Friday, 30 December 2011

My Favourite Pink Blushes!!!

Here are 3 of my all time favourite pink blushes along with swatches! (2 powder blushes and 1 mineral blush)
Too Faced Blush in "Pinch my Petals"

 My new Favourite everyday blush! This blush is not so heavily pigmented so it's hard to overdue the application, which is good since my room has bad lighting and I always think I don't have enough on when there's already plenty on my face LOL. I also adore the packaging for this blush, I mean, look how cute it is! -what's not to like about this blush :D

Mac Powder Blush in "Well Dressed"

This is my first Mac blush and I absolutely love it! This blush applies nicely on your skin and has a slight sheen and shimmer to it. The packaging is great and there's a lot of product in the pan.

Loreal Bare Naturale Gentle Mineral Blush in "Pinched Pink"

As you can see, I've used this a lot already! This is probably my favourite drugstore blush. This blush gives a nice rosy flush to your cheeks. This blush is surprisingly more heavily pigmented compared to the 2 mentioned above. This applies nicely yet can be a bit messy as you can see on the left. Also, this blush is very convenient to take with you when you're traveling because of the built-in brush that comes with it.
From left to right with flash:
loreal mineral blush, Mac blush, Too Faced Blush
 Same order without flash

I hope you guys enjoy this post! Please leave comments below :)


Get Ready With Me...Neutral Makeup :)

Hello everyone! Hope you enjoy this video! This is my go-to makeup look when I don't feel like trying out other colours or when I'm feeling under the weather :)

Products Used: 
Urban Decay Eyeshadow primer potion
Sephora makeup palette
Estee Lauder eyeshadow palette in Extravagant Gold
Sephora Gel liner
Prestige loose eyeshadow dust
Diorshow lash plumping serum
Diorshow Blackout Mascara
Too Face blush in Pinch my Petels
Mac lipstick in Please me
WetnWild brow kit

Thanks for watching :)


Friday, 23 December 2011

Christmas Present Nails

Learn how to create these very beautiful, festive, yet easy nail design!!
This design would be perfect for beginners who are just starting to learn the wonderful art of nails :) Enjoy and Happy Holidays everyone! XOXO

<333 Anny

Christmas Snowflake Nails

Hello everyone! Sorry for being MIA! I recently went back to school for full time studies after 2 years so it was difficult for me to adjust to the intense 7 course schedule. The last 4 months of not having time and being able to produce videos has definitely allowed me to accumulate my ideas and designs for you guys! I hope you all enjoy my Christmas nail designs as much as I enjoyed making them:) Happy holidays everyone!!! XOXO
Learn how to create these designs on your own nails!

Friday, 21 October 2011

Beautiful Wedding Nails with Pearls and Gems

Hello everyone! This nail design was inspired by the beautiful hime gyaru / ulzzang designs. Adding the finishing touches of 3-D decor really adds a lovely and classy touch to this design. I originally came up with this beautiful nail art for my sister on her wedding day and thought it's something worth sharing with you guys since it is by far, my most favourite design. I hope you guys enjoying watching the video below to achieve the same nail design! You can always switch up the colours too if you are not a fan of pink :) Enjoy and I will talk to you soon<3

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One Stroke 3D-looking Rose Nail Design

Hello everyone! It's been a while since I've updated my blog but I hope you guys enjoy this video! This design has been highly requested so I hope you guys enjoy watching as much as I enjoyed filming this for you guys! :)

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<3 Anny <3

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Black and White Floral Nail Design

This has got to be one of my favourite designs! It is simple yet BEAUTIFUL and TIMELESS.


Cute Dolly Pink Makeup Tutorial

Learn how I got this look by watching the video below :)

NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk
Sephora's Makeup Palette 
Mac Fluid Line in BLACK TRACK
Loreal Voluminous Mascara in Carbon Black
Wet n Wild Ultimate Brow Kit
False Lashes from Vietnam
Angel Grey Nudie Contact Lenses
Lash grip Adhesive Glue

Blush from the Sephora's Makeup Palette

Revlon Creme Lipstick in PINK IN THE AFTERNOON


It's All About The Striped Nails

Stripes are a very fun, cute, and easy way to make anything plain looking more interesting and classy! I hope you guys enjoy this look and try it out for yourselves! :)

To watch how I did this, click on the 'play' button below :)


Simple Green Gradient Nails with the Elegant Touch of Lines and Dots

Hello everyone! So I recently been practicing using my striping tool (brush) to create lines and had so much fun doing so that I wanted to share this design that I came up with you guys. This elegant nail design would be perfect to rock on St. Patrick's Day or even during the holidays! You can also be creative and use different colours to achieve the same look as well! The sky is your only limit :) 

Learn how to do this design for your own nails!


Sexy Purple Corset Nails

Hello everyone! So my lovely sister just got married recently and being her bride's maid, I had to help her change in and out of many different dresses. For those of you who are familiar with wedding gowns, they are definitely a B***H to get in and out of because of the extreme lacing in the back. Anyways, without further rambling, The stressful moments of lacing my sister in and out of her wedding dress gave me the inspiration for this particular nail design. I hope you guys enjoy watching!


Tuesday, 19 July 2011

My New iphone4!!!

So I was too impatient to wait for the iphone5 to be released so I went ahead and upgraded my crappy broken LG Shine to the iphone4 and am absolutely loving it!! At least I saved some money lol! To me, the iphone4 is like a GPS, phone, camera, ipod, and computer all in one! And the best thing about it is that it can be like a blackberry by purchasing the Whatsapp app, to get instant messaging! You can also purchase or download a bunch of free apps too from the app store, and at the moment, I must say that Angry Birds is my favourite! I love my iphone4!


