When Should You Spend Or Save On Makeup?

When it comes to makeup and cosmetics, sometimes it’s worth spending a few quid. Other times it’s not necessary to break the bank. Joanna from MyPinkRambles has tagged me to do a post on my spend or save makeup items.  Some makeup and skincare items really are worth spending the money on. Here is my list of…

How To Grow Back Sparse Overplucked Brows

Did you pluck your eyebrows a little too much in the 1990s? You’re not alone. Here is how I returned my brows to their former glory… The other day I appalled all my readers with graphic images of my skinny eyebrows. It is possible to grow your eyebrows back without looking at all foolish, by…

Growing Back Overplucked Brows

My Brow journey so far- from 90s commas to full bushy brows. WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS PICTURES OF SERIOUS BROW ABUSE. I’ve been bringing my thin brows back to life since about February, so that’s about 8 months worth of eyebrow growing. It hasn’t been going too badly. I’ve managed to get to where I…

Fake Makeup|How to Spot a Counterfeit Benefit They’re Real!

Be careful buying makeup off eBay, some of it may be counterfeit. Here’s how to spot a dodgy Benefit They’re Real! Mascara from the real thing. A friend of mine recently said how disappointed she was with They’re Real Mascara by Benefit. I was taken aback. They’re Real is one of my all time faves-…

Foundation for Dark Skin|Q&A with StyleAfterNine

My Interview with Yvadney from Style After Nine. Today we talk about how Yvadney chooses makeup for her skin type. I wrote a post recently about Shade Matching your Foundation. It’s hard enough matching foundation to pale skin. It seems to me that when it comes to dark skin colour matching gets much harder. The UK…

Work Makeup 

Work suitable makeup inspiration- products you need for workplace suitable makeup perfection. For some of us I know this isn’t an issue. If you work, say, down a Mine or if you’re a deep sea diver, maybe you wouldn’t be bothered about foundation. If you work from home, where only person you see all day…

How to Apply Your Makeup if You’re Blind 

A Q&A with Visually Impaired Blogger Sassy of ThinkingOutLoud about how she overcomes difficulties when it comes to doing her makeup.I have the privilege of being blogging friends with this lovely lady, her name is Sassy and she writes a blog called Thinking Out Loud. Check out her site Here. It’s a good read for anyone,…

Everything You Need to Know About Baking your Makeup 

A tutorial about two methods you can use to apply makeup using the technique known as “Baking”. Do you bake? I’m not taking about cakes either. I’m talking about when makeup artists heap powder under peoples eyes to make them look all perfect, like celebrities! I’ve had a couple of cracks at this in the…

How to Use Face Powder

Part 5 of my Foundation Series- Powder- Which one to choose and how to use it. Check out the rest of my foundation basics Here. Powder is one makeup product that, I’ll admit, I’m a trifle afraid of because it’s so easy to get wrong. There’s been several occasions when I’ve ruined a carefully made up…

Foundation Application- Tools and Tricks

Part 4 of my Foundation Guide Series is about what to use to apply your foundation and how to use these foundation tools So! Now we know what Colour and Type of foundation for your skin. We’ve covered What to do with your skin before you put the foundation onto it. Now what are we going to put it…