Tuesday, 20 October 2015

My October Favourites

Hello again and welcome back!!
Today I'm going to talk about my October favourites! YAY

I tried my best to pick as little as possible but that proved to be very difficult for me because there are so many!! So lets get going :)

Urban Decay Vice Palette

I love this palette for many reasons! But the main one being the shades inside! Each shade can be altered for a day OR night look! Which is why it come everywhere with me, literally! This palette starts the neutral warm shades and ends the dramatic ones! You cannot go wrong with this palette and it is definitely my favourite out of all the Urban Decay palettes!
Get yours for just 48euro!!

Urban Decay Primer Potion

Urban Decay done it again! This primer is AMAZING! I've been using this primer for years now and I still to this day will not use any other primer! I really goes give your shadow lasting power all day/night and makes it so much more intense! I love it
This travel size is just 12euro!! BARGIN

Inglot Freedom Palette 

Okay , I know it is another palette but forgive me I LOVE these shades! I bought this palette in Dundrum, Dublin where I was assisted by a lovely girl who's name I didn't catch :( ! The empty palette itself was 14euro, And the shades each are 6euro ! Although I bought the palette and dark brown shade in store (I didn't get the number) I then bought the remaining shades (383,310 and 450) online because they were sold out in store! I looked everywhere for a burnt orange shade and had to have this when I saw it! Come on who doesn't want to put all their favourite shades in one palette for such a great price!

Urban Decay All Nighter
Setting Spray

I love this setting spray! So much I won't use any other! This really does make your makeup last! I tend to spray this on my face BEFORE and AFTER my makeup! And when I say it does not budge I mean it!! Since using this I never have to retouch my makeup on a night out or whenever I use this product! Its a must and again because this is the travel size it retails at just 12euro!
Another great bargin!

Inglot YSM Pressed Powder
No. 47

Looking for a powder that will make you glow? Here it is! I bought this online for just 10euro in the sale!! I love to use this for contouring as it gives my skin the perfect warmth with the touch on shimmer within it!! A little goes a long way so I can see myself not needing a new one for a long time!! LOVE!

MAC Soft&Gentle

Where does I start with this product? This highlighter is gorgeous! It will give the perfect glow!
I like to use this on the high points of my face like the top of my cheekbones, tip of my nose, brow bone and the cupids bow on my lips! It looks a little messy in my picture as I dropped it and recently fix it (find in my blog list) but since fixing it I have not stopped using it!
Retailing at 31 euro! (So worth it)

NYX HD Concealer 

This photogenic concealer is just amazing! Coverage is brilliant! I use one of the lightest shade which is 02. I use this everyday with a loose white powder and it really brightens up the eye area and bridge of the nose!! Most chemists stock NYX and is retailing at around 8euro!

MAC Lipstick in MYTH

This is my favourite nude lippy EVER!! I just love it! I feels so hydrating on my lips as it glides on so well! I would suffer with dry lips all year round but this lippy works so well with dryness! I like to use this in the middle of my lips using a dark shade of liner on the outside creating an ombre affect! 
This retails at around 20euro (Treat yourself)

Artdeco Blush
Salmon No. 07

If you're like me prefer your blush to be a peachy tone then look no further!! This blush is my go to!
Peachy tones work better with my blonde hair and give more of a glow to my skin which is why I prefer it to a pink blush! This shade just suits me better! Therefore if you're looking for warmth rather than a bright colour then this tone is for you!
Retailing at 11.30 euro

Pennys Ps 
Double head contour brush

The PS Primark range is amazing! When I saw this brush for just 2.50 I grabbed it!! I use the flat dense side to buffer my concealer in and the angled side to contour areas like my nose and chin! I love this brush I cannot get over the quality for such a little price tag! It is a must for your makeup bag!!

So that's all my October Favourites! These have been my go to products lately and most are within a great price range!! Hope you've enjoyed this read!
Until next time,


Friday, 16 October 2015

No7 Illuminated Makeup Mirror

Hi Beauties
Welcome back to my blog!! 

