13 July 2016

Loving Lately....

Lovely Lately #2

Hey everyone so first off I want to apologise for the lack of posts lately, things in my personal life have been a little hectic and finding time to blog was a little hard but everything is back on track now so the posts will be in full swing. For a simple post to get back into things I thought I would talk about some things I have been loving lately, mainly throughout the month of June and the first week or two of July, there is beauty and lifestyle in here so lets get cracking.
maybelline foundation and concealer

I will start with makeup and these last few weeks I have been keeping things pretty simple. My skin has had a few issues and been a bit blotchy and uneven so I have been using different foundations to try correct that. While I love my Revlon Colourstay I find sometimes it can be a little heavy for the days when your pores decide to be huge so while in Boots in June I picked up The Maybelline Fit Me Matte and Poreless Foundation. I got the shade 105 and it is the first time in history to get a foundation from Maybelline that A is actually light enough and B is yellow based. I will have a full review of this foundation up soon with pictures of it on the skin etc but I will say this, it leaves the skin flawless, lasts very well and feels super lightweight. I love it. Another makeup item I picked up recently is the Seventeen Wow Concealer, this is a great concealer for the under eye area or any area you want to brighten up. I know it looks like the YSL Touche Eclat but this is defiantly more of a concealer rather than a highlighter so it will offer coverage. The concealer itself is kind of peach toned so it colour corrects as it conceals, it is defiantly a product you wanna check out next time your in Boots.
skincare loves
Now moving onto a little bit of skincare, first off is a makeup prep spray from Urban Decay. I only randomly decided to use this recently and I am so happy I did. I dunno what exactly is in this stuff but it is a blessing for your skin especially when your having bad skin days. I spray this on before makeup and its tightens the pores, makes makeup absorb better on the skin and keeps my skin hydrated through out the day. You can apply this as a refresher throughout the day and it can be used before you hop into bed at night as part of a night time routine. It is enriched in Vitamin E and it has been doing wonders for my skin. Another product I wanna mention is a cream that I got in a Birchbox. The Resurfacing Cream From Puriskin does exactly what Sudocream does but it is a much nicer version in the fact it is a cream and does not leave that white sticky residue on your skin, this stuff can be used for pretty much anything, acne, scaring, burns, bruises etc. I love this stuff and will defiantly be buying the full size when this little pot runs out. 
uncharted 4 game and funko pop vinyl
Now moving onto more lifestyle items and first we have to talk about Uncharted 4, oh my lord I have waited a long time for this game and it did not disappoint. What can I say Naughty Dog just blew everything out of the water with this one. If you think the last 3 games were good you have not seen anything until you play Uncharted 4. From the story line, to the game play ability and the graphics the game literally blew my mind. So worth the wait. If you love PlayStation games you need to look into the Uncharted series you will not be disappointed.
Big Bang Theory and Snacks

Lastly I have been addicted to The Big Bang Theory, I know I literally cannot believe I love this show. Whenever it is on the telly I turn it off straight away but after being left with no binge worthy TV lately I thought I would give it a go and after going through Orange Is The New Black quicker than a bag of sweets I needed something haha. I think it took me like 4 or 5 eps to get truly hooked and now I am addicted. I just love it and Sheldon is my spirit animal and I swear to god I will hunt down his funko pop vinyl if it kills me. Little something random I have been also loving Sesame Sticks lately. They are gluten free and healthier than sweets and crisps etc and really nice. You can pick them up in health stores and supermarkets. 

So that is my lovely lately post, hope you enjoyed it and be sure to comment and tell me if you have tried any of these products and let me know what you're loving lately. 

27 June 2016

Current Skincare Saviours For Acne / Combination Skin

It has taken a long time for me to find products that work on my acne/combination skin, it is safe to say it has been a lot of trail and error and after many products later I finally feel like I have a good selection of products that I can recommend to you if you too have oily acne prone skin that sometimes tends to be sensitive and sometimes dry, I know what your thinking...there is a whole lot going on haha.

24 June 2016

Hayfever Tips & Survival Guide

Hayfever Tips & Survival Guide

Hayfever is the bane of summer, it really does ruin those sunny days when all you want to do is be outside, but sadly allergies just won't let you. I decided for today's post I would offer some tips that I have learned over the many years of having hayfever and hopefully  it can help at least one of you when you are just having a seasonal allergy breakdown.

4 June 2016

Barry M Light Reflecting Concealer Review

Barry M Light Reflecting Concealer Review

I am always on the hunt for an under eye concealer that can cover the bags, give off a somewhat ' I got some sleep last night' look and of course something that doesn't feel heavy or cakey under the eyes. Today I have a review of the new Barry M Light Reflecting Concealer in the shade light.

I picked this up on a total whim. I was browsing the new section on the boots website and seen this on offer for buy one Barry M item and get one half price, already having a Barry M nail polish in my cart I thought why not, it would have been rude not to right? I picked up the shade light, there are 3 shades in the range and to be honest after googling online there ain't much difference in all 3 shades. As I wanted this as a under eye highlighter. brightener I went with the first shade and with the worry in my mind it might be orange I went with the lightest.
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