Nowadays, there are tones of eyebrow products out there which makeup brands have released over the recent years and methods of shaping, tinting your eyebrows etc especially the likes of Benefit since brows took over the makeup world and really became a thing when the thin brows were deffos OUT and the arched, filled in brow was in (or what ever you prefer) still to this present day. However, although many various brow products have been released over the years from pencils, to powders and pomades (most of which I have tried) there has never been a product for my brows that I have gotten more excited for than when Maybelline released the ‘Tattoo Brow’ fairly recently which is a peel off semi-permanent tint which claims to tint and last on your brows for 3 dayssss. Now we’re talkin’.
After numerous times being close to adding it to my basket, the other day was finally the day I decided I’d just do it and see if it actually worked. I have now been using this Tattoo Brow for the past week or so, so I could really put it to the test and make a decision on my overall thoughts. I know I’m late to the trend of trying this product out but I thought I’d share my thoughts anyway encase you were or are thinking about giving it a go!
I don’t know about you but for me, the new year can seem quite daunting as well as all the positive that comes with the start to a new year, with ‘a new year, fresh start’ attitude where you want to make this the year that you do and achieve all the things you didn’t do last year. However, sometimes you just need to take a bit of a step back and not panic that January has already flown by and you didn’t write 20 blog posts.
I don’t know about you, but my skin gets SO damn dry in the Winter months around this time of year, especially in times like now when the good old British weather throws at us dull wet days after day. It also doesn’t help when you try out a new face wash for a few days and don’t realise until the third day when you wake up and release that let’s say it has stripped your skin from its oils and clearly didn’t agree with your skin- big mistake. After plastering on vitamin E moisturisers, you name it, my skin was still as dry as the Sahara desert.
Anywayy, when I received another package from Botanics containing some of their organic nourishing products, it couldn’t have come at a better time thank the lord! After literally the first use of these beauties, my skin was finally restored to its normal self! Botanics products are also paraben free and promote themselves on reducing their impact on the planet which is what I like to hear am I right? So they are great for anyone with particularly sensitive skin! I thought I would do a little post on the products which I’ve recently added to my skincare routine, encase any of you are struggling with looking after your skin in the Winter months like moi…
Oh makeup brushes. Those vital products that vary so drastically in price. You can easily splurge £75 on one high-quality professional brush set, but you can also find something similar for under a tenner. So what’s the tea? Are the more expensive versions worth the money, or do the much cheaper dupes do the same job? I thought the answer would be well duhh, surely not, but oh how I was wrong. I don’t know about you, but I love hopping on Amazon, where there is literally thousands of reviews on products, especially beauty products. So, when I saw that Amazon have their own (many) makeup brushes very similar to the likes of Zoeva and Sigma, which would also come in handy as cheap blog props, I couldn’t resist trying them for myself! I thought I would do my own lil’ review on these brushes and see what Amazon can produce when it comes to high-quality, low-cost makeup brush sets…
Once Christmas was over, I still had quite a few bananas left in the fruit bowl so I thought I’d make use of them and bake this good old-fashioned cake with a chocolate twist, because although Christmas might be over, I still needed to sneak a bit of chocolate in the recipe some how. This lovely, moist loaf, a sort of cross between banana bread and a drizzle cake, is so easy to bake, perfect for using up over-ripe bananas and can be served straight after baking or frozen. You can literally mix everything in one bowl and there are very few ingredients needed, which sounds like my kinda recipe. It was my first time making this fruity banana bread myself and it’s already a winner for me, and is a kinda healthy snack too. What’s not to love! View Post