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

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

MAC Starlit Lip Bag Starring You – In-depth Product Review and Ingredient Analyses

As annoying as the winter holiday retail season is, it also comes with some advantages. One of them is the gift bundles that pop up at this time, which often contain many products at a cheaper price than if you were to buy them individually. One of those, save your money and feel great bundles, is the MAC Starlit Lip Bag which comes in 3 different versions: nude, plum and red, and contains 1 lipstick, 1 lip liner, 1 lipRead more

Nourishing Priming Sprays – Urban Decay B6 Vitamin Infused Complexion Prep Priming Spray vs MAC Prep and Prime Fix+ – In-depth Reviews and Ingredient Analyses

In a previous post I looked at the top two setting sprays, according to most beauty bloggers, and evaluated which one is the best. If you missed that post check out: Showdown: Urban Decay All Nighter vs MAC Prep and Prime Fix+. Are They Both Setting Sprays and Which One is Best? In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses When beauty gurus talk about setting sprays they are most often referring to either the Urban Decay All Nighter or the MAC Prep andRead more

Showdown: Urban Decay All Nighter vs MAC Prep and Prime Fix+. Are They Both Setting Sprays and Which One is Best? In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses

Not everyone uses setting sprays but the ones that do often have very strong feelings about them. A setting spray can prolong the longevity of your makeup as well as increase the intensity of eye shadows. Some setting sprays can even help control oil production if you are oily, or alternatively for the dry skin types out there, some setting sprays can give you a more dewy look. Setting sprays can truly elevate your makeup and even wake you upRead more

MAC Velvet Teddy Lipstick vs Primark Golden Rose #74. In-Depth Review, Ingredient Analyses and a Chemist’s Verdict. Is it a Dupe?

Cosmetics can leave a big mark on your purse, both literally and figuratively. It is said that an average woman uses around 16 cosmetics a day (although this number changes from study to study) which can be expensive. As a result, finding a dupe (= a product that gives the same results or looks the same but is cheaper) is very interesting for many. Additionally, with so many cosmetic brands and products out there, it is almost expected that someRead more