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Category EOTD

Urban Decay: Smoked Palette

You may have read my guest post about Urban Decay’s Smoked Palette on Rucksana’s Walking in a Beauty Wonderland blog recently. Well I won’t regurgitate my words so head over to Rucksana’s blog to read my review. I just thought I’d share another look created from a few other shades from this brilliant collection. Urban Decay’s eyeshadows must be my favourite ones to work with – beautiful colours that are pigmented and blend so easily. For the look below I swept Freestyle across my lids and up to the brow bone before using Barlust up to the crease and Blackout

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EOTD with Vivo part 2

Last month I blogged an EOTD post on Vivo eyeshadows. Here are three more which were sent to me by the lovely Rukhsana of Walking In A Beauty Wonderland. Thank you, Ruksana! From left to right, we have Espresso, Mink and Pale Gold and here’s how they look: I found these ones not as good as Slate and Golden Leaf. The paler shade is not as pigmented as I expected a Vivo eyeshadow to be on the basis of my experience previously and I found Espresso and Mink to crumble easily with the brush but I can’t really moan when they

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New for the summer from Bourjois

Hello, everyone.  How are you? Things are busy on the make-up front and I just had to share with you something new from Bourjois that’s perfect for the fine summer weather we are seeing (fingers crossed it will last!) Straight from their Paris Flowers collection there are two new little round pot eyeshadows in a fiery orange (16) and a rich turquoise blue (02) which leapt out at me, and paired together, create a beautiful partnership. What do you think? I love these tropical colours. These eyeshadow pots are so vibrant, soft, pigmented and easy to apply. I think I

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