Review | Skin18.com – Foodaholic 3D Cucumber Natural Essence Mask

My love for Korean sheet masks is undying! Sometimes I so wish that I hit some kind of jackpot and win an unlimited supply of them! 😄 It all started when I came to know about this lovely website called “Skin18”. The first-ever mask I tried from them was Mirium fresh fruit green tea mask which had managed to sweep me off my feet with its results! Since then, I have reviewed many sheet masks from different-different brands. Today I have the Foodaholic 3D Cucumber Natural Essence Mask with me for review. (P.S – this is almost 2 months old post . Sorry.. I completely forgot about it!🙈). Let’s get straight to the review!

 

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Review & Swatches | MUA Undress Me Too Eye Shadow Palette

Heya beauties! I’m sorry for not updating my blog regularly, I’m still busy with my exams! ? Today I’ll quickly review the Makeup Academy (MUA) Undress Me Too eye shadow palette which is one of my recent buys. MUA is an UK based drugstore brand which sells highly affordable makeup products. Their eye shadow palettes are famous around the globe. I’m not much into eye makeup, all thanks to my weak eye sight and glasses! Sigh! This is actually my first “proper” eye shadow palette. Read on to know how it faired for me!

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Review & Swatches | Makeup Academy Undress Me Too Eye Shadow Palette
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Review & Swatches | Maybelline FIT ME! Matte + Poreless Foundation – 128 Medium Beige

Review & Swatches | Maybelline FIT ME! Matte + Poreless Foundation - 128 Medium Beige

The FIT ME! Matte + Poreless Foundation by Maybelline is their most hyped product. From bloggers to top makeup artists, everyone says that it’s the best drugstore foundation for oily skin which provides great finish and coverage! This foundation is available in only 6 shades in India. I bought it in the shade “128 Medium Beige” which I thought, would fit my skin tone perfectly. Read on to know if it did!

Review & Swatches | Maybelline FIT ME! Matte + Poreless Foundation - 128 Medium Beige

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Review & Swatches | Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Gradation Fuschia 1

Maybelline India has been on a roll from quite a few months now. They’ve launched some super-duper products back to back, be it the FITMe range or these lip gradation pencils (which are known as colour blur lip crayons in other countries). I got my hands on this Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Gradation Fuschia 1 back in February, but I couldn’t post a review as I was busy with stuff. I have worn this lipstick for barely four or five times till now and I’m all set to review it today! P.S – Don’t worry if you’re too lazy to read the whole post because I’m going to tell you that this lippie is awesomesauce in the first paragraph itself!

 

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Are You Bold Enough To Try These 15 Statement Eye Makeup Looks?

Heya everyone! Here’s presenting you 15 statement eye makeup looks for you to try, only if you’re bold enough! 😉



1. Graphic Eyeliner

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Eyeliner in geometrical shapes. Super easy yet bold!


2. Play Up With Neon Eyeshadows

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All you need is a colorful neon eyeshadow and a black eyeliner to achieve this look! If you look closely, you’d notice that their eyeshadows aren’t blended.


3. Feathery

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Looks a Tad bit weird here because the model has her eyes closed. It would’ve looked a lot better if her eyes were open.



4. Cat eye + cut crease 

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Cat eye in cut crease style, Unique no? I can’t try this one because I have hooded lids. Pffft.  😐


5. Little Smokey, Little Sharp

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These two textures paired together are giving sultry looks to her eyes!


6. Clumpy Lashes + Bold Lips

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Next time when you end up with clumpy lashes just tell everyone that it’s a new trend!  😀


7. Heavily Kohled Lower Lid

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Typical Indian/Pakistani style eye Makeup it is!



7. Neutral Eyeshadow Up To Eyebrows

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This one doesn’t require any special skills. Just sweep your eyeshadow up to your eyebrows and to your lower lash line, that’s it! 😀



8. Electric Blue Liner 

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Man I so love this electric blue shade(new found love ?), Didn’t know it can look this gorgeous on eyes!


9. Peacock Inspired Eye Makeup

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Quite eye catching 😉


10. Rainbow Eyes Makeup 

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Rainbow eyes are my favourite! I have seen so many of them but this is, by far, my most favourite one! 


11. Intense Arabic Eyes Makeup

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Such looks go well with traditional outfits.


12. Disney Inspired Eye Makeup

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You can leave anyone speechless with such magical eye makeup looks! I wonder how did this person manage to add so much detailing. 😐


13. Gold Metal Foil Eye Makeup

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Such intriguing looks are usually sported by runway models. No worries, we can also try them once in a while.. maybe 😛 I am a big fan of gold eye Makeup. 

14. Kareena Kapoor’s Eyeconic White Look

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You can achieve this look with Lakme Eyeconic White.


15. Glitter & Rhinestones Eye Makeup

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My list would’ve been incomplete without this look. TBH, I won’t mind glitter in my eye makeup but Rhinestones are a big NO for me! 😛




So which eye makeup look did you like the most?! Have you tried any of them yet? Let me know in the comments below!


