product. I've had the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in the past and it lasted me a long while, but when I used it up I wanted to try their Brow Definer which was released more recently.

četrtek, 05. januar 2017

2016 Beauty Favourites - pt. 2: Skincare, Hair care & Random

Today I'm continuing with the second post of my 2016 Beauty Favourites. I did a round-up of my favourite makeup bits from last year earlier this week, which you can read here. Today is going to be all about my skincare and haircare favourites, as well as some random bits at the end.

torek, 03. januar 2017

2016 Beauty Favourites - pt. 1: Makeup

Happy New Year! Today I'll be sharing my 2016 makeup favourites. I've thought about which products I wanted to feature in this post and decided to include all products I've loved the most in the past year, instead of just the products that were released or new to me in 2016.