Pure colours of nature: Sante Naturkosmetic Kajal Eyeline No. 6

If there’s anything I’m particular about when it comes to make up, it’s eye make up.

Eyes are about the most vulnerable and exposed feature on your face. Whatever make up goes on your eyes will end up going in, at least a little. But over a long period of time, a little becomes a very significant amount.

The bottom line is, your eyes need to be protected.

It hasn’t been proven that the chemicals in make up causes cancer or other diseases but I very much prefer to be on the safe side (read: this is my own preference). And if it’s yours too, I have a natural eyeliner pencil which is an absolute favorite of mine.

Presenting…

Sante Naturkosmetik Kajal Eyeliner Pencil No.6

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Made in Germany, Sante cosmetics (with the exception of nail polish) are certified natural cosmetics, gluten-free and has vegan products! Best of all for me, it’s not animal tested 🙂

This range of eyeliner pencils come in many colors such as deep black, and metallic blue. I chose deep brown because it’s more natural looking than black but still gives sharper, more defined eyes black would give.

Here’s how it looks on my skin:

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I usually use just for tight lining my waterline, since I’m a huge fan of subtle make up, and not on the eyelids itself. The texture is smooth and creamy, and easy to come off onto skin.

After tight lining:

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One drawback, is how easily it comes of the skin too. And because of that, I find that it does not last me through the day (maximum half day).

If you want smoky eyes, it gives a very good smudging effect and comes with a soft sponge for blending too:

And guess what.

It can double as an eyebrow pencil too! 2 for the price of one! So I can forgo an extra eyebrow pencil when going out 🙂

What do you think of Sante’s eyeliner? What’s your favorite eyeliner?

Love,
Missy Lois

Face therapy: Israel Origin Clay Mask

I confess. I am obsessed with face masks. Peel offs, overnights, mud masks whatever. I love how they’re so therapeutic, and how one mask can have so many goodness in it. It’s like a 3-in-1 thing.

Yet, despite my obsession, I haven’t really gotten down to trying clay masks for some reason. Until this little baby came my way~

Nature Republic Israel Origin Clay Mask in Pink Clay & Paprika

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Nature republic is a brand from Korea and this clay mask contains clay from the Dead Sea in Israel which helps to purify the skin, tighten pores and absorb sebum. Sounds fantastic already, doesn’t it?

It comes in a pretty baby blue tub. Unfortunately the instructions and ingredients at the back are all in Korean, so it took me some research to find out how to use it correctly.

The clay is thick and smooth and spreads very well. Just cover your entire face after washing, and let it sit for about 10-15 minutes till it dries and hardens before washing off with warm water.

At the end of every application, my face is visible brighter and feels smoother. My pores do seem smaller than usual. However, it does give my skin a healthy, radiant glow which is why I will absolutely continue using this product.

If I can actually find it… It was a gift from a friend who went to Korea and I cannot find any Nature Republic stores in Singapore. Online perhaps?

I usually use it in the day when I am in need of a quick soothing therapeutic session and boy is it heavenly alright. The fragrance is light and relaxing which I love because heavily scented products turn me away.

Hits: Generous amount in tub and the mask gives my skin a healthy glow

Misses: None actually. Yay for Israel Origin Clay mask!

Anyone tried this before? What are some of your favourite clay masks? Leave a comment below and share!

Love,
Missy Lois