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FAVOURITE MAKEUP BRUSHES

FAVOURITE MAKEUP BRUSHES

I get asked quite a lot about what my favourite makeup brushes are and, to be honest, it changes pretty frequently as I try new ones and develop new ways of applying makeup. These brushes, however, are those I really do think will stand the […]

THE BEST AFFORDABLE CONCEALERS FOR PALE SKIN

THE BEST AFFORDABLE CONCEALERS FOR PALE SKIN

Concealers are a tricky one to find if you’re as white as a ghost like me. It gets even more difficult if you’re after a more affordable, drugstore option. Shade ranges are definitely improving (expansion of existing shade ranges and new launches with both paler […]

TOP FIVE DRUGSTORE BRONZERS FOR PALE SKIN

TOP FIVE DRUGSTORE BRONZERS FOR PALE SKIN

Bronzers are notoriously tricky to find for those of us who are pale AF, especially from the drugstore, where shade ranges are often not great. However, I’ve accumulated my personal favourites under a tenner that should work for most paler skin tones. I’ve also done a […]

FAVOURITE AUTUMNAL LIPSTICK

FAVOURITE AUTUMNAL LIPSTICK

Before we fully delve into winter, I’d like to eke out the last of autumn and talk about lipsticks I love in my favourite season. Realistically, I wear all sorts of lipsticks throughout the year – if I want to wear a bright pink in […]

TOP 10 AFFORDABLE HIGHLIGHTERS FOR PALE SKIN

TOP 10 AFFORDABLE HIGHLIGHTERS FOR PALE SKIN

Finding a highlighter that is suitable for paler skin can be tricky; more often than not I get the tell-tale darker streak on my cheekbones when I expected to see a glow! So, I’ve taken one for the team and tested out as many as […]

I HEART REVOLUTION CHOCOLATE PALETTES – BEST TO WORST

I HEART REVOLUTION CHOCOLATE PALETTES – BEST TO WORST

I have spent the last 2 months trying out every single chocolate palette from I Heart Revolution. I review a lot of them for YouTube (check out this playlist if you don’t believe me) and I get a fair few questions about which ones are […]

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. […]

BEAUTY FAVOURITES – NOVEMBER 2017

BEAUTY FAVOURITES – NOVEMBER 2017

It’s the latest truly autumn month so I thought I’d whack out the fake leaves to surround my favourite products from the last few weeks. There isn’t that much to show you again (last month’s favourites was short but sweet as well) but I feel […]

BEAUTY FAVOURITES – ONE YEAR ON

BEAUTY FAVOURITES – ONE YEAR ON

I do Beauty Favourites posts every month and so I thought it might be interesting to look back on the Faves from a whole year ago and see how many products are still my favourites, and how many… well, aren’t. These are the products from September, October […]

BEAUTY FAVOURITES – OCTOBER 2017

BEAUTY FAVOURITES – OCTOBER 2017

Sometimes I find it easy to pick out a bunch of products I’ve been loving in the previous month. This month was not one of those times. Despite testing out quite a lot of new makeup, I haven’t really fallen in love with many things […]