fashion, ootd

Leather Jacket OOTD

This is my go-to, cosy every day look. This outfit and variations of it are pretty much what define me. Don't get me wrong, I love pretty dresses and I love shirts, I love shorts and skirts and pretty much every other type of outfit I've posted on here, but this is my go-to look.… Continue reading Leather Jacket OOTD

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!

Benefit They're Real Mascara - Afforably Fashionable - Rachel Oates
beauty, Product Reviews

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

beauty, fashion, My Makeup Looks, ootd, Uncategorized

Cosy, Casual Look of the Day

For today's post I figured I'd just get back into the swing of things with a simple, casual makeup look!   I don't have any special plans today, I'm just working on a freelance marketing project from home, so comfort was the goal! I'm wearing my cosy new Primark leggings out of pure laziness because they… Continue reading Cosy, Casual Look of the Day

beauty, My Makeup Looks

Attempting A Bright New Eye Makeup Look

Recently I've noticed how I always end up doing very similar makeup looks... always with golds, silvers, blacks, reds... So I decided I was going to try something a little different. I started filming a video with a basic colour palette in mind but not much else. Here's the gradient that was my inspiration: And… Continue reading Attempting A Bright New Eye Makeup Look

beauty, Tricks, Tips & Advice

Liquid Eyeliner Dos and Don’ts

Liquid eyeliner can look A-Maaaazing but it can be so hard to master! I've been trying for 7 years and while I still wear it everyday, I'm still no where near perfection. Waaahhh! Here are a few tips to make mastering your eyeliner a lot easier; a couple of things to do and what to… Continue reading Liquid Eyeliner Dos and Don’ts

beauty, My Makeup Looks

Face of the Day: A Warm Smokey Eye

For today's makeup I set out to do a smokey eye and then realised that I really, really overdo them. Smokey eyes are my go-to look and I wanted to try something a little different, so decided to add a splash of colour into the mix. I ended up going for a gold to orange… Continue reading Face of the Day: A Warm Smokey Eye