10 May 2016

Vegan Designer Fashion Picks



Vegan-friendly fashion is not all too hard to come by on the high street, with many brands and stores offering affordable, synthetic clothing and accessories, but coming across a designer replacement for my past leather handbag favourite has been more of a challenge. There are a number of high fashion brands committed to producing cruelty-free, sustainable items and there are even fewer others, who may not be known for having a full line of faux-leather goods, but just so happen to offer the odd few which get the vegan stamp of approval, though hunting them down can be the long, drawn-out and difficult part. I've had a good virtual shop about, not only for options to rebuild my own wardrobe, but also because I get asked for vegan designer fashion recommendations regularly - from left to right, top, middle and bottom, here's what I've unearthed so far...

6 May 2016

Elemis BIOTEC Skincare System Range at John Lewis



As a previous spa-therapist, Elemis is one brand that I'm all too familiar with and with every new and exciting launch comes an extension to my shopping list. Their latest, the BIOTEC range, is available at John Lewis and is made up of three products: the Skin Energising Cleanser, Skin Energising Day Cream and Skin Energising Night Cream. I'll be giving the said trio a real road test over the next month so all eyes peeled for my final thoughts to come, but until then, here's the need-know on all skin things BIOTEC...

27 April 2016

NIOD's Photography Fluid A.K.A an Instagram Filter for your Face



If you're familiar around these parts, you'll know a bold claim doesn't happen all too regularly unless I have a whole lot of love for something and four months into the year so far I've come across some real makeup game-changers, but there's been one that's already stood out above the rest and I'm going to go as far as saying I've unearthed my favourite product of 2016 right here. A full write-up has been in the works for a while, especially since the product in question has made an appearance in a handful of videos recently where I've proclaimed my love for it on every given occasion - allow me to introduce you to the real life Instagram filter for your face, NIOD's Photography Fluid...

4 April 2016

My March Makeup Edit



Let me first apologise for how quite things have been around these parts more recently - uploading three videos a week has meant spending the majority of my time glued to the laptop editing, one of those being my weekly 'What I Eat' videos and they longer to merge together than it may seem. Alas, I'm trying to share my time equally back over here and though this one is a corresponding post to the tutorial that went up yesterday just in case you missed it, I've got bigger and better blog content in the works. March marks the month in which my Monthly Makeup Edits were born and it's been a whole year since my first and sure enough my much loved Urban Decay NAKED Palette was used way back then as it was in my most recent too. Expect to see a pink-toned eye, a liquid flick and false lashes as part of this makeup round up, just when you'd all said you enjoy my tutorials for the lack of falsies and heavy contour - I've got to switch it up a little here and there though, right?...

22 March 2016

Brand New Beauty Launches




Sunday officially marked the day that spring has sprung and I'm celebrating the start of a new season by bringing you my first 'New In Beauty' post for a while. There's been some really exciting bits to have launched lately, mainly in the skin and makeup categories and just by looking at the pales, the pastels, the sheens and the shimmers, they couldn't have come at a better time. From highlights to moisturises, liners and brighteners, here's my most recent round-up of cruelty-free beautifiers to freshly hit the shelves of some of my favourite online and in-store beauty havens...
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