Thursday, 24 September 2015

Makeup Staples: Duo Brush-On Lash Glue

This is the first post in a new series I'll be doing. Makeup Staples is pretty much what it sounds like; I'll be talking briefly about the products I use every day, the ones that never let me down and have become so much a part of my routine that I forget to mention them.  Most of them will be base products and tools as the more colourful products get swapped around every day.

Saturday, 19 September 2015

My Favourite Makeup Geek Products

My Favourite Makeup Geek products

If you've read only a handful of my blog posts you'll probably have already realised that I'm head over heels for Makeup Geek.  A few months ago I even had Makeup Geek Week on here!
My latest YouTube video is all about my favourite products from Marlena's line, with swatches.

Read on to see some close-up swatches of my very favourite shades.

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Red Smokey Eye with Makeup Geek

Red smokey autumnal look with Makeup Geek

While I will wear any makeup, any time of the year, some things do trend with the seasons and it can be fun to join in.  Red and gold smokey eyes always seem to be popular during Autumn/Fall so this is my version on the look.  All the eye shadows I use are from Makeup Geek <3 and I paired it with the infamous Ruby Woo from MAC, which I'm sorry to say I'd pretty much forgotten about.

Read on for a list of all the products I used, plus some close-ups.

Sunday, 13 September 2015

OCC Lip Tar Swatches - Nudes

Nude OCC Lip Tars

Next in my OCC Lip Tar series (links to the rest at the bottom) are the Nudes.  Within this loose category I'm put my pinky nudes, beiges, and corals (I'm trying to have roughly the same number of colours in each group for the sake of my lips in the accompanying lip swatch videos).

OCC have so many nudes; they really do have a colour for you, no matter your skin colour!  There is a good selection of warms and cools, lights and darks.  Unfortunately I don't have all of the neutrals to show you but I think this is most of them.

If you want to see each colour worn on me, view the videos below (available in HD if you click through to YouTube).  Here I have swatched the similar colours next to each other for you to compare.  I really hope its helpful!

Friday, 11 September 2015

11 Things You Did Not Know About Me (Tag)

I was tagged by the lovely Gul over at Gul-e-Zehra's.  You can see her post here.
If you're tagged, the rules are simple: answer the questions at the bottom, tag some more bloggers and write your own 11 questions.  You can change all of the original 11 questions, or none of them, up to you.

Read on to see my answers.

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Glitter YouTube Tutorial with Makeup Geek Shadows

This post is accompanying the video down below.  It's a glittery look, mixing a blue and a yellow glitter.  All the shadows are Makeup Geek ones.  I'd love to know your thoughts on it!

Read on for some close-ups and a run down of the products I used.

Monday, 7 September 2015


I'm very excited to announce I now have a giveaway running.  I thought it was about about time I share some of my favourites with you as a thank you for your support.  Everything I'm giving away are products I have used and loved, many of which have been mentioned on my blog already.

The giveaway is open internationally.

Read on to enter the giveaway.

Saturday, 5 September 2015

Anastasia Shadow Couture Word Traveller Look

Anastasia Shadow Couture World Traveller palette

This post ties in to the video tutorial I made below.  The Anastasia Beverly Hills Shadow Couture World Traveller palette (why such a long name?!?) has been a sure favourite the last month and I wanted to show it off in an eye look tutorial.  This look features neutrals with a pop of metallic pink, somewhat dramatic.  I like this look any time, any day, but maybe it would be an evening look for most people.  I've paired it with nude lips so that it's not over-powering.

I hope you find the tutorial helpful!  Read on for a list of all products used and more photos of the look.

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Smokey Maroon Look

 I'm so gutted.  I filmed a GRWM video for this look but my files got corrupted which just sucks because I was so happy with how it turned out.  My photos saved okay so all is not lost.  

I knew I wanted to use the Saucebox Batalash palette on this day but I wasn't sure what I was going to do with it.  It started to turn into a halo eye so I wanted something really metallic in the centre.  I ended up using Sugarpill Countess as the main colour so tied in the lips with OCC Lip Tar in Lydia.  I'll list all the products below, I'm just sorry I can't show you how I did it!