August 30, 2010

More Swap Goodies & Contest Winner

After a great swap I did with Jessica recently, I arranged another one with Annie at Nailstah.

Let me just show you the awesome nail polishes that were in the swap package she sent me:



*Biba did the happy dance and there was also some screaming involved when she saw what was inside the package :D*


Thank you very much, Annie! :*


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I have the winner of my Monthly Contest - August to announce... Congratulations, Salisha! :D



I'll send you an e-mail right away.


Thanks for stopping by and have a nice day!



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Song of the day: Depeche Mode - Free love

August 27, 2010

Swatch: NYX Nail Polish in Jungle & Paradise + Giveaway Winner

I made the swatches of two NYX's nail polishes yesterday.


Here is Jungle, 2 coats:


This one has looked sooo promising in the bottle... I like the colour, I do. But I was a bit disappointed about how sheer this one is. I usually don't mind visible nail line (with some shades), but here, I don't know. I feel that nail polish in this kind of colour should give a full coverage. I added the third coat later, but it didn't help much. Too bad :(


The second one is Paradise, 3 coats:


Oh, what can I say... So sheer even after 3 coats. Nope, not really my thing either...


My dissapointment with these two polishes has vanished this morning, because I received a swap package from the sweetest lady with whole lot of beauties. I'll show them tomorrow :D


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I still have to announce the winner of my giveaway... Congrats, boonDY! :D I'll send you an e-mail a.s.a.p.



Have a nice day!



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Song of the day: Bell, Book & Candle - Read my sign

August 26, 2010

Lily Lolo Order & Swatches

Prejšnji teden sem izvedela, da so sedaj tudi pri nas na voljo mineralna ličila znamke Lily Lolo. In ker sem navdušena uporabnica mineralnih ličil, sem šla takoj v akcijo in raziskala tole znamko in spletno trgovino, ki jo pri nas prodaja - Specia.si. Ravno v tem času je bil na voljo 20% popust, zato sploh nisem oklevala in sem naročila tri senčila za oči.

Last week I found out that Lily Lolo mineral make up is available in Slovenia. And because I love mineral make up, I did a little research about the brand and about the webstore that sells Lily Lolo in our country - Specia.si. They were offering 20% disocunt at that time, so I instantly ordered three eyeshadows.


Takole je izgledalo moje naročilo - 3 senčke, za darilo sem dobila milo znamke Simply Soaps "Pelargonija in vrtnica" ter brošuro o izdelkih Lily Lolo / This is how my order looked like - 3 e/s and as a gift I got a soapy by Simply Soaps and a Lily Lolo brochure:



Primerjava velikosti z ostalimi znamkami - Lily Lolo senčke so velike / Size comparison of the e/s with other brands:



Izbrani odtenki - Smoky Brown, Golden Lilac in Khaki Sparkle / Colours I ordered - Smoky Brown, Golden Lilac in Khaki Sparkle:



Še swatchi posameznih senčk - na levi strani je suh nanos, na desni pa moker... / Swatches - on the left they're applied dry, on the right applied wet...

Khaki Sparkle:



Smoky Brown:



In meni najlepša - Golden Lilac (ima prav poseben zlat sijaj, ki mi ga ni uspelo ujeti na sliko) / And my favourite (it has very special golden sheen, that I just couldn't captured with my camera):



In katera je vaša najljubša? / Which one is your favourite?


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Imam pa tudi majhno presenečenje za vas! Spletna trgovina Specia.si ponuja mojim bralkam 15% popust na mineralna ličila Lily Lolo s tole kodo za popust: j4GfoFgzu. Koda je veljavna do 5.9.2010!
To je idealna priložnost, če želite preizkusiti mineralne podlage (te so na voljo tudi v tester velikostih), senčke ali karkoli drugega iz njihove Lily Lolo ponudbe :D

August 25, 2010

Tags & Awards

I'm a bit late on doing this post, but anyway I'm doing it today. I wanted to do some swatches, but the weather here is very cloudy and it's been raining ever since I woke up this morning.


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A while ago I was tagged by Nihrida to do a tag called 4 Things Tag. I have to answer the following questions and tag 4 people.

4 things in my bag/purse:
- wallet
- cell phone
- car keys
- handkerchiefs

4 favourite things in my room:
- computer
- bed
- books
- telephone

4 things I always wanted to do:
- get a tattoo
- travel around the world
- go to a rally (as a copilot :))
- skydiving

4 things I'm currently into:
- buying to much earrings lately
- nail polish
- eating tons of ice cream
- looking for a job

4 thing I bet yout didn't know about me:
- I keep buying skirts, altough I wear one every two years (maybe)
- I would like to have my own online store with cosmetics once
- I'm a loner by nature
- I never let anyone drink out my favourite cup

4 songs I can't get out of my head:
- Tracy Chapman: Fast Car
- Queen: Love Kills
- Mi2: Pornoromantika (Slovenian Band)
- Noisettes: Never Forget You

I tag:
- Binara
- Geeo
- Necessary Nails
- PinkNailBlog

This was fun! :D


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Second, I was given "Happy 101 Award" by next lovely ladies: amused Polish, Pink_Diamond, Sarah B. and shazzii. Thank you all :*



Rules:
1. Post who gave you this award.
2. State 10 things you like.
3. Give this award to 10 other bloggers.

