REVIEW – Ben Nye Neutral Set Colorless Powder Vs RCMA No Color Powder

Hello Bunnies,

I can’t believe my last post was in October last year, where has the time gone!! Life has been extremely busy for the past wee while with some exciting milestones – my son turned 1 and has become the most amazing fun little person and he’s also started nursery.  Probably the biggest change is that I’ve now returned to work after a lovely long mat leave so I barely get time to think never mind dedicating myself to my blog. It’s been quite a while since I’ve written anything, so I thought a short review post would be a great way to ease myself in gently.

Today I am comparing two of the most popular budget translucent powders in the makeup world at the moment – drum roll please……. Ben Nye Neutral Set Colorless Powder and RCMA No Color Powder.

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My Skincare Routine Now In My 30’s

Hello all my beautiful bunnies!!

Its been a wee while since I posted, so I thought I would kick off with an overview of my skincare routine and how its changed now I’m In my 30’s.  I can remember turning 30 like it was yesterday, I approached it with a jumble of feelings and there were certainly quite a few questions burning in my mind – Am I officially old?  Does this mean I’m an adult? Will everything start to sag/droop/wrinkle? – these were just a few of the thoughts I had in the midst of my 1/4 life crisis!! Now I’m officially ‘in my 30’s’ I can happily say that this is probably the happiest and most comfortable I have been in my life so far and most of the insecurities that plagued my teens and 20’s are pretty much gone.  When I look back at old photographs of myself, I thank God that I now have a more… shall we say….. ‘sophisticated’ understanding of fashion and make-up – lets just say more than a few ‘questionable’ choices were made in my younger years.

I love these brilliant illustrations, created by illustrator Jessica Saia and writer Cecilia Rabess which visually in an all-too-real way explain what the third decade is really like.


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Best Beauty – The Grammy Awards 2016

Hello Bunnies,

Another day, another awards ceremony and this time its music’s biggest night — an evening we look forward to for the chance to see something more than your basic red-carpet fare – the Grammy’s offer something a little more bold and bolshy when it comes to fashion and beauty.  And this year, we certainly weren’t disappointed with some stand-out looks from Taylor Swift who debuted a new blunt bob, and what about GaGa??!!  There was no other fitting person to encapsulate the spirit of David Bowie.

The red carpet seen our favourite stars keeping it super-clean with glowing skin, natural hair and the smoky eye was very much the go-to look of the night!

I have to admit I’m not really a fan of any of the fashion choices of the night but below are some of my favourite Grammy’s beauty looks:

1. Ellie Goulding My favourite look of the evening, she looks absolutely stunning, this whole look is so fresh and reeks of pure romance, I especially love her rosy pink lips.



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Best BAFTA Beauty Moments 2016

Hello Bunnies,

Awards season is well under way, YAY!!  And I don’t know about you, but the months of January & February are my favourites in terms of hair and beauty for this very reason!!  Golden Globes, SAG Awards, The Grammy’s, People’s Choice, The BAFTA’s and of course I cant forget to mention The Academy Awards – the list goes on and with all these red carpet opportunities, its hard not to get excited.  As I have mentioned before, I have a new baby at home so I am a little late in sharing my favourite award season beauty looks but for this post, I start with the BAFTA’s.  This year it was all about the statement lip and below are a few of my favourite looks from the night.

1. Isla Fisherwithout a doubt this is my favourite look of the evening, doesn’t she look stunning channelling old Hollywood glamour and that hair….simply gorgeous!!



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Hello world!


Hello and welcome to my blog, this is my very first post eek!!! I have to admit I have been sitting here for well over an hour thinking about how to kick off my first post.  What better way to begin than introducing myself with a quote – everyone loves a good quote and the statement above has never been truer!!

I have recently just qualified as a professional Make-Up Artist (squeal)  I cant help getting excited everytime I think about that.  I have been wanting to start a blog for a long time now but just never really had the time to dedicate to it.  What better time to do it than now when I am starting my journey as make-up newbie.

With this blog I hope to chart my journey as a make-up artist but also do some reviews of the products I have been using with some handy hints and tips.  I also love fashion and travel so there may be the odd sneaky post about that too!

I hope you all enjoy reading,

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