24 December 2013

RIMMEL KATEMOSS MATT LIPSTICK IN 110


I am probably the only person in the blogging world who has not tried any of the Kate moss lipsticks.  I always hear and read good things about the red shades in her original collection and how good they are 

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20 December 2013

THE EDIT : FRAGRANCE FOR HER







Here is my edit of the most gorgeous fragrances that any woman would love to receive at Christmas or any time of year.

1. Daisy by Marc Jacobs let the sunshine come in this is a playful, feminine and fresh scent.  The bottle is distinctive with the lovely daisy lid and just reminds me of fresh cut grass and summertime. click here
2. Alien by Thierry Mugler this is a zesty fragrance with a woody and mandarin tangy edge to it.  Can be purchased in a fun purple refillable bottle. click here


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19 December 2013

THE EDIT : FRAGRANCE FOR HIM



As Christmas is fastly approaching there is less than one week left to pick up the perfect present.  It is really important to choose the right scent as it says a lot about a man.  You also have to remember that it is the scent you will be greeted with everyday so choose wisely.  Here is my edit of the most gorgeous fragrances that any man would love to receive at Christmas or any time of year.  I have included some cult classics and this years new must haves!

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16 December 2013

MANICURE MONDAY: MANNEQUIN NUDE REVLON COLORSTAY


My Sunday night ritual is to paint my nails something I have done for years and it is just a habit to start the week off with a new nail colour and a Mani.
This week I have decided to go with a neutral nail as i have been sporting dark nails for a while now and fancied a changed.  This nail polish is Rose beige by Revlon colorstay available at Boots for £7.99 and comes from the standalone nail display.  I call this my mannequin nude as the colour reminds me of shop mannequins but with a pink tint to it.  


The colour payoff is really good and you could get away with just one coat so great when you're in a hurry!  It does have a creamy consistency and applies very easily with a wide square brush. Overall a good polish with good long lasting wear. What is your favourite nude?



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13 December 2013

ORIGINAL CULT PRODUCT: BOURJOIS JAVA RICE POWDER


I have to say I have been loving Bourjois this year, they have really brought out some great products.  The latest edition to my collection is the Java Rice powder which was first produced in 1879 and was re released as part of their 150 year celebration.  This time around it has been updated and reformulated to modern techniques but in essence the same powder.
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12 December 2013

ULTIMATE NUDE LIP LINER : LOREAL INFALLIBLE LIP LINER



I discovered this lip liner about 2 months ago when watching a Lisa Eldridge tutorial on how to create Rosie Huntington-Whiteley look for one direction cover of USA Glamour Click Here .  I have to say what a discovery and difference it has made to my lipstick routine.  
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10 December 2013

NOVEMBER MAKEUP FAVOURITES


These are my favourite makeup items I have been loving all through November.  I have been rediscovering a Mac blush from my stash along with loving some new products. These have been my staples through out this month in my makeup bag!

1. WetnWild color icon eyeshadow collection in comfort zone.
2. Maybelline metallic color tattoo in barely branded
3. Mac blush in Sunbasque
4. Bourjois Java rice powder 


I was lucky enough to have been given this lovely WetnWild eye shadow collection by my sister, when she visited the states a little while ago.  Having read nothing but good things about wetnwild eyeshadow's, I really wanted to get my hands on comfort zone.  I was not disappointed at all with the eye shadows as they are really pigmented and great colours.  It is really good that they label where all the different shades should go on your eye so you can create different looks.  I hope WetnWild come to the UK as I love their products I will doing a full review of this shortly.


I love Maybelline 24hr color tattoo eye shadows, they are long wearing easy to wear and create a good base.  Unfortunately in the UK we don't get all the shades released, which is a shame as we really miss out.  This is one of those shades that is not available barely branded is a great base product it is a light beige/gold colour.  Can be worn under any colour eyeshadow as it is quite neutral.  Barely branded is from the metallic range of Maybelline color tattoo only available outside the UK.

While sorting out my makeup last month I came across this blush in my collection and had completely forgotten about it.  Mac have such lovely blushes and I have really been enjoying using sunbasque which is a dirty peach bronze tone which has a shimmer to it.  It is a bit like a bronzer and has worked well as I still have a tan from my hols last month love it!

