All posts tagged: makeup

Products & Brands I Want to Try in 2020

I don’t think I have written this type of post before which is probably why there are still so many products and brands that I haven’t tried. (Baring in mind, a good half of them are also unavailable to me although Boots have recently expanded their range – more below.) The brand I tried out the most last year has to be Revolution – both their makeup and skincare. I am looking to write about their skincare line once I have gotten through the entire haul but for now, let’s tap into other new products and brands that I want to try out at some point this year! Fenty Beauty – the Gloss Bomb in particular I used to get a Christmas gift set for myself every year without fail. I didn’t bother with that in 2018 however in 2019, I saw that Fenty Beauty had the gloss trio which I so badly wanted to get. I did actually see it in-store one day in late-October/early-November and should have gotten the hint to get it …

October Monthly Favourites | 2019

Fall has really come through and I’m feeling the cold just a bit! I do love this season though and just the other day, I was able to rummage through the autumnal leaves in my new leather boots (cue favourite for next month’s post). I hope you’re all wrapped up warm? I haven’t written a Favourites post for a good couple of months now so I thought it was about time that I told you what I have enjoyed as of recent! Let’s get started shall we? Featured in this post: IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream with SPF 50+ (in light)NYX Lingerie Liquid Lipstick in Ruffle TrimGarnier Ultimate Blends Hair Food Coconut 3-in-1 Hair Mask*Kiehl’s Rare Earth Deep Pore Daily CleanserPrimark Slim Zip casePrimark Velvet Hair ScrunchiesPrimark Pearl and Gold Hair Slides *I am aware that what I have pictured is not the same scent as to what I have described. I have been living between 2 different places from weekdays to weekend so as you can imagine, my beauty collections are …

Products I Want But Don’t Need Therefore Won’t Buy! ft. Joyce

It’s no unknown fact that the beauty industry is flourishing right now. Great for us as shoppers because there’s choice (although perhaps too much choice); horrible for businesses as competition gets more fierce unless you’re Jeffree Starr. Today, we’re going to be doing something a little bit different. I’ve been blogging on and off for about 5 years now and I have never done a collaboration post. Well, things are about to change soon. Me and my good blogger friend Joyce @localgirlforeignland started talking and the idea of a collaboration post came up! You can follow Joyce here and here. I’ve never actually posted an anti-haul before on the blog so that’s what we’ll be doing today. Feel free to leave in the comments what products would be in your anti-haul! ⬇️⬇️⬇️ Please note that I do not own any of the images. Each image belongs to its brand respectively. Suqqu Pure Color Blush – retailing at £34 I can’t quite remember when I first heard about this brand – I think quite possibly via …

Products I’m Trying Out This Year

My shopping has gotten a bit out of hand in recent months. Not that I buy heaps in one go but that’s possibly where the problem lies. I buy in bits and before you know it, a collection has been built but nothing has been opened for use yet. It’s fair to say that I have a few product categories that I no longer need to fill in for this year and what is that you ask? Without further ado, let’s get started! FYI, most of these products were purchased on Amazon. I’ve recently come back from Hong Kong so any beauty products that I’ve purchased on that trip will be showcased separately. Featured in this post: DHC Olive Essential Travel SetDHC Lip CreamPai Skincare Organic Instant Calm Collection Anywhere Essentials Travel KitMissha Time Revolution Best Seller Special Gift SetShiseido Black Noir Full Lash Volume MascaraIT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ CreamMizon Natural Grain Rice Real Cleansing FoamMakeup Revolution Conceal & Correct ConcealerNYX HD Studio Photogenic Concealer The first sets of many – trial …

January Monthly Favourites | 2019

It has been so long since I have drafted up a monthly favourites post! I’m giving this series a re-boot which is refreshing for me because I have been meaning to share my love for a couple of products. I originally stopped this series this time last year actually due to the fact that I was running out of new favourites that had not already been mentioned on the blog. I was basically rotating my favourites around for months in use so it seemed pointless to continue writing them then. Now that my collection is entirely different, I’m ready to get back into the swing of posting Favourites! Featured in this post: Value Pack Cotton Soft Cotton Wool Round PadsClinique Even Better SPF 15Antipodes Kiwi Seed Oil Eye CreamSon & Park Beauty WaterMarco Tozzi Silver Sparkly Trainer Shoe The softest cotton rounds I have ever used: This duo pack is from Home Bargains. I don’t remember the exact price but they’re very, very affordable and the best cotton rounds that I have ever tried and …