20 February 2017

Glitter Lips Tutorial

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Ok so, I'll be the first to say I wouldn't actually wear this out. It's definitely not the most practical of glitter makeup looks. I'm pretty sure I end up eating most of my lipstick throughout the day, so I dread to think how much glitter would get ingested! This is why it's important to use cosmetic grade glitter! I've seen it floating around Instagram and think it looks pretty sick, so thought I would put together a little tutorial anyway. You are definitely a braver person than I am if you dare to wear this out!

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Products Used
Urban Decay Vice Lipstick - Stark Naked
Nyx Wicked Lippies - Sinful
Cosmetic Grade Glitter
Vaseline

I ended up doing two glitter lips looks, one silver and one mermaid green/blue. You don't have to put a lipstick on underneath, but it's good to chose a colour that sort of matches with the glitter. For the silver I went with a subtle nude (Urban Decy Vice in Stark Naked). Obviously for the mermaid green glitter lips I had to pick a blue shade (Nyx Wicked Lippies in Sinful).

Once you've applied your chosen lipstick, the glitter is fairly easy to apply. I scooped a finger of Vaseline out of the pot into the lid, poured around a quarter of a teaspoon of glitter on top (lol and my description of measurements), and used a concealer brush to mix them together. Once you've got ya glitter/Vaseline paste, just use the concealer brush to apply to your lip. Easy mate. 

Would you ever rock glitter lips? I think it would be a good addition to a festival glitter makeup look.

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17 February 2017

A Winter Grunge Outfit Idea

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Jumper - Primark
Doc Martens Boots - Old

I'll be the first to say that I hate dressing for winter. I hate winter, full stop. I hate that it's dark (although it's been getting a lot brighter and sunnier recently, wahey), I hate the cold, the rain, the bitter wind. I hate having to wrap up in layers of clothes, only to start sweating out on my daily power walk to the station. I hate having to lug a coat around with me. There's a lot of hate for winter. 

I think my hate of having to wear a coat has pushed me into buying a more interesting selection this winter. I got my hands on a big silver bomber (featured in this post), and a bright pink faux fur number (featured in this post). I think my fave has got to be my leopard faux fur coat. I feel like most people have a leopard coat, and I can see why. It became a staple by accident. Honestly, it goes with most things I own. It's warm and I wear it almost everyday. It can be worn on a night out, can be made to look girly, made to look grunge, like in this grunge inspired outfit. So versatile, I'm telling ya now, you'd be a fool not to have one.

Another accidental staple is these extreme ripped skinny jeans from Missguided. I mentioned this in a previous post, but they are honestly the comfiest jeans I have ever worn. They have all the stretch, and paired with some Doc Martens, they add 'grunge' and interest to an otherwise basic outfit.

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13 February 2017

80s Crimped Hair | Babyliss 210 Crimper Review

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First off, thoughts on my new hair? I was getting a bit bored of the blue dip dye. I wanted more of my hair to be blue, but didn't want to get rid of the blonde completely. I've decided to settled for blue ombre hair. I luv it.

So, talking of new hairstyles, I got my paws on the Babyliss Professional 210 crimper. At £20, it's an absolute bargain. It heats up fairly quickly, in about a minute or two. Obviously not the quickest heat up time, but I can't complain. There are ten heat settings to choose from, which to be honest, I'm not really fussed about. I'm the kind of person to stick it on the hottest setting and hope for the best (probably not great for my poor hair), but it's good if you like a choice of settings. 

Crimping is super quick as well. I'm not going to lie to y'all, I hate doing my hair. I love having it curly, but it takes forever, so I don't usually bother. With this baby, I had it all crimped within 15 minutes. Perfect. The plates are really wide, which means you can get a good chunk of hair on the go each time. The crimper only takes 2-3 seconds to work it's magic on each section of hair. I mean, that might be because I have it on the hottest setting, but quicker is always better, am I right?

Let's talk about 80's crimped hair. I'm still a bit unsure. It will be fun for a festival or a night out. 80's fashion is going to be big this year, so it meshes well with that. I think it's because I've never ever had crimped hair before, I just need to get a bit more used to it.

Would you ever crimp your hair? 


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