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Nima Brush Elite Face Detail Set

Hot on the heels of the new Artist collection releases, Nima Brush have come out with the brand new brush collection for makeup brush lovers like myself. The Elite face detail set is a five piece face set that covers all your brush needs for your face. All the brushes are made with Taklon, non porous synthetic fibres, which means that they can all be used for both liquid and powder products. While some of the brushes in this set can be bought individually, the complete set of 5 brushes will set you back €65, but if you keep an eye out, Nima brush often offer discount codes on their…

EYESHADOW holy grail makeup new releases palettes

Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette

STOP!!!! If you’re broke, or your willpower is weak, then you need to click out of this post right now! It is very rare that I write a post like this, but be warned, I am about to gush a serious amount of love over this palette from Anastasia Beverly Hills. The  Modern Renaissance palette is the latest premade palette release from Anastasia Beverly Hills and it really is something unbelievably special. The palette consists of 14 predominately warm toned shades that are mainly matte! Music to my ears, Warm toned and matte, could I ask for anything more? What makes this palette so different with the shade selection is…


Make Up For Ever Artist eyeshadows

Do you see that little palette above? Well that ladies, that right there is heaven in a pan. These shadows have come into my life and made me swoon like a 16-year-old at a teenage disco. The Make Up For Ever artist shadows are everything I could want and more. The Make Up For Ever Artist shadows come in 210 colours and 5 different finishes. diamond, iridescent, matte, metallic, and satin finishes. Yes ladies we are finally getting more than just a matte or shimmer finish. I have tested shadows in every finish except the iridescent finish, and I can hand on heart say that every shadow is incredibly pigmented, easy…

Skin Care

Banish away dull looking skin with The Pink Cow Brand

Thankfully due to good genes and regular facials, I am blessed with fairly good skin. I am lucky, as my skin cooperates most of the time, but having no Thyroid and being on different medications can throw a few spanners in the works every so often. My skin can go from being dry  to oily skin in the space of a few days!! For the most part it is normal / combination. However, over the last few weeks the amount of people who have commented on how well my skin looks is unreal. Even my mother said something, and she never notices anything like that!  So what is the wonder product that has…

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Smashbox photo finish primer. The holy grail primer

You will have heard me mention this in favourites posts a hundred and one times at this stage, but the Smashbox photo finish is my absolute holy grail primer, and I can’t believe I haven’t dedicated a full blog post to it yet!! The Smashbox photo finish primer has won a serious amount of awards including, Winner of Best of Sephora Award for Best Primer, one of Marie Claire’s “25 Products That Will Change Your Life,” and an InStyle Best Beauty Buy. As a result of such rave reviews and massive sales, Smashbox launched a whole range of primers on the back of it, to suit every skin type and skin condition.Yet…


Holy Grail Products

First thing I noticed when writing this post, was I have seriously expensive taste. No wonder I am broke half my life, sure my wages are to be found in the tills of the beauty counters. Second thing I noticed, I have actually found quite a few of my holy Grail products. Holy Grail products are hard to come by. Often you have to try a multitude of different products to find your holy grail item. I thought I would share with you the Holy Grail items I have found so far.   Smashbox Photo Finish primer For me primer is a must. While there are many high street and…