Tonight I thought I would talk about something I got as a gift from my lovely boyfriend that I use literally every single day!! And with the dark mornings coming in, the feature it has is going to come in handy!!
Its the Boots No.7 Illuminated Makeup Mirror

So since getting this mirror in June it has not left my makeup desk! I use this everyday to apply my makeup or even pluck/wax my eyebrows as one side magnifies by 5x!! How amazing
So all this mirror requires is a plug nearby to switch the light on at the back!
 I also love the fact that no batteries are required!

This light also give the affect of that '' Dressing room look '' due to the the Illuminating bulbs! The lighting is also perfect for ANY kind of makeup look!
So what can it do?
  • Eliminates any glares or shadows
  • 5x magnification side 
  • 360 degree lighting around mirror 
  • Swivel motion so you can adjust the mirror your preferred angle 
  • 2 year guarantee

So can you now see why I love this mirror?? Everyone should have one and does not have to be used to apply makeup!!
So in Boots this mirror can be purchased for 34.99 euro down from 69.99 euro! 
HELLO another bargin!!
Below I have left a link directly to purchase

So that's my favourite makeup desk mirror! Everyone needs I can't stress enough how amazing it is! So get yours will the deal is on at 34.99 euro!!

Until next time,

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Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Fuschia Makeup 12 Piece PRO Brush Set

Hello lovely ladies 
Happy Tuesday!!
Today I thought I would talk about these amazing brushes I picked up at the Irish Beauty Show in the RDS Dublin. I attended the first day which was Sunday the 11th of October. There were amazing deals and it is a great show for anyone with a salon to attended (Back in March 2016) but I only picked up what I needed which was a Wax Kit, Teeth whitener (was not on the list hehe) and of course these amazing brushes! I am in LOVE so let me tell you why!

First of all, Fuschia Makeup is an Irish makeup company, and being Irish myself of course I am going to support my own! Gillian Moore is the brains behind the company and because of her love for makeup and business, Fuschia Makeup was born! There are shops and salons in areas like Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland and Swords, Co. Dublin, Ireland. Fuschia can be found in many pharmacies around Ireland as they are stocked in every country! WOW and also the UK since 2014!!

So when I seen the Fuschia Makeup stall at the show I had to purchase something!! The deals were just amazing! Many palettes were under 20 euro like shadows, contours etc. which is brilliant for such good quality! 
But back on track I seen they had their 12 piece brush set which is their PRO set on offer for 25 euro usually retailing at 45 euro MAJOR BARGIN ! I couldn't leave it there, For Christmas two years ago my mother bought me brushes from Fuschia that I STILL use everyday! They have kept their shape and quality all this time!
In this 12 piece brush set included:
Fluffy Foundation Brush
Flat Foundation Brush
Fluffy Blusher Brush
Fluffy Angled Brush (Perfect for Contour)
Angled Brow Brush
Lip Brush
8 Shadow Brushes  

You will also get this PRO brush kit in a perfect pencil case like holder that also has a middle pocket for other brushes that you may want to carry around. Therefore EVERYTHING you have can be put into your case.. How cool is that?
I have already used these brushes since buying them and I really am in love! So much that I am going to go and spend money on their website right now!!
If you would like to check out there website for amazing products here is the link directly

I hope this blog post has converted you to the world of Fuschia Makeup like me!! I am so happy with my purchase that I had to tell you all about it!!
Until next time,

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Wednesday, 7 October 2015

How to make your OWN lipstick palette!

Hello lovely ladies!

So today's blog is going to be on DIY (yay)!! I love anything to do with DIY so if you're interested in this type of work then keep on  reading.
Today's project is on... ''How to make your very own lipstick palette''! This is perfect for putting all your favourite shades into one place. Travel easily with it or even make this for a friend for a birthday or Christmas present! 
So lets go!!

What you will need for this project
  • An empty palette
  • All your favourite lipstick shades to de-pot
  • Lit candle or tealight candle
  • Knife
  • An old Spoon
  • Towel to work on

Step one : Place your towel down on your area to make sure your work space does not get ruined. Clean all equipment you will be using (ie. Knife, spoon and palette! Hygiene is everything!)

