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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. […]

Sweet Deals – 17/08/17

Sweet Deals – 17/08/17

Disclaimer: This page contains affiliate links, which will be marked with an asterix I felt obliged to write up a new Sweet Deals as I’ve fully taken advantage of a couple of deals here. Too Faced have a great sale on right now and, while […]

A Guide to Cruelty Free Beauty Brands

A Guide to Cruelty Free Beauty Brands

This has been requested before a few times, so I’m sorry it’s so late. I was trying to figure out the easiest way to put this together. I’ve divided it up into 3 tables: Brands that are completely vegan, brands that are completely cruelty free, […]

No More Beauty Boxes: Why I Cancelled My Subscriptions

No More Beauty Boxes: Why I Cancelled My Subscriptions

I was so attracted to the concept of beauty boxes: a monthly treat, finding new brands, new products to play with. I started with Birchbox last year (February if you’re curious), and added Glossybox in May of last year. They always arrived in the middle […]

Where to Buy: Popular Lip Products

Where to Buy: Popular Lip Products

This post contains an affiliate link* It’s frustrating to constantly see new lip products come out, knowing you can’t just stroll into Boots and get them. It’s very easy to get ripped off online. I’ve looked into where you can get some popular items for […]

How Do? Eyeliner for People who Don’t Like Winged Eyeliner

How Do? Eyeliner for People who Don’t Like Winged Eyeliner

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Winged eyeliner was actually something I could do back in my reckless youth. However, after a long period of not doing it, I literally lost most of my ability to apply it. I guess it is like riding a bike, […]

Sweet Deals – 09/08/17

Sweet Deals – 09/08/17

Sweet Deals is my attempt to look savvy about special offers on beauty items when really I just trawl through the sites every single time. There seems to be a lot of Sweet Deals from 2 weeks ago still available, so I’m including them in […]