Shazreeyana Shukri

"The best part of beauty is one which no picture can express" - Francis Bacon

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Monday, January 17, 2011

Laura Mercier Makeup Haul

Me and hubby went to Pavillion, Lot10, and Fahrenheit88 to shop for some winter clothing. We are gonna be leaving for Korea in 2 weeks time for our honeymoon. It's gonna be our 1st time in Korea, and we are really looking forward to it.

At the Pavillion, i was "discreetly" looking for Laura Mercier counter because i heard so much about it. "Discretely" because i didn't want hubby to know, at first..But i know that he understands my passion. That's why i love him from the very beginning. When i told him i really really really wanted to get "something" from Laura Mercier, he was totally OK with it and even accompanied me throughout the whole buy(which was sweet) and gave me his opinions as well! You are so wonderful and I love you so much!

I am sure all of you makeup junkies would have to agree that our "hunt" for the best foundation, blusher, lipstick, face primer, eyeliner, etc will never end! Yes the urge will never subside and can never be tamed.. The satisfaction is beyond words once you get your hands on the most perfect product for you..

 So let's see what i got...

1) Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder

My friend Tia swears by this product! Its for setting the concealer, especially under the eyes. It makes your eyes look brighter and hides the dark@bluish discoloration under the eyes (dark circles). I hope this is the one that Korean artists use because their undereyes look somewhat shimmery and fresh, i have been searching for it like forever! You know their skin are so flawless and they have that healthy glow! arghhhhh...i want that too!


It has really fine shimmers in it and i hope it will brighten up my dull face. Im looking forward to using this powder..

2) Laura Mercier Mineral Cheek Powder in Pink Spark

This is a very nice pink blusher. Can't wait to use this one too!


I love that it has a sifter and also a separator, you can twist to open and close it so that the product won't be all over the top of the sifter.

3) Laura Mercier Mineral Powder SPF15 in Real Sand

 I'm not sure whether this the right shade for me. I have to try it on my naked face tomorrow. I'm somewhere between NC25-30 for MAC. NC30 makes me look a bit tan, but NC25 is too light for me. It's a bit confusing. Maybe i will have to mix those two..


I heard a lot about this one too. I believe that this product will give you a dewy and creamy finish, where your face looks flawless but you look like you are not wearing that much makeup on. I have high hopes on this one. I was told that the minerals in this powder can help to improve your skin too..

Will do the review soon.. So stay tuned....


Friday, January 14, 2011

How To Clean Your Makeup Brushes Tutorial and FOTD

Hello everyone!

How many makeup brushes do u have?? And how often do u clean them?

I spot clean my brushes 3x a week (which is not that often), and deep clean them once a week. No that's not true. I don't have that much time. I try to thoroughly deep clean all my brushes once in every 2weeks.

But one thing for sure, i will clean them before i do any makeup service on any of my customers because if i were a customer, i wouldn't want to share or transmit all the bacterias from and to other customers. Personal hygiene is really important to me. It's like the "OCD"ness in me.. Like i will never eat anything from the fridge that are not covered@properly sealed because i feel like bacterias, fungus or spores are flying freely inside the fridge  ToT. My hubby knows that. And i don't like to share my drinking water bottle (which i refill everyday and it is BPA free) or keep mineral water bottles for more than 2 days. You know when people drink your water and their mouths are touching the opening and they got their saliva all over it, then keep it for 2 days and there will be this smell that freaks me out and i hate it.

Ok back to our brushes. These are the economical ways to clean your brushes.

1) Spot cleaning

Try to spot clean your brushes everyday (or every 2 days if you are like me) to prevent makeup and bacteria buildups. The more makeup buildup you have on your brush, the more bacteria it holds. And in that case, your brushes are the ones to blame if you keep on developing acne, eye infection, etc. Remember, the more you take a good care of your brushes, the longer they'll last.

Examples of brush cleansers:
MAC brush cleanser from
Japonesque Professional Brush Cleaner from

What i use is:

Image of Elianto brush cleanser
Elianto Brush Cleanser

Click to read more....

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Laur's Beauty Blog 100 Followers Giveaway!!

OMG another giveaway!!!!! i can't seem to stop myself from posting about awesome giveawaysssss..hihhiih

The winner will get a MAC lipstick of own choice... *dancing* Let's pray for Snob@Viva Glam Lady Gaga lipstick..

You can join the giveaway here -----> Laur's Beauty Blog

Again, wish me luck darlings..hihi..sorry for being so redundant..


A cute Giveaway by FLECKS :D Yippieeee!!

Yes..another giveaway that i entered.. tell me who doesn't love giveaways? I know i dooo ooo ooooo...

I came across this blog earlier today and find the blog pretty interesting. I'm gonna be a frequent visitor..
To join this giveaway, u can check it out here ----> FLECKS MAKEUP BLOG

I always wanted to try ELF's products but i don't think it is available here in Malaysia! T_T
All the best everyone..Wish me luck..hihihi


Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock Review

Hello everyone!

It's been a while since i've done any reviews. Today i am going to do a review on Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry Touch Sunblock with SPF 50+.

