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….

Return of the Empties

Empties; return of the empties Do you get a sense of achievement when you use a product up or are you the type to mourn the item? Doing empties posts has made me realise that I like using up things. Perhaps this is because I feel like I get my true ‘monies worth’. Since I started ‘project…

The Psychology of my Makeup Addiction

I have got a problem Hi, my name is Mrs T and I have a makeup addiction. I would wake up in the morning and think about makeup, I would think about makeup while at work, I would even go to bed thinking about makeup. I was caught in a hamster wheel of foundations, eyeliners…

Favourites: What’s making me happy in May

It’s time for my most recent favourites. These are the things that are floating my boat over the past few months. Grab yourself a drink, make yourself comfortable and get ready for my loves at the moment.