Monday, June 10, 2013

May Favourites :)

Hey guys,

I can't believe May got over so soon..! But hey, this does mean the summer is almost over and its time for the rains! Don't we all love the rains?? I mean the lovely view from your window, the sight of kids playing in the rain (flashback to your childhood), Jumping in the puddles and all that.. Did I mention the nukkad ki masala chai, pakoras and bhuttas (corn-on-the-cob)?? Delightful!

Anyway back to the main topic, May Favorites! I have been out and about this whole month! Weddings, Parties and all that jazz. Despite the heat I have been inclined towards makeup as my skin has been playing around a bit with me. Beating the heat was also a main priority for me this month. I did use quite a bit of products and did genuinely love them this month, so excuse the overly long post. :)

Lets get started with the products,

1) Urban Decay De Slick Make Up Setting Spray: Honestly I don't know what I would do without this product in the scorching heat. I love how it makes my makeup last! I can't say enough good things about this product. 

2) Dior show Iconic Overcurl Mascara: Don't you hate it when the SA's talk you into buying products? Yeah me too! Sometimes these things turn out well though.. like in the case of this mascara, I love it! I love how it curls my lashes and how it holds a curl and give my lashes some volume. Much better than the original one.

3) Kiehls Ultra Facial Cream: This cream has been so hydrating this month for my face, I also apply this on my hand and it has kept them very hydrated although I did not see a difference in the softness either on my face or hands. The cream is pretty light yet works well in terms of hydration. Not sticky or greasy on the face so you can apply it under your makeup. 

4) Caudalie Beauty Elixir: This product is AMAZING. I now get why every blogger internationally is in awe with this product. I am not to keen on the smell though, but it fades after a while so I am not to bothered with the smell aspect.

5) Revlon Lip Butter (Sorbet): I mentioned this product in my haul post here and have been using it since I got it. Every time I wear it, someone or the other always asks me what lipstick I am wearing! I  have been stopped on the sidewalk a couple of times to be asked what lipstick I am wearing. I love that this shade is just the right neon for even dark skin tones and does not make your lips look like you borrowed Niki Minaj's Lipstick! Highly recommend this new shade as well as Wild Watermelon which is amazing for a night out!

6) Maybelline Clear Glow BB Cream: Now I know everyone has read more than enough reviews about this product but I wanted to include it in my favorites as it is all I have been wearing this month, skipping on my regular foundations. I needed a super light coverage so the heat wouldn't make my makeup melt and this did it well for me. I do prefer the Elizabeth Arden Tinted Moisturizer over this in terms of consistency but for a slightly (emphasis on slightly) higher coverage this BB cream does it for me.

7) Bobbi Brown Eye Shadow Quad: Now one error here is that I do not remember the name of the palette, I tried looking online as well, but couldn't find any :( I do really love the quad as the colors are just perfect. Its not to nude nor too dark, just perfect for the summer. They have a mix of shimmer and solid eye shadows that blend well to create a flawless look. (more on this quad in a later blog post)

8) Rimmel Scandal Eyeshadow Crayon in 003 Bad Girl Bronze: This product is Rimmel's answer to the Maybelline color tattoo in Back to the Bronze! And I must say that Rimmel has upped their game! The color is wonderful and can be controlled. Also I do like the fact that I don't have to stick my fingers in a pot and get products into my nails! The color is rich and very blendable. 

9)Rimmel Scandal Eyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal in 014 Bright Blue: Just the pop of color I need this season. Colored eyeliners and kajals have been creeping up all over the internet and I love that I can use  this not too bright product and yet have a pop of color in my eyes. 

10) Kryolan Ikonic Gel Eye Liner Pencil in Charcoal Glimmer: My friend who is a MUA and used to work at Kryolan told me about these wonderful Pencils, I got most of the shades and I have to say I am in love with them. This particular pencil is amazing as it adds a bit of shimmer to my liner.  The one thing I don't really like is that while sharpening it there is a bit of product wastage that I am not to fond of. Otherwise kudos to kryolan for this amazing product.

11)Nars Laguna Bronzer: Oh! how I have had a love-hate relationship with this product. Now been a little on the not so fair side, I do not need a bronzer to correct my pale skin but I do like to contour my face and this month I have been loving the Laguna for this. Its not too dark yet not too light. It doesn't make my face look muddy and does the job! Win!

12) Fashionista blush in Amber Glow 4 & Cinnamon 12: These blushes have been making a buzz on the internet after being introduced on the MUA website. I have had these for a while and I have to say they are so amazingly pigmented and blend effortlessly. I will be reviewing them in detail with swatches very soon :)

13)The Body Shop - Leona Lewis Kabuki Blush Brush: Okay I am going to be totally honest. I did not use this brush at all, but I had to add to my favorites as its is so damn cute! I love how it is shaped like a flower and I would like to keep this in my collection as a collectible for a very long time. 

14) Real Technique Brushes: The brushes I like from RT are the stippling brush, expert face brush, buffing brush & blush brush. I have had these for so long and the thing I love about them is that they are easy to clean, don't shed and dry very quickly.  I use the stippling brush for cream blush, the expert face brush for BB cream, The Buffing brush for foundation and blush brush for either bronzer or blush. Love them, enough said.

15) No 7 Directional Powder Brush: I have tried multiple powder brushes from various brands, but I always go back to this one. This sheds sometimes but not too much. I love how the bristles are soft. Its a regular in my makeup bag. 

16) Maybelline Baby Lips in Peppermint: This adorable little lip balm feels so luxurious on my lips! This is the American version and I have to be honest and say that it is much better than the Indian/Asian one. The smell is so minty and fresh that it perks up my mood! I simply love it! It fixes my chapped lips and look pretty darn cute as compared to the Asian one.

17) MAC Lipglass in Embrace Me: This lipgloss is the pinkest pink lip gloss you can have. Reminds me of the MAC lipstick in Show Orchid. Love the texture, stays put for long, transfers a bit to cups and stuff but the color looks flattering on all skin types! Sad part is I think its limited edition.

So guys thats about it, I know it was a lot, but I wanted to be 100 % honest about what I was loving this month. Will be reviewing a lot of these products in the future posts so keep a look out for that..

What was your favorite beauty product of the month??

Till next time,



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    1. Thank youu ❤ Let me know if you review any of them :)

  2. Super awesome stuff.. just staring at the products... ;)

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