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Situated in their classic black or white palettes, for years I admired Natasha Denona’s eyeshadows from afar when trawling through the counters sat within Selfridges’ Beauty...

NATASHA DENONA EYESHADOW:

WORTH THE HYPE?

- BEAUTY  |  OCTOBER 25, 2020 -

- BEAUTY  |  OCTOBER 11, 2020 -

THE 3 CHARLOTTE TILBURY LUXURY

PALETTES YOU NEED RIGHT NOW

Back in February I published a post titled Charlotte Tilbury: Which Products Are Worth The Hype? Since that day, Charlotte Tilbury have gone on to launch A LOT...

Nude is probably most people’s go-to makeup preference, and it isn’t hard to see why. The simplicity of neutral tones allows natural beauty to be enhanced with an effortless feel..

THE NUDE EDIT: MY FAVOURITE

NO-MAKEUP MAKEUP PRODUCTS

- BEAUTY  |  OCTOBER 4, 2020 -

- BEAUTY  |  SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 -

THE ONE MAKEUP PRODUCT

I BELIEVE EVERYONE NEEDS & WHY

This is probably going to be my shortest beauty blogpost ever! And that’s because I’m only going to be talking about one product - a product that I love, one that I use...

Despite wearing mostly white, black and grey clothes, I’d describe myself as a colourful person. I love bright shades and always ‘ooo’ and ‘aaa’ when seeing stunningly smooth...

HOW TO WEAR BOLD, COLOURFUL

EYESHADOWS 'NATURALLY'

- BEAUTY  |  SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 -

- BEAUTY  |  SEPTEMBER 20, 2020 -

MAKEUP I WOULDN'T REPURCHASE

 IF I STARTED MY COLLECTION AGAIN

It’s inevitable and we’ve all experienced it: the exceptionally underwhelming makeup purchase that leaves a lovely hole in our bank accounts. In the grand sc..

The latter few months of the calendar year has to be my favourite time ever. I love to watch the green trees turn vivid orange, red and yellow and feel super cozy under blankets...

MAKEUP I'LL BE LOVING

 THIS AUTUMN

- BEAUTY  |  SEPTEMBER 13, 2020 -

- BEAUTY  |  SEPTEMBER 6, 2020 -

MATTE LIPSTICKS: DRY OR A DREAM?

 FAVOURITES & TECHNIQUES

The idea of a matte lipstick never used to appeal to me. I’d scrunch up my nose as if to say “no thanks, that would be so dry.” I couldn’t understand why, one after another...

Generally speaking, makeup YouTubers and bloggers have good, if not unusually great, skin, and even though so many are incredibly talented, it’s hard to find videos and articles...

MY SMOOTH, NON-CAKEY FULL-COVERAGE FOUNDATION ROUTINE

- BEAUTY  |  AUGUST 12, 2020 -

- BEAUTY  |  JULY 30, 2020 -

SELFRIDGES BEAUTY HALL: THE

ULTIMATE WHAT-TO-BUY LIST

Even with lockdown easing in the UK and more and more people starting to visit shops again, the shopping experience has indisputably changed, especially for the...

Blush and highlight are two controversial steps: Either you love them or you definitely, completely and utterly don’t. I for one never used to like blush. I have rosy cheeks and I...

HOW TO APPLY BLUSHER &

HIGHLIGHTER FLATTERINGLY

- BEAUTY  |  JULY 19, 2020 -

- BEAUTY  |  JULY 13, 2020 -

REVIEW: CHARLOTTE TILBURY

AIRBRUSH FLAWLESS FINISH POWDER

Pressed powder was always a staple product in my once minimalistic makeup collection: I took it everywhere, blotting myself throughout the day, and, let’s be honest...

Glossy makeup advertisements saturate social media. They are designed to make you want to buy anything and everything that looks pretty and shiny, but this also causes...

OVERHYPED & UNDERRATED:

LUXURY MAKEUP TO BUY OR PASS ON

- BEAUTY  |  JUNE 27, 2020 -

- BEAUTY  |  JUNE 23, 2020 -

HOW TO MAKE YOUR

BRONZER FLAWLESS

Texture and powder bronzer are not friends - in fact, I might go as far to say that they are sworn enemies, especially when it's buffed into the skin! Howe...

As we all know by now, I have very fair skin and this has meant I’ve struggled for years to come across a bronzer which isn’t too orange or too dark - to the point I never...

