How I lost 12 lbs from ditching Fizzy Drinks

This story I am about to share with you guys is one I am kind of excited to share, it wasn’t something I had planned it just kind of happened without me realizing it.

My addiction started when I was a teenager, yes it was an addiction and I will explain that further on in the blog. It began as a an occasional 2L bottle of coke shared among my family at dinner, it then went from occasional to a daily occurrence. We would all scavenge together €2.20 for a bottle of coke because it wasn’t dinner without it.

My parents slowly started to realize what was happening that we were drinking way too much and initiated a coke ban in the house, no one was allowed bring coca-cola into the house unless it was a special occasion. That did not stop me, not one bit. I was at my worst when I went to to college, I would have a can or 2 a day because they were only €1 and I lived right across from a petrol station who had an endless stock of my favourite liquid.

I noticed it was a problem when I wouldn’t have one all day and I started to get on edge and would literally be dying for a can of coke and once I got it and had my first mouthful I could feel my body relax and this pleasure set in. I knew that something wasn’t right. I would try go cold turkey and give it up all  together and I would last 3 or 4 days and I would give in to the headaches and the ache, the want that was in me that just wouldn’t go away. I then started to gain weight, nothing crazy at first just slowly adding a pound here and there. I thought it was the freshmen 14 , I was warned of it and thought oh its just that.

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At my heaviest 12 st 13 lbs – January 2018

Then when I finished college and started working the weight really pilled on, I was 10 stone when I was 18 and I was 12 stone 13 lbs at my heaviest. I had more money, I work in a shop so I kept drinking more and more coke.

Then in March 2018 I was sick of it, I was sick that I was controlled by a drink and decided that I was giving up, I was getting clean. The withdraws hit me hard it was painful, I had to dig deep and connect with my self control again. The headaches were the worst, I would have to lay down in bed at times in the fetal position talking to myself saying it will be okay I just have to get through the day and I would be okay.

After the first week it got easier and then by the third week I thought okay I can do this. I started to notice that my face was not as round and the pouch around my stomach started to get smaller and so I decided to weigh myself and I had lost 7 lbs. It was the push I needed that let me know I was going in the right direction. It wasn’t easy and there was a few relapses I’m not going to lie to you, I wasn’t perfect but I kept going.

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Don’t mind me I look rough, I hadn’t bushed my hair yet! 7 lbs down

2 months later and I can proudly say I have lost a total of 12 lbs since giving up drinking coke. I am only able to say that I am 4 days clean but hey there will be a few mistakes along the way but I will get there in the end. I started this to stop my addiction but ended up losing weight. I am truly the happiest I have been in years when it comes to my body. It has ignited the spark of motivation in me to keep going. Trust me if I can do it so can you.  I will hopefully keep you guys updated on my progress as I go.

 

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Me today! 12 st 1 lbs – 12 lbs lighter

 

| Where I Buy My Makeup |

Hey guys welcome back to another blog! 🙂

I watch a lot of makeup tutorials on YouTube and when I say a lot I mean 10+ videos a day and with watching that many videos a day, there is a lot of makeup I want to buy.I live in Ireland and our makeup choices are limited, we don’t have brands like Too Faced, Tarte, Makeup Forever Etc so we have to source most of our makeup online.

With saying that there are a few brands we can get here, the big brands such as MAC, Charlotte Tilbury and Huda Beauty mostly reside in Dublin which is a 2 and half hour journey for me, I can mostly only get drugstore products here in Wexford,.  Today I am going to be sharing with you where I buy my makeup, there are so many but I am going to only be naming a few!

ONLINE

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My favourite place to buy makeup is Beauty Bay, they sell brands like Anastasia Beverly Hills, Morphe and Dose of Colors. All the brands I want to use but can’t get here in Ireland. I have ordered from Beauty Bay so many times and I trust this site a considerable amount, my orders are always correct and quick to arrive. I have gotten my Jaclyn Hill Palette, Morphe Brushes and LA Girl concealers from here. If you live in Ireland like me this has to be your go to beauty paradise.

Beauty Bay https://www.beautybay.com/

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Cult Beauty is a site I have windowed shop on but have never actually ordered from. This site was actually recommended to me by Stephanie Lange, I asked her where did she buy the Huda Beauty Faux Filter Foundation and she said she buys most of her makeup off Cult Beauty as they deliver to Ireland. So if it’s good for Stephanie Lange it’s an instant hit with me. This beauty site sells the likes of Too Faced, Becca and Lime Crime. I can’t wait until the summer when I get a bit of money together and buy a massive haul on this website.