10 things I like (you already know what I'm going to say):
- nail polishes
- other cosmetics
- my friends and family
- chocolate
- coffee
- cats
- music
- blogging
- all of you
- ice cream


I tag:
- Elchy
- Ivana*
- Lorraine Nails
- Nail Scrapbook
- Lalica
- Nicoletta's Beauty Space
- OJE DELISI
- Parokeets
- Tassa
- Yesterday's Nail


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I also received One Little Sparkling Blog Award from my fellow bloggers: Krex at Krexi Nails and Ana at Ana na S. I have already accepted this award once, but I wanted to mention and thank to this two lovely girls :)


Thanks for looking! :)

August 24, 2010

Swatch: NYX Mega Shine Lip Gloss In Sweet Heart & Crystal Soda

Today I made swatches of the two NYX Mega Shine Lip Glosses I received in my recent order - Sweet Heart and Crystal Soda.


Sweet Heart on the left and Crystal Soda on the right:



Sweet Heart is semi-opaque and gives a nice colour to the lips:



Crystal soda is more sheer with pretty sparkles in it. It really gives "mega" shine to the lips. It also looks very nice layered over a lipstick:




Thanks for looking :)



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Song of the day: Simple Minds - Don't you forget about me

August 23, 2010

Swatch: NYX Round Lipstick In Iris & Indian Pink

In the next few posts I'll show you the swatches of the products from my recent NYX Order. I'll start the series with NYX Round Lipstick in Iris and Indian Pink.


Iris on the left and Indian Pink on the right:



Iris:



Indian Pink:



Do you have any NYX lipsticks? Like these shades or not?



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Song of the day: Fun Lovin' Criminals - Bump

August 22, 2010

A Notice & NYX Order

Notice:

I just wanted to say thank you for entering my giveaway and mothly contest! I've read so many sweet and kind comments from you. They make my day! :*


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I've also noticed some questions...

geeo: I'll do my best to swatch the holos in my collection. I only have 4 or 5, hope that will do ;)

skaki: I don't use false nails, so I can't help you with this, sorry!

If I missed your question, let me know! :)


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I also wanted to say I'll check your blogs when I'll be checking your entries. If I'll left anyone out, please, don't hesitate, write me an e-mail.


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So, if you have any question, suggestion, would like to a swap with me or if you'd like me to add you to my blog roll, write me an e-mail, I'd love to hear from you! My e-mail address is written on the "About B. Biba Beauty Corner & Contact" page.


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And last, but not least... My NYX order finally arrived the other day! :D

Here is what I got:


- Nail Polish in Jungle, Paradise;
- Sinle e/s in Skin Tight;
- Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk, Slate, Yogurt;
- Powder Blush in Pinched;
- Mega Shine Lip Gloss in Sweet Heart, Crystal Soda;
- Round Lipstick in Iris, Indian Pink.


Can't wait to try out these!



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Song of the day: Gary Jules - Mad World

August 21, 2010

NOTD: Barielle Shades Glammed Out Garnet

Some love them, other hate them. Red nail polishes. I *love* them.

Barielle Glammed Out Garnet is sort of deep ruby red jelly base full of gorgeous glass-flecked shimmer or micro glitter. Very pretty and sparkling.

I got this beauty in a swap with Jessica at Polished Lyrics. I just couldn't decide which photos to pick out and publish...

Sun:





Shade:


Pics are clickable ;)


How about you and red polishes? Love them or not?



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Song of the day: Lou Red - Walk on the wild side

August 20, 2010

Monthly Contest - August

Altough my giveaway is still on, I didn't forget my usual monthly contest.


This time you can win products from Essence's Return to Paradise TE:


- Lip Gloss in 03 My Little Orchid
- Shimmer Powder in 01 The Famous Flamingo
- Nail Polish in 03 My Little Orchid


Rules are simple (as always):
- Be a follower.
- Leave a comment saying whatever you like and please, leave your e-mail.
- Open internationally.
- Ends on Friday, 27 August at 20:00 (GMT +01:00).


Good luck! :D

August 19, 2010

Nail Mail!

I'm super excited about new polishes in my stash!

Yesterday my swap package from Jessica at Polished Lyrics arrived. Just look at these pretty, pretty polishes she sent me! My very first Barielle Shades, Finger Paints, Sally Hansen polishes and more...



I can't say how much thankful I am to you, Jessica. You are very generous!


NOTD photos are coming soon! :D


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And I've just received my mini Essie order:
- Demure Vixen
- St. Barth's Blue



Thanks for looking!



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Song of the day: Razorlight - Wire to wire

August 16, 2010

200+ Followers Giveaway

Hi, my dear readers and followers!


