Do those peel off lip tint things actually work? I asked myself as I grabbed one off the shelf at Sephora and started inspecting the packaging. I had seen the videos online where a girl covers her lips in a thick looking lip gloss, waits a moment, and then joyfully peels it off to reveal a pretty coloured long lasting lip tint underneath. Cool right? But it seemed a bit too good to be true, so I purchased one and did the investigating for you. Continue reading
“Help!!! My lips are dry all the time!” was a recent comment on my social media from a lip-parched friend who is tired of having dry, sore lips all the time. My first thought was how strongly I could relate to this plea, after years on strong prescription acne medication having dry lips became the norm for me for awhile and it’s something even now I have to keep on top of.
There are 4 simple things you can do to help keep your lips moisturised and in good condition if just general dryness/chapped lips is your issue. If you are dealing with super dry lips as a side effect of medication or lip splits (cracks in the corners of your mouth) scroll down for some more aggressive treatments. Continue reading
The fantastic Hannah from ‘A Lovely Look’ and I got chatting recently about how easy it can be to get stuck in a bit of a make-up rut. In my case I find that sometimes it is just so much easier to turn to my safe same olds, rather than try something new.
So we set ourselves a challenge, 5 days – 5 new looks. Each day we would individually try out a new make up look, something we hadn’t tried before or hardly ever do and rock it! I searched among my mass of beauty products and thought about looks and trends I had seen recently to decide on my 5 looks to try, and this is how it all turned out – three lip looks and two eye looks. Continue reading
I recently popped into Martha’s Backyard for a spot of American grocery shopping (isn’t that store just a little gem?!), when I spotted some EOS lip balms behind the counter. I’ve heard a lot about these brightly coloured, egg shaped lip life savers, so I decided to give one a go. I heard the word ‘strawberry sorbet’ and I was handing over my cash in an instant for that little pink ball and a few other goodies*. Continue reading
I really love lipstick, and now with a few tricks and a bit of practice I have figured out how to make my favourite shades last even longer. I’m also the biggest fan of a bold lip for winter, (please give it a try, you won’t look back!) I saw this cute lipstick tag featuring on Elese Aesthete recently and thought I’d give it a go! Continue reading