Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette Review and Swatches

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Calling all warm toned eyeshadow lovers out there: I hate to be here like “you need this”, but seriously: you need this palette.

The shades on the Zoeva Cocoa Blend palette live to the typical “they blend like a friggin dream” beauty blogger’s phrase, and I refuse to decide which ones I love more. The pigmentation on them is beautiful and I love how it mixes neutrals with pops of wearable reddish and plum colors. Can you tell it has become my new fave? I do find that the satin shadows need a little build up to show well on the lid and don’t last as long as the mattes, so proper priming is a must. (more…)

Não ligue a cobrar

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Being a predominantly gray city, São Paulo forces people to create and rediscover beauty from the unusual. Any public space becomes a potential art gallery, ready to receive color and exhibit the most diverse forms of expression. And that’s what I love the most about living here. (more…)

Make your Makeup Last Longer

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START WITH A SMOOTH CANVAS

  • Exfoliate first. Makeup will hold better and depending on your skin type you’ll avoid dry patches or excess oiliness.
  • Apply an oil-free moisturizer and then primer: it forms a barrier that keeps skin’s oils from interfearing with makeup. Prime your under eye area as well to prevent creasing.
  • If your skin is dry stick to your regular primer and moisturizer to avoid makeup clinging to dry patches.

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Tartelette In Bloom Review & Swatches

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Today I’m reviewing and swatching the Tartelette In Bloom eyeshadow palette for those of you who are curious about it or haven’t decided whether you wanna grab it or not. Now, I don’t have the original Tartelette to compare it to, but this is the one that atracted me the most, so when a friend recently traveled to New York, I just knew I had to have it! Hope you like it and find it helpful! (more…)

How to Choose and Apply Foundation the Right Way

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KNOW YOUR UNDERTONE

Take a look ath the veins at your wrist:

  • If they’re blue/purple toned you’re cool. Pink toned foundations look better on you.
  • If they’re green you’re warm. Look for yellow toned foundations.
  • Have a mix of both? You’re a neutral and your foundation shouldn’t be neither too pink nor too yellow.

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