Milani Rose Powder Blush

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Hello everyone! Today i will be posting about the latest Milani Rose Powder Blushes, that were launched i think a couple of months ago, and yes they are limited! I am not really sure. I have bought from the previous collection all four of them but this time i only chose two mainly because the latest ones are very bright and summery and i dont really like that bright blushes, not that i am intending to use them by any means! They look soooo hot in their pans 😀 and yes i do collection makeup just for their looks! (call me artificial!!)

مرحبا يا بنات! اليوم بتكلم عن بلاشرات صيفية وحلوة من ماركة اسمها ميلاني وهل بلاشرات مميزين لانهم محفورين علو شكل وردة، هل بلاشرات ليميتد يعني اصدار محدود وكانوا نازلين قبل بس بألوان ثانية من زمان وخذت الاربعة ألوان بس هل مرة ماخذت الا لونين لانه بصراحة الوانهم وايد فاقعة وقوية وانا بالعادة ماحب جذي ألوان فبس اخترت لونين أكثر شي عجبوني. أالحين هل نوع من البلاشرات مستحيل أستخدمهم لانه شكلهم وايد حلو وماحب أخرب شكلهم

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As i mentioned before i only got two blushes which are Coral Cove which is the bright coral shade and Tea Rose which is the rosy pink one, now i was a bit shocked when i got Coral Cove because i thought it will be a bit muted but in real it is very bright to my taste as for Tea Rose it was just perfect for my taste, it look absolutely beautiful and very fine.

مثل ماقلت قبل اني اخرت بس لونين الي هم كورال كوف وهو اللون المرجاني الفاقع واللون الثاتي تي روز لونه وردي فاتح، لما وصلوني البلاشرات وايد انصدمت من المرجاني لانه طلع وايد فاقع وانا تحسبته من الصور بيكون اهدى شوي بس اللون الثاني وايد حلو ورايق ومثل ماأحبه

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This is a swatch of both shades, the left swatch is Coral Cove, it looks more subtle than it looks like in the pan, very beautiful coral shade and i really loved it, i judged it too fast. The right color is Tea rose and it swatched a bit very light, i had to add like 3 layers to be able to show up for the swatch. The texture is very powdery and there was a lot of fall outs from the pan.

I bought the blushes from estilo.ae for AED 75/- each, their original price as priced in Milani website is USD 7.99/- The blushes are still available on both websites.

جربت الوان البلاشرات علي ايدي، اللون الي على اليسار هو كورال كوف وطلع لونه وايد حلو وأهدى بوايد من لونه في العلبة فعلا حبيته، الي على اليمين هو تي روز وكان وايد فاتح واحتجت ٣ طبقات عشان يبين في الصورة، ملمسهم وايد بودرة ومتناثر وكانت البودرة وايد متناثرة على العلبة من بعد ماجربت الألوان

 اشتريت البلاشرات من موقع استيلو (الرابط موجود بالانجليزي فوق) بسعر ٧٥ درهم وسعرهم الأصلي ٧.٩٩ دولار من موقع ميلاني نفسه (الرابط موجود بالانجليزي فوق) ولين الحين البلاشرات متوفرة في الموقعين

HAUL!: Charlotte Tilbury – My first picks, swatches and first impression

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Hello everyone! i am really excited about today’s post!! Charlotte Tilbury is a British make up artist who launched her own makeup line in September 2013, since then i wanted to get my hands on her products because i heard so many good reviews about it, i kept postponing my wishlist until recently where i finally decided what i really wanted based on the swatches i saw online. I didnt want to get alot of products, i wanted to test the texture and quality of the products and if i liked them i would definitely order more.

مرحبا يا بنات! وأخيرا لقيت حل لمشكلة العربي في موقعي ،الحين ان شاء الله ببتدي أكتب بالعربي والانجليزي بس بصراحة مب متعودة على بعض المصطلحات فبقلب انجليزي اذا مايت الكلمة على بالي لين ماتعلم عدل. بتكلم اليوم عن مشترياتي من ماركة بريطانية اسمها شارلوت تيلبيري، وهي خبيرة تجميل بريطانية نزلت ماركة باسمها في شهر سبتمبر٢٠١٣،  من يومها كنت ابي اشتري منه وكتبت كل الي في خاطري ابيه وتميت أأجل لين الفترة الأخيرة لما شفت انه مافي مشتريات ثانية مهمة آخذها هل شهر> جيكت الوان الدرجات الي أبيها من صور في النت وقررت أخيراً شو باخذ مبدأيا كتجربة لنوعية وجودة المكياج وإذا حبيته بطلب زيادة

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This is how the packaging look from the outside, the boxes are glossy reddish brown with golden names and labels, it looks very sophisticated and classy! i loved it, i dont normally care about the boxing of the products and i usually toss them away as soon as i get the products but these are really pretty.

