Saturday, 23 April 2016

New L'Oreal Elvive Extraordinary Clay Review

Hi guys,
So recently I had the good fortune to receive samples for all three parts of the new L'Oreal Elvive Extraordinary Clay collection: the shampoo, conditioner and clay masque. It is designed for oily roots and dry ends, and since I have long hair with roots that do tend to get greasy, I thought I was the ideal person to test this out!

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

April 2016 Playlist

Hi guys,
So, following on from last month, here's April's playlist, and you can follow me on Spotify here.

Here's my entire playlist, subject to changes as the month goes on:

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Benefit Porefessional Review

Here's my review of the bestselling Benefit primer, the Porefessional Pro Balm, which (no spoilers) is one of the primers I like to use, and claims to minimize the appearance of pores.

This balm comes in one shade but appears to match all tones. I have only ever had one bad experience with this product, which claims to be oil free, and I hadn't used it in a while. Upon opening, a whole load of what appeared to be oil spurted out which was gross. However the product after that seemed fine...?

Packaging- Nice, typical Benefit  and clearly says what it does, how to apply etc.
Dispenser- Very small hole in tube, squeeze to dispense. Has a tendency when running low to squirt out at once, and must be careful when travelling not to dispense
Texture- Matte, oil free balm: feels great on the skin.
Fragrance- Lovely skincare cosmetic-y, Benefit smell that I personally love.
Application- Easy, with fingers is best, I wouldn't advise using a brush to be honest. 
Longevity- Lasts all day as a natural, matte-ish pore minimiser. I like to use under foundation rather than on top, due to the glitter, and it does stop my makeup from sliding off my face as much.
Coverage- Fairly natural but definitely is a great minimiser.
Pigmentation- Not exactly pigmented but does have a tint that seems to work with any skin colour. Does have glitter, which I would remove, but it isn't noticeable, especially under foundation
75/80! I think we need to take a moment to worship how good this is.

This is a truly great product and I can see why so many people love it (I think it's one of Benefit's best selling products). And the fact that it is oil free and doesn't clog pores means that it can basically suit any skintone.

Monday, 11 April 2016

5 Minute Hairstyles for Long Hair

Hi guys, 
So, as a girl with very long hair, that can sometimes be difficult to manage, I thought I'd make a post with some pictures and guides to creating some easy to manage, yet super cute hairstyles. 

Sunday, 10 April 2016

Hair hacks

Hey guys!
My hair is far from perfect, but this post will give you some hacks - which I hope are some use to you - to keep your hair lookin' perf 👌🏼

Saturday, 9 April 2016

Dior Poison Girl First Impression/Review

Hi guys,
So I was lucky enough to receive a sample of the new Dior fragrance, called Poison Girl. Dior have a whole range of these 'Poison' perfumes, including Poison, Hypnotic Poison, Pure Poison and this new addition to their line, but I have not knowingly tried any of them before, so I was excited to give this a shot.

Friday, 8 April 2016

My Lalalab Experience

Hi guys,
So I am not sure how much detail I've gone into about this, but I am a big lover of photos. Glossy, usually black and white photos are my lifeblood, and I have a whole wall covered in photos (there's a post coming shortly about my arrangements for that). Recently I have tried a couple of apps that ship photos to you, one called FreePrints, and the other, which I prefer, is called Lalalab. 

This post is not sponsored in any way, and I have received no monetary gain or free products from Lalalab as a result of this.