Following my recent post on Battle of the Blenders, comparing the BeautyBlender to some cheaper alternatives, I realised that even £5.99 for a sponge might be pretty expensive. So, when I had the chance to try out Pretty by Quest’s makeup sponges for only £1.99, I was pretty excited. I have to admit, the texture of
If you’ve ever tried a foundation and it doesn’t look quite right, but the shade up or down is suddenly too dark or too light, then the likelihood is that the foundation is the wrong undertone for your skin. Understanding your skin’s undertone is the key to not only matching your foundation perfectly, but also choosing
We live in an age where everything is dupable; cosmetics companies no longer have excuses for extortionate prices when brands are coming out with alternatives that work just as well for a fraction of the price. The BeautyBlender™ has long been an exception to the rule. The elusive recipe has allowed the sponge to maintain
I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty sick of matte liquid lipsticks. I was never majorly into them in the first place, but I’m definitely completely over them now. There are a few exceptions, but for the most part, they feel uncomfortable, they wear off rather disgracefully, they make my lips look super dry while
In the shadow of Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Moonchild and Aurora Glow Kits, Kat Von D’s Alchemist Palette has been hugely overlooked.
Glamglow’s masks are some of the most hyped on the market. They are also pretty expensive. I wanted to find out for myself what the hype was all about, so I purchased the Glamglow Supermud, tried it for myself, and I laboriously pored over each individual ingredient, why it was there, and the effect it would have on my skin in real terms.
I’m always slightly reticent to buy products that are massively hyped on social media by influencers that get everything sent to them for free; of course they’re more likely to think it’s amazing if they didn’t have to part with their hard-earned cash for it. That’s why I prefer to wait to see if people continue
Skincare brand The Ordinary has taken the beauty world by storm. They seem to have come from nowhere – but looks can be deceptive.
As a rule, I’m of the opinion that if I spend my money on a base product, I want something impactful. In the world of makeup, that tends to translate to high coverage. I’m also an ‘all or nothing’ kind of makeup wearer. As a result, it’s a rarity for me to splurge on a