I’ll be the first to admit that my obsession with pink lipsticks has only happened very recently. They’ve always been a bit intimidating for fear of ending up with bright, Barbie pink lips (my love of anything Barbie ended age 8). Anyone who knows me will vouch that I am a huge fan of Charlotte Tilbury, and surprise surprise, it was one of her lipsticks that sparked my interest. Since that fateful day my student loan has taken a small hit, but I’m here to give you the low down on why it was so worth it. THE LEAST PINK, PINK – No7 Match Made Moisture Drench Lipstick in Ginger Rose – £9.95 – For anyone who’s still a little bit intimidated by the whole pink thing, this lipstick will ease you in gently. This No7 lipstick is a gorgeous browny pink, it’s like a slightly updated 90’s brown. It’s seriously pigmented but as the name suggests, still… View Post

I’ve been obsessed with Lisa Eldridge’s book ‘Face Paint, The Story of Makeup’ recently, if you’re ever in need of makeup inspiration then this book is perfect. I was flicking through the other day and came across one of Lisa Eldridges makeup muses, Twiggy. I’ve always loved mascara that give my lashes a heck of a lot of volume, and seeing this image of Twiggy inspired me to do a wearable Twiggy-esque look. I wanted to make this look a little more dramatic so I added a dark berry lip. I’ve only just started exploring NARS products, and this NARS Velvet matte lip pencil in Damned is a pretty good introduction! It’s such a beautiful rich purple and it applies so easily. No need for lip liner, just whack this on and you’ve got yourself an impressive statement lip. This look is a lazy girl’s dream, punchy yet achievable with… View Post

With the consistently miserable weather we’ve been having, it can be easy to sink into a makeup slump. When it’s rainy, it makes me even less inclined to get out of my warm bed and get on with the day. My makeup usually reflects my mood, so if it’s murky outside, I tend to go for a much stronger makeup look to match! The other day, however, I was inspired to do a fresh faced makeup look to combat this wet and windy weather. It’s easy to do, and lasted me all day on my wet and windy campus (the true test for makeup). Here’s how I did it! Base Start with applying a light base. I am in love with Charlotte Tilbury’s Light Wonder Foundation – it’s buildable, but it still gives a wonderful natural finish. I use the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge to blend this all in.… View Post