Last month's reading list went down a treat so I decided to share Augusts' picks with you all. To Read: "Wherever you go, there you are"- by Jon Kabat-Zinn Between one thing and another I've been feeling a little bit stressed of late. Most of the books I read are about either somebody who has… Continue reading The reading list: August
How many of you are guilty of throwing away a half empty mascara in that tempting lure of a new one? I know I, as a beauty blogger, am very guilty of wasting products. My make-up stash is infested with countless half used powders, once loved lipsticks, lonely dabbled in eyeshadows .. the list is… Continue reading Earth Month #2: Reducing beauty product waste!
No matter what anybody says, there's a HUGE difference between surfing the aisles of Boots and sauntering up to the luxury beauty counters of your local department stores. Even the most beauty savvy gal, can be intimidated at the thought of dealing with the whole process. Here are a few tips, that I myself… Continue reading How to shop at Beauty Counters
There's always that one friend who is around to give you invaluable advice and an honest opinion. Which lipstick shade suits you and can you really carry off that glitter eye shadow?! Sali Hughes is just that friend. For years, I have read her columns on The Gaurdian's website and I've pretty much always taken… Continue reading “Pretty Honest” by Sali Hughes; My Thoughts
Squeeeeee, the day has FINALLY come for the BIG REVEAL! If some of you didn't know, I took part in the Irish Beauty Blogger Secret Santa this year run by the lovely Aisling from Total Makeup Addict. Before I get stuck into the reveal, I just want to give serious props to Aisling for running… Continue reading Irish Beauty Blogger Secret Santa Reveal 2014!
So far I've been extremely biased with my gift guides but we can't forget about the boys this Christmas. Therefore, I decided to put together a few different gift ideas ranging from budget to luxury to keep him happy too this festive season! I'm going to shy away from any overly obvious gifts like video… Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide: For the Man in your life…
So by now you've gotten the brows of your dreams but you need the tools to keep up the maintenance, well I've got you covered in today's final instalment of brow week. Here are some of my all time favourite products for keeping my brows in shape. Sleek Eyebrow Stylist: Literally the only brow pencil… Continue reading Brow week #5: Brow products I love and a Giveaway!
So far in brow week, we've talked about the best brow inspirations out there and various eyebrow shaping techniques including threading and waxing but what about good ol fashioned DIY tweezing? If you want to take charge of your brows in the comfort of your home then read some of my top tips to keeping… Continue reading Brow week # 4: My Top Brow Tips
Yesterday, I discussed my experience with threading but to keep things interesting, I thought I'd share with you another of my favourite hair removal techniques: waxing at Benefit's Brow Bar. Waxing was the second type of hair removal I'd tried after tweezing and I've always been impressed with the result. I've tried numerous places for… Continue reading Brow week #3: Waxing @ Benefit Brow Bar; My Experience
I don't know about you, but as a beauty blogger, I am so sick and tired of products not living up to their promises. I've used so many primers in the past that have just been "meh" and with their effects lasting only a couple of hours. On the verge of giving up, I… Continue reading Maxfactor Face Finity All Day Primer; Yay or Nay?