A Quick look at NARSissist Wanted Eyeshadow Palette

We have waited long enough for the new Spring Collection from NARS to fall into place and I was able to finally swatch and play with the products so I decided I would do a quick post showing you the palette from the collection!

/Vi har väntat länge för att den nya vårkollektionen från NARS och äntligen kunde jag göra swatches och leka med produkterna så jag bestämde mig för att jag skulle göra ett snabbt inlägg på paletten.

The Packaging

The NARSissist Wanted Eyeshadow Palette comes in simple packaging with a pixelized eye image and metallic text. You can hold it in one hand and it comes with a large mirror.

/Narsissist Wanted Eyeshadow Palette kommer i en enkel förpackning med en pixeliserad ögonbild och metallisk text. Du kan hålla den i handen smidigt och den kommer med en stor spegel.

The Shades

The Wanted Eyeshadow Palette has 12 eyeshadows which metallic eyeshadows as well as some mattes and satins. The palette is described as a product that has pure pigment formula in which you can get “intense color payoff in one stroke” however, I personally did not really get that feeling and you will see why in the swatches.

/The Wanted Eyeshadow Palette har 12 ögonskuggor med metalliska ögonskuggor samt några mattes och satins. Paletten beskrivs som en produkt med en ren pigment formula där du kan få “intensive color payoff in one stroke” men jag fick inte den känslan och du kommer att se varför i swatches nedan.

My Thoughts

If you want this palette to work for you, I would recommend using a primer and your fingers and/or a brush that is more damp as they give a lot of fall out and unfortunately did not give that one-stroke payoff. With that said, it is a beautiful palette but just not a palette I personally would use and love often.

/Om du vill att denna palett ska funka bra, skulle jag rekommendera att använda en primer och fingrar och / eller en pensel som är mer fuktig eftersom de ger en hel del fallout… och tyvärr inte den one-stroke payoff. Med det sagt så är den en vacker palett men bara inte en palett som jag personligen skulle använda och älska ofta.

What are your thoughts on the NARSissist Wanted Eyeshadow Palette?
/Vad är dina tankar på NARSissist Wanted Eyeshadow Palette?




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BeautyGlazed Pressed Glitter Bar Palettes * You asked, I tell…

I did a look just recently using one of the Presssed Glitter Bar palettes and I got so many PMs about it so I decided to talk about them after a few ifs and buts.

I bought the Beauty Glazed Palettes when I also bought the Jolie Beauty Bomb Dot Com palette. I got a lot of questions about the Jolie Beauty palette which was then released on Brallis.se just a week or so afterwards. I bought that palette on the Jolie Beauty website.

The Brand

Beauty Glazed is super difficult to find a lot of information on – They provide a website on the back of the palettes but the website never loads. I found their facebook page and there the adress leads to Pakistan…whereas the Distribution on the palette is Hong Kong and produced in China. Many question marks.

I already knew that the brand is a copy-cat brand as they do have dupes for the Jaclyn Hill palette, NYX Ultimates and even Huda Beautys Desert Dust Palette. I have found a number of positive videos on YouTube and blogposts so I am quite on the fence about this brand as there is no background to know who, what, where the product comes from.

The Packaging

I basically went on a full on glitter binge and bought a number of palettes and these two were quite unique. They are Slim smaller sized cardboard palettes with 6 large pans each. There is an internal magnet to hold the palette together which is great since it is a cream-based product.


Things to know about the ingredients that many may react to… Now I am OVER simplifying here but good to know…

Mineral oil – Most cosmetic products use safe mineral oils which can be good for your skin. Myth that mineral oil used in cosmetics is non/purified, industrial-grade. With that said, I cannot 100% guarantee where this mineral oil is from.
Polyisobutene – A Binding Agent, not dangerous in cosmetics.
Aluminum Powder – Restricted by FDA, especially for lip products.
BHA – anticipated to be a human carcinogen and can cause skin depigmentation. EU considers this unsafe in Fragrances.

With that said…not sure if I can trust the list to 100%. More on that under My Thoughts.


Mind you, this product is a cream with quite chunky glitter so I suggest best with fingertips which is also mentioned on the back of the palettes. I also dab the product where I want it so it gives off maximum effect. No primer under and they sit all day after application.

ES-01 Palette

ES-02 Palette

I also picked up their Original 15 Ultra Pigmented Glitter Shadows so if you want to see that palette in more detail, let me know in the comments or through PM!

