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Monday, December 28, 2015



With everyone prepping for the New Years celebration, what an awesome way to get your make-up sorted for the upcoming new year. In this New Years Eve special, I've included the amazing Elizabeth Arden cosmetic range. Their products are of high quality and the results gained are truly outstanding. The overall finish is definitely matte and flawless where I am super impressed with the range, texture overall results of each product. 

And to help prep up for the New Years Eve celebration, these products will leave your overall make-up looking stunning and simply flawless. 

So in this post, I'll be suggesting some of the amazing products I've being highly satisfied with including: 
  • Elizabeth Arden's Flawess Finish, Perfectly Satin 24HR (Make-up SPF 15+) 
  • Elizabeth Arden's Beautiful Colour, Moisturising Lipstick in Smoky Plum 37
  • Elizabeth Arden's Ceramide Cream Blush in Pink 2 
  • Elizabeth Arden's Beautiful Colour, Natural Eye Brow Pencil in Brownette 03  
So...sit back, relax and enjoy this special NYE inspired fun-filled post x 

The chic and luxury product packaging by Elizabeth Arden. 

Just some of my favourite essentials by the Elizabeth Arden range I'll be using to create my make-up for Christmas Eve! 

 Get your NYE16' essentials sorted for the new year! 

You can find the latest Elizabeth Arden products stocked at Myers or David Jones. 


Featuring a flawless finish make-up that lasts for up to 24 hours. 

With a SPF15+ factor to the make-up, this Flawless Finish Perfectly Finish Make-up is ideal for if you are wanting that flawless finish to your overall make-up look. After applying this beautiful Flawless Finish, my skin felt and looked super soft-matte giving an "air-brushed" look to my foundation which I was very impressed with. 

This make-up is quite long-lasting thanks to the long-wearing Polymers that acts as safeguards against transfer and fading. I have to say this is by the far one of the best make-up bases I have used so far because the colour match was right on point and suited my skin-tone amazingly well. A great factor to consider when shopping for the right make-up bases or foundations at the Elizabeth Arden counters is that they are able to do a skin-colour match for your skin, so that you use the correct shade for your skin tone. (This is essential for if you don't know your skin tone at all). 

So for this particular make-up, it's infused with transfer resistant technology which means that by having this make-up on for the whole day, it can withstand heat, humidity and moisture. There are also shine control ingredients that are time released to absorb any oil on the skin so that your skin looks fully matte for longer. I love the shine control element to this particular make-up because I tend to get oily bits around my forehead and cheeks due to humidity or simply excess oil, however thanks to Elizabeth Arden's Flawless Finish Make-up, it really helps in making my skin stay super matte all day long. 

The fact that the Flawless Finish Perfectly Satin 24HR has a SPF15+ factor to it makes it even better because you get that little extra sun protection against harmful UV rays to it. The formula is very lightweight, feels of a velvety formula and you get medium to full coverage that blends so easily and evenly onto into the skin. This is the perfect make-up for if you're wanting that flawless coverage that lasts for up to 24 hours and does not clog the pores. 

Overall, after having the make-up on my face for more than 8 hours, I did not feel any greasiness on my skin and this is due to the Vitamin E which ensures that skin stays protected for longer and looks healthier and softer. This particular Flawless Finish Make-up is ideal for those with normal to oily looking skin and is also available in 10 skin-perfecting shades. The fact that the Flawless Finish gives the overall skin a matte-look to the skin, there is simply no need for finishing powder. 

Also contained in the Flawless Finish is actually Bamboo silk which is a natural plant extract that absorbs any excess facial oil that gives you the flawless and shine-free finish. (This ensures that your skin feels light and comfortable to wear all day long). And to add to the list of ingredients, it includes the mineral crystal Mica which helps to blur our any imperfections and minimise the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, hence giving you that overall luminous finish to your make-up. 

For the packaging, it comes in a 30ml glass pump which makes life much easier and mess-free when it comes to applying your make-up on. 

Finally, I am so in love with this particular Make-up that I have been using it literally every single day! It leaves my face looking super matte and flawless which is the result I always look to achieve when it comes to my overall finish. 



Elizabeth Arden make the best moisturising lipsticks ever, especially when it comes to their new Beautiful Color Moisturising Lipstick. 

The NEW Beautiful Color Moisturising Lipsticks by Elizabeth Arden are simply luxurious and amazing to use! They contain a blend of skincare ingredients including emollient butters and vitamins such as (Vitamins A, C and E) that all look to condition the lips to ensure that it stays moisturised all day long and the colour lasts for the whole day. It also looks to soothe and protect the lips with its shea butter ingredient.  

