May 2015

Hurrah! It's #SkincareWeek! Recently I've changed up my skincare routine quite a bit, due to the slightly warmer weather and more frequently occurring blemishes (thanks hormones), and I've found a couple of products that have made early starts a lot more pleasant. I love the ritual...

April was a fantastic month - I relaunched Making It Up with a brand new design, theme and logo (courtesy of Levitan Media and 972 Creative), started a Facebook page for my blog, and got myself a brand spanking new job! Whilst I'm super sad to be...

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...