Beauty – My Thoughts on the Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation & Concealer

I have been using Estee Lauder’s Doublewear for the past year or so and on the whole I loved how it made my skin look. Unlike lots of the cheaper alternatives available on the high street, Doublewear actually gave a mostly flawless finish, didn’t oxidise throughout the day and result in the dreaded tide marks around my face and I felt like it made me look like me but better....

Beauty – Revlon Colorstay Foundation Review 

Like many other women, I’m on the hunt for the holy grail of foundations. I’ve not got a huge budget when it comes to makeup, so as much as I’d love the high end brands I can’t justify the cost.  When I saw that Revlon’s Colorstay was apparently a dupe for the Ester Lauder Doublewear foundation I figured I had nothing to lose. I had picked up a sample of...

Beauty – Maybelleine Dream Velvet Foundation Review

I’m a bit of a creature of habit when it comes to makeup and once I find something I like I don’t tend to change it for a long while. I started using No7 stay perfect foundation a good while ago and other than the price being a little higher than I can strictly justify (it’s only £15 but I do have 3 kids!), it’s served me well.  When I...

Beauty – Stocking up on Makeup Essentials 

You may have noticed by now, I’m a big fan of No7 makeup, and Boots in general. It’s my go-to shop for all things beauty, helped along by its wonderful advantage card (even better now I’m expecting a baby and am part of the parenting club). The other day I was running out of foundation so I popped into the shop for a new bottle and ended up coming away...

My Current Top 5 Beauty Products 

So I’ve decided not to carry on with my Throwback Thursday series. I started it wanting it to be a chance to cover serious topics covering my past, and I will still discuss my past in future posts, as I find it really cathartic. I don’t ever want to force my writing though, and this is how I’ve started to feel trying to come up with meaningful topics, which are...