Thursday, August 25, 2011

Review: NYX Eyeshadow Base in Skintone

Alright since I am still in the process of amassing cosmetics, this is another first for me. Because this is my first ever primer (eyeshadow primer to be exact) which will be followed by my UD Box of Potions scheduled to arrive late September.

Anyway, I am starting to get into the goodness of the NYX brand because thrift girl here adores their super wide range of colors and products for less. And I have to blame my seller/NYX provider Ms. Christine B. from Vanitygirl Shop for enabling me with speedy transactions! :) Much love to her! And the NYX Eyeshadow Base in Skintone is my second purchase from her following my 10-piece Runway Palette in Champagne and Caviar (now renamed Caviar and Bubbles). Although there were issues with the courier upon delivering (the delivery guy went to different addresses and stated that I had either moved out or the house was abandoned), it arrived yesterday and I couldn't wait to try it out today. So here it is:

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Wish List: ABT Chrome 4 Brushes and Brush Roll Set

I'm a self-confessed brush addict, always on the prowl for the best tools to apply my makeup. And for one I recently became a "brush vegan", which means that I only buy synthetic hair because I do love animals and I personally have allergic reactions when I use natural hair face brushes. I've got brush sets from Suesh and Smashbox, both of them with animal hairs. So I don't really use them on myself that much (except for eye brushes), and instead just utilize them on friends and family when I help do their makeup. And in my constant search for great synthetic brushes, I stumbled upon this fantastic set: