Music Monday / Sub Focus - Timewarp + Coming Closer

Sub Focus - Timewarp

Sub Focus - Coming Closer

Sub Focus and antibiotics - my cure for bad angina. Just can't choose only one tune haha)

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Romwe Giveaway At SadeeStyle Beauty & Fashion Blog!

Hey everyone!

Just wanted to let you know that Sadee from SadeeStyle Beauty & Fashion Blog and Romwe are giving away two 80$ Freebies for the 2 lucky winners!

Image from sadeestyle.net

Enter here!

This giveaway is open Internationally and ends on the 5th of November.

Good luck!

Sias Protein Treatment With Milk Protein /Review/

Hey everyone!

Today I'd like to tell you about a hair mask I've been using recently - Sias Protein Treatment With Milk Protein. I received this as a gift from my mother-in-law back in March. 

Sias Protein Treatment With Milk Protein

As you can see from the photo above, the packaging is large and looks quite professional. As far as I know, Sias products are considered to be salon products, but when I started to search info about this company today I figured out that they even don't have a website. From its packaging I learned that it's made in Germany. That's all info about the Company.

What company says:  Thanks to the Milk Protein, this Treatment offers the best care for weakened hair. Leaves the hair easy to style and vital. Enhances shine and volume.

Directions: Apply evenly to towel-dried hair, leave for at least 10 minutes and rinse out thoroughly.

Ingredients: Aqua (Deionized Water), Cetearyl Alcohol, Dipalmitoylethyl Hydroxyethylmonium Methosulfate, Ceteareth-20, Hydrolyzed Milk Protein, Panthenol, Parfum (Fragrance), Citric Acid, Magnesium Chloride, Magnesium Nitrate, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Sodium Benzoate, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Butylparaben.

Price: About $13.33-$16.67 for 33.7 fl. oz. / 1000 ml. As I said earlier, I received this as a gift.

My experience: I'm not very fond of the packaging of Sias Protein Treatment With Milk Protein -a  large jar with a screw-on lid. This type of packaging just doesn't work with the product's texture. The product itself is more like a conditioner, it's to runny for a hair mask, and I think it would be better if it was packaged in a tube or in a bottle (maybe with a pump). You can see the texture of this mask on the photo below.

  Sias Protein Treatment With Milk Protein / swatched on the hand  

It has a synthetic floral scent, not very pleasant, but bearable.

I use this once a week after shampooing my hair and I use my regular conditioner after this (I do so with every hair mask). When I apply the mask to the hair it 's kind of absorbed into the hair. Initially I left it on the hair for 10 minutes as recommended on the packaging, then I started to leave it on longer. I even left it on for 30-40 minutes under plastic shower cap wrapped in hot towel - and I have never seen any noticeable effect. 

So I started to mix this hair mask with Miracle Protein, or carrier and essential oils, one time I mixed it with my handmade treatment for split ends, but I end up mixing it with one product for split ends that I don't love by itself (it's by Estel Professional and I'll review it soon). This way I can see some results but it's only because of additional components, the mask itself is totally useless for me. *sigh*

Have you ever heard of / tried Sias products? What was your experience?

Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic And Skin Repair Moisturiser Light – Combination / Oily /Review/

Hi everyone!

My todays post is about two great products from Liz Earle - Instant Boost Skin Tonic and Skin Repair Moisturiser Light - Combination / Oily.

Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic
Image from LizEarle.com

Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser Light – Combination / Oily
Image from LizEarle.com

I was tempted to try these products after my success with Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser. So the day they arrived I threw skin care products I was using at the moment into the refrigerator for storage, and opened these cute bottles) I have been using them religiously for a month and now I'm ready to share my honest opinion with you.I must say that I also used the remains of Hot Cloth Cleanser (review here), and all three products work great together.

What company says:

Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic - This heavenly floral-scented, non-drying toner refreshes, soothes and brightens your skin. Gentle and alcohol-free, it also adds a fine layer of moisture. Naturally active ingredients include organic aloe vera to revitalise and soften and calendula, chamomile, cucumber and natural source vitamin E to soothe and refresh the skin. Suitable for all skin types.

Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser Light – Combination / Oily - Light and gentle, this easily absorbed moisturising lotion is ideal for combination, oily or problem skin. This finely balanced blend of naturally active skin-conditioning ingredients includes borage oil (a rich source of the essential fatty acid GLA), echinacea, hops, avocado oil, panthenol (pro-vitamin B5) and natural antioxidants beta-carotene and vitamin E to replace lost moisture and help protect your skin, leaving it soft and smooth with a naturally healthy glow. Suitable for combination/oily skin.

Directions:

Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic -  the essential second stage of your daily regime:

Moisten a cotton wool pad and sweep over face and neck every morning and night after cleansing with Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser or using one of our special treatment masks. Whether your skin is dehydrated, oily, dull or congested, the nourishing and brightening botanicals will help to leave your skin feeling soft and looking fresh for longer. It also primes your skin perfectly for your choice of Liz Earle Moisturiser.

Alternatively spritz over face and body to revitalise at any time. The fine mist can even be used over make-up.

Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser Light – Combination / Oily -
Gently massage Skin Repair Light into face and neck morning and night after Instant Boost Skin Tonic.

Ingredients:

Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic -  Aqua (Water), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Glycerin, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract, Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Extract, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract, Panthenol, Allantoin, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Tocopheryl Acetate, Parfum (Fragrance), Citronellol, Coumarin, Geraniol, Linalool, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polyaminopropyl Biguanide.

Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser Light – Combination / Oily
- Aqua (Water), Coco-Caprylate/ Caprate, Cetyl Alcohol, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Glycerin, Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil, Polyglyceryl-3-Methylglucose Distearate, Cetyl Esters, Sodium Lactate, Echinacea Purpurea (Echinacea) Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract, Panthenol, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Tocopheryl Acetate, Beta-Carotene, Cetearyl Glucoside, Parfum (Fragrance), Limonene, Linalool, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Xanthan Gum, Lactic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polyaminopropyl Biguanide.

Price: For my review I received 6.7 fl. oz. / 200ml spritzer bottle of Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic which is $21.50 / 645 rub. and 1.6 fl. oz. / 50 ml pump bottle of Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser Light – Combination / Oily which is $31 / 930 rub. They have different size options, check them out here. Liz Earle ship Worldwide.

My experience: First of all, I'd like to mention that Liz Earle products always come nicely wrapped, it's a true pleasure to open the bubble mailer and see such nice packaged products. It makes me feel special)

Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic and Skin Repair Moisturiser Light – Combination / Oily / nicely wrapped

The packaging is durable, simple, stylish, and totally fool-proof) It won't get damaged if you drop it occasionally and such. 

  Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic and Skin Repair Moisturiser Light – Combination / Oily / the packaging  

Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic and Skin Repair Moisturiser Light – Combination / Oily / the packaging

As I said earlier, I use Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic after Hot Cloth Cleanser. I just spray it on my face and neck and enjoy the freshness.The toner is very moisturizing itself, so I think if you live in hot and humid climate you can easily skip your moisturizer in the morning. This doesn't contain alcohol so it won't strip your natural moisture and oil from your skin. It doesn't live sticky and greasy feeling either. I also love the fact that I don't need to avoid the eye area while using this - it's not irritating even on the most sensitive skin.

It's also available in a normal bottle with a screw-on cap, it's up to you what type of bottle to choose, I just love spray bottles because they are more hygienic.

As for Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser Light - Combination / Oily, it's a really light cream, it's very easy to apply and spread all over the face and neck. I apply it while my skin is slightly wet from the toner and it helps to lock moisture into the skin. It's not your typical mattifying cream for combination / oily skin containing alcohol, talc, synthetic polymers, etc. It's moisturizing and it contains natural ingredients to protect your skin and keep it healthy. It's absorbed super fast without leaving greasy / oily feeling even on my combination skin. However, you still need to pat your face with a tissue before applying makeup.

  Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser Light - Combination / Oily / swatched on the hand  

Now I want to tell you about the results I have noticed. This moisturizer evened out the surface of my skin in less than 2 weeks, I was surprised to see how smooth it is. It also made my pores look smaller. I can't say anything about acne / break outs and how this moisturizer will work on them because I have clean skin with occasional pimples. This month while using Liz Earle moisturizer I have only 1 pimple, this is normal for me. I didn't notice reduce in quantity of clogged pores. I guess I must visit my cosmetologist to get rid of them) I think this 1.6 fl. oz. / 50 ml bottle of Liz Earle Skin Repair Moisturiser Light - Combination / Oily will last me for a while because I only need 1 pump to do my whole face and neck.

At Liz Earle they have a moisturizer for different skin types - Combination / Oily, Normal / Combination, Dry / Sensitive and Very Dry / Mature. You can also choose from airless pump, tube and jar packaging, I prefer airless pump because, again, it's more hygienic.

I'm not very fond of the scent of these two products and how it tends to linger, however it doesn't cause headaches and I get used to it. The scent is floral and reminds me of some baby skin care products.

Overall I'm very impressed with both products, they are what my combination skin needs in fall / winter season. I would highly recommend Liz Earle products to everyone because they have all natural ingredients, are very gentle to the skin and very effective.

ps With Christmas fast approaching you should take a look at Liz Earle Holiday gifts. If you spend $90 or more, you'll receive an extra-special Holiday gift. While shopping for the gifts for your loved ones, don't forget about yourself - discover the secret to radiant skin with Liz Earle autumn essentials offer.

If you want more info about new Liz Earle products, offers and much more, check out their Facebook and Twitter and don't forget Liz’s letter that reveals the beauty secrets hidden in our hedgerows.

I received Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic and Skin Repair Moisturiser Light – Combination / Oily from Liz Earle for review purposes 

Freebies And Winning /September/

I have not received any freebies in th mail so let's go straight forward to my winnings!

I received two body creams from Kawaii Cosmetics and Kristina from Be Your Own Beauty. I received Chocolate Buttercream Icing Whipped Body Creme 6.5 oz which I gave to my mother-in-law and she loves it so much that she refuses to use it on her body and uses it just on the face haha) And I left Neroli Canoli Italian Icing Whipped Body Cream for myself and I love it too)

Kawaii Cosmetics Body Creams from Kristina from Be Your Own Beauty

Next prize I received from PZ Cussons Beauty LLP. Somehow I entered the contest on Charles Worthington Hair Care website and it was opened only to the UK residents and I won. My friend in the UK agreed to help me and sent the parcel to me. It included Hunter boots (I chose the design) and some travel sized products from Sanctuary SPA. The original prize also included some Charles Worthington products but they were all in aerosol packaging and it was a trouble to send them so I decided that my friend in UK should keep them for themselves) I can't explain how happy I was when I received this prize. I love love love these Hunter boots, they are eye catching, people on the streets just turn their heads to me, haha) So fun and bright boots for rainy weather)

  Hunter boots and travel sized Sanctuary SPA products from  PZ Cussons Beauty LLP

I hope you like this type of posts and I wonder - have you ever won in a giveaway or contest? Or maybe you win all the time? What is the most interesting and memorable prize you have won?

Products I Finished /September/

Wild Woozle Soap Company Zoe's Secluded Beach Pedicure Scrub

Music Monday / Aphrodite - Calcutta

Aphrodite - Calcutta

Some good oldschool drum and bass for you, guys and girls! Yesterday before I felt asleep I was listening to this tune and decided to share it with you. Hope you like it) xoxo

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Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Shampoo And Conditioner /Review/

Hi lovelies!

Today I'm gonna tell you about Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Shampoo and Conditioner for damaged hair. These products aren't available in all countries. I discovered that even in those countries where Garnier products are very popular and Fructis line is wider than here, Natural Care line might not be available. 

Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Shampoo
Image from Garnier.com.ru

Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Conditioner
Image from Garnier.com.ru

What company says: 

Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Shampoo - The recipe for nutrition and recovery for damaged hair with split ends.