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8 Makeup Products You Can Make By Yourself

Do you know that you can make most of the makeup products all by yourself at home? Don’t believe me? Then read the post below!  😀

1. DIY Bronzer 
Credits – CrunchyBetty
You can even use it to contour your face, 2-in-1 product! Check out the whole recipe here  – www.crunchybetty.com/natural-makeup-hacks-homemade-bronzercontour-powder
2. DIY Blush 
Credits – LiveSimply
Mannnnnn, isn’t this shade just goooorgeusss?!! You won’t believe but it is made up of only 5 ingredients (and none of them are chemicals) read the whole recipe here  – http://livesimply.me/2013/08/19/diy-homemade-blush/
3. DIY Kajal / Kohl from almonds 
Credits – HeirOfElegance
OK, if you’re an Indian you probably already know 10000 ways to make it at home but this one is new to me and I guess most of you don’t know about it either, read it here – https://heirofelegance.wordpress.com/2015/03/26/d-i-y-kajal-khol-from-almonds/
4. DIY Lip Balm
Credits – NotMartha
Ummm it looks like strawberry icecream to me  😀 read the recipe here – www.notmartha.org/tomake/lipbalm/
5. DIY Powder Foundation
Credits – DontWasteTheCrumbs
Why spend 1000-2000 bucks on mineral makeup when you can make your own powdered foundation? Read the recipe here – http://dontwastethecrumbs.com/2014/03/homemade-powdered-foundation/
6. DIY Colored Gel Liner 
Credits – CoralBloom
Want to try out a new colored eyeliner? Make one by yourself! Read the recipe here – http://coralbloom.com/2014/06/11/799/
7. DIY Makeup Primer 
Credits – CoralBloom
I needed this DIY the most because I don’t have a primer yet even tho it’s a must-have product if you’re a makeup lover because it helps your makeup to stay for long. I am definitely trying this DIY! Read the recipe here – http://coralbloom.com/2014/07/08/diy-gel-face-primer/
8. DIY Makeup Setting Spray 
Credits – TheMamasGirls 
I don’t think makeup setting sprays exist in India, Do they? Because I haven’t seen any. Here’s an easy DIY makeup setting spray to compensate for the non-availibility 😀  – http://themamasgirls.com/diy-makeup-setting-spray/
And that’s all for now! I hope you guys (I mean girls  :P) liked my compilation ♥ All these makeup products are made up of 101% natural ingredients, good thing for those people who are allergic to chemicals in their makeup products. You can let your little girls (daughters, little sisters, nieces etc :P) use it too(otherwise they’ll continue to run after/ruin/eat/break your makeup stuff) as they’re completely healthy and won’t harm your angels in any way.  🙂 
P.S  – This is not a sponsored post. All the images & article links posted above don’t belong to me. I apologize if I have infringed your copyrights in this blog post, Please contact me on [email protected] and I’ll take down your content ASAP.

Would you like to see one more such compilation for homemade skincare products? Let me know in the comments below! 
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Review | Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer

Hey sugar pies! Here is the last product from Essence I was talking about and It is their duo cream concealer compact – Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer. Read on to know more about this affordable cream concealer

Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer
Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer
About Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealera perfect pair . the creamy, matt texture of the concealer offers high coverage that reliably conceals impurities of the skin and dark circles under your eyes. simply apply with your fingers and any traces of long party nights or annoying blackheads will disappear ! one kit contains two shades in light and medium beige , which can also be mixed together .

Ingredients

OCTYLDODECANOL , CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE , DIMETHICONE , ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE , DIISOSTEARYL MALATE , TALC, MAGNESIUM SILICATE , CERA MICROCRISTALLINA (MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX ), CARNAUBA ( COPERNICIA CERIFERA ) WAX , SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE , CAPRYLYL GLYCOL , ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT , COCOS NUCIFERA ( COCONUT ) OIL , TOCOPHERYL ACETATE , ALUMINA , GLYCERIN , PHENOXYETHANOL , CI 77491 , CI 77492 , CI 77499 ( IRON OXIDES

Price – Rs.299/-  | Quantity – 2.3g

Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer
Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer

My take 

Concealers are an important part of my life because I am *blessed*(?) with awful looking dark circles and acne scars. So coverage is the first thing I look in a concealer and price the second. 😀 Both the concealers of this duo provide light to medium coverage. The concealer on the left has pink undertones while the one on right has yellow undertones. You can use it with a concealer brush but I’d recommend using it with fingers (even though it sounds unhygienic), I have seen some YouTubers using Q tips to pick up cream based products from the pan. Dot the Concealer on the areas where coverage is needed and blend it using your third finger. It’s creamy texture helps to blend it on skin easily. It’s good for covering dark under eye circles only, you will need to use a corrector if you’re trying to cover an acne or scar. It won’t help much if you have really bad dark circles.

Swatches

Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer
Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer
Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer
Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer
Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer
Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer

What I like about Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer – 

• Super duper affordable.

• Texture is easy to work with.

• Provides light to medium coverage.

• Packaging is travel friendly.

What I don’t like about Essence Match 2 Cover Cream Concealer –
• Doesn’t cover acne/scars.
• May crease if you don’t set it with a powder.
• Staying power is 3-4 hours. (Where does it go after that?)
• Only one shade available (= 1 compact with 2 concealers).

*PR Sample

I highly recommend essence products because they’re hella affordable, if you’re a newbie to makeup world you can build your makeup kit with essence products in Rs.1500/- or less. I think it’s the best drugstore brand which is available across the world. The most important fact is that they say NO to animal testing and YES to bringing quality products at affordable prices. 🙂

Hope you all enjoyed my reviews of their products. Don’t forget to visit their site – http://essence.eu and Like their Facebook page – Essence India  | Essence Cosmetics International to stay updated on their latest launches, they come out with new products every other month!  😀 Share your experience with essence products in the comments below!

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