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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

80s inspired Bold Makeup Inspiration by Rachel Oates - Affordably Fashionable
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80s Inspired Makeup Look

I know I've used this colour palette before but while scrolling through Pinterest, I came across this look from Land of Make-up that I absolutely fell in love with. My look isn't quite as polished as theirs but I'm pretty happy with it for a) a first attempt and b)using only high-street products under £12.… Continue reading 80s Inspired Makeup Look

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

Grungy Makeup Look - Rachel Oates - Affordably Fashionable
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Grungy Makeup Look

This week I decided to try out a makeup look where I could do all the eye makeup with one product / palette. Having a look around Instagram for some inspiration, I decided to try out a sort of grunge-inspired look using my Rimmel Glam Eyes Five Pan HD Eyeshadow in Brixton Brown. I love… Continue reading Grungy 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

Butterfly Top Outfit of the Day - Afforably Fashionable - Rachel Oates
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Butterfly Top Outfit of the Day

For yesterday's outfit I paired this cute butterfly-print crop top with skinny jeans.  I love this outfit because it's simple and comfy but it makes me feel so feminine! I added some really cute jewellery in the form of a choker, statement ring and earrings. For the hair, I went for simple, loose curls which… Continue reading Butterfly Top Outfit of the Day

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Valentine’s Day Makeup Tutorial

You might have seen my post about the outfit and makeup I wore for Valentine's Day this year and today I'm going to be running through a little tutorial for the makeup look. It's a really simple look but I feel it'll be really flattering for so many different people, plus, it's all done with… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Makeup Tutorial