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19
Aug

Balm Voyage Palette by the balm

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The Balm has the most beautiful eyeshadows and eyeshadow palettes . And the balm voyage is so beautiful , has a buttery texture , perfect color combinations and we can make a variety of makeup looks .

I used B2 on the lids , C2 on the crease then blended a little of C3 on the crease as a transitional color .

I also used C2 on the lower lash line to complete the teal look . C1 on the inner corners . Finally , A lancome black eyeliner to complete the look .

Hope you like it .

Alia xo

18
Aug

Arabian eye makeup Face Chart

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This is going to be my first ever post that has a makeup look that I created . And its not on my face , its on an eye chart .

I have used the Smoked Palette , and Rockstar was the star of the palette so I used because an Arabian looks are a bit adventurous , risky and purple is the way to do so . I used it on the lids , then mixed rockstar and blackout to line the upper and lower lash line . Then I applied Lancome Plume liner in Noir 01 .

Its a dramatic , its fun , just use your imagination on applying arabian looks .

This will be awesome on everyone as it makes eye colors pop .

اليوم استخدمت مكياج العربي و سموكد باليت كان اهوا المناسب لهذا اللوك .. خذيت لون روكستار البنفسجي على الجفن و بعدين خلطت روكستار مع الاسود للتحديد من فوق و تحت . و من فوق استخدمت لون البيج فري ستايل علشان اخفف لون البنفسجي فوق الجفن . و اخر شي كحل لانكوم الاسود السائل فوق و تحت لانه لوك العربي لازم الكحل الثقيل و الرموش الكثيفة .

البنفسجي اخترته لانه حلو للمكياج العربي يخلي العين افتح و مناسب للكل ..و بس .

اتمنى حبيتو اللوك شكرا ..

Thank you for reading

Alia xo

15
Aug

Babies and Children products I use on my own

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Hello ,

This post is for mummies , or aunties that are taking care of babies and children . And even grandmothers .
I am so addicted to skincare products , when I shop at the coop , I almost forget my Trolley or basket and just dig in on baby stuff and new arrivals . I am also shopping at pharmacies and Sultan Center .
هذا بوست للبيبي و الاطفال و عنايتهم للبشرة و اشتري الاغراض من الجمعية ، مركز سلطان و صيدليات
Out of these products , I am in love with Bioderma Photoderm Kid SPF 50 + spray for children . This is a quick way to spray on your children before they leave home into the face or at any exposed skin . And yes kids can get burns , and can have pigmentations because of our hot climate . And its not fun teaching kids to sun tan . Its not safe , and it might affect thier health later .
راح اكتب عن الاشياء الي حبيتها بس و منهم البيودرما حماية من الشمس للاطفال وايد سهل و سريع استخدامه انرشه على الوجه و الجسم علشان نحميهم من التصبغات و الامراض الجلدية الخطيره .

Bioderma irritations around the mouth repair cream helps soothe dry areas around the mouth . When a child is sick , I apply this around nose and mouth and the redness will be soothed down in couple of days .

كريم بيودرما لحول الفم عند مرض الطفل بشرته حول الفم و الانف تصير حمراء و هذا يساعد للتخفيف خلال يومين . ممتاز و انصح فيه .

Sudocream , ideal use for home or away to soothe the diaper areas . There are sold at Mothercare in another package , mine is from london brought by a cousin .

كريم لاماكن الحفاظات للاحمرار ممتاز للبيت او الخروج من البيت و مافي منه بالكويت بس اكو نفس الماركة بعلبة ثانية موجودة في الجمعيات .

Johnsons baby bedtime bath is a shower gel that has a beautiful smell for babies and kids . It claims that it helps baby to sleep . It doesnt but it relaxes babies a lot . I personally use this for myself and baby just because of the smell . Been using this for ten years!
جونسن البنفسجي شاور جل ريحته حلو ترخي الاطفال و يخليهم يرتاحون بس ما ينوم .. انا استخدمه لانه ريحته حلوه و بصراحة ما احب غير جونسون .

Mustela skin freshener is a liquid that I use before I go out with my toddler , I use it on her hands to soften and gives her a baby scent . I dont prefer using perfumes for kids but this is a safe brand . I also use this when a baby vomits when we are on the go and after washing out his hands with water and soap , I use this for his hands and neck area so he can feel fresher . Love this .