Garnier Natural Care combines avocado oil, known for its emollient properties, and shea butter, rightfully concidered as a source of nutrition, to create a rich creamy texture that does not increase the weight of the hair.

Having a deep nutrition, your hair is restored, it's soft and gentle again: it's easier to comb, it s full of health and shine.

Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Conditioner - The recipe for nutrition and recovery for damaged hair with split ends.

Garnier Natural Care combines avocado oil, known for its emollient properties, and shea butter, rightfully concidered as a source of nutrition, to create a creamy texture. conditioner with It instantly penetrates the hair and has a fresh appealing aroma.

Your hair is easy to comb, it's soft like never before. Сonditioner deeply nourishes the hair, fills it with health and shine without weighing it down.

Directions: 

Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Shampoo - Wet the hair from root to tip. Warm water is ideal to gently separate the hair cuticles without damaging the hair. Apply shampoo, then whisk into the foam. Gently massage the foam to form. Thoroughly rinse hair. Rinse hair with cold water. Your hair will shine, become soft and shiny.

Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Conditioner - Apply сonditioner after shampooing from roots to ends. Squeeze the ends of hair before application. Leave on hair for 1-2 minutes, then rinse thoroughly. Rinse hair with cold water. Your hair will shine, become soft and shiny.

Ingredients: 

Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Shampoo - Aqua / Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Glycerin, Glycol Distearate, Sodium Chloride, CI 15985 / Yellow 5, Cocamide MEA, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Hydroxide, Polyquaternium-10, Salicylic Acid, Carbomer, Persea Gratissima / Avocado Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter / Shea Butter, Citric Acid, Hexylene Glycol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Parfum / Fragrance (FIL C36448/1).

Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Conditioner - Aqua / Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Elaeis Guineensis Oil / Palm Oil, Behentrimonium Chloride, CI 15985 / Yellow 6, CI 19140 / Yellow 5, Stearamidopropyl Dimethilamine, Chlorhexidine Dihydrochloride, Persea Gratissima / Avocado Oil, Citric Acid, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter / Shea Butter, Hexyl Cinnamal, Glycerin, Parfum / Fragrance (FIL C39789/1).

Price: 

Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Shampoo - $2.76 / 83 rub. for 6.76 fl. oz. / 200 ml and $3.17 / 95 rub. for 13.53 fl. oz. / 400 ml.

Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Conditioner - $2.76 / 83 rub. for 6.76 fl. oz. / 200 ml.
My experience: Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Shampoo and Conditioner come in nice yellow bottles with brown flip caps. I must admit, these flip caps aren't the easiest to use.

  Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Shampoo and Conditioner

Both products are yellow colored, and shampoo has a pearlescent shimmer to it, and it's to runny to my taste. The conditioner is a light cream, I prefer a conditioner to be thicker as well. Both shampoo and conditioner have a sweet, vanilla and coconut scent, maybe with a hint of cocoa.

     Garnier Natural Care Avocado And Shea Butter Shampoo and Conditioner / swatched  

The shampoo is very mild, but still gives a good amount of foam. Cleanses my scalp and hair well without drying it out. The conditioner makes my hair soft, moisturized and easy to comb through. It gives that feeling like it's not rinsed properly, but I've got used to this feeling, and the results are good.

If you're wondering, both products are silicone-free, so... Great results for silicone-free products!

I'm not sure if I will purchase this again in the future because I love to try new shampoos and conditioners all the time. Maybe I'll try another Garnier Natural Care products, like Cranberry And Argan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner for colored hair or Egg Shampoo and Conditioner for dry hair.

What about you? Have you ever heard of or tried Garnier Natural Care products? I'm really curious because these products seem to be not as bad as I expected)

The Winner Of My piCture pOlish Giveaway Received Her Prize!

Hey lovelies!

Just wanted to share this with you! Last week the winner of my piCture pOlish Giveaway - Adela from Romania - received her prize! And she shared these photos with me:



The gorgeous colors of her choice are (left to right) - Electric Blue, Goddess, and Black.

Lucky girl!

Myface Halloween Makeup Demo By KABUKI + Contest!

