29th July: National Lipstick Day – Lucsious Lips Linkup – Pucker Up People

That is right, it’s National Lipstick Day and what better way to celebrate than with a compact mirror in one hand and your fave lippy in another.  Come lunchtime, refresh your lipstick and swap that compact for a chilled glass of something fizzy.  Now you’re talking!   I promised luscious lips, but I’m afraid you will have to make to with mine in what it more a tribute, an ode of you will, to the lip-smackingly gorgeous properties of the humble lipstick.   The above two lip colours are from the Kate Moss for Rimmel collection pictured below    […]

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FOTD: My Makeup Face Of The Day – Subtle Siren

Benecos Natural Lipstick in Soft Coral  //  W2 Eyebrow Pencil Deep Brown  //  Alva Natural SkinCare BB Cream in Fair  //  Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder  //  Body Shop Under Eye Concealer  //  Alva Baked Rouge in Shiny Pink  //  Alva Green Equinox loose pigment in Cool Silk  //  Alva Kajal Kohl Liner in Black  //  Alva Mascara in Black  //  Borjois Precision Liner From my veritable smorgasbord of products here, I think a few things stand out for me.  The first is my love of natural products, and the second is just how many different tweaks can go into […]

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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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