مستلا سائل مرطب و معطر للاطفال عند الزياره او اذا توسخو اغسلهم بالماي و الصابون و بعدين ارشه على اليد حتى يحس بالانتعاش و النظافة .

Nivea Baby lotion is great after baby and kids bath . It really hydrates the skin .

كريم نيفيا للاطفال مرطب لبعد الاستحمام

Thanks for reading
Alia xo

14
Aug

Dior It Lash and L’oreal Manga mega Volume

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Hello , First thing I wanted to compare these mascaras . Both are purples but the L’oreal Manga Mega Volume is a Black based Purple , and Dior is more of a vibrant purple . But what surprised me when I applied Dior Mascara that the purple isnt as opaque on my lashes as it shows on the wand . One must apply the serum first to apply it .
I only liked it for the lower lash , because I usually apply purple eyeliners beneath so it looks ok . But it wont look pretty on the top lashes . It felt weird . I dont recommend this mascara as its expensive and the color isnt impressive . The application felt painful , not comfortable , and hard to curl my lash with it .
السلام عليكم حبيت اقارن لكم الماسكارات من ديور و لريال بس حبيت اقولكم ان ديور ما تسوى لا لون و استخدام مؤلم و مو مريحة .. و الي يحر ان غالية .. البنفسجي لونها بنفسجي من غير شي و لكن على الرموش ماتبين درجتها و بعدين لازم انحط سيروم علشان تبين .
The L’oreal Mascara can be applied on top and bottom lashes because of the black based shade . It will look like a black mascara with a hint of purple . Its so pretty and suitable for those not fans of taking adventures with makeup .
لوريال بنفسجيها رايح على سواد و حلو اذا نحطها فوق و تحت من بعيد شكلها اسود و من قريب يبين لون البنفسجي و شكله راقي و مرتب مناسب حق الي تخاف من الالوان الفاقعة ..
Both can be flaky , But I would recommend the Manga mascara , loved it because if the staying power , the purple shade , the wand and the volume it gave my lashes .
اثنينهم يتفتفتون على الخد ولكن انصح في لوريال البنفسجيه لانه تعطي كثافة ، و تطول اكثر جربتها مع الحر و الرطوبة حبيت لونها .. حتى فرشتها تونس

Thank you for reading

Alia xo

27
Jul

Summer essentials

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Summer is the season when makeup is so bright , fresh and colorful . But melted makeup is the only part I dont like during summer .

بالصيف المكياج كله يشوق ، التان ، الالوان تتنوع ، البلشرات تهبل بس الشي الي ماحبه بالصيف ان المكياج بسرعة يروح من الحرارة ، و الكحل يسيح و الحمرة تذوب .

So I will post some of the summer essentials to solve our issues and I hope this helps.

واليوم البوست كله عن الاشياء لحل مشكلة المكياج بالصيف ..

Bronzer powder is an essential , everyone looks better with a bronzer , and it sets makeup . Lorac Tantalizer bronzing duo .

البرونزر البودر مهم للصيف لتثبيت المكياج و الكل يصير احلى مع لون تان و برونزي و يطلع حلو مع المكياج .

Face Primer preps your skin and keeps your makeup on for a long time . So with very hot weather , you will still have makeup on till the night time . Laura Mercier foundation primer – Hydrating

برايمر للوجه يرطب و يصبت المكياج و لكن لازم تختارين الي يناسب بشرتكم .

Light face makeup , From foundation to tinted moisterizer is the way to go .
Lancome Multi lift tinted mousturiser
فاونديشن اخف من العادي وايد احسن من الحر .

Bright blush from BOBBI BROWN in Apricot . Just because everything in summertime is light , try a bright blush to awaken the face .

لانه كل شي خفيف بالصيف ممكن تحطون بلش شوي فاقع يقعد شكلكم و ما يخليه ميت .

Lighter Lips . From heavy lipstick to a sheer , creamy light weight lipstick with SPF . Bourjois Color Boost with SPF 15 .

