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Valentine’s Day Makeup – 2 Looks using ONLY Drugstore Makeup

Hi everyone, 

I am so excited to be sharing with you this blog post! Besides it being a Makeup Tutorial with not one makeup look but two, something I have never done; this is also a COLLAB with Deborah from Distorted Priorities.

She is a Maltese Blogger who posts about beauty, makeup and fashion! This is my first collaboration with someone who is Maltese like me!!

You can visit her blog right here – http://www.distortedpriorities.blogspot.com.mt

Click HERE to go and see her post on the 2 Valentine’s Day Looks.
Visit Distorted Priorities’ Social Media –
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Twitter – https://twitter.com/distortedblogs

We decided on creating 2 different looks in preparation for Valentine’s Day! Now we have thought of two scenarios that us girls can face on V-Day!

One of them is a Lunch Date look for those girls going on a date with their loved one or their first date! Something simple yet classy!

The second look is for those girls who are going to be having a GNOGirls Night Out with their best friends!

I shall be doing the makeup side of the looks whilst Deborah will be taking care of the outfits!

Here are Deborah’s outfits for both looks –

Lunch Date 

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Girls Night Out 

 

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Now here are the Makeup Looks I created for both the Lunch Date and GNO. I also only used DRUGSTORE makeup.

Lunch Date Makeup Look – 

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GNO Makeup Look – 

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The Products I used – 

The following are the products I used for both looks –

  • Max Factor Smooth Miracle Primer
  • NYX HD Photogenic Concealer in Beige
  • Max Factor Miracle Match Foundation
  • NYX HD Photogenic Concealer in Light
  • Rimmel Stay Matte Long Lasting Pressed Powder in Peach Glow
  • Essence eyebrow stylist set in Blonde
  • Rimmel Brow this Way in Blonde
  • NYX Highlight & Contour Pro Palette – mixed Toffee/Caramel and Sculpt
  • 3INA The Blush Shade 103
  • MUA Undress your skin Shimmer Highlighter in Pink Shimmer

Look 1 – GNO Products –

  • MUA – Burning Embers Palette
    • Shades used – Flicker, Blush, Sparks, Blaze
    • Brow bone – Light
    • Inner cornerMUA Undress your skin Shimmer Highlighter in Pink Shimmer
  • essence Stays no matter what waterproof liquid liner
  • essence Lash Princess Volume Mascara
  • Sleek Matte Me Lipstick – Vino Tinto

Look 2 – Lunch Date Products – 

  • MUA – Burning Embers Palette
    • Shades used – Light, Warmth, Glint, Wild Fire , Kindling
    • Inner Corner – Sparks
  • essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect Mascara
  • NYX Lingerie Liquid Lipstick – Push Up

And finally here is the video showing you how I attained both looks!!

I hope you all have a lovely Friday! And a Lovely Valentine’s Day! 

Which was your favourite look?

Thank you so much for reading and for watching!!

Love Kezia

xoxo

 

 

 

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Winter Lookbook 2017

Hi everyone, 

Hope you are all having a lovely Sunday !! My goodness aren’t I exhausted !! It’s Sunday evening and I still have a lot of things I need to do so I would be satisfied with what I want to get done before a new week starts again !!

A new video has just been uploaded on my channel and I really wanted to share it with you all as I am so excited for you guys to watch it!

It is also a collaboration with two sweet girls – Typical Twins. You could visit their channel right here – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcNjZWLMx7-zsY6iak7g0lA

I haven’t filmed a Lookbook in so long and I actually love filming and editing them! But the time they take is so overwhelming and I really wished that I could film this outside but no one could help me!! So I just filmed it in my room so excuse the quality !!

Here is the video – 

Here are what each of the three outfits consisted of –

Outfit 1 –

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Top – H&M
Skirt – Bershka
Knee High Socks – H&M
Black Booties – New Look
Hat – H&M
Rings – Bershka
Earrings – Primark
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Outfit 2 –

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Black Under Top – H&M
Green Shirt – Primark
LeggingsPrimark
Black Booties – Primark
BeanieH&M
Earrings – Primark
RingsBershka & Ebay

Outfit 3 –

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Black Crop Top – H&M
Jeans – H&M
Green Khaki Shirt – New Look
Shoes – New Look
Rings – Bershka

I hope you liked it!! 

Which was your favourite outfit?

