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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**

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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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6
Jul

Updating my makeup bag

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I just updated my makeup bag , I wasnt really taking a makeup bag with me because I was so busy . But I used to have a lipstick and a lipbalm . So now I am having my Rimmel stay matte powder , and K7L cosmetics Kabuki brush ( testing it ) . I have an oily t zone but also feels dry and flaky . Its really weird but I have to take my powder just to stop the shine .
صارلي اشهر ما اخذ جنطة مكياج لاني مشغولة و مرات اخذها اذا رحت عرس او زوارة . مع الحر لازم اخذ جنطة صغيره معاي و احط فيها بودر و فرشة كابوكي .
My Givenchy LE PRISMISSME Euphoric Pink . It has 9 pink lipsticks and they all matte and beautiful . Its useful because of the variety of the colors , tiny travelled sized palette and has a mirror .
و باليت جيفنشي فيه ٩ الوان حمر كلهم بدون لمعة و حلوين و معاهم منظرة بعد . الحلو فيه اختلاف الالوان يعني ما يمللون و حجمه صغير .
BY Terry Baume de Rose has the prettiest rose scent , and has rose oil in it . Moisturising and soothing my lips .
مرطب الشفتين من باي تري
My Lip brush has a cover on it so it wont stain my makeup bag .
فرشة الحمرة من ماك .
And thats all .

Thanks for reading

Alia xo

1
Jul

Rediscovering my neglected items that are similar to Nars

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I have always loved these items , But sadly they were neglected in my drawer . And since ever I threw some of my stuff that I was so obsessed of , Like my Nars Laguna and some other products I used everyday!

So here what I used today ,

Revlon Nearly Naked foundation , Nude # 150 . Its so dewy & natural , and reminds of Nars sheer glow . Has medium coverage , and actually a long lasting foundation comparing to other drugstore foundations .

فاونديشن رفلون نيراي نيكد يذكرني في فاونديشن نارس شير قلو و تغطيته ممتازة و يطول مقارنة في فاونديشن الي ينباعون في بوتس و الصيدليات . هذا و بورجواه سي سي الي صج حبيتهم .

Dolce & Gabbana The Sicilian Lace bronzer has a golden lace on top of it but fades within 3 uses . The bronzer is so beautiful and luminous . I regret not using this alot . Gives a golden bronzed color that is suitable for the summer . Its an LE so I dont know if you are able to get this .

برونزر دي اند جي على دانتيل شريته قبل سنه و نص و جربته جم مره و ما استخدمته وايد للاسف . بس وايد حلو برونزر يعطي نضارة . الدانتيل من فوق يختفي مع الاستخدام . وايد يشبه برونزر نارس لاقونا بس لاقونا كان يعطي احمرار للاسف علشان جذي وقفته .

The Balm Hot Mama blush is a shimmery peach blush . Its so beautiful and Natural , not so boring peachy nor frosty golden . Its just a golden peach blush that gives a glow . This is similar to Nars Orgasm . But the texture is much better and creamier .

ذا بالم بلش هوت ماما مشمشي مع لمعة ذهبية بس لمعته معقولة و لونه مو قوي . بس يعطي اضاءة و ما نحتاج اضاءة معاه . يهبل و يشبه نارس اورقازم .

Revlon Pink Pout is a dupe for MAC angel lipstick and I swatched it on my hands with NYX Creme Brulee on top of it to show you how beautiful it looks . These do not like any Nars items . I mentioned the three products That look like it .

And the Bourjois loose powder is a rice powder and I use it to set my makeup . I dont know about you but its light and luminous .
الحمرة من رفلون ما تشبه نارس بس حبيت اوريكم شكلها و فوقها قلوس ان واي اكس . و بودرة بورجواه خفيف و استخدمه علشان اثبت مكياجي و يعطيني لمعه خفيفة .

Thank you for reading

Alia xo

30
Jun

Makeup June 2014 favourites

I hope you have read my Skin care faves for June 2014 , Now I can’t wait for you to read my makeup post because I really love my June favourites because I was suffering from my pale , dull skin and what Im loving and using this month has helped me looking better , alot .

