Monday, 15 December 2014

Christmas Party Outfits Inspiration

Anything sparkly or covered in sequins im all over this season! With so many nights out and Christmas partys coming up, (and then new year!!) ive been looking for lots of glitzy outfits! Here are some of my ideas that ill wearing this season!

Friday, 12 December 2014

Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick Eye Palette - Raw Sugar

After seeing this little palette all over the internet, i had to pick one up. The gorgeous shimmer brick eye palette contains 10 stunning sparkly shades, perfect for the Christmas party season!

The palette is very small, great for throwing in your handbag or for travelling with.. And also comes with a mirror - always handy.

The shades are beeeeeeeeeeeautiful, all sparkly and unique in their own way. They apply super easily with no fallout, and blend like a dream. There isnt a matte shade in the palette (hense the name - shimmer brick) but that doesnt bother me. 

If your not into the shimmery eyes,  you could always use it as a highlighter as it is still a shimmer brick. I cant get over how gorgeous this eye palette is.. Ive been using it everyday since i picked it up!

If you get the chance to pick this up, you must! Its a beauty, and a must have for any makeup lover.

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Mac Strobe Cream

Due to the awful, miserable UK weather, my skin has seriously dried out and is super dehydrated and dull looking. I was looking for something that could brighten my complexion up without drying it out (powder highlighters).

Strobe Cream has been on my wishlist for ages, and im super happy to have finally picked it up. I apply strobe cream as a primer/moisturizer before my foundation to give me my skin some extra glow, making it look for radiant and healthy. 

Ive always looked dewy, highlighted looking skin, and this is perfect for a more natural glow, without adding 'sparkle'. Its subtle, and works amazing. It would be perfect for a beginner whos looking for something to give them a natural dewy look. Its not a heavy moisturizer, it sinks in fast and leaves the iridescent finish to the skin.

I love how brightening strobe cream is, and its now one of my everyday favourite products!

Saturday, 6 December 2014

Lush Haul

After seeing so many Lush hauls recently, and seeing how obsessed my friend, Chantelle, is with Lush,  ive been wanting to place an order for ages! I loved the look of all the Christmas goodies but the pink goodies caught my eye!

Candy Mountain Bubble Bar - I havent used this one yet, but ive heard when crumbled into the bath water, it creates lots and lots of bubbles! Its super pretty, frosted pink and white.

Snow Fairy Shower Gel - so so so so yummy! The candy floss scented shower gel is so delicious and smells a dream. If your a sweet, candy smelling lover, this is for you. Snow fairy contains tiny little glitters and leaves the skin feeling super soft.

Snow Fairy Sparkle Shimmer Bar - this smells so sweet and yummy, i cant wait to use this, although i see no shimmer... 

Magic Wand Bubble Bar - I love how this gorgeous bubble bar gives your bath a pink, bubbly look.. It can be used a few times too! The scent is one of my faves, so sweet and yummy!!

Sex Bomb Bath Bomb - ive used this bomb before, and i love the calming scent this bomb gives! I love how it turns the bath into a gorgeous lilac pink shade!

Sunday, 30 November 2014

Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation

I've been obsessed with trying out new foundations recently, and decided to give Naked Skin by Urban Decay a go! I picked up the shade 4.0 and its a perfect match for me. 

I love the packaging, and love that it comes with a pump. I love how you can really control how much product comes out the pump. This foundation retails for £27,and is one of the most expensive foundations i have tried. 

The formula is very lightweight, blendable and pretty runny. This foundation blends like an absolute dream, and sinks in to the skin perfectly - no cakeyness at all. 

The shade is perfect for my skintone. It has a more yellow tone to it which i like. The coverage is medium, but definetly buildable. I go in with a thin layer, then go in with an extra layer over areas that need more coverage (my cheeks). The finish is satin, and really leaves the skin looking healthy, radiant and glowy.

I found this foundation lasted a good 8-10 hours on me without fading, or getting patchy. I did get slightly oily down my nose as usual, but set that instantly with my blotting powder.

Naked Skin is my new favourite foundation and ive worn it every single day since purchasing it. I love the coverage, the finish and the radiant natural glow this foundation gives me. I would highly recommend this foundation, and i will definetly be repurchasing!

