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

Have We Had Too Much Jeffree Star?

After writing my post on beauty Guru’s (Are Beauty Guru’s Bad Influencers) it got me thinking about their journeys’. Quite a few of these influencers have an their own journey’s; from humble beginnings filming in their bedroom and using what they could manage to gather on their day job earnings.  One influencer that has always…

Are Beauty Guru’s Bad Influencers? 

As you might know, there has been some controversy surrounding certain ‘influencers’ on YouTube. (Too much drama in makeup) There is a growing trend of people questioning the ‘integrity’ of influencers in the beauty world and calling into question whether or not their opinion on products is genuine or an elabourate plan to make the unsuspecting public to part with their hard earned money.

Lime Crime Liquid Lipstick Haul

Have you ever said to yourself ‘I have bought enough makeup for now, I will give it a break for a bit’ and then half an hour later discover that something you have been looking at for what seems like forever is on sale?

Too Much Drama in Makeup?

Society is far from perfect, with every positive that happens a negative will usually follow. For every random act of kindness that is shown there is someone else being hurtful. It is a hard thing to accept but with kindness there is also cruelty, with love there is hate and with makeup there is always a dark shadow lurking in the distance called drama.

Monthly Movie Makeup Monday; Wonder Woman

It’s the first Monday of the month and that means it’s movie inspired makeup time. Each month I will do a makeup look inspired by a movie and talk about the look or the character. Last month I did the Wicked Witch of the West and I seem to be keeping with the W theme. This month of June is all about Wonder Woman, with the new movie out I wanted to pay homage to a heroine that really does wave the flag for ‘Girl Power’.

You have a Voice… Use it. 

In this age of technology it can be hard not to get lost in the crowd. There are so many opinions flying around us now that it can be easy for one solitary voice to be ignored or missed. 

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;…

Unleash The Sass!!

Unleashing my inner sass For the past year I have been on a journey of discovery; I have been experiencing a kind of spiritual awakening that has changed my perspective on things. I have been finding my inner sass. Don’t get me wrong, I have always had a certain amount of sass in my personality,…

Does Makeup Snobbery Exist?

Does makeup snobbery really exist? Does snobbery really exist in the makeup and beauty industry? I would say a definite yes to that question. As a species, us humans have the innate desire to be better than their fellow man, it is sad but true; Darwin’s concept of ‘survival of the fittest’ really does ring…

Mrs T Talks… Motherhood

Mrs T’s guide to motherhood As some of you might know I’m a mother of two; a four-year old boy and an eleven month old daughter. My best friend of twenty years is having her baby this week, she is expecting her first child. I was thinking about all the things I had wished I…