Beauty Mum; Mother's Day Gift Guide

I love you Mum Mother’s Day is very near here in the UK and it is the opportunity to show our appreciation to our wonderful Mums. Being a Mother myself I can now appreciate how hard the job can be at times. My own Mum certainly deserves a lot of love for putting up with…

What's On My Christmas Wishlist 

What is on your Christmas wish list? Whether you are young, old or somewhere in between, a wish list is an essential tool to let your loved ones know what you what to find under your tree come Christmas day. Since I have been a teenager I have been writing wish lists; whether it was…

Autumn Inspired Makeup 

Autumn is a season that many people adore, myself included, it combines so many beautiful things, all in one season.  As the days grow shorter and the leaves on the trees start to turn; people get excited for the cosiness that Autumn brings with the rich colours, warm clothing, and comforting food. 

Here Comes the Bridal Makeup

I never hired a makeup artist to do my wedding makeup, partly due to being on a budget, but mainly because I wanted to do my own makeup. 

Project Pan; A Sign of Guilt?

I hit pan
I have had my Modern Renaissance palette by Anastacia Beverly Hills for about 8 month and I finally hit pan on one of the shades, I felt like I had won £2 pound on a scratch card or a free caramel frappe. My delight at using enough of the product that you can see a little bit of the metal pan was not thwarted by the fact that it was the cream shade (tempura) which is my most used colour as I set my primer with that or whatever cream shade I have handy.

Monthly Movie Makeup Monday; Mrs Mia Wallace

If anyone has seen the cult favourite ‘Pulp Fiction’ then you will be familiar with the song above and the iconic scene in the movie where Mia Wallace and Vincent Vega (Uma Thurman and John Travolta) compete in the Jack Rabbit Slims twist contest. Since deciding to do this look I have had that song in my head all week.

Confessions of a Beauty Addict

It is hard to deny that I am now a full blown makeup addict, this started around two years ago (How My Makeup Addiction Started) when I suddenly realised I wanted to do something to make myself feel good

Ten Things I Love About Beauty

I have decided that this post is going to focus on the positives of the beauty world. As a makeup enthusiast I have seen the power that beauty has to unite us all. To me it is not just about applying makeup, it’s about loving makeup and celebrating yourself and the beautiful world of opportunity around you.

50 Shades of Lipstick

Why lipstick makes you feel like a Queen. It has been around for 5,000 years; used by the Ancient Sumerian’s, Egyptians and Mayans for face decoration and to show status, lipstick really is the Queen of all makeup products. Many a queen has used lipstick to make their mark, stand strong and enhance their beauty;…

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…