Lighthearted Beauty and Lifestyle... Honestly.

Month: January 2017

TOO FACED BETTER THAN SEX VS MAYBELLINE LASH SENSATIONAL

TOO FACED BETTER THAN SEX VS MAYBELLINE LASH SENSATIONAL

In my opinion (and, um the entire internet’s) the Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara is the most popular high-end mascara out there. I decided to compare it to the most popular drug store mascara – the Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara! I also did a […]

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX – JANUARY 2017

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX – JANUARY 2017

January welcomed a new subscription box (actually, my first ever subscription box) and of course I decided to turn it into a new series on both youtube and the blog. Who doesn’t love an unboxing? Check out the video below (or scroll on for pics) […]

MY TOP 5 FAVOURITE LIPSTICKS FOR WINTER

MY TOP 5 FAVOURITE LIPSTICKS FOR WINTER

In December I did a ‘Top 5 Christmas Lipsticks’ post, so I thought I’d do my Top 5 Winter Lipsticks for when it’s not as festive, but still as bloody freezing. This is also a YouTube video so make sure to go and watch it […]

BEAUTY FAVOURITES – JANUARY 2017

BEAUTY FAVOURITES – JANUARY 2017

I don’t have a huge collection (yet…) but I do have my favourites and I wanted to share them with you! I do have monthly favourites posts and videos but this my overall favourites in my entire collection. 35O Palette – is it any wonder? […]

BLOG & YOUTUBE PLANNER SETUP

BLOG & YOUTUBE PLANNER SETUP

This year I’ve started a blog planner. It’s not anything fancy, just an Asda Plain Notebook that was £4, but I’ve made it work for me. Here’s how I’ve set it up and made it work for me! I was originally going to get a […]

MORPHE 35P SWATCHES

MORPHE 35P SWATCHES

I was gifted the Morphe 35P palette for Christmas and knew you lot would need to see the swatches! I like messing around with Morphe palettes: they’re pretty good value for 35 shadows and always look pretty great on the eyes. I’m also planning a […]

GALLBLADDER REMOVAL SURGERY: ONE WEEK ON

GALLBLADDER REMOVAL SURGERY: ONE WEEK ON

I’ve only mentioned this briefly once or twice, but on January 10th I had my Gallbladder removed via laparoscopic surgery. This is how I’m doing one week later and about my whole experience – Gallbladder surgery is super common and if anyone following me happens […]

TIPS & ADVICE FOR NEW BLOGGERS

TIPS & ADVICE FOR NEW BLOGGERS

Technically I’m still a ‘new blogger’ – I’ve been blogging since August 2016 – but I’ve learnt a lot since I began and I thought I’d share what I know with anyone who is even newer than I am. Plan, plan, plan! Schedule posts in […]

17 LIFE GOALS FOR 2017

17 LIFE GOALS FOR 2017

I like to have a mini bucket list for each year alongside my main resolutions (go and read my resolutions post here) and each year it gets longer (16 in 2016, 15 in 2015, etc). go on a honeymoon, even if it’s cheap get a […]

A LETTER TO MY YOUNGER SELF

A LETTER TO MY YOUNGER SELF

Dear 11-year-old Holly, Mistakes are part of humanity and we learn from them in order to better ourselves as we grow. However, some of the mistakes you will make in the next ten (ish) years will continue to haunt you well into your twenties, so […]