“Somedays, you just have to create your own sunshine.”
How do you create your own sunshine? For me, I create my own sunshine and rainbows daily, in the form of my eye makeup! Eyeshadows are my LIFE and I can never live without colouring my eyelids. I’ve tried to head out without eyeshadows once and I was very disturbed at how plain my eyelids looked. Do you have this problem too? Tell me I’m not alone!
Well, even if I’m all alone in this, I’ll gladly be on my own because it brings me immense joy to play with makeup every morning before I head to work. Even if means waking up half an hour earlier, I’m not complaining because it’s the kind of sunshine I create for myself every day. The recent Christmas sales got me snagging a couple of new eyeshadow palettes and I just want to share with you some of the looks I’ve done for the past week! Here are 5 makeup looks to make your eyes pop.
You know it’s a keeper if it accompanies you through breakfast, lunch and dinner. That’s right, I’m talking about the NEW Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink – 10 liquid lipsticks that give you high pigmentation with a flawless matte finish.
It’s said to be smudge-proof, waterproof, budge-proof and fabulously kiss-proof – I can totally vouch for the claims above! This is the only lipstick that my boyfriend truly approves because I can safely kiss him even with the darkest shade on. 😉
The long-awaiting Gigi Hadid x Maybelline makeup collection has finally launched! Well, not fully, but some of it has reached our shores! The collection reveals the story of Hadid’s life as she sees it, one shade at a time from her home base in New York City to her hometown in Los Angeles. Go from City Chic to Cali Vibes with the cool-toned and warm shades!
I’m not going to follow the City Chic nor the Cali Vibes look, but instead, I’m mixing it up according to mood 😉 Oh, and read till the end for a giveaway!
I just came back from Seoul, Korea, recently and I’m still wishing I was back in the cold, with occasional snow while walking down the shopping streets of Garosu-gil, Hongdae and Myeongdong.
It’s 25 years into my life and it was my virgin visit to the popular travel destination, South Korea, to attend a K-Beauty conference – Made in Korea (MIK) 2017 – courtesy of MyFatPocket. It was my first time travelling with MFP’s Editor, Xinyi (@xinyicyndisoh) too. This short trip was a rather fruitful one as I got acquainted with many K-Beauty brands that are looking to expand to our tiny little red dot, ate many local dishes and bought even more makeup!
Before all the beauty reviews continue to populate Paradeoflove, I just want to pen down some of the interesting things I encountered in this metropolitan city, including beauty recommendations, food I’ve tried and some of the Instagram-worthy spots for your OOTDs in your next trip.
Just when you thought there’s still a couple of weeks away from Christmas, it’s this weekend! This Christmas, all I want is to thank everyone of you who reads this little humble blog and also to all the brands who believe in @paradeoflove. I can never come this far without all of you and I’m always counting my blessings because you guys are so nice to me! J But before I embark on my long “Thank You” speech (just kidding), I want to let some colours do the talking.
If you’ve been following me on my Instagram page (@paradeoflove), you’d have seen some rainbow eyes on my IG Stories and the very palette that allowed me to create that look is the Urban Decay Heavy Metals Metallic Eyeshadow Palette!