Nude ish lipsticks seem to be taken me by storm at the moment, who would have thought that once upon a time I stayed clear of them? Today’s lipstick is from Essence’s Long Lasting Lipstick line in Come Naturally. Read more
The last few weeks have been quite tough, I have been stuck at home watching bad romance movies and playing too much World of Warcraft. Yesterday I gave my hair a bit of a trim and treated my skin to a face mask or two and slapped on some makeup. I wanted to share with you my Makeup of the Day as I was quite pleased with how it turned out.
Not the most glamorous of faces, but not bad for my first face full in two weeks. I am really pleased with how well the my eye makeup turned out, the eye shadows really made my green eyes pop and Miss Manga Mascara is really growing on me, look at the my eyelashes.
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How has your last few weeks been? What have you been wearing on your face?
Happy New Year!
I hope you have been enjoying the holidays. I have enjoyed my break and feel ready for 2016.
2015 was a great year for me and my blog. I was able to attend several blogging events and met other awesome bloggers. My blog broke its previous record for yearly views well and truly. And of course the name change from MaSucree’s Makeup Musings to Miss T’s Makeup. Thank you all who have stopped by and made blogging such a great experience for me.
To close 2015 and start 2016 properly I thought I would share with you some of my favourite products, brands, websites and youtubers from 2015.
Favourite Products of 2015:
It was harder than I thought to pick just a handful of favourites from the year, but I picked just the ones that I would buy over and over again ^_^
Real Techniques Brushes – I have heard so much about these brushes, but it took me so long to find a place that would ship to NZ that I only got some in 2015. My favourites out of my small collection is the foundation brush and Blush Brush. Blog Post.
Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipsticks – Oh man how have I even lived without these??? Celebrity Skin is my go to lipsticks for when I don’t wanna think about what is on my face, but I wanna look good. Beautiful quality and beautiful colours. Blog Post.
L.A.Girl Pro Conceal HD concealer -. I have four of them!! They go with me everywhere, just a great all round concealer with a very small price tag. Blog Post.
Karen Murrell Lipsticks – I have been lucky enough to have my collection of Karen Murrell lipsticks send to me for review, but I would buy these with my own money too! Not too intense, great for your lips and super pretty colour range. Blog Post.
Garnier Micellar Water – I hopped on that bandwagon and fell in love!! Four bottles in one year later and I am still a fan, don’t get me wrong but I will try others still XD. Blog Post.
Essence Eyeshadows – Essence eyeshadows are such a great way to try out new colours without dropping a mint on them. This just reminded me how much I have that I haven’t blogged about yet T_T Blog Post.
Favourite Brands of 2015:
There were quite a few brands I was introduced to in 2015 and some I even found again after a break or a revamp in their quality.
L.A. Girl – everything I grabbed in 2015 worked amazingly well for such a small price. I had tried them a few years ago and felt quite let down, but they quickly took over my collection in 2015 and I look forward to what they have to offer in 2016. Website.
Essence – I sorta went a bit beserk on the old Essence this year, I felt like I found better quality products and better luck with them. Their Trend Editions are so obsessive. Website.
Trilogy – Again like Karen Murrell, all of my Trilogy from 2015 was sent to me to review and I loved all of it. I had used it five years ago and 2015 just reignited my love for the brand and my want to look after my skin. Website.
Jeffree Star Cosmetics – Jeffree Star wowed me all of 2015 with their colour selection and their hints of what 2016 holds for their makeup collection. I can’t wait to expand my collection :3 Website.
ColourPop – Finally beauty lovers from New Zealand were able to order from ColourPop and get our hands on their inexpensive goodies. I really love their Lippie Stix and can’t wait to get hold of their new liners. Website.
Favourite Places to Buy in 2015:
I didn’t do as much buying online in 2015 as I thought I did, nor did I find many different places to buy, but the few I did have me going back for more…sometimes when I shouldn’t XD
Makeup.co.nz – an awesome New Zealand online store that ships almost instantly and keeps up with beauty trends. Website.
iHerb – Shipping is pretty good from iHerb and they have a good selection of Real Techniques, E.L.F. and a few others brands which can be harder to find in NZ. Website.
Life Pharmacy – So close to work and home and I just spend too much money there XD.
Looking forward to trying: Sephora NZ squeeee!!!
Favourite Youtubers of 2015:
I’ve only in the last few months gotten really into watching beauty bloggers. So here are my favourites from 2015.
PinUp Doll Ashley Marie
Loving: Grav3yard girl this year, binge watching too many vids XD
So those are just a few of my favourite things of 2015. Here’s hoping 2016 is even better! Thanks for stopping by and supporting me!
❤ Miss T
How has your weekend been? I have spent mine trying to figure out how to use my new camera. DSLRs involve a lot of homework XD I think I am getting there.
Its back to work for me this week. So I thought I would do something a little different for today’s post. This post is all about my favourite cosmetics from 2014. The products aren’t necessaryily new in 2014, but products I used and enjoyed the most last year.
So lets see what made my favourites.
Exciting news! Essence cosmetics have been found in New Zealand, well Glenfield Farmers in Auckland to be exact. No others Farmers store has been spotted with Essence just yet (that I can confirm anyway), but we can live in hope that it will spread to other stores as according to staff it has only been in store for two weeks. I made sure every time I dealt with a staff member at Farmers (I went back several times for more) that I gushed about how exciting it was to have in New Zealand.
Taken on my phone so please excuse the quality.
My beauty addicts who live in New Zealand you will understand how exciting it is to have Essence in New Zealand. New Zealand either has next to no new brands brought in and if we finally get them they are super expensive. HOWEVER Farmers is using (or close to) the recommended retail price of the Essence NZ website and everything is super cheap!!
This is what I brought on my first trip (I know a lot XD)
From what I have tried and played around with so far I am super happy with quality, especially for the price you pay. I’ll be sure to post some reviews.
Have you seen any Essence stands yet in New Zealand? Is Essence available in your country? What do you think of Essence Cosmetics?
Thanks for stopping by!