Ruby’s Makeup Post

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@makeupbykatarina

Katarina is one of my favourite makeup artists! Her style is a combination of dewy, glowy, and flawless makeup. Using a range of products and brands like Nars, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Napoleon Perdis, Mac ect.

Katarina does a traditional foundation base with airbrushing foundation, cream contouring and highlighting as well as the technique baking to keep makeup on for longer and help achieve a bright Hollywood highlight.

 

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@cassandralusi_mua

Cassandra is also one of my favourite makeup artists! She has a much more natural look, leaving a really nice natural yet dewy looking finish. Creating that perfect glow, natural looking eyes with a touch of warmth. Not only just doing makeup, but Cassandra does hair styling as well! Creating beautiful, wavy curls finished in just a few minutes! If your looking for the complete package of both beautiful makeup and hair, Cassandra is definitely the one!

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Primer

First things first, it’s so important to start your makeup routine with primer! Not only does it make your makeup last longer, but it also helps keep your skin hydrated. I love to use Napoleon Perdis Auto Pilot Primer $59, it feels super light on the skin and smells amazing!

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Available to purchase here: http://napoleonperdis.com/aus/cosmetics/auto-pilot-pre-foundation-skin-primer.html

Foundation

I change up my foundation all the time, but recently I have been using two foundations. The first one is my favourite Nars Sheer Glow Foundation, $71 in the shade Barcelona.

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Available here: http://mecca.com.au/search?q=nars

I like to mix this colour with my Hourglass Veil Fluid Foundation SPF15 $95 in the shade No.4 Beige. This silk-like foundation leaves a long-lasting finish, as you can build up the coverage. Also really great that it contains sunscreen, protecting your skin from the sun.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/hourglass/veil-fluid-makeup-spf-15/V-007471.html#q=hourglass&start=1

To apply the foundation I have recently been using the Double-Ended Blending Sponge from Stila $18. I love using a sponge instead of a brush as you are able to create streak-free finish.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/stila/double-ended-blending-sponge/V-016482.html?cgpath=brands-stila-all#start=1

Bronzer

For bronzer I love to use Stila Stay All Day Bronzer in Medium $58, the bronze colour is really nice over any foundation, to create a warm sun kissed look.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/stila/stay-all-day-bronzer/V-021261.html?cgpath=brands-stila-all#start=1

Blush

For blush I use Nars Blush $47 in the shade Orgasm. It is really warm, and peachy creating a nice healthy shimmer to the cheeks.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/nars/blush/V-000376.html#q=nars&start=1

Sometimes when I want to stick to more of a creamy look I’ll use Nars The Multiple in the shade South Beach $62. This just gives you more of a creamy, subtle glow instead of using a powder.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/nars/the-multiple/V-000462.html#q=nars%2Borgasm&start=1

Mascara

One of the best mascara’s I’ve ever used is the Benefit They’re Real Lengthening Mascara $24 in Jet Black. The mascara lengthens, curls, volumes, lifts and separates lashes to give your lashes a full makeover!

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Available to purchase here: https://www.benefitcosmetics.com/us/en/product/theyre-real-lengthening-mascara

Eyebrows

Filling in your eyebrows can make such a difference, it really makes you feel finished. I like to use Hourglass Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil in the shade Soft Brunette $51. The pencil gives you a brush on one end and a thick pencil on the other, giving you complete control over how intense you want your brows to look.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/hourglass/arch-brow-sculpting-pencil/V-015196.html#q=hourglass%2B&start=1

Setting Spray

Lastly to complete your look, and allow your makeup to set, I use Urban Decey All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray $23.

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Available to purchase here: http://mecca.com.au/urban-decay/all-nighter-long-lasting-makeup-setting-spray/V-021094.html?cgpath=makeup-complexion-primer#start=1

 

All makeup is available to purchase by following the links! I highly recommend booking a makeup application appointment Mecca Cosmetica to get your makeup done, where you are able to try on all different products to see what products best suit you! The application is $80 which is then redeemable on products.

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My Bali Trip

Bali is called ‘The Island of The Gods’ and that is a perfect way to describe it… On the 20th of March I left for a 2-week getaway to Bali!

Where to stay:

Villa Mahasari is located just behind the main street, and is a stunning 4 bedroom private villa. What made this luxurious villa so amazing was the incredible staff. They were so kind and helpful with everything, from ordering takeaway to organising massages to take place at our villa. With 4 bedrooms located both upstairs and downstairs, it is perfect for big group bookings as well as smaller groups. The outdoor area is so spacious, fitted with your own pool and lounges.

Next we stayed at Villa Jodie which is right on the main street! It was in such a good location, right in the middle of all the great shops in Seminyak. The villa was beautiful and very peaceful, and the breakfast brought to us each morning was amazing!

Four On Drupadi is located in the heart of Seminyak off the main hustle and bustle Seminyak street. From stepping into the estate, the tranquil and calming atmosphere of the place is evident within just minutes of arriving.

We stayed in villa Yuubi, a Japanese inspired Villa, meaning love in Japanese. It was a two-bedroom villa with our own pool and traditional Japanese hot bathtub located outdoors.

Downstairs the master bedroom overlooked the pool and garden. It featured a spacious bathroom fitted with an outdoor shower and a bathtub.

The second story villa features an incredible enchanting Japanese rooftop garden with white pebbles and potted bonsai shrubs. I would highly recommend staying here for a relaxing and peaceful stay.

For the second week we checked into Peppers Seminyak, staying at a 3-bedroom villa. This was incredible; the resort is huge, with a great gym, spa and restaurant. You really don’t need to leave the resort, perfect for families, and couples.

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Lastly we stayed at Villa Saba 10, which was one of my absolute favourites. Located in Umalas, only a short 3-minute cab ride out of Seminyak. The villa sleeps 11 people, and is very spacious, with both security, and staff. The villa features your own pool, lounges, kitchen, outdoor baths, and a beautiful yoga studio on the rooftop. Would highly recommended staying here, especially if you are a large group wanting your own private villa.

Places to eat

  • Motel Mexicola (the best Mexican food)
  • Cafe Organic (my absolute favourite place to eat! It’s a must)
  • Seacircus – great juices and food
  • Crate Cafe – located in Canggu (worth the drive)
  • Revolved (best coffee and great breakfast)
  • Biku – whilst you’re there get a reading done!
  • Mama San
  • Sisterfields- (great salads and Acai)
  • Potato Head (get in early to sit by the pool)
  • The Corner Store
  • Nalu Bowls
  • La Lucciola – amazing spot for breaky
  • Ku De Ta – amazing food and the best cocktails
  • Earth Café
  • Cocoon Beach Club
  • Sardine – beautiful dinner
  • Sarong – AMAZING food
  • Metis
  • Char Char- great cheap frozen cocktails
  • Café Bali
  • Boss Burgers

Places to go

  • BodyWorks – beautiful spa opposite Mexicola
  • Gooseberry Intimates (get your nails done upstairs they are the best in Bali and super cheap!

Where to shop

  • Magali Pascal
  • Shakuhachi
  • From.
  • Religion Store
  • Salt Store

Where to stay

  • Villa Mahasari
  • Villa Jodie
  • Four On Drupadi
  • Peppers Seminyak
  • Villa Saba 10

 

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