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Month: May 2017

MY TOP 5 EYESHADOW PALETTES

MY TOP 5 EYESHADOW PALETTES

Palettes rule my collection. There’s something about purchasing a whole new palette of eyeshadows to play with that warms my soul and gets me excited to do my makeup. Asking any makeup lover to choose between their palettes is like making a mother choose between […]

BEAUTY FAVOURITES & WORSTS – MAY 2017

BEAUTY FAVOURITES & WORSTS – MAY 2017

Beauty is subjective, as is our skin. Each month I share my hits and misses from the beauty world (well, from the makeup I’ve tried this month, anyway), but remember that everyone has different tastes and products work differently on everyone’s skin! What I like […]

COLLECTIVE BEAUTY HAUL

COLLECTIVE BEAUTY HAUL

Makeup makes me happy, which is why I have so much of it, and why I spend my time and money purchasing new bits. After last month’s huge haul, I didn’t think I would have so much to share in terms of new makeup in […]

GET TO KNOW ME / BLOGGER Q+A

GET TO KNOW ME / BLOGGER Q+A

A couple of weeks back, I asked you lovely lot for questions and thankfully you didn’t disappoint! Make sure to check out the bloggers, ‘grammers and tweeters who sent in their questions; their links are provided with each question. I’m doing a YouTube Q+A soon […]

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX – MAY 2017

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX – MAY 2017

LookFantastic’s subscription Beauty Box never fails to disappoint. This month’s theme was ‘Get The Glow’, perfect for the glowy skin vibes I’ve been going for this Spring so far (and will definitely be continuing throughout Summer). We received seven items this month centred around the […]

USING A BULLET JOURNAL FOR YOUR HOLIDAY/VACATION

USING A BULLET JOURNAL FOR YOUR HOLIDAY/VACATION

Ever since I was able to properly write and keep a journal (2002, I think), I’ve created a specific journal for summer holidays abroad. It wasn’t until this year that they were basically adapted bullet journals. It’s easy to create and you don’t need to spend […]

BLOG REVAMP & RE-MOTIVATION

BLOG REVAMP & RE-MOTIVATION

If you’ve read my Cyprus ‘travel diary’, where I mentioned briefly how the trip had conjured up some new inspiration and a desire to change the way I blog and my style of post. “The trip gave me more than just a tan, and you […]

TRAVEL DIARY: CYPRUS 2017

TRAVEL DIARY: CYPRUS 2017

Sunburnt and sleepy, I have returned from my week-long honeymoon to Cyprus. The trip gave me more than just a tan, and you may have already noticed some changes around my blog if you’re especially eagle-eyed! I’ll be getting into that in a separate post. […]

MAKEUP REVOLUTION EPIC DAY PALETTE REVIEW

MAKEUP REVOLUTION EPIC DAY PALETTE REVIEW

links are affiliated but opinions are 100% my own Makeup Revolution recently brought out two Epic palettes and I knew I had to get my hands on at least one as soon as it was released. I chose the Epic Day palette and it consists […]

NIP+FAB EYESHADOW PALETTE REVIEW

NIP+FAB EYESHADOW PALETTE REVIEW

Nip+Fab are a great skincare brand and have recently launched their own makeup range, including an eyeshadow palette called ‘Sculpted 01’ which is what drew me in. The palette has a selection of neutral mattes and a couple of shimmer shadows, perfect for everyday use. […]