Saturday, 29 June 2013


Today I decided to make my first make up tutorial! I felt like experimenting with colours so I decided to do an orange eye look with a turquoise eyeliner which is great if you're wanting a more colourful eye make up look for summer.

The palette I used for this was Front Covers eye shadow palette in "Rainbow Eyes" I've had this for nearly two years now but you can still buy it online! 

To start off I concealed under my eyes using Collections lasting perfection concealer and filled in my brows with my sleek eyebrows kit. I then primed my eyes using the Urban Decay Primer Potion.

I then added the colour "carrot" which is a bright orange colour to the centre of my eye using a flat brush packing on the colour to get an intense colour, I then took "mother of pearl" a brown shimmer on another flat brush and put this on the outer corner of my eye to create a more smokey effect.

I then put "biscuit" which is a cream highlight colour on the inner corner of my eye until it reached the centre. I then blended these colours together carefully using a blending brush to get rid of any harsh lines and then added "carrot" under my lower lash line.

I then added "clove" a dark brown shimmer shadow to the outer V of my eye and filled the corner in using a dense small brush and then blended this away from the eye and then I applied "moon beam" a  white highlight shadow, to my tear duct and under my brow bone.

To make this an even brighter look I used a turquoise liquid liner and created a small flick, the liquid eyeliner I used was from No7. I then applied a coat of Max Factors false lash effect in black on my lashes and put Benefits "eye brighten" on my water line.

And here is the finished look!

I hope you enjoyed the tutorial! If you have any more questions about the products used please feel free to ask!

What are your thoughts on this make up look?



Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Beauty Questionnaire


Eye Colour 
Bluey Green

Natural Hair Colour 
Dark Brown

Skin Undertones
Fair to Medium with yellow undertones

Most Prominent Facial Feature

My eyes, people always comment on my eyes.

Favourite Facial Feature
Again my eyes. But I have really bad under eye circles!

Feature You Would Change
My nose, its not that bad but i think its too round!

Key Point Of The Face
My eyes, they are pretty wide.


First Personal Care/Beauty Step In The Morning
Cleanse my face with the Liz Earl hot cloth cleanser!

Favorite Skin Care Products
Love love love Biodermas make up remover!  

Most Important Skin Care Routine Step
Moisturising! Skin gets really dry in some patches! 

Often Neglected Skin Care Routine Step
Eye cream and face masks! 

Most Important Skin Care Product
Again a moisturiser but has to be oil free for the day time! 

Cannot Live Without
My carmex lip balm!


First Step To Makeup Routine
Primer. I get a few blemishes and have some pores on my nose.

Most Important Makeup Tools
My E.L.F powder brush! Use this for my liquid foundation and it never fails me! 

Im currently using pore professional by Benefit. 

Lately I've been using Rimmels match perfection foundation in 100 ivory, but I really want to get Nars sheer glow!

For under eyes I use Soap and Glorys "kick ass concealer" (the more salmon toned one) in light, and for imperfections I use collections lasting perfection concealer in light.

Rimmels stay matte pressed powder.

I switch between top shop cream blush in "Head over Heals" and I have three different shades of E.L.Fs £1 blushes! 

I love Bourjois Chocolate Bronzer and I'm also using Barry M's natural dazzle dust too!

Don't use one! Really want one from Estée Lauder! They look amazing!

I am currently using an eyeshadow duo by Natural Collection in "Mocha" and on some days ill use my sleek eyebrow kit, but I do find it can look a bit orange! 

Eye Primer
I have a sample of the Urban Decay Primer Potion and I also use benefits don't stray!

I’m using the MUA Heaven On Earth Palette at the moment and I'm also in love with Estée Lauder duo eyeshadow in Raisins!

I only wear liquid eyeliner on the top of my top eyelashes and I'm using the NYC liquid eyeliner in black.

I am using max factors false lash effect in black! I love it as it gives me volume as my eyelashes are already really long.


I switch about with hair products, but lately I have been using Elvives shampoo for dry and damaged hair and also John Freedas straightening shampoo!

Aussie Miracle Moist Conditioner and my Percy Reed 10 minute hydration Mask! 

Brush & Comb
I just have a de tangle come for when my hairs wet, and a denman bristle brush for when its dry! And it doesn't damage the hair! 

Styling Products
 I will most of the time let my hair dry naturally and then I'll use my babilise hair straighteners to curl my hair or give it a bit of a wave and ill use the Elnette Hair Spray to keep it all on place.

Treatment Products
For a mask I use the Aussie 3 minute miracle treatment, and 
after I've washed it, I use the Charles worthington leave in conditioner with argan oil, the Aussie heat protector spray and the Aussie curl and soft feel serum! My hairs so dry and these help give my hair nourishment.