The lipstick are super ultra-conditioning and hydrating for the lips that you don't even require a lip balm under the lipstick. Once applied, you'll realise how moisturised and smooth your lips will feel. Did I also mention how pigmented the lipstick was? With just one stroke, you get a nice silky pigment of colour for your lips which is really amazing. There's no need to layer on to achieve a desired colour because with this particular lipstick, it only takes just one stroke. If you're wanting that luxurious wear and the ultimate comfort for a lipstick, then I would highly recommend for you to check out this one!

The Beautiful Color Moisturising Lipstick keeps your lips feeling soft and smooth for longer which is what I essentially love about them. The colour payoff claims to last for about 12 hours but I managed to get about 3-4 hours of wear until eating or drinking which is still quite long lasting for a lipstick. Lips look fuller and more sumptuous which is why I am amazed by this particular range - especially with the shade in Smoky Plum 37. 

The lipsticks are presented in an embossed Red Door logo packaging and housed in a sleek and luxurious gold looking tube with the signature of the Red Door Design. It is quite unique for a lipstick and it just feels very solid to hold. I am definitely satisfied with this product which is why I will be using it for my lips on New Years Eve as we welcome the New Year. 


I am wearing Elizabeth Arden's Beautiful Color, Moisturising Lipstick in Smoky Plum 37

I really love the purple/plum shade which definitely makes my lips stand out more. 


Create ultra-fine strokes to fill in, shape and define eye brows for a long lasting look. 

The natural eye brow pencil includes a grooming brush that helps you to shape and blend your natural looking brows. This is a long-wearing eye brow product for your brows that gives you high colour pigmentation and looks very natural. There are actually four shades to suit all types of eye brow colours, so be sure to test it out first to get the best colour match for your brows. 

The grooming brush helps to blend in the product really well making it look very natural and to also help it last all day long. The application is quite smooth as the powder is very silky looking and feels comfortable when applied onto the brows. What is great about the product is that it also includes an antioxidant protection that's infused with Vitamin C and E for antioxidant protection. It's also infused with natural mineral pigments and silk powders which help to create that natural look to your brows. The pencil twists to open, so when not in use you can simply twist to close. 

The colour is also waterproof so that it won't transfer or fade when worn on a daily basis. The product is also fragrance free, paraben free and oil free making this product really gentle and safe to use in the long run. This is definitely my go-to brow product for everyday purposes and so far I am in love with the natural look that it gives to my brows. 


Featuring a luxurious soft cream blush with skin-caring technology, antioxidants, Vitamins A, C and E that visually lifts and contours the look of cheeks, blushing them with a soft and fresh dewy finish. 

I love how this cream blush is so luxurious and soft to apply onto the skin. There are no powders involved so the process is so much cleaner. The Ceramide Cream Blush by Elizabeth Arden looks to glide onto the skin effortlessly and blends evenly without much effort. It also looks to deliver some added moisture to your cheeks and stays nourished for longer. Cheeks are instantly glowing and look very luminous. The fact that this Cream Blush also provides anti-ageing benefits to the skin really makes it a bonus for this product because what kind of blush does that? 


  • It looks to lift and contour your cheek area and jaw line. 
  • Looks to sculpt and highlight your cheekbones, creating dimension. 
  • Looks to also enhance your skin's glow. 
  • Gives a natural flushed look to your cheeks. 
  • You get a nice, dew finish.
  • Contains good vitamins and anti-oxidants which energized and brightens up your skin. 
  • Provides anti-ageing treatment for your skin. 
  • Complexion looks super smooth and soft. 
  • Oil-free
Overall, a cream blush such as the Ceramide Cream Blush is definitely the way to go - should you be wanting a blush that helps to make your cheeks stand out and also comes with amazing skin benefits such as anti-ageing. The packaging is presented in a gorgeous, gold 2.67g flip top case, equipped with a reflective quality mirror (which is super convenient for travelling purposes). 


I swatched the Ceramide cream blush by Elizabeth Arden in shade pink and it already looks gorgeous with just one swipe. It's very pigmented and mess-free to apply with. 

Did you have a thing for luxury packaging? I sure love Elizabeth Arden's product packaging because they're seriously gorgeous and I cannot bring myself to throw these away. 



Added a flower crown for a bit of a festive touch! I made this using simple arts and craft bits and pieces for which you can find easily at the arts and craft stores. 

I simply love the Flawless Finish Perfectly Satin 24HR as it leaves my skin feeling very matte and dewy looking. 

All of the products used for my overall look are from the Elizabeth Arden beauty range (also pictured below for your reference) 

How are you preparing for the New Years celebration? 

What make-up look would you love to see next? 

Have you tried the beauty range from Elizabeth Arden yet? 

Happy reading! 

Livia xo

Thank you ELIZABETH ARDEN for supporting me for this review. My reviews are based on my personal and true experiences. I only recommend products that I truly support.

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