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I got these super cute and dainty hair accessories lately, and the cute-factor really screams spring! (well for me at least). I'd love to share them with you. I hope you enjoy this post! ♥

31/03/2011

Springtime for your Hair ♥


Purple eyeshadow seems to be quite popular this Spring, so I'd like to share links to 6 purple eyeshadow looks I've done in the past. Hopefully this could give you some ideas! I'll surely refer to these when I feel like wearing purple on my eyes. I hope you'll enjoy looking through these posts and that you'll find this useful! :)

28/03/2011

6 Purple Eyeshadow Looks

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Hi everyone! I'm excited to share my first fashion post in a long while. I don't have many opportunities to do this :( time and lighting wise. I wore this to a late joint birthday dinner for two of my friends. Hope you like it! ♥

26/03/2011

FASHION POST + LOOK: Sweet Nauticals ♥

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Hi everyone! I was able to do some clothes shopping this week at H&M. I am in love with lace at the moment, and rust-coloured clothing, and that's what I bought. A few pieces were discounted too! :)

25/03/2011

H&M Finds ~ ♥


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Hello everyone! I was finally able to get my hands on Sleek Pan Tao blush from their peach Avoir La Peche Collection. Its a 3 item collection with this blush, an eyeshadow palette and a lip balm, and I'm happy to own all 3! I just love anything peach-toned as I feel as though it flatters my warm yellow skin without looking like I'm wearing too much makeup. In this post I've compared it to MAC My Highland Honey blush and Illamasqua Lover Blush (which will be in the following pictures). I hope this post will be useful! ♥

Coral Blushes: Sleek Pan Tao, MAC My Highland Honey, Illamasqua Lover

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A PR of YouniqueNails.com has very kindly sent these water-based nail polishes for review. It's been a long time since I've seen and used water-based nail polishes - at least 8 years ago! And so when I received them, memories of my high school suddenly began to flood back~ haha. Those were the days when nail polish was banned for students and I resorted to these types which are easy to peel off.

I was sent colours in Heart of Ocean, Sakura and First Love. Keep reading for the rest of my review + nail swatches! ♥

22/03/2011

Younique Nails: AQmore Water Based Nail Polishes

Hi girls, I'm trying to clear out my closet in time for moving out of my place in the next 3-4 months.
I have this super duper cute White Coat with Ribbons up for grabs.
It's so pretty and cute, the quality is good, but a size (or two!) too large. :'(
I bought it at Boohoo.com during the Christmas holiday, and by the time I got back home and opened the package, it was too late to return it.
Well anyway, I hope one of you will like it. If not, I'll probably just give it away to one of my cousins or something. =)

It is brand new, never worn. I snipped off the tag ages ago - I don't know why I did it.

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Boohoo White Coat with Bows UK Size 10
The colour is more of a creamy white than stark white white (the former, I find a lot more flattering!).
Front has 1 fasten at top and 2 buttons below it, all behind the 3 bows.
The back has a bow too.
Lined inside.
100% Polyester
£25 (includes recorded delivery). UK only.

If you're interested, please leave your paypal email address and I will invoice you! ♥
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21/03/2011

FOR SALE: SUPER CUTE White Coat with BOWS ~

Hi everyone! Sigma Makeup kindly offered to host a giveaway for my dear followers, and the prize shall be the Sigma Synthetic Face Kit! You can check out these items in Sigma Makeup's Website or read my review

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THIS GIVEAWAY is NOW CLOSED!

THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR JOINING! ♥

3 Simple Rules of the giveaway (must follow all 3):
1. You must be a follower of http://Princesa-Livia.blogspot.com
2. Comment on the contest blog post saying 'I want in!' with your e-mail address (where Livia can contact you in-case you win). 
3. Blog about this giveaway, including the picture above and rules of the giveaway, and link back to the contest blog post together with the comment from #2! You can enter as many times as you like, as long as you blog about this giveaway! And believe me, I will check! ;)

That's all! Easy, right? xx 

This giveaway ends on April 1, 2011 at 11:59PM GMT and is open internationallyOne (1) lucky winner will be chosen randomly. If you win, Livia will send you an e-mail to ask for your shipping details, and you must reply within 48 hours of receiving it otherwise your entry will be disqualified and another entry will be chosen.

