Review: What a Drag! 301 Submissive Lashes

So if you’re a fan of Drag or RuPaul’s Drag race, I’m sure you have heard of 301 Lashes. This iconic style is favoured for the intense, long and voluminous look that these false lashes provide. What A Drag is a UK based company with their own style of 301 Lashes. I saw these whilst looking for 301’s and I decided to purchase them. They cost £4.99 making them very affordable! You can also have new pairs sent monthly if required!

 

Here are the Lashes in the box and on the eyes! The packaging is beautiful and very well made, making the lashes feel very luxurious. These are surprisingly easy to apply considering how long they are! The trick is to line them up perfectly and curl your natural lashes beforehand. They are super dramatic and perfect for an intense look! They also have a few more styles I’d like to try out at some point. I would definitely recommend these lashes for those who want long falsies! Check out the link below to shop!

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Makeup Progress! 2018 vs 2019

Hi everyone! Hope you’re having a brilliant day so far, and I hope you’re achieving your goals! Today I wanted to share a makeup progress picture. The first picture is from March 2018 and the second is from January 2019! I’m focusing on the eye look here as they are slightly similar. As you can see I am definitely improving and trying new things! My contour in the second photo is exaggerated due to the inspiration for the picture by the way! I don’t often bronze too much as it can look too harsh on me.

I’m using a different technique in the second photo. Patting on shadows instead of overblending is best for a cut crease I have found! I’m trying out the popular lip look of darker liner and a gloss, not sure how I feel about it but it’s definitely new! I’m also 10 times more confident applying Lashes these days!

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OOTD: Chic in Winter

Hey! Today I have an outfit post for you. This features some of my favourite clothing items! In fact, this may be one of my favourite outfits ever. I wore this for my boyfriend and I’s 5th anniversary!

So here are some pictures for you! I’m wearing this wrap plaid dress with some really interesting colours in it. This is a lovely dress and can be worn in autumn or winter for a dressy or casual look! I also have on a black wool style coat, black boots and my black Versace bag!

I’m wearing some rose gold hoops and a dainty gold necklace. Here is a close up of my bag because I just love it so much.

Dress: Zara
Coat: New Look
Bag: Versace
Boots: River Island
Earrings: River Island
Necklace: Forever 21

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Current Beauty Favourites 6/01/19

Hey everyone! So I’ve decided to do my favourites posts a bit differently. I’m going to write a post when I realise I have a whole new set of favourites. Therefore these may come at different times! Please follow my blog for updates!

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1. The first current favourite is the Dynasty palette by Certifeye. This is a super bright and very pigmented palette, each row comes with corresponding shades of matte and shimmer. It’s so beautiful and versatile!

2. Next is the Wet n Wild Blossom Glow highlighter, this is a super blinding pink toned colour! It’s affordable and also lasts a long time on the skin and is sooooo blinding.

3. The Huda Beauty Concealer is one that I wasn’t sure on at first. I found it creased a lot, but realised less is definitely more. I apply a small amount and blend throughly with a beauty blender and it creates a beautiful look.

4. Next is the Smashbox Studio Skin Foundation! This lasts so long on the skin, it’s amazing! It’s a gorgeous foundation with a beautiful natural finish.

5. Now with the BarryM Unicorn Drops I wasn’t expecting loads, but wow these are amazing! My makeup lasts so long with this product! They also smell great.

6. The Anastasia Mate lipstick in Spice is a beautiful colour with any eye look. It’s also great for a range of skin tones and dries to a soft matte finish.

7. Lastly, the L.A Girl highlight and contour palette in Natural is a pale girl must have. The highlight is powdery but a great setting powder for under the eyes. The contour is just the right tone for light skin!

 

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Beauty Guide: Step Up Your Look

Are you looking to try some new products and up your makeup skills? Want to experiment with new styles but don’t know where to start? Would you like to be more creative?

If so, I have the answers! These products are great for stepping up your makeup skills, as they allow you to be more creative. There is a mix of more affordable products, as well as higher end items. Just try a few at once and see what works for you! Also, you can try similar versions of the products if you can’t find the exact same ones.

