Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Review-Shadow Shields

About the company:
Ever try to achieve that Red Carpet Smoky Eye, only to end up looking more like a raccoon than a fox? Well, look no further! Shadow Shields are the answer to flawless eye makeup application every time!

Before makeup application, apply these disposable, self-adhesive shields under your eyes to catch falling pigment, eliminating that all too familiar ‘raccoon eye’ side effect experienced during eyeshadow application. When you’re done; remove, toss and voila — you’re left with clean, smudge-free under eyes!

Major time savers, these lightweight shields are a convenient alternative to the usual powder-under-the-eye trick. With Shadow Shields, messes will be a thing of the past!

What the Brand claims:

  • Protects under eye area from eye shadow fallout
  • Self Adhesive
  • Saves Time
  • Eliminates Mess
  • Hands Free

How To

Application Process

Step 1

Remove top corners of backing and apply shield below the eye.

Step 2

Apply eye makeup.

Step 3

When finished, gently remove shields and dispose.

Step 4

Say bye-bye to messy “raccoon eyes!”

Video Demo

Helpful Tips

  • Remove only top corners to apply. If more adhesion is needed, remove entire top strip.
  • Application of shield doesn’t have to be directly on lash line- it can be applied under the bulge of the eye or wherever most comfortable.
  • When applying shield, allow backing to crease-it will form a small lip, helping to catch the fallout!

My Experience:

Pigment shadows have always been a nightmare for me, not that I don't love them but because of their application. If you have the right brushes you can make a good deal out of them but never without having a dust residue left on your under eyes. I came across the idea of applying face powder and then dusting it off when finished but it never was my thing. So recently i was introduced to the concept of Shadow Shields, I sure was wowed by this usable invention. So I got myself a pack to try it out to see if it really works. 

These shields are semi moon shaped made out of very soft porous material on the upper side and has different shaped stick-on portions at the back that you can easily remove suiting your need to stick on your under eye. They come with a How-to guide to guide you through the steps. It's ideal for everyday make-up, smoky eye, glitter and pigments, mascara application as well as quick touch ups.

Shadow Shields has made its name very soon and has already been featured in different magazines as very handy and mess proof time savers. So if you have any application issues get your self a pack from Shadow Shields and make your make-up application easier then ever. To know how this product is become useful for others browse through their Facebook page as well.  You get your self a pack of 30 RE-USABLE shields for just $9.99 and they ship worldwide for just $3.50.

Light weight
Time saver
Mess free
Self Adhesive

Different shapes and size shall be made available.

My Rating: 5/5

Have you tried this yet?

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Birthday Haul-Sleek!

A big Hiii to all...hope the new year is treating you all well....  Today I'm showing off some of the sleek items i bought last month for myself. It was my birthday in December and this year i decided to treat myself and this i what i got! It all came wrapped in this bag:

Sleek Pout Polishes in: 
Frosting(962), Powder Pink(942), Chocolate Kiss(948)
Electro Peach(946), Peach Perfection(964), Raspberry Rhapsody(965)

Sleek Glossed Glosses:
Blase(974), Rumour(971), Pixie(975)

Sleek Blush Flamingo(937)

Sleek Eye Drama Mascara Black Out(880)

Sleek High Shine Gloss Bedazzled(744)

Sleek Kajal Eyeliner Noctural(Black)

I know they all look soooo yummy!! I cant wait to try them all on and share my experiences with you, so reviews to follow soon. Until then xoxo.

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Beauty News-Coke gets a makeover!

If there’s a company that knows how to get our attention, it’s Coca Cola. Whether they’re promoting a soccer world cup, selling bottles designed by Karl Lagerfeld, or teaming up with the James Bond producers to create limited edition ‘Quantum of Solace’ Cokes, they seem to get it right every time.

Their latest project? Diet Coke has teamed up with cosmetic brand Benefit and released a collection of three uber cool ‘Get Glam’ cans in the UK. Each can is inspired by the brand’s three top lip products- Benetint (red rose-tinted lip stain), Posietint (poppy pink lip stain) and Cha Cha tint (mango lip stain). The beautifully designed cans feature a stylish black and white design with a pop of colour in a perfectly shaped pout. As if the can alone wasn’t good enough, there’s a £5 voucher to be redeemed at Benefit’s online store for every can purchased!

The cans are expected to be on sale until March, but unfortunately they’re sold exclusively in the UK and won’t be making it to our shores.

Want to check out the lips stains that inspired these designs? Benefit is sold exclusively at selected Woolworths stores throughout South Africa.

[Image and story via Marie Claire UK]