Sultry Cat Eyes With Red Lips!

By Aishwarya Kaushal, Tuesday, 3rd February 2014

Hello everyone!

I was experimenting with my makeup and came up with this gorgeous look that is perfect for a party or a date. Especially with Valentine’s Day coming up, I wanted to show you guys a different and special look you can recreate.

I have always been a fan of mysterious winged eyes and this is just a step up from the regular wings that I do everyday. I paired it with bold matte red lips. Of course, you can opt for a nude which will look great too but I wanted to go all out! 😀

You can see it here in My Go To Makeup Looks

Here are the pictures :

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Products used :

FACE

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup
Benefit Cosmetics Boi-ing Concealer
Chambor Silver Shadow Compact
Sephora Powder Foundation in Deep for Contour
Sleek Blush By 3 In Lace and Face Form in Light to Highlight

EYES

Sleek Eyebrow Kit in Dark, Ultra Matts V2 Palette for Shadows
Maybelline Gel Eyeliner in Black, Colossal Kajal, Falsies Mascara and Colossal Mascara

LIPS

Chambor Velvette Touch Lip Liner Pencil in RD-21
Lakme 9 to 5 Lipstick in Red Coat
Sleek Matte Me in Rioja Red

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This is it for my cat eye makeup look with matte red lips!

Other interesting posts –

Wedding Makeup Look

How To Smell Amazing All Day

How To Make Your Makeup Last All Day

The Body Shop Complete Strawberry Range Review

10 Makeup Blunders To Avoid

Product Empties + Mini Reviews

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Big Sephora Haul! :-D

By Aishwarya Kaushal, Tuesday, 11th March 2014

Hello everyone!

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In my previous post, I showed you all what I got from MAC and Inglot. This post is going to be all about my Sephora Haul!

1. NYX Lip Liner Pencil in “Natural” – Rs 310/- & Nyx Retractable Lip Pencil in “Nude Pink”- Rs. 400/-

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I wanted some neutral lip liners. The retractable one is a gorgeous color for everyday and will go with most of my nudes! I prefer my nude lip colors to be slightly pinky toned since concealer nudes wash me out!

2. NYX Matte Finish & Dewy Finish Setting Sprays – Rs. 710/- each

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Both of these do an absolutely brilliant job of holding your makeup in place. I especially love the dewy one, it makes the skin look super glowy and healthy. The matte one will be good for extremely hot months like May and June.

3. Sephora Professional Mineral Powder Brush – Rs. 1400/-

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Recently, this has been my go to brush for foundation. It is soft and blends foundation like a dream. Any foundation refuses to look cakey when I use this brush. My clients love it too! I have washed it about 4 times and there was absolutely no shedding!

4. Sephora Professional Eye Liner Brush – Rs. 840/-

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Angled brushes make eyeliner application much easier. This has a very fine tip which enables you to create thin liner looks as well as thick. Sephora Professional brushes have highly impressed me!

5. Clinique Even Better Concealer in “Orange Brightener”  – Rs. 1600/-

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I wanted a brightener that would take care of under eye darkness. This does a great job of hiding any blueness or purple shadows under the eyes caused by veins and doubles the performance of your regular under eye concealer!

6. Sephora 8HR Wear Mattifying Compact Foundation in “Deep” – Rs. 1190/-

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I wanted a sculpting powder that I could contour with. This was the best I could find that wasn’t overly orange. This has a slight grey undertone that makes it perfect for sculpting. This is their powder foundation in the darkest shade.

7. Benefit Go Tropi-Coral Lip and Cheek Kit – Rs. 2090/-

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I wanted to try out some cult favorite benefit products and these palettes seem like a much better option. Especially since blushes and highlighters take forever to finish. I LOVE the Cha Cha Tint and High Beam. I am not a big fan of lip glosses so the Coralista Lip Gloss was a blah product for me.

8. Benefit How To Look The Best At Everything Kit in “Light”- Rs. 2320/-

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This is the perfect base makeup set. The primer is amazing, the foundation looks gorgeous, the concealers cover everything and the powder is great too! This is a win win palette if you want to try out some benefit base makeup products.

This is it for my Sephora Haul. I hope you enjoyed reading!

