Kat Von D in Debenhams Beauty Hall

First place I go on payday from the new job? Department store beauty halls! Or maybe I should say on a beauty haul in Debenhams Beauty Hall. I only went to check out the Kat Von D counter, honestly. I ended up purchasing from 4 different brands because the sales girls were so nice. I used to work in Harvey Nichols and Selfridges so appreciate good customer service but genuinely…

End of Summer Beauty Faves

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve accumulated a few new bits and reached for some old favourites. Starting with base… The UD Naked skin ‘one & done’ haas been my most used for a lighter dewy summer base, it’s actually more like a tinted moisturiser. Easy to work with and nice especially with a tan just to cover any feint imperfections and smooth out the complexion. Super easy application…

All Time Favourite Mascaras

It feels like my Mascara Collection is growing daily! They’re probably the most rotated item in my make up stash. I tend to ditch them after about 3 months just because some can dry out and no one likes that dry flakey look! The majority of my favourites are affordable/drugstore so I thought that while my collection is quite large I’d share why I love them and whether I’d repurchase…

MAC + NYX Nudes

I feel like I’m always looking for that next ‘easy to wear’ everyday lip. Something that’s inexpensive so I can have duplicates in handbags and easily replaceable if lost. Mac lipliners are my absolute favourite. They’re soft, glide on, sharpen nicely and come in a perfect array of nudes. I’ve definitely managed to successfully pair each of my best shades with liquid lipsticks now! NYX have recently launched in Selfridges…

Colourpop Matte X Lippie Stix

My American bestie introduced me to Colourpop when I visited New York in April. She showed me a couple of their Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks in some pretty good matches for Kylie Jenner’s first 3 shades. I was impressed with the formula and staying power, then she told me they were only $6! Only catch is they’re only sold through their website and I didn’t have time to place an…