Thank you for watching/reading!

Love Kezia

xoxo

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Arad Dead Sea Malta – Fluffy Liquid Soap Mousse Review

Hi everyone,

This is my fourth post reviewing an Arad product!

I truly am impressed by what these products are doing to my skin. I love the feel of them on my face and now even all over my body!

If you would like to see the other three posts (with the first one giving you a summary of what the Arad brand is all about) then have a look on these posts –

Arad Dead Sea Malta – The Facial Cleansing Milk Review

Arad Dead Sea Malta – Facial Mud Mask – Review

Arad – Hydro Light Moisturizer for Oily Skin – Review

Also, for those of you who are Maltese you can head on over to Arad Dead Sea Malta‘s Facebook Page.

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Today’s review is on a body product called The Fluffy Liquid Soap Mousse. It is one of the new products from Arad. I was so hesitant on using this as my body is so sensitive and when I change products it would just set an alarm all over my body; and I could end up with red patches on my skin!

But due to the ingredients being so natural such as Aloe Vera and Vitamin extracts, those red patches I feared never showed up! I was so glad and so I tried it a couple of more times and here I am now being able to write up this review for you guys!

It is described as a “special soaping experience!” It comes out as a “cloud of fluffy soap” that should melt on your skin whilst cleaning and nurturing it. It is enriched with Dead Sea minerals such as Aloe Vera extract and Vitamin E.

It also states that it may be applied to all skin types.

 How did I apply it?

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Well, on the bottle it states that you have to shake it and then turn it upside down and simply push the handle. Honestly, it truly did come out like a cloud of fluffy soap!! You could compare it to when you push out whipped cream out of the can! Then you simply rub it all over your body and rinse.

The soap itself is so soft and when you glide it onto your skin it just feels so gentle on your body.

Now it does have a weird smell of men’s after shave when you put it on BUT this smell gradually lessens as you rinse it off your body. Therefore, if you do not like men’s after shave then do not use it as you might not like it!

For me personally it did not bother me!

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My thoughts – 

I can say that I have replaced my everyday body wash with this product as I am so happy with it! Not only does my body not flare up into red patches of mayhem but my skin feels so smooth and soft!

I definitely recommend this product, and it is a perfect product to use when you are having that spa day in the comfort of your own home; while taking a bubble bath to get rid of all the stress of the week!

Have you tried any of the Arad products? What do you think of this product?

Thank you so much for reading!

Love Kezia

xoxo

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Sweet Sparkle – Naughty or Nice Unboxing

Hi everyone, 

So yes today is Thursday and I am a little tardy – by a day – of posting a blog post related to the video that I uploaded on Youtube yesterday!

But …. it still is here just 24 hours later.

Today’s video is the Sweet Sparkle Unboxing of the December box! I know I am so late having already received the January box. Although I am thinking that for the January box I will only do a blog post related to it!

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The December box is a definite hit for me unlike the November one.

I simply love what we received and am so happy with what we got!

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The products mentioned – 

L.A Colors Day to Night Eyeshadow Palette

Now the colour choice is a good one as you can create a number of looks with them. However, they are not at all easy going when it comes to blending them out!

J.cat Beauty Lovestruck Blusher & Bronzer in Babe

I absolutely love this blush and bronzer combo! I have reached for this product a number of times ever since I filmed this video. You have to be so careful to not apply a lot and try and blend it as fast as possible as it does tend to stick to one place if you apply it wrongly/too much!

Kasina Professional Fake Eyelashes – 100 % Human Hair with Tapered Ends

OMG!! You guys know my struggle when it comes to false lashes! But these didn’t give me that sense of impatience and anger rather the opposite! I used my lash glue from Ardell and simply applied them correctly in one try! SUCCESS!

LA Girl Flat Velvet Matte Lipstick in Runway

This shade is just gorgeous!! I love this so much !! Even though I do not like the shape of the bullet lipstick as it makes it difficult to apply I still love it nonetheless! You do have to be careful with darker colours as they can be sheer and patchy but this didn’t give me much trouble either! Love how it settled onto my lips!

Bella Piere Cosmetics Clear Eye liner Base

I don’t really know the exact job of this eyeliner but its supposed to make the job of applying eyeliner easier. Now I don’t know if it was because the black eyeliner was good but it was a piece of cake to do some winged eye liner!

