First impressions from Essence. Is it only high-end make-up worth the hype?

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And I can answer already NO. So many times in my life happened that expensive and luxurious product wasn’t as good as it was promoted. At least me, I like to mix my cosmetic bag with expensive and drug store products, because if you have an amazing product for 3 EUR, why you shouldn’t use it just because it’s not high-end, right?!

So today, want to talk about some products from Essence. I bought everything what you can see in a picture today, and have been using only 1 the same product before. Let’s start with face products and Kabuki brush.

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Essence Camouflage 2in1 Powder& Make-up. High coverage, instant matt and long-lasting. Shade- 30 vanilla beige. Haven’t used it yet normally, just swapped a bit on my hand and on my cheek. What caught my attention when I took it in my hands, that it has a big mirror and looks very delicate. The powder itself is really lightweight and covers quite good. Will see how it will last on my face with a proper make-up during the day. So if you will be interested, let me know in a comments bellow if I should make a new blog post about the long-lasting.

Next one is Essence Satin Touch Blush. Shade 30 satin bronze. Also very delicate and simple packaging. The shade seems also to be perfect for contouring your nose and forehead. On a hand looks very natural and fresh as it has some kind of shimmer (but not too much!). Definitely will give some pretty glow for my cheeks.

Last but not least is a pastel blue Essence Kabuki Brush. I love the colour of it, so didn’t cared about the quality, but when I tried it looked as a decent make-up brush. The bristles are super soft and it should be perfect for bronzing up your face, decolte and neck. Can’t wait to give a normal try for it!

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As I said, before I have tried only one product which I re-purchased again and it’s not first impressions any more. It’s Essence Prettifying Lip Oil with Jojoba Oil. It is very similar to Clarins lip oils and for me personally was the same result for my lips. It non sticky, gives a natural shine and moisturizes your lips. very nice product!

Currently I am obsessed with lip liners so really wanted to try these ones as well. I got in a Shades 07 cute pink (the darker one) and 12 wish me a rose. Love how they describe the shades! 🙂 So, the lip liners are very soft and easy to apply. Just need to sharpen up a little bit more. Seems like it will be long-lasting which is perfect for every day use when it’s not a dark colour.

And the last ones are two lipsticks in a super nice nude’ish but pink’ish colours. Will be so nice for the early autumn to go to work! First one is Essence Colour&Care Lipstick with Avocado ButterShade 03 Life’s my runway. (again the name!! <3) Suuuuuuper soft and velvety lipstick. Has a berry scent and you want to eat your lips! 🙂 As it has avocado butter as well, it should nourish a lot your lips as well and has a buttery shine.
Last lipstick is Essence Sheer&Shine. Shade 12 Candy love. Also very soft and a has kind of a ‘wet look’ finish, both of the lipsticks are non-sticky. More a pinky shade but it feels comfortable on a lips and will go perfectly with my floral dress!

And that was it. To conclude wanna say, that not only expensive and high-end make up is good. You can find great products also from drug store make-up. Especially if you are a student or you are on a budget, it’s great and cheap way to have the products you want and need, test some new ones and obviously save some money as well. Cause for all these products I wrote today, I spent less that 10EUR, because it was under 50% discount and I couldn’t be more happier even that I should really stop buying make-up. But it made me happy equally when I spent less than 10EUR or when I spend 100EUR.

Hope you enjoyed and talk to you soon!
Love,
Enrika xx

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March Favorites 2017!

 

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March passed so fast that it is crazy!! And it is my first monthly favorites I am doing on a blog. So  grab a cup of coffee or tea and I hope you will enjoy reading my March favorites!  If you will have any tips for me, leave them in a comment section bellow.

Don’t want to make this post too long, so let’s better start with the first item which is my all time favorite Face Primer Plus (illuminating base) from Estee Lauder.

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I love it not only because it makes my skin smooth and perfectly prepares my skin for foundation application, but my skin becomes radiant and healthy looking. You can also wear it alone, because it will hide all the pores and impurities if you have it on your skin. Your skin will glow very naturally even under a thin layer of foundation.

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Next this month favorite is Diorskin Forever foundation. It gives your skin a light matte finish, but also with a healthy glow. If you will use it daily, it will reduce the pores from your skin, which is perfect if you are having a breaking skin. What I love mostly about this foundation, that it is so easy to find the right shade as it has 28 in total. It last for almost all day and your skin does not feel tight. It will give you a second skin feeling for sure. For me to reach the perfect finish was using a damp beauty blender and not the brush.

