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Simple Mermaid Halloween Look

Monday 30 October 2017

I am a massive Halloween fan I always love to get into the spirit be that by baking, dressing up or watching an insane amount of horror films.

As we were actually going out to celebrate Halloween this year by visiting the local prison for a scream park I figured dressing up was a must!

I wanted to try something a bit different this year, in the last few years I went for the creepy broken doll look this time around I have attempted a simple mermaid look.

The Best Foundation/Concealer Combination for Me

Tuesday 17 January 2017

I'm one of those people that has very temperamental skin. It goes from the extremes of being too sensitive and dry to being oily and causing outbreaks.
Due to this It is incredibly hard for me to find a good foundation/concealer combination that stays!
I put my makeup on at half 7 in a morning and buy 10 its like my skin has absorbed it!

Blogmas #21 Winter Lipstick Choices

Wednesday 21 December 2016

Winter Lipstick Choices
It's almost Christmas where has the time gone and how have I managed to post for Blogmas nearly every day madness! I thought I would quit after the first week.

Todays Blogmas post for you all is on my winter lipstick choices, if you read my blog or follow me on Twitter you will know that I am a massive lipstick fan. I own far too many with some of them being similar shades (what can I say I'm a sucker for a dark red.)

Blogmas #7: 10 Things I Love About the Festive Season

Wednesday 7 December 2016

I think it's safe to say everyone has their own specific reasons to love the festive season and I wanted to share with you 10 things that I love about this time of year.

1. Festive Hot Chocolates - be they Starbucks, Costa or your own home made you can't beat a good festive hot chocolate. My favourite currently has to be the peppermint hot chocolate on offer in Starbucks.

Blogmas #2: Gift Guide: For Her

Friday 2 December 2016

Christmas Gift Guide for Her

Do you struggle to find that perfect Christmas gift for your daughter, friend, girlfriend, niece etc?

Here are some ideas that can hopefully help you out!

Perfect for any makeup or eyeshadow lover these palettes are budget friendly at £8.99 each which for 12 eyeshadows is a bargain! The shadows are good quality and pigmented a perfect makeup treat and there are so many colour options it might be hard to choose! These can be found at Boots or Superdrug.

Rate or Slate: Nyx Lingerie Liquid Lipsticks

Monday 28 November 2016

As you can probably guess from my many posts I am a big fan of liquid lipsticks especially matte liquid lipsticks. I've been waiting for ages for the NYX Lingerie Liquid Lipsticks to be stocked in Boots and finally the other day I went in and realised my prayer had been answered.

Don't get me wrong I could have ordered these online but as some of the shades looked similar I wanted to see the swatches for myself.

Kylie Cosmetics Ginger and Kymajesty Review

Sunday 20 November 2016

I had a sneaky purchase off of Kylie Cosmetics at the end of October. This was when they had the offer on that every order would receive a free Kymajesty Metal Matte lipstick.
I was really tempted by the Kymajesty when it was first released but wasn't sure if I would be able to pull it off so decided against it. When this offer came up I jumped at the chance, considering how much the delivery is a free lipstick seemed like a pretty sweet deal.

Along with the Kymajesty I ordered the single Ginger Liquid Lipstick. Here are my thoughts on both of these products and some lipswatches.

Sleek I Divine Vintage Romance Palette Review

Wednesday 28 September 2016

I am a huge fan of Sleek Makeup affordable products with a high end brand type quality yes please!
One of my favourite purchases thus far is their Vintage Romance eyeshadow palette.

Beauty: Kylie Cosmetics Leo Lip Kit Review

Tuesday 13 September 2016

I'm FINALLY getting round to reviewing the Kylie Cosmetics Leo Lip Kit! I bought this on the first launch of the Birthday Edition, I had been waiting for a dark red lip kit as I am obsessed with the colour and I am a big fan of the Kylie Cosmetics formula.

I would note that this took AGES to go through customs and probably arrived at my house almost 2 weeks after arriving in London. While this has nothing to do with Kylie Cosmetics because of the brands reputation I was getting frustrated and feared it lost. We all know how hard it would be to get a refund! Thankfully this did eventually arrive and somehow I did not get charged customs.

Beauty: Boots Freebie

Monday 22 August 2016

While I was in Boots browsing a few weekends back now they were having a raffle on for Macmillan cancer. I love a good raffle but I never win but of course I still had to have a go. This time was not an exception and again I did not win. The kind Boots lady seeing that I had lost offered me one of their Christmas bags, which I gratefully accepted!

