They can be flat, angled or rounded, small or giant. The density and shape vary. Your type of skin and foundation of choose may influence too. In the world of makeup brushes there are some many options when it comes to base applying, that it can get frankly overwhelming. Do you need them all? Of course not, you just have to find one that works for you (ok, maybe two…) Can’t choose? Go old school by applying your foundation with clean hands: the product blends quickly with skin’s natural oils. No streaking whatsoever! (more…)
It’s time for another #MOTD Recap! In these series I talk about my daily makeup products and the looks I create with them. Make sure to check out the #MOTD Recap Nº1 to know more about some of the products in the pictures that I don’t talk about here (if I don’t mention them at all it’s because thery’re from Brazilian or Mexican brands) and follow me on instagram to see even more!
theBalm’s Balmsai palette is the ultimate beginner palette for me: you get 18 pigmented, great quality shadows in matte, satin and shimmery finishes on a cool packaging at a great price. While I still love my Nude Dude and the beautiful goldens in it, I feel like the Balmsai offers more versatility: you can go basic neutral, smokey or colorful. This could be my dessert island palette (not that I would take makeup to a dessert island, but you get the point.) (more…)
I’m always the last one to jump on the bandwagon of the hottest beauty trend. But after a couple of color experiments and some heat styling excesss my hair was getting difficult and not responding to my usual almond oil+deep conditioner treatment (nothing beats it for me!). One day I found myself standing in front of the overwhelming drugstore hair island and lacking of my favorite serum when I finally succumbed to the hair oils buzz. Here’s what I’ve learned.
THEY CAN STYLE, NOT REPAIR
Because hair is already dead and nothing can really repair it, treating it carefully to keep it looking as healthy as possible is the best we can do. Oils facilitate (more…)
Three inexpensive products from Bourjois’s skincare line that I love and recommend!
THE MICELLAR CLEANSING WATER
This is the ultimate micellar water: unscented, lightweight, alcohol free, and therefore gentle on the skin. Plus: I love Bourjois’s 250 ml Maxiformat. Of course, you can’t relay solely on micellar waters to remove heavy or waterproof makeup, but it’s effective at removing everything else with ease, unlike some others micellar waters I’ve tried. If your skin is tired of overboard abrassive cleansing formulas this is something that worths trying! To know more about makeup removing options click here. (more…)