 I hope you enjoyed this slightly different post, but I thought it was about time you all found out more about me and what products I'm using at the moment. I do tend to change up my eyeshadow, lipsticks, blush and hair products but I usually stay out with my foundation and concealer as I can be a bit fussy when I come to these! And I tag you all to do this questionnaire yourself!


Monday, 24 June 2013

Benefit Eye Crayons

A while ago I received two of the Benefit Eye Crayons when I subscribed to Glamour UK magazine, and I was completely surprised as I had no idea I was receiving them! The two products I got were "Benefits Bad Gal Eyeliner" in Black, and "Benefits Eye Brightener". 

Benefit - Eye Bright - £15
Benefit - Bad Gal - ( no longer sold, but waterproof version available for £15 )

Bad Gal Eyeliner
This eyeliner is matte black, lasts a few hours but I did find myself having to touch up. Also the pigmentation isn't amazing but it's alright! Heard the waterproof formula is more pigmented and easier to apply. I use this along my water line with a smokey eye.

Eye Brightener
This product is a nude pink toned eyeliner used to brighten up the eye area to make eyes appear more awake. It is a top seller on Benefit and lasts a great amount of time and is a quick way to brighten up your eyes as it gets rid of the dark shadows, which is a great thing for me as I struggle with dull eyes in the morning! I use this on my water line, and also on the inner corner of my eyes and sometimes under my brow bone for more definition.

To the left is the Eye Brightener 
To the right is the Bad Gal Eyeliner 

Out of the two I prefer the Eye Brightener as it does amazing wonders to my eyes! And will suit any skin tone! I use this most days and it hasn't failed me so far! 

What are your favourite benefit products? What are your recommendations? 



Maybelline Colour Tattoo

The other day I went into boots determined to finally buy one of the new Maybelline Colour Tattoo 24Hrs. In the boots I went to there wasn't a great deal of colours to choose from so I went with "Permanent Taupe" as its a neutral colour that I could use everyday! I was looking for more of a brown colour but ill have to look online instead! 

Maybelline - Colour Tattoo 24Hrs in Permanent Taupe - £4.99

This cream eyeshadow looks more taupe on skin than in the pot. It is a grey brown shade and is more of a matte eyeshadow than a shimmer eyeshadow which I prefer on some days when I'm wanting more of a subtle look on the eyes to wear a bright colour on my lips.

My first impression of this cream eyeshadow was that it is super easy to apply but you also have to be a bit quick as it does dry quickly and won't budge after you put it on! Which is also a good thing, I wore this all day without a primer and the colour pigmentation was incredible and lasted all day. It also didn't crease which is a major bonus for me as my eyelids to tend to get a bit oily through out the day. 

Overall I love this product and will definitely be purchasing more colours from the range! And at the moment boots are having a "buy on get the second half price" on all beauty and hair products so you can get two of these for £7.50! Which is definitely an amazing price!

Have you tried any of these colour tattoos yet? And what is your favourite colour? 



Thursday, 13 June 2013

June Wish List

Zara - Mid Heel Sandals - £28
Michael Kors - Watch 5128 in Rose Gold - £229
NYX - Butter Gloss in Peach Cobbler - (Not currently sold in the UK)
Nars - Sheer glow foundation - £30.50
Essie - Nail Polish in Fiji - £7.99
Michael Todd - Eye cream and Rose Petal Mask - $67
New Look - Necklace - £8.99
EOS - Lip Balm - £4.99

I have heard so many good reviews of Zara's footwear, that they last a while and are a great price for value. This type of sandal is coming into trend for this summer and I am in love with the mid heel, these are bound to dress up any outfit! This watch is god damn expensive but I am in love with the style and colour, first saw MissGlamorazzi wearing this and I think it would look so cute with any outfit. 

I have been dying to try out the NYX range as I haven't yet, but from swatches and reviews I have seen the pigmentation looks amazing for the price. Recently NYX have come out with Butter Gloss's which act as a stain and also a gloss, meaning that they will last a great deal of time. I'm in love with this orange/peach colour for summer as it brightens up your whole make up look. 

Nars sheer glow has been around for a while now and is said to have a dewy finish which I personally love for the summer and it also comes with a buildable and medium coverage! Also Essie's nail polish in "Fiji" is an all time favourite by beauty gurus and I think it's about time I went out and bought this as white/pink nails are in this summer!

Michael Todd's skin care range is has been newly found and all the products are made up of true organics, and I am in serious need of an eye cream and mask! So many good reviews! I'm in love with these collar necklaces with a plain tee for an easy but dressed up outfit. 

Thank you for reading! Sorry it's been a while I've just finished my AS Level exams! Have you tried any of these products? What's on your June wish list? 

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