I know there are one million reviews on beauty boxes out there, some of them a bit hard to trust as people are sent boxes for free. I decided to try Birchbox after seeing a Christmas promotion where you got a free full size Ciate eyeliner pen. Yup, I want that, and as it’s the same price as a box, I’ll give it a go for a few months. Here’s my thoughts on the first four boxes I received.CONTINUE READING
It is very rare that I paint my nails only one solid colour. I’m a fan of accent nails, glitter, different coloured tips, and generally doodling all over them. It is also pretty rare that I paint them pink. I’ve just generally not found a pink I’m crazy about. That is until I picked up Rose Libertine on a whim when I had picked the rest of my nail polish off in London and didn’t want bare nails. CONTINUE READING
I’m going to do a post of all the things that I wouldn’t have discovered if it weren’t for reading beauty blogs, but thought I’d start with these eyeshadows. Pretty much the only makeup I ever wore was eye makeup, a wash of eyeshadow and some mascara. Most days that’s still what I’ll slap on, but now that my skin isn’t as ‘youthful’ as it used to, I tend to wear more products, thusly over a year ago I started scanning youtube for makeup tutorials and beauty blogs to look for the best products. I’m a researcher.
I’m trying to use up my mini polishes, because I forget they are there amongst all the full sizers. I love this colour and when it’s gone will probably get the full size version. CONTINUE READING
Sometimes you’ve just got to paint your nails like you did when you were ten. When you’re so indecisive about a colour that you choose them all. I decided to stick with five because I didn’t actually feel like having to deal with ten nail polishes. Plus I like symmetry. CONTINUE READING