My Ten Minute Makeup Look; video tutorial

What can you do in ten minutes? Could you do the ten minute makeup challenge? This challenge has been around in the makeup community for a while. The idea is to put on a full face of makeup in just ten minutes or under. I have been reflecting on the makeup I have been wearing…

Makeup Declutter; What Am I Banishing?

Makeup I’m breaking up with. I am sick and tired of all my clutter. I am slowly attempting to make a stand and declutter. This is a long process as I hate to throw things out; it feels like a waste. It is my mission to regularly go through my stuff and purge it. These…

Primark Haul; What Did I Buy?

Summer Haul; Primark Everyone loves a Primark haul; at least I do. Primark offers an amazing array of budget fashion that will have you looking stylish for just a few pounds. Being a plus size woman; I find it hard sometimes to find my size in their clothes. However, I still love to shop in…

Summer Makeup Video Tutorial: Arabian Nights

It has been a while since I did a makeup tutorial. I thought I would take the opportunity to do my face and video the process at the same time. When I planned a summer makeup look I wanted to move away from the bolder and mermaid inspired tutorials. I took the inspiration for this…

Drugstore Brands; Five of my Favourites

My favourite drugstore makeup brands When it comes to makeup, my heart will always be at the drugstore. I do not believe in buying something simply for the name; a car still gets you from A to B no matter what the name it has. I also carry this value throughout my makeup collection. My…

Summer lipsticks; Ten Favourites

When it comes to summer lipsticks, opinions can be divided. Do you go nude and natural or do you inject some pops of colour? Do you go lipstick or gloss? Many people just dab on some lip balm and forego the lipstick step of their makeup. As the temperatures rise, so does our dislike for…

Summer Nail Polish; Let’s Paint those Nails

Summer nail polish  Summer is my favourite time to wear nail polish. My eyes light up at all the bold bright colours like a child in a sweet shop. The choice of different colours, textures and finishes makes summer the season for painted talons and toes.  I have once again raided my nail polish collection to bring…

Top Five Eye Shadow Palettes; Find Out My Favourites

Eyeshadow was my first love What are my top five eyeshadow palettes? As a child growing up in the 1980’s, the eyeshadow was always bright, colourful and made a statement. I remember watching people on TV with multi-coloured, over the top eyeshadow and wanting desperately wanting to recreate. Many of my favourite palettes are bold,…

Foundation Review; The Good, The Bad and The Smelly.

Foundation review As I said in my base makeup routine, a good foundation that works with your skin is paramount. There is no point in having a perfect Wing or beautiful eyeshadow looks if you’re foundation is letting you down. Finding the right foundation is an absolute minefield. Not only do you have the task…