I am not an MUA but…

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Hello and welcome to my blog. This blogpost is partly showing my gratitude towards God for His loving kindness and the strength He gives me to carry on in this life. It is not easy but in Him i have peace.

The other part is my regular beauty post. I kbow i have not posted much lately about the stuff i am experimenting with in the makeup department.

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I will try and do a beauty post every sunday as it is the day i wear makeup and some saturdays if i am going to a wedding

The truth is I only wear makeup on sundays when i am going to church. I am a bit lazy when it comes to doing my makeup during the week because it means i have to wake up a wee bit early lol. I will share some of today’s look with you.

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How did i do? I am not an MUA but to be able to do my makeup like one is always my aim

I used the MAC studio Fix foundation in NW55, the coverup concealer in NW45 mineralised skin finish in dark deep and LA Girl concealer in Fawn. Lip liner is Barrym in plum and lipstick is Revlon pinkpout.  #Thatsall

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The hair is a whole different story. But this is my signature hair it frames my face well i think. The way i have worn it also fits my face well. Personally i do not like hair in my face

Until next time, have a blessed week.

Iryn

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First impression: Revlon colorstay foundation combination/oily

Beauty, IMAN Costmetics, Journey To Clear Skin, Makeup, Natural Hair, Uncategorized

Hello and welcome to my blog. I recently bought a few shades of foundation from feelunique and have been trying them since sunday. On sunday i wore the loreal True Match in 10N Cocoa. The foundation looks dark in the packaging but a bit bright when i put it on.

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Revlon ColorStay 24 hours wear in Mocha | Shade 450.

Yesterday i wore it in 11N which is Dark Coffee and it was my match yeps!. I might mix the two namely 10N Cocoa and 11N Dark coffee in the future.

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That corporate swag

Todays look is the Revlon Colorstay 24hour Wear, combination/oily,  shade:450:Mocha. I really like the finish look of just the foundation. It is lightweight with a medium coverage so you will have to use more to cover any hyperpigmentation. I bought two for £6.45. The reason i bought two is on the website it states that there is salicylic acid in it and since my skin attracts acne i thought this would be perfect for my skin by keeping the acne at bay while looking flawless.

Thought on this foundation 

At the moment i really like it and would buy it again. I would use it as an everyday-work foundation because of the natural feel and look it gives me.

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My take on the no-makeup makeup look. My eyebrows are not identical twins. The lighting in the toilet though

Since I rushed doing my makeup this morning, my eyebrow kind of do not match. Reminder: They are not identical twins. But when i do wear this again i will share more pictures.

Finally i used MAC’s skin finish in dark deep to set my face and Nivea’s lip balm in Soft Rosé to add a touch of light pink to my lips. I also used Revlon’s eyeliner and BarryM’s black eyeliner pencil to line my water line. The eyebrow pencil i am using is from Iman Cosmetics. I used loreal’s infallible matte spray to finish it all off. I wish i had done a light contour but i was literally rushing. All this pictures were taken at work in the toilets – not literally but you know what i mean. 😬

The hair

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I left the front part then sort of corn row the rest back and corn row the front part and tuck it in to look like its one corn row from the front to the back. Hope this makes sense. Aim is to protect the ends because its very cold. I slick the front down with a bit of olive oil eco styler gel 

Until next time, its bye from me

Iryn

I am not an MUA but…

BarryM, CurlyGirl, L.A Girl Rich Cocoa, Makeup, Superdrug, Uncategorized

I just like playing with colours. I am very new to all this type of makeup and trying my best to do a good job on myself all the times.

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These are the product i used for my eye lids.

The eye shadow i used is the MUA eye shadow in Chestnut as base, midnight blue and MAC black eye shadow. I used the MUA eye shadow in champaigne in the tear dot. For mascara i am using L’Oreals volume million lashes.

For the look below i was not sure whether to go for red or a different colour lippy and in the end i went for the Barrym lip liquid in Signature. The signature colour is similar to Revlons pink pout which i love.

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I am not an MUA i just like to play with colours 💄💋

I wanted to go for a more natural look but look what happened in the end. I can not help it , i am a colourful girl.

Thanks for stopping by.

Until next time its bye from me.

Iryn

Review: New Lancôme foundation Shade 16 (Café)

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As previously promised, today’s post is about the New Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Wear, 24 hour wear retouch-free.

The foundation gives a light to medium coverage and is really light weight however if you have hyperpigmentation you may have to used a bit more to build up the coverage.  When I wore it, it basically felt like I was not wearing anything on my face. It is really light and if it was not that expensive I would use it as an everyday foundation for work. It cost £31.50 for 30ml. I guess I can add it to my budget and invest in one each quarter, that should work. I will wear this foundation to an all day event because i know at the end of the day it will be easy to take off and will not clog my pores. If you want a natural look for a photoshoot this will be perfect for you.

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In the first and second image from the left I am only wearing the foundation. Third image with concealer and MAC X15 eye shadow. Lipstick e.l.f Ruby Red and red lip liner from BarryM

The first two from the left of the above has no filter so you can see the coverage.

Initially I wanted to buy the shade 15 which is moka but when I tried it in store it was a bit light so I went for the next dark shade. The one I initially wanted was also the old one, I was told in store that this is new.

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Packaging of the Lancôme foundation in shade 16 (Café).

 In some other pictures I took, the shade is slightly darker. This may be due to lighting however it matches my neck and not my chest which is lighter. I did add a tiny bit to my neck to see if it will be any different.

From the picture above it looks like a perfect match and does not look too dark. I am glad it matches my neck. If I use a shade closer to my chest it would have been too bright.

I am not a makeup artist but what I have learnt from doing my own makeup is that, when you use a darker shade than your usually shade you can work around it using concealers. So what I mean is once you apply the concealers and highlighter, your face is all contoured. I have tried this technique with the L’Oréal and MAC espresso. All in all I do like this foundation and would buy it again.

My next beauty review will be on the fenty beauty shade 460.

Are you currently using the new Lancôme foundation? What are your thoughts?

Until next time its bye from me.

Iryn

Makeup Haul…

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BeautyBay and Superdrug Purchases

Hello thank you for viewing my blog post.

So as i have already stated i am not an MUA however i do have friends who are MUA and i have learnt a thing or two from them. I hope you enjoy this mini makeup haul.

I recently queued yes you heard me right queued online to get a few makeup on beautybay on black friday. One of my MUA friends purchases alot from them so decided to check them out.

I bought the L.A girl HD Pro coverage foundation in Rich Cocoa, L.A girl Setting spray and concealers in Fawn and Dark Cocoa to contour. Total expense £18.90. 🤓

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LA Girl HD foundation in Rich Cocoa, setting spray, concealers in Fawn and dark cocoa.

I also made a few purchases on superdrug.com. I bought the MUA eye shadows in colours Bronze, Copper, Midnight, Champagne and Chamoisee. There were all £1 each. I also got the e.l.f velvet matte Lipstick in Ruby Red in addition to 3 BarryM lip pencil in plum, red and chocolate which enabled me to qualify for a free lip and nail set as I had spent £8 or more on selected BarryM costmetics. I love BarryM lip pencils. 😍 Total expense £18.47.

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BarryM Lip pencils in red, chocolate, plum in addition to a free gift. MUA eye shadows, e.l.f lipstick in Ruby Red

I am still waiting for items from lightinthebox which is taking forever to arrive. 🙄

Until next time its bye from me.

Iryn