Tarte Gifted Amazonian Clay Smart Mascara – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Mascaras are an excellent tool for instantly looking more awake and also making your eyes slightly bigger. They are probably one of the most common makeup items that even the “non-foundation or heavy makeup” people wear and there’s so many of them out there that it has become very hard to choose. Mascaras though, are also one of those cosmetics that can be quite personal as the product might work better or worse depending on the original quality of yourRead more

Cohorted Beauty Box January 2020 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

I cannot belive that the January 2020 beauty boxes are done already, how fast is time really! However, last but not least is the Cohorted beauty box which managed to steal my hear in 2019! The Cohorted box was as always the standard black, square box that closes with a lid. The box also came with it’s monthly, small beauty magazine (about 30 pages) that tells you a little bit more about each product and some featured products or artists.Read more

Glossybox Beauty Box January 2020 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Glossybox January started 2020 strongly with an interesting box. This month’s theme was “sleep and refresh” which I’d say fits December more than January but everyone has different schedules I guess! This month’s box contained 5 beauty products as always, of which all were full size, and a snack bar! What more could you want to start the year? Let’s have a look at the products in more detail. These are short reviews that cover first impressions and experiences from using theRead more

Look Fantastic Beauty Box January 2020 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

First beauty box of 2020! Look Fantastic comes with a new design this year which looks much sleeker even though the visual difference is not really that much! The bright yellow and green colours of the box, the sleeker design and the “Revive” theme all fit nicely with the begining of the year, January. The box looked fresh, exciting and fun! This beauty box always comes with a quote under the lid and this month it said: “Revive, Refresh, Recycle”Read more

Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion vs MAC Paint Pot – Which one is best?

For a long time when I was younger I avoided using eyeshadows because they always creased on my hooded eyes. That might have been due to the cheaper eyeshadow products I was using back then but also due to the fact that I wasn’t using an eyeshadow primer. Eyeshadow primers are one of those cosmetic items that I’m sure many think that they are unnecessary or too much and I get you, I thought so too. Totally wrong though! NotRead more

A Chemist’s Favourite Beauty Products – the Bonds of Beauty 2019 awards!

Happy New Year 2020! I hope everything you wish for this year comes true! A lot of people ask me what my favourite products are, not only because I am a beauty blogger but also because I am a chemist by profession and therefore, one can say, I am a little pickier than others. I always take into consideration the ingredient and formulation of the products as well as whether they actually work and if they look nice! So, withoutRead more

Estée Lauder Double Wear vs Rimmel Lasting Matte Foundation – In-depth Reviews and Ingredient Analyses

A good makeup look depends a lot on what you have to work with as a base, which of course means that skincare is very important but also your foundation. Finding a good foundation is hard and the fact that there are so many of them out there is deceiving. There are very few foundations that will do all the magic you are looking for, in fact for me and my oily skin, there has only been one magical optionRead more

Battle of the Beauty Boxes – Conclusions from the 2019 Unboxing and Reviews on Glossybox, Look Fantastic and Cohorted

This year I remained fairly stable in which beauty boxes I’ve tried. If you missed the 2018 developments check out: Battle of the Beauty Boxes – Conclusions from the 2018 Unboxing and Reviews on Birchbox, Glossybox, Look Fantastic and Cohorted I still remain subscribed to Glossybox, Look Fantastic and Cohorted. However! My favourite beauty box has changed from Glossybox (which held the crown in 2017 and 2018) to Cohorted! Despite the fact that Cohorted increased its price this year from £35Read more

MAC COLLECTOR OF THE STARS KIT 2019 – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses

Lipsticks are one of the most used cosmetic items. Even those who do not wear a lot of makeup or even any foundation, sometimes wear a lipstick! They give us colour, character and can even hydrate the lips! MAC releases a collector’s kit at the end of each year with a range of lipsticks, lip glosses and liquid lipsticks which is absolutely worth the cash if you use lipsticks a lot. Not to mention that it’s a great “well doneRead more

Great Beauty Gifts – MAC Taste of Stardom Mini Lipstick Kit Starring You 2019 Collection – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

I love a good lipstick. You love a good lipstick. Everyone loves a good lipstick. Even people who are not huge makeup wearer, love a good lipstick. Lipsticks are a great gift and the holiday season offers a few bargain options which are great value for money and perfect for gifting. But even if you are all set for gifts this year they can be a nice good job this year pat on the back gift for yourself too! IRead more