Product review: Barry M #101 lipstick in Marshmallow – move over Lady Gaga

As you will know if you’ve been tuning in, I have been having huge fun experimenting with makeup and beauty just lately – even more so than usual.  I’ve had loads of new finds that I’ve absolutely loved, often inspired by looks and reviews from other lovely guys and gals on the net. My renewed fervour for all things beauty is ostensibly due to my impending nuptials (more on that story later), and to that end, one of my current must-find items is the perfect nude lipstick for my bridal and bridesmaid makeup.  Why outsource this job when I can […]

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Recreate the look: Pinterest eyes – coloured waterline

Most nights between the hours of 10pm and the wee small hours of the next day, I can be found surfing You Tube, blogs, and Pinterest for inspiration.  I love having a compendium of things I could be doing, even if I sometimes don’t have the energy to do it.  My makeup board on Pinterest has recently been heaving with gorgeous eye ideas.  There are so many colours and effects to explore, the possibilities are endless.  I love spotting a look, shopping for it if need be, and attempting to recreate it. I have a far more unpractised hand than […]

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I am a technological dinosaur!

Hear me roar! Well, last night I tried – ultimately unsuccessfully, to type up a blog post from my smart phone. I have a Samsung Galaxy Mega – which is my personal ultimate accessory, and I am practically attached to it. It’s really quite big, so is great for playing games, browsing blogs, pinterest etc – so I use it to wind down at bedtime, or to amuse myself during periods of insomnia without actually having to leave the comfort of my bed. The fatal flaw however, at least for me, is that I cannot type up blocks of text […]

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