Classic Makeup & Beauty by Mary Quant was the first makeup book I ever purchased, and while I bought many, many more after that, this book is so dear to my heart because it helped me get through the most trying time in my life – my mother’s death as her nearly five year long battle with cancer came to an end.
Armed with this book, some of my mother’s old eyeshadow palettes, and a Rs.100 ($1) kajal from a nearby cosmetics store, I tried and tried recreating the looks within the pages as a way of keeping my mind and body occupied.
Read More Where my makeup journey began – Classic Makeup & Beauty by Mary Quant
The story I read about Benefit’s OG highlighter High Beam nearly 10 years ago, in a book about makeup from Vogue (or maybe it wasn’t by Vogue? I don’t know 🤔), and ever since then I have been obsessed with the acquisition of that ✨ ~dewy glow~✨ that runway models have. Over the past 9+ years, I have purchased […]
Read More Benefit High Beam – I finally gave in!
Today’s post is a fun little diversion from the review blog posts I usually do. I’m going to tell you all about what I managed to fit in my tiny little shoulder bag that I used while out and about on vacation recently! Also, if you stick around, you’ll read about my trips to Chicago and Cedar […]
Read More What’s in my handbag?
So, I have some news… You guys!!! I have my own domain name! This blog is now officially http://www.thegirllovesmakeup.blog 🦄🦄🦄 I am so happy to finally come around to having my own domain! The name used to be thegirllovesmakeup.wordpress.com, ICYMI. Any link under that URL will now be redirected to here, so it’s the […]
Read More I have my own domain name!
Today’s post is about a few things I have been enjoying lately, which I thought I’d share with you! Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar My husband was going to get this for me for my birthday in June, but when he saw how laggy and slow my old laptop was, (I still love you, […]
Read More A few of my favorite things
🦄 Omg omg omg. 🦄 So recently I was lucky enough to receive Influenster’s March VoxBox! This was their Ivy VoxBox and contained items to help pamper and nourish my skin! My box contained: Nubian Heritage African Black Soap Gillette Venus Swirl Razor Chapstick Duo lip balm 7th Heaven Foot Soak and Foot Lotion Duo […]
Read More Influenster Ivy VOXBOX!
I got this recipe from the site sprinklesandsprouts. It is so good for a dreary winter’s day. I spiced it up a bit with 1 heaped teaspoon of chilli sauce and 1 teaspoon of chilli vinegar. I also added corn for a sweet kick. Instead of chicken broth, I dissolved Better Than Bouillon roasted chicken […]
Read More Recipe Post – Pasta with Chicken Broth, Butter, and Parmesan!