Thursday, February 11

Six of the best red lips



It may be the episodes of Agent Carter and Call the Midwife I'm watching at the moment but I'm really feeling a red lip. I rounded up my reds to show off my favourite red lipsticks.

Sunday, February 7

January Favourites 2016

A flat lay of makeup prodcuts including; YSL le teint touche eclat, rimmel stay matte powder, rimmel scandaleyes liner in nude, benefit they're real mascara, no7 stay perfect eyeshadow palette, vichy dermablend concealer

Swatces of No7's Stay Perfect Eyeshadow Palette in Nude
This months favourites are all fairly nude - I haven't picked out a favourite lipstick or anything colourful because in January I didn't really stick to one. These favourites comprise of some long term loves, rediscoveries and a new base technique!

Thursday, February 4

Bright Skin Secrets


I've started commuting to London again and learnt how damn cold it is this February! Cold weather, lack of sleep and an early start to the day is not a good recipe for bright skin - here are a few of my winter savious that will brighten your complexion in no time!

Sunday, January 31

Five bright lip shades for Spring

Bright lipsticks from Revlon, Rimmel, Clinique and Essence
Bright lipstick swatches from Revlon Ultra HD Hydrangea, Rimmel Apocalips Stella, Revlon Lip Butter Wild Watermelon, Clinique Cherrypop and Essence Coral Calling

It's still technically a month and a half until Spring begins - but I'm ignoring that and pretending that it's warm every time the sun shines. Nothing makes me feel more in the mood for the fair season than a bright lip and it's the perfect way to brighten dull winter skin. Here are five bright lip's to tide you over until warmer weather, all from the drugstore. 

Saturday, January 23

Perfect base products for very pale skin

Flatlay of Rimmel's Stay Matte Powder, Seventeen's Stay Time Concealer, YSL's Le Teint Touche Eclat Foundation, L'Oreal's True Match Foundation, Bourjois Java Rice Powder and Vichy's Dermablend

Swatches of Rimmel's Stay Matte Powder, Seventeen's Stay Time Concealer, YSL's Le Teint Touche Eclat Foundation, L'Oreal's True Match Foundation, Bourjois Java Rice Powder and Vichy's Dermablend, Max Factor's Creamy Blush on Soft Pink and Rimmel's Scandal eyes in nude
Finding base products for very pale skin can be tricky. As a pale girl I spent a long time without foundation because I just couldn't find any that matched my pale skin. Thankfully I now have a selection of base products that suit my light complexion and I wanted to share them.

Thursday, January 21

Growing stronger, healthy nails

A bottle of Opi nail envy and Leighton Denny's glass nail file
For most of my life I struggled with short, weak and flaking nails until a few years ago I purchased my first bottle of OPI's Nail Envy. Along with a glass nail file and a little bit of attention I now have strong and healthy nails that need little to no looking after.

Tuesday, January 19

Favourite jewellery pieces

I'm not really a big jewellery wearer. In fact it's something I frequently forget to put on, but there are a few items that I always reach for when I want to wear something pretty.