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

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beauty, My Makeup Looks, Tricks, Tips & Advice

5 Basic Makeup Rules for Beginners

For me wearing makeup is always something I've had fun with. Some of my favourite memories as a kid were sitting in front of the mirror in my sister's room trying on makeup (which probably looked ridiculous at the time!) while we listened to music together and she got ready to go out. As I… Continue reading 5 Basic Makeup Rules for Beginners

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OOTD: Casual Layering

This week has been a lazy week since Dan has the week off work. Every lazy day needs a lazy outfit to go with it, but that doesn't mean you have to look awful - here's one of my go-to lazy day outfits. Skinny jeans are my favourite. They're comfy and always look good. This… Continue reading OOTD: Casual Layering