Saturday, 23 January 2016

FaceGym Mimi Luzon Snails Revive Serum

This cold weather has really messed with my skin lately, I don't know how many times I've had to switch up products to find ones that are suitable for this time of year.
My skin never does really with cold weather, it's normally a mixed combo between dry and normal but mainly normal.  However, with all this rough weather it's been nothing but dry.. Dry and bumpy and just horrible. 


Friday, 22 January 2016

Blogging 101: How To Stay Motivated

It's hard to stay motivated at times, especially when you've set your heart and soul into something then eventually feel like you want to give it all up.
I have had this feeling plenty of times, blogging to me is very hard to keep up with. You can say this to your friends and family but they will never understand how truly hard it is to keep up with your blog.
Not only is there having to write the content which some may think is the easiest, I personally think it's the hardest part. You've also got to take the photos, edit them to size, brighten etc.. and that's not even half of it! You also have to link things up, share your posts on social media accounts and then work on your next post.

Thursday, 21 January 2016

The Prettiest Pinks

When it comes to pink lips, I always find it a little hard to pick out ones that suit my skintone. I'm naturally quite tanned and when I go into a drugstore looking for a pink lipstick or gloss I tend to stand there for absolutely ages deciding.  I always end up walking out with swatches all up my arm of every single pink shade I can see and settling on the odd one or two.
I've always found picking out a pink shade to suit my skin tone is the hardest over any other shade, here are my favourite all time pinks that I always reach for.

Check out my other favourites here:
The Greatest Dark Lips
The Perfect Reds

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

SensatioNail Gel Nail Polish | Teenie Bikini

Once again I'm back with another gel nail polish post, as you can probably tell, I am a little obsessed with gel nail polishes at the moment.
I recently placed an online order with SensatioNail and I honestly cannot get enough of gel nails right now, not only are they so long lasting, they don't chip, have great shine to them and they have so many gorgeous colours to choose from so what's not to love!

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Makeup Revolution Ultra 32 Shade Palette Flawless Matte

It doesn't take much to please me, I mean I'm not saying in anyways am I easy but a way to really win over my heart is to buy me makeup.  My friends and family know me well which is why every year for birthdays and Xmas I always get makeup and they know how much I love it!
I received the Makeup Revolution Ultra 32 Shade Palette Flawless Matte from my sister for Xmas and she knew instantly that I would love it, not only is a 32 shade matte eyeshadow palette but it's absolutely gorgeous and has so many amazing everyday shades in.

Monday, 18 January 2016

Hungry Healthy Happy

I'm sure most of our New Year's resolutions, well, the majority of us - Said we would eat healthy, start cooking more, keep fit etc.. 
Well, one of my New Year's resolutions I'm not going to lie is to eat a bit more healthy, I kind of failed in a way as I ordered a delicious curry the other night but the thought was there and there is still plenty of time to make up for it.

Sunday, 17 January 2016

The Everyday Nudes

I love nothing more than a great nude lipstick for everyday wear. Whenever I'm leaving the house I always make sure I have my current favourite nude lipstick on me before I go.
There was honestly so many in my collection to choose from but I narrowed it down to these 5 - these are my ultimate faves and ones I always reach for whenever I'm looking for a nude lip and one's I always go back to.
Check out my other favourites here:
The Greatest Dark Lips
The Perfect Reds

Saturday, 16 January 2016

Cohorted Black Edition Beauty Box | January 2016

When it comes to beauty boxes I'm all in for them, I actually love receiving that little surprise every month and not knowing what's inside makes it all that more exciting. 
I recently signed up to Cohorted after seeing practically every beauty blogger and their mums featuring them in blog post's, videos and even plastered all over my social media feeds. I checked them out and was instantly sold on the idea. I mean, c'mon who doesn't like a beauty box which contains luxury high end products such as Lancome, MAC, TooFaced etc.. 

Friday, 15 January 2016

3 Quick & Easy Ways To Clean Makeup Brushes

Cleaning your makeup brushes can be such a chore, you either love it or hate it.  I personally don't mind cleaning my brushes, I tend to clean them every week if I can remember to. 
Applying your makeup with freshly cleaned brushes is the best feeling, not only does the products that you use with your brushes apply ten times better you can also rest assure that with clean brushes you are also less likely to break out as using dirty brushes which you have used to do multiple foundation applications has so many nasty bacterias.

Thursday, 14 January 2016

The Ultimate Pamper Routine

There's certain times during the month where my skin just feels and looks crap, girls, we all know what it's like to have those days and it just cannot be helped. 
When I have bad skin day, I mean it's a BAD skin day!  When I'm due, my skin gets quite dry, blotchy, red, and feels really sore, oh and not to forget the terrible breakouts too! 

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

SensatioNail Gel Nail Polish | Lavender Moonshine

After my last gel nail polish post on 'The Perfect Christmas Nails' - I've been asked to show some more gel nail polish looks.  Ever since I got my SensatioNail Starter Kit I've loved using it and I much prefer it to regular ol' nail polishes now and hardly find myself buying any nail polishes.
I recently placed an order online with SensatioNail as I wanted to pick up more colours, the first one I had my eye on was this beautiful purple glitter called Lavender Moonshine.

