Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Lashes Vol. 2

Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Lashes Vol. 2

When the eyes are the window to the soul, you want them to look good. I think that my eyes are my best asset and love to create eye looks that enhance my green eyes whilst still being quick and easy to do. Using just three products and a pat of glitter, I’m shocked at how sultry and sexy I’ve made my eyes look without using 3428 brushes and several palettes. Dipping into my Charlotte Tilbury collection and using the brand new Legendary Lashes Vol, I’m pretty darn impressed. Here’s a really quick and easy way to recreate the classic…

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Table Now + Manchester Smokehouse & Cellar

Table Now + Manchester Smokehouse & Cellar

Being a blogger on the Manchester scene does mean that I can often be found in some of Manchester best restaurants and bars, trying many of the varied cuisines that my city has to offer. It does seem that every week there is a new restaurant or bar opening, and I adore being part of this vibrant, cultured city. I seem to have developed a bit of a taste for dining out, but this is a hobby that comes at a price. It’s not cheap to dine out, and my love of having a nice bottle of wine with dinner…

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Celebrity Makeup Artist Masterclass with Amy’s Makeup …

Celebrity Makeup Artist Masterclass with Amy’s Makeup Box

Although I am pretty well versed in makeup, and I’m quite a dab hand at making my face go from 0 to 100, I am still always on the look out for ways to improve my skills. From poring over YouTube videos and ready beauty books, to sitting through seminars and masterclasses, I soak everything up like a cheap beauty sponge. The latest masterclass I have have had the honour of attending was the Celebrity Makeup Artist Masterclass with Amy’s Makeup Box and Debenhams. Only the second event that they have put on, this was a wonderfully intimate and educational…

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Sassy Skincare – Indeed Labs

Sassy Skincare – Indeed Labs

When I burst onto the blogging scene back in 2013, the bloggosphere was consumed with the love of Indeed Labs Hydraluron. It’s one of my more vivid memories of the beginning of my blogging career, as I really fell for the hype and found myself in Boots stockpiling the Hydraluron Serum and Moisture Jelly. Even now, five years down the line, I am still falling for the hype of Indeed Labs, and whilst I don’t use Hydraluron as much, I have fallen head over heels for other products from the range. Whilst I’m trying to keep my skincare at a…

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Indulge Beauty – The UKs newest shopping destination

Indulge Beauty – The UKs newest shopping destination

For years, the beauty community have been crying out for Sephora to head to the UK for it’s all under one roof beauty trove. Sephora is an old friend for me after spending the last decade back and forth to the USA, and to be quite honest, I don’t see the appeal of having it come to the UK. Aside from Sephora own brand product which I rarely bought, you can get the majority of the brands that they sell within in the UK. That being said, a beauty destination is a smart move as I can often be found…

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Recently Discovered! Fairtrade Lingerie Brands

Recently Discovered! Fairtrade Lingerie Brands

In this generation of fast fashion and instant gratification of having the world at our fingertips, it really does stop and make me think about the planet and how conscious I’m being of my surroundings. Although I may not think that I am doing much to help, I’m taking small steps to be more ethical when it comes to consumerism. Sustainable living is so important. Not only do we want our children, and children’s children to have the resources that we do, but we want to surround ourselves with products that make us feel good. Whether it’s an organic, natural…

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5 beauty essentials for your next summer break

5 beauty essentials for your next summer break

Let’s set the scene. You’re packing your suitcase for your next summer break. So far, your extensive array of bikinis, a few pairs of flip flops and your passport have made the cut – but which beauty bits should you take with you? The good news is, there are a whole host of beauty buys for you to choose from. For example, online retailers like HiHouse offer beauty products such as cosmetics and nail polish at affordable prices, meaning you can pick up all of your essentials without breaking the bank. However, with so much choice, it can be difficult…

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Brand Focus: MEMI Makeup

Brand Focus: MEMI Makeup

Just before Christmas, I won a giveaway on Instagram where I was the lucky recipient of a box full of MEMI Makeup. A relatively new brand, I was completely unaware of MEMI until I was tagged into the giveaway. Aside from winning all these goodies, I’m actually really pleased that I have been introduced to the brand. Not only are the products great, but they are cruelty free and vegan to boot. I’ve fully immersed myself into the brand, and I’m so pleased that I get to share it with you today. The key to a perfect base is moisturised…

