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Alternative fashion and beauty

Is This High End Palette Worth It?


It's rare for me to willing to spend a large amount of money on makeup however lately I've been finding myself more and more inclined to try out higher end brands. I'm curious to know if they're actually worth the hype or not. So when the new Too Faced Gingerbread Spice palette* came out, I decided to give it a go and see what I thought compared to my more budget-friendly palettes that I usually pick up.

Jazz Hands Perfect For The Festive Season*


That festive time of year is approaching rapidly again. Meaning not only are we going to be out looking for the perfect outfit, but we’re also going to be out looking for the perfect accessories and finishing touches for every outfit. One of those finishing touches being our nails. So when All That Jazz so kindly sent me their new “The Designer Collection” set*, I was over the moon.

Embracing My Imperfections


I started wearing a full face of makeup when I was about seventeen eighteen (I think), I can't remember exactly what age but I know it was a lot later than most people. I never felt the need or want to cover my face in foundation and my mum always told me that my skin needed to breathe. So I stuck to just the panda eyes look in a desperate attempt to look as cool as Avril Lavigne which I didn't.

Four Favorite Beauty Advent Calendars

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Oh Christmas, how fast you've come back around and how you have been missed. There are many good things about Christmas, but opening up an advent calendar is definitely one of them. Who doesn't love a little gift every morning? Last year I went a bit overboard with the chocolate advent calendars and ended up not finishing any of them, so this year I've been having a look around at the beauty ones and here are a few that have caught my eye.