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Beauty Treats for under €30

Beauty Treats for under €30

We seem to have skipped right into Winter already; the days are shorter and darker, there’s a chill in the air. Heavy coats are being dusted off. It’s grim. It might just be a good time to treat yourself to something affordable. Disclaimer: this post […]

Tarte Haul

Tarte Haul

This was the most exciting package I’ve ordered in a while. I’ve never bought anything from Tarte before, but they’ve always been high on my list of brands to try. Their site is fantastic, and they’ve just added some serious wishlist items that will go […]

Testing out High End Foundations

Testing out High End Foundations

The search for a great foundation seems to be eternal. I dread to think of how much I’ve spent on affordable foundations down the years only to be disappointed; they definitely stop feeling affordable after a while. I know that I’ve taken risks in the […]

Makeup Resolutions

Makeup Resolutions

This post is probably more suitable for late December/early January, but I thought of it in September so here we are.   I really doubt I’m the first person to think of a concept like this, as much as I’d like the credit for it. […]

Makeup Problems Solved: Foundations and Primers

Makeup Problems Solved: Foundations and Primers

Makeup can be intimidating, overwhelming and just plain confusing sometimes. Thus, I’ve created a new series solving the most common makeup problems. I’ve done a lot research so with any luck, it will help some people out. This week: foundations and primers.   How do […]

Sweet Deals – 30/08/17

Sweet Deals – 30/08/17

  It’s Sweet Deals’O clock! Ok that’s not a thing, but it should be. Yes I’m being bold by posting 2 Sweet Deals posts in one day. No I’m not sorry. It is what it is. As usual there are some repeats here. I made […]

Sweet Deals – Eyeshadow Palettes

Sweet Deals – Eyeshadow Palettes

And now for something completely different! Ok maybe not that different. It’s a first for this blog nonetheless. While hunting for Sweet Deals this week, I noticed there seemed to be a lot of eyeshadow palettes available, or more than usual at the very least. […]

Best Makeup for under a Tenner at Boots

Best Makeup for under a Tenner at Boots

 This has been quite the project. I searched tirelessly online for hours late into the night for the highest rated makeup products under €10. By which I mean, I went onto Boots’ website and made note of makeup that was rated 5 stars and cost less […]

LA Girl Foundation: Do You Need It?

LA Girl Foundation: Do You Need It?

If you spend a lot of time reading about popular makeup products online, you’ll be very familiar with the LA Girl Pro Coverage HD Long Wear Illuminating Liquid Foundation (and the concealer everyone is obsessed with). It’s available in 16 shades. Promising decent coverage at the […]

Hits and Misses: Buying Makeup at TK Maxx

Hits and Misses: Buying Makeup at TK Maxx

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know how much I love going to TK Maxx for makeup. As great as it is to buy something amazing on special offer, it’s even better to feel superior to someone who bought that item at full price. […]