Review | e.l.f. Lip Balm SPF 15 in Pink, Peach, Nude & Rose

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Last month e.l.f. added two new colors to the existing Lip Balm SPF 15 range which created the perfect opportunity for me to review the whole line. Have a look!

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The e.l.f. Lip Balm SPF 15 is a tinted lip balm with SPF 15. That means that it not only nourishes and moisturizes your lips, but also protects them against the sun and adds a subtle hint of color to them. The already existing colors in the range, Pink (light pink) and Nude (a warm nude shade), were recently joined by two new ones: Peach (peachy pink) and Rose (a rosy bitten red).

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From the four colors, Pink and Rose are definitely my two favorites. Pink is a cute candy pink and Rose is a stunning my-lips-but-better red. Pretty! And finish-wise I also like Pink and Rose the most. Both colors have a perfectly even application, look flawlessly smooth on my lips and have a lovely sheen to them. Nude and Peach on the other hand have a less even finish and tend to emphasize lines and flakes a bit. Peach also looks more pink than peach on my lips, which is a shame because I was really looking forward to having a pretty little peach shade.

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from left to right: Pink, Peach, Nude & Rose

The texture of the e.l.f. Lip Balm SPF 15 is deliciously smooth and soft, which is exactly what you’d expect from a good lip balm. And the formula is incredibly creamy and nourishing as well. Happy lips assured. Also good to know: in addition to several waxes, the formula also contains peppermint for an instant cooling sensation, which is very pleasant, especially now in summer.

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Pink

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Peach

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Nude

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Rose

Summarized? The e.l.f. Lip Balm SPF 15 is the perfect day-to-day lip product for me. It’s just as moisturizing as a traditional lip balm but looks a lot cuter, and it offers UV protection. And with its smooth creamy formula and subtle pigmentation it’s super easy to apply and touch up, even without a mirror. It’s no secret that I’m an e.l.f. fan and the e.l.f. Lip Balm SPF 15 is the perfect example of why that is. What a great budget buy!

The e.l.f. Lip Balm SPF 15 is available in the e.l.f. online store** for 4 euro.

Have you tried the e.l.f. Lip Balm SPF 15 yet? Which of the four available colors do you like best?


Make-up tutorial | How I create my signature smokey eye look

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In the past few weeks and months several readers have asked me if I would please post a tutorial on how I create my signature smokey eye look. I kept pinky promising that I would, but due to a lack of time I never actually did. Bad beauty blogger. But today I’m finally showing you how I achieve my signature smokey look every morning in just five easy steps. The colors that I pick and the drama level of the look are different every day, but the technique and application are always the same. Here we go!

1. Applying eye pencil on the waterline

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Using a high-quality eye pencil – preferably a waterproof kôhl liner – I outline my eyes. Most of the time I use black, but sometimes I go for color too. I let the eye pencil glide back and forth on my waterline several times until the color looks nice and intense and the black really gets between the roots of my eyelashes.

2. Applying the lightest eyeshadow color

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With my Sigma E55 Eye Shading brush I apply the lightest eyeshadow color of the two that I picked (in this case salmon pink) on my eyelid. I apply several layers for an intensely pigmented and opaque result.

3. Applying the darkest eyeshadow color

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Using the same Sigma E55 eyeshadow brush and my MAC 219 Pencil Brush I apply my darkest eyeshadow color (in this case purple) in the outer corners of my eyes, in my crease and along my lower lash line.

4. Blending

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With my MAC 217 blending brush I blend the contours of my eyeshadow until there are no hard lines left and all the edges look nice and soft and smokey.

5. Highlighting and applying mascara

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Using my fingers and a simple cream highlighter from e.l.f. I add a bit of light to the inner corners of my eyes to open them up. Then I apply two layers of my favorite mascara – right now that is still the Covergirl Flamed Out Mascara – on my upper lashes and do a quick stroke on my bottom lashes too to add some color and length there as well.

