Makeup & Cosmetics

I've seen a few of these blog posts pop up on various sites I always read, and it's so intriguing to me to learn about the experiences and embarrassing memories of fellow writers and bloggers. With blogging, there's a constant expectation to portray your life as perfect,...

Since I started blogging back in July 2014, I've been set on finding the 'perfect' foundation. I've fallen in and out of love with various liquid and cream bases, and even flirted with a tinted moisturiser or two. I thought that as part of #NoBuyJuly I'd write...

As I was in Italy for 10 days this month, it only really just hit me that a full 30 days have flown by. June was another great month, and as I'm a little tanned right now I'm loving a lightweight base, along with some deeper...

May has been a great month. I started my new job, went away for the weekend to Ellenborough Park (possible the most gorgeous hotel I've ever stayed in), and discovered some gorgeous new products as well as some old favourites from my skincare and makeup...

When I was thinking about the brands I could do a focus post on, NARS didn't immediately spring to mind. It was only when I took a proper look at my makeup collection that I realised the sheer volume of products I owned from their...

Good morning fellow beauty lovers! I haven't written a comparison post in the 'Splurge or Save' series for a while, so I thought that today would be a good time to talk about two stunning, creamy eyeshadow pencils that I've been continuously reaching for over the...

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...

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...

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...