Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Autumn Style | Leaves & All The Denim

Oversized Denim jackets are a real dominating style this autumn and infact this year alone they have been well loved by everyone from your neighbour to your mum maybe even your dog who knows. I couldn’t not share with you my newest wardrobe addition, It's this gorgeous denim jacket from Zara. I feel like it’s perfect for this time of the year it’s trendy yet cosy and snug enough to get away with on them slightly chilly autumn mornings, I simply adore everything about this jacket even the little lattice details on the sides to the very bikers buckles on the cuffs. I’ve teamed it with a simple grey three quarter length sleeved t-shirt from H&m along with my Topshop Joni Jeans & old primark black flats. My backpack is of course a LongChamp one it's my go to atm. 

If I could live, eat & sleep in this jacket I would…..

What’s new in your wardrobe?



Monday, 18 September 2017

My Autumn Makeup

It’s finally my favourite time of the year (apart from Christmas obvs), with pumpkin spice being pretty much everywhere I thought It was about time I shared with you my autumnal makeup look as it’s one thing that a lot of my friends and family have been asking me about recently, as I’ve been wearing it pretty much on a daily basis.

Autumnal makeup for me is all about hypnotising golden eyes so I tend to make my eye makeup the focal point instead of the lips, as bold lips are what most people tend to go for when it’s autumn. I’m no way brave enough to go for both so it’s either one or the other.

Close up of the eye makeup.

Here is a break down of my makeup look.

I have been skipping foundation as I’ve been trying to let my skin breath as much as possible and just going straight in with concealer underneath my eyes I use my trusty collection lasting perfection concealer in 01 fair and on my chin, sides of my nose and on any blemishes I may have I use my Nars Creamy Concealer as it last’s all day and is the perfect match for my skin tone. I then set my base with my Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Powder in 01 Fair. 

To warm up my caspar like face I use for both my contour and bronzer my Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess great for fair skin and it adds that bit more warmth and dimension to my face. Blush I like to keep it simple and my Bourjois blush does just that. I then like to move on swiftly to brows and eyes, I’ve not been using powder to fill my brows in recently and instead just a tinted brow gel as it just looks more natural, my brow gel of choice is Charlotte Tilburys Legendary Brows in Linda.

Eyeswise I prime them first with my Urban Decay Primer Potion and then begin applying the lightest isolde duo shade all over my lids, I then blend this out with my MAC 217 & then begin to add the slightly burnt coppery shade from the duo into my crease and bottom lash line. Once all blended out again with a clean fluffy blending brush I then apply a quick wash of my Charlotte Tilbury Champagne Diamonds in the inner corners and just half way from the centre of my eye. A couple of coats of my Mabeyline Mascara & a swish of lipstick & I’m good to go. 

A Quick Break Down

Foundation - None
Concealer - Collection Lasting perfection underneath eyes -
  on other areas on my face Nars Creamy Concealer in Chantilly 
Bronzer - *Same as above*
Eyeshadow Primer - Urban Decay Primer Potion
Eyeshadow - Nars Isolde Duo & Charlotte Tilbury Champagne Diamonds in inner corners & semi mid lid
Mac Nylon in inner corners an underneath brow bone


Base -   Beauty Blender from Real Techniques - patting in concealer for that flawless base
            Expert Concealer Brush from Real Techniques - blending concealer
            Real Techniques Square Concealer Brush - Powder underneath eyes
            Real Techniques Blush Brush - Powder
                            contour + Real Techniques Powder Brush - Bronzer

Eyes - Zoeva Luxe Smoky Shader (great for apply eyeshadow)
          Zoeva 231 Luxe Petit Crease Blending Brush (for in the crease) 
          Clean Mac 217 Blending Brush to blend everything all together.


Eyelash Curlers 

What's in your Autumn makeup bag?


Saturday, 2 September 2017

All The Cupcakes...

Since the Bake Off has hit our screens again all be it without queen Mary Berry all that has been on my mind is cupcakes and has got me wanting to don my pinny and get baking. With this in my mind I recently went on a recent trip to good old London town with work I couldn't help myself but call into Crumbs And Doilies Cupcake shop. Known for doing all sorts of different cakes they have what I consider the best cupcakes in the heart of Soho I simply couldn't resist but pay them a lil visit. I snapped away and then finally decided to go for their famous Biscoff Cupcake which was just as delicious as it looks in the photos......Everyday C&D make and deliver stunning cakes and cupcakes throughout London. Everything is baked fresh and they use the finest ingredients available. What I love the most about this dreamy cupcake shop is that the staff are all SO friendly and welcoming which just adds the cherry on top of the cake. If you have a sweet tooth or just simply want to experience stunning cakes, and stuff your face with sweet treats then definitely check out Crumbs & Doilies when you are next in London.

Everybody loves cupcakes right?

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