All posts tagged: Maybelline

(10 Item) Boots Wishlist

1. Smashbox Photo Finish Oil-Free Foundation Primer 2. L’Oreal Superliner Brow Artist Pencil 3. L’Oreal Glam Shine Balmy Gloss, in Mad for Pomegranate 4. Maybelline Superstay Better Skin Foundation, in Nude 5. L’Oreal Paris Glamshine Stain Splash, in Juliet and/or Lolita 6. Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm, in Sultry and/or Standout 7. Benefit ‘It’s Potent’ Eye Cream 8. Leighton Denny Small Crystal Nail File 9. Sleek i-Divine Eyeshadow Palette, in Au Naturel 10. Revlon ColorBurst Lip Butter, in Sugar Plum, Pink Truffle and/or Red Velvet Ever since I heard that Boots now delivers outside the UK, I’ve become obsessed with finally purchasing all the things that I covet, but cannot get my hands on (yet or at all) in Greece. I’ve spent countless hours perusing the website and now finally have a (10 item “budget friendly”) wishlist. I’m sharing it here, before going ahead with the actual order, in the hope that some of you may have already tried some of the products – and have opinions & reviews to share… There’s so many things on …

Sunday Manicure (Vol.5)

Products used: Avon Nail Experts Advanced Mira- Cuticle Vanishing Complex & Avon Nail Experts Revitacool Base Coat – No Longer Available Maybelline Forever Strong “Winner Takes it All” £4.09 Erre Due Ceramic Top Coat 6.50€ First Impressions: Had this for a few months and was reminded of it lately – what with the Christmas holidays approaching & the festive mood peaking. I am generally more of a Color Show fan, but this was the only Maybelline range including a golden nail polish at a time when I was looking to dress up as… Cleopatra (!), so I picked it up (& didn’t regret it). The color is easy to apply, dries quickly & has great lasting power (I’ve had it last up to 12 days). Also, the metallic shade is such that minor chips are very difficult to detect. You can easily apply a single coat, but I use two – for the result pictured here. One minus: this tends to form tiny air bubbles, so keep that in mind when applying and take the …