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“The inspiration is old Hollywood black and white photos, tone on tone, shadows, no lines.” – Gordon Espinet

Copperplate Eye Shadow – blended softly into socket and under lower lash line.

Face and Body Foundation – applied in a sheer layer over the skin.
Studio Finish Concealer – applied where needed.
Taupe Blush – brushed onto cheekbones.
Copperplate Eye Shadow – swept under cheekbones.

Stone Lip Pencil – used to lightly line the lips.
Soothing Beige Lip Conditioner– patted lightly onto lip.

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“Looking to antiquity for flawless beauty. For me, Diane Von Furstenberg is a modern day goddess.” – James Kaliardos

Zoomblack Zoom Lash Mascara – brushed through curled lashes, on top and bottom.
Pearl Cream Colour Base – sheered onto lid with finger.
Lightest Gold Crushed Metal Pigment (coming soon) – applied at lash line.
Pinky Bronze Crushed Metal Pigment (coming soon)– brushed onto eyelid.
Copper Sparkle Crushed Metal Pigment (coming soon)– buffed into crease.

Face and Body Foundation – blended over skin.
Mineralize Skinfinish – powdered over t-zone to set.
Pink Crushed Metal Pigment (coming soon)– brushed from corners of outer eye down along tops of cheekbone.

Ember Glow Lipglass (coming soon) – brushed onto lips for slight shine.

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“A newton girl from the 1970s – sophisticated and strong but with a soft focus.” – Lucia Pica

Dip Down Fluidline – applied to upper and lower lash lines as an eyeliner base.
Brun Eye Shadow – layered over liner to intensify and set.
Cork Eye Shadow – blended around eye liner and up over eye lid, as well as underneath the lower lash line to create a soft, elongated smoky eye.
Teddy Eye Kohl – applied in the inner lower water line.
Coffee Eye Kohl – layered onto Teddy Eye Kohl to define the eye and bring out the light eye colour.
Black Dazzle Dazzlelash mascara – applied generously on top and bottom lashes.
Studio Finish Concealer – lightly combed through to eye brow to lighten if needed.

N1 and White Face and Body Foundation – mixed and applied with hands lightly to skin for a natural finish and porcelain glow.
Optimistic Orange Blushcreme (coming soon)– brushed onto temples and high on cheekbones with 118 Brush to create a light orange/brown sheen.

Lip Conditioner – to moisten the lips.
Studio Finish Concealer – touched around lips to soften the definition.


An island girl living in the Big Apple. She hails from the twin island Republic of Trinidad & Tobago but currently reside in the beauty/fashion capital of the world, New York City (Harlem to be exact!). She is passionate - well, obsessed - about beauty and in addition to blogging, she is also a corporate beauty professional and a budding web designer/developer. She loves combining her in-depth, practical knowledge with her chemist/scientific training to make your cosmetic choices fun and easy. She likes to take the guesswork out of beauty, separate the hype from what really works, to help you bring out the most beautiful you! She loves colour, and makeup, and she has been natural for years! She also loves great food, culture, sports and laid back vibes! Check out some more about me here and if you like this post, sign up to my newsletter to get updates on what I am craving right now.