Tuesday, December 27, 2011

MAC Eyeshadow Creamy Bisque

MAC Creamy Bisque eyeshadow is released as a part of the 2011 MAC Me Over collection.


Creamy Bisque is an ivory highlighter shade with a pink haze and frosty finish with a pearlescent sheen to it. It blends easily. It looks stunning as a highlighter. It is described as a dirty ivory on MAC's website.

MAC Moleskin Eyeshadow

MAC Moleskin eyeshadow is released as a part of the 2011 MAC Me Over collection.



Saturday, December 24, 2011

It's CHRISTMAS!!!


                                                 MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE

Best Highlighter : Diorskin Shimmer powder – Amber Diamond

Girls have always been fascinated with diamonds. Diamonds are supposed to be a girl’s best friend (donno about that!). But I am fascinated in Love with this Diamond. 




Friday, December 23, 2011

MAC Fluidline Eyeliner Gel in Macroviolet

Today, I am sharing my views on MAC's Fluidline Macroviolet.
This fluidline almost look like a soft purple with a little aubergine. It has a bit of shimmering red pearl.

This looks great with my dark brown eyes so I use it often. Since black can be quite harsh on me, I particularly like this as an alternative to black as this color is more subtle. It compliments a range of eye shadows. This looks great when doing a cat eye, as well. I love the way this gel liner look on the bottom lash line.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

200 Followers Giveaway!!

It has been four months since I started my blog. I never thought that I would receive such an appreciation and love from my readers. Now I have more than 200 followers!! Wohooo Happy

Thank you everyone for your support and love, you have shown for my blog.

(Please follow via Bloglovin' as google is going to discontinue "Google Friend Connect" from March 2012, to follow my posts. Thanks.)

Here is my giveaway for my precious 200 Followers Blowing a kiss...






About Apothica:
Apothica.com is an online beauty boutique, which carries the finest selection of skin care, body care, aromatherapy, and cosmetic products on the market today, including the most natural, organic products available. We are dedicated to providing you with high quality products formulated to promote and enhance your natural beauty.

Some of the popular brands they carry are:

  •    Stila 
  •    Urban Decay 
  •    Laura Mercier
  •    Too Faced
  •    Clinique
  •    Korres
  •    Clarisonic
   And many more!



Monday, December 19, 2011

Winter Colors: Korres Wild Rose Lip Butter


It is a beautiful deep red, though it appears sheer red on my pigmented lips. This lip butter packs quite a color punch and has good staying power. This does not feel greasy.  I really do love this shade. It is shiny without looking like a gloss.


Sunday, December 18, 2011

Winter Colors NP1: Deborah Lippmann Brown Eyed Girl

She is also brown eyed like me; maybe that’s the reason for purchasing her.

Brown Eyed Girl is a beautiful chocolate brown shade with gold shimmer. It does not have any glitter. Opacity can be achieved in two coats and it dries pretty quickly on nails.



Winter Colors: Lipstick 1: MAC Hang-up


I am in love with this rich, deep shade. It is Deep berry red with some shimmer that goes wonderfully with my skin tone, though the shimmer is undetectable on lips. This is a great color to pair with a neutral eye look.


Saturday, December 10, 2011

Seche Plus Fortified Nail Strengthener

My nails go through different periods where they split, flake, crack or break constantly. Therefore, I always search nail treatments that doesn't wear off or peel off within a day or two of applying. I found Seche Plus Fortified Strengthener very helpful for my nails.



It is a clear nail enamel which goes on pretty thin. I use it as a base coat as it dries quickly and helps my polish to last longer.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Monday, December 5, 2011

NYC Long Wearing Nail Enamel Classic Coral Creme

Neither is it Coral nor crème. But it’s a beautiful color.
It is strawberry pink and shimmery.
I am talking about NYC Long wearing Nail Enamel Coral Creme here... 


Sunday, December 4, 2011

Revlon Brow Fantasy

Hey everyone, today I am sharing my thoughts on Revlon's Brow Fantasy.

It’s a brow enhancer. A dual ended product that comes with an eyebrow pencil and a gel. The pencil is easy to work with. It is much more precise than using a powder. The gel works pretty well, although you have to be careful not to use too much or else it will leave streaks in your brows. 



Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!!


                                    Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!!


Monday, November 14, 2011

Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eye Liner – Purple Tang


It's called a smudge stick, yet once it dries, it doesn't budge. It is the softest, creamiest pencil you will ever encounter, so you should use a light hand when applying. I find that with a little practice, I can get a super fine line with this.




