Tribal Vibes

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I’m not into gipsy/coachella-inspired pieces, but I do like my tribal prints, as long as they’re more on the graphic side. I think it’s super important to know yourself before jumping into trends and buying stuff that don’t suit your style and probably will never see the light outside of your closet. (more…)

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…)