Friday, 29 July 2016

FACE MASK FRIDAY: SEPHORA SLEEPING MASKS

Sephora Sleeping Masks

For this week's Face Mask Friday post, I'm reviewing the Sephora Rose Sleeping Mask and the Ginseng Sleeping Mask - really interesting products that I've been using for around a month now.

Thursday, 28 July 2016

JULY 2016 BEAUTY FAVOURITES

July 2016 Beauty Favourites

It's that time of the month again - beauty favourites time! This month I have a great mix of products for you - there's makeup (obviously), skincare, haircare and nail products. I hope this post inspires you to try these and that you fall in love with them as much as I have.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

PHYSICIANS FORMULA MINI HAUL

Physicians Formula Products

Last week I brought you a ColourPop haul (here) that I had shipped over with the MyUS service. Also in my MyUS package was some Physicians Formula products from Walgreens as they look so interesting.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

GLOSSYBOX JULY BOX

Glossybox July 2016

I wanted to share this month's UK Glossybox beauty subscription box* with you as it's a good one. There's a lovely selection of makeup, hair and skincare products inside and it's great value for money this month.

AW16 DESIGNER HANDBAG EDIT

AW16 Designer Handbags
All of the designer shopping sites that I regularly browse now have new season handbags on sale for AW16 and I am lusting over so many of them. I wanted to share my AW16 designer handbag favourites with you incase you wanted to get spendy with me...

Monday, 25 July 2016

DIY BAG OF DONUTS GIFT WRAP TUTORIAL

Donut Gift Wrap

I created a cute gift wrap idea when I had a present for a friend that was difficult to wrap in paper because of its shape. I had a kraft striped paper bag and it was so simple to just pop it inside, however I wanted to do something more interesting than that.

Friday, 22 July 2016

FACE MASK FRIDAY: SKYN ICELAND HYDRO COOL FIRMING EYE GELS

Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels

These have been on my list to try for a long time and I finally got round to it. Something about the words 'Iceland' and 'Hydro Cool', along with the blue packaging, made me anticipate an incredibly cooling experience.

Thursday, 21 July 2016

NEW YOUTUBER BEAUTY PRODUCTS

Youtuber Beauty Products

I watch Zoe Sugg aka Zoella and Tanya Burr all the time on YouTube, so I'm always excited to check out the new releases from their beauty brands Zoella Beauty and Tanya Burr Cosmetics. In the last month they have brought out lots of new products, and I love them all.

LANCOME GRANDIOSE LINER

Lancome Grandiose Liner

The Lancôme Grandiôse Liner* (£23 from Lancôme) is the latest release from the brand. This product has a unique design to make perfecting your eyeliner easier.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

LOVING THE BLUE EYE MAKEUP TREND & NEW SHOES

Blue Eye Makeup

As you'll know from my Instagram and my earlier blog posts this year, I've been rocking the SS16 blue eye makeup trend since at least March. However, last week, I attended a masterclass at The Academy of Makeup Scotland and learned lots of fabulous new blue eye makeup techniques. Armed with this new knowledge and my new Carvela shoes from Kurt Geiger, I just had to try their look on myself and pose for some pics.

LOOK FANTASTIC JULY BEAUTY BOX

July 2016 Look Fantastic Beauty Box

Good morning! Yesterday we had an incredibly hot day and I struggled to sleep last night in the heat. This morning, I'm writing this in a thunder storm. If you're paying for the heatwave yesterday with shocking weather today, fear not, as I have the Look Fantastic tropical-themed July Beauty Box* to brighten up your mood.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

COLOURPOP HAUL

Colour Pop Haul

Up until this haul, I had only tried a ColourPop Lippie Stix, so I was desperate to get my hands on some of their Super Shock Shadows and Ultra Matte Lips to see what all the hype was about.

Friday, 15 July 2016

NEW TOO FACED MASCARA PRODUCTS

Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara

Too Faced have recently launched two more mascara products - a waterproof version of their cult Better Than Sex Mascara and an innovative mascara remover in wand form. I wanted to test them out and share my thoughts on them with you.

FACE MASK FRIDAY: WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH BAMBOO?

Bamboo Sheet Masks

I've been seeing a lot about bamboo lately - from the health benefits of drinking bamboo water, to the skincare benefits of bamboo sheet masks. So, of course, I had to try some bamboo sheet masks myself to see what all the fuss is about.

Thursday, 14 July 2016

BOURJOIS SUMMER 2016 RELEASES


Bourjois have released lots of new makeup and nail polish products for the summer - some have just been repackaged in limited edition packaging and some are brand new releases. I wanted to take you through them and show you how they perform, so that you can see whether they're for you before you purchase.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

SAVE ON YOUR AW16 WARDROBE

woman putting on boots

Shopping for a new season wardrobe can be expensive, so if there's an easy way to save some money you'd do it wouldn't you? Valued Opinions is a site that rewards you with vouchers and gift cards from your favourite stores in return for answering online surveys. They asked me to share with you what they are all about and how they can help you save on your purchases for AW16.

