Holiday Makeup Tutorial – featuring IsaDora Holiday 2015

I did a makeup tutorial using some of the products from the new IsaDora Holiday 2015 Collection! IsaDora Holiday Collection review. You can get IsaDora here. Products mentioned: IsaDora Twist-Up Blush & Go – A day on the Riviera IsaDora – Zifandel IsaDora – Golden Eyes palette Other products used: Mac Pro Longwear Concealer Laura […]

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IsaDora Holiday 2015 – Nail polish swatches and review

Swatches and review of the new Holiday 2015 collection from IsaDora! In my video I also talk about the makeup products, so check that out if you’re interested and I also talk more in depth about each nail polish But keep reading for a ton of swatch pictures! A gold holographic glitter polish, what says […]

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Nail art tutorial – Glitter Gradient

Glitter gradient manicures are my favorite to do! It’s so quick and simple, but still so pretty and glamorous, and they are perfect for the holidays! I have a couple of ways of doing glitter gradients, in this video I show you how I do it and give you some tips and tricks. Polishes used: […]

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Nail art tutorial – Ugly Christmas Sweater

I keep saying that all I want for Christmas this year is an “Ugly Christmas Sweater”, so in anticipation of Christmas, I decided to create one on my nails! Follow this easy tutorial using stamping decals to create holiday inspired nail art. Polished used: White and black stamping polish from MoYou London China Glaze – […]


H&M Beauty makeup haul and review

H&M has released a makeup line! I have bought some of their products, tried them out and I’ll let you know my thoughts on what I’ve tried so far. Products mentioned: Colour Essence Eye Pencil – Teal With It Colour Essence Eye Pencil – Spruce Me Up Eye Colour-To-Go – Chantilly Eye Colour-To-Go – Paparazzi […]

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Ugly Christmas Sweater

I am in the holiday mood! And all I want for Christmas is an “ugly Christmas sweater”! For my base I used China Glaze – Change Your Altitude and stamped using MoYou London Christmas #4. I made the decals using Cheeky Jumbo #6, and a whole bunch of polishes! I have a tutorial for this manicure coming soon, so […]

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Blue Christmas

I am so ready for the holidays! Are you? I picked up some more H&M nail polishes, the blue base of this manicure is H&M – Nocturne, it’s an absolutely stunning blue nail polish. It has a dark navy blue base and it is packed with blue and gold micro glitter. The blue base makes the […]


First impression – Nivea Aftershave Balm as primer for makeup – does it work?

Does the Nivea Aftershave Balm for men work as a primer for makeup? I’ve done a wear test comparing it to how my foundation looks and wears over no primer at all! Products used on my skin: Makeup Forever Ultra HD foundation L’oreal Lumi Magique Primer Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder Urban Decay All […]

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For Paris

I decided to dress up Glitter My Life with a little bit of stamping! This shade looked so great with the outfit and makeup I was wearing to a party this weekend (I might or might not have matched everything because of this polish), but I wanted to add more to it than just wear […]

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Madam Glam holiday nail polish

Madam Glam asked me if I wanted to try some of their holiday shades, now that Christmas is (finally!!) right around the corner. And if you read my previous Madam Glam review, I’m sure you know why I said yes, because their polishes are amazing!   Check out my video review at the top of […]

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H&M – Green as Gold

H&M has released their new makeup line, along with a bunch of new nail polishes! I picked up one that caught my eye (WHAT?! only one?), and it is called Green as Gold. This is two coats of Green as Gold alone. I actually did not see much difference from only one coat, only maybe it looks a bit […]


Look Fantastic Beauty Box Unboxing | November 2015

Another unboxing video! This time it’s the November box from Look Fantastic. Read more on the Look Fantastic website. Products I got in my Look Fantastic beauty box: Kebelo Enriching Masque Korres Guava Shower Gel Ren Youth Vitality Day Cream PawPaw Tinted Ultimate Red Balm Ole Henriksen Empower Foaming Milk Cleanser Bella Piere Ruby Lipstick […]

OPI - Haven't The Foggiest

OPI – Haven’t The Foggiest

OPI – Haven’t The Foggiest 2 coats + top coat Another polish I didn’t really have a proper swatch of, so I swatched it for my fall favorites video and figured it deserves it’s own post! Because this is my favorite silver nail polish, it’s a cool toned silver and the shimmer in it is what […]

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Pink Private Jet

Since I was already wearing OPI – My Private Jet, I figured I’d dress it up a little and wear it over the weekend! I did some simple triangles using IsaDora – Pink Crush and I love this combination! I had imagined it with a gold textured polish, but it turns out I don’t have a gold […]