Nails of the Week!

This week I’ve gone for Revlon Brilliant Strength in Entice.   essie strengthen base coat, Barry M top coat, Revlon Entice I’m really impressed with this nail varnish.  Not only is it a lovely colour but it really lasts!  It has lasted 5 days without chips!  I did chip a nail when I had to […]

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Review: mac Pink Nouveau Satin Lipstick

I bought this lipstick at the end of March and had to wear it the next day.  It’s such a stunning pink.  I’m a massive fan of mac lipsticks, from the vanilla scent to the lovely creamy texture and pigmentation that is pretty much always fab!  I spotted this lipstick a few times on various […]

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A Week in Nails!

This week I went with a bit of class blue and cream polka dot! I used Models Own Feeling Blue as the base colour and Illamasqua’s nail polish in Load for the polka dots. This is the first Models Own polish I’ve used and I’m not overly impressed.  It was a bit thick and gloupy […]

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March in Nails!

imPress Space Cadet I started the month off with a lovely set of imPress Nails in Space Cadet. This set didn’t last me as long as the last set I tried.  Maybe I didn’t spend long enough pressing them on.  I will still try more of these nails, I think they’re great fun!   essie […]

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elf HD Blush Review

I’ve been dying to try out these elf HD blushes since I seen them in various youtube videos in the US!  Of course things take a bit longer to be released here! It’s quite compact in size, it’s much smaller than I anticipated, although this is no bad thing!  It comes with a pump, which […]

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bareMinerals Remix Eyeshadow & Mascara

I recently picked up two products from bareMineral’s Remix collection. I got an eyeshadow quad in The Wild Thing and mascara in Aqua Blast.  I love the packaging for the eyeshadows!  I was so impressed with both of these products. They’re a great mix of greens with the mossy green Elitist (bottom left), acidic lime […]

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Face of the Day! We’re going plummy

So I’m feeling a mite plummy today! Bring on the purples. I started with my Prime Time primer from bareMinerals.  Once this had settled I applied some Hourglass concealer under my eyes to cover the blueness.  Then I buffed in my bareMinerals Matte foundation – this requires a fair amount of buffing, I also use […]

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Review: bareMinerals Daily Skin Renewing Trio

So I picked up this set in the January sales and I’ve been meaning to get round to using it.  When I recently went in to pick up a new foundation from bareMinerals, the manager in store told me I need to check out the skin care as I was whinging about my awful skin.  […]

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Rimmel Kate Lipstick Review

I picked up this lipstick quite a while ago and never really got round to using it very much.  The more I liked it in the shop when I swatched it, when I got it home I wasn’t overly keen on it when I put it on my lips.  I have quite dark lips, so […]

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Feeling like a modern mod today!

  Decided to get out my new mod style navy dress from New Look today and I’m really glad I did. I wanted to wear it with yellow tights and cream top but the top was in the wash so I went with wine colours, I think it worked well!  The dress is a bit […]

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Illamasqua Cream Blusher in Crush Review

I managed to pick up this blusher at the end of the Illamasqua sale.  I picked it up for £5! They normally retail for £18. You get 4g or 14OZ. This is a lovely deep raspberry colour with a dewy finish.  This is an incredibly creamy, pigmented blusher.  As you only need a small amount […]

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Review: Sleek True Colour lipsticks

I picked up these three lipsticks quite a few weeks ago on a whim from Superdrug, they were on offer so that always helps!  They’re still pretty cheap at £4.99, so a bargain either way you slice it. I grabbed two matte finished lipsticks and one sheen finish lipstick.  I love the oval packaging and […]

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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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