The theme for the February Boxwalla* Beauty Box was beauty products to help you channel your inner Cleopatra. That statement alone was enough for me to want to try this box. This time of year is dull and fills me with the blahs. If it weren’t for pampering products and rituals like warm baths, I know I’d be feeling even more “blah”. In February, a Cleopatra-inspired routine of milk baths, rose petals and honey sounds perfect.
Bésame is a line of cosmetics inspired by authentic vintage beauty products and makeup. I’ve been using their lipsticks for years. Now that it is winter, I’m currently in a cream blush/gel stain makeup mood. I want a dewy complexion so I’ve switched to cream-based products.
Besame 1938 Crimson Cream Rouge is exactly what the name implies. It’s a vintage inspired red cream rouge for lips and cheeks.
The packaging: Besame is a great brand because they’re dedicated to every detail. This is a painted tin… Continue reading | 11 Comments
Question of the Week – What is your all-time favorite shade of blush?
EauMG’s Answer: Oh, I love blush so this is difficult for me to answer. I would say that if I had to choose one that seems to work for me most of the year, I would say NARS Blush in Desire, a matte hot pink. This is the most “natural” of flushes for me. Some of my other favorites include… Continue reading
I have never tried LUSH lip balms or lip tints before. Like most LUSH products, I find reviews that love or hate them. You know that I love bold or dark matte lips but when I’m not wearing those shades (like to work), I go for lip tints. I am not a lip gloss person because lip gloss lasts like 2 minutes on my lips and I hate the sticky feel of lip gloss. Lip tints aren’t sticky and moisturize like a balm. So here’s my review of these natural lip tints in simple little tins.
I love Dorothy Dandridge. This is a beautiful picture of her. She’s pretty in pink 🙂 I am also loving her thick brows in this pic. This look can work for many complexions, eye colors, and hair colors. Here’s the colors that I used to achieve this classic 1950’s pink makeup look.
FACE: Apply a dewy finish foundation such asLancôme