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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 […]

ABH SULTRY REVIEW

ABH SULTRY REVIEW

For Christmas, my husband bought me three new Anastasia Beverley Hills palettes – Norvina, Modern Renaissance and Sultry. As Sultry is the newest (limited edition?) palette, I thought it was only right that I reviewed it in case anyone is debating whether to get it […]

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 […]

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX – JANUARY 2019

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX – JANUARY 2019

Links are affiliated but opinions are my own A new year, a new box! I was looking forward to receiving a box of goodies this month, as the post-Christmas blues is definitely a thing. Despite having a lovely festive period previously, with nice food and […]

MY PLANS FOR 2019

MY PLANS FOR 2019

I’ve mentioned before how I want to create more goals for myself in 2019, and how important I think resolutions are for my personal growth, even I don’t stick to them. I think 2018 was a bit of a ‘practice run’ for me; I didn’t […]

DECEMBER EDIT / 2018

DECEMBER EDIT / 2018

December flew by, which was a little frightening when it reached teens of the month and I hadn’t done my Christmas shopping yet. Luckily, I managed to finish before it became too much of an issue (thank you, Amazon Prime free trial), but every year […]

EVERY SINGLE REVOLUTION BEAUTY DUPE

EVERY SINGLE REVOLUTION BEAUTY DUPE

I love a good dupe and I’ve talked about Revolution dupes in great detail before, reviewing countless products from one of their brands that take inspiration from other, more high-end products. I thought it would be beneficial to probably quite a few people if I made a list of […]

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX DECEMBER 2018

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX DECEMBER 2018

THIS MONTH’S THEME: CHRISTMAS! Links are affiliated but opinions are my own This month marks two years of my LookFantastic Beauty Box subscription! I’m obviously pretty happy with my subscription if I’ve received 24 boxes with no doubt about renewing the subscription for another year. […]

MY BEAUTY GOALS FOR 2019

MY BEAUTY GOALS FOR 2019

In December, I always reflect on the past year and think about the aspects of it I’d like to change for the year ahead. Usually this just means writing resolutions (‘Lose Weight’ has been top of my list since 2008) but this year I want […]

NOVEMBER EDIT / 2018

NOVEMBER EDIT / 2018

Is it just me, or did November last almost as long as January did? January seems like a thousand years ago, but also this year has gone quick at the same time. Not sure how that works, but that’s how I feel. Except for this […]