Aug 18, 2011

It's giveaway time!**CLOSED**

Today I have a giveaway for you! It's tiny, but it's a gift for your support! :D

Prizes : Missha M-Vita BB Cream (20ml) &
 2 Velcro Hair pads! (light blue colour)

Rules :

1. Must be a google follower (public).
2. Comment : Entry me ! + your e-mail

Extra entries :

+1 Follow me on twitter & tweet about my giveaway ! :D
+1 Like my page on Facebook
+1 Add my giveaway on your blog !

Please let me know if you do any of the above :D

Don't forget to write your email on the comments. I need it to contact you if you are the winner!
Giveaway open till 01/09

It's open internationally too ! :)

XoXo Anastasia 

Aug 8, 2011

Skin79 Super BB Cream Triple Function

Hello girls! I hope everyone is doing great! I have a review for you today... 
It's one of the most popular BB creams, i've seen it on youtube and on many other blogs!

Skin79 Super BB Cream Triple Function

            (very artistic pic ha?)

Easy to use ? 
So this is how it looks, it's in this hot pink sleek bottle with a pump! Yes it has a pump !! Yayy
You can easily control how much product you want. You can apply it with clean hands, regular foundation brush, sponge or even a flat top kabuki brush for extra coverage.

What does it do ?
This BB cream is for all skin types! Surprisingly! It works on combination, oily and dry skin! 
Provides decent (light/medium) coverage, while nourishing the skin and of course it leaves it smooth and supple ! 

The company claims : "whitening/wrinkles improvement. It is a 3 effects functional BB cream. The Adenosine and Arbutus ingredients , which are effective in whitening, wrinkles improvement cultivate more bright and elastic skin. Intercept ultraviolet rays UVA UVB at the some time to protect your skin from sun. " (I am not sure if it makes sense, these are ingredients in this BB cream). 

It has SPF 25 PA++ (certified by KFDA)
After use the skin looks fresh without the "mask effect" many foundations give.
It has brightening properties. After application the skin looks brighter and more radiant.

It looks LIKE SKIN! 

Before - with a bad skin day!  
After! On the left with powder on top and on the right without  

Shades ?
The thing with BB creams is that since they are marketed for Asian people, there are not many shades for medium and darker/tan skin tones. This BB cream is only one shade! If you have heard about this BB cream before, you must know that the weird thing about it , is the grey tint. I was afraid of not working for pink toned skin tones, but it appeared it suits all skin tones (yellow/pink) thanks to that grey tint! But don't worry, after a few seconds on the skin, this BB creams blends beautifully and you never end up with a ghostly looking- grey face!

(Left: non blended / right : blended..yes all that product blended on the back of my hand!)

I would say it could fit from very pale skin tones to medium ones. I wore it a few times in summer, while i am quite tanned and it worked fine. No ghost face ;)

(click the pictures to enlarge, they are HD)

If you are oily to very oily you might need a face primer to keep the BB cream in place...make sure it doesn't slide off your face. Works well with or without powder. It depends on the finish you want.

Where to find ?
Ebay or Amazon 

Recommend ?
Τοtally! Compared to other BB creams i've tried this is by far the best. The coverage is better and the lasting power even better! If you enjoy BB creams you have to try it!

Aug 7, 2011

July Favorites & mini reviews

Hi everyone ! I hope you are all enjoying summertime !
Here are some of my favorite picks during July.


1. Bioderma Sensibio makeup remover 
This is the best eye/face makeup remover for sensitive eyes and skin! It's just like water. If it happened to get in your eyes, you won't feel a thing! Removes beautifully even waterproof makeup, especially mascara and eyeliner.

2. Pure nature organize burdock extract purifying clay mask (by oriflame)
Purifying mask for acne prone/oily skin. Used 1-2 times a week. Deep cleanses the skin. Great before using nose strips.

3. 100% Aloe Vera Gel 
Amazing moisturizer for summer. Especially for normal/combination/oily skin. Non greasy or sticky, absorbs super fast. Easy to find at any pharmacy/drugstore at low cost. 

4. Hair velcro fringe pad
One of my new discoveries! These little pads hold the fringe out of the face without ruining the hair after styling. 

 Makeup & Nails

5. Urban Decay All-nighter makeup setting spray

Great setting spray. It sets the makeup, while removing the powdery effect after makeup. Leaves the skin natural looking. Makeup lasts up to 10 hours.

6. Elf mineral infused face primer 
Great & cheap primer. Makeup last much more on and of course there is no shine! Works well with the setting spray. Great for summertime and high humidity.

7. Elf studio flat top powder brush & elf translucent matte powder 
This combo works as a light coverage foundation. First spray 1-2 times on the powder brush and dip into the powder. Then apply in a buffing motion to the skin. Matte finish and no powdery effect!
EU/US (brush) & EU/US (powder)

8. Elf Cream Duo eyeshadow in Mocha swirl (review here)
Just apply the light shade all over the lid, then dup a little of the brown shade on the outer corner. Super simple to do. Add (optionally) some eyeliner & mascara.

9. Pupa Lasting nail polish in M090 (bright neon pink-coral color)
Available at hondos & Italy 

What's your favorites for July ?