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And that’s it. My smokey eye look probably looks harder to achieve than it actually is. But as you can see there’s really nothing difficult or daunting about it. I hope this tutorial was helpful and if you have any questions, shoot!

What is your signature look? How do you get that perfect smokey eye look?

Review | L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil

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I had a serious déjà vu when two weeks ago I had the opportunity to test the brand new L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil. Not because the L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil is similar to the other products in L’Occitane’s Divine Immortelle line, but because it reminds me a lot of another face oil that I recently reviewed: the Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil.

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Just like the Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil, the L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil is a blend of 100% natural oils – in L’Occitane’s case borage, primrose, camelina, echium, sea buckthorn, apricot and rosehip – that help restore and plump the skin and help diminish and combat fine lines and wrinkles.

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Just like the Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil, the L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil comes in a guh-guh-goooorgeous glass bottle with a dropper applicator, with the bottle of the L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil having a pretty sunny yellow color and a beautiful golden cap. What a gem!

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The texture of the L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil also gave me an instant déjà vu feeling, because it’s just as light and runny as that of the Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil. And yes, the L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil also feels slightly greasy at first but then leaves nothing but a lovely satin soft veil behind. And the smell? Divine!

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The effect of the L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil on my skin is also very similar to that of the Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil. The oil makes my skin noticeably softer and more supple, and especially drier areas and fine dry lines really enjoy their nightly dose of L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil. Since the oil is so rich I have to be careful to use it sparingly, but that is also the case with the Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil. Yep, these two are definitely twins separated at birth.

Are there no differences at all then? There is one. At 119 CHF the L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil is almost 100 CHF cheaper than the Sisley Black Rose Precious Face Oil, and the bottle holds an extra 5 ml of product. So while L’Occitane and Sisley are both launching a seriously impressive new facial oil in September, L’Occitane deserves extra credit for offering a much better price.

Have you tried anything from L’Occitane’s Divine Immortelle line yet? What is your first impression of the L’Occitane Divine Immortelle Divine Youth Oil?

Review | Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stain

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When I returned from Greece I found a lovely welcome home gift in my mail box: a package from Revlon with the brand new Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stains. Of the twelve eye-catching colors that will be launched in September I got to try seven in preview. Have a look!

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The Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stains have a new formula that offers the shine of a lip gloss, the hydration of a lip balm, the wear of a lip stain and the color intensity of a lipstick.

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The texture of the Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stains is quite unique. It’s thick, but not sticky. Liquid, but at the same time also creamy. I can really feel the Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stains on my lips, so they’re not exactly what you would call lightweight. But the fact that they’re so heavy isn’t necessarily a bad thing. On the contrary even, I can really tell that the vitamin E and aloe vera in the formula are doing their job and that the stains are nourishing my lips. And since the Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stains don’t feel sticky and don’t smudge or run, the heaviness of the texture really isn’t an issue. At least for me it isn’t.

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from left to right: LA Exclusive – Rio Rush – Barcelona Nights – Shanghai Sizzle

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from left to right: Miami Fever – Stockholm Chic – Parisian Passion

And the colors? They’re intense! The pigmentation is great and the super glazed finish is nice and even. LA Exclusive is a sparkly Barbie pink shade, Rio Rush is a bold shimmery fuchsia, Barcelona Nights – my favorite – is a glossy bright pink, Shanghai Sizzle is a warm glossy red, Miami Fever is a sunny orange shade, Stockholm Chic is shimmery rust shade and Parisian Passion is a classy bordeaux.

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LA Exclusive

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Rio Rush

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Shanghai Sizzle

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Miami Fever

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Stockholm Chic

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Parisian Passion

So 10 out of 10 for the Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stains then? Almost. I’d rate them 9 out of 10. The colors are pretty and intensely pigmented with a lovely glazed finish, the longevity – about three hours – is okay too, and the moisturizing ability of the somewhat peculiar formula is quite impressive. But despite what the name says the Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stains don’t really leave a stain. That means no gold, but still a well-deserved silver medal.

