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Nicosia, Cyprus

As you know, I was in Cyprus recently for a city break. We stayed in the beautiful walled capital city of Nicosia; a place steeped in history with dinky little cobble stone streets, cafe’s and of course, shops! One of the shops I innocently wandered into was called Glow, a beauty store chock full of familiar hair and beauty brands and some not so familiar brands, like the one above; Erre Due.

Erre Due is a Greek cosmetics line that offers seriously beautiful makeup. I fell in love with Wet & Dry Sparkler Shadows. Very similar to MAC Mineralize shadows, very pigmented, available in a heap of shades that apply fabulous dry but even more fabulous wet.

A lot of products from the line caught my eye but unfortunately, although not overpriced the products are not cheap either. The eyeshadows cost 11 euro each for 2 grams of product. These three shades were my favourite; 464, a shimmery jewel toned black purple, 429 a medium toned jewel green and 426, a very light shimmery gold. Have any of you tried Erre Due Cosmetics before?

I made a few other purchases whilst I was there but this was (shockingly) the only makeup related one! Here’s a few pictures from my hols…

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9 Comments

  • Reply Marina

    Ooh Simone would you do a look with the purple or the emerald one, it’s a stunner isn’t it!
    I got a bronzey golden brown from this collection, it’s absolutely amazing, especially for the summer months <3

    By the way they're around 8 euro in Greece, which is a bit more fair a price.

    August 26, 2011 at 9:32 am
    • Reply Anonymous

      8 euro! That’s way better value.. I will do a look with these for sure. Will let you know when it’s up. Have you tried any of their skin products?

      August 28, 2011 at 5:22 pm
      • Reply tzina

        the price of wet&dry sparkler for eyes for greece is : 11,37

        September 5, 2011 at 8:33 pm
        • Reply Marina

          Really 8,20 available at stores nearby 🙂

          September 7, 2011 at 8:18 pm
      • Reply Marina

        I am not really adventurous with foundations as I do tend to break out a lot so I generally play it safe and I don’t experiment, so no idea about their skin products :/
        They do make wonderful mineralized/baked blushes (I think they’re Wet & Dry sparkler twins if I’m not mistaken) though and ridiculously creamy eyeliners in gazillions of colours, as well as cute nail polish.
        They do have a website, do try try brandname dot gr.

        September 7, 2011 at 8:24 pm
  • Reply Aseya

    Oh those pictures are soo pretty!!! Look at that sky!

    August 26, 2011 at 10:15 am
    • Reply Anonymous

      I know right, it’s a beautiful place! It was nice to experience normal heat for a change too, ha!

      August 28, 2011 at 5:22 pm
  • Reply Anonymous

    My jaw LITERALLY dropped when I saw these! Totally stunning. May have to ask a favour from my client who lives in Cyprus! 😉 Love your pics – it looks just like my kind of holiday!
    Nic xx

    August 26, 2011 at 11:19 am
    • Reply Anonymous

      Not a bad idea Nic! I contacted Erre Due when I got back and it’s definitely only available in Cyprus & Greece, I should have bought more!

      August 28, 2011 at 5:21 pm

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