Monday, May 6, 2013

Beauty Guide | Colours & Products for Spring!

 
Spring Makeup 2013-02

*chirp chirp, chirp chirp*
Has spring settled in your part of the world yet? With 3 straight days of sunshine, I think it's safe to call it out. Spring is here! And with such a change of weather, I'd like to share with you some beautiful products to fully embrace this lush and breezy time of the year.


PRODUCTS MENTIONED
  • L'OREAL | True Match Lumi Foundation
  • BEN NYE | Media Pro HD Blush* "Blushing Bride" 
  • MAC | Satin Blush "Fleur Power" 
  • NYX | Ultra Pearl Mania Shadows 
  • ESSENCE | "Disco Diva" eyeshadow
  • L'OREAL | Caress Shine Stain "Infinite Fuschia" | review | Tutorial 
  • REVLON | Super Lustrous Lipgloss "Lillac Pastelle" 
  • CALVIN KLEIN | Eternity Moment
Ben Nye products can be found through special pro-makeup retailers such as PAM or Makeup Medley. MAC is available online or at any MAC counter or Pro Shop. L'Oreal, Essence, NYX and Revlon products are easily accessible at your local drugstore, London Drugs even ships online as well. Calvin Klein perfumes are usually sold in Sephora, The Bay or Sears but sometimes you can catch a great deal at Shoppers Drug Mart.

Spring Makeup 2013


5 comments:

  1. Oh I want to try that Essence eyeshadow

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  2. I've never tried those NYX eyeshadows and that Essence purple one looks divine! xx

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    1. I know you're a big NYX fan, these were surprisingly good. I'm not quite as skilled using loose 'pigment' colours yet but I actually love how easily they travel. These things are tiny but still contain plenty of product. I'm hoping to pick up a few more at IMATS this year.

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  3. Hello, I loved this review. However I had a question I know you've done a review on Maybelline fit me foundation too, so between the L'oreal Lumi and Maybelline Fit Meme, which is a better foundation or which do you prefer? Also what shade are you with l'oreal lumi? (sorry not to sound creepy but I am a similar skin tone to you and other concealers/foundations you've mentioned all the colors have matched perfectly, and I religiously go by the products you recommend since you really have great information :)

    Many Thanks,
    Maida (a fellow Canadian expat.)

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    1. Hello Maida!

      I'd say that two have slightly different finishes and consistencies, with the FIT ME being more of a gel-cream and a "moist" look to the skin and the LUMI having a pearl type of sheen. It's hard to say which one is favourite in absolute terms but the LUMI does match me a bit better in colouring and feels slightly lighter on the skin so I suppose I would choose the L'oreal.

      My shade in the LUMI is labeled as "Porcelain - Light Ivory" (W1-2). If you ever need any other of my base matches for reference, I try to list all the brands in the MY STATS tab of my blog::
      http://www.pbunniep.com/p/my-stats.html

      Hope this helped!

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