Hi everyone!

Just wanted to share this inspirational video from Myface Cosmetics and Kabuki for Halloween with you! Just click the picture below!

Image from MyfaceCosmetics.com

If you get inspired you can enter their Live Your Fantasy Facebook Competition! One grand prize winner gets Kabuki's signed, original Spider Woman sketch, and a Myface makeup haul... Details here!

Good luck!

ps  I have reviewed some of Myface Cosmetics products, check out my review here!

OLEHENRIKSEN African Red Tea Face Mist /Review/

Hi everyone!

Today I'm gonna tell you about OLEHENRIKSEN African Red Tea Face Mist - an anti-aging toner suitable for all skin types.

 OLEHENRIKSEN African Red Tea Face Mist
Image from OLEHENRIKSEN.com

What company says: This uplifting tonic protects, renews and revitalizes your skin with powerful hydrating and age defending nutrients. It has a unique combination of African red tea, white tea and pomegranate that is packed with nature’s most skin-friendly antioxidants. Watch your pores become visibly tighter and your skin glow with health.

Ingredient benefits

African red tea - Strengthens the skin’s outer layer, slows the aging process, calms and soothes the skin
Mandarin, orange and tangerine extracts - Purifies and brightens with astringent, antiseptic and aromatic qualities
Panthenol - Hydrates and nourishes with pro-vitamin B5
Pomegranate - Stabilizes free radicals with polyphenols
Paraban free

Directions: After cleansing morning and night or as a casual pick me up anytime of day, spray on face, neck and chest. Mist on top of makeup for an instant dewy look.

Ingredients: Water, Sodium PCA, Betaine, Phenoxyethanol, PPG-5-Ceteth-20, Glycerin, Sodium Benzonate, Potassium Sorbate, Panthenol, Allantoin, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Citric Acid, Asphalatus Linearis Leaf, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Citral, Limonene, Linalool, Punica Granatum Extract, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract. (Info from from OLEHENRIKSEN.com)

Price: $28 / 840 rub. for 4 fl.oz. / 120 ml. You can purchase it on-line at OLEHENRIKSEN's website.

My experience: OLEHENRIKSEN African Red Tea Face Mist comes in a nice spray bottle with a bright label.

 OLEHENRIKSEN African Red Tea Face Mist

It has a pleasant citrus scent, very fresh and uplifting.

Since it's packed in a spray bottle you don't need any cotton pads to apply it, you just spray it on your face and enjoy) Just be sure it doesn't get into your eyes because it may sting.

Normally I use it twice daily - in the morning and in the evening after cleansing / before applying my moisturizer. But in the hot summer months I skipped my moisturizer in the morning and used just this face mist because it's very moisturizing + I used it as a pick-me-up throughout the day because of the great refreshing feeling it gives.

Now I'd like to tell you what this face mist does for my skin. First of all, it's very moisturizing and it makes my skin glow with health. Next, it improves the texture of the skin, reduces fine lines and restores elasticity, as well as evens out skin tone. And last but not least - it really tightens up my big pores.

Some people may notice slight sting sensation when they spray it on due to large amount of active ingredients. However, I don't experience sting, just moisturizing and refreshing feeling.

What about you? Have you tried African Red Tea Face Mist or any other OLEHENRIKSEN products? Any faves?

That's all for today. Take care now! xoxo

 I received African Red Tea Face Mist from OLEHENRIKSEN for review purposes

Music Monday / Shameboy - Strobot (Netsky Remix)

Shameboy - Strobot (Netsky Remix)

Just another big tune... Hearty one! Netsky delivers!

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Dr. Hess Giveaway Winner!

Hey everyone! I hope you all have a great weekend!

The time has come to announce the winner of Dr. Hess Giveaway!


Congrats Nóra! I'll send you an email and you'll have 72 hours to respond and claim your prize.


Thank you all so much for reading my blog and entering my giveaways! I really appreciate it! Stay tuned as I have more giveaways planned! xoxo

Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics /Review/ + FOTD

Hi everyone!