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Talking about the brows, I have 2 favorite products for them. One is a tinted brow brush from Nyx and this Brow Luminizer from Eylure. It has 2 endings, one of them is matt-nude shade and another end is a highlighter. Not too thick, not too light, perfect for everyday use to enhance the light of your eyebrows. Also it makes all the make up to look more set up and cleaner.

 

  Continuing with the face, I cannot not to mention this amazing and budget friendly Strobing Make Up Shimmers Kit from Wibo. I got it as a present from my mum after New Years, and as you can see from two highlighter shades I was using it a lot. If you apply it in a morning it will last for all day long and will give you an amazing highlight, which you can also use under eyebrows or as a shadow palette if you like a shimmery eyeshadows. It blends very easily, comes with a compact brush and a wide mirror.

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Last, but not least is creamy Rouge Allure Gloss from Chanel, in colour 137 Super Nude. It’s an intense colour lipstick but on the lips looks like a lip gloss. What I love mostly, that it is a long lasting gloss, it stays on your lips for soo long, without drying your lips, as it has a hydrating formula as well. Even if you have a meal or drinks while wearing this lip gloss, you will still see the contour line around your lips.  Shade perfectly fits for every day use and even for the evening if you add a lip liner.

So that was my March favorites, hope you will like it and talk to you soon!

Love,
Enrika

The perfect duo from L’oreal Paris

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I hope all of you had a lovely Valentines day with your beloved ones. We need to remember that Valentines day can be every day, love yourself and everybody around you, share your smile and happiness, inspire and simply laugh. Out lout! ❤

Today want to talk about the perfect duo from Loreal Paris I got a few months ago. It came together with a red nail polish and a red cosmetic bag, which is very handy and pretty in your black handbag. Lately I am all about the whites, blacks and reds. Especially in the interior as this weekend I am moving with my boyfriend to a new bigger apartment.

This perfect Color Riche 297 Red Passion colour is not too bright and not too dark. Don’t remember when I had such a perfect red shade lipstick. It fits perfectly for a day time and obviously for the night. Has an incredible scent which reminds me of a childhood, when I was looking how my mum is doing her make up or another memory pops out is when I had a dance competitions and I was always wearing a red lipstick.

Keep in mind that it is a long lasting lipstick so it takes time to remove it. What I love about it, that it doesn’t dry out my lips, it feels moisturized and soft and it’s because it has an Omega 3 and Vitamin E in a formula.  I have already a few different shades in my To Buy list. Definitely worth it!

The next one is a False Lash Superstar Mascara. After I got used of using Diorshow mascara primer, now I can’t imagine a day of not using it before applying mascara. But when you are travelling it is more comfortable to have both in one tube. That’s when I felt in love with this mascara- while travelling. It is super comfortable, dries fast, doesn’t leave black marks on the under eye area and most importantly my lashes looks dark, long and it even makes that kind of sexy look.

When I know how difficult for me is to find that right mascara, for this one I can say that I am very very happy ❤

Hope you liked this review, leave you comments in a section bellow and don’t forget to like it. Till the next week from my new apartment and most likely it will be a small tour of it. So keep updated and follow me on instagram @worldbyenrika

Let’s talk about benefits from Benefit?

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My dear, Readers,

Last time I wrote it was last year! Can you believe that? Lately my life is a big rush. Don’t have time to do anything what I really want and like, which is a shame. But from today on, I will try my best to write my reviews, ideas, lookbooks and everything what I feel it can inspire you, more often ❤

So grab a cup of tea/coffee and start reading. Enjoy!

All the beauty bloggers/vloggers have been crazy about Benefit cosmetics lately and especially their brow products. Believe me or not, from all this media around me, I went to the closest Sephora and got myself a few bits and bops.

Let’s start with the Goof Proof  Brow Pencil. I really enjoyed for the first 2 weeks. It made easy to fill up the brows, shape a little bit in the direction I wanted and broom them, to keep it in place. But after those 2 weeks, the pencil got dry. I needed to draw for a minute on my hand to get the same texture as it was in a beginning. And as it is super slim, it was breaking all the time (I wasn’t pressing it hard!).

So my verdict would be: amazing in a beginning and a really bad product afterwards. You can get a much better quality product for much cheaper. Wouldn’t buy again.

