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! 'Tis the season for festive makeup and although the YouTube makeup tutorials look quite scary with all the glitter and candycanes, you can still be in the spirit of things without going full-on … Continue reading HOW TO WEAR: FESTIVE MAKEUP
Good makeup doesn’t have to cost you the earth. Sometimes the cheapest makeup from Boots can do a better job than the more expensive makeup on the counters! I rounded up ten (plus honourable mentions...) absolute bargains under £10 that I love and use all the time. MUA 15-shade Eyeshadow Palettes, £5 each - there's 10 of … Continue reading TOP 10 PRODUCTS UNDER £10
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! Setting does exactly what it says on the tin: sets. It completes … Continue reading MAKEUP DICTIONARY: SETTING
I'm no stranger to hateful comments about my appearance (it's happened all my life, both online and in-person), but recently I'm getting less comments about the way I look but rather the way I present myself in videos. Most of the comments seem to be about my nail varnish (or lack of it) - it's often … Continue reading BEAUTY STANDARDS ON YOUTUBE
This post was originally posted on 4/3/2017 and rewritten on 21/11/2017 Brushes are a haven for bacteria and manky old makeup stains so keeping them clean is important - it can even prevent you from breaking out! Here's how I clean my brushes and beauty blenders. I have a 'shade n' swap' by W7 which … Continue reading HOW I CLEAN MY MAKEUP BRUSHES
The Anastasia Beverley Hills Modern Renaissance palette is arguably the most popular palette in existence right now. Every makeup lover I know owns it and raves about it, all the reviews of it are positive and it suits a huge range of people. I feel like the only one in existence that doesn't own it! … Continue reading 5 ABH MODERN RENAISSANCE DUPES
[This post was originally published 9th August 2017 and revised 15th November 2017] 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 … Continue reading MASCARA WANDS – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?!
Every couple of months I switch up the makeup I have in my everyday collection because I have so much makeup that I want to make sure I'm using a variety of products rather than the same ones all the time. The makeup in my everyday collection are the products I can use to create a quick … Continue reading EVERYDAY MAKEUP COLLECTION – NOVEMBER 2017
I've talked about TAMBeauty dupes in great detail before, reviewing countless products from one of their brands that take inspiration from other, more high-end products. I thought it would be beneficial to probably quite a few people if I made a list of all of the TAMBeauty dupes in existence - that's from the brands Freedom, Makeup Obsession, Makeup … Continue reading EVERY SINGLE TAMBEAUTY DUPE!
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! Glitter lipstick probably sounds uncomfortable to apply and a messy makeup choice, but you can easily make the trend into an easy, wearable, fun look! CHOOSING YOUR GLITTER There are lipsticks that contain … Continue reading HOW TO WEAR: GLITTER LIPS