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Lash Love 🖤

Hi lovelies,

Just a quick one, this week has been crazy! Wednesday I qualified as a Classic Lash Extension Technician! I’m so excited to be expanding my business😍

Here’s my first go at classic lash extensions, didn’t quite get finished due to complications with my model but we got a beautiful, natural finish to the lashes.

Do or have you had lash extensions?

Personally I never have but I always love the look of them🖤

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Revolution Forever Flawless Constellation Palette🖤

Hi lovelies,

I’m so excited to be sharing this review with you! When I posted my pink & blue look previously I said I would do swatches, finally they’re here!!! Let me know if you like reading reviews as I’m hoping to do more and actually stay consistent with my weekly posts (going to be posting Monday, Wednesday & Fridays) 🙂

Can I just say how GORGEOUS is the packaging for this palette? it is a tin as well so super sturdy & travel friendly as it feels like the shadows are well protected but the palette is still light weight which we all love!

The inside defintiely reflects the packaging & I think the colour selections are divine 😍 This palette attracted me as it’s totally different to anything I own, I don’t own many bles and reds so this was a winner. I absolutely adore all of these & I’ll definitely be doing loads more looks soon!

Which colours would you love to see me use?

Can we just appreciate these swatches, they are double swatched but I have only gone in to them lightly! Only running the shadow twice before swatching!🙂

I also love that although this palette looks super crazy & wild. You can actually get a neautral look from it, the shades retrograde, asteroid, celestial, harp & universal. I used these shades to achieve this super wearable look….

I used retrograde & universal in the crease for definition, blended out with asteroid & applied celestial all over the lid, inner corners & brow bone as a highlight shade.

Here’s the pink & blue look I’ve previously done…

Basically, for £10 this baby is a freaking steal. Absolutely love Revolution products, I’m yet to find something I don’t like!

Have any of you lovelies tried this palette? if so, what do you think of it?

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Rediscovering my old favourites❤

Hi lovelies,

I had the idea for this post the other day when I found myself reaching for my old favourite products. I used to use these products ALL THE TIME back in secondary (high) school. **I have repurchased since, don’t worry!I’m not using gone off makeup**

I challenge you to do this & tag me in the post. I love seeing what products people are or have been loving

Here I am in all my tired mummy glory! Let’s see what magic these products can do…

I decided I wouldn’t prime, not a fixed part of my routine, sometimes I feel primer makes my makeup look worse. Anyone else feel the same?

I started off by applying Revlon Colourstay Foundation the shade buff all over my skin using the Real Techniques Buffing Brush – this is also an old fave, I’ve legit had the brush since I was in high school! they last so well. I absolutely loved how this covered, I actually have the oily/combination version, my skin until having my son was always really oily but now it’s more combination verging on dry. However, this foundation still performs amazing as they do have a dry skin formulation of this foundation. For high street foundation its amazing that they have such a great selection depending on your skin type and colour!

For concealer I used the Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer in Extra Fair. This concealer does the job. It hides and imperfections!! I adore this. It’s also amazing for touch ups throughout the day even on top of powder.

To set it all in place I used a very beaten up looking Rimmel Stay Matte Powder in Transparent to set the base. I always forget how much I love this powder!

Look at that coverage 😍 I love it. So simple yet beautiful! This is definitely more full coverage than I go on a normal day, but I love this when I’m going out anywhere. Especially when I know it’ll last.

THROWBACK much. Who else used to absolutely swear by the Sleek highlight palette? I know I did. Now I’m definitely obsessed again, LOOK AT THAT GLOW. So so pretty. I love that the coloured ones are just subtle & gives dimension to the cheek bones, not an obvious coloured highlight.

I usually use a mixture of all the powder highlights, look how stunning that looks. You can use it so it’s subtle or build it up to be a blinding highlight like I did 🙂

Hoola Bronzer by Benefit is a firm favourite, since using this year’s and years ago I haven’t stopped using it. I love Hoola for contouring as it’s the perfect colour for my pale skin, so pretty.

I did do it a bit more harsh than usual so it would be more obvious, it blends so easy & gives me a healthier more defined look.

Comment your old favourites or products you’ve used for a long time! I love trying new products ❤

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Black Smokey Eye ft. red hair🖤

Hi lovelies,

Sorry I’ve been a little quiet, life has been CRAZY!!!! As you know I have a little boy, he’s now 9 months!! whaaaat. For anyone that follows me it only seems like 5 minutes since I was posting my birth story! Recently, I started a makeup artistry course (if you’d like me to keep you all updated on it let me know!)🙂

Anyway, I kept meaning to post this.. if you would like a pictorial on how I did this look step by step then pop a comment below 🙂

I’m actually loving this look.. so simple and easy to do but really effective 😍

For a black Smokey eye I literally just pack on the black onto my eyelid, you want to make sure it’s nice & dark closest to the lash line. Then go in with a warm brown (I used my Hoola bronzer) in the crease & blend that in to the black so it fades softly from black to brown. You may have to keep building colours & going back and forth between each colour but once you get to the intensity you want it’s so worth it!