- BEAUTY  |  JUNE 12, 2020 -

WEAR TEST: FENTY BEAUTY CHEEKS OUT CREAM BRONZER

- BEAUTY  |  MAY 28, 2020 -

MY 20 FAVOURITE EVERYDAY LIPSTICKS

The perfect everyday lipstick…it doesn’t sound like it would be THAT hard to find with there being thousands sat there waiting to be chosen, right? Wrong. Well, at...

So, firstly, let’s address the elephant in the room: I haven’t posted in nearly 3 MONTHS. Besides having not been feeling my best physically, 2020 has been, needless to say...

- BEAUTY  |  MAY 24, 2020 -

MY TOP 10 EYESHADOW PALETTES

- BEAUTY  |  FEBRUARY 23, 2020 -

SETTING POWDER: TOO FACED VS LAURA MERICER VS HOURGLASS

Setting powders are one of those products that seem to be highly misunderstood or shied away from. For years my mum kept loose setting powders at arms-length...

Charlotte Tilbury was the first exceptionally high-end luxury brand that I bought from, and the company is synonymous with natural, you-but-better products, but it’s also known for..

- BEAUTY  |  FEBRUARY 16, 2020 -

CHARLOTTE TILBURY: WHICH PRODUCTS ARE WORTH THE MONEY?

- BEAUTY  |  FEBRUARY 12, 2020 -

DO KYLIE COSMETICS PRODUCTS DESERVE THE CRITICISM THEY RECEIVE?

Kylie Jenner’s makeup line has been one of the most well-known launches in the beauty industry since its introduction four years ago and has become one of my...

Lipsticks…I’ve found that either you love them or you’re definitely not their biggest fan. For me, I don’t like heavy lipsticks or a formula which accentuates lines, texture or...

- BEAUTY  |  FEBRUARY 7, 2020 -

MY FAVOURITE LIPSTICK FORMULAS

- BEAUTY  |  JANUARY 26, 2020 -

REVIEW: FENTY BEAUTY SNAP SHADOWS EYESHADOW PALETTES

I have a core and concise group of makeup brands that I love and get exceptionally excited about when a new product is being launched. For years I was...

I love trying new products and I'm constantly on the hunt to find a product which is even better than my current favourite. I also enjoy trying to find new products to make my routine...

- BEAUTY  |  JANUARY 22, 2020 -

3 NEW MAKEUP FINDS THAT HAVE BECOME STAPLES

- BEAUTY  |  JANUARY 13, 2020 -

ARE THE FENTY BEAUTY BRUSHES AS GOOD AS THEY LOOK?

From the moment my eyes locked on the pink-nude kabuki brush in one of Gina Shkeda's makeup tutorials, I was on a hunt to find where it came from! Unsurprisingly..

MY FAVOURITE SINGLE EYESHADOWS

Everybody has their favourite type of makeup, may that be foundation, bronzer or lipstick, you name it - for me, it’s eyeshadow, and I have to admit, I think I’m a tad obsessed...

- BEAUTY  |  JANUARY 6, 2020 -

- BEAUTY  |  DECEMBER 10, 2019 -

HOW TO USE MUSTARD-TONED EYESHADOW

I know what you’ll be thinking – mustard coloured eyeshadow, really?! It sounds weird, and when I repeatedly heard my favourite makeup YouTubers say...

THE PERFECT WINTER GLAM

Winter is the perfect time to experiment with lots of different makeup products as the absence of hot weather stops the desire to wipe it all off an hour after applying it! For years I...

- BEAUTY  |  DECEMBER 1, 2019 -

- BEAUTY  |  NOVEMBER 16, 2019 -

GETTING INTO THE FESTIVE SPIRIT

I don’t think I’ve ever left the house in the red lipstick before, but that has to change! You only live once, so why not have fun? I think I’ve always felt a bit self-conscious...

- BEAUTY  |  NOVEMBER 2, 2019 -

MAKEUP PRODUCTS I CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT

I've always loved finding out what people's favourite makeup products are. It's so much fun trying out new products and exploring what are the holy grails of the makeup industry...

- BEAUTY  |  OCTOBER 11, 2019 -

THE AUTUMN EDIT:

EVERYDAY EYESHADOW 

Day to day, I am a neutral eyeshadow girl through-and-through and even though my comfort zone is sticking to varying shades and tones of brown, I'm starting to...

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