Monday, 27 February 2017

Mini High-Street Makeup Haul

High Street Haul - Essie Nail Polishes, Nyx Lid Lingerie, NYX Micro Brow Pencil, Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara and Max Factor Creme Puff Blush

Hello Beauties! I'm so sorry it has been well over a week since my last blog post, I was really busy last weekend and then the week just seemed to get away from me without any chance to take lots of pictures and plan out my posts. Anyway, I'm back on track now and excited to be blogging regularly again. I went to Boots this weekend just gone and I loved seeing what all the high-street brands have got out at the moment, so thought I'd share the goodies that I bought today!

Thursday, 16 February 2017

My Top 5 Eye Brushes for Any Eye Makeup Look

Top 5 Eye Brushes for Any Eye Makeup Look

When you're buying brushes or starting a brush set it's easy to think you need every single brush out there and you can end up spending a lot of money on brushes you won't ever really use. When I started building my kit I kept falling into the trap of thinking I needed every brush to be able to do great makeup, and as you can imagine that works out expensive. Now I'm not saying you wont ever need or indeed want another brush, but I have realised that nearly every eye makeup look I do, whether on myself or someone else, I pretty much only use these five brushes. I thought it might be helpful to share them with you and what I use each one for.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Charlotte Tilbury Valentine Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Valentine K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick

Happy Valentines beauties! Hope you're having a lovely day, whatever you're doing to celebrate! I couldn't think of a more perfect lipstick to post about today than Charlotte Tilbury's new shade Valentine. My heart pretty much stopped when I saw this announced on social media and whilst I know there is huge love for Pillow Talk (and understandably so), my eye was drawn straight to this one. I know there has been a lot of reviews on this so I'll keep it short and sweet but I just couldn't wait to photograph this gorgeous gem for the blog and write a review!

Friday, 10 February 2017

NARS Velvet Lip Glide in Unlaced Review

NARS Velvet Lip Glide in Unlaced

Back last year when the NARS Velvet Lip Glides came out I was sooo tempted to get one - I just loved the sound of them. They are described as having the consistency of a lip-gloss, coverage of a lipstick and a semi-matte finish. They sounded so appealing because I love the look of matte liquid lipsticks but sometimes I struggle with the dry feeling - I just feel desperate to apply lip balm or lip gloss pretty much as soon as they're on. Anyway, for whatever reason I didn't buy one but I was given a lovely surprise last week when my friend Katerina bought me one as a little present for taking some baby pictures for her. She nailed the colour choice, Unlaced, which is the one I was tempted by!

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Lush Valentine's Goodies


I haven't been to Lush in ages but when I kept seeing the new Valentine's collection popping up all over Instagram, I couldn't resist popping in and getting a few new treats! I bought some of the cute pink Valentines limited editions and I also picked up a couple of other goodies too, I'm normally more of a shower person but when I've had a little Lush haul I literally can't wait to have a nice relaxing soak, especially when it means you'll be covered in pink bubbles and smell so amazing afterwards!

Sunday, 5 February 2017

White Chocolate Valentine's Popcorn

White Chocolate Valentine's Popcorn

Hey beauties! Hope you're all having a good weekend! With Valentines just around the corner I was thinking of cute night in ideas recently. We aren't going out as neither of us are big on Valentines day, so I think we're going to have a nice dinner at home and have a cosy film night or something like that. I was trying to think of ideas for some cute little snacks to have at our movie night and seeing as I discovered my love for chocolate popcorn over Christmas, why not make a Valentines version!? As you can imagine I loved making this post, mainly because I pretty much ate all of it the minute I finished taking pictures and there was the added bonus of eating all the left over melted chocolate with a spoon. Let's hope the real thing lasts for more than two minutes when I make it the second time round! 

Saturday, 4 February 2017

My Quick Everyday Make-up Look

Quick Everyday Makeup Look

Whilst I do love getting dolled up I usually keep it relatively simple in my every day makeup routine. Sometimes you don't have the time to contour some killer cheekbones or blend out twenty different eye shadows. Don't get me wrong, I'm not in a rush I LOVE to practice those techniques and do high-glam looks. However, when it comes to the normal Monday-Friday daily look, I have to say I'm usually quite lazy and tend to just keep to my 'go-to' makeup. With that in mind I thought I'd share the routine I do when I don't have a lot of time today and hopefully you enjoy!

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

January Favourites 2017

January Favourites 2017

Happy first day of February beauties! Can you actually believe how quick January went past?! I swear it was Christmas two minutes ago and my main concern was where my next mince pie was coming from. Now its the first day of FEBRUARY and my main concern is how I'm going to shift the consequences of said mince pie/chocolate for breakfast/eat as much as you like and worry about it later diet. Anyway, I decided to do a little round up of all the things I was seriously loving last month - some slightly newer bits and some rediscovered oldies but goodies.