Chanel 2014 Spring / Summer – 204 Tissé Vendôme

Hi Everyone! :D

It’s been a while – I hope you are all fabulous!


Today I have to share with you the Chanel Spring / Summer 2014 Eye Shadow Quad in 204 Tissé Vendôme from the Les 4 Ombres collection.


The shades do not have individual names, however they are referred to on the palette as their purpose:

Left top: Ombre Shade | Right top: Highlight
Left bottom: Ombre Shade | Right bottom: Intensify


I’ve always found Chanel Quad palettes to be of a great quality with the really nice mirror in the top is a good size and suitable to use to apply your make up with.

tisse vendome

The colours are gorgeous, although I found the coral had more of a tint of rose gold to it. It’s not in your face orange, but really wearable.

Logan and Chanel Quad

And this little beauty is Logan! He is a Cream Sable Pomeranian and is about 11 weeks in this picture. He was kind enough to model with me ;). He is the star of his own world, loves attention and even has his own Instagram account which you can follow here!

Until next time!


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LOTD: Wild Rose with Parfait Amour

Hi everyone!

Notice the revamp? has had a visual update!

I have new posts coming soon, but for now, here was my latest LOTD using MAC Cosmetics Pressed eyeshadows. These shades are resident in one of my MAC Pro Palettes that I don’t often use, so I thought its time to do a look with forgotten gems.

Inner corner: Vanilla
Lid: Dear Cupcake (LE)
Outer corner/ crease: Vibrant Grape and Parfait Amour


What sort of things would you like to see in new posts coming up? Let me know in the comments!

Until next time, have fun!

Japonesque Color Cosmetics Haul! Exclusive to John Lewis

Hi Everyone!

So I was casually strolling through John Lewis in Milton Keynes the other day and came across a Japonesque counter! I’d only heard of Japonesque for the Pro Lipstick palette of theirs I own, but it turns out they launched a make-up brand exclusive to John Lewis in selected stores.


The make-up artist there was really lovely and kindly gave me a few freebies, including false lashes to get started with my haul :).

From top left to right:

* Pro Performance Lipstick in shade 03
* Velvet Touch Eye Shadow Duo in shade 03
* Velvet Touch Eye Shadow Duo in shade 02
* Pro Performance Lip Lacquer in shade 01
* Pro Performance Lip Lacquer in shade 04


The lids all feature a completely unique pattern so each one is special!


Japonesque Duo Eyeshadow

Japonesque Lipstick

What’s the best kind of lashes? Free lashes!

Japonesque Lashes

So here are the swatches!

Japonesque Swatches

From top left to right:

* Pro Performance Lip Lacquer in shade 01
* Pro Performance Lip Lacquer in shade 04
* Pro Performance Lipstick in shade 03

* Velvet Touch Eye Shadow Duo in shade 03
* Velvet Touch Eye Shadow Duo in shade 02

Out of the lot I’m really liking the green eye shadow, it’s very smooth and silky. The peachy pink shade was the most popular I’m told, I didn’t find it quite as pigmented as I would have liked but it does build up nicely.

The Lip Lacquer in shade 01 was free with 3 purchases, it is a lot more nude than I would usually wear but its lovely and smooth, non-sticky and quite opaque.

I’ll be sure to try all these out and review very soon. :)

Until next time!


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NOTD: Chanel Peridot

Hi Guys!

Here is a very quick snap of my NOTD, Chanel Peridot! It’s just gorgeous, but best seen in the flesh so to speak.


Until next time, have fun! :D


Look of the Day!

Check out my LOTD Video! :D

MAC: Archie’s Girls Collection

Hi Everyone! :)

For the launch of the Archie’s Girls Collection MAC Cosmetics invited Dan Parent, Illustrator for the Archie comics to Selfridges (and Archie himself!).

Archie & Betty hanging out! But where’s Veronica?

Key artwork for the collection

Dan Parent - The Illustrator
Dan Parent was kindly drawing Archie characters for customers (using Copic pens I might add, I would love to own some one day)

Ben had Dan draw him Jughead
Ben asked Dan to draw Jughead, Archie’s best buddy.

I picked up two items from the Veronica part of the collection and they were giving away these heart tins with heart-shaped sweets with any Archie purchase :)

Dan kindly agreed to sign my palette!


MAC Lipstick in Daddy’s Little Girl
MAC Eyeshadow Palette in Spoiled Rich

Until next time, have fun! :D


New Hair, Feeling Purple!

Hi Everyone :D

You know when you just get that urge to dye your hair purple (or is it just me?) well I went ahead and did it. This is after  I dyed the tips pink during my break and let that fade out.


I originally went to the hairdresser for an Ombre effect which lightened my hair enough to try some bright colours on it. The colour I used here was actually Lilac from Directions, so on first application the purple is quite dark, but I expect it to fade out to the soft lilac shade.

To match my purple tips I went for MAC Cosmetics Pearlglide eyeliner in Designer Purple.

Until next time, have fun! :D


OPI: Disney Oz the Great and Powerful

Hi Everyone! :) Check out the news on the latest promotional picture for the new OPI collaboration with Disney’s new release Oz The Great and Powerful.


Disney’s Oz The Great and Powerful” inspired these 7 great & powerful limited edition lacquers, due out in March 2013!
The range includes three mega glitters, three pearly sheers, and one bold Liquid Sand hue. Which are you wishing for? – OPI facebook

Until next time! :)


LOTD: It’s an Apocalips!

Hi Everyone! :D

It’s been a while! But I’ve had a lovely rest and I’m bright-eyed and brushy-tailed. I’ve dusted off the cobwebs and I’m ready to party. Please do bear with me while I get back into my swing, I’ve recently moved (again) and still have boxes to unpack.

I’d heard about the new  Apocalips Lip Lacquers from Rimmel and finally picked up a few shades on the Boots 3-for-2. My Lips-of-the-day is:-

Apocalips: Apocaliptic

Rimmel: Apocalips in shade Apocaliptic

I don’t really have many lip lacquers (although Temptalia really sold me Chanel Dragon) as I’ve been put off by the promises of lip stains and glosses in the past, but these apply and wear a dream. Really soft and buttery on the lips. They really stain the lips and last through my countless cups of tea all day!

Until next time, have fun! :)


NOTD: Harvest Moon Chicken Nails!

Hi Everyone!

As Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns (3DS & DS) is out today I’m celebrating with special HM related nail art! :D

I’m a HUGE Harvest Moon fan and would spend countless hours playing the game… inside.. when its sunny outside… *coughs* yes just a little bit addictive, but this version is on handheld (Nintendo 3DS & DS) so I can sit in the glorrrrrrious sunshine and play it instead! *looks outside to pouring down with rain* ahh darn.

Anyway, what is this magical game of which you speak of? Well to learn more check out the launch trailer!

Until next time, have fun!

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