January Favourites | Beauty, Lifestyle & Travel

Hooray, we’ve made it through January in one piece!  This month has flown by for me, although obviously it dragged here and there…time has a way of doing that when you’re waiting for exciting things!  OK, reining in the waffle, shall we get stuck into the things I’ve been loving lately?  Excellent, good shout!

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USA Haul

Howdy!  I’ve had a bag of beautiful goodies gathering dust for a month…YES A MONTH.  I’m a blogger, I have weird issues and need to get the pristine products.  Finally that day has arrives and we can all look at the pretty things.  When I went to Philly, I had to of course pay a […]

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Makeup Use Up Update 1

Makeup Use Up Part 1 Cover

I thought it was about time for a catch up on my Makeup Use up 2016!  Mostly I’m just excited because I’ve actually used up a few products!  Go me! So let’s start with the products I am trashing.  First is the Sleek Control Shine & Prime* face primer.  I did enjoy this and I […]

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Makeup Use Up 2016

Makeup Use Up

I think it’s the time of year, but I feel the need for a massive declutter and the burning ambition to get my collection under some sort of control.  So I’ve gone through my stash, inspired by all the folks doing the Makeup Use Up for 2016 and I’ve pulled out some products I need […]

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August High End & High Street Beauty Buys

Beauty Buys

It was my birthday in August, so I may have treated myself to the odd nice item this month and a tiny spurge.  Obviously because it was my birthday, while I was in Dublin  I did pick up a few items that you can’t pick up in the UK.    I repurchased my Botanics Cleansing […]

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Daytime Spotlight Eyes

I fancied doing a bit of a glam daytime look this time.  It’s subtle but it definitely made me feel glamorous!   I primed my face with Sleek Control Shine & Prime, used my Makeup Academy Colour Corrector palette under my eyes and to cover redness.  I primed my eyelids with Mac painterly paint pot. […]

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Day to Night Look

With the Christmas party season in full swing, I thought I would do a Day to Night look, something that you can just top up, ready for drinks! I’ve used one eyeshadow palette for both looks, Sleek’s Oh so special palette.  So you can pop it in your bag to make your day look more […]

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NARS Orgasm, Wet n Wild Dupe?

Wet n Wild Vs NARS I’m sure you’ve heard of Wet n Wild’s Pearlescent Pink being a dupe of NARS Orgasm.  I had and I entirely forgot about it.  I received Wet n Wild’s Pearlescent Pink in my USA/UK swap with RebeccaLately and never really thought to do a comparison with my NARS Orgasm blush, […]

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Weekly Makeup Box

Weekly Makeup Box We’re kicking off the month of September with a good session of shopping my stash!  Let’s dive right in.  I have a few comparisons planned, so I’m testing out some older products and some new additions that you would’ve seen in my recent higher end haul. Weekly Makeup For primer I’m using […]

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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! 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 I’m back with a new weekly makeup basket, testing out some new additions and some forgotten products. Face From Bourjois  I’m keeping in the Happy Light Matte Serum Primer*, Benefit’s “that gal”* brightening face primer and No7 Skin Illuminator* Eyes I’m keeping in Covergirl bombshell shineshadow in Copper Fling, essences shimmer effect […]

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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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Weekly Makeup Basket

Weekly Makeup Basket Time for my weekly makeup basket!  I’ve swapped out a few bits from last week and kept in some previous items that I didn’t get around to using. Eye Products I’ve kept in the Tarte eyeshadow palette, Physicians Formula Nude palette and Almay’s Smoke single shadow from last week’s basket.  I’ve also […]

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