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My Younique Journey..

Hi beauties ❤

As you all know, if you read my last post, I’m now a YOUNIQUE PRESENTER 😊 I’m so excited to start this new journey!!

First things first. I know your all probably thinking “oh god no. Not another person spamming us to buy their products!!”. Well beauties, that’s not what I’m about. If you want to buy the products, you can & by your own admission!! 😊❤

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I received my kit last week & haven’t looked back. Younique is such a fabulous opportunity. It allows you to run your own business, how & when you want!!😊

Before I decided to take the plunge I’d always been sceptical. However, a friend was already with Younique & was looking to recruit another presenter. She talked me through what it was all about & how money is earnt. One thing led to another & here I am now, a fully fledged YOUNIQUE PRESENTER 😀

If anyone is interested to hear more about Younique, then please feel free to comment or get in touch through my Facebook page!! 😘

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So here I am now. I’m starting out my journey & LOVING IT. ♥

I’m going to do a post on how to achieve this look & about the products used!! 🙂

So far I’m SUPER IMPRESSED with Younique & our products. To be honest, it’s probably the best decision I’ve made in a while!!

What to expect…

♥ Reviews

♥ Picture Collages/Updates

♥ Swatches

♥ Raffles

♥ Makeup Parties

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Eyes

3D Fiber Lashes + 

Splurge Cream Shadow in tenacious

Lips

Opulence Lipstick in upscale

If you fancy a browse round my Younique shop then click here.

Lots of Love Natasha

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Sleek Matte Me Lip Cream Review ❤

Hi beauties 🌞

Recently I’ve been getting back into bright bold lips. Here in the UK the weather has, slowly,  been brightening up & so my love for a bright lip begins all over again.

As you’ll know I love a red lip, especially a matte one & I’ve found the perfect lip product. The Sleek Matte Me Lip Cream in Rioja Red! 🙂

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It retails for £4.99 & its worth every penny. It’s so pigmented you only need to apply this once to get full intensity of the colour in the tube!! It has a doe foot applicator, which actually makes it easy to apply, as it is a highly pigmented product there’s not much room for error.

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As you apply this product it seems quite glossy, however, once applied, wait a few minutes & it dries down to a matte lip cream.

Once this lip cream has set it is bulletproof, literally!! I tried to rub it off my lips, no smudges. Nothing!! It also stains the lips so as you wear it you can’t really tell when it’s wearing off! To be honest, when I’ve wore this out, it has lasted most the day (including when I eat), without touching up! 🙂

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For such an affordable product I cannot fault it. If your looking for a matte lippy be sure to check the Sleek Matte Me range, they have nudes & some purple colours too… click here to check the range out.

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Have you tried this product?
What’s your fave matte lippy.. comment below! ❤

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Sleek Makeup 3 for 2!♥

Hi beauties. ☼

So Sleek Makeup was on 3 for 2 & I couldn’t resist buying a few things 🙂

So to show you which 3 products I bought I have done a makeup look. If you’d like to see how I did this look comment below (I could also do a YouTube video!!)
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The first thing I bought was the Luminaire highlighting concealer, from this first impression it’s not what I was hoping for! But I’ll keep you all posted about it 🙂

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The second was the ‘oh so special’ I divine palette. This is the most beautiful palette ever!! It has a mix of both glittery colours & matte shades, it is a pinky palette, but is very unique. It is also very pigmented & don’t crease on the lid (even without a primer, on me!!..

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Last but not least it’s the Matte Me lip cream in Rioja Red. Wow, what can I say these are great. They go on like a cream but dry to a matte making them long lasting. It is also very  pigmented 🙂

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As I said, let me know if you want a tutorial on this, either on here or YouTube (or both!). Just let me know below beauties ❤

Have you tried any Sleek Makeup? What do you think of the brand?

Thanks for reading beauties, have a fabulous day xo

Lots of Love Natasha ❤

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Makeup of the day

MOTN: Hot Plum!♥

Hi beauties. ☼

So I wore this makeup last week out to dinner with my boyfriend, he took me out before I went on holiday 🙂 I really liked how it turned out so I thought I’d make a post for you…

Here is what the makeup looked like:

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Products Used:

Face:

♥ L’Oreal True Match Foundation

♥ Rimmel Stay Matte Powder

♥ MUA Mosaic Blush in English Rose

♥ Benefit Hoola Bronzer

Eyes:

♥ MUA Heaven & Earth Pallette – used the lightest colour all over the lid & in the inner corners of my eyes. I used a mid tone on the outer half & then put a dark colour on the outer edges of the eye to darken the look!

