Anti-Haul! AKA What I’m Not Gonna Buy

Anti-haulAnti-hauls are a trend that’s taken off on YouTube thanks to the amazing and socially conscious vlogger Kimberly Clark. If you haven’t checked her out on the ‘tube you really should, she’s one of the few channels I subscribe to.

So these are the products and brands that came to mind as things that for one reason or another I am not going to buy! I don’t have a theme for this selection it’s just what came to mind or is bothering me at the moment. So without further ado, these are what I’m not going to be buying: Continue reading

Nip + Fab Make-Up Haul, Review, Swatches & Give-away!

Nip + Fab Make-up Range
I’m a little out of breath after such a long title! It’s pretty exciting stuff though, popular skincare brand Nip + Fab have released a make-up collection!

Naturally, as soon as I was well enough and able to pop down the shops and bag me some of their goodies I did so. I wanted to buy the foundation in person rather than online so I could choose the right shade for me. This is something I always recommend doing if possible. If necessary take a tiny pot with you to put a pump of the tester in to take away and try in daylight.

In my Nip + Fab haul were foundation, matching concealer, the eyeshadow palette, and travel palette. I received a gift with my purchase of a little cosmetics pouch with a liquid lipstick, lip liner and mascara inside. I have another one of these pouches to give away so keep reading to the end to find out how you can win it for yourself.  Continue reading

Urban Decay: Jean-Michel Basquiat Collection

Urban Decay Basquiat CollectionOn a rainy Saturday afternoon in Bolton the lovely girls at Urban Decay put on a bit of a party. What for? To celebrate the release of the Jean-Michel Basquiat collection.

There was food and drink, make-overs, glitter, a DJ, a raffle and of course a demonstration showing talking through who Jean-Michel was, the collection and demonstrating it in use.

I got to play will all parts of the collection not just the products I purchased so I’m going to share with you full swatches and some pictures from the day. Continue reading

Superfacialist Rose Hydrate Facial Oil

I’m coming to the end of my third bottle of this stuff now so I figured it’s really about time I told you all how much I love it!

It’s full title is Rose Hydrate Miracle Makeover Facial Oil. What a mouthful!

This oil is great before a cream cleanser for those who wear make-up daily. It’s also good for those who enjoy facial massage as well as being a gentle first cleanse for people who like to double cleanse.

It is quite a versatile oil I find, as well as feeling like a real pamper with it’s beautiful rose damask fragrance. Continue reading

Sugarpill: Feline Fancy

This ‘Feline Fancy’ palette and lipstick set was a limited edition released in the US for Valentines day. It took a while to reach UK stockists so I only got it this month!Sugarpill Feline Fancy

I was surprised to find that even though these are red/pink shades they are all 100% vegan as well as the usual cruelty free you expect from Sugarpill. Sugarpill shadows are made in the USA and these 4 pans are 1.45g each the lipstick is 5.4ml. Continue reading