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Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Sleek Sunset eyeshadow palette

PRODUCT: Sleek Sunset eye shadow palette
COLOUR: Shimmer sunset colours
PRICE: £6.49

I can't mention enough how much I love Sleek makeup, although thinking about it maybe I mention it in every single post that I write containing Sleek makeup! :) so here goes another...

Their products are such good quality and for the price it is amazing!!

So on to the palette, this is the second sleek palette that I own and they really are so versatile and allow you to create so many different looks from the one palette it is great!



 Colours are swatched in order from the palette starting at the left side moving along and down to the left side.

There will be blog post's to follow this one containing looks I create with this palette.

Thank you for reading folks!

Much love

Amanda xxx

Saturday, 26 November 2011

Models Own Aqua Violet Beetlejuice collection


I couldn't wait for the launch of the Beetle juice collection from Models Own.

Truly gorgeous colours and unusual effect. I like to be different and these certainly are!

This is the whole collection.....

I chose Aqua Violet from this range which is fourth along in this above picture.

The polish is a fairly runny consistency which is annoying as it can blob everywhere!
So don't be wearing you best clothes when applying!

So on to Aqua Violet....
A gorgeous colour, it reminds me of  the effect petrol has on the ground...

What do you think?

Much Love



Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Garnier BB cream- Light

PRICE:£9.99 at Boots

I was lucky enough to receive a sample of Garnier BB cream from signing up on their website.

The product has been out for a few months now and a lot more of the mainstream brands have jumped on the BB bandwagon.

A BB cream is a Blemish Balm which is a light formula, similar to a tinted moisturiser. The balm's hydrate skin and claim to 'blur imperfections' providing SPF and smoothing fine lines.

Every different BB cream has its own claims and they vary slightly but they are worth giving a go.

When applying the Garnier BB cream it was lovely and weightless just like applying a very light moisturiser.

This is definitely a light coverage if you are looking for heavy coverage this isn't for you I'm afraid. I like both depending on what I am doing and where I am going. Sometimes a light coverage is all I need and team with a few other make up bits, it makes a pretty good attempt at a naturally made up face!

Have a look for yourself... BEWARE BARE FACED PICTURES AHEAD!!...... :)

No makeup

BB Cream applied

BB cream applied

A little bronzer, blush, mascara,liner and brow pencil

Lovely natural look :)
What do you think?

Much Love 


Friday, 18 November 2011

Raiding the make up box....

This is a random eye make up that I created on my beautiful friend today!

There was no particular 'look' in mind I just went with it and randomly created this.....

Products used: Sleek Storm palette (light gold), Sleek Sunset palette (orange and black) ELF gel eyeliner,orange glitter by Star Gazer, HD Brow palette.

What do you think?

Lots of love



Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Stuck for an Xmas gift for the lovely ladies in your life?.....

Some of you may know I also have a little venture called The Jewellery Fairy.

There is lots of lovely jewellery pieces available and would make perfect Christmas pressies!

You can browse and buy through my website HERE and P&P is only 50p!

Here are a few items that are currently available...

And lots more at The Jewellery Fairy Website

Lots of love


Saturday, 12 November 2011

Sleek Blush in Coral

PRICE: £4.30

A lovely quality blush and very pigmented! So much so you have to be careful not to be heavy handed when applying.

We all know it is easier to apply more than take it off and start all over again! And even lots of blending still doesn't get the right look.

Gorgeous colour, although it does look quite dark in the packaging, when used lightly it works just as well to give a flushed look.

The blush has a very slight shimmer in it but is hardly noticeable in normal daylight.

What do you think? .....

Much Love


Models Own Emerald City glitter polish

I haven't owned a glitter polish in a long while, but they have become incredibly more sophisticated over the years haven't they? Gorgeous colours are available and good quality brands are creating them.


I recently chose this polish as it is just a gorgeous colour! The pictures I have really don't do it justice, the Models Own stock photo however is a little better colour wise.
Check it out HERE

It is a gorgeous dare I say 'Emerald green', I think the clue is in the title of that one! :)
A great Christmas tree green and super sparkly.

Like I said my pictures really don't do the colour of this gorgeous polish justice but that's just because of my camera! Its not that good really!

The coverage on the last picture here is achieved by 3 coats! And if you are a perfectionist like me you will be able to see it still isn't a full coverage! So I would definitely put another coat on. With one coat it is almost completely sheer with fine green glitter.

The thing to note here though is this is the polish straight onto the natural nail with no base colour. I think is would also look great with a base polish underneath, also this would then require less coats of glitter! :)

What do you think?



Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Leighton Denny Babydoll Polish

Gorgeous neutral colour
Ultra shine
Good coverage from one coat

Here is the important part... What it looks like :)....

These pictures have two coats.




Wednesday, 2 November 2011

OPI shorts story

Love OPI nail polish!

  • Great Product to work with.
  • Good coverage from one coat
  • Gorgeous colour
Enough said! Here are the pictures.... :)

Lots of Love