Friday, February 26, 2010

Make Up For Ever #158 Lashes


So I found these pictures on my memory card from my old camera, so I decided to do a mini review on these pair of lashes.

First off, I'd like to say that this was the first time I tried MUFE lashes, and I have to say that they are DIVINE. The only lashes I've tried before these were lashes by Quo, and although Quo is a great cheap brand for lashes, they ain't got nothing on MUFE.

The reason I love these ones is because the band, unlike Quo's, is very sturdy and firm. And with me being a false lash noob, a nice firm band is quite preferable.

Onto the pictures!

The nice thing about these is that it comes with a little tube of glue as well!

With the gorgeous packaging.

I didn't wear any mascara underneath.

These lashes are complete love. <3

Project 10 Pan Update #1


So here are pictures of the items that I've finished so far.

MAC Blot Powder

I really love the MAC Blot Powder because it's the best mattifying powder I've ever used, and I've use tons, including Cover FX Matte FX, Benefit Get Even, etc. The Blot Powder is just so finely milled and so smooth and buttery (haha) when you buff it onto your face. I will definitely repurchase.

MAC Lip Conditioner Tube

MAC Lip Conditioner Stick

I'll just review both MAC Lip Conditioners together. I will not be repurchasing any MAC Lip Conditioners simply because it's so expensive for a mediocre lip balm. It smelled nice (like vanilla, like most of their lip products), but it tasted quite awful to me.

I've also finished my Cover Girl Lash Blast mascara and my Shiseido Mascara Base.

Cover Girl Lash Blast Mascara
Although this mascara was pretty awesome at giving me volume, I found that I just had to work too much with it. It clumped very easily, and the giant brush hindered me from using it when I was in a rush because I didn't want to take the time to clean it up from my lids. I've found a better mascara, and will not be repurchasing Lash Blast.

Shiseido Mascara Base
I LOVE this mascara primer. It makes my lashes so long and thick and curly, and totally preps my lashes for mascara. I will definitely be buying this for as long as I can wear mascara haha.

So I'm halfway done my first round of Project 10 Pan and I'm super excited! :)

Overview: Cheek Products

SO I was under the impression that I had made a blog post about this, but I guess it must've been in my dreams or something HAHA.

Anyways, here is my little overview of the cheek products that I have at the time this video was filmed.

Benefit Hoola
Benefit Dandelion
Benefit Thrrrob
BareMinerals Poppy (from the bareMinerals Face Fashion: Natural Muse set)
NARS Orgasm
*Smashbox Blush in Proof Sheet
*Smashbox Skin Tint in Infrared
Benefit Benetint
*Benefit Sheer Cream Blush in Shh!!!
Benefit Posietint
MAC Well Dressed
MAC Mocha
MAC Gingerly
MAC Pink Swoon
MAC Dollymix
MAC Frankly Scarlet

If you would like a review, please let me know.

* Products with a * in front of it indicates that this product has been discontinued.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Happy New Year!

Hi everyone! So it's New Years Eve (still) for me, so instead of finishing my paper, I've decided that it'd be great to write a blog post!

Well, I'll keep this short and sweet.

Happy new year everyone!
May all your wishes come true in 2010! :)

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Priming Yo' Eyelids!

Hi guys!

So, I made a video about eye shadow primers and what they're all about.

Eye primers are very important when wearing eyeshadow. They prevent creasing, fading, smuding and flaking. They also help to intensify the colour of the shadows you're wearing.

There are three types of eye shadow primers:

Primers that help your eyeshadow wear longer
These primers prevent your shadow from creasing and fading throughout the day. They are usually colourless, and eye shadows are able to blend smoothly over them, and remain there for the entire day.
Examples include: Urban Decay Primer Potion, Too Faced Shadow Insurance

Primers that help intensify the colour of your eyeshadow by covering up the darkness of your lids
Because eyelids are one of the thinnest skins on your body and they are close to blood vessels, eyelids can sometimes appear to be blue-purple and dark. These primers help to counteract the darkness of your lids to create and blank canvas, so that instead of trying to blend a shadow colour over blue or purple, the true colour of your shadow will show.
Examples include: Smashbox Photo Finish Lid Primer

Primers that help enhance the colour of the eye shadow you are wearing
These primers are coloured primers that are usually the colour of the eye shadow look you are wearing. They help to intensify and enhance the colour of the shadow you put over top of it. Almost anything can be used for this purpose. You can use a black eyeliner, and colour that all over your lid if you want a black base for a smokey eye.
Examples include: Benefit Creaseless Cream Shadow/Liners, MAC Paint Pots, eyeliners...anything, really!

I also use eye shadow primers when I use eyeliner and mascara too, because they prevent my lids from getting oily. If my lids get oily, eyeliner and mascara become easier to smudge and smear as well.

Here's my video talking about three different kinds of primers I use:

Friday, December 25, 2009

Project 10 Pan!

Hi there! So today, after being inspired by lollipop26 on youtube (, I decided that I'm going to do Project 10 Pan. For those of you who don't know, Project 10 Pan is basically a ...movement (that's what I'm going to call it) that forces one to completely finish off 10 makeup/beauty/skincare products before buying any more.

There are a couple reasons that I want to do this.
1. I am trying to save money. University starts next year for me, and of course, post-secondary is NOT cheap.
2. I have way too much stuff already.
3. Perhaps I'll be able to rediscover something that I used to love.

So here are the 10 products I'm going to finish off for round 1:
1. MAC Lip Conditioner Stick
2. MAC Lip Conditioner Tube
3. MAC Blush in Mocha
4. MAC Eyeshadow in Brule
5. MAC Blot Powder
6. Cover FX Powder FX foundation
7. Givenchy Hot Couture perfume
8. Cover Girl Lash Blast mascara
9. Shiseido Mascara Base
10. MAC Lusterglass in Venetian