Friday, 28 February 2014
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
I find that this mascara has aspects that work pretty well, as someone who never wears mascara on my lower lashes I was always going to be intrigued. The mini brush is really easy to manoeuvre and it only picks up a small amount of product which I liked as there is nothing worse than clumpy bottom lashes.
The push up brush that is designed for the top lashes did fan them out slightly and my lashes appeared a lot longer, although I didn't see much 'pushing up' going on. Compared to other mascaras I have used it doesn't really stand out too much.
I do really like the effect that this mascara has on the bottom lashes and will probably be trying it more often as my eyes look a lot wider. I think that this on its own creates a bit of a 60's inspired look. My only niggle is that a lot of smudging went on under my eyes, creating a bit of a panda eye effect..boo! But I am not sure whether this is down to the product or me forgetting it is on the bottom and rubbing my eyes.
I found that overall I was ever so slightly disappointed. I really like the bottom brush but the top was nothing to write home about and compared to the advert I didn't quite find that the end result was as good for me as it looks on the telly. I do tend to find this always happens though, maybe I shouldn't be such a sucker for advertisements! ♥
Thursday, 13 February 2014
I feel like I haven't gone and purchased an eyeshadow in forever. I actually use them all of the time, but tend to stick to the old Naked 2 palette on a daily basis so never have a need for anything else. I purchased this a few weeks ago, when I was actually on the hunt for a new lipstick..sidetracked again! I was in the queue, when the girl in front of me was getting this and it caught my eye so I went and picked one up too, nothing like a bit of impulse buying there ha!
I have never tried a MAC pressed pigment before but have always heard good things. The magpie inside me, couldn't not love the shimmery goodness of it anyway.
Tuesday, 11 February 2014
I can't help but love to hate valentines day. I do love a novelty item, so anywhere that sells heart shaped chocolates and love themed cakes I am there. But then on the flip side, I hate the fact that such a big thing is made of just one day, surely if you love someone you should show them everyday! Sorry...*throws up*
I mentioned before that me and Lewis won't be really making a thing of it in a bid to save money which will hopefully let us have an extra cocktail on holiday..we hope! One thing we will undoubtedly do is get some valentines themed treats that won't cost too much. Here is a selection of the bits I have been tempted by!
Sunday, 9 February 2014
Friday, 7 February 2014
Dress - Primark
Tights - Tu at Sainsburys
Shoes - New Look
Wednesday, 5 February 2014
I brought this eyeliner a few weeks ago, after purchasing the turquoise shade from the Chromatics range before and vowing to try more colours. I absolutely fell in love with the creamy formula and knew this metallic purple wouldn't disappoint.
The formula of this is super creamy as I mentioned before, in my last post I even went as far as to compare it to good ole Urban Decay pencils which I would happily stand by that point. The shade is a beautiful metallic violet which makes me think of liquid metal. It is seriously eyecatching and perfect for creating a bold looking eye.
The pencil itself is so easy to grip as it is quite thin and not too bulky. It has amazing pigmentation, in one swipe you are left with a really good amount of colour which can then be built upon too. My only niggle is that the nib tends to wear down really quickly, so it does need to be sharpened quite frequently!
I am really impressed with the wear time of this, as maybelline say this will stay for up to 16 hours and I wore this whilst I was at work doing stocktake and this didn't budge a bit! I think this shade is perfect for a night out, if you are looking for a soft creamy pencil thats not too expensive, then I would 100% recommend this range. ♥
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