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Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Makeup | 5 comments

Bellapierre – Shimmer Powder in Celebration

Bellapierre – Shimmer Powder in Celebration

I’ve had this Bellapierre Shimmer Powder in coppery Celebration for months now, but it’s taken me until now to get round to writing about it. Bellapierre is a UK brand who produce 100% natural mineral cosmetics. Firstly – what is mineral make-up? It is make-up made from naturally occuring minerals that are found in the earth. These minerals are ground up into fine particles and used to make powders, foundations and other products. These minerals provide coloured pigments, and also sun prote­ction and anti-inflammatory effects. All of Bellapierre’s products are based on natural ingredients and are paraben-free. These Shimmer Powders have multiple uses – I have been using this one as eyeshadow and eyeliner, but they can also be sprinkled on wet nail varnish to give the nails some sparkle, mixed with lip gloss or lipstick to make a lip colour or dabbed on the ends of lashes straight after applying mascara to add some colour to the lashes. This Celebration shade would also look great added to body lotion to create a...

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Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Makeup | 7 comments

Urban Decay – Eyeshadows in S&M and Chopper

Urban Decay – Eyeshadows in S&M and Chopper

I’ve had these Urban Decay Eyeshadows for a while, they were given to me by a friend, and they’re two of Urban Decay’s most popular eyeshadow colours – gunmetal grey ‘S&M’ and sparkly copper brown ‘Chopper’. Fans of Urban Decay will know that these two are sporting the old packaging, their eyeshadows have recently had a funky new makeover and whilst they’re still in silvery grey round plastic pots they now look just a little more classy: The new eyeshadow packaging has been created so that the actual pans of colour can be removed from the plastic pot and added to the ‘Build Your Own’ palettes. Anyway, whilst the packaging pots have changed the eyeshadow colours haven’t, so I will go ahead and tell you about the shades S&M and Chopper. S&M is a mid gunmetal grey shade with a shimmer – it looks quite dark in the pot but if applied sparingly it gives the effect of a pale silver, whereas layer it up and it gives a...

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