Sometimes there is nothing as refreshing as adding a new makeup palette to your collection. Give me an eyeshadow palette, a cheek palette or a highlighting palette any day and I’m beyond excited! One of the major issues I have with some of my favourite palettes (i.e. Urban Decay Naked, or Kat Von D Shade + Light Contour Palette), is that they’re so big! They…

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Travel Friendly – Tarteist Pro To Go Amazonian Clay Palette

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Sometimes there is nothing as refreshing as adding a new makeup palette to your collection. Give me an eyeshadow palette, a cheek palette or a highlighting palette any day and I’m beyond excited! One of the major issues I have with some of my favourite palettes (i.e. Urban Decay Naked, or Kat Von D Shade + Light Contour Palette), is that they’re so big! They…

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Shake Shake Shake Your Juicy Shaker

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Since Juicy tubes launched in the early 2000s, I’ve probably collected 30 of them at different points in time. Duty free juicy tubes? Yes please. In 2016 Lancome launched the updated Juicy Shaker, an innovative cocktail of oil and colour. What is The Juicy Shaker? According to Lancome: [The Juicy Shaker] gives a splash of shiny colour and an intensely soft sensation: the surprise of…

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Kat Von D Pastel Goth Eyeshadow Palette

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There’s nothing like a new Kat Von D product! Known for her gothic, graphic and gorgeous makeup (and art) – Kat Von D has done it again. You might not think of her when it comes to pastels, but the Kat Von D Goth Eyeshadow Palette is true Kat.The palette comes in a beautiful cardboard box designed with Kat Von D’s artwork.Open the box up…

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MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Light Fusion

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Are you a highlighting addict? No I’m not talking about those yellow and green neon markers we collected as teenagers (high school memories anyone?). I’m talking about the gorgeous luminescent glow we can give ourselves with this magical makeup called a highlighter. Most beauty brands have their own version of a highlighter and techniques come and go, but the real test for me is PIGMENTATION. How…

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Fun Spring Nails with essie spring 2017

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Recently I showed you the beautiful hues of the essie Spring 2017 Collection. I’m so love with the colours that I had to create some nailart. It’s been a while since I’ve done some original work, so it was fun creating these spring nails. Yes we’re in the middle of winter, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look forward to spring! Agree? I painted small lines with all…

essie spring 2017 swatches and review

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I’m so excited to show you the vibrant swatches of the essie spring 2017 collection. Inspired by the beautiful colours of the coastline, essie spring features six saturated cremes. We all know essie makes an excellent creme polish. They’re easy to apply, layer nicely and are shiny beyond belief (i.e. all swatches below are shown without top coat). This collection is no exception. It’s perfect! If…

How to Wear Lace Tights

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I have an obsession with tights. Sheer, opaque, dark, light, colourful, nude. I love them all and I don’t play favourites. I’m often referred to as “that girl with the fuchsia tights.” There are so many different ways you can wear tights. Yes, traditionally we wear them under skirts and dresses, but what about under shorts, or ripped jeans? Check out how I wear my…

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Caitlyn Jenner for MAC

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2016 was a big year. Sadly we saw the death of icons: Prince, David Bowie, and George Michael. We also experienced the birth of Caitlyn Jenner. Retired Olympian and TV personality Bruce Jenner transitioned into Caitlyn Jenner, shocking his (her) family, friends and the nation. When MAC announced a collaboration with Caitlyn Jenner, I started counting down the minutes for the release. Caitlyn Jenner has fearlessly shared…

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Interested in Becoming a Nail Technician? Here’s the Low Down for #manimonday

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I thought this post would be perfect this #manimonday for those nailphiles thinking of taking their passion for nails a step further. Thanks to Holly Barry for writing this Guest Post on pursuing a career as a nail technician. Until quite recently, hair stylists and beauty therapists tended to operate quite separately from one another, each having their own salon or treatment rooms. However, things are…

The Iconic Lancôme L’Absolu Rouge Has a Makeover

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Lancôme L’Absolu Rouge Lipsticks have been cult favourites since their launch in 1990. 25 years later, L’Absolu Rouge has transformed, becoming even more precious, feminine and surprising than ever, according to Lancôme. A lipstick should sparkle like a precious jewel. Armand Petitjean, founder of Lancôme, 1937 The updated palette consists of 86 shades, 50 of which were designed by Lancôme make-up artist and YouTube star, Lisa Eldridge. Each lipstick…

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