There’s no new post this week…it’s my birthday week (my actual bday’s on Wednesday) so yeah, just a proper week off. Not up to much but hopefully we’ll get to the beach and eat some good food…Covid’s messed with all of our plans this year! One thing I am doing is making a point of […]

How To Make Sure The Lashes You Buy Are Cruelty Free/ Vegan In 2020

This is something I’ve spoken about before on here, something I’m passionate about and I know so many of you are too, for many obvious reasons but mostly because…it’s 20 god damn 20, why is this even a thing anymore?! I’ll give it straight and again for those at the back that are still ignorant […]

Smokey Winged Liner…Fast, Easy, Long Wearing & Flattering – For All Eye Shapes

Blog post revisited alert! Yep, those eagle eyed of you who’ve been around a while might have spotted this very post back in October 2019. I’ve made a few little updates, but yeah…I’m still being asked about this signature smoked wing regularly enough, so thought I’d share again while there’s less other exciting/ interesting stuff […]

Pro Tips To Mask Proof Your Makeup

Well this is a post I didn’t really think I’d be writing, but it’s 2020 and here we are. Whether you’re a health professional/ key frontline worker of some sort and wearing full PPE, needing to wear a mask for work or just wearing a face covering for shopping/ public transport and want to give […]

5 Of The Best Cruelty Free/ Vegan Long Wearing Black Eyeliners To Suit Any Budget

➕ KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper Black  The OG, a favourite for the longest time and the one I always compare others too, KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper Black* it’s a trusty fail safe and if you haven’t tried it you need to. It’s one of the pricier liners around, but […]

Linda Hallberg Cosmetics Infinity Power Lash Waterproof Mascara

As a person with long (a positive in this) but poker straight eyelashes, I’m always on the hunt for the holy grail lashes stay lifted mascara. I’m not saying my lashes staying curled/ looking lifted is entirely down to choice of mascara but it definitely helps. I curl my lashes every single day (even on […]

5 Affordable Beauty Buys I’ve Been Enjoying During Lockdown

Goes without saying that I’m REALLY missing doing other people’s makeup, but like most of us during lockdown there’s definitely been more no makeup days than days with. Nowhere to go and no one to see (apart from Nic and Gwen obvs) but for me it’s more than that. I enjoy being makeup free, I […]

West Barn Co Soap Brows

In the world of makeup, the (old Hollywood inspired) using soap to achieve a brushed up natural brow trick is definitely nothing new. Although I have used regular soap the odd time in the past for more creative/ editorial looks, before the wave of all these new brow products that do it too became available…I’ve […]

3 Things I’ve Learn’t From A Low Buy Lockdown

Ok it’s been ages! I’ve really missed the blog, so I’m back! If you’ve been here before thanks for sticking around and if you’re reading and are new here, welcome! I’m a 30 something cruelty free/ Vegan professional Makeup Artist, educator and content creator from North Wales, UK and currently on lockdown in Cork, Ireland. […]

If You Buy One Thing This Month…Make It LUSH Ultraplant Cleanser (Vegan/ Cruelty Free) – Review & Ultrabland Comparison

As you can tell by the not so subtle title, LUSH have just launched a 100% natural Vegan alternative for the cult cleanser (my long time favourite until recently when I started trying to buy exclusively Vegan skincare…I’m pretty sure it’s been well over ten years of use at this stage!) Ultrabland, Ultraplant…it’s been a […]