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January 2016

( 31 Posts )

Standouts from January.

Can we get an amen that January is over? So excited. Such a long, cold month with no money and a vague sense of inadequacy. Yes, roll on February please. The month of love and ther...

Can we get an amen that January is over? So excited. Such a long, cold month with no money and a vag...

Kat Von D Lolita.

Sometimes you get a cult product that seems so exciting that you basically need it. Not even a choice. A necessity.  That happened with Kat Von D Lolita. So much so, I had to buy in...

Sometimes you get a cult product that seems so exciting that you basically need it. Not even a choice. A nece...

Clarins SS16: My picks.

Oh hey, Clarins, I see you're making my makeup bag feel all fresh and bright and pretty. That's nice. I'd seen the peachier version of this cream blush used on a photoshoot before, s...

Oh hey, Clarins, I see you're making my makeup bag feel all fresh and bright and pretty. That's nice. ...

The Charlotte Tilbury products that are worth the money.

Ok, so picture this. You're at the Charlotte Tilbury counter (or on her website), and you feel overwhelmed. I know, what a problem to have. If you are feeling overwhelmed though, then this pos...

Ok, so picture this. You're at the Charlotte Tilbury counter (or on her website), and you feel overwhelmed. I kn...

How I: Take my photographs.

Spoiler alert -  I'm not a professional photographer :) In fact, if you want a good laugh, go check out some of my older posts because I look back now and cringe forever because the photo...

Spoiler alert -  I'm not a professional photographer :) In fact, if you want a good laugh, go check out som...

New in: Dior Glowing Garden collection.

I feel like I'd been waiting for this collection for 84 years. Slight exaggeration, maybe, but this collection has been on my wish-list for the longest time and it's finally in my ...

I feel like I'd been waiting for this collection for 84 years. Slight exaggeration, maybe, but this ...

2 minute base.

So, yeah, I like a full coverage base with lots of steps - as seen in this post here - but this week I have really embraced the minimal makeup routine.  I know, am I feeling OK? No! My ...

So, yeah, I like a full coverage base with lots of steps - as seen in this post here - but this week I have really e...

3 blushes to perk you up.

Oh god, is it still January? It's so cold and dark and urgh. My face is crying out for spring makeup - candy pinks, pastels and pops of colour. So to ease me out of my winter slump, I'm brin...

Oh god, is it still January? It's so cold and dark and urgh. My face is crying out for spring makeup - candy p...

Sheeny, not shiny.

Because we all want to look like we've bathed in glitter, right? Or is that just me? Sometimes though, I want my skin to look all polished and sheeny and perfect but not shiny because there'...

Because we all want to look like we've bathed in glitter, right? Or is that just me? Sometimes though, I want ...

Workwear.

Be gentle. I'm not used to this. Y'know, posing for outfit photos in the real world where people can walk past and laugh at you. True story. I was laughed at by ...

Be gentle. I'm not used to this. Y'know, posing for outfit photos in the real wor...

New in: Zoeva nude Spectrum palette.

Having being supremely impressed with the cocoa blend palette, the new Zoeva nude spectrum palette seemed like a no-brainer. 15 neutral hues with the amazing Zoeva formula? ...

Having being supremely impressed with the cocoa blend palette, the new Zoeva nude spectrum palette...