من حمره ثقيله الى حمرة خفيفة مع حماية وايد احسن من الحمر الثقال بالصيف ..

الي على اقلام يهبلون و موجودين في كل ماركة و بورجواه وايد حلو و يطول و فيه حماية .
Stay proof your eye makeup with an eye shadow makeup from URBAN DECAY . And a waterproof mascara by Bourjois .

برايمر للايشادو و الكحل من اربد ديكي علشان الكحل ما يسيح و ماسكارا ضد الماء .

Thank you for reading

Alia xo

25
Jul

Travel sized products

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Hello , These are travel friendly products , Had to fill small containers from Muji with foundations , liquid blush , serum , primer and a face lotion .

Filled a tube from Muji with a facial wash by Avene .

And a Zpalette , with depotted Guerlain bronzer , MAC blush in Style , The Body shop Brow duo , Dior eyeshadows and few of Naked 3 eyeshadows .

Lorac has a beautiful new palette with nudes and few blues . The palette is slim and can fit to makeup bags . I love this because it has a mirror , nudes ( matte & shimmers ) and blue / teal shades . So pretty for a summer vacation .

Thank you for reading

Alia xoxo

20
Jul

Vitamin E illuminating cream

This gives a nice glowing look to the skin, but if you wear make up over it then the glow is lost, but is good for those barefaced days when your not into makeup mood . I recommend very little of it before makeup because ut gets greasy if you have a combination skin . I would call it a primer that saves your money from getting both a face cream and a primer because its supposed to be applied before makeup or alone .
Few months ago I posted about mixing an illuminator with a face cream to create a glow . I never expected that theres a product that has both together . I am glad I found one .

The Body Shop Vitamin E Illuminating cream .

هذا الكريم يعطي نضارة و ترطيب احطه مرات بدون مكياج فيه لمعة خفيفة بس اذا حطيت فوقه فاونديشن اللمعة راح تختفي و لكن حلو ترطيبه و شكله حلو قبل المكياج . لازم تحطون بس شوي منه والا بصير شكلكم دهني الا اذا بشرتكم جافة . يعني الي ما تبي تشتري كريم و برايمر هذا راح يوفر عليكم الاثنين مع بعض لانه يستخدم قبل المكياج للترطيب او بروحه عادي ..
تذكرون مره قلت لكم خلطو كريمكم مع اضاءة سائلة ؟؟ ما هقيت اكو منتج يجمع الاثنين :)

Alia xoxo

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20
Jul

Powder for brows

I have always loved powder for eyebrows , although pencils are quicker but powders are safer , gentle and look so natural .

I always use The Body Shop brow duo , MAC eyeshadows in Charcoal brown and Cork , and Benefit Duo brow powder .

Now theres an offer at The Body Shop , If you buy makeup over 20 KD , You will get a brow due powder for FREE .
To highlight I use MAC eyeshadow in Ricepaper and Nylon . Sometimes I mix both of them .

My new discovery : are the Milani Clear Wax , to keep the powder longer , and the Milani Brow and eye highlighters . I use the wax before applying the brow powder . Finally , I end up brushing my brows with Pro Longwear Waterproof Brow Set .

Brow Tools : I use Inglot brush 14M , and MAC angeled brush 208 .

These are my products right now , and The clear wax keeps the powder on all day especially with this hot weather . I got it from Makeup Almansour .

بودر الحواجب من بودي شوب ، ماك اي شادو و بنيفت و احب و افضل البودر لانه شكله طبيعي و ما يحتت شعر الحواجب وايد .

اكتشافاتي الجديدة :

واكس شفاف من ميلاني احطه قبل بودر الحواجب علشان يثبت . و اضاءة ميلاني قلم من الجهتين واحد يلمع و الثاني ما فيه لمعة .

استخدم اضاءة تحت الحواجب من ماك اي شادو اسمه نايلون و الثاني رايس بيبر .
و اخر شي جل بني من ماك موجود في ماك الحين
شكرا للقراءة 💖
Thanks for reading
Alia XO

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17
Jul

My first impression products July 2014

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Hello , I have been shopping for makeup this week , and its been crazy buying products I dont really need but really want lol . But Im also enjoying them and let me say they are so perfect and just right for my dry , and maybe dehydrated skin .

