New Products from Rimmel & Eylure – First Impressions

Hi everyone,

Hope you are all doing well!

Today I am coming to you with a REVIEW on some products from two brands – Rimmel and Eylure.

Some products were sent to me and I would like to thank Rimmel Malta and Eylure Malta for sending me these products and giving me the chance to review them for you guys! I really enjoyed trying them out!

So let’s begin! 

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I created a summer-y eye look thanks to the Jaclyn Hill Eyeshadow palette and then tamed my brows thanks to the Rimmel Brow this Way – 3 in 1 Soft Powder in Medium Brown. I ordered this of Feelunique. I had never tried out any powder brow product, but I really loved using this one.

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I filled in my brows so fast and the product just went on smoothly. The powder is pigmented so go in with a light hand.

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I then tested out on one eye the – Eylure New Patented Effect – Layered Lash – 3 Dimension in number 119 Lashes. [These were sent to me] These lashes are layered and thanks to that they give more length and volume.

The pack also came with a glue and I love the glues that come with these Eylure sets as they stick the lashes on well and they also last long. What I loved about these lashes is that they were easy to apply and they had a natural effect to them.

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I had to cut a piece off the fake lash as they were a little too big for my eyes; so make sure to measure them to see if they are a good size fit.

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I then tested out the Rimmel Volume Shake Mascara on the other eye. [This product was sent to me] I shook the mascara and when you shake it, this will help it to remain clump free. The mascara lengthened and separated my lashes ever so well.

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It didn’t transfer on my eyelid and it volumised my lashes nicely. I love the concept of shaking it in order to remain clump free, do it every so often.

Here is a photo that shows the lashes on one eye and the mascara on the other eye –

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I then stuck the Eylure lashes on the other eye and used the Rimmel Volume Shake Mascara to set my lashes together with my real lashes on the right eye – as you can see you will notice immediately the difference between the two eyes.

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I then also got to try out the Rimmel Radiance Brick Multi Tonal Shimmer Powder in 001 Light. [This product was sent to me]. The powder contains speckles of glitter, it is a mix of light beige to darker brown tones.

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I love how it applied on the skin, it is a simple and natural bronzer that just gives you a slight sunkissed look. So if you are like me and don’t like those chalky brown bronzers then this is the one for you. You can also use the lighter shade if you want a very subtle highlight.

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I then also tested out the NEW Rimmel Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colours. I managed to get my hands on them from Feelunique. I am so happy that Rimmel came out with these new matte liquid lipsticks!

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I got 5 different shades and with this look I used Be My Baby!

It’s a lovely nude shade. I find these lipsticks to creamy and not drying. They last long and have a very moussey consistency. There are lots of shades, mostly nudes. If you are a liquid lipstick lover then I highly recommend you trying them out!

The other shades I got were –

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Fire Starter – Gorgeous Red Shade

Blush – Baby Pink Shade

Rose & Shine – a Darker Pink Shade

Pink Bliss – Lighter Pink Shade

Overall finished makeup look –

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And the final product I shall be reviewing is the Eylure Body Tape – Pre Cut Adhesive Stripes. [This product was sent to me] They come in 2 shapes and in total you get 27 strips. I prefer the curved strips.

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They stick on really well and last long too. If you are wearing a top that might not allow to wear a bra or a stick on bra I really recommend these as these are another alternative. They are easy to use, long lasting and you can use them more than once!

I hope you enjoyed reading this blog post! I really enjoyed writing this up and also creating this look! Thank you so much for reading it!

Have you ever tried out any of these products from Rimmel or Eylure? Comment down below!

Again, thank you to both Rimmel Malta and Eylure Malta for these wonderful products!

Until next time, 

Kezia 

xoxo

 

A Peachy Kinda Makeup Look ft. The Violet Voss Holy Grail Eyeshadow Palette

Hi everyone,

Hope you are all doing great! On Wednesday I uploaded a NEW video on my Youtube Channel. And so here I am sharing it on my blog.

Before I continue with the makeup look I would like to remind all my blog followers and readers that I am hosting a GIVEAWAY on my FACEBOOK PAGE. Click here to learn more.

Now lets’ continue. I created this Peachy Kinda Look perfect for the summer months and used the Holy Grail Palette from Violet Voss.

