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My Favourite Winter Lipsticks

Hi everyone, 

How are you all doing? 

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I am so excited to be sharing with you this Youtube Video. As you know lip videos are my favourite ones to film. I have previously filmed my favourite seasonal lipsticks however, never did one for Winter until now!!

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So here are my favourite 10 lipsticks that are all reasonably priced as all of them are drugstore as I now have realised!!

MUA Velvet Lip Lacquer in Harmony

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As you know I love the MUA Velvet Lip Lacquers. Even though they aren’t long last and need a constant re application especially when food or drink is involved, their range is great. They have so many shades in their collection including four new SPRING shades1!!

Colourpop Ultra Satin Lip in Point Zero

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This was one of the collaborations that Kathleen Lights did with Colourpop and of course I had to get my hands on it! I love the formula of their satin lips and this lip shade screams winter!! Kathleen also released a new set of three lipsticks with Colourpop called Aquarius Bundle!

Essence XXXL Longlasting Velvet Matte Lipgloss in Silky Red

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The formula isn’t the best but the scent of this lipstick is AMAZING! I have only managed to get my hands on one of these shades from this range. I love the formula as it is very soft and creamy!

Focallure Matte Lips in Shade 03 Burnt Amber

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I purchased these off Ebay and I love the range. They are a little patchy and a little bit sticky but when I apply some sort of lip moisturiser before hand it definitely helps!

3ina Lipstick Shade 102

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3INA is a brand that we recently got in Malta, there are 3 branches and I love the shop and the way it is designed! I love their products, and they are well priced too! The only thing that I don’t like about this lipstick is the bullet is so annoying to apply with!

BH Cosmetics Bh Liquid Lipstick in Clara

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I absolutely love the formula of these lipsticks! They dry to a matte perfect finish and they have the fastest drying formula that I have ever tried! They are also long lasting as well!

NYX Soft Matte Lip Creme in Copenhagen

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I love the Soft Matte Lip Range from NYX  I think they have such a lovely range of shades! The scent that these lipsticks have is AMAZING!! I like this shade however you have to be so careful around it as it tends to get patchy!

HUDA Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick in Vixen – Ebay Replica

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So I cannot lie and tell you that this is the original products but no it is a knock off from Ebay. And I was hesitant in trying these out but I did and actually like how the colour pay off truly is! They do have a scent to them not a chemically one as you would expect off ebay! They are a little patchy and need constant re application but apart from those factors I love this lipstick!

Milani Amore Matte Lip Creme in Magnetic

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The Milani Amore Matte Lip Creme’s are by far my favourite liquid lipsticks! They have the sweetest scents from all these lipsticks I have mentioned! They are not that long lasting but are so soft and creamy! They apply so well and smoothly across the lips !! The applicator is helpful in creating a precise shape onto your lips!

Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick in Dominatrix – Ebay Replica

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Again, this is a knock off and yes I did not want to spend all that money on the real thing, and was I happy with my decision? YES!! I love it. It is a little bit drying but again applying some moisturiser or lip balm before applying this lipstick definitely helps!! I love the shade it’s sort of a dusty mauavey brown and pink mixed together!!

I hope  you enjoyed this post!

What was your favourite lipstick and lip shade?

Thank you so much for reading!! 

Happy Wednesday!!

Love Kezia

xoxo

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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.
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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

 

 

 

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Arad Dead Sea Malta – Exfoliating Facial Gel Review

Hi everyone, 

I hope you are all having a lovely Saturday! 

Today I am here to share with you a product I have been using for the past 2 weeks!

As you all know I have been testing out products by Arad. You could visit the Arad Dead Sea Malta Facebook page right here – https://www.facebook.com/ARADMALTA/?fref=ts

I also have written previous reviews about other products and in my first post also gave a summary about the brand. You could check them out all right here –

Today I am reviewing the Exfoliating Facial Gel. I use it twice a week after I cleanse my face.

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What I like most about all these products is that they all contain such great ingredients which are a helpful factor towards gaining healthy, soft and smooth skin!

The Facial Gel’s formula is said to deeply cleanse your skin and leave it “smooth and supple.”

It contains Jojoba seed oil, which is a natural skin conditioning emollient that is empowered by the exfoliating apricot seeds found inside. So I am guess that these should help in getting your skin to be as soft and supple as can be!

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On the tube it says to apply over a wet surface however, what I do is I cleanse my face as usual then lightly dry it with a face cloth and immediately apply this exfoliant after.

I find that this way it is more effective and hopefully in this way the exfoliant is getting under my skin more and releasing it off any impurities.

I apply it with my finger tips and onto my skin and rub it gently in circular motions. I let it sit for a bit and then wash it and apply moisturiser and the rest of my skin routine as per usual.

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What I do NOT like about this exfoliant is the little bits it has in it. I find it hard to rinse them off and even as I am applying my moisturiser they are still there.

Apart from them, I like using this exfoliant to freshen up and smoothen my face.

However, I have to add that the Arad Facial Mud Mask leaves my skin way softer than the Exfoliant Facial Gel.

Have you ever tried this product or any other Arad Product?

Thank you so much for reading!

Love Kezia

xoxo 

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♡ Golden Rose Liquid Lipsticks Lip Swatches – Ladymakeup.eu – 10% Discount Code

Hi everyone,

It’s WEDNESDAY!! Which means I have a NEW VIDEO for you all!! And I am so excited to be sharing this video with you all as it was one of my favourites to film.

As you know I LOVE lip products and so here is a LIP SWATCH VIDEO showing you all 12 SHADES from the brand called GOLDEN ROSE!

I would like to personally thank Ladymakeup.eu for giving me the opportunity to review these products for all my followers!!

I also would like to add that ladymakeup.eu is an online makeup shop which holds a lot of different drugstore brands from ELF, Makeup Revolution, MUA, Real Techniques, Sleek, NYX and many more!

They even ship to MALTA which is great, however they do charge a shipping fee!

They even gave me a discount code for all my followers to use!

Use – Kezia10 – at checkout and get 10% off your order!!

So anyways going back to the lipsticks I have never tried anything from Golden Rose so I was excited to try out these new lip products. They are called the Longlasting Liquid Lipsticks which are Matte and Kissproof!!

A basic summary – I tried 12 shades however on the ladymakeup.eu website there are 5 NEW SHADES!

There are a lot of pinks mostly and I simply love them! They have a scent and their formula is very creamy. They remind me a lot of the Milani Amore Matte Lip Cremes.

They are very soft to the lips and not drying! They are quite long lasting however, if you are anticipating a snack or food I would recommend you keeping it in your bag to reapply!

In the video you will see me testing out whether or not they are kiss proof by kissing the back of my hand. And let me tell you they are however they have to completely dry down to a matte finish or else there would be SOME transfer!

They also don’t take that long to dry!

The sad thing is that they are not named and only have a shade number given to each one!

Here are a closer look to the 12 shades! 

And here is the video – 

Have you ever visited the ladymakeup.eu website?

Have you ever tried these lipsticks? Do you like Golden Rose?

Which was your favourite shade? 

Thank you so much for watching my video and reading my blog post!

Happy mid week!! 

Love Kezia

xoxo

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Sweet Sparkle – January Unboxing – Hello Beautiful

Hi everyone,

I decided that for the Sweet Sparkle January box I shall just simply do a blog post all about the products. It will also include photos I took of using the products on a makeup look that I created!

If you would like more information about Sweet Sparkle then visit their website – www.sweetsparkle.com 

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Every month Sweet Sparkle choose products according to a theme. January’s theme was called Simply Beautiful. It basically revolved around beauty that is kept natural. In fact we didn’t get an eyeshadow palette as we usually do; instead we got a single pigmented shadow – which I can just say is just lovely and simple yet gives the right amount of colour to your lids!

I also liked that this month’s card came with the list of products we received plus how much they costed and a little description about them! I hope that this will be done in future boxes!

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The products we received were – 

Kokie High Brow Angled Eyebrow Pencil in Blonde

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For the first time ever we received a BROW product! And I really love this pencil as it is angled so it helps you attain the eyebrow look that you might want.

I am still brushing up on my eyebrow skills but I think I am getting better. I love the bigger brows (kind of like Cara Delevingne’s!) I found that with this pencil I managed to create what I wanted to!

This retails for $10!

Nicka K Contour Kit

Now this palette confused me as there were three shades. I know that the one on the left is a contour shade whilst the one on the right is the highlight shade. But then what is the one in the middle? I used that shade as a sort of blush to give my cheeks some natural colour!

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I actually liked the contour shade, it is different to other contour powders I have used as this one is sort of an ashy brown! But it blended well same as the other 2 powders. They all gave more depth to my face!

This retails for  $3.99 – this is quite a bargain as the quality is quite good!

Bella Pierre Shimmer Powder – Beige

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This was such a cute pigment to get. I found it set well on my eye lid and did not move in any sort. It also blended well and you could easily create an eye look with just this shade!

With my eye look besides using this powder I also used the highlight shade from the Nicka K Contour Kit!

(A photo of the eye look I created is below with the Hikari Mascara)

The Bella Pierre shimmer powder retails for $15!

Hikari MascaraJet

I did not quite like this mascara as it left my lashes all clumpy and did not separate them well. It also did not curl them if you know what I mean so I would not recommend this Mascara.

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This retails for $15

J.Cat Beauty Wholly Addiction Lip Liner – Acorn

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I absolutely loved both lip products in this box! The lip liner is such a nice mauve-y shade I love it. It also was not drying on my lips! I applied it all over my lips.

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This retails for $2.99 – I highly recommend these lip liners!

Cailyn Art Touch Tinted Gloss Stick – Love Stamp 

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I am trying to wear more lip glosses and I love having this in my collection.

The shade goes perfectly with the lip liner – it is like a dark pink glossy shade. It also isn’t that sticky!

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This retails for $19. 

The total price of the box therefore was – $65.98 – this is amazing as I only paid $24 for the box! 

So this month’s was definitely a good splurge!

Have you ever tried any of these products?

Are you subscribed to Sweet Sparkle?

Thank you so much for reading !! 

Happy weekend!

Love Kezia

xoxo

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Vlog #2 – The Week I got new candles !

Hi everyone, 

Yesterday I uploaded my second weekly vlog for 2017!

So far I am managing to keep up and am really enjoying the process of vlogging and editing my weekly vlog! I also love the idea of vlogging every day – this helps in keeping memories!

So here is what I was up to last week – 

Please stay tuned for an in depth post of the candles I bought tomorrow! And for all of you who are Maltese take part in my Giveaway on my facebook page! Click here!

Tomorrow no video will be uploaded onto my main channel as I feel that since I have uploaded quite a bit of videos this past week I wish to wait a bit until I release a new one!

A new video will be up on SUNDAY!! So stay tuned for that and a blog post tomorrow and hopefully another one on Thursday too!

I hope you all are having a lovely week! What were you up to last week? 

Thank you so much for reading my blog posts or watching my videos or both!

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