Last item I have been loving is the limited edition Bourjois Java rice powder.  This was one of the first cult beauty products and was created over 150 years ago.  I love the scent of this powder it is really old school beauty and has a pearlescent pink finish to it but when applied is transparent so will suit all skin tones.  My only issue is with the inside packaging I can never get the right amount of powder out! Available nationwide and online. 

What have been your favourite makeup items this month?



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9 December 2013

MANICURE MONDAY : ITS WHATS UNDERNEATH THAT MATTERS : ESSIE BASE COATREVIEW



I was doing my usual nail routine at the weekend and it occurred to me that I had never shared to you all my favourite base coat.  I think it is really important if you paint your nails on a regular basis to use a base coat.  Not only does it protect your nail from discolouring but it also give a base for the nail colour to adhere to, meaning your colour lasts longer. 

I have been using Essie nail products for a long time as I think they are great value for money and good quality.  This bottle in question I repeatedly buy as I really like it, it is available at boots for £8.99 click here.  Even though the bottle is a green colour the base coat comes out clear.  It has a rubber base formula to help stop chipping and grip to the polish.  It is really easy to apply, the formula is not too thick and spreads evenly.  It dries really quickly within a minute and has a slightly textured feel to it which I think is what helps the polish grip.  I find that with using this and a top coat my mani lasts around a week!

What is your favourite base coat?  Have you tried Essie Base coat?
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6 December 2013

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP PALETTE WISHLIST




Christmas will soon be here but the good news is, there are 19 shopping days left if you have not already done your shopping so plenty of time.  Eye pallets are such a good gift as they represent great value for money and there are shades to suit everyone.  Here is the palettes I have lusting over at the moment hopefully one will be under my tree! These would all make great presents.
In the Moment Palette, , largenaked-3-palette
Colour-to-go Portable Palette - Natural Nudes, , large
And God Created the Woman Palette, , large
Kardashian Beauty Touch Tones Gradient Shadow 5.2g




1. Stila Into the Moment pallet £25
2.Urban Decay Naked 3 pallet £38 (Due out Dec)
3.Christian Dior 5 couleurs palette holiday limited 634 Golden Flower £40  
4. Laura Mercier colour to go portable pallet-natural nude £31
5.Nars And god created the woman palette £40.50
6. Kardashian Beauty Touch Tones Gradient shadow £11.95
Check out Feel Unique, Debenhams and Space.NK for stockists!

What are your palettes are you lusting over!

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4 December 2013

EOS LIP BALM STRAWBERRY SORBET


Since the cold weather started about a month ago I have become obsessed with Lip balms.  I don't won't to get that chapped lip syndrome associated with the cold weather.  Now EOS lip balms have always only been available in the US but recently you have been able to purchase them in the Selfridges, beauty mart and Amazon making them much more accessible.  I picked up this beauty at the beauty mart concession in Topshop oxford street which recently opened, well worth checking out!  I have to say this lip balm does not disappoint and lives up to the hype.  Now the science bit:  100% natural 95% organic this lip balm is paraben and petroleum free.  Packed with anti oxidants and vitamin E, Shea butter and jojoba oil makes the lips very soft. 

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3 December 2013

FREE BEAUTY GIFT WORTH IT ? NO7 CHRISTMAS GIFT SET



As you saw in yesterdays post on nails I picked up the the lovely nail polish called temptress (if you missed it click here) from Boots on Saturday.  I also picked up a lovely nail effects polish as well (post to follow) and as a result I qualified for the free gift offer they currently have.

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2 December 2013

MANICURE MONDAY : NO7 STAY PERFECT TEMPTRESS POLISH


I was out at the weekend browsing through the nail varnishes in Boots when I came across this lovely polish by No7 called Temptress.  I don't know about you but this week really felt like winter for the first time.  So I felt like I wanted a dark nail polish to reflect the dark days and nights of winter.  I have bought a couple of No7 nail polishes before and been impressed with the quality and shades on offer.  I also had a £3 off voucher so made this polish £3 (£6 normally) which I think is a bargain.

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