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EVERYDAY SPRINGTIME MAKEUP

EVERYDAY SPRINGTIME MAKEUP

I’m currently writing this as it’s grey, rainy and windy outside, so I’m not feeling in the Springtime mood whatsoever. This time a week ago it was almost reaching 25 degrees and we were having a barbecue, so it felt more like summer was just […]

16 LOOKS WITH THE SOPH X REVOLUTION PALETTE

16 LOOKS WITH THE SOPH X REVOLUTION PALETTE

Links are affiliated but opinions are my own As part of a new series where I’m concentrating on the makeup I already have in my collection (rather than new-new-new all the time), I’ve created sixteen different looks with the Soph x Revolution palette (RevolutionBeauty, Superdrug […]

EVERYDAY MAKEUP – JANUARY 2019

EVERYDAY MAKEUP – JANUARY 2019

The way I do my makeup year-to-year (even month-to-month!) changes, so I thought it was probably time to do an updated version of my everyday makeup. The last time I wrote a post like this was January 2018, so the way I do my makeup […]

OCTOBER PALETTE CHALLENGE

OCTOBER PALETTE CHALLENGE

This past October, I found a challenge on a Facebook makeup group (UKMakeup Addicts) that I decided to partake in – the October Palette Challenge! It was a simple one: use a different palette each time you do your makeup in October. For me, this […]

BACK TO SCHOOL MINIMAL MAKEUP

BACK TO SCHOOL MINIMAL MAKEUP

During high school there’s enormous amounts of pressure to wear makeup and keep up with the latest trends, despite school being purely there for learning (and algebra). With most schools adhering to a strict uniform policy, you’re not usually allowed to head into English with […]

GLOWY SUMMER MAKEUP

GLOWY SUMMER MAKEUP

I love a glowy makeup look, especially in the summer. There’s just something about an illuminated base that gives me good vibes. It can be tricky to look glowy in the summer without looking sweaty, but I think I’ve finally got the look down with […]

3 SIMPLE FESTIVAL MAKEUP IDEAS

3 SIMPLE FESTIVAL MAKEUP IDEAS

Whilst elaborate and intricate festival makeup tutorials float around the internet in the midst of festival season, promising the perfect festival aesthetic for those crucial instagram pics, I sit here thinking to myself, ‘who would want to do 90 minutes of makeup in a soggy tent […]

PROM EXPERIENCE, TIPS & MAKEUP LOOK

PROM EXPERIENCE, TIPS & MAKEUP LOOK

Prom is a major event in many young people’s lives and is the culmination of all the hard work you did in high school. I had mine in 2011, which was seven(!!) years ago, when I was 16. I remember girls in my year planning […]

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 […]

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 […]