Up until last October, I could never been an described as an"outdoorsy" person, I didn't own anything waterproof and my idea of a sports shoe was my white pair of Converse. This all changed when my boyfriend and I tackled the 2nd highest peak in the UK; Snowdon Mountain. It my first hike and it… Continue reading Hiking for Beginners… yes even you!
Even with a wardrobe jammed packed with clothes and Zara's website on constant auto-refresh, I have to admit that absolutely nothing makes me happier than a good pair of PJS. My usual pair consist of an old baggy band T-shirt and bottoms that are at least 3 sizes too big but every now and again… Continue reading 3 sets of PJs cool enough for Beyonce
Forget swooning over Adam Broody in re-runs of the O.C or drawing hearts around the members of 5ive in Shout magazine. These days it's all about the Girl Crush. We all have one... or many; girls that we wish we could sit in our pjs, swap hair tips and fight over the last slice of… Continue reading Girls I wish were my B.F.F’s
While it's all fine and dandy to trawl the floors of Brown Thomas and Space Nk, drooling over stunning Chanel and YSL lipsticks, nothing quite beats a bargain! On a recent Pennys (Primark) trip, I picked up something from the Essence long-lasting lipsticks collection in "01 Coral Calling". It cost me €1.79 and my expectations… Continue reading Beautiful little bargain; Essence Lipstick
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!
While everyone is busy stuffing themselves silly with chocolate this weekend, I thought I'd research some chocolate treats that we can enjoy not only in our tummies! 1) Cupcake fresh face mask from Lush: Oh, the clever clogs over at Lush are so good at knowing what we want! Fancy a mask that will… Continue reading Chocolate Beauty Products
We are bombarded by beauty products day in and day out; on tv, in shops, in magazines etc. We slather them on our faces, pat them on our bodies and smooth them through our hair, often without even knowing what is really in them. A large majority of the time, the products we use are packed… Continue reading Earth Month #1; Eco-friendly brands
ANOTHER new foundation?! I hear you say! Yes, things are certainly getting a bit cray here at A Tiny Slice of Kate. Foundation is my new nail polish... in that I NEED everything new that comes out. I'm a regular user of the L'Oreal cult classic "True Match" foundation but recently I thought I'd shake things… Continue reading L’Oreal Infallible 24hr Foundation; My Thoughts
No matter if we want to admit it or not, we all like to be pampered. These days there's spas, beauty salons and hundreds of beauty aisles in our local stores. There are endless "pamper products" but what we often forget is that we have an array of natural beauty products right at our fingertips..… Continue reading Budget Beauty; Beauty products from your kitchen
Like a bold child, or defiant teen, I've resisted eye lash curlers because I was told over and over again, how great they were. I always thought I was too lazy to be bothered with the whole eyelash curling step. Pretty much every beauty blog I read and tutorial I watch, tells me it's the most… Continue reading Reunited with eyelash curlers