I've decided to do a small 200+ followers giveaway. It's my way to say thank you for joining me on this fun and exciting blogging journey :)


You can win:
- Essence nail polish Undead? (Eclipse LE)
- Essence nail polish On Holiday... (Sun Club/Sun Delicious TE)
- OPI Manicure/Pedicure Cappucino Massage Lotion
- Essence nail polish So Wanted
- Essence nail polish Back To Paradise (Return To Paradise TE)



Rules:
- You must be a follower of my blog.
- Leave a comment saying that you would like to enter and please, leave your e-mail.
- One entry per person.
- Open internationally.
- Ends Monday, 23 August at 20:00 (GMT +01:00)


Good luck! ;)

August 15, 2010

NOTD: Catrice Just Married & Some Big Lolly Pop

Yesterday evening I went out with my friend for some hot cocoa. Yes, hot cocoa. I know, it's summer. But we had stormy weather last night and it was cold and that cocoa sure felt good :)

Anyway... This nail polish is also from last night and is still on my nails. I went for a softer shade this time. I'm wearing light pink shimmery colour - Catrice Just Married. I applied three coats, because this one is a bit on the sheer side and I wanted to make it opaque.




And if you were wondering about the title of this post... Here is the BIG Lolly Pop my friend gave me yesterday. She was recently on Menorca Island and she brought me this candy :D



Thanks for stopping by! Have a nice day :)



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Song of the day: Aaliyah - More than a woman

August 13, 2010

Sophyto Skincare Part II - Update

Those of you who are with me for a longer period of time probably know that I have Perioral Dermatitis. I've already blogged about the Sophyto products couple of months ago when I started using them and about the condition of my skin at that time HERE.

I'm still using Sophyto's products regulary every evening. Only now I'm using Tone & Balance toner instead of Purify & Energise one. As an additional care I've used Multivitamin Skin Drops for some time. I'm really pleased with these products and I think that are worth of their price.


Here is how my skin looks now:




The chin is still red and a bit problematic, but all in all I think that results are quite good compared to the picture in this post.
I have to say though that my skin usually does look better in summer anyway than during the winter and spring season, but it was never this good as it is this year.



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Song of the day: Queen - Under Pressure

I've been listening to the Queen's music non-stop for the last week or so, in case if you were wondering...

August 10, 2010

NOTD: Essence Pointbreak & Joy 386

What I have for you today is Essence Pointbreak from Surfer Babe TE.

I have to thank to Gejba from Parokeets to get me this one, because this Trend Edition was very hard to get (it was sold only in few drugstores).

Pointbreak is a beautiful dark grey shade with creme finish. I used 2 coats:



I've decided to upgraded this one a bit, so I've added a layer of (Vollare) Joy 386. This is a clear base with pink, purple and bronze micro-glitter flakes in it. The final result was that Joy 386 somehow "killed" the glossiness of Poinbreak and gave slightly visible glittery effect:


(you can click on the picture to see the glitter particles)


Thanks for stopping by! Have a nice day :)



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Song of the day: Queen - You don't fool me

August 8, 2010

More Blog Awards For Me :)

I must say, I'm always very happy and honoured when I get a blog award :)


Lovely Sara Hassan awarded me with these two awards - Sunshine Award & I Love Your Blog Award. Thank you so much, Sara! :*

Because I already received them here: Sunshine Award and I Love Your Blog Award, I won't be doing the post again.


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Next award was given to me by another very nice girl - Clau from My Fashion Choices. This time I got One Little Sparkling Blog Award. Thanks to you too, Clau!




Rules are following:
- Answer one question: What do you like the most about your own blog?
- Pass this award on.

So... What do I like about my own blog? Hmmm... This is hard... *thinking*
Well, I just like to blog and write about the things I like, whether is about nail polish or chocolate or something completely else. And I just love to hear from all of you who takes time to read my post and has an opinion or a thought to share. So, I guess, I like my followers the most :D

I'm giving this award to:
- Camy's Nails
- Let's Talk About Beauty
- Nail Art...i Colori dei Sogni
- Polish Drop
- PolishPig


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Have a nice day!

NOTD: NYX Asphalt

Nyx Asphalt is rather sheer black base with multi-coloured glitter in it. I used three very thick coats to achieve decent opaque look. Next time will definitely be layered over black creme base.

On to the pics:




Thanks for looking!



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Song of the day: Queen - Another one bites the dust

August 7, 2010

LOTD: NYX (Girls) Round Lip Gloss In Peach & The Most Delicious Pralines

This morning I went shopping with my friend and I just wanted to show you what I was wearing on my lips. It was Nyx (Girls) Round Lip Gloss in Peach. I like the way it looks in the tube, but I was a bit dissapointed about how sheer it turned out on me.

Here it is:





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I also wanted to share "The most" delicious pralines I've eaten so far - Lindt Fioretto Nougat pralines. I found them the other day when I was in supermarket and had craving for something sweet.
I must say - OMG is this yummy, delicious and I was in chocolate heaven while eating it. But it's quite pricy. There are only six pralines in one box, so I only ate one praline per day. I wasn't sure, if I'm gonna make it eating just that single one, but I did :D




Have you tried this pralines yet? What are your favourite sweets?



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Song of the day: Chumbawamba - Tubthumbing