Friday, 27 April 2012

My Makeup Collection #1

Hey Lovelies!

Hope you're all good :) Quite a few of you have been asking me to post about my makeup collection, so I have decided to turn it into a new weekly feature. Each friday I will post about a different type of product. This week I'm going to show you my concealers. I don't actually have that many at the moment as you can see, but I shall show you them anyways :)

Left to Right
Soap & Glory Kick Ass Concealer
Anew Age Transforming Concealer
S Colour 'Green' Concealer
S Colour 'Light' Concealer
Maybelline Under Eye Concealer

Which concealer(s) do you use?

Thursday, 26 April 2012

Are you a cat or dog person? (:

Aloha Lovelies!

Hope you're all having a better week than I am :/ not going to go into detail, but my sister is being a right pain in the bum! Anyways, enough about that lol... I get asked random questions all the time and today I am going answer one that I got asked by Black Asphodel.

Are you a dog or cat person?

Wellll... If I had been asked this question a few years ago I would definately have said I was a cat person. I have always loved cats and got my first as a pet when I was 10 :) Sadly Tammy had cancer and passed away when she was only 2 years old. A couple of years later when I was 14 I took a little stray cat home. She became a permenant fixture at my house and I named her emmie :) Very sadly Emmie died when she was also only 2, from the very same disease. When I was 17 a friend's cat was having kittens and I decided to adopt one. Her name is Amber, she is a fiery red head and I love her to bits :) She is nearly 8, but still a furry ball of fun! hehe.

Up until I was 16 I was terrified of dogs, I used to cross the road to avoid them and If one barked at me that was it! lol. A girl I made friends with at that time though, had a dog. As I spent more time around tipsy (her dog) the less afraid I became and I actually learned to love her :) I now wanted a puppy of my own and that's how ended up with my gorgeous, 8 year old, border collie - Tinker :) He is such a little cutie and I don't know what I'd do without him ♥

So getting back to the original question... I couldn't possibly choose, so I would have to say I am a cat and dog person. Oh and a hamster person too - Ruby will get cross if she doesn't have a mention!! :p

Tinker & Amber ♥

Ruby ♥

Are you a cat or a dog person or even a hamster person? lol :p

Let me know!

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Tuesday Tips #3

Hello Lovelies! Today's tip is all about making the most of your smackers, without the hefty price tag (and pain!) of collagen injections etc ...

For fuller looking lips simply line the outside of your mouth with bronzer before applying your lippy and then a little highlighter onto your cupids bow after!

Picture from Google

What are your top tips for a fabulous pout? :)

Monday, 23 April 2012

GOSH - Smokey Eyes Palettes! (;

Salut Lovelies!

Hope you are all good :) I know I haven't blogged much lately at all, but I am going to let you all know why in a very personal post soon. Today I have a review of the GOSH Smokey Eye Palettes in 01 Black and 02 Brown.

The Low Down:

'These palettes of bold and beautiful eye makeup come complete with four flattering shadow shades that blend to suit any eye shape and skin tone. Formulated with a high intensity colour pigmentation that will stay vibrant all day long, each palette comes with a numbered guide to show you exactly where to apply each colour. Slim and neat enough for popping into any handbag.'

The ingredients:

Mica, Talc, CI77499/Iron Oxides, Dimethicone, CI77891/Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Stearate, CI77491/Iron Oxides, CI77492/Iron Oxides, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin.

CI77000/Aluminium Powder - Present in 01 Black only.

The Packaging:

These wonderful shadows come in cute little black palettes (8g 0.3oz) I love how they look - simple, yet funky and will add extra oomph to your makeup bag! The hard plastic palettes are easy to open, which is fab for me because I have long nails that I dont wish to break. The packaging is clear and legible - perfect :)

The product:

Both of these palettes are fabulously pigmented and easy buildable - fantastic for day or night. Palette 01 is especially amazing for a natural everyday look and palette 02 is ideal for creating a smokey eye look that is a celebrity must wear at the moment. The shadows are super easy to apply and will have you looking A-list ready in next to no time!


I actually really like these products from GOSH and they are fast becoming a staple in my cosmetics bag (especially palette 02!) It's crazy to think I hadn't tried any GOSH products until this year, where have I been?! The shadows are long lasting, versatile and reasonably priced - what's not to love?! I would give these a very well deserved 9/10!

