Saturday, 31 January 2015

Prom Dress Inspiration | Victoria's Dress

Remembering how stressed out I was for my year 11 prom, I remember I didn't have any help in finding the right dress. There are so many prom and evening dresses available online, and depending on what type of dress you are looking for it can prove difficult. The first prom you ever go to is always going to be a special memory, which is why I am putting together a guide on finding the perfect prom dress. There are numerous online retailers which sell evening wear online, but today I am talking to you about Victoria's Dress - and online brand which sell evening, prom and other special occasion dresses up to 65% discount (I wish I had known about this website when I was looking for my prom dress). 

Thursday, 29 January 2015

On Trend: Camel, Nude, Beige | Kim Kardashian & Cheaper alternatives to what she wears

I can't tell you how much I've been loving Kim Kardashian recently. I seem to go through phases with the Kardashians, but this one is pretty hard to miss as her style is on point this season. Everything she wears, I instantly want - and lets face it, she knows how to pull of everything she wears. This season, all I am seeing is shades of camel, beige, browns, nudes and khaki colours and even Misguided seem to be picking up on Kimmy K's fashionable style (unfortunately everything seems to be sold out right now). 

I'm all about wearing basic clothing with a full face of makeup, which seems to be exactly what Kim is doing right now. Okay, so maybe her clothes aren't basic as they are hundreds and thousands of dollars worth of designer gear, but you can see how simplistic her outfits are - no glitz, no glam just neutral figure hugging pieces paired with a pair of classy designer heels.

Some cheaper alternatives to Kim's wardrobe (I must get my hands on all of these!)...

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Fitspiration Wishlist | January 2015

Fitness wishlist 2

If there's one thing that makes me feel better about being cooped up in my bed and not being able to do anything apart from school work and scrolling through social media, it's looking at tons of fitspiration blog posts, tumblr pages and pinterests. After Missguided recently launched their first fitness branch of clothing it seems everyone has gone health kick crazy, and not being able to exercise right now is really taking its toll. As I wrote a few posts ago I've been following the Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide, well before I got poorly anyway, which I absolutely love (you can buy it here). I can't wait to re-start the whole programme and get kitted out in new, bright and gorgeous workout clothing. Here are my favourite picks from my recent online shopping browse...

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Beauty 101 | Top 5 Foundations (Drugstore & High-end)

Top 5 foundations

Hi everyone, this is my first time blogging from my new Macbook Pro (which I am trying to get the hang of!). I recently hit 2000 followers which is absolutely amazing!! I have missed frequently blogging so much, but I just don't seem to be getting any better, which sucks because it means I can't take high quality photos and really put the best into my blog. Today I am talking about my favourite foundations, I recently did a post on skin types and which foundations suit them best which you can read here, and I wanted to follow it up with a post on my holy grail foundations...

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Beauty 101 | Determining your Eyeshape, Eyeshadow Tips

When it comes to making your eye makeup work, it is really difficult to determine what looks best with the eye shape were blessed with from your parents. Its a struggle which I knew for many years until I really discovered how makeup actually works. I've put together a guide on how to figure out which eye shape you have and how to work with it and hopefully you'll be able to get some tips (if you need them) on how to make the best out of your eyes...

There are many variations of eye shapes which all come with different names other than the ones in the photo above. As these are the most common I thought I'd stick to them as you everyone will share features with at least one of the eyeshapes displayed above. I've always been confused as to how to actually apply makeup to my eyes, after spending hours and never getting the right results about a year ago I thought it was about time I actually learnt what my eye shape was and which ways were best to apply makeup for them. I would say my eyes are quite small, slightly hooded and every so slightly upturned. There's nothing special about my eyes, they're just plain and 'ordinary'...forever longing for big feline eyes which are absolutely stunning! Once you figure out your eyeshape, its usually easy to figure out how to apply eye makeup as there are so many tutorials plastered all over the web. Here are my tips...

Friday, 2 January 2015

Beauty 101 | Foundation, Chosing the Right Shade, Formula, Primers and Application

Hello everyone and happy new year! Today I am talking about foundation, and how to chose the perfect one for your skin tone, type and budget. Getting foundation right is a very difficult task, does it look right in different lightings? Are you undertones correct for your skin? Should a primer be used? What type of foundation will be best for my skin type? etc etc! I still don't think I've found the perfect foundation for myself, but I've tried enough out to know what works best for me and what doesn't, and which suits my skin types the best. Carry on reading to enjoy my guide to chosing the right foundation, with a few recommendations thrown in there too...