I figured I should do some more tutorial videos for my YouTube channel, but I can’t decide what anyone might want to see! Do I do something palette specific, a particular type of look, or just throw stuff on my face and see what happens? Well I’ve got a poll here and it would be … More What make up look would you like to see?
Believe it or not, I put myself on something of a buying ban a while ago. Unless something ran out, I wasn’t allowed to buy anything new. Balderdash. I’m terrible at buying bans, and since I still don’t know if I’m going to be made redundant in September or not, I figured I deserved a little pick-me-up. … More What did I buy from Nyx in Boots?
Just a quick post today to say I’ve added not one but TWO videos to Youtube! I know I’ve been a bit quiet on the blog of late for various reasons which I may go into at some point, I may not, but I appear to be back now. Both videos are super short – … More Two Youtube videos – Eyes and Lips!
You know what it’s like – you get super excited and buy a brand new palette, play with it twice, and then forget about it in favour of the next new one! Well I wanted to challenge myself to only use one palette for an entire week, and for the purposes of branding the challenge, … More 7 Days of Smoky: Urban Decay Naked Smoky palette
For a long time, I didn’t want to admit I had grey hair. But recently I’ve decided to ‘own’ it, instead of covering it up with another colour! I asked my hairdresser how I might make my streak more obvious, and she recommended any of the products designed to work on pre-lightened or blonde hair. … More Why would I want to make my grey hair more obvious?
Soap & Glory Archery Brow Putty The Brow Putty comes in a stick, with a brush at one end, and a pot of putty at the other. Simply dip the brush into the putty, and stroke through the brows. As a product, it is quite good, and it gives quite a natural appearance. That said, … More Battle of the Brow Products
I was going through my old palettes the other day (I keep them in several places around the house) and I rediscovered my Nomadic palette by Illamasqua! As I’m wearing a grey dress today, and I wanted a pop of colour, the smoky greys and earthy terracotta of the palette seemed perfect! Face B. Make … More Look of the Day using Illamasqua’s Nomadic
I’m off to Milan, and then Lugano in Switzerland, tomorrow for a conference where I’m giving a paper on two New Zealand zombie films. I’m only taking hand luggage so I’ve been careful about what make up to pack! I’ve managed to fit in everything I’m likely to need so what have I packed? For … More What’s in my travel make up bag?
I’m still on a mission to find products that’ll be good for travel, so I picked up the Nyx Wicked Dreams eye palette, and a Nyx Pro Lip Cream palette. What are my first impressions? Nyx Wicked Dreams eye palette Here’s the palette in all it’s colourful glory! I tried to replicate my usual eye … More Nyx Palettes Eyes and Lips: First Impressions
I haven’t done a haul for a while, mostly because I’d put myself on a buying ban. Well, that didn’t last long. Three of these products came from Sleek’s website, the other three from Boots! First up is the Dip It Duo. It’s a double ended mascara and felt tip eyeliner. It should have been … More Sleek and Nyx mini-haul