I know I have been using my Les beiges for two days only , but its my third day using it because I also tried it at Faces 360 . And you cant imagine how I love it . This products is for a person that needs it , not just want it . Because of the pale , dull boring skin Im having I felt I needed to get it . It gave me a color and radiance . It has a sheer coverage but can be buildable . I apply my CC cream into my dark spots first them apply it to achieve a flawless radiant looking skin . Then set it with my Les beiges powder . Beautiful 💖
فاونديشن شانيل او مادري شنو اسميه لانه مو فاونديشن بالضبط ، تغطيته خفيفة بس اذا حطيت طبقة ثانيه يغطي اكثر . حبيته مو لانه بس كنت ابيه مع الهبة بس لاني محتاجته لوني وايد فاتح و هالسنه ما تشمست حسيت ان يحتاج لون صحي و هذا ممتاز . حبيته وايد بس الي عندها بقع او نمش لازم تحط مصحح سي سي كريم او تحط برايمر سماشبوكس للبقع . الي محتاجة جذي راح تحبه . و ترا صارلي بس ٣ مرات من استخدمته بس حبيته على طول 💖
My K7L Cosmetics eyeliner in Electra is a vibrant blue shade , a long wearing eye makeup . It is so creamy , can be applied as an eyeliner or as a base under powder eyeshadow . The color is perfect for the Summer .
قلمي الكحل من شركة كحل للمكياج لونه ازرق اسمه الكترا عجيب . انا استخدمه ككحل او برايمر قبل الاي شادو و كريمي سهل التوزيع و ثابت .

Nars Gel eyeliner in Mesopotamia has the best brown shade without a red shade , and because Im not a blackliner person so this is perfect .

قلم نارس جل حبيته لونه بني بدون احمرار .

Nars Matte Multiple bronzer in Altai is perfect for dry skin , and a good bronzing tool for pale skin . If you have a medium skin tone this will look like a blush . I also love it because it is easy to use and blend .
بلش نارس الكريمي احسن شي للبشرة الجافة و سهل الاستخدام و اسرع بعد .
MAC eyebrow gel with a shade is from the new collection ( Pro Longwear ) brow set . Love it and I use it when Im lazy .
Clinique moisturising chubby stick in Heaping hazelnut and Clarins Rouge Eclat 02 are my two moisterising lip products . Natural colors with a creamy texture . The shades are perfect for every makeup look .
حمر كلارنز و كلينيك لونهم طبيعي و فيهم مرطب . يمشون مع كل لوك و حق كل يوم .
MAC stereo Rose blush , I have posted about it , read previous posts to know more about it . I love it and use it everyday :))

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30
Jun

Skin , perfume and body June Favourites

From Now on , I should categorize my monthly favourites into skin care and makeup . I shouldn’t put them together . So now I should show you whats my June skin care favourites .
عطوري و كريماتي المفضلة لشهر يونيو ٢٠١٤
Elie Saab le perfume , This is an all year favourite , it never goes out of season or style . I love it .
عطر ايلي صعب مناسب لكل المواسم
Caudalie beauty elixir is a facial mist with grapeseed oil , and rose water which is so calming and hydrating . I use this before applying my foundation or after makeup .
رش الوجه من كودلي قبل الفاونديشن او بعد المكياج للترطيب .
The Body Shop Honeymania body butter comes in a small size smells so good , and it hydrates my body . It is worth buying .
كريم بودي شوب العسل ريحته جميلةو ترطيبه ممتاز
The clinique eye makeup remover is a travel sized item from Sephora . I found this next to the cashier and I think it hydrates the eye area . So it wont remove the eye makeup only but also takes care of it . Which is a good bonus for me .
مزيل مكياج العين من كلينيك مو بس يشيل المكياج يرطب بعد فيه زيت .
L’occitaine Blossom Cherry hand cream is a light hand cream , its not as heavy as the regular shea butter hand cream . I use this for the morning and just perfect for the hot weather .
كريم اليد من لوكسيتان خفيف و حلو للصيف و الصباح
Finally the musk powder by The Body Shop is a body powder with a musk scent and I use this on my body after my musk body spray or on my hair ( v little ) just to have a slight scent .

بودر المسك من بودي شوب ريحته مسك و احطه للشعر و الجسم .

Thank you for reading

Alia xo
imsobeautifulq8@gmail.com

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