Monday, 8 June 2015

B. Glisten Eyeshadow Palette Review with a Golden Prom Look ♥

B. Complete Eye shadow Palette Glisten


B. GLISTEN EYE SHADOW PALETTE REVIEW WITH A GOLDEN PROM LOOK.


Hiya Lovelies! I'm officially a Product Testing UK beauty blogger! You can check out there website here. A little while ago I got sent this lovely palette by the up and coming make up brand 'B.'. I've heard a lot of good things about the brand- a lot of bloggers are loving their brushes- and you can get their stuff at Superdrug! The particular palette I received was the B. Complete Eyeshadow Palette in Glisten which retails for £6.99.

B. Complete Eye shadow Palette Glisten morphe rose gold brushes
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The palette itself looks really pretty- the packaging is nice and simple and the colours are really sparkly. I especially fell in love with the rose gold colour which matches my Morphe Rose Gold Brushes perfectly! The colours are very neutral and I think they'll suit a wide range of skin tones- which is definitely a plus. I thought the colours would work perfectly for prom and seeing as prom season is approaching I thought I'd try out a simple prom look with the palette. 

B. Complete Eye shadow Palette Glisten swatches
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B. Complete Eye shadow Palette Glisten

I was pleasantly surprised by how well the colours complimented my green eyes so if you have a similar eye colour to me deffo give it a go! To achieve the look I used the lightest shade over my entire lid, blended the gold in the middle and the rose gold from the outside of my lash line inwards. I added the darkest colour with an angled brush to define my crease! I finished off the look with my holy grail Barry M Liquid Liner and Code Beautiful VLM Mascara which is amazing. I paired the eyes with my favourite Revlon Colourstay in Sultry which is my absolute fav.

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Overall I liked the palette and I would recommend it as the colours really do compliment each other. My only negative would be that the colours aren't as pigmented as they seem in the packaging and although most blended well, the darkest colour was a bit difficult to blend. For the price, however, the palette is definitely worth it!

B. Complete Eye shadow Palette Glisten

B. Complete Eye shadow Palette Glisten

B. Complete Eye shadow Palette Glisten

I hope you enjoyed my post ♥ Have any of you tried B. products yet? Let me know what you think in the comments!

Love, 


Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Graduate Fashion Week with Bourjois


BACKSTAGE WITH BOURJOIS AT GRADUATE FASHION WEEK.






Hi lovelies! In between my last post and now I have officially finished university! That means my blog post will be a lot more regular! Anyway, if you follow me on twitter you'll know I got chosen by Bourjois to head backstage at GFW for a day!
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I spent the day with the lovely Bourjois PR team and Beth Strong, another blogger (you can see her blog here). The day began with some breakfast and locating the Bourjois stand, where I booked in my manicure and mini makeover with the nail technicians and make up artists. We were booked in to see the Liverpool fashion show but before hand we got the chance to head backstage with the head make up artist Lan Nguyen-Grealis

Bourjois BB Bronzing Cream 8 in 1 Backstage Graduate Fashion Week Bourjois Little Round Pot intense and light eyeshadow backstage Graduate Fashion Week
Bourjois make-up stand backstage Graduate Fashion Week Bourjois Sunlight Elixir Backstage Graduate Fashion Week
It was amazing meeting such a high-profile make up artist, who beautifies stars such as Paloma Faith. Lan showed us all the new products that Bourjois are launching for summer and we got to try some out ourselves. I absolutely love the Parisian Summer range- all the products are going to compliment tanned skin! She also gave us her tips on concealing under the eyes, using Bourjois Java Rice Powder and Little Round Pot Light Eyeshadow in no1. I also found out which Bourjois products I should used for contouring, and I'll definitely be picking up Cream Blush 04 and 05 like she suggested! I also tried out Bourjois' Metallic Blue Eyeliner which is so on-trend at the moment and I couldn't recommend it enough! I was surprised how awesome the Rouge Edition Aqua Laque lipsticks are! They're advertised as water-light and that's exactly how I'd describe them, they don't feel like you're wearing anything at all and they're definitely not sticky. 

Backstage Bourjois Blue Metallic Eyeliner Graduate Fashion Week Bourjois make-up artist backstage graduate fashion week model

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After the backstage action we got to watch the Liverpool fashion show and there were some amazing pieces. I loved the amount of white that was used in the collections as well as the fringing in Cherise Belle-Smith's all-white-errythang collection (fuelling my 70s style obsession). I loved the bubblegum pink outfits by Rachael Tsai and Beth and I thought the most interesting had to be Curtis Fullman's where he used a hell of a lot of hair!

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After the fashion show we went to get lunch- there were street food stands amongst the exhibition which is definitely my thing. I went for a Crispy Pork Baboy- a Filipino inspired BBQ dish and it was divine. We then headed up to the Bourjois stand to get our nails done. The lovely Nikki Dury painted mine and I picked a colour which matched my lips -Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick in 07 Nude-ist and Bourjois' new La Laque nailpolish in 7 Lycheers.




last two photos are by Beth Strong ♥

Beth and I explored the venue after this and we came across the Cocio chocolate milk van and managed to grab ourselves a couple of bottles which were so so yummy.

Cocio Chocolate Milk Van Graduate Fashion Week Cocio Chocolate Milk Van Graduate Fashion Week


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Overall I had such a fun and amazing day with Bourjois and fell even more in love with their products. Bourjous kindly gave me a wonderful goody bag with some of their new products so keep checking back for my swatches, looks and reviews soon!



Love,