Glastonbury might be over but there is still a lot of festival fun to be had. From Wireless to Love Box to V Festival not to mention the ones abroad. Music festivals are wonderful events, being able to see your favourite artists live, experiencing lovely food and drinks and meeting like minded people but there is a downside and that is finding somewhere decent to wash. There is nothing more worse then looking and feeling like a dirty ashtray and smelling like something that crawled out of the bin. It is impractical to find decent grooming facilities on festival grounds … Read More
I ‘bumped’ into Jashil Reddy on Twitter and was taken by her love for beauty products. Jashil is a twenty year old University student, based in Auckland in New Zealand who blogs at #ChocolateSisters. I managed to catch up with her to talk about blogging and beauty.
How long have you been blogging and why did you decide to set up your blog?
I’ve only been blogging for the last 10 weeks. So I’m pretty much a baby and such a novice at this. The reason I decided to start blogging is because it’s so hard finding products in … Read More
High quality brushes are an essential for makeup enthusiasts. Not only do they last longer, but good brushes can make your makeup look more professional and can also make the process of application easier. Bristles tend to be softer and thus kinder to the skin, and you will probably be using them every day, making them an investment worth making. Here are our top makeup brushes.
This is a German brand whose core focus is makeup brushes. The makeup brushes are handmade using only vegan or natural hair as the bristles, ensuring a smooth application of a high quality. … Read More
I go through a fair amount of lip balms. I’m often chapped, especially after wearing lipstick. However, until some months ago, I’d only found one balm that lived up to its promises. Enter Fairfield Gardens Lip Balm which is now my new love, I like everything about this product.
Fairfield Gardens’ Lip Balms work quickly to soothe and moisturise lips. They uses 80% British sourced ingredients and their products are made with organic beeswax, plant oils, pure essential oils and natural botanical extracts only. I tried two of their balms; the Orange Beeswax and Rosemary & Lemon Beeswax. The first … Read More
All you need to do is walk down the street to realise that crazy-coloured hair is having a major moment. It’s not just our tresses that we are dyeing every colour of the rainbow, we are also embracing all colours of lipstick. Forget reds, pinks and nudes, there are so many other choices that are just as flattering as your traditional colours. You may not be able to get away with a vibrant green or blue lipstick and work, but they’re perfect for a night out.
So contouring isn’t new, but this season we can’t get away from brands releasing various contouring products, seeing as this method isn’t reserved for just makeup artists, now brands are making it much more accessible and user friendly. In walks Smashbox with their version of this ‘contouring for the masses’ trend with the Step-by-Step Contour Stick Trio.
This Trio includes a contouring, bronzing and highlighting stick in pencil format. It is certainly one of the more user friendly deliveries, and even comes with a handy booklet on the best ways to contour for your specific face shape. You literally paint … Read More