My Thoughts

On the back you get the Ingredients, what they may contain, directions and also distribution information. The product is distributed in Hong Kong but made in China so take what you may from that information. Also there are the icons on the back including a Cruelty Free PETA bunny, as well as a 24m jar and a recycling icon. I did not find the brand on PETAs list. Also if you look closely, it says “crucityfree”…. I did not get any insert or information with my palettes but I saw a number of people who did so I screenshot that information below:

Photo from Allison Jacobs on YouTube

When I did a search on Seed Beauty… Well. They are based in California and is the parent company to ColourPop. Confusing right? I can keep going with this but I will leave it there.

Questionable company but as for the product, I really like these palettes since they are super affordable for glitters that you may not use on the daily. I work with theme makeup at work so it is nice to have other options than gluing rhinestones (which I also love by the way) and it is more quick and efficient. I love to color mixtures in all the pans. I was not very impressed with is that they all have different amounts in the pans so you are not getting the same amount of each product.

I really wished I did not like the palettes as much as I do as I would really have liked to feel more safe in regards to ingredients and to where my money is going to and contribute to a safer Beauty Community.

What do you think of Dupe Brands like Beauty Glazed?
What did you think of the palettes? Weigh in on the conversation below!

Where to Buy: Amazon (Search: Beauty Glazed Pressed Glitter)
Price: Ca. 75 SEK ($9)

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Through the Galaxy * Look of the Day

Yet another Galaxy inspired look for work today so I whipped up this look quickly using a few of my newer palettes from Jolie Beauty, Beauty Glazed as well as Violet Voss.

Vi hade en till Galaxy inspirerad look på jobbet idag så jag skapade denna look ganska fort med några av mina nya paletter från Jolie Beauty,. Beauty Glazed och även Violet Voss.

Maybelline Eraser Eye Concealer
Wet n Wild MegaGlo Highlighter
Kat Von D Contour Palette
Nudestix – Brow Styler
Violet Voss Holy Grail – Wine & Dine (in the brows)

NYX Eyeshadow primer
Make Up Forever Eyeshadow – ME232, I922
Suva Beauty – Hyda Liner – Fanny Pack
Isadora – Precision Mascara – Blue

Beauty Glazed Glitter Palette (Blue Stars with Purple, Magenta Dots)
Jolie Beauty – Bomb Dot Com Palette (Magenta Glitter)

Kat Von D – Everlasting Liquid Lipstick – Double Dare

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Look of the Day | Color of the Year 2018: 18-3838 Ultra Violet

I got inspired by the color of the year – Ultra violet – just because the weather outside is just horrible!

Maybelline Eraser eye concealer
Kat Von D Contour Face Palette
Becca Cosmetics – Moonstone

NARS Smudgeproof Primer
Inglot Eyeshadow – 379 & 346
Violet Voss – Holy Grail Palette – R U Kitten Me & Thanks a Latte
Kat von D – Ink Liner – Nerdrum
Jolie Beauty – Bomb dot Com Light Purple Glitter
Isadora Precision Mascara – Blue

Sephora Lipstories – 03. Oui!

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A Closer look at Isadora Spring Atelier 2018

Spring has come at Isadora and I was excited to see the new Isadora Spring Atelier collection that has some neutral lippies and an interesting eyeliner. Here is a closer look at the collection.


/Våren har kommit hos Isadora och jag var glad att se den nya Isadora Spring Atelier Kollektion har några neutrala lippies och en intressant eyeliner. Här är en närmare titt på kollektionen.

Precise Roll-On Eyeliner

The Precise Roll-On Eyeliner (129kr) is a waterproof liquid eyeliner which a very interesting technique to go with it.
/Precise Roll-On Eyeliner (129kr) är en vattentät flytande eyeliner som är super intressant gjort.

There is a roll-on applicator which, to be honest, takes a little getting use to.It does give even application and i can roll it back and forth to get a thicker line.
/Det finns en roll-on applikator som, för att vara ärlig, tar lite tid att vänja sig till. Det ger en jämn applikation och jag kan rulla den fram och tillbaka för att få en tjockare linje.

Lip Desire Sculpting Lipstick

There are two new colors of Lip Desire Sculpting Lipstick (95kr) in Bare Pink and Peach Pop. These colors are also in the Sculpting Lipliners (139kr).
/Det finns två nya färger av Lip Desire Sculpting Lipstick (95 kr) i Bare Pink och Peach Pop. Dessa färger finns också i Sculpting Lip Liners (139 kr).

I really like the consistency of these lipsticks. They are easy to apply, easy to travel with and sit well on the lips. They are not drying and the Bare Pink shade is gorgeous as a YLBB (your lips but better) shade whereas the Peach pop is the perfect Spring color pop!
/Jag gillar konsistensen av dessa läppstifter. De är lätt att applicera, lätt att resa med och sitta bra på läpparna. De torkar inte ut och den Bare Pink nyans är underbar som en YLBB (dina läppar men bättre) nyans medan Peach pop är den perfekta vår färg!