Cult Beauty https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/
Stephanie Lange: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZQ0XPE7wxMafUf8dIHOxgQ

 

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I don’t know if I should include Kylie Cosmetics in this blog but I technically did purchase products online from her so…. I’m not going into too much detail because this brand is getting a whole blog to itself once the products arrive. Been waiting a month so I am guessing you know how that blog will go.

Kylie Cosmetics https://www.kyliecosmetics.com/

 

IN-STORE/DOMESTIC

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This is one of my go to places to browse/buy makeup, they supply mostly drug store makeup like Catrice, NYX, Essence and Makeup Revolution but do provide some big brands like Stilla, Elizabeth Arden, Benefit and Estée Lauder. It is a nice mix of both worlds with some middle tiered brands too.

Sam McCauley Chemists https://www.sammccauley.com/

 

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This store does not provide as many brands as Sam McCauleys does but does offer a few different ones like Guerlain and Shiseido. Sam McCauley isn’t a nationwide range of stores it’s only for the South East but Shaws is more nationwide.

These are the places I mostly buy my makeup in Wexford, I could honestly go on forever but I thought this blog was getting a bit long If you want to know more places in Ireland where I purchase makeup and are interested in part II please like this blog! x

 

 

Small Fashion Nova Haul

Welcome back for another blog! 🙂 ** Sorry for the delay on this blog, Ireland just had a crazy snow storm and I didn’t have electricity so this blog is only going up no**

I am genuinely so excited to write this post, I have waited 2 weeks for this delivery. I am sure you have heard of Fashion Nova from all the major beauty gurus and celebrities, I really wanted to see if the clothes really lived up to the major hype it was getting. The product I have heard most about is their jeans, they are meant to be an amazing fit for women of all sizes. I have unfortunately put on some weight in the past 18 months (slowly losing it yay) and it’s been hard to find jeans that are tight fitting but don’t give me a muffin top. I don’t feel attractive in jeans anymore so I was glad to put Fashion Nova to the test.

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Fashion Nova is all about giving women confidence, making them feel incredible about their bodies. They are based in Downtown LA but delivery to so many countries around the world and luckily for me they actually deliver to Ireland!

I was nervous about sizes because in Ireland I fluctuate between a size 12/14 depending where I am buying clothes and I didn’t know anything about American sizes. I thought I would start off light and just buy 2 pairs of jeans and 2 hoodies.

1.  Keep It Simple Hoodie – Grey $13.98/€11.35

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I got this hoodie in a size large, it is a nice fit a bit baggy in the stomach area but I always need a bigger size because of my boobs. I love this hoodie it is amazing quality, it is nice and soft on the inside. It is a thick hoodie so perfect for me this time of year in Ireland. The colour looks like a light grey on the website but is actually a small bit darker, nothing to complain about. I have worn this hoodie quite a bit and it is baubling in the armpit area but that’s because I am wearing in 24/7. I think it is an amazing price, I can get the same priced hoodie in Penneys/Primark and the quality is 0 compared to this. It is 65% Polyester and 35% Cotton, you can pair it with the matching joggers. * Currently on sale for $10.97/€8.97 *

2. Everyday Classic Hoodie – Burgundy $14.99/ €12.17

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I also got this hoodie in a size Large and I am glad I did, it is a lighter more tight fitting hoodie. I can’t wear it this time of year as it is currently too cold but will be perfect for April/May time when it is getting warmer but I still need an extra layer. The quality of these clothes are great, they wear and wash well.  57% Cotton 38% Polyester 5% Spandex.

3. Get It Right Back Ankle Jeans – Medium Rise Blue Wash $29.99/€24.35

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These jeans are a stretch mid rise blue wash jeans with large knee destruction. I got them in a US Size 11 or UK Size 14 with a 26 inch Inseam. Holy Cow these jeans are the most comfortable jeans I have ever worn. They are tight but so stretchy that you don’t feel like you are wearing them. I put them to the test by wearing them to see Black Panther in the cinema. My usual jeans will start to annoy me half way through the movie digging into my stomach but these jeans it felt like I was wearing tracksuit bottoms. As a slightly bigger girl I know how hard it is to find jeans that fit like you want them, you can forget going to Penneys/Primark I am telling you now stop buying your jeans there and buy them on Fashion Nova. Yes they may be a bit more expensive but they do last so much longer and you will look way better and feel so much better wearing them. * Currently on sale for $15.97/€12.75 *