If you would like to try a GOSH Palette for yourself, simply head on down to Superdrug and a bag yourself one of these beauties for only £7.99.

Also comes in 03 Plum (which I'm pretty sure I will be purchasing!)

What do you think of this product?

Have you tried anything by GOSH?


Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Tuesday Tips #2

As you know, last week week i re-started Tuesday Tips. Last week's was a day late (woops!) but this week i'm on time :)

Today's tip is one to help you look more J-Lo and less Oompa Lumpa!

Rub an ice cube over your face to close pores before applying fake tan. Say goodbye to patchy, clogged up skin!

Picture from google

Do you have any tips for getting a lovely, even tan? :)

Monday, 16 April 2012

Wishlist #1

I've never done a proper wishlist before, so I thought it was about time I did! To be honest this is more of a shopping list for pay day (tomorrow!) hehe ♥

1. Loreal Caresse lipstick in lovely rose
2. Barry M nail polish in cyan blue
3. MUA lipstick in shade 4
4. Micro Beads for nail art
5. Beauty UK lipstick in snob
6. Soap & Glory body wash in foam call

Have you tried any of these products my lovelies and what's currently on your wishlist? :)

Thursday, 12 April 2012

It's my life, don't you forget ♥

Evening Lovelies!

This post is basically to show you what I have been getting up to in the the last couple of weeks. I know I haven't been around as much as normal, but this month was always gunna be hard for me. I'm trying to keep myself as busy as possible. Some of you may know what I'm talking about, if not feel free to ask.

Anyways on to the fun stuff, here's what I've been doing with myself ...

Date night at Chiquito's ♥

Hanging out with my bestie :)

Doing my nails!

Enjoying the sun that made a brief appearance!

Debating whether to get my hair ombred and get my nape pierced? Thoughts?

What have you been up to lately? :)

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Tuesday Tips #1

I've just realised this post is a day late, I AM CRACKING UP.

As you may or may not remember, ages ago i started a weekly feature called 'Tuesday Tips'. I'm not quite sure why I stopped, I think I'm just bad at sticking at things, but anyways I'm bringing it back.

Every tuesday I will post a tip, that hopefully you will find helpful in one way or another. The tips will mostly be beauty-related, but I might just throw in a few random ones for good measure. We'll see.

Today's tip is quite a simple makeup one ...

Don't apply blusher all the way to the hairline, stop at the curve of your cheekbone for a natural glow.

Picture from Google

*How not to wear your blusher.

Do you have any amazing tips you would like to share? :)

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Dark Angels! ♥

Hello Lovelies!

A while ago I got invited to take part in Schwarzkopf Professional's Essential Looks Salon Style Competition. I'm not great at styling hair, but decided to give it a go. I like a challenge ;) The competition is open to all UK hair professionals and bloggers aged 18 or over, so why not enter?! All entries will be judged by peers, consumers and a panel of judges. The four looks with the most votes will win the relevant trend category Schwarzkopf Professional products worth £200 and one winner chosen by a panel of judges will win a trip to Barcelona!

'Applicants are invited to channel one of four trends within the Essential Looks Flux Collection and can choose from:

Cool Hunters – The ultimate 21st century tribe, their nomadic spirit means they hunt out authenticity and crave personalisation. They love ethnic references and handcrafted and beaded looks, offset with sleek precision bobs, high attitude feather cuts and bold statement colour.

Sports Junkies– Sportswear was the biggest trend to emerge from New York this season with clean lines, neon colours and hi tech fabrics representing an emerging breed of hip adrenalin. They love graphic, powerful, polished and minimalist looks with the ability to shape shift.

Dark Angels– Sultry, sensual, hypnotic, exotic, this trend appeals to women whose innate confidence and powerful good looks combine to give them a magnetic appeal. They are ultra feminine and powerfully seductive, they love luxurious, perfectly glossy hair with peek-a-boo fringes and rich ultra natural colour.

Hip Opulants – This pleasure-seeking crowd love glamour with high-octane show stopping looks that mix wild prints with eye-popping colour and a dash of sparkle. Edgy, sharp, clean, cuts stop screen siren blonde and decadent golden reds stop this mood looking too obvious.'

