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Living Nature Foundation Review

Living Nature Foundation Review

If I'm honest, most natural and organic 'foundations' have about as much coverage as a tinted moisturiser. Acne, angry blemishes, and bad bad skin days have sadly not been helped by the green beauty makeup I own. Late last year, I went through a really horrid acne phase (again!!)... maybe due to stress... I wish I knew... but my forehead and skin around my mouth kept breaking out in big (and I mean FAT ASS) spots that just... Would. Not. Go away. Annoying enough. However, working in a front of house position in hospitality, I was desperate to hide my bumpy, [...]
Natural makeup to fake looking awake

Guest Post – Fake It ‘Til You Wake It

Today I'm so pleased to feature a guest blog post from Bristol-based beauty blogger, Sasha Seaward. She is the writer behind Balanced Beauty Bristol, and has some amazing tips for how to look refreshed when you don't feel it. Fake It 'Til You Wake It So as tired mumma with a toddler who has rubbish nighttime habits, I have picked up more than a few tips and tricks to make myself look just that little bit more awake. (Or on the really bad days... you know, just to look ALIVE is good). In fact I'd say I was a bit of an [...]
The best natural organic liquid eyeliner!

The Best Natural Organic Liquid Eyeliner

The quest is finally over. My mission to search for a liquid eyeliner that is non-toxic and stays on your eyelids is complete. I've been tweeting so much about this product that I had to dedicate it's own blog post. Behold, the best natural organic liquid eyeliner from Zao Makeup! The Best Natural Organic Liquid Eyeliner Quest Complete First of all, a big thanks to Amy from Get That Glow for making me aware of probably the most impressive piece of makeup kit I have ever bought. Peeps making the move over to natural and organic cosmetics will understand what I [...]
Green People DD Moisturiser

Green People Tinted DD Moisturiser

Hands up pale girls who have the problem with finding an ivory foundation that is actually anywhere close to the colour of white ivory!?? I bring forth good news - the hunt is over, there is a brand that have created a tinted moisturiser that (hold your breath) isn't orange. It's hard to believe, I know, but finally the Snow Whites out there can use a product that doesn't need to be mixed with anything else to make it match our porcelain skin. As if this couldn't be amazing enough, it also helps prevent wrinkles... Mind blown. Could it be [...]
Green beauty swap box 2015

Christmas #GreenBeautySwap 2015

This Christmas I was lucky enough to be part of the #GreenBeautySwap! My lovely swap partner and organiser of the gift-giving was Ria from the blog NaturiaBeauty. She sent me an amazing package wrapped in adorable Rudolph paper. Here's a peak at what was inside... Inside The Box The amazing green beauty in my Christmas box: Tisserand Sweet Dreams Aromatherapy Roller Ball Deep Steep Argan Oil Sugar Scrub Acure Brightening Facial Scrub Lily Lolo Pink Champagne Mineral Eye Shadow Deep Steep Grapefruit and Bergamot Moisture Stick Inika Organic Eye Liner in Graphite John Masters Organic Citrus and Neroli Detangler (sample) [...]

So Eco Bamboo Make-Up Brushes

A visit to TKMaxx is usually the same drill for me: first make a bee-line for the bargain nail polish, face serums, bath salts and make-up; second browse the shoes and have ridiculous hopes for anything lovely in a puny size three; lastly attack the homeware aisle even though I don't have my own house or flat.... or my own bedroom. Last month was a slightly disappointing trip as the stock in store wasn't the best, especially on the natural skincare and make-up front (there wasn't even any Dr. Bronner's!). I did however manage to pick up these beautifully packaged So Eco bamboo [...]

4 Summer Gold Make-Up Staples

Recently I picked up a few new make-up bits in anticipation of some summer rays, and like a lot of girls I love the idea of the summer golden and naturally sun-kissed look! Browsing some of my favourite green beauty websites, I hunted down these gold-copper-shimmer products to add that summer glow which I especially love using with a bronzed tan... Bellápierre Vanilla Pink Super Gloss A rich bronze-pink with golden shimmer, Bellápierre seem to have captured summer glow in their Vanilla Pink Super Gloss. It's a gorgeous shade that reminds me of toasted caramelised almonds and smells of vanilla cupcakes. A staple for the handbag [...]
Ilia Shell Shock

A Sheer Summer Pink | Ilia Shell Shock

Lipsticks can be hard work sometimes. They require constant applications during the day and after everything you eat or drink, for which you must use a mirror or else look like the Joker from Batman, and most frustrating of all they can have a tendency to dry lips. My lips are extraordinarily dry anyway so I find it a struggle to be best friends with lipstick. It's like I have lizards stuck to my face sometimes. This summer, I have been keen to go for a pretty lip colour without a matte finish, which is super easy to apply when out [...]
Funny Bee and Lavera samples

Funny Bee and Lavera BB Cream Samples

I've been collecting some sample sachets for a little while now and decided to give the BB creams a go now that the weather is getting a bit warmer. As one of those people that will not buy something until I have already run out, I just have two natural liquid 'foundation' products in my make-up drawer: my much loved Madara Tinting Fluid and my Yes To Grapefruit CC Cream. You may notice I do not have a BB cream which is why I was interested to see how these two sachets faired with my super pale problem skin. Funny Bee [...]
Lily Lolo Laid Bare Collection

Natural and Vegan Naked Palette Dupe

The neutral eyeshadow palette is surely a staple in every girls make-up collection - offering a simple shortcut to effortlessly pulling off the 'no make-up' make-up or just the simple understated go-to for everyday whether you're heading to school or work. I must admit, I still used my Urban Decay Naked Palette until I found this natural and non-toxic dupe 'Laid Bare' Collection from Lily Lolo. It's smaller than the original Urban Decay counterpart, but you could also say it's a merge between the Naked palette and Urban Decay Basics palette. So how does it compare? Read on for my review! [...]