4. San Antonio Distressed Jeans – Medium Blue $19.99/€16.23

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I have never bought high rise/ high waisted jeans, I have always thought they were for skinny girls because they never fit me right. I was very reluctant to buy these jeans with that mindset. I got these jeans in a US Size 11 or UK 14. These jeans are stretch skinny with a distressed and whiskered front and a 31 inch inseam. 80% Cotton 15% Polyester 5% Spandex. I like these jeans, the fit me nice and snug and come up a bit below my breast area a bit too high for me. I do like how they make me seem like I do have some sort of waist and how the snatch me in as well. I think I would be confident enough to wear these jeans with some sort of crop top so that is progress for me. They are a great quality along the lines with top shop.

 

Recommendations

I highly recommend this website for clothes they are reliable and fast enough shipping for Ireland.  They always either have a discount code for customers or have sales on. When I was purchasing this order I got a 20% discount which got me $13.78 off my entire order. If you are shipping to Ireland it will cost you $10.00 or €8.12.

If you are a big girl looking for a perfect fit please consider ordering these clothes, they fit amazing and their styles are on trend. They got from a size 4- 30 Uk Size.

Thank you for reading, please don’t forget to like,comment and share!

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE – Luminous Moisturizing Foundation

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Another foundation review today! 🙂

I have never heard of this foundation or brand until my boyfriends sister recommended it to me. She said that the NOTE Mattifying Extreme Wear Foundation is a dupe for the Inglot HD Cover up Foundation, with an incredible price difference of €20 I couldn’t resist. ( all products are linked at the end )

♥ Shade Matching ♥

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I went into Sam McCauley’s in Wexford Town to Shade Match myself to a foundation, it was a horrible experience for me. There is only 7 shades in the whole range and only 3 of them were available on the stand so I didn’t really have much to play with. I am usually the lightest shade that brands have available, so I tried the shade 1 on my jaw line and it wasn’t my shade but it wasn’t too dark that I couldn’t work with it either. I knew that I had to walk outside and see what the foundation looked like in the natural sun light and it seemed okay. I really wanted to try this foundation out so I bought the lightest shad even if it was too dark. I didn’t want to buy the Mattifying one as my skin is mostly dry, especially my forehead and between my eyebrows.

Instead I got the Luminous Mosturizing Foundation, which retails for €9.95. I couldn’t wait to get home and try on the foundation. On the car ride home I noticed the foundation had oxidized at least 2 shades darker. The foundation that was already dark on me is now even darker, I started to panic.

♥ The Foundation ♥

The brand states that the Luminous Moisturizing Foundation protects and balances your skin tone with a natural coverage that lasts all day long. It highly moisturizes your skin thanks to Sweet Almond Oil with antioxidant features and Macadamia Oil that contains essential acids and has SPF 15.

I applied this foundation like I would with any foundation I have.

  1.  E45 Moisturizing Lotion
  2. Primers – Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser & Primark Ps Pro Mattifying Primer.
  3. Apply foundation with my Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
  4. Concealer – Liquid Camouflage High Coverage Concealer
  5. Set with Primark Pressed Powder

 

This foundation did not apply well at all, usually my Real Techniques Expert Face Brush gives me a flawless finish with every other foundation I have used. With this foundation it was streaky and sat on top of my skin, didn’t blend in effortlessly with my skin. The consistency and wear reminds me of Primark PS Pro Long Wear Foundation. The coverage was there as you would want from a thick foundation. The shade started off a bit yellow and then turned orange. My skin is not as dry as it used to be because of the E45 cream but this foundation found every bit of my dry skin and clung to my peach fuzz. It showed off my blackheads on my nose like a face mask would. I could feel this foundation on my face the entire time I wore it, it was heavy and I could feel it moving.

I would not say it lasts long as after and hour or two the oil on my nose is showing and because the product is moving around so much it irritates me and I have to take it off.

There is 35ml of foundation but it won’t last long because the amount of product I need to use to get it to blend down my neck.

I do not recommend this foundation and will not be repurchasing.