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Fleur DeForce Lipglosses | Written In The Stars & Starry Starry Night

Fleur DeForce is one of the only Youtube stars which I have watched since she first began making beauty videos. Fleur is actually the first Youtuber that I started watching when I, one day, searched google for a beauty review and her Youtube channel popped up and I've been watching her ever since. 

Product Expiration Dates

After having my annual clear out of my beauty products and makeup, I realised I had a lot of products which I had been hoarding for years. Normally I am quite good at throwing old makeup out but when it comes to stuff like high-end beauty I am very reluctant on throwing them out and end up hoarding them.
As part of my new year's resolution I really wanted to be more organised and actually have a proper clear out so that's exactly what I did. I also used white labels and wrote down dates on the majority of my makeup to help me along the way of throwing out old products.

Monday, 11 January 2016

Glossybox The Year Of More | JAN 2016

Glossybox The Year Of More
"Usually January is about giving something up: this year we didn't want to think about what we shouldn't do, but what we should do. That's why Glossybox is declaring 2016 the year of more.

You heard that right, Glossybox are pulling out all the stops to make sure we are going to love their beauty boxes this year and my am I excited to see what they have in store for 2016.

Sunday, 10 January 2016

Irresistible Me Sapphire 8 in 1 Curler

I've been trying pretty hard lately to keep my hair more tamed and styled. If you know me well, or if you have just followed my blog for a while you may have noticed that I really don't do much with my hair. I tend to wash it, air dry it and that's my style.  However, I have been trying really hard lately to do more things with my hair. 

Saturday, 9 January 2016

LUSH Boxing Day Sale Haul

After Christmas there's always huge sales - You have the boxing day sales then you have the January sales.  As I placed myself on a spending ban the start of this year, that meant I still had a few days at the end of last year to spend and my first stop was LUSH.
LUSH always have crazy Boxing Day sale hauls where mostly all the Christmas products are half price, each year you are placed in an online queue and it's first come first serve. 
I didn't actually manage to place my order until about 11:30 that night so there wasn't many products left as most were sold out, however I am still dead happy with what I did manage to get.

Friday, 8 January 2016

NARS Steven Klein One Shocking Moment Cheek Studio Palette

I've been obsessed with my NARS Orgasm Blush for the past 2 years now and it's also lasted me forever but now I've hit pan on it and I'm slowly having to say goodbye, I thought now was the perfect time for me to try new blushers.
Seeing as though it was NARS that made me fall in love with blushers all over again, I picked out this NARS Steven Klein One Shocking Moment Cheek Studio Palette as a Christmas present and I've been loving it so much that I just had to share.


Thursday, 7 January 2016

The Greatest Dark Lips

I'm a massive lover of a dark lip, if I could I would wear a dark lip everyday - though I doubt work would let me do that. 
I own way too many dark lipsticks, every time I go shopping I always land up with one in my basket and by the time I know it; I've left a store with another 5.
Dark lipsticks have been really popular this past year and I'd be absolutely gutted if it ever went out of trend. 

Check out my other post on:
The Perfect Reds
The Everyday Nudes

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Jo Malone Peony & Blush Suede Cologne

Jo Malone is one of my favourite luxury brands when it comes to fragrances, I already own the English Pear & Freesia Cologne and it was one of my favourite go-to fragrances of 2015 and one I'd always find myself reaching for.
Lucky for me, my absolute star of a brother bought me this Jo Malone Peony & Blush Suede Cologne for my birthday and I have been loving it ever since I clapped hands on it.


Tuesday, 5 January 2016

January Sales | Beauty Picks

Many of us are probably on a spending ban right now, I know I have well and truly placed myself on one. I definitely needed to give my bank card a little break over the festive period - It's funny how you can spend more than you actually earn..
January sales are a right kick in the teeth, just as it turns the New Year and you're all set to start this spending ban... BAM here comes all those discounted deals you've been waiting for' for so long! 
However, that still doesn't quite stop one from looking though does it?.. 

Monday, 4 January 2016

The Perfect Reds

Nothing can beat a perfect red lipstick, I own far too many red lipsticks to count and even have a few more reds I wouldn't mind adding to the collection.
I don't wear red lipstick very often, I like to save it for special occasions and events that I attend as personally I don't think I could pull it off on a day to day basis.

Check out my other posts:
The Greatest Dark Lips
The Everyday Nudes


Sunday, 3 January 2016

Ole Henriksen 3 Little Wonders

Ole Henriksen is one of those brands which I've always favoured, I love their facial wipes especially and they are honestly the best wipes I have ever tried.
The Ole Henriksen 3 Little Wonders* is a mini collection of their professional strength am/pm regimen.

Saturday, 2 January 2016

The Best Products For MakeUp Removal

I always find that the best part of the day is coming home from a full day of work and removing all your makeup, that feeling of having a fresh face after wearing a full face of makeup is possibly the best.
Over the years I've tried out more than a ton of makeup removal products, ranging from high end and high street more affordable brands and can safely say which ones I like, and which ones I don't.

I'm going to firstly state my skin type is normal to dry, my skin only tends to get dry during the different seasons and I do get hormonal break-outs monthly. 
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