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

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Haulin in SpaceNK, Boots & Brown Thomas

So I was away for the weekend in Dublin & I went a small bit mad shopping with Karen from Lovely Girlie Bits. I’d planned on getting some clothes & boots & some beauty bits. But none of the clothes/shoes I wanted were in stock so I blew the entire budget on beautification. Plus some jewellery from Parfois thrown in for good measure. I also ordered a few bits online in the last few weeks. So here are the pics of my haul. I’ll do some proper reviews once I’ve had a chance to try everything out, but for the moment, here is my haul in all it’s gluttony glory. Continue reading

What is your most favourite piece of makeup?

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Your MOST favourite now, the thing you couldn’t imagine every being without now that you’ve got your grubby mitts on it. It doesn’t need to be something that you use every day, or even that often. It just needs to inspire a deep and abiding love in you.

For me it’s a red lipstick. But not just any auld red lipstick, a bright red matte lipstick. It’s NARS Dragon Girl. It is the lipstick (pencil) that finally turned me from a red-lipo-phobe to a full on, “look at me, I’m gorgeous” red lip diva. A cool toned red with a hint of pink to it, it suits my pale and pink toned complexion to a tee. It’s a cinch to apply, lasts forever and wears off evenly leaving a pretty stain on the lips. I love it. I cannot, and will not live without it ever again. It completes me.

What is your favourite piece of makeup? Go on, tell your Auntie Evie.

January Wishlist

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1. & 2. The Narsissist palette from Nars. Info on this is fairly scare so far but it is due to be released online in the US tomorrow and hopefully the UK & Ireland around the 1st February. It is allegedly £55 so I’m guessing about €70, but don’t quote me on that. Continue reading

October Wishlist

I know I haven’t blogged lately, but between work and holidays I just haven’t had the time. So I’ve decided to ease back into things with a wishlist. This could easily be ten times the size as I’m an awful magpie, but here are just a few of the things I’m currently lusting after.

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September Wishlist….aka things I’m lusting after this month

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1. Mac All Fired Up Lipstick from the Retro Mattes Collection. This beautiful fuchsia matte lippie is right up my street. Sadly as I already own around 5 fuchsia lipsticks, once of which is matte, I’m not sure even I would be able to justify this purchase….shocking I know =O

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