Archives for November 2013

Finding Original Jewellery Online is Easy

Thanks to the growing effectiveness of shopping online the process of finding unique and original jewellery has evolved. A massive selection of handmade jewellery can now be accessed with the click of a mouse. Scrolling through artisan jewellery stores, like those at iCraft, certainly beats strolling past craft tables, and online shopping allows you to find your favourite jewellery designer in seconds rather than days.

One of the best parts about perusing artisan jewelry digitally is that it’s so organized. Choosing a category to refine your search will have you shopping in the right place instantly. Whether your preference is gold or silver, earrings or bracelets, you will always know where to look. You can view many products at a time until you find exactly what you’re looking for. Viewing your favourite crafter’s store online gives you the advantage of getting to see even more of their work. If you have your eye on a particular crafter, you won’t be limited to just one or two sample products. On you will be able to view a wide assortment of their handmade jewellery organized by jewellery categories, holidays and special occasions, like birthdays and Mother’s Day, gender or custom collections, like silver jewellery sets and easily buy unique handmade jewelry online.

When shopping for artisan jewellery online you also have the option of saving things for later. If you see something you like, but can’t afford to buy at this particular moment, it is very easy to save your search and come back to it next week. Shopping for jewellery in person does not afford you this luxury, especially at art shows and craft exhibitions. Doing online shopping makes it easier to return to those coveted rare finds you had every intention of buying eventually. If you’re a craft seeker with a taste for fine handmade jewellery, the online marketplace at has so much to offer.

Purchases can be made quickly from the comfort of your own home. You will not have to rummage and rifle through barrels of questionable goods. You will not have to listen to pushy sales pitches. You will not have to pack up the family and trudge through stores to craft shows in search of that perfect, unique gift. You will have it right in front of you, a virtual interactive list of pages that will guide you through the process effortlessly. At iCraft the online jewellery stores make shopping an experience in confidence as nothing for sale there is mass produced or previously used. Each product available for sale is unique and handmade by each individual artist.

My Christmas Beauty Wish List

Christmas is fast approaching and I have started my Christmas shopping already. It was mid of November when I finally have the budget to buy for some presents that on my list. It’s not very was not very easy creating a list of gifts that I need to purchase that I will give for my loved ones and godchildren this Christmas. I carefully made a list thinking what is the personality and the likes of everyone and I am wishing that gifts that I bought for them will give a smile on their faces and let them know that I care for them.

I’m almost done with my shopping and the next thing that will keep me busy is wrapping all of them and putting them under my Christmas tree that I still need to put up next week or very early December.

I have my own wish list that I want but not totally in need to have one this Christmas.I just love seeing them and hoping to have one soon if not this Christmas. Aside from owning one of the thomas kincaid furniture, I also want to have some of these beauty products that I saw on various online stores.

1. Happy Skin lipsticks- (image via heard about this on Kris TV and it looks pretty nice and it resembles a fat crayon, only it can be put on our lips. I will try to find one at the mall soon.

2. Essie or other brands Nail colors – would love to color my nails with so many cute colors this holiday.

essie holiday kit 1 ea

3. ‘Delectable Eyes – Decadent Truffles’ Set from Estee Lauder
4. Bulgari Fragrance
5. Clinique Skin Care Kit

Red Matte Lipstick

Women can never have too many lipstick and it is one of the must-have cosmetic inside her purse. Lipstick can quickly brighten up a women’s face even without putting any foundation, blush on or eyeshadow. A woman can just wear her fave lippie for the day and go out and will still look great.

These days, there are various color and brand of lipsticks that women can choose depending on her personality, budget and choice. Some women can also opt for matte (it can be drying to the lips though) or glossy (shiny) lipstick. Trying out various shades on the counter before buying will be very helpful. There are times that we thought that a certain color will look good on us especially when we saw it on a model but when we tried on on our lips the effect is very different. Our skin tone also plays an important role in our lipstick choice so be sure to try it on. There are beauty consultants that will help you choose or will guide you which lipstick will look best on you.

Beauty Trend...Red Matte Lips

Beauty Products Used by the Stars

Today’s society is bombarded with images of celebrities.  They are seen on the cover of magazines, on the Internet, in movies, and on TV.  Some people see them so much they long to be friends with them.  Others simply want to look like them.  Fortunately, it is not hard to look as good as your favorite celebrity.  All you need to do is use the beauty products and skin system they rely on daily.  Learn more about their must-haves below.

Anti-Aging Products

Since every celebrity needs to look perfect at all time, they invest in the best quality anti-aging products to prevent wrinkles.  These products help them maintain their youth and provide them with the glowing skin that is seen on the red carpet or the big screen.  In particular, they get regular eye wrinkle treatments to minimize the aging around their eyes.

A Great Moisturizer

Along with their anti-aging products, these stars also use a great moisturizer to provide their skin with the nutrients it needs to stay healthy.  The anti-aging products do not contain this nourishment.  They are only meant to treat the skin.  Therefore, it is important to top the skin with a final layer of support at night and before applying makeup.  This will ensure that your skin always looks great and that your makeup goes on smoothly.

Cream Blush

Blush is essential on the red carpet or at a photo shoot.  Most stars prefer cream to powder when it comes to blush.  Although this might not be the norm for most consumers, it is the best way to create a natural flush in your cheeks.  It will make your skin look healthier and youthful.  If you do not own cream blush, you can always use blend a tiny bit of lipstick on your cheeks.

Shimmery Lotion

Since most celebrities have to show off their skin, they usually like to apply a nice lotion that enhances their skin.  A shimmery lotion is the most popular option.  However, some stars do like the tinted versions that provide a little extra color on their skin.  Either way, the shimmer in the lotion will smooth out imperfections on the body and make you look more radiant.

Fake Lashes

It is extremely common for the stars to wear fake lashes on TV and on the red carpet.  This is because they want their eyes to pop.  There are a few types of lashes that stars choose from:

  • Individual flares
  • Strip lashes
  • Lash extensions

However, there are some celebrities who are using eyelash growth products so they no longer need to rely on fake lashes.

Pressed Powder

Finally, celebrities usually have pressed powder on hand to touch up their makeup and minimize shine.  This is especially important prior to picture taking.  The best pressed powders are sheer.  They will remove excess oil from the skin and help the makeup look smooth in the picture.  Ideally, this product should contain no sunscreen.  Otherwise, it distorts the picture.

If you want to look like a star, make sure to invest in these popular products.  Use them everyday so that you look as beautiful as the celebrities on the red carpet.

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Swarovski Christmas 2013 Collection featuring Miranda Kerr

Who will not fall in love with super model Miranda Kerr? Her smile is so captivating in this TV campaign from Swarovski. Swarovski Christmas 2013 Collection is a perfect gift to give to someone and for yourself this Christmas.

Swarovski’s Collection for 2013 is named “Moments to Give” and this 30-second video will certainly make you shop for Swarovski jewelries soon. Stunning bracelets, necklaces and rings plus jewelry sets are available at their online store,

Every woman needs to splurge on something that she loves once in a while and Swarovski jewelries are always a great option to have. I hope Santa is reading this because I want a pair of earrings this Christmas.. hehe