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my favorite: Barcelona Nights

The Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stains will be in stores in September and will retail at 23.90 CHF.

What do you think of the new Revlon ColorStay Moisture Stains? Which color do you like best?

Review | Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush

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I like fluffy things. Fluffy animals, fluffy sweaters, fluffy pillows, fluffy cupcakes, absolutely flufftastic. But what I don’t like is facial fluff. Or at least not on me. The hairs above my upper lip and on my jaw have bothered me for years, but scary hair removal stories always kept me from doing something about it. Until now that is, because recently Braun gave me the opportunity to test the brand new Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush, the world’s first facial epilator and cleansing brush in one. Let’s find out how that went!

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The Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush has two uses, with one being the removal of female facial hair – annoying and embarrassing remnants from prehistoric times – like upper lip hair, unibrow hair and cheek hair. Unfortunately for me I won the cavewoman lottery, because I have fluff in all those places. Grah woo haa*. The second way to use the Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush is as a cleansing brush. With several hundreds of rotations per minute it claims to cleanse the skin six times more effectively than a manual cleanse and to deeply clean the pores. Like a Clarisonic, basically.
* that’s cavewoman speak for goddammit

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The epilator head and the brush head of the Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush are easily removable and you simply attach one of the two heads depending on what you want to do: remove hair or cleanse. Like I said, as a cleansing brush the Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush is a lot like the Clarisonic and the idea is pretty much the same: you just wet your face, put on a little bit of cleanser and move the brush slowly over your face while letting the rotations do their job. A piece of (fluffy) cake. Also good to know: you can use the Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush in the shower.

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Hair removal with the Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush is just as easy as cleansing. With its 200 movements per second – die, hair, die! – and the adjustable rotation direction; the epilator easily removes all the hair above my lip and on my jaw. But beware, because easy doesn’t mean that it’s pain-free. I can really feel the device ripping out the hairs by the roots. And that doesn’t exactly feel like puppies licking your skin. But at least the hairs are gone, and they stay gone for a week or two. That’s something I’ll gladly endure some pain for.

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In conclusion? It’s the fluff-removing powers of the Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush that really won me over. As a cleanser I find the Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush just okay because it simply can’t compete with the Clarisonic for me. Then again, the Clarisonic does cost more than double of what the Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush costs, so Braun definitely gets points for affordability. Still, it’s the hair removal function of the Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush that I like the most. Yes, despite the pain. If a little pain means getting rid of that nasty facial fluff, well, then I say bring it on!

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The Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush will be in stores mid-September for approximately 85 CHF. A set of two replacement brush heads will set you back approximately 18 CHF.

Could the Braun Face Mini Epilator + Cleansing Brush be something for you? Do you use a facial epilator and/or a cleansing brush?

Review | Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick

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When people ask me for make-up advice I always tell them to not be afraid to experiment. Only by experimenting with different products, tools, styles and techniques you will discover what works for you and learn. Today I’m following my own advice by experimenting for the first time with a foundation stick. I’ve always considered myself a liquid foundation girl. Powders, compacts, soufflés, mousses and god knows what else, I never felt the need to try them. Not even when two weeks ago the brand new Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick fell into my mail box. But with my own good advice in mind I started experimenting and today I’m ready to pass my verdict. Have a look!

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In 1992 Bobbi Brown introduced the iconic Bobbi Brown Foundation Stick and now, 22 years later, the brand is launching an updated version of it: the Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick. The new creamy skin-like formula has a unique transparent base and contains color-correcting pigments for a natural-looking nude skin finish, while the light-reflecting particles and oil-controlling minerals in the formula have a skin-perfecting soft focus effect. The Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick is suitable for all skin types.

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The Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick looks like a concealer stick and contains 9.17 ml of product. After trying out different techniques – I told you experimenting pays off – I discovered that the best way for me to apply the Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick is by dotting it on my forehead, nose, cheeks and chin and then blending out the dots with my foundation brush. My color match, Beige, is a light warm shade with yellow undertones. It’s perfect for my yellow-toned skin.