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Girly Gift Ideas | Christmas Beauty Gift Guide

Under £10

Zoella Blissful Mistful Fragrence would make a lovely little gift for a little sister or friend.

For nail junkies, The Models Own Ice Neon gift set would be amazing! With 3 amazing neon, stand out shade, it makes a gorgeous gift!

The Soap & Glory 'All The Right Smoothies' mini set contains 3 yummy body butters in a cute little set!

Baylis and Harding Beauticology mini gift set is filled with 3 deliciously yummy products for in the bath/shower for £5!

Victoria Secret Body Mists and the Body Lotions would make amazing gifts. They smell incredible and look amazing on any girls makeup collection/vanity.  There are so many scents to choose from also.

What makeup lover doesnt love a brush set?! Ebay do some great ones , and this Kabuki Brush Set is super popular in the blogging world! 

Makeup Revolution have some super affordable, lovely palettes out.. And the dupe for the Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette is the super popular I Heart Chocolate palette

EOS lip balms are becoming alot more popular and make make a super cute little gift!

Under £20

Any hair lovers would appriciate a Tangle Teezer in their life if they dont own one already! LookFantastic have a massive range with all different shades.

The Tanya Burr nail polish sets are super cute. There are a few sets too choice from depending on their favourite shades! You could throw in a pair of her Eyelashes or even a Lipgloss too!

Any fake tan lover would appriciate a tanning set! St Tropez do a Self Tan Starter Kit that would be perfect for any tannaholic! 

For the beauty/makeup lovers, you can get them anything, depending on your budget. The Soap A& Glory Sexy Mother Pucker Gloss Crayons Gift Set is perfect for someone whos a big lipstick lover. £16 for 3 gorgeous lip crayons! Soap and Glory nail it every Christmas with their gift sets, they have so many to choose from.

Who doesnt love a Christmas scented candle?! The Yankee Candle in Christmas Cookie is super yummy, or if you know someones favourite scent, get them one you know they'll love! You can find them from £7 - £20 depending on the size you chose.

Essie Sparkle On Top nail varnish duo or any Essie polishes would be a lovely gift for a nail or lover. Essie have loads of duo's to choose from and they have some amazing shades! £12.99

The Lush Christmas Candy Box is perfect for any beauty junkies obsessed with bath goodies, it contains 4 amazing, popular bath products in a super cute little box! £14.95

All makeup lovers will love a bit of Benefit. This Christmas they have some amazing little gift sets out and the Sweet Tintations set looks amazing! With two little cheek and lip tints, and two little tinted lip balms, this set is lovely!

Under £30

The Ted Baker Makeup Bags are absolutely stunning, perfect for any makeup lover, and are suitable for all ages. They are more pricey than a regular makeup bag (£25) but they are luxurious and gorgeous.

The Clinique Black Honey Beauty Set contains come lovely beauty bits for the winter months!

Mac have some gorgeous sets out this Christmas. The Mac Objects Of Affection mini lipgloss kit is lovely, as are the Objects Of Affection glitters

You definetly cant go wrong with nightwear. Some fluffy pj's, a robe or some comfy slippers! River Island do a stunning floral robe and an amazing fluffy onsie!

Bobbi Brown Cream Shadow Stick set comes with 3 stunning shades, perfect for Christmas and the New Year!

Real Techniques brushes are a must for any makeup lover. The Limited Edition Nics Picks brush set would make an amazing gift as all us makeup junkies need our tools!

Under £50

What girl doesnt love perfume? My mum loves Jimmy Choo and most people love getting a new scent for christmas. Perfume's may be more pricey, but a 40ml bottle of this scent is £34.

Charlotte Tilbury has some gorgeous sets out for Christmas. Their Filmstar Bronze & Glow is definetly a luxurious product, but is absolutely incredible. For £49, it isnt cheap, but any makeup lover would die if they received this! 

The Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit is super popular right now, and would make a perfect gift.

River Island always do amazing handbags, why not treat someone to a new bag this year?! There are so many too choose from, and they are all stunning!

The Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette is incredibly gorgeous, and would definetly brighten any girls Christmas!

Space NK have got some amazing gifts online at the moment. The Nars Digital World Lip Pencil set would be an amazing high end makeup junkies dream gift. These would make any makeup collection look fab!

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