April 2015

My hunt for the perfect concealer has been taxing, arduous, and mentally draining. I've tried nearly every option available at the drugstore, and a fair few from high-end and luxury brands. With this wealth of knowledge comes a strong sense of responsibility, so I thought...

The drugstore is on a serious roll at the moment. I’m constantly finding new products to test and play with, and the affordable prices and insanely high-quality formulas have been quickly pushing my high-end favourites out of my MUJI drawers. Anna from Vivianna Does Makeup...

I’ve always loved a matte, high-coverage lip. Whilst gloss can look sophisticated and often quite glamorous, the refinement of a matte, bright lipstick can’t be beaten. Recent campaigns in both the drugstore and the department store have been geared towards matte or semi-matte long-lasting formulas, and lipstick...

After months of planning, designing, panic emailing and insomnia, the new blog is up and running. This time of year always gets me in the mood to spring clean, and around early February I decided to give my blog a revamp. Starting my blog was always a...

Jasmine from Magpie Jasmine tagged me to write my version of The Blush Addict Tag, and I have to say I was a little overwhelmed - TWELVE questions about blush? Really?! After perusing through my blush stocks this past weekend, I’ve come to the conclusion that...

I’m like a moth to a flame when it comes to the Sephora online store. It draws me in with the promise of free samples, and keeps me there with dinky, travel-size tubs and tubes of body wash, mascara and lipgloss. Whilst Sephora never really...

When I first thought about writing this blog post, emphasis was placed on the title, rather than the content and the ‘meat’ of what I wanted to talk about. Fig-uring It Out was a contender, along with Rolling In The Fig and Uptown Fig, and there were many...

My love of makeup, skincare and beauty wouldn’t be so obsessive without my mum Shelley for inspiration. The woman gave birth to me with a full face of makeup on, and from that day it was pretty much set in stone that I was going...

I’ve never written a WIMB post, probably because until recently I would either shove everything into an old leather tote from ASOS, or use such small cross-body bags that could only fit keys, a purse and my phone. I recently splurged on a handbag with my...