To make my inner corners pop I used my favourite glitter liner as it stays so so well & whacked a load of mascara on my lashes (of course!)😊

I know black can be really scary but it doesn’t have to be. Just be confident & ROCK IT!! 💜

I will make sure I bring you more posts. I always miss you guys when I’m quiet on here! I hope you’ve all been well?😘

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12 Days of Christmas Day 4 Christmas Tree, oh Christmas tree!❤

Hi lovelies😘

I saw this photo (below) on Google & was obsessed. I just knew I had to recreate it. It inspired me to do my own take on it as I’d never done it before I didn’t quite know how it was going to turn out!!

I did change it slightly as I took inspiration, I didn’t want to copy someone else’s work exactly. Below is my version of this Christmas Tree inspired look!

I love this green shade, shimmery green shade from Soph X Revolution Palette 🙂 I just love the extra bit of glam it gave this look!! It actually isn’t as hard as it looks! If I can do it, so can you! Used a green face paint as a base for the liner & packed the green shadow on top. I also used face paint for the different coloured bulbs!!

check out my tutorial on my FB page (Link below!)

I then of course had to tie it altogether with a dark red lip!! 🎄 Feeling so festive right now. Are you ready for Christmas?

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12 days of Christmas Day 1-3❤

Hi lovelies,

oh gosh.. crazy!! ITS DECEMBER!❤

Who else loves this festive time of year? so much so I’m doing different looks each day.. here’s the first 3 days as it totally slipped my mind to post them here 🤔 haha!! my bad.

Day 1 – snow is falling

I decided to do an icy wintery look for my first. It was the first time doing a cut crease look with a wing.. really wish I had put winged liner on, but we live & learn!

Used the Addiction Palette 5 for the icy shimmer & ‘Fervent’ & ‘Agile’ single shadows from my custom palette!

Day 2 – Mulled wine shine

I absolutely adore these colours on my eyes so had to do it!! Used the Soph X Revolution Palette 😍 I have a review, click here to read.

Day 3 – green smokey eye

I have green eyes so NEVER use green on my eyes. After using this green, again from the Soph X Revolution Palette! can you tell I love this palette?🙂 I smoked it out using a couple of the light brown shades in the crease. I did put a pop of purple on the bottom lash line which I really thought made my green eyes really bright!!

What do you think of these looks?

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30 Days Of Makeup Nov 2018

30 Day Makeup Challenge ❤

hi lovelies,

so I’ve missed a couple of days so I thought I would combine them!! I actually love how the look turned out, not just because it’s inspired by one of my favourite people of all time, Taylor Swift!!🙂 hands up swifties!!❤

I missed the last couple of days due to being super busy & little man had been quite clingy, so here’s days 16, 17 & 18 all in one gorgeous look!! if I do say so myself!! 🤣

Products used:

Face

I started off of course with a cleansed & moisturised blank canvas. I then used my radiance boosting cocktail to give some life to my skin before priming & applying a light layer of foundation. I concealed, powdered & added bronzer & highlight after I had completed the eyes as I like to see how the eyes look before completing my base, I like to do this to make sure the balance is right!

♡ Soap & Glory Bright & Pearly Radiance Boosting Cocktail- Boots

♡ Glorious Face Primer – Younique

♡ Mineral Touch Liquid Foundation (shade scarlet) – Younique

♡ Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer (Shade 0 Extra Fair) – Boots

♡ Touch Loose Powder Foundation (shade scarlet) – Younique

♡ Beachfront Bronzer (shade sunset) – Younique

♡ Touch A La Mode Powder Luminizer (iridescent) – Younique

Eyes

For my eyes I wanted to keep it super simple & easy, I used the shade ‘arrogant’ all over my eye lid & in my crease. I then deepened up the outer corner using ‘brave’. To help blend out the outer edges I used the shade ‘tender’ this also gives a gorgeous glow & highlight to the brow bone. I then packed ‘secretive’ on my lid for a bit of sparkle!! I ran both brown shades under the lash line for a more smokey effect before adding plenty of mascara!!

I also used ‘brave’ as my brow powder to add definition & shape. To set the brows I used my fave brow gel!

♡ Addiction 4 Palette – Younique

♡ Loreal Brow Plumper – Boots

♡ Epic Mascara – Younique

Lips

For my lips I used my fave red lippy to add this bold pop of colour to my look!! & of course to signify the fact that Taylor Swift was my inspiration!!

♡ Splash Matte Liquid Lipstick (shade sizzling) – Younique

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