March 2016 Update

march update the fox and star stationary

Hello lovely readers, I hope you're all doing well today! My update for this month really isn't very long, so I decided to add a small haul to keep things a little more interesting ^_^

Philips Lumea Prestige SC2007/00 | What, Why, How? | #1

Philips Lumea Prestige SC2007/00 first review first impressions

Hello everybody! I'M super excited to write this post, because the decision to purchase the Philips Lumea Prestige SC2007/00 has been one that I have ummed and ahhed over for at least a year. Three days ago I bit the bullet, went in halves with mum and purchased the little device. It arrived today (Easter Sunday) which I was very happy about, talk about speedy on a national holiday!! So I decided to write a post explaining what it is, what I hope to achieve with it, why I went for this model in particular and also first impressions too. I plan to write multiple updates and let you know how we get on with this, as often as I can and I hope these posts will be useful for anyone who's been thinking about investing in one too.

Review | Brushes That Look Exactly Like The Real Techniques Bold Metals Line

Real Techniques bold metals dupe review

Hello everybody, long time no blog D: Third year deadlines are slowly but surely coming to an end (thank goodness) and I've taken out a couple of hours to blog, before I hit the journals again.

So back in January, I stumbled across these very familiar looking brushes on ebay and decided to pick up two sets, one for me and one for my mother. Unfortunately the seller from which I purchased both of these sets (yes I chose different sellers because I wanted to see if there was any difference), is no longer selling them...I don't know why this happens on eBay but there was hardly any difference between either set so I'll link another one at the end of the post if you want to purchase it yourself. The price of this seven piece brush kit is between £5-£6.50, so of course as it was such a bargain I had to purchase it and I have not been disappointed!

My Luxury Beauty Essentials & FarFetch Beauty Wishlist

luxury beauty essentials and farfetch beauty wishlist

Hello everyone! I hope you’re all doing well. Today I am going to be sharing my absolute must have luxury beauty items. Each of these are a little bit more pricey than say a mid-range/high end brand and quite the splurge, but they’ve all landed a spot in this post and will most definitely be repurchased! I will also be sharing a little wishlist I have put together from an online store called Far Fetch. There are 400 boutiques under one online address ( and they have recently launched their brand new beauty section which is very exciting! The whole website oozes with luxury and the beauty department is not lacking either, from Kevyn Aucoin to Hourglass they have ALL the beauty lovers favourites! (This post is also a competition entry for bloggers to win a beauty bundle – very exciting!).

Review | Marc Jacobs #InstaMarc Light Filtering Contour Powder in Mirage Filter 40

Marc Jacobs #InstaMarc Light Filtering Contour Powder in Mirage Filter 40 review and swatch

Hello everyone! So I mentioned at the start of the year that I wanted to focus my single reviews on high-end products, because sometimes they can be quite the investment. So today I will be reviewing the Marc Jacobs #Instamarc Light Filtering Contour Powder in Mirage Filter 40 which I purchased from Sephora for $49.00 which is a staggering £34.37! So yaaas, that’s super expensive, it was definitely a moment where I was insanely excited to be placing my first Sephora order and I just bit the bullet and added it to my cart. The really good news for us UK girls is that Marc Jacobs beauty is now available from HARRODS! Which means we don’t have to pay the extra shipping and taxes on anything Marc Jacobs from Sephora - WOOP WOOP - you can actually purchase this very product that I’m reviewing for £33 from here.

February Favourites

february favourites the blushing giraffe

Hello lovely people, I hope you're having a great start to the weekend so far. Today I'm going to be sharing the products I loved during the month of February, a real mix of skincare and makeup. I definitely got back into eyeshadow this month, thanks to my giftcard and new additions which have been very exciting, so lets get started!