Monday, 5 March 2018

Glow Getter.......

Move out the way Instagram filter hello real life enhancer. A new product release from Charlotte Tilbury is something I most certainly always look forward to. Tilbury announced her brand new Hollywood Flawless Filter range at the recent London Fashion Week last week & The moment I knew it was getting released on February the 22nd, I sat waiting patiently to hit the add to basket button. I purchased mine in the shade 1 & have been testing it out for the past few days and thought I would share today my thoughts on this very hyped product.

It is as Charlotte says herself it's a "Complexion booster for super starlit skin...". You can use this product either underneath foundation, on top of foundation for an extra glow, mixed in with your foundation or I have been simply using mine on it's own. This wonderful product comes in seven glorious shades and NO.1 was of course the perfect match for this caspar pale face. The bottle is of course everything you'd expect, Charlotte always creates the most extraordinary packaging with the rose gold bottle and her name embellished on the top of the bottle lid you know charlotte means business. 


The applicator is a really big doe-foot applicator which makes it so easy to apply a little bit of  this product goes such a long way, I like to use a tiny bit on top of my foundation and I apply it to all the high points of my face so above my cheek bones to my temples my forehead, down my nose and on my chin ever so slightly......I imagine this product would look amazing on your collarbone too. The texture of this product isn't watery or too think it's texture is the consistency of charlottes magic foundation. The product itself isn't glittery or shimmery it's just glowy and an instant glow. It has the most beautiful pearlescent glow to it. 

It makes your skin look so hydrated and youthful, I've already received a huge amount of compliments on how my skin looks since wearing this product. It's not a punchy heavy highlight it's really glowy and fresh faced looking as you can see from the photos above.

Overall thoughts -

It literally is gorgeously glowing skin in a dreamy rose gold bottle. If you are a matte all the way kind of girl then this product won't be for you however if you are a glow getter like myself and love nothing more then glowy, fresh, dewy skin then this product gets a huge thumbs up from me. It's not greasy at all if anything it's light and blends like a dream. It is very much a skin like finish, I can't wait to see what this will look like in the summer months.

Have you tried Charlotte's Hollywood Flawless Filter yet?



Monday, 19 February 2018

Let's Have A Catch Up......

It’s been an extremely long time since I lasted updated this lil space on the internet, I’ve had a huge amount of things to deal with all of which have been shit to say the least and I wish I could honestly forget the past couple of months………I haven’t done anything on here since about October 2017 and I want that to hugely change starting from Today! My blog is somewhere, where I can just escape and I love nothing more than sharing my thoughts, reviews and just my general ramblings on here.

So from now on expect to see a fair few changes around here and some more of me.

What have you been up to lately? 


Sunday, 15 October 2017

All The Pumpkin

To say I love anything Pumpkin Spiced is an understatement, today I thought I’d share with you my two current favourite pumpkin themed/scented products to get you through this autumn, that and to give you all the warm and cosy feels....

What’s autumn without pumpkin scented bath and shower products? Well it isn’t….two products that I’m loving recently, not only look amazing but they feel amazing, First up The Body Shop have just released their pumpkin scented products and there Vanilla Pumpkin Shower Gel has now become my new favourite smell, note this is now my second bottle because I've used it that much already. It smells like a really sweet warm cinnamon bun, it just makes me feel so cosy and warm it foams up really nicely and just smells like autumn in a bottle……I’m most certainly going to get my hands on their body butter and glitter mist in this scent.

If there is one Lush product that just instantly brings a smile to my face it’s these little guys, Sparkly Pumpkin Bubble Bar is probably one of my favourite all time Lush scents. I hope to god Lush never get rid of this! With a beautiful citrus blend of Lime Oil, Juniperberry Oil & Grapefruit Oil it leaves my skin feel so soft and smelling incredible. This is one of them limited edition bath products that I wish they would bring it out in a shower gel or a body lotion it’s SOOOO good.

Now go and head to your local Lush or The Body Shop and stock up on your favourite autumnal beauty products.

What are you loving recently? 


Thursday, 12 October 2017

Lazy Girl Hairstyle

Eye Makeup - Urban Decay Sin all over the lid & MAC Corduroy in the crease 
mascara is of course my trust Maybelline Lash Sensational.

First of all excuse me trying to go all tumblr on you on the photos above……

One of my favourite “I really can’t be bothered today…” hair styles is a super messy bun, I love doing them and my family & friends love it when I do a quick messy bun, I have long hair and or though it would probably be easier to get the chop on my long locks I kinda love them as I can create SO many hairstyles from fishtail braids to volumized curls and of course kim k braids. Although having long hair is sometimes a lil bit of a faff I do really love it, I thought I’d share with you some very tumblr themed photos I’ve taken of my messy barnet and share with you just what I tend to use to create my messy bun. Getting that perfect messy bun is something I’m forever trying to master but in reality hairstyles are all trial and error. However I like to say practise makes perfect.

Key Things For That Ultimate Messy Bun.

VA Va VOOOM - Between me and you this means volume but I’m weird so I say va va voom instead *starts smirking*. Having as much volume and texture in your hair will not only make it easier for it to look messy but it gives a bit of dimension & texture to both my roots of my hair & of course the ends. My va va vooms of choice are both from Toni & Guy, their Tousled Texture Creation Hairspray is something I use on a daily basis, wether I’m going for a messy bun or not it adds just the right amount of volume I like & it also doesn’t make your hair go all crispy. Toni & Guy Casual Sea Salt Spray is another one of my faves too.

All The Bobbles - You can’t do a messy bun without a fair few hair bobbles, I prefer the ones without the metal in them, if you want a good messy bun don’t worry about how many hair bobbles you use I say the more the merrier I like to pull different sections out and then secure the base with a couple of bobbles.

Pin It Baby - Like I said I like to pull on my messy bun and then I secure it all with as many bobby pins as my heart desires. Lil tip for you I’ve found the cheaper the hair pins are the better they are, eBay do some great ones failing that superdrug do some splendid ones too.

Set that hair - To finish off my now slightly acceptable messy barnet I set it with either the tousled texture hairspray or my mini L’Oreal Ellent Hair Spray

Voila there you have messy bun.

What’s your go-to “I cba today” hairstyle? 


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