Other Interesting Posts :

MAC & Inglot Haul

Huge Drugstore Makeup Haul

Drugstore Makeup Haul

Kryolan Makeup Haul

Wedding Makeup Look – Copper Eyes & Red Lips

Chambor Powder Matte Lipstick Review

10 Makeup Blunders To Avoid

Sleek And Chambor Makeup Haul

Dirt Cheap Makeup Haul

The Body Shop Haul

Sleek Pout Paint Review

The Body Shop Strawberry Range Review

How To Smell Fabulous All Day

Amazing Inexpensive Products

Remedies For Oily Skin

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Haul Series Part 1 – Dirt Cheap Makeup Haul

By Aishwarya Kaushal, Wednesday, 6th November 2013

Hello everyone,

I am starting a new series on my blog called “Haul Series”. During the festival season, all of us end up shopping a lot so I thought I’d share with you all what I have bought over this month and considering the shopaholic I am, what I will buy in future!

I wanted to start this series with something exciting. All of us know that makeup is expensive! But, when we find drool worthy products at dirt cheap prices, it is a bundle of joy!

I had never considered Blue Heaven and Coloressense as a brand that I’d like to be using on a day to day basis. I went to my nearest Big Bazaar to pick up groceries ( a haul of which will be coming soon ) and saw the counters for both these brands. I am a makeup addict and anywhere I see flashy makeup, I want to gravitate towards that place, look at everything and admire the products! So naturally, I found myself walking towards the counters.

I began swatching and oh boy was I pleasantly surprised!

Here is what I bought :

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They had a wonderful and friendly SA that added to my great shopping experience! Everything was so dirt cheap that I was like a happy jappy kid in a candy store.

1. Blue Heaven Shimmery and Shiny ( Shadow Sticks ) – Rs. 55/-

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They are very pigmented and creamy! But keep in mind that you will need a primer underneath otherwise they will crease. They’re a great dupe for the Maybelline Color Tattoos if you want something in the same shade range but do not want to shell out Rs. 350/- for one! However, they’re not as long wearing. They are a great option for people on a budget and you get a lot of product.

Shade 105 is a bronze shade that resembles the Maybelline Color Tattoo in “Bad To The Bronze”

Shade 122 is a dull gold shade that resembles the Maybelline Color Tattoo in “Bold Gold”

2. Coloressense Lip Liner ( Shade-Mauve ) – Rs. 145

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It is a beautiful pinky red shade. The liner is in a twist up form, smooth to apply and stays on for 5-6 hours.

3. Blue Heaven Pan Cake ( Shade-Copper Glow ) – Rs. 85/-

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When I came home and opened it, the cake was cracked! 😦

But that is not a big problem. The shade is a little off for my face but this type of product is great for the body. It is completely waterproof and transfer resistant. You will need to apply it with a wet sponge and it dries to a matte finish that is very long lasting. If you can find a shade match for your face then do give this is a try!

4. Blue Heaven Shimmer ( Glitters ) – Rs. 35/-

I am highly impressed with these. These can be a great dupe for the Mac Reflex glitters. I only bought 4 shades but I plan to get all the colors! I was ecstatic when I discovered these because glitters are not something you wear everyday so its great to find them at such a reasonable cost!

Shade 204

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This is a mauvy – purple shade with silver glitter.

Shade 207

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This is dark brown shade with rose gold glitter

Shade 202

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This is a bright yellow gold with gold glitter

Shade 201

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This is a pure rose gold with gold and rose gold glitter.

5. Blue Heaven Cream Powder ( Shade Skin ) – Rs. 75/-

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It is a very smooth powder that gives sheer coverage. If you’re on a budget and you’re looking for something to set your makeup with then this will be a good option! It is also great for touch-ups during the day. The powder itself is smooth and easy to apply.

6. Maybelline Baby Lips

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Because I wanted another lip balm! 😛

I have tried 2 other shades and none of them were pigmented enough. The Nivea lip balms are better in color pay off. However, these are very moisturizing which is why I keep purchasing new ones!

The Baby Lips in India are such a disappointment though. the ones available in the US look different and are much more pigmented! Why? Why do they do this? Why can’t they release the same product worldwide?

I guess we will never know!

Anyway, I hope you enjoyed reading about my little inexpensive haul

Further hauls :

Haul Series Part 10 – Huge Drugstore Makeup Haul

 

Haul Series Part 9 – Kryolan Makeup Haul

 

Haul Series Part 8 – Forever 21 Haul

 

Haul Series Part 7 – Jewelry And Handbag Haul

 

Haul Series Part 6 – Big Shoe Haul

 

Haul Series Part 5 – Gigantic Sarojini Nagar Haul ( Thrift Shopping )

 

Haul Series Part 4 – Sleek And Chambor Makeup Haul

 

Haul Series Part 3 – The Body Shop Haul

 

Haul Series Part 2 – Drugstore Makeup Haul

A Little Trouser Haul HERE

Huge Sarojini Nagar Haul! HERE

Thank you very much for reading! :-)

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