There's nothing to lose!! Good luck everyone!! xxxx


*Edited: Alternatively, if you are unable to blog about the giveaway, you can also put the giveaway picture on your sidebar and link it to the contest post. Don't forget to place a link to your blog with the comment on the contest post!

20/03/2011

Princesa Livia's Sigma Synthetic Face Kit Giveaway ! ♥

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Sigma Makeup have just kindly sent me this Synthetic Face Kit that's comprised of 3 brushes: the F80 flat top kabuki, F82 round top kabuki, and the F84 angled top kabuki. These are super soft and super densely packed with hairs. Out of the 3, my favourite has got to be the F82 as the round brush head reminds me of the MAC buffer brushes like the 181 or 182. Keep reading for more photos and my brief review! ♥

19/03/2011

Sigma Synthetic Face Kit Review ♥

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Because I love the Sleek Paraguaya palette so much, it didn't take long for me to use it in a look. (Click me to read Livia's review of the palette) I was having dinner with my bf at this Thai restaurant that we frequent, so I opted for a subtle look with pale peach on the crease and pale pink on the lid. I didn't want to look over the top! I hope you like it. ♥

LOOK: Subtle Sleek Corals & China Glaze Bare if You Dare Polish


I am SO excited to share this with you guys! While waiting for the bus at High Street Kensington, I decided to pop in to the local Superdrug to peruse the makeup section (as I usually do) and see if there's anything new that catches my eye. Then I saw this. First thing I thought was, 'no way; they didn't!!' and the next thing I knew, I was grabbing the products and rushing them to the till!

17/03/2011

Sleek Avoir La Peche - A Peach Makeup Collection! ♥

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MAC Viva Glam Gaga 2 Lipstick
Amplified Finish

I ordered this online, and to be honest, I ordered it blindly, ie. without swatching it in store. I was a bit nervous at first, but when it arrived, I was ecstatic! This is such a pretty nude shade! It has a pinkish tone, which surprisingly does not wash me out. My favourite nudes have always been yellow-toned ones like SissPeachstock and Freckletone, but I'm happy to place Viva Glam Gaga 2 in my nude arsenal.

14/03/2011

Lip Swatch & Review: MAC Viva Glam Gaga 2 Lipstick

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Hi everyone! For those of you who don't know, I bellydance! And here's a look I wore for a performance last Friday. My costume was yellow with yellow ish gems and I wanted to match it with golds and peaches. I wore MAC Wonder Woman Golden Lariat MSF on my cheeks, and I must say I really love it. Contour, Blush, and Highlight in one product! The peachy orange tone of the blush part reminds me so much of Stereo Rose MSF. I guess I should make a comparison post later. Keep reading for photos and what I used in the look!

13/03/2011

LOOK: Golden Smoke for Bellydancing Performance

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Hello everyone! I'd like to share with you my first haul from Apothica.com. I have been eyeing that Too Faced Romantic Eye Palette for a while, and once it showed up at Apothica.com, I knew it was time to use my gift vouchers! So these are what I picked up: Too Faced Romantic Eye Palette, Too Faced Papa Don't Peach blush and Estee Lauder Peach Nuance blush. Keep reading for my reviews and swatches! ♥

10/03/2011

Apothica Haul: Too Faced Romantic Eye Palette, Too Faced Papa Don't Peach blush, Estee Lauder Peach Nuance blush

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Hi everyone, this is a post dedicated to my top 10 favourite/most used makeup products of February 2011, excluding my staple/base products which are featured in this post. These are in no particular order!

01/03/2011

2011 February Favourites ♥

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Hi everyone! I just wanted to give my UK readers the heads up - the MAC Wonder Woman Collection is now available online! Purchase whatever you want before the stock runs out xx

For reference, here are my reviews of
Golden Lariat MSF & Amazon Princess Blush
Spitfire Lipstick
Marquise D' Lipstick
Russian Red Lipstick

Click here to fly there! ♥

They are also selling WW accessories - I wish I had enough cash to buy the Tote!

For those of you who are still purchasing your WW goodies, which products are on your list? x

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MAC Wonder Woman Collection Now Available Online in the UK!

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