I went for dinner and movie last night and ended up seeing Inception. I think i liked it (!?), its not the easiest movie to watch after a couple of wine glasses and a huge steak lol. My brain was in standby state ha ha. Is it just me who saw similarities between Inception and Shutter Island? I mean besides sharing the same actor (good ol’ Leo), whats up again with the wife and kids story? Ah well anyway, i liked the effects and enjoyed the actors, was a good night.
Last week, The Body Shop PR sent me a few items from their autumn Smoke and Fire Collection to try and review, so for the past four days i have been using their makeup products. Here it goes.
I got the Cheek and Face Powder Autumn Leaves in Chestnut, a single eyeshadow in Golden Peach and the limited edition Kajal Eyeliner in Charcoal (black). I must say that the colors were spot on for me, i love the golden/peachy tones as they match my skin very well.
The Autumn Leaves cheek powder is a soft shimmery peachy blush/highlither with pink undertones. I use it on top of my blush or on my chest and sholders. At first i thought it will be very glittery and OTT but no, its actualy weareable – it looks lovely on taned skin. Also the shimmer its not the spray-on type, wich its a good thing.
The eyeshadow is a soft shimmery peach, with a creamy texture. I would compare it with the UD Smog eyeshadow, has the same finish, but with a richer texture. I used it as a base, all over the lid with Smashbox Bronze in the crease.
Tried to swatch it, but you cant realy see it. Its noticeble in real light tough. I know…I’m a real help like always.
The most interesting item was the Kajal Eyeliner. The shape of it is very weird, it looks like a pointy black lipstick!
What i liked: it is intense black, goes on smoothly and the shape of it, makes application a dream. I’m disastrous with eyeliner, but this one went on very easily.
I didn’t like that it smudges fast and it doesn’t last a long time, i mean if i touch my eye or use it on the water line, its gone in an hour. Another thing is that due to its shape, i don’t know how I’m going to pare it. Maybe with a butter knife i will go around the edges…although again, its very soft so I’m going to waste a lot of product. Or maybe i will use an eyeliner brush, anyway I will see when the time comes.
Price wise the products are quite reasonable, for their good quality. The kajal eyeliners (available in black, grey and green) are 10,95 euro; the cheeck compact wich i higly recomend its 22,00 euro and the single eyeshadows are 11,95 euro each.
Smoke and Fire Collection will be released in Ireland on 2nd of September.