Today I'd like to tell you about some mineral makeup from Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics

 Image from LumiereCosmetics.com

I have reviewed their Loose Mineral Foundation and Finishing Powder before, you can read my review here. I own every shade of their foundation, finishing powder and corrector. I use them on my clients and I always receive very good feedback from my clients how flawless their skin looks, etc.

For my review I received sample sizes of Mineral Foundation in Medium Golden (Cashmere formula), All Over Color in Summer Warmth, Eye Pigments in Taupe and Sublime, and Lumi Lips Lip Gloss in In The Nude.

 Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics sample sizes
What company says: 

Mineral Foundation - Whether you want a featherweight, light-feeling foundation that won't block pores or irritate sensitive skin, or you want a foundation that covers blemishes, rosacea, or unsightly birthmarks, our mineral foundations can help smooth out your complexion and give you the healthy glow you desire. All of our loose mineral foundations are finely milled and have a soft, silky smooth, almost "creamy" like texture that will provide a medium to heavy buildable coverage that will meld with your skin to create a flawless natural finish as though you have no makeup on at all, just beautiful skin! Golden Foundation Colors - golden honey, predominately yellow for women with all or mostly yellow skin tones - this can range from Asian women to Caucasian women typically with naturally golden blonde hair, brown or green eye color and have green veins. Medium Foundation Skin Depth - a shade darker than Light Medium, Medium like Angelina Jolie, Penelope Cruz, Jessica Alba. Cashmere Foundation Base - buildable light to medium coverage with mostly matte finish, has a soft silkiness, for all skin types.

 Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics Mineral Foundation in Medium Golden
   Image from LumiereCosmetics.com

All Over Color in Summer Warmth - A touch of sumer sun, anywhere! This is a very concentrate color, just a touch is needed to create a warm glow.

 Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics All Over Color in Summer Warmth
   Image from LumiereCosmetics.com

Eye Pigments - Lumiere eye pigments come in a wonderful variety of shades and textures to complement any eye color and/or preference. Wear each shade alone or mix and match to create a custom color. They can be applied dry for a subtle look or wet/foiled to make a more dramatic appearance - this will also give you longer wear. Can be worn with or without an eye primer. Taupe - Eye Shimmer. Gray, purple and brown all rolled into one! Sublime - Matte Eyeshadow. Sublime is brownish bronze color with a matte finish for a dark sultry look.

  Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics Eye Pigment in Taupe  
   Image from LumiereCosmetics.com
  Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics Eye Pigment in Sublime  
   Image from LumiereCosmetics.com 

Lumi Lips Lip Gloss - High shine for that "wet look" glossy finish. Enhanced with moisturizing jojoba oil that is long wearing and surprisingly not "sticky". In The Nude - Sheer creamy nude. (Info from LumiereCosmetics.com)

  Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics Lumi Lips Lip Gloss in In The Nude
Image from LumiereCosmetics.com

Directions: None.

Ingredients:

Mineral Foundation in Medium Golden (Cashmere formula) - Real Silk Powder, Serecite (Colorless Mica), Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide, Boron Nitride, Iron Oxides.

All Over Color in Summer Warmth - Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Tin Oxide. May contain: Manganese Violet.

Eye Pigments: Taupe - Mica, Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide. May contain: Ultramarines, Ferric Ferrocyanide, Carmine, Tin Oxide, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate. Sublime - Premium Grade Serecite (Colorless Mica), Boron Nitride, Zinc Oxide, Avena Sativa, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Tocopherol (Vitamin E).

Lumi Lips Lip Gloss in In The Nude - Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba Oil) & Ethylene / Propylene / Styrene Copolymer & Butylene, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide. May contain: Carmine, Tin Oxide, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Avena Sativa (Oat Powder).  (Info from LumiereCosmetics.com)

Price:

Mineral Foundation in Medium Golden (Cashmere formula) - XX Large Jar (12 g) - $18 / 540 rub., Large Jar (4 g) - $12 / 360 rub., Sample Jar (1,5 g) - $2.50 / 75 rub., Sample Baggie (1/4 tsp) - $1 / 30 rub.

