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Kristina commented on the post, Survey Says… July 23rd, 2014 6 days, 3 hours ago

Your skin tone/coloring: light/medium NC/20-25

Your go-to lip color right now? Hourglass Child lipgloss or Barry M Bubblegum lipgloss (on top of Benefit lolitint)

The blush you can’t stop wearing? Benefit […]

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Kristina commented on the post, What’s your go-to look for a job interview? 1 week, 4 days ago

Perfect! The only thing I would swap or skip is the lip colour, especially if you tend to lick your lips when you’re nervous like i do. Simple lip balm (or a tinted one if you want to get fancy) is the way to go.

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Oh, it has become my Holy Grail daily tinted moisturiser! I’m wearing it right now :) I actually think it smells heavily of sunscreen too, so it reminds me of summer and I actually quite like it.

I find that I […]

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Kristina commented on the post, Tom Ford Unabashed Eye & Cheek Compact Review, Photos, Swatches 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I just ordered this. I think, for me, the appeal is in the compact presentation: you could take this and only this and go on vacation, and I’d get both a minimal or a more bam! look.

I have Lovelust and Orgasm, […]

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Kristina commented on the post, Rant & Rave: Flat Irons 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Pro: the glossy finish. It takes much less time to get it than if you were to use a hairdryer.

Con: it flattens pretty much everything. Unless you backcomb or curl afterwards, the hair looks pretty limp.

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Kristina commented on the post, Givenchy Ombre Couture Cream Eyeshadow Review, Photos, Swatches 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Aw, what a disappointment that the sparkles fall out! I think I might give them a miss, even though that green one looks beautiful.

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Kristina commented on the post, How often do you use eyeshadow primer? 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Aaaah, the advantage of non-oily lids, Christine!

I wear eyeshadow primer every day if I am wearing shadow, or it ends up creased and messy, which is a good look if that’s what you want to go, I guess, but… […]

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Thank you so much for replying, Christine! I might just splurge on brushes then, because the eyeshadow quality doesn’t seem worth the price.

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Kristina commented on the post, Tom Ford Orchid Haze Eyeshadow Quad Review, Photos, Swatches 5 months, 1 week ago

Hi Christine, I was wondering which Tom Ford eyeshadow palette you would recommend. I really want to splurge on one, but I am scared it will be a miss (like Ice Queen and, to a lesser extent, this one). Is there […]

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Kristina commented on the post, NARS NARSissist Cheek Kit Review, Photos, Swatches 6 months, 1 week ago

…How disappointing! It’s same old, same old.

To be honest, though, I was going to pass on this as soon as I read the shade names: Orgasm is the only NARS blush I own, and it is also the ONLY blush I own to […]

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Kristina commented on the post, NARS NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches 6 months, 1 week ago

@xamyx: This makes a case for continued use, even with a difficult start! I am now excited again for this palette: I know to use primer and to keep at it until the eyeshadows soften, hopefully.

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Kristina commented on the post, NARS NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches 6 months, 1 week ago

Can’t return used makeup here in the UK. I caved and ordered it online, but now I’m second-guessing myself. Like you mentioned, Christine, some shades will just take more work. It’s just so portable and the […]

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Kristina commented on the post, NARS NARSissist Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches 6 months, 1 week ago

I have been eyeing a few Nars shades for a while (Lhasa, Coconut Grove, Mekong) but I am not a fan of singles, so when I saw this I thought it was going to be the Second Coming. Considering your review, I wouldn’t […]

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Kristina commented on the post, Free for Haul Friday, Volume #217 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Too intimidated to put my brushes in it! I’m hoping tomorrow I’ll be inspired.

I also want to take the chance to thank you so much for all your amazing 2013 lists, Christine! I still haven’t gone through all […]

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Kristina commented on the post, Free for Haul Friday, Volume #217 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Haul: the Ready Artistry palette of BareMinerals that I ordered just arrived yesterday! I also bought something like 6 sweaters from French Connection and 6 pairs of designer jeans from Harrods, because everything […]

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Kristina commented on the post, MAC Magnetic Nude Collection for Winter 2013 7 months, 1 week ago

This is calling to me like no other MAC collection in two years! The promo pic is stunning, very old-school glamour with a modern twist.

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Kristina commented on the post, Urban Decay Naked3 Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches 8 months, 2 weeks ago

I thought I was the only one! I bought into the hype with Naked 2 and I’ve barely used it. Gonna think very carefully before another one of those purchases.

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HOLY MOTHER OF WHAT THE HELL. This is nuts. My storage space is running low, though, and I found the past two iterations of UD (Naked Basics and Theodora palette) to have become quite powdery! Extremely soft, but […]

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Kristina commented on the post, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette Review, Photos, Swatches 9 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi Rachel, it is currently available from Liberty: I bought mine online from them. I am not sure if Space NK is going to stock them, but i assume they should.

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Kristina commented on the post, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette Review, Photos, Swatches 9 months, 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Christine!

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