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Archive for August, 2015

“Hydra Veil” by Illamasqua

Posted on: August 27th, 2015 by Olena 19 Comments

Part Hydrator + Part Primer =?


I got to know about “Hydra Veil” by Illamasqua from Wayne Goss on You Tube some time ago. And although after his review I got interested in the product, the price of “Hydra Veil” put me off and after some consideration I decided not to buy it. But recently I had a chance to test this product! I’ve got a sample of “Hydra Veil” with my purchases and the amount of it was more … Read more

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Rosa Centifolia Express Make-up Remover By REN

Posted on: August 21st, 2015 by Olena 18 Comments

A perfect makeup remover?!


My first impression story

One morning when I was looking at myself in the mirror I noticed that my skin looked more hydrated than usual. And while brushing my teeth I tried to recollect what serum I had applied last night that made such a difference. When I realized that the only change in my evening skin care routine was just a makeup remover, I almost swallowed a toothpaste in astonishment! Wow… in spite I rinsed … Read more

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How to choose blemish/acne control products

Posted on: August 16th, 2015 by Olena 13 Comments

*In this category I share my expertise on how to choose skin care products. The knowledge has been gained throughout my studies for Beauty Specialist.

anti-blemish products

In this post I’ll talk about skin care products and ingredients, which help to treat minor to moderate acne and also control outbreaks that many women experience monthly. In case of severe acne seek a medical advice (if you leave acne untreated for a long time, it can progress and will be more stubborn to … Read more

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“Eyes Are The Window” (“Mind”) by Stila

Posted on: August 10th, 2015 by Olena 29 Comments

The best matte palette for the last few years


I’m so excited to share my love for a new favorite eye shadow palette – “Eyes Are The Window” by Stila!

“Eyes Are The Window” is available in “Body”, “Mind”, “Spirit” and “Soul”, each palette contains 12 eye shadows. I’ve chosen “Mind”, as I think it suits me the most. I have greenish eyes and a fair/light complexion and all 12 eye shadows suit me perfectly.

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Blotting paper

Posted on: August 3rd, 2015 by Olena 14 Comments

DHC vs Paul & Joe


Blotting paper is a must have for my hand-bag in summer, as it helps to get rid of unwanted shine in seconds.

As you may probably know there are two types of blotting paper: non-powdered and powder-coated. What to choose is totally up to your preference, but I believe the oilier the skin, the more probability you would like powder-coated, antibacterial and oil-control sheets (my favorite is “Pureness” by Shiseido). But today let’s talk about … Read more

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