Monthly Archives: July 2010

Suqqu Liquid Foundation Aqua

When I first used this foundation without a primer, it promptly sunk into every pore on my face. However, strangely, the finish when I checked my reflection in the rear vision mirror that day was absolutely stunning, and persuaded me … Continue reading

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MAC Pigment in ‘Viz-a-Violet’ and a Word About the Chanel Eyeshadow Quadra ‘Dreams’

I bought Chanel’s ‘Dreams’ Quad some time ago, and to be honest it hasn’t had much use. It looks so pretty in the pan, but when you actually start using the colours, you realise that all is not as it … Continue reading

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Evolve Products on Sale at Asos.com!

Perusing Asos.com, I noticed that six of the Evolve products on their site are on sale at the moment, including one of my favourites pictured above, the Radiance Boost Body Cream (was £14.00, now £7.75). You can read my orginal … Continue reading

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Australis Duo in Rosy Bronze

I’ve been making a concerted effort to examine more Australian brands of late. It’s easy to lose track of Australian makeup amongst all the YSLs, Chanels, and Diors, so I want to see if there’s anything local that I’m missing. … Continue reading

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NYX Round Lipsticks in Orange Soda, Power, and Christie

I saw a good deal on Ebay for three NYX lipsticks for AUD $11.90 including shipping, so I went ahead and ordered. I wasn’t impressed with my last NYX purchase of Tea Rose, but thought I might try out a … Continue reading

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Clarins Hydra-Care Tinted Moisturiser SPF 6

Now that my skin is looking quite good, I’ve been venturing into the world of tinted moisturisers. It’s as much an adventure into my own self-confidence as it is about cosmetics. Foundation is such a security blanket to me, and … Continue reading

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A Dupe for MAC’s Stereo Rose MSF?

Looking around on Makeup.Apothica.com at DuWop products, I could help but notice how similar this looked and sounded to Stereo Rose in all its glowy peach glory. I shall have to investigate further…

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Dempeaux’s Bathroom Organisation

Anissa from BeautifullyGlossy.blogspot.com asked for some photos of my reorganised bathroom, so I thought I might as well put them here. We’ve just moved house, so bathroom organisation has not happened until today. This is the first bathroom.  I use … Continue reading

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All About Glo Liquid Illuminator in ‘Luminous Glow’

I picked  up the All About Glo Liquid Illuminator from my local Priceline (read about my Tour de Priceline here) recently for AUD $5, reduced from $24.95. All About Glo is an Australian brand that makes bronzers and illuminators.  They … Continue reading

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Shiseido Benefiance Concentrated Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream

I’ve never used an eye cream before now.  I thought they were just another gimmick to get us to part with even more money at the counters.  However, this winter my eye area has been incredibly dry, and nothing seems … Continue reading

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Dempeaux’s Tour de Priceline

I don’t get into town that often, but when I do I love to wander around Priceline.  This proved to be the perfect activity for a rainy, cold, wintery day. The first thing that caught my eye was a brand … Continue reading

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Revlon Lipgloss in Peach Petal (Summer 2010 Collection)

Revlon Lipgloss in Peach Petal has been everywhere this season, and rightly so. This is a good quality, reasonably priced lipgloss. It has a classic doe-foot applicator, and is at the opaque end of the gloss spectrum. It’s also not … Continue reading

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L’Occitane Repair Shampoo for Dry/ Damaged Hair & L’Occitane Ultra Rich Conditioner with Shea Butter

For years my go-to hair care has been Kerastase Chroma Riche Shampoo and Hair Masque used as a conditioner. As I’m running out of both, I thought it was finally time to investigate another line. I chose L’Occitane Repair Shampoo … Continue reading

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NYX Round Lipstick in Tea Rose

Bored and looking for a quick fix on Ebay, I bought my first NYX Lipstick a week ago. My choice was Tea Rose, as it looked pretty neutral and easy to wear. When it arrived in the post, I’d used … Continue reading

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Thought You Missed Out on an Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette?

Whilst doing my usual browse of AllCosmeticsWholesale.com I noticed that they have just listed the much-coveted Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette selling for USD $109.99 plus $22 shipping to Australia. Not the biggest bargain in the world I think … Continue reading

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