Step two : Firstly you will have to clean your empty palette. I got my palette from Ebay for two euro! Sanitise the empty pots to ensure you are transferring your lipsticks go into a clean pot!

Step three : Pick the first lipstick you want to use. I started with a light shade to make the palette flows nicely starting with nudes. Take your knife and cut half of your lipstick (the amount may vary depending on how deep your pot is) place the cut lipstick onto your clean spoon.

Step four : Light your candle, I used a tea light candle as I found it easier to use!! Once the flame has calmed down place your spoon with the lipstick over the candle. *NOTE* Do not put the spoon directly on the flame! Have the spoon 2-3 inches over the flame. Keep the spoon moving in a circular motion as the lipstick starts to melt. Do not let the lipstick bubble or boil as this will change the composition of the lipstick which will ruin it and leave bubbles in the pot. 

Step five : Once your lipstick has fully melted place the spoon over the pot and slowly pour into the pot! Fill to the top and leave to dry for 10-15 minutes. 

Step six : Continue all the above for your next lipstick!!

That's it!! So simply and effective. For anyone that may be worried about ruining their lipstick I promise you this will NOT destroy your lipstick. The only way this may damage your lipstick is if you let it boil so do this with care! 
Powder products may also be used but this is a different process therefore if you would like to see a blog on how to do so let me know!!
Also, Over on my Facebook is a 30 second video showing you how to depot and melt your lipstick so head over there for more posts and a fabulous competition running until the 16th of October!! 
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I hope you liked this DIY tip and enjoy putting all your favourite shades together!!
Until next time

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Monday, 5 October 2015

My Favourite Skincare Products

Happy Monday to all my lovely followers and welcome back!

Weekend blue's kicking in? 
Are you in need of some facial TLC? Look no further beauties, I'm going to show you all my favourite products that I have been using the last couple months with no complaints!
Lets go...


So my all time favourite cleanser has to be the Soap & Glory Peaches and Clean 4 in 1 Cleansing Milk! This cleanser does exactly what it say on the bottle and melts away any makeup whilst extracting clogged pores! This formula also has a detoxifying affect on the skin, So can you see why it's my all time favourite? It has taken me a while to find the perfect cleanser and this for me is it! A bonus to this product is the amazing smell! So if you're looking for an easy product that won't stop you taking off your makeup after a night out because it takes too long then this is it! So quick and easy retailing on OFFER at 5.66 in Boots Ireland.. Boots have amazing offers all year around therefore I don't go anywhere else!


Next for my Face Scrub is Botanics Purifying Face Scrub by Boots. I use the All Bright range with the brightening hibiscus. This face scrub will ''buff away any impurities'' and that it does! I use this face scrub at least twice a week to give my skin a clear even complexion, I would recommend this to any skin type as in my opinion this product is not too harsh on the skin! I did use the matching cleanser and moisturiser for a while but for me they didn't work well. But this scrub is definitely worth buying as it won't break the bank retailing at just 2.99 which is brilliant value! Give it a try!

Mud Mask / Face Mask

I'm in love! My all time favourite face mask has to be the Canaan Minerals & Herbs Mud Mask this stuff is GOLD! As it is for normal to oily skin it has suited me perfect for summer as my skin tends to takes from oily to dry in the winter. The minerals used come from the Dead Sea and we all know the amazing minerals that come from it!! Zinc, iodine, calcium and potassium are all needed for our skin. This mask stimulates blood circulation so it will tingle, regenerates skin cells and removes all signs of skin fatigue. I just love it!! I use this once or twice a week depending on my skin, it will tingle so be prepared, The benefits from this mask are huge. I got mine from TKMAXX for just 5.99 what a bargin!


Again from the Canaan Minerals & Herbs range I use their Nourishing Cream every morning and night. I love this cream as a little goes a long way nor will it leave you feeling greasy. This cream is very hydrating as all the same minerals from above are used. I have falling in love with this Dead Sea product, my skin has never looked so good and glowing! Picking up again in TKMAXX for just 5.99

Body Butter

More Soap & Glory what a surprise! Their gorgeous Righteous Butter is my absolute favourite! I picked up the small travel tube to bring everywhere with me. This product has Shea Butter and Aloe Vera to make your skin glow. I apply after my shower, in the morning and before tanning!! LOVE IT! Pick yours up at Boots Ireland for just 3.49! (Bigger tubes are available for around 12).

