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Γειά σας beauties!
Να μαι πάλι με ένα ποστ για τα πρόσφατα μου haul, ή αλλιώς ένα collective haul!
Kάποια hondo-πραγματάκια , lovie (σύνταγμα), απο ευρωμάγαζα, και απο το beautyjoint, την blackfriday, που είχε -20%
  
Απο το beautyjoint πήρα το τα 4 απο τα 5 πάνω αριστερά (εκτός την essence σκιά) και το κραγιόν της Nyx. Πιο συγκεκριμένα, Jordana blush – coral sandy beach, Jordana brow shadow – brunnete, Wet n Wild – Brule , Jordana eyeshadow over the taupe και Nyx – Black cherry!
Τα μεταφορικά είναι πάντα ένα θέμα στο Beautyjoint, γιαυτό είμαι προσεκτική στο τι θα πάρω, και πόσο θα μου βγεί. Αυτή τη φορά ήταν 5-6 δολλάρια, αλλα δεν πήρα και πολλά πράγματα..
Απο τα Hondos πήρα την κρέμα της bioten, το μανό της essense (out of the forest), την σκιά της essence – for fairies, το eyeliner της essence 100% splash proof λέει (δεν ξέρω τον τίτλο του), και το μολύβι της erre due lasting contour eye #2.
Απο ευρωμάγαζα  και  lovie πήρα το μακρόστενο κραγιόν #21, και το κοντόχοντρο #20, καθώς και 2 μολύβια της glamourous, περισσότερο γιατί ήθελα να δοκιμάσω αν μου πάνε τα συγκεκριμένα χρώματα ! Το #8 και το #41, Οπως και ένα μανό. Νομίζω είναι το #33.
 
Jordana brow – brunette / Wet and Wild – Brule / Jordana blush , Coral Sandy beach
Λένε οτι το Brule της WnW είναι dupe του Brulee της Mac
Essence – for fairies / Jordana – over the taupe / Essence eyeliner.
Πάλι, λέγεται οτι το over the taupe είναι dupe απο το Satin Taupe της Mac
 
Ενα mini swatch σε κάποια απο αυτά:
Black cherry->Lovie (20)->(21) -> Erre Due ->glam (21)->(8) ->Essence -> Coral Sandy beach 
Τέλος, έτσι γιατί μαρέσαν και ας μην έχουν σχέση με τα καλλυντικά, κάτι γοβες που πήρα πάμφθηνες απο τα Blanco 
 
Αυτά! Τέλος οι αγορές για φέτος (ελπίζω!)
Εχετε κάποιο απο αυτά? Τι σας άρεσε? 
Φιλάκια!!!!!!

ΥΓ: Με δεξί κλίκ και προβολή εικόνας , τις βλέπετε όλες στο κανονικό τους μέγεθος! 

My lipstick collection!

 Γειά σας Beauties!

Αποφάσισα να κάνω μια παρουσίαση απο τα κραγιόν μου (μπορεί να κάνω και άλλες, με άλλη σειρά προϊόντων, δεν ξέρω). Νταξει, όχι οτι σας νοιάζει, αλλα για πακετάκι με την παρουσίαση
Δεν ξέρω αν είναι λίγα ή πολλά, αλλα αυτά έχω προς το παρόν.
Η αλήθεια είναι οτι μέχρι πριν απο 3 χρόνια, πρέπει να είχα το πολύ 2-3 κραγιόν και αυτά ήταν MLBB / nude αποχρώσεις. 
Είμαι λίγο επιφυλακτική με τα χρώματα. Οχι οτι τώρα είμαι πολύ τολμηρή όπως θα δείτε..

Θα ξεκινήσω με τα Nyx, μιας και τα αγόρασα μαζεμένα απο το e-bay, απο τις πωλήτριες που ανέφερα σε ένα πρόσφατο ποστ μου.

Στην πάνω σειρά έχουμε (Α->Δ) Iconic, B52, Minimalism, Mars, Hermes
Στην κάτω : Perfect, Decadent, Tea Rose, Milan, Frappucino
Αριστερά είναι το Sake (lip tint) , δεξιά το bling (black label ) και αυτό που μοιάζει με lip gloss είναι το San Paulo (soft Matte lip cream)

Τα υπόλοιπα κραγιόν μου είναι τα παρακάτω: 
Προσπάθησα (γιατί δεν το χω) να τα κάνω όλα μαζί ένα collective swatch στο χέρι μου. Εβαλα και νουμεράκια στο καθένα!

– Πατήστε πάνω στην φώτο για να την δείτε σε  κανονικό μέγεθος – 
Tα Nyx : 
Και τα υπόλοιπα:
Nyx:
 1 – Sake / 2 – Iconic / 3- B52 / 4 –Minimalism / 5 – Mars / 6 – Hermes / 7 – Bling / 8 – Perfect / 
9 – Decadent / 10 – Tea Rose / 11 – Milan / 12 – Frappuccino / 13 – San Paulo

Ουπς!!!! Ξαναέβαλα το 13 και στην επόμενη σειρά (Τα μη-nyx !) 

