Midsummer Sunset Makeup Look

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Hello loves!

I wanted to create a makeup look for the celebration of Midsummer Day. In Finland Midsummer Day is a special day, especially in the nort where the sun doesn’t actually set. In the northern part of Finland the day is actually two days long, which is incredible and magical. And here in the south where I live, the sun sets at 2am and rises up again at 4am.

This is why I made a sunset inspired look, for the sun that doesn’t set. Hope you like my makeup look because it’s my first one on my blog. Happy Midsummer Day!

Base:
NYX, HD Photogenic Concealer Wand in CW01 Porcelain
Flow Cosmetics, Mineral Powder Foundation in Ivory
Maybelline, Face Studio Master Heat Blush in 100 Peach Pop
The Balm, Mary-Lou Manizer

Brows:
NYX Auto Eyebrow Pencil in EP04 Brown

Eyes:
Lumene, Beauty Base Eyeshadow Primer
Makeup Geek, Yeshadow Pan, shades Peach Smoothie, Créme Brulee
Smashbox, Cover Shot Palette: Ablaze, shades Relaxed, Throwback, Torch, Moccasin, Dark Horse
Maybelline, The Rocket Volum’ Express Mascara in Black Waterproof

Lips:
NYX Lip Lingerie in LIPLI04 Ruffle Trim

Heidi xo

The Balm Highlight & Lipstick Combo For Spring/Summer

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Hello loves!

So, the Mary-Lou Manizer has made my days even brighter with its presence on my face. I have never been much of a highlighter girl, until now. That’s why I laughed and was amazed that Mary made me fall in love with highlights.

First of all, Mary-Lou Manizer is soft, blends like a dream, is pigmented as hell and still manages to look natural on the skin. It is the perfect champagne shade that looks great almost on every skin tone.

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I have owned Mary-Lou Manizer for a long time. Sadly, I have not used it. I was so excited when I got it in my hands last year in October. I gave it a swipe and swatched it on the back of my hand. It didn’t bring me any excitement…

Now that I think about it, it might of been due to the fall time. In the fall I don’t really gravitate towards a sunlight look. But, since now it’s spring I dig it up from the back of my drawer and tried swatching it again. Yes, now it’s your time!

I have been rocking it for a week now and have been wearing it on the high points of my cheeks, bridge of the nose, as an inner corner highlight, on my cupid’s bow and as a lid shade now and then.

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To make the highlighter pop even more I have combined it with Meet Matt(e) Hughes Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick in the shade Sentimental.

Sentimental is a bright pink! It’s a lightweight, matte lipstick that dries quickly. It smells like true peppermint. It’s a very strong scent but quite refreshing and feels cooling on the lips actually, which is appreciated on the hot days of spring and summer.

The consistency of it is thin and quite drying. So I wouldn’t recommend this if you suffer from extremely dry lips.

One great thing is that you don’t need to be afraid of the lipstick sliding off during the day. It doesn’t budge, the stay power is real. Since micellar water alone doesn’t remove it, I use a cleansing oil before the micellar. Still it shows a hint of shade after removal.

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The combination of the highlight and the lipstick looks so radiant. Added with just a little bit of mascara, brows and contour, you are good to go. It’s a bold look and a great hangover makeup. Wearing this combo makes me feel like a goddess that is ready to turn into a full time beach babe, haha!

Thank you for reading and hope you enjoyed it!

Have you tried the Mary-Lou Manizer or any other The Balm products?

3 Favourite Lipsticks Right Now

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Hi everyone! I have gathered my 3 favourite lipstick right now. For these shades I reach for on a daily basis.

  1. GOSH Velvet Touch Lipstick in the shade 005 Matt Classic Red
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    This shade is a very rich red. It’s neutral toned so it goes with everything and it is matte.

  2. The Balm Meet Matt(e) Hughes Long-Lasting Liquid Lipstick in the shade Sincere
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    A nude, dusty rosy shade. It’s a beautiful everyday liquid lipstick.

  3. NYX Lip Lingerie in the shade Ruffle Trim
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    A warm red/brown shade. It’s reminds me of cinnamon.

I would like to know your favourite lipstick at the moment… 🙂