So that's it for my skincare products. I use these every day/week with no complaints!! All products are in a very good price rang so what are you waiting for? 
Happy shopping

Until next time

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Saturday, 3 October 2015

Autumn Colours to make your smile POP!!

Welcome back!

So for today's blog post I'm going to talk about Autumn/Winter colour's that will make your teeth appear brighter! I myself am obsessed with using darker shades to make my smile brighter, because we all know, the first thing we see when talking to somebody is their smile.
I could talk all day about makeup so to avoid you getting bored I'm going to just get struck right in!
So lets go....!!

The first lipstick I'm going to talk about is;
Starry-eyed number 128 by Rimmel

This is possibly my favourite lipstick to wear on a night out! I have worn it so many times and will still always choose it when looking for a DEEP red/berry colour lip. This lipstick will not dry out your lips as it has a smooth/creamy finish but also has a slight matte look to it when on the lip. The intense colour will last all night as minimal topping up is needed! My only downfall for this is that it does transfer onto glasses (and boyfriends) haha!! So keep it in your handbag for a quick top up!! 
This lippy can be bought in the chemist/boots or penny's (primark) and retails at around 6 euro.
Overall this lippy is a 9/10 for me! LOVE IT

Next up;
Exxxaggerate number 792 by Sleek

Okay girls if you're looking for the perfect DUPE for Mac's Heroine then this is it! I am in love with it!! This purple lipstick will definitely make for the perfect smile as this deep and bright purple will contrast with sparkling white teeth. As this lipstick is only matte, applying a balm before hand is definitely needed as it can be drying on the lips but the plus side to this lipstick is it does not budge! Seriously.. It won't even transfer which is a major plus!! This lipstick can also be bought in most chemists if they stock Sleek and retails at around 6.49 euro.
Again this lipstick gets a 9/10 for me!

Number three on the list;
Sand storm by Wet n Wild

These two colours featured on my facebook page this week as a Kylie Jenner lip colour, So you all know what colour these are! Of course the popular brown tones!! I have been looking for a brown tone lipstick for so long now and I found the perfect colour in these two. They are a smooth cream finish again that will transfer but colour will STAY all day. Moch-licious is a deeper brown perfect for the winter nights and Sand storm is a lighter sand brown more suitable for the day time. Either way both these colours will make your smile pop!! I have never been so impressed as these retail at just 2.99 (euro) YES I know.. I couldn't believe it either! Such a bargin. These can be picked up at any Wet n Wild counters but I got mine in penny's (primark) and by the looks of the stock there selling fast so get them while you can!!
For me these are definitely worth a 10/10 HELLO BARGIN

Its lip liner time! First up;
Artdeco Soft lip liner in number 17

This crayon lip liner is perfect to stop any bleeding of your lipstick. This liner has a light shimmer to it therefore I would recommend using this as a day time liner. It is very hydrating on the lip and also waterproof! This liner will last you weeks and can be bought at the Artdeco counter in Debenhams currently on sale at their website for 10 euro!
I rate this at 7/10 as I'm not a fan of shimmer lip liners but this is definitely a must 

Last but not least;
PS nude lip liner (pennys) see above picture

Bargin alert again!! This liner is my absolute favourite the last three or four months since I bought it. I literally use it everyday. The lasting power is great as it is matte and suits all of the lipsticks above as a base and liner! It comes everywhere with me. So do you want to hear the price.... 1.50 (euro) Again I know, unreal! This liner also comes in bright pink and blood red! I love this and you will to!
Definite 10/10 for me!  

So thats my favourite lipsticks/liners at the minute to make my teeth appear brighter! All of these products are great and won't break the bank! I'm so excited for winter to draw in so I can wear these colours every week. I hope you've enjoyed the read! 
Happy shopping ladies!

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