Holidaze

Happy holidays! I wasn’t able to post until now because I’ve had a very hard time looking at the computer screen. I’ve always been sensitive to light, but even more so now that I’m suffering from chronic fatigue. There were also quite a few times where I wanted to take photos of either a makeup…

Metal Shock

I’ve never been too interested in liquid forms of eyeshadow as I find powder to be the easiest to work with. However, Essence has come out with a few new eye-catching tubes of liquid metals called Metal Shock and – as always – the sparkle was too strong to resist. I used to have a…

Coloured Smoke

I was browsing through my makeup inspiration folder and came accross this stunning photo by katosu. She is one of my favourite makeup artists, she uses colour in such a sophisticated, wearable way, and the blending is always immaculate. I decided to test myself and see if I can recreate that look.

Picking Peonies

Not that you could tell what my hair was like before as I always wore wigs, but today’s post is inspired by my new hair colour. Here’s the story: about a month ago I went to the hairdresser’s after 10 years because I needed a bigger change in life and naturally, my hair was the first to…

Ripe Plum

I’m surprised how much documenting my looks for this blog is helping with my creativity. Maybe it’s pure chance I happen to be feeling more motivated, but I’d like to think feeling slight “pressure” at the back of my mind about having to post something is the main reason. I brushed over my love for duochrome eyeshadows in…

Strawberry Tarte

I made a point of stepping out of my comfort zone with my eye looks recently, because I could easily wear the same two shades of brown day after day. Or rather month after month … As today is the first day of Autumn, and the first brown leaves have already fallen from the trees,…