Liquid Lip Creams

There are also two new Liquid Lip Creams (129kr) in Coral kiss (top) and Pink Blossom (bottom). I still have not been all that sold on the lip creams but I am hoping that they will grow on me.
/Det finns också två nya Liquid Lip Creams (129kr) i Coral kiss (top) och Pink Blossom (bottom). Jag har fortfarande inte helt kär i lip creams, men jag hoppas att de kommer att växa på mig.

Lip Swatches

Just so you have an idea of the colors! From the left: Lip Desire Sculpting Lipstick in Bare Pink, Peach Pop, Liquid Lip Cream in Pink Blossom, Coral kiss and lastly the two Sculpting lipliners in Bare Pink and Peach Pop.
/Bara så du har en uppfattning om färgerna – Från vänster: Lip Desire Sculpting läppstift i Bare Pink, Peach Pop, Liquid Lip Cream i Pink Blossom, Coral Kiss och slutligen de två Skulpterande Lipliners i Bare Pink och Peach Pop.

Eye shadow Quartet

There are two new eye shadow quartet (145kr). The first is Peach Avenue which has one peachy shade and 3 neutral tones (creamy white, cool-toned brown and a dark brown).

Coffee & Cream which is a beautiful everyday combination of neutral tones. One shimmery light-sand beige, nude, brown and coffee black.

/Det finns två nya eye shadow quartet (145kr). Den första är Peach Avenue som har en aprikos färg i och 3 neutrala toner (krämig vit, coolt tonad brun och en mörkbrun).

Coffee & Cream som är en vacker vardagskombination av neutrala toner. En skimrande ljus-sand beige, en nude färg, en brun och en kaffe svart.

Blush & Glow

The Blush & Glow draping wheel (229kr) has been an on and off product for my part. I love the idea but I find that they are difficult to store and travel with. With that said, you get very versatile shades which is worth looking into. The new Peach Me is filled with warmer peach tones and one highlighter shade.
/Blush & Glow draping wheel (229kr) har varit en on and off produkt för min del. Jag älskar idén, men jag tycker att de är svåra att förvara och resa med. Med det sagt så finns det väldigt fina nyanser som är värda att titta på. Den nya Peach Me är fylld med varm persika toner och en highlighter nyans.

What are your thoughts on this collection? Will you be picking any of these products up?
/Vad är dina tankar om denna kollektion? Kommer du att köpa några av dessa produkter?

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Going Nude with Isadora * Spring 2018

Isadora sent me the Bare & Beautiful collection and they released a number of nude nailpolish that are perfect this season… or rather all seasons!

/Isadora skickade Bare & Beautiful kollektionen och de släppte ett antal nude nagellack som är så himla fina och passar året runt!

I just recently got engaged and so wedding inspiration is basically everywhere for me. We have been looking into color schemes and when I was painting the nail wheel for this collection, I felt that the colors in this collection would suite wedding season very well.
/Jag blev just förlovad och så är bröllopsinspiration är i stort sett överallt. Vi har tittat på färgschema och när jag målade nagelhjulet för denna kollektion så kände jag att färgerna i denna kollektion skulle passa bröllopsäsongen!

There are 6 new shades in this collection and 9 shades in total included in it.
/Det finns 6 nya nyanser i denna kollektion och totalt 9 nyanser.

Which color is your favorite? Do you wear nude nail polishes?
/Vilken är din favorit färg? Använder du nude nagellack?

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Look of the Day: Channeling my inner Kat Von D

We had a Kat Von D graphic liner & galaxy lip look at work so this is what I came up with.

I wanted to do something different with Kat Von Ds Stars so I did a mix of star frames, filled in stars and even star rhinestones.

/Vi hade en Kat Von D tema under helgen som var med grafisk eyeliner och galaxy läppar så jag gjorde en extra lite twist med Kat Von Ds stjärnor istället!

Kat Von D Lock it Foundation
Kat Von D Shade & Light Contour Palette

Kat Von D Lock it Concealer (as a base)
Kat Von D Shade & Light Contour Palette (on the lid)
Kat Von D Tattoo Liner – Trooper
Benefit – Bad Gal Bang Mascara

Stars – Star Stamp from Sephora, Star Rhinestones,
Tattoo Liner to fill in stars

Kat Von D – Studded Lipsticks – Piaf
Kat Von D – Alchemist Palette (mix of all shades)

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Event with Skin Regimen & Dr. Claudia Aguirre

Today I was invited to spend the afternoon with Skin Regimen and Dr. Claudia Aguirre who is a neuroscientist and mind-body expert.

