Lighthearted Beauty and Lifestyle... Honestly.

Month: December 2017

WELCOME TO HOLLIFE.CO.UK

If you’ve been particularly observant, you’ll have realised that hollifeblog.com is now hollife.co.uk. I’m still learning about being self-hosted and I’m tweaking things here and there, but hopefully things are all up-and-running. Thank you for your continued support! I’ll be back in 2018 with the […]

I'VE BEEN AWOL – HERE'S WHY…

I'VE BEEN AWOL – HERE'S WHY…

My dear readers, If you’re an avid reader (honestly, I don’t expect there to be any of you), you may have noticed that I haven’t been very active in recent weeks. I haven’t posted since December 18th and haven’t replied to a comment in just […]

HOW TO DE-STRESS AT CHRISTMAS

HOW TO DE-STRESS AT CHRISTMAS

This post was originally published on 21st December 2016 & edited on 12th December 2017! Christmas, despite being the most wonderful time of the year, is stressful for many. The pressure of cooking, buying presents and seeing family members as well as the financial strain […]

I HEART REVOLUTION CHOCOLATE ORANGE REVIEW

I HEART REVOLUTION CHOCOLATE ORANGE REVIEW

It’s a Christmas release from I Heart Makeup! We all love a bit of Terry’s Chocolate Orange in the festive season, so I was not surprised in the slightest when the brand came out with a palette themed around the treat. Even the shade names […]

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX – DECEMBER '17

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX – DECEMBER '17

I have officially got through an entire year of LookFantastic Beauty Box without feeling disappointed! This has been such an amazing treat to receive every single month and I’m looking forward to the next year of boxes. December’s theme was Beauty in Wonderland, which is […]

MAKEUP OF THE DAY: MISS SPORTY

MAKEUP OF THE DAY: MISS SPORTY

Today’s makeup was an experiment with a fairly unused brand (by myself, anyway). I ordered a full face of makeup from Superdrug of Miss Sporty, minus foundation and primer (I already had those) and put all of them onto my face to test out the […]

HOW TO WEAR: FESTIVE MAKEUP

HOW TO WEAR: FESTIVE MAKEUP

Welcome to How To Wear, where I take products a little out-of-the-ordinary and show you how you can wear them every day! ‘Tis the season for festive makeup and although the YouTube makeup tutorials look quite scary with all the glitter and candycanes, you can […]

TOP 10 PRODUCTS UNDER £10

TOP 10 PRODUCTS UNDER £10

Good makeup doesn’t have to cost you the earth. Sometimes the cheapest makeup from Boots can do a better job than the more expensive makeup on the counters! I rounded up ten (plus honourable mentions…) absolute bargains under £10 that I love and use all the time. […]

MAKEUP OF THE DAY – BROWN SMOKEY EYE

MAKEUP OF THE DAY – BROWN SMOKEY EYE

The simple brown smokey eye often gets shunned in favour of the more adventurous looks of purples, greens, pinks or blues but I felt like it was time to go back to the original fave – the warm brown smokey eye. This understated look is […]

CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY! // CLOSED

CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY! // CLOSED

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so to celebrate the festive season I’m doing a giveaway! All the products can be seen in the images below (plus I’ll be putting some extras in there as well, including some Kat Von D minis) and […]