هالاسبوع للاسف بدعت بشراء المكياج لانه في اشياء وايد حبيتها و حسيت ان تصلح لبشرتي الجافة . و بنفس الوقت في اشياء كنت ابيها لانه يمدحونها .

Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Medium Plus , Flawless , mineral and dry skin friendly . Not cakey at all . I love how it sets the makeup and its not really my first impression today , its my third time using it .

بودر ماك مينيرلايز المعدني ممتاز للبشرة الجافة بدون ما يظهر شكل الطحين او البودر . معدني و مفيد و بنفس الوقت يثبت المكياج للصيف .

MAC Patentpolish lip pencil is a pinkish peachy lipstick . Its sheer and natural and on the creamy side . Its not a long lasting product as it will be gone after a sip of coffee . But its gorgeous . MAC Cremesheen Glass in Just Superb has the same shade of the patent polish but I love this line and I believe this shade is Limited edition . This gloss line reminds me of Lancome gloss in love .
ماك حمرة المتينه وزيد حلو لونها بس بسرعة تروح ، و قبل لا اشتريها ادري ان تروح و لكن لونها روعة صايرة وردية مع مشمشي و احط فوقها قلوس اسماءهم مكتوبة بالانجليزي ترا حق الي تحب تشتري منهم لانه صعب اترجمهم . القلوس نفس لون القلم الي شريته و لكن عجيب و يذكرني في لانكوم .

Milani Brow shaping Clear wax feels comfortable when I apply it , its not harsh on the skin and so far my brows are still on . This is my first impression only . Milani Brow and eye highlighters are for the brow bone to lift the eyes , its so smooth and looks natural so far . I only tried the luminous side .

اقلام ميلاني الواكس الشفاف وايد سهل الاستخدام و سريع و احسه ما يعور لما احطه و من حطيته البودر الي فوق الواكس ثابتين ( بس ساعة ) . و ميلاني اضاءة تحت الحواجب شكله طبيعي و حلو شكله بس ما جربته غير اليوم و حسيته مرتب .

Milani Baked Blush in Luminoso requires a little sweep but you get plenty of product , it wont be too pinky neither too pale . Its a nude peachy shade not too shimmery and not too matte . This matches every skin tone and I highly recommend it . Its not a dupe for Nars Orgasm , this is so much prettier than Orgasm .

هذا البلش مشمشي على لحمي غريب شوي لايق مع كل لون بشرة و شوي منه يعطيج لون كافي مو يحتاج نحط وايد علشان يبين يعني يسوى نشتري منه . جميل وايد و انصح فيه شكله طبيعي .
K7l Cosmetics eyeliner in Rust is a deep brown shade that is highly pigmented , creamy but long wear product. I love it because its easy to blend and its perfect as a primer prior to Smokey brown eyes .
The eye makeup Brush from K7l cosmetics is a wide brush in EX2 , love this for my lids to pick up the product and smudges / blends very well . It takes the product perfectly without cracking my eyeshadows . Love it because its so gentle .
كحل من ماركة كحل لونه بني جدا كريمي و سهل التوزيع و انتو تعرفون شكثر احب البني هذا لونه غامج البني بدون احمرار .
الفرشة حبيتها لانها متينه عجيبة ماعرف اشرح بالعربي

شكرا
Alia xo

14
Jul
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#FirstImpressionsMatter | Make A Perfect First Impression With Maybelline Clear Smooth BB Cream**

imsobeautiful:

Being ourselves is the best thing ever

Originally posted on What Tina Loves:

Making a first good impression is very crucial because studies show that it only takes 8 seconds, yes, 8 SECONDS, to build an impact to your audience or people you meet. So the moment you enter that door, whether it’s an interview, meeting the parents or whatever, you’re already being assessed and you only get one shot at it. Truth is, whatever they think of you will more or less be cast in stone so make sure that each second counts by putting your best foot and face forward.

photoI don’t get a good first impression from people I meet for the very first time. My height tends to intimidate them AND for some reason, they think I’m an unapproachable b*itch or <put your adjective here>, whatever. Maybe it has something to do with my brows involuntarily raising itself or the fact that I suck at doing my resting face. These things have made…

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