Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Make Up Forever | Aqua Brow

Make Up Forever Aqua Brow in 15 Blonde: €19.50 -

Let me start this post off by saying this is my new holy grail brow product. My wonderful friend Victoria from Razzle Dazzle and Rock N' Roll brought this back for me when she went to Paris and i love her for it. 

Aqua Brow is a cream eyebrow product for filling in your (you guessed it!) eyebrows. It is so smooth and if you like a sharp, precise looking brow, this is the stuff for you. The tiniest blob will fill both eyebrows in easily, and it comes in a wide range of colours. The shade I have, Blonde, will suit dark blondes to light brunettes. 

This is easily the best brow product I've ever used, I highly recommend it and I'm going to have to hunt it down online when I run out. 

Fiona xox

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Bailey's Bit | #4

Well, it's been a while since I last posted about Bailey; he's now 14 months and we celebrated his 1st birthday on the 17th of September! We spoiled him rotten with treats and new toys, I even ordered him freshly baked doggy donuts that he loved! I'm such a proud mama, he's the most loving and gentle wee dog and I completely adore him. He loves watching everything that you do. He is definitely a cheeky boy and will let you know when he wants walked, fed or played with: he can be quite demanding! 

I recently walked him round our local nature reserve and he had a ball, running around and sniffing everything. I haven't had the confidence to let him off the lead when I'm alone with him yet, but I think I'll be ready for that soon! 

Fiona xox

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Sephora Haul | Body Wash, Eau De Toilette & Eyeshadow Palette

Sephora Creamy Body Wash in Blueberry and Laguna
Sephora 7ml Eau De Toilette in Blueberry and Laguna
Sephora 'It' Palette in Smoky

Recently my parents brought me back a few things from their trip to Spain, and I was very very excited to see the Sephora logo on one of the bags! The creamy body washes' and the eau de toilettes are lovely! Blueberry is a really sweet berry scent and Laguna is a much more grown up scent and actually one I think both men and women could get away with! I think the size of the perfumes is fantastic, here in the UK we very rarely get small sized perfumes like these, which is such a shame! 

The palette is stunning, and very winter/Christmas appropriate! All the shades are super sparkly (with the exception of the matte black) and really pigmented. I wouldn't normally go for a palette with lots of silver in it, but my Mum knows I need pushing out of my comfort zone! I really like it and I can see it getting a lot of use during the Christmas party season! I'm totally in love and really wish they would bring Sephora back to the UK!

Fiona xox

Sunday, 10 November 2013

Top Autumn/Winter Lip Products

from l-r clockwise: MAC lipstick in Plumful, Rimmel Apocalips in Galaxy. MAC lipstick in Rebel, Sleek Matte Me in Birthday Suit, Collection lipstick in Perrie, MAC lipstick in RiRi Woo, Urban Decay lipstick in Rapture.
from l-r: Rebel, Plumful, Rapture, Galaxy, Birthday Suit, RiRi Woo

Today I thought I'd bring you my top autumn/winter lipstick picks, as Autumn is nearly over here in Scotland. The frost and ice has hit us and I'm sure Christmas will come flying in! I love a dark berry lip for autumn/winter, as well as deep purples, reds and nudes. 

1. MAC Plumful Lipstick: This is the perfect 'everyday' shade for autumn/winter time. It just adds a hint of a plummy tint to the lips and I think it's a shade that would suit almost everyone. 
2. Rimmel Apocalips in Galaxy: Another plummy shade that leans slightly more purple. It's packed with silver shimmer. Despite all the shimmer I'd probably still consider this a daytime shade!
3. MAC Rebel Lipstick: A very dark purple berry toned lipstick that is one of my absolute favourites, and one of MAC's most popular shades. 
4. Sleek Matte Me in Birthday Suit: This is the perfect nude for me. I absolutely love it for daytime or night, you can even add gloss on top as the matte finish doesn't really work with dry winter lips. 
5. Collection Lipstick in Perrie: I totally forgot to swatch this lipstick, but you can see a swatch here. It's a total dupe for MAC's Up The Amp lipstick and I think this pink toned purple is perfect for nights out during autumn/winter. It's something a little different from all the berry tones. 
6. MAC RiRi Woo Lipstick: My top autumn/winter lip picks wouldn't be complete without a true Christmassy red lipstick! RiRi Woo (or Ruby Woo, they're exactly the same!) is so festive and perfect.
7. Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in Rapture: Rapture is a lovely mauve and the formula of this is to die for, so smooth and creamy. I think you could get away with this during the day or at night, but for me it's a great evening shade for when I don't want to go too OTT!

Fiona xox

Sunday, 3 November 2013

NARS Holiday 2013 | Guy Bourdin One Night Stand Blush Palette

from l-r clockwise: Devotee, Mistinguette, Orgasm, Goulou, Deep Throat and Laguna
NARS Holiday 2013 Guy Bourdin One Night Stand Blush Palette: £45.00

Okay! I think you've all already seen this, but here it is again, the NARS Guy Bourdin 'One Night Stand' Blush palette! I couldn't resist. I've heard some pretty controversial things about Guy Bourdin and his photography, and I've even heard bloggers say they would refuse to buy from this collection on principle. Art will always be controversial so I wasn't going to let that get between me and this palette. 

It consists of four blushes, a highlighter and a bronzer. The highlighter Devotee is so shimmery: a bit much for daytime but a gorgeous highlighter for evenings out. Then there are three best selling shades, the famous Orgasm and Deep Throat blushes and the Laguna bronzer. Mistinguette is the terrifyingly bright pink (top middle) that swatches a little less scary. Finally Goulou (bottom right) is a gorgeous shade that I can only describe as "if Orgasm and Sin had a baby..." 

The size of the palette was a little dissapointing, I think NARS just seem to have a habit of producing tiny palettes for a huge price. However it does seem to be deceivingly small, as each blush apparently contains 4g, in comparison to a normal NARS blusher which is 4.8g. So you're getting 6 products at 4g for the same price as two 4.8g blushes, not bad!

I've been lazy and haven't swatched this for you but Beautezine has a fabulous post on this: http://www.beautezine.com/nars-one-night-stand-blush-palette-for-holiday-2013-review/

Even though this is a 'holiday' release, most of these shades seem suited to the summer holidays rather than wintertime, but the more shimmery shades do feel rather Christmassy. All in all this is a lovely palette and if you can get your hands on it, do. 

Fiona xox
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