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Swatched the Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick looks a bit thick and heavy, but the texture is actually deliciously soft creamy and it blends like a dream. Seriously, I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything like it before. Forget ‘like second skin’, the Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick really becomes one with my skin! I am truly impressed by the beautiful finish of this foundation.

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And the amazingly natural finish of the Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick doesn’t compromise the coverage and longevity at all. The coverage can be built from feathery light and sheer to heavy duty full coverage, and the foundation lasts a solid 10 to 12 hours on me without fading or becoming blotchy.

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The only con? The Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick’s lovely creamy texture comes from ingredients that my T-zone doesn’t always get along with: shea butter and olive extract. Because of that I have to reapply powder and mattify my skin at least once throughout the day to prevent my face from getting too shiny. But that’s the only drawback there is.

Bottom line? At the beginning of my experiment I felt a bit like a fish out of water, but along the way I fell head over heels in love with my test subject. My beloved liquid foundations don’t have to worry about being ditched just yet, but they will have to accept my new love affair and share my love with the Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick from now on.

The Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick will available on September 4 in 24 shades and will retail at 61 CHF.

Have you ever used a foundation stick? What is your first impression of the Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick?

Two-toned glitter nail art with the new Zoya Bubbly Summer 2014 Collection & Zoya Magical Pixie Dust Summer 2014 Collection

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Today I’m bringing out my inner Mariah Carey and I’m going for glitter, glitter, glitter and more glitter! With six new textured glitter nail lacquers from the Zoya Bubbly Summer 2014 Collection and three new Zoya Magical Pixie Dust summer nail lacquers I created three two-toned glitter manicures. Have a look!

Zoya Bubbly Summer 2014 Collection

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  • Stassi: fresh leafy green
  • Muse: bright ocean blue
  • Harper: bright pink
  • Binx: pinkish purple
  • Jesy: golden orange
  • Alma: golden yellow

Zoya Magical Pixie Dust Summer 2014 Collection

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  • Arlo: violet purple
  • Ginni: muted pink
  • Bar: champagne colored

On four of the five nails on each hand I used two Zoya Bubbly nail colors that I tried to blend together as seamlessly as I could with a sponge for a nice two-tone effect. And on the one remaining nail on each hand I created an accent with one of the Zoya Magical Pixie Dust nail lacquers. And tah daah:

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Harper +  Jesy, with Ginni on the accent nail

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Alma + Binx, with Bar on the accent nail

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Stassi + Muse, with Arlo on the accent nail

All nail lacquers from the Zoya Bubbly nail polish collection and the Zoya Magical Pixie Dust nail polish collection are available in the Zoya online store for 21 CHF each. Using the code KISSMAKEUP_FAN will give you a 20% discount at www.zoyacolorfashion.ch until the end of 2014! And there’s more, because until mid-September all spring and summer collections are 30% off! Zoya nail polish is completely ‘Big5Free’ which means that it’s free of formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, tuolene, dibutyl phthalate and camphor.

What do you think of my two-toned glitter manicures? Which of these new Zoya summer colors do you like best?

Superdry infographic: Switzerland’s top three best-selling make-up products

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If you’re an avid beauty blog reader you’re probably familiar with Superdry’s top three best-selling make-up products infographic. In Switzerland the top three spots go to nail polish, mascara and lipstick. Superdry asked me a few questions about mascara – my favorite product of the three – and this is what I told them:

‘Just a quick little touch of mascara can make a world of difference. It only takes a few seconds, but applying a bit of mascara really opens up your eyes and makes you look so much better and more awake. That’s why I wear mascara every day. I really could not live without it. An eye look just isn’t complete without mascara.’

Check out the Superdry infographic below to find out what other Swiss beauty bloggers have to say about Switzerland’s top three best-selling make-up products and to learn a bit more about the history of nail polish, mascara and lipstick!

Superdry infographic (Switzerland’s top three best-selling make-up products)

Does Switzerland’s top three of best-selling make-up products surprise you? How important are nail polish, mascara and lipstick to you?

