Friday, 10 May 2013

Lime Juice as a Toner!

Posted by Kimmy at 01:54 0 comments
So i had heard through the internet grapevine that lemon juice was a great toner. Being the all natural skincare lover i am, i went to try it out only to find lime juice in my fridge instead of lemon. Being too impatient to go out and buy lemon at the shops i settled for using the lime.

So glad i did!

For me, it has worked wonders on my skin. Ive noticed a more even skin tone, less breakouts,  smaller pores and a slight fading of my freckles! I have since replaced my old toner with just the lime juice! Cheaper and more effective then any other toner i have bought.

I just dampen a cotton pad with water and squirt on a little lime juice. Then just wipe and dab this all over the face and neck after cleansing. Some people experience stinging and so wash it off after a minute or so but i haven't experienced this yet so i just leave it on! Then follow with my coconut oil moisturiser.

Monday, 6 May 2013

Night Out Makeup

Posted by Kimmy at 06:54 1 comments
So a few nights ago was my friends Hens night. I wore some plummy red jeans and so i thought i would match my eye makeup!
This is the look i came up with, you will have to excuse the bad lighting!

I wore a cranberry and black smokey eye with thick liner and lashes and a light peachy cheek with a plummy pink lip. I quite enjoyed this look and got many compliments wearing it. I think this shade of eye shadow is perfect for blue eyes! makes the really stand out. Great colours for Autumn too! Below is a list of the products used if you would like to re create it :)

EYES - Urban Decay Primer Potion
           - Maybelline Colour Tatoo in Pomegrante
           - Mac Cranberry Eyeshadow
           - Urban Decay Blackout shadow
           - Urban Decay Tease Shadow
           - Jordana Extreme Best Lash Mascara
           - Urban Decay 24/7 Liner in Rockstar

FACE - Smashbox Face Primer
            - Make Up Forever HD Foundation
            - Mac Mineralized Skin Finsh Powder
            - Milani Blush in Lumineso
            - Benefit 10 Contour and highlighter powder

LIPS - Mac lipstick in Please Me
         - Mac Cremesheen Gloss in Richly Revered


Friday, 26 April 2013

Cranberry Smokey Eye Look

Posted by Kimmy at 08:21 0 comments
Tonight i wore a cranberry smokey eye and absolutely loved the look! It could easily go with a nude or coloured lip but i chose a matte pink. Below are the products i used if you want to re create the look :)


FACE - Face of Australia 3in1 Face Base
           - Mac Studio Fix Fluid Foundation NW15
           - Maybelline Fit me Concealer in 115
           - Mac Mineralized Skin Finish Powder in Light Plus
           - Milani Baked Blush in Lumineso 
           - Benefit 10 Countour and Highlight
           - Mac fix +
           
EYES - Urban Decay Primer Potion
           - Mac Cranberry all over lid
           - Urban Decay Tease from Naked 2 Palette in crease
           - Urban Decay Booty Call from Naked 2 Palette in tear duct and brow bone
           - Urban Decay Blackout from Naked 2 Palette on outter v
           - Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliner in Rockstar waterline and lower rim
           - Mac Gel eyeliner on top lid
           - Jordana Best Lash Extreme Mascara

LIPS - Mac Lip Treatment
         - Mac Lipstick in Please Me with Pure Zen on top.

TOOLS - Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
              - Real Techniques Powder Brush
              - Mac 217
              - Urban Decay Karma Eye Brush
              - Eco Tools Eyeliner brush
            
I really like how this turned out and i found the cranberry shade made my blue eyes pop! Will definitely be re creating this look sometime soon. 

xx

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Under Eye Circles: Gone!

Posted by Kimmy at 09:11 0 comments
I've never had a problem with under eye bags. Ever. Even with lack of sleep etc I have always been pretty lucky. That is until I took a trip to America in Feb/March. After I arrived, I had dark circles and puffy eyes! I blamed the flight but they stayed until after I got back home. I was horrified lol.
I decided to attack them!

I bought Yes To Grapefruit dark circle correcting eye cream while I was in the states then while in Melbourne a few weeks back I got Lab Series power brightening eye balm. Using these 2 products together every morning I started to see a difference within a week! In the top picture (in America), you can see my puffiness and darkness and I'm wearing makeup! Bottom picture was taken the other morning, with NO makeup on at all. Such a difference hey!

I highly recommend them both!

Do you guys have any dark circle miracle products/ tips?

Xx

First Blog!

Posted by Kimmy at 08:28 0 comments

Welcome to my blog :)
I decided to start this blog as i recently realised i may just have a makeup / skincare obsession haha. I love it. I love the creative expression makeup allows you and i love looking after my skin, especially using all natural and home made products.
So why not share my tips and tricks and product reviews with you! There may even be some tutorials there too!
I hope you get some new ideas about skincare and makeup and product knowledge and enjoy the journey with me :)
xx


 

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