Bella Piere Cosmetics Noir Eye Liner

As I said above, the eyeliner went on perfectly and I really love how black this product is! It isn’t sheer just jet black so to say!! I love it!

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The look I created using these products!

So as you can see the products this month were a cuppa tea when compared to the November ones!!

I can already tell you that the January products are a hit however I did not try them! But I really think I will like them!!

Let me know in the comments down below whether I should do a blog post about the January box or a video !! 

Have you tried the Sweet Sparkle subscription? Have you tried any of the products? 

Thank you so much for reading!!

Love Kezia

xoxo

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Filmora – NEW Effects Pack – Action Cam Winter Collection

Hi everyone, 

As you all know I love using Filmora as my editing software. Besides using Final Cut Pro and Imovie, I love using Filmora for my intros and lookbooks!

It is such an easy software to use! Very user friendly and fast to create whatever it is you are wanting to build!

You can – 

Download Filmora: https://goo.gl/jvgcKh
Download Action Video effects: https://goo.gl/D2SGjG

Here is a video of how you can install the Action Cam Winter Effects Pack – they release a new pack once a month which is very exciting! I am hoping they will create a Valentine’s Themed Effects pack for us all to use in our Valentine’s related videos!

Have you ever tried Filmora? 

Thank you so much for reading/watching!! 

Happy Sunday!! 

Love Kezia

xoxo

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Arad – Hydro Light Moisturizer for Oily Skin – Review

Hi everyone,

I am writing another post on a skin care product that I have been trying out from the brand Arad.

For those of you who are Maltese you could check out the Arad Dead Sea Malta Facebook Page.

You could check out my previous 2 blog posts on a summary of the brand Arad and a review of 2 products right here –

Arad Dead Sea Malta – Facial Mud Mask – Review

Arad Dead Sea Malta – The Facial Cleansing Milk Review

Today’s product that I shall be reviewing is a Moisturizer. Specifically it is called the Hydro Light Moisturizer for Oily Skin.

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Now I have combination skin however, it is mostly oily. I do get a little dry around my nose – that is mostly it. I also have acne prone skin.

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The moisturiser is an extra light textured cream and is specially formulated to regulate the moisture of oily and problematic skin.

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Arad’s Dead Sea Minerals in this product enhanced with other natural ingredients and calming extracts should help to reduce irritation and keeps the correct moisture level.

My thoughts – 

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I use this product daily in the morning. I cleanse my face as I do every day and night however, in the morning I would apply this right after. I apply the cream – as it is formulated like a cream – all over my face and neck.

It feels soft and gentle on my skin and as with all products that I have tried so far from Arad, it refreshes my skin.

There is one thing I do not like about this product and that is the smell. It has a weird scent that is not quite my favourite.

I do like the feel of my soft skin right after I apply this.

Even though this is for oily skin, where my skin usually gets dry i.e. my nose – it really hasn’t gotten dry, but still feels moisturised.

Therefore, I like the overall formula of this moisturiser apart from the weird scent.

Have you ever tried out this product? Did you ever try out a product from Arad? 

Thank you so much for reading !! 

Love Kezia

xoxo

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MUA New Velvet Lip Lacquer Shades – Review & Swatches!!

Hi everyone, 

I am so excited to share with you all today’s video! As you know I am a big fan of MUA – Makeup Academy.

They sell such good quality products, a variety of products and they are all so inexpensive!

Today’s video is all about 5 new shades from their Velvet Lip Lacquer range that they had released last Autumn.

The Velvet Lip Lacquer range include a variety of products. I also recently purchased two more which aren’t in this video. But maybe I could do a haul of what other new products I purchased from them recently!

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The formula of these lipsticks dries to a complete matte look and doesn’t have a strong scent. They however, do not last that long although this varies with colours. Another distinction is that some colours  – mostly darker ones – are extremely patchy so you have to be careful on how you apply them.

Also, it was my first time trying a blue lipstick and I have mixed feelings about it! It also took the longest to dry as the others dried quickly.

The shades are – 

Posie – A cute light nude brown shade

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Hustle – A dark pink/red shade

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Firecracker – A fun pinky red

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Splash – A not too dark or not too light blue – just in between – shade

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Flair – A vampy red

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To see the entire video with swatches and in depth review then watch the video below –

Have you ever tried this range? What’s your favourite shade? 

Thank you so much for reading !! 

Love Kezia

xoxo