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♥ Products Used ♥

NOTE – Luminous Moisturizing Foundation https://www.sammccauley.com/note-luminous-moisturizing-foundation-tube

NOTE – Mattifying Extreme Wear Foundation https://www.sammccauley.com/note-mattifying-extreme-wear-foundation-pump

Inglot Cosmetics HD Perfect Cover Up Foundation https://inglot.ie/makeup/face-body/foundation/hd-perfect-cover-up-foundation.html

E45 Moisturizing Lotion(33% off) https://www.tesco.ie/groceries/Product/Details/?id=258120819

Primark PS Pro Mattifying Primer https://www.primark.com/en/product/ps-pro-mattifying-primer,R35397119154911

Maybelline New York Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser Lightweight Primer http://www.boots.ie/maybelline-new-york-baby-skin-instant-pore-eraser-lightweight-primer-10166771

Real Techniques Expert Face Brush https://realtechniques.com/expert-face-brush/p/1411

Liquid Camouflage – High Coverage Concealer  http://www.catrice.eu/ie/complexion/concealer/coverstick/catrice-cosmetics/liquid-camouflage-010.html

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Rimmel Lasting Finish Breathable Foundation

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Welcome back to another blog!

As you can tell by the title I have a new favourite every day foundation. It is the most light weight foundation I have ever tried,it is the Rimmel London Lasting Finish. I heard about this foundation on a Irish TV program called Ireland AM and the woman who had a beauty segment recommended this foundation for those makeup wearers who hate a heavy thick foundation. I instantly went straight to Sam McCauleys because I needed this foundation. I hate heavy thick foundation that you can feel moving around your face, it distracts me all day, it makes me feel disgusting. I wanted a light weight foundation with a good medium coverage, not to oily and not too matte.

It is a very breathable foundation, it is not cakey at all and sits nicely on the skin. It is build-able, I like to put on two layers because one layer is just too sheer for me as I have basically red tomato skin.

Applicator 

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I loved the doe foot applicator reminds me of a bigger version of the Tarte Shape Tape concealer, it wouldn’t be great for makeup artists as it would not be hygienic. I found it strange in the beginning because I usually like to apply foundation on to the back of my hand first and then dipping my Real Techniques Complexion Sponge into the foundation. With this applicator I just applying the foundations by dotting the foundation mostly in the center of my face and then blending outwards.

Shade & Wear

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Looking at that shade range it is very bad, not very diverse. The first 10 look the exact same with a few tan shade and just one darker shade. That is a very big issue within the drug store brands is their shade diversity it could be 10 times better. I purchased the Shade 010 Light Porcelain, I am usually the lightest shade in every foundation, It is a bit too dark for me that I have to blend it down my neck but I have to do this with nearly every drug store foundation so I don’t matter to me.

The foundation sits perfectly on the skin, it’s so moisturizing for the dry sections of my face. It is very build able as I apply 2 layers every time and it still looks perfect. The longevity of this foundation is amazing, the only issue I have is with my nose but when prepped and set correctly I could get 3 hours without having to powder my nose.  After wearing it all day the rest of my face is still perfect, whenever I wear this foundation everyone always compliments me on it, I recommended it to all my family and friends and a few of them have got it.  The picture below is me wearing the foundation.

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Price

I purchased this foundation when it was on promotion. I got it for I think €7.50 and the normal price is €11.50. I highly recommend you buying this foundation and trying it out for yourself!

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The Best Makeup Brushes – Reviews.com

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Hey guys welcome back for another blog!

This blog will be a little different than my usual blogs ( I always say that don’t I?) instead of reviewing makeup I will be reviewing a website called reviews.com. If you are looking to invest in new makeup brushes and don’t want to go through trial and error like I did, then this is the website for you. They have thought of everything!!!

The research team for reviews.com have thought of everything so you don’t have to, they looked at 16 brands and 70 different brushes to find the top options on the market.The brush price point goes Tom Ford to E.l.f, they even worked with dermatologists and makeup artists to make sure they get the best information possible for you guys. I think their review range of brushes is amazing, I am always a girl on a budget no matter how much money is in my bank account.

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They hand tested 5 brushes from each collection to test  durability, grip and the softness. They also swatched and washed their brushes to test shedding, there is nothing worse than doing your makeup and random strands of hair are stuck in your foundation, trust me this has happened to me more times than I would like.

I spent ages looking on this website learning about makeup brushes and they have other makeup reviews too that I think are well worth the look. I would hope you guys come to me for advice but at the minute I do not have the money to be able to buy 70 makeup brushes and I wouldn’t trust any other reviews other than these guys.

