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7 High Quality and AFFORDABLE Eyeshadow Palettes UNDER $25

7 High Quality and AFFORDABLE Eyeshadow Palettes UNDER $25

Do you ever feel satisfied when you buy an eyeshadow palette for only $25 and the quality is just as good as the Sephora ones? Because that’s what makes me feel like I spent my dollaaas well! Plus when you spend most of your money on food.. you can’t just walk in Sephora and buy whatever you want. Sometimes a girl just can’t pass by an Asian takeaway and keep walking.

Anyway so here are my TOP 7 eyeshadow palettes that are super affordable and cheap. They are really pigmented, blendable and cheap! If you want to see them in action or want to see some swatches, click on the “See it in action” link below each palette.

If you’re not just satisfied with eyeshadow palettes check out 12 Ridiculously Affordable and Quality Makeup Brands. Otherwise keep on reading… (more…)

Product that DIMINISHED My Acne and Clogged + Enlarged Pores

PRODUCT THAT DIMINISHED MY ACNE AND CLOGGED PORES

All my friends and family have recently started to notice how AMAZING my skin has transformed lately.. and they’ve all been asking me how I did it.. So I thought rather than telling only my family and friends, I want to tell everyone.

If you guys know me from the beginning.. you know that when I started this blog, its sole purpose was to help anyone who is suffering from acne. I would share all my little secrets, what products helped and what didn’t help. So along the journey, I’ve found this ONE PRODUCT that took care of ALL my skin care problems including acne, clogged pores and enlarged pores. Yes.. it has managed to significantly REDUCE the size of my pores.

Here’s the product reveal and my full review so keep on reading.. (more…)

EVERY Kylie Lip Kit Dupe | Drugstore

EVERY kylie lip kit dupe

Kylie lip kits have AMAZING quality! But of course some people can’t afford buying them. And drugstore brands are coming up with really competitive lip products especially NYX and Colourpop. So here are some great dupes for all her lip kits, glosses and metals.

I hope this video helps you <3

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Anti-Aging Serum: Missha Time Revolution Night Repair Science Activator Ampoule Review

 Anti-Aging Serum: Missha Time Revolution Night Repair Science Activator Ampoule Review

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Product Claims:

energize, repair and restore” the skin’s elasticity resulting in smooth, firm and youthful skin.

It is Paraben free, Colorants free, Fragrance free, Mineral oil free, Alcohol free, Benzophenone free, Doesn’t contain any ingredients derived from animals.

Missha Time Revolution Night Repair Science Activator Ampoule is a dupe of Estee Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex (which is a CULT skin care product of many).

I’ve tried this product for more than a month now and I think it’s one of the best ampoules/serums I’ve tried so far. Although I am only 21 and I don’t have any wrinkles, I recently experienced extremely dry and dehydrated skin. This serum was like a fountain of youth in a bottle for me. It really hydrates my skin from a cellular level.

I use it after cleansing and applying toner in my daytime and nighttime skin care routine. (more…)

#1 Best Selling Vitamin C Serum by Oz Naturals Review

#1 Best Selling Vitamin C Serum by Oz Naturals Review

I was on a hunt for a really effective Vitamin C serum on the market that can fade away some acne scars and add some life to my skin. This product is RAVED by thousands of customers and it was on sale so of course I took an advantage of the sale. It’s on sale 90% of the time by the way.

It’s 99.95% natural and cruelty free as well. And I used up the entire bottle so here’s my review. (more…)

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate Review | Ingredients, Is it Natural etc…

Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate Review | Ingredients, Is it Natural etc...

I’ve heard about this product SO many times that I had to buy it and try it out myself. I’ve done all my research behind this product since you guys know that I only use natural and safe products on my skin. So I had to make sure if this is natural and effective. So here’s my review…

(This is not a sponsored post. I’ve bought this product with my own money and this is my 100% honest opinion).

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Updated DIY Natural Glam Glow Mud Mask for Clear Skin

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I posted a “Natural Dupe of Glam Glow Mud Masks” blog post a few months ago so this is the updated version in a video form.

If you guys read that post you’d know the star ingredient is the Aztec Secret India Healing Clay which is 100% natural calcium bentonite clay. I’ve LOVED this clay mask ever since I tried it.

So in this video I am showing you 2 MASKS. One for sensitive skin and the other for non-sensitive skin.
I use the second one because my skin is pretty tough and oily so I need clay masks in my routine.

Benefits of clay masks:

  • Tightens pores permanently overtime
  • Gets rid of blemishes / acne pretty fast
  • Deep cleanses pores and pulls all the impurities out

They actually recommend you to use the clay with apple cider vinegar (ACV) but you guys know I CANNOT stand the smell of ACV so instead I use witch hazel and it works just as well for me. And if my skin is acting reaaaally bad then I also add 2 drops of tea tree oil which is a natural anti-bacterial and acne fighter.

(I live in Toronto and I buy Dickinson’s witch hazel from Walmart for around $5. Only the yellow bottle is 100% natural and alcohol free so buy the YELLOW one.)

This mask combo literally gets rid of 70% of the blemishes OVERNIGHT.

If you have sensitive skin use the first mask with yoghurt and if you think your skin can handle a little more.. then you can use the second mask.

If your skin is really dry and not so sensitive I’d definitely suggest you to use the tea tree oil.