Products used – 

NYX Angel Veil Primer
Flormar Matt Touch Foundation
Rimmel Match Perfection Concealer
Rimmel Match Perfection Translucent Powder
Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil
Max Factor Natural Brow Gel
Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder
Violet Voss Holy Grail Eyeshadow Palette –
Shades used – Transition, Bestie, Cool Beans, Crystal.
Rimmel Scandal Eyes Thick and Thin Eyeliner
W7 Shouting Out Mascara
Rimmel Lash Accelerator Endless Mascara
Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer
Milani Baked Blush in Coralina
Anastasia Beverly Hills – Nicole Guerriero Glow kit – Glow Glitter
Huda Beauty Liquid Lipstick – Bombshell

Hope you like the makeup tutorial!!

Comment down below on whether or not you have tried out the Violet Voss Holy Grail Eyeshadow Palette.

Hope you all have a lovely weekend!!

Love Kezia

xoxo

May 2017 Makeup Favourites

Hi Makeup Lovers,

How are you all doing? June has arrived, and with June here Malta has gotten a lot of sun and a lot of heat.

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But since May has passed I thought why not do a blog post all about my May 2017 favourites. I have been trying out some of these products for a while now, some have been at me longer than others. But anyways, here we go …

#1 Benefit – The POREfessional Face Primer 

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So as you know, I attended Fashion Week in Malta last week,  and this basically saved me! It is quite a heavy formula and very creamy but it does the job of hiding those yucky pores I so hate!

#2 Urban Decay – All Nighter Liquid Foundation

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Yes, this is quite a heavy foundation, but I really like how it sits and stays on my skin. It has a high coverage formula and just blends on nicely. I love applying this foundation with my Beauty Blender.

#3 NYX HD Photogenic Concealer 

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I love this concealer and have it in 2 shades. The shade I had been using mostly in May was CW 04 – Beige. I love using this shade to cover up my blemishes and any redness I would be having!

#4 Rimmel – Match Perfection Loose Powder – Translucent 

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I love using this powder to bake my under eye concealer. It just sets it so nicely and doesn’t get creased throughout the day. Mine has been at me for a few months now and the tub has gotten all messy! So maybe if this was in a better form of packaging I would love it even more!

#5 Anastasia Beverly Hills – Nicole Gurriero Glow Kit

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I love this highlighting palette, I had saved up for it and was so happy once it had arrived. It includes six gorgeous shades, and wouldn’t change it for anything. When I am going out for a special occasion I always whip this out! My favourite shades are Glo Getter and Day Dream.

#6 Violet Voss – Holy Grail Eyeshadow Palette 

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This is the last makeup product I bought and for now will not be buying more… I hope. But I had been saving up for it for a while and I finally got it. I was either going to buy this one or the HUDA beauty one but decided for this one. The pigmentation of these shadows is amazing and they blend so nicely. I love the colour choice in this palette, you can create so many different looks!

However, I do have one sad thing to say – I thought the packaging would be more of high end quality, instead it is quite bulky and for the price you pay I was a little bit disappointed by the box.

#7 BH Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick – Glory

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This is the perfect red shade! I love it and I love the formula of the BH Cosmetics Liquid Lipsticks. They literally last all day and they won’t go anywhere! In fact when removing them I turn into a clown because they really just stay there on the lips!

#8 Urban Decay – All Nighter Setting Spray

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Last week I needed my makeup to not run anywhere, I needed it to remain the way when I finished doing my makeup. And this is the product to keep any makeup going somewhere! I love this, it doesn’t have a scent and it settles nicely on the skin!

Those were my May 2017 favourites!

Have you tried any of these products? 

What were your May favourites? I would love to know!

Love Kezia

xoxo

TESTING OUT some NEW Rimmel Products, are they Spring Worthy?

Hi everyone,

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Today’s blog post is all about three new Rimmel products that you can purchase and try out. I received these from Rimmel a few days ago and I have tested them out a couple of times and am all set to give my honest opinions on the products.

Rimmel Waterproof Scandaleyes Bold Liquid eyeliner – 

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Now I am a big fan of their Glam Eyes Liquid Eyeliner! So when I saw that I get to try this out I was excited. However, I was not prepared for the ball tip applicator which is what I found when I opened the product.

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I am not used to applying liner with this applicator, so it was a little bit of a challenge. My arm shook a little but I still managed to create an even lined look on my top lash line! It has a lovely glossy black colour going to it and doesn’t transfer on the eyelids; even after having it on for a couple of hours.

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I even went to dance with it and it didn’t transfer nor smudge and it is waterproof. It did fade a little but it wasn’t that noticeable. When it came to taking it off, it wasn’t much of a hassle either!

So apart from the ball tip applicator which I still have to get used to, I like the formula of this eyeliner and lasts throughout the day! But, I still think I prefer the Glam Eyes liquid liner over this one only because of the applicator!