16 – Nude (Korres) / 17 – No#42 (Artdeco) / 18 – All about Cupcake (Essence) /
19 – Pink in the afternoon (Revlon) / 20 – Charming ( ELF) / 21 – Voodoo (ELF)
22 – Posh (ELF) / 23 – No#50 (Flower) / 24 – Peach Mocha (Maybeline) /
25 – Rouge Vibration (Lancome)  / 26 – Hot Tahiti (Mac) / 27 – Fast Play (Mac)
28 – Sweet Nude (L’oreal ) / 29 – No#20 (Lovie) / 30 – Joli Rouge (Clarins )



What’s in MY bag?

Hello!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Well, I loooove ”What’s in my bag ” posts, from bloggers or from random people.

Its very interesting and fun…

Here is my bag, and what’s in it…

So…..

– a bambie pouch including -> maybelinne double eyeshadow,seventeen blush and blush brush, essence’s eyeliner , the BB cream Garnier that I recently won :), my stilleto mascara, a eyelashes curler, and nail polish remover pads.

– sanitary ”septona” hankies

-bobby pins

– Blackberry’s back up battery

– Halls caramels

– My RayBans

– My Bershka wallet

– Gums and a USB stick,

– A bag to bag organizer to put all these stuff

– A coco Chanel mini pouch that includes : 3 Nyx lipsticks, a Korres Lipgloss, my La Roche Posay ceralip, Toyoko black eyeshadow and broken angled brush and seventeen’s concealer

– MAC’s mineralize foundation

– My phones

– a garnier handcream

– My camera in a pink case 🙂

Well, that’s all.. Usually I carry more …..

I ll be back soon!

Love

V.

Nyx Black label swatch : Bling

Hello Beauties….

How have you been? I had a bad time in  holidays since I got sick.. again.. Ever Xmas I m getting sick :S

I am still not totally okay, but , in better condition…

I know, I know its unacceptable for me that I haven’t update my posts for too long.

The think is that I had an 6 y.o camera of 6Mpx, that I was using. During holidays I got a new one of 12Mpx, but I can’t really use it the same.

The photos tent to get lighter, so I tried 3 times to swatch Bling, and couldn’t see the color (I saw in reality), in the photos…

I did something different today, its not that its the best thing I can do, but anyway…

So….

…….

This is Nyx Black Label lipstick in Bling. Very popular color, I could say…

   

(okay okay, I might have put the 3rd photo just to show my nails (Opi Dutch tulip and INM hologram silver)

I tried different angles and lighting to show you the color…

   

 

And here it is swatched in my arm, together with Iconic (which I will swatch very soon) and Minimalism…

(L-t-R : Bling, Iconic, Minimalism)

About Black Label series….

Well, Black label is indeed different from the round lipsticks series.. Not only in price, but in quality, smell, packaging…

Its NOT more pigmented but its more moisturizing, has a bit longer staying power, and smells better. The packaging looks more ”high quality”, but I prefer round lipstick’s more… Smaller, and fits better in smaller handbags/clutches.

The Black Label Bling…

Bling is a neutral color, for every day. I can’t really describe it , its surely pink, but its very.. grey. I mean, its kind of a boring pink with grey undetones?

Being pale myself, NC20, BUT with dark brown hair/brows and green eyes, and naturally NON-blushing cheeks, I wanted something to look more… alive in me.

I usually have the corpse look, so this doesn’t really help

It is a beautiful color, actually. I just need to year it with more strong eye makeup, I guess…

What do you think? Have you used it ? Have you used Black label lipsticks from Nyx?

Stay tuned and enjoy!

Lots of Love

V

PS: In my following posts I will show you  my Elf haul (when it will arrive) is as well as ”What’s in my bag” post (probably tommorow)…

Also, Iconic’s swatch (Nyx round lipstick), which is AMAZING! I already love it ! I adore it !

January Haul… almost!

Hello All!

Here are the last things I got…. Not exactly bought all of them, since 3 were presents…

3 Nyx Jumbo eye pencils, 1 eye primer from essence,  a clinique lipstick and a powder?(?) , 2 Nyx round lipsticks, 1 Nyx black label lipstick, a clarins lipstick and a Nyx cream blush…

More specifically…

Clinique whatever powder, at Peony. To be honest I m not sure if its a blush or a eyeshadow or both. I use it as eyeshadow,and it’s cute. Its was a gift in a Greek magazine, together with the lipstick.

Nyx’s cream blush in Golden .I  just tried a bit with a brush, that’s why the surface looks so mewahhhhh….

