With the New Year’s Eve just around the corner, I’ve decided to share a couple of eye make-up looks with which I’ve been experimenting lately. Don’t expect any full-on step-by-step tutorials, because, as you know, I’m not a make-up artist myself, but I’d love to tell you about some great new products and easy-to-repeat-at-home techniques that will get your creativity going in anticipation of the biggest party of the year. Continue reading
GlossyBox might be one of the smartest beauty-inventions ever. It brings you the feeling of a Christmas Eve. Every month, all year round. The joy of opening the pink box is almost as big as the thrill of exploring new cosmetic products. Some of them you’ve never heard of, others – would have never bought, some were on your wishlist for ages but never came around, and others are just being launched. With 2014 coming to its end, I’ve decided to look back on the 11 pretty boxes I’ve received so far and tell you everything about my favourite discoveries. Continue reading
10 best beauty buys that will help you save money for Christmas presents and winter vacation. Continue reading
Being a real Russian at heart, I rarely leave home without dressing up and fixing my make-up (if you’re not familiar with Russian tradition of looking gorgeous, you should visit my motherland one day and count how many girls on heels you can spot in one minute: on a Tuesday morning… in a subway). To say the truth, I won’t even take out trash without looking in the mirror and making sure that the hair looks all right. However at the same time as much as I fear being under-dressed, I hate over-dressing and wearing inappropriate amount of cosmetics. My no-matter-what-essential-kit consists of just two products that I put on every morning, even if the world is coming to an end or I’m in an extreme hurry. Those are a perfect-matching tone and an eye-opening mascara.
Last week I was invited to Berlin office of an online shop Amazingy, where I was taught how to create a stunning look using only natural make-up products. Continue reading
My eyelashes are naturally thin, fair and rather short, which makes a dowdy combination for my not-so-big eyes. Thus, I try to avoid accentuating this part of my face with make-up, because my efforts normally don’t pay off. I don’t own too many eye make-up products, but I’ve purchased Sensai‘s mascara 38C three times already.