For me makeup for every day needs to be simple and easy to do but that is also going to make you look fresh and pretty. In this post I wanted to do a simple winter makeup look with a winter lip. Showcasing the new Maybelline Matt Lipstick in Cruel Ruby because its the perfect winter red shade. Of course everyone is always looking on the pale side so bronzer is the perfect way to warm up your complexion as well.

Every year I do a beach bag post. This year I am posting about my holiday essentials whether I am at the beach or just out and about (my kindle is still a holiday essential it just doesn’t look as pretty in the picture). I wanted to feature the most important things for me when I am in the sun.  I included my wireless headphones because these are key for chilling and listening to music or watching a movie on a long flight. I included an SVR face sunscreen and my beloved lip balm that I can’t live without. Plus a little bit of bronzer because even though I forego makeup while heading out to the beach or pool I still need a little something.

Revlon always seem to get it right when it comes to their lipsticks. Its definitely a drugstore brand that has come such a long way. Introducing the  Revlon Ultra HD Gel Lip Colour they are so pretty and super hydrating on. The nude shade in desert has been my go to nude for quite some time because it suits pale to medium skin tones including myself. They feel great on and really look so very pretty.

Its a change of season where some days its freezing and skin needs some serious hydration and to get back some of that glow. Here are three of my skin glow getters picks that give some serious glow plus super soft skin. I am always on the look out for great skincare that will seriously hydrate especially during winter. So I have chosen three current favourites from skincare to a highlighter that are winners on the glow area.

I have been wanting to chat about I bought this palette a month ago in Sephora because its gorgeous. So I decided to incorporate the Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Palette and create a pretty easy makeup look. I love the matt and shimmer shades that are perfect for totally brightening up your complexion. Its great for lighter to medium skin tones taking your look from day to night.

So here is a step by step of what I used to create the look:

I have been waiting to do a post like this for a while and now I have the lovely Tegan taking my pics I finally had the chance. This post is my 5 minute face with a red lip thrown in because it just lifts my whole look and makes me look so fresh. Even Tegan couldn’t believe how fast I did my makeup its been perfected over time especially when I have 2 kids to contend with every morning. I am one of those girls that doesn’t faff around for hours on makeup. My goal to look fresh and healthy with a glow thrown in.

Don’t you hate wearing a matte lipstick and you feel like your lips are so dry that your skin feels like its going to flake off? Sounds awful right? Well the Max Factor Velvet Matte Lipsticks are seriously one of the most hydrating matte lipsticks I have yet to try. Super comfortable to wear and look oh so pretty on. With great on trend shades that really feel amazing on your lips.

This is literally one of my fav mascara’s the new Benefit Bad Gal Bang. I loved it from the moment the wand touched my lashes. For those of you who follow my blog you will know I bang on about how sad my lashes are. So of course mascara has literally been my best friend for a very long time. If I don’t put a few coats on I feel totally naked. What I love about the brand is they always get their mascara’s down to a T. Lots and Lots of volume.  I love that the Bad Gal Bang doesn’t smudge and make a mess like some do.

For someone like me who absolutely can’t live without mascara I needed to try this one out. Especially with a promise of a formula enriched mascara with aero-particles and described as ‘a super light technology derived from space technology’ – to give volume and a promise of 36-hour wear. Sounds amazing right???