Kylie Cosmetics: Posie K Gloss

Sunday 14 August 2016

I've had a couple of purchases from Kylie Cosmetics recently much to the dismay of my bank account! One of my orders I've had a bit of a mare with and it's taken ages to get delivered! Not been a happy bunny and usps tracking is so slow!
Anyway one of the two orders that has arrived is my Posie K gloss.
I'm not much of a gloss girl often preferring the Matte Lip but as I love the colour of Posie K so much I figured I had to give it a go.

Urban Decay Summer Collection

Thursday 19 May 2016

I recently picked up two items from the Urban Decay Summer collection these are the 'Naked Skin One & Done Hybrid Complexion Perfector' and the 'Afterglow Highlighter' in the shade 'Aura'.

Kylie Lipkit Review: Posie K

Tuesday 10 May 2016

Ever since Kylie Jenner released lipkits everyone and their uncle has been trying to get their hands on them. There have been countless reviews and I thought I would add mine to the mix.

After missing out the first time I had tried to order Posie K (I had it in my basket and everything.) I spent awhile deliberating whether it was worth it to order.

Sephora Makeup Haul

Thursday 3 March 2016

I recently went to New York City for a girls holiday. This meant seeing sights, going out for food and of course shopping!

We were all very excited about Sephora as we don't have any stores currently in the UK. 
I saved up my pennies knowing this would be the one shop I would go a tad crazy in! So i thought I would share with you all my haul:

The 'Tartlette in Bloom Palette' from Tarte Cosmetics.
This palette is so stunning! I avoided it to begin with as I own far too much eyeshadow, but it was calling to me and eventually I could not resist.
The shadows are mostly matte with a few shimmers, they are all so creamy, pigmented and easy to use.
My current favourites are:
Rebel (Matte) - A dusty rose shade
Leader (Matte) - A aubergine shade (great alternative crease colour.)
Firecracker (shimmer) - This is an coral/pink shimmer shade ever so pretty!

The 'Shade and Light Palette' from Kat Von D Beauty. I knew I wanted this before we had even arrived. Contouring is something I want to get into and this palette has had great reviews!
The top row are your highlighting shades and the bottom row consists of the sculpting shades.
I have really pale skin and these powders go really well with my skin tone! When can we have Kat Von D cosmetics in the UK!? 

Also from Kat Von D beauty I got this mini ink liner trio it comes with three different colours:
- Trooper (Black)
- Baudelaire (a Navy Blue)
- Hemingway (Brown)

I swatched the black liner on my hand in store and it stayed on there for at least 3 days! I was a sucker for the navy blue shade so this mini kit was ideal!

The final purchase from Kat Von D beauty was the 'Everlasting Liquid Lipstick' in the shade 'Lolita II' this shade is such a pretty coral/nude and it really does last!

Next up from NARS was a blush in the shade 'orgasm' I've heard so much hype around this blush and that it suits almost everybody so into my basket it went.

All the products below were purchased on advice from the person that served me in Sephora. I was looking for a foundation with a fuller coverage that would be fine on my dry skin. From this conversation I ended up with two primers, a foundation and  a powder.

The two primers I got were both from Smashbox one was the 'Primer Water' and the other the 'Primer Oil'. The oil I would use underneath the foundation as it would help with my dry skin and not cause breakouts and the primer water would be used as a setting spray of sorts.

Next the Foundation which I got from Make Up Forever HD. I have only tried this on in store so far, I can't bring myself to use it just yet as it's so new! I will give you all an update of whether it is worth a purchase.

Finally the only product I got from the Sephora range was this powder in clair/light which I am supposed to use on top of the foundation to complete the look.

So there you have my Sephora haul, as you can see I went a tad crazy but it was all so pretty!
Have you been to Sephora before? What were your favourite products?

What would you buy if we had Sephora in the UK?

Thanks for Reading!!

My Week in Photos 3

Wednesday 3 February 2016

Thought I would share with you all my photos of the week. Note most of it is my recent make up purchases and food.

The New Makeup Products in my Daily Routine

Sunday 10 January 2016

This month I have added a lot of new products to my daily make up routine - I have even found a new make up brand obsession!!

I figured I would share these with you all!

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