Stripe Dress OOTD - Rachel Oates - Affordably Fashionable
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OOTD: Blue Stripy Dress

I've had this dress for a little while and it's still one of my absolute favourites! It's a strapless mini dress from Pretty Little Thing, with blue and white vertical strips and wide navy blue bands at the top and waist. My only criticism of this dress is that because of the slight pleating around… Continue reading OOTD: Blue Stripy Dress

Testing 6 Lip Colours L'Oreal Magnetic Coral - Rachel Oates - Affordably Fashionable
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Testing 6 Lip Colours with 1 Makeup Look

One of the things I always struggle with when it comes to makeup is figuring out which lip colour I need... I'm getting better with things like my eye makeup, my face and figuring out what colours work for my skin tone and the clothes I'm wearing. But then it comes to the lips and… Continue reading Testing 6 Lip Colours with 1 Makeup Look

ASDA Day Cream - Affordably Fashionable - Rachel Oates
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The Skin System Radiance Day Cream | REVIEW

Just last week I spotted The Skin System Range in Asda - it's a super-affordable range designed specifically for the supermarket - basically own-brand skincare at crazy prices. The Day and Night creams were just £2 each which sounds little too good to be true. So I decided to grab the Day Cream and test… Continue reading The Skin System Radiance Day Cream | REVIEW

Benefit They're Real Mascara - Afforably Fashionable - Rachel Oates
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Benefit They’re Real Mascara Review

Today I decided to test out a new mascara. As you'll hear in the video below, I pretty much rely on a good mascara to make me look human. Without mascara my lashes are short and flat and practically non-existent... Last week I got a little tester for a Benefit's They're Real mascara and thought… Continue reading Benefit They’re Real Mascara Review

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1 Product, 2 Looks: Maybelline Colour Tattoo Eye Shadow

After Christmas this year, I decided to treat myself to a couple of new bits of makeup. One of the products I've really been wanting to try for a while is Maybelline's Colour Tattoo 24h Cream Eye Shadow - it comes in some amazing colours and at just £4.99 each they're really affordable! So affordable… Continue reading 1 Product, 2 Looks: Maybelline Colour Tattoo Eye Shadow

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Facial Skin Care Basics

I've always been a big believer that the key to gorgeous makeup is having healthy, clean skin as a foundation. I'm lucky that I've never had issues with acne, although I do still get the occasional spot. I do, however, have issues with dry skin, blackheads and horrible wrinkles around my eyes (thanks to some terrible… Continue reading Facial Skin Care Basics

New Makeup Haul - Superdrug November 2016 - Affordably Fashionable by Rachel Oates
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Mini Makeup Haul

This week I headed into Superdrug for a can of dry shampoo (Batiste of course) and left with a small bundle of makeup! Oops... I just couldn't help it! Turns out they have this awesome 3 for 2 deal across all cosmetics and nail products at the moment, which I just couldn't say no to.… Continue reading Mini Makeup Haul