Welcome to the third in my “Beauty Stars of 2018” series! The first and second parts are here and here, if you missed them. PART 3: MAKEUP (EYES & LIPS) Brows Winner: Glossier Boy Brow – £14.00 Another point for Glossier here: Boy Brow really is the simplest of things which manages to achieve an awful lot. It grooms, shapes and adds colour to sparse and/or unruly eyebrows … Continue reading Beauty Stars of 2018 – Part 3
Welcome to the second in my “Beauty Stars of 2018” series! The first part is here, if you missed it. Without further waffle – on we go! PART 2: MAKEUP (COMPLEXION) Primer (Face) Primer is a terribly subjective thing; because of the fact that primers serve all manner of different purposes, it tends to be the case that I choose a different one depending on … Continue reading Beauty Stars of 2018 – Part 2
Although I am, as I said in my previous post, considering the long-term future of this blog, the idea for this series of posts has been in the works for a little while, so here it is! In approaching the end of 2018, I’m also reaching the end of my first full year of wearing makeup and actually giving a damn about skincare: so it … Continue reading Beauty Stars of 2018
The thought for this post came to me while chatting with my lovely sister-in-law the other evening. One of the truly wonderful things about makeup is that there is no one right way to do it. In spite of what some beauty gurus and influencers would have you believe, there is no “one true way”. However you do it, it works. If you spend 2 … Continue reading An Average Morning
One of the pleasures of writing this blog is that I get to talk at length about some of my favourite things. Primer is one of those things! My relationship with Primer goes back quite a long way, really. Somewhere around about 5 years ago, I was having lunch with two of the most beautiful women I’ve ever known, both dyed-in-the-wool makeup experts, both never … Continue reading [REVIEWS] Let’s talk about Primer!
Brush pot available here. “Hello Beautiful” mirror from Fox & Ivy for Tesco. Lavender room scenter candle from Melt. Brushes! Hurrah! Brushes are one of my new favourite things. One of the things I learnt very, very early on is that makeup as a whole is just that much easier when you have the right tools for the job. As a rule, the teeny tiny brushes … Continue reading Brushes!