هذا هو الشكل الخارجي للعلب، لونهم بني مايل على أحمر وجلوسي والكتابة المطبوعة على العلب باللون الذهبي ، بالعادة أنا ماهتم بالعلب الخارجية وعلى طول أرميهم من أول مافتح العلب بس بصراحة هل علب وايد راقية وحلوة فاحتفضت فيهم لين ماشبع منهم ههههه

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And this is how the packaging of the products look like, now this picture was taken at night in a normal room’s lighting, the golden packages are obviously gold in the picture but the two on top are actually dark reddish brown and not black as they are shown in the picture, i wasnt very patient to take a good picture and the lights kept reflecting on them so i kept the photos this way.

 هذا هو الشكل الداخلي لعلب المكياج، هاذي الصورة خذتها في الليل تحت اضاءة الغرفة العادية، الحين مبين عدل انه العلب الذهبية مثل ماتبين في الصورة ذهبية بس العلب الغامقة هي بالأساس بني غامق مايل على أحمر بس بسبب الاضاءة ماتبين الالوان عدل وطالع لونهم أسود

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This is another picture of the packaging with an LED lights, again the brownish packaging dont show in this picture.

هاذي صورة ثانية للعلب بس خذت الصورة تحت اضاءة خاصة للمكياج بس بعد مبين لونهم أسود

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The first product to review is called Filmstar Bronzer & Glow (Face Sculpt and Highlight), this is one of the products that first caught my eyes and i knew i wanted it, it only comes in one shade. When i first saw the colors i thought that the bronzer is too light for me but the highlight look absolutely gorgeous in the pan, when i swatched it i was pretty sure the bronzer is very light for my skintone and what i thought about the highlight was true, it was a really pretty creamy goldish highlight. But when i used the products i was really amazed by the bronzer! It was a perfect shade for bronzing, it was very pigmented on my skin and it blended very nicely, i didnt think it will show on my skin to be honest, it is not a matte product, it does have a bit of shimmer to it but it wasnt that obvious on the skin, it just gave me a beautiful sun-bronzing glow.

As for the highlight i immediately fell in love with it (not that i needed to love it more because i knew my thoughts about it when i first saw it), it has good color payoff and the texture is velvety and feels like a cream product, it is applied nicely on the skin and can be blended easily, same as the bronzer.

I really loved the bronzer and the highlight, i was really amazed by the quality and the colors, this is an absolutely beautiful and a must-have product.

أول منتج بتكلم عنه هو البرونزر والاضاءة، ايون في علبة وحدة، أول ماشفت الالوان في العلبة قلت مبين انه البرونزر فاتح وخفيف ومابيبين على لون بشرتي بس شفتت لون الاضاءة وايد حلو

أول ماجربت البرونز على ايدي تأكدت من صحة كلامي وكان فعلا فاتح فأكيد مابيبين على بشرتي، ،بعدين جربت لون الاضاءة على ايدي وكان اللون وايد وايد حلو وملمسه كريمي وايد حبيته. قلت بجرب المكياج على ويهي وبشوف كيف بيطلع، أول ماجربت البرونزر بصراحة انصدمت فيه ماتوقعته يبين عدل علي لون بشرتي مع انه يبين فاتح وكان ملمسه وايد حلو واندمج بكل سهولة بفرشا خاصة للكونتور وكان مناسب علي، البرونز مب مطفي فيه لمعة خفيفه من وايد مبينه بشكل ملفت بس يعطي لوك وايد حلو ونور في الويه. لما ييت اجرب الاضاءة طبعا ماخاب ظني فيه لانه طلع أكثر من رائع، هل لون حبيته من اول ماشفته في العلبة وكان عجيب على البشرة

بصراحة هذا المنتج أنصح فيه وبقوة لانه لونه وايد حلو وملمسه مطريقة دمجه خيالية بس فيه عيب واحد انه بس ايي منه درجة وحدة يعني مابيناسب البشرات السمرة او الي ماحبت اللون مافي خيار ثاني

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Now the second item to review is an eyeshadow palette called The Dolce Vita (Colour Coded Eyeshadow), i chose this shade because i saw alot of people picking this product most between the rest of the eyeshadow palettes, i was torn between three palettes but i decided to go for this one. It has a highlight color, a maroonish color, a glittery color and a dark brown one. The palette looks very pretty, in general i really loved Charlotte Tilbury’s packaging, but the palette’s size is really cute and the eyeshadow texture is velvety and highly pigmented, they dont fall out alot like other products.

