Monthly Archives: June 2010

L’Oreal Extra-Intense Liquid Pencil EyeLiner in Brown

Eyeliner is an essential in my makeup routine.  I admire girls who can wear just one mid-toned shadow on their eyes with a coat of mascara.  Mine is the sort of eye I can apply quite a lot of products … Continue reading

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Absolution ‘La Creme du Jour’ and ‘La Solution + Anti-Age’

Absolution skincare has everything going for it:  it’s organic, it’s got cute packaging, and it’s French. The idea is that you mix the ‘Creme du Jour’ daily moisturiser with a drop or two of ‘La Solution’ to boost and create … Continue reading

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Free Shipping on Ellis Faas Anywhere in the World

To welcome summer in the northern hemisphere, EllisFaas.com is offering temporary free shipping (no dates specified) to anywhere in the world. To give you some idea of cost, here are some prices on some of their most popular items: Creamy … Continue reading

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MAC Shadestick ‘Penny’

MAC Shadestick in ‘Penny’ originally came out with the GoldfeverCollection of 2008 and was repromoted with the Sugarsweet Collection of 2009.  It is a stick eyeshadow that you apply straight from the tube to give a shimmery, peachy-coppery colour to … Continue reading

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Rodial Glamtox SPF 18 – Active Daily Moisturiser

It’s taken me a while to try out my sample of Rodial Glamtox SPF 18 Active Daily Moisturiser. Rodial Glamtox is meant to combine “daily hydration with wrinkle plumping agents” according to the Rodial website. It is also contains a … Continue reading

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Sjal Cela Intuitif Light Cellular Renewal Creme

Sjal is a skincare line free of  petroleum jelly, mineral oil, sillicone, and caffeine, which professes to blend Western biotechnology with Eastern medicine. I used my sample of the Sjal Cela Intuitif Light Cellular Renewal Creme for three days, each … Continue reading

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Garnier 2 in 1 Waterproof Make-Up Remover for Sensitive Skin

We’ve been moving house, which means that I haven’t had time to order my beloved Saaf Cleanser from BeingContent.com in England.  Faced with my local supermarket’s range of cleansers, I grabbed the Garnier 2 in 1 Waterproof Make-Up Remover for … Continue reading

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Too Faced Absolutely Invisible Translucent Pressed Powder

I’ve been using my Chanel Poudre Universelle Libre for a long time now and I’ve been incredibly happy with it, but I was beginning to wonder whether powders (both translucent and otherwise) had improved since I last tried a different … Continue reading

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Stila Precious Pearl Eyeshadow Palette

After my great success with the Barbie Loves Stila All Doll’d Up Eyeshadow Palette (read my review here) I was inspired to ‘shop my stash’ so to speak and investigate any other Stila palettes I had lurking around. I discovered … Continue reading

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Zoya Yasmeen

Another over-performer from the Zoya stable is Yasmeen.  I’ve tried my fair share of metallic purple nailpolishes, but this one is a stand out to me because of the magenta shimmer it achieves under artifical lighting or outdoors.  In dim … Continue reading

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Barbie Loves Stila All Doll’d Up Eyeshadow Palette

The Barbie Loves Stila All Doll’d Up Eyeshadow Palette represents something not always easy to get when buying cosmetics in Australia – a great quality product at a great price. It was released in the US towards the end of … Continue reading

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Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette – Last Chance to Buy

I just received this email from UrbanDecay.com, indicating that they’re weighing in to the Ebay price war over Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palettes.  None of the seven products included in the deal seem to be Urban Decay best sellers, … Continue reading

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