Monday Mix and Match

Happy Monday y’all! It being the day before pay day for a lot of people, this week’s Mix and Match has an affordable theme running throughout and features my favourite ways to brighten up my day or treat myself when on a budget. Enjoy!

Beauty

Seventeen Stay Pout Lipstick in Just a Fling - Mac Dupe

It’s a sure sign that ladies love their lipstick that when the recession hit, sales of the stuff continuously soared. I for one am living proof of this phenomenon – when those Topshop boots or suede jacket seem so very out of reach, I, without fail, hit the lipstick counters hard. Further proof, in the fact I now own about fifty lip products – sticks, pencils, lacquers, glosses, the works! I’m always looking to add to my collection, and who can blame me? Nothing beats the glamourising power of a strong red shade, the fun factor of a fuchsia pink stain, a sultry, sexy nude lip or the fun of collecting every shade in between.

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Monday Mix and Match

Hello and welcome to this week’s Mix and Match favourites post! Apologies for my tardiness on this one – as I said on mentioned on my Twitter, I am not good at life! A busy week majorly kicked my butt and I’m actually embarrassed at how many couch naps I took this past weekend! I hope you are all well rested and enjoying the week so far anyway – nearly the weekend, you can do it!! Here’s this week’s top picks in beauty, fashion and homewares… Enjoy!

Beauty

Maybelline Color Drama Lipstick in In With Coral Review

Another day, another lipstick! Up this week: Maybelline Color Drama Lipstick in “In With Coral”. I’m a little late to the party with this one, with the the release of this would be Nars dupe causing pandemonium in the blogosphere a few months back. At the time, buying another lipstick was last thing on the agenda but I finally succumbed the other day and purchased this summery shade of coral. A more unusual choice amongst my many reds and nudes (seriously, how many does one gal need?), I have fallen in love with this product for it’s colour, matte texture and staying power!

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Monday Mix and Match

Another week, another Monday Mix and Match*….*disclaimer: it may or not actually be Wednesday… My bad! As they say, life gets on the way and with a full time job, dance classes and family commitments, every so often something has got to give! But hopefully you are all having a happy and not too busy hump day! If you do, take a moment or two for yourself, take some time out with a cuppa and have a read of my favourites in beauty, fashion and homewares for this week! It might even inspire a purchase or two for this coming payday weekend (can I get a hallelujah!!)…

Beauty

Rimmel Scandaleyes Nude Kohl Liner - The secret to brighter eyes

I have found the secret to wide and bright eyes and no, it’s not a full eight hours sleep a night… ain’t nobody got time for that! Although if you DO manage to have time for that, please tell me your secret! But anyway, this tip is that bit easier to achieve you’ll be glad to hear. My newest beauty secret? Nude… eyeliner. More specifically Rimmel Scandal Eyes Waterproof Kohl Liner in Nude.

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Beauty Review: Maybelline Lash Sensational Lash Multiplying Mascara

I’ve been buying makeup like a woman on a mission lately and next up for review is much hyped new release, Maybelline Lash Sensational Lash Multiplying Mascara. Read on if you’re a mascara fiend like myself or just in need of a new lease of life for you lashes!

Review: Maybelline Lash Sensational Lash Multiplying Mascara

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Monday Mix and Match

Hey y’all, happy Monday! I for one am happy to see the start of a new week – I was stuck at home last week with the flu and now I’m so busy and ready to get productive, kick ass, take names, etc etc! So to kick off, here’s my first blog post of the week, my usual mix and match of favourites in beauty, home and fashion! Enjoy!

Beauty

Seventeen Skin Wow Three Way Highlighter ReviewSeventeen Skin Wow Three Way Highlighter Swatch and Review

So my mind feels ready to take the world on but my skin? Not so much, Eating comfort foods, missing out in exercise and fresh air whilst ill means my complexion is currently dfull as dish water and although I’m back on track to fitting these things into a busy schedule, I need a little beauty intervention – and I think I’ve found just the ticket in Seventeen’s Skin Wow Three Way Highlighter.

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