It is officially cold and dry in Abu Dhabi and my once oily skin is a post partum Sahara. So I have been avoiding powders in general; when I do get the time for makeup, I prefer cream products. One of the easiest things for a literal no makeup look are cream blushes. They are… Continue reading By Terry! What a blush!
I will admit that Hourglass is a bloody pricy brand to invest in. I will also let you know that this year I feel quite underwhelmed by the beauty holiday releases. The only thing that made it into my cart from HG was their blush quad- I do own most of their single blushes; being… Continue reading Hourglass Ambient Ghost Quad
I have been vocal on my relationship of disappointments with liquid lipsticks. I don't like it when they are heavy, or too liquid, or too crackly and I have seldom found formulas that work for me. Till recently, that is. Dose of Colours as a brand is not available in store in UAE. I heard… Continue reading The Dose of (Lip) Colours
I have overly oily skin, so I abhor products like heavy oils which clog my face. It is quite hard to find a perfect balance of hydration and comfort within oils and the best one I have found till now, is the Vitamin E Serum in Oil from The Body Shop. I discovered it while… Continue reading The Body Shop Vitamin E Oil
Elizabeth Arden for me was such a mom brand because my mother had their skincare and perfumes. But that's not to say that it's a bad brand and I have started to appreciate them a bit more. Especially now that I have used and tested their Sheer Kiss lip oils. The weather in Abu Dhabi… Continue reading The Sheer Kiss Lip Oil Magic by Elizabeth Arden.
I love glowing skin, not oily and greasy, but that plump lit from within glow. I tried Cover Fx and Becca Skin Perfector liquids and while in less quantities they managed to do the trick, there was always the fact that they made it obvious I had some highlighter on my face. Enter the Charlotte… Continue reading Charlotte’s Glow Miracle!
You when you have oily skin, or even combination - you tend to get lured into those oil control, acne fighting face wash thingies which leave your face all tight, dry and uncomfortable. So I have shifted to creamy face washes which cleanse, but are gentle on the face. Sephora just launched a selection of… Continue reading Sephora’s Charcoal Exfoliating Cleanser