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 completelyContinue reading “Beauty Myths: Busted #1: Over-using Products”
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Billion Dollar Brows Brow Gel; My thoughts
Brows are my favourite part of my make-up routine and I am a firm believer that they really do make or break a look. With the big eyebrow trend getting bigger and bigger, we are all in need of something to keep those bad boys in line! *Enters brow gel* I will admit, that forContinue reading “Billion Dollar Brows Brow Gel; My thoughts”
Beauty Jibber Jabber Explained #3
Learning caps at the ready gals and prepare to get beauty-term savvy with my third (mini) instalment of “Beauty Jibber Jabber Explained” 1) Peptides: Peptides are little protein molecules that have an ability to change the way skin cells operate. They encourage skin cells to increase circulation or produce more collagen naturally, among other things.Continue reading “Beauty Jibber Jabber Explained #3”
Maxfactor Face Finity All Day Primer; Yay or Nay?
I don’t know about you, but as a beauty blogger, I am so sick and tired of products not living up to their promises. I’ve used so many primers in the past that have just been “meh” and with their effects lasting only a couple of hours. On the verge of giving up, IContinue reading “Maxfactor Face Finity All Day Primer; Yay or Nay?”
Sleepingbootay Reviews: Bourjois Happy Light Matte Serum Primer
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 haveContinue reading “Sleepingbootay Reviews: Bourjois Happy Light Matte Serum Primer”
My current favourites :)
Yikes! I’ve been poor at keeping up with the whole monthly favourites jazz that other blogs seem to do so effortlessly. The reality is that sometimes I just don’t have enough interesting favourites to share, so why bore you with the same products over and over again? Recently however, I have been trying and testingContinue reading “My current favourites :)”
New Product Alert: Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water
I’m pretty much Miss Lazy when it comes to changing up my skincare routine. I tend to stick with a product, once I know that it works for me, in the fear of aggravating my already pretty moody skin. HOWEVER, when a gal spots a possible dupe along the skincare aisles of Boots… she justContinue reading “New Product Alert: Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water”
W7 “In the Buff” palette – A drugstore Naked palette dupe?
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 thinkContinue reading “W7 “In the Buff” palette – A drugstore Naked palette dupe?”
A quick cuppa and a catch-up…
Phew, the last month has gone by so quickly in a blur of work, sleep, work, sleep. Sometimes, with all the beauty chatter on here, I forget to check in with y’all. No fear, my usual make-up chit chat will proceed as normal but for now, I thought I’d grab a mug of tea andContinue reading “A quick cuppa and a catch-up…”
Wet n Wild cosmetics comes to Ireland!
All the Irish ladies out there, say a huge Dia Dhuit to Wet n’ Wild which has recently hit our shores and I gotta say I am damn excited!! Wet n Wild is an LA based cosmetics brand, which is affordable and describes itself as “savvy with style”. Personally, I know it best for it’sContinue reading “Wet n Wild cosmetics comes to Ireland!”