A few weeks ago I got my paws on this after going through a generous sample given to me from the lovely lady working at my local Illamasqua counter. I knew I was going to buy it after the first time I tried it – hows that for impressive? Even…

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WHAT MAKES IT “HOLY GRAIL” ?

You’ve no doubt heard the lingo before – products in the beauty industry being referred to as “Holy Grail” or “Holy Grail Status”. These terms have been around long before the days of Youtube and Blogger, but what exactly is a Holy Grail product, and how does a product reach…

THE MATTE MANI | Yay or Nay?

I’ve recently become a little enamoured with the idea of matte nails. Something about being able to get two different looks out of the same polish (glossy vs flat) really appeals to me, so when I saw L’Oreal’s The Matte Velvet Top Coat the other day, I knew it was…

MANI MONDAY | Essie’s Watermelon

After seeing a few of my favourite bloggers sporting Essie’s Watermelon varnish, it quickly made it to my “to buy” list. A juicy pinky red, I could easily see this polish feeling at home any season so a scurried off to the store to pick it up pronto.  Once home,…

ALL TIME FAVOURITES | Mac Eyeshadows

Mac is just one of those brands I know I can trust when it comes to eyeshadow. With way more hits then ever possible misses, I’ve amassed quite the collection. We wont count, ok?  There are a few shades though that I’ve purchased again and again, or have made it…

MANI MONDAY | Essie Beyond Cosy

I’m not normally one for glittery nails in the summer time – I usually tuck these types of polishes away for the winter when they just seem to glam up the dreary weather and pale skin. The other day though, I was in the need for a little perk up,…