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Eye Makeup Problems Solved

Eye Makeup Problems Solved

    It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. When I started this blog, I stressed that I was not a makeup expert and now, almost a year later I am proud to say….I’m still not a makeup expert. I’m a great […]

Makeup Releases I Don’t Understand

Makeup Releases I Don’t Understand

  Brand loyalty has never been something I’ve been particularly supportive of. I definitely have a few brands I would class as favourites but I’m more than happy to call out something that doesn’t make any sense to me. I think we all could think […]

Makeup Gifts for under €30

Makeup Gifts for under €30

  Who doesn’t love buying presents for other people? Well, except me. I’ve found some affordable makeup gifts in case you needed an excuse to treat yourself or a very lucky person in your life.   Pixi Hello Rose Highlighting Set €22.12 Superb value for this […]

What to Buy Instead of Huda Beauty’s Desert Dusk Palette

What to Buy Instead of Huda Beauty’s Desert Dusk Palette

            Look, it’s ok if you still want the Huda Beauty Desert Dusk palette even though it was a letdown for me. I’m not mad, just disappointed. Well, not really. So if you haven’t bought it but remain intrigued, and […]

Makeup I Talked Myself Out of Buying

Makeup I Talked Myself Out of Buying

    It’s January and we’re still broke, but that doesn’t stop the beauty industry churning out products we can’t afford or worse still, putting them on sale when we have no money. With that in mind, I thought it might be a good idea […]

Start your Makeup Inventory in 2018

Start your Makeup Inventory in 2018

  Ok, I know New Year’s resolutions are a bunch of hokey and statistically are likely to fail in less than a month (presumably). However, I’m not proposing starting them (although I’ve suggested starting resolutions any time of the year). I’m talking about starting a […]

Best Shade Range Per Brand: Part 2

Best Shade Range Per Brand: Part 2

  Many moons ago/in July of this year, I posted the first part of this series. You will no doubt notice the absence of several well-known brands (Essence, Catrice, theBalm, etc), and this is because their shade ranges are appalling. Affordable brands are the worst […]

Underrated Products We Need to Talk About More

Underrated Products We Need to Talk About More

Fans of makeup will be very familiar with the hype machine behind promoting products, and the chain reaction it has for consumers. Remember the furore around Naked Heat this year? How many times did it sell out? It’s hard to avoid such fuss when it’s […]

Project Pan: The Pannening

Project Pan: The Pannening

Oh, you thought one post on project panning was all I was going to have to say on the topic? Heck nope! This is something that’s on my mind every time I see the sheer amount of unnecessary products I have. I can make allowances […]

The 12 Eyeshadow Palettes of Christmas

The 12 Eyeshadow Palettes of Christmas

Yes I know, I really am obsessed with eyeshadow palettes.   It’s November already, so it’s time to get serious about buying gifts that are absolutely for other people and definitely not for yourself. ‘Tis also the season for limited edition holiday releases, many of […]