I loved the colors and texture when i swatched them, when i wore them on my eyes i didnt feel anything special about them, i didnt have a “WOW” reaction like i had with the bronzer and highlight except for the highlighting shade in the palette i really loved it, the colors can be easily replicated and found in other palettes, there is no hard-to-find color in this palette.

The only thing that made me like this palette is that when i wore all of my Charlotte Tilbury’s products in one look they really matched together and the eyeshadow combination looked very pretty with the rest of my makeup.

المنتج الثاني بتكلم عنه علبة ايشادو من ٤ الوان واسمه ذا دولتشي فيتا، هل بياليت اخترته كتجربة أولى لاني شفت معظم الي حطوا صور الماركة في النت خذوا من هذا اللون بالذات ويمدحونه وايد وحبيت الالوان، بصراحة كنت في البداية محتارة بين ٣ علب بس في النهاية قلت بجرب هذا بالاول واذا عجبني ممكن اطلب الالوان الثانية. الحين هل علبة مثل مامبين في الصور حجمها شوي صغير مقاونة بباقي العلب، وفيه ٤ الوان، اول لون هو الاضاءة ، اللون الثاني ماروني، اللون الثالث لمعة برونزية ،اخر لون بني غامق. الحين انا ماشفت شي غريب في الالوان ولا فيهم شي مميز والالوان ممكن الوحدة تحصلها في ماركات ثانية مشابهة، بس الشي الوحيد الي حبيته وايد هو الاضاءة كانت عجيبة ووايد انبهرت فيها بس باقي الالوان ماعطوني نفس الانطباع. الحلو في الايشادو انه الوانهم قوية وثابته ومايتنثر وايد، ،بعد الي حبيته اني بعد ماستخدمت مكياج الماركة كله في لون واحد كانت الوان الايشادو مندمجة مع باقي الوان المكياج فعشان جي حبيته

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The third product to review is a blush called Cheek To Chic in Ecstasy (Swish & Pop Blusher), now this blush is made to be used in two steps, the first step is to “swish” the blush brush on the outer color and apply it on the apple of the chic and up to the cheek bone, then “pop” the brush on the middle color and apply it only on the apple of the cheeks to add a pop of color. Both colors are frosty but they felt very creamy and velvety when i swatched them.

I did it just like the way it says and i had an amazing result despite the not-so-fluttering swatches, i immediately thought this is a frosty light color that will look ugly on me and will accentuate my pores ( i dont have that obvious pores but frosty blushes tend to show them), i had almost the same reaction i had when i applied the bronzer and highlight, the color was “WOW” and i loved the combination of the highlight, blush and bronzer together, my cheeks and face overall was glowing, i LOVED this product!!

المنتج الثالث هو بلاشر اسمه اكستاسي، فكرة البلاشر تتطبق بخطوتين ومكتوبه على علبة البلاشر. أول خطوة انه نمسح فرشاة البلاشر على اللون الخارجي ونحطه من أول الخد لين العظمة والخطوة الثانية نحط الفرشا بس على اللون الي بالنص ونحطه على أول الخد بس عشان يعطي لون اقوى من باقي الخد. اللونين في العلبية يبين انه فيهم لمعة بس لما جربت الالوان علو ايدي كان ملمسهم مخملي وحلو بس فيه مشكلة وحدة انه الالوان ماطلعت حلوة وحسيتهم فاتحين ومايناسبوني، ،بالعادة البلاشر اللماعي يظهر المسامات أكثر اذاكانت الوحدة مساماتها مبينه، انا ماتبين عندي وايد بس مرات هل نوع من البلشرات يظهرهم زيادة

قلت بجرب اللون علي وبشوف كيف بيطلع وطبقتها بنفس الطريقة المكتوبة على العلبة وكانت ردة فعلي نفس لما استخدمت البرونزر والهايلات، بصراحة استخففت بالدرجة واللون ولمعته، طلع اللون وايد حلو دمج اللونين عجيب ولمعته ماكانت قوية لهدرجة، كان مناسب جدا مع درجات ولمعة البرونز والهايلايت وكله مندمج بطريقة حلوة مع بعض، بصراحة حبيته وايد ويعطي اضاءة ونور في الوجه بشكل حلو

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This is the swatch of the blush, the left shade is the outside color of the blush, the middle one is the color in the middle, on the right is a swatch of the two colors together, honestly i dont see the swatches that beautiful, i didnt like the color at all, but it looks totally different on my cheeks, i fell in love with it.

