Beauty; gold-y looks & the three makeup brushes πŸ’‹πŸ’„

Back with the makeup looks for you all. You can ignore the caption, I didn’t use 3 makeup brushes, probably more like 6/7… I was just trying to be funny πŸ™„πŸ˜‚ did it work?

For this look I used;

  • Nyx microbrow pencil in brunette
  • Benefit kabrow in shade 3.5
  • Rimmel wake me up foundation in shade soft beige
  • Beauty kitchen primer
  • Lashes are primalash in D11
  • Bella Pierre highlighter
  • Makeup revolution blush in shade bloom 
  • Gerard cosmetics liquid lipstick in shade 1995
  • Benefit roller lash mascara
  • Bella Pierre banana setting powder
  • Makeup revolution reloaded eyeshadow palette
  • Revolution pro entranced palette shade beguile 
  • Rimmel exaggerate liquid eyeliner 

I really think these shades are so warming! Don’t you? I love the brown lips with the orange & gold tones. It keeps the look warm & compliments my skin tone. 

I’m getting much better at ‘baking’ too. It really is a must for under your eyes! It makes them look so much more flawless. I use real techniques sponges for doing that. Do you bake your makeup? 

One thing I need to learn is how to do winged liner. I am awful at it. I feel like it would make my makeup looks look so much better! Winged liner helps you shape your eyes & finish your eyeshadow. Plus it just looks super glam too πŸ’πŸ½ 

What’s your favourite part of putting makeup on?

Beauty; my everyday makeup πŸ’‹πŸ’πŸ½

A lot of people have asked for this post so I thought why not, it seems fun! πŸ’πŸ½ I’m not amazing at makeup but I’m happy with how I would do an everyday kind of look. I hope you like it… Also a little warning, this might get ugly πŸ˜‚ 

So let’s start with preparing your skin for the makeup application. I always cleanse, tone & moisturise before. Even though I will then go on to use a primer. Your skin can never be too fresh. Plus your base is key to your skin looking flawless. 

I would then apply my concealer, the coloured ones I mean, green & purple under my eyes & over the rest of my skin to cover spots or blemishes. I like it to look as even as possible when I apply my foundation so this step is a must for me. Plus I have awful dark circles. 

After this I would then apply my foundation, all over! I use a beauty blender to apply it. Works best for me πŸ’πŸ½ I always wear rimmel foundations, I cannot find any fault in their products.

I would then move on to my eyebrows… As I like to apply my product whilst my skin is still quite soft. The application is much nicer when your brows are soft too. Depends on the look you’re going for I suppose. I always use benefit goof proof, never anything else I love it! 

Then I would apply my mascara, sometimes I use an eyelash primer first it depends on how much time I have! I tend to use two mascaras even for just an everyday look as some mascara brushes are better for volume & other’s for separating! At the moment I am using benefit, again yes I know, they’re real & roller lash. I would then put liquid eyeliner on & pencil to finish my eyes.

There you go, the finished article πŸ’πŸ½ hope you enjoyed this post ☺️ if you want to know about any other brands I have used or particular products just ask 

Bloggermail; rimmel sun shimmer influenster voxbox πŸ’πŸ½πŸ‘™

Let me start by saying I received these products completely complimentary of influenster & rimmel to try & review! Hope you enjoy! 

I am a complete occasional tanner, but when I do tan I like to use a dark colour. Cannot beat a deep & dark tan. Don’t get me wrong I was crapping myself when I applied it the first time. It was super dark & it said it develops in an hour… Pray for Caitlin πŸ™Š I’m already a short arse, don’t want to be looking like an Oompa Loompa πŸ˜‚ 

It smelt lovely when I was applying it, not like fake tan, more like a candle? Someone who has also tried this please tell me you get what I mean?! It was lovely & fresh. The mousse I used with a mitt & it literally went on so smoothly, gliding over my skin. The self tan lotion was extreeeemely dark & very very runny. Told you I’m pants with fake tan… But again the smell was nice! I think the chia oil had something to do with the consistency πŸ’πŸ½ 

I’m not going to lie to you, I haven’t used the wash off one. I tried one of these once before & it didn’t do anything. But I will give it a go soon πŸ‘ŒπŸ½ 

Do you fake tan?! 