If you want to know more about this website, which brushes are the best and worst then head over to https://www.reviews.com/makeup-brushes

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Why I Deleted My Blog Social Accounts

Welcome back for another blog and if you are new welcome thank you for joining us!

I started this blog a year ago and it has done way better than I ever thought it would, to this day I have nearly 6,500 views on my page, that’s crazy to me. I love to read, write and do makeup and I thought well that’s a great combo for a makeup blog. I was in a bad place in my life, I had just failed out of college, I was unemployed, I had nothing going for me career wise and that took a tole on my mental health. I wanted to express myself, have something to look forward to and do something I love again. It took me ages to post my first blog even though I had it typed up ready to go for weeks.

I showed my blog to a friend first to get validation that I should do this blog, that I wasn’t being stupid. Typical Irish person, I didn’t want to do anything different because it’s not the norm. I was also afraid because I am no way good at doing makeup, I am okay but I would never post a look I did or anything like that. I am just your average makeup girl, nothing special.

My blog took off for a little while and I was all excited and I let myself think wow this could actually go somewhere or be something. I set up a Facebook page, snapchat and Instagram. I was excited doing something that I loved but I always had doubt in the back of my head. That doubt started to grow and grow as I saw girls I went to school with and other girls in my town set up pages, doing amazing makeup and I just felt so stupid. Why did I think I was going to stand out or be any different, I didn’t have half the talent these other girls did. The more I posted the more stupid I felt and the more I thought people were laughing at me, so I deleted all my accounts except my actual blog page.

I decided I wanted to keep doing the thing I love, but I will write to strangers instead of people I know. I gained so much confidence in myself knowing that people around me weren’t laughing at me. This also makes me sad that I don’t believe what I have is good enough, but I guess every person with a blog has thought this at some point right?.

Maybe one day I will make it back to where I was but until then I happy to just write for you guys, all 30 of my followers haha.

If you have ever felt this way I would love if you reached out, tell me how you felt and how you over came it because right now I am kind of in a rut.

I love you guys 🙂

Inglot Single Eye Shadows

Welcome back to another blog!

I am the most inconsistent blogger of all time, I can post 6 times a week or 2 times a year there is no in between. Today I am going to be reviewing my inglot single eye shadows. I am a big fan of inglot and their products especially the AMC Eyeliner gel in the shade 77.

I purchased  4 single eyeshadows in the South Anne Street store in Dublin a couple of months ago for €6 per pan. The shades I got were 160,297,298,368. You had to pay extra for the palette to hold the eye shadows but it was an extra cost I didn’t want to spend at the time. So with saying all this lets get into the review.

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♥ Freedom System ♥

The freedom system gives you the opportunity to create your very own palette with the shades you want. You pay €6 per pan and then extra for the palette, but the price is very reasonable as you get 3g per pan. Now the palette itself is very high quality and sturdy, I think very worth the investment I just didn’t have the money at the time. It is hard plastic and magnetic so your shadows aren’t going anywhere. If you were to look at my selection of shades you wouldn’t really say they were cohesive for a palette. I wanted to get shadows that I don’t already have in my collection.

These products are extremely pigmented, I was very intimidated by the pigmentation because I am not a professional makeup artist and it would be very easy for me to mess it up. I do love them because they are so easy to blend and a little product goes a very long way.

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If you are wanting to invest in a palette that is 100% what you want, that you know will last long, the quality is 100% then I would tell you to go and buy these products 🙂

 

Thanks for reading see you next time!

 

My Favourite Perfumes

It always seems impossible until it is done

Welcome back to another blog, today I am going to be sharing with you honeys my favourite perfumes. I adore perfume, I don’t feel like myself without a spray of my favourite perfume. Certain perfumes or scents remind me of a certain person, time or place. At times it is like stepping into a time machine.

 

1. Katy Perry – Killer Queen

 

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I use this perfume as my everyday perfume, it is floriental with dark berries and plum. It’s just very playful and it’s not a heavy perfume that will stick in your nose all day long, I hate when perfumes are way too strong and heavy. I got this in Sam McCauley chemist in Wexford on sale for €9. The one thing I don’t like about this perfume is the shape of the bottle, it’s hard to store it on my vanity because of its shape.

2. Enrique Iglesias – Deeply Yours

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This has to be one of my all time favourite perfumes ever. I am on my second bottle now and it won’t be long until I need a new one. It’s very feminine, floral and fruity. When I wear this perfume my boyfriend notices. When you pray first you smell the grapefruit, mandarin and green apple then into slowly it melts into the floral part of freesia, rose and velvety peach. I tend to wear this perfume if I am going out to dinner or going somewhere special. I got both of these bottles as gifts so I am unsure about the price.

