A lovely, lovely, lovely friend of mine did a bit of shopping for me in Japan last week which means I’ll be bringing you a week in review of some great Japanese Cosmetics from the Summer Collections!
Here’s a sneak peak:
Excited? I am! Can’t wait to dig in!
To keep you occupied until next week how about revisiting some of my posts for the Spring Collections from Japan this year?
Click here to read my review on the Majolica Majorca Spring Collection!
Click here to read my review on Ettusais Glitter Princess Spring Collection!
Click here to read my review on the KATE Spring Collection!
Want more? Click through all my Spring reviews by locating the drop down menu of Spring Collections on the right hand side of my blog!
Summer is a great time to experiment with color. I love bold, fun, funky, popping shades in the Summer and I’m not scared to use any and every color on my face and eyes which is why I purchased some truly outrageous Mineral Powder Blushes from Aromaleigh.
The following colors may scare you but to me they are simply gorgeous and perfect for Summer fun!
This is my first time ordering with Aromaleigh and it’s been a great experience. The items arrived really fast (within 2 days or so from the time I placed my order). I don’t normally go nutty when it comes to mineral cosmetic online shops because I have so many high end brands that purchasing more items in smaller pots seems ridiculous. I mean I have so many colors to choose from already purchasing more from these sites is hard for an addict. Presented with so many color options I’m going to want one of everything and chances are I already own a color that’s similar anyway! So, to keep myself sane I stay far, far, far away from these sites.
However, upon wandering on Aromaleigh’s site I came across the Rocks! Mineral Powder Blush in some super jazzy, funky colors and it was love at first site! I had to have these!
I ended up snapping up all the funky shades I could come across and when they came in the mail this morning they looked even better in person than they did on the site! Gorgeous, simply gorgeous and oh so fun and fresh!
Those of you wary of the colors I am about to present to you should have no fear as I have an awesome solution for you to enjoy these shades even though they are so loud! Watch, Read, See, and Learn!
Color Selections for Aromaleigh’s Rocks! Mineral Powder Blush
Image Source: Aromaleigh
The colors I ended up purchasing are as follows:
Candy-O: Oh yes indeed it reminds me of candy! This is a bright full on fuschia!
Breathless: Similiar to Candy-O but a much more subdued pink fuschia!
Femmefatale: A cross of pink and coral combined to create a beautiful off pink shade!
Sundaygirl: A fun peachy tangerine!
Firewoman: A reddish pink with bits of fuschia!
The powders are beautifully silky and apply pigmented and bright (which can be scary for some)! Each color makes my face glow with health and my cheeks just pop and sizzle! I love these! Seriously I do!
While browsing Aromaleigh’s site and looking through the colors selection for the Rocks! Blush I noticed a recommendation for the Fiber Optic Blush Brush. This brush was suggested as it would pick up a bit of the product and distribute it lightly since the colors were so pigmented.
I viewed the brush and it looked interesting enough but I have 2 million MAC brushes and others…did I really need to spend $17.95 USD on a brush from an online shop I’ve never even purchased from before? I was wary to say the least. I somehow convinced myself to purchase the brush and I expected rubbish!
But boy was I shocked.
This has to be the most amazing brush I’ve come across in a very long, long, long time! It’s amazingly silky and soft! And as promised it picks up just enough product to make you appear natural even while using such loud colors!
There in lays the solution to the problem of the blushes being too scary for some! Simply purchase this fantastic, brilliant, awesome, holy grail brush and you can easily wear any of the shades I’ve selected from the Rocks! Collection and create a natural, glowing look!
I’m so, so, so pleased with this brush! It’s outstanding! The brush head itself doesn’t appear conventional for working product into your cheeks since it’s so small but it actually does a really good job of applying just a tiny touch of product and successfully creates a beautiful look with as little effort as a few small strokes of your hand! Do yourself a favor, even if you don’t want to try the blushes at the very least order this brush! It’s fantastic!
All and all I’m a very happy camper with my order from Aromaleigh! Fast shipping and awesome products! This won’t be my last purchase!
Aromaleigh Rocks! Mineral Powder Blush and Fiber Optic Blush Brush are most definately Muse Approved for purchase!
Click here to see me wearing SundayGirl and stay tuned for more FOTD’s using these incredible blushes!
As per a lovely reader’s request here is a simple FOTD using Dior’s New Addict Ultra Gloss Reflect in Beige Lurex which was introduced with the Summer Collection. Click here to read more about the Dior Summer Collection and what I hauled from it!
What I Used:
Aromaleigh Rocks! Mineral Blush Powder in SundayGirl
Beaute de Kose Star Twinkle Cream Eyeshadow in GD 073
Bobbi Brown Gel Eyeliner
Visee Volumizing Mascara
Dior Addict Ultra Gloss Reflect in Beige Lurex
My very sweet reader and friend, Wendy, created some killer videos with her Dior Collection! She’s such a cutie I was utterly enthralled listening to her dutch accent (my x-boyfriend was dutch and had a similarly awesome accent!).
Do click here and have a visit with Wendy at her site Why Me Sweetie! Her blog is a fun read and I especially enjoyed viewing her Dior Collection!
Anyone for a trip to the Nederlands? Maybe if we are extra nice Wendy will let us pet and caress her Dior palettes (try not to drool on them!).
Whatta ya think?
Cheers Wendy! Gorgeous Collection!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!