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

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

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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!

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

Greenwhich Birthday Photography by Rachel Oates
Everything Else, fashion, ootd

My 24th Birthday

On Tuesday I turned 24 and that feels old. Sure, Dan gave me the whole 'nah we're still young, we still have X amount of years until Y' talk, but it still feels old. Like, I should be a real adult with my life together. When really, I still have no idea what I should… Continue reading My 24th Birthday

Stripe Dress OOTD - Rachel Oates - Affordably Fashionable
beauty, fashion, My Makeup Looks, ootd, Product Reviews

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