Makeup Hype; Is It Worth It?

Ever since I was a child there exists a certain amount of prejudice when it comes to consumer items; kids pestering parents for the latest ‘must have’ toy (demanding Barbie rather than the cheap girls dolls you find in discount stores), everyone ‘had’ to have Nike, Timberlands or Helly Hansen’s, if you listened to anything…

The Feather Brow; Brows of a Feather, Flock Together

The feather brow; this picture has been kindly provided by the very talented Tinklou86. She was inspired to re-create the feather brow look that’s been dividing opinion on social media. You can find her on Instagram here Tinklou86 Like eyeliner, brows are very much a personal thing; whether you have ones you draw on everyday,…

Makeup Sales; Are They Costing You More?

*This post was originally written in 2017. I have updated this post to include how I feel now; in September 2018. Having also assessed the changes I planned to make to my spending habits. Have I kept to my promise to be a ‘smart shopper’? Everyone loves a bargain I don’t know a single person…

To Wing or Not To Wing; That is the Question?

Whether you love it or hate it, eyeliner is probably one of the oldest makeup staples. Dating back to as early as 10,000 BC where the Ancient Egyptian’s would use it to protect their eyes from the desert sun and also protect themselves from the evil eye, can you imagine the iconic Cleopatra look without…

50 Shades of my Makeup

Brace yourselves makeup fans; it’s 50 shades of my makeup. I must warn any people with their mind in the gutter, (you know who you are) that the only inspiration from that certain raunchy series of books I am taking inspiration from, is the name. As with life, things are not always black and white; there…

Makeup Shopping; Guilty Pleasure or Source of Confusion

Yes, I know it does not seem very long since I did a little Superdrug haul but after the fiasco with the George Super Boost foundation and concealer making me look like a sunburnt Oompha Lumpha I was determined to find a foundation that matched my pale face and had the good coverage I needed….

Embracing Your Inner Clown

This is not strictly a makeup related post; although the look I created inspired me to write this. I like to play the fool; I have a very strange and wacky sense of humour that means I like to do things to lighten the mood that is not always everyone’s cup of tea (or coffee…

Shop My Stash Vol. 3

It’s that time again makeup fans; its shop my stash time. I had been using products from my previous shop my stash vol 2 for the past two weeks and so it is time to swap most thing around. I am continuing to do this to make sure I use all of my makeup stash, plus…