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4 May

My Night Out Make Up Look

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Last weekend I went to England to visit my family. I attended a birthday party in my 'local' pub. As I don't go out very often I decided to dress up and put a 'full face' of make up on. Unfortunately I was limited to what I could bring, so I made the most of what I had. Yes, it was another brown smokey eye, but this happens to be one of my favourites. I thought I would re-create this look for you and let you know all the products I used. Here goes...
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13 Apr

Glowing Skin Make Up Look

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I have been enjoying the warmer days we have had here in Switzerland, I adjusted my daily make up routine to suit! I love the look of healthy, glowing skin. The older I get the more I am starting to embrace my skin, it's not perfect by any means but on a daily basis I am enjoying using BB creams again. They are perfect for the warmer weather and feel super light on the skin. Now, that's not to say I no longer like full coverage foundation, believe me, I do! But I'm just really enjoying that 'my skin' look. It also cuts out so much time when it comes to doing my make up. The problem...
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23 Mar

Browns & Greens

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Products Used Benefit Professional Primer Rimmel Lasting Finish Foundation - 100 ivory Maybelline Instant Anti Age Effekt Concealer - 03 Fair Clinique Sculpting Contour Chubby Stick - 01 curvy contour Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Shade - Java A.B.H highlight Shade - sand MAC Cosmetics Prep & Prime Finishing Powder - Translucent L'Oreal Brow Artist Genius Kit - Light to Medium Essence Make Me Brow - 01 blondy brows MAC Cosmetics Paint Pot - Soft Ochre Mac Cosmetics Eyeshadows - Unwind, Saddle, Dance In The Dark Maybelline Master Precise Liquid Liner - Black Estèe Lauder Sumptuous Knockout Mascara - 01 Black Eyelure Lashes - name unknown Wet N Wild Coloricon Kohl Liner - You're Always White! Wet N Wild Mega Last Lip Colour - Pink Suga' Hope you like it! xoxo ...
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5 Feb

Lion Make up!

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I am attending a small festival here in the town where I live this weekend, and whilst I'm not usually one for dressing up I had agreed to make an effort because it was my friends birthday! So , this is what i came up with. If you would like a full list of products or even a tutorial then just let me know. These pictures aren't great, please excuse the headphones, I was actually just taking them to send to a friend but decided to put them on here. Anyway, I hope you like it, I'm looking forward to creating it tomorrow!!! xoxo...
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28 Jan

Catrice Nude Illusion Foundation Review

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Recently I have been searching for more 'high street' brands. I came across Catrice in my local supermarket and thought I would give it a go. I came out with the Nude Illusion Foundation is the shade 010 Nude Ivory.  After doing some research I had some pretty high expectations, but part of me was very apprehensive because it was so cheap! After doing the research I was expecting a lightweight mattifying coverage, healthy glow and a flawless and natural finish. To be honest some of this didn't really make sense, how can you have a matt finish  but still have a healthy glow? Anyway, I went ahead a tried it. Before I show you the pictures I wanted to explain that I...
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4 Nov

Latest Eyebrow Favourites

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I have recently discovered a new favourite eyebrow product that I wanted to review and decided while I was at it, maybe I should just tell you about my latest routine! So, I like most people think the eyebrows are an essential part of any make up look, lets face it if they aren't groomed and looked after they can look awful. Now I know filled in eyebrows aren't for everyone, but for my everyday look I try to make them look as natural as possible. To do this I use a powder and a brow gel. Now I must admit I go through phases of powder, pencils and pomade's! But for my natural everyday brows  my favourite is powder and gel. I...
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21 Oct

NEUTRAL EYE MAKE UP – EASY TO WEAR

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I absolutely love this look, the eye make up is neutral, so you can wear it with pretty much any lip colour. I have done two examples in this post, starting off with a nude lip then changing to a bold lip. I did use two new products while putting this look together, they are both by NYX,  the first was the jumbo eye pencil in milk, I have seen this featured in so many tutorials I couldn't wait to try it when it arrived (yes I am aware this product has been around for a long time!). The other was a nude matte shadow, it has been my go to nude shade to use on my lids since I first...
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14 Oct

An Easy Way To Wear Dark Lips

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I have recently fallen in love with all the Autumn lip shades available, a year ago I wouldn't have even thought about these dark colours, but I'm really starting to enjoy them! I love to wear these shades with no eye make up, I literally mean none! If you wanted to you could pop some mascara on, but I saw this look on a cat walk recently and loved it.  Yes, to some it is a daring colour, but with a good base and no eye make up on it isn't too much, you can totally pull this off for a daytime look. Another way to tone it down, is if you have your hair down, with your hair pulled back...
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30 Sep

All foiled Up!

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I was going through my eyeshadow palettes and realised that I hadn't yet done a make up look using  foil shadow, so I thought I would! I haven't listed all the products that I used because lately I seem to be using all the same base products. So I am just going to list the products used on my eyes and lips. Eyes: Mac Cosmetics Paintpot - Soft Ochre Mac Cosmetics eyeshadow - Amber Lights (lower lid), Saddle (crease), Dance In The Dark (outer corner & crease) Smashbox 3D Liner - 3D Sparks (waterline) Benefit Roller Lash Mascara - Black   Lips: Maybelline Super Stay 14hr Lipstick - 610 Beige For Good xoxo  ...
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