All Over Color in Summer Warmth - XX Large Jar (12 g) - $18 / 540 rub., Large Jar (4 g) - $12 / 360 rub., Sample Jar (1,5 g) - $2.50 / 75 rub., Sample Baggie (1/4 tsp) - $1 / 30 rub. 

Eye Pigments in Taupe and Sublime - Large Jar (2 g) - $8 / 240 rub., Mini Jar Sample (1 g) - $5 / 150 rub.

Lumi Lips Lip Gloss in In The Nude - Large Squeeze Tube - $8.50 / 255 rub., Large Lip Wand - $8.50 / 255 rub., Mini Size Lip Wand - $3 / 90 rub.

My experience: As I said earlier, I own every shade of Lumiere foundations, finishing powders, and correctors, but I have not tried a lot of their blushes / bronzers and eyeshadows, so I was very excited to try them. Here's the colors I received.

Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics
left to right - Mineral Foundation in Medium Golden (Cashmere formula), All Over Color in Summer Warmth, Eye Pigments in Sublime and Taupe, Lumi Lips Lip Gloss in In The Nude

Mineral Foundation in Medium Golden (Cashmere formula) is a nice powder, well pigmented and fine milled. It's silky smooth to the touch and since it's a mineral product it feels absolutely weightless on the skin and doesn't clog pores. I must say that Lumiere's Golden foundations are the only ones that match with my skin tone perfectly. I simply choose lighter or darker shade depending on a time of year. Also, I normally use Lumiere's foundation in Flawless Face formula because it gives me more matte finish while Cashmere formula provides more silk-like finish. I think Cashmere formula is great for those with normal rather than oily skin.

All Over Color in Summer Warmth is a well pigmented and fine milled powder as well. Great matte earthy tone, I prefer to use it as a blush.

Eye Pigments are stunning! They are high pigmented and lasts all day. Sublime is a matte eyeshadow with a delicate sheen. It's a dark brown / bronze color with a hint of violet that makes it close to my 'dangerous zone' - I try to avoid using violet eyeshadows in my makeup because violet is contrast to yellow undertones in my skin and it tends to make me look even more yellow and sometimes ill. But this looks gorgeous on those with neutral or pink undertones in their skin! Taupe ia a dark grayish-brown color with a hint of purple, with multicolored shimmer which makes it less dramatic.

 Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics
left to right - Mineral Foundation in Medium Golden (Cashmere formula), All Over Color in Summer Warmth, Eye Pigments in Sublime and Taupe

Lumi Lips Lip Gloss in In The Nude - perfect lip gloss for everyday wear or for night out / party looks when you're wearing heavy eye makeup. It's a sheer nude color with subtle shimmer. It's very comfortable on the lips and non-drying at all because it's main ingredient is jojoba oil known for its moisturizing properties. BTW this sample size tube is perfect size for night out - it fits even the smallest clutch, haha)

Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics Lumi Lips Lip Gloss in In The Nude

Take a look at my swatches...

 Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics
left to right - Mineral Foundation in Medium Golden (Cashmere formula), All Over Color in Summer Warmth, Lumi Lips Lip Gloss in In The Nude, Eye Pigments in Sublime and Taupe
top row - daylight
bottom row - direct sunlight 


...and FOTD. I'm wearing all the products listed above + Lumiere's Correctors in Mint Green and Sunflower, Finishing Powder in Sand (Flawless Finish formula), and Eye Pigment in Cafe Latte, as well as black eyeshadow, black eyeliner and black mascara from other brands.

Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics / FOTD

Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics / FOTD

I always enjoy using Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics products and I would highly recommend them to everyone. They have the widest range of foundations to suit everyone's skin tone and their eyeshadows are gorgeous! Their Golden foundations are ones that I will always repurchase!

I received sample sizes of Mineral Foundation in Medium Golden (Cashmere formula), All Over Color in Summer Warmth, Eye Pigments in Taupe and Sublime, and Lumi Lips Lip Gloss in In The Nude from Lumiere Mineral Cosmetics for review purposes
 

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