Picking the right eyeshadow palette | The Best Eyeshadow Palettes for Dark Skin

If you have been reading this blog long enough, you will know that I am a creature of habit, and once I like something I use it to death! Me and eyeshadow palettes have not had the greatest relationship. I just didn’t know where to start when it came to eyeshadow palettes, well it was probably because I didnt know how to use and apply eyeshadows. Once I started to get the hang of applying eyeshadows I became more interested in eyeshadow palettes (see here for how I apply my eyeshadow). This year alone I…

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Do the brush cleaners actually work?

Hey my lovelies, how are you doing? I know, I know, it has been a while. All will be explained on Friday Washing your brushes can be so long, trust me I know! Sometimes I am tempted not to even bother, heck why am I lying? I have gone months and months without washing my brushes before I realised that it affects my skin. Gross I know, but it is what it is, girl feel free to judge away! Washing your brushes is almost a necessary evil. You know you need to do it because of…

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Bringing the vision to life. How do I bring the vision to life?

‘Average won’t cut it. Here’s the thing about average: it’s average. And you? You’re anything but. You’re built to reach higher. To be stronger. To be faster. To feel your best and still push for better. Average will always be out there. Always stay one step ahead’. We spoke about creating and seeing the vision (here). Thanks for the positive feedback I have received from you guys regarding how useful this is/ It is really encouraging to hear how women are striving to make a difference in all different areas. Today, let’s talk about bringing…

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What items should go in your ‘On the go’ makeup kit?

I will be honest here, I do not wear makeup everyday. There are some days when I have slept on time the night before and I am feeling well rested that I feel alert enough to throw on foundation and eyeliner but most days I don’t wear anything. I tend to focus more on my skin care to make sure that my skin looks good because I notice that especially in winter my eczema tends to flare up. However, something I find really useful is essentially having two makeup kits, and even though I don’t…

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Airspun Setting Powder. What does it look like on dark skin tones?

Hey guys, so here is another review for y’all. So I’m that type of person that reads the comments, the comments of everything. I even read the comments of YouTube videos or blog posts before watching the videos! The comments section is where the party at, don’t forget who told you! So I was doing my usual reading through the comments and I noticed someone mentioning this airspun setting powder and how amazing it is. Ooooohhhhh my curiosity antennas were wriggling as they do, so I had to try it. *** What do they say about…

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Who Am I? | What are my foundation shades?

Who Am I? Some people call me Temi, and some people call me Tope, my full name is Temitope by the way. Some people say I should define myself as a mother first, other people say that I should define myself as a wife first and foremost. Sometimes I wonder if I am a black Christian woman, or I am Christian first before mentioning the colour of my skin. Maybe I should define myself by my gender before mentioning my beliefs, race or my current status. I dont know to be honest, but one thing…

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My Favourite Drugstore Foundations | Maybelline, LA Girl etc

It’s really easy to get sucked into the idea that makeup has to be expensive to be good. Also, as a woman of colour, I don’t know about you but I got very used to the idea that I have to spend money on foundation in order to get my shade. I was just used to walking around UK drugstores and not seeing shades my colour. Lately, I have been spending my time scouring the UK high street and drugstores to try and find good, affordable foundations, and here is a list of my favourite…

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