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Gyaru Inspired Smokey Eye Makeup

Hello everyone, I've been trying to perfect the "Gyaru" eye look and finally felt that it was time to make a video on the tutorial. I wore circle lenses here to give my eyes a more doll like, bigger appearance. Along with false lashes and lining my eyes farther away from my natural lash line, I was able to achieve the illusion that I had huge dolly eyes. I hope you guys like the result!

Products Used: 
Sephora Eyeshadow Primer
NYX Jumbo eye pencil in MILK
Sephora Makeup Palette using the colours (light sparkly pink & sparkly carbon black)
Loreal Voluminous Million Lashes Mascara 
Mac Fluid Line in BLACK TRACK
Prestige Loose Eyeshadow Dust
False Lashes (from Vietnam)
Lash grip Adhesive Glue
Purple Geo Nudy Circle Lenses

Mac Matte Lipstick in PLEASE ME

Mac Powder Blush in WELL DRESSED


Wednesday, 6 July 2011

My Favourite Pink Shade Lipsticks

Hello everyone! Incase some of you don't know, I am a huge fan of pink!!!! I absolutely love pink and the only colour lipstick that you will ever catch me wearing is PINK :) Whenever I feel dull, lifeless and ugly on those days, I would throw on some pink lipstick and it would instantly make my face appear more awake, alive, and radiant and that is why I love pink lipstick so much! So here I decided to do a swatch for you guys on my top 5 favourite lipsticks from Maybelline, Revlon, and Mac.

From Left to Right:
Mac Amplified lipstick in Chatter-Box * Mac matte lipstick in Please Me * Maybelline Color sensational lipstick in Born With It * Maybelling Color Sensational lipstick in Pink Please * Revlon Creme lipstick in Pink In The Afternoon
Left: Without flash                                Right: With flash
Same order as above from left to right:
Mac Chatter-Box, Mac Please Me, Maybelline Born With It, Maybelline Pink Please, Revlon Pink In The Afternoon

 My absolute favourite lipstick of them all is pretty obvious hehe :)

          Mac Chatter-Box                                       Mac Please Me
         Maybelline Born With It                             Maybelline Pink Please

                                     Revlon Pink In The Afternoon

Note* The quality of all these lipsticks are very good. However, since the Mac matte lipstick in Please Me is a MATTE lipstick, it does tend to dry your lips out throughout the day so wearing lip balm/ointment is highly recommended. Since it is a matte lipstick however, I find that it is the most pigmented lipstick out of the 5 listed here in this blog and deposits the most true colour to even the most darkest lips. 
Thanks for visiting my blog! Come back soon for more :)

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Bobbi Brown Concealer Kit Swatch and Review

So I decided to buy and try out this concealer after hearing all the hype about it. The packaging is very convenient as this duo includes a mini compact mirror. Overall, I find the quality of the creamy concealer to be really hydrating, blends easily, and it provides full coverage. For the creamy concealer, I use the shade Beige. Although the formula is quite thick and heavy, the colour it is very pigmented so it simply does it's job of concealing intense dark circles. I would say that the Bobbi Brown's creamy concealer feels very similar to Mac's studio finish concealer. (I am in the skin shade NC30 for the Mac studio finish concealer) The sheer finish pressed powder is used for dusting over the eye area after the concealer is applied and this really help make you look awake and fresh. The shade of my powder is in Pale Yellow and I absolutely love how the yellow tint really helps neutralize the blue veins under my eyes. I really like that by using the combination of the two to cover up my dark circles, they were able to stay put all day without creasing in the lines under my eyes. However, this concealer kit values at $32.00 for 3.1g which is not a lot of product for how much it cost when you think of it. After I finish what I have left of this product, I think I will go back to using my Mac studio finish concealer instead because of the price point. I would say I am still in search for my holy grail concealer!
Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit

Left: Creamy Concealer in Beige
Right: Sheer Finish Pressed Powder in Pale Yellow

Swatch with flash
(Right is Creamy Concealer, Left is Pressed Powder)
Swatch without flash
(Right is Creamy Concealer, Left is Pressed Powder)

<3 Anny <3

Spring/ Prom Nail design

Hello everyone! This nail design is probably one of my favourites! I love the addition of the leaves, it just brings the whole design together! Enjoy! :)

Watch how I did this!

Supplies that I used:

Acrylic paints for nail art in the colours sky blue, royal blue, green, and white
Dotting tool
Mini Flat top paint brush

***Best and cheapest place to find all these supplies is on bay :) ***

<3 Anny <3

Outfit Of The Day: What I wore to a friend's Casual Wedding

Cute pink top with draping lace on the side from Ruffles
Plain black skirt from H&M
Nude 4' pumps from Bebe
Pearl necklace with silver roses from Queen Baby
Crown and heart Pendant necklace from Queen Baby
Pink double flower ring from Aldo Accessories 
Cute lock and key charm bracelet from Guess

<3 Anny<3

Double Back French Braided Head Band

Cute hairstyle that is perfect for summer!

My Sister :)

<3 Anny<3

Angelic Bridal/ Prom Eye makeup

Products Used:

Sophora eyeshadow primer
NYX jumbo eye pencil in milk
Sophora Limited Edition makeup palette using the glittery white, matte light brown, and sparkly dark brown colours
Loreal Liner Intense in carbon black
Estee Lauder Eye pencil in soft smudge brown
Loreal Voluminous Mascara in carbon black
Pristige Loose Eyeshadow Dust
False Lashes from Vietnam
Lash grip adhesive glue

Mac Powder Blush in well dressed

Sophora pink lip gloss from the the makeup palette

<3Love Anny<3