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
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
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
I bet that caught your attention! Charlotte Tilburry is the one name that is guaranteed to send excited chills down any make-up lovers spine. There is no denying that Ms. Tilbury is definitely the lady of the moment. Famously known as the main make-up artist to stars such as Kate Moss, her make-up range… Continue reading A Tiny Slice of Kate meets Charlotte Tilbury
I put my hands up and admit that my skin care routine changes like the weather! My skin changes season to season, rain to sunshine so my routine needs to adapt accordingly. Recently, my skin suffered a pretty nasty reaction which made my skin angry, very dry and even more sensitive than usual. To combat… Continue reading My Current Skincare Routine (Combination/Sensitive Skin)
Every now and again, somebody comes along and changes the way you think about life. In my early teens it was Oprah, and now that I'm in my early 20's, it's skincare extraodonaire Caroline Hirons. A few years ago, I could talk the hind legs off a donkey about make-up, but skincare was still one… Continue reading Skincare Tips; What I’ve learned from Caroline Hirons!