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issy commented on the post, What’s your favorite way to apply foundation? 1 week, 5 days ago

For me is Real Techniques too but the Buffing brush.

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issy commented on the post, What product do you regret not buying? 1 month ago

-The original meteorite powder by Guerlain.
-Illamasqua’s Easter Egg collection polishes ( speckled etc)
-More of the Sally Hansen Pacific Blue polish

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issy commented on the post, What product do you regret not buying? 1 month ago

I got mine in ebay- (the guy bourdin NARS I mean) From time to time there are still some offers.

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I am quite new to brushes an only use face ones semi-confidently. (Still practicing the eye area) but these I find really effective for my needs:

1) Real Techniques Buffing brush- i use it for foundation
2) […]

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On second thought there is something I am really really looking forward to trying but I cannot really recommend as i haven’t tested them myself but everyone is raving about these:

Makeup- Something from […]

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Oops: not makeup but a gadget: i got my Parlux Hairdryer -after two years of being put-off by the price but really glad I did.

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My most anticipated luxury treats were these below so I would recommend them depending on skin type and other requirements:

Out of this world performers in my opinion:
-YSL Nail polishes
-Illamasqua Nail […]

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issy commented on the post, What item do you have the most backups of? 1 month, 1 week ago

And I forgot : I always have backups for the simple but effective tea tree line from Bodyshop: cleanser, toner and the night clarifying lotion. Have to use it 3-5 nights a month.

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issy commented on the post, What item do you have the most backups of? 1 month, 1 week ago

i dont like to get caught short of:

coconut oil ( any brand_prefer the edible ones from ethnic shops)
agadir oil or moroccan oil ( prefer the first one because of the spray)
liquid gold
lacura […]

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issy commented on the post, Have you tried artificial nails before? 1 month, 1 week ago

Nooo; Never, and I am not even curious to try them.

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issy commented on the post, What scent do you dislike the most in makeup or beauty products? 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Medicinal notes,like the original 8 hour by E. Arden original line o

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issy commented on the post, What high-end polish was worth the splurge? 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Illamasqua: Wink
YSL : Rose Futuriste & Bleu Majorelle
Chanel :Emprise, just for the colour, as the formula for this one is quite painful

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issy commented on the post, Are there any makeup “don’ts” that you still do? 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I am not great experimenting and that is a big “no” “no”: playing it too safe. Only when I have gone a bit outside my comfort zone is when I have actually found new great things like when I started making my […]

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issy commented on the post, What is your biggest beauty concern at the moment? 1 month, 3 weeks ago

And I forgot to add: About 5 years ago I got rid of my milia in a salon. I went on 3 or 4 consecutive sessions on Sunday evenings at a beauty place in London’s Chinatown. There were a blessing really because I […]

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issy commented on the post, What is your biggest beauty concern at the moment? 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The effects of ageing really: First wrinkles, less radiance, loss of tone and elasticiy… and the monthly 1 or 2 spots that take ages to heal and leave ugly marks when they finally disappear.

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issy commented on the post, What do you have in your makeup bag right now? 1 month, 4 weeks ago

I carry a 1 pound-in ebay- silicone pouch where I have basically micro mini samples: 1) tiny sample armani silk foundaton 2)duo clinique mascara normal + bottom lashes. 3) another tiny sample /uerlain mascara 4) […]

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Any taupe or greige varnishes. First time I saw Chinchilly in a video I thought people were mad wearing such colours ( other one is Rimmel’s ” soul session”).Now they are my all time favourites. Also eyebrow […]

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issy commented on the post, What’s your current favorite fragrance? 2 months, 1 week ago

Escale a Portofino(Dior) from last year. Looking for the perfect vetiver based one though.it is my summer quest

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issy commented on the post, What historical beauty trend would you love to see make a comeback? 2 months, 2 weeks ago

I like the empire line siluette in “dressy” dresses…..but just for now and then.. not for everyday,

Also I find women’s black and white pictures form the 40s and 50s exquisite… and all of them ( even farm […]

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issy commented on the post, Do you enjoy applying makeup to others? 2 months, 3 weeks ago

As long as avoid eyes I am ok’ish………….prefer blush to anything else really, but i am not naturally “gifted”..if you know what I mean..;o(

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