Maybelline Eye Studio 24hr Color Tattoo – Review & Swatches – UK Colours – Part 1


I am a huge huge fan of cream eyeshadows, although I am quite specific about the types I like…quite runny and shimmery, jelly like, or rich creams.  Maybelline’s Eye Studio Color (using the spelling on their packaging) Tattoo Cream Eyeshadows have been out of my radar for a long time because they had a texture I don’t usually like; somewhat thin and quite solid. Then I was sent a few colours to try; quite a […]

Touch in Sol; I’ll Get You Lip Stain and Solid Duo Gel Eyeliner Review


It’s always very interesting to get a selection of products from a new brand (as in, new to me!) as there are no preconceptions about the products. Touch in Sol (‘a touch of sunshine and solutions’) is a bit of Konglish (Korean-English) is a Korean manufactured and designed brand currently sold in Korea and in the US. I was sent a selection products to try so I’ll review them over the next few weeks. First […]

Real Techniques Your Eyes Enhanced Starter Set Review


The other set of Real Techniques brushes I purchased from Amazon with a slight discount was this ‘Starter Set’ which is specifically for the eyes.  There is a set of 5 products in this in a nice purple and black design with a case that doubles as a stand. I am quite fussy about my eye brushes; I have a trusty few I seem to use a lot then the rest just get picked up […]

Real Techniques Your Base Flawless Core Collection Review


I finally took the plunge despite have FAR TOO MANY MAKE UP BRUSHES – yes – I purchased some Real Techniques make up brushes specifically for travelling back in January!  Amazon have these brushes on sale with a slight discount (about 10%) and I had some credit so I used it on these! (Bear in mind Amazon prices can fluctuate from day to day!). The ‘Core Collection’ contains four brushes and a case that doubles […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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I feel like it’s only right to wish you all a very happy Valentine’s day.  Remember you don’t need a boyfriend or girlfriend to celebrate it! We don’t have anything planned but we are swapping gifts. My present is mega romantic…honest.  No idea what we will have for dinner, whatever is left in the freezer, most likely! Do you have any plans?

Highlight / Contour! Esprique Light Control Stick 01 and Shade Control Stick 02 Review!


When it comes to contouring, I am pretty lazy (and incapable) of doing any chiselled looks – but I still like a bit of bronzing and highlighting to add some shape to the face.  Obviously it’s not something I do every day but every now and then it’s nice to do a proper full face of make up! Whilst I have lots of powder contours, I do prefer cream textures. I have a Tom Ford […]

Liquid Eyeliner Love! Coffret D’or Black Keep Liner WP Super Sharp in BK-34 Review


I am a huge fan of liquid eyeliners; my favourite type is the pen sort that looks like a felt tip pen but has some give in the nib.  Additionally, I usually likes ones you can pump so you can control the amount of product coming through. I personally find that the refillable pens are inkier and deeper than the ones that are disposable.  Ever since my Shu Uemura one died (the nib began to […]

Valentine’s Glam! Daniel Galvin Valentine’s Day Romantic Waves Offer


Daniel Galvin is offering half price ‘Romantic Waves’  for the 14th of February – yes, baby making night – and you can upgrade to include a head massage and Daniel Galvin detox for £26. The detox makes the hair look shinier and more vibrant.  How gorgeous are these waves? If anyone is having a hot date and is going for this kind of look, then lucky you!  It’ll be lovely.  As new parents we will […]

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