Wilton Cake Decorating Course Update II: Cake


This week’s course focused heavily on prepping and decorating a cake, and was much more demanding in terms of bringing items from home. I needed the cake itself, and my own buttercream in two consistencies (thin for spreading on the cake, and medium for decorating the cake), a serrated knife, and piping gel…all this in addition to last week’s supplies.

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All About Brows


At last, I’ve perfected my Anastasia Dipbrow technique…and today I’m sharing! Read more!

Bold, Matte Liquid Lipstick Done Right


Remember my Sephora Cream Lip Stain fail?

In that post, I mentioned the Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvets.

These. Are. Incredible. Read more!

A Drugstore Foundation for Oily Skin (+a concealer flop)


New foundation/concealer lines at the drugstore get me super excited. You don’t have to pay an arm and a leg for decent foundation that holds up in the heat!

Wilton Cake Decorating Course Update I: Cupcakes

Closeup 2 blue

A few weeks ago, I mentioned via Twitter and Instagram that I’d signed up for Wilton’s Building Buttercream Basics cake decorating course. Read more!

The One That Had All The Potential

Sephora Cream Lip Stain Full Face
Do you ever come across a product so pretty, so promising that you just hope with every fibre of your being that it will be good?

Maybe that’s a tad dramatic. Read more!

June Favourites 2014


Finally…! It’s super late (both in terms of the end of June and my regular uploading schedule), but lighting and technical problems as well as poor organization on my part are to blame.
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My Perfect Everyday Lip Product

S&G Lip Gloss

Almost everybody has one: that lip product that’s super flattering, comfy to wear, and a joy to apply.

This is mine. Read more!

Dusting Powder Is Underrated

Lush Silky Underwear Dusting Powder

Forgive me if things get weird in this post. Read more!

Eyeliner for Liner-Noobs (and non-Noobs alike)

MAC Teddy swatch

In my makeup counter days, I once had a client tell me that brown eyeliner is pointless. Read more!


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