Thursday, November 3, 2011

Layering Yellow - Sally Hansen HD Lite over Sally Hansen Mellow Yellow

Though I don't wear yellow Nail Polish but Sally Hansen HD Lite is a pretty yellow that I wanted to wear. It is pretty sheer though. So I layered it on Sally Hansen Xtreme Wear Mellow Yellow. Mellow Yellow is a bit streaky polish.






Do you like to wear Yellow nail polish?


Saturday, October 22, 2011

Guest Blogging: YSL Golden Gloss in Golden Satin

I know because of moving my blog has suffered a lot. I am still in the same phase. But now I am trying to be back on track. Hopefully I can post regularly once my Internet set up is done.

I Guest blogged at peachesandblush. You can check out my post here:  ysl-golden-gloss-swatches-review-photos.



Sunday, October 9, 2011

L'Oreal's Project Runway LE Polish Owl's Night

Finally I got my hands on L'Oreal's Project runway LE Polish in Owl's Night.


It is such a unique color that I couldn't stop myself from grabbing it. This color is getting a lot of buzz in the blogger world. This collection has a few more polishes but this was the one that caught my most attention. In the same way as I am completely obsessed with Project Runway from the day one, I love this polish from the very first swatch. 




Winner of my 100 followers Giveaway!!


Wow Now I have reached nearly 200 followers. Thanks for all your support.
Soon I will post my second giveaway. 


But for now let's see who's the winner of my first giveaway. I have 98 participants and a total of 246 entries... 


Now, let’s roll the numbers using random.org…


and the winner is............... (drum roll please ........)


Shanna Proctor from shanna7313.blogspot.com.


Congratulations "Shanna"  
Thumbs up

Thank you all for entering this giveaway!! 

Friday, October 7, 2011

Halloween Beauty Finds at Walmart

In this short post I wanted to share about these Nail Polishes I found in the Halloween Section of Walmart yesterday.







Covergirl Lip Perfection Lipstick in Precious

Precious”. When I saw this name I decided to purchase it immediately. I didn't even notice the color. Later on I convinced myself that even if the color won’t suit me, I will keep it as a collectible. I know I am crazy!
Rolling laughter

After seeing the color I sighed with relief and the guilt (of purchasing a makeup item without even thinking!) went off.



Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Essie Nail Lacquer Aruba blue

I have a slight obsession with blue nail polish now a days. This is quite possibly the most gorgeous blue shade I have ever seen; not just in a polish but in general.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

NYX Blush in Sand

Blushes are my weakness. I have to have all the good blushes. This is the first time, I am trying NYX blushes and I can say I am somewhat impressed.

This blush is sheer but buildable and doesn't give me that dirty or muddy effect. The only thing I don’t like about this product is that some of the glitter is big.




Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Friday, September 16, 2011

Nicole by OPI Cocoa a go go


It is a warm shimmery cocoa metallic shade perfect for the fall.  It reflects pinkish-brown shimmer in sunlight. It is very glossy on its own. It’s up to you to wear a top coat or not.


Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Bronze Ablaze


Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Bronze Ablaze is a gorgeous, multi-faceted color from the Insta-Dri line. It's a typical bronze color, but the Sunlight makes it special. It flashes green, gold, copper, brown, multicolored micro glitter which translates well from bottle to the nail.



Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Too Faced - Eye Shadow Insurance Policy Palette

I was searching for a good eye shadow palette which has a mix of neutrals and bright colors and then I came across this one and I loved it!!


Sunday, September 11, 2011

Wet n Wild Trio – I’m Getting sunburned


Sunburns are really bad for the skin. But this Sunburn is cool(No I'm not crazy!!).

I am talking about the much hyped wet n wild eye shadow Trio in "I'm getting sunburned". 

I love the colors in this palette. The pigmentation is wonderful and the texture of the shadows is smooth and creamy.



Friday, September 9, 2011

100 Followers Giveaway!! - * Closed


Today I have reached 100 followers. You’ve all been amazing! Thank you all for your comments and support. I have never thought that I will come this far.

To celebrate 100 followers, I have decided to have a small giveaway!


                                                             ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


                                                  Giveaway is open Internationally !!
 
                                                             ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

                                               For this giveaway, there will be one winner.
                                               This Giveaway will end on Oct 7, 2011.
 


