I'm Natalie, a makeup artist based in Wiesbaden, Germany. I truly believe that makeup, when applied well, can transform us in so many ways. This blog is a space for inspiration, education, and advice. My posts are always unsponsored and never contain affiliate links.

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Beautylish Lucky Bag – Honest Review

For those who don’t know, Beautylish is a website that caters to selling high-end and luxury makeup brands.  I always order my OG makeup remover and face oil from this website and their customer service is top-notch.  Every December 26th (Boxing Day), their Lucky Bags go on sale.  In order to get early access to […]

Ask Setareh: Under-Eye Concealer Woes

Dear Natalie, Could you recommend a nice under-eye concealer? I want one that has good coverage and doesn’t enhance any lines. I tried one from Bare Minerals that was nice and creamy, but it made my skin peel, which was visible. I imagine that was due to an anti-aging ingredient in the formula. Others made […]

Ask Setareh: Pregnancy Skincare Woes

Dear Natalie, Any tips for pregnant moms who suddenly don’t know what the hell is going on with their skin? I’ve always been lucky enough to have mostly clear skin. The occasional stray zit would appear once in awhile and was no big deal. But with pregnancy came an oily nose and constant breakouts in […]

Sephora Faves: Get Glowing Kit Review

Once again, I’ve turned to one of my fellow makeup maven & besties, Alexanna, for an amazing review of Sephora Faves Get Glowing Kit. Make sure to show Alexanna some love & share this post and leave comments below. If you’d like to read any of her other posts, I’d first recommend her great insight […]

Inside The Brand: Rodan + Fields

As a professional makeup artist, I’m always trying to keep up with new product launches and brands, but as I’m sure you can imagine, it’s difficult. That’s why when I saw a few of my friends were selling Rodan + Fields, friends who KNOW their beauty stuff, I was intrigued. I’m sure if you haven’t seen […]

Ask Setareh: Wedding Makeup Help!

Dear Setareh, I’ve been seeing your posts on Instagram lately and have taken a special interest in your makeup work because I am getting married this July.  I know you are in Germany but I wanted to ask you a few questions about your wedding makeup work and what I should do for my own […]

Get Your Skin Drunk with Drunk Elephant Skin Care!

Hello Again! It’s been a hot minute since my last post (Colourpop link here), but I’m back with a short and sweet review on two really popular Drunk Elephant skincare items. In the last few years I’ve been more into skincare than ever before. Maybe it’s because I’m in my early 30’s and small signs of aging […]

Downsize With ThredUP

What Is ThredUP? Ok, ok. After my whole Marie Kondo cleanse I did last year, I am constantly looking through my closet with a “joy” lens. If you have no clue what I was just talking about, check out my on the Marie Kondo journey of tidying here. Continuing. If you are anything like me, […]

Setareh Beauty’s Fave Beauty Products of 2016

[vc_row row_height_percent=”0″ overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”3″ column_width_percent=”100″ shift_y=”0″ z_index=”0″][vc_column column_width_percent=”90″ overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”3″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] I can’t believe it’s that time of year already Time to wrap up Setareh Beauty’s favorite, new products of the year! If you’ve been following me for any length of time, many of these items may not be […]

From Celebs to SAHMs, Why Does Everyone Love Stella and Dot?

A Closer Look at Stella and Dot Clients, brides, friends, and strangers are always complimenting my jewelry, so I thought this post would be a great way to introduce an awesome stylist and friend, Vanessa and also showcase the jewelry/accessory brand, Stella and Dot. First of all, if you’ve watched the Bachelor or prime time news, read People […]

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