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How To with ASOS HAX

How To with ASOS HAX

Makeup is my happy place. A creative outlet where I can make art on my face by using different techniques, colours and styles. With the rise of the Instagram makeup face, it seems that the trusty cut crease has become a daily make up look. For some, a cut crease is pretty technical. It requires precision, skill and the ability to blend to achieve a perfect crease and a cut out lid. Imagine if it was made so easy that you could do a quick cut crease in minutes? It’s a dream idea that has been brought to reality by…

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One Brand Skincare – Filorga

One Brand Skincare – Filorga

Making the decision to use just a set of specific products over the course of the month has been one of the better decisions that I’ve made. No longer wondering which product of twelve is not agreeing with me, or having a choice of five different serums is no longer. A targeted and focused skincare routine is my new jam, and my skin has never behaved better. This last month I have been using Filorga, a French skincare company who’s ethos is beauty without the surgery. It’s expensive, granted, but it’s also easily accessible to get hold of the collection…

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My Holy Grail of Makeup

My Holy Grail of Makeup

When you are a beauty blogger, it’s a constant struggle to get the newest releases in the beauty world displayed across your website and social media. I took the option of not being the finger on the pulse of beauty quite some time ago. I had issues with just how many posts I was seeing that were all the same with no real review, but were obviously an urge to get the most views on launch day. Statements with ‘I’ve played with this eyeshadow all morning’ does not give a thorough and in depth understanding. My opinions change frequently and…

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The Hourglass Powders I Cannot Live Without

The Hourglass Powders I Cannot Live Without

It’s been quite sometime since I made that eventful trip to Sephora and came back with several of the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders and Blushes. To be fair, they have been one of the more sensible make up purchases that I have made. Not only have I bought blushes in shades that I would wear daily but you really cannot go wrong with several pressed powders of various sheens and shades. I’m on my second Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette with its neutral Dim Light, glowy Incandescent Light and sunkissed Radiant Light powders and I just adore the naturally beautiful, soft…

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Life Admin – Top Tips for your CV

Life Admin – Top Tips for your CV

It’s been nearly twelve months since I have changed career and as I’m coming up to my one year anniversary of working with a fab team in a great company, it has got me thinking about how change has done me a world of good. I’m still in a bit of shock with just how much has changed in the last year and a half and it really does resonate with me that things are sent to try us. I’m trying to keep on top of things a little more these days, and this includes a bit of life admin.…

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The IT Makeup of the Moment – IT Cosmetics

The IT Makeup of the Moment – IT Cosmetics

IT Cosmetics seems to be causing quite the stir around the UK at the moment, and after trying out some of the hero products of the brand, I am not surprised. IT Cosmetics finally hit the UK shores towards the end of last year, taking residency at Selfridges as well as QVC UK, which we all know has great bundles offers and Easy Pay installments. When the brand launched last year, I was kindly sent across as bag of samples of the hero products and within those samples, I have discovered four products, three of which I will be sharing…

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Fenty Beauty: Holiday Makeup Bag

Fenty Beauty: Holiday Makeup Bag

Without realising it, I have fallen head over heels for Fenty Beauty. It all started with a highlighter and now I seem to be fully kitted up and ready to collect the final few pieces to complete a full collection. Fenty Beauty launched in November of last year and already has reached heights of fabulosity with its inclusivity for women of colour with a 40 strong shade range. The Pro Filt’r foundation not only has shades for everyone but has one of the most beautiful formulations. A full coverage foundation, with a soft matte finish that stays on all day,…

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Kiko Milano Gold Waves Limited Edition

Kiko Milano Gold Waves Limited Edition

I love this time of year for two reasons. One, it’s almost nearly going to be summer soon, I can feel it. Secondly, it’s the summer phase for make up launches. I think I love summer launches more than I love Fashion Week to spot the newest trends and that’s a strong statement. Already, we have seen the Fenty Beauty Body Lava hit the shelves, and I think I saw a sneak peak of the Esteé Lauder Bronze Goddess palette that will here with this years Bronze Goddess perfume launch for 2018. The Kiko Milano Summer 2018 collection has just…

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