€1.140 – fearofgod.com
€23 – forevernew.com.au
€350 – saksoff5th.com
€27 – groupon.com
€2.235 – ysl.com
€7,93 – cambridgesatchel.com
€2.160 – neimanmarcus.com
€24 – bycharlotte.com.au
€16 – shophudabeauty.com
€86 – miumiu.com
In this post I’ll be reviewing the Estée Lauder Double Wear (Stay-In-Place) foundation. I bought this foundation a year ago during my holidays in the USA, I can’t exactly recall in which city I bought the foundation but I do remember buying it at Sephora. The original Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation comes in a heavy, frosted glass bottle without a pump or anything, so I used the pump of an old Smashbox foundation and placed it on my new foundation. However, Estée Lauder does sell its own pumps for €4.
Now I would usually not impuls-buy a €44 high-end foundation which I don’t even need, but ya know, I did it anyways and I’m happy I did. I’ve been in love with this foundation ever since I’ve worn it for the first time. I have some dark spots on my face which I usually cover up with concealer but with the Double Wear foundation, I don’t even need to cover up my spots. This foundation has a great full coverage and another plus: it really does stay on all day (or longer).
The Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation is available in 38 (!) shades, so make sure you get the shade that really matches your skin.The shade I own is: 4W1 (Honey Bronze). The foundation is suitable for any skin type and any kind of weather.
I think paying €44 for a foundation like this, is a great investment. I bought this foundation a year ago and there’s still more than half left. Obviously I don’t wear this foundation to school every single day but you don’t even need a lot of it when you’re applying it to your face. I would definitely recommend this foundation!
After a year of contemplating, I finally decided to make The Confessions Of A Desi Girl my own domain.
What made me decide?
I’m currently really into growing my online business community and connections (e.g. LinkedIn) and what’s a better way to be professional than having your own online domain? It’s also harder to neglect your blog (by not posting anything for weeks, guilty!), when you know it’s a real website you have to keep up with.
I’m really excited to continue blogging on theconfessionsofadesigirl.com, it feels a little weird (but really cool) to have your own place on the internet. I’d also like to thank you guys for the support through the past 4 years!
Good morning pretty ones!
Do you also love buying new lipsticks, even though you have an entire stack of old lipsticks at home? If you’re as addicted to lipsticks, lipglosses and lip balms as I am, definitely keep reading! In this post I’ll be showing you guys my top #5 favorite lipsticks + a short review.
I always thought that Clinique lipsticks were way overpriced for its quality but turns out, I was so wrong. Past November, I bought the Clinique miniature skincare set for €16. The set included:
– Smart Custom-Repair Moisturizer SPF15- day cream 7 ml
– Smart Night Custom-Repair Moisturizer – night cream 7 ml
– Smart Custom-Repair Serum 7 ml
– Take The Day Off Make-up Remover 30 ml
– Liquid Facial Soap Mild 15 ml
– Pop Lip Colour & Primer Lipstick ( 14 Plum Pop )
– High Impact Mascara ( 01 Black ) 3,5 ml
If you’d like a review of another product in the set below, let me know!
And I immediately fell in love with the Pop Lip Colour lipstick, in shade 14 Plum Pop. It does not dry out or turn darker after a few hours, in fact, the lipstick is really moisturizing. Unfortunately, the Pop Lip Colour doesn’t seem long-lasting to me. I’ve worn the lipstick for an entire day at school (09:00 – 18:00) and had to keep re-applying, after I drank or ate something. I drink a lot of water throughout the day so it was really inconvenient. But besides that, I love the colour and feeling this lipstick brings along
I actually bought this lipstick a few days ago, because I still had a giftcard to use. If I didn’t have the giftcard, I probably wouldn’t even look at these kind of high-end lipsticks. Let’s be honest, would you be willing to pay €38 for a lipstick? I know I wouldn’t.
Anyways, I do love it. The lipstick I bought is in the shade 964 Ambitious Matte. It’s long-lasting and the name already says it: it’s pretty comforting to wear. The lipstick doesn’t dry out my lips but it doesn’t feel heavy or too much either. Besides, it’s highly pigmented which I really like since my lips are naturally a little dark.
If you’re able to spend a little more on make-up than most of us, I’d definitely recommend this lipstick. But I’m convinced that there are much cheaper, similar lipsticks out there with the same quality (e.g. a classic Chanel lipstick costs €33 ).
Price: EU €6,15 / UK £5,50 / IND ₹480.00 / $7,50
And these were my 5 favorite lipsticks, I hope you liked the post! What’s your favorite lipstick? Comment below!
First of all, I’d like to wish you all the best for the new year! May success chase you as you move forward ambitiously towards achieving your goals in 2018.
I am also moving forward to achieve my goals in 2018
Moving on, let me introduce myself:
My name is Manisha Oedairadjsingh, I’m 18 years old and currently studying International Business and Languages (BA) at Avans University of Applied Sciences. The classes I’m taking teach me everything about marketing, sales, international business and business economics. I’m always eager to learn more, take challenges and improve myself, which is why I chose to do my internship in New York. My goal is to expand my knowledge and gain experience in the marketing world.
If you’ve got any tips, tricks, suggestions or recommendations for me, let me know!
Thank you in advance, sharing is appreciated.
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New year’s resolutions, a little cliche, isn’t it? You think of some impossible goals you want to reach in the upcoming year, you tell everyone and you feel proud. But low-key you already know it…Two weeks into 2018 and you’ll be falling back to your old habits again. Are you really going to the gym 3 times a week, when a week ago you didn’t even know you had a gym-membership? Are you, the chainsmoker, really not gonna touch a single sigaret in 2018? As great as it might sound, unless you’re really motivated and desperate to change, there’s a big chance it’s not gonna work.
Yet there’s a reason we keep thinking of new year’s resolutions every December, even though we know it barely ever works out. Some people do it because they need an excuse to change themselves, others do it because they want to have something to look forward to, like achieving their goals. Whatever your reason is, thinking of new year’s resolutions can also be fun.
I’ve written down some goals I want to achieve and some habits I’d like to change in 2018, and maybe it’ll give you inspiration for your own resolutions…
I’m moving to New York for 6 months in September, for an internship. And we all know, New York isn’t really the cheapest city. Which means, it’s necessary for me to save money, like a lot. How am I planning to do this? First things first, I have to stop buying so many unnecessary things. Do I really need a new foundation, even though I already have 3 new ones at home? Do I really need to eat fastfood, even though mom made food at home?
Yes, I said “more often”. I have a gym-membership and during the summer, I used to go 2 or 3 times a week. But now, I haven’t been to the gym for months. And the most ironic thing is: the gym is 2 minutes away from my house. I can actually see it from my room. So what did I do during my free time for the past few months? Netflix! Riverdale, Stranger Things, Suits…I had to catch up! That’s the second thing I really want to change. Less Netflix, more gym….Whenever I feel like it…Of course….
In order to do my internship in September, I need to pass two important exams in April. This is my main-focus for now. I think I should just unsubscribe from Netflix…
To be honest, I love reading. Months ago, I’d choose reading at night over any party, anytime. Why did I stop reading? My phone has become too interesting. Apparently I’d rather scroll my Instagram, Facebook and Twitter feed at night then turning pages in my favorite book (Mini Shopaholic, by Sophie Kinsella).
Last but definitely not least, improving myself. In the past few years I could significantly notice how I changed and it feels good. I don’t want 2018 to be a year where everything goes great, without any mistakes. We learn from hard times and mistakes and that’s exactly what I want for 2018. Learning and improving.