Affordable berry lip shades for Autumn

Affordable berry lip shades for Autumn from the drugstore

It’s that time of the year again, where makeup turns from corally-pink tones and glossy lips to warmer reds and berries, and more matte finishes. Berry shades really suit my colouring so I’m always glad when Autumn rolls around (see also: my birthday being in October; crunchy leaves; hot chocolate; boots; chunky jumpers; scarves). There are […]

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Summer pink picks

This might be the most girly collection of products that I’ve ever put together and there is almost no chance that I would wear pink on my eyes, cheeks, and lips at the same time, but a hint of pink is so pretty, especially when the sun is out. Starting with the eyes, the shadow pans […]

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July shopping list

Unlike most months, June seemed to last about 94 days. The last week in particular has been slightly hellish in the UK, in the aftermath of the EU referendum (which I’m not going to talk about on here but…*sadangryface*)  so I think a lot of people have been really looking forward to July and the […]

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Etsy prints #1 – lipstick

I bloody love Etsy. It’s like Not on the High Street’s bigger, and less curated, relative and it’s worryingly easy to lose too much time scrolling through thousands of pages. It’s one of my favourite places to buy prints, although it can be hard to narrow down the choices so I’ll be choosing a few […]

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NYX nude lip shades

NYX Nude Lip Shades

  Like the rest of the UK, I’ve been curious about NYX for ages and when it was finally available over here I grabbed several of the infamous lip products. Somehow I’ve ended up with five neutral shades which look almost identical in the tube. Luckily they look quite different on the lips (sort of), which is […]

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Sephora wishlist

I’ve been so restrained and haven’t yet placed a Sephora order, despite them having brought in international shipping over a year ago. It might be because I find it hard to justify spending over £100 in one go on beauty, despite probably spending that in smaller shops throughout the month. It’s great that you can […]

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5 happy happenings #11

Christmas feels so long ago already – I miss the tree and the lights (and the time off work) but I’m rather glad to be getting on with 2016, I think. Here are some happy-making things that have happened so far: I found the biggest mug I’ve ever seen in the Paperchase sale. See the photo, […]

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