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Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Fifty Shades Of Colour 46!

Happy Halloween!!!!!! Have a safe and fun evening!

I am showing the eye area only, my face is white and I have red lips. So I used my Accessorize palette as didnt have face paints so eyeshadow it is! A black base and a red line coming from my lid to my eyebrow was created. I then used this red shadow as a liner on my lower lash line, and finally lashings of mascara! Enjoy :)

A xx
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Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Fifty Shades Of Colour #45!

Morning lovely people! Todays look is an everyday look using my VIVO palette. I used a gold as a base and a brown for the edge and lower lash line. Gel liner and mascara complete the look.

Hope you are all well! A xx
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Sunday, 28 October 2012

Fifty Shades Of Colour 44! And NOTD!

Hello beauties! Sorry for not posting for a couple of days, been manic! Christmas shopping is nearly finished! Am I crazy?!

So todays Fifty Shades was created using a super duper VIVO palette called unprotected, an amazing dupe for the urban decay naked palette, and a bargain at only £4! I used a bronzed pink shade for my base with a grey/blue for my edge and lower lash line. My MAC belightful as a highlighter, gel liner and mascara complete the look.

NOTD are Rimmel Pro in 393 Desire to complete this wintery look.

A xx
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Thursday, 25 October 2012

OOTD and Fifty Shades Of Colour #43!

Hello gorgeous people! So today I am combining my Fifty Shades and an OOTD! Its such yucky weather boo!!

Fifty Shades....

I used my accessorize palette, applying a beige as a base then a a metallic purple to flick alongside my gel liner. Mascara and benefit brow kit complete the look.

OOTD...

I am hating this weather! Its chilly yet I seem to be getting hot so easily! Uh oh menopause!!!!! Anyway, I decided to wear my polkadot New Look trousers with my New Look peplum top. Love this combination!!

Hope you all have a beautful day! A xx
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Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Fifty Shades Of Colour #42!

Woah this is going fast! 42!!!!! Crazy! Well today I really wanted to use my MAC cranberry! But know I have used it a couple of times before with brown and gold, so I looked at my eyeshadow palettes and thought what about blue!? So heres todays look.

I applied a metallic blue shade from my MUA Poptastic palette all over my lid, next I applied cranberry to the edge of my lid and blended. I then applied the blue mixed with cranberry on my lower lash line. Lastly I applied a highlighter for below my eyebrow, filled my brows in and applied gel liner and mascara to complete the look.

This combination work?

A xx
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Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Fifty Shades Of Colour #41!

Todays look is inspired by spiderman! Dont think its the best I could have done as didnt have a thin enough brush for the spiderweb! But there we go! So I used my MUA blue shade as a base and the darker shade in my crease. I then applied a red from my Accessorize palette for below my eyebrow. I drew lines to resemble a spiderweb using my gel liner, also defining my lower lash line. Lashings of mascara and gel liner to fill in my brow complete the look.

A xx
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Monday, 22 October 2012

OOTD that I would love!

Popping out for a drink....


Denim jeans
ksubi.com


Stiletto heels
$64 - fashionunion.com


Spike jewelry
boohoo.com


I love this outfit! Its simple yet glamourous that I would wear to pop out for a drink with the man or friends! Or wear flats for a day shopping!

A x
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Sunday, 21 October 2012

Fifty Shades Of Colour #40!

Woah 40!!!! Cant believe it! Only 10 more to go! So todays was a green like envy look! I used my ElF palette. See picture for the shades I used. I used the first green shade for my base and as a highlighter. A darker emerald shade for my lower lash line, my crease and lid. A long flick of gel liner and and mascara complete the look.

A xx
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Saturday, 20 October 2012

Fifty Shades Of Colour #39!

Hello beauties! I am not feeling great today-sad times! But managed to do a barbie inspired look then hopped straight back into my slouchies and lay on the sofa! So I used my MUA Immaculate palette, a shimmery pink for my base, a darker pink for the edge and lower lash line, with a turquoise along my liner. A lilac as a highlighter and mascara complete this look.

A xx
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Friday, 19 October 2012

OOTD

Hello beauties! Heres a little ootd number :).

I am wearing.....

My missguided leopard print dress with my topshop spike necklace, river island wedge boots and topshop socks!

What do you think? I love leopard print! I think you also wear this dress with nude stilettos for day to night wear. Next time I am going to wear my MAC rebel lipstick for a perfect autumn look!
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Fifty Shades Of Colour #38!

Hello!!!! Sorry I didnt post this yesterday, had a manic day! So I opted for an ice queen look! A quick but effective look for a halloween queen! All I used was a white and blue eye pencil all over my eyebrows. I then applied a white eyeshadow all over my lid and just below my eye! It would look great with white fake lashes or blue fake lashes for added effect! Ice ice baby!

A xx
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Thursday, 18 October 2012

Cute gift! Review!

Hello Beauties! So today I thought I would review a gorgeous gift sent from my stunning friend India from jewelbeautyblog.blogspot.co.uk! India is a lovely person and runs a fantastic shop selling beautiful items! Heres two lipbalms she sent me!

A fruity balm full of moisture in gorgeous packaging! A pink heart on the lid added glamour! It smells delicious and kept my lips soft and smelling fabulous!

The second balm is a honey scented wonder! Gorgeous scent that yet again kept my lips moist and smelling gorgeous. The packaging was lovely with a little jewel on the lid! Love it!

These pots of wonder come in a pink drawstring bag, they are presented in a sophisticated manner with fabulous ingredients that benefited my lips during these winter days!

A xx
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Airelle product reviews!

Hello Beauties! So today I am going to do a review on some samples I was sent by a company called Airelle. This company is named after a french term for "blueberry" which was developed by a Los Angeles dermatology professional, who wanted to create "a natural and effective anti-ageing skin care system using some of the worlds most powerful antioxidents and phytonutrients". They use a secret ingredient derived from unique plant extracts from blueberry plants which is named Berrimatrix. All products are natural and organic with no parabens, sulfates or fragrances. No harsh chemicals and are not tested on animals. So lets have a look at what they are like.

Berrimatrix Firming Gel with seaweed and blueberry.

This liquid can be applied all over the face morning and night. It was quite watery and not the consistency I expected. I could definately smell the seaweed! I applied this and noticed that after a few applications my face felt taut and smooth. I enjoyed this product! It comes in a spray bottle which I think would be mich easier to use then the sample I was given.

Would I purchase this?

It is $90 for a 25ml bottle! I wouldnt pay this much for it. But it has so much goodness and as with all the products all natural and organic ingredients, so if you have the money give it a go!

Berrimatrix Age Defying Facial Serum.

This serum states it is "desugned to tighten, firm and smooth the skin". The serum smells of honey and lemon, a lovely combination that is fresh and light. I applied it morning and night and my skin felt smooth and soft, it didnt feel particularly tightened or appeared that way but it was a lovelly silky consistency that made my skin very soft.

Would I purchase this?

Its again too expensive for me at $125.00 for a 25ml bottle but would recommend this to other people.



Papaya exfoliating polisha with calcium and papain.

This exfoliator is not like others I have tried. It is very subtle, not grainy or harsh to the skin. It has a lovely smell of cinnamon and is a watery consistency. I used this and it felt luxurious! It was cooling on my face and my skin felt smooth and conditioned, as it states it is designed to "gently exfoliate dead skin, absord oil and brighten tired dull skin."

Would I purchase?

I really liked this product and would purchase this. It felt lovely and luxurious. $62.00 for 59ml.

Berritmatrix antioxidant hydra gel with COQ10&vitamin A.

This gel is provides "light daily moisture along with rich vitamins to help nourish the skin". Its a light formula which is not as thick as a lot of gels I have tried. I used this twice daily as a treatment, at the time I had a break out and this cleared it! It contains witch hazel which is also the scent of this product, was really pleased with this. It really did help my skin feel and look brighter!

Would I purchase?

Yes I would. Its a fresh scented gel that made my skin feel and look brighter.

Last but not least my favourite!

Berrimatrix eye&lip treatment with hyaluronic acid.

This was my favourite product that i loved! It is "designed to firm and smolth the delicate area" with "fine lines and puffiness improved". Easy to apply roller ball applicator with a nutty scent. I used this daily and couldnt get enough of it! It tightened my skin, leaving it cool and soft! I even made my mama try it! My eye area felt so much better, as a mama to a young baby where I dont get much sleep this treatment woke me up in the mornings!

Would I purchase this?

Absolutely! I highly recommend this! My favourite product out of all the Airelle products! $68.00 for 8.8ml.

Airelle is a well respected company with an ethical view, it has organic natural ingredients to provide a great selection for any age.

A xx
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Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Fifty Shades Of Colour #38!

Evening gorgeous people! Heres my 38th look! So today I used my ELF palette. I used a royal blue and purple shade, you could use any shades to create this, i made two lines from my crease and out past my eyebrow, a dramatic but simple look. Gel liner and mascara complete the look.

Enjoy!

A xx
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