3.  Lipsy London Glam

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As I am writing this blog I am starting to notice that I love fruity/floral perfumes. In this perfume there is honey, orchid, jasmine and peony. I kept the box because it’s so handy, I keep my makeup brushed in it when I go places.

4. Carcharel Amor Amor

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This perfume always reminds me of my big sister. It was her perfume first but became a quick favourite for me and so did Forbidden Kiss by the same brand. This perfume is more musky than the previous perfumes. This will always remind me of being 15. This perfume ranges from €18 –  €36

 

That’s in for my favourite perfumes, well the ones I can think of off the top of my head! I hope you enjoy this blog,  comment below on what your favourite perfume is!

 

Jaclyn Hill X Morphe Palette

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Happy New Year! I can not believe it is 2018 already, I swear it was just 2008 yesterday..

Today I am going to be reviewing the famous Jaclyn Hill X Morphe Palette. You do not understand how excited I am to type that! I have been waiting for this palette since it was first announced. It was very hard to get a hold of as it kept selling out every time I tried to buy it BUT I finally got it for Christmas. All I can say about this palette is  tá sé go hálainn.

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Price : €45 ( Beauty Bay – Currently Out of Stock )

Description:

This was a product manufactured by Morphe but designed and created in collaboration with YouTube Star Jaclyn Hill, who had 100% creative freedom. It took them 2 full years to create the perfect palette. This is not your ordinary eyeshadow palette, it never would be because of Jaclyn duh!. It has a total of 35 eyeshadows that were each created to be highly pigmented, to have the most amazing colour pay off, blend-ability and longevity.  These 35 shadows consist of Mattes, foils, shimmers, satins and glitters.

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♥ PACKAGING ♥

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The Palette is inside a unit carton that has a message on the back from Jaclyn briefly discussing that this palette is her dream come true and what to expect from it. You open the carton and your palette is safely wrapped up in bubble wrap.

When you open the palette there is a message ” This Palette is dedicated to all my loving subscribers. “

It is made out of cardboard not the usual hard plastic of your normal Morphe Palettes. I wish the part where she wrote the message was just a tad bit more fancier. Some people wanted a mirror but who really uses the mirrors on their eyeshadow palettes??

There should be a piece of card with all the names of the shadows on it which I did not receive unfortunately but I have read online that many others did not receive it either. Overall I think it is  simple packaging of matte white and metallic silver, could have been better but then again Morphe is an affordable brand, if the packaging was greater quality you would be paying a great price for it.

♥ EYESHADOWS ♥

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I personally think it is the only palette you ever need it your life. It has neutral tones for every day looks, your transition colours, it has the out there colours for your creative days and then dark colours for night-time. The colour selection is phenomenal.

There is very minimal amount of fall out with these products, not much kickback depending on certain brushes but definitely the best product out there for fallout and kickback.  They are SUPER pigmented, a small amount goes along way! I like to use my finger when applying the shimmers/foils/glitters. It is the most blend-able creamy eyeshadows I have hands down ever used, they are just a dream to work with.

I truly believe she made the perfect palette, you will have it forever because of the 1″ pan. I haven’t touched another palette since I got it, everything I need is right there.

My go to look using this palette are:

Upper Crease: Silk Creme

Middle Crease: MFEO

Lower Crease: Pooter

Outer V: Mocha & Chip

Centre of Lid: Obsessed

♥ Price ♥

Amount €45 + Shipping

I think that is a very reasonable price for an eyeshadow palette with 35 colours. It is €20 more than the original Morphe Palettes but you have to think about it for a second and realize that they aren’t all mattes or mattes and shimmers, there are 5 types of eyeshadow in there which is different ingredients and methods plus its Jaclyn F*****g Hill! It could be €100 and I would still pay it!

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  5/5 and I couldn’t give any lower, not in a life time. She is my idol and I have been following her for years so this is more than just an eyeshadow palette to me, it’s sentimental it is like I have a part of her with me and makes her more real. I cried when I got this palette and I wouldn’t touch it for so long because I didn’t want to ruin it, I am going to purchase another one soon just to have as a keep sake. GO BUY IT WHEN ITS BACK IN STOCK, SERIOUSLY DO IT!

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My next blog will be about my new go to foundation!

Bye x

 

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