beauty, My Makeup Looks, Tricks, Tips & Advice

My Contouring Routine Tutorial

One of my biggest pet peeves is seeing people who have gone OTT with their contouring. For me, the idea of contouring is just to enhance the shape of your face and not change is completely. I don't want people to be like 'oh look at her contouring', I just want people to think my… Continue reading My Contouring Routine Tutorial

beauty, Hair, Product Reviews

Look Fantastic’s June Beauty Box: Wanderlust

My brother and sister in law got me a shaort subscription to the Look Fantastic Beauty Box for my birthday. This month, I absolutely love what's inside! Here's the unboxing: What's Inside? First Aid Beauty's Facial Radiance Pads I love love love these! They're exfoliating, toning and brightening pads. They smell great, leave my skin… Continue reading Look Fantastic’s June Beauty Box: Wanderlust

beauty, Product Reviews, Tricks, Tips & Advice

Testing Affordable Foundation Applicators

I always use a makeup sponge to apply my foundation but I recently started watching a bunch of reviews of silicon applicators (and how bad they are) and got a bit inspired. I decided to try out a couple of different methods for applying my foundation which don't cost a fortune... in fact they barely cost… Continue reading Testing Affordable Foundation Applicators

beauty, Hair, Product Reviews

L’Oreal Colorista Spray Review

I recently tried L'Oreal's new temporary hair colouring spray in the shade turquoise - it's supposed to be a 1-day hair colour that washes out which also shows up on dark hair. I was so excited to try this although it didn't quite live up to expectations... The Good Stuff The colour itself was more… Continue reading L’Oreal Colorista Spray Review

beauty, My Makeup Looks

No Foundation Makeup Look

My latest video is another makeup tutorial focused around something I do quite often - a full face of makeup without any foundation. And here's the finished look: Products Used Garnier Skin Naturals Moisture Match Shine Be Gone Rimmel Stay Matte Primer  Maybelline Eraser Eye Concealer in Light Rimmel Volume Colourist Mascara  L’Oreal Paris Super… Continue reading No Foundation Makeup Look

beauty, fashion, My Makeup Looks, ootd

Outfit of the Day: More Florals!

If you've seen any of my other blog posts you may have noticed 2 things about me: 1) I love all floral prints and 2) Yes, I do wear this dress a lot and I'm not even a little bit sorry about that. 😛 So today I'm wearing this floral dress from BooHoo.com (although it's… Continue reading Outfit of the Day: More Florals!

Pass University Exams - Rachel Oates - Youtube
beauty, Everything Else, My Makeup Looks

Passing University Exams & A Subtle Makeup Look

I spent 5 years at Warwick University and somehow survived through 4 exam seasons in this time... I'm still not sure how! But, with exam time coming up for a lot of my friends, I decided to put a little video together with my top 5 tips for preparing for university exams! Makeup In This… Continue reading Passing University Exams & A Subtle Makeup Look