Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Gucci Makeup

Gucci makeup has been floating around the beauty world for a few months now, but has stayed limited to rather exclusive retailers and Gucci online. It launches into World Duty Free this month and I was lucky enough to get sent a few items to try out and I have to say, it's nothing short of fabulous.
The line has launched in full and includes a complete range of eye, face, lip and nail products. Although I haven't had the chance to try out any of the base products, what I have tried has impressed me hugely...

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Skincare Updates!

I've discovered a couple of skincare gems recently, both of which are strangely... orange! 
The first is a cleanser from Ole Henriksen. It's an unusual one as it's not quite a balm, not quite a gel. They call it a '3 in 1 Cleansing Gelee' but it works in much the same way as a balm... 

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Dutch Braid Inspiration

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Today’s post is to go alongside a video I made for the Beauty Recommended channel this week, and it’s all about my current hair obsession: Dutch braids! If you don’t quite know what a ‘Dutch’ braid is, or why it’s different to a French plait, then read on…

Dutch plaits (or braids) look much more ‘3D’ than traditional french plaits, with the braid itself sitting on top of the hair instead of looking like it’s all woven in on itself (a la french!).

They are really easy to do once you get the hang of them. You essentially add sections of hair into the braid from the underneath the braid itself. If you want to see how I created my two looks, then you can check out the video below...

Friday, 15 May 2015

My Travel Essentials!

I've been traveling quite a bit recently and have had lots of requests to make an updated travel tips video, and a 'What's in my Carry On' video. I've combined the two in collaboration with Simple in my new video to share all of my travel tips and product recommendations with you all!
You can check out the full video below, but the majority of products focus on skincare...

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Happy Birthday Topshop Makeup!

Last week Topshop Makeup turned five. It's hard to believe where those years have gone! I remember rushing into the Oxford Circus flagship store the day it was released to check out the range, and rushing back to try them and later make a video review.
Yep, these were the early days of YouTube for me (I started in September 2009) and to give you all a giggle for your mid-week afternoon, here's a link to that very video...