more than minimal with galactic era

i decided to i need a more interesting look than the usual minimal makeup looks because i’m bored with them!

wearing eccentric cosmetics eyeshadow in galatic era. the color is described as “warm brown with scatterings of silver and gold sparks”. whil…

another minimal makeup for a hot day

i haven’t been posting makeup looks recently because i look the same and it’s so boring to look at the same minimal makeup. but i’m posting today because different product combinations were used.

products used:

alina professional step one…

top 10 beauty favorites in 2012

i’ve been planning to do my top-list for 2012. i know, it’s already near the end of the 1st month of 2013.
it’s hard to shortlist only 10 products. here are my top beauty favorites in 2012, in no particular order, with links to more thorough reviews if…

catalina geo anti melanin smoothing cream review

catalina geo anti melanin smoothing cream is a 4-in-one product that promises:

White focus action keeps skin clean and clear with an even tone.
Extra firming action minimises damage to and loss of elastin and collagin, which are important in…

oldies: l’oreal glam shines

this is another oldies series where i post about makeups i once owned.
there was at one stage i was crazy about glosses.  i loved my lips as shiny as possible. the husband called it ‘the roast duck look’, as in eating roast duck without cleaning your…

minimal makeup for a hot day

here’s another of the many versions of minimal looks i often do.
while sydney was lucky to miss out most of the heat waves, it’s still summer and it’s still hot. and when it’s hot it’s best not to pile too many products on the face. especially in my ca…

a summer sunkissed bronze

i decided to do a look after watching sepia eyeshadow look by pixiwoo, which a more wearable look adapted from runway looks. i know this looks nothing like the look in the tutorial, because i don’t have eyeshadows in this color. or maybe i have somethin…

oldies: nina ricci lipsticks

during the x’mas and new year period, i tried to declutter makeups that i’ve hoarded over the years. while i do the declutter excercise from time to time, they’ weren’t as massive as this time. 
if you follow me on instagram, you probably have seen som…

catalina geo skin cover review

if you had been reading into products i use for my looks for the past month, you probably noticed i’ve been using this quite a lot. catalina geo skin cover.
catalina geo is a korean brand that i’ve never heard of before. living in australia is sometime…