Influenster; rimmel voxbox πŸ’„πŸ’‹

Receiving this box in the post the other weekend literally made me so happy! All of these products were sent to me complimentary for testing purposes thanks to influenster & rimmel

I’ve recently had my fake nails off & decided that I won’t have them done again, so this really did arrive at the best time πŸ˜πŸ’πŸ½ Β so far I have used two of the colours & the top coat. Yes they chipped, but only after about 3/4 days & to be fair I type a lot at work so that probably doesn’t help! But the shades are bloody beautiful. If you know me, then you know these are very me kind of colours.

The lipsticks are beautiful! I loved creating an ombrΓ© look with these as they all compliment each other so well πŸ’‹ Β I love that they’re long lasting but they also come off quite easily, like you don’t have to scrub them off at the end of the day πŸ™ŒπŸ½ life changing πŸ˜‚ they do taste quite weird though… not that I eat my lipsticks πŸ™„ but y’know….

What does everyone else think to these?!

Caitlin xoΒ 

Mini haul; boots 3 for 2 πŸ‘„

It makes me super happy when boots do offers across all the cosmetics brands.. so I had to take them up on this offer. 

I needed a new concealer as mine had almost ran out.. I was lucky to get the last one in the shade I needed too. I swear by this concealer. I use the instant age rewind by Maybelline, bloody love it. The sponge applicator on the end is so soft it literally goes on a treat. I buy mine in the shade nude as I don’t like under my eyes to be too bright! 

I also got myself my favourite liquid eyeliner. I don’t do well with most other ones, so I hope they never change this one… It’s the rimmel exaggerate eyeliner. I did get waterproof though as I couldn’t find the normal one… Hmmm. Do they still do it? 

I then decided, seeing as it was 3 for 2, to treat myself to a new lippy. I am lipstick mad, I am so sorry! I looked for literally ages & I decided to try one that I had never tried, & is fairly new. I love nudes, browns & purple shades so I thought this one looked perfect for me. It literally smells amazingly vanilla like 😍 so … I don’t think it’s the best, but it’s good for like everyday wear. I wouldn’t be happy to wear it somewhere I wanted to make an effort for… So yeah pretty standard. It doesn’t dry very fast, I think that’s the problem. But I don’t dislike it… Even though it sounds like I do πŸ˜‚ I just wouldn’t rate it a favourite of mine.

What would you buy on this offer? Would you stock up, or buy something you have never tried before? 

Caitlin 😘 πŸ‘„

Inside my makeup bag; daily products πŸ‘„πŸ’…πŸ½

What makeup do I keep in my makeup bag? Or do I use on a daily basis?! This is what I love using & swear by. I don’t tend to wear foundation everyday but I will show you what foundation is my ‘everyday’ one, if I’ve got an awful breakout πŸ™ˆ 

My go to mascara, or mascara’s I should say are benefit they’re real & too faced better than sex. I love the brush on the too faced mascara as it separates my lashes nicely. But the they’re real mascara is a brilliant product! I like my lashes to be full & fluffy looking. 

Liquid eyeliner lives in my bag too, but I only wear it if my lashes aren’t looking as full. I use a rimmel liner, exaggerate. I don’t like those long tips that some have that are flimsy, I prefer it to be smaller so it’s more precise. 

I cannot go out without doing my brows, so this is an ultimate must have product for me. I always use benefit goof proof & I wouldn’t use anything else now, it’s a brilliant product! I find that it is the perfect size to shape your eyebrows & it’s like a more precise pencil. I’m no good with these pomades & things πŸ™Š 

My absolute babe of a duo for making me look like I slept really well even if I didn’t… πŸ™„ The instant anti age eraser eye by Maybelline & a purple concealer by w7. I couldn’t live without this baby!! Works an absolute treat. I buy mine from Amazon for like Β£2! 

I love rimmel foundations as they have the best coverage for me. I don’t like them too heavy so I use either the wake me up, or match perfection range! That’s if I wear foundation, a lot of the time my skin is pretty good so I don’t need it. But it’s always in my bag in case I look a bit rough πŸ™ˆπŸ˜‚

What makeup do you have in your makeup bag?! 