في الصورة حطيت كل الوان البلاشر، الي علي اليسار هو اللون الخارجي، الي في الوسط هو اللون الوسط في البلاشر، ،الي على اليمين اللونين مدموجين مع بعض. بصراحة لونهم وايد بايخ لما جربتهم على ايدي وماحبيتهم ابدا بس كانوا طالعين غير لما جربتهم على بشرتي كانوا وايد حلوين

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The last product is the lipstick called K.I.S.S.I.N.G in Bitch Perfect (Fallen From The Lipstick Tree), this is the only lipstick that caught my eyes, i’ve seen so many pretty swatches of the product and i knew i wanted to get it.

It is a creamy, opaque and very hydrating lipstick, it has an anti oxidant ingredient which protect the lips from UV damage and external pollution, beside that it has a light diffusing particles to give a full lips effect , i became very familiar with the light diffusing effect after using Hourglass Ambient Light products. The color reminds me alot of Tom Ford lipstick in Pink Dusk but this one is lighter. The only disappointing thing about the lipstick is that it doesnt have much product in the packaging, i actually thought the lipstick is going to be as tall as MAC’s but it is not.

اخر منتج بتكلم عنه هو الروج والي اخترته ماحترت في اختياري ابدا هو روج اسمه بيتش بيرفكت (بصراحة انا مش فاهمة مغزى هل اسماء) المهم اني شفت صور لبعض الارواج في النت وهذا اللون لفت نظري وقلت لازم اخذه، لما استخدمنه كان كريمي ولونه قوي ويرطب عدل ماينشف الشفايف ابدا، لونه وردي فاتح ووايد مشابه لروج كنت متكلة عنه قبل من ماركة توم فورد اسمه بينك داسك بس كان اغمق شوي. المميز ي هذا الروج هو تركيبته الي تمنع التأكسد وتحافظ الشفايف من الاشعة فوق الينفسجية والملوثات  الخارجية، غير هذا فيه خاصية يعكس فيه الانارة عشان يعطي ايحاء انه الشفايف ممتلئة. الروج فيه عيب واحد انه حجمه صغير وكنت اتمنى لو كان حجمه نفس ارواج ماك

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Charlotte Tilbury’s products are still not sold in many places and websites but it can be found at net-a-porter which i ordered mine from and Selfridges, Charlotte Tilbury’s official website doesnt accept international credit cards, i have tried to order but they didnt accept. A local website called estilo.ae started selling some of Charlotte Tilbury’s products with a price difference of course which i tend to not really buy from them unless i am in a hurry to get a product or cannot find it anywhere.

ماركة شارلوت تيلبيري ماتنباع عندنا في الخليج بس تتوفر في بعض المواقع، انا جربت اول مرة أطلب من الموقع الرئيسي بس ماقبلوا طلبي يمكت عشان البطاقة الأئتمانية او لسبب ثلني ماعرفه بس بعد في مواقع ثانية تبيعهم مثل

net-a-porter.com and Selfridges.com

انا طلبت من موقع نت أ بورتر وهل موقع مشهور بالماركات العالمية ودايما اطلب من عندهم لبس وشنط واكسسوار وعندهم توصيل عالمي لهل منتجات باستثناء المكياج مافي توصيل فاستخدمت عنواني في بريطانيا عن طريق خدمة شوب اند شيب من ارامكس. موقع نت أ بورتر معروف بخدمتهم السريعة وتعليب وتغليف راقي ومحترف

الحين في موقع محلي في الامارات بدوا يوفرون الماركة بس بأسعار أغلى، أنا بالعادة ماحب أشتري وأدفع زيادة إذا كنت أقدر أحصل المنتج بسعره الأصلي من مكان ثاني، بضطر أدفع زيادة إذا ماحصل المنتج أو اذا كنت مستعجلة وأبي التوصيل بسرعة وهذا اسم الموقع

estilo.ae 

MAC Cream Colour Base in Pearl

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MAC make those little pots with cream products that can be used in different ways, they made for multi-use like a cream eyeshadow, an eyeshadow base, a blush, a highlight and even lipstick, but those multi-use products can be restricted to some areas only and they always have a little paper that says where is the product safe to be used on and where is not, for example some bright orange colors cannot be used on eyes.

