Tuesday Chats | Meeting Local Bloggers

OK, so this clearly isn’t the blogger meetup, but I’m going to warn you now, I may not have photos of the actual bloggers I met.  Just lots of the Urban Jungle that we went to for brunch.  I am clearly a pretend blogger.  Someone take my badge away.  This photo was taken on Saturday […]

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Tuesday Chats…On a Wednesday

Cactus

This almost didn’t happen again this week.  The past few weeks have been buuuuusy.  Good but seriously, why do all the things decide to happen at once?  All the ebbs and flows.  Makes life interesting!  So what has been going on lately and what interesting life lessons have I skimmed from all the chaos?

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Jane Iredale Eyeshadow Kit Review | Naturally Matte

I am still raving about Jane Iredale, what can I say, it’s clearly love!  I picked up this beautiful eyeshadow palette while I was visiting Jane Iredale’s offices in London – you can read all about that in my post all about Discovering Clean Beauty.  Back to the eyeshadow – specifically the Naturally Matte palette.

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Jane Iredale Amazing Base Foundation Review

Jane Iredale Foundation

The path to more natural and clean beauty has begun, or should I say, is continuing.  Since visiting Jane Iredale to learn all about clean beauty – you can read all about my visit Discovering Clean Beauty with Jane Iredale –  I’ve been trying out the Jane Iredale Amazing Base Loose Mineral Foundation.  Let’s talk about all […]

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Mindful Shopping

Everyone and their neighbour have become massively aware of the impact of plastic on the oceans and the world around us.  Hooray!  It means people are becoming much more aware of what they purchase.  I think though that how we spend our money should be much more thought out in all aspects.  Let me explain.

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Decompress

Walking In Woods

It seems to have become the norm to talk about how stressed we are, how none of us have the time to catch up…let me just check my calendar for a month from now….how we’re overwhelmed by all the things we have to do.  Did you know over 500,000 people are suffering frorm work-related stress, depression or […]

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Beauty Empties, Hits & Misses

Empties Close Up 3 June 2018

It feels like forever and a day since I’ve gathered all my empties in one place, I started to remember why, the clutter!  Hence this post, I felt the need to declutter!  It’s been quite cathartic to finish up some of these products, they seem to have been lurking for far too long.

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May Monthly Catch Up

Chatting with Belo

So May has been an awesome month.  Yes, the catch up is a bit late again…I doubt these will ever be on time, meh.  Shall we jump right in?

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Self Care When You’re Chronically Ill

Fun with friends

OK, so I’ve been thinking about writing this for about a month or so now, I think I’ve been putting it off as I’d have to admit my health has been getting worse.  Don’t panic, I’m grand mostly but also kinda not.

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Discovering Clean Beauty with Jane Iredale

Jane Iredale Goodie Bag

I recently had the joy of spending the morning at Jane Iredale learning about their makeup line, including getting to play with some of the new lipsticks that will be released very soon.  First, back to the PR morning.  Yes, fruity breakfast was had.

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April Monthly Catch up!

Magazines stack

I was sitting here having a think, realising I’d not done my monthly catch up!  About time really.  I honestly thought April was a quiet month, with not much happening…turns out I was wrong.  Lots went on, I just simply forgot!  I doubt I’m alone on this front, this is why I quite like doing these […]

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Fresh Spring Makeup

Full Face Spring Makeup LookingUp

Spring has sprung…although I was convinced that Summer had started briefly…then, of course, the rain returned! Definitely still Spring!  In a bid to brighten my days, I’ve been created this Fresh Spring Makeup look.  Something a bit fun, that’s still very wearable.

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John Lewis Poolside Residence!

Sunnylife Poolside Residence

It has been a while since I’ve been along to a blogging event.  So when an email landed from Talented Talkers inviting me to the lush John Lewis Sunnylife event, well I almost took their arm off in excitement! Between travelling, work and moving, blogging life came to a halt and I was keen to […]

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Spring Fashion Haul

Spring Fashion Haul 18

I’ve mentioned a few times in my recent vlogs that I may have got over excited and bought all the things.  I wasn’t kidding.  I felt my wardrobe was lacking in a few areas.  Mostly colour and trousers other than jeans!

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Make Up For Ever Smoothing Primer Review

Make Up Forever Primer

I’ve been using this primer for the last few months – I finally got around to testing it after actually buying it at the end of 2017 – you can always have a nosy at what else I bought on my Philly trip in my USA Haul post.  Back to the matter at hand.  The […]

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March Monthly Catch Up!

Honestly Aine Sitting on The Bed

It’s been a while again.  I’m seriously struggling to find my rhythm this year, well since the end of last year.   However, I am determined to figure this out…for now, let’s catch up on what’s been happening over the last few weeks!  I’ve been to Brighton with work, Somerset to see a friend and I finally had […]

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Sleek Enchanted Forest Eye Look

Sleek Enchanted Forest Eye Look Close Up

I’m a wee bit in love with this Sleek Enchanted Forest* palette.  I lusted after it for months, so it was about time I owned it!   I created this eyelook using only the shades from the palette and an eyeliner from Glo & ray.  It’s wonderfully colourful, perfect to jazz up a simple black outfit!

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Bullet Journal Plan With Me

Bujo Weekly Close Up

I’ve talked about my Bullet Journal before.  It’s very much all about function above form, I use my bullet journal for work, life and blog/youtube.  Also, I’m not particularly wonderful at making it pretty, or maybe I just don’t spend the time practising? Who knows?  Either way, I need a very functional bullet journal.

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