I’m Xiao Lim of untidy Wands, as well as This Is My makeup Life

The beautiful Xiao Lim from untidy Wands!

The My makeup Life series asks charm biz insiders, bloggers, makeup mavens as well as artists to share their holy grail products, tricks, suggestions as well as preferred charm tools. Is there anybody you would like to see featured in My makeup Life or concerns you believe I ought to ask? La meg forstå her.

Name: Xiao Lim
Sted: New York, NY
Day job/current gig: I work in the advertising division of a start-up company.

Hangouts online: messywands.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest as well as Google+
Current preferred product: RMS Luminizer (one-stop highlighter for all skin tones)
Beauty inspirations: Keira Knightley, Tao Okamoto, Michelle Williams in that recent Louis Vuitton ad, as well as Gong Li
One word that finest explains your outlook on beauty: Experimental

Hvilke sminke / skjønnhetsprodukter kan du ikke online uten?

My Shu Uemura retractable brow pencil in seal Brown. It’s not offered in the united states anymore, so I have to purchase it in bulk when I go to house (Malaysia).


Når begynte du å komme inn i sminke?

I was 18 years old when I *really* stepped into a MAC store for the very first time…

What’s your finest charm time-saving trick?

Use fingers. You can blend out eyeshadow in the crease with your fingers if you want it terribly enough!

What’s your preferred charm tool?

Oh, dear. I expect if my house were burning as well as I might only save one thing I’d state my brushes (it took years of buying on different continents to amass my present lineup), however skincare is much more important to me.


Katter og sminke Sweatshirt ??

$ 42.

Handle nå

What’s the very best charm guidance you ever received?

My mother told me not to put on so much makeup. I still disagree with her when I want to have fun with my face, however I try to keep in mind that behind her gentle admonishment is a pointer that I ought to take great care of my skin so it’ll last me through, oh, permanently hopefully.

Hva er din hudpleie rutine?

In order: Tatcha Dewy Skin Mist, Ole Henriksen reality Serum, Tatcha timeless Revitalizing Eye Cream, then it’s a option between Rodin Olio Lusso high-end deal with Oil, Tatcha timeless Enriched renewal Cream, Tatcha Camellia charm Oil, or Kiehl’s Midnight healing Concentrate.

Hva er det rareste tingen du har prøvd i navnet på skjønnhet?

I racked my brain as well as couldn’t believe of anything that’s really out of this world. I’ve really handled to delight in facial extractions?

Har du et varemerkeutseende (hår / styling / sminke)?

Arianne of The shine Geek fame coined my trademark blog picture present as “deer in headlights,” which is quite accurate. as for makeup, I go from no-makeup makeup to full on 1920s excess in the area of a single post.

“Deer in headlights”
Are there any type of charm decisions you’ve made that you look back on as well as ask yourself, “why?!”


My batwing eyebrow phase, though that’s less a “decision” than an regrettable (and sadly well documented) period of my life when I just didn’t have great eyebrow drawing technique.

Batwing eyebrows
Where are your preferred locations to shop?

I like Nordstrom.com as well as Sephora.com for their fantastic testing (otherwise understood as return) policies. I try not to return products unless I absolutely have to, however the simplicity of buying with those two locations is the reason why I’m progressively depending on e-shopping. as for clothes as well as shoes, Shopbop.com as well as Zappos.com have similar policies!

Alt annet du vil dele?

Puppies are adorable, too!

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