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The Truth about Growing Up In South Yorkshire: My Experience

Last week while doing research for another video, I started thinking a lot about my teenage years and growing up in the small, Yorkshire town of Penistone. In the end I decided to make a video about it. It was so scary to make and even scarier to post as it was so personal and… Continue reading The Truth about Growing Up In South Yorkshire: My Experience

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying New Clothes - Affordably Fashionable - Rachel Oates
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Questions To Ask Yourself When Shopping on a Budget

If you love clothes shopping as much as me, you'll probably have made a few mistakes over the years... So, to try and avoid that I came up with 5 questions I always ask myself before I buy any new clothes / shoes / accessories and hopefully they'll make your shopping experience easier and a… Continue reading Questions To Ask Yourself When Shopping on a Budget

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You can use Lipgloss as Eyeliner?!

Lipgloss as an eyeliner?! Sounds crazy right but it's something I saw on Instagram recently so I figured I'd give it a little go myself! For this I used Max Factor's Lipfinity Lip Gloss in the shade Passionate. Here's what happened: The Finished Look Product List Face Maybelline Dream Satin Liquid - 20 Cameo Maybelline Master… Continue reading You can use Lipgloss as Eyeliner?!

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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

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Glam Smokey Eye Look

Today I was filming a Christmas-related video so I figured I'd make my makeup appropriately glam to get in the Christmas spirit! My video is all about how to get organised and buy the best Christmas gifts, even when you're on a budget and I'll pop it at the end of this post 🙂 In… Continue reading Glam Smokey Eye Look