Coral Smoky Look

Coral Smoky Look Cover

I am clinging desperately to the last days of summer and as I’d had a request a while ago to do a tutorial using a coral lip, this seemed like the perfect opportunity. I decided to pair with a simple bronzy smoky eye for a touch of drama.

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Everyday Makeup Look!

Everyday Makeup Look

I’ve been reaching for similar products recently, for those days when I’m in a rush and just want to get my face on, but still look “put together”.  I have it down to a fine art, taking only about 20mins while drinking my tea.

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Makeup Inventory & Storage Update!

Inventory Check I did an initial makeup inventory about 4 months ago and as you can see in the picture I’ve been updating it.  So I did a recount of everything and thankfully some numbers have gone down…a few may have gone up too.  I also got some new drawers*, I’ve used most of them […]

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August Beauty Favourites

August Beauty Favourites Time for monthly favourites and this month it has been all about the makeup, both new and old! Due to my weekly makeup boxes I’ve been really forcing myself to test out more of my stash and this month has been a great month for rediscovering some great makeup items. August Makeup […]

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Weekly Makeup Box!

Weekly Makeup Basket Time for this week’s makeup box, I’m including a few lip and cheek options this week to see what works best with my new hair colour – it’s pinky purpley.  Let’s get stuck in. Face I’m keeping in the Max Factor Colour Corrector Sticks from last week’s box, expect a review soon, […]

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Weekly Makeup Box!

Weekly Makeup Box It’s that time again! Shopping my stash! So you may recognise some items from last week’s makeup box, I just didn’t get to test them out very much or didn’t use them at all.  So they’ve stayed in.  I’m adding a few eye palettes this week that I’v not actually tried out […]

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Weekly Makeup Box!

Weekly Makeup Box Time to get back into the swing of things!  I thought it best to start with my weekly makeup box.  There are some new additions and a few project pan items. Bases I’m including the Bourjois Happy Light Matte Serum Primer and the Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua foundation in 10 Biege, both from […]

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Weekly Makeup Box

Weekly Makeup Box! I’ve decided to just call this my makeup box, as I do actually keep it all in a box, not a basket in sight!  So I hope you don’t mind the confusion.  Anyway, explanation done, let’s get on with the makeup. Eyeshadow I am including two eyeshadow palettes this week, the Naked […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket!

Weekly Makeup Basket Time to try out a few more of my makeup recent additions, as well as digging out some older products to play with. Face & Cheeks I’m keeping in my Bourjois matte serum primer and Benefit’s “that gal” brightening primer.  I’m still testing out Covergirl Outlast stay fabulous foundation.  For cheeks I’ve […]

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Makeup Inventory!

Makeup Inventory So I’ve decided it is time to take stock of my makeup collection and start to invest more time in playing with my collection. Let’s have a brief look at my existing collection.  This is not any kind of boosting post, it’s more about making me accountable and more aware of how much […]

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Spring Glow: Makeup, Hair & OOTD

Spring Glowy look A lovely subscriber on youtube asked me to do this makeup & hair look from a video I’d done a few weeks previous. This is a really simple way to get glowy skin.  The hair style is incredibly easy to do and my outfit is slightly dressed up but still kept very […]

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April Favourites!

April Favourites Can you believe that it’s the end of April already!  Between wedding planning and life in general, I felt this month has really flown by for me.  So it is time for my favourite beauty products for the month of April! I’ve had two foundations I’ve really enjoyed, first up is No7 Beautifully Matte […]

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Makeup & Skin Care Haul!

Makeup & Skincare So I picked up a few much needed items – it looks more than it is due to Free Gift with Purchase from No7 and a box of goodies from my future MIL!  Lucky girl 🙂 Benefit No7 First up Benefit’s Big Easy, I picked up the shade 01 Fair for £27.50. […]

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Benefit “that gal” Brightening Face Primer

Benefit “that gal” I’ve had this primer for quite some time, in fact this is the second one I’ve owned!  This retails for £22.50 and you get 11G of product.  After seeing my friend’s beautiful complexion and quizzing her on the products she was using, I discovered this was the product responsible!  I went out […]

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Makeup & Skin care, High-End & Drugstore Haul!

Mixed haul So these are a few of the bits that I picked up in the month of February.  I did get a voucher for boots so I unsurprisingly spent it!  Plus some samples and a few product replacements…I may have bought some additional bits but I spent about £10 so, nothing too bad! Lets […]

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February Favourites!

I’ve a mix of favourites and fails this month, I think we should start with the favourites! Favourites February Favourites I have a few much loved favourites this month! I’m going to jump right in.  First up Benefit’s “that gal” brightening primer.  I’ve been thoroughly enjoying this, it’s part of my Project 10 Pan, so […]

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Bought It & Forgot It Update!

Bought It & Forgot It Products So a quick update on the products that I was trying out again.  I’ve definitely dusted a few of these off!   Lets start with the eyelid primers.  First up Urban Decay’s primer potion in Greed.  I’m pleased that this is still fine, no odd smell and no irritation! […]

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Weekly Makeup Basket! Jan Week Three!

So we’re already onto the final weekly basket of January and I’m still enjoying it!  (Thankfully).  I’ve not really noticed that I’m on a spending ban, mostly because of projects like this – where I’m having to continually shop my stash! So let’s get cracking on this week’s basket shall we?  Yep, I got carried […]

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