LORAC: Little Black Palette vs TANtelEYEs Palette


The little black dress is supposed to be the solution to every fashion dilemma by making us look tantalizing. Wouldn’t it be great if we had eye shadow palettes that solved the same beauty dilemmas? Well, LORAC thought so too. I had only seen pictures of these two palettes online, and to my eye they […]

Looking Through Rose Coloured Palettes With Dior


Sometimes it is the products I love the most that take me the longest time to write about. I hightailed it to the Bay  the minute the Dior Summer 2011 Electric Tropics hit the counters months ago, but am finally getting around to posting about my two favourite purchases. Initially I told myself, “Lydia, you […]

Tarina Tarantino Sparklicity Bronze Palette Has Me Dreaming of Grand Bazaar’s In Turkey


“Inspired by collections…” are tricky-either they can be too literal of an interpretation or too vague to make any connections. Tarino Tarantino’s Sparklicity Bronze Palette is spot-on from its luxurious packaging to the the colour range: “Influenced by soaring Moorish architecture and dusty Turkish horizons, Sparklicity Bronze conjures up images of sun drenched vistas and […]

Bronze Goddess Series: Best Powder Bronzers of 2011


In my opinion, powder bronzer is the easiest, nearly fool proof, way of achieving a flattering sun kissed glow minus the damaging affects of the sun. With a few strategic swipes of a brush my pasty skin is awakened and brought back to the land of the living. I am very selective when picking a bronzer because […]

Lise Watier Sends Us To Bora Bora


When a place is so beautiful it has to repeat its name, there is a pretty high standard for anyone who tries to capture its vibrancy in a makeup collection. Bora Bora has been on my travel wishlist for years but the closest I am getting to this paradise on Earth is by indulging in […]