Sunday, 8 April 2018

I'm getting married!!!

I'm so excited to finally share with you all that I'm getting married this summer! My fiancé proposed on Valentine's Day this year. Check out my video for the proposal detailsbridesmaids proposal daysave the date cards and more wedding details.

Click here to read my blog post with the proposal and wedding details.

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Rimmel Lasting Breathable Foundation and Concealers

Rimmel London Lasting 25hr Breathable Foundation is claimed to be a lightweight and long-wearing foundation providing medium natural coverage. It's available in 15 shades. Rimmel London Lasting 25hr Breathable Concealers feature cushion applicators and are available in 6 shades.
Here's a demo and review of the foundation and concealers. I also tested the foundation for 6 hours. I have combination/oily skin and for shade reference I'm in NC40-NC42 in MAC.
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Foundation Shades
Foundation is available in 15 shades and I received 14 of them. Here are swatches of all 14 shades listed below:
  1. 001 Light Ivory 
  2. 010 Light Porcelain
  3. 100 Ivory 
  4. 101 Classic Ivory
  5. 102 Light Nude
  6. 103 True Ivory
  7. 200 Soft Beige
  8. 201 Classic Beige
  9. 203 True Beige
  10. 300 Sand
  11. 303 True Nude
  12. 400 Natural Beige
  13. 402 Bronze
  14. 502 Noisette
  15. 503 Mocha

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Concealers Shades
Concealer is available in 6 shades. Here are swatches of all 6 shades listed below:
  1. 001 Light Ivory 
  2. 100 Fair
  3. 200 Light
  4. 300 Medium
  5. 400 Medium Dark
  6. 600 Dark

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Review
Overally, it's a good everyday foundation that I'd personally wear it for work. It's lightweight and doesn't look cakey at all, which I really like but I notice there's a flashback, so I personally wouldn't use it on days I'm planning to take pictures.
  • Coverage: Light-to-medium coverage
  • Application: It comes with an applicator that you can use to apply the foundation and then blend it out with a brush or beautyblender. The brush provides a better coverage but I prefer using a beautyblender. It's very easy to apply and you can build it up.
  • Shade: I got the shade 303 True Nude, which isn't the perfect for my skin tone but it's the closest match I found. 300 was lighter and 400 was slighty deeper.
  • Wear time: I tested it out for 6 hours in the video. I have oily t-zone but it didn't look too oily by end of the day. It does slightly fade away with time especially around my mouth and nose. 


Friday, 2 February 2018

Valentine's Day Makeup 2018

Here's an easy valentine's day makeup tutorial featuring Kylie Cosmetics The Burgundy Palette and the new Rimmel London Breathable Foundation and Concealers. 

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Saturday, 27 January 2018

Fenty Beauty Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation is claimed to be a long-wear foundation with medium-to-full coverage and matte finish. It retails for $34 USD ($42 CAD) and it's available in 40 shades.
Photo without flash taken inside
Here's a demo and review of it. I also tested it out for 6 hours. I have combination/oily skin and for shade reference I'm in NC40-NC42 in MAC.

Product Claims
  • Medium-to-full Coverage
  • Oil-free
  • Lightweight
  • Longwearing 
  • Made with climate-adaptive technology that’s resistant to sweat and humidity
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Review
It's very pigmented and long wearing. It provides a great coverage but I personally don't like to build it up too much because it can easily end of looking cakey. It has a matte finish and it photographs well.  
I have oily t-zone and I was quite impressed at how I didn't look oily by end of the day. I've tested it out for 6 hours in this video but I've also tested it out for 8-10 hours and got very similar result. 
  • Finish: Matte 
  • Coverage: Medium to Full Coverage
  • Application: I prefer applying it with a brush first and then blending it with beautyblender. I do recommend using less product but it can easily end up looking cakey. It does set fast, so I'd recommend working in sections especially if you want to build up the coverage.
  • Shade: I got the shade 300, which matched me pretty well! It does oxidize a bit when you apply it but it didn't oxidize on me throughout the day.
  • Wear time: I tested it out for 6 hours in the video. I have oily t-zone but I noticed I didn't look oily by end of the day. I've also worn it at work a couple of times and the foundation looks great by end of the day. 
Photos taken with flash

Photo with flash taken in natural daylight
Photo without flash taken in natural daylight

Friday, 22 December 2017

GRWM Easy Holiday Glam Makeup - Red lips



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Sunday, 17 December 2017

My 30th birthday vlog + More birthdays | VLOG 64

I planned a rose gold themed party for my 30th birthday and had a great time. Huge thanks to Noor Events and Photography for helping me out and taking photos and videos. They did an amazing job!! Seriously couldn't have done it without them!
Birthday Party Details/Vendors
  • Noor Events and Photography: Rana and Asmat helped me with the setup and captured the moments on camera. They're so professional and super helpful!!
  • DJ Plink: He was AMAZING!!! He kept everyone on the dance floor. 
I also created a snapchat sign that I printed and placed on some of the tables.
  • Outfit/Makeup - Dress is from Fashion Nova. I'm in love with it!! I will recreate the makeup in my next video.
  • Photobooth - I used my camera, backdrop and ring light. Setup was done by Noor Events and I created the photobooth sign. Photobooth sign (high resolution digital file) is available on my Etsy store ($4 CAD).