Pretty, pretty

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Growing up on a farm I wasn’t the girliest of girls – but who can resist a lovely bit of pastel pink? A quick post today to show off some of my latest goodies – ideal for a pop of colour and brightening an otherwise gloomy pre-winter day!

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Photo blog tips: natural light

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It’s said that a photograph can tell a thousand words – which has perhaps never been more true than when it comes to blogs. Particularly with beauty, fashion and lifestyle genres, you only need to glance your hungry eyes at sites like Instagram and Pinterest to see the thousands of daily uploads just begging to be pinned and loved.

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Be a trend-setter this summer

I’m currently researching into must-have products for AW14. Now, since we’ve been working on these trend reports, Charlotte and I have noticed all certain trends seem to repeat themselves, regardless of style nor season – but i’m ok with this. While I may be wowed by some of the incredible artistry from the catwalks, when it comes to my everyday makeup look it’s way more toned-down – which is just how I want it.

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Classic chic, timeless makeup

Perfect for anytime of year, a girls-best-friend has to be a classically chic makeup regime. Click below to see one of our recent features on how to achieve this smokin’ look from Cambridge Edition Magazine.

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A Hong Kong, eBay love affair!

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I discovered a couple of years ago that you could buy really cute Chinese merchandise and jewellery with ease from eBay. This was a godsend for unique and non-expensive gifts, so I sleuthed a little further and also discovered some amazing little make-up brands and treats for myself like this super cute panda eyeliner, which cost me just 99p including postage and is actually a really similar formula to Mac’s liquid liner.

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Berry lovely, Berry Red hair dye

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A colleague and I were talking about hair-woes as we scurried through the carpark in the drizzly British summer, rain after work. “It’s going to be even more frizzy!” Becca exclaimed, referring to her lovely curly hair. It got me thinking about about how for many of us, the grass can seem greener on the other side. Poker-straight siren dreams of luscious curls, and all curly-Sue wants it not to battle with unruly tresses in place of sleek waves.

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New classics – firm favourites

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I was recently asked what my favourite ‘new to me’ product of 2014 was. A bit like top classic movies, the little black dress, or favourite jeans – it’s pretty hard for beauty product new-comers to make it onto my ‘new classics’ list.

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