An eye-primer from essence… So cheap and cute … (haven’t tried it,yet)

 

Nyx round lipsticks in Iconic and Decadent.

Iconic is very similar to Minimalism and it’s a beautiful shade (I m gonna swatch soon). Decadent is my dissapointment. I wanted to order a dark cherry red, but turned out to be….very dark :S

Nyx Black Label in Bling. A very nicely MLBB color 🙂 Love it already ! (Gonna swatch it soon as well)

Clinique’s lipstick in Rosette. This was a full sized lipstick, the other gift from the magazine. The color is very nice BUT… have some gold shimmer in it. In the photo, is not very obvious but in reality it is. And doesn’t look good to my lips…

This is Clarins Jolie Rouge. Its not a full size one ( I guess), I was given that by a friend. Its a gorgeous bright red… which I haven’t tried.. And I am afraid to…

These are the infamous Nyx Jumbo eye pencils in (L-t-R) Yogurt, French Fries and Milk.

What do you think about these? Do you have any?

Sorry, this post might be boring , but I can’t do swatches atm. The weather is bad, so the lighting is unfair to the photos. Plus, I got a new camera and I haven’t learn to use it well yet.

Lots of love

V.

 

La Roche Posay Single Eyeshadows

Hello beauties!


How are you?


Here is my first time swatchin’ eyeshadows, so I decided to start with my favorite babes.
My first ”meeting” with La Roche Posay was with their cleansers and make up removers, as they didn’t coz any allergy to my eyes or skin. Their products , in general, are of very good quality, from cleansers to soaps, to lotions or sunscreen creams…


However, apart from the creams, soaps, and all tha stuff, they have the make up line, too. My favorite product from the line is the eyeshadows. .


I have only two (they don’t have – unfortunately – a huge range anyway)


(the letters on the back are not visible anymore so its just ”beige” and ”bronze”).


In reality, they look like this.



In my really-really bad indoors lighting though, they look like this…


Especially the beige, in my bad lighting, looks like yellow, where its not. Its exactly the above color



These are one of the best eyeshadows I have ever tried. At least in terms of staying power. Even when I am not wearing a primer, they last all day long!!!!!!


The apply is quite smooth, but the sponge is not that good. With another sponge, is better. And Silk.Probably not as silky as others, but anyway..


The bronze one, has a good color payoff, the beige its a bit more sheer.


Here is swatched to my hand and the bronze to my eye (the light does NOT help the beige one, at all) . The yellow above the eyeshadow is my eyelid color 😦 . I am sick the last week, and I don’t have a rosey skin at all.


NOTE:


Somewhere here, I want to inform you but I am very bad in puting eyeshadows on. I can’t see well from my one eye and I can’t put eyeshadow with my glasses on, neither I can wear contact lenses, so, I just put eyeshadow in very amateurish way



So, here is the pros and cons of La Roche posey


Pros:


Staying power / quality / pigmentation


Cons:


Brush /  color’s range


I was about to put ”price” in the cons, since it costs around 16€ (20 dollars?) which is – if I remember correctly ) as much as a Mac eyeshadow costs.


However, I think it is a value for money product, so what you pay is what you get , and more, maybe…


Have you ever tried it ? What do you thing?


PS: I am gonna do lipstick swatches once the weather gets better, so I can have good photos with good lightning. A clinique lipstick, Nyx’s Iconic and Bling, and a couple of Maybelline’s are waiting…


Lots of  Love.


V.

Νyx Round Lipgloss swatch : Apricot

Next stop…. Apricot Round Lipgloss. 🙂

I want to swatch all of my Nyx products (and in the meantime some other products,too) , so one by one , I will start to. I was swatching only round Lipsticks, so I though a break  with LipGlosses would be okay…

Here was Apricot  with Tea Rose of the Mega Shine series… (Apricot is the left one)

And, bokutoupdtokyo , you can have a look at Apricot now 🙂 Hope you like it.

Apricot is an soft orangy color (to coral) , perfect for summer 🙂

And how it looks compared to Tea Rose  (the right one):

I prefer Tea Rose to be honest. I am very fond of more natural colors and Tea Rose is one of them. Its not that I don’t like Apricot, I really do, but I only think is good (for me) for summer, when I”ll be (or wish to be) a little tanned. Shame on me, as a Greek I should be ”wog”, but I am not…

Round Lipglosses have less quantity in the tube (compare to Mega Shines), are cheaper, but to my opinion, less quality, too. They go off easily, and I have heard that some are way to liquid … I haven’t that problem, but they sure don’t have the same staying power, neither the tube is well designed (the hole, compared to the applicator is way big)

Anyway, all of the Nyx products, even the round lipglosses are value for money products, and sometimes, defenetely more value for the money given….

 

Hope you liked the Swatch…

Stay tuned..

Lots of Love

V.