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To start, try a slightly more upscale moisturiser. This is because using heavier or new makeup can affect the skin so invest in a moisturiser that works for you. I use the Estee Lauder Revitalising Supreme and the Lancome Hydra Zen.

Next is the L.A Girl Pro Conceal. This is an amazing concealer and eye base, and can really give you a flawless look. It’s also more hydrating than other concealers which will keep your makeup looking fresh!

Now onto some NYX products. The Glitter Glue is a must have to make shimmers intense and to keep them in place all day. The White Liner is perfect for artistic looks, you can create amazing highlights and details with this. You can also try the Vivid Brights for an intense look!

Also pictured is the Juvias Place Masquerade Palette. This one is perfect because you can create a huge range of eye looks. You can do a perfect brown smokey eye or an intense colourful look!

I would also recommend investing in a foundation that works well for your skin. I use the Smashbox Studio Skin which creates a flawless base.

Lastly, I would recommend a blinding highlighter! This one by Wet n Wild in the shade Blossom Glow is affordable and so beautiful!

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November Favourites 2018

I’m back with my first favourites post in ages! I haven’t done one of these in such a long time, as I was quite consistent with my YouTube Monthly Favourites instead. But as I have been too busy for YouTube recently, I decided to try and post about my favourite products here.

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So first up I want to talk about the Obsession x Belle Jorden palette. This is only £10 and it is AMAZING! I don’t know much about Belle Jorden but she did an amazing job with the colour combinations in this palette. They also blend perfectly!

Next is the Estee Lauder Revitalising Supreme moisturiser. A friend gave me this to try out and I love it. It plumps and hydrates my dry skin and has helped with my winter problem skin.

The Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base is great for use under makeup. I find this works better for me in winter as opposed to summer. It smooths the skin creating a great base for foundation.

The lipstick I’ve been loving is the Collection lip cream in Caramel! This is only £2.99 and so similar to the NYX version. It’s very forgiving and doesn’t dry lips out whilst still being pretty long wearing.

Next is the Maybelline Lash Sensational! Not too much to say on this one, but people have been asking if I’m wearing false lashes!! So definitely a great mascara.

Lastly is the Smashbox Pearl highlighter palette. This is perfect year round due to the 3 flattering colours. I’ve been using the lightest one for winter!

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Empties #6

Sooo I have another product empties today! I also have loads more to come so I’m going to split them up into multiple posts. These are all items I’ve collected recently after a few clear outs of my makeup and skincare. I will rate each item out of 10 and mention if I would buy the item again, or if I have already.

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Freedom Brow Pomade in Medium Brown: I love this but sadly Freedom has been discontinued! 8/10
Makeup Revolution Conceal and Define in C1: Love this, already have a new one! 9/10
Tarte Lip Paint in Rose: Liked this but a bit drying! 7/10
Benefit Roller Lash: One of my favourites! I love this mascara, I already have a new one. 9/10
MAC Soft Ochre: I love this, and want to try it again. 8/10
Lancome Plume Liner: My favourite liner! I love it 9/10

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Laura Geller Powder in Porcelain: I like this a lot, but sadly broke it! I would like to try it again. 8/10
Urban Decay Primer in Eden: I didn’t get on with this very well, it was just too thick for my preference. It did improve longevity, however. 5/10
Topshop Gel Liner: They don’t even make this anymore! It was ok. 6/10
Collection Lasting Perfection Powder in Fair: I like this a lot! Very affordable but not the most durable packaging. 8/10
Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer in Fair: Love it, I have loads of these. 8/10
Soph x Revolution lipstick in Cake: I LOVE this so much. I have a new one already as this one melted. 9/10
Bare Minerals Powder Veil: Liked this, not sure if they still make it. 8/10
MAC Fix+: I love this, need a new one. Holds makeup in place all day. 10/10

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OOTD: Pumpkin Picking

Hey! Today I have an outfit post to share with you. I’m wearing some of my favourite clothing items here and they’re great for autumn weather. I will be linking any available items for you so feel free to check them out if you’re interested. No affiliate links I just love these items!

