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…

Be Barefaced; Brand Focus Review

How I discovered Be Barefaced? I was on the hunt for a facial oil and discovered Be Barefaced. I was talking to a friend who is addicted to skin care on a women’s Facebook group and she quickly recommended Be Barefaced. She told me I could buy their products on Amazon. Being an Amazon prime…

Kat Von D Controversy; Has she gone too far?

The Kat Von D debate; Mrs T’s verdict By the time I publish this article, the controversy involving Kat Von D with have no doubt subsided. In the beauty community, one week’s latest drama is often the next week’s forgotten news. The beauty community moves at such a fast pace, keeping up is hard. Despite…

Beauty Haul; what have I been buying?

June haul; Superdrug, Marks and Spencer, B & M, Face theory and Be Barefaced. I do declare that this is the first beauty haul in a while. Now that I am on ‘project use up’ I have saved up my purchases up over a couple months. At this time last year, I would have been…

Project Pan Revenge; learning from panning.

Why would I want to project pan? When I first heard the term project pan and the concept around that I thought it was a bit ludicrous. Why would anybody want to hit pan on any of their makeup products,? I thought it made the makeup look ugly; as opposed to being the way it was when I first bought it….