It’s been a long time since I received this palette from Maybelline, and the truth is that I’m a little behind on my reviews here on the blog. I do review them on my Youtube channel, but I really want to also write posts for them here. So I’ll try to post reviews more often from now on. When I received the MasterBlush Color & highlighting kit, I wasn’t sure I was gonna use it much, but I ended up using it non-stop in the months that followed and I really loved it. The palette includes 3 shades of blushes and one highlighter. The blushes start from the lightest and go to the darkest. We have a peach one, a light pink one and a magenta one. You can use them all individually or you can combine them to create a more intense look. I use them all-together most of the time and do the “draping” technique where you contour and highlight your face using just blushes and a highlighter. The palette is also very practical and that’s why I also took it with me on my trip to The Netherlands. The blushes are quite pigmented, so you have to be careful about how much product you use. The highlighter is quite subtle and natural though, and that’s why I reach for it, even on days when I’m not using the blushes of the palette.
This review is long due, and I really wanted to talk to you about this product. I actually hadn’t written a review in quite a while, that’s why, but I think it’s finally time to have a talk about it. You may have heard about Maybelline’s Instant Anti-Age concealer before, or you might know it as Instant Age-Rewind concealer, as it’s more well-known in other countries. We actually didn’t have it in Greece till a few months ago, when it was finally released, and I’ve heard so much about it, that I was dying to try it out. Thankfully Maybelline sent me one of the first ones to try and I can see why there’s been such a hype about it. It’s really light-weight, it conceals my dark circles perfectly, it doesn’t stay in the fine lines, but it stays put for hours, and doesn’t need any setting powder on it. It’s very easy to use, by twisting its body, and applying it with the sponge on top of the product, you get just the right amount. I also love the fact, that you can see how much product you have left, so you can buy another one before this one finishes. The only thing I would love, is if we had more shades of the product, available in Greece, because this Beige Nu, might be light enough to use, but it’s still darker than my skin, so when I’m using a lighter foundation, I can’t use this one. Other than that, it’s perfect. Have you tried it? What’s your opinion about it?
The weather has been a bit crazy lately. One day it’s super hot, and the other it’s back to cold again. That day was very sunny, yet windy, so the thick cardigan was definitely needed. The crazy wind made my hair from combed into a mess in nanoseconds. You know how much I love my pencil skirts, and this winter I didn’t get the chance to wear them as much as I wanted to, primarily because of the super cold winter we had. But now it was the perfect chance to wear one of my favorites. Pencil skirts really flatter women who like me have a “pear” shape, but I think they look good on almost every body type. So don’t be afraid to wear them. With heels or sneakers, they can make your outfits more special. See how I paired mine here? With a very simple turtleneck top and a long cardigan and ankle boots. Super simple, yet feminine, and perfect even for work in the morning or late night drinks in this crazy weather we’re having. Now go try it yourself, and let me know what you think.
Σήμερα έχω την χαρά να σας συστήσω μια ελληνική εταιρεία με χρόνια εμπειρίας στον χώρο της plus size μόδας. Αφορμή για αυτό το διαφορετικό για εμένα και το blog μου άρθρο, στάθηκε το γεγονός, ότι πολλά αγαπημένα μου πρόσωπα καθώς και πολλοί από εσάς μου έχετε πει κατά διαστήματα ότι δυστυχώς οι περισσότερες εταιρείες δεν έχουν μεγάλα νούμερα, και έχω παρατηρήσει κι εγώ η ίδια ότι όσο πάνε, αυτές οι εταιρείες, «μικραίνουν» τα νούμερά τους και τα κάνουν πιο στενά. Με ρωτάτε συχνά λοιπόν που μπορείτε να βρείτε όμορφα, θηλυκά και μοντέρνα ρούχα σε μεγάλα μεγέθη, και επιτέλους έχω την απάντηση σε αυτό. Θα τα βρείτε στην εταιρεία Parabita, η οποία συνεργάζεται με κάποια από τα μεγαλύτερα plus size fashion brands της αγοράς, αλλά βγάζει και την δική της ομώνυμη σειρά ρούχων.
I may look sad or angry in most of these photos but I really wasn’t. The thing is, I had a terrible headache which was made worse by the bright sun, and I kind of got tired of trying to find a good spot to photograph this look, because wherever we went, the light was just not right. But we managed to take at least a few good photos of this look, so I can show it to you here today. As I said, it was a really sunny day, but don’t let the sun fool you, it was cold, and quite windy, and that’s why in most of the photos I have my hair all over my face. I actually straightened it before the shoot, but the wind decided it shouldn’t stay nice and ruined it. Oh well! I thought about this outfit when I saw this heart-printed shirt in my closet, and I got inspired by it, to try it with a mini skirt (one I’ve worn only once or twice), and my over the knee boots. See, I don’t own a lot of mini skirts, because they don’t look that good on me, but I really liked this combination, and I think that the outfit looks quite good and decent. haha I topped it off with my cropped jacket because it was still too cold to go outside with just a light shirt. Hope you like this look.