Lime Crime Velvetines

It was in 2012 that Lime Crime launched their Velvetines and they became an instant online hit. Soon after that, more and more brands began to create their own liquid lipsticks and now in 2016 the trend has no desire to slow down. I tried to research to determine what brand was first to create a matte liquid lipstick but it wasn’t possible. Therefore, from my own memory I do remember Lime Crime certainly being one of the first. Despite being launched many years ago,…
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Faux Kylie Jenner Lip Kits

Kylie Jenner’s makeup brand has continuously caused a social media frenzy with every launch and restock. In fact, the poor level of quantities and difficulty in purchasing any of the products is one of the main reasons why I have never brought anything from the brand. Also the extortionate amount for shipping and controversy surrounding the actual quality of the products is another reason why I have chosen to stay away. Should the aforementioned be addressed and rectified, then I would definitely consider making a…
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Benefit Hoola Bronzer Dupe?

Benefit’s Hoola Bronzer is a favourite of Makeup Artist Mario Dedivanovic who often uses it as a contour powder on Kim Kardashian. Not only is it loved by Mario, it is in fact one of Benefit’s best-selling products and a cult favourite around the globe. The past few weeks I have brought to you many affordable alternatives from W7 for some exceptional high-end items that I love. Today, I bring to you another offering by W7 which seems heavily inspired by Benefit’s Hoola. W7’s Honolulu Bronzer costs…
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Editors’ Picks

Five Current Favourite Higlighters

Have I saved the best 5 for my last post in this series? I’ll let you decide. Who would have thought having shine on your face would look so beautiful? The original Queen of glow for me is Jennifer Lopez, I remember watching her videos (you know, back in the day) and thinking how her skin would just glow. Now, I have products that can help me achieve the same and life is good. I have accumulated far too many highlighters (if that’s possible), but…
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Five Current Favourite Blushes

My entire preference for blush shades has dramatically changed in the past couple of years. Previously all I would purchase and wear were pink shades. I actually came across a photo of myself from 2010 and the amount of pink blush on my cheek made me cringe. However, I’ve now ditched the pink and prefer more neutral colours and today I share with you my five current favourites. 1.  BECCA Mineral Blush in Wild Honey This is a more recent addition to my collection and…
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