The prizes are:

Wet n Wild Blue had me at hello eyeshadow Palette
Wet n wild I’m getting sunburned eyeshadow Palette
Maybelline Color sensational Lipstick in Nearly there
Maybelline Color sensational Lipstick in Totally toffee
NYC liquid lipshine Lipgloss in Rivington Rose
Rimmel stay glossy Lipgloss in All day seduction


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I Will post the winners soon. Thanks for entering in my giveaway.





Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream

My cuticles can get pretty dry and ugly looking and I usually do my own nails. This is a little tin of heaven for my cuticles. It's a BALM not a cream. It applies very well and keeps cuticles healthy. This product is waxy without being greasy. I love it for general daily use and it keeps my cuticles looking and feeling really healthy.


Thursday, September 1, 2011

August Favorites


        August was a busy month. Summer Holidays ended, Schools started.  Now  everyone is waiting for winter; Halloween and Christmas  Holidays. Last month some products were my absolute favorites.

So here are my august favorites:

    Covergirl Lipstick in Heavenly
    RevlonLipgloss in Pink Afterglow
    Essie nailpaint in watermelon
    Milani Baked blush in Luminoso
    Wet n wild Mega glow illuminating Powder in Starlight Bronze
    Revlon ColorStay pressed  powder in Medium
    Too Faced eye shadow in Satin Sheets

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A Special Thanks


This is a quick post about the Giveaways I won.

I was especially excited to win three giveaways from fellow beauty bloggers. Last week was pretty lucky for me as I received some packages one of which was this.




Thursday, August 25, 2011

Olay Professional PRO X hydra firming cream


“Like mother like daughter”. This saying is so opposite when it comes to mine and mom’s skin.

My mom has tried so many products for her dry/flaky skin. When she came across this one, she thought of giving it a try.

This is another great product from Olay.



Saturday, August 20, 2011

Rimmel Stay Glossy Lipgloss

Rimmel London has improved much with its Moisturizing lipstick & now these new Lip glosses.

This is a range of gloss from Rimmel London that promises six hours of wear time.


Tuesday, August 16, 2011

EOS Hand Lotion


I think the EOS products have the most simple and cutest packaging. It's no fuss with cute colors and not a million letters of text and logos everywhere.




I was drawn to this product because of the packaging - not necessarily because of the cute colors and quirky shape, but more because of the practicality of it.

The bottle is shaped like a compact - flat & circular - but it's abstractly-shaped, not symmetrical (if that makes sense ;)). There's a flip-top cap at one end (which can be a bit tough to open unless you put some muscle into it), and the opening is small enough to control the amount dispensed.




With my perpetually dry hands and ragged cuticles, I always need hand lotion with me, but can never find one to fit in my tiny, flat clutches. EOS has finally solved this problem.

Texture:
The texture is thin and light, glides on silky smooth, and absorbs quickly and leaves a nice, hydrated, satin finish which I love (I hate having greasy hands for several minutes after applying hand cream.)

Scent:
The lotion comes in 2 scents: regular and cucumber.
The regular flowery scent is extremely light and barely noticeable. 

Pros:
The flip lid is secure and won't open in my purse.
Cute Packaging

Cons:
The only down side about this hand lotion is that it doesn't last long. I'd say it doesn't last more than half an hour.

Retail Price: $3.79 for 1.5 oz

I would like a lotion I could buy consistently throughout the year.

Will I repurchase: No

(The bottle can be refilled, so I will refill it with a more effective hand lotion)..oh ya!! I am smart.

Dancing smiley

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Tresemme Heat Tamer Spray

I wish I could have a heat tamer thing for the Atlanta's hot weather too..The fall has started but the heat is still boiling my mind! Yes I love the summer, but I don't like the heat.


Today I am reviewing a Heat Tamer spray from tresemme which I have been using for some time now.


There's one rule when you expose your hair to heat — the hair must be protected.


This is one of the rare products that live up to its name and the hype it receives. It really competes with the high end products.



Friday, August 5, 2011

Lipstick Love I - MAC Sheen Supreme Lipsticks - Impressive/Ultra Darling/ Quite the Thing!

My favorite cosmetic is Lipstick. I love the way they give a pop of color to my face when I don't have much time for makeup.

MAC Sheen Supreme Lipsticks - These remind me of the Slimshines, MAC used to have. 

Impressive:

Color : Neutral gilded plum (as on MAC website)
This for me is my lips but better color as I have very pigmented rosey lips. Every time I wear this, I get compliments. It moisturizes my lips like a lip balm but gives them enough color that a gloss can't.