YouTube is hard. So much harder than anyone who doesn't do YouTube thinks. It requires a tonne of hard work, perseverance, time and luck to strike it big; it's so much harder now to gain traction and a following than it used to be as there's so much competition and saturation. As there's so many elements to … Continue reading 5 MISTAKES SMALL YOUTUBERS MAKE
We all know that the TAMBeauty crew have duped a lot of brands, especially Too Faced (check out the Chocolate Bar range and the Blushing Hearts by I♥Makeup). So imagine my surprise when I saw some very familiar packaging appearing on TrendMood... The golden drips aren't something that Too Faced have incorporated into any of their palettes before, which … Continue reading DID TOO FACED DUPE MAKEUP REVOLUTION?
Earlier this year I wrote a post with 160 blog ideas. Since then, I've come up with just a few more (okay, quite a lot more; almost 200 more in fact) and I thought I'd share them with you, including the original 160. Feel free to use any of them - credit would be lovely, … Continue reading 355 BEAUTY + LIFESTYLE BLOG POST + YOUTUBE VIDEO IDEAS
I've previously done the Mixed-Up Makeup challenge, but I decided to go one step further and do the Mixed-Up Makeup BRUSH challenge over on my YouTube channel. This is such a fun challenge and I recommend it to everyone, whether or not you have a YouTube channel or not! It would be a great party … Continue reading MIXED UP MAKEUP BRUSHES
The online market (and even the physical one) is saturated with counterfeit, also known as fake, makeup, promising the look of the real, high-end product for a fraction of the price. The drugstores are jam-packed full of dupe products that promise a similar shade, formula or packaging of high-end products for - yep, you guessed … Continue reading MAKEUP DUPES AND FAKES: IS ONE BETTER THAN THE OTHER?
Welcome to How To Wear, where I take products a little out-of-the-ordinary and show you how you can wear them every day! The classic red lipstick is a timeless, key piece of anyone's makeup bag and can turn an everyday makeup look into a powerful statement of confidence. But red can be quite a scary … Continue reading HOW TO WEAR: CLASSIC RED LIPSTICK
L'Oreal's newest mascara, the Lash Paradise, recently launched in the UK in both Superdrug and Boots [links are affiliated] and I snatched it up straight away so I could compare it with it's supposed-inspiration, the Too Faced Better Than Sex. With similar packaging and wand style, I was curious to see whether the two were … Continue reading L’OREAL LASH PARADISE VS TOO FACED BETTER THAN SEX
I think we've all picked up a new mascara just for the interesting wand at some point in our lives. Mascaras are constantly being released that promise to have the world's first whatever wand, that can transform your eye-hairs into the fluttery, voluminous thick lashes you've always wanted [side note: 'eye-hairs' is probably the weirdest way to describe eyelashes]. … Continue reading MASCARA WANDS – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?!
This month may be my favourite month so far of the LookFantastic Beauty Box subscription service. We received 7 items, including 3 makeup items to try on camera as well as some other great products to fit the 'Global Glamour' theme. I love the LFBeautyBox each month, but August's selection was such a nice treat … Continue reading LOOKFANTASTIC BEAUTY BOX TRY-ON UNBOXING – AUGUST ’17
Makeup application jargon can sometimes sound so technical that you end up confused whether it’s an actual makeup term or something that’s been made up to just sound intriguing. This series on hollifeblog focuses on defining these terms in the simplest of ways! Contouring is something that Kim Kardashian-West most likely takes sole credit for, … Continue reading MAKEUP DICTIONARY: CONTOURING