Wednesday, 29 May 2019

4 DEWY FOUNDATIONS I’M OBSESSED WITH RN

4 foundations for summer radiant skin

Oh go on, it’s time for a new foundation edit. Some old faves (looking at ya Becca!), some new-ish (IT Cosmetics), some brand new luxury (oh hiiiii Dior) & even one new drugstore contender (Revlon much?)! I have 4 Illuminating foundations that will make you glow like you’ve not glowed before (glowed - is that even a word???). From light to full coverage, I got ya covered! 

Monday, 27 May 2019

NEW IN MAKEUP | PALE SKIN BRONZERS

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Huda Beauty Tantour in Fair & Fenty Beauty Sun Stalk'r Instnt Wrmth Brnzr  in Inda Sun
RiRi & Huda are after our wallets again with their new and exciting launches! Pale & looking for a bronzer to add just a little warmth to your face without looking fake? Let’s tan, ahem talk luxury bronzers made for pale faces like yours truly! 

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

UD NAKED RELOADED VS ABH SULTRY: ARE THEY DUPES?

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UD Naked Reloaded vs ABH Sultry

Since its launch Urban Decay Naked Reloaded raised a few eyebrows in the beauty community thanks to its similarity to Anastasia Beverly Hills Sultry palette which launched a few months before. But are they really dupes of each other? We all know and come to expect budget beauty dupes, but are luxury brands given the same privilege? Now let’s have a closer look at both palettes together & decide: do we have a luxury dupe on our hands?

Sunday, 5 May 2019

WHY DID I NOT TRIED IT SOONER? LIME CRIME VENUS XL II PALETTE

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Lime Crime Venus XL II review with unfiltered swatches

I’ve heard of Lime Crime of course, but I was never that drawn to their stuff because of lack of availability in the UK. But ever since their launch on our shores, I was drawn to trying their cult formula eyeshadows. I tried to stay away for the longest time until Lime Crime Venus XL II Palette came about. I mean look at her! I’ve been playing with it for over a month now and I’m finally ready to share my thoughts.

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

13 REASONS WHY YOU NEED ABH RIVIERA PALETTE & 1 WHY YOU DON’T

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13 reasons why you NEED Anastasia Beverly Hills Riviera and 1 why you don't!

A new palette from Anastasia Beverly Hills is sure to break the internet but is there anything other than hype to make you spend your hard earned money? I decided to start my ‘BDQ palette week’ with ABH Riviera with all its colours and promises of summer fun. Here are 13 reasons why you should take the plunge & 1 why you could sit this one out. 

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

RADIANT SKIN IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

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How to cheat a post-holiday glow

I aim to please and please you I shall be by sharing my not so secret ways to the ultimate post-holiday glow (holiday not included soz). I’ve not been away far too long but that doesn’t stop me looking like I’ve just come back from a relaxing beach break. How? Great skincare + a little fake tan. Intrigued? 

Sunday, 14 April 2019

4 NEW CLEANSERS FOR EVERY POCKET

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4 new cleansers to try now


I am a little of a cleanser aficionado and testing new cleansers brings me joy. Cleansing is my favourite pastime and I only want the best. Best at breaking down makeup and SPF. Best non-stripping formula. Best and gentle on the sensitive eyes. Best at keeping my skin happy. Here are 4 new formulas I’ve been testing lately. I have micellar water, milk, oil and even a balm to hit that spot. Please read on, if you’re looking for that perfect cleanser, whatever your budget.

Monday, 8 April 2019

IS THIS THE BEST CREAM CONTOUR FOR PALE SKIN?

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Fenty Beauty Match Stix in Amber

Finding a contour shade that really but REALLY suits super pale skin isn’t easy. BELIEVE ME, I’ve been trying for years. But hey, I found it so obviously I'm here to share the news. 

Monday, 1 April 2019

CHASING THAT GLOW: DCL MULTI-ACTION PENTA PEEL REVIEW

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DCL Penta Peel pads review

Some people chase love, I chase that glow life. Anyone with me? I love makeup, sure. But what is makeup without a perfect canvas to work with? I’ve been using DCL Multi-Action Penta Peel* for over 3 months now. Here’s what I think. 


Sunday, 31 March 2019

LUXURY MAKEUP NEWBIES: BUT ARE THEY WORTH THE SPLURGE?

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Luxury newbies reviewed

The sun is shining and your girl’s playing with makeup. What else is new? Well, quite a bit actually! The beauty world has blessed us with so many newbies, but are they worth your hard earned money? Let’s have a closer look, shall we? 

Monday, 11 March 2019

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT REVOLUTION BEAUTY MATTE BASE

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Revolution Beauty: Matte Base series reviewed

I love a good Revolution launch so the new Matte Base got me intrigued. Can they replace any of my higher end base products? Let's find out...

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

BUT FIRST SKINCARE

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5x skincare newbies you should try next

Forever my motto, #butfirstskincare is as important as drinking water for me. It’s been a few years now since I’ve started to really, but really pay attention to what I put on my face and boy it’s really paid off. My skin looks better than ever before and I’m super grateful for all the learns, all the challenges and all the mini-triumphs. Here are a few newbies in my routine, that you should know about!  

Monday, 25 February 2019

YOUR LASHES BUT BETTER WITH NYK1 LASH FORCE SERUM


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I’m sure you’ve seen it all around Instagram. Lash serums have been ‘in fashion’ for quite some time but are they worth the hassle. I’m almost 3 months in, so was it worth it? Let’s chat all pros and cons! 

Sunday, 17 February 2019

ALL ABOUT SQUALANE


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When Indeed Labs comes out with a new product, the skincare world rejoices. Their new launch, Squalane oil has gotten the blogosphere talking. So, is squalane worth the hype or just another passing skincare trend? Let's dig in shall we?

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

KAYALI CITRUS | 8 - A NEW FRAGRANCE BY HUDA & MONA KATTAN

KAYALI CITRUS | 8 - A NEW FRAGRANCE BY HUDA & MONA KATTAN 


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Have you ever fallen in love with a fragrance instantly? This is a story of Kayali Citrus | 8, the brand new perfume from the founder of Huda Beauty Huda and her sister Mona Kattan. Can these girls do us wrong? Let’s find out! 

Monday, 28 January 2019

NEW & NOTEWORTHY

New beauty launches worth the hype


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Hello my Queens. Welcome back to new and improved (nah - why improve on perfection...LOL) Beauty Drama Queen. It’s been a while huh? I’ve been away from the blog but I'm trying to get back into the routine. Coming back with my favourite kind of post where we chat about all the beauty newness and damn, the industry has been busy. How to navigate through all the new bits and only grab the true cult beauty? Check out the absolute must-haves as tested by yours truly! Make some tea, pour yourself a glass of wine - no judgement here & let’s get into the new & noteworthy! 

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