This is called Pearl, it is one of the famous MAC products for highlighting, as you know cream highlights are really popular because beside getting the highlighting effect from the product an extra glow comes from the cream texture itself, i use it in two ways either as a highlight base or as a highlight itself and both work great.

I am not a big fan of cream products on my cheeks because i get oily skin but in the winter my skin tends to be more combination that oily so cream products will last longer and look better on my skin, i rarely use such products in the summer.

 

By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Foundation

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One of my friends recommended this foundation to me and since i trust her taste i wanted to give it a shot, i love By Terry brand but i had some trial and error with them a few times and the last time was when i got a foundation that i dont want to try to remember its name, yes it was that bad, maybe i didnt get my right shade (which rarely happens to me) but i noticed that i always get the wrong shade of foundation when i shop at Sephora store, i am not sure why but i guess it could be the lighting at the store that doesnt really let me see the exact shade of the foundation.

Anyways it could just be coincidence (weird huh!), but when i went to check By Terry Terrybly Densiliss foundation i couldnt find my shade, i checked Number 7 which was a bit light and number 8 which was too dark and orange (again this is what i saw when i was checking then at Sephora store), so i tried mixing them both and the result was matching to my skintone so i got them both even though one bottle costs alot, i dont remember the exact price but it was AED 400+!! I had to pay almost AED 1000 for 2 foundations.

When i came back home i just thought that mixing the two foundations was the right shade and when i did this i realized that the shade is almost 2 shades lighter than my skin, so i tried using number 8 alone and it was a perfect match!! I didnt think so when i swatched it instore, it was too dark and orangy, maybe it was just a bad bottle!!

So i gave away number 7 to my sister who matched her well and i kept number 8 and i am loving it, the foundation has anti-aging properties and has a wrinkle control serum, that’s why it is called a Serum Foundation.

The foundation has medium coverage and can be buildable, i dont like to do it though, i like to keep my foundation as thin as possible as long as it covers any blemishes/marks, it didnt break out my skin which i was so afraid that it would, it worked well on my skin and it makes it look radiant and flawless. It has a satin finish and it lasts all day long, since i used my NARS Light Reflecting Setting Powder every foundation seems to lasts all day long!! I just love this NARS invention. I have those smiling lines and i would hate any foundation that would settle there even if i set my foundation with a proper setting powder, but this one doesnt.

The way i apply this foundation is by pumping a couple of pumps or a pump and a half on my finger tips, and then lightly dab the product all over my face, and then blend it really well using a beauty blender.

Since it is named Wrinkle Control Serum Foundation it is targeted for girls who are supposed to be using anti-aging products, so i believe it will not suit those girls who are younger.

By Terry can be found at Sephora-Dubai (i didnt see it yet at Abu Dhabi branches, but hopefully soon) The brand is a bit pricy but can be justified if the product works miracles, i would definitely be buying this product again.

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Luminous Flush

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I have spoken before about my Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush that i got in 2 shades Mood Exposure and Radiant Magenta which i absolutely love. Beside looking gorgeous in their pan they do show really well on the skin, they have good color pay off and are buildable so always make sure to start by adding little and then build it up if needed. Alot of people once they swatches the product they say that it has shimmer which they dont like, i am one of them, i dont like alot of shimmer when it comes to the blush because they make pores look larger, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blushes are not that kind of shimmer blushes, as i explained before they are mixed with the Ambient Lighting Powders and are not shimmery. They make the skin looking gorgeous, healthy and glowing.

This time i picked a shade called Luminous Flush, it might look a bit similar to Radiant Magenta when swatches but this one is a bit lighter and has a hint of coral, Radiant Magenta is definitely pink and darker.

This time i have ordered the blush from a local website called estilo.ae for AED200/-. The original price from Hourglass website is for $35/-

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MAC Extra Dimension Skinfinish in Superb

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I got my Superb Extra Dimension Skinfinish from MAC Glamour Daze collection, it also came out recently at Magnetic Nude collection. It is described as a “soft peachy nude with multidimensional shimmer.” This is one of the best highlights that i got, at first i didnt like the texture and it swatched a bit hard with the first layer but once you break through i got a good amount of product and pigmentation and that’s when it came to be one of the best products that i have used.

The same problem happened with all of the Extra Dimension products, the first layer was a bit hard to break but once this first layer it gone the product comes out better, i have no idea what type of layer it is covered with but it makes it very smooth and kind of plastic-y that there will be hardly any product coming out but then the real powder comes out and that’s when the beauty comes. I wasnt a big fan of the eyeshadows though, i still find a difficulty in using them and they hardly stay put on my lids even with a primer but the blushes and highlights are amazing.