/Dr. Claudia Aguirre/

As mentioned, Dr. Claudia is a neuroscientist who has worked on the skincare series together with a group of other scientists including a stress physiologist, nutri-dermatologist and cariologist. You can find her through podcasts and more recently through Ted Talks – one that I remember about sleep deprivation which I can highly recommend you watch. I will attach it at the bottom of this post!
/Dr. Claudia är en neuroscientist som har arbetat med hudvårdsserien tillsammans med en grupp av andra forskare som inkluderar en stressfysiolog, nutri-dermatolog och kariolog. Du kan hitta henne genom podcasts och Ted Talks – en som jag kan rekommendera som handlar om sömnbrist. Jag bifogar den längst ner i det här inlägget!

/Skin Regimen/

What I think was super interesting was that the Skin Regimen skincare series is all about lifestyle, health and pollution and what you can do to create a less stressful life for your skin. Skin Regimen has a natural fragrance to it created of 4 essential oils including Juniper, Copahu, Bois de rose and Cedarwood. There is a cooling consistency to calm stress and all packaging is 100% recyclable.
/Vad jag tycker var super intressant var att Skin Regimen hudvårdsserien handlar om livsstil, hälsa och föroreningar och vad du kan göra för att skapa ett mindre stressigt liv för din hud. Skin Regimen har en naturlig doft till den som är skapad av 4 eteriska oljor som Juniper, Copahu, Bois de Rose och cedärträ. Det finns en kylande konsistens för lugnande effekt mot stress och all förpackningar är 100% återvinningsbar.

There are 10 products in total including one cleanser, one essence, four boosters, a cream, eye cream, urban shield with SPF 30 and finally a night detox mask! All the products are affordable in price and definitely caught my curiousity directly. The products are also gender neutral with their black and white packaging and so there is just no reason why not to try them out!
/Det finns totalt 10 produkter, inklusive en rengöring, en essens, fyra boosters, en kräm, ögonkräm, urban shield med SPF 30 och en natt detox mask! Alla produkter är prisvärda och definitivt fångade min nyfikenhet direkt. Produkterna är också könsneutrala med sina svartvita förpackningar och så finns det bara ingen anledning att inte prova dem!

/Skin Regimen & Me/

I have always been a city girl. I do not do forests. I do not do nature. I grew up in the desert, in dry, humid and hot weather. When I moved to Sweden my skin changed quite drastically and even after x number of years, I am still looking for skincare that can deal with my skin.I have found some hero products here and there from different brands but not a full serie…so I have high hopes for this one.
/Jag har alltid varit en stadsflicka. I do not do forests…. Jag gör inte natur. Jag växte upp i öknen som är i torrt, fuktigt och varmt väder. När jag flyttade till Sverige ändrade min hud ganska drastiskt och även efter ett antal år söker jag fortfarande efter hudvård som kan hantera min hud. Jag har hittat hjälteprodukter här och där från olika märken men inte en full serie .. .så jag har stora förhoppningar för den här.
I was able to take home 3 products: Cleansing Cream (298kr/150ml), 10.0 Tulsi Booster (895kr/25ml) and lastly the tri-peptide cream (795kr/50ml).
/Jag fått ta hem 3 produkter: Cleansing Cream (298kr/150ml), 10.0 Tulsi Booster (895kr/25ml) och tri-peptide cream (795kr/50ml).
The Cleansing Cream leathers and takes away spf, makeup as well as other environmental factors that sit on the skin. It works on all skin types and can be used both day & night.
/Cleansing Cream löddrar och tar bort spf, smink och andra miljöfaktorer som sitter på huden. Det fungerar på alla hudtyper och kan användas både dag och natt.
10.0 Tulsi Booster is a booster with Tulsi complex which is a holy indian herb used within Ayruveda against stress.
/10.0 Tulsi Booster är en booster med Tulsikomplex som är en helig indisk ört som används inom Ayruveda mot stress.
The Tri-peptide cream has palmitoyl Tripeptide 5 as well as dandilion extract to work on elasticity, moisture and anti-pollution.
/Tri-peptidkrämen har palmitoyl Tripeptide-5 samt maskrosextrakt för att arbeta med elasticitet, fukt och föroreningar.
I am going to do a complete overhaul of my skincare and giving these a 100% chance to work its magic.
/Jag kommer gör om hela min hudvårdsrutin med de här produkter, vill ni se en update efter en månad? Skriv gärna i kommentarna nedan!
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