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Summer evening Rose Gold look

Inspired by the pink, gold and soft tangerine shades that fill Miami’s skies at sunset, I created this rose gold look that works for warm summer evenings, after work cocktails or summer parties. An easy to achieve look by mixing gold and pink eyeshadows with a touch of copper. GET the LOOK – Even out […] Read more…

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Caviar Eye Repair Gel from Dermaesthetics

I have tried all sorts of eye creams and serums in the hopes of eliminating my dark circles and preventing more laugh lines from forming. (laugh lines sound so much better than crow’s feet!) Some have worked better than others, essentially masking the problem but not really helping to repair. A friend of mine who […] Read more…

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Leibster Award

I have been nominated for a Leibster award from the lovely blog Ladies and Croissants. The Leibster award is actually a way to discover new blogs through other bloggers. Once you are nominated for the award you can then nominate another blog and so on, like a chain of bloggers. It’s a fun way to […] Read more…

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How to cover up spider veins for sexy summer legs

by Colleen Summer…long days lounging at the beach, barbecues, short summer dresses, bikinis, shorts, does all this make you a bit wary about showing some skin? Are you like me with spider veins slowly creeping their way down your legs year after year? Here are a my tips to get your legs looking flawless for […] Read more…

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Asian Beauty Haul

by Colleen As promised from last week’s post about shopping for beauty in Singapore, I’ve put together a review of the products I found to be the most promising or in other words my Asian beauty haul. Asian beauty products are really trendy at the moment especially their skin care. I have to admit that […] Read more…

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Shopping for beauty in Singapore

by Colleen At the moment I’m writing this post from Singapore, the other side of the world quite literally from Miami! It’s also 13 hours ahead and so now it’s morning of the next day but still the evening of the previous day in Miami. Sound confusing? Well add jet lag to the mix and […] Read more…

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cleansing balms – your skin will thank you

by Colleen Cleansing balms are the latest trend in skin cleansing and although they have been around for a while, some brands having a cult like following (Eve Lom) have brought them to the forefront again with cosmetics companies developing new ones. Cleansing balms are oil based cleansers that are solid at room temperature. They […] Read more…

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Mehndi Art

by Colleen One of the things I really enjoy about my job as a makeup artist is that I sometimes it takes me to places or events that I might not otherwise have experienced. Case in point, a lavish Indian wedding. I was hired to do makeup for an Indian wedding a couple of weeks […] Read more…

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