Monday, February 20, 2017

Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Mono Eyeshadow In Baroque Rust

Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Mono Eyeshadow in Baroque Rust


Dolce & Gabbana’s Perfect Mono Eyeshadow in Baroque Rust ($38; saksfifthavenue.com) is a gorgeous rusty bronze and one of my favorite eyeshadow formulas. Its a cream to powder formula that stays put even without a primer on. Baroque Rust is a one wash shadow with great pigmentation,  that has a hint of orange to cancel out any darkness and although quite shimmery, it adds a nice dimension and a beautiful wash of color. I like to pair it with just some kohl and mascara, preferably with a nude lipstick. The formula is super easy to work with, be it with fingers or a flat brush. Also easy to blend, quick to set and quite forgiving on dry lids. I also love the gorgeous Dolce & Gabbana gold packaging. Overall, I absolutely love Baroque Rust and the Dolce & Gabbana Mono eyeshadows in general. Bronze is also another favorite color that I love when I want a quick wash of a neutral bronzy brown. 

Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Mono Eyeshadow in Baroque Rust
Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Mono Eyeshadow in Baroque Rust
Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Mono Eyeshadow in Baroque Rust
Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Mono Eyeshadow in Baroque Rust
Wearing the Dolce & Gabbana Perfect Mono Eyeshadow in Baroque Rust 



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Biosilk 1" Titanium Flat Iron

Biosilk 1" Titanium Flat Iron



The Biosilk 1" Titanium Flat Iron ($159.99; loxabeauty.com) is a new launch and part of Biosilk’s first Professional Styling Tool line. It combines the power of ceramic and titanium elements for smooth, silky results. Its a quick heating iron with LED Digital Temperature Display and the product itself is built lightweight & scratch resistant. It heats upto a maximum temperature of 410 Degrees Fahrenheit and also has a one hour auto shut-off time limit. I quite like the quick heating aspect and how smooth and shiny it leaves my hair. I usually like to use my hair straighteners to get waves, but with this one, I prefer it exclusively to straighten since the design of the plates can make adding curls a bit difficult. Its quite quick too and does the job without having to pass the iron too many times, hence needing less heat. I also love the Biosilk Hot Thermal Protectant Mist that comes with it and how very easy and simple the device is to use from the very first time! If you have moderately thick to fine hair, this is a great straightening iron to check out.

Biosilk 1" Titanium Flat Iron
Biosilk 1" Titanium Flat Iron
Biosilk 1" Titanium Flat Iron
Biosilk 1" Titanium Flat Iron
Biosilk 1" Titanium Flat Iron
Biosilk 1" Titanium Flat Iron


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Thursday, February 16, 2017

New Skincare Launches From Honest Beauty, Dermalogica, The Body Shop & More!

Some new skincare launches I’m currently loving from Honest Beauty, REN, Dermalogica & More! 

NEW Skincare Discoveries




The StriVectin Active Infusion Youth Serum ($89; ulta.com) is a fantastic serum. It brightens, evens out skin tone, texture and adds a lot of suppleness. The scent can be a tad off and can take some getting used to, but that apart it is a great anti aging serum for day or night!

StriVectin Active Infusion Youth Serum



The Honest Beauty Everything Organic Facial Oil ($55; honestbeauty.com) is a new Facial Oil with a blend of Olive, Sunflower, Apricot, Jojoba, Lavender and Chia to name a few. Its a lovely, lightweight oil that can be layered under skincare or alone if you have dry-normal skin. The packaging is beautiful and the texture is lightweight and quick absorbing. Unlike most oils, this one comes in a travel friendly little pot and leaves my skin feeling super soft, very balanced and bright with zero greasiness. The scent although a tad strong, is very calming.

Honest Beauty Everything Organic Facial Oil
Honest Beauty Everything Organic Facial Oil
Honest Beauty Everything Organic Facial Oil
Honest Beauty Everything Organic Facial Oil


The Revitalizing Eye Cream ($92; malingoetz.com) is new from Malin + Goetz. It is nice for the daytime if you don’t like anything too heavy and layers well under makeup. I love the texture since it sinks in instantly and does not leave any kind of a residue behind. Overall, good if you are looking for something moisturizing during the warmer months.

Malin + Goetz Revitalizing Eye Cream


The Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask ($38; sephora.com) is new from REN, a new calming, moisturizing mask for dry, sensitive skin. Evercalm is one of my favorite lines from REN and this one is a quick to use, calming, soothing mask that I like post shower or after makeup removal when skin can feel a tad more sensitive. 

REN Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask
REN Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask
REN Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask
REN Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask


The Daily Superfoliant by Dermalogica ($58; dermalogica.com) is a powerful exfoliant that I like about 2-3 times a week or anytime my skin feels particularly congested and dull. Its a powder that gets activated upon contact with water and works to get rid of gunk, unclogs pores and leaves complexion feeling bright and smooth. It can be a tad too much for everyday use, but good for when you want a quick detox for your skin.

Daily Superfoliant by Dermalogica
Daily Superfoliant by Dermalogica
Daily Superfoliant by Dermalogica
Daily Superfoliant by Dermalogica


Drops Of Youth Youth Liquid Peel ($32; thebodyshop.com) is a liquid-gel facial peel by The Body Shop. It works to get rid of dead skin and evens out skin texture, while exfoliating. To use, I just massage a little bit onto the skin until it starts to ball up, leave it for a few seconds and wash off. The product transforms to a gel and picks up a lot of dry skin off the surface while exfoliating. It does take a bit of getting used to while using the product, but it is quick and easy once you get the hang of it. Overall, a nice peel, not too powerful or strong, but good enough for light exfoliation.

The Body Shop Drops Of Youth Youth Liquid Peel


The Beauty 360 Brown Sugar and Pumpkin Detoxifying Multi-Use Pods ($5.99; cvs.com) is a physical scrub/mask by Beauty 360, available exclusively at CVS. Its a sugar scrub that brightens skin and exfoliates and polishes with the combination of sugar and pumpkin enzymes. The packaging is convenient to use too.

Beauty 360 Brown Sugar and Pumpkin Detoxifying Multi-Use Pods

Beauty 360 Brown Sugar and Pumpkin Detoxifying Multi-Use Pods
Beauty 360 Brown Sugar and Pumpkin Detoxifying Multi-Use Pods

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