2014 The Year Of….

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The Selfie…..just kidding. Though trust me, you wouldn’t want to see a close up of my face right now, I’ve been sick all over Christmas. It’s been a quiet one in this house, myself and the small boy have spent our days in front of the fire watching Harry Potter movies. His father has been dodging the germs by carrying on with the usual Christmas tradition of going out and getting hammered. Chance would be a fine thing. Anyway, I digress.

For me anyway, beautywise, 2014 has been mostly about SpaceNK & Charlotte Tilbury. Or the year I gave all my money to SpaceNK & Charlotte Tilbury. Continue reading

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#IrishBBloggersSS14 Irish Beauty Bloggers Secret Santa 2014….The Reveal

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Ooh I felt all X Factory typing that title. For the second year running I took part in the #IrishbbloggersSS14 tag, organised by the wonderful Aisling from Total Makeup Addict. The premise is simple. You are assigned another blogger by Aisling and you have a budget of €20 excluding postage to buy them something you hope they will love. You can also post sneak peeks on twitter & instagram using the tag #IrishBBloggersSS14 to keep the other bloggers involved in the loop.  Continue reading

Bumble & Bumble Thickening Dryspun Finish

You hear Bumble & Bumble mentioned alot in magazine as these amazing products for an “undone” hair look, or to add volume/texture to your hair. I’d never tried any before, as (a) they is not cheap, and (b) I wasn’t really sure what they’d do for my hair. I have fine hair…..but lots of it, we’re talking a serious amount of hair here peoples. It tends to fool hairdressers into thinking I have thick hair, but alas no. I still suffer from d’aul floppy roots as the weight of the sheer amount of hair on my head pulls the roots flat in record time. Continue reading

Pantone Color Of The Year 2015….Makeup Inspiration

Pantone_Color_of_the_Year_Marsala_PCI_Logo Pantone have announced their “Color Of The Year 2015” Marsala to a somewhat mixed reception. Pantone describe Marsala as “Much like the fortified wine that gives Marsala its name, this tasteful hue embodies the satisfying richness of a fulfilling meal while its grounding red-brown roots emanate a sophisticated, natural earthiness”. Continue reading