How I Actually Use Kibbe’s System for Head-To-Toe Looks (updated)

Is Kibbe’s system still usable if the book was published three decades ago? I say ‘yes’! This post is ultimately about how I apply this system – not ‘how to dress if you’re a Soft Gamine’.

Greetings ❀️ This is an updated follow-up post to how I got to know and love Kibbe’s Metamorphosis. I am a Soft Gamine, but this post will probably be relevant for anyone interested in Kibbe’s system because I’ll share how I actually apply it. To me, the main thing about applying Kibbe’s system in practice is understanding my Yin-Yang balance. I don’t follow book recommendations to every last detail, however I find them extremely helpful regardless. Also, this post is ultimately about how I apply this system – not ‘how to dress if you’re a Soft Gamine’. Let’s begin!

Continue reading “How I Actually Use Kibbe’s System for Head-To-Toe Looks (updated)”

Tip Tuesday #18: Makeup Multitasking – Multiple Uses for Beauty Products

Hello and welcome! This post is a very short one – it’s about how certain makeup items can be used for different purposes. I’ve traveled a few days ago and got this idea while packing since I had limited space for my beauty products. I think it’s awesome that I can get a lot of use out of a small amount of items – how do you think?

Continue reading “Tip Tuesday #18: Makeup Multitasking – Multiple Uses for Beauty Products”

NEW Bourjois Rouge Velvet Ink Review and Swatches πŸ’„πŸ’‹

Bourjois Velvet Ink liquid lipstick review

While many brands come up with lighter, creamier, and glossier textures, Bourjois presents yet another liquid lipstick. I love their Rouge Edition Velvet liquid lipsticks, so I was intrigued and got myself shade #9 Rouge Γ  Reves – a true red. My overall impressions are quite mixed, so let’s get into the nitty-gritty of it.

Continue reading “NEW Bourjois Rouge Velvet Ink Review and Swatches πŸ’„πŸ’‹”

Tip Tuesday #15: Clean eyeshadow palettes in one swipe

How to clean eyeshadow palette from the eyeshadow residue and dust? Very easy!

Hello and welcome! I’m currently in the process of moving, so I thought I’d share this awesome lifehack about how to easily clean eyeshadow palettes.

Continue reading “Tip Tuesday #15: Clean eyeshadow palettes in one swipe”

Tip Tuesday #14: The BEST lifehack for ‘no makeup’ makeup eyelashes (if black mascara is too harsh)

The BEST lifehack for no-makeup makeup eyelash look (if black mascara is too harsh)

Hello and welcome to #TipTuesday! As I was putting my makeup on today I thought ‘how come I haven’t shared this lifehack yet?’ This is hands down my favorite ‘no makeup’ makeup lifehack.

Continue reading “Tip Tuesday #14: The BEST lifehack for ‘no makeup’ makeup eyelashes (if black mascara is too harsh)”

5 Beauty Books in 5 Weeks: Dita Von Teese, Kevyn Aucoin, Lisa Eldridge, Scott Barnes

5 beauty books I’ve read in 5 weeks by Dita Von Teese, Kevyn Aucoin, Lisa Eldridge, Scott Barnes

Hello darlings ❀️ A few months ago I’ve received a wonderful gift – Your Beauty Mark book by Dita Von Teese. After reading this amazing book I got into beauty books overall and read 4 more books. In this post I’d like to review all of them:
About Face: Amazing Transformations Using the Secrets of the Top Celebrity Makeup Artist by Scott Barnes
Making Faces by Kevyn Aucoin
Face Forward by Kevyn Aucoin
Face Paint: The Story of Makeup by Lisa Eldridge
Your Beauty Mark: The Ultimate Guide to Eccenstric Glamour by Dita Von Teese

Which was the best one and which – not so impressive?

Continue reading “5 Beauty Books in 5 Weeks: Dita Von Teese, Kevyn Aucoin, Lisa Eldridge, Scott Barnes”

TipTuesday #5: How to easily remove sticker glue residue from beauty product packaging

How to safely remove sticker glue residue from beauty products packaging without acetone and alcohol? Easy!

Hello and welcome to #TipTuesday! Every Tuesday I’m publishing a very short yet informative post about skin care, hair care, lifestyle, and beauty! Make sure you follow my blog so that you don’t miss out!

Today’s tip is about a very simple and safe way to remove sticker glue residue from beauty products (lipsticks, nailpolish, brushes, etc). This method works amazing on plastic surfaces, no acetone or alcohol required, plus offers cuticle benefits!

Continue reading “TipTuesday #5: How to easily remove sticker glue residue from beauty product packaging”

TipTuesday #3: Concealer technique for covering dark circles

Today’s technique is about the most efficient yet very simple strategy to cover dark circles. It’ll be especially useful for people with mature skin and fine lines around the eyes. Let’s start!

Hello and welcome to #TipTuesday! Every Tuesday I’m publishing a very short yet informative post about skin care, hair care, lifestyle, and beauty! Make sure you follow my blog so that you don’t miss out!

Today’s technique is about the most efficient yet very simple strategy to cover dark circles. It’ll be especially useful for people with mature skin and fine lines around the eyes. Let’s start!

Continue reading “TipTuesday #3: Concealer technique for covering dark circles”

Beauty Brand Tag // My Makeup Aesthetics, Brand Loyalty, Consumerism, Choice Fatique

Beauty brand tag: makeup aesthetics, brand loyalty, choice fatique

I’ve stumbled upon a post by Floating in Dreams answering this tag and decided to do it too because the questions are just so darn interesting! It was really fascinating to think of the brands that represent my current makeup aesthetics, brand loyalty, consumerism in beauty, and ‘choice fatique’. You’re welcome to do this tag too!

Continue reading “Beauty Brand Tag // My Makeup Aesthetics, Brand Loyalty, Consumerism, Choice Fatique”