I decided to channel Dark Angels with a little help from the following products ...

 Schwarzkopf Osis + Soft and Straight
Schwarzkopf Osis + Sparkler
Schwarzkopf Osis +  Flatliner
Silhouette Color Brilliance Hairspray

And here is the end result!

What do you think?

Are you going to enter & if so, which trend will you channel?

Let me know!


Sunday, 8 April 2012

Happy Easter! ♥

Happy Easter Lovelies!

Hope you're all having an eggcellent day :) Hope the easter bunnie brought you everything you wanted and more ;) I'm just spending time with my fiance and munching choccie! hehe :P Thought I would just do a little post to show you my easter nail art ... hope you like ♥

What do you think of my easter nails and how are you wearing yours?

Friday, 6 April 2012

Celebrity Style - Lauren Conrad ♥

Olá Lovelies!

Sorry I haven't posted for a few days. I've had tons going on, not all necessarily good unfortunately. I'm not going to bore you all with the details, but if you're interested just ask me on twitter etc. Anyways, this post was supposed to go up yesterday and i am day late so sorry about that. It's a fab guest post about Lauren Conrad's style by the lovely Elena from Love 212 :) Enjoy!

Lauren Conrad came to prominence on the MTV reality show Laguna Beach before starring in her own spin off show The Hills. This followed her starting out as an intern at Teen Vogue and then working for fashion PR firm People's Revolution. Over the course of 5 seasons she developed a style all of her own - flirty and feminine, young but still polished.

Capitalising on the success of the show Lauren launched her first clothing line The Lauren Conrad Collection in 2007, with her second line LC Lauren Conrad following in 2009, sold exclusively at Kohls in the US. In 2011 she launched a third line Paper Crown, the Fall collection of which will be available in stores from late August this year.

Lauren has come a long way from her early days in Laguna Beach. She released her fashion book Lauren Conrad style in 2010 and another book Lauren Conrad Beauty is currently being written. She also set up with her stylist and makeup artist as well as running

I hope you like my first guest post! If you do like the Celebrity style feature I will make it a regular piece on
Elena x

Thankyou so much for guest posting hunnie, I really enjoyed having you :) I like Lauren's style too. Please make the celeb style feature a regular on your blog, I love it!

What do you think of Lauren Conrad's style?

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Blogger Appreciation Award! ♥

Bonjour Lovelies!

Today the gorgeous Aly from Seven Things beauty gave me the Blogger Appreciation award!! Thankyou so much hun :) I've been having a tough time of it lately and this has cheered me right up :)

Rules for the award

1) Thank the person who gave you the award with a link to their blog.
2) Answer the following 4 questions.
3) Award the Blogger Appreciation Award to however many people that you like.
4) Let those people know you have awarded this with a tweet, email, blog comment, etc.


1) How long have you been blogging?
I started this blog at the end of October 2011, so about 5 months.

2) What are 1-2 reasons why you started blogging?
I got accepted into More Magazine's Beauty Hot 100 and alot of the other girls had blogs and I thought it looked like fun, so i decided to give it ago. I didn't start right away because I was going through an incredibly hard time in my life, but in the end blogging became a great escape.

3) What types of blogs do you follow/read?
I love blogs that show personality. I definately do not agree that light-coloured, simple blogs look the best. Some look nice, but alot of bloggers seem to be jumping on that particular bandwagon and it's boring!

4) What is one thing that you wish to improve on your blog?
I'm always announcing new weekly features on my blog and never end up sticking to them, so i'm going to try really hard to! I'd also like to try to take better pictures too.

I award

Thanks again Aly!

Sunday, 1 April 2012

Giveaway Winners! ♥

Afternoon Lovelies!

Just a quick post to let you know who won the MAC and Barry M giveaways :)

The winners of the MAC giveaway (Blog) are ...

Sirena Sparklestar


Lisa Brown

Congratulations ladies, I will be sending you both an email shortly!

The winners of the Barry M giveaway (Facebook) are ...

Andreea Popa


Ionna Deligeorgiou

Congrats to you too! I will let you know via Facebook how to claim your prize :)

Thankyou to everyone that entered, there will be a new giveaway coming soon.