Break It Down – Grungy Spotlight Eye Using Kat Von D Beauty 10th Anniversary Palette – How To! (Cruelty Free/ Vegan)

After using the warmer tones for softer/ everyday looks a tonne since it came in to my life last month, I wanted to have a proper play with the Kat Von D Beauty 10 Year Anniversary Palette (UK* / IE*) (read more about it and see swatches here) and use some of the shades I […]

Festival Makeup Tips & Tricks To Try Now! (Including Cruelty Free Products ????????)

With the festival season and Summer months creeping up fast, I thought I’d share a few of my favourite makeup tips and tricks that help you look and feel super Summery whatever…even if the weather’s telling you otherwise (fellow UK/ Ireland people, you know!)! Let’s get straight in to it… ✖(So Many!) Alternative uses for […]

No Foundation Crew…Tips And Tricks For A Flawless Face Without Foundation! – How To! (Cruelty Free)

I’m very much a part time member of the no foundation crew…I love foundation (you probably know this by now!) and what it can do, but there are days when my face just longs for freedom! I’m pretty happy to go without and be seen out in public fully makeup free, but sometimes you just […]

How To Put Together The Perfect Makeup Bag – Core/ Go To/ Take You Anywhere Essentials (Cruelty Free)

As the title suggests, I thought it was about time I put together one of these…a definitive guide of what you could (not should…everyone’s different and you all have your own preferences so take from this what you need personally, it doesn’t have to be everything!) include in your any day, everyday/ ‘go to’ makeup […]

Step By Step Breakdown/ How To: Smokey Spotlight Eye Using Huda Beauty Warm Obsessions & All The Glitter! – Cruelty Free Tutorial

As well as the usual first impressions, reviews, swatches and what not…all that good stuffs here to stay obviously, but I really wanted to bring some different and more artistry focused content your way this year too! After all, it’s what I do and quite a few of you have asked for more of this […]

Coloured Raine Cheers To The Beauty Palette – Review, How To & Swatches!

So after the recent concealer fest…nothing wrong with that, concealer and base products are my thing…but I just wanted to bring you something a little different! Something a little different being another of my favourite topics ha ha…a new eyeshadow palette! Today’s post’s all about US cruelty free brand (who are responsible for one of […]

5 Alternative Ways To Rock Glitter This New Year – Grunge Friendly! (Cruelty Free)

You all know me by now (if you’re new here…hey! and you’ll soon find out)…I’m all about the grunge! Just because I am all about the grunge life, it doesn’t mean that I’m not partial to the odd bit of glitter too (which I most definitely am!) especially at this holiday time of year! Glitter […]

Winter Full Coverage Skin Routine (Combo Skin/ Cruelty Free) – How To

I don’t always wear full coverage, but when I do I want it to look flawless, feel comfortable on and last all day! Nobody has time for patchy-ness, a whole load of product sliding around their face by lunchtime or being so drying that half your skin comes off with it! There is such a […]

How Too – Makeup Hacks For Glasses…Tips & Tricks

Something I get asked about all the time and a thing I do need to think about myself…I’m not a ‘full time’ glasses wearer, but do have them (for when my eyes are tired and overworked!) and I’m also a fan of massive (extremely pretty but very extra and often heavy!) sunglasses which can still […]

How To – Make Kat Von D Lock It Foundation Work For You. Whatever Your Skin Type!

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I already have a review of the Kat Von D Beauty Lock It Foundation (read it here) but wanted to re visit it if you like and talk about it more from an artistry point of view than review. Being a working Makeup Artist (for the last 15 years) and now (for the last year […]