The Ordinary Skincare Review

The Ordinary was probably the most hyped skincare brand of 2016, and the hype has not died down yet. They claim to have simplified skincare by providing cheap, simple products that get the job done. They are definitely a skincare brand on the cheaper end of the price scale as their most expensive skincare product is the “Buffet” (a peptide serum) that retails for just under €15. The Ordinary is a Deciem company, they also own skincare brands Hylamide and NIOD. Continue reading

Review: Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette I Randa Aimour
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Drugstore Finds: Essence Liquid Liner I Randa Aimour

Drugstore Finds: Essence Liquid Liner

afterlight-2If you know me in real life (many of you don’t, but the ones who do can attest to this), there is one thing I am known for makeup wise; and that is eyeliner. Winged liner has been my go-to everyday makeup look since I started wearing makeup. There was a time where I used to refuse to leave the house without a wing. I used to get written up in secondary school for being late to class because I had missed my bus trying to get my eyeliner right. Liner is my shit, I am a seasoned liner veteran. Continue reading

Review: Kylie Cosmetics Lip Kit + Gloss I Randa Aimour

Review: Kylie Cosmetics Lip Kit + Gloss

img_7374I don’t like giving negative reviews, not only are they disappointing but they’re an indication of time, money and product wasted. Unfortunately, there are quite  a few brands around who make disappointing, overhyped products and given the amount of new makeup I try; I tend to come across quite a few. Continue reading

Express Finds: Red Cherry Lashes I Randa Aimour

Express Finds: Red Cherry Lashes

img_7040Aliexpress is a goldmine for finding cheap, good-quality products if you know how to use it right. Unfortunately, while good-quality cheap products do exist, a lot of the products sold there are either a waste of money or hazardous to your health and skin (especially the beauty products). I’ve created this series to help you guys sort through the trash and get to the good stuff. Continue reading

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Review: Lime Crime Venus Grunge Palette I Randa Aimour

Review: Lime Crime Venus Grunge Palette

afterlightAfter deciding to step up my eye-shadow game recently, I figured it was about time I expanded my palette collection. I was browsing through Love Makeup looking for palettes when I came across the Venus Grunge palette (amongst others, reviews coming soon). It’s basically an everyday palette with a pop of color, which I loved as my collection up until then only consisted of neutral shades.

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