This was soooooo fun! I had a great time pumpkin picking at a local farm and on such a lovely day! I’m wearing a big fluffy faux fur jacket, in a classic black colour. This is perfect for days like this and I was actually super cosy! I’m also wearing a grey henley style longsleeve top and black jeans. Below are some details.

I’m also wearing this cute Ouija necklace from Wish and some basic Puma trainers. I’m also wearing the Soph x Makeup Revolution lipstick in Cake! (I love this one for autumn it’s PERFECT!)

Jacket: DollsKill x Honey Punch (SOLD OUT) Similar at Zara.
Top: Brandy Melville 
Jeans: Hollister Super Skinny
Necklace: Wish
Shoes: Puma

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September Makeup Haul (06/10/2018)

So I have some new products to share with you today! I picked these up over the weekend after I went to a vintage fair. I didn’t buy ANYTHING at the fair which was a shame so I decided to get some makeup instead. Some of these are favourites and some are new! I will also be giving a brief review of these products.

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So I have 2 NYX products here, as in the Boots in town they finally stock their products! I purchased the Micro Brow Pencil in Ash Brown. Last time I used this I used the shade Taupe but it was a bit too light and I used it up quite quickly because of this. Hopefully this colour is better! I also purchased the Suede lip Pencil in Los Angeles. This is a great colour but the Pencil is very soft and broke the first time I used it annoyingly so go careful. I also bought the Lancôme Teint Idole in 005 which came with two free gifts! A primer and a brush, and I actually like them both! The foundation is one of my favourites ever, it’s so lovely and lasts ages. Lastly I bought the Benefot Bad Gal Bang Mascara which is a new favourite of mine. It creates amazing volume and length! I hope you enjoyed this haul!

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Empties #5

I’m back with a HUGE empties post! These are some products I’ve used up over the past 6 months or so, and I have even more empties to go through still. But let’s get started with the ones I have here. I will rate each item out of 10 and mention if I would buy the item again, or if I have already. I love these posts as they are an easy and simple way to read and write reviews! Here goes:

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From top to bottom/left to right:
Lush Breath of Fresh Air toner: My second one, think I need to try again now my skin has calmed down. 8/10
Urban Decay All Nighter: Not sure how much this worked, felt like it helped but not LOADS at keeping makeup on. May try again. 8/10
The Body Shop Frosted Berries shower gel: AMAZING scent, so beautiful. Limited edition but I have two of this type thankfully. 10/10
Tony Moly Banana Hand Cream: I love this, the scent is great and I love the texture. I used to use this on my forehead and it helped a lot with dryness. 9/10
Tarte Rainforest Mist: Love this product, so fresh and smells amazing. Definitely helps makeup last. 9/10
Nicki Minaj perfume: Love this product, so reasonable and a lovely coconut/sex on the beach scent. 9/10
M&S Pure Daily Cream: Very nice and thick, did enjoy but not sure if I would buy again! 8/10
MAC Prep and Prime Skin Enhancer: Not sure if this still exists! I haven’t bought from MAC in a long time to be honest. 7/10
Balance Me Instant Lift Primer: I liked this, worked well with my skin. Maybe I would buy if not too expensive. 8/10

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Laura Geller Glam Lash: This was a really beautiful mascara and it created amazing volume, I’d love to try it again! 9/10
No7 Brown Mascara: Nice for natural days, lightweight and pretty. Don’t need a new one currently! 7/10
Tarte Lash Paint mascara: A really nice one, great for length! 9/10
Tarte Lights Camera Lashes: Amazing volume, and I love the packaging as it’s so unique. 9/10
NARS Radiant Concealer shade Chantilly: A beautiful concealer, I’d love to try it again. Very smoothing. 8/10
Laura Mercier primer: Quite nice but pricey. 7/10
Collection Cool Rose primer: Good for the low price, and great for dark circles and blue tones in the skin. 7/10
Lancome Teinte Idole: Tried 2 shades and bought the full size! Amazing product, 9/10.

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