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 […]

NEW Anastasia Beverly Hills Eye Primer…Holy Grail? – Review

I was pretty damn excited when I saw that Anastasia Beverly Hills were coming out with an eye primer…as a fan of a lot of their stuff in general but especially their eyeshadow formula, the thought of a potentially new holy grail primer in existence to go under all my ABH/ other favourite shadows (and […]

Tips To Combat Super Straight Lashes…Encourage Lift, Curl & Condition The Easy Way!

My lashes are pretty long in fairness, but they’re sooo straight! That coupled with the fact they’re on the fair side means that without mascara, they can look invisible or at least a hell of a lot smaller than they actually are..not ideal! That being said, one of the things I seem to be complimented […]

How To & A Few Favourites For Faking A Natural Heathy Glow Fast! – Cruelty Free/Vegan Beauty

Exactly what is says on the tin (or title)…I just wanted to talk about a few of my key healthy glow in a hurry hero products and let you know how I use them! I might have spoken about some things before, I might not…but these are very much most day go to’s for me […]

Bridal Makeup…Everything You Need To Know From A Pro – Do’s, Dont’s, Tips & Tricks

With peak wedding season pretty much upon us, I wanted to share (both from being a bride myself back in 2010 and professional Makeup Artist/ bridal specialist for the last 15 years point of view!) a few of my do’s, don’t’s, tips and tricks when it comes to bridal makeup to hopefully make sure you […]