Blog Photography 101.

It wasn’t long ago that I posted some tips and tricks for blog photos, but I had the bright idea (it came to me so suddenly, so unexpectedly) to film the process for you all. I get asked about the blog photo taking process often, so this seemed to be the best way to give you some answers.
I tend to spend a few hours taking a bunch of blog photos, as my posts are planned out in advance. This means I have an area all set up, with the products I need to photograph,…

How To: Bright, Awake Eyes.

I often get complimented on my peepers, I was lucky enough to get the Johnson blue eyes from my Dads side of the family, but nonetheless there are a few beauty tips and tricks I do to make sure my eyes are the main point of my makeup.
I’m not one for heavy eye makeup, I think with my colouring and features it can be too harsh and make my eyes look smaller than they are. Occasionally I’ll wear a bit of winged liner or a dark smokey eyeshadow but mainly I stick to neutrals and work on making my lashes look curled and voluminous….

How To: ‘Under The Weather’ Quick Fixes.

Everyone you meet at the moment is suffering from some kind of ailment or just those plain old January Blues – I am feeling incredibly run down and a little overworked so I’ve been relying on this combo to help me look healthy and perky.
Caudalie Beauty Elixir £32
Ah one of my favourite and most reliable products – I absolutely swear by this to calm my skin, give it a little glow and simmer those spots. Spritz a little over face in the morning, the mint will have you feeling fresh and alive in no time and it’s an absolute essential when you’re ill….

How To: Makeup Removal.

Bioderma Crealine H20 – £10.95 (eBay)

REN No1 Purity Cleansing Balm – £23 *

It used to be that evening makeup removal was a laborious chore that I would do anything to avoid, it is perhaps why I don’t wear so much makeup these days – especially eyeliner. Yep, that’s exactly how much I hated the task. 

I’ve introduced a couple of products in to my nightly routine which has made the mundane task of removing makeup less of a chore.
The first of these products is of course Bioderma,…

Tips For Growing Hair.

Phyto Phytovolume Shampoo – £8.95 *
Phyto Phytobaume Volume Conditioner – £10.20 *
Denman Tangle Tamer Hair Brush – £6.13
L’Oreal Mythic Oil – £13.55
TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Heat Protection Spray – £5.50 *
One thing I’m always astonished by is how quick my hair grows. At the start of this year it was barely touching my shoulders and I had a fringe at my eyebrows. I’d say the my hair is now a good 4 or 5 inches longer since January and a whole lot thicker and healthier….