♥ Rimmel Scandaleyes Kohl in Black – tight-line & waterline.

♥ Rimmel Scandaleyes Kohl in Purple – Smudged along lower lashline (hasn’t picked up well on camera though!)

♥ Maybelline One By One Mascara in Black.

Eyebrows:

♥ Maybelline Brow Drama Sculpting Brow Mascara in Medium Brown – already in looooove with this product 😀

Lips:

Maybelline Colour Sensational Lipstick in Hot Plum – this is such a beautiful colour & the formula of these lippys are gorgeous!!

wpid-20140801_173307.jpgAS you can see in this picture the MUA Blush just gives you a rose-y glow, it honestly does look lovely on the cheek & for the price I’m not going to complain 🙂

Have you tried any MUA products? Do you like them? Any recommendations?

Thanks for reading beauties, have a fabulous day xo

Lots of Love Natasha ❤

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Disney Series: Belle!♥

Hi beauties. ☼

So when I asked which Disney Princess you’d like to see, Ariel & Belle won. As I did an Ariel inspired look last time, it’s time for Belles inspired look 🙂

If you’d like to know how to create this Belle inspired look then keep reading…

Base

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As always I started off with a freshly cleansed face. To prime my skin I used MACs Prep & Prime (review will be up soon!!). I then went on to apply my Revlon Colourstay Foundation with the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge. To conceal my under eye circles I used a small amount of Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer, I tapped this into the skin using my ring finger. This is the most delicate finger & the warmth from your finger helps the product melt into the skin better 🙂

Eyes

eyesFor the eyes I wanted to keep the look simple so I decided to just use this quad from Avon, it’s the True Colour Mocha Latte Quad! I used the light pink shade all over the lid, I then took the light brown shade in the crease as a transition shade. To deepen the outer corners I sketched in a  winged sort of look to the outer corner & blended inwards but not past the half way point on my lid. To make this look even smokier, I used the metallic brown shade in between the pink & dark brown colours, this is so the colours transition nicely from light to dark. As this is how you achieve a great smokey eye!!

To emphasise the lashline I used my Rimmel Scandaleyes Kohl in Black along the upper & lower lashline & the tightline. I drew a very thin line on the top & smudged it out slightly to add to the smokey effect! I then did the same to the lower lashline & carried the liner up towards the brow to create a cat-eye effect to the look. To open the eyes I applied my Rimmel Kohl in White to the lower waterline.

This wouldn’t be a flirtatious Belle look without fluttery lashes, so to top the eye makeup off I used Benefits They’re Real Mascara!

Brows, cheeks & lips

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To start off with I combed through my brows with the Maybelline Brow Drama Sculpting Mascara (medium deep), this gives quite a bit of definition so you could stop here. But to ensure my brows where nice & precise I went in with my brown brow pencil to fill in any sparse areas!

Cheeks

For the cheeks I kept it very simple, Belle always looks blushed in the films but not overly pink. So I went with a peach blush, the one I used was Natural Collection Blush in Peach Melba 🙂 I placed this on the apples of my cheeks (to find where this is, smile & it’s the high bit you get under your eyes!) & swept the colour back. I find this application method to be the most flattering.

Lips

To Complete the look I opted for a simple lip. I just decided to line my lips with my ELF Long Wear Lip Liner in Mauve Luxe!

Hair

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To make this look more polished I put my hair into a bun. I then added in a small rose hair grip into the back of my hair as this look wouldn’t be complete without a rose! I also pulled out some short strands of hair around my face to frame my face a bit!

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Here is the completed look. I hope you all enjoyed my Belle inspired makeup look! This is such a wearable look, either day or night, I think it’s timeless (very fitting for the Disney story!). Let me know what you think 🙂

Thank you for reading beauties, have a fabulous day! ☼

Lots of Love Natasha ❤

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MOTN: True Love!♥

Hi beauties. ☼

I really liked the makeup I wore last night, so I thought I’d share it with you 🙂

More importantly, I rediscovered my true love. Yes, by true love I mean the lipstick I’m wearing. Want to know what it is? It’s the one & only Revlon Lip Butter in Raspberry Pie

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OH MY WORD. I can’t explain how much I love this colour, I ALWAYS used to use it, until it got broke on a night out. However, a month or so ago I decided to repurchase it & I can definitely see why I used to love it so much.

