Friday, 24 March 2017

Bright Eyes

Some products can completely change your makeup look and make you look and feel like you've had the perfect nights sleep- even though you were probably up late watching netflix. 

A V O C A D O E Y E C R E A M, K I E H L S

I love this eye cream, its very cool and hydrating on the skin and so feels amazing after a long day. This eye cream is thicker than ones i've used in the past and resembles more of a face cream when applied, despite this it doesn't feel heavy on this skin and absorbs nice and quickly. This cream is light green in colour and has no smell, at first I was expecting an avocado scent but it's unscented so perfect for those with sensitive skin. 

S H R O O M E Y E S H A D O W, M A C

Another trick I love to do to make my eyes look brighter and radiant is add some inner corner highlight and underneath the brow bone highlight, this makes such a huge difference! Shroom is a satin finish eyeshadow from MAC and so doesn't come across glittery, therefore it's a lovely subtle eyeshadow to use to brighten up the eye area. 

N A K E D C O N C E A L E R, U R B A N D E C A Y 

Before trying this product I never realised how different concealers could be. Being a drugstore girl i'd tried the likes of Maybelline and Rimmel and thought that they all pretty much did the same thing, that was until I discovered this beauty.. This concealer is INCREDIBLE and completely changes how I/ my under eye bags look, I love it so much I have already used up two tubes and have a backup waiting just incase I run out again. It's super creamy yet easy to blend and doesn't cake under the eyes, when used with a setting powder it also stays in place all day.. an under eye hero product! 

what are your favourite products to use to brighten up your eyes?




Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Mother's Day Gift Guide 2017

When it comes to Mother's Day, buying gifts can be hard... 

Today I'm going to be sharing with you some mother's day gift ideas that I think would make lovely presents.


The majority of women loooooove chocolate and so I think this makes the perfect gift idea for Mother's Day- nothing screams I love you mum more than a box of chocolates, right?! The two varieties that I have gone for are both orange flavoured, the first is the Elizabeth Shaw Orange Crisp* these come packaged beautifully and each chocolate is individually wrapped making it seem that little bit more luxury and secondly, Terry's Chocolate Orange as they are an all time classic and the perfect addition to a Mother's Day gift bundle.

B E A U T Y 

As a beauty lover myself, I love to give beauty and pamper products as gifts on special occasions. The first one being this beautiful Paul & Joe body soap, this is a lovely luxury shower gel/body wash with hints of Orange in to give the skin that Vitamin C glow- also, how gorgeous is the dusky pink packaging?
My second pick is the Righteous Butter from Soap and Glory, everyone is in need of body lotion around this time of year and Soap & Glory is one of my favourite brands when it comes to pamper products- this one smells heavenly, works wonders and the perfect gift.
Next up we have nail polish, Essie has soon become my favourite brand for nail polish as they're long lasting, fast drying and super easy to apply! If you're looking for something small to give then a nail polish is a lovely gift for your mum this Mother's Day.
I am bit obsessed with Charlotte Tilbury (see my CT collection here ) and so it's no surprise that a CT lipstick has made it into my gift guide! Choosing out a lipstick shade for someone is a lovely personalised gift idea and one that can be used over and over again, the Charlotte Tilbury lipsticks have a real luxury feel to them and the formula is amazing. 
What would a beauty and pamper section be without a Lush product? These make lovely gifts as they allow your mum to relax and unwind and perhaps try something that she usually wouldn't buy, Lush also do amazing gift sets around this time of year and so if you're stuck for ideas then i'd recommend popping into a store and seeing what you can find. 
And lastly in my beauty edit we have the Aura Manuka Honey facemark from Antipodes*, this is INCREDIBLE- after having troubled skin this past week I used this once and it soothed and calmed down my skin right away, it's perfect for dry and troubled skin or just to use as a skin pick me up. This would make the perfect gift as it's something that can be used over and over again and really help to make your mum's skin feel and look much better, this is something i'm going to repurchase when I've used it up as its a real skincare saviour. 

F R A G R A N C E 

Another gift that has the personal touch is fragrance, lately i've been loving Olympia from Paco Rabanne but scent is something that can be quite personal- perhaps your mum wore a certain scent when you were younger or you've found one that you think would suit her, Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to give her a special fragrance. 

what will you be buying for Mother's Day this year?



Sunday, 19 March 2017

My Beauty & The Beast Collection

"Beauty is found within."

I am a HUGE Disney fan and despite loving all of the Disney movies, Beauty and The Beast will forever be my favourite. 

To celebrate the release of the new edition of the film I thought I'd share with you all my Beauty and The Beast collection, one that is forever growing! 

My favourite item is the beautiful Beauty & The Beast snow globe that my lovely boyfriend Dan brought me for Christmas.

What is your favourite Disney film?





Tuesday, 7 March 2017


I'm slightly obsessed with Lush bath bombs, there's something so blissful about putting them into your bath and watching the water transform into mesmerizing colors- not to mention they smell incredible.

Intergalactic is one that looks and smells amazing when it makes contact with the water, it also contains popping candy! 
At first this smells solely of peppermint and is a very uplifting, fresh scent- although when the peppermint wears off you are left with a beautiful spa-like scent. 

A slight warning though, this one is very glittery!

Have you used Intergalactic before? 

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