Wonderloving: Ellis Faas Makeup

The products i use the most barely get a mention here so I’m remedying that with the Wonderloving series. Next up for the Wonderloving treatment is ELLIS FAAS.  I’ve previously mentioned the concealer, which is my favourite ever, in What’s In My Make-up Bag. It was love at first sight when I set eyes on the ELLIS FAAS makeup collection. Founded by Ellis Faas, a Dutch makeup … Continue reading Wonderloving: Ellis Faas Makeup

Makeup empties

Makeup Empties from Becca, Chanel, Daniel Sandler, Ellis Faas, Giorgio Armani, Mavala

One of the great satisfactions during my 3-month spending ban, which i successfully completed *proud face* was using up products. For the first time in who knows how long I actually had makeup empties! Makeup empties, left to right: Daniel Sandler Camo Cover: I bought this for around £3 in Harrods during the bargaintastic Christmas sale. When I first used it during the winter, it was quite … Continue reading Makeup Empties from Becca, Chanel, Daniel Sandler, Ellis Faas, Giorgio Armani, Mavala

What’s In My Make-up Bag with brownbeautytalk

What’s In My Make-up Bag I am nosey as hell about people’s makeup bag contents. I love perusing  What’s In My Handbag and the What’s In My Make-up Bag section on fab brownbeautytalk.  I was recently featured on said section spilling the beans on the contents of my make-up bag.  WHAT’S IN MY MAKE-UP BAG If you would like to take a closer peek at the contents of … Continue reading What’s In My Make-up Bag with brownbeautytalk

Lupita Nyong'o in Orange Lipstick Essence magazine

50 Shades of Orange Lipstick / Orange Is The New Everything!

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter then you’ll know that I’ve had an orange lip obsession this summer. Until May I’d never worn orange lipstick but since then I’ve worn nothing else (with the exception of purple to see Prince). The beauty gods have declared that the orange lip is hot this season. I normally ignore trends and go with what I fancy but orange looks so juicy … Continue reading 50 Shades of Orange Lipstick / Orange Is The New Everything!

London Shopping Heaven: Selfridges Beauty Workshop

I hate buying beauty products in department stores. Terrible lighting, being attacked by perfume sprayers and snooty assistants with Drag Queen makeup that either pounce or blank you make it my idea of hell. I tend to buy make-up online, abroad or at Space NK.  Having long and repeatedly lamented the lack of Sephora in the UK. The feeling is entirely one sided as they … Continue reading London Shopping Heaven: Selfridges Beauty Workshop