Twelve Shades Of Neutrals

Ah, the Urban Decay Naked Palettes. The best way to get your hands on wearable quality eyeshadows in beautiful neutrals. You´d think if you had a palette like Tonka Imperiale or Cuir Cannage, you´d have all the browns you´d ever need. Reality is a lot different, though, and these neutral tones are actually quite addictive. Me,…

Marvelous Moxie sure is a Smooth Talker.

At least if you go by my lips. I know I haven’t been producing too many makeup-related posts since I started this blog, but allow me to quote a woman whose beauty keeps inspiring others in spite of her own demise two decades ago. The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she…

Everyday Elegance

It’s been a while since last I actually did a post on makeup, so I’m kicking off the week with this little look, using some of my fave products. The dress you’re getting a peak of in the final pic, btw, is a 50s’ inspired lace thing I bought at KappAhl. I waited forever for…

Playing around with Heat Wave

That UFO that kept following me ’round Ireland’s up today, beaming down, reflecting upon the endless, white layers of snow outside. And I’m inside working on an exam. I can tell you this; I’d rather be getting a tattoo. It’s actually a more pleasant experience by far, than explaining chi-squares, samples and trying to wring…

A surprising Heat Wave recently hit town.

I was having a look through the beautydepartment when Smashbox’s Heat Wave palette caught my eye. Ten shades in a beautiful silver shade with a huge mirror and a double-ended brush. For the next couple of hours I contemplated back and forth, comparing it to my Urban Decay Naked palettes. It’s slighly larger than UD’s six-pan…

That inspirational glow

We’ve still got snow, although the weather is heating up, and today it’s raining away. I’ve been feeling a lot like wearing “glowing”, fresh-faced looks of late, and with the arrival of Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in diffused light it was due time to actually do something. But what? So I went through three weeks…