A Beauty Of A Mascara

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One thing I can’t leave the house without is definitely mascara! My lashes are quite blonde without it,so you can barely seem them! Hence I absolutely need mascara in my life! Every single day.

One mascara I’ve been absolutely loving lately is the Super-Black Long Lash Mascara from the Born Pretty Store*. The first thing that caught my eye with this one is the beautiful design. Just look at it. How gorgeous is the packaging? I fell in love with it right away. Obviously the packaging isn’t the most important thing about a mascara but after testing it for quite a little while now I love the mascara just as much as I love its packaging. I think this is the perfect mascara for your every day makeup.

It only adds a little bit of volume but quite a lot of length, which is what I really like. During the day I don’t need super voluminous dramatic lashes. I like to kept it more causal, which is why I definitely prefer a mascara that doesn’t go overboard with volume but still adds a lot of length and that’s exactly what this mascara does! Plus it’s waterproof.

The only thing that’s bothers me a tiny bit is that it’s quite hard to remove. It literally stays on my lashes no matter what. In a way that’s also a good thing I guess because it doesn’t smudge at all. And I’ve noticed that even though when I can’t remove everything at night and I wake up the next morning I don’t have racoon eyes. The mascara actually stays in place. I think that’s quite impressive!

So here’s me with no mascara:

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Only one eye with mascara

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and now both

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As you can see there’s definitely quite the difference. It makes my lashes really dark and adds quite a lot of length to them! They actually are quite a bit longer than it looks in the photos but I have to use my phone for blogging at the moment, so that camera obviously doesn’t pick everything up as good as my normal camera. Anyway this is exactly what I look for in a mascara, I can use for my every day makeup! I’ve been using this almost every day for the last two weeks and I’m really loving this one.

Thanks for reading!

XX

Sophie

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Pretty In Pink

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Hey lovelies! Though I usually prefer a more nude look I do like to add some color and sport a bright lip during the day every once in a while. Today I want to show you my how to rock that bright pink lipstick during the day. With Valentine’s day coming up I thought this would also be a cute look if you like to keep it on the low make-up wise. The lipstick I’m using in this tutorial is one of my favourites because it is a pretty bright color but not too strongly pigmented and very glossy, which is why I think it’s a good lipstick for an everyday look.

1. Start of with foundation.                                         2. Apply light pink pigments on your eyelids.

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3.  Apply light eyeshadow along your brow bone for highlighting.

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4. Apply a taupe eyeshadow along your eyelid fold, outer V and the waterline to bring definition to your eye.

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5. Time for mascara! I’m using the Big Eyes mascara by Maybelline. I like to use this one because it has one brush for the upper lashes and one for the lower lashes.

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6. Apply a light pink blush.                                          7. Finish of the look with your favorite pink lipstick

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All done!

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Products used:

Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin foundation in Cameo

Mac Minerlizing Powder in light

Big Eyes mascara by Maybelline

Blush in Dame by Mac

Maybelline eyeshadow pallette Vivid Plums

Pink eyeshadow pigments by Mac

Pinkadilly Circus Lipstick by Catrice Cosmetics

Hope you like this look! Happy Friday! XX

Another Random Beauty Haul

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Hey there my fellow make-up lovers. Anyone seen the commercial for Maybelline’s new Super Stay Better Skin foundation? I have like a million times, so today I finally bought it. Of course once I was in the store I couldn’t just buy one thing and spend a little more than intended.

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This is it. Maybelline new Super Stay Better Skin foundation. Supposedly it gives you a flawless teint, that lasts all day. I know a lot of foundations promise this but what’s different about this one is, that apparently it also improves your skin within 3 weeks. That got me curious, so I’m gonna give it a try in the next few days and let you guys know what I think.

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Today I also found out that Maybelline has a new nude lipstick collection and since I love the nude look for my everyday make up I couldn’t help myself. I just had to get one. This is nr. 725 Tantalizing Taupe. I like this color because it’s not too light and not too dark. It’s got a rich texture and also adds a little shimmer to your lips. I think it’s one of my new fave lipsticks.

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I’m also a fan of the Maybelline Eyestudio eyeshadow palettes. The colors go together so perfectly and I really needed a new one for my everyday make up, so I decided to go with this one, because I love these earthly tones. It’s the nr. 2 Vivids Plum. I also love the size of these because they fit into every purse, so you can always carry them with you in case you need a touch up.

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The Big Eyes mascara and the Master Precise liquid eyeliner are re-purchases. I’ve bought them a while ago and I really liked them.Especially the eyeliner. I’m pretty sure this is my third already. It basically looks like a felt-tip and using it is as easy as drawing a line with a felt-tip. So it’s definitely a recommendation for all the girls that have problems with drawing the perfect line. I usually don’t run into trouble with drawing a line with my eyeliner because of years of practice but this one is great when I’m in a hurry and really have to rush.

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Last but not least I also purchased this adorable little mini hairspray. I have to admit I use A LOT of hairspray. It’s probably one of my most used beauty products, so now I can always carry one with me because it’s so tiny. I’m in love it.

That was it for today. Have a lovely day folks!:)

My Favorite Mascara: Lancôme Dolls Eyes Mascara Review

It’s pretty much safe to say that every girls dreams of having incredibly long dark lashes just like a doll. Most of us spent years trying to find the perfect mascara that lengthens our lashes, gives them volume and definition without being sticky or making your lashes break. After trying out all different kinds of mascara from different brands I have finally found my personal favorite: The Lancôme Dolls Eyes Mascara.

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Fortunately I was blessed with pretty long lashes already but since I’m a blonde they are really light so I apply mascara to darken them. This mascara however gives my lashes perfect definition and adds even more length. It separates them perfectly and I only need to apply one or two coats to get my  perfect result.

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Notice the difference between the left eye, on which I applied my mascara and right eye? I definitely do!

This mascara really does keep its promised of giving you doll like lashes. If you like the doll look and want your eyes to appear eve brighter try using a gel eyeliner with it.

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My eyes appear a lot bigger, don’t they?

I can only recommend this great mascara. If you want to go for a natural look just use the mascara by itself and if you want your eyes to really stand out apply some eyeliner. The Dolls Eyes Mascara by Lancôme is definitely worth its price because unlike so many other products it really lives up to its advertisements. It’s one of my make-up essentials and I’ve been using it a lot. I know I will definitely buy it again and you should too if you want your dreams of doll like lashes to come true.