P.S.: My Twitter info wasn’t added to the infographic, so for those of you who would like to follow me:

Review | Sisley Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation

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The two most important criteria for me when choosing a new foundation are 1) that it looks natural and 2) that it lasts the whole day. That’s why foundations like the Estée Lauder Double Wear Light Foundation and the MAC Pro Longwear Compact Foundation are amongst my favorite foundations. But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for another favorite in my foundation stash. Girls, meet the brand new Sisley Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation!

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The Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation is Sisley’s newest foundation and will be in stores in September. It claims to provide flawless 12-hour wear while also nourishing and protecting the skin with its special skincare formula.

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The Sisley Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation comes in a very chic rectangular frosted glass pump bottle. My color, 1 Ivory, is the second lightest color from the range and has a yellow and therefore warm undertone. The texture of the Sisley Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation is very light, smooth and very easy to apply and blend.

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I was promised natural-looking and that is exactly what the Sisley Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation delivers. I don’t feel the foundation sitting on my skin at all and it really looks like second skin. And yet the coverage of the foundation is more than okay. One layer provides light coverage, while a second layer – or application with a foundation brush instead of with my beauty blender – provides solid medium coverage that manages to hide all my redness, discolorations and imperfections. I usually just stick to one layer, but it’s good to know that even on my bad days I can count on the Sisley Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation. The finish of the foundation is somewhere between matte and dewy and the light-reflecting pigments in the formula create a smooth soft focus effect. Lovely!

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So how about that 12-hour wear claim? Well, if I touch up my face in the early afternoon by reapplying a fresh layer of powder to set my foundation again and to take away shine, the Sisley Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation definitely lasts for 12 hours.

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Bottom line? The new Sisley Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation meets my two most important foundation criteria, and it deserves bonus points for its behind-the-scenes skincare benefits that come from the plant extracts, the ginkgo biloba extract and vitamin E in the formula. Yep, the Sisley Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation definitely deserves a spot on my foundation favorites list!

The Sisley Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation will be in stores in September for 123 CHF.

What is your favorite long-wearing foundation? What are your thoughts on the Sisley Phyto Teint Expert All-Day Long Flawless Skincare Foundation?

Another polka dot nail art with the new Zoya Tickled Summer 2014 Collection

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Last month I made my very first polka dot nail art – with a toothpick for crying out loud – and because I received so many great comments about my cute dotted mani I decided to do another one. This time I went for a full-on polka dot manicure – so with dots on every nail – using no less than six different colors, all from the new Zoya Tickled Summer 2014 Collection. Have a look!

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  • Tilda: fresh apple green with a cream finish
  • Ling: bright sky blue with a cream finish
  • Rooney: flashy magenta pink with a cream finish
  • Kitridge: sweet candy pink with a cream finish
  • Wendy: juicy melon pink with a cream finish (I am so crushing on this one! <3)
  • Rocha: fiery reddish orange with a hint of sparkle

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These six new Zoya Tickled nail lacquers are just as amazing in terms of application, coverage, finish and wear as their older siblings from the Awaken Collection and the Natural Collection from earlier this year. They’re quick and easy to apply, provide flawless even coverage often in just one coat and they easily last a couple of days without chipping. And they’re completely ‘Big5Free’ which means that they’re free of formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, tuolene, dibutyl phthalate and camphor. Using a toothpick – no need for a dotting tool – I dotted tiny polka dots on my nails, et voilà:

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Cute huh, all those happy summery colors together? I get all cheerful just looking at them!

All nail lacquers from the Zoya Tickled Summer 2014 Collection are available for 21 CHF in the Zoya online store. Using the code KISSMAKEUP_FAN will give you a 20% discount at www.zoyacolorfashion.ch until the end of 2014! And there’s more, because until mid-September all spring and summer collections are 30% off!

Do you like dotted nail art? What do you think of the new Zoya Tickled nail polish collection?