Makeup of the Day

It’s a beautiful summer here in Auckland so for work today I thought I would go for some neutral mattes in the crease (surprise surprise) and then a nice apricot shimmer on the lids – and then what the hell – let’s pile on the glow! BASE: Primer – Australis Primer, one of my trusty […]

MOTD: A cooler toned makeup look

My skintone leans more neutral in the cooler months and is more warmer toned in summer – mainly due to my mixed heritage (I’m Afakasi). Because of that I can get away with wearing cooler tones as well as my usual warm toned looks. Face For this look I went with my Lancome Teint Idole […]

Review: Jordana Baked Eyeshadows

Okay, so if you haven’t figured out by now, I am not a makeup snob. I like what I like. You’ll see this reflected in my reviews and MOTD’s that you’ll experience on this blog. I’ve been really impressed with the Jordana brand for some time now. Their lipliners are lovely and so are their […]

MOTD Friday Face

Here is my Friday morning makeup mess. I had an important meeting at work so decided to go a little more glam with some cooler tones than usual. I started out with my Napolean Perdis Autoprimer base before applying my Estee Lauder Double Wear in Ivory Beige and concealing with LA Girl Concealer in Nude. […]

Weekend MOTD

A weekend trip to the mall with the family meant I wanted to look put together, but not like I had cake face (for a change lol). I started out with my trusty Australis Cosmetics primer – which has a hydrating gel-like consistency. It’s a great every day primer, that is low on the silicone […]