Wednesday, 26 November 2014


Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Noble

Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Noble review swatch photo
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Noble review swatch photo
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Noble review swatch photo
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Noble review swatch photo

kat von d studded kiss lipstick in noble

Kat Von D Studded Kiss Lipstick in Noble is a newbie to my lip colour lineup and has firmly made a mark in my go-to lipstick section. A pretty matte petal pink nude which brightens the skin and lifts the face. As a girl firmly in the peachy pink camp I've found this replacing my favourite lip shade ever (Illamasqua Androgen Pigment, obvz) which surprises me! For a matte it's not very drying, in fact it's one of the smoothest matte lipsticks I've tried for a while! Super vibrant, pigmented and super long lasting. Big thumbs up from me!


Tuesday, 25 November 2014


Anastasia contour kit

ANASTASIA CONTouR KIT review swatch photo
ANASTASIA contour kit review swatch photo
ANASTASIA contour kit review swatch photo
ANASTASIA contour kit review swatch photo

ANASTASIA contour kit

Ever look at something and just decide there and then you need this in your life no questions asked? Yeap that was me when I saw that the Anastasia Contour Kit had come back into stock on Cult Beauty. Before I knew it the palette was on its way to me and in my grubby paws.

Iconic brow brand Anastasia launched one of the most covetable face palettes of the year. A selection of 6 different shades designed to perfectly contour and shape the face. With a mix of both sateen and matte textures this palette is not one to skip on if you’re into your contouring. All of the shades are neutral in tone which means they work on a variety of skin tones to create dreamy model like cheekbones.

This palette has caused a bit of a frenzy among those in the beauty know and it comes in and out of stock all the time. It’s currently in stock and Cult Beauty also have a £5 off when you spend £45. I’d recommend picking this up and the Anastasia Brow Whiz while you’re at it!

Monday, 24 November 2014


3 step no makeup makeup base

3 step no makeup makeup base
3 step no makeup makeup base
3 step no makeup makeup base

laura mercier silk cream foundation
tarte the sculptor
becca shimmering skin perfector

I've been reaching for three products on No makeup makeup days to give myself a natural but flawless base. To prep the skin I applied the Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector onto bare skin to give a fresh, dewy feel to the skin. Then on top apply my foundation of choice the Laura Mercier Silk Creme. This is medium to full coverage, but very build-able so I often use a tiny tiny amount and buff buff buff for good coverage with minimal product. Now to sculpt the face - I've been reaching for my Tarte The Sculptor, this is a creamy chubby pencil which can be used to contour and shape the face. I adore this and have been using it pretty much daily since I purchased it. It works by giving the perfect shadow and shape to the face and it's creamy formula is super blend-able and looks so natural.

Sunday, 23 November 2014


Charlotte Tilbury Glastonberry dupe

Topshop More Than a Woman Charlotte Tilbury Glastonberry dupe review swatch photo
Topshop More Than a Woman Charlotte Tilbury Glastonberry dupe review swatch photo
Topshop More Than a Woman Charlotte Tilbury Glastonberry dupe review swatch photo

Topshop More Than a Woman Lip Bullet*

The shade on pretty much everyone in the beauty worlds lips right now is Charlotte Tilbury Glastonberry. Part of a drop of 12 amazing matte revolution lipsticks, it's the shade to be seen in this winter. Unfortunately at £23 a pop they arent in everyones price bracket. While I'm on a Glastonberry hype right now I've been on the hunt for a more affordable alternative for those wanting the look for less. In comes Topshop More Than a Woman.

A super pigmented creamy dark purple, which is slightly more purple in tone than Charlotte's offering. While not as matte or long lasting as the high end counterpart it definitely looks similar and costs a fraction of the price. Totally worth a swatch if you're near a Topshop beauty counter!





Saturday, 22 November 2014


cult beauty blogger lip balm

nuxe reve de miel review swatch photo

nuxe reve de miel*

Now I've tried a hell of a lot of lip balms over my time as a beauty blogger. One keeps cropping up on pretty much anyone in the know's lists of HG lip products is the iconic Nuxe Reve De Miel. An ultra nnourishinglip balm packed full of money and precious oils to hydrated, smooth and protect the lips. The texture is totallly unique, I've never tried a balm quite like it. It's a strange almost gritty feel to it which leaves a matte finish on the lips. Once applied it lasts for 4-5 hours without budging or fading away, with no signs of drying the lips out. It's a beauty blogger cult product for a reason. Defintely worth the hype IMO!


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