Rimmel Oh My Gloss Oil Tint – 

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I don’t usually like lip glosses nor do I wear them a lot however, I was impressed by this gloss’ formula!

This is unlike any other gloss I have tried out as it has a blend of oils mixed in its formula. It claims to help care and comfort your lips which can sometimes be dry and cracked!

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It has a lovely glossy finish and isn’t a sticky formula whereby I would get annoyed with it on my lips. It is a very lightweight formula and isn’t drying whatsoever. The shade that I have is 200 Master Pink and it just reminds me of a baby pink bubble gum! It also smells like one too!

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The finished look

Rimmel Rita Ora 60 Seconds Super Shine Nail Polish – 

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Now I get my nails done so I could not try this on my finger nails. However, that didn’t stop me from not trying it at all. So I got my toe nails prepped (I don’t really like my toes in general, my big toes especially are growing in the wrong direction!).

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The shade that this nail polish is in is 812 Pedal to the Metal. Can we just take a moment and focus on the name – love it and it goes perfect with the shade which is a bold and metallic grey. I love the brush of the nail polish as it is quite big and can easily cover all your nail at one coat.

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It has a shine finish and with this shade it shows even more, since the shade is metallic! The formula is so quick to dry (goes well with the name i.e. 60 seconds) and it therefore is perfect for those people who are impatient at waiting for their nail polish to dry!!

I really hope you enjoyed reading this blog post of mine. Have you ever tried any of these products? If so, then comment down below. And if you haven’t then tell me, are you intrigued of getting any of these items if not all?

Thank you so much for reading!

Love Kezia

xoxo

 

 

My Makeup, Skincare and Hair Products Empties

Hi everyone,

This video has been pre-uploaded for a while now and it finally went up on my Youtube Channel!! 

Here today I have my makeup, skin care and hair products empties that I used throughout spring, summer and autumn. Yes, I filmed this video a while ago but I couldn’t put it up earlier so it had to wait for its time; and that time is NOW.

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The products mentioned were – 

Makeup Discs to clean away your makeup
Simple Wipes
Vichy Purete Thermale 3 in 1 Cleansing Milk
Vichy Cleanser
Vichy Normaderm Anti Blemish Cream
Skinoren Cream
Herbal Essence Conditioner
Kite Z Shampoo
Suave Heat Protection Spray
Tea Tree Refreshing Body Wash
Tea Tree Oil
Sensodyne Toothpaste
P.S. Love Foundation Sponge
Rimmel BB Cream
ELF Flawless Finish Foundation
Essence Clear Matte Foundation
Maybelline Super Stay Foundation
Maybelline Dream Satin Foundation
Revlon Colorstay Foundation
Maybelline Concealer
Elf Eyebrow Kit
MUA Pro Base Argan Plush Concealer
Covergirl True Blend Micro Minerals Foundation
Jor’el Parker Fango Mud Therapy Face Mask
MUA Pro Base Prime & Conceal in the shade Green

Here is the video – 

What were your recent empties? 

Thank you so much for reading. 

Love Kezia

xoxo

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.
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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

 

 

 

Smokey Eyes Makeup Tutorial

Hi everyone,

Hope you are all having a lovely Sunday!

I just uploaded a NEW VIDEO!!

And so here I am here, sharing it with you all!

Here is a new Makeup Tutorial that is quite different to the looks I normally create!! So this is stepping out of my comfort zone. However, I think I am happy with it!

I love creating new looks!

The products I used – 

NYX Angel Veil Skin Perfecting Primer
NYX HD Eyeshadow Base
Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette
Shades used – Nude, Faith (water line too), Lockout, Blackjack
MUA Glamour Nights eyeshadow palette – Shimmery Midnight Blue & Silver for inner corner
Revlon Colorstay Foundation – Normal/Dry Skin Shade 180 Sand Beige
Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer in Light Warm
BH Cosmetics HD Brow Pencil
Rimmel Brow this Way Brow Styling Gel
Bella Pierre Clear Eyeliner Base
Bella Pierre Noir Eyeliner
Maybelline Matte Maker Mattifying Powder in Nude Beige
Kasina Professional Fake Lashes – #DW Tapered Ends
Rimmel Glam eyes day 2 night mascara
NYX Highlight and Contour Pro Palette- Toffee and Sculpt
LA Girl Glam Blush Palette
Gerard Cosmetics Star Powder in Marilyn
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip – Beeper

I really hope you like this look!

Comment down below on what other looks you would like me to do!

Thank you so much for reading/watching my video/post.

Love Kezia

xoxo