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Let's join Brittany Love's Valentine's Day SUper Big Giveaway!!


Brittanylove is hosting a super duper awesome and big Giveaway for Valentine's day! Who can ignore that? I know i can't!! I always loved Brittany's blog, and loving it till today. I joined her previous giveaway which got canceled due to some misunderstanding. But it's okay. I think she handled the issue very maturely and it was the right thing to do at that point of time. Way to go girl!

And do u wanna know the prizes for this giveaway and what made me so excited??

Borjouis Lipgloss (Red)
Colour Works Blusher
Colour Works Lipgloss (Red)
Colour Works Lipgloss (Bright Pink)
Colour Works Lipgloss (Baby Pink)
Colour Works Mascara
Colour Works Nail Polish (Red)
Colour Works Nail Polish (Pink)
Colour Works Eyeshadow (Pink)
Colour Works Eyeshadow (Brown)
Colour Works Eyeshadow (Grey)
Colour Works Nail File
Avon Colour Trend Mini Blusher (Pinkie)
Avon Colour Trend Eyeliner (Silver)
Avon Colour Trend Eyeshadow Duo (Storm)
Avon Colour Trend Eyeshadow Duo (Mist)
Avon Nail Experts Strong Results
Avon Pro-To-Go Lipstick (Pink Sizzle)
Avon Pro-To-Go Lipstick (Provocative Plum)
Prestige Lipstick (Petulant Rose)
Collection 2000 Colour Intense Trio Eyeshadow (07 Zenith)
Wet n Wild Eyeshadow Due (Browns)
Mini Bourjois Eyeshadow (45)
Mini Bourjois Eyeshadow (46)
Mini Borjois Eyeshadow (62)
Maybelline Colour Sensational Lipstick (Ambre Rose 112)
Urban Decay Eyeshadow (Exhaust)
Eyeko Chi Chi Polish
Eyeko Punk Polish
Wild Child Mobile Phone Charm

That's a hell lot of products!!!!! And most of them are not available here in Malaysia except for Avon, Wet&wild and Maybelline.

You can check out the rules and regulations if u decide to participate in this giveaway..
Clike here --------> 

Wish me luck girls.. And good luck to all of u who are participating too..I got my fingers crossed like a hot crossed bun..hihihi


Saturday, January 08, 2011

My Love Story... and a Happily Ever After ending..(Picture Heavy..really really heavy)

Happy New Year 2011 everyone!!

 Goodbye 2010. Thanks for the great journey. All the smiles, tears, hiccups, falls, success, pain, laughter and happy moments are so precious to me.

In 2010, I....

Got engaged..Got married..Went to Disneyland.. Honeymoon in Hong Kong..Passed my 4th year medical exams..Honeymoon in Avillion PD..went to 2 of my best friends engagement ceremony..Threw hubby his 1st birthday surprise ever in his life..Celebrated my 1st Raya with hubby and his family..Watched the ALL BLACKS against the Wallabies rugby game LIVE!.. and the list goes on and on and on..

Here's some pictures from parts of memorable, greatest moments of my life..

The Engagement
Feb 2010
My E-day

Lil' sister

The Wedding..
1st May 2010

 Click for more pictures....

New Year, New Header...

My little brother made me a new header ^_^ Yippieee! thankssss Shafeeq.. He is 19 and studying in Graphic Design. He also has his own blog Shawfiggles..

If any of you are interested in having your own blog header, made with your own ideas, style and creativity, you can contact him at The price depends on the complexity of the design, but for a simple one it costs onlyRM10!! Such a great deal right?

I chose 1 of my wedding picture and 2 from my engagement day for my header and asked him to do a simple design for me. He came up with that after working on it for about 1 hour.. You can opt for cute designs, or artsy ones as well. Just give him a rough idea on how you would want your header to look like and he will try to make it as fun and as pretty as possible!


Friday, January 07, 2011

Beauty Secret ~ Ancient and natural goodness all in one bottle- Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Hello darlings... I've been so busy with new attachment, elective studies, marriage and family.. sorry for the long overdue..

Today i am going to tell you a SECRET.. it's not actually a secret..  Everyone knows about the goodness of this magic item. You can find it in the kitchen most of the time. I put mine everywhere. Yesterday it was in the kitchen, tonight it is inside the room, tomorrow maybe in the shower.. And this is because i use this "Holy item" for almost everything beauty-related. It's so VERSATILE, that's why i adore it so much! So can you take a guess of the magical thing i am talking about??

YAY! I won a giveaway!

I joined Ashley's giveaway last year (sounds too long already but it was just a few weeks ago) and i can't believe i actually won!!!! Here's the post where she announced the winner.Thanks Ashley..It's my first time to win any giveaways..and i am so honoured and still overwhelmed with the fact that Ashley actually picked out these items by herself (they are her personal favourites) and posted them to me. Her blog is called Fleur de Cendre. Check it out girls!

If any of you think that you have heard about Ashley before, she was in my previous post about A Love Package From A Special Friend.

To see what i got from Ashley, please click the read more button..

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