Friday, 26 August 2016

REVIEW: NARS Sheer Glow Foundation


I've been promising myself a high end foundation for a long time now. 

Well, I've actually been promising myself a whole new high end makeup kit for years, but life just happens and suddenly we're thirty pay days later and still no higher end quality to spread over my face.

Over the coming months we have a LOT of events to attend where I'll be most probably photographed. So the need for a base that won't make me look ghostly is definately just that: a need.

Monday, 22 August 2016

REVIEW: Maybelline Vivid Matte liquid Lip


Oh to be a woman who can pull off a lipgloss! Alas, it's not to be.

Although, this time it was a close one. The fact this Maybelline Vivid Matte Liquid has a matte finish means it appears more velvetty on the lips rather than sticky. And despite some appearances being deceiving, this isn't. It's actually very nice to wear. 

So far so good?

Sunday, 21 August 2016

WEAR: Red Breton


I hoped that these photos might work out for me, but on a 27" screen they have terrible quality - soz. But for a couple of snaps on the ol' iphone in between checking out fishing tackle prices, I don't think we did too badly.

Sunday, 14 August 2016

REVIEW: Revlon Ultra Volume Mascara


If I was only allowed three makeup items, mascara would be one of them. A brow pencil and tinted moisturiser would be the others - but mascara would definately have to be included.

Now, this Revlon Mascara claims to be Ultra Volume, but I disagree. Although there's some volume where the lashes are visibly thicker, there's definately not any ultra volume. This is not the most volumising mascara I have used.

And I've used a fair few.


Thursday, 11 August 2016

Hello August, hello everyone


Hi August. Hi to everyone that's waited a month for me to get my arse back into gear and focus some of my time to this little space on the interwebs.

I'd not realised it'd been this long. I apologise for that. I should have prepared more posts, I should have planned ahead, but life just took over.

The move is dragging on and our home has created some cabin fever type tension - both of us are scratching our eyes out for boredom and a lack of things to do.

Which is weird, because this should be the perfect situation for dedicating time to writing here. 

Except, when you're not feelin' it, you're not feelin' it. And I haven't. For a month.

Back now though, ready for August. Ready for Autumn. Ready for new projects. Ready for everything.


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Monday, 8 August 2016

REVIEW: Rimmel Sculpting Palette


I'm totally into face palettes. I mean: why not? It's a multiple whammy really. A highlighter, a bronzer/contour and a blush? And if you're travelling this summer it means you have shades that work together, in a easy to pack container. Total win. I'm all over that.


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