Caitlin 😘

Influenster; Rimmel lasting finish voxbox πŸ’πŸ½πŸ’„

I was lucky enough to be given these products complimentary to try on behalf of Rimmel & influenster uk.

This box had 3 fabulous makeup products! Foundation, concealer & lipstick.. can you guess by now which I was the most excited about trying? The lipstick of course… I’ll review these in the order of least likely to buy to most likely.

The concealer. I thought I was going to love this but it just wasn’t for me. It reminded me of the one I always use, the age rewind maybelline one. It couldn’t be anymore different though. The product itself didn’t have the best consistency I’ve seen, it was fairly hard. The best word I could come up with for it. The applicator was also tough, it didn’t go on very nicely. I then thought how about I put it on my hand then apply it.. nope. Just not for me. It was drying before I’d even managed to blend it on my face! πŸ™ˆ Sorry rimmel, not a lover of this. The shade itself was spot on for my skin though! So influenster are good at matching πŸ’πŸ½

Now this was a bit of a close call, but the lipstick. So you all know by now how much I love lipstick. The only reason this didn’t win for me is because it’s not a matte finish. It’s not overly glossy, but just my preference, yknow? So the shade was perfect, honestly opened it & was beaming as its definitely my colour. Vintage pink, it matched my nails!! Eeee! 😁 Yes I’m that sad to be excited by that. It was definitely a beaut of a product, it probably lasted for a good few hours. Plus I love that it’s the sort of shade that you can add to a really good smokey eye makeup look or for everyday wear as it’s not too much of an out there kind of colour. Well done rimmel πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ‘„ 

The foundation was the winner. The bottle is mahoosive so I feel like this is going to last me quite well. My favourite foundation before I tried this was a rimmel one, the wake me up range. So I felt happy to get another foundation. It didn’t disappoint! Have you seen the applicator on this?! Perfect! The foundation shade is beautiful & the consistency of it is absolutely wonderful. I think it’s a good contender with the wake me up foundation. Maybe I’ll alternate in future πŸ€”πŸ‘ŒπŸ½ I loved that it felt light on your skin. I don’t wear foundation everyday but if I’m having a bad skin day I’ll apply it, so it’s nice to have a product that doesn’t feel like you’re wearing a lot. I hope that made sense… πŸ˜‚ 

What did everyone else think of this box? I’m excited to know if people agreed on the concealer or not? 

Caitlin xo πŸ’žπŸ’«

Rimmel voxbox: influenster πŸ’„

Wow, so happy to receive my first voxbox 😍 as soon as I saw the email, I got a little bit excited. I got sent a box of goodies completely complimentary to try. Thankyou again influenster 😘 It’s safe to say I definitely got stuck in straight away.

So I received three beautiful Rimmel products to test for you lovelies. Firstly I tried the mascara ‘wonderfully real‘ as that is an everyday makeup for me. The brush is perfect for me, I love a brush which is more for volume. I feel like it worked better on my bottom lashes as it didn’t really build up much on my top lashes. The only problem is I found it kept coming off & leaving little black smudges on my under eye area… I feel like it might suit others better, maybe my lashes on the bottom are too long? I don’t dislike this mascara, but I don’t think I would purchase it.. Sorry Rimmel πŸ™ˆ

The winged liner.. ‘WonderWing‘ Now this I loved. It has the perfect sized nib, so it glides over your lids with ease. I enjoyed using this, I don’t usually wing my liner so I’m not amazing at it, but I have to say I didn’t struggle too much. I will definitely enjoy using the eyeliner. It might even sway me to wing my liner more often. 

Now this palette is beautiful. ‘Magnif’eyes‘ I LOVE it. It has lovely shades to choose from & so many of them compliment each other. I used my spectrum brushes to apply these shadows. The lighter colours I had to try to build up a bit more, but the other colours are amazingly pigmented & you don’t have to use a lot at all. I would definitely purchase this again, I love a nude palette. Spot on Rimmel πŸ™ŒπŸ½ 

I love Rimmel makeup, what’s one of your ‘go to’ brands?! 

Caitlin xoπŸ’–