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Testing Affordable Foundation Applicators

I always use a makeup sponge to apply my foundation but I recently started watching a bunch of reviews of silicon applicators (and how bad they are) and got a bit inspired. I decided to try out a couple of different methods for applying my foundation which don't cost a fortune... in fact they barely cost… Continue reading Testing Affordable Foundation Applicators

Pass University Exams - Rachel Oates - Youtube
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Passing University Exams & A Subtle Makeup Look

I spent 5 years at Warwick University and somehow survived through 4 exam seasons in this time... I'm still not sure how! But, with exam time coming up for a lot of my friends, I decided to put a little video together with my top 5 tips for preparing for university exams! Makeup In This… Continue reading Passing University Exams & A Subtle Makeup Look

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

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

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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

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Bold NYE Makeup Look

It's nearly New Year's Eve and that's the perfect time to celebrate with glitter and bright colours and have fun with what you wear! When playing around with NYE makeup I always want to go brighter and bolder than I would at any other time of year and I definitely did with this look! They… Continue reading Bold NYE Makeup Look