STRESS-FREE TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

Stress-Free Travel Essentials

Travel can be stressful - all that luggage carrying, airport security and jet lag madness. I wanted to share with you some products to help make your journey and time away relaxing and enjoyable. Get all of these and pack them in your case and hand luggage immediately...

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

BOBBI BROWN SUNSET PINK COLLECTION

Bobbi Brown Sunset Pink Collection

The Sunset Pink Collection is the latest release from Bobbi Brown, and it's so pretty. It's a pink and nude/brown-toned collection that includes cream eyeshadows, highlighting powders, glossy lip tints and a gel eyeliner. I wanted to share my favourite bits from the range with you.

MOTIVATION & ORGANISATION TIPS FROM PA TO POINTLESS BLOG

Ange Pointless Blog

You all know YouTuber Alfie Deyes aka Pointless Blog - well, I chatted all things motivation and organisation with his assistant Ange so I could share her words of wisdom with you. If anyone is qualified to give tips on these topics, it's her...

Monday, 11 July 2016

GET CRAFTY WITH ME

pompom tote bag tutorial

As you may know, as well as running this blog, I am also a freelance blogger and journalist. Other than beauty and fashion, the area I specialise in is craft and DIY tutorials. I make so many beautiful things and take so many stunning photos for other sites and magazines, and I get sad sometimes that they weren't seen by my own blog's audience. So, I've decided to round up my favourite tutorials over the past few months, so that you can click through and have a look. Happy making!

Friday, 8 July 2016

4 DRY SKIN SKINCARE SAVIOURS

Dry Skin Skincare

I have dry and dehydrated skin and I'm constantly on the hunt for skincare products to keep my skin soft and moisturised. I try so many, but I wanted to share four with you today that I think you need to try if you have this skin type too.

WHY WE NEED PROTEIN & A WEETABIX PROTEIN GIVEAWAY

Weetabix Protein with Berry Compote

As you'll know now, I'm an ambassador for Weetabix Protein, so I wanted to talk to you today about the health benefits of protein in your diet and also give you the opportunity to win a year's supply of Weetabix Protein.

Thursday, 7 July 2016

SUMMER WEDDING GUEST STYLE TIPS

summer wedding

Summer is the time for weddings and I have friends that have at least one per week to attend at the moment. All that choosing what to wear can be stressful, so I spoke to the stylish editorial team at fashion site Lyst to get their tips on wedding guest outfits and etiquette. If you have a wedding in your diary this month, you need to read this.

SUMMER FLORAL DRESS EDIT

As usual at this time of year, florals are a big trend this season. You just can't go wrong with a flower-print dress in summer and they're perfect for everything from garden parties and summer weddings to shopping trips and lunch dates. Here's my pick of the best floral dresses in a variety of styles to suit every imaginable occasion...

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

TRYING LA PRAIRIE SKINCARE

La Prairie Skincare

This is my first time trying La Prairie's skincare products. Yes, they're expensive, but their high quality ingredients and formulations definitely makes their products worth the money. I've plunged right in at the deep end with a whole skincare regime.

LIP PRODUCT GIVEAWAY

Lip Products

These 10 lip products are all you need to condition and colour your lips for the rest of the year. There are moisturising lip balms, tinted lip balms, lipstick crayons and liquid lipsticks in pretty nude and berry shades. One winner will win all of them, so enter now.

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

HAVING A PIZZA PARTY


Chicago Town asked me to test out some of their new flavours, so how better to do it than by throwing a pizza party!? I treated my Mum to a night of great pizza, pizza-themed photo booth fun and a movie marathon.

AW16 BOOT EDIT

AW16 Boot Wishlist

It's never too early to start thinking about next season's fashion, especially now that stores are filling up with brand new AW16 collections. Boots are an essential staple for autumn and winter, and these are my picks of the best that have just become available...

Monday, 4 July 2016

JUNE 2016 FASHION & LIFESTYLE FAVOURITES

Kate Popbands on wrist

It's time for the second installment of June's monthly favourites - the fashion and lifestyle edition. As with my beauty favourites post from last week, I have a jam-packed line-up again.

Saturday, 2 July 2016

FACE MASK FRIDAY: VANEDO BEAUTY FRIENDS VITAMIN ESSENCE MASK

Vanedo Beauty Friends Vitamin Essence Mask

Apologies for this week's Face Mask Friday post being a day late, but I wasn't feeling well - I MIGHT have had one or two too many glasses of champagne on Thursday night at a GAP Genes For Jeans party. This week's review is on a Korean sheet mask.
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