High-end Beauty Discoveries

I didn't think I had that many high-end discoveries to share with you guys, until I sat down to write this post! It appears I actually have quite a bit. So here's the high-end beauty products I've discovered in the past month or so.

Best in Beauty | May

May actually seemed pretty long and it feels I've been waiting forever to publish this post! But anyway the end of May is in sight so here's the products I've been loving throughout the month.

Instagram Made Me Do it

Instagram is the place I tend to find out about all the new launches. And I love the convenience of mini reviews and watching super speedy tutorials. Needless to say I've brought quite a few beauty products because of this little app. So I thought it'd be fun to share with you what I brought and whether it was any good.

5 Star Cleansing Oils

Cleansing oils are by far my favourite way of removing makeup. They're the quickest and most gentle cleanser, that actually work in terms of removing eye makeup. So today I have some amazing cleansing oils that are worth checking out.

The Best Affordable Matte Products

I've spoken several times about my struggles with matte products. My whole body is just super dry so I avoid anything mattifying and opt for dewy options because they tend to be more hydrating. However, I do love the polished, flawless look that matte products give but finding good matte products in the drugstore has been a struggle. Matte products is definitely where affordable brands fall down. That being said I have found a full face of matte products that really perform. I'm talking about everything from primer to lipstick. So let's get into it.

My Ultimate Recommendations From Milani

Milani is one of my favourite affordable brands. And since coming to the UK my collection has significantly grown. They have a huge variety of products so I thought I would share with you my ultimate recommendations.

4 Products That Wowed Me This Week

I have a few products that I've been absolutely loving. But I haven't been using them long enough to feature them in regular monthly favourites so I thought I'd share them here.

Gentle Yet Effective Acids

Acids / AHA's are really an amazing skincare ingredient! I've been using them for a few years now and my skin has never looked better. However, I do find that my skin is a little sensitive to some. I mean that they break me out and leave my skin looking and feeling angry. I'm not sure if this normal but if my skin is looking Red and feeling sore I don't think that is a good sign. So I wanted to share my favourite acids that are gentle yet effective.

5 Concealers That Are Amazing For Concealing Dark Circles And 5 That Aren't.

My horrendous dark circles are well documented on my blog. I'm always trying to find the best concealer to cover them. There are a few things I want from an under eye concealer, first of all it has to have full coverage (my dark circles aren't messing!) I don't want it to crease, crack or fade through out the day. And finally, I want it to look as natural as full coverage can be. So here are 5 that are really amazing and 5 that I don't rate.

The Best of Affordable Highlighters

I'll be the first to admit that I do tend to prefer high-end highlighters. The formulas tend to be far better and there's less chance of getting a powder filled with glitter. That being said the drugstore and more affordable brands have really upped their game when it comes to highlighters. So I've put together a little edit of my favourite ones that won't break the bank.

Noteworthy Newness From Natural World

This post was sponsored by Natural World. However all opinions are my own. 

I'm all about natural haircare, I've found it's just far better for your hair. So when the newly repackaged brand landed on my doorstep I was super excited. Natural World is a cruelty free brand that uses only natural products where possible. They use super food ingredients for hair! I've been testing the Moisture Rich range. Which uses Moroccan Argan oil as its key ingredients. Argan oil really is a superfood for the hair; it's so hydrating and smoothing. The Moisture Rich range also doesn't contain Mineral oil or SLS and it's cruelty free and vegan. Here are my thoughts on the products.

My Favourite Brightening Skincare Products

Without a little help my skin is so Grey and dull looking, which isn't a great look. And with summer in sight, lighter bases are in so I want my skin to be looking naturally bright and radiant. Luckily I have a few products that really stop my skin being Grey and keep it bright and fresh looking.

Dupes / Affordable Alternatives #2

It's been a while since I did a dupes post! I've found some really good dupes of some hyped up new launches so I'm super excited to share this with you! Some of these aren't exactly more along the lines of alternatives but still very similar. I've tried to steer away from the out right copies and your Makeup Revolution dupes so hopefully some of these will be new to you.

Makeup Lately

This warm weather, then cold weather then warm again has left me rotating my products like crazy! So rather than make this post a million years long, I thought I'd just feature my absolute favourites I've been reaching for again and again. Make sure you check out my review links for more details. Without further ado.

4 Complexion Enhances For Bare Skin

We're coming into the season where bare skin is in. I personally, don't have perfect skin so I like to opt for a base that will give me a perfect look but still look like skin. The bases that will simply enhance my skin rather than mask it. Here are a few of my favourites.

3 Ingredients You Should Look For In Your Skincare - Part 2

As promised I'm back with 3 ingredients you should look for in your skincare. You can read part one here. As I explained in part one knowing what's in your skincare is so important and finding what ingredients work and don't work for you. So here are some more ingredients.

Achieving Full Coverage Without The Cake

I tend to lean towards foundations that have full to medium coverage. But there is a real struggle finding full coverage foundations that aren't thick, heavy and cakey on the skin. I have dry skin which makes this issue even worse! I do have a few foundations and tips that allow me to wear full coverage without the cakey face. So here they are.

A little Me Time With RUSH

I've recently had some hair disasters with my usually salon, but that's a story for another day. So I was looking for a new hairdresser when an email from RUSH dropped in my inbox, perfect timing! I thought I'd share my experience with you guys.

New In From The Ordinary

I was having a little browse of The Ordinary website and I noticed that they had a few new launches that I was completely unaware of. Given the ridiculously cheap price point of the brand, of course I had to check out with a few items. I've been testing them for a few weeks and I'm ready to report back.