New In Lips | Max Factor & Collection

Max Factor and Collection Products

I’ve had some recent additions to my lip collection, so of course, I have to share them with you!  I received my first Influenster box with some fab Max Factor products.  I was also sent a random Collection lipstick – minus any information, but I’ve found it for you online! OK on with the products!

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Raspberry Lips

Raspberry Lip Products

I’m definitely going through a raspberry lip phase, it happens every summer.  Plus it goes well with my new hair!  I got one of the new DeLuxe Lip Lacquers from Collection in my Pegasus press day goody bag, I got the shade Raspberry Kisses.  I also picked up a L’Oreal Sexy Balm in Adventure.  Well it would […]

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July Favourites

July Beauty Favourites

It’s time for a monthly favourites!  I’ve no idea why I’m always a tad surprised when these roll around, time is just flying by…someone needs to sort that out.  So I’ve a few beauty favourites and some podcast & youtubers I’ve been loving, lots to get through, shall we begin?  Let’s start with the multitude […]

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Pegasus Press Day & Goody bag!

Pegasus Press Bag

I popped up to the Pegasus Live Press Day last week, such a fun afternoon, seriously.  I had a hand massage and later a manicure, all while sipping a tasty beverage.  I did manage to pop up a picture of my manicure on Instagram before disaster struck.  I thought I’d share a few snaps from […]

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Books & Skin Care Haul

January PR Haul

I’ve a tiny haul for you this time, I was sent some products to test out and I finally spent some of my book vouchers! I bought Love x Style x Life* by Garance Doré and Deliciously Ella* by Ella Woodward.  I’ve started to read Deliciously Ella, bookmarking some recipes.  Hopefully I’ll have a quiet moment […]

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Empties #6 The Big Cull

More Makeup Empties

As you can probably see, I’ve had a bit of a clear out.  I’d a lot of makeup I was just hoarding without actually using it, alongside lots of  nail polishes that had gone a bit funny.   So as that’s the case, let’s just get stuck in.  I’ve quite a few Barry M nail […]

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Makeup for Me & My Kit

makeup for my kit

OK so another haul, what can I say? I am weaning myself off my spending habits but I needed some makeup for my kit as I’d a few jobs and I also needed some makeup for me….  Let’s start with the stuff I needed for my kit

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Natural Bridal Makeup

I thought it about time I did  more natural look.  I’ve gone with a simple bridal look that is also an everyday look.  I’ve tried to prefect my base as much as possible and kept the eyes pretty simple. Unfortunately I didn’t managed to take photos of all the various steps, but I can show […]

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Beauty Empties!

Time to dig through my trash from December!  I’m actually proud of myself that I’ve finished up a few skin care items!  Go team! So shower stuff first! I finished up the Dove Colour Radiance Shampoo & Conditioner.  I wasn’t the biggest fan of these, I ended up with build on my hair and scalp […]

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Makeup Inventory Purge & Update!

Bit of an up date on my makeup inventory!  I did an end of year purge and I’ve gotten rid of products that I either barely used, I just wasn’t happy with or that had gone a tad “funny”. I’m sure I’m not the only one that felt the need to have a bit of […]

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Simple Work/Interview Look

I have a really simple work appropriate or interview appropriate makeup look. I used Smashbox Colour Corrector* primer to help correct my redness, for foundation I went with No7 Beautifully Matte* in Calico which is a pretty good colour match although a wee touch yellow for me now (it looks even more in the picture […]

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Makeup Inventory & Storage Update!

Inventory Check I did an initial makeup inventory about 4 months ago and as you can see in the picture I’ve been updating it.  So I did a recount of everything and thankfully some numbers have gone down…a few may have gone up too.  I also got some new drawers*, I’ve used most of them […]

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What Does My Face Cost?

Makeup I’ve seen this tag do the rounds under various names, What’s My Face Worth? Or How Much Does My Face Cost?  Either way, I thought it was a bit fun! So the products I used while getting ready.  I didn’t need a primer so I started with the Covergirl Outlast foundation, I’ve price matched […]

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Makeup Inventory!

Makeup Inventory So I’ve decided it is time to take stock of my makeup collection and start to invest more time in playing with my collection. Let’s have a brief look at my existing collection.  This is not any kind of boosting post, it’s more about making me accountable and more aware of how much […]

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Bought It, Forgot It Final Update!

Bought It, Forgot It Final Update   Time for my final update on the items I had bought and entirely forgot about!  There have been some excellent successes and some full on fails.  If you want to see what other products I have been testing out again, you can check out the first post here and […]

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Bought It & Forgot It Update!

Bought It & Forgot It Products So a quick update on the products that I was trying out again.  I’ve definitely dusted a few of these off!   Lets start with the eyelid primers.  First up Urban Decay’s primer potion in Greed.  I’m pleased that this is still fine, no odd smell and no irritation! […]

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How I Brighten My Face!

Last weekend I was out a few nights on the trot, which for me, is impressive.  I’m no party animal and generally I’m happy at home with videos, books, get the idea I’m a home body, I partied myself out in my university days!  Anyway, back to the point of this post.  By Sunday […]

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Makeup Collection!

I’ve just noticed that I forgot to post this video here!  I’ve decided to do my makeup collection as a video only as I doubt anyone wants to see lots of makeup pictures with vague comments….or maybe you do? Either way, for now you can check out my Makeup Collection Video below. I wanted to […]

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