August 2014

Since I started writing my blog a few weeks ago, I've been discussing the makeup and skincare products that I love to use either on a daily basis, or for a special event. However, I've neglected to mention the tools I use to help me achieve...

Red lips make a statement. When you're wearing red lipstick, you're telling people to look directly at your lips, and marvel at their ruby red gorgeousness. However, if you get it wrong - disaster. I've had my fair share of all-day smudges/lipstick on teeth scenarios,...

I love MAC and their eyeshadows. The quality and huge range of shades means that it's almost justifiable to spend £13 on artificially coloured dust. Two shades that I've been loving recently are in the Veluxe Pearl formula - Antiqued and Woodwinked. [caption id="attachment_207" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Left: Antiqued, Right: Woodwinked[/caption] Antiqued...

Good morning friends! Today is my second blog post about a face mask I've been enjoying recently. The (long title alert!) Sanctuary Spa Deep Cleanse Facial 5 Minute Thermal Detox Mask is a new purchase for me. After hearing rave reviews I thought I'd give it a...

One of my most defining traits is that I'm organised. No matter how tidy a room looks, there's always a few things that could be rearranged, put away or manoeuvred to create a cleaner and more clutter-free space. MUJI storage systems mean that my love...

Indeed Labs - the creators of the hydrating serum Hydraluron - have recently introduced a facial exfoliator, that offers both an effective physical polish and a soothing, calming alternative to overly harsh and abrasive scrubs. The Facial Powdered Exfoliator is an incredibly fine, powdery formula that when...

I have a confession to make - I love tanning. I know it goes against everything I've read from countless beauty writers, vloggers and journalists, but I adore sitting on a deck chair, basking in the heat, enjoying the sound of the waves and reading a good...

One of my favourite beauty products is the humble blusher. Blusher is an underrated product - many people don't wear it, thinking it can leave them looking ruddy and red faced, when I find it can give a youthful boost to the complexion, and perk up...

Hello lovely people! Today is the beginning of a series I'll be writing and discussing weekly. Every Friday post will feature a face mask (alternating between drugstore and high-end) I'm currently enjoying; the benefits, drawbacks and how to apply it. After a hard working week there is...