Friday, 21 February 2014

Barry M Silk Nail Paint

Barry M is known for having the best affordable nail polish. This alongside my nail polish obsession led me to their stand when shopping today. 

They have recently brought out a new nail effects range which is the Silk Nail Effects which is supposed to be a matte sheen. I bought two of the range to try out. 

This is a lovely pastel green and I think that for once Barry M has put some thought into the names of their polish as they are not known for being the most imaginative. I love the texture of this nail polish and the lovely sheen which makes it wearable on a daily basis. I also think that it would be really easy to dress up with a little bit of glittery nail polish. I can see this nail paint quickly joining my favourites.

I really like this shade of blue, I think it is a great colour for the transition from winter to spring as it has the icyness of winter and the pastel sky blue of spring. Once again I think that Barry M have hit the nail on the head with the name for me, it conjures thoughts of the first misty dewy mornings of spring.  I think this will become one of my nail staples into spring and definitely expect to see it featuring in a favourites video somewhere down the line.

I think that these polishes are lovely, I really like the texture of the polishes. It is a build-able polish and it took three coats to achieve the colour you see in the pictures but I think that two well applied coats would look nice. The colour range is great with a selection of pastels to get you ready for spring and I can see myself adding some more to my collection. 

The other colours available are:
  • Blossom - a light floral pink
  • Pearl - a pearlescent white
  • Truffle - a light copper 
  • Heather - a soft lilac

Saturday, 15 February 2014

The Vampire Diaries in Charcoal

One of my favourites shows is The Vampire Diaries so I thought that I would share a piece of fanart that I drew using Charcoal.

I hope that you like it and don't mind me doing random posts like this from time to time!

Lots of Love xx

Rosy Valentines Day Face of the Day

Hello everybody,

It’s the day after Valentine’s Day and I hope you all enjoyed a day spent with your loved ones whether it be your significant other or some really good friends or family. I didn’t have much of a Valentine’s Day, that has been moved to Sunday but I put together a look anyway.
I think that this look would suit a lot of people and is great for a dressed up but not over the top romantic look.

Products used:


  • -          Maybelline Baby Skin
  • -          Benefit Playstick in Spin the Bottle
  • -          Benefit Fake up in Light
  • -          The Body Shop brush on Radiance
  • -          Rimmel Stay Matte powder as necessary


  • -          Benefit Dandelion Blush
  • -          Sleek Face Form in Light Contour colour


  • -          Collection Eyeshadow Pencil in Vintage blush
  • -          Naked 3 Limit in inner crease Nooner outer crease
  • -          Naked 1 Sin in inner eye Toaster in the outer eye
  • -          Naked 3 Dust in center
  • -          Naked 1 Virgin on Brow bone


  • -          Urban Decay 24/7 glide on eye pencil in Whiskey
  • -          Benefit They’re Real


  • -          L’Oreal Colour Riche in Blush Fever