It’s a dark red/burgundy type shade, it suits my skin tone perfectly & goes with almost anything I wear 🙂

Look no further, here is what this beauty of a product looks like on the lips…

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For the rest of my makeup I kept it simple, I did a subtle smokey eye & flawless base with a bit of a contour/bronzer 🙂

Let me know if you’ve tried this lip butter (or any others) & what you thought about it xo

Lots of Love Natasha

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MOTD!♥

Hi beauties. ☼

I wore this makeup look the other day & forgot to upload it, so here it is…

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I recreated a sort of wearable Maleficent makeup look as I loved that so much!

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I think this is such a gorgeous look, I especially think purple compliments green eyes, so yaaaay for that 🙂 This lip colour is also to die for, it’s a very neon bright pink, although these pictures don’t quite do it justice!!

What do you think of this look? Would you wear it?

Lots of Love Natasha ❤

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MOTD: Orange Lips Trend!♥

Hi beauties. ☼

Aren’t you a lucky bunch today? Two posts in one day…
I really liked how my makeup came out today so I thought I’d share it with you all 🙂

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I’ve really been LOVING the orange lip trend, here I’m pictured wearing the Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm in Audacious. It’s such a beautiful colour & compliments this eye look beautifully 🙂

For the eyes I used Maybellines Diamond Glow Quad in Coral Drama!! Don’t you just love these colours? I used the peachy orange shade all over the lids & the pink in the crease for definition 🙂

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What trends are you beauties loving at the moment?

Let me know what you think of this look, does it suit me?

Lots of Love Natasha ❤

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Topshop Lipstick Review

I’ve been meaning to buy some of Topshops lipsticks for a while now, after hearing such good things about them I finally splashed out £16 (£8 each) and bought two shades, ‘screen siren’ & ‘beguiled’ (swatches below). Although I only purchased these two shades there are many more to choose from, I just decided on these as I hadn’t any other lipsticks like these in my collection.

These lipsticks are quite a creamy formula, which once applied onto the lips feel moisturising, the colour pay-off also surprised me, I never expected such good quality, especially because they only retail for £8 each. Despite the creamy formula they dry to a matte/smooth texture, which i usually hate. However, unlike other matte lipsticks i have come across they aren’t drying on the lips, to be truthful it isn’t like your wearing a lipstick.

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1 = Screen Siren

2 = Beguiled

Topshop claims the lipsticks to be a;

Velvet finish lipstick to smooth, moisturise and nourish lips. Apply for fabulous colour and moisturised, matte finish, wear alone or with gloss for a shiny finish.

Does the Topshop lipsticks live upto their claims? In my opinion YES they do, well the two I own certainly do. Firstly, I agree with Topshops claim that the lipsticks leave a velvet/smooth finish to the lips, although this sounds as if once the lipstick is applied it dries your lips out, this is not the case, as claimed the lipsticks are moisturising and nourishing on the lips. In all honesty once you have taken the lipstick off or it has worn off, your lips feel softer than before you applied the lipstick, this can only be a good thing, right?
Secondly, the lipsticks are VERY pigmented, after one application of these lipsticks you get the true colour pay-off onto your lips. This is brilliant as it means you don’t need to layer up the product, therefore making it last longer, which is certainly value for money, especially for the £8 you pay (which for brilliant lipsticks like these is pretty cheap these days).

These lipsticks also have a mild scent to them, ‘screen siren’ smells a bit like MAC lipsticks, with a vanilla/sweet scent to it, whereas ‘beguiled’ has more of a fruity berry scent. If you don’t like makeup which is scented don’t be alarmed, they are not heavily scented, as it is only noticable if you hold them to your nose, I haven’t noticed any scent during application or once applied.

Packaging

The packaging of these Topshop lipsticks are pretty standard with a plain white tube with three horizontal black stripes on the bottom and the writing ‘Lips Topshop’ on the lid. The colour of the lipstick is also shown on the bottom of the tube with its own unique name. Despite the simplicity of the packaging I quite like it, the tube also has a matte feel to it which adds to the quality and makes it feel more expensive, but to be honest what can you expect for £8, its hardly going to be 8 carat gold. Therefore, in my opinion, for the price you pay you get decent looking, sturdy packaging.

I would definitely recommend these lipsticks, especially if your on a budget when it comes to makeup, they are such cheap lipsticks for the high quality you get, even if you aren’t a fan of matte lips you can always put a bit of lip balm or clear gloss over the top to add some shine.

Overall, I give these lipsticks a 5/5, to me they are BRILLIANT; they are reasonably priced, nourishing on the lips, highly pigmented and last for hours on the lips without reapplying, what more could you want?