shu uemura loose powder, essie pink polish, benefit they're real gel liner, lancome rouge in love lipstick

In terms of makeup, I’ve been embracing my favourite colours this week, namely pink (there can never be too many pink in my life!) and black.

I also had to crack open my brand spanking new Shu Uemura Face Powder Matte and use it BEFORE I took any photos for the blog!  Yikes!

And if you look closely, you can see a smudged beige fingerprint on the oh-so-soft powder puff.  I had been holding off using it for a while after I finished using my previous Shu Uemura loose powder, but I quickly realised that not all loose powders are created equal and Shu Uemura remains my ultimate Holy Grail favourite!

shu uemura loose powder, essie pink polish, benefit they're real gel liner, lancome rouge in love lipstick

That cute little dinky bottle of Benefit Posie Tint is courtesy of my lovely girlfriend, Gigi, who got it free from Glamour magazine in UK.  UK magazines give the best little freebies!  They recently had mini Clinique Chubby Sticks!  I love makeup mini-me’s!

Onto the essie polishes*, they are – Romper Room, Style Hunter and Spin The Bottle – from their forthcoming Spring Collection which is Limited Edition and only available September to October so get in quick!  They have updated their formula (which I already thought was fab, so now it’s even fabber!) with a new thicker brush for easier application.

shu uemura loose powder, essie pink polish, benefit they're real gel liner, lancome rouge in love lipstick

I reviewed Benefit They’re Real Push-Up Liner* a few months ago (here) and back then, I liked it but I wasn’t enamoured in it.  Fast forward a few months and it has become my go-to eyeliner!  How did that happen?!  It’s like the guy who you put in the friend zone but they are persistent and eventually, they win you over.  True story.  Didn’t happen to me but one of my guy friends who was friend zoned is now engaged to the girl!  Fantastic excuse for me to go to Sydney for their wedding next year!  YAY!

And last but not least, Lancome Rouge In Love 163 Dans Ses Bras*.  My current handbag lippie.  ‘Nuff said!

Have you tried any of these products?  What is your holy grail loose powder?  What beauty products have you been loving lately?

Disclosure :  Products marked with * were provided for editorial consideration.

1 Comment on Pink + Black

  1. Julia
    04/09/2014 at 11:10 am (3 years ago)

    Hi love, OMG I love my Benefit push up gel liner and my fave loose powder at the moment is Antipodes mineral foundation. Its got SPF 15 in it.
    I’m also using the Benefit posie tint at the moment. 🙂
    xx