Lighthearted Beauty and Lifestyle... Honestly.

Recent Posts

HOW TO SET YOUR MAKEUP

HOW TO SET YOUR MAKEUP

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! Setting does […]

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 […]

MAY EDIT / 2018

MAY EDIT / 2018

May – the month of heat! Finally we have some sun to bathe in, although I’m not very good in the heat (blame being super pale), it’s been a lovely change from the snow we had up until April. It’s been a stressful month too, […]

HOW TO USE PRIMER UNDER MAKEUP

HOW TO USE PRIMER UNDER MAKEUP

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! Priming isn’t […]

TAMMI X REVOLUTION TROPICAL PARADISE PALETTE

TAMMI X REVOLUTION TROPICAL PARADISE PALETTE

It’s been hinted for a while now on Instagram and crafty comments every now and then, so it really comes as no surprise that the Tammi X Revolution palette is finally here! If you’ve been living under a rock, Tammi Clake (makeupbytammi) is a YouTuber […]

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX – MAY 2018

LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX – MAY 2018

LookFantastic Beauty Box unboxing time has rapidly come around again and this month had the theme of Beauty Bazaar! If you are new to my #LFBeautyBox unboxings, it’s a monthly subscription box that contains six or seven items from any type of beauty (but mostly […]

ABH SOFT GLAM REVIEW

ABH SOFT GLAM REVIEW

Soft Glam is Anastasia Beverly Hills’ latest palette in their popular line-up. Modern Renaissance was the first in the series which was the palette to have – and probably still is – followed by Subculture (an internet disaster), Prism (meh) and now Soft Glam. Soft Glam has […]

NATURAL COLLECTION – GLOSSIER FOR THE DRUGSTORE?

NATURAL COLLECTION – GLOSSIER FOR THE DRUGSTORE?

Natural Collection is an overlooked brand in Boots. There was a time, a few years ago, that beauty bloggers were talking about the Peach Melba blush, but nothing has really cropped up since. I thought it was probably time for me to test some products […]

I HEART REVOLUTION MINI CHOCOLATE PALETTES

I HEART REVOLUTION MINI CHOCOLATE PALETTES

Not only did we get another palette in the I Heart Revolution chocolate bar palette range (see the review here), we were also treated to four mini chocolate palettes! We’ve previously had four of these palettes before but instead of eyeshadow, they were blush/highlight or […]

I HEART REVOLUTION NUDES PALETTE REVIEW

I HEART REVOLUTION NUDES PALETTE REVIEW

The Nudes palette is the first chocolate palette since the name change (I Heart Makeup to I Heart Revolution)! And along with the new brand name comes some other changes to the popular range of chocolate-inspired palettes. Let’s delve straight in and see what’s new, […]