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Urban Decay Troublemaker Mascara Review

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Hello Loves, 

So I have been on the product trying binge. I often get like this at some point during the year whereby the urge to try new products is high. I was given the opportunity to try out the new Urban Decay Troublemaker mascara and I thought to share my thoughts with you all. 

Let's talk Packaging:

The product comes in a "double-walled, faceted tube with a prismatic finish" which gives a beautiful holographic effect when you hold it. You get 7.3g (0.25oz) of product from the full sized version, it also comes in a travel size version. The packaging is made of plastic and is quite light to hold, it also comes in a unit carton with the same prism effect. It comes in a black shade and retails for £19.50.
The wand has quite long and easy to hold, The brush is made up of precision, short, sharpish hooks which are designed to help separate your lashes and add volume. 
Company claims: This product is vegan,Using this product will deliver lashes that look 13.7x the volumeThe fo…

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Spring 2018 Makeup Look, Glitter and Orange Lips

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Hello Loves, 

This is a spring-inspired makeup beat. In this youtube tutorial, I reviewed some of the products I have been using. A full list of products and pictures are detailed below. 

Watch the tutorial 


Product list
Bonnet: Isoken enofe ankara bonnet
Face primer: L.A. GIRL Pro Prep HD Smoothing Face Primer
Color corrector: L.A. Girl Pro Conceal Hd High Definition Concealer
Foundation: Revlon ColorStay Foundation for Combination/Oily Skin
Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Brow Pomade
Eyeshadows: Morphe 35 Color Nature Glow Eyeshadow Palette - 35O, Coastal Scents Hot Pot (Light Tangerine)
Glitter: Lit Cosmetics Glitter, Heart Breaker
Eyeliner: Maybelline Master Ink Matte Black Eye Liner 
Setting Powder: Revolution Makeup Banana Setting Powder
Lashes: Lapaigetrends Tanzanite Lashes
Bronzer: Official B Beauty Bronzer, Dark
Highlighter: I like your face palette by Colourpop Cosmetics
Blush: Official B Beauty, Roses are red
Lipstick: Mac Cosmetics Morange
Earrings: Loyatobscreations.com
Nails: Elega…

Makeup Lover Essentials, Tech Talk: Portable Vanity Mirror & No More Broken Phone Chargers

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Hello loves, 

Dare I say "Spring has Sprung" lets burst out the bold colors, glitter, jewels, colored liner and colored hair. It is that time of the year to get creative with looks. That brings me swiftly to the point of today's post. I have been on the hunt for a good vanity mirror that is portable and can basically satisfy all my makeup needs (save the world, cure world hunger..you know the basics). I have also been frustrated with the countless phone chargers that have run their cycle through my household. It seems like no matter the phone, I end up buying at least a few chargers per quarter but I am happy to say I have found a solution.

Vanity mirror
I have suffered in silence for years with my eBay sub-standard mirrors that barely lit up the room let alone stood properly and not to mention how useless it was on a travel trip. As a YouTuber, recording tutorials with a hand-held mirror can be tasking, you guys don't know how difficult it is to hold a mirror and apply…

Blackbetty.com review| Affordable High Street Fashion

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Hello loves, 

How have you all been dealing with the bad weather? I am so happy it is over, there is nothing worse than bad weather. I was recently contacted by blackbetty.com to be part of their influencer network. I was gifted a few items to try out and share with you guys, I am super excited to share my findings. 

Background information 

They are a discount online shop, they provide daily fashion bargains at really affordable prices (REALLY AFFORDABLE). They sell items from the UK and European brands, the stock goes really quickly hence the daily product listings. 

I love the fact that they stock female clothing, accessories (scarves, jewellery and bags), and shoes but I dislike the fact that they do not carry plus size items. As a plus size blogger, it can be incredibly frustrating seeing all these amazing pieces and you know you cant wear them.The largest size they carry is a UK 18 and XL and the stock literally sells out faster than a speeding bullet (if you see something you like, …

Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Concealers| Tarte Cosmetics Loss is Makeup Revolution's Gain| Drugstore for the Win

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Why is everyone talking about this concealer?Makeup Revolution has been looked at as the underdog for far too, long releasing products that are affordable dupes to high-end products but not getting the worldwide recognition it deserves. The release of the full coverage conceal and define concealers not only came at the right time but is the current dupe of all dupes. Tarte Cosmetics shockingly came out with two new foundation lines which were meant to be the popular shape tape concealer formula but in foundation form. (Although it is speculated that it is the same formula only repackaged as a new product, watch Youkeyy video for the real tea).

Unfortunately, Tarte didn't think things through properly (not surprised really) and released the collection without having a full range of shades available. I am not surprised by this as Tarte has never really been THAT brand that thinks about the inclusiveness of all shades. The same issue happened with the shape tape concealer but I guess …

Charlotte Tilbury made me Bougie| BRIGHTENING YOUTH GLOW| Skincare Routine, 5 Steps for Oily/Sensitive Skin

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Hey loves,
In this post I will share with you my tried and true skin care routine that works for my oily, sensitive skin. A bit of background about my skin type; I have combination to oily (majority oily skin) and I suffer from sensitive skin, ingrowing hairs, dark circles and generally dull looking skin. I have a full time job outside of my youtube and blogging life and as a result I wear makeup 5-6 days (sometimes 7) a week. I have also had a baby who is now 3 years old, so you can say my skin has and is going through a lot on a daily basis.  
We all know black don't crack but its wise to reinforce the concrete.
In the morning, before makeup application
It is important to prep your skin before applying makeup, the skin can look generally tired in the morning, pores open and generally looking dull. I wear makeup for at least 12hours a day which means the base of my makeup has to be spot on to prevent acne, irritation and all round breakout. 
Step 1 Invest in a good Face Wash My go to fa…