So you can experiment use whatever combination that works for your skin type and let me know how it works out for you xx

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My ALL TIME Favorite Drugstore Products

My ALL TIME Favorite Drugstore Products

Here’s a confession.. I am a drugstore JUNKIE.. I literally want to try every single product in the drugstores because I love finding DUPES for high end makeup.. so I like to test and compare if you know what I mean. I hope I am not the only one here.

Of course I’ll be doing more of these videos in future as I discover more products but for now this is my hit list. All products mentioned are listed below including my CULT favorite of them all which I’ve been using for YEARS. If you like the video please Subscribe, share and thumbs it up <3

Products Mentioned:

Milani Color Statement lip liner in ‘Spice’ – http://bit.ly/1vdfsbO
Milani Color Statement lip liner in ‘All Natural’ – http://bit.ly/1vdfsbO
Barry M Lip Liner – http://bit.ly/1fdRtWm
Rimmel Lasting finish lip liner in ‘tiramisu’ – http://amzn.to/1O7d9xN
Rimmel Lasting finish lip liner in ‘cappuccino’ – http://amzn.to/1Z3lw87
Essence lip liner – http://bit.ly/1O7dyjD
Milani Color Statement lipstick in ‘Cabaret Blend’ – http://bit.ly/1rSZuOI
Maybelline color sensational matte lipstick in ‘touch of spice’ – http://amzn.to/1O7dJeQ
NYC Smooch proof lip stain – http://bit.ly/1kGGpTA
Bourjois healthy mix foundation in ’57 Hale Bronze’ – http://amzn.to/1Pc7KWf
Maybelline fit me foundation in ‘240 golden beige’ – http://amzn.to/1OmjHb3
MUA palette in ‘Undress me too’ – MUA palette in ‘Undress me too’ – http://bit.ly/1w5d7Ch
MUA palette in ‘Heaven and Earth’ – http://bit.ly/1MK8416
Revolution palette in flawless matte – http://bit.ly/1SncDB9
L’Oreal La Palette in Nude 2 – http://bit.ly/1ftdtwc
Catrice velvet matte eyeshadow in ‘Vanillaty Fair’ – http://bit.ly/1M2L7Ws
Real techniques expert face brush – http://amzn.to/1M2LpNb
Real techniques core collection set – http://amzn.to/1SbBBS0
Real techniques miracle complexion sponge – http://amzn.to/1LZOWZf
Rimmel matte bronzer in ‘Medium
Milani tantastic baked bronzer – http://amzn.to/1O1wfro
Makeup Academy undress me highlighter in ‘Iridescent Gold’ – http://bit.ly/1HHgsLy
Soap & glory smoulder kohl eyeliner – http://bit.ly/1MkGYsM
NYC liquid liner in ‘Black’ – http://amzn.to/1NCmoYg
Rimmel Scandal eyes nude eyeliner – http://bit.ly/1OPlWEk
L’Oreal telescopic mascara – http://amzn.to/1QZz4go
Maybelline concealer in shade 20 – http://amzn.to/1P6O2yn
Ardell lashes in 102 Demi black – http://bit.ly/1JUcsGe
NYX pore filler primer – http://amzn.to/1J9YZ25

My CULT beauty favorite of all time

What is you cult drugstore favorite?

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How to Get That Summer Glow

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We all want that bronzy, glowy, goddess-like glow. So here’s my quick and short routine to achieve that summer look.

Here’s my bare face. I only have my foundation, concealer and eyebrows on. I used Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation in the shade 57, Maybelline’s Fit Me concealer in shade 25 and Rimmel’s Eye brow pencil and clear Brow Gel.

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On the left side I put my highlighter on normally with a brush. And on the right side I put the highlighter on with some tips tricks to get the max glow out of it.

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1) Always use a highlighter that is gold based. I used MUA’s Undress Your Skin Shimmer Highlighter in ‘Iridescent Gold’. It is an exact dupe of Nar’s ‘Albatross’ highlighter. It has very fine gold shimmer in it and looks really natural yet glowy. I swatched it for you guys below 🙂

I promise it’s not white like it looks in the photo below. It has a very fine gold glow to it. The camera doesn’t do the justice 🙁

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2) Spray your brush with Mac fix+ or any other setting spray. This will make a huge difference because it will intensify the glow without looking oily. I NEVER apply highlighter without spraying my brush with Mac Fix+. Even professional makeup artists swear by this trick!

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3) Use a cream highlighter and then set it with a powder highlighter. This will prevent your cheeks from looking cakey.. even though you’re applying two highlighters. This is because they creams always give a nice, smooth base for the powders. So this will actually give you a natural and intense glow. As a cream highlighter I used Seventeen’s Instant Glow Skin Wow Tan.

Use all the steps above to rocks those cheekbones and work the glow! I always get compliments on how my skin looks healthy.. but in reality I just know how to get that glow on 😉

Hope you girls like this tutorial and let me know if you want more of the makeup tutorials or keep to it the natural DIY stuff xx

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12 Ridiculously Affordable and Quality Makeup Brands

Sometimes ain’t nobody got the money to buy an eye shadow palette for $50 so here is my list of some brands  that offer really good quality products but are also super inexpensive. I have tried and tested most of them. The others aren’t available here in Ireland but I have heard a ton of good reviews of them from YouTube beauty gurus and makeup artists. (Click on the links for more product info). Keep reading to find out my favorite cheap list… (more…)