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Make Up Haul!

Hello my loves!

I hope you all had a good weekend, I'm sorry I haven't been posting much this week I've been super busy with work and everything!

But I did find time to go shopping (I know, naughty!) and pick up a few bits and pieces that I've had my eye on for a while now and I couldn't wait to get home and play with it all so I could get on and tell you all about it! So here's what I got..

MAC Lustre Drops in Pink Rebel
Smashbox Oil-Free Photo Finish Primer in Light
Estée Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Mascara in Black
Smashbox Smoke Box Eye Palette
*The MAC Fluidline wasn't for me but I just thought I'd include in the picture, and I also bought MAC lipstick in Rebel and forgot to put it in there!
I also came home with a little sample pot of the Creme de la Mer Moisturising Gel Cream that I can't wait to try!
Swatches coming soon! 🙂
Love & Lipstick,
Tammy xoxo
 

 

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Autumn Make-up Look

Hello loves! 🙂

Today, I decided to try out a different look using some lovely autumn colours so I dug out my Sleek iDivine Monaco palette and got stuck in!

It's got a lovely mix of colours, some brights, some pastels and some neutrals, perfect! I absolutely adore the Sleek palettes, I've got a few of them, and I love them because there's a massive range of colours, they're long lasting, reasonably priced and super pigmented.

I decided to go for the three colours above, I'm not sure of the names though!

So, I started with the lightest colour, a matte beige colour, and applied it all over the lid and right up to the brow bone.

Then, I applied the middle colour, a super pigmented bronze-y red over the lid. (It looks a lot more orange in the picture than it really is).

Finally, I used the matte plum (which is gorgeoussss) in the crease and blended it up and out for a smokey look.

Finish with a flick of liquid liner, some mascara and a plum lipstick (I'm using No Competition by Benefit) and your good to go! 🙂

Love & Lipstick,

Tammy xoxo

 


Top 5 Halloween Pinterest Looks!

Hi loves! 🙂

How excited are all of you for Halloween? It's one of my favourite times of the year when it comes to make up and dressing up because it means you can be as creative and crazy as you want, I mean, what other time of the year could you go out in a full body, painted-on skeleton body suit?!

Anyway, here are my top 5 Halloween looks that I've been Pinning this week! 🙂

1. Little Red Riding Hood
2. Bane-Inspired Mask

3. Pop Art

4.Sugar Skull

5. Corpse Bride

 

Have you guys got your costumes picked out already? Or are you taking inspiration from Pinterest like me? Let me know 🙂

 

Love & Lipstick,

Tammy xoxo

 


Make-Up Basics: Choosing & Applying Mascara

Hello loves! 🙂

Hope your all well! Here is he next instalment in my Make-Up Basics series; How to choose and apply mascara. To me, it’s the Holy Grail of make-up and that ‘must-have’ item in your purse. And it’s also typical, that it’s so difficult to find the right one! I should know, I’ve tried most of them (in the name of research, of course)…

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So here are my top tips for applying and choosing the right mascara!

Always curl your lashes before applying mascara, doing it after will make your lashes brittle and prone to breakage.
Black mascara looks good on everyone, but for redheads and blondes, brown is great for a natural, daytime look!
NEVER pump your wand in and out of the tube, air will get in and cause bacteria to grow, and your mascara will dry out quicker too!
Replace your mascara every 3 months and never ever share, unless you really want to end up with some nasty eye infections!
When applying, start at the base of the lashes and roll the brush as you work towards the tips for full coverage!
Let mascara dry between coats for thicker, voluminous lashes without the clump!
Never rub or pull at your lashes when removing mascara, this can irritate the delicate skin around your eyes and can also make lashes fall out. Instead, soak a cotton pad in eye make up remover and hold onto the eyes for a few seconds to dissolve make up.

Hope this helped you guys!

Love & Lipstick,
Tammy xoxo


Today’s Look & Outfit of the Day!

Hello pretties! 🙂

Does anyone else subscribe to the newsletters from clothing websites and then when they constantly email you with offers of 50% off and free delivery?! For a shopaholic like me, this is dangerous territory, when I see that, I literally can’t help myself, I HAVE TO BUY STUFF! Ahhh!
This is exactly what happened to me on Friday when I received an email from Boohoo.com, telling me that there was free delivery and a half price sale. Well, credit card disaster.
On the upside, my order arrived yesterday and I bought this gorgeous skirt which I couldn’t not show you since this season is all about the punk spirit!

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Since I was feeling all punky today, obviously I had to match my make up so here it is!

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And here’s how I did it..
Benefit Hello Flawless Foundation in Beige
Creme de a Mer Translucent Powder
MUA Bronzed Perfection Bronzer
Benefit Rockateur blush
Urban Decay Naked palette (Naked all over lid, Creep in crease and Virgin as highlight)
MUA Intense Kohl liner in Black
Benefit They’re Real mascara
Kate Moss for Rimmel lipstick in 107

Hope you like it!
Love & Lipstick,
Tammy xoxo


Make Up of the Day

Hi loves! 🙂

I just thought I’d show you my make up for today! I was feeling some vintage glamour so I just went with it! What do you think? 🙂

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To get this look I used:
Doublewear Light Foundation in No. 2 from Estée Lauder
Loose Translucent Powder from Creme de la Mer
Bronzed Perfection Bronzer from MUA
Bella Bamba Blusher from Benefit
High Beam Highlighter from Benefit
Virgin, Half Baked & Darkhorse from the Naked Palette, Urban Decay
Liquid Liner from ELF
Hypnose Mascara from Lancôme
MAC Red Lipstick

Love & Lipstick,
Tammy xoxo


Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2013

Hello lovelies! 🙂

As I’m sure you all know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, dedicating to educating people worldwide about the disease and how we can all do our bit to help fight it.
So, here are my top 10 picks from the brands helping to promote awareness!
Pink Ribbon Slant Tweezers from Tweezerman, £22

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Think Pink, Beauty Heroes set from Elemis £36.50

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The Hand Treatment from Creme de la Mer £35

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Breast Cancer Awareness French Pink set from Bobbi Brown £35

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Amost Lipstick in Pink Honey Ribbon from Clinique £16

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Drink Up Hydrating Lipbalm in Pink Guava from Origins £16

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Marvelous Moxie Lipgloss in Survivor from Bare Minerals

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Nail Polish in Pinkie Pink by Matthew Williamson and Poppy Delevigne for Nails Inc.

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Pink of Hearts set from OPI

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Estée Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley Lip Collection from Estée Lauder

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Love & Lipstick,
Tammy xoxo