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Fave Reds for Spring! 

I am a sucker for red lipsticks. Cool-toned, warm-toned, bright, vampy, classic… You name it, I love it! I went through my collection last night and thought I’d share with you guys my favourite shades of red for spring — but let’s face it, I’m probably going to wear them all year round!

Fave Reds for Spring! 

I am a sucker for red lipsticks. Cool-toned, warm-toned, bright, vampy, classic… You name it, I love it! I went through my collection last night and thought I’d share with you guys my favourite shades of red for spring — but let’s face it, I’m probably going to wear them all year round!

Quick review: Bourjois 123 Perfect CC Cream

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The BOURJOIS 123 Perfect CC Cream is great for days when you don’t wanna apply any makeup.

SPF 15. Great value. Light coverage.

It sits a bit thick on the skin though and gives it a bit of a powdery finish (nothing too bad), and I’m not so sure about the 24h hydration claim, but overall a great drugstore find.

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If you’re a woman and you don’t wear enough make-up, there’s about an 85% chance that the first person you see when you leave the house will ask if you’re tired or sick…
Conversely, if some dude’s inbuilt conceal-o-meter scans your eyeliner as a millimetre thicker than the Department of Warpaint’s cat eye regulations, you’re likely to be charged with five counts of Offences Against Natural Beauty…
Part of this phenomenon is that a lot of people, and almost all men, don’t understand how make-up works. Make-up was, and still is to a large extent, one of those private self-maintenance tasks ladies perform out of male view, because putting it on openly fucks with the illusion it’s supposed to create. Traditional make-up - and especially ‘no make-up make-up’ - is supposed to make your face look ‘naturally beautiful’…
Sponging on the foundation where dudes can see messes with men’s suspension of disbelief and can even cause anger, confusion or disgust. You tricked me!, he thinks. I thought you were a natural beauty! Now I see [it was] an illusion… “If I know she wears make-up,” muses the dude, “maybe she burps and farts as well. That’s not hot at all, and women are supposed to be hot…”
Wearing ‘too much’ make-up also renders the make-up itself visible, rather than contributing to the impression of a woman’s inbuilt, effortless fuckability. It’s often connected to unbecoming displays of overt sexuality: … ‘that heavy eye shadow makes you look like a whore’…
This does open up the enticing possibility of using make-up in rebellious ways, though - playing with colour and glitter or doing a hot pink lip can make you look fantastic and repel men who expect more subtlety in make-up practice. Or you could take a more direct approach, like writing IT’S NOT FOR YOU across your cheek in green shimmer eyeliner. You go girl.
Eleanor Robertson, "All Made Up" (via crystalcabinet)
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HAUL: Bourjois and some other drugstore 

Bourjois opened a store at the Chatelet-Les Halles here in Paris, and for their opening they did a “Buy 3, Get 1 free” promo and so obviously, I took advantage of it! 

If you live in Paris, take either sortie Porte Berger or Porte Rambuteau and you’ll find the Bourjois store on the -3 level.

Hope you enjoy this haul!

What’s on my face: Check out my next video which will be a LOOK/TUTORIAL on this exact same face I’m wearing in this video.

Quick review: BOURJOIS CC Cream is great for days when you don’t wanna apply any makeup. SPF 15. Great value. Light coverage. Sits a bit thick on the skin though and gives it a bit of a powdery finish (nothing too bad), and I’m not so sure about the 24h hydration claim, but overall a great drugstore find. 👍 #bourjois #cccream #bonparisien

Quick review: BOURJOIS CC Cream is great for days when you don’t wanna apply any makeup. SPF 15. Great value. Light coverage. Sits a bit thick on the skin though and gives it a bit of a powdery finish (nothing too bad), and I’m not so sure about the 24h hydration claim, but overall a great drugstore find. 👍 #bourjois #cccream #bonparisien

NOTD: Marc Jacobs in Fluorescent Beige

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This is my first time to try on the Marc Jacobs Enamored Hi-Shine Lacquer in shade Fluorescent Beige.

Quick verdict? I’m loving it! So far, at least…

On the box, it says “Wet Look. Plasticized Finish. Extreme Wear.” I have only been wearing this for a little bit but I can vouch for the first two claims (for now). As for the extreme wearpart, I’ll let you guys know about that as soon as I do a…

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