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Tom Ford Lipstick in Pink Dusk

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Who doesnt love Tom Ford cosmetics especially the lipsticks!! They are opaque and creamy. so dreamy-like while applying them. I own alot of shades especially the older ones that come in the white packaging and i remember i got most of them from Vienna before they were launched in the UAE, later on i got few more shades when they were launched at Harvey Nichols-Dubai.

The black packaging is the new one that comes in the full Tom Ford Cosmetics line, i believe the white ones are discontinued and (correct me if i am wrong) the shades are no longer available. I have posted about them before in addition to their swatches (check the link).

Now this shade is Pink Dusk is one of my favorite pink shades, as i mentioned before in my posts and who knows me well i dont wear pink that often, i find it really hard to find a perfect pink shade that i really feel comfortable with. I do try and wear all shades, some of them are worn on once or twice only just for the sake of using and trying the color but never felt that those shades really matches me or feel comfortable in them. I am more into nudes/peaches/beige those kind of shades, they compliment my skintone more. Pink Dusk is a lovely soft pink color, and since the finish is creamy and the color is opaque it makes it delicious to wear it.

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Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation

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First of all i want to say that i love Hourglass products, i have used a bunch of products and i can tell that they are made of high quality (what this means lol) but seriously you can tell that this brand is really good, alot of people are complaining that their products are a bit pricy but i justify it that they totally worth it, all the products that i used so far are really good and non regretted purchasing.

This time i will be reviewing a foundation called Immaculate, i heard so much about it that i had to get it, and since it is a mattifying foundation and i have oily skin i thought it will work well on my skin. This foundation is actually a “liquid powder”, you pump the product out of the can and you get a foaming kind of liquid, but once you blend it turns out powder, not like a loose or compact powder, but they just said it right a liquid powder.

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I took the risk and ordered online without knowing my shade, i checked some swatches online and decided that Beige could be my shade, and thank god it turn out to be. I might try a bit of a lighter shade next time just to check how their shades work.

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Now the foundation bottle first comes with a cover, and there is an extra pump in the packaging, once i got it i removed the bottle’s cover and placed the pump, i have no idea why they did it this way, i cannot imagine why would someone use a foundation without a pump, i have experienced how annoying a foundation bottle can be without a pump, you cannot get the right amount out, it is either too little or too much. Pumps usually give a reasonable amount of products, it is never too little or too much, just a perfect amount.

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Here is a swatch of the product, on the left is the amount of foundation that comes out of a single pump, on the left is how it looks like blended on the back of my hand.

My thoughts of the product: it works great on oily skin, it is indeed applied as liquid and goes on a bit powdery, plus it has a matte finish. It doesnt get oily during the day and lasts long. The coverage is light to medium, i dont like to build up my foundation so it wont look cakey but i only add a bit of concealer on any blemishes if needed.

I am loving this product so far and i know i will like it even more during the summer when my face gets more oily because of the heat, i am not a big fan of matte finishes, i always prefer foundations with dewy finishes but it doesnt mean i wont love a good matte one.

I have ordered mine from www.hourglasscosmetics.com for $55/-

Some of my Favorite lipsticks by MAC

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MAC is well known with its wide selection of lipsticks from its permanent range, the PRO range and also the ones that come in Limited Edition, i have collected them for years only to realise i was building a MAC empire of all Limited Edition ones and i had few from the permanent, so in the last couple of years i started to expand my permanent lipstick collection and boy how i missed alot of good stuff!!

I wont show every single lipstick i love by MAC but those two i have been really loving, and let me tell you that i am not a pink lipstick (nor blush) kind of girl, i rarely wear them, but those two are amazing, the kind of pink that i really love and wouldnt mind wearing everyday.

The first color is called Pink Plaid which is a purple pink, has a blue undertone, and it comes in a matte finish, i didnt match it with a lipliner yet but i’ve always used it with NYX lipliner in Rose, which is a perfect match with my other favorite pink lipstick that is called Please Me, it has a yellow undertone and also has a matte finish. Matte finishes are sometimes annoying because they dry the lips but i always make sure to apply a hint of lipbalm before wearing a matte lipstick.

Over the years I have noticed an increase in MAC lipstick prices, i remember when they were sold for around AED 75 or maybe less and the saleslady was all bragging how they keep their prices reasonable because they recycle the packaging, and the last time i purchased a MAC lipstick they were sold for AED 100!!

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