Kiko Nail Lacquer

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Kiko Nail Lacquer

I took advantage of a recent sale at Kiko to purchase these three nail polishes. All nail polishes were on sale for 1€ each so I simply did not think about it much.

I’ve been in a teal-aqua-blue loving phase so I ended picking two gorgeous shimmery shades and a basic black.

 

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Kiko Nail Lacquer in 298, 530 and 275

Each nail polish bottle contains 11mL so I couldn’t be happier with the price-quality ratio. On my nails these nail polishes last up to 4 or 5 days whithout chipping (with a coat of Seche Vite as I always do).

It is very easy to be weak and pick up one of these inexpensive nail polishes, specially when the range of shades is so big that you will always find something that will look nice for that do or event.

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Chanel Camélia de Plumes Highlighting Powder

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Chanel Camélia de Plumes Highlighting Powder

Here is a product that I had been coveting since it was launched this winter and that I finally succumbed to.

Not only is the Chanel Camélia de Plumes Highlighting Powder a gorgeous thing to look at, but it also was an unusual highlighting shade for me as I tend to go for the more golden tones, so I simply welcomed it into my stash.

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Chanel Camélia de Plumes Highlighting Powder

The compact comes in a velvet pouch and that also contains a slanted brush. The compact is your traditional black background with the Chanel logo in white.

The embossed motif is really beautiful and detailed and it works very well with the name of the powder.

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Kiko Colour Shock Long lasting eyeshadow and Exotic Highlighter

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Kiko Colour Shock Rhythmic Blue, Taupe Highlighter and Revolutionary Burgundy

Having drooled over the Charlotte Tilbury Eyes to Mesmerize and the Tom Ford Creme Color for Eyes, I knew that I had some cream eye shadow pots of my own that had a similar look and that I could play with while I moaned over the unfairness of life, inaccessible brands and how expensive they are.

So, when I went through my stash I found two of the Kiko Colour Shock Long Lasting Eyeshadows from the Boulevard rock collection of 2014.

I also found a highlighter in a similar packaging. It was the Exotic Highlighter in Taupe from the Lavish Oriental collection of 2012.

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Kiko Colour Shock Rhythmic Blue, Taupe Highlighter and Revolutionary Burgundy

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The Body Shop Drops of Youth Bouncy Sleeping Mask

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The Body Shop Drops of Youth Bouncy Sleeping Mask

There are times when you can’t help but be amused by coincidences and right timing.

I had been looking for a new face mask for quite a long time when I ran into a couple posts talking about the The Body Shop Drops of Youth Bouncy Sleeping Mask.

With such a name it isn’t likely that you will forget about it, but the fact that Caroline Hirons reviewed it and thought that it was a good product that delivered on what it promised put it firmly on my radar. As I have a The Body Shop store in town I simply had to try it and share my opinion.

So if you want to read my two cents on this mask, continue onto the review below.

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The Body Shop Drops of Youth Bouncy Sleeping Mask

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My Mac Philip Treacy picks

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Mac Blush Pink, Genuine Treasure and Hollywood Cerise

 

I originally thought that this collection would be online only in my country, so it was a welcome surprise to find the Philip Treacy collection displayed in my Mac Store.

I could not resist picking up one of the gorgeously embossed iluminating powders, a paint pot and a bright lipstick as if I did not already own a gazillion bright lipsticks!

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Mac Blush Pink, Genuine Treasure and Hollywood Cerise

 

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Kiko Color-Up Long Lasting Eyeshadows in 28 and 33

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Kiko Colour-Up Long Lasting Eye Shadows in 33 and 28

You might know that I am a big lover of cream and stick eye shadows and that Kiko is a great brand when it comes to this type of product. They not only offer a vast range of shades in their permanent collection but they also launch limited edition shades now and then.

Another of the great things of Kiko is that they always have products of past collections at a discounted price both in store and online.

So when I visited the store and found these two Colour-Up Long Lasting Eye Shadows, a formula I had already bought some more neutral shades in, in the outlet pile I knew they had to come home with me.

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Kiko Colour-Up Long Lasting Eye Shadows in 33 and 28

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Another brow experience: MUFE Aqua Brow

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Make Up Forever Aqua Brow in 25

 

While it was true that for an everyday or more subtle brow I was set with what I already had as shown here, I still wanted a product that could give me more definition and intensity for those days when you simply want to look like you stepped out of the glamorous 40s.

When I got the chance to visit a Make Up Forever stand, I was overwhelmed with the large numbers of untried and unknown products. However, I was immediately drawn to their Aqua Brows! This looked like a product that I would enjoy. Let me review it for you and share my thoughts.

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