I’ve previously shared some of my fave full strip lashes on the blog, I thought I’d share a couple of my favourite half lashes. These are the ones I wear on a daily basis or when I’m not looking for full on glam.
These are the Ardell Accent 318 half lashes. I love how fluffy they are and they can be re-used often.
The other pair I love are the Red Cherry Eyelashes in Demi Wispy Accent. They’re not as full, but they’re light and are perfect for everyday. Especially when I’m trying to avoid the “why do you wear eyelashes every day” comments.
What are your favourite every day lashes? Let me know below!
NYX Born to Glow Liquid Illuminator in Pure Gold: Before purchasing Pure Gold, I had been using the illuminator in Gleam. I wasn’t really a fan and that’s because I wasn’t using the right colour. Gleam did nada for me, no glow, no luminosity and no dewiness – it just wasn’t the right tone. So, here I am thinking I’m stuck with Gleam for life (dramatic, yes) and then they finally open a NYX store in Ottawa! I swatched Pure Gold and I could just feel our connection. So I went home, mixed it into my foundation and we had a winner. It gives me a nice golden glow and adds a bit of dewiness as well.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Kit: This is Holy Grail right here! If you’ve been screenshotting #highlightinggoals photos, this one is for you. I didn’t buy any of the previous glow kits because they didn’t work well with my skin tone. The colours were too ashy and unflattering, but then this baby over here has me glowing to the gooooods! I also have the Anastasia Beverly Hills So Hollywood highlighter, I love the colour, but the highlighter is kind of chunky/sparkly. The difference between the Glow Kit and the highlighter, is that the highlighter is smooth – there’s no chunkiness, no excess sparkles or chunks of glitter, just a glow! And you have four colours to choose from so you can never go wrong.
NYX Conceal, Correct, Contour Palette in Deep: I’ve had this for a while and I used it maybe once or twice and I was over it. I couldn’t find my Black Opal Suede Mocha Foundation Stick to contour so I decided to use the NYX palette on a whim. Although I’m not a fan of the other colours in the kit, the darkest shade is bomb for contouring. It really blends seamlessly and leave no streaks.
Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in Biscuit: I’ve been using this concealer from the moment of its inception. It’s absolutely perfect. But lately, I’ve noticed that the colour just didn’t seem right and didn’t give me enough of a highlight. My skin tone is neutral with a touch of a golden undertone. I was using Caramel and I think the amount of yellow in the concealer was a bit too much and I needed something with more pink. So here comes Biscuit! I was wary to try it since it seemed very bright and too light, but it blends in seamlessly so there were no issues. It’s now my perfect highlight colour.
I need to inject some colour into my life, I feel like my makeup is becoming old. You can predict exactly how I will look on every day of the week. Nude lips? Check! Winged liner? Check! Bronzey cheeks? Check! How boring! I was browsing the Anastasia Beverly Hills section of Sephora and my eye fell on the Craft Liquid Lipstick. I couldn’t believe what was happening, was I having a positive experience towards a BRIGHT colour! Uhm yes, that what was exactly happening.
The packaging is nice and sleek. It reminds me of the design of the Colour Pop Ultra Mattes.
Just look at this colour, it’s so beautiful. It looks so beautiful on darker skin tones or against a tan. The Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipsticks never disappoint. They’re long-lasting, but not drying. Here’s a swatch:
I don’t know what it is about the spring and summer months, but that is the time when all of my pink beauty gear comes out to play. I thought I’d share with you some of my favourite pink lipsticks and glosses.
From top to bottom swatched below:
- LA Girl Glazed Lip Paint in Whisper
- L’Oreal Colour Riche Lip Colour in Fairest Nude
- Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor in Seduction
- Milani Color Statement Lipstick in Teddy Bare
- LA Girl Glazed Lip Paint in Elude
I recently wrote an article for my school newspaper The Fulcrum called: Surviving the Exam Period in Style . Check out this link for tips on how to get ready in 15 minutes or less during exam period. Here are some of the products I referenced.
Check out the article and let me know what you think!
CAMPUS STYLE: Surviving the exam period in style