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Sephora MicroSmooth Baked Face Compact – One for summer

While everyone knows and loves Sephora as a place to shop, I feel like their own makeup line doesn’t get all the love it deserves. Of course, not all of the products they do are outstanding, but there are a few that are well worth checking out.     My biggest problem with Sephora though is the access. You know, I like to feel makeup before I buy it. Smell it, touch it, admire the packaging… The whole sensual experience. Problem is: there is no Sephora in Germany. So I…

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From my Makeup Emergency Kit – IsaDora Velver Touch Compact Powder

After spending one year in immediate reach of my vanity, carrying makeup in my handbag kind of lost its purpose. But after two days back at work, being out and about all day, the emptiness in my handbag became a problem. I needed something to touch up with! About time to put together my Makeup Emergency Kit… First on my list: A powder. Small, sturdy, mattifying, preferable with a hint of color and a mirror. Of course, I owned nothing that ticked all the boxes, so I had to go…

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Maybelline Matte Maker – shine control ahead

I hereby declare my never ending love for a matte base. It might be because I still am stuck in the eighties, when everything was powdered like there was no tomorrow, or because I have been shiny all my life. Growing up with an oily, acne prone skin, with hair that would be greasy three hours after washing it, I have had my fair share of glow. Seriously, why would anyone ever want to be 16 again? Maybelline Matte Maker in “Light Beige” So it comes as no surprise I…

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