5 Things I Couldn’t Be Without – Cruelty Free Makeup/ Skincare Favourites

These are some of my all time favourite makeup/ skincare things, not the most exciting things…but things at this stage I can’t live without. I’ve spoken about all of these on here before at some point, but in my opinion they’re well deserving of another mention and if you haven’t tried them…you might want to […]

How To Make Sure The Lashes You Buy Are Cruelty Free

I’ll give it to you straight and this’ll only take a minute…if you want to make sure the lashes you buy are cruelty free…DO NOT BUY MINK LASHES! Full stop, end of! As much as some companies would like you to believe that their lashes are made of ‘sustainable/ ethically sourced’ mink hair, fact is […]

Throwing It Back…Quick Halloween Makeup Ideas To Take The Pressure Off Costume Hunting & Using Your Regular Makeup (No SFX Needed)

As you can see from the blog title, this week I’m throwing it back to this time last year’s pre Halloween blogpost. It’s actually the first Halloween in I can’t even remember how long (maybe 16 years??), that I’m taking off and not doing makeup for (up until now haha, you never know)…who even am […]

NEW Catrice Luminice Highlight & Blush Glow Palette Review…Cruelty Free, Vegan & Affordable Glow

Catrice Cosmetics is one of my favourite affordable/ drugstore beauty brands and here’s a few reasons why…the brand is 100% cruelty free and PETA approved, they have a huge selection of Vegan products, they’re trend aware, big on quality and of course affordable…another thing I love is that they seem to try and keep their […]

NEW – Anastasia Beverly Hills Loose Setting Powder (Vanilla) – Review (Cruelty Free & Vegan)

There’s so many new complexion launches at the moment, even I’m losing track…foundations, powders, concealers and brands all seem to be going down the same medium coverage/ luminous/ hydrating/ non drying route…that bit, I’m definitely on board and happy about! But with the sheer amount of launches, I’m absolutely being picky with the ones I’m […]

The INKEY List Review – Stand Out Products So Far (Affordable Cruelty Free Skincare)

The INKEY List, a British brand and another ‘The Ordinary’ esq, affordable, back to basics ‘hero ingredient’ products skincare line. I think that’s why I slept on this brand for so long, that and the fact that there have been so many skincare launches recently as well as me already trying a good bit and […]

Simple/ Fast One Shade Mustard Eye Look Using The Melt Impulsive Palette – How To & Product Breakdown (Cruelty Free/ Vegan)

So this is short, sweet and exactly what it says on the tin! I posted this blown out mustard eye look over on my Instagram last week…it definitely wasn’t the most technical eye in the world, far from it but I was really feeling it! Both the shade (although you could literally switch this up […]

NEW E.L.F Metallic Flare Highlighter White Gold…Affordable, Vegan & Underrated?? Review & Swatches

I feel like E.L.F as a brand in general is a pretty underrated affordable/ drugstore brand! They’ve been around for ages but it’s only recently in the grand scheme of things that they’ve been significantly spoken about, or at least that I’ve noticed. Probably mostly to do with them seriously upping their game…they’ve come out […]

Back In Action After A Week Back In The Homeland…What I Got Up To In Wales!

We had my mum and dad visit us here in Cork last month which helped take the edge off, but I hadn’t been home home (Mold, North Wales) since I moved over in March, so this trip was well over due! As much as I love Cork (I really do! It’s such a cool, welcoming […]

Melt Cosmetics Impulsive Pressed Pigment Palette – First Impressions/ Review & Full Swatches

Here it is, as promised…the Melt Impulsive Palette and it’s an absolute beaut! It actually arrived (after spending what seemed like forever in Irish customs!) and I’ve finally had a proper chance to swatch and play. I’ve not been buying as much for myself (obviously my kit is a different thing altogether and I get […]