Saturday, July 13, 2013

Tried, Tested & LOVED: Givenchy Eyebrow Show Powdery Eyebrow Pencil



Hi everyone! Sorry for the lack of posts, but as Ramadan has started, I've been kinda busy! And when I'm not been busy, I'm just too hungry to blog :p or do anything else for that better.

Anyway, just thought I'd do a quick review of the Givenchy Eyebrow Show (Powdery Eyebrow Pencil) that I had picked up at Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates last week.

As the name suggests, it is a powdery eyebrow pencil, and that's exactly what it is.
Because it's a pencil, it's easy to use with precision, without creating a mess. And because it gives a powdery finish, your eyebrows end up looking full, but still very natural! I don't really like harsh eyebrows, so this is just perfect!
I would suggest using it with a very light hand for best results! 

Even though I have black eyebrow hairs, I chose to buy it in No. 1 Brunette Show because I wanted it to look as soft and natural on my face as possible, and it cost 95 AED at Harvey Nics.


Swatch of  the Givenchy Eyebrow Show Powdery Eyebrow Pencil in No. 1 Brunette Show

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Summer Essential: Supergoop SPF 30 Anti-Aging City Sunscreen Serum


Supergoop sent me this serum more than a month ago and I've been wearing it almost daily since, especially on the days that I have to go out during the daytime. My skin is extremely sensitive to the sun and just a few minutes outside are enough for it to start looking withered.

I don't tan evenly and my skin ends up looking horrible in the summer. Even though I am well aware of the ageing and other harmful effects of the sun, I usually avoid wearing sunblock because it's just too greasy and feels heavy on the skin.  But this product has actually been great!!

It's perfect for the weather in this part of the world. It gives you sun protection without the harmful chemicals and at the same time, it has anti-ageing properties

How I use it:
I use two pumps of this on my face and neck a few seconds after I have cleansed and toned my skin in the morning.
I let it rest on my skin for a minute or so before applying my moisturizer, primer and foundation.

What I love about it:
It's very lightweight and it's not greasy...provided you give it a minute to rest before applying moisturizer.
It is fragrance, paraben and petrochemical (oxybenzone) free
Serum + suncreen in one quick step.
I feel it lets my skin breathe and I don't get the same feeling from other sun protection products.

Would I use it again?
YES!

Where is it available?
Dubai: Makeup Etc Boutique
AbuDhabi: Westin Hotel
Doha, Qatar: Four Seasons
Oman: Six Senses Spa, Zighy Bay

How much is it for?
95 AED

Sunday, June 30, 2013

CLOSED!! WIN: FMM by Fatma AlMulla Candy Bag Up For Grabs!!


My older readers might remember, I had blogged about Fatma AlMulla's FMM tees. (Click HERE)

Since then, Fatma has launched FMM pencil cases, notebooks, phone covers, dresses, laptop sleeves and lots more including these gorgeous leather Candy bags that come with three adorable pins, all designed by Fatma.

Fatma and I are giving one reader the chance to win this cute green Candy bag. There are three ways to enter.

1) Follow me on instgram HERE and FMM on instagram HERE
OR
2) Like my facebook page HERE and FMM's facebook page HERE
OR
3) Follow me on twitter HERE and Fatma AlMulla on  twitter HERE 

DON'T forget to leave a comment below and DON'T forget to mention you instagram/facebook/twitter name. If you like, you may enter through all three channels, giving you three entries into the draw!

This competition is open internationally and a winner will be announced on 20th July
And oh! A BIG, special thanks to Fatma!

UPDATE:
 
A BIG thank you to all those who entered but unfortunately I could only pick one winner!
The winner was selected using random.org and it is....

@Blooberry16 whose fb name is Salwah Sk!
Congratulations Salwah! please email me your details :)

Stay tuned for more giveaways!!!!!