Next one is It’s potent! Dark circle eye cream. It should fade your dark circles and smooth the skin. Does it fades the dark circles? NO. Does it moisturizes the under eye area? YES. Would I buy it again? Most likely not. 

As good advertising this cream has, but it doesn’t fade even a little bit the dark circles. Yes, it moisturizes a lot the under eye skin, and it feels smooth, concealer slides perfectly afterwords, but it doesn’t do the main job at least for my skin.

Let me know your thoughts and ideas, would be lovely to discuss it together.

Talk to you soon!

Enrika

 

 

What is the best combo to have long and curled eyelashes?

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I was waiting for so long until I will have time to spread the word about the perfect eyelashes combo/secret! Few months ago I bought Diorshow Maximizer Lash plumping serum at Sephora and was quite satisfied with the final result (at that time I used Lancome Hypnose mascara on top). In the end of October I had a birthday party where all my beloved friends came to congrats me and of course I got a different bits and bops as a presents. One of the was a set of Marc Jacobs beauty, which contained this absolutely amazing mascara, ultra glittery mascara pen (it’s like the eye liner just for your eye lashes) and the gel eye crayon.

And what do you think? I was sooooo surprised by the result that it’s crazy!  I tried the mascara alone, it was pretty good, but the Dior lash serum made such a magic on my eye lashes that I was staring at the mirror for like 20 minutes 🙂

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 O!Mega Lash Volumizing mascara which is water-based formula makes your lashes look voluminous and the eyes pops, making such a big statement on your face. Nevertheless it has some good ingredients as well. Such as  ” It incorporates a special size-increasing blend of rice bran, bayberry, carob, and African acacia tree extracts for maximum lash-expanding impact. The essential oils deeply condition lashes, while vitamins B5 and C strengthen and hold them in place for even longer wear”. (sephora.com)

It looks luxurious in your makeup bag and does the perfect job.

If you tried the diorshow serum, you know hat I am talking about. It’s like a magic in your bag. You can also apply it as a serum and leave it overnight, so it would help to protect the lashes from falling off too often! 🙂

Hope you liked it and see you soon.

Yours,
Enrika

What is in my makeup bag on the go?

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Hello my beautiful friends!

I was too busy again last week but that’s why I wanna share the most favorite and asked topic- what is in my makeup bag for every day? What do I carry with me in my handbag and if I need to have a lot.

Wanna share my favorites at the moment which are always with me. My current favorite make up bag is from Victoria’s Secret and I simply love it! So pastel, pretty and girly. Continue reading “What is in my makeup bag on the go?”

KIKO Milano. Mat Base Corrector Primer with 97% Natural Ingredients

Hello my beautiful friends! Outside is raining and getting cold again (ahh) so after falling asleep 3 times I’m managing to blog! 😀 Have you been watching Eurovision yesterday? Tell me your favorites in a comments bellow! We had such a lovely evening at our friends place with some Hugo cocktails, which might be a reason of sleeping the whole day today 😀 Tshhh… Joking! So, let’s move to the discussion of this fantastic primer I have found a week ago. Continue reading “KIKO Milano. Mat Base Corrector Primer with 97% Natural Ingredients”

March diary: Day 5-6. Ellie Goulding, chillax weekend and time for my self.

This weekend I was gone from my blog, and as it was a weekend, I will combine two days in one post (the same will be the next week as well). I just hope that will do it on Sunday’s, so the memories would be still super fresh.

Saturday:

My morning started super motivated, we planned to go with my friend for yoga and swimming pool have some girly time (I know, I promised this on my previous post), but on her way to the fitness, she called me and said that she won’t make it because of the doggy. She needed to take the dog to the doctor. Everything is good now, so no worries!  Continue reading “March diary: Day 5-6. Ellie Goulding, chillax weekend and time for my self.”

High-school habits and moisturized lips.

One more short post for the evening readings. As I wrote so many times in my previous posts, it is so important to take a good care of your lips.

Actually, when the Baby Lips was something wow for all the blogger and vloggers, I was pretty skeptical about it. Normally, I don’t like to try or share my experience when everybody is talking about it. Don’t know why, still have this habit  from the high-school times, that if somebody is wearing the same clothes, shoes or accessories as I am wearing that moment, I feel soooo bad! Was going home to change the look or try not to be with that person together. 😀

Continue reading “High-school habits and moisturized lips.”