Beauty · Make-up · Skin care

Tried and trusted drug store favourites

I started wearing make-up when I was about 12 or 13 but I remember not being allowed to wear mascara until I was 14, so my love of make-up and experimentation with products didn’t really kick off until around then. There are still some products in my routine today that I started using all those…… Continue reading Tried and trusted drug store favourites

Beauty · Life · Skin care

Review: Braun Silk-epil 9 Wet&Dry cordless epilator

I’ve been a loyal waxer for a fair few years now (11 years exactly) and I certainly wouldn’t go back to shaving again, ever (the Italian blood in me means I’m cursed with dark, dense regrowth if I do).  But there comes a time every year (around June to August to be precise) where I…… Continue reading Review: Braun Silk-epil 9 Wet&Dry cordless epilator

Beauty · Make-up

Review: Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics palette

For years (literally), I haven’t worn eyeshadow.  I’ve been stuck in my comfort zone of eyeliner and mascara; this being my comfort zone because I was convinced that my eyes weren’t defined enough (but rather more tired looking) without some form of eyeliner and if I had time to apply that, I didn’t have time…… Continue reading Review: Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics palette

Beauty · Skin care

Product review: Clinique Moisture Surge Overnight Mask

Clinique was one of the first brands I established a full skincare regime with (having only used Clean and Clear beforehand; I was just in my teens) and it wasn’t long before I discovered their Moisture Surge moisturiser, which I absolutely fell in love with. Back then I was far oilier than I am now…… Continue reading Product review: Clinique Moisture Surge Overnight Mask