GOSH X-Ceptional Wear Foundation Review

GOSH X-Ceptional Wear Foundation Review

I picked this GOSH X-Ceptional Wear foundation up on a whim.  I was feeling the need to try something new, the foundations I had were just not working for me and I was getting a bit fed up.  So, while pottering in Superdrug, I decided this was going in my basket.  I am so pleased […]

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Makeup Decluttering Part One | Eyeshadow, Blusher & Highlight

It’s about time I started to declutter my makeup, I rarely do, so I’ve all manner of products clogged with bacteria as well as other products that just gather dust. I’ve also gradually accumulated dupes in every type of product…why?! So it’s time to sort it all out and give away lots and bin the […]

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Buying all the things

Beauty Haul Cover

So I may have bought a few things recently…it would’ve been rude not to and it’s been a while.  I’ve a mix of things I’ve bought and bits that I’ve been sent to test out.  Let’s start with the things I picked up at Pro Beauty…I blame Holly, she’s a massive enabler.

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MUD Autumnal Lips

MUD Lip Products

I’ve been testing out a few products from MUD (Make-up Designory), you may remember the lipstick from my August Favourites in fact.  I’m so pleased I’ve finally got to use a few products from them, I’ve heard about MUD from the likes of Wayne Goss.  These shades are perfect for Autumn, so let’s get stuck […]

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A rather mental week

Third May weekly Vlog

So it’s been a bit full on this week!  I’ve had so much on, all good things but now seriously!  I had some rather exciting things happen at work, or at least moves in the right direction.  Managed to squeeze in some early morning baking, I decided to test out a gluten free brownie packet.  Irish dancing […]

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Crown Brush & Vanity X Beauty Event & haul!

Crown Brush & Kiko Haul

I recently went to a rather fun Crown Brush & Vanity X Makeup beauty event.  We got to see a few makeup artist create various looks, there was a glorious day time smokey eye with glowing skin by an artist called Nina and then a more special effects look created by Maisy – you must […]

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W7 Mini Power Puffs

W7 Mini Power Puffs

I’ve had these little sponges for quite a while, since the end of February in fact.  I think I’ve been using them everyday since.  I picked the W7 Mini Power Puffs while I was back in Ireland for about €2,65 (guessing as I’ve lost the receipt).  You get two sponges in each packet, so of […]

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L’Oreal Mega Volume Collagene 24H Mascara – One to try?

L'Oreal Collagen Mascara

I’ve been testing out the L’Oreal Mega Volume Collagene 24 H* mascara for quite a while now, thought it best to give you an update before I hit the 3 months mark.  This has been my go to mascara, even with the addition of recent mascaras I will reach for this.  I definitely think this […]

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Hallowe’en Black Swan

Black Swan Red Eyes

I’m going to a Hallowe’en party this weekend and I’ve always fancied doing to version of Black Swan.  I really like how this turned out and it is so simple to re-create.  Almost all of the products I already owned – eyeliners and lip liners.  The only face paint I had to purchase was the […]

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Bloggers Beauty Awards & Olympia Beauty

Beauty Blogger Awards

On Sunday I went to the Beauty Blogger Awards in the Olympia Beauty show.  There were a few talks on throughout the day, I got to see Kat from @Talesofpaleface among others.  In between some of the talks I popped into the Olympia Beauty show to do a spot of shopping and check out a few brands.

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Catrice Nude Illusion Foundation

Catrice Collage

I was delighted to be able to buy a few items when I was in Dublin, particularly some epic Catrice products – I can seriously see what the fuss is about with this brand, more on that later.   Let’s start with the Nude Illusion foundation.  I believe this retails for about €8/€9, but I […]

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June Favourites & Fail

June Makeup Favourites

I’ve been experimenting with lip colours quite a bit this month and I’ve rediscovered a few lip products that work really well with my new hair colour.  I’ve also been testing out new primers and I’ve a few other makeup items that I’ve loved this month!

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No7 Midnight Lash Mascara

No7 Midnight Lash Mascara

I got this mascara sent to me two months ago and as it has featured regularly on my instagram I thought I should probably do a quick review!  Boots seemed to have sent out random free gifts to lots of people, with no obligation or request to talk about it.  It was just literally a […]

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Makeup Revolution Eye Primer Review

I’ve been playing with the Makeup Revolution Eye Primer – Original and I wanted to share my thoughts.  You may remember I picked up this relatively recently, I mentioned it in my haul. This retails for £2.50 for 7ml.  What the website says “Ensure your eyeshadow lasts all day and doesn’t crease with this revolutionary […]

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December Favourites!

This month I’ve been playing with pairing up different makeup.  So this month I have a few favourite pairings!  I’ll start with the skin care.  I’ve been really enjoying using the Vichy Normaderm Night Detox*, I use this as my night time moisturiser.  This is aimed at blemish prone skin and so far I’ve seen […]

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Plummy Smokey Eye

In honour of my new hair colour I thought I’d do a nice plummy smokey eye. I do think this is something you could get away with during the day, but it’s all down to what you’re comfortable with.  Let me know if you do! So quick run down of the base.  I used the […]

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Essence I Love Extreme Volume Mascara Review!

Essence is finally properly available in the UK online!  So I thought it about time to give you a review of this rather wonderful budget mascara! This retails at £2.80 from Wilko*.  So it’s an absolute bargain.  This is quite a dry formula to start with, which I really like as I don’t really get […]

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Nails of the Week, A touch of Sparkle!

I seem to be on a roll with the wintery nails.  It is rare that I fall in step with seasonal trends when it comes to my nails, I am enjoying it though!  This week I have a combo for you.  Revlon Colorstay Gel Envy* All Or Nothing as my base colour, this was nicely opaque […]

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