Beauty

My every day makeup picks

It wasn’t until I started planning this post that I realised just how many different products I use on my face, pretty much every day. It’s actually made me feel pretty guilty so I think I’ll be upping my skincare routine to compensate!

When it comes to my every day makeup, I’m a creature of habit. I stick to similar products, in similar shades and finishes and do my makeup in the same kind of style every day. I’m a little bit boring, but, it works for me so I thought I’d talk you through my current makeup favourites!
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Personal

The Blogger Recognition Tag

As someone who’s still very new to blogging, I was thrilled to be nominated by the beautiful Alicia of Aesthetic Obsessed to take part in the Blogger Recognition Tag. With a lack of wifi, a crazy workload and a hectic lifestyle I’ve struggled to stick to a schedule recently so this tag is a great, easy way to get an extra blog post in!

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Fashion, Fashion & Beauty

Gingham | The High Street Edit

Hands up who wore a gingham dress every summer throughout primary school? Did you have the frilly socks to match too? Snap!Β For spring/summer 2017 it’s back. From never ending ruffles at HOH, floor length checked gowns at Carolina Herrera and beautiful tailored pieces at Altuzzara, gingham has gone grown up.

Traditional black and white checks are updated with cut out shoulders, embroidery and modern silhouettes. If monochrome isn’t your thing (really?), try red, purple or blue checks for a fresh spring take on this playground hero.

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Beauty

My Favourite Red Lipsticks

“She likes red lipstick, fish and chips, orange juice and trips to the seaside” – Skint & Demoralised, Red Lipstick
I used to hate lipstick with a passion. The feeling of anything on my lips would drive me insane. I couldn’t be further from that these days, there’s barely a day when my lips are bare, and if I’m feeling crap, red lipstick is my life line.

Need to distract from tired eyes? Red lipstick. Want the perfect accompaniment to a slick of black liner? Red lipstick. Running late but want to appear ‘put together’? Red lipstick. Feeling shitty? You guessed it.
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