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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Project Panning: Can You Dig It?

Project Panning: Can You Dig It?

Project panning has been popular across the online beauty community for a couple of years now. Maybe you’ve done it yourself. If you don’t know what it is, a project pan is basically a goal you set yourself to not buy more makeup until you’ve […]