I am the type of person who seeks out the newest "self-help" book. I will recreate my life plan in my head after just one episode of Oprah and I have boards spilling at the seams with motivational quotes on Pinterest. Funnily enough, none of it really ever sticks. A couple of days… Continue reading A tiny slice of …inspiration
October hasn't been too kind to my bank account. Rent, bills and my new obsession with a local juice bar have meant that I've less money to spend on the newest beauty craze. I've had to swap Space NK trips for quick dashes to my local Boots store but I've still come out with some… Continue reading New Drugstore Beauty Bits
It's no secret that I am a self-confessed Lush-fanatic. If they've made it, I want it! Over the years, I've worked my way through their fresh face masks, eager to find THE ONE. Oatifix has always been a staple for me as it relaxes my skin and smells goddamn delicious. However, I've never felt that… Continue reading Lush BB Seaweed Fresh Face Mask; My thoughts
One of the most annoying beauty myths around is that we need to use large amounts of a product in order to reap the most benefits! We've all read the labels : "Apply a generous layer" ,"slather a thick layer"... while this feels good on your skin and can sometimes be fun, it's also completely… Continue reading Beauty Myths: Busted #1: Over-using Products
I don't care what anybody says, eyebrows are by far one of the most important steps in any make-up routine and with statement brows still dominating the catwalks this season, everyone needs an eyebrow kit in their lives. This bargain beauty find has been a staple throughout my daily primping & preening and I just… Continue reading Collection’s “Work the colour” Eyebrow Kit
Gosh, it's been donkey's years since I've tried a Bourjois base product and I'm kicking myself for it now! On a whim recently in my local Boots, I picked up this primer in the hope it would solve my mid-day shiny face issue. I didn't have a huge amount of faith as I have… Continue reading Sleepingbootay Reviews: Bourjois Happy Light Matte Serum Primer
While Spring in Ireland is rather a figure of speech rather than a certainty, it's pretty hard to drag ourselves away from the cosy winter routine. I, for one, was getting far too comfortable in my onesies and snoods but I've finally decided to embrace Spring...even if it really has yet to "sprung"! 1) Beauty: First… Continue reading The Sunday Post: Putting a little Spring in my step 🙂
The world is still pretty much in a Naked palette frenzy and I don't think that's about to change any time soon. Everyone and their neighbours' nan seems to have their hands on one of them and rightly so, but for those looking to save their pennies on a waaaay cheaper similar palette, I think… Continue reading W7 “In the Buff” palette – A drugstore Naked palette dupe?
Phew, I took my sweet time but ladies, it's here, my pick of the best 2013 had to offer! So grab a cuppa' cause this is gonna be a long'un! Make-up Foundation: Rimmel Stay Matte Mousse Powder: Rimmel Stay Matte Powder in Translucent Concealer: Collection's Lasting Perfection Concealor. Been using it for nearly 3 years… Continue reading The List: My 2013 Favourites
Since I'm queen of jumping on the ol' bandwagon, it just wouldn't be right if I didn't write the obligatory January "Health kick" blog post. Every single year, I promise myself that I will join the gym, quit the evil Diet Coke, drink more water...yadda yadda yadda. January starts off great but once we creep… Continue reading 2014; Getting my bootay in gear!