I’m going for a one week blog and YouTube fast but I thought I’d let you guys know instead of just disappearing. I’ll still be shooting and collecting content (as well as preparing my Valentine giveaway items) so as far as the wait goes you’re still in for a treat. I thought I’d leave you with something breathtaking. Jessica Chastain’s Disney dream portrait as Merida from “Brave”. Makeup by Kristofer Buckle, shot by Annie Leibovitz.
“Beard-ly” beloved we are gathered “hair” today…
CLOCKWISE: Henry Cavill (Man of Steel), Prince William, Tom Hardy (Bane, The Dark Knight Rises, Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC Sherlock)
This isn’t to say I only like guys with facial fuzz, it’s just to show that in spite of the guaranteed cheek-to-cheek itch it is quite a dashing, rustic change for some of them. Like, I happen to think that that is the most handsome photo of Benedict Cumberbatch I have ever seen but he must’ve been only 28-30ish in that photo. He’s 37 now and busy being big since his Hollywood debut as a villain in Star Trek following the sharp success of the BBC series, Sherlock. BC should give this look another go soon. Henry Cavill knocked out Prince Harry’s spot simply because he’s faster than a speeding bullet. It slipped my mind that Henry was British, thanks to Bea of the Dalaga Project for reminding me. Which male celebrities or famous personalities do you prefer with facial hair on?
Hold on a moment, I need to heave a sigh, my facial cleanser got left on the bed and didn’t make it into the group shot…sigh* will do an insert. The best facial moisturizer also didn’t make it into the group shot because Mom used all of it up already so that will be an insert, too. So, ANYWAY, on with it. I basically realized I needed to do this minutes after a chopping frenzy in the kitchen for New Year’s Eve dinner, and on top of all that, the sun was beginning to set. Talk about well-planned (not). Some of these I’ve mentioned and reviewed (the individual review links are in pink) and some I haven’t just yet, so consider so consider those that I haven’t mentioned as quick teasers for upcoming reviews!
Well VSCO helped me along and a photo with flash didn’t seem too bad of an idea, ITG and NYLON make it work anyway. I didn’t do “high-end/low-end” equivalents for everything but it’s a smashing good mix I think. I did not trim it down to a significant number like 10 or 20 (happy cackle), I have about 30+ products in here, and they all function differently. Note, one or two items are not available locally. Read more (click “more”) to get to the complete list of my best picks for 2013. Happy New Year!
I wore this shade on my left hand the other day to test it out at home, and I woke up really attracted to it. This Max Factor shade in Noisette is more appealing to me than something like the ox blood rouge noir this season. I received it in my December BDJ box :).
It’s best described as a super sophisticated petrol eggplant shade. I spotted Guardian beauty editor Sali Hughes wearing a similar shade in her recent “New Finds 2013″ video, but the shade she was wearing had a slightly stronger berry undertone. Gosh, I can’t help but listen to that woman no matter how long (usually 15/20 mins) her videos are, she’s too convincing for words. “Noisette” is a hint deeper in real life than in these mobile photos, from afar people could mistake it for black but it obviously isn’t. Sorry, things got a bit busy ’round here. Lots of stuff upcoming and will be preparing an awesome Christmas giveaway that I will send out to the winner by January to avoid loss in transit. “Noisette” would be sold in SM Watsons beauty floors and wherever Max Factor counters are present…if this comes in a full size it should cost around Php249.00, I’m not sure if the size I have, which is a mini one, is available as well.