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Month: February 2018

WHAT I’VE LEARNT FROM 2 YEARS OF MARRIAGE

WHAT I’VE LEARNT FROM 2 YEARS OF MARRIAGE

It’s my 2nd wedding anniversary just around the corner (it’s February 27th, by the way), so I feel like I’ve been married long enough to be just about out of the honeymoon period, but not long enough that I want to throttle my husband for […]

MAKING TIME FOR BLOGGING

MAKING TIME FOR BLOGGING

The irony is not lost on me that I have had to put off writing this post for five days. Blogging, despite being my original passion, has taken somewhat of a back seat recently, coming in second to my YouTube channels where my working day is […]

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX / FEBRUARY 2018

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX / FEBRUARY 2018

It’s the month of love, so I wasn’t surprised to find a Valentine’s-themed #LFBeautyBox on my doorstep in February. After an underwhelming January, I had high hopes for this month’s selection. Will I find new products to love? Or will I dump them after a disappointing […]

MAYBELLINE SUPERSTAY 24HR FOUNDATION & FIT ME CONCEALER

MAYBELLINE SUPERSTAY 24HR FOUNDATION & FIT ME CONCEALER

Fairly recent additions to Maybelline’s (and my) makeup collection are the Superstay 24hr Foundation and new shades of their classic Fit Me concealer. I picked up the shade 05 Light Beige in the foundation for £9.99 and the shade 05 in the concealer for £5.99. […]

WHAT IS STROBING?

WHAT IS STROBING?

Makeup application jargon can sometimes sound so technical that you end up confused whether it’s an actual makeup term or something that’s been made up to just sound intriguing. This Makeup Basics series focuses on defining these terms in the simplest of ways! One of […]

MY EVERYDAY MAKEUP ROUTINE

MY EVERYDAY MAKEUP ROUTINE

My everyday makeup tends to be a little more full coverage and ‘done’ than most other people’s. Most of that we can thank a lack of self-confidence for, but the biggest reason why I just have to have a full face most days is because, well… I […]

THE JANUARY EDIT / 2018

THE JANUARY EDIT / 2018

January has taken its time to draw to a close, hasn’t it?! It feels like Christmas is just a fleeting memory, not something that happened a few weeks ago. Perhaps because it’s the Monday of the year, but I am glad to be heading into […]