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Lorac Palette 2

I really never had Lorac palettes before until I my friend Danah Alfares from Kuwait , A nail artist and beauty blogger started raving about them for months that I had to take them, and not only her but also all youtubers , blogs and my followers . Finally I added them to my bag and they were beautiful , most pigmented palette ever , and here they are all mine lol . I know I shouldnt swatch Lorac 2 before 1 but wait and see why I love the second a little more ..I promise ill swatch the first palette later ..

First of all , it has nudes , and a variety colors like Plum , Navy blue , Jade and rosegold . All these shades I desire and love . But my fave is the shade Chrome , its so similar to MAC satin taupe but much smoother I guess . It coordinates with the plums and grays .



Now after looking at some swatches , You can understand why I loved it , this palette is good enough to take it everywhere because it got all the shades in one place .
Thanks for reading

Alia xx



Desert climate essentials

Desert climate essentials

Avène face moisturizer
$23 –

Vichy skin care

Mineral make up


Whats hot this month

Whats hot this month


The best of The body shop

The best of The body shop


September Makeup Favourites


Anastasia Beverly Hills in Medium Brown and Bobbi Brown in Saddle / Mahogany . I use them together . I dont know why but grey undertones go well with my hair and brows .

Tanya Bur in Afternoon tea and MAC cremesheen glass in Just Superb are kind of similar on top of my Makeup for ever lipstick in Natural ( Peachy Nude )

Stila eyeliner in Peacock is just beautiful , stays all day and the shade of this teal is soo pretty , has a black undertone so its not so bright and I can wear this for Fall . Love !!

And Lancome Mascara , which I posted about it . You can check it out .

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September Skincare favourites

Avene Milk Cleanser
Avene rich hydrating cream Spf 20
Clarins Chamomile Toner
Iluma Image skin care lightening cream
If you have dry & sensitive skin #Avene you will understand why I love the french skin care brands . They are so moisturising & gentle on my skin . I also love how make up looks when Im using this line . Amazing line!
Clarins Chamomile toner is my all time product that I always use . That my 5th bottle #Clarins Alcohol Free
Iluma by Image Skin Care is a great lightening line by Image Skin Care . I have been using the hand cream all month . It hydrates , brightens and protects my hands even when Im driving .
كريمات آفين ممتازة للبشرة الجافة

تونيك كلارنز البابونج ممتاز و بدون كحول يرطب البشرة ..

ايلوما ماركة إميج سكين كير لليد يفتح و يرطب و فيه حماية ممتاز

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5 Drugstore products that I love ..That you should also get!!

Milani Lip intense liquid color :
Very pigmented and beautiful colors to choose from. They’re definitely a true liquid lipstick – no shine at all. The shade is fun and vibrant, and it doesn’t make me look crazy. It flatters my skintone and I love how pigmented it is. The wand picks up a lot of color so I use a lip brush . It dries matte and it is a bit drier, but with lip balm underneath it’s not a problem for me.
الاشياء الارخص ثمن بس تستاهل ان نشتريها
قلوس ميلاني الي لونها قوي و يطول لونه تغطيته قوية و حسيت ان لازم اقولكم عنها عجيبة بس شوي تنشف .. بس انا احط زبدة ككاو و بس تنحل مشكلتها ..
The Body Shop Vitamin E Serum oil
I apply a bit of this right before my moisturizer and the dryness is GONE! And when I wake up in the morning my face is more vibrant and almost glowing. Highly recommend this for very dry skin .
سيروم بودي شوب لفيتامين E .. احطه قبل كريم الليل وايد يعالج البشرة الجافة و لما اقعد الصبح الاقي ويهي ناعم ..
Revlon Lash Potion by Grow Luscious
مسكارة رفلون لاش بوشن تفرق الرموش و حلوة فرشتها كبيره بس لازم شوي شوي نستخدمها
Seperates and lengthens lashes to the maximum. I always hunt for drugstore mascaras and this is a good one for everyday but I have to be careful when I apply this . This should be applied slowly .

Flormar Mineral blush in Romantic Salmon
Its a mineral or baked blush that has the same texture and quality of MAC mineralize skin finish blushes . The shade is in between peach and pink as it is soo smooth on the cheeks . Sheer but glowing .
بلش فلورمار صاير نفس ماك عجيب يعطي نضارة و لونه حلو مشمشي على وردي حبيته ..
L’oreal in Lumi Magique concealer
كونسيلر لوريال لومي ما يتطوف استخدمه كاضاءة حق كل يوم
This is a beautiful highlighter pencil , I use this as a highlighter on my nose , chin and top of my cheekbones .




What I did last night to get a tanned face?

Hello , Hope you enjoyed the weekend

I have been trying this Face Lotion Self Tanner by ST Tropez all week . So I remembered that I should exfoliate my skin before that , so I cleansed my skin with Avene cold cream gentle cleanser and used The Body Shop exfoliater sponge to clean and exfoliate my face . This gentle cleanser is a favourite of mine because it does not dry out my skin at all .
السلام عليكم ان شاء الله استانستو بنهاية الاسبوع

امس استخدمت سلف تانر مسمر البشرة و لكن بكتب الخطوات الي سويتها قبل لا احطه .
استخدمت غسول آفين للوجه و فركت فيه باسفنجة بودي شوب علشان ازيل الخلايا الميتة و بعدين السلف تانر يشتغل احسن . كانت الاسفنجة قوية و لكن ما استخدمها كل يوم .. و تبون الصج ترا عجيبة لو تشوفون امس شكثر شالتلي المكياج قلبت لونها برتقالي من المكياج ..
The sponge was rough but I wont do this on a daily basis . But the sponge turned orangey as it removed the makeup . I really like this!!

و بعدين لما غسلت و نشفت ويهي حطيت كولد كريم للترطيب من نفس الماركة آفين متوفرة بكل الصيدليات بالكويت .
So the next step was the Cold cream , I applied it after washing and drying my face . Its a very thick cream that can be used for face and body .
و اخيرا استخدمت السلف تانر الي من سان تروبيز للوجه و اليوم قعدت ويهي شوي مسمر 👌👏
And finally applied the self tanner after the cold cream . This self tanner has a lotion so it moisturises the skin but I prefer that I apply a different cream before self tanners to avoid dryness .

Woke up with a mild tan and a little glowing color . Live this self tanner as it isnt orange nor too dark .



Top 5 foundations for dry skin

1 – Nars tinted moisturizer with spf 30 is my repurchased item because I had a beautiful experience with this formula as it moisturizers my skin very well that if I forget applying a moisterizer, my face will still look great , the flawless , fresh look for the mornings . It’s the only tinted moisturizer that gives a better coverage , glow , moisture and good amount of protection. I use St Mortiz . P.S I had compliments when I use this .

2- Armani luminous skin foundation is a good foundation for dry skin because it has a luminous finish look but it’s not the shiny type . I feel it gives my skin an image that my skin is well taken care of . I use this for evenings because it does not have sun protection . This can be used daily but I’m saving this for weddings or any event . It has medium coverage but can be buildable . It’s a winner because of the finished look but that does not give moisture .

3- Nars sheer glow foundation is a full coverage foundation , it gives a big time glowing look and covers imperfections very well especially the dry areas . It has no protection so I keep this for evenings . If you have scars this will cover it .

4- MAC Minieralize moisture foundation with SPF 15 is my new foundation that feels so light on the skin , has medium coverage but we cannot build the coverage . I tried to apply another layer of this and it gave me a dewy flawless look but coverage stayed the same . I am using this for the mornings with my MAC mineralize concealer . This is perfect for dry skin because the moisture keeps my skin hydrated , and my tight lines were less visible because of it . 5 stars I wish I knew this before .

5- Laura Mercier silk Creme foundation is a heavy creamy foundation that I use on cold winter days when I will have a super dry skin . But I’ll give you a warning message : Don’t use this for summer as this will melt and feel ugly . This is a medium to full coverage and it is not a tinted moisturizer . It has no protection but looks so beautiful . I mean it very beautiful lol .



Velvet lips , Dewy Fae


Dewy face , Velvet lips .

The balm Mary Lou manizer , Dream touch by Maybelline ( creme blush ) Rimmel scandal eyes silver eyeliner , and Bourjois lipstick # 36

The lips should have All the attention so only silver added on the lids and a mascara , peachy color on the cheeks .
I love playingbbwith textures :)

لمعة على البشرة و حمرة مخملية . الدمع المخملي مع اللمعة يعطي جمال اكثر 💞

Alia xo


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