Makeup brushes are an essential part of my daily makeup routine as I find that they give much more of a polished, blended finish than using fingers alone. I shared some of my favourite makeup brushes last year in this Favourite Everyday Beauty Brushes post and recently got the chance to try Ecotools brushes, which have now made it firmly into my daily collection. There is minimal shedding (although a little to start with, like all new brushes), they apply… View Post

One of the many joys of being a ginger is that you are left with invisible-looking eyelashes (not to mention white skin that needs constant SPF80). This meant that tinting lashes and wearing mascara were essential for me (Benefit Bad Gal mascara is the best that I’ve found for making lashes look bold, long and wide open, although can be a pain to take off at night. That stuff is sticky.) But one day when I saw my manager happily… View Post

Sometimes I want to share my love for something that doesn’t fit into a blog post or my usual categories, so I thought it would be a good idea to start sharing these in a monthly Sunday Favourites series. So for this April, my Sunday Favourites have been: The Liar’s Club by Mary Karr This memoir was published in the 90s and details Mary’s chaotic childhood in an east Texas oil town with a hard drinking daddy and an oft-married,… View Post

For anyone who suffers with sensitive skin – and in fact even for those who don’t – you simply have to try La Roche-Posay Toleriane Ultra. It is the best moisturiser for sensitive skin as it specifically formulated to soothe skin that is prone to dryness, tightness, redness, itchiness, burning or product reactions. Amazingly, it is also clinically proven to make skin less sensitive day after day – so if you really struggle with sensitive skin then this could be… View Post

I’m not going to beat around the bush here – I like the Too Faced Born This Way Foundation A LOT. I wear foundation every day (thanks to an uneven red skintone and lots of lovely leftover blemish marks) but always like it to  look natural and healthy as well as feel comfortable and not break out my sensitive skin. Born This Way does all of these things for me! Here’s what you need to know: Coverage Medium-full buildable coverage.… View Post

I had to share these two new bareMinerals products with you as not only do they look beautiful but they work beautifully too! 1: bareMinerals Invisible Bronze Powder Bronzer I am in love with this bronzer! I have tried a fair few bronzers in my time and usually use them to add a subtle contour to the face but so often on my pale skin they can look a bit muddy or obvious. My favourite for a long time was… View Post