Tuesday, 25 November 2014

FOTD - Total mess!

Hello my lovely readers!!

It's a stay home and study day so I decided to steal some time and do a "Face of the day" post. As the title states, I am a total mess, but first let me explain...

During my teenage years I had no problem with acne.. I know I was really lucky and I am sure that if I had, my face would be crap because I always forget things and I would surely forget to do what I would have to do to make it better. Here are some photos of me when I was 16 in order for you to see how my skin was...




As you can see the photos were all taken at the same day during my summer vacation in 2010.
My skin is clearly acne-free and a little bit sun kissed!

So let's talk about my skin today!


Lately I have some acne on my face.. The problem is not major or anything I have around 10 spots? But again they are all together on both sides of my face and I don't really like it..


I have observed that every time I eat chocolate daily I end up having spots all over my face.. So I have 3 days without eating chocolate  and I think that the spots are slowly leaving slightly. 
I wash my face daily with special soap and also use purifying cleansing gel which is enriched with bamboo extract and pro vitamin B5.

So the face of the day is..


Do you guys have the same problem with chocolate too? How do you deal with that?

Have a nice day!
Maria 



Monday, 24 November 2014

Beauty Haul - MUA, Elf!!

Hello my lovely readers!!
I have been away for so long and I missed blogging a lot so,guess what! I AM BACK :)

Today, I am going to show you some beauty products that I bought recently!!
Let's get started!


  • MUA
I am more of a pinky- red person when it comes to lipsticks but since I am following MUA on instagram, I kept seeing photos with orangy lipsticks and I decided to give them a go! 

Firstly I got the quite new MUA Luxe Velvet Lip Lacquer in Halcyon and it cost 3£.

MUA Lip Lacquer - Halcyon

 I really like the colour and the haul packaging is amazing! It definitely doesn't look like it costs only 3£! It definitely worthes the hype and I will seriously need more of these! ;) If you want to check it out on the site click Here!

Then I got another orangy lipstick. It's called Fawn Fancy, it's from the Matte lipstick collection and it costs only 1£.

MUA Matte lipstick - Fawn Fancy

This lipstick is orange but also has a brownish colour effect! I really really like it. It feels quite dry/heavy on the lips but in a good way! It doesn't moisturise your lips but it feels like it's attached to them and won't leave them like ever.:P If you want to buy it too click Here!!

After that I ordered Intense Glosses lip gloss in Sealed with a Kiss and it was 2£.

MUA Intense Glosses - Sealed with a kiss

As you can see, the gloss is not too pigmented, but it's more of a glossy, nice, lightly nude colour. I actually bought it because it reminded me one of Tanya Burr's lip glosses and I thought why not? Over all I like the product because I knew from the beginning that I was ordering a lip gloss plus the lightness of the colour makes it totally wearable for school, uni or just if you want to wear a smokey eye and you want to keep your lips fresh but simple! I surely recommend the product! You can find it on the website Here!!

I also got a blush in Cupcake and was also 1£.

MUA blusher - Cupcake

I bought this blusher because I haven't had a similar before. I like the effect that has on my face because it gives it some colour and life and also since it has a little bit of brown (or at least I think so) it also looks like I added a tiny amount of bronzer in which I really suck at so, thus I feel it's really cool! Click Here!!! to find it on the website..

Other than that I also bought a pair of lashes. It's normal price is 2£ but I got it for 1£.

MUA Lashes - Flair

Now these I haven't really tried them on yet but judging by the comments that I have read they must be really good! You can find them on the website Here!

Last but not least, I got a Power Pout in Broken Hearted and it only cost 3£.

MUA Power Pout - Broken Hearted

The product is superb! It smells and tastes like mint! I totally love it! Certainly a must! You can find it Here!!! .

  • Elf
My mother mostly bought staff from there and I just ordered 3 lip glosses from them and I got a big gift! :) I really love lip-products but since I already got a lot of lipsticks so I thought that I should differ and but lip glosses :P



So the three essential super glossy lip glosses I bought were in Strawberry, Mauve Luxe and Pink Pop as pictured above from the top to the bottom. Each of them cost 1.95£. Here is how they look on the lips!

Elf Essentials Super Glossy Lip Shine - Strawberry

Elf Essentials Super Glossy Lip Shine - Mauve Luxe

Elf Essentials Super Glossy Lip Shine - Pink Pop

The lip glosses over all for the price are good. I really liked the pigmentation of Mauve Luxe, but I believe that all of them are beautiful! If you want to check them out click Here!

The final product that I got was an amazing eyeshadow palette which I got for FREE :) I was really excited because normally it costs around 15£ and there are 150 different colours in it!


As you can see the palette is super amazing! I was really excited when I got it!The colours are various, so you can use it both during winter and summer! I like elf because from times to times they give amazing gifts, like the other time that I got a mega palette which normally costs 35£.!! I have also reviewed the previous palette that I mentioned Here in my blog!!. I haven't really used it yet so that's all I can say!

I hope that you liked my beauty haul! There is a clothing haul coming soon so stay tuned! 

Leave a comment below, if you wish, and express your opinions or leave your links..

See you soon,
Maria xox