Review: bareMinerals Matte Foundation & Well Rested

My skin has been a bit unhappy in recent months, it had become a bit clogged and oily.  So after watching a video on bareMinerals Well Rested powder I decided to try out bareMinerals again.  So on a whim I popped into the bareMinerals Boutique in Brighton and I picked up the Well Rested powder […]

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Pattern cut, material cut!

So I managed to cut out the pattern onto the material this weekend! You can see the polka dots through the tracing paper pattern.  Quite pleased I managed to find time to squeeze this in, otherwise it would’ve been a rushed job tonight. I’m still so excited about my week project! Next step will be […]

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Smashbox Idolize Me Blush Review

You may has seen in a previous post that I’d picked this up.  It’s part of Smashbox’s spring Love Me collection.  It’s the Idolize Me blush and I have to admit that I’ve really fallen in love with this blush! I’ll start with the packaging as that’s the less exciting bit really.  It is sturdy […]

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Pattern, check! Fabric, check!

So we’ve decided to start with a swishy skirt with pockets and to just get the fabric and interface for now. So off I trotted to Ditto Fabrics to pick a fabric I liked.  As I had signed up for a course of classes I got 10% discount at Ditto.  I finally decided on this lovely […]

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It’s official! Sewing starts next week!

As I mentioned in a previous post “My 2013 Style sort out!” I decided to take some sewing classes. So after a largely unsuccessful wardrobe clear out – it would seem my woolly jumpers were taking up most of the room! Anyway I applied to join a sewing class, unfortunately it was fully booked. However, […]

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Urban Decay Glinda Palette. Look Two

This is the second look I came up with from the Glinda palette.  This is much more of a night time glam look, it has strong lips, smokey silver, purple and gun mental eye.  It would be great for a night out, or if you fancied a glamorous dinner with friends or the other half. […]

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Weekend Skin care!

So now for my weekend skincare, I know it’s not even midweek but we can dream of the weekend! Above is a picture of the products I bring out. I should’ve included my Simple face wipes – the standard green package.  I use these to remove any makeup if I’m wearing any. I then lightly […]

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Face of the Day! Monday, bit dramatic

So I thought I’d try and pop up a blog post about my face of the day at least once a week! So let’s go.   I’m wearing a long sleeved wine coloured top and a mossy green cardigan. So I thought I’d match up my eyes. Below is the makeup I used.  I used […]

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Review: L’Oreal Colour Riche Eyeshadow quad

So I picked up this eyeshadow quad a few weeks ago, it’s from the L’Oreal Colour Riche range, the palette is called Eau de Rose.     It’s supposed to be similar to your eye shape so you can use each colour how they are meant.  I thought this was a good idea for beginners, […]

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A bit of pampering needed!

So yesterday I was feeling super rubbish, going through the usual monthly fun! Oh the joys of being a female! Anyway painkillers and hot water bottle seemed to be working but I was generally feeling sorry for myself.  So I decided to give myself a mini pamper – something that wouldn’t zap all my energy […]

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Bourjois Rouge Edition Lipstick Review

  I picked up these lovely lipsticks a few weeks ago and I have to admit, I’m absolutely loving them! I bought Pretty Prune (L) and Beige Trench (R).   These lipsticks are so creamy on application and the pigmentation is just brilliant. They currently retail for £7.99 at both boots and superdrug.  I picked […]

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Rimmel Apocalips Review

So I picked up these Rimmel Apocalips a few weeks ago and I have to say I’ve gotten great use out of them.  I am thoroughly impressed with these little gems!   (L-R) Celestial; Galaxy; Luna The are currently retailing for £5.99 at boots and Superdrug and I’m sure you could also find them online. […]

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Review: Urban Decay Basics Palette

So I picked this up relatively recently and I have to say it has become a firm favourite.  I picked it up for £20 at Debenhams. You get 6×1.3g (0.05 US oz) shadows for your money, 5 matte and 1 shimmery shade. (L-R) Venus; Foxy; W.O.S; Naked 2; Faint; Crave As the name suggests these […]

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Review: Nail Rock nail wraps!

  I picked up these Nail Rock nail wraps quite a while ago but simply never got around to using them.  So on a quiet Sunday I took out the polka dot wraps and some Revlon nail varnish to attempt to apply the nail wraps. Along with the nail wraps you also got an acetone […]

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Review: Revlon Super Lustrous Lipsticks

  I recently picked up these lipsticks, you may have seen them in some recent haul videos.  I initially only bought two, Blushed and Blushing Mauve.  I loved them so much I went out and got Va Va Violet.   (L-R) 663 Va Va Violet; 460 Blushing Mauve; 420 Blushed   These are incredibly rich […]

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Review: Fashionista Blush

I picked these blushes up recently in the January sale for £2 each and the empty palette was £3. So a bit of a bargain. 3 of the colours have shimmer in them, the fourth is matt. They are all very creamy and highly pigmented. They last well, fading slightly towards the end of day […]

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Review: Origins Super Spot Remover

What the Origins website says: “Red PMS Blemish? Bad joke breakout? Heal, fight and fade it fast.  Just dab on a dot and feel blemish-busting Sallicylic Acid Instantly help speed healing while anti=spot technology helps visibly correct post blemish darkening.  Skin-calming Caffeine and Red Algae help visibly relieve irritating redness.  And to help keep skin […]

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Review: Botanics Hydrating Eye Cream

What it says on boots.com about the cream: “This hydrating eye cream smoothes the appearance of fine lines and hydrates, with protective gingko. Anti-oxidant vitamins help protect for a younger looking eye contour.” I bought this a few months ago and initially I only used it a few times a week, then as time progressed […]

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