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Showing posts with label IN2IT. Show all posts


Outfit & Look Of The Day

Can you believe I've got just one item of clothing from Forever 21? I don't know, I've never seen something I liked & up close some of the clothes just don't look that great. I always ended up buying just jewelry or some other type of accessories, but recently I found a skirt I liked. It's this Pleated Animal Print Skirt....


IN2IT Cosmetics Haul

I'm still not over my IN2IT cosmetics craze,you know. I just think it's such a unique makeup brand. The design of their packaging sets them apart from all the drugstore brands. Even the quality of the products are really really good for the price.
Here are the IN2IT pretties I'm hearting.....

Blush Brush in Mirror Compact ~ Tell me that's not cute! The compact is white with silver swirl design. Very pretty. The blush brush is so soft and silky, more so than my own hair (i.e. on a good hair day)


How To Tightline Your Eyes (tutorial) & The Actress I Learnt it From

Tightlining still confuses people. I still see "What did you mean by tightline??" comments on Youtube and blogs. Tightlining is when you apply eyeliner right onto the base of your upper lash line to give the appearance of thicker lashes and is a method used for most "no-makeup" looks.

I learnt to tightline my eyes back in the year 2000, when the movie 'Jungle' came out (Don't laugh! ;p) You know, the one with Urmila and Fardeen Khan? I loved that movie! I watched it about 4 times back then haha...

So, I was watching it and thought to myself, Urmila has no makeup on (coz she's a hostage in a jungle and all), but her eyes still look dark as though she has eyeliner on. How come?
I went close to the TV and stared at her eyes for a long time.
Ohhh...I get it! They applied eyeliner just on the inside! Yup,"the inside" was my exact thought. I was too much of a novice to think "lash line" and such words at the time.
From then on I started applying eyeliner there. I didn't know the term 'tighlining' until a few years ago.
*Now I don't know if I should send a 'Thank You' note to RGV or Urmila =D

Anyways, here's how I do it....

First, which type of eyeliners to use for tightlining:
Gel, pencil, kajal.
Gel~ With a flat/angled brush
Pencil & Kajal ~ Directly or with a flat/angled brush

~ With Pencil ~
Apply right on the roots of your lashes. You can also coat your lashes with it a little to make your lashes look darker.

~ Using a Brush ~
  • Push the brush right onto the base of your lashes. Fill in all the gaps
  • Use a Q-tip to wipe off any smudges outside your lash line.
  • If you have very thin lashes like mine, apply a coat of not-so-volumizing mascara on your lashes, concentrating on the base. On your lower lashes too if you want.
Optional : 1. Using an eyelash curler before mascara, 2. Putting false lashes (natural looking ones OR individuals), 3. Applying mascara on your bottom lashes.
    • Avoid pulling and tugging at your eyes to prevent premature wrinkles and sagging. Instead tilt your head back so you can see the base of your lashes. If it's absolutely necessary for you to lift your lid, then use a Q-tip instead of your fingers. It's gentler for your delicate eye areas. 
    • If using a pencil, avoid applying in a haphazard way coz this might break or damage your lashes Use short strokes instead and try to apply in one direction.
    • Don't use a liquid eyeliner. It is not safe for the insides of your eyes, and it won't last anyways.
    I hope this is a helpful tutorial. Feel free to ask any questions.

    ♥ Cynthia Z ^.^


    Fashion Friday ~ Black Lacy Fingerless Gloves in The Now

    Gloves are my new favorite accessories right now, after I picked up these Forever 21 black lacy fingerless gloves. Cheap and cute, but had it not been for those bows, I probably wouldn't have bought them. Obviously :).
    I couldn't decide what to wear with the gloves so as not to look trashy or too 80's.

    The black strip on the skirt is actually see-through mesh

    Gloves~ Forever 21 (about Rs.450? I don't remember exactly :S )
    Tattoo Mesh Bodycon Skirt ~ Topshop (Rs.2200-2300)
    Lace cami ~ Topshop (Rs.2100)
    Belt ~ Nichii (Rs.800). Didn't wanna wear it but the skirt is a tad loose. I almost lost this belt twice at a club coz the clasp isn't that stable.
    Shoes ~ Vincci (Rs.1200)
    Black stud earrings ~ Forever 21 (came in a pack for about Rs.350 or 450)
    *the tube under the lace top is actually a t-shirt which I cut and wore without an elastic to hold it up, that's why it's hanging down at the back :D

    Okay, let's see how this outfit would look at a bar....

    Nah, too dressy for a bar, hence not trashy. Maybe, I don't know, somewhere with dressy people? =D
    In winter, I'd throw in a pair of plain black tights and a quarter/folded blazer or cardigan in the same color as the skirt, and maybe a scarf too. 

    Products used (click on highlights for reviews & swatches):
    Face ~ Majolica Majorca Skin Lingerie Pore Cover, Laura Mercier Undercover Pot as concealer, Revlon Colorstay Oily/Combination foundation in Warm Golden, MUFE HD Powder, MAC Bronzing Powder in Golden on hollows of cheeks, forehead, nose and chin
    Blush ~ On cheeks Bourjois Blush in Cendre De Rose Brune , Bourjois Blush Lune D'or on the cheek bone
    Eyeshadows~ Revlon Colorstay in Berry Bloom, Maybelline Eyestudio Diamond Glow in Lilac Mauve 

    Eyes ~ 1 to highlight brow bone and inner corners, 2 on lid, 3 on outer corners of lids, crease & lower lashline, black eyeshadow from BF 120 palette
    In2IT Gel Liner Pencil to tightline upper lash line,Loreal Super liner Carbon Gloss eyeliner, Eylure Girls Aloud Cheryl Cole lashes, Maybelline Double stretch mascara on top and bottom lashes. 
    *On the outer corner make a V (refer to pic) with black eyeshadow using pencil brush and blend with a fluffy brush
    BrowsNo7 Beautiful Brows pencil in brown/black
    Lips ~ Za Pure shine lips in RS1 Salmon Rose
    Nails ~ Bourjois 1 seconde T9 Prune Stellaire

    Hope you like :)

    Happy Friday everyone!

    ♥ Cynthia Z ^.^


    Product Rave ~ Gel Liner in A Pencil by IN2IT

    I love this so much! It makes my life so easy.

    IN2IT Waterproof Gel Liner Pencil in Very Black is one of the best eye liners I've ever used. Gel liners are my favorite, but you know, sometimes it can get tiring and tricky to have to apply your gel liners with a brush. Especially when you're in a hurry and you can't find the liner brush you're looking for.

    This gel liner in a pencil is my answer to that problem.

    I thought it would break easily, but it doesn't! Impressed, impressed. It's waterproof & smudge-proof, so no "panda" eyes like it says in the box =)
    It only costs about Rs.360, and it comes nicely packaged in pretty box along with a sharpener with removable cleaning stick on the back! How thoughtful.

    What it says on the box:
    • Dries in 60 seconds
    • Ultra smooth formula
    • Waterproof and super long wearing
    • No bleeding, no running
    • Easy to apply and remove
    All true. 

    It's available in Brown too, which I should have bought too but didn't. Silly me.

    I really adore IN2IT cosmetics. They are such good quality and cutely packed, but very affordable. I think it's a German brand coz the products are made in Germany, and only available at Watson's, Parkson's, and maybe a few more department stores in Malaysia. Don't know if it's available in other Asian countries. Not in India right now, of that I'm sure :) :(

    Rating ~ ♥♥♥♥♥  5/5

    ♥ Cynthia Z ^.^


    Lingerie Model Inspired Makeup

    The look I did for the Make Up for Ever Contest was actually a Lingerie Model inspired makeup I did to post here, but then I saw the MUFE contest and decided to put up the look there instead =D 

    Life is unpredictable!

    La Senza models wear bows on their heads, I wore the bow on my finger lol

    I almost submitted the photo up there (in black & white of course) for the MUFE contest, but then decided to go with this one, which I'm sure most of you have seen.........