Day into evening 10 minute makeup routine

  This was a really simple look from start to finish, using the more subtle natural colours for the daytime look and going bolder for the evening.  I love the looks you can create with makeup, but sometimes you want a daytime look that is just you only better – barely there. Products used: Essence get big lashes Essence XXL nude lipgloss in Shy Beauty Essence eyeshadow quatro in Most Wanted Essence eyebrow pencils in Soft Blonde and Brown Essence easy eyeliner pen Essence lipstick in all about cupcake After applying base, brush some of the lightest colour in the […]

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Getting your feet summer ready

Although the sun has only made an appearance in the last few weeks, it’s coming time to get our feet and legs out for summer skirts and shorts.  Leaving aside for one moment the issue of winter hair removal, this is the time when our feet come out of nice thick socks and tights, full shoes and ankle boots to face the world.  I had occasion to wear sandles recently, and when I took stock of my poor neglected feet I knew something had to be done. After a winter hiding away, my feet had gone very very dry, not […]

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Subscription boxes: Which One Is For You?

For those who haven’t seen the ubiquitous subscription boxes that have launched on to the scene over the last year or so, they are essentially boxes of one genre or another; art, play, beauty, teens etc that you subscribe to receive once a month, or sometimes quarterly or bi-annually.  If you have seen them around any thought you’d like to give one a try, the question is, which one to choose? If you wanted to go for something like a beauty and cosmetics subscription box, you are simply spoiled for choice.  I have tried several myself, including Love Me beauty […]

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Christmas gift guide: beauty favourites

Makeup brush boots.com Complete 100% Natural Skincare Gift Set for Body & Face | Lyonsleaf lyonsleaf.co.uk Meaningful Beauty Wrinkle Smoothing Capsules birchbox.co.uk MARINE BOOST SUPER SERUM – The Laser Treatment Clinic thelasertreatmentclinic.com I’m going to keep my gift guides short and sweet this year.  So many of my favourites are winging their way to loved ones in Santas sack, so I’d prefer to keep them to myself just now.  But for those of you who are still searching for the perfect gift, here are some of my beauty favourites from the last 6 months that would make perfect gifts.  I […]

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