My top favorite NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams 

 
L-R Milan, San Paulo and Monte Carlo. 

These are my most used and favourite lip creams by NYX Cosmetics. Milan does come off as quite light against my skin tone but I almost always mix it with a deep red to bring it to a nice rosy shade. 

San Paulo I wear on a daily basis. It’s become a shade I cannot do without and I almost feel quite bare and naked without it on my lips.

Monte Carlo is my go to for any night event, be it a social occasion or family function. It’s super long lasting and doesn’t wear off after a meal or glasses of water. Best wear and color payoff. 

Xoxo 

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Hot mess of lippies 

  
Sorting through my bunch of lippies.. This is just a fraction of what I have to organize btw!!! 

I ain’t complaining though – who doesn’t love lippies 😆

Xoxo 

Lipstick lot! 

  
As most of you already know, I purchase makeup online from the US and sell them here in Sri Lanka so here’s a look at some of my recent purchases that arrived over the weekend. 

By far the fast selling type of lip product has to be the NYX Cosmetics soft matte lip creams! I’m a fan myself of the amazing quality and texture of the product and the fact that it’s super long lasting. Sri Lankans here can’t seem to get enough of it either. 

Second fast selling lip product would have to be the Maybelline Colorsensational lipsticks; not in particular the matte ones but pretty much the entire range in general. I haven’t given any of them a go myself but I think I perhaps should. Which colour do you think I should try first? 

Thirdly, I’d have to say Eos lip balms sell quite fast even though none are shown in the above image. I’ve actually got to make a reorder on all the flavours cuz they sold like hot cakes just before Christmas. 

So there you have it, a rough overlook on what us Lankans are in love with at the moment and my most recent order of lipsticks.

Have a good day everyone! 

Xoxo

Looking forward to summer!

It’s summer pretty much all year round in my country but we do have the occasional chilly week or so in December and January. Apart from those two months, you’ll see plenty of sunshine in my tropical home – Sri Lanka. So I think it’s pretty apt for me to say that I know what I am talking about when it comes to summer trends and styles because hey, that’s all us Lankans wear all year long!

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I find that prints never really go out of fashion, no matter what season or time of the year. Whether it’s tribal, animal, floral or geometric, prints have a way of staying in trend. Here’s a classic example of a printed dress that can be worn in any season and any time of the day (really!). I love that it is also in very basic colours – black and white. It can be accessorised in pretty much any way you want, with similar coloured pieces of jewellery, handbag and shoes or even spiced up with some colourful bright add-ons.

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If you’re going to be rocking prints, you’ve got to give the print mix a go! Who says you can’t mix prints with prints when it can look so good on you? Take the above image for example and see how amazing the outfit looks on the women. It’s got the right kind of colours for summer and works so well with each other to create a unique look. Once again, you can accessorise anyway you like with a solid toned colour or amp it up with some bright hues for a playful look.

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It’s up to you if you want to wear long or short dresses really. I’m someone who doesn’t wear anything short so the longer options are the ones for me. However, I find that the occasional short print dress can also be worn if paired well and rightly with a pair of leggings or stockings. What I love about the three above images are the pops of colour, fusion of hues and also the not so drastic but still there prints. Nothing too loud and over dramatic. The third image is a classic example of something I would actually wear, and that tan camel coloured handbag is total gorgeous with the dress!

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Gotta say that this is one of my favourite finds! Okay so this might not scream summer or day time casual chic but you can certainly pull it off if you downsize the accessories and put your hair in a ponytail or braid bun. This could totally work for a mid-evening and late night summer kind of look too however and that’s what I love about this dress – it’s versatility.

If you happen to find similar pieces in a store near you, I kindly suggest you pick it off the rack and go pay for it. Prints aren’t going anywhere this year!

Xoxo

My favourite looks from the Cannes Film Festival 2015

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I wait for the Cannes Film Festival because I find that everyone makes an added effort to dress their best at the events during this week. Whether it’s a semi-casual look or a full on glamorous attire, you’ll find